Philosophy by Lorenzo Serafini Pre-Fall 2021

A young Princess Anne inspired the British country vibe that Lorenzo Serafini injected into his pre-fall collection for the Philosophy brand. Tartan fabrics, printed foulards and riding boots brought to mind the royal getaways as depicted on “The Crown.” “I looked at Princess Anne for her effortless, nonchalant style,” explained Serafini, who this season focused more on separates and daywear […]

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Children of the Discordance Men’s Fall 2021

Galleries Collection It was a tale of two Tokyos for designer Hideaki Shikama, who’s been witnessing the contrasts of the megacity since his early teens. While the vibrant Shibuya district offered plenty of opportunities to dive deep into the flamboyant style of local youth, the old neighborhood of Nippori in downtown Tokyo was echoed in the use of traditional techniques […]

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Kiton Men’s Fall 2021

Galleries Collection Kiton has adjusted its traditional tailoring expertise to fit with the times. “We are all wearing more relaxed and comfortable clothes, so our jackets are softer, pants have drawstrings. The private and public spheres of our lives are totally blended,” Kiton’s chief executive Antonio De Matteis said ahead of the scheduled presentation. To be sure, Kiton’s collection for […]

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Go Ahead. Fantasize.

Teddy Johnson has a very clear fantasy for what he’s going to do the day the pandemic is “over” — whatever that day might look like, and whenever it may be. He’s banking on the day being sunny, perhaps the temperature of early summer. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston will be playing everywhere — […]

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Biden, Harris Inauguration Gets High-Fashion Merch

Fashion designers are teaming up to create some high-fashion merchandise to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ inauguration. Designers such as Gabriela Hearst, Aurora James, Thakoon Panichgul, Joe Perez and Rosie Assoulin are lending their design expertise for the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20 for a limited-edition collection of apparel and accessories. The collection includes a Gabriela […]

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Polo Teams With Clot on Capsule Collection

Polo Ralph Lauren has collaborated with buzzy Hong Kong-based streetwear label Clot founded by Edison Chen and Kevin Poon on a new limited-edition capsule for Chinese New Year on Feb. 12. The line, which blends Clot’s Chinese heritage with Ralph Lauren’s American roots, is intended to celebrate the Year of the Ox. A toggle varsity jacket.  The collection features Clot’s […]

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Pitti Uomo Cancels February Physical Edition

NO SHOW: It’s difficult to make plans in such unpredictable times, but Pitti Immagine has shown a resilient optimism in continuing to schedule its events over the past year. Yet it has to change plans yet again. The physical edition of Pitti Uomo supposed to run Feb. 21 to 23 at the Fortezza da Basso location has been canceled, along […]

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La DoubleJ Pre-Fall 2021

Imagine tuning in for a business Zoom call and finding yourself in the midst of a meditation retreat. Surprising to say the least. That’s exactly what designer J.J. Martin does sometimes with representatives of her London PR agency. Having a conversation with Martin is always an uplifting experience — her joyful take on life is contagious and partly connected to […]

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Hellessy Pre-Fall 2021

Galleries Collection For the pre-fall season, Sylvie Millstein wanted to represent the New York spirit. “The resilient spirit of ‘she’s not giving up on dressing up and being out and about, being stylish, wearing colors,’ that has an element of seduction as well,” the Hellessy designer explained. The idea started with luxe garments and ended with her look book photoshoot, […]

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Speed Swiping Right to a Warm, Winning Smile

Rachel Jennifer Heyman did some quick-fire swiping on the Tinder dating app at her apartment in Manhattan one Saturday evening in January 2019 with her friend over glasses of wine, a variety of Trader Joe’s appetizers and reality TV. “At points we would take each other’s phone,” she said, and swiped right for each other while sitting by the fireplace […]

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