Does the dominance of gay fashion designers suggest an endemic heterophobic propensity by the fashion illuminati which is manifest in its most insidious form by the pervasive tendency to corrupt the female body image by persisting with anorexic “de-feminised” models as a paradigm of perfection ultimately undermining the male/female synergy? … or perhaps the fashion [...]
Following the thread on the Kitmeout forum: Polo Ralph Lauren vs US Polo Assn, we thought it might be interesting to take a butchers at the fashion conflict. A BATTLE GOING BACK TO 1984 The battle over the polo player trademarks began around 1984, the appeals court noted, when the Manhattan federal court enjoined the [...]
In the 90s to early naughties, Evisu was one of the most sort after denim brands on the market. Founded by Hidehiko Yamane in 1991 in Osaka, Japan, Evisu Genes (aka Ebisu and Evis) was one of the most well-known traditional Japanese (raw) denim producers. Yamane was trained as a tailor and was “discovered” by [...]
Remember the brand Deth Killers? There’s talk now that the new Sons of Anarchy brand is picking up the mantle left by Deth Killers, worn by the likes of David Bowie. Most have taken a butchers at the TV show. Now here’s a preview of the new sons of Anarchy clothing collection, including: Sons of [...]
Since Kitmeout coined the phrase “Milano Grunge” in 2006, http://www.kitmeout.com/2006/03/sir-bod-geldof-fashion-is-it-milano-grunge/, labeling the legendary Bob Geldorf as the archetype, the phrase has grown in popularity and has inspired and artistic following like the works by Federica Corbelli and Franzli.
Are fashion personas a dated phenomenon, Girogio Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto and so on… ? Has society move beyond worshipping the cult of the personality and up to a more profound level where style is held in higher regard than the hype generated around a single personality. Maybe the question [...]
An amazing walkthrough over the 2.000 square metre of STONE ISLAND 30, the brand 30th anniversary exhibition, held in June 2012 at Stazione Leopolda in Florence. The exhibition has been thoroughly filmed and photographed to turn it from physical to digital experience, with the intent of render timeless a temporary event. The first Stone Island [...]
Louis Vuitton have opened an all new “Winter Resort” Store in Promenade, Gstaad. The popular winter destination seems an appropriate choice given the fact that 2012 marked the historic site’s 700th anniversary of providing ample and valuable real estate for those looking for a little bit of adventure. The store is a subtle mixture of [...]
Looking for men’s shoes with Italian style but with a strong ethical edge? Look no further than contemporary brand, NOHARM. All NOHARM footwear is made in Italy to the exacting standards of top Italian brands like Gucci and Prada but also to stringent ethical and environmental standards. Here we see a preview of the new [...]
30/30 JACKET 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL 5715 4TTY2 The 30/30 jacket is a cross section of the state of the art of Stone lsland. A testament to three decades of exploration and development. Two pieces in one, the jacket shell and jacket liner, both reversible, which assume different features in 30 ways of use. They can [...]
Denim jacket is 6 piece zipped together and worn however one likes to wear. unzip the sleeves and wear it as sleeveless etc. Can unzip into pieces as shown on the right image. THE NEW RMC MKWS SPECIAL COLLECTION (“DENIM MONSTER”) HAS JACKET & JEAN , TOTAL 12 PCS SET ONLY ,THE COMBINATION DESIGN DENIM [...]
Martin Ksohoh, the mastermind behind RMC Jeans, is seen here at King’s Cross in London. Rumour has it he was on a whirlwind visit to meet with other fashion dignitaries. Keep your eyes peeled for some “knock your sox off” colabs! Well worth a butchers.