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ETRO UNVEILS THE NEW SPRING SUMMER 2021 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN
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ETRO UNVEILS THE NEW SPRING SUMMER 2021 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

Fashion Joy is an immediate, sudden feeling. It draws a smile on the face; it brings a light to the eyes, and energizes the body. It oozes energy, momentum, and owns distinctive gestures. It knows no time and no place. Models Anna Ewers, Parker Van Noord, Alessio Pozzi and Grace Musase are portrayed by David Sims in the dazzling non-place of a white background in the new ETRO campaign. These are immediate and vitaminic images, which depict a study in the making of joy and vitality: a spark in the eye, the whiteness of teeth or the wind in the hair are enough to convey the message, getting straight to the point. It is the same joy that runs through the collection, a further exploration of ETRO's family lexicon. The pictures intentionally wink at the way we were to define the way we are. If the prints, but also the accessories, are an archive anthology, with imaginative names such as Bandiere da Parata, I fiori del Cielo or L’Albero delle Meraviglie, the images are an obvious homage to a perhaps more carefree decade. Not for ETRO. What remains, in order to evolve, is in fact the joyous urge to mix signs and meanings, the vital freedom in merging worlds, the immediacy of fashion as a pure expression of joy. Yesterday and today.     Photographer: David SimsStylist: Géraldine SaglioTalents: Anna Ewers, Grace Musase, Alessio Pozzi, Parker Van NoordCreative Director: Macs IottiCasting Director: Piegiorgio Del MoroMake Up Artist: Lucia PieroniHair Stylist: Paul Hanlon   Joy is an immediate, sudden feeling. It draws a smile on the face; it brings a light to the eyes, and energizes the body. It oozes energy, momentum, and owns distinctive gestures. It knows no time and no place. Models Anna Ewers, Parker Van Noord, Alessio Pozzi and Grace Musase are portrayed by David Sims in the dazzling non-place of a white background in the new ETRO campaign. These are immediate and vitaminic images, which depict a study in the making of joy and vitality: a spark in the eye, the whiteness of teeth or the wind in the hair are enough to convey the message, getting straight to the point. It is the same joy that runs through the collection, a further exploration of ETRO's family lexicon. The pictures intentionally wink at the way we were to define the way we are. If the prints, but also the accessories, are an archive anthology, with imaginative names such as Bandiere da Parata, I fiori del Cielo or L’Albero delle Meraviglie, the images are an obvious homage to a perhaps more carefree decade. Not for ETRO. What remains, in order to evolve, is in fact the joyous urge to mix signs and meanings, the vital freedom in merging worlds, the immediacy of fashion as a pure expression of joy. Yesterday and today.     Photographer: David SimsStylist: Géraldine SaglioTalents: Anna Ewers, Grace Musase, Alessio Pozzi, Parker Van NoordCreative Director: Macs IottiCasting Director: Piegiorgio Del MoroMake Up Artist: Lucia PieroniHair Stylist: Paul Hanlon  

Samsøe Samsøe for Fall & Winter 2021
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Samsøe Samsøe for Fall & Winter 2021

Fashion Week ’Stillness’ is the name of Samsøe Samsøe’s AW21 collection. It’s about aspects of being grounded, seeking stillness in a world where it might be hard tond the calm places that make us into who we are. It is also a re ection of the inspiration trip that thebrand’s design team took this year.     ”This time around, the design team and I took an inspiration trip within the Danish borders, and we ended up in a summer house, spending some time together - growing stronger bonds - and building the collection around the concept of ‘Stillness’. The serene moments of ‘just... being’ is a huge part of this collection”, says Gitte Wetter, Head of Design.     In the Womenswear collection, there is a certain nod towards the Victorian era, with heavy lace dresses in soft, romantic shapes, contrasting with suede and leather, giving the collection a more masculine expression. Other shapes draw inspiration from the late 70’s, mixed with today’s more clean silhouettes.There is a playo between formal and informal, givinga perfect balance of the modern woman’s look and feel.     This season, Menswear references the 70’s with slightly more exaggerated collars, but also the 90’s through oversized, checked shirts - now reworked in more contemporary qualities - which add an extra layer to the always tactile collection. Another strong focus is the relaxed shapes as if playing dress up at home. Soft fabrics, and loosely constructed blazers and jackets give a more laid back feeling this season with wider shapes in both pants and shirts adding to the luxurious and warm feeling.     Hues of sunny yellow, dry orange, brick red, washedout brown and hints of green re ect the draw ofnature and the elements that might be around us. An overall expression that uses long lasting qualities and shapes ensures a cohesive approach for both the Men’s and Women’s collections, as sustainability is always in focus. The result is that the AW21 collection is 75,5% more sustainable, than previous collections. A part of the brands initiative is to be 100% more sustainable by year 2024.     Whether or not it is has a mental or global aspect, the collection is about the state of ’Stillness’. The times we are facing in the world we live in are highlightedand showcased in this collection. Di erent minds, di erent thoughts, di erent possibilities all make us do things di erently and the result is a totally personalinterpretation of what it is, to explore stillness. ’Stillness’ is the name of Samsøe Samsøe’s AW21 collection. It’s about aspects of being grounded, seeking stillness in a world where it might be hard tond the calm places that make us into who we are. It is also a re ection of the inspiration trip that thebrand’s design team took this year.     ”This time around, the design team and I took an inspiration trip within the Danish borders, and we ended up in a summer house, spending some time together - growing stronger bonds - and building the collection around the concept of ‘Stillness’. The serene moments of ‘just... being’ is a huge part of this collection”, says Gitte Wetter, Head of Design.     In the Womenswear collection, there is a certain nod towards the Victorian era, with heavy lace dresses in soft, romantic shapes, contrasting with suede and leather, giving the collection a more masculine expression. Other shapes draw inspiration from the late 70’s, mixed with today’s more clean silhouettes.There is a playo between formal and informal, givinga perfect balance of the modern woman’s look and feel.     This season, Menswear references the 70’s with slightly more exaggerated collars, but also the 90’s through oversized, checked shirts - now reworked in more contemporary qualities - which add an extra layer to the always tactile collection. Another strong focus is the relaxed shapes as if playing dress up at home. Soft fabrics, and loosely constructed blazers and jackets give a more laid back feeling this season with wider shapes in both pants and shirts adding to the luxurious and warm feeling.     Hues of sunny yellow, dry orange, brick red, washedout brown and hints of green re ect the draw ofnature and the elements that might be around us. An overall expression that uses long lasting qualities and shapes ensures a cohesive approach for both the Men’s and Women’s collections, as sustainability is always in focus. The result is that the AW21 collection is 75,5% more sustainable, than previous collections. A part of the brands initiative is to be 100% more sustainable by year 2024.     Whether or not it is has a mental or global aspect, the collection is about the state of ’Stillness’. The times we are facing in the world we live in are highlightedand showcased in this collection. Di erent minds, di erent thoughts, di erent possibilities all make us do things di erently and the result is a totally personalinterpretation of what it is, to explore stillness.

