UNIQLO-Built Communities

Good fashion is beautiful. But good fashion is also practical. And that is, in a nutshell, what UNIQLO stands for. For starters, this post is by no mean sponsored by UNIQLO nor by any representative of the Japanese brand. If we really had to point fingers they would be towards my natural attraction for it. …

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The MET Gala 2017 Fails To Pay Tribute to Rei Kawakubo

May, the first, 2017. Celebrities, models and designers are stepping into the most famous red carpet of New York: the annual MET Gala, aimed at raising funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York city. Every year, tons of familiar faces go through the overwhelming experience of respecting a specific dress code. Isn’t …

3 (More) Reasons Why We Should Celebrate Raf At Calvin Klein

‘’Clap clap’’ was applauding the crowd invited to Raf Simons’ debut collection as Calvin Klein’s new creative director on February 10. The highly expected show was also broadcast live on Facebook for thousands of Simons’ fans and detractors to tune in and discover his collection brought to life as David Bowie’s ‘This is not America’ …

There’s Politics Behind Moschino’s FW17 Menswear Collection

You were thinking of classic Jeremy Scott for Moschino until the end of the world was explicitly connoted. Menswear FW17 has ended and there is one show that, I thought, was particularly in line with planet Earth today. The statement was so strong that no word were necessary, it was a matter of feeling: the …

Is Chanel Really Targeting Muslim Shoppers This Time?

Photo courtesy of Amanda Friedman There’s apparently someone new and tall that’s joining the modest couture business. Chanel, queen of French haute couture since World War II, recently decorated its Beverly Hills boutique windows with headscarves that are said to be directed to the city’s Muslim clientele. The hijab, this headscarf that believers put around …

Seoul Fashion Week SS17: pushbutton Asks The Big Question

Korean brand pushbutton was never really conventional. But this season, the runway show that introduced the SS17 collection was peculiar – for two main reasons. The first reason is a purely fashion-related question. I couldn’t help but feel a disconnection between the looks. Don’t get me wrong, I actually found the collection interesting and aesthetically …

Tiffany Hwang: From Girl’s Generation to Individual Style Icon

  Style. That is probably the most solid yet most evolving aspect of one’s character. It grows through travels, encounters, the stories we hear and the experiences we live. It’s deep rooted into our souls but not innate, yet it’s eternal in a sense that it rarely fades away. It ripens, but never rots. There …

Dolce & Gabbana Tops Middle East Fashion With First Abaya Collection

  The Arab world is some wonderful place. It’s been common knowledge for centuries and more than this region of the world hides the most beautiful women on Earth. And to these divine creatures, divine couture that respects their religion is well deserved. And because they’ve always been at the core of Elegance (even more …

Editorial / JYJ Kim Jae Joong, A Prince in the Imperial City

  This article was first published on BNTnews. Music. This word represents the link between the two things we are talking about today. First, Vienna, city of Arts, capital of Austria, owns one of the best philharmonic orchestras of the planet. The magical atmosphere of its street, the beauty of its architecture and the profound …