Londoners and Italians Link Up in Milan
By Elisa Carassai
For the first time ever, the British Fashion Council and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana...
By Elisa Carassai
For the first time ever, the British Fashion Council and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana have collaborated on a special activation, running from January 11th to January 13th, that brings together young British and Italian creative talents in the hotbed of commerciality that is Milan Menswear...
For the first time ever, the British Fashion Council and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana have collaborated on a special activation, running from January 11th to January 13th, that brings together young British and Italian creative talents in the hotbed of commerciality that is Milan Menswear Fashion Week. “I think this is a great opportunity for all of us, as it definitely gives us some...
How Australia Fires Will Impact Fashion
By Sofia Celeste
Cable knits and fine merino jumpers took center stage on...
By Sofia Celeste
Cable knits and fine merino jumpers took center stage on the runways as Milan’s fall winter shows kicked off, but they may not make such a splash next year.  Wool prices are expected to rise, as the Australian fires prolonged last year’s drought. “It’s...
Cable knits and fine merino jumpers took center stage on the runways as Milan’s fall winter shows kicked off, but they may not make such a splash next year.  Wool prices are expected to rise, as the Australian fires prolonged last year’s drought. “It’s not the fires we are worried about... the sheep may not have anything to eat or drink,” said Ercole...
Milan’s Return to Timely Elegance
By Elisa Carassai
What will be the look of future generations? It’s been a few seasons since designers declared...
By Elisa Carassai
What will be the look of future generations? It’s been a few seasons since designers declared that a return to old-school elegance was nearing, yet nothing seemed to be happening. On the other hand, this season, Milanese designers actually tried to take a stand.“We’ve reached a peak moment in the...
What will be the look of future generations? It’s been a few seasons since designers declared that a return to old-school elegance was nearing, yet nothing seemed to be happening. On the other hand, this season, Milanese designers actually tried to take a stand.“We’ve reached a peak moment in the menswear market where men have had enough of streetwear, and as dandyish style emerges, I think...
Zegna recycling and Dsquared 25th anniversary opened Milano Fashion Week
By Gianluca Cantaro
Louder voices can make more noise. And, if the noise marks...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Louder voices can make more noise. And, if the noise marks the rhythm of change, its the best music to hear.  In this occasion, the speaker was Ermenegildo Zegna, one of the most important Italian names within the industrial groups and excellence in fabric...
Louder voices can make more noise. And, if the noise marks the rhythm of change, its the best music to hear.  In this occasion, the speaker was Ermenegildo Zegna, one of the most important Italian names within the industrial groups and excellence in fabric manufacturing, and the loud voice was the process of sustainable innovation that the company...
Stefano Pilati on His Own Terms
By Sofia Celeste
Been there, done that. “I don’t do things thinking I need to be the first. I do something because...
By Sofia Celeste
Been there, done that. “I don’t do things thinking I need to be the first. I do something because I feel like it… because I feel it’s relevant,” Stefano Pilati said backstage, after unfurling his Random Identities project on Thursday at Pitti Uomo’s Stazione Leopolda venue.In a relaxed...
Been there, done that. “I don’t do things thinking I need to be the first. I do something because I feel like it… because I feel it’s relevant,” Stefano Pilati said backstage, after unfurling his Random Identities project on Thursday at Pitti Uomo’s Stazione Leopolda venue.In a relaxed environment and among many friends, Pilati kicked off the show with a club vibe, red lights with a bellowing...
Who is the Man of the Future?
By Gianluca Cantaro
If you really want to understand what’s been happening in...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
If you really want to understand what’s been happening in the world of men's fashion, then Pitti is the place to visit. The mens fair based in Florence will give you an updated panorama about the ever growing menswear offering and even more importantly,...
If you really want to understand what’s been happening in the world of men's fashion, then Pitti is the place to visit. The mens fair based in Florence will give you an updated panorama about the ever growing menswear offering and even more importantly, give you an understanding of the scenario of how mens identities are changing and developing. The...
Telfar’s Florentine Feast
By Sofia Celeste
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty bottles of wine, 35-year-old Telfar Clemens staged a show that more resembled a Caravaggio painting than a fashion event. Known for his universal fashion for all, the evolution of Clemens’ gender...
