Men’s Fashion Week 2014: Costume National

Designer Ennio Capasa was channeling the great David Bowie form the 70s Berlin era, a time in which Bowie released 3 of his best albums were released and he also undertook a reinvention of his image and aesthetic, which was a success. The challenges for any designer in this era of rapidly changing fashion is…

Men’s Fashion Week 2014: Christopher Raeburn

Christopher Raeburn is like this new age alchemist who mixes vintage pieces and deadstock fabrics into something new and modern. I mean when you see enormous, shaggy jackets and coats or repurposed sheepskin great coats of Siberian officers what are you to expect! The collection definitely highlighted the arctic and the dwindling yet defiant Inuit…

Men’s Fashion Week 2014: Belstaff

Belstaff, one of my top favorite designers, they have an endless renewable resource if you live for the rebellious motorcycle arcana and designer Martin cooper dove head first into this archive and emerged with photos from the ISDT. ISDT, or International Six Days Trial, is the oldest off road motorcycle competition and plenty of the…

Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2014: Astrid Anderson

Astrid Anderson is the hyperthyroid that stays constant, you are always bound to see jersey’s, fur and listen to the beats of a hip-hop soundtrack during the runway. Anderson was inspired by the film Only God Forgives, a gritty noir gangster film by director Dane Nicolas Winding Refn, to Anderson the juxtaposition of brutality yet…

Men’s Fashion Week 2014: Alexander McQueen

McQueen, an iconic London label known for its avant-garde style and maximum Saville Row tailoring, put on what seemed to be one of the best Menswear shows I have seen in a while. Sara Burton went back to the brands background with the Welsh Chapel as the Venue (a place that has seen not only…