Designers

LFW SS17: Mother of Pearl’s Scorsese girls



Mother Of Pearl ss17

Amy Powney at Mother of Pearl always gives good reference. They frequently tend to music and youth culture, but not the obvious generic tropes of ‘punk’ or ‘grunge’ (#zzzzzz).

For example, for Mother of Pearl SS17, her main reference was New York Stories, the 1989 trilogy of short films by Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and Woody Allen. (more…)



Trend report: For Burberry and Jonathan Anderson, art and craft are king



Burberry aw16 Makers House

Craft is trending for SS17 (or is it AW16?) and I don’t just mean complex embroideries and hand tooled leathers. Although, yes, those too. More that designers are celebrating all manner of craft and makers, in particular two of LFW’s most important designers,Christopher Bailey at Burberry and J.W.Anderson’s Jonathan Anderson. (more…)



Quote of the day: Ezra Petronio



ezra petronio on Rei Kawakubo
“I remember one piece of advice that Rei Kawakubo gave me very early on. I would come and present whatever project we were doing and she would ask me every time, ‘Where are all your tests?’ (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Gosha Rubchinskiy, Esprit, Michael Kors, Hillier Bartley



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar….

1. WOULD YOU WEAR A GOSHA FRAGRANCE?
gosha rubchinskiy fragrance
Mucho anticipation around the rumour of a Gosha Rubchinskiy fragrance. Odds are on that he’ll do it with Comme des Garçons, (more…)