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VERSACE by FENDI – FENDI by VERSACE
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VERSACE by FENDI – FENDI by VERSACE

Fashion Week Friends, idols, mentors… It’s the beauty of togetherness. Kim Jones, Artistic Director Fendi Couture and Womenswear     It’s a first in the history of fashion: two designers having a true creative dialogue that stems from respect and friendship. It led to us swapping roles to create these two collections. Donatella Versace, Chief Creative Officer Versace       This is not a collaboration… The coming together of Fendi and Versace, two iconic fashion houses, or more rightly, two iconoclastic groups of people, has led to this unique moment in fashion. Both a celebration of Italian fashion and a to-hell-with-it disruption of the established order of things, Fendace is Fashion with a capital F – and a capital V. Together they stand for Freedom, Fun and Virtuosity.     Crossing the ‘party lines’ of luxury conglomerates – inspired purely by friendship and mutual professional respect – the double signature of Fendace is a swap, with roles exchanged. For the first time, Donatella Versace and Silvia Venturini Fendi have stepped away from their respective family houses to be inspired by the other’s vision, while Kim Jones – by now an old hand at inhabiting and reinventing other peoples’ houses – points the way.     Here, Jones and Venturini-Fendi take on the design of women’s and menswear respectively, displaying their exceptional vision of Versace while Versace takes on the design of all, displaying her inimitable interpretation of Fendi. With the archives fully opened to both, a unique cross-fertilisation occurs, with elements transposed from each house; at heart remains a deep admiration for the codes and cultures of both, together with a mutual encouragement for the designers to be themselves. Needless to say, the results could only be achieved with fundamental respect and reciprocal trust. Ultimately, Fendace is about the need for sincerity in fashion today rather than strategy.     Inspired by the mid-to-late nineties period of the storied house, VERSACE BY FENDI explores an idea of duality, most pointedly seen in a melding of the Fendi Monogram with the Versace Greek Key motif. Here, garments metamorphose, many revealed to be reversible with hidden codes and the exquisite craftsmanship of the Fendi atelier on display, such as in chainmail made leather. Here a multigenerational approach is embraced throughout. FENDI BY VERSACE takes a more punk rock stance with Donatella Versace declaring contamination and disruption to be key. Versace safety pins proliferate, puncturing Fendi signs and symbols. Chain mail is married with lace and crystal-encrusted F’s in an interpretation of the Monogram. While silk faille mimics denim and shearlings are shaved, making the world of Fendi that little bit more youthfully rebellious.     The following shows are dedicated to Kip Sims, a dear friend and colleague of Kim Jones and the house of Fendi. Our thoughts and love are with his family today. Friends, idols, mentors… It’s the beauty of togetherness. Kim Jones, Artistic Director Fendi Couture and Womenswear     It’s a first in the history of fashion: two designers having a true creative dialogue that stems from respect and friendship. It led to us swapping roles to create these two collections. Donatella Versace, Chief Creative Officer Versace       This is not a collaboration… The coming together of Fendi and Versace, two iconic fashion houses, or more rightly, two iconoclastic groups of people, has led to this unique moment in fashion. Both a celebration of Italian fashion and a to-hell-with-it disruption of the established order of things, Fendace is Fashion with a capital F – and a capital V. Together they stand for Freedom, Fun and Virtuosity.     Crossing the ‘party lines’ of luxury conglomerates – inspired purely by friendship and mutual professional respect – the double signature of Fendace is a swap, with roles exchanged. For the first time, Donatella Versace and Silvia Venturini Fendi have stepped away from their respective family houses to be inspired by the other’s vision, while Kim Jones – by now an old hand at inhabiting and reinventing other peoples’ houses – points the way.     Here, Jones and Venturini-Fendi take on the design of women’s and menswear respectively, displaying their exceptional vision of Versace while Versace takes on the design of all, displaying her inimitable interpretation of Fendi. With the archives fully opened to both, a unique cross-fertilisation occurs, with elements transposed from each house; at heart remains a deep admiration for the codes and cultures of both, together with a mutual encouragement for the designers to be themselves. Needless to say, the results could only be achieved with fundamental respect and reciprocal trust. Ultimately, Fendace is about the need for sincerity in fashion today rather than strategy.     Inspired by the mid-to-late nineties period of the storied house, VERSACE BY FENDI explores an idea of duality, most pointedly seen in a melding of the Fendi Monogram with the Versace Greek Key motif. Here, garments metamorphose, many revealed to be reversible with hidden codes and the exquisite craftsmanship of the Fendi atelier on display, such as in chainmail made leather. Here a multigenerational approach is embraced throughout. FENDI BY VERSACE takes a more punk rock stance with Donatella Versace declaring contamination and disruption to be key. Versace safety pins proliferate, puncturing Fendi signs and symbols. Chain mail is married with lace and crystal-encrusted F’s in an interpretation of the Monogram. While silk faille mimics denim and shearlings are shaved, making the world of Fendi that little bit more youthfully rebellious.     The following shows are dedicated to Kip Sims, a dear friend and colleague of Kim Jones and the house of Fendi. Our thoughts and love are with his family today.

