• Edun RTW Fall 2018

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    Motorcycle taxis are the most common form of transportation in Nairobi, Kenya. That's where Edun's exciting journey through African culture started for fall. The brand's creative team was inspired by the bold, over-the-top customizations of the city's boda boda motorcycle taxis for the prints and decorative motifs jazzing up this cool collection.
    Perfectly combining creative research with the development of solid relationships with local artisans and manufacturers, Edun succeeded in giving life to an authentic collection, celebrating the vibrant African aesthetic yet avoiding clichés...
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  • Michael Kors RTW Fall 2018

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    What do MoMA and Maria von Trapp have in common? Things, silly! Dear, determined Maria chased away fears by singing about her favorites. MoMA used a different word for its recent exhibit, “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” but potato, po-tah-to.
    In December, Kors and his husband Lance LePere took in the exhibit. “It really just started my head rolling,” Kors said during a preview. “How do I design the piece that you grab for on a regular basis?” He set out to design a collection of exactly that - go-to, essential items aka favorite things. Cue Julie Andrews. (Kors did, for his soundtrack...
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  • Boss Gallery RTW Fall 2018

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    “I wanted something quite sober, serene in a world full of flashes,” said Jason Wu, who, on Tuesday, presented his Boss Gallery fall collection. The lineup, unveiled with a presentation at the Cedar Lake venue, with models standing on a rotating podium placed in the middle of the room, marked the end of the five-year collaboration between the German company and the designer.
    Wu, who said he feels proud to have managed to bring Boss' women's wear line into the spotlight, accentuated that his main goal for fall was simply to deliver beautiful clothes. Obvious? Shouldn't that be the primal...
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  • Zang Toi RTW Fall 2018 Review

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    Zang Toi's recent trip to Italy was so inspiring that he decided to use a Roman holiday as the theme for his fall show. “The city is filled with so much beauty,” Toi said backstage. While he said there wasn't one particular inspiration, it was “the whole city of Rome that inspired me to come up with a collection of timeless beauties.” The designer's palette was mostly gray scale, ranging from gray to charcoal, with hints of orange, pink and red, because “you can't do a Rome collection without paying tribute to the haute couture master Valentino,” he explained. “Mr. Valentino is known for...
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