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Acne expressionist take on Pre-Summer

New York: Expressive pieces of individuality and the use of tactile fabrics describe Jonny Johannson latest collection. For Pre-Summer the designer looked at the intelligence of naivety and the toughness of free expression encouraged by cubist Albert Gleises blended with the spray painted pop art of Mario Schifano. The first look of the expressive ensemble was a stiff bonded linen ...
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Virtual reality for retail gets airtime at #CannesLions

Virtual reality is heavily integrated in the gaming space, but progressively finding avenues into other industries too. Travel is an obvious one, and increasingly, so is retail. It’s on that basis Sapient Nitro is using the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity as an opportunity to debut its new VR experience designed specifically for shopping. Created as a retail prototype, it’s ...
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Marc Jacobs – feminine, polished and a ‘little undone’

New York: Marc Jacobs presented his Pre-Summer collection in the Mercer Street store to a select few in the early hours of the morning. Always a stickler for time efficiencies, he began a little before the allotted schedule due to the early arrival of some dedicated clients. The showing began with models wearing headscarves and severely painted brows, and to ...
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Marc Jacobs


Summer has now hit most parts of the world and to celebrate the summer solstice, the WGSN City by City team has kick-started a brand new blog feature – Picks Of the Month, highlighting the absolute not-to-miss events from around the world. Our top picks highlight the best gigs, festivals, theatre performances, carnivals, parades, rooftop parties, as well as interesting ...
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Alexander Wang incorporates smart branding into his essentials

New York: Following on from his last collection, Alexander Wang went once again down the tough street vibe route mixing a dash of prettiness to his vigorous girl. Scalloped patterning made up with grommets adorned shorts, dresses, tops while pieces crafted in satin supported a rather feminine feel. The lineup was made of essential pieces yet with a unique Wang ...
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Alexander Wang

An exquisite blend of tailoring and tribal elements at Altuzarra

New York: A slim, tailored white suit opened the sleek presentation for Joseph Altuzarra’s Resort 2016, but the minimal tailoring stopped there The silhouette was slim and tailored, yes, but the subtle curves accentuating the body were the canvas from which Altuzarra's creative statement unfurled – "I was really interested in the idea of color and texture,” said Joseph Altuzarra. There were ...
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DKNY sporting their 90′s roots

New York: DKNY's latest Pre-Summer collection was energised with a minimal 90s aesthetic, drawing inspiration from Peter Lindbergh’s iconic black and white photography – the lineup was rendered in black and white looks with a hint of midnight blue and oxblood. While the juxtaposition of glossy and matte, soft and tense materials added a sophisticated surface interest to essential pieces. ...
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NEW YORK: The New Whitney

Open to the public May 1st is the much-anticipated new Whitney Museum of American Art. Having relocated from the Upper East Side’s Madison Avenue to Downtown’s Meatpacking District, the move marks one of the most significant cultural projects in Manhattan in the last decade.
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NEW YORK: LA-based Beckley Pops Up In SoHo

Emerging LA-based label Beckley has popped up on Mercer Street for a brief SoHo stint. 
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Sun shines across Hudson’s Bay, outlook strong, work on Saks’ Manhattan flagship upgrade to start summer

All appears calm in a sunny Hudson’s Bay despite turbulent times for Canadian retail. The venerable retail giant had plenty of good news to deliver Tuesday with its businesses across the North America divide performing strongly in both Q4 and fiscal 2014, boosted further by an outlook that predicts an even sunnier 2015. Stealing the main headline had to be its ...
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Trend Alert – Metal Grommets

Grommets are an important trim and detail for A/W 15/16, evolving from Pre-Fall 15. The metal eyelet makes a strong statement as a design detail or as a functional element in a variety of silhouettes, creating an edgy, youthful vibe on the catwalk.
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Trend Alert – Cape Sleeves

Tailoring evolves this season with precise cuts and slits on sleeves that mimic cape silhouettes, updating tailored separates such as overcoats and blazers. This off-kilter approach transforms classic masculine shapes into sophisticated yet unexpected feminine staples.    
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Cape Sleeve

Trend Alert – Midnight Grunge

Head-to-toe black gathers stream as key colour direction at numerous shows, resulting in a moody goth-grunge mélange. Designers play with textures and layers to elevate tonal ensembles, utilising lace, embellishment and considered juxtapositions of soft and hard fabrics to add depth and dimension.  
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Midnight Grunge

80′s Revival at Milly

New York: Unlike the plethora of 70’s nostalgia we’ve seen of late – Michelle Smith took us on 80’s revival, referencing “postmodern graphic art and music”. Her inspirations came through loud and clear as the models stomped down the disco-esque catwalk, covered in neon scribble prints, crosshatch cloque cocoon jackets and vivid colour blocking. Smith played with technical fabrics, bonding melton ...
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Boy Meets Girl at Diesel Black Gold

New York: Diesel Black Gold is continually proving to be the go to brand for assessable urban cool.  This season, designer Andreas Melbostad looked to the photographs of Peter Lindbergh for inspiration, lending the collection a “tough girl” 90’s aesthetic. “I love Lindbergh’s kind of raw beauty, and the masculine-feminine aspect of it.” he explained. Androgynous references became immediately apparent; the ...
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