Gucci — Jenny said it best while the show was in process: “People talk about how crazy this stuff is, but imagine how good it’d look if you just wore one piece at a time with a pair of jeans?” And proving her point, this outfit walked out.Click to Continue!
Ever since Stefano Pilati came on board at Ermenegildo Zegna and moved the show venue away from the company headquarters on Via Savona over to a building on the exact opposite side of the city from my hotel, I never fail to arrive insanely late and run in the door huffing and puffing and drenched in sweat just as the lights are coming up and the first model is walking out on the runway. But it’s well worth the sprint: Pilati does what few menswear designers even attempt, and delivers a kind of soft-yet-complex elegance each season.Click to Continue!
Move over Viktor & Rolf, there’s a new Dutch duo in town: Lernert & Sander. The Amsterdam-based artists create simple, visually stunning works with the sort of right-in-front-of-your-face ideas that make you groan and wish you’d thought of it first. But you didn’t, and they did, and that’s why they’re getting the big bucks. Their latest offering, created for Maastricht’s TEFAF Art Fair, saw the pair quite literally deconstruct sweaters by Prada, Jil Sander, Celine and Chloe, and turn them back into the balls of wool from whence they came.Click to Continue!
1. File this one under: The sexiest thing I’ve seen in ages. Nothing gets me like two hot young superstars flirting in front of a screaming crowd, so when Rihanna appeared onstage at the Drake concert at Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy last night and they danced up on each other, I was like, somebody get me a fan. That chemistry was real I tells ye. Real. If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out.Click to Continue!
A look from the Jil Sander S/S 2014 show. There are a couple of fashion week imperatives that I’ve learned over the years, and the first is quite simple – always double check the address of the show you’re about to see. I forgot that one in my pre-show delirium on Saturday, and found myself standing outside Zegna HQ where the show is usually held, wondering where all the people were. I looked at my invitation and discovered that Stefano Pilati’s first show for Ermenegildo Zegna was, in fact, on the other side of town. One 15 minute, panic-fueled taxiClick to Continue!