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Rich Colors & Bold Branding Pervaded Street Style at Paris Fashion Week SS19

Milan Fashion Week street style served up countless logos, graphics and heat-defying layers — Paris Fashion Week attendees doubled down on the showmanship. What resulted was an opulent array of over-the-top looks, reaffirming the event as a lynchpin for the fashion world’s most stylish. Well-established labels enjoyed strong representation, with layering pieces from Gucci, Balenciaga […]

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Très Bien Drops Understated Fall/Winter 2018 Souvenir Tees

Très Bien ups the ante with its first Fall/Winter 2018 release, a selection of Souvenir T-shirts. Encompassing a host of tongue-in-cheek graphics, the shirts include a trio of collaborative designs from Junior Executive. A selection of black & white designs include a skiing penguin, Saturn, a “WELCOME TO THE CORPORATE WORLD” graphic, and a drink-sipping […]

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UNDERCOVER Redefines Expansive Design With an All-Embracing SS19 Collection

Taking to Paris Fashion Week once again, Japanese designer Jun Takahashi proved his design prowess with the official unveil of UNDERCOVER’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Titled “The New Warriors,” the range is an ode to style tribes expressed through eight distinctive fashion gangs. Drawing from ’70s cult film The Warriors, Jun continued his fictional concept design […]

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Livestream Virgil Abloh’s Debut Louis Vuitton Men’s SS19 Collection

After a string of teasers, we are just hours away from the official unveil of Virgil Abloh’s debut Louis Vuitton collection. Building on the youthful foundation established by Kim Jones, Virgil’s surprise appointment as Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director is welcoming a new set of design sensibilities. Set to be one of the most talked about Paris Fashion Week […]

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Diet Prada Traces the Origins of Off-White™’s “Crossed Arrows” Logo

As well as accusing Virgil Abloh of plagiarism recently, Diet Prada has also investigated the origins of the “crossed arrows” logo used by Off-White™. According to an Instagram post, the logo is “likely swiped” from signage previously used at Glasgow Airport. The logo was designed in 1965 by Kinneir, Calvert & Associates, a UK-based design group […]

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Artist Accusing Kanye West of Plagiarism Speaks Out

After Kanye’s #SUPERMOON campaign was called out by Diet Prada recently, the artist at the center of the claim has spoken out. The campaign was criticized for its similarity to a 2015 series by Rita Minissi, which looked at issues around her body, identity and personal trauma. In a statement to Refinery29, Minissi criticized West for plagiarizing […]

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Nepenthes Continues Its REMIX Series With New “LAZY SUMMER DAZE” Editorial

Continuing its exploration of mixing and matching, retailer Nepenthes recently released a new editorial for its REMIX Series. Titled “LAZY SUMMER DAZE,” the new photoset takes to a beachside resort in the southern city of Atami, Japan. The summer set editorial focuses in on the relaxed and colorful offerings from Needles, Engineered Garments, AiE and […]

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BAPE Drops an Ape Head Balaclava

Though we are currently in the midst of the summer season, famed streetwear label BAPE is gearing up to release an Ape Head Balaclava. The winter-ready headwear has been designed to take on BAPE’s iconic Ape head motif, equipped with two eye holes and a mouth hole. On the back, a label containing “A Bathing […]

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Conquer the Rain in Style With Fendi’s Headband Umbrella

As the accessory game keeps getting more and more competitive, Italian luxury house Fendi has just introduced a new game changer: a headband umbrella. Decked out in the label’s ubiquitous monogram and signature brown colorway, Fendi’s headband umbrella has been crafted from polyamide and features a logo elastic headband. For interested buyers, the Fendi Headband […]

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Takashi Murakami Draws on Louis Vuitton Accessories for Virgil Abloh’s First Show

Lead footwear designer for Louis Vuitton, Mathias Patillon, may have leaked possible Takashi Murakami collaborative items from the label’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection by Virgil Abloh. A video posted recently on Instagram by Patillon shows the Japanese artist drawing his DOB PANDA character on an LV luggage during a visit to the label’s Paris headquarters. Not […]

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Off-White™ SS19 References ‘The Simpsons’ & Artist Dondi White

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White™ debuted its eagerly-anticipated Spring/Summer 2019 collection at Paris Fashion Week, and devotees will not be disappointed. First seen in our exclusive look backstage, the new collection offered goods both playful and earnest, with references to artist Dondi White and The Simpsons. Though the initial reveal didn’t make it clear how White’s work […]

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