Fashion, Menswear, Review

Christopher Shannon Spring Summer 2016 : Lad my fire

The designer’s jovial lads on tour are gleefully reporting from Benidorm, Mykonos or Ibiza, wishing we were there. This season, Mr. Shannon’s trademark slogans were the words Needy and Damaged, casually knitted over images of lighters on jumpers and sweaters (ready to light your or anyone’s fire). The collection, however, is neither needy nor damaged: […]

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Fashion, Inspiration

LOL: A portfolio of 50 Fashion caricatures

Fashion satire. Try to imagine a concept as such: Nowadays a professional risks to be blacklisted forever only for not shooting a full-look as designer intended, imagine if someone would illustrate fully fledged satire for some of the outlandish fashions we see parading down the runway.

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Art, Daily, Fashion

William Larkin: Styling in the early 17th Century

If you ever plan to visit the stately grandeur of Kenwood House, in Hampstead Heath, then make sure to spend some time gazing in awe at the Suffolk Collection, a string of 9 paintings by William Larkin. As Wikipedia puts it: “Larkin’s work marks the last stage in a tradition of English portraiture traceable from […]

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Fashion, Review

Céline Fall Winter 2015: Portrait of a lady

There is always been a great deal of ‘sex’ in all of the Céline collections that Phoebe Philo has shown as the creative director of the house. ‘Sex’ in all of its nuances: From seduction to femininity to power, the Céline woman has never shied away from wearing her soul on her own skin. In […]

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