Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Skirt? Why New Menswear Designers Can’t Go Mainstream

‘Everything was worn with cowboy boots, many of them gold. They made me think of Myra Breckinridge, possibly Galliano’s sly way of underscoring that all fashion is drag,’ wrote Tim Blanks recently in his review of Maison Margiela’s couture show. That fashion is about performance is not new. Generations of designers have used clothes to explore ideas, and inContinue reading “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Skirt? Why New Menswear Designers Can’t Go Mainstream”

Wonderland report : BERTHOLD SS17

Wonderland | JUNE 12TH, 2016 For SS17, Berthold investigated volume, lightness and scale in a collection that combined function and form to great effect.  Men in Uniform Drawing inspiration from the historical shapes of French military jackets, Raimund Berthold explored how fabrics could be wrapped, folded and moulded around the body. The result was aContinue reading “Wonderland report : BERTHOLD SS17”

Wonderland report : QASIMI SS17

Wonderland| JUNE 12TH, 2016 Against a futuristic landscape, Qasimi laid out his vision for the future and explored the troubles of our time. Politics on the menu This season Qasimi put the political landscape at the heart of his collection. Drawing inspiration from a diverse set of influences that included the Gulf War, divers andContinue reading “Wonderland report : QASIMI SS17”

London Collections Men: AW16 Report

  Suave, salient and immeasurably slick London Collections: Men certainly epitomized the it in British Fashion this season. Over four days, the AW16 collections unfolded to reveal a line up of bold, clever and thoughtful designs that will have sartorial hounds and innocent laymen baying for blood in the months to come. Overall there wasContinue reading “London Collections Men: AW16 Report”