2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week Celebrates 600 Years of History with KAI of EXO as the Global Ambassador
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2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week Celebrates 600 Years of History with KAI of EXO as the Global Ambassador

Fashion Week The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it will hold a digital 2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week for 7 days from Wednesday, October 7th to Friday, October 15th. It will take place at one of Seoul’s historical landmarks and is expected to be viewed all over the world.     KAI, a member of K-pop idol group EXO, is the ambassador for this season’s Seoul Fashion Week. As the face of Seoul Fashion Week, KAI will shoot promotional content while wearing BMUET(TE) clothing and encourage domestic designers to enter the global market. This event is expected to not only heighten international interest in Seoul Fashion Week, but also draw attention to the 600 years of history and the bright future of Seoul.     After first experiencing the potential of a digital fashion show during last October’s 2021 S/S Fashion Week, organizer aimed to further improve the event by taking it to the next level. This event will feature a runway stage that showcases the past traditions, present, and future of Seoul through a fashion film. All of it will be shot beforehand in famous locations that aptly portray Seoul’s history, culture and day and night landscapes.      This Seoul Fashion Week will consist of 37 fashion shows over the course of seven days, with an opening and finale hosted by famous artists. The (Seoul Collection) presented by 26 renowned designers, will be held at the National Palaces and other locations representative of Seoul’s cultural heritage. Produced by 11 rising designers, (Generation Next) will take place including DDP, which is a location widely regarded as a designer’s gateway to success, along with other runways connecting the past and future of Seoul.     Runway clips of 2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week will be released starting from October 7th (Thur.) on the official webpage of Seoul Fashion Week (http://www.seoulfashionweek.org) and on other platforms including the YouTube channel, Naver TV, VLIVE and TikTok. A detailed schedule of the event will also be uploaded on the official webpage, and video shorts, backstage clips, and other fun content will be released via TvnD and the TikTok Channel. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it will hold a digital 2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week for 7 days from Wednesday, October 7th to Friday, October 15th. It will take place at one of Seoul’s historical landmarks and is expected to be viewed all over the world.     KAI, a member of K-pop idol group EXO, is the ambassador for this season’s Seoul Fashion Week. As the face of Seoul Fashion Week, KAI will shoot promotional content while wearing BMUET(TE) clothing and encourage domestic designers to enter the global market. This event is expected to not only heighten international interest in Seoul Fashion Week, but also draw attention to the 600 years of history and the bright future of Seoul.     After first experiencing the potential of a digital fashion show during last October’s 2021 S/S Fashion Week, organizer aimed to further improve the event by taking it to the next level. This event will feature a runway stage that showcases the past traditions, present, and future of Seoul through a fashion film. All of it will be shot beforehand in famous locations that aptly portray Seoul’s history, culture and day and night landscapes.      This Seoul Fashion Week will consist of 37 fashion shows over the course of seven days, with an opening and finale hosted by famous artists. The (Seoul Collection) presented by 26 renowned designers, will be held at the National Palaces and other locations representative of Seoul’s cultural heritage. Produced by 11 rising designers, (Generation Next) will take place including DDP, which is a location widely regarded as a designer’s gateway to success, along with other runways connecting the past and future of Seoul.     Runway clips of 2022 S/S Seoul Fashion Week will be released starting from October 7th (Thur.) on the official webpage of Seoul Fashion Week (http://www.seoulfashionweek.org) and on other platforms including the YouTube channel, Naver TV, VLIVE and TikTok. A detailed schedule of the event will also be uploaded on the official webpage, and video shorts, backstage clips, and other fun content will be released via TvnD and the TikTok Channel.

FENDI WOMEN’S SPRING & SUMMER 2022
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FENDI WOMEN’S SPRING & SUMMER 2022

