Designers

What I’m watching: Joe’s Film



Joe's Film - Joe McKenna film about Azzedine Alaia

This delightful film about Azzedine Alaia is currently doing the rounds on Instagram.

Shot over the course of a few years by super-stylist Joe McKenna, ‘Joe’s Film’ is an intimate portrayal of the designer who eschews the corporate fashion system and its layers of stress and seasonal churn. (more…)



Dries van Noten AW17



Dries van Noten Aw17

I watched the Dries van Noten AW17 live stream on Facebook Live and enjoyed the interaction and running commentary from fellow viewers. It was wholly positive except for some anti-fur comments. I loved seeing my fave 90s models – Cecelia Chancellor, Emma Balfour, Amber Valetta, Kirsten Owen – owning the catwalk in Dries’ boxy blazers and slouchy denim (with ankle socks and chunky heels or winklepickers – fab!). (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Céline, Revlon, Santoni, Save Khaki



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

1. GET READY FOR CÉLINE E-COMMERCE (AND FINE JEWELLERY)

Celine fine jewellery to launch
News just in: Céline is planning e-commerce by the end of the year. Good news for Céline-ophiles, especially as it’s also working on extending its shoe offer and introducing fine jewellery. (more…)



Calvin Klein AW17: God bless America



Calvin Klein AW17

First look at Raf Simons’ vision for Calvin Klein AW17. The first look that came out was perfection, a red-white-and-blue ensemble of red piped flat-front pants with blue tucked-in felted shirt and white poloneck, plus steel-capped cowboy boots. Very clean, direct and optimistic in its message. The show continued in a similar vein, an ode to American classics, including artisanal quilting inside parka jackets, Ralph-Lauren-meets-Helmut-Lang double-breasted camel coats, (more…)