24 June 2019
Here, an oily quilted jacket over a crocheted top or a dark brocade trailing threads was less suggestive of menswear — or womenswear, for that matter — than a faded aristocracy.
9 March 2019
9 March 2019 • By BoF Team
5 March 2019
5 March 2019 • By Kati Chitrakorn
3 March 2019
Rei Kawakubo drew on a repertoire of the most civilised dress, but mutated her finery with hard industrial elements. The impact of this dystopian couture was stunning: society through a glass darkly.
21 January 2019
Buried in the murk were artfully doubled jackets, skillful new proportions and intriguing decorative elements. But is creativity enough in the darkness? Maybe not.
30 September 2018
Garments burst open by a female belly were an intense reminder of the primal power of pregnancy.
24 June 2018
Rei Kawakubo returned to the mutated Edwardian silhouette that has underpinned her menswear from almost the beginning. But although there was buoyant colour, Kawakubo’s dissection of the suit had teeth.
4 March 2018
Rei Kawakubo sticks her finger in the wind and nails the moment, demonstrating the enduring outsider status of camp.
1 October 2017
Just as girlhood is an inevitable prelude to lost innocence, Rei Kawakubo’s collection seemed to recognise another human inevitability, the most inescapable of all.
Menswear - Spring 2018
27 June 2017
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Contemplating Evolution at Burberry
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Can Roller Coasters and a Bunny Garden Lure Shoppers Back to the Mall?
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Report: J.C. Penney to Prep for Debt Talks Ahead of Holiday Season
Power Moves | Benefit Cosmetics Appoints CEO, StockX Hires CMO
Announcing Allbirds, ME+EM, TKEES and Couverture & The Garbstore
Can Vetements Survive Without Demna?
How I Became… Carla Sozzani
At Bottega Veneta, Tough Clothes for Hard Times
Carlyle Weighs Sale of Shoe Brand Golden Goose
Matty Bovan's Happy Pills
Jonathan Anderson's Arabian Nights
Jil Sander’s Walk on the Wild Side
Three London Labels Stick to Their Guns
Fashion East: Slimmer in Scale, Steady in Spirit