Raf Simons has pivoted to textile design. Kind of. Well, as a practitioner who doesn’t like to pigeonhole himself, that’s one of his focuses at the mo. Caroline Roux profiled him in this Observer story on the work he’s doing for Danish textile company Kvadrat, which was just shown at Milan Design Week. (Sidenote: we love our ‘Kvad-Raf’ cushions!) Here’s his thoughts on the sped-up pace of fashion. (more…)
I’m all about fancying up my imaginarymeditation crib atm, so these A.P.C patchwork quilts are on my radar for summer. Jessica Ogden has been crafting her quilts from leftover A.P.C fabric for quite a few seasons now (way before #circularity was a *thing*) (more…)
Louise Trotter thwacked the ball clean out of the court (or whatever the correct tennis terminology is – frankly I haven’t a clue) in her Lacoste creative director debut at Paris Fashion Week.
Having come from Joseph, there were shades of her relaxed, gentlewomanly aesethetic, with a sporty twist. My standouts were the superb outerwear, all the leathers, plus the camel and oxblood drawstring bags. (more…)
I saw these delicious looking bulbous glass vessels on Atelier Dore’s Insta and had to find out more. They’re by artist and designer Helle Mardahl and the colours and shapes remind me of boiled sweets; (more…)