Earlier this year Gucci showed its Resort 2018 collection in Florence, Italy. If you remember, "Renaissance rock 'n' roll" was the theme of the 100-look show and designer Alessandro Michele "paid homage" to Harlem couturier Dapper Dan with a specific piece that bore a striking similarity to one of Dan’s (counterfeit) designs for Olympian Diane Dixon.
Chanel headed to Karl Lagerfeld's hometown for their latest Metiers d'Art Paris show and was clearly inspired in part by nautical living. Here, a closer look at all the literal, quirky, and weird details you may have missed.
Instagram's Favorite Hat
If you thought the cabbie hat/ baker's hat/ greek fisherman's hat was a dying trend, think again. Chanel's runway heavily featured the cap in tweed, pinstripe, and wrapped in tulle.
Sailor hat, but make it morbid.
If you buy the hat, does it come with a hot sailor in a cozy fisherman’s turtleneck smoking a pipe?
No one knows what the future holds, but that hasn’t stopped us from trying to find out. From astrology to palm reading to fortune telling, we’re fascinated by the mystic arts that give us clarity about where we came from, and perhaps hint at where we’re going.
The fashion industry has been all about it, and the house of Christian Dior is particularly steeped in the history of the occult. Monsieur Dior himself was deeply interested in astrology—a theme current Artistic Director Maria Grazia Chiuri has explored by incorporating mystical symbolism into her designs.
Today, Mugler joins the fold of brands that are switching up their lead creative teams. The French label just announced that American designer Casey Cadwallader has officially taken the reigns as artistic director of the house, while David Koma, who has held the position since 2013, has left to pursue his own label in London.