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Colin McDowell: The Anatomy of Fashion Why We Dress the Way We Do

How We Look: Colin McDowell

Fashion is about the body. Colin McDowell’s new book takes that to heart. ”The Anatomy of Fashion” is a survey of how we dress, why we look the way we do and how this has changed over time according to laws, prudery and sexuality. “There is nothing more seductive than half-seen parts of the body, […]

Punk - Chaos to Couture by Andrew Bolton

Punk – Chaos to Couture by Andrew Bolton

Andrew Bolton has curated a show at Metropolitan Museum celebrating and examining punk’s influence on high fashion.  ”Punk” features designers like Ann Demeulemeester, Viktor & Rolf, Stephen Sprouse, Jun Takahashi, and Gareth Pugh. Designers included:  Miguel Adrover, Hussein Chalayan, Ann Demeulemeester, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana , John Galliano, Nicolas Ghesquière, Katharine Hamnett, Viktor & […]

Artist/Rebel/Dandy - Men of Fashion

Artist/Rebel/Dandy – Men of Fashion

18th century dandy meets 21st century dandy in the summer exhibition at Rhode Island School of Design. ” Artist/Rebel/Dandy”  takes a deep look at glamour boys and snappy dressers from the past 200 years. Rather than following strict definitions, Artist/Rebel/Dandy features myriad manifestations of the dandy’s style and persona, from the discreet sophistication and consummate […]

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Another sequel from Bunka Fashion College, teaching the world how to drape contemporarily and properly. 15 new designs presented with step-by-step instructions. > MORE . Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato Author:    Hisako Sato Publisher:    Laurence King Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    82 Illustrations:    200 Edition:    insert with 2 full-scale patterns

Fashion Scandinavia - Contemporary Cool by Dorothea Gundtoft

Fashion Scandinavia – Contemporary Cool by Dorothea Gundtoft

For the past 10 years a growing group of Scandinavian designers have taken the fashion world by storm. Clean cuts, fresh details, minimalism, functionality, high quality are all typical traits.    > MORE . Fashion Scandinavia – Contemporary Cool by Dorothea Gundtoft Author:    Dorothea Gundtoft Designed by:    Vandling Publisher:    Thames & Hudson Publishing year:    2013 Language:   […]