Raf Simons — Oversized knits and puffer jackets mixed with skinny little tailored pants and boots.Click to Continue!
Those of you who followed my Instagram closely while I was in Europe might remember a photo I posted of a piece of paper covered in psychopath-esque chicken scrawls. That’s because on the first day of Milan Fashion Week I interviewed Umit Benan for GQ by phone as I was waiting for the Costume National show to begin, and since iPhones don’t allow you to record phone calls, I was forced to scrawl the answers on the envelope of the Ermenegildo Zegna invitation while sitting on top of a speaker in a not particularly quiet corner of the room. It’s a glamorous life.Click to Continue!
Clockwise, from left: Lapo Elkann arriving at Gucci, Umit Benan, Ports 1961 and Canali. After that late-night encounter with Michael Pitt at the Principe, I had celebrities on the mind. Lest ye forget, we’re in Milano, so who better to kick off day three than the city’s prodigal son, Lapo Elkann, whose made-to-measure collaboration with Gucci is set to launch this week. Elkann rolled up to the Gucci show in signature wide-lapeled fashion, and chatted the catwalk presentation away with Vogue Italia’s editor-in-chief, Franca Sozzani. A few seats over sat a young multi-disciplinarian (actor/writer/director/face of Gucci) by the name ofClick to Continue!