“Leave it to Kris Van Assche to remind us that, whilst Day-Glo and man skirts come and go, Paris menswear at its heart has always been about rigour and refinement.”
– Stephen Doig
The atmosphere was heating up when Mario Testino entered the Kulturforum in Berlin in order to talk about his new exhibition, the first in Europe „IN YOUR FACE“, showing selected works of his over 35 year-long career. Inbetween the old masters, naked photographs of celebrities added a new perspective to the classical museum. Born in Peru and raised as a beachboy Testino got fascinated by images and culture in his early twentys when he moved to London.
Komakino FW15 collection refers to the affirmation of individuality and appropriation of sartorial codes as a reference to the transition to adulthood. Taking its inspiration from 50s yearbooks, its scratched pictures and peer’s comments – the teenagers brooding nature is communicated through their clothing.
Yesterday #dickowens almost crashed the internet with his fall/winter 2015 shows where models walked down the runway with open crotches – revealing a lot more than the usual #freethenipple. What caught our attention more than male private parts were his new adidas collaboration sneakers. He transformed the iconic Rick Ownes Runners into three new models. Ranging from the classic to high high high top.
Donald Gjoka shot a Yohji Yamamoto A/W14 editorial for Le Paradox, an online magazine offering a conceptual insight on niche fashion and art. Model Bianca O’ Brien brings the voluminous and conceptual silhouettes to life, styled by Cecilia Musmeci.
‘Isolated Heroes’ is the result of a collaboration between photographer David Sims and designer Raf Simons. Taken in the summer of 1999 the portraits are of non professional models street cast by Raf Simons wearing his Spring Summer 2000 collection.