TRENDS… Beautifully Damned
Beautifully Damned: As sugarcoated naivety and candy colours trend this season – much too soon before real summer – we hone in on the trend to inject it with a sullied new spirit, full of quiet revolt. Re-visiting Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides, this month’s shoot encapsulates a whimsical, unhinged innocence – an alternative to […]
RECAP – Paris Fashion Week
In a season filled with designer musical chair sagas (apart from Jean Paul Gaultier taking helm as Creative Director of Diet Coke, which was harmonious), their inflicting drama came through in the clothes. From blood and crimson reds to slick black leather, Paris Fashion Week was bursting with drama, driving home why it’s a week […]
Milan Fashion Week – AW12
The autumn/winter ’12 shows are well under way, hinting at a darker, gothic sensibility for next season. Milan did it full of intoxicating glamour but with a newfound stripped-back elegance (à la Jil Sander). With Rooney Mara fringes at Marni, a play on boxy tailoring at Bottega Veneta, and beaming jewels just about everywhere, it […]
PAUL SMITH SS12
In a season dominated by sportswear, Paul Smith entered the running with a SS12 menswear collection of contrasting high tech work-wear. Interpreted for Wonderland, Joe Fleming models the tasteful ensemble. Congrats go out to Sir Paul, who pocketed an ‘Outstanding Lifetime Achievement’ at last week’s British Fashion Awards.