Every so often a label appears out of nowhere that piques my interest. Acephala is one of them. A four-year-old Polish brand that’s rooted in women’s rights with conceptual inspirations that are more wonky than worthy.
For example, its SS18 collection entitled ‘on how to be creative and not get mad’ championed ‘work wear’ pieces in Japanese denim, virgin wool and anti-crease tech fabrics. (more…)
“On the day to day, we are a lot more synonymous to being fashion designers, but we’re also still interested in asking these questions and engaging with our audience in a way that isn’t strictly about commerce. We’re so honored that our world has allowed us to do that.”
This looks like a good exhibition by Zoe Latta (quoted above) and Mike Eckhaus, aka fashion designers EckhausLatta, just opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art. (more…)
Ah, good to see Alber Elbaz back in a charming and suitably whimsical high-low collab. He’s teamed up with LeSportsac (legit one of my favourite bag brands) to create a collection smothered in his signature doodles and graphic animal print. (more…)
If you’re already mourning Phoebe Philo’s departure from Celine, here’s something that might placate you. This palate-cleanser of a resort collection from Jil Sander has enough off-kilter elements to satisfy any cravings, while maintaining its own minimalist leanings. (more…)