Fashion Week For his sophomore Ready To Wear show at FENDI, Kim Jones explores the joyful irreverence that has historically defined the house, alongside the empowered ease of his vision for its future. A modern perspective on disco-age glamour, and a spotlight on the diverse and powerful femininity that underscores the FENDI name.     Excavated from the archives, a logo hand-sketched by visionary fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez offered the starting point for a collection that draws upon the artist’s liberated sensibility and Studio 54 surroundings. “While I’ve been looking at Karl’s legacy at the house, I’ve also been looking around him, at his contemporaries – at who he was interested in,” explained Jones. “Lopez was a friend of Karl’s, and has always been someone who inspired me. He was forward thinking; inclusive; looked up to by everyone from Andy Warhol to Steven Meisel and David Hockney. I wanted to introduce him to a new generation.”     In collaboration with the The Estate and Archive of Antonio Lopez and Juan Ramos, now the artist’s work has been freshly revived. His gestural brushstrokes appear in elegant abstraction across cream kaftans and silken shirting; his figurative drawings translated into intarsia leathers, intricately engineered lace and shimmering jacquards. FENDI’s iconic bags become canvases both for his work and the renowned savoir-faire of the house’s ateliers: a Baguette tapestry-woven into a rainbow; a Peekaboo transformed into a graphic artwork. Lilies adapted from Lopez’s illustrative motifs become enamel hair accessories; Plexiglass hoops and degrade metals offer a tropical touch imbued with decadence. Encased in resin, the FENDI First heel is given a seventies spin; in shimmering leathers and saturated stripes, the FENDI First bag embodies a bold attitude. “This is my first live show for FENDI, and it’s a celebration,” reflects Jones. “Our woman has let loose a bit – she’s going out, dressing up. We’ve all been locked away for so long that I think that’s what we all need right now.”     The spirit of the women who Lopez often discovered on dancefloors and always exalted in his work – Jerry Hall, Tina Chow, Pat Cleveland, Bianca Jagger, Grace Jones – introduce a high-octane energy, and a new dimension, into Jones’ continued celebration of female confidence. “My FENDI is multi-generational. It’s for all different kinds of women – anyone who wants to feel good about themselves,” the designer reflects. “The Lopez woman, and the FENDI woman, is empowered; she’s someone of her own making.” For his sophomore Ready To Wear show at FENDI, Kim Jones explores the joyful irreverence that has historically defined the house, alongside the empowered ease of his vision for its future. A modern perspective on disco-age glamour, and a spotlight on the diverse and powerful femininity that underscores the FENDI name.     Excavated from the archives, a logo hand-sketched by visionary fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez offered the starting point for a collection that draws upon the artist’s liberated sensibility and Studio 54 surroundings. “While I’ve been looking at Karl’s legacy at the house, I’ve also been looking around him, at his contemporaries – at who he was interested in,” explained Jones. “Lopez was a friend of Karl’s, and has always been someone who inspired me. He was forward thinking; inclusive; looked up to by everyone from Andy Warhol to Steven Meisel and David Hockney. I wanted to introduce him to a new generation.”     In collaboration with the The Estate and Archive of Antonio Lopez and Juan Ramos, now the artist’s work has been freshly revived. His gestural brushstrokes appear in elegant abstraction across cream kaftans and silken shirting; his figurative drawings translated into intarsia leathers, intricately engineered lace and shimmering jacquards. FENDI’s iconic bags become canvases both for his work and the renowned savoir-faire of the house’s ateliers: a Baguette tapestry-woven into a rainbow; a Peekaboo transformed into a graphic artwork. Lilies adapted from Lopez’s illustrative motifs become enamel hair accessories; Plexiglass hoops and degrade metals offer a tropical touch imbued with decadence. Encased in resin, the FENDI First heel is given a seventies spin; in shimmering leathers and saturated stripes, the FENDI First bag embodies a bold attitude. “This is my first live show for FENDI, and it’s a celebration,” reflects Jones. “Our woman has let loose a bit – she’s going out, dressing up. We’ve all been locked away for so long that I think that’s what we all need right now.”     The spirit of the women who Lopez often discovered on dancefloors and always exalted in his work – Jerry Hall, Tina Chow, Pat Cleveland, Bianca Jagger, Grace Jones – introduce a high-octane energy, and a new dimension, into Jones’ continued celebration of female confidence. “My FENDI is multi-generational. It’s for all different kinds of women – anyone who wants to feel good about themselves,” the designer reflects. “The Lopez woman, and the FENDI woman, is empowered; she’s someone of her own making.”

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VERSACE PRESENTS THE NEW SPRING & SUMMER 2022 COLLECTION AT MILAN FASHION WEEK
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VERSACE PRESENTS THE NEW SPRING & SUMMER 2022 COLLECTION AT MILAN FASHION WEEK

Fashion Week The Spring-Summer 2022 collection is built from Versace’s iconic silk foulard.     The foulard is a fundamental component of Versace’s heritage and character. It’s acted as a canvas for our iconic prints and is worn in multiple ways from knotted tops to headscarves to bag accessories, it’s a way of addingVersace attitude to any look.The foulard has been with us since the very beginning of the brand, but this season turns everything on its head, it is no longer fluid or dreamy, the scarf is provocative, sexy, wound tight. - Donatella Versace.     The transformational nature of the scarf means it can become anything, from billowing shirts to sexy, shrunken-fit dresses. Combined with iconographical prints, the designs feel thrown together, unfinished and unpolished. It’s as if the pieces have been ripped apart and rapidly stitched back together again.     Slashes in the garments are haphazardly fastened together by the brand’s iconic Safety Pins. Modernized in a selection of vibrant colors, the Safety Pins become both functional fastening and bold embellishment. Scarves tightly wrap the body and are punctuated by seemingly ran- domly placed hardware.A textural diversion comes in the form of sleek latex dresses,tops and skirts in a shocking palette.     Ornate prints are a defining feature of the Versace foulard. This season there’s a celebration of brand code La Greca, as well as fresh designs. Royal Rebellion presents crowns and crests in bold colorways, and Banquet Aftermath features dishes and cutlery from the Versace Home collection - the cutlery is also translated to knife and fork jewelry. Acid Bouquet is Versace’s answer to spring florals and is characteristically unromantic in clashing acid tones.     Menswear also stems from the foulard and presents relaxed, loose-fit pieces in printed silk. A fundamental principle of Versace menswear is the silk shirt, which originally evolved from the printed scarf. Relaxed shirting and pajama sets are clashed against form-fitting activewear, skintight latex and flirty handkerchief tops. Sharp tailoring is presented in fluo tones of yellow, orange, pink and blue.     New silhouettes and shades are introduced to the La Medusa handbag line, including a large open tote and a drawstring-top bucket style,both with embedded chain details.There are also new colorways of the La Greca Signature line. Scarves are attached to handles and draped from bags, tying the accessories line-up to the vibrant foulard-inspired collection. The Spring-Summer 2022 collection is built from Versace’s iconic silk foulard.     The foulard is a fundamental component of Versace’s heritage and character. It’s acted as a canvas for our iconic prints and is worn in multiple ways from knotted tops to headscarves to bag accessories, it’s a way of addingVersace attitude to any look.The foulard has been with us since the very beginning of the brand, but this season turns everything on its head, it is no longer fluid or dreamy, the scarf is provocative, sexy, wound tight. - Donatella Versace.     The transformational nature of the scarf means it can become anything, from billowing shirts to sexy, shrunken-fit dresses. Combined with iconographical prints, the designs feel thrown together, unfinished and unpolished. It’s as if the pieces have been ripped apart and rapidly stitched back together again.     Slashes in the garments are haphazardly fastened together by the brand’s iconic Safety Pins. Modernized in a selection of vibrant colors, the Safety Pins become both functional fastening and bold embellishment. Scarves tightly wrap the body and are punctuated by seemingly ran- domly placed hardware.A textural diversion comes in the form of sleek latex dresses,tops and skirts in a shocking palette.     Ornate prints are a defining feature of the Versace foulard. This season there’s a celebration of brand code La Greca, as well as fresh designs. Royal Rebellion presents crowns and crests in bold colorways, and Banquet Aftermath features dishes and cutlery from the Versace Home collection - the cutlery is also translated to knife and fork jewelry. Acid Bouquet is Versace’s answer to spring florals and is characteristically unromantic in clashing acid tones.     Menswear also stems from the foulard and presents relaxed, loose-fit pieces in printed silk. A fundamental principle of Versace menswear is the silk shirt, which originally evolved from the printed scarf. Relaxed shirting and pajama sets are clashed against form-fitting activewear, skintight latex and flirty handkerchief tops. Sharp tailoring is presented in fluo tones of yellow, orange, pink and blue.     New silhouettes and shades are introduced to the La Medusa handbag line, including a large open tote and a drawstring-top bucket style,both with embedded chain details.There are also new colorways of the La Greca Signature line. Scarves are attached to handles and draped from bags, tying the accessories line-up to the vibrant foulard-inspired collection.

