A Week in Review: May 4, 2018
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Martin Margiela Film to Tell the Story of Enigmatic Belgian Fashion Designer via Variety
'We are thrilled to work on the story of such an enigmatic and mysterious designer; and even more so given that extraordinarily, it’s the first time Margiela has agreed to be part of any film about his life or work,' added Ana Vicente, head of sales, at London-based Dogwoof.
Peter Saville Wrote the Source Code via Ssense
Saville has cultivated an oracular vibe, leading to an impressively diverse portfolio: art direction for the likes of Yohji Yamamoto and Dior; clothing design for adidas, Y-3, and even the English national soccer team; and, for a decade, from 2005 through 2015, the creative directorship of his home city of Manchester. While he is still actively contributing—just last year he revamped the visual identity of Raf Simons’ Calvin Klein—he says he is now mainly concerned with curating his archive, sifting through 30-plus years of unpublished work in search of an answer to one big question: “What was the consequence of Peter Saville?”
Rihanna on Body Image, Turning 30, and Staying Real—No Matter What via Vogue
Judging by the list of her upcoming and ongoing projects, Rihanna is gearing up for what is poised to be one of the most productive periods of her career. There’s the much-anticipated release this month of Ocean’s 8, in which she plays Nine Ball, a street-smart hacker with waist-length dreadlocks in an all-female crew of bandits (Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, and Helena Bonham Carter) plotting a heist at the Met ball.
The Consequences of Dressing a Child in Designer Apparel via The Cut
Meanwhile, on Instagram, you can find Supreme-wearing children with millions of followers. Plus, millennial and Gen-Z moms like 20-year-old Kylie Jenner are eager to dress their kids up in the same clothes they fancy. Not everyone is down with designer fetishism for the under-10 set, of course. But then, no matter what you dress them in, kids will always be kids.
Molly Goddard Takes Home The BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund Prize via Refinery29
On Wednesday evening, the Central Saint Martins graduate was named the winner of the 2018 BFC/British Vogue Designer Fashion Fund prize, the prestigious award that, similar to its American counterpart, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, 'aims to discover new talent and accelerate growth over a twelve-month period through mentoring and awarding a cash prize of £200,000.'