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty bottles of wine, 35-year-old Telfar Clemens staged a show that more resembled a Caravaggio painting than a fashion event. Known for his universal fashion for all, the evolution of Clemens’ gender fluid, race- and demographic-inclusive brand continued, this time with romantic Italian influences, at...
Italian Vogue Uses Paintings instead of Photos
By Gianluca Cantaro
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions,...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions, shaped the aesthetic taste, defined fashion and built (or destroyed) the fortune of brands and designers, since it started. Now, times are changing and the innate tools of creativity that the publication...
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions, shaped the aesthetic taste, defined fashion and built (or destroyed) the fortune of brands and designers, since it started. Now, times are changing and the innate tools of creativity that the publication developed through almost 130 years, and to this day, are constantly evolving trying to keep its...
The Critical Eye of Olivier Saillard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of expression since he no longer runs the Galliera Museum, and is also not resting on his laurels and multiplying projects. During Pitti Uomo in Florence, he spoke at the 75th anniversary of Brioni, and...
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of expression since he no longer runs the Galliera Museum, and is also not resting on his laurels and multiplying projects. During Pitti Uomo in Florence, he spoke at the 75th anniversary of Brioni, and later this year, he will publish a book about the Italian menswear brand. We caught up with Olivier...
Alessandro Sartori's Future Games
By Elisa Carassai
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for...
By Elisa Carassai
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for the environment and aiding the development of the community. Is this an impossibly utopic vision of the times ahead or a possible outcome for days to come?Turns out, in 1910, Ermenegildo Zegna had...
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for the environment and aiding the development of the community. Is this an impossibly utopic vision of the times ahead or a possible outcome for days to come?Turns out, in 1910, Ermenegildo Zegna had somehow predicted what his current creative successor, Alessandro Sartori, would do to make sure he...
Past and Future Merge at Pitti Uomo 97
By Elisa Carassai
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition...
By Elisa Carassai
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition of the trade show, which will take place at Florence’s Fortezza dal Basso from January 7th-10th, will be playing host to a series of celebratory events designated to showcase the most important...
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition of the trade show, which will take place at Florence’s Fortezza dal Basso from January 7th-10th, will be playing host to a series of celebratory events designated to showcase the most important players in the menswear and lifestyle scene.Presenting in the city where they first met up as students,...
The Year of Fashion Consciousness
By Jessica Bumpus
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time...
By Jessica Bumpus
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time last year and the fight for sustainability was only just beginning. It would be another 11 months before Bethany Williams would win the award for Emerging Menswear Talent at the Fashion Awards and we...
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time last year and the fight for sustainability was only just beginning. It would be another 11 months before Bethany Williams would win the award for Emerging Menswear Talent at the Fashion Awards and we could look back on 2019 as being the year of sustainability, officially. Suddenly being fashion...
Growth Spurts at LFWM
By Jessica Bumpus
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground for new talent and as such can, bizarrely, go unnoticed for that very talent – that really, really, good talent, which waited until Sunday to rear its head.Munn is the South Korean label that has,...
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground for new talent and as such can, bizarrely, go unnoticed for that very talent – that really, really, good talent, which waited until Sunday to rear its head.Munn is the South Korean label that has, since last June (the spring/summer 2020 series of menswear), made an incredible impact on the LFWM...
A Decade of London Menswear
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the #10yearchallenge to London’s menswear week, it’s startling to realise how much has changed.The names above were all on the schedule in February 2010, when the city’s menswear designers first gathered enough...
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the #10yearchallenge to London’s menswear week, it’s startling to realise how much has changed.The names above were all on the schedule in February 2010, when the city’s menswear designers first gathered enough momentum to warrant a full day’s showings of their own. That was at the start of London’s 21st-century...
Darkness Falls
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given the current headlines, it was no surprise that London Fashion Week Men's kicked off 2020 in sombre mode. What was unexpected, however, was how apocalyptic the collections felt — and how, across the day,...
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given the current headlines, it was no surprise that London Fashion Week Men's kicked off 2020 in sombre mode. What was unexpected, however, was how apocalyptic the collections felt — and how, across the day, they combined to propose a surprisingly coherent aesthetic for this nervy new decade.If there’s...