Today’s post is about someone big when it comes to package fashion products. Marc Atlan is a french-born american creative director based in Los Angeles and the founder of “MARC ATLAN DESIGN, INC.” where he conceptualizes everything you need for creating a good corporate design such as perfume bottles and packaging, ad campaigns and catalogues, […]
Today I present you a new label called YARDEN and is also based in Berlin, I visited their showroom at the SEEK presentation. Designers Celina Böning and Daniel Ramirez Perez founded their menswear label in 2012, which is focused on classic menswear with beautiful silk screen patterns such as thousands of ants running around a […]
Its cold and white outside but the couleurs are coming back, because it is fashion week in Berlin and I am going to present you a handful of young german designers the next days. And I first start with the third KIESEL collection. Alexandra Kiesel found her Berlin-based label KIESEL after winning a big fashion […]
Today I present you Daniel Bolliger, an amazing visionary Swiss photographer, creative director and retoucher, who is now based in New York and does eccentric great works of art. He is in a lucky position to be able to choose with whom he likes to work – because his general work is still connected to photography […]
Next to the thousands of reasons to visit London more than once a year, this it the next one I have. An exhibition of British glamour since 1950 by the The V&A Museum. After seen an amazing fashion exhibition about the Golden Age of Couture several years ago, I am sure to say the presentation […]
Issey Miyake is my personal hero and this animation, which is already from the year 2007, is done by Euphrates. Animated dots and lines draw various movement of model cat walk, which appears as if actual body of a model is moving from such simple elements like dots and lines. Loving it!
Kehinde Wiley engages the signs and visual rhetoric of the heroic, powerful, majestic and the sublime in his representation of urban, black and brown men found throughout the world. By applying the visual vocabulary and conventions of glorification, history, wealth and prestige to the subject matter drawn from the urban fabric, the subjects and stylistic […]
Elizaveta Porodina is first of all a wonderful person and then she is an amazing photographer with the ability to put passion, power and so much soul in her images. She is born 1987 in Moscow and is nowadays based in Munich, Germany. Her sense of getting out great shoots is her ability to see and […]
I do not need lots of words for this posts. You can see the incredible work! Much in the spirit of the high design collaborations that plastic footwear maker Melissa has become known for in recent years, Galeria Melissa, their flagship São Paulo store was designed to be constantly updated with new graphics both on the exterior facade […]
The video is about a wedding tradition in a village in Kosovo, Lubine e Ulet, where they paint the face of the bride on her wedding day, in order to prevent bad luck. This is a part of the ” one day on earth” project. . I love it and the whole concept is well […]
Finally I write also about Alexandra Kiesel- who graduated at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee just half a year ago- and won at the beginning of july the ” designer for tomorrow” award from a big german retailer and the juror Marc Jacobs. Congratulation! For her winning collection ” Baukasten Individualisten 12/6/24″ she was looking at the […]
Entitled “Borderless”, this beautiful editorial was shot by photographer Gui Paganini, styled by Renata Corrêa and featuring model Thairine Garcia. Published in the Brazilian fashion magazine Criativa’s June issue. I love the graphic color blocking / mixed pattern styling! So fucking nice done.
This experimental video is for the new collection of Yasar Spörndli & Laura Krauthausen, who are showing their final collection on friday at the fashion show of Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee ( you find the info in the post below). I really think they are the evolution of three other -now celebrated and famous- fashion designer […]
The definitely most creative fashion and art school in Berlin Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee will have on Friday, the 8. July 2011 their fashion show at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. I am really looking forward to see my colleagues doing a great job. It is held at this interesting place at 4.30pm and at 7.00 pm . Music […]
The exhibition “Visions &Fashion” at Sonderausstellungshallen Kulturforum provides a selective view of the fashion and style history of the past 30 years, by filtering out the most interesting fashion images from the daily flood of images and visitors the different aspects of the enigmatic relationship between fashion and image demonstrates. Fashion images - artistic interpretations of fashion in photography and illustration - have always been a central part of the fashion picture collection - Lipperheide Kostümbibliothek the Art Library. The focus of this year’s exhibition is the tense relationship between fashion and images in the last 30 years, with about 200 original works of international photographers, graphic designers and freelance […]
A fascinating documentary still in powerful images, has delivered the New York director and photographer Theo Stanley on fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. “This is my dream, “the title of the half-hour strip granted a rare glimpse into the working world of Japanese fashion designer, and examines the creative collaboration with Yamamoto’s sportswear giant Adidas. For seven months, a film crew accompanied the 60-year-old in his creative efforts.The audience sees Yamamoto in the design of the summer 2010 collection for the label Y-3 and the preparations for the fashion show. Of interest: 22 years after the first Yamamoto film documentary “A Notebook on Clothes and Cities “ by director Wim Wenders, Stanley’s work confirms once again the Yamamoto for his work above all need one thing: peace. The work ethic Yamamoto is marked in typical Japanese style of austerity and discipline. Who the ability to silence and restraint has not ruled out-of-place in the cosmos Yamamoto quickly.
