Kenneth Ning | SS’17 Menswear Presentation

Kenneth Ning’s menswear collection for Spring/Summer 2017, titled “Full Metal”, can be described as edgy, innovative, and effortless. This season, he took inspiration from the military via Stanley Kubrick’s film, Full Metal Jacket. The silhouettes look like they just got off a battlefield, as destroyed shirts, outerwear, and bottoms made up the lot of the collection. Shredded headgear was also part of the mix. Ning … Continue reading Kenneth Ning | SS’17 Menswear Presentation

Nick Graham | SS’17 Men’s Presentation

Nick Graham’s New York Fashion Week menswear presentation for spring/summer 2016 was one of the most upbeat and carefree shows I’ve ever had the pleasure of attending. Models were smiling and dancing down the runway as a light breeze swayed the surrounding palm trees. The band, Cubanoson, played Rumba music while the emcee announced each model’s home country as they entered wearing Graham’s latest creations. The … Continue reading Nick Graham | SS’17 Men’s Presentation

Edgar Artis – A Fashion Illustrator with a Unique Strategy

On my morning scroll through Instagram today, I discovered a remarkable fashion illustrator who uses everyday objects to sketch stunning couture. This Armenian artist, Edgar Artis, finds inspiration from everything including food, liquids, flowers, and nature. He also designs stencils with cut out gowns and dresses where his sketched models can literally wear the world around them. In other words, where we see clouds in the sky, … Continue reading Edgar Artis – A Fashion Illustrator with a Unique Strategy

MOODBOX Spring/Summer 2016 | Shanghai Fashion Week

“MOODBOX is a designer brand established by Xu QIN, which in Chinese means “Mood”. Just as its name, the brand is a box of mood that every collection comes from a real story. Xu QIN hopes to design her collections in different angles and by doing this she gives her brand with the conception of “One Dress in More Styles”, you can wear a single … Continue reading MOODBOX Spring/Summer 2016 | Shanghai Fashion Week

WMWM’s South African Barbershop & Salon | SS ’16

WMWM Studio calls it the South African Township barbershop and salons effect: a collection made of irregular sleeves, boxy silhouettes, and corn-row braids – the whole of Mushroom Song’s Spring Summer 2016 fashion show during Shanghai Fashion Week. It is described as the Unisex Salon – the collection featured men and women in similar styles either sporting a barber hair cut or slick-back hair, wearing a … Continue reading WMWM’s South African Barbershop & Salon | SS ’16

Tarik Ediz | S/S 2016 Collection

Tarik Ediz showed off his signature couture evening gowns during his show at Shanghai Fashion Week S/S 2016. The collection seemed to be presented on a ROY G BIV color scale: starting with reds and pinks, then easing into dark colors like purple, green, and blue, & ending with neutrals of black, beige, and white. Solid colors, sequins, and lace detailing were the entirety of the collection, … Continue reading Tarik Ediz | S/S 2016 Collection

Zhang Yuhao | Shanghai Fashion Week SS’16

23 year old Zhang Yuhao‘s spring/summer 2016 collection during Shanghai Fashion Week resembled someone who’s “a little weird, a little crazy, a little out of control, but also a little cute”, the press release states. The concept surrounds youth, but mostly a good girl who one day faces her surrounding environment and unleashes her true self. The makeup and hair of the models summed this concept up … Continue reading Zhang Yuhao | Shanghai Fashion Week SS’16

Feng Chen Wang | Shanghai Fashion Week 2016

Feng Chen Wang’s Spring Summer 2016 collection was interesting to say the least, with “Life and Love” as the main concept. The show started with an army of models spelling out the life & love words in neon light, fueled by an IV pack. The whole medical concept seems to be trending this season, as we saw in Inés Fresedo’s show. Wang’s collection, from the … Continue reading Feng Chen Wang | Shanghai Fashion Week 2016

Just for Tee x Pepsi | SHFW SS’16

Just for Tee’s Shanghai Fashion Week show on Friday, in cross collaboration with Pepsi, was inspired by a simple shirt – everything from the collar to the pattern and fabric. Designer Badwn Cheung told StyleTV that he wanted to “resist the usual seriousness of wearing a shirt”. Collars were found on waistlines, hips, and worn as shoes. Sleeves were worn upside down with the cuff at … Continue reading Just for Tee x Pepsi | SHFW SS’16