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. …

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 …

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 …