Designer Suzanne Leeshares her experiments in growing a kombucha-based material that can be used like fabric or vegetable leather to make clothing. The process is fascinating, the results are beautiful (though there’s still one minor drawback ) and the potential is simply stunning.
One of the key elements of bullfighting is the costume. Brightly colored and intricately embroidered with real silver and gold, appliqué and sequins, in Spanish they’re known as trajes de luces (“suits of lights”). The bullfighting costume is a variation on the traditional attire of the majos, 18th-century Castilian dandies who were characterized by their extravagant fashion sense. […]
The publisher and photographer of an american-fucking-expensive magazine Erik Madigan Heck has pushed his dream-like aesthetic into new territory, blurring the lines between fashion photography and fine art. He combined the pattern-overloaded designs made by Mary Katrantzou with customized sets and achieves a very interesting effect. (via trendland)
Joe Bates, Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery are the designers behind the London-Knitwear-Label Sibling , my new favourite knitwear designers. I love their bright couleurful garments. The bold, progressive men’s knitwear label, launched on May 29th 2008 was born out of a desire to give knitwear for men a kick. Their collections have included bright and playful subversions of classic knitwear […]
The Kyoto Costume Institute ( short KCI) put up some Digital Archives where they present image and text for approx. 200 objects from their wast collection, arranged in chronological order. A good start to costume history! THE IDEA OF THE KYOTO COSTUME INSTITUTE AND THEIR AIMS ARE WONDERFUL FOR THE WHOLE FASHION WORLD!!!
UNRAVEL. Knitwear in fashion From 16 March till 14 August 2011 MoMu presents the exhibition UNRAVEL. Knitwear in fashion. The upcoming MoMu exhibition will introduce the visitor to a wide variety of exquisite knitted garments and accessories from across the last centuries, with a focus on high fashion pieces and their vernacular interpretations. Top pieces by […]
Fashion is pushed further to the future. BURBERRY had a celebration of British Weather, Fashion and Music and showed a holographic fashion show, which is stunning. At the 13.4.2011 Burberry showed their force in being creative, innovative and open for the “new” digital interactive design fields, it is well done but they are not the first […]
Here is a video of the fluid-tube-knitted-sculpture by designer Charlie Bucket . The Idea and the construction is just stunning… It is composed of tubes knitted together and then he made even a Fluid Dress out of it, which is nowadays exhibited in Linz, Austria, at the Ars Electronica . just enjoy watching the videos!
This work of Ted Sabarese, an american photographer, who shoots funny series from which I prefer the “fashion” shoots called Hunger Pains and Officewear and also the series called Evolution where he wants to show similarities about humans and fish.Ted’s work most often demonstrates a clean, graphic, character-driven narrative […]
Art & Fashion. Between Skin and Clothing Walter Van Beirendonck · Louise Bourgeois · Hussein Chalayan · Christophe Coppens · Comme des Garçons · Salvador Dalí · Naomi Filmer · Robert Gober · Martin Margiela · Viktor & Rolf · Anna-Nicole Ziesche · u.v.a. The exhibition explores the relation between art and fashion. Since the […]
T & F Slack Shoemakers London is the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Tim and Fiona Slack, who are dedicated to making modern classics. They started in March 2009 and till now make about 150 pairs a month.They offer a unique made-to-order service that takes up to three weeks and allows customers to build their own […]
Second Edition of the Greenlab, the labor for sustainable design strategies organized by the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee. This time the symposium is again at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt with the topic: ” Learning from Nature” and the task if and how we can generate design strategies from the nature. Themes are methods and contents […]
From 12 March – 10 July 2011, the Victorian and Albert Museum, London will present a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Conceived as a site-specific installation with its core in Gallery 38 and small interventions throughout the V&A, Yamamoto’s menswear collections will be included in the display of his work […]
Bill Cunningham, who is over 80 years old, has been shooting street style for The New York Times since the Sartorialist was just a whippersnapper. But while he’s wildly influential Cunningham lives a notably unglamorous life, sleeping in a tiny studio filled with file cabinets. In 2010, filmmaker Richard Press and Philip Gefter of The Times produced […]
Even most of men fashion for autumn/winter is sadly black and dark there are always couleur spots in between. Here is a visual recap of Mens Milan Fashion Week A/W 2011/12.