PRADA SPRING & SUMMER 2022 WOMENSWEAR SHOW
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PRADA SPRING & SUMMER 2022 WOMENSWEAR SHOW

Fashion Week A seduction through reduction. For their Spring/Summer 2022 Prada collection, co-creative directors Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons consider ideas of seduction, of the expression of sexuality though clothing. A process of stripping down clothing leads, inevitably, to the body, emphasized or exposed.     Antecedents of clothing are explored, recontextualized. Pieces trace ideas and outlines of dress - the memory of a train, the bones of a corset, the curve of a brassiere. They are stripped to their bare essentials, their core. Their architecture is inherently tied to the body, and therefore to seduction.     An imprint of the past always shapes our present. Like shadows or memories of garments, the stitched bones or lacing of corsets form new pieces, abstracting from the body rather than holding it, skin bared beneath. The idea of a train is stripped back to a spontaneous gesture of couture silk. Each negate their traditional connotations of restriction - they are reconsidered, rethought, confronted. The body is freed.     A vocabulary of elegance of evening clothing is here translated to an entire wardrobe, its materializations - satin double, scarlet lace - used in unanticipated contexts. By shifting viewpoints, the meaning of these signs and signifiers are questioned. The fantasy inherent in evening wear is counterbalanced by the reality of the everyday.     Synchronous and simultaneous views epitomize the modern world: we observe, interact and communicate in a multitude of manners. The Spring/Summer 2022 Prada show is staged, simultaneously, in the Deposito of the Fondazione Prada, Milan and in Bund 1, Shanghai. Within corresponding decors, video screens engage each show in dialogue with the other, physical and virtual realities. They bring two groups of people, on two sides of the world, together in a modern community. A seduction through reduction. For their Spring/Summer 2022 Prada collection, co-creative directors Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons consider ideas of seduction, of the expression of sexuality though clothing. A process of stripping down clothing leads, inevitably, to the body, emphasized or exposed.     Antecedents of clothing are explored, recontextualized. Pieces trace ideas and outlines of dress - the memory of a train, the bones of a corset, the curve of a brassiere. They are stripped to their bare essentials, their core. Their architecture is inherently tied to the body, and therefore to seduction.     An imprint of the past always shapes our present. Like shadows or memories of garments, the stitched bones or lacing of corsets form new pieces, abstracting from the body rather than holding it, skin bared beneath. The idea of a train is stripped back to a spontaneous gesture of couture silk. Each negate their traditional connotations of restriction - they are reconsidered, rethought, confronted. The body is freed.     A vocabulary of elegance of evening clothing is here translated to an entire wardrobe, its materializations - satin double, scarlet lace - used in unanticipated contexts. By shifting viewpoints, the meaning of these signs and signifiers are questioned. The fantasy inherent in evening wear is counterbalanced by the reality of the everyday.     Synchronous and simultaneous views epitomize the modern world: we observe, interact and communicate in a multitude of manners. The Spring/Summer 2022 Prada show is staged, simultaneously, in the Deposito of the Fondazione Prada, Milan and in Bund 1, Shanghai. Within corresponding decors, video screens engage each show in dialogue with the other, physical and virtual realities. They bring two groups of people, on two sides of the world, together in a modern community.

Exclusive editorial collaboration with Dr. Martens
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Exclusive editorial collaboration with Dr. Martens

