When it comes to headwear, Parisian fashion accessory extraodinaire, Laetitia Crahay, needs to take a bow. She’s not just reinvented the art, she’s taken it out of obscurity and re-popularised it – with a little help, she’s the first to admit, from her fabulous friends.
When the worlds of fashion and art collide, the result is inevitably inspiring – especially when it involves the combined talents of London-based designer Richard Nicoll and his radical muse, the iconic British punk artist, Linder Sterling.
While the fashion world defaults to black, Charlotte Olympia is going renegade.
Rain Phoenix in person is much like her music would suggest – absorbing, unusual and self-possessed.
Over the years, Verhoeven has created a universe all her own where art and fashion happily intertwine, as her signature melancholic doll-faced girls and technicolour palette have appeared in endless fashion magazines and books, as well as on designs for luxury houses including Louis Vuitton, Mulberry and Versace.
There’s no getting around it, ManiaMania is the most-talked about jewellery label right now – and for good reason.
With the objective to produce luxury sunglasses unlike any on the market, London-based design duo Megan Trimble and Gareth Townsend launched ZANZAN – a brand that since 2009 has become synonymous with eyewear “delivered with a fashion sensibility and a strong visual identity”.
Jewellery designer Elke Kramer, may have, she humbly recalls, “stumbled into fashion” to begin with, but it hasn’t taken long for the Sydney-based designer to find her feet.
Reinforcing the old adage that two heads are better than one, renegade Nashville-based filmmaker Harmony Korine and New York fine artist Rita Ackermann have joined forces to create large-scale collage-based artworks that unite the creatives’ respective disciplines.