Hey, gidday mates! While I was in New Zealand recently I sat down to chat business with my old friend Harry Were, who is one truly talented individual. I first met Harry in Auckland in 2007, but we became close friends a couple of years later when I was traveling to Paris regularly for the men’s shows, and she was working as an au pair for a tyrannical Parisian. (We bonded over being sad loners in a beautiful city.) Over the last couple of years, she’s made a name for herself designing incredible hand-knitted sweaters, and despite her painstakingly slow-fashion approach, her work is so popular that she manages to sell out of each piece almost immediately. Below, we talk the dilemmas associated with a business that relies on human-labor in the form of retired ladies, and more.Click to Continue!
Hey, gidday mates! I have this memory bank in my brain where I keep my favorite outfits of all time, and one of them belongs to a guy with whom I went to university, named Sam.Click to Continue!
Maison Kitsune has a new brick and mortar location in NYC, on the quietly cool stretch of Rivington (between Chrystie and the Bowery) in the Lower East Side. Fellow retailers on the block include Green Fingers (which shares its backyard garden with Kitsune), Freeman’s Sporting Club, and Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream, meaning it’s fast becoming the ideal hang spot for anybody looking for a moment’s break from the traffic, the humidity and the noise so prevalent in the city this time of year. Moti Ankari and I paid the store a visit last Friday, and couldn’t leave without trying on some clothes; I’ve been reading my old Ivy League style books nonstop recently, and my number one takeaway has been cuffed pants with white socks, canvas sneakers and a button-down… See below.Click to Continue!
There’s something about watching the most English of all English fashion brands presenting its collection on home-soil that just absolutely does it for me, and today’s Burberry Autumn Winter 2015 show was no exception. (Not even joking about the home-soil btw, the show is held in a tent on the grass at Kensington Garden.)Click to Continue!