Fashion Inspired by the streets they're worn on: Dr. Martens’ Casual collection, reworks their classic silhouettes (and core DNA) through a contemporary, urban lens. Taking inspiration from their forward-thinking wearers. Built from a tough-yet-light mix of leather and high-grade nylon, these boots are comfortable from the first step.     Dr. Martens appeals to people who have their own individual style, but share a common spirit - authentic characters who stand for something. Check out the collab with Atmos for the tarik boot where this can be strongly reflected.      Team Numero shows how to style these Dr. Martens in many different ways. See the preview of the story below, and get ready for the full editorial to be released in October. In the editorial we featured also  the boot with translucent outsoles which are from the Casual collection (Combs Tech 27112001) which are available HERE. While The Tarik boot is available in two leather and two nylon options: rugged and tough gaucho Crazy Horse, supple black Wyoming leather and black or gunmetal Extra Tough 50/50 nylon. Get your pair.         Team credits: Photography and fashion - Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup - Danine Zwets Photography assistant - Mikah de Wolf Fashion assistance - Max Heuvelman Models - Alexandre and Quentin at The Eye Management Inspired by the streets they're worn on: Dr. Martens’ Casual collection, reworks their classic silhouettes (and core DNA) through a contemporary, urban lens. Taking inspiration from their forward-thinking wearers. Built from a tough-yet-light mix of leather and high-grade nylon, these boots are comfortable from the first step.     Dr. Martens appeals to people who have their own individual style, but share a common spirit - authentic characters who stand for something. Check out the collab with Atmos for the tarik boot where this can be strongly reflected.      Team Numero shows how to style these Dr. Martens in many different ways. See the preview of the story below, and get ready for the full editorial to be released in October. In the editorial we featured also  the boot with translucent outsoles which are from the Casual collection (Combs Tech 27112001) which are available HERE. While The Tarik boot is available in two leather and two nylon options: rugged and tough gaucho Crazy Horse, supple black Wyoming leather and black or gunmetal Extra Tough 50/50 nylon. Get your pair.         Team credits: Photography and fashion - Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup - Danine Zwets Photography assistant - Mikah de Wolf Fashion assistance - Max Heuvelman Models - Alexandre and Quentin at The Eye Management

Exclusive editorial in collaboration with GANT
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Exclusive editorial in collaboration with GANT

Fashion We are very excited to be sharing our latest editorial collaboration with GANT.     Photography Hans van Brakel Fashion Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup Danine Zwets Fashion Assistance Max Heuvelman Editor Timotej Letonja   MODELS Nino @ The Troopers René @ The Eye Management Alissa @Ulla Models We are very excited to be sharing our latest editorial collaboration with GANT.     Photography Hans van Brakel Fashion Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup Danine Zwets Fashion Assistance Max Heuvelman Editor Timotej Letonja   MODELS Nino @ The Troopers René @ The Eye Management Alissa @Ulla Models

C.P. COMPANY CINQUANTA CHAPTER 07
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C.P. COMPANY CINQUANTA CHAPTER 07

Fashion For the first time, C.P. Company collaborates with the leading heritage and lifestyle brand Barbour. C.P. Company is renowned for its iconic Mille jacket - often called the ‘Goggle jacket’. First designed in 1988, one of the inspirations behind this jacket was Massimo’s own 1960s Barbour Solway jacket so it is only fitting that the collaboration features a coming together of the Mille jacket with the Solway jacket in two innovative iterations that retain the best of both styles in different fabrics and colourways.       Featuring The collection features two jackets, the signature Barbour Mille wax jacket in olive and tan with three pockets and the Barbour 500 Miglia wax jacket in olive and charcoal which is shorter in length and features four pockets. All jackets have a military and utilitarian feel with the signature C.P.  Company ‘Goggle hood.’     The collection also features a black hoodie with an exclusive print, created especially by C.P.  Company to celebrate this very special collaboration. The range is completed with a number of accessories including sports and trapper hats which are available in olive and charcoal colourways and a practical and contemporary backpack that is available in olive and tan.     Ian Bergin, Director of Menswear, Footwear & Accessories, Barbour said: ‘It was really exciting to work alongside the talented team at C.P. Company on this very special collection to celebrate the brand’s milestone 50th anniversary. C.P. Company is renowned for their technical and innovative sportswear and practicality is very much at the heart of everything we do here at Barbour, so working on designs together was very natural.’     Paul Harvey, C.P. Company designer: “Working with Barbour was so simple and so, so special, both from a personal and a professional point of view. I was born in Middlesbrough, in the north of England, and in our first (zoom) meeting we actually ended up talking about the same landscapes we grew up in, Roseberry Topping included. And the pieces literally designed themselves, so close was the bond between early Italian Sportswear and what Barbour were doing at that time. I think both sides knew almost automatically what the pieces would look like and that original idea simply never changed. A symbiosis “perfetto”.     A very special collaboration, this is a must have for fashion afficionados. It will be available from Thursday 23 September 2021 from barbour.com, 50.cpcompany.com. and in all  C.P. Company flagship stores in Milan, Amsterdam, London, Seoul and Tokyo. For the first time, C.P. Company collaborates with the leading heritage and lifestyle brand Barbour. C.P. Company is renowned for its iconic Mille jacket - often called the ‘Goggle jacket’. First designed in 1988, one of the inspirations behind this jacket was Massimo’s own 1960s Barbour Solway jacket so it is only fitting that the collaboration features a coming together of the Mille jacket with the Solway jacket in two innovative iterations that retain the best of both styles in different fabrics and colourways.       Featuring The collection features two jackets, the signature Barbour Mille wax jacket in olive and tan with three pockets and the Barbour 500 Miglia wax jacket in olive and charcoal which is shorter in length and features four pockets. All jackets have a military and utilitarian feel with the signature C.P.  Company ‘Goggle hood.’     The collection also features a black hoodie with an exclusive print, created especially by C.P.  Company to celebrate this very special collaboration. The range is completed with a number of accessories including sports and trapper hats which are available in olive and charcoal colourways and a practical and contemporary backpack that is available in olive and tan.     Ian Bergin, Director of Menswear, Footwear & Accessories, Barbour said: ‘It was really exciting to work alongside the talented team at C.P. Company on this very special collection to celebrate the brand’s milestone 50th anniversary. C.P. Company is renowned for their technical and innovative sportswear and practicality is very much at the heart of everything we do here at Barbour, so working on designs together was very natural.’     Paul Harvey, C.P. Company designer: “Working with Barbour was so simple and so, so special, both from a personal and a professional point of view. I was born in Middlesbrough, in the north of England, and in our first (zoom) meeting we actually ended up talking about the same landscapes we grew up in, Roseberry Topping included. And the pieces literally designed themselves, so close was the bond between early Italian Sportswear and what Barbour were doing at that time. I think both sides knew almost automatically what the pieces would look like and that original idea simply never changed. A symbiosis “perfetto”.     A very special collaboration, this is a must have for fashion afficionados. It will be available from Thursday 23 September 2021 from barbour.com, 50.cpcompany.com. and in all  C.P. Company flagship stores in Milan, Amsterdam, London, Seoul and Tokyo.

