Articles by: John


Maison Margiela – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

The Maison Margiela design team appeared torn with the presentation of their Fall/Winter 2015 collection in Paris. After all, an unexpected and very glam ’70s theme was present in the glittery knits, floral trousers and leather peacoats. It was a strange move for a house not typically known for … READ MORE


Marcelo Burlon County of Milan – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Having launched just two years ago with a line of T-shirts, Marcelo Burlon County of Milan has since enjoyed a meteoric rise, and the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015 presentation last week in Milan was something of a victorious homecoming. Burlon took attendees to a trip to his native Argentina, … READ MORE


Kenzo – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

In presenting Kenzo‘s Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week, creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim were inspired by notion of confronting “the unknown with inimitable curiosity,” explaining, “We celebrate the signs of others and observe symbolism as communication through cult scribbles, care labels and … READ MORE


White Mountaineering – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection Presentation

For his first showing in Paris, Yosuke Aizawa of White Mountaineering had his models pose in front of a camouflage tent. A visually appealing gesture, but a redundant one, as anyone who’s familiar with the perennially on-the-brink Japanese brand knows that White Mountaineering is synonymous with cold-weather outdoor apparel. … READ MORE


adidas Originals Women’s Red Clash Capsule Collection

This season finds adidas Originals seeing red, as the brand harnesses the rich hue for its latest women’s offering of apparel and accessories. Collected under the Red Clash capsule range, the goods make use of various eye-catching graphic prints throughout, including energetic leopard print and sleek snakeskin patterns over leggings and sweaters, while tracksuit … READ MORE


Sole Classics x Vans Vault Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX “A-8SC”

Ohio’s Sole Classics has teamed up with Vans Vault for a joint venture inspired by the very limits of the human imagination. The resulting Sole Classics x Vans Vault Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX “A-8SC” has a design that honors the American engineers and dreamers who made it possible … READ MORE


Yohji Yamamoto – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Emerging in the ’80s with a class of heralded Japanese designers including Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, Yohji Yamamoto continues to wield considerable influence in the global fashion firmament. His Fall/Winter 2015 men’s presentation at Paris Fashion Week was a showcase for his aesthetic signatures: … READ MORE


Louis Vuitton – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Presentation

With the presentation of Louis Vuitton‘s Fall/Winter 2015 collection at Paris Fashion Week, creative director Kim Jones paid homage to British artist and cult fashion designer Christopher Nemeth, whose creative output during the ’80s, Jones says, “defined London.” The tribute materialized through the liberal use of Nemeth’s signature hand-drawn … READ MORE


Reebok Classic Woven Label – Spring/Summer 2015 LX 8500 Pack

Fans of retro Reebok silhouettes who were disappointed to discover this upcoming LX 8500 Pack “Collective Pack” is women’s only, you’re in luck. Under its Woven Label Collection imprint, Reebok has launched this trio of LX 8500 styles for Spring/Summer 2015. All three use a predominantly suede build in straightforward Batik … READ MORE


Sandro x Reebok Classic Instapump Fury Capsule Collection

Reebok Classic has joined forces with the Parisian luxury brand Sandro for an inaugural capsule collection that revolves around the iconic Instapump Fury, offered in limited-edition styles for both men and women. The design inspiration here is drawn from two pivotal decades — the ’70s and ’90s — combined … READ MORE


Pigalle – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

It’s a testament to Pigalle‘s growing influence that the brand — formerly associated almost exclusively with streetwear and basketball — commandeered the Palais Garnier, which is normally the home court of the Paris Opéra, for its Fashion Week presentation. Belying the opulence of the surroundings, the models marched … READ MORE