Agi & Sam's Stories Through Design

Agape Mdumulla and Sam Cotton’s playful menswear label Agi & Sam is as rich in story as it is in design. A standout at Vauxhall Fashion Scout before later being…

Aimo Richly Emphasizes Garment And Body

Believing that fashion is more than mere aesthetics, Alberto Incanuti emphasizes the contact between garment and body with his knitwear label Aimo Richly. For spring/summer ’12, the Italian designer delivers…

Alex Mattsson's Stylistic Synesthesia

Contemporary menswear designer Alex Mattsson is out to challenge London’s noir fetish. In his s/s ’12 collection, the young Swedish designer experiments with vivid prints and block coloring, adding three…

Jane Bowler Remolds Fashion

Jane Bowler is illuminating British fashion with her sustainable ensembles. Challenging fashion ideals, the young textile designer infuses energy into discarded everyday goods, transforming inert objects into colorful style conceptions.…

ShopToko Changes the Meaning of B2B

Afingo’s latest entrepreneurial project, ShopToko, is the first B2B pop-up site to offer quality fashion products to boutique shops at prices that are often reserved only for gross retailers. With…

Swash Combines Artful Illustration with Design

Sarah Swash and Toshio Yamanaka prove that no textile is too tough for their label Swash. Since its debut in 2004, which netted the Festival Hyeres’ Fashion Grand Prix, Swash…

Seoul’s Pioneering Irony Porn(o)

Although menswear collections continue to fight for attention at London Fashion Week, the same certainly cannot be said for Seoul. The advancing fashion energy in South Korea’s thriving capital has…

Seoul's Pioneering Irony Porn(o)

Although menswear collections continue to fight for attention at London Fashion Week, the same certainly cannot be said for Seoul. The advancing fashion energy in South Korea’s thriving capital has…

The Vernissage Project

The Vernissage Project breaks away from the traditional grandeur of Italian jewelry in favor of a more organic approach to design. Based out of Milan, the project’s collaborating designers, Ilenia…

Top Digital Consumer Platforms

Amid the cacophony of retail experiences vying for consumer attention, the most successful online platforms are those that depart from traditional definitions of retail entirely. The current wave of consumer-driven…