THE DR. MARTENS TARIK BOOT
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THE DR. MARTENS TARIK BOOT

Accessories Just like the subcultures that wear and inspire Dr. Martens, their designs are always evolving. Their casual range grows more resilient each season, and AW21 is no different. The new Tarik collection takes six decades of utilitarian heritage and reworks it for contemporary DM’s wearers. This line is perfect solution for the sneaker lovers who like the boots esthetic.     Built on an extra rugged utilitarian outsole, the Tarik boot is fitted with  SoftWair insole for attention-grabbing everyday wear. Featuring panelled uppers and hiker-inspired laces, the Tarik silhouette is a rework of their Original 8-eye boot. An evolution of our Tract line, the Tarik retains all our core DNA – nished with yellow welt stitch andaccents and an AirWair heel loop and it is chunky and has a workwear vibe to it.     The Tarik is available in two leather and two nylon options: robust and rugged gaucho Crazy Horse, supple black Wyoming leather and black or gunmetal Extra Tough 50/50 nylon.     The Tarik boot is now available at www.drmartens.com     Just like the subcultures that wear and inspire Dr. Martens, their designs are always evolving. Their casual range grows more resilient each season, and AW21 is no different. The new Tarik collection takes six decades of utilitarian heritage and reworks it for contemporary DM’s wearers. This line is perfect solution for the sneaker lovers who like the boots esthetic.     Built on an extra rugged utilitarian outsole, the Tarik boot is fitted with  SoftWair insole for attention-grabbing everyday wear. Featuring panelled uppers and hiker-inspired laces, the Tarik silhouette is a rework of their Original 8-eye boot. An evolution of our Tract line, the Tarik retains all our core DNA – nished with yellow welt stitch andaccents and an AirWair heel loop and it is chunky and has a workwear vibe to it.     The Tarik is available in two leather and two nylon options: robust and rugged gaucho Crazy Horse, supple black Wyoming leather and black or gunmetal Extra Tough 50/50 nylon.     The Tarik boot is now available at www.drmartens.com    

GANT CHALLENGES CONFORMITY WITH AN ALLSTAR CAST FOR ITS NEW CAMPAIGN TO POSITION THE BRAND AS THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN SPORTSWEAR
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GANT CHALLENGES CONFORMITY WITH AN ALLSTAR CAST FOR ITS NEW CAMPAIGN TO POSITION THE BRAND AS THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN SPORTSWEAR

