Linus Morales’ Fabfood

Seems like you’re on your path to consuming guilt-free, fashionable calories. Swedish Photographer Linus Morales’ ‘Fabfood’ series depicts Karl + Coco’s imprint on a sausage, LV toasties, Gucci on a slab of bacon and Fendi on the tots. Each food consumable placed together on a plate, et voila, here’s your big breakfast (where’s the egg?). Is … Continue reading

Six Scents Parfum x Azuma Makoto’s “Longing for Contact”

A multi-media collective creation, Six Scents Parfum and haute couture florist’ Azuma Makoto presents “Longing for Contact”, a six-part collage progression series inspired by Azuma’s contributions to Six Scents: Series Two. These ‘digital’ posters combine Azuma’s original artwork with elements of package design and the designer mandated fragrance concept for each scent. Series Two continues this exploration of … Continue reading

Izima Kaoru in Yohji + Jil

Izima Kaoru was born in Kyoto in 1954; he lives and works in Tokyo. He began his career as a fashion photographer and has contributed to numerous international magazines. He is the founder and editor in chief of the magazine zyappu. Kaoru’s narratives, which are generally suggested by the subject herself, present a heroine who is … Continue reading

Fashion Illustrator (2) Tanya Ling

Continuing on with my recent obsession with fashion illustrations, I am introducing a second favorite contemporary, Tanya Ling. Born in Calcutta in 1966, Ling grew up in America, Africa and the UK. Ling studied Fashion Design and Textiles at St Martins School of Art and after graduating in 1989 moved to Paris to work as … Continue reading

Fashion Illustrator (1) Danny Robert of Igor + Andre

Lately I have been obsessively flipping through magazines, partially for Color Theory classes, for work and also for fun. I cannot help but notice the resurfacing of fashion illustration that has been featuring big in so many magazines, including a full spread interpretation of fashion mentions via illustrations in an issue of Vogue Nippon end … Continue reading

Fashioning the Body – A New Narrative

Have you ever thought about why we wear what we wear? What does it means for (the collection of) garments when it’s worn by us? How does it change everything? The city is a scape painted only to its completion added by the droplets of character and richness bought together by wear, reflected and bouncing … Continue reading

WWD Runway Trends Report / NYFW FW11

It’s been a little while everyone. I promise I will make more of an effort uploading my blog this semester. Today I realized that I have been in New York for almost seven months now, and my gosh time has gone fast! School work has been intense but incredibly rewarding, and internships are going amazing … Continue reading

Global Narratives Project

In class a week ago we each “threaded out” three images from the fantastic, eye-popping book (Un)Fashion edited by Tibor and Maira Kalman. Concentrating on global fashion elements, we looked at how how around the world adorned their bodies through different types of wear associated with military, ethnic, religious and uniform elements. I pulled out meanings … Continue reading

Printemps Loves New York

Weeks following its Fashion Week, the monumental Printemps department store in Paris is spreading it’s love for it’s transatlantic fashion capital – New York – by spreading it all over their front window display, and I absolutely love it. Fifteen iconic New York fashion designers including Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Diane Von Furstenberg, Alexander Wang, Ralph Lauren, Proenza … Continue reading

Be Fine, and not Fast: On Fashion & Food

There will be a lot of F-words in this post. Fashion and Food – Oh my two loves, and I know if it didn’t tickle your fancy it wouldn’t have caught your attention too. They are so different but really the same – frenemies so to speak. Just as food can now be fashionably fancy, … Continue reading