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

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

Longjourney FW ’16

Alex Carapetian and Alonso Ester, of LA-based brand Longjourney, share a passion for vintage garments. The duo sifts through vintage shops and flea markets in Los Angeles to obtain materials for their collections. According to an interview with Complex, 99.9% of the pieces incorporate some or all vintage. Their aesthetic pulls inspiration from military garments … Continue reading Longjourney FW ’16

Tim Coppens FW ’16

Tim Coppens name is becoming increasingly unavoidable by the day. He just unveiled his first collection as creative director for Under Armour’s new UAS line. Coppens is synonymous with blending skilled craftsmanship and expert tailoring with keen athletic references. In each of his collections, you can see a motif of modern cuts, clean lines, and … Continue reading Tim Coppens FW ’16

“Instant Calm” Undercover by Jun Takahashi FW ’16

Jun Takahashi does not stand for only making clothes. When he puts out a collection, he wants them to have a voice. In an interview with Business of Fashion, he said “Clothes have meaning. Otherwise, it’s just cocktail dresses and bags — and that’s not interesting.” For 26 years, Takahashi’s brand has stayed true to … Continue reading “Instant Calm” Undercover by Jun Takahashi FW ’16

LIFE: Stone Island F/W ’16

Recent collaborations with Supreme and NikeLab, along with cosigns from artists and musicians have brought Stone Island to the forefront. Despite the label’s recent success and step into the scope of popular culture, Stone Island has been quietly crafting for 34 years and counting. Massimo Osti’s innovative sportswear brand has been perfecting every aspect of … Continue reading LIFE: Stone Island F/W ’16