Monthly Archives: June 2012

Minimalist Fisherman

The Japanese paper fabric washi was at the centre of Issey Miyaki’s technical yet somehow rustic and humble interpretation of menswear – and what a perfect time to straddle the trad and the techy as the market makes a transit … Continue reading

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MAC Heavenly Creatures

MAC has looked to the stars to inspire its latest launch, Heavenly Creatures, an outer space inspired set of bold lipsticks, shimmering powders, glosses and color swirled eye shadows. At the core of the range is a galaxy of nine … Continue reading

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Lazy Oaf X Batman

Lazy Oaf has become the latest brand to tap into pop culture symbolism with a Batman capsule collection that uses the superhero symbol across men’s and womenswear. The London label’s capsule collection will be available in July, timed to coincide … Continue reading

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Tea Towel Casual

In its UK incarnation the dish cloth is called a tea towel and such a domestic kitchen fabric is an unexpected choice for a Lacroix catwalk; but the textured waffle weave moves just enough to add interest to an unfussy … Continue reading

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Comme Des Garcons SHIRT X Star Wars

Comme Des Garcons SHIRT has teamed up with Star Wars to create a capsule collection that plays on the franchise’s light and dark sides. Shirts, knits and trousers all come in black and white with both placement graphics and all-over … Continue reading

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Menswear Special: Shrunk in the Wash!

With a casually studious riff on the beat generation, this darkened mix plays on proportion, the jeans, jacket and beanie all shrunken simpatico to play on the slim lines of the body and to suggest a threadbare bohemianism. Only the … Continue reading

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V&A x BFC: Britain Creates 2012

The V&A and BFC have got together to pair up a raft of British designers with artists to create a series of commissions for the London 2012 festival. The project, called Britain Creates 2012: Fashion + Art Collusion sees the … Continue reading

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Supermarket Sweep Geek

From a distance that walking billboard is a paean to summer prints but as soon you get close enough for the look to swim into focus, it turns out to be a brash comment on excessive consumerism, with FMCG packaging … Continue reading

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Street Scuba

King of sportswear Dirk Bikkembergs knows how to luxe up an active look and he’s at it again here. While not compromising the casual spin of this combo, he has taken a lean, techy look and made it look fresh, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Saunders X Vogue

Jonathan Saunders has designed the official Vogue Fashion’s Night Out T-shirt in aid of domestic violence charity Refuge. The Scottish designer has paired up with British Vogue for the annual fashion event by creating a T-shirt using one of his … Continue reading

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