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Visvim – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Presentation

After testing the water with his WMV women’s line last September, Japanese designer Hiroki Nakamura finally took the plunge this New York Fashion Week with a noteworthy presentation of his Visvim label. Though just a small segment of the overall collection, the combined merchandises were enough to … READ MORE


Ernest Alexander – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Presentation

For fall 2014, the NYC brand Ernest Alexander draws inspiration from the 1920s American motorcycle sport known as board track racing. It was a time when racers were equipped with heavy wools and leathers as part of their race day uniform, complete with woven shirts and classic chinos tucked … READ MORE


Levi’s RED – New York City Pop-Up Shop

With the start of New York Fashion Week, denim label Levi’s opened the first pop-up retail concept for its Levi’s RED Collection. Located in the trendy neighborhood of Meatpacking District and within the same space where POP Burger Chelsea used to be, the temporary storefront serves as … READ MORE

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Y-3 – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

With a theme inspired by the world’s last and only hope – superheros – Y-3 struts their latest women’s and men’s fashions down the runway at Paris’ Fashion Week. The on-going Yohji Yamamoto and adidas collaboration demonstrated the designer’s fascination with superhero costumes mixed with a nod … READ MORE


ACNE Studios – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection

Acne creative director Jonny Johansson presented boundary-pushing proportions as part of the brand’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection, featuring double-face overcoats and flannel trousers built to snowboarder scale — the designer’s take on functional, tailored clothing with a sporting twist. The functionality could be seen in a waterproof parka constructed … READ MORE


LANVIN – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Lanvin headlined the final day of the Paris menswear shows, featuring an anti-uniform aesthetic that designer Lucas Ossendrijver described as “freedom to choose.” Consequently, silhouettes were both slim and wide, waistlines high and low, and tailored looks combined with colorful sneakers. The details were unmistakably Lanvin, however, featuring couture … READ MORE


Saint Laurent – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

The Teddy boy — a British ne’er do well from the ’50s and ’60s who cribbed style notes from the Edwardian period — was a steady influence on Hedi Slimane’s vision for Saint Laurent‘s Fall/Winter 2014 collection. The models sported prototypical gaunt rocker silhouettes, wearing black slim … READ MORE


Dior Homme – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Kris Van Assche clearly had an agenda to free up the men’s suit for his Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2014 collection, applying a series of Dior graphics — including archive couture rose motifs and polka-dotted pinstripes — onto the Savile Row tailored jackets and pants. He also combined the suits … READ MORE


Thom Browne – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Those in attendance at Thom Browne‘s Fall/Winter 2014 Paris runway show were treated to a grey tweed menagerie, in which the models traversed a faux Japanese garden wearing variations of wool flannel suits in the American designer’s signature grey. Some of the suits were paired with shorts, … READ MORE