Considering how impossible it seems these days for China and America to play nice in the sandbox together, it only makes sense to call on the Italians to intervene with a message of love.
And from Roma, con amore, indeed comes this cool new Fendi Chinese Valentine’s Day collection, created in collaboration with Brit art sensation Mr. Doodle (née Sam Cox)—and featuring an accompanying video starring Hong Kong pop icon Jackson Wang…who has become an enthusiastic ambassador for the exalted fashion house.
The styles themselves reflect…Read More
Whilst this insidious pandemic has definitively focused our attention on a sense of responsibility to the health of our surrounding community, if we’re allowed a moment of self-indulgence, we’ll admit that one thing we’ll most definitely be missing in 2020 is that moment of touching down in our beloved Italia. And as the EU has just admonished America with a necessary and perfectly understandable travel ban, it seems nothing short of a fait accompli.
Our friends at Ferragamo must have sensed this, as they have worked seemingly tirelessly…Read More
In the early ‘70s, an enterprising men’s clothier from Iran immigrated to the United States, settling in Los Angeles. Bijan Pakzad quickly established a reputation for purveying the highest quality of men’s fashion, upgrading the American gentlemen’s very perception of what a well-cut, beautifully tailored suit crafted from exquisite fabrics could be. More importantly, Pakzad showed men of power and distinction what stylish wardrobe could do for their image.
Soon dubbed the founder of the ‘West Coast Saville Row,’ Pakzad made an indelible mark on the very notion of men “dressing the part.” The brand ultimately expanded globally, and earning…Read More
With the raft of pandemic-caused virtual art fairs (Frieze just announced it was even canceling its physical London flagship event in October), it was inevitable that fashion weeks would ultimately go the same way. And so Milan Fashion Week has indeed gone digital, with a summer special edition taking place this week, July 14 – 17 specifically—and with a program presented entirely on the Camera Della Moda platform.
When it was announced in May, Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera della Moda, told Vogue: “Everybody…Read More
From Betty Boop to Blair Waldorf, New York City has inspired an ever-evolving history of fictional “It” Girls. Although the latest fille to make the list hasn’t been defying social distancing guidelines in covert downtown speakeasies or igniting Page Six scandals; she has been—much to our delight—regularly spotted around town.
Meet PhoebeNewYork, the charming and très fashionable alter ego of NYC-based artist Libby Schoettle. Phoebe has been popping up on boarded up storefronts and bus shelters throughout New York and across the globe, and stirring up quite a buzz. More than just…Read More