5 Emerging Labels From NY Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018

5 Emerging Labels From NY Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018

Last week, fashion’s finest took over the Big Apple to participate in the city’s eight-day long sartorial parade, aka New York Fashion Week. Accompanying the roster of established designers were a number of newcomers, all vying to catch the attention of the global audience in attendance.   BARRAGÁN BARRAGÁN   BARRAGÁN, the New York-based label offered a striking range of rave-tinged unisex garments that experimented with symmetry and shapes. Throwback ’90s/early ’00s tribal graphics were emblazoned on sheer tops, satin trousers…

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The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Mask Designer Returns with an IKEA Mask

The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Mask Designer Returns with an IKEA Mask

Chinese artist-designer Zhijun Wang has been making quite the name for himself with his skills in transforming hyped sneakers into face masks, such as the Nike VaporMax and the HYPEBEAST x New Balance sneaker. This time Wang appropriately jumps onto the current IKEA craze by transforming the Swedish furniture brand’s beloved FRAKTA tote into his latest works of art. So far IKEA’s FRAKTA tote has been turned into a Balenciaga…

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How Retailers Choose the Brands They Carry

How Retailers Choose the Brands They Carry

When Raf Simons was at the helm of Jil Sander and his eponymous label — just months before taking the reins at Dior — the Belgian designer drew this telling illustration: “Fashion is such an octopus. You’re connected to so many people: suppliers, pattern makers, production teams, marketing teams, vendors.” As it currently stands, the global apparel industry is valued at an astounding $3 trillion USD. For perspective, that’s an…

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Get Ready For The Release Of The Air Jordan 12 Low Wolf Grey

Get Ready For The Release Of The Air Jordan 12 Low Wolf Grey

Jordan Brand will be releasing another new colorway of the Air Jordan 12 Low in a few days as we prepare for the Spring season that officially gets underway next week. This Jordan 12 has taken on a tonal look as the sneaker comes covered in Wolf Grey on the entire upper which has been constructed out of a perforated suede along with leather detailing on the mudguard. Adding subtle contrast are…

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Prada Unveils Colorful New Art Installation NYC Store

Prada Unveils Colorful New Art Installation NYC Store

Prada’s seasonal revamp in its stores has continued with the display of a new installation in its New York store. The Broadway Epicenter space showcased Dialogic, which consisted of backlit film stills and frames and allowing these singular frames to create a disjointed narrative all of its own. The last time Prada collaborated explicitly with an artist was a tremendous success, as the brand’s collaboration with Christophe Chemin flew off…

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