Designers

All eyes on Raf



Raf Simons SS17 campaign

Ahhhh some calm eye candy in the madness of T****gate. The Raf Simons SS17 ad campaign images are out, full of pretty poetic boys in Robert Mapplethorpe-infused leathers and layered photo-print shirts.

All eyes are on Raf this month as he shows his namesake label for the first time at Men’s New York Fashion Week (more…)



Boys and girls, play nicely on the runway



paul smith aw17 unified runway - photo by Sonny Vandevelde

Have you got your head around pre-collections? See Now Buy Now? Good! Next up, ‘unified runway shows’, AKA the gender blending of showing both womenswear and menswear collections on the same catwalk, potentially eliminating the need for separate menswear and womenswear fashion weeks in the future. (more…)



What to steal from Louis Vuitton menswear AW17



Louis Vuitton Menswear AW17

Aside from the Supreme logo overload, let’s look at the rest of the Louis Vuitton menswear AW17 collection. This was very sellable, very luxe and pretty much ageless. I loved all the styling cues – a flashback to 90s New York for me (although 80s Basquiat was the reference that Jones cited) with the oversized pleated pants with white sneakers look (more…)



Calvin Klein by Raf Simons unveiled



Calvin Klein By Appointment

The first looks for Calvin Klein by Raf Simons and Pieter Mulier have been unveiled. A newly created By Appointment line of 14 made-to-measure pieces were revealed on Instagram, an eclectic array of gowns, separates and tailoring designed to show the breadth of availability and that Calvin Klein isn’t just about “iconic underwear and jeans”. (more…)