Raf Simons Week

Raf Simons Week

Today is 47th birthday of Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons. As we look back on his 20 years of brand development – where he reshaped the landscape of menswear – his minimalist years at Jil Sander and his ongoing work at Dior we are digging deeper into his archives to...
Young Guns by Volker Conradus

Young Guns by Volker Conradus

Berlin based photographer Volker Conradus explores menswear haircuts in his new editorial “Young Guns”. He teamed up with renowned barber Marius Hirschel in a moody black and white series which evolves around the youth avantgarde subculture.  
LONGING FOR THE SEA

LONGING FOR THE SEA

Longing for the sea. The search for a definition more and more articulated of a new masculinity, much more free from what we call the ordinary. Being yourself going beyond the traditional classifications of male and female in fabrics, colors, shapes and lines. The sea, the abyss, the creatures that...
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adidas by Rick Owens AW2015

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Yesterday #dickowens almost crashed the internet with his fall/winter 2015 shows where models walked down the runway with open crotches – revealing a lot more than the usual #freethenipple. What caught our attention more than male private parts were his new adidas collaboration sneakers. He transformed the iconic Rick Ownes Runners into three new models. Ranging from the classic to high high high top.
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Pop Minimalism by Donald Gjoka

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Donald Gjoka shot a Yohji Yamamoto A/W14 editorial for Le Paradox, an online magazine offering a conceptual insight on niche fashion and art. Model Bianca O’ Brien brings the voluminous and conceptual silhouettes to life, styled by Cecilia Musmeci.

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Theresa Marx with the first copy of WHITELIES 001

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Our cover photographer Theresa Marx with the first copy of our first issue in Berlin.

Photo: Stefan Dotter

Raf Simons – Isolated Heroes

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‘Isolated Heroes’ is the result of a collaboration between photographer David Sims and designer Raf Simons. Taken in the summer of 1999 the portraits are of non professional models street cast by Raf Simons wearing his Spring Summer 2000 collection.
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Getting There: Yohji Yamamoto

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Nowness presents a short by Matthew Donaldson following the avantgarde scenes hero Yohji Yamamoto on a drive through Tokyo in his 1980s Nissan Cedric and a stroll on the Aoyama Cemetery with his dog Rin.
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Raf Simons x 032c – A retrospective

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Our Raf Simons week continues with the latest issue of Berlin based culture magazine 032c. Stylist Olivier Rizzo teamed up with Raf Simons’ campaign photographer Willy Vanderperre for a 2014 fall/winter editorial. The emphasis lies on oversized fits for an exaggerated silhouette.

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Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs & A$AP Ferg – Old English

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Mass Appeal just released a “Basquiatesque” music video for the rappers Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs and A$AP Ferg’s new track “Old English”. This is not the first time that american artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was referenced in the rap scene. Find a complete guide of references at Complex.

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