Archive for June, 2010

Kimiko Yoshida


Artist Kimiko Yoshida was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1963 and left her home country, as a result of feeling the oppression against women. She now lives in Europe and has since 1995. The prolific artist has been transforming herself into various representations of herself and others in several series of self portraits (painting herself […]

Dark-wash jeans by Unconditional Carrot style with zip detail to side Twin pockets to back with belt loops

Yesterday morning in Paris, Lucas Ossendrijver and Alber Elbaz showed Lanvin’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection. When asked about the main idea behind the line Ossendrijver said “it was a hybrid behind active wear – but not in an 80s kind of way – and more formal tailoring.” With a focus on fabric, color and cut (and […]

15 Years. It has been 15 years that Raf Simons has revolutionized menswear, shaking its rules up and yesterday’s show was no exception. The collection seems to evolve between romantiscism and technology : the medical inspiration is clear but is balanced by the printed zips on the back. The latter catchs the attention and gives […]

Yesterday at Paris Men’s Fashion Week, Jean Paul Gaultier and Yohji Yamamoto sent shock waves through the world when a veritable flood of facial hair spurted onto their spring 2011 runways. These were not the too-groomed goatees and soul patches of 22-year-old boys, or the befuddling upper-lip caterpillars of politicians and financiers. These were quite […]

This morning in Paris, attendees of Viktor & Rolf’s men’s Spring/Summer 2011 show got a real treat: a live, semi-unplugged performance by La Roux, the English synth-pop band whose frontwoman, Elly Jackson, melds the ginger-hued vulnerability of Molly Ringwald with androgynous New Wave styling. “We asked her to come with just a keyboard,” says Viktor […]

Fashionistas! “Fashionistas!” will show the work of the Dutch-American fashion photographer Rohn Meijer. This is the first time that his photos are exhibited in The Netherlands. Backstage portraits of famous models like Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Marpessa and Claudia Schiffer will be joined by exciting portraits of young male models. 26 June – […]