Manuel Torres had an idea of spraying fabric to create garment, less than wove them, while studying for his MA in Fashion Women’s Wear, Royal College of Art, London fifteen years ago. 2003 he established Fabrican Ltd and has a patent filed for his technology. Fabrican Ltd. is a company exploiting inter-disciplinary research which links […]
Just to have some basic knowledge about the great people who are changing the fashion business and are not known for each of us. Scott Schuman is one of them, who transformed the way about showing fashion and the acceptance of fashion to the world. I do not look often on their stylish street blogs […]
The designer Zuzana Zerbakova mixed high-tech materials and leather for her graduation work for the Art Academy in Prague. Well made shoes with a real good sense for innovation.
I came across this beautiful color blocking editorial from German Vogue’s October 2010 issue photographed by Sebastian Kim ( interesting to look at his page). I absolutely love the retro vibe, hair, wardrobe and couleurs by stylist Katie Mossmann. It is made for me… and luckily its fashion and not just shirts from AA.
” Soie pirate. textile Archive Abraham Zürich” is an exhibition at the Landesmuseum Zürich from the 22.10.2010 till 13.02.2011. It’s main regard is the textile archive company Abraham AG, which was given as a gift to the Swiss Nationalmuseum in Summer 2007. The immense Richness of the archive – in quality and quantity – enables the viewer […]
The Design Museum in London celebrates a unique collection of some of the most remarkable fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty first centuries. These original works define the fine art of illustrating fashion, from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garçons and Poiret as well as Viktor & Rolf, Lacroix and McQueen. This exhibition […]
In the beginning of 2010 the product designer Stefan Diez and the jewelry designer and wife of Stefan, Saskia Diez presented in Paris a series of bags entirely made of synthetic paper. They are ultra lightweight, super strong and water-resistant but look like design mock-ups. The material is produced by Luxemburg based manufacturer DUPONT© and later on processed […]
here the new video from Gareth Pugh’s new Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. It’s not my style but the video is just always great and Ruth Hogben is doing a perfect job!! Here you see an older article about Gareth Pugh! What I like about him is the great choice of exclusive materials he uses as this […]
For several years Arte is always showing these short films with the topic of small craftmanship enterprises mainly in Paris. I love to watch them and see the magnificent of the knowledge and the ability which is dying slowly, but as a France fan, I really like that the french minister of culture is still […]
And here the new collection for Jil Sander made by Raf Simons (25.9.2010) at Milan Fashion Show. Brilliant bright couleurs as he has used already for his men collection ( click here to see the article from 26th June 2010). His couleurs are demanding for attention. … AND in the space of 15 minutes, Raf Simons […]
Glamour is back at Gucci Spring/Summer Collection 2011, and it looked right at home. “I pushed the accelerator on the provocation,” the designer said afterward, crediting the late-seventies photographs of Guy Bourdin, David Bailey, and Chris von Wangenheim for the bold color palette. Lots of dresses were ornately embellished with metal, feathers, and beads that they […]
and one more exhibition for fashion Photography, this time it is starting at the Museum for Modern Art in Frankfurt. The MMK is casting a glance at the decade of fashion photography: the 90s. The 1990s were a decade of individualism and self-defined style. In fashion and photography the focus was on finding personal forms […]
Peter Lindbergh ( 1944) is a German fashion photographer. After moving to Paris in 1978, he concentrated on high-fashion and photographed many top models including Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Isabella Rossellini, Nastassja Kinski and Tatjana Patitz as well as other projects with Karl Lagerfeld, Daryl Hannah, Giorgio Armani and more. His photographs have been published […]
Having graduated from the RCA, Julian Roberts developed his own unique method of pattern cutting, ‘Subtraction Cutting’. His is a hands on hands-on, fluid approach which doesn’t use drawings but instead relies on a fast-paced physical manipulation of fabric. “I sometimes cut from the inside of the garment outwards,” he explains “from back to front, […]
Style.com fashion reportage of his fashion show 2007 with the wonderful Tim Banks: Hussein Chalayan was born in nicosia, cyprus in 1970.Chalayan is an internationally regarded fashion designer who is renowned for his innovative use of materials, meticulous pattern cutting and progressive attitude to new technology. he was educated both in cyprus and england,at london’s strict highgate boarding […]
My illustration teacher and also one big role model is Tina Berning, an illustration star in Berlin and around the world ( already done an article about her, click here) is showing more than 30 works with the famous fashion- and beauty photographer Michelangelo Di Battista. Their exhibition called FACE/Project is going to start on […]