Fashion The 72-year old fashion and lifestyle brand unveils today its FW21 brand campaign, “The Future of American Sportswear.” The campaign features a bold cast of passionate artists and thought leaders who represent a contemporary GANT community. Together they nd the space where challenging conformity intersects with aspirations for the future, and breathe authenticity into the campaign with an inspirational message of openness and daring.     “We want to show who the real GANT is — that the brand is equal parts heritage and progressive,” says EVP of Brand, Eleonore Säll. “GANT has been on a tremendous brand journey this past year, and this campaign is the culmination of our efforts, where we reclaim our position as the future of American sportswear.”     CHALLENGING CONFORMITY WITH A MESSAGE OF OPENNESS     GANT’s brand purpose is to always challenge conformity — to stay curious, creative and have the courage to question societal norms in order to Never Stop Learning. With this campaign the brand has chosen to work with individuals who represent these ideals, and who also strive to challenge the status quo.     The hero campaign lm features the poem, Never Conforming To Second Hand Air, which was written by Sonny Hall speci cally for GANT, and is recited by members of the cast. This poem is a call to action to be true to oneself and promotes the idea of an inclusive community where everyone is welcome.   MEET THE CAST     Sonny Hall - South London born poet. He is the co- founder of independent publishing house and poetry club Blue Beggar Books — an independent publishing house and poetry club. His rst poetry book The Blues Comes with Good News was released in 2019. Sonny went on to co-found Blue Beggar Books in 2021; something he describes as “a democratized framework for creative collectives and communities.” Working on his poetry alongside his continued modelling successes, Sonny Hall is a true young creative.     Mathilde Warnier - French actor, and model. She has starred in The Widow alongside Kate Beckinsale, the dreamlike movie Les Garçon Sauvages and the Net ix comic show Au Service de la France. In 2021 she portrayed Nadine Gires in The Serpent, a British TV drama that became a breakout BBC hit and one of Net ix’s most watched series.     Joseph Talbot - Welsh singer/songwriter. He has been the vocalist for British rock band Idles since their inception in 2009. Their debut album, Brutalism, was released in 2017 to critical acclaim, as was their second album Joy as an Act of Resistance in 2018. Their third album, Ultra Mono, was released on 25 September 2020.     Kelsey Lu - A classically trained cellist and polymuse from Charlotte, North Carolina. Their artistic practice ows comfortably at the intersection of visual art, performance, healing, activism and music. In addition to their solo work, they nd collaboration to be fundamental in the expansion of their practice which has brought them to collaborate with artists across several different disciplines including Blood Orange, Skrillex, Solange and Florence + the Machine.     Kelvin Bueno - Brazilian-born, London-based musician, model and actor. He is the bass player and vocalist for the band Outer Stella Overdrive. His commitment to non conformity can be heard in the lyrics that he writes for the band, which allows him to share his unique experiences.     Eliot Sumner - English actor, musician and music producer. In 2016 they released the album Information as a solo effort and in 2019 released the album Nosferatu as a music producer under the moniker Vaal. They have appeared in several well-known lms including Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen, and will next be seen in the upcoming James Bond lm, No Time To Die, Dionne Edward’s Pretty Red Dress and Malgorzata Szumowska’s In nite Storm.     SHOP THE COLLECTION:     https://nl.gant.com/the-future-of-american-sportswear utm_source=WEBSIT... The 72-year old fashion and lifestyle brand unveils today its FW21 brand campaign, “The Future of American Sportswear.” The campaign features a bold cast of passionate artists and thought leaders who represent a contemporary GANT community. Together they nd the space where challenging conformity intersects with aspirations for the future, and breathe authenticity into the campaign with an inspirational message of openness and daring.     “We want to show who the real GANT is — that the brand is equal parts heritage and progressive,” says EVP of Brand, Eleonore Säll. “GANT has been on a tremendous brand journey this past year, and this campaign is the culmination of our efforts, where we reclaim our position as the future of American sportswear.”     CHALLENGING CONFORMITY WITH A MESSAGE OF OPENNESS     GANT’s brand purpose is to always challenge conformity — to stay curious, creative and have the courage to question societal norms in order to Never Stop Learning. With this campaign the brand has chosen to work with individuals who represent these ideals, and who also strive to challenge the status quo.     The hero campaign lm features the poem, Never Conforming To Second Hand Air, which was written by Sonny Hall speci cally for GANT, and is recited by members of the cast. This poem is a call to action to be true to oneself and promotes the idea of an inclusive community where everyone is welcome.   MEET THE CAST     Sonny Hall - South London born poet. He is the co- founder of independent publishing house and poetry club Blue Beggar Books — an independent publishing house and poetry club. His rst poetry book The Blues Comes with Good News was released in 2019. Sonny went on to co-found Blue Beggar Books in 2021; something he describes as “a democratized framework for creative collectives and communities.” Working on his poetry alongside his continued modelling successes, Sonny Hall is a true young creative.     Mathilde Warnier - French actor, and model. She has starred in The Widow alongside Kate Beckinsale, the dreamlike movie Les Garçon Sauvages and the Net ix comic show Au Service de la France. In 2021 she portrayed Nadine Gires in The Serpent, a British TV drama that became a breakout BBC hit and one of Net ix’s most watched series.     Joseph Talbot - Welsh singer/songwriter. He has been the vocalist for British rock band Idles since their inception in 2009. Their debut album, Brutalism, was released in 2017 to critical acclaim, as was their second album Joy as an Act of Resistance in 2018. Their third album, Ultra Mono, was released on 25 September 2020.     Kelsey Lu - A classically trained cellist and polymuse from Charlotte, North Carolina. Their artistic practice ows comfortably at the intersection of visual art, performance, healing, activism and music. In addition to their solo work, they nd collaboration to be fundamental in the expansion of their practice which has brought them to collaborate with artists across several different disciplines including Blood Orange, Skrillex, Solange and Florence + the Machine.     Kelvin Bueno - Brazilian-born, London-based musician, model and actor. He is the bass player and vocalist for the band Outer Stella Overdrive. His commitment to non conformity can be heard in the lyrics that he writes for the band, which allows him to share his unique experiences.     Eliot Sumner - English actor, musician and music producer. In 2016 they released the album Information as a solo effort and in 2019 released the album Nosferatu as a music producer under the moniker Vaal. They have appeared in several well-known lms including Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen, and will next be seen in the upcoming James Bond lm, No Time To Die, Dionne Edward’s Pretty Red Dress and Malgorzata Szumowska’s In nite Storm.     SHOP THE COLLECTION:     https://nl.gant.com/the-future-of-american-sportswear utm_source=WEBSIT...

MATTHEW M. WILLIAMS INTRODUCES GIVENCHY VENTURE BAGS FOR MEN
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MATTHEW M. WILLIAMS INTRODUCES GIVENCHY VENTURE BAGS FOR MEN