Rains presents digital runway show ANTICIPATE
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Rains presents digital runway show ANTICIPATE

Fashion Week The ANTICIPATE collection offers a conversation around the expectancy of the next, creating a collection rooted in a prowess for the unkown.     Form and function equalize into a presentation of modern utility, one that need not make unnecessary compromises. Utilitarian tailoring built from heavy PU-coated twill is contrasted to crisp fabrics in parachute-like silhouettes. Voluminous puffer ensembles create security shells, encompassing the wearers like an armor to outside elements. Together, the themes offer a sense of hope in comradery, and a collective fight for the future.        "This season, it was inevitable to take in current world affairs and build a collection that offers a confident contribution to the dialogue. We wanted to build pieces that made people feel strong, collaborative and present. It was through bold silhouettes in a uniform color palette that achieved a sense of certainty in comradery," says Tanne Winter        Shades of a grey armada are presented as a central color palette, only to be interrupted by holographic showpieces and an icy blue for a glimmer of light amongst the collection.     For AW21, Rains references sci-fi storylines, offering a cinematic introduction to the latest runway collection offered up by the outdoor lifestyle brand.     Exploring the act of expectancy-the visceral response to before and after - 30 looks marched their way to the top of the precarious platform, to be met by a water orb hovering in the cradle of open air. Juxtaposed light and dark envelop the collection, offering a mysterious setting to the otherworldly encounter.   The ANTICIPATE collection offers a conversation around the expectancy of the next, creating a collection rooted in a prowess for the unkown.     Form and function equalize into a presentation of modern utility, one that need not make unnecessary compromises. Utilitarian tailoring built from heavy PU-coated twill is contrasted to crisp fabrics in parachute-like silhouettes. Voluminous puffer ensembles create security shells, encompassing the wearers like an armor to outside elements. Together, the themes offer a sense of hope in comradery, and a collective fight for the future.        "This season, it was inevitable to take in current world affairs and build a collection that offers a confident contribution to the dialogue. We wanted to build pieces that made people feel strong, collaborative and present. It was through bold silhouettes in a uniform color palette that achieved a sense of certainty in comradery," says Tanne Winter        Shades of a grey armada are presented as a central color palette, only to be interrupted by holographic showpieces and an icy blue for a glimmer of light amongst the collection.     For AW21, Rains references sci-fi storylines, offering a cinematic introduction to the latest runway collection offered up by the outdoor lifestyle brand.     Exploring the act of expectancy-the visceral response to before and after - 30 looks marched their way to the top of the precarious platform, to be met by a water orb hovering in the cradle of open air. Juxtaposed light and dark envelop the collection, offering a mysterious setting to the otherworldly encounter.  

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Vans and Opening Ceremony Launch First Global Footwear, Apparel and Accessories Collection
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Vans and Opening Ceremony Launch First Global Footwear, Apparel and Accessories Collection

