NYFW: Florals and Embellishments

In the second half of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, designers accentuated wintry frocks and autumnal coats in prints laded with flowerbeds. It seems that a/w ‘12 may be evoking a different…

NYFW: Leathers and Reds

In the first round of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, leather skins and the color red prevailed as dominant trends for a/w ’12. Designers rolled our luxurious hides in various forms but…

Hansen’s Nordic Roots

Independent menswear label HANSEN has developed a cult following for its rich portrayal of Nordic life. Based in Denmark, Swedish designer and artist Aase Helena Hansen contrives rustic collections that…

Paris Mens Fashion Week: Leather, Updated Suits and Military Influence

The designers at Paris Menswear a/w ’12 fashion week put their unique stamp on the dominating trends already seen in Milan. From leather accents to outlandish reinterpretations of classic styles,…

Milan Mens Fashion Week: Dapper Vintage, Animal Inspiration and Unexpected Colors

The Milan Menswear Fashion Week a/w ’12 collections delivered refreshing new trends and a variety of masculine themes. Incarnations of nostalgic fashion as well as heterogeneous interpretations of the modern…

Designer Profile: Celine Meteil

French designer Celine Meteil first impressed Première Vision’s judging panel with her s/s ‘11 collection. Selected from among ten other finalists, Meteil’s series of romantic and progressive ready-to-wear pieces was…

Brett Bailey

Brett Bailey grew up obsessed with Old Hollywood movie musicals such as Cabaret and All That Jazz thanks to his quirky “fruit shoe” wearing grandmother. A California native, he channeled…

Designer Profile: Pompa Vana

Working with international artists to create limited edition printed swimwear and intimate apparel collections, Argentine label Pompa Vana is proving that big things can come from small canvases. Founded by…

Patricia Morales Turns Hair On End

For Patricia Morales, hair is as much of a fashion statement as any article of clothing. Throughout her career, the LA and New York-based hair stylist has sculpted natural locks,…

Sabina Kasper’s Glam-Punk Jewelry

Sabina Kasper‘s jewelry combines both sugar and spice. The Swedish-based designer has developed a following for her glam-punk jewelry, which features stunningly simple shapes wrought with intricate detail. Kasper’s talent…