Men Creative Director Matthew M. Williams presents Givenchy Venture, a line of savvy, highly adaptable bags that give the Givenchy man freedom to express his individual style.     Embodying the designer’s flair for mixing textures and hardware, two Givenchy Venture backpacks and belt bags present a unique allure when worn alone or in personalized pairings.     While based on favorite House shapes and signatures, Givenchy Venture plays up contrast, fusing luxury materials with a utilitarian attitude. An essential backpack inspired by the runner’s pack is fitted with a comfortable harness and a zip-off pouch that may be replaced by the roomier, squared Givenchy Venture belt bag. Worn together or separately, these components incorporate thoughtful design details that make it possible to add on other items such as Givenchy’s new water bottle; at the base of the pack are webbing straps that can be used to secure other essentials, like a blanket or outerwear.     Each shape in the Givenchy Venture set comes in black nylon as well as in elevated versions that may be composed to create modern mix-and-match statements. The elevated backpack in the season’s padded, grooved lambskin is inspired by vintage car seats and was created using intricate high-frequency wave processes. The belt bag comes in nylon or in croc-embossed leather.     For optimal versatility and an ultra-modern allure, the Givenchy Venture backpack may be worn in front or in back; the belt bag doubles as a crossbody piece.     The Givenchy Venture backpack set in black nylon is priced at 2,790 euros; the backpack in padded leather at 2,290 euros; and the belt bag in croc-embossed leather at 1,990 euros.     Givenchy Venture accessories will be available starting September 15th in Givenchy stores worldwide and on givenchy.com. Creative Director Matthew M. Williams presents Givenchy Venture, a line of savvy, highly adaptable bags that give the Givenchy man freedom to express his individual style.     Embodying the designer’s flair for mixing textures and hardware, two Givenchy Venture backpacks and belt bags present a unique allure when worn alone or in personalized pairings.     While based on favorite House shapes and signatures, Givenchy Venture plays up contrast, fusing luxury materials with a utilitarian attitude. An essential backpack inspired by the runner’s pack is fitted with a comfortable harness and a zip-off pouch that may be replaced by the roomier, squared Givenchy Venture belt bag. Worn together or separately, these components incorporate thoughtful design details that make it possible to add on other items such as Givenchy’s new water bottle; at the base of the pack are webbing straps that can be used to secure other essentials, like a blanket or outerwear.     Each shape in the Givenchy Venture set comes in black nylon as well as in elevated versions that may be composed to create modern mix-and-match statements. The elevated backpack in the season’s padded, grooved lambskin is inspired by vintage car seats and was created using intricate high-frequency wave processes. The belt bag comes in nylon or in croc-embossed leather.     For optimal versatility and an ultra-modern allure, the Givenchy Venture backpack may be worn in front or in back; the belt bag doubles as a crossbody piece.     The Givenchy Venture backpack set in black nylon is priced at 2,790 euros; the backpack in padded leather at 2,290 euros; and the belt bag in croc-embossed leather at 1,990 euros.     Givenchy Venture accessories will be available starting September 15th in Givenchy stores worldwide and on givenchy.com.

MOOSE KNUCKLES TAKES A TRIP INSIDE THE SURREAL  MIND OF DAVID LACHAPELLE
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MOOSE KNUCKLES TAKES A TRIP INSIDE THE SURREAL MIND OF DAVID LACHAPELLE

Fashion Helmed by iconic photographer David LaChapelle and styled by Kyle Luu, the Moose Knuckles FW21 campaign transports Emily Ratajkowski, Pete Davidson, and Adwoa Aboah to a frozen cityscape, fusing the brand’s characteristic Canadian humor and a healthy dose of surrealism. LaChapelle's signature phantasmagoric environments, including an 8-foot ice wave and a life-sized ice motorcycle, subvert traditional marketing techniques, juxtaposing the extreme with the familiar and inviting consumers to reexamine what they truly need from their outerwear.     "Utility has a different definition at Moose Knuckles. We know our audience and we know how to make unparalleled outerwear tailored to their needs. They like to have fun, to have a good time, to create. And they don't take days off. We wanted to create imagery that would resonate with their sensibilities. David's world was the perfect fit." - Brody Baker, Creative Director     The campaign launches on September 20thalongside Moose Knuckles’ FW21 Collection where the idea of usefulness is reconstructed through enhanced fabrication and considered design. Weight and permeability were minimized, while warmth, mobility, and personality were intensified, resulting in a range of premium outerwear and apparel for anyone looking to brave winter in the city while avoiding the "carabiner" aesthetic.     The campaign features the Comptoir Puffer and Tracadie Jacket on Emily Ratajkowski, the Oar River Jacket and Naufrage Jacket on Pete Davidson, and the Gataga Puffer and Afton Vest on Adwoa Aboah. The FW21 collection is available for purchase at mooseknucklescanada.com, Moose Knuckles Stores, and luxury retailers worldwide. Additional campaign imagery, as well as BTS content, will launch globally this fall. Helmed by iconic photographer David LaChapelle and styled by Kyle Luu, the Moose Knuckles FW21 campaign transports Emily Ratajkowski, Pete Davidson, and Adwoa Aboah to a frozen cityscape, fusing the brand’s characteristic Canadian humor and a healthy dose of surrealism. LaChapelle's signature phantasmagoric environments, including an 8-foot ice wave and a life-sized ice motorcycle, subvert traditional marketing techniques, juxtaposing the extreme with the familiar and inviting consumers to reexamine what they truly need from their outerwear.     "Utility has a different definition at Moose Knuckles. We know our audience and we know how to make unparalleled outerwear tailored to their needs. They like to have fun, to have a good time, to create. And they don't take days off. We wanted to create imagery that would resonate with their sensibilities. David's world was the perfect fit." - Brody Baker, Creative Director     The campaign launches on September 20thalongside Moose Knuckles’ FW21 Collection where the idea of usefulness is reconstructed through enhanced fabrication and considered design. Weight and permeability were minimized, while warmth, mobility, and personality were intensified, resulting in a range of premium outerwear and apparel for anyone looking to brave winter in the city while avoiding the "carabiner" aesthetic.     The campaign features the Comptoir Puffer and Tracadie Jacket on Emily Ratajkowski, the Oar River Jacket and Naufrage Jacket on Pete Davidson, and the Gataga Puffer and Afton Vest on Adwoa Aboah. The FW21 collection is available for purchase at mooseknucklescanada.com, Moose Knuckles Stores, and luxury retailers worldwide. Additional campaign imagery, as well as BTS content, will launch globally this fall.

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