Alessandro Michele’s carousel of awkward beauty, set to Maurice Ravel’s Bolero, turned an unexpectedly inward eye on the repetitive nature of fashion, one that seems to dress and undress itself ad nauseam.
The American designer’s runway show, with its Karole Armitage choreography as creative accompaniment, summoned up a longing for a bygone New York City – one that represents big lights and bigger dreams.
The house of Versace is at its strongest when its women are sexy, in command, and have their beauty celebrated. Its fall collection used a brash palette of colours and textures to push that vision – and it’s one of the house’s strongest in recent times.
The textile and garment artist Shawna Wu is an intriguing new talent whose work boldly embodies and dissects such complications as faceted identities, cultural burdens, sustainability, and empathy. ISSUE Magazine mines her mind and emotions.
The simple two handle vertical tote – in all its function and ubiquity – is done up with artisanal craft and design as part of Loewe’s Salone del Mobile 2018 collection, elevating the everyday to the extraordinary.
The famed photographer is getting a double shout with two simultaneous exhibitions at the Armani/Silos and Fondazione Sozzani galleries centered on her work opening in September, timed for Milan Fashion Week