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Volker Ketteniss

28 posts  |  Last entry Mar 27, 2019

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boohooMAN CEO Samir Kamani on streetwear, consumer insights and a new collaboration

WGSN's Menswear Director Volker Kettenis caught up with boohooMAN CEO, Samir Kamani, to talk their latest collaboration (a staggering 200-piece collection with Quavo), a streetwear-focused approach and the new menswear consumer. 

How to do layering: A lesson from the menswear A/W16 Paris catwalks

The catwalks were awash with luxury layered looks. Here's how to recreate them without looking like you just threw on everything in your wardrobe.

Menswear A/W 16: The racing style leather biker jacket is back

No motorbike needed. How to rock the biker look for AW 16/17, WGSN Menswear Director Volker Ketteniss reports

Matthew Miller reworks contemporary tailoring

  London: Conform, Control, Constrict were the three words used to describe the S/S 16 theme at Matthew Miller. His frustrations with red tape and …

Christopher Raeburn’s Borneo jungle survival kit

  London: Borneo and the maverick anthropologist Tom Harrison – who devoted his life to preserving the country’s environment and culture – was on the …

James Long’s creative free-form

  London: Individuality and freedom of expression were the key messages at James Long’s S/S 16 bohemian parade of decorative but wearable patchwork clothing, …

Marbella foam party sportswear at Christopher Shannon

London: High-cut running shorts, mesh fabrics and discarded neon bikinis as styling items were the hints that pointed to the 90s Marbella foam party …

Utility resort looks at Lou Dalton

London:  Summer utility was the main message of Lou Dalton’s new collection, which was inspired by dress codes of the Casuals and the 80s …

Craig Green’s colourful ceremony.

London:  Craig Green demonstrated a controlled, summer evolution of his aesthetic, which is now firmly established as a mix of Japanese workwear influences with …

Northern Soul through the decades at Topman Design

London: Topman packed a lot into today’s Northern Soul inspired collection. The show had an analogue 80s feel, with the music playing off a cassette …

Trend Alert – Layered Outerwear

Cosy layering becomes a key theme for menswear this season on the Paris catwalks. Long coat silhouettes in different tones and patterns combine to expand this …

Trend Alert – Sartorial Deconstruction

Geometric colour-blocking continues to inspire menswear, and seems to be evolving into an art form. The way in which Paris designers reworked classic menswear items …