My Job Should Not Include Abuse
By Marta Represa
"I am writing to you on an important matter. Condé Nast would like to no longer work with the...
By Marta Represa
"I am writing to you on an important matter. Condé Nast would like to no longer work with the photographer Terry Richardson. Any shoots that have been commissioned or any shoots that have been completed but not yet published, should be killed and substituted with other material." On Monday,...
"I am writing to you on an important matter. Condé Nast would like to no longer work with the photographer Terry Richardson. Any shoots that have been commissioned or any shoots that have been completed but not yet published, should be killed and substituted with other material." On Monday, October 23rd, at 8:14 am, James Woolhouse – Condé Nast’s Executive Vice President – sent this message to...
INTERVIEW | Azzedine Alaïa
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
"The starting point is always the woman, the body you're dressing... I've never thought and I...
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
"The starting point is always the woman, the body you're dressing... I've never thought and I don't think of being fashion or revolutionary. I don't reason by thinking of creating something which is purely Alaïa. I never think of myself as a designer or a couturier. I admire women; I love them...
"The starting point is always the woman, the body you're dressing... I've never thought and I don't think of being fashion or revolutionary. I don't reason by thinking of creating something which is purely Alaïa. I never think of myself as a designer or a couturier. I admire women; I love them because it's thanks to them that I did and still can do what I love. I'm not interested in the noise...
Azzedine Alaïa – The Last Couturier
By Elisabeta Tudor
On October 3rd, 2017, together with Nowfashion's Contributing Editor Jing Zhang, I was invited to...
By Elisabeta Tudor
On October 3rd, 2017, together with Nowfashion's Contributing Editor Jing Zhang, I was invited to attend a dinner at Monsieur Alaïa's Parisian headquarters. The first time I had the honor to be invited to lunch at his place was on the occasion of his much lauded retrospective curated by his...
On October 3rd, 2017, together with Nowfashion's Contributing Editor Jing Zhang, I was invited to attend a dinner at Monsieur Alaïa's Parisian headquarters. The first time I had the honor to be invited to lunch at his place was on the occasion of his much lauded retrospective curated by his long-time friend Olivier Saillard. This is not just an article; it is first and foremost a love letter to...
Slam Jam’s Arty Ambitions
By Marta Represa
The enterprise founded by Luca Benini has become something of a case study. Not quite a...
By Marta Represa
By Marta Represa
The enterprise founded by Luca Benini has become something of a case study. Not quite a traditional retailer, much more than a mere distribution network, boasting a cult following akin to that of a rock band and with ties to both luxury and pop culture, it has become – in its 28 years of...
The enterprise founded by Luca Benini has become something of a case study. Not quite a traditional retailer, much more than a mere distribution network, boasting a cult following akin to that of a rock band and with ties to both luxury and pop culture, it has become – in its 28 years of existence – the holy grail of European streetwear. And now, the company has another notch to add to its...
EDITORIAL | Opposites Attract
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Why Chinese Millennials are Obsessed with Fashion Futurism
By Jing Zhang
Sci-fi inspired looks, + prints, bright dyed hair and eyebrows, oversized utility infused with...
By Jing Zhang
Sci-fi inspired looks, + prints, bright dyed hair and eyebrows, oversized utility infused with space age metallics: futuristic and retro-futuristic style is a growing obsession amongst China’s young fashion set. This synergy of designer creations and a powerful street style movement are...
Sci-fi inspired looks, + prints, bright dyed hair and eyebrows, oversized utility infused with space age metallics: futuristic and retro-futuristic style is a growing obsession amongst China’s young fashion set. This synergy of designer creations and a powerful street style movement are expressions of the future-looking, digitally dominated worlds of urban millennials today in China. Peter...
How To Wear It: Has Styling Become More Important Than Designing?
By Elisabeta Tudor
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant reinvention of classic cuts and masterpieces has its technical limits. Without rethinking clothing, some designers and professionals in the field (e.g., stylists, consultants, influencers) are reinventing...
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant reinvention of classic cuts and masterpieces has its technical limits. Without rethinking clothing, some designers and professionals in the field (e.g., stylists, consultants, influencers) are reinventing the way it is worn. These days, standing out does not mean rethinking the cuts and textures of...
Rediscovering Yves Saint Laurent
By Robin Torres
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion...
By Robin Torres
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion designers in history and arguably the most influential one of the second half of the twentieth century. He also transcended fashion as an artist, stimulated by his entourage, backed by the French...
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion designers in history and arguably the most influential one of the second half of the twentieth century. He also transcended fashion as an artist, stimulated by his entourage, backed by the French establishment, and encouraged by his lifelong partner Pierre Bergé as well as his influential circle of artist...
INTERVIEW | Fashion Science and Exploration Come Together at FIT
By Robin Torres
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of...
By Robin Torres
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum, could not be more relevant. Curated by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT, it uniquely explores how clothing meant for extreme environments eventually influenced major...
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum, could not be more relevant. Curated by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT, it uniquely explores how clothing meant for extreme environments eventually influenced major designers and became a key component in the advancement of fashion. “Expeditions to the North and South...
Post-Fashion-Week Thoughts: Are We Losing Touch with Reality?
By Marta Represa
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last...
By Marta Represa
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last show of the very last day of Paris Fashion Week. In many ways, this season felt different and unfathomable. In many ways, it also felt off.  Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear show in...
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last show of the very last day of Paris Fashion Week. In many ways, this season felt different and unfathomable. In many ways, it also felt off.  Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear show in Paris. Photo by Anna Palermo for NOWFASHION. Fashion folks love to obsess, be it over a new...
The Social Set
By Jessica Bumpus
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic mountains and waterfalls – it's biggest set yet, in fact – or Thom Browne's unicorn in Warhorse-style configuration as three models made its mechanics work and a magical fashion moment happen? Was it...
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic mountains and waterfalls – it's biggest set yet, in fact – or Thom Browne's unicorn in Warhorse-style configuration as three models made its mechanics work and a magical fashion moment happen? Was it Moncler's larger-than-life disco balls and ballet dancers; Ann Demeulemeester's rock-out live...
Stranger Things at Louis Vuitton
By Jessica Bumpus
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing...
By Jessica Bumpus
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing blouses, waistcoats – and a Stranger Things T-shirt: Nicolas Ghesquière threw quite the curve ball to end the Spring/Summer 2018 season, one which has arguably been something of a stranger thing to unravel...
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing blouses, waistcoats – and a Stranger Things T-shirt: Nicolas Ghesquière threw quite the curve ball to end the Spring/Summer 2018 season, one which has arguably been something of a stranger thing to unravel itself. Louis Vuitton SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION A historic...
Escapism in Paris: Make Fashion not War?
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes feel like we're living in the dark ages. Liselore Frowijn SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION In reaction to this, designers mostly seek comfort – but also a careless and...
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes feel like we're living in the dark ages. Liselore Frowijn SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION In reaction to this, designers mostly seek comfort – but also a careless and joyful hippie attitude – in order to epitomize both our needs for security and today's uncertain times...
Chanel: 3 Highlights to Remember