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 […]
After yesterday stitching artist, I want to show you today the italian artist and stitching illustrator Maurizio Anzeri, who did already several illustrations for the fashion world, as well as free art works. His embroidery is most of time colorful sometime even a little bit creepy and he loves them on vintage photographs. Really interesting and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
INFLUENCERS is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment. The film attempts to understand the essence of influence, what makes a person influential without taking a statistical or metric approach.Written and Directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Aitor Throup was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1980. He graduated with the MA Postgraduate Degree in Fashion Menswear from the Royal College of Art in London in 2006. The illustrator / fashion designer Aitor Throup’s intriguing work has been well documented. not only have most of the better-known fashion magazines closely monitored the young designer but his […]
Innovative, edgy, unique, inspiring and experimental are some of the words that describe the work of Swedish knitwear designer Sandra Backlund. Her work seems to blur the line between fashion and art. She studied at the Beckmans School of Design in Stockholm. Her knitted pieces are so sculptural, the forms no longer follow the shape of […]
The latest show which was shown in Milan from the famous house Missoni took place in the beginning of July. About twenty boys were walking in a line around Milan and showing the new cloths to the people passing by until it ended at a garden party at a fancy place in the city. The […]
These shirt-scultptures were shown already a few years ago, but since then i haven’t seen anything like it! The shirts were created by Berlin-based Mashallah Design & Linda Kostowski ( the t-shirt issue) by scanning human bodies and using the data to create sewing patterns. The human form is turned into 3D patterns of polygons, which are […]
Christopher Kane (born 26 July 1982) is a Glasgow-born London-based fashion designer, who graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2006. Kane established his own-name label in 2006, with his sister, Tammy Kane, who studied at the Scottish College of Textile Design, running the financial side of the business and also assisting in […]
It’ Men Fashion Week in Milan for Spring/Summer 2011 and look what I found… Fucking bright couleurs, a littel bit simple, because couleur is just used plain on the cloths at Jil Sanders Fashion Show, made by Designer Raf Simons. That is real bright, sometimes even too much for me, but I would love to have some […]
These few pictures show the Meisterarbeit (Master Work) from Parsival Cserer who graduated from Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee. He was influenced by Michelle Obama and called his collection ” GOOD MORNING MISS OBAMA”. The cultural changes and more acceptance Obama and his wife are bringing to the world inspired Parsival Cserer for a reformation about business cloths for […]
Steven Klein is an American photographer based in New York. Klein shot high-profile advertising campaigns for various clients including Calvin Klein, D&G,Alexander McQueen and Nike and is a regular contributor to magazines including American and French Vogue, i-D, Numéro, W and Arena. Klein is well known for his W Magazine editorials with Madonna, Tom Ford, Brad Pitt. Steven shot the new video for Lady Gaga ” Alejandro” with his […]
Nicole Dextras is a canadien artist. Thanks to S. who send me the link, I have now these real unconventional, great fashion inspiration. Here “collection” is called Weedrobes. “These eco-wearables are made from live plant materials such as leaves, flowers and branches and their organic structure indicates a symbiotic relationship between the body and the […]
Copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and fashion benefits in both innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. At TEDxUSC 2010, she talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion’s free culture.
do you read me?! is an interesting book & magazine store in Berlin which offers a selected assortment of magazines and readings from around the world. The spectrum ranges from fashion, photography and art, through architecture, interior and design to cultural matters and society. They really have the best assortment in Berlin! You can see their wide […]
Born in Santa Fe de Bogota on 29/03/1971, colombia, with French parents, Haider Ackermann grew up living in various cities throughout Europe and Africa. Due to his father’s work as a cartographer, the family moved several times during his childhood, living in places such as Ethiopia, Chad, France,and Algeria before finally settling in the Netherlands. […]
Lost & Found is a collection dedicated to pure ideas based on the diminishing craftsmanship and artisanal nature that has been lost or replaced by hyper industrialization and the obsessive desire for constant change. In an attempt to preserve and revive old techniques and materials, the collection evolves from research and creative experimentation aspiring to define a more complex sense of luxury.
Designer, artist, artisan Ria Dunn creates two extensive, very hands-on collections twice per year ( really inspiring onces). Its apparent focus is handmade, relaxed, airy, organic garments. Some beautiful knitwear, featuring hand-crocheted seams. She uses noble fibers. Beautiful, very, very expensive, even luxurious in a different sense. The design studio is located in an old textile mill in the Tuscan countryside.
You have to check out Lost & Found’s site for more info, you will find gorgeous look books and images!!!!
Jean-Baptiste Mondino is a French famous fashion photographer and music video director. He is working for so many Fashion Houses and has portrayed also quite a lot of famous people. Jean-Baptiste Mondino Site
Masters of Black in Fashion & Costume Momu’s newest exhibition illustrates the historic phases of the colour black, with examples from painting, historic costume and contemporary fashion. It also looks more deeply into the textures and the potentials of black in diverse materials, including fur, leather and lace. In addition, the exhibition includes masterpieces by […]
So it’s now weekend and there is perhaps some time to watch this wonderful reportage “Habilees” about fashion week in New York and Paris for Spring/Summer 2009. It was held last year around September and the cloths are nowadays in the stores. This documentary is made by Mademoiselle Agnès ( pseudonyme from Agnès Boulard) a […]
Nick Cave (born in the late 1950s in central Missouri, USA) is an American fabric sculptor, dancer, and performance artist. He is best known for his Soundsuits: wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, whimsical, and other-worldly.
Für ihre Frühjahr/Sommer Kollektion 2010 haben Pringle of Scotland, ein schottisches, Traditions- Modeunternehmen (seit 1815), welches durch seine Strickmode bekannter ist, ein kurzes Video gedreht indem Tilda Swinton durch die schöne Natur diese Landes wandert. Es wurde von dem bekannten, amerikanischen Fotografen Ryan McGinley gedreht. Seine Bilder sind “ehrlich” und “einfach” und wecken bei jedem […]
Gareth Pugh(*1981) ist ein englischer Modedesigner, der im Alter von 14 Jahren am English National Youth Theatre als Köstumdesigner anfing. Seine Modeausbildung begann er am City of Sunderland College und schloss 2003 vom Central Saint Martins College ab. Er fiel durch seine extravaganten Schnitte und Herangehensweisen zur Mode schon früh auf und Herausgeber von wichtigen […]
c.neeon ist ein Berliner Modellabel, welches seit dem Jahre 2004 nur Erfolg verbuchen kann. Die Designer dahinter sind Doreen Schulz (Modedesign) und Clara Leskovar(Textildesign), die 2004 ihr Diplom an meiner Hochschule, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee, absolviert haben und in diesem Jahr gewannen sie schon mehrer Modepreise, aber ihr internationaler Durchbruch kam im Frühjahr 2005, als sie den […]