London Fashion Week Ended On a Strong Note
Riccardo Tisci finally unveiled his debut show, ‘Kingdom’, for Brit house Burberry with all the Tisci elements woven with the famous check – Gothic florals, strong tailoring, a few Bambi sightings, with a hint of the street for good measure. Richard Quinn traded Queen Elizabeth for a front row audience of art students as he displayed rosette printed frocks and Christopher Kane delivered an empoweringly sexy collection of strong-shouldered pieces, crystallized and laced.
Milan Fashion Week Took Off Full Throttle
What can we say about Milano that hasn’t already been said? Moschino made living sketches, Prada drove classics into more youthful territory, and Fendi had so many pockets you might not need that Baguette after all. Kendall Jenner was spotted times three after a relatively quiet London and skipping New York all-together, while Adut Akech continued her fashion week domination booking just about any show worth mentioning since New York. A lot of new faces were there too but you’ll have to wait until after Paris for that wrap up.
Melodie Jeng Continues Our Streetstyle Coverage
And if all that runway glamour was too much to digest, maybe take a look at the models off-duty as Melodie Jeng continues to capture the gazelle legged beauties as thy run between the shows. See more here.
Gucci‘s @GucciBeauty is here and Michele is posting paintings
People have been smashing the like button on Gucci’s new beauty-focused Instagram account @guccibeauty. Gucci’s website says the ‘gram is “Devoted to its vision of the world of beauty—guided by creative director Alessandro Michele,” saying the account will feature “a series of artworks that traverse history as well as gender, culture, and geography.” That was no lie, 39 posts in and paintings by artists like Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Diego Velázquez, Lois Mailou Jones, Louis Anquetin and more have so far been highlighted by Michele. To what end?
Unseen Amsterdam’s started and runs until the 23rd of September
The seventh edition of the 3-day long photography fair, Unseen Amsterdam, began today. The fair includes a series of exhibitions highlighting works of emerging international photographers. Highlights include “Futures”, which showcases ten talents from the Futures Talent Pool program. Also, Today, Unseen’s speakers program featured an Aperture-presented a talk from Alistair O’Neill in conversation with Awol Erizku, Chiara Nonino and Lou Stoppard. For all that is happeing check out the website.