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First Images: New ‘Dior Essentials’ Line For Men Captures a Timeless Sense of Style

 

 

Let’s face it – sometimes even fashionable gents just want a look that’s simple, classic and understatedly stylish. And so comes the new Dior Essentials line, capturing everything that is timeless about the ideal men’s wardrobe.

 

 

And indeed, from the Navy Virgin Wool Jacket w/ Button Strap, to the Double Breasted Cashmere Pea Coat, to the Black Cotton Pique Polo Shirt w/ Bee Emblem, the looks live up to the Essentials name in every possible way. There’s even a strikingly cut Peak Lapel Tuxedo in grain de poudre wool.

Yet…

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First Images: New Henrik Vibskov Flagship Opens in Copenhagen

 

 

Arguably the unofficial international figurehead of the “New Nordic Movement” (traceable back to the early oughts, when the opening of the Øresund Bridge connected Sweden and Denmark, and made anything seem possible), Henrik Vibskov represents perhaps one of the last of a generation of “rock star” designers.

After graduating from London’s Central Saint Martin’s in 2001, the provocative Dane’s eponymous fashion label rejected Scandinavian minimalism for a more theatrical, colorful bohemian aesthetic – yet with a distinct attention to tailoring and craftsmanship. After producing his infamous The Big Wet Shiny Boobies Collection, he opened his first…

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The Dior S/S 2020 Collection is an Homage to the Gardens of the Legendary Designer’s Sister

 

 

We never tire of Dior’s ability to bring together the classical and the innovative – to be sure, the house continues to set the pace for the industry while still finding ways to invoke its rich heritage.

And once again our expectations were exceeded, as Dior delivered a stunner at their Spring/Summer 2020 runway show at Paris Fashion Week. In an homage to the legendary couturier’s sister Catherine, an avid gardener – who was actually best known as a key figure in the Resistance against the Nazis during World War II -…

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Missoni’s Spring/Summer 2020 Collection is Inspired by Jane Birkin + Serge Gainsbourg

 

 

When the storied romance of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg is the muse for a fashion collection, you know it is going to be equally passionate and complex. And Angela Missoni perfectly captures their ’70s luxe bohemian lifestyle and fluidity of spirit in her Missoni Spring/Summer 2020 collection, which we have a first glimpse of here.

With an evocative show staged at a public pool in Milan (see the full video below), the exalted designer sought to convey freedom from gender with pieces that she envisioned Serge and Jane effortlessly sharing on…

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Dua Lipa Stars With an Eagle in New YSL Beauté ‘Libre’ Campaign

 

 

Dua Lipa is free to do what she wants. And smell beautiful doing it.

Indeed, the model turned songstress was been tapped by YSL Beauté as the brand ambassador for their latest fragrance, Libre, which is French for “free.” And as someone who has a rocked a few memorably androgynous looks, advocating a scent that walks the line between masculine and feminine seems perfectly reasonable. Her utterly modern take on classic beauty does genuinely seem to embody the Libre ethos.

Proof of YSL’s enthusiasm for the collaboration was the splashy NYFW party we…

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