Accessories Since 2014, Vans and Opening Ceremony have forged a partnership rooted in celebrating creative expression and collaboration. This February, Vans and Opening Ceremony reunite to debut the first global collection of footwear, apparel and accessories released by the two iconic brands. Launching on February 19, the extensive collection will be made available on Vans.eu, Vans retail locations and at select wholesale partners worldwide.      Established in 2002, Opening Ceremony emerged as a creative, multi-brand retailer motivated by principles of exploration and friendship, and has since celebrated many unique and diverse perspectives of people and countries around the world. Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, both of whom are renowned designers in their own right, have amplified voices and pushed boundaries that often reach far beyond the fashion world. At the forefront of fashion for decades, Carol and Humberto continue to celebrate their longstanding partnership with Vans, this time on a global scale.     "Vans has been a long-time creative partner of ours, and we're so excited to collaborate on their iconic print this season,” says Opening Ceremony Creative Director Humberto Leon. “For this new capsule collection, Carol and I are inspired to reinvent the checkerboard, taking a new graphic approach to Vans' classic pattern."     Inspired by Vans’ iconic checkerboard print, Opening Ceremony founders reinvent the pattern with abstract snake and leopard patterns across apparel and footwear. Using Vans’ original deck shoe, the Authentic as their canvas, Opening Ceremony have created an all-over repeat pattern that highlights the positive and negative space – finding harmony between the motifs of the snake and leopard across the uppers and sole of each shoe.       The repeat leopard pattern is featured on an assortment of apparel, including a track suit-inspired jacket that includes a front zipper closure, toggle fasteners and a hidden hood. The Vans x OC leopard pant boasts a relaxed fit with welt pockets and a zipper flap. The leopard assortment is complemented by a leopard printed tote that is filled with soft padding, emblazoned with a novelty rubber Vans x OC patch.      A second delivery of footwear takes an elevated approach using monochromatic uppers in orchid and baja blue. The Authentic QLT brings two of-the-moment colorways to Vans’ maiden silhouette, with an all-over color, quilted vamp and lateral stitching. Each shoe is finished with an Opening Ceremony woven patch on the heel.      The Vans x Opening Ceremony collection will be available worldwide at Vans.com, Vans retail locations and at select wholesale partners on February 19. For more information, please visit Vans.eu/OpeningCeremony. Since 2014, Vans and Opening Ceremony have forged a partnership rooted in celebrating creative expression and collaboration. This February, Vans and Opening Ceremony reunite to debut the first global collection of footwear, apparel and accessories released by the two iconic brands. Launching on February 19, the extensive collection will be made available on Vans.eu, Vans retail locations and at select wholesale partners worldwide.      Established in 2002, Opening Ceremony emerged as a creative, multi-brand retailer motivated by principles of exploration and friendship, and has since celebrated many unique and diverse perspectives of people and countries around the world. Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, both of whom are renowned designers in their own right, have amplified voices and pushed boundaries that often reach far beyond the fashion world. At the forefront of fashion for decades, Carol and Humberto continue to celebrate their longstanding partnership with Vans, this time on a global scale.     "Vans has been a long-time creative partner of ours, and we're so excited to collaborate on their iconic print this season,” says Opening Ceremony Creative Director Humberto Leon. “For this new capsule collection, Carol and I are inspired to reinvent the checkerboard, taking a new graphic approach to Vans' classic pattern."     Inspired by Vans’ iconic checkerboard print, Opening Ceremony founders reinvent the pattern with abstract snake and leopard patterns across apparel and footwear. Using Vans’ original deck shoe, the Authentic as their canvas, Opening Ceremony have created an all-over repeat pattern that highlights the positive and negative space – finding harmony between the motifs of the snake and leopard across the uppers and sole of each shoe.       The repeat leopard pattern is featured on an assortment of apparel, including a track suit-inspired jacket that includes a front zipper closure, toggle fasteners and a hidden hood. The Vans x OC leopard pant boasts a relaxed fit with welt pockets and a zipper flap. The leopard assortment is complemented by a leopard printed tote that is filled with soft padding, emblazoned with a novelty rubber Vans x OC patch.      A second delivery of footwear takes an elevated approach using monochromatic uppers in orchid and baja blue. The Authentic QLT brings two of-the-moment colorways to Vans’ maiden silhouette, with an all-over color, quilted vamp and lateral stitching. Each shoe is finished with an Opening Ceremony woven patch on the heel.      The Vans x Opening Ceremony collection will be available worldwide at Vans.com, Vans retail locations and at select wholesale partners on February 19. For more information, please visit Vans.eu/OpeningCeremony.

Off-White™ Reveals Spring/Summer 2021 Collection with Immersive Digital Turnout Called “Imaginary TV”
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Off-White™ Reveals Spring/Summer 2021 Collection with Immersive Digital Turnout Called “Imaginary TV”

