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Vivienne Westwood Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd (17)

Vivienne Westwood Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Vivienne Westwood Spring 2017 Menswear Boundaries mean little to Dame Vivienne Westwood. Perhaps because she transgressed so many in the ’70s. This is, after all, a woman who habitually wore a see-through rubber body suit—dubbed the “Rubber Johnny,” after a British prophylactic colloquialism and due to its translucent pink material—and who sold T-shirts scrawled with obscenities, ...

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Versace Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Versace Spring 2017 Menswear Donatella Versace shot a movie before she designed her latest collection. No, the blonde bombshell hasn’t finally taken to the silver screen—alongside Bruce Weber she spent four days in Chicago, photographing her Fall 2016 Versace campaign and shooting a 20-odd-minute film to go with it. A shortened version of said film played ...

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Salvatore Ferragamo Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Salvatore Ferragamo Spring 2017 Menswear The Russian painter Nicolas de Staël ’s oeuvre was on more than one mood board this season; not surprising, because he was loaded with some of the most attractive qualities that a fashion designer in search of inspiration can hope for. He was handsome, talented, an emigré aristocrat, a slightly ...

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Prada Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Prada Spring 2017 Menswear Miuccia Prada has often been fascinated with otherness, with the idea of the different, the alien, the unfamiliar. A curiosity informs her work—a curiosity about people. How they live, what they like, what they may want to wear. It’s not always the foundation of her collections, but it is telling that after ...

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No. 21 Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

No. 21 Spring 2017 Menswear For every designer on Earth, fashion shows are a double-edged sword. On one hand, designers have to endure the merciless pressure the staging of a fashion show can generate. On the other hand, those shows are the ultimate creative showcase for their vision. It's a love-hate relationship from which, like ...

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MSGM Spring 2017 Menswear on Bessd

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

MSGM Spring 2017 Menswear Massimo Giorgetti’s MSGM first made its mark via its youthfulness—something which, for a long time, was in short supply in Milan. He’s trading on both that perception, and that appeal, despite the fact the label is approaching its first decade in business. Nevertheless, the Spring MSGM show began with pulsing Acid house ...

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