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Haal SS16, by Robi Rodriguez

Posted on January 8, 2016 by A Magazine

In Arabic, ‘haal’ may refer to one of many trance-like states of Sufi spiritual consciousness. In Swedish, it means Anders Haal, the Stockholm-based designer whose singular way with terry towel, acidwash jersey, and technical knitwear demonstrates a fresh, punk perspective […]

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‘Within a Realm of Distance’ by Lawrence Weiner, Oxfordshire 2015

Posted on October 23, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

Lawrence Weiner has a unique ability to go beyond general expectations by letting his artworks speak for themselves. With great intensity, the American artist involves the viewers in a conceptual interaction that allows the art to achieve its purpose only via […]

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‘2 Cute 2 be Str8’ by Bernhard Willhelm, LA Spring 2016

Posted on October 5, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

Inspired by the symbolic meaning of bananas, Bernhard Willhem spices up the story of Adam and Eve with provocative irony. The German designer imagines the pair standing beneath a banana tree, while Adam pours toffee sauce all over Eve to […]

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Spirits Whisper In Her Ear, Nico Vascellari

Posted on September 24, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

Nico Vascellari is an Italian contemporary artist renowned on the international art scene for his performances and conceptual artworks. His unique approach combines the moving physical presence with music and referential contents to create a visual language of great impact. […]

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280

Office Man 2: Thom Browne at Le Bon Marché, Paris

Posted on September 2, 2015 by Dan Thawley

Although Versailles’ Galerie des Glaces may be France’s true claim to fame when it comes to astonishing mirrored spaces, last night the Le Bon Marché inaugurated its own reflective room courtesy of New York designer Thom Browne, whose Autumn Winter […]

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Katerina Jebb for Galeries Lafayette Hausmann

Posted on August 2, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

Katerina Jebb presents a visual installation for the windows of Galeries Lafayette Hausmann, Paris. The British artist and filmmaker develops further her creative experimentation with scanning, building a new artistic language through this hybrid medium that does not belong to […]

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Live Archives Presents Yohji Yamamoto : Showspace

Posted on July 30, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

According to Yohji Yamamoto’s philosophy clothing is an armor to protect the body from unwelcome eyes. Garments are mean to be worn and filled with life. One of the greatest achievement for a designer like Yamamoto is to see his […]

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Sacai Autumn Winter 2015-16, by Craig McDean

Posted on July 28, 2015 by A Magazine

The quiet phenomenon of Chitose Abe’s label Sacai continues to gain momentum, with her technically-accomplished neoclassical aesthetic capturing global attention for its bold, sensual femininity. Autumn Winter 2015-16 is the second season the designer has immortalised her complex collections in […]

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The Fool: Aganovich for DSM, London

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Dan Thawley

Perhaps Paris fashion’s true masters of avant-garde Absurdism, Brooke Taylor and Nana Aganovich have carried a poetic narrative throughout their collections to date, coaxing drama from rich and poor textiles through their nipped and tweaked tailoring, angular draping studies and […]

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Damir Doma Men’s Spring 2016, Milan

Posted on July 3, 2015 by Cecilia Musmeci

Pureness is looking at the world through the eyes of a newborn child. Damir Doma’s Spring Summer 2016 Collection Prima Aria represents a new start for the German-Croatian designer, who recently relocated his fashion house from Paris to Milan. Inspired by […]

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