Fashion Week Yesterday, Off-White™ and its Founder and Creative Director Virgil Abloh hosted a groundbreaking, globally-interconnected digital event to reveal the label’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection. The get together is dubbed “Imaginary TV,” and the interface—custom built for this unique showcase—features an interactive online complex, complete with a series of special performances. Off-White™’s virtual landscape (which will remain online post-event) offers a myriad selection of channels and networks, just like a television set. Each has a specific purpose in demonstrating the concepts behind the collection. Milan-based and international performers expressing a range of artistic practices have contributed to this electronic experience, mixing fashion with frontier-pushing digital innovation. Ultimately, Abloh envisioned this space as a way to contemporarily reflect Off-White™’s pillars: “Imaginary TV” captures a universal approach to creativity by promoting inclusivity and pushing the envelope forward in terms of how the industry, consumers and fans alike interact with one another.     Products highlighted in the digital rooms include: the Off-White™ x Air Jordan collaboration, eyewear, Off-Active athletic clothing, the “Out-of-Office” sneaker, the Spring/Summer 2021 collection’s overall stories and the launch of a new accessory called The Burrow Bag. The Burrow Bag is an evolution of Abloh’s “Swiss” and “meteor shower” concepts; it debuts with a perforated shoulder bag shape, featuring luxurious materials and finished with a handcrafted finesse. This punch-holed graphic treatment is becoming more and more established in the Off-White™ aesthetic canon. Moreover, the shoulder bag on view in “Imaginary TV” is, in fact, already buyable at www.off---white.com and www.farfetch.com.     The rest of the collection, titled “Adam is Eve,” will become available over three product drops between February and May. This delivery-staggering demonstrates Off-White™’s disruptive new business model of presenting collections and immediately following these unveilings with the first drop, whereby the rest of the lineup is released throughout the season. Abloh has created a gender-blended lineup that remains optimistic and idea-diverse, rife with juxtaposed thoughts and interchangeable elements. Length, volume, color and cut are all fluid; this is the first time that Off-White™ has merged its menswear and womenswear design studios, creating a liquidity and a common ground between the two. Print is minimal, but when used, it flourishes; tones are solid and blocked, cutout and lengthened across heightening silhouettes.     “The idea of ‘Imaginary TV’ stems from a modern poetic vision for, and of, the evermore virtual world. It takes a universal and all-inclusive approach. I want to connect and generate a global network, and bring together creativity while catalyzing a range of emotions,” says Virgil Abloh. “We’re living in a world and at a time that is already largely digitally native. Within the collection itself, I wanted to capture what it is to be human at this very moment. Conundrum is OK, glitches are OK, duality is OK, and a dissolution of norms is OK.”     Within “Imaginary TV,” the Spring/Summer 2021 collection is highlighted by live performances and live activations in Italy. These installations and engagements comprised a varied mix of disciplines, lensing different cultures, humanity, artistry, a sense of celebration and self-expression. Talents include Michele Rizzo, Graffiti Milano, Caterina Barbieri, a group of free-climbing athletes, Binta Diaw, Fabio Cherstich, Damiano Afrira and Off-White™’s own skilled artisans.     “Imaginary TV” also presents international performances at various slots throughout the day. Abloh enlisted the help of an international assortment of talent across time zones, furthering this notion of proximity and connection across time and distance. These multidisciplinary talents include: Wallette, Ash Lauryin, Domi and JD Beck, Letizia Galloni, Prince Gyasi, Mdou Mocatr, Liang Biying, and Kiri Okuyama. Yesterday, Off-White™ and its Founder and Creative Director Virgil Abloh hosted a groundbreaking, globally-interconnected digital event to reveal the label’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection. The get together is dubbed “Imaginary TV,” and the interface—custom built for this unique showcase—features an interactive online complex, complete with a series of special performances. Off-White™’s virtual landscape (which will remain online post-event) offers a myriad selection of channels and networks, just like a television set. Each has a specific purpose in demonstrating the concepts behind the collection. Milan-based and international performers expressing a range of artistic practices have contributed to this electronic experience, mixing fashion with frontier-pushing digital innovation. Ultimately, Abloh envisioned this space as a way to contemporarily reflect Off-White™’s pillars: “Imaginary TV” captures a universal approach to creativity by promoting inclusivity and pushing the envelope forward in terms of how the industry, consumers and fans alike interact with one another.     Products highlighted in the digital rooms include: the Off-White™ x Air Jordan collaboration, eyewear, Off-Active athletic clothing, the “Out-of-Office” sneaker, the Spring/Summer 2021 collection’s overall stories and the launch of a new accessory called The Burrow Bag. The Burrow Bag is an evolution of Abloh’s “Swiss” and “meteor shower” concepts; it debuts with a perforated shoulder bag shape, featuring luxurious materials and finished with a handcrafted finesse. This punch-holed graphic treatment is becoming more and more established in the Off-White™ aesthetic canon. Moreover, the shoulder bag on view in “Imaginary TV” is, in fact, already buyable at www.off---white.com and www.farfetch.com.     The rest of the collection, titled “Adam is Eve,” will become available over three product drops between February and May. This delivery-staggering demonstrates Off-White™’s disruptive new business model of presenting collections and immediately following these unveilings with the first drop, whereby the rest of the lineup is released throughout the season. Abloh has created a gender-blended lineup that remains optimistic and idea-diverse, rife with juxtaposed thoughts and interchangeable elements. Length, volume, color and cut are all fluid; this is the first time that Off-White™ has merged its menswear and womenswear design studios, creating a liquidity and a common ground between the two. Print is minimal, but when used, it flourishes; tones are solid and blocked, cutout and lengthened across heightening silhouettes.     “The idea of ‘Imaginary TV’ stems from a modern poetic vision for, and of, the evermore virtual world. It takes a universal and all-inclusive approach. I want to connect and generate a global network, and bring together creativity while catalyzing a range of emotions,” says Virgil Abloh. “We’re living in a world and at a time that is already largely digitally native. Within the collection itself, I wanted to capture what it is to be human at this very moment. Conundrum is OK, glitches are OK, duality is OK, and a dissolution of norms is OK.”     Within “Imaginary TV,” the Spring/Summer 2021 collection is highlighted by live performances and live activations in Italy. These installations and engagements comprised a varied mix of disciplines, lensing different cultures, humanity, artistry, a sense of celebration and self-expression. Talents include Michele Rizzo, Graffiti Milano, Caterina Barbieri, a group of free-climbing athletes, Binta Diaw, Fabio Cherstich, Damiano Afrira and Off-White™’s own skilled artisans.     “Imaginary TV” also presents international performances at various slots throughout the day. Abloh enlisted the help of an international assortment of talent across time zones, furthering this notion of proximity and connection across time and distance. These multidisciplinary talents include: Wallette, Ash Lauryin, Domi and JD Beck, Letizia Galloni, Prince Gyasi, Mdou Mocatr, Liang Biying, and Kiri Okuyama.

Collaboration with Lardini
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Collaboration with Lardini

Style During the past months we had a chance to partner up with Lardini on an special instagram collaboration with some really inspiring young talents. See more on our instagram @numero_netherlands.   #LARDINI #LARDINIFW20 During the past months we had a chance to partner up with Lardini on an special instagram collaboration with some really inspiring young talents. See more on our instagram @numero_netherlands.   #LARDINI #LARDINIFW20

BOTTEGA VENETA: Salon 01 Campaign
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BOTTEGA VENETA: Salon 01 Campaign

Fashion   Photographed by Tyrone Lebon   Artist Rosemarie Trockel Actress Sheila Atim   Nora Svenson Nikita Stsjolokov Ottawa Kwami Emil Schueler Andrea Risso   Photographed by Tyrone Lebon   Artist Rosemarie Trockel Actress Sheila Atim   Nora Svenson Nikita Stsjolokov Ottawa Kwami Emil Schueler Andrea Risso

TOMMY HILFIGER INSPIRES GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO UNITE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE WITH SPRING 2021 ‘MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER’ CAMPAIGN
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TOMMY HILFIGER INSPIRES GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO UNITE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE WITH SPRING 2021 ‘MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER’ CAMPAIGN

