“I thought, what are the punchiest graphics? I was passing a newsstand, saw a billboard for The Sun, and thought: that’s it! There was no Snappy Snaps or anything where you could get T-shirts done. So I did the lettering, got it exposed on to linen graphics paper, and stitched it onto a silk T-shirt.”
Fashion designer Katharine Hamnett, Vogue, talking about her famous political moment, when she wore her emblematic ‘58% don’t want Pershing’ T-shirt to Number 10 in 1984. (more…)
Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands and industry stories currently buzzing on my radar…
1. WALES BONNER INTRODUCES WOMENSWEAR
Happy news for Wales Bonner fans, she’s officially embracing womenswear. Business of Fashion reports that the dedicated 12-piece line will be released in June. (more…)
My two favourite shows from couture: Dior and Valentino. I spoke about both on my first ever SHOWstudio live panel on Wednesday, which let me just say was quite terrifying! (more…)
Haider Ackermann is one of the best colourists in the biz, and, as it happens, one of the best leather workers too. These melt in your mouth leathers from Berluti menswear AW18 are just ravishing, both in texture and colour. And the sleek monotone styling is superb, right down to the chisel-toed boots.
Plus, check out Stella Tennant and Liya Kebede making a stealth appearance in billowing parkas and tailored topcoats. And the cut and length of those trousers is perfection…. (more…)