Rick Owens DRKSHDW FW ’16 Editorial

Rick Owens’ most recent mainline collection was an anxiety-driven masquerade of clothing that pooled and draped over the runway models. A plethora of pockets, huge hemlines, and a mix of skinny elongated and cropped jackets executed in shearling and thick textures. The inspiration for the collection came from Owens’ inner turmoil with adverse changes to … Continue reading Rick Owens DRKSHDW FW ’16 Editorial

Haider Ackermann FW ’16 Editorial

Haider Ackermann has been looming just outside of center stage for years. Like many before him, he started in womenswear before venturing into menswear and has since garnered respect from many of fashion’s heavyweights. Years after a five-month internship with Dior’s John Galliano, he was approached to succeed Galliano, after declining the proposed succession of … Continue reading Haider Ackermann FW ’16 Editorial

Freaky Deaky Festival 2016

In its eighth year running, Freaky Deaky festival brought out a sold out crowd to Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL. The Halloween Weekend affair is one of the biggest of its kind in the country, and easily the most popular in the Midwest. In the past, much like North Coast, its sister festival, the event … Continue reading Freaky Deaky Festival 2016

Flight: OAMC FW ’16

“Flight. Youthful Dreams of imitation nature. Aerial dominance that gains territory and wins wars. The symbol of peace. The frantic escape from a geographic location with no particular destination save exit.” -OAMC   The brand is led by the former head designer of Supreme, Luke Meier, and former creative director of Carhartt Work in Progress, … Continue reading Flight: OAMC FW ’16