Fashion Tommy Hilfiger, announces the Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGER campaign, centered around the theme of ‘Moving Forward Together’ to build a better future. The campaign is fronted by a diverse cast of activists and advocates, all striving for a society that Wastes Nothing and Welcomes All. Through the campaign, the talent shares their stories and activism journeys to inspire fans to create a brighter future. The collection will be available at tommy.com, at TOMMY HILFIGER storesworldwide and select wholesale partners beginning February 1, 2021.      “As we stand at one of the most pivotal moments in history, we must move forward together to build a future for the next generations,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am proud that our Spring 2021 collection is represented by a such an incredible and diverse group of people who embody this message. Throughout the season and beyond, I am confident they will inspire fans to drive meaningful, long-lasting change.”   Created in collaboration with the cast, the Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGERcampaign captures the talent in the styles they love while in the places they feel most at home – from a voguing ballroom, to a beach, to a recording studio. This diversity of playing fields showcases how a difference can be made in every environment and community. The campaign was shot in global locations including Los Angeles, New Jersey, London, Paris, Berlin and Hainan by local photographers Clara Balzary, Joshua Woods, Jana Gerberding, Ken Ngang and Tom Johnson. Models include:   Indya Moore (U.S.A.): Actor, model and activist struggled to find their place in the world before discovering New York’s legendary ballroom scene. Now, the trans trailblazer is using their platform to advocate for social justice. Compton Cowboys (U.S.A.): A horse-riding healing community and mentorship collective founded by activists Randy Savvy, Stoner Mane and Kee, who use equestrian culture to show L.A. kids an alternative future. Jameela Jamil (U.K.): Actor, podcaster, model, writer and body positivity activist who founded the “I Weigh” platform and podcast as a safe and inclusive space for all women. Kiddy Smile (France): DJ, singer, songwriter, performer and activist helping the next generation understand and embrace themselves through ballroom dancing.  Mogli (Germany): Singer-songwriter, filmmaker, designer and activist advocating for a kinder way of living towards all people and the planet. Tom Grennan (U.K.): Singer and songwriter giving back to his community through small acts of mental health activism.  Monica Guo (China): Founding member of the Chinese national surfing team who is challenging stereotypes and creating opportunity for the next generation with her all-girls surf school.     The Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGER collection features a range of more sustainable materials and production techniques. Materials including EcoVero viscose; lower impact recycled polyester; Lyocell fabric; organic cotton; and plant derived BioCool finishing continue to build on the brand’s ambitious sustainability mission.      Friends and followers of the brand are invited to join the conversation on social media using #TommyHilfiger, @TommyHilfiger and #TommyHilfiger.  Tommy Hilfiger, announces the Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGER campaign, centered around the theme of ‘Moving Forward Together’ to build a better future. The campaign is fronted by a diverse cast of activists and advocates, all striving for a society that Wastes Nothing and Welcomes All. Through the campaign, the talent shares their stories and activism journeys to inspire fans to create a brighter future. The collection will be available at tommy.com, at TOMMY HILFIGER storesworldwide and select wholesale partners beginning February 1, 2021.      “As we stand at one of the most pivotal moments in history, we must move forward together to build a future for the next generations,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am proud that our Spring 2021 collection is represented by a such an incredible and diverse group of people who embody this message. Throughout the season and beyond, I am confident they will inspire fans to drive meaningful, long-lasting change.”   Created in collaboration with the cast, the Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGERcampaign captures the talent in the styles they love while in the places they feel most at home – from a voguing ballroom, to a beach, to a recording studio. This diversity of playing fields showcases how a difference can be made in every environment and community. The campaign was shot in global locations including Los Angeles, New Jersey, London, Paris, Berlin and Hainan by local photographers Clara Balzary, Joshua Woods, Jana Gerberding, Ken Ngang and Tom Johnson. Models include:   Indya Moore (U.S.A.): Actor, model and activist struggled to find their place in the world before discovering New York’s legendary ballroom scene. Now, the trans trailblazer is using their platform to advocate for social justice. Compton Cowboys (U.S.A.): A horse-riding healing community and mentorship collective founded by activists Randy Savvy, Stoner Mane and Kee, who use equestrian culture to show L.A. kids an alternative future. Jameela Jamil (U.K.): Actor, podcaster, model, writer and body positivity activist who founded the “I Weigh” platform and podcast as a safe and inclusive space for all women. Kiddy Smile (France): DJ, singer, songwriter, performer and activist helping the next generation understand and embrace themselves through ballroom dancing.  Mogli (Germany): Singer-songwriter, filmmaker, designer and activist advocating for a kinder way of living towards all people and the planet. Tom Grennan (U.K.): Singer and songwriter giving back to his community through small acts of mental health activism.  Monica Guo (China): Founding member of the Chinese national surfing team who is challenging stereotypes and creating opportunity for the next generation with her all-girls surf school.     The Spring 2021 TOMMY HILFIGER collection features a range of more sustainable materials and production techniques. Materials including EcoVero viscose; lower impact recycled polyester; Lyocell fabric; organic cotton; and plant derived BioCool finishing continue to build on the brand’s ambitious sustainability mission.      Friends and followers of the brand are invited to join the conversation on social media using #TommyHilfiger, @TommyHilfiger and #TommyHilfiger. 

Gucci presents Gucci Love, Love & Love by Brad Elterman and a special line for Saint Valentine’s Day
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Gucci presents Gucci Love, Love & Love by Brad Elterman and a special line for Saint Valentine’s Day

