• Jahnkoy Men's Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    Jahnkoy's Maria Kazakova, who is Siberian and studied at Central Saint Martins and Parsons, has received a lot of support from the industry with her brand narrative, which is centered on preserving traditional craftsmanship and reworking it for a new generation.
    She was shortlisted for the 2017 LVMH Prize and has found fans in consultant Julie Gilhart and Bruce Pask, the men's fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus. Kazakova also has the support of Puma, Swarovski and the CFDA's Elaine Gold Launch Pad program.
    Her goal has always been to connect larger companies with local...
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  • Nick Graham Men's Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    Nick Graham's space odyssey continued for spring with a collection titled “1969.” He called it “one of the most transformational years in our history, a year that had both the first landing on the moon by Apollo 11 and also Woodstock, both of which were pretty transformative events in our culture.”
    A rocket-shaped 1959 Cadillac Cyclone concept car - the only one made and dispatched from the company's archives in Detroit - was parked on the runway and served as the perfect backdrop for the zesty show.
    It opened with a troupe of boys dancing in “Martian in Training” T-shirts, followed by a...
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  • Nihl Men's Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    In his New York show, Neil Grotzinger of Nihl, the LVMH Prize finalist, broke traditional rules of masculinity with a collection that centered around bending the rules of those in authority.
    He took police officers, football players and Wall Street brokers and turned their wardrobes on their head by “exploring the qualities of borderline ephemerality and downright queerness,” according to the liner notes.
    A clear example was a pair of football pants made from fine white silk he paired with a handmade chain mail tank top. An authentic crinkled painter's tarp - black on one side, green on...
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