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How Peter Knapp liberated women

When we look at fashion editorials today, rarely we tend to ponder how much they reflect the times we live in.  The photographs often seem (especially for those not initiated) as innocent, spontaneous outbursts of creativity, which have more to do with aesthetic whims than stark everyday life and its realities. And yet, after several […]

Valentin Yudashkin F/W 2018: Moscow winter

For his new collection, Valentin Yudashkin had one specific image in mind: Moscow winter. But what exactly does it convey? The first references and associations are obvious: snow-covered streets; beauty of a historical city wrapped in thick white layers, just like a warm, puffy coat. However,  philosophy underpinning the sartorial exquisiteness the designer wanted to […]

Making extravagance ordinary

Today, when the visual side is prioritized over any other possible criteria (thank you Instagram and Pinterest!), designers are preoccupied with creating objects capable of generating the digital buzz. XXL logos, abundance of sequins, embroideries, asymmetrical silhouettes… The object must capture attention in order to deserve a place in our wardrobes and our feed. One […]