Fashion Cupid, the god of love, is a mischievous imp, and there is mischief and wit in the lens of Los Angeles-based rock photographer Brad Elterman, who can genuinely lay claim to being one of the greatest documenters of the music scene. Armed with his camera and flash, Elterman managed to infiltrate the world of rock ‘n’ roll in the ‘70s as a teenager, and his candid work brings us an insight into a very special moment and the lives and characters of some equally special and talented people. Elterman’s subjects read like a rock ‘n’ rollcall of prime movers, and his raw, spontaneous images give us a window into a more innocent, less self-conscious age.     Since 2014, Elterman, still taking pictures, has been producing a limited edition publication called Fanzine that showcases his work, a collector's gem. Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele, who is a fan of the low-tech zine format, chose to partner with Elterman to make one together to celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day.      For Gucci Love, Love & Love zine, Elterman has captured images of love in all its forms in his hometown of Los Angeles. Through his joyful, positive, light-hearted rock ‘n’ roll lens, we are introduced to a group of eclectic characters celebrating the diversity of love through playful poses and interaction with one another.     The photos also give a powerful glimpse on Michele’s views on Love and beauty, and are a showcase for Gucci’s product line celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day, where a striking new House Heart symbol is the distinctive feature. The Gucci Heart, which often has the 3D appearance of a child’s toy, is applied to a Romantic line of jewelry, as well as to leather and silk pieces. Also prominent in the publication are Gucci Beauty collections — from Gucci Guilty Love Edition duo of fragrances, to a selection of lipsticks and face and eye make-up products — and handbags from Gucci’s Beloved lines: Dionysus, GG Marmont, Jackie 1961 and Gucci Horsebit 1955.     Elterman’s newly commissioned pictures for Gucci, infused with the whimsical spirit of the House, are paired with other recent work of his as well as some complementary images from his extensive archive.     The zine is available online at https://lovelovelove.gucci.com/     For the enthusiasts of Gucci and Brad Elterman, a limited edition print version will be available at Gucci Garden bookstore in Florence and at Gucci Wooster in NYC from February 11th, in time for Saint Valentine’s Day.     #GucciLoveLoveLove Cupid, the god of love, is a mischievous imp, and there is mischief and wit in the lens of Los Angeles-based rock photographer Brad Elterman, who can genuinely lay claim to being one of the greatest documenters of the music scene. Armed with his camera and flash, Elterman managed to infiltrate the world of rock ‘n’ roll in the ‘70s as a teenager, and his candid work brings us an insight into a very special moment and the lives and characters of some equally special and talented people. Elterman’s subjects read like a rock ‘n’ rollcall of prime movers, and his raw, spontaneous images give us a window into a more innocent, less self-conscious age.     Since 2014, Elterman, still taking pictures, has been producing a limited edition publication called Fanzine that showcases his work, a collector's gem. Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele, who is a fan of the low-tech zine format, chose to partner with Elterman to make one together to celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day.      For Gucci Love, Love & Love zine, Elterman has captured images of love in all its forms in his hometown of Los Angeles. Through his joyful, positive, light-hearted rock ‘n’ roll lens, we are introduced to a group of eclectic characters celebrating the diversity of love through playful poses and interaction with one another.     The photos also give a powerful glimpse on Michele’s views on Love and beauty, and are a showcase for Gucci’s product line celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day, where a striking new House Heart symbol is the distinctive feature. The Gucci Heart, which often has the 3D appearance of a child’s toy, is applied to a Romantic line of jewelry, as well as to leather and silk pieces. Also prominent in the publication are Gucci Beauty collections — from Gucci Guilty Love Edition duo of fragrances, to a selection of lipsticks and face and eye make-up products — and handbags from Gucci’s Beloved lines: Dionysus, GG Marmont, Jackie 1961 and Gucci Horsebit 1955.     Elterman’s newly commissioned pictures for Gucci, infused with the whimsical spirit of the House, are paired with other recent work of his as well as some complementary images from his extensive archive.     The zine is available online at https://lovelovelove.gucci.com/     For the enthusiasts of Gucci and Brad Elterman, a limited edition print version will be available at Gucci Garden bookstore in Florence and at Gucci Wooster in NYC from February 11th, in time for Saint Valentine’s Day.     #GucciLoveLoveLove

GIVENCHY UNVEILS SPRING-SUMMER 2021 CAMPAIGN BY MATTHEW M. WILLIAMS
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GIVENCHY UNVEILS SPRING-SUMMER 2021 CAMPAIGN BY MATTHEW M. WILLIAMS

Fashion In his first global advertising campaign, the Creative Director reveals his vision with help from an all-star lineup of likeminded artists. Givenchy is pleased to unveil the first images from its Spring-Summer 2021 global advertising campaign, produced under the supervision of Creative Director Matthew M. Williams.     To illustrate his vision, the designer called on close friends in his tight-knit community of artists. Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Playboi Carti and the supermodels Anok Yai and Liam Powers were each invited to put their own stamp on key pieces, the better to highlight the importance of cultivating a powerful personal style.     “To me, fashion expresses a point of view where formality and informality, construction and comfort co-exist. My ethos is about the luxury of infusing clothes with your own personality, not being worn by them,” said Matthew M. Williams. “In each of these portraits, a strong character wears a look that reflects who they are: they’re the ones who bring the clothes to life.”         Models wear looks from Matthew M. Williams’ Spring-Summer 2021 collection that debuted last October: Anok Yai appears in a crinkled black leather jacket and trousers that pop against an acid green background, while Playboi Carti styled himself in a black leather bomber slipped off his shoulder to reveal a couple of tattoos, or in a white tank with pink denim trousers and the new Antigona crossbody bag. Kendall Jenner embodies both the feminine and masculine side of the Givenchy woman, posing either in a body-skimming russet ensemble with a thick G-chain choker and a small gold Antigona handbag, or in a sharply tailored, black overcoat and trousers with the versatile new Cut- Out bag. With feline grace, Bella Hadid crouches in profile against a sage green background; the nonchalant Marshmallow slide creates a counterpoint to the more formal long, pistachio dress with a fresh take on the ‘Jour’ open back and embellished with Matthew M. Williams’ signature hardware. The freshly re-stylized 4G emblem also appears like a hallmark in the ad’s graphic layout, floating separately from the Givenchy signature.     Givenchy’s debut campaign by Matthew M. Williams will break in social media platforms on January 28th, feature in the March issues of major international magazines and on outdoor advertising worldwide starting in February. In his first global advertising campaign, the Creative Director reveals his vision with help from an all-star lineup of likeminded artists. Givenchy is pleased to unveil the first images from its Spring-Summer 2021 global advertising campaign, produced under the supervision of Creative Director Matthew M. Williams.     To illustrate his vision, the designer called on close friends in his tight-knit community of artists. Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Playboi Carti and the supermodels Anok Yai and Liam Powers were each invited to put their own stamp on key pieces, the better to highlight the importance of cultivating a powerful personal style.     “To me, fashion expresses a point of view where formality and informality, construction and comfort co-exist. My ethos is about the luxury of infusing clothes with your own personality, not being worn by them,” said Matthew M. Williams. “In each of these portraits, a strong character wears a look that reflects who they are: they’re the ones who bring the clothes to life.”         Models wear looks from Matthew M. Williams’ Spring-Summer 2021 collection that debuted last October: Anok Yai appears in a crinkled black leather jacket and trousers that pop against an acid green background, while Playboi Carti styled himself in a black leather bomber slipped off his shoulder to reveal a couple of tattoos, or in a white tank with pink denim trousers and the new Antigona crossbody bag. Kendall Jenner embodies both the feminine and masculine side of the Givenchy woman, posing either in a body-skimming russet ensemble with a thick G-chain choker and a small gold Antigona handbag, or in a sharply tailored, black overcoat and trousers with the versatile new Cut- Out bag. With feline grace, Bella Hadid crouches in profile against a sage green background; the nonchalant Marshmallow slide creates a counterpoint to the more formal long, pistachio dress with a fresh take on the ‘Jour’ open back and embellished with Matthew M. Williams’ signature hardware. The freshly re-stylized 4G emblem also appears like a hallmark in the ad’s graphic layout, floating separately from the Givenchy signature.     Givenchy’s debut campaign by Matthew M. Williams will break in social media platforms on January 28th, feature in the March issues of major international magazines and on outdoor advertising worldwide starting in February.

