12 Dec
Remarkable works from designers of the 20th & 21st centuries

We featured Taschen’s up-and-coming books on fashion game-changers Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo a little while back. Now, Taschen celebrates a hundred years worth of fashion’s greatest idols — from Balenciaga and Chanel to the great McQueen and Westwood. Coming straight from the permanent collection of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, this […]


5 Oct
A collection of indelible skull themes in fashion, art & culture

From Alexander McQueen to Powell Peralta to mastermind Japan to Damien Hirst’s infinitely over-discussed For the Love Of God sculpture, skulls have dominated the cultural landscape unlike any other singular motif. Of course this is nothing new — mankind’s obsession with the macabre certainly predates the proto-heavy metal tropes of the 70s. English freelance editor, […]


15 Jun
Camouflaged Toðer hiking boots for Fall/Winter 2011

Bernhard Willhelm has never been one to hide behind bland or staid designs, and his latest hiking boots are no exception. A collaboration with the well established Camper brand has resulted in these Toðer Hiking Shoes for their Fall/Winter 2011 collection, the one above in a grey camouflage colorway. It’s no surprise that Willhelmme — […]


24 Jun
Westwood and Cole & Son venture into the wallpaper field

There are some collaborations you wouldn’t see coming, but deserve all the more praise because of it. Two British designers have teamed up to bring a little luxury to your home: iconic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and wallpaper design house Cole & Son. The wallpaper that was produced from this collaboration is nothing short of […]


22 Jan
The inexplicable beauty of hideous monsters

When I first saw Joshua Ben Longo’s creations I knew I’d stumbled across a little bit of pixie dust. I can’t totally explain it, but his monstrous creations just resonate with me from a distant place reserved for childhood wonders — stuff like comic books, monsters both repulsive and whimsical, sci-fi flicks and, yes, stuffed […]