Rick Owens, spring 2018

Epic Proportions: Rick Owens Men's Spring 2018

In an exceptional show of epic, Cecil B. DeMille proportions, Rick Owens laid to rest all those assumptions about fashion shows' irrelevance in an internet age. The experience of attending such a stellar performance, with its 15 meter-high scaffolding runway set against the monumental building of the Palais de Tokyo, and its pitch-perfect combination of clothing, music, casting and venue, left the convincing feel that the show is still the thing. True, such moments are rare, but they're worth waiting for.

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Jun 22, 2017 17:03:00
Louis Vuitton, spring 2018

Island Life: Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2018

On the hottest day in Paris in 145 years, we stepped out 37-degree heat to find the Louis Vuitton spring 2018 menswear show under plastic sheeting at the magnificent Palais Royale. Before the show started everyone scuttled under the scarce shaded borders, fanning themselves and gulping the complimentary ice-cold water — a real tropical moment before Louis Vuitton’s menswear artistic director, Kim Jones, gave us his own tropical moment.

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Jun 24, 2017 16:55:00
Walter Van Beirendonck, spring 2018

When Ziggy Met Pablo: Walter Van Beirendonck Spring 2018

Walter Van Beirendonck's show title, Owls Whisper, was cryptic, to say the least, but his inspirations seemed pretty obvious.

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Jun 21, 2017 22:20:00
Y/Project, spring 2018

Big League: Y/Project Spring 2018

The heat sure was all over Paris today, with sweaty editors fanning madly at the shows. But the kind of heat one can expect from such a hyped brand as Y/Project couldn't be felt at its spring 2018 show.

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Jun 21, 2017 19:04:00
Balenciaga men's, spring 2018

Revenge of the DILFs: Balenciaga Men's Spring 2018

No doubt about it, young dads are hot. There's just something about the dad jeans, ill-fitting parkas, slightly nerdy demeanor, and the everyday-is-laundry-day incoordination.

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Jun 21, 2017 13:40:00
London men's, fall 2017

WTF Looks from London Men's Fall 2017

They're intended to shock, and shock they do. Here, our WTF picks from the London men's shows...

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Jun 13, 2017 12:30:00
Vivienne Westwood spring 2018

Surviving the Evolution: Vivienne Westwood Men's Spring 2018

If ever there were a time that begged for Vivienne Westwood's eco-political posturing, as nation after nation is confronted with existential crisis, this would be it.

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Jun 12, 2017 19:22:00
SCAD 2017

Congrats, SCAD Grads

In late May, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in the great state of Georgia staged its much-anticipated 2017 grad show in the open-air courtyard of the SCAD Museum of Art. True to form for an elite design university, the year-end thesis collections brimmed with both whimsy and concept, creative prowess and technical savoir faire. To a wildly enthusiastic crowd of beaming faculty, friends, and family, a total of 120 looks from 43 graduating seniors took the catwalk, capping off four years of scholastic achievement and offering a glimpse of fashion's future.

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May 30, 2017 19:01:00

Greater Japan: Louis Vuitton Resort 2018

Louis Vuitton's resort 2018 collection, shown yesterday at Miho Museum near Kyoto, burst with historical Japanese references. As Vogue's Nicole Phelps pointed out, designer and Japanophile Nicolas Ghesquière has been traveling to the island country for two decades, enthralled by its "samurai armor, Kurosawa’s colors, Kabuki makeup, traditional prints of fishermen, and the obscure 1970s Japanese film series Stray Cat Rock."

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May 15, 2017 15:16:00

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