Fendi Couture Spring & Summer 2021
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Fendi Couture Spring & Summer 2021

Fashion Week “Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us.” Virginia Woolf, Orlando   Bloomsbury to Borghese     Reflecting on transcendent romance and timeless creativity, for his debut Fendi collection Kim Jones draws on the renegade British sen­sibility of the Bloomsbury Group while paying homage to the storied history of the Roman maison. For Fendi Couture Spring / Summer 2021, seemingly diverse inspirations find common ground and are interwoven: the enduring allure of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell’s liberated creativity explored alongside the eternal language of Italian sculpture and Fendi’s foundational codes. As Virginia Woolf wrote in Orlando: “Memory is the seamstress, and a capricious one at that.”     Adopting the time-travelling, binary-blurring novel as a central motif, temporalities are warped while exquisite femininity and mas­culine androgyny appear as fluid choices rather than innate realities. A love letter written by Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West in 1928 – only three years after Fendi was founded – Orlando’s literary conceits are directly interspersed throughout the collection: some­times in the form of metal-bound book clutches, sometimes lines from the text inscribed into Mother of Pearl minaudières or leather boots. Extracts from letters written between Virginia and Vita dur­ing their decades-long courtship are read aloud by friends and family of Fendi throughout the Max Richter composition that scores the show.     Motifs discovered at Charleston farmhouse – the Sussex home of the Bloomsbury set, located only a short distance from where Jones spent much of his childhood – are revived and recontextualised through ornately beaded boots and hand-painted heels; the Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant frescoes which decorate its walls adapted in-to embroidered embellishments on gowns. “I like how this family of people – and particularly these two pioneering sisters – moved things forward,” notes Jones. “I admire the way that they lived their lives, the freedom that they created for themselves and the art that they left behind for the world.”     The hand-printed, marble-bound books published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf for Hogarth Press – displayed at the show’s accom-panying literary exhibition – offer a seamless segue into classical Italian aesthetics. Mirroring the marble palette of Rome’s Galleria Borghese, whose Bernini sculptures inform the dramatic deshabillé drapery found in the collection, they showcase the harmony between the two movements (so fascinated was Vanessa Bell by Italian Classicism that she would paint in the Borghese gardens, or reprise Old Masters to hang on the walls of Charleston). Visible in woven jacquards and on silken gowns; through intarsia furs and hand-beaded tailoring, mar­bles become a key component in the collection’s visual language.     Fendi’s own history also appears as a primary source, refracted through Jones’ contemporary perspective: the biographies of those who model the cast used to excavate the archives for formative sketch­es and decoration. The velvet ribbons of a vintage bag are transposed onto a new design; Karligraphy monograms taken from Lagerfeld’s final collection beaded onto boots.      The importance of family – both real and chosen – is celebrated through the cast who model the collection, who each inhabit glass vitrines transformed into rooms of their own. “Fendi represents arti­sanal quality of the highest order, and it is all about family,” Jones reflects. “It is in its third generation with a Fendi at its helm, and I am guest starring while bringing in the fourth. Here, I am surrounded by strong, powerful women who I love and respect, and want to bring their energy into what I do.”     #FendiCouture www.fendi.com “Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us.” Virginia Woolf, Orlando   Bloomsbury to Borghese     Reflecting on transcendent romance and timeless creativity, for his debut Fendi collection Kim Jones draws on the renegade British sen­sibility of the Bloomsbury Group while paying homage to the storied history of the Roman maison. For Fendi Couture Spring / Summer 2021, seemingly diverse inspirations find common ground and are interwoven: the enduring allure of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell’s liberated creativity explored alongside the eternal language of Italian sculpture and Fendi’s foundational codes. As Virginia Woolf wrote in Orlando: “Memory is the seamstress, and a capricious one at that.”     Adopting the time-travelling, binary-blurring novel as a central motif, temporalities are warped while exquisite femininity and mas­culine androgyny appear as fluid choices rather than innate realities. A love letter written by Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West in 1928 – only three years after Fendi was founded – Orlando’s literary conceits are directly interspersed throughout the collection: some­times in the form of metal-bound book clutches, sometimes lines from the text inscribed into Mother of Pearl minaudières or leather boots. Extracts from letters written between Virginia and Vita dur­ing their decades-long courtship are read aloud by friends and family of Fendi throughout the Max Richter composition that scores the show.     Motifs discovered at Charleston farmhouse – the Sussex home of the Bloomsbury set, located only a short distance from where Jones spent much of his childhood – are revived and recontextualised through ornately beaded boots and hand-painted heels; the Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant frescoes which decorate its walls adapted in-to embroidered embellishments on gowns. “I like how this family of people – and particularly these two pioneering sisters – moved things forward,” notes Jones. “I admire the way that they lived their lives, the freedom that they created for themselves and the art that they left behind for the world.”     The hand-printed, marble-bound books published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf for Hogarth Press – displayed at the show’s accom-panying literary exhibition – offer a seamless segue into classical Italian aesthetics. Mirroring the marble palette of Rome’s Galleria Borghese, whose Bernini sculptures inform the dramatic deshabillé drapery found in the collection, they showcase the harmony between the two movements (so fascinated was Vanessa Bell by Italian Classicism that she would paint in the Borghese gardens, or reprise Old Masters to hang on the walls of Charleston). Visible in woven jacquards and on silken gowns; through intarsia furs and hand-beaded tailoring, mar­bles become a key component in the collection’s visual language.     Fendi’s own history also appears as a primary source, refracted through Jones’ contemporary perspective: the biographies of those who model the cast used to excavate the archives for formative sketch­es and decoration. The velvet ribbons of a vintage bag are transposed onto a new design; Karligraphy monograms taken from Lagerfeld’s final collection beaded onto boots.      The importance of family – both real and chosen – is celebrated through the cast who model the collection, who each inhabit glass vitrines transformed into rooms of their own. “Fendi represents arti­sanal quality of the highest order, and it is all about family,” Jones reflects. “It is in its third generation with a Fendi at its helm, and I am guest starring while bringing in the fourth. Here, I am surrounded by strong, powerful women who I love and respect, and want to bring their energy into what I do.”     #FendiCouture www.fendi.com

