Unfamiliar Familiarity: A Discourse on the Surgically-Perfect with Mexican Artist Gildo Medina

Mexican artist Gildo Medina creates a new dialogue for the world of surgically-perfect by making the familiar unfamiliar and unfamiliar familiar Considered as one of the most successful and important illustrators from around the globe by TASCHEN in the last edition of 100 illustrators, Mexico-born Gildo Medina is an international award-winning artist and photographer whose…

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NEWS: Moncler to open its first Southeast Asian Store in Singapore with the launch of its Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

French-Italian fashion and lifestyle brand Moncler will be opening its flagship store – the first in Southeast Asia – in ION Orchard shopping mall in Singapore. This new addition will be joining the brand’s network of 172 mono-brand stores, which Moncler operates globally. It will also be housing the ideal blend of traditional and contemporary apparels from the…

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A Modern Cow Girl’s Escapade into the Wild West with Bimba Y Lola Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

  What is the linkage between fashion and a hunter who kills buffalos? The obvious answer would be ‘nothing’. What Spanish-based label Bimba Y Lola does with its latest Fall/Winter 2015 collection was proving that there is always another way of looking at things that is more than meets the eye. Aptly titled ‘This is Buffalo Bill’, the collection takes inspiration…

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Thai designer label Vinn Patararin pushes boundaries with technology-driven clothes

  Cutting-edge and highly experimental in textile development, VINN PATARARIN is a Thai multi-disciplinary fashion design brand to look out for! It thrills us to discover the brand, which was formed by designer duo Vinn Chokkhatiwat and Patararin Ponprast, who comes from a background of architecture, fashion and art respectively, and hails from Thailand. Vinn has a…

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Erin O’Conner: A Model’s Perspective on Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2001 (SHOWstudio Film)

  It has been four years since Alexander McQueen has passed on yet his legacy is brimming with life in the current fashion world. This interesting dialogue conversation (watch film at bottom of article) between Nick Knight of SHOWstudio and English supermodel Erin O’Connor explores Erin’s thoughts and experience through her perspective as a model in the…

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Irina Dzhus taps into the notion of archetype for Spring/Summer 2014

Known for structured silhouettes and a subtle sense of avant garde, Ukrainian designer Irina Dzhus presents another collection worthy to be called a marriage between fashion and architecture. This Spring/Summer 2014 sees the emergence of visual concepts that are influenced by the orthodox Christian iconographic canons, coded universally by characters and graphics in a spiritual…

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Electrifying Prints for Hong Kong label RI by Carrie’s Autumn/Winter 2013 ‘Tribes of the Future’ Collection

Electrifying prints – check! Sleek and modernistic silhouettes – check! And chic-ness – check! Well, it seems that RI by Carrie’s brand new collection for the Autumn/Winter 2013 season is simply spot-on on the emerging and somewhat tantalizing trend for the season, with an absolutely right dose of prints. Titled ‘Tribes of the Future’, the…

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