The red-brick, art-deco façade of Amsterdam’s leading design hotel, Lloyd Hotel, may tell a glamorous history littered with celebrity guests and hoards of wealth, but the building’s biography is far from the extravagance that precedes it today. The October
For many female musicians the relationship between talent and visual representation is fraught with claims of the music industry’s ingrained sexism, exploitative nature and need to reinforce stereotypes. It’s often hard to disagree when the powers that be seem to
“Serious? Never. Fun? Always!”. Tongue-in-cheek duo Katja Schlegel and Kai Seifried are the Berlin-based curators behind Starstyling. Table cloths, socks, magazines, glow sticks and confetti created their fashion mocking Autumn / Winter 2014 collection at Berlin Fashion Week. Chantal Adams
Effeminate psychedelic Berlin-based label GLAW emerged in 2011 after founders Jesko Wilke and Maria Poweleit graduated from ESMOD Berlin. Their inspiration and vision juxtaposes power with fragility – the epitome of a 21st century woman. The label zoned in on
Previous DJ Sasko Bezovski and Central St Martins graduate Marjan Pejoski combined forces to create the fashion and music cult, Kokon to Zai. Autumn / Winter 2014 at London Collections: Men was a powerful statement with out o’ space vibes.
Vogue have released a series of books on designer houses with absolute presence, history and influence over the fashion world. The four who made the cut include Cristobal Balenciaga, Hubert De Givenchy, Ralph Lauren and Dame Vivienne Westwood. Susan Irvine, writer