Digital print has become unbiquitous on runways and no longer generates the kind of thrill factor that was stock and trade for Bruno Basso & Chris Brooke, undisputably pioneers of the technique. As a result, the pair went for a resolutely lo-fi vibe their spring-summer 2011 collection, using old maps and handwritten notes from the [...]
These puppies are simply amazing, and I can’t believe I hadn’t yet posted the pictures. On display at the London Exhibition, I’m just salivating over them.
Nicholas Kirkwood -a Saint Martin and Cordwainers College alum- created them for Rodarte.
Nicholas Kirkwood, diplômé de Saint Martin et du Cordwainers [...]
When we were planning our London stay, the question of distance came up several time: distance from the venues, between them and all the activities in between.
The Charing Cross Hotel, located a stone’s throw away from Somerset House, was a very happy choice. While others were jamming themselves into cars and taxis, we strolled [...]
Like: Posh biker girl. Grey Riding Hood. Flirty skirts.
Dislike: Man shorts under a raincoat or with high socks. Silvery ball skirt.
Beauty notes: Bright lips. Mussed up buns.
The opening show of the spring-summer 2011 session, Paul Costelloe saw us arriving late. Giving up any hope of reaching my seat, I [...]
1. Basso & Brooke go lo-fi: digital print seems to have lost its wow effect by becoming ubiquitous, so these fine lads have gone back to pre-digital (aka: handwritten things) to achieve their key prints this season. / Basso & Brooke se tournent vers le 0point0: les impressions digitales sont partout et ils sont retournés [...]
1. Henry Holland made a collection that most people actually liked. Shocking, we know, coming from a man known for his colourful message t-shirts. But this time, HoH’s offering was full of fringes, disco-colours and furry accessories in a nice way. / Henry Holland a présenté une collection qui a été appréciée. Etonnant, venant de [...]
Kinder Aggugini get the inspiration of his collection in the book ‘Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa’. It was written by a scottish exporer in 1805. It deals with an explorer’s journey, scottish, that will be slowly impregnated by the african charm. Eventually, he will be part of the country and will stay there.
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