• Christian Dada Fall/Winter 2018 Salutes David Lynch

    26 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Masanori Morikawa's ascending Japanese label Christian Dada references iconic director David Lynch both overtly and subtly in its Fall/Winter 2018 collection, with items ranging from retro suiting to revised Americana.
    References to Lynch stretch from printed words to outfits styled like costumes in the designer's filmography. Roses - a Romanticist motif seen occasionally in Lynch's work - crop up throughout the collection as accessories; one blue rose pin is a direct nod to Lynch's Twin Peaks : Fire Walk with Me. Elsewhere, quotes from Twin Peaks appear on scarves and T-shirts, while film...
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  • Pigalle Delivers a Ballet Performance for Fall/Winter 2018

    Pigalle Delivers a Ballet Performance for Fall/Winter 2018

    26 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Pigalle did not shy away from artistic dazzle for Fall/Winter 2018. Creative Director Stéphane Ashpool drew on his childhood memories of growing up in a dance studio for the performance at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse.
    Ballet dancers modeled the fashion house's glamorous experimental apparel. First up were several garments sporting red - provided by a lacquered leather jacket and both satin & texturized pants. Further along, we notice streamlined shapes in striking cow prints, fur fabrics, retro stripes and color-blocking. Pigalle continues to transform...
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  • Agnès b. Debuts Sweeping Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    Agnès b. Debuts Sweeping Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    27 days ago - By Hypebeast

    The eponymously designed agnès b. hit the Paris runway with a blend of suits and loungy sportswear, inflected with bold patterns and executed in a range of relaxed, yet sharp, cuts.
    Kicking off the show, a range of tailoring staples - dress trousers, double-breasted overcoats - were juxtaposed with youthful hoodies, bomber jackets and baseball caps, all bearing bright prints and patterns. Iconic French style items crept into later looks, like berets, slim scarves and turtlenecks, as the collection shifted from street gear to full-on tailoring, subverted with contemporary items like graphic...
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  • SANKUANZ Brings Urban Utilitarian Prints For Fall/Winter 2018

    SANKUANZ Brings Urban Utilitarian Prints For Fall/Winter 2018

    27 days ago - By Hypebeast

    SANKUANZ took to the Parisian runway to show off its Fall/Winter 2018 collection.
    As a whole, the collection feels more mature than its predecessors. Immediately noticeable are durable fabrics and 3M reflective panels reworked in the brand's iconic oversized aesthetic. Jackets and wide pants are paired with exaggerated shoes and accessories. A standout piece is a full military green suit with cargo pleated pants. Elsewhere, large silhouettes boast eclectic green, black, orange and light blue patterns.
    Check out the looks above and let us know your favorites. In related news, SANKUANZ has...
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  • Rynshu Debuts Androgynous Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    Rynshu Debuts Androgynous Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    27 days ago - By Hypebeast

    33 year-old Japanese fashion label Rynshu took to Paris Fashion Week to showcase a collection of monochrome tailoring, accented by colorful text, intricate fringing and luxurious accessories.
    Designed by Rynshu Masatomo since its inception, Rynshu is known for quirky runway shows and slim suiting; this show keeps in line with past collections while exploring new territories. Trim cuts feature throughout, with overcoats, leather jackets, tapered trousers and sweaters all boasting streamlined cuts. Occasional disparity comes in the form of a flowing cloak or a pair of wide trousers hosting a...
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  • Backstage at Dior Homme's Pattern-Heavy Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    Backstage at Dior Homme's Pattern-Heavy Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

    27 days ago - By Hypebeast

    On the back of the label's Fall/Winter 2018 runway presentation , we have exclusive backstage imagery of the new Dior Homme collection, offering a closer look at the brand's tribal pattern-inflected designs.
    Updating previous collections' tailored looks with bold tribal imagery and rich colors, Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2018 includes accents both playful and dressy, tying neckerchiefs on the models and emblazoning outerwear with embroidered branding. Tribal patterns appear throughout the line; printed on anoraks and shirts, sewn into coats and sweaters and even referenced in metal jewelry. Of...
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