Tag: Women’s Fashion

MET COSTUME INSTITUTE’S SPRING 2017 EXHIBITION TO FOCUS ON REI KAWAKUBO

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced this week that The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, on view from May 4 through September 4, 2017. The exhibition will examine Kawakubo’s fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. Existing within and between entities—self/other, object/subject, fashion/anti-fashion—Kawakubo’s work challenges conventional notions of beauty,…

JEREMY SCOTT – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

Sex. Sequins. Slime. And... toothpaste? Jeremy Scott's Spring/Summer 2017 show at New York Fashion Week on September 12th had all of the above. Based on the club kid night life of the city in the '80s, Scott sent down a troop of the glitz, strange, and pornographic in an attempt to make this metropolis a little…

VFILES – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

VFILES opened New York Fashion Week for a seventh year last Wednesday night. It featured five collections: Ground Zero, Rushemy Botter, Sanchez-Kane, Song Seoyoon, and Alessandro Trincone. Each were discovered through the VFILES site, which aims to connect young creatives globally. Local metal band Unlocking the Truth opened while dance crew, Waffle NYC, performed. Along with…

H&M PRESENTS INDIRA CESARINE FORECASTING SPRING/SUMMER 2012 FASHION TRENDS

Global brand H&M asked Indira Cesarine of XXXX Magazine, "The Untitled Magazine", to talk about forthcoming trends for Spring / Summer 2012 during Paris Fashion Week. The interview, which took place after the Vanessa Bruno Show for the H&M LIFE special edition, focuses primarily on the latest looks from the international runways. Featured trends for…

AGANOVICH – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

AGANOVICH PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Aganovich – Designers Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor who both come out of the prestigious Saint Martins School of London, presented their SS12 line via a cloth-covered stage scattered with fun-house mirrors, located in a small gallery on the Place des Vosges. Inspired by a painting…

ARZU KAPROL – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ARZU KAPROL PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Arzu Kaprol's Spring/Summer 2012 collection was breathtaking, and Simply so! with White being the dominant colour; the cuts and shapes of the tight dresses and layered outfits were beautifully enhanced. The white bold statement was followed by episodes of rich brass, gold and silver,…

ATSURO TAYAMA – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ATSURO TAYAMA PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Japanese designer Atsuro Tayama was confident in presenting a conventional collection with a bit of a twist for his Spring/Summer collection. An all-inclusive set of basic colours manifests gradually upon the runway! Beginning the show with an edgy series of black, white and grey Work-wear clothing…

CHANEL – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

CHANEL PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS Karl Lagerfeld presented his Spring/Summer 2012 collection at The Grand Palaise; A pure luxurious extravagance. An orchestra played Wagner's "Valkyrie" as 70 Models began marching through the massive venue. White was the main theme for the entire collection, with diverse materials of silk, chiffon and wool. There were…

COMMUUN – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

COMMUUN FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The spring 12 collection is a collaboration of the designers Kaito Hori and Iku Furudate who first launched the Commuun name with their Spring and Summer collection in 2006. The focus of the Commuun collections has consistently been the restructuring of nature, and finding the balance between strong form and…

GARETH PUGH – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

GARETH PUGH PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS Two words: Artistic. Futuristic. Gareth Pugh is the Celestial vision towards modern fashion! His 2012 Spring/Summer collection is all about Blacks and Whites infused neatly and merged with Napa leather, Cashmere and Silk to create those timely/intergalactic, conceptual pieces! All very geometric and graphic. The menswear was just as…

GIVENCHY – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

GIVENCHY FASHION SHOW PHOTOS For the 2012 Spring/Summer collection, Givenchy brings back the 80s retro look in 60s colours, topped with a certain modern aesthetic. Creamy shades, black, and whites were dominant, along with a few metallics and olive green. Ricardo Tisci understands the intelligent balance within Fashion design; play it safe with the colours if you're going…

HARRY HALIM – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

HARRY HALIM - PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Indonesian-born designer Harry Halim launched his first womenswear collection in Singapore in 2006. For his SS12 line, Halim stepped away from his previous work while still holding on to some visual reminders, and added an Amazonian/ Military breath to his collection. For the summer of 2012, Halim envisions women…

KATTY XIOMARA – PARIS S/S 2012 PRESENTATION

KATTY XIOMARA PRESENTATION PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Venezuelan-born, Katty Xiomara presented her SS12 creations in a small two-floored gallery in Paris where the white walls were transformed into screens for the projection of cityscapes and images of frozen models next to which her models would dance next to in sensual and fluid movements of arms and body.…

LUIS BUCHINHO – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

LUIS BUCHINHO PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO AND PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Portuguese designer Luis Buchinho’s SS12 line shown at the Espace Commines in Paris, draws inspiration from Greco-Roman architecture and muted Art Deco colors of nude, ivory, and shades of pinks. Tight form-highlighting dresses accentuate even more, the visible zippers that flow against the…

MANISH ARORA – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MANISH ARORA PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Indian designer Manish Arora is known for his passion for eclecticism, flash, and rich use of color. At his SS12 debut, models sat and waited at gold Parisian café tables lined up alongside the runway as other models strutted on by. The Amazonian flair was evident in the metallic breastplates,…

MARTIN GRANT – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MARTIN GRANT FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Australian designer Martin Grant added an uncharacteristic punch of bright yellow to his SS12 collection this season, making his trench coat a bit edgy with it’s yellow trim, and his black evening gowns pop with yellow splashes, lines, and drapes. Overall, Sang kept his risks under control and yellow…

VERONIQUE LEROY – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

  VERONIQUE LEROY FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The 1977 film La Communion Solennelle, by René Féret's inspired Véronique Leroy’s SS12 collection where once again, her theme of the costume shines through in her garments. The roles that described her creations included that of a strong aunt, a lamb mother, and a demure teen. The…

A LA DISPOSITION – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  A LA DISPOSITION - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Since its launch in f/w 2005, Lynda Cohen-Kinne and Daniel Kinne of 'A La Disposition' have drawn heavily from historic references, as the name suggests. With well-constructed pieces, the SS12 collection uses multi-angle pattern cutting to create dramatic, romantic shapes. Luxurious, iridescent ruffled fabrics are…

ALEX NOBLE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ALEX NOBLE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE The Alex Noble collection is ‘Medieval warrior meets Roman Catholic icon’. The latter explained as the collection was inspired by the Powell and Pressburger film ‘The Black Narcissus.’ The themes of repressed femininity and change are represented on floor length layered skirts, digitally printed with illustrations…

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