See this image? It’s part of the series that Demna Gvasalia of Vetements created for his SS18 collection. See that scowling man? He could be your uncle Oswald or the man you buy tomatoes from at the Sunday market. And yet, he’s having fun, he’s making me laugh and he’s so fucking cool. Dammit Demna, you did it again. To be a successful designer, you need to be a master of balance. You have to tease, provoke, captivate and astound your clients even as you ensure that they actually end up buying what you’re creating. So it’s a delicate tug-of-war, … Continue reading Why Vetements Gets It: Demna Gvasalia looks to the streets. Literally.
Tom Ford slip-ons in a royal blue and barley-white woven textile with croco-leather tassels and a satin trim. What is there not to like about this beautiful pair of shoes that goes so well with both jeans and swiss-linen chinos in white (or … Continue reading The Want: Tom Ford’s party-all-night loafers.
I love a good pair of monks, I really do. No fussy laces to painstakingly adjust and re-knot, the monk strap is past its popular revival and now firmly entrenched in carefully considered shoe cabinets across continents. As an eternal optimist, … Continue reading The Want: Two monk straps that will have you seeing double. Gladly.
Numero uno: It begins. Crazy socks and clashing prints in a bright and cheery walter van beirendonck collection. Watch out for sandals, they are everywhere and in all shapes, colors, styles and materials this season. Bold stripes and panels of color at … Continue reading Paris MFW highlights- A mish-mash of a week of fashion. In no apparent order…
#81774961 / gettyimages.com They were tailored, khaki numbers cut just above the knee with double pleats and finished with sturdy canvas belt loops. The saying was used to denote an age ago, often in a mocking manner. An era past. … Continue reading “Last Time Policemen Wear Shorts….”
You have an after-work event that you need to attend. It might be a business-mixer, a networking clinic or even a client event that you’ve been invited to. How should you dress to leave a good impression? Truth is, in … Continue reading Event Dressing: The after-work special