VALENTINO PRESENTS THE HAUTE COUTURE SPRING/SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION
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VALENTINO PRESENTS THE HAUTE COUTURE SPRING/SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION

Fashion Week The rituals, the process, and the values of Couture are timeless. They celebrate the human: the mind that conceives and the hand that creates and gives value. Through a work process that sits above time, they produce timeless objects molded on the individual.     Time as a code and a value, to reset and reprogrammed in a Couture of today that updates classic rituals and processes through garments designed to express oneself, as anyone desires. Women, men: naturally, smoothly. A wardrobe that draws and opens up possibilities.     Verticality as a tension in which what is complex is resolved into vibrant simplicity. Fabric as a material elevated by handwork, as a texture that incites discovery and surprise. Raised on the highest heels, the long and lean silhouettes are accumulations of elements, stripped of every evident artifice, of prints and decorations, which up close appear different from how they look from afar. The pullover is in fact woven fabric; a solid surface swarms with petals, or dematerializes into folds of ribbons. Line, the texture of the fabric, the warm and cold neutrals and the acrylic glares, do all the talking. The apparent preciousness becomes silent, intimate, just as the interchangeable and protective simplicity of the pieces is intimate. Sudden, flashes of daring.     The temporal code of this recoded Couture becomes a digital tale in the collaboration with Robert Del Naja: a self-standing, complete document of the long process of the Atelier. The information on the making of, of the collection, the faces of the artisans, the time lapsed photo shoots of thework in progress on the tailoring dummy, become algorithmic sequences elaborated and set to music by the machine; trained by creative partner Mario Klingemann. The human feeds the mechanic, the manual activates a neural and digital process, in the quest for a new humanism.Through the synthetic lter of arti cial intelligence, the emotional aspect of Couture emerges,with the celebration and enhancement of human quality: a code that regenerates itself endlessly while remaining timeless.     #ValentinoHauteCouture #CodeTemporal The rituals, the process, and the values of Couture are timeless. They celebrate the human: the mind that conceives and the hand that creates and gives value. Through a work process that sits above time, they produce timeless objects molded on the individual.     Time as a code and a value, to reset and reprogrammed in a Couture of today that updates classic rituals and processes through garments designed to express oneself, as anyone desires. Women, men: naturally, smoothly. A wardrobe that draws and opens up possibilities.     Verticality as a tension in which what is complex is resolved into vibrant simplicity. Fabric as a material elevated by handwork, as a texture that incites discovery and surprise. Raised on the highest heels, the long and lean silhouettes are accumulations of elements, stripped of every evident artifice, of prints and decorations, which up close appear different from how they look from afar. The pullover is in fact woven fabric; a solid surface swarms with petals, or dematerializes into folds of ribbons. Line, the texture of the fabric, the warm and cold neutrals and the acrylic glares, do all the talking. The apparent preciousness becomes silent, intimate, just as the interchangeable and protective simplicity of the pieces is intimate. Sudden, flashes of daring.     The temporal code of this recoded Couture becomes a digital tale in the collaboration with Robert Del Naja: a self-standing, complete document of the long process of the Atelier. The information on the making of, of the collection, the faces of the artisans, the time lapsed photo shoots of thework in progress on the tailoring dummy, become algorithmic sequences elaborated and set to music by the machine; trained by creative partner Mario Klingemann. The human feeds the mechanic, the manual activates a neural and digital process, in the quest for a new humanism.Through the synthetic lter of arti cial intelligence, the emotional aspect of Couture emerges,with the celebration and enhancement of human quality: a code that regenerates itself endlessly while remaining timeless.     #ValentinoHauteCouture #CodeTemporal

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