17 September, 2016
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…)
15 September, 2016
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…)
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12 September, 2016
“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…)
11 September, 2016
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?
Mucho anticipation around the rumour of a fragrance. Odds are on that he’ll do it with Comme des Garçons, Gosha Rubchinskiy (more…)
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