A Week in Review: July 20, 2018
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The Business of Womanhood Featuring Rosetta Getty via SSENSE
I’m very interested in all the places where art and fashion collide. For example, the collaborations I have done with artists like Alicja Kwade. Her minimal approach to sculpture and simple abstraction of reality aligned perfectly with the vision I have for the clothing I make.
Meet the Japanese Designer who Makes Clothes for Twinning via iD
“I wanted to make clothes that you can embrace,” says Nakachi, who got a degree in psychology before studying fashion and working for Yohji Yamamoto and Comme de Garçons. “These clothes make you feel the warmth of loved ones, but also the loneliness of when they're not around."
The Sculptor-Turned-Fashion Designer Creating a Uniform for Artists via AnOther
“What I’m doing is much more based on experience than inspiration, or ideas,” she says. “In some ways it’s almost more like product design, in that sense – these are pieces from my wardrobe that I’ve made myself, or even that have been passed down from my mother or grandmother that I tweaked or dyed. I’m asking, why do I like them? Why do they work?”
This Young Designer Will Make You Want to Go Antiquing via The Cut
Many designers look to the past for inspiration, but designer Emily Adams Bode, 29, sets herself apart by quite literally weaving history into her collections. She’ll fashion a shirt, for example, out of 100-year-old linens, a jacket from 1960s towels, or shorts from vintage tablecloths. Everything she does is one-of-a-kind and sourced from around the world, patchworking together different times, places, and cultures with the lightest of touches.
How Stüssy Became a $50 Million Global Streetwear Brand Without Selling Out via BoF
“The Stüssy logo is still powerful and still relevant 35 years on. That says something,” she says. “It’s a resuscitated brand that never lost touch with its heartbeat.”