Pulling together girly, playful, and classic vibes, Carlos Gil drew out the meaning of spring with his latest designs. The soothing tones of blues, oranges, salmons, and teals atop crisp whites kept the mood vibrant and exciting. Accentuated with deep V’s, classic a-lines and boxy shoulders easily matched the stripes and bustier patterns. The touch […]Read more "Milan FW SS16: Carlos Gil"
With almost 30 years of designing experience, Miguel Vieira embodies the perfect balance of subtly sexy. It’s all about draping yourself in luxury—Swishing your hips as you let everyone take in the beauty of your clothes. Your charisma may be overshadowed by the elegant way they line your frame. An intriguing mixture of squares and […]Read more "Milan FW SS16: Miguel Vieira"
Nostalgic of a Victorian past, ruffles dominated the newest collection by Francesco Scognamiglio. White and black contrast kept the focus on the hemlines, peppered with cutout and sheer details. While featuring a gorgeous mirrored pattern, necklines bobbed steadily up and down through splashes of teal and royal purple. Mini “barely-there” dresses showed some leg, while […]Read more "Milan FW SS16: Francesco Scognamiglio"
Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? (Name, age, profession, etc.) My name is Sandra Meynier, and I was born on July 11, 1986 in France, close to Paris. I grew up in a suburb very far from fashion (maybe the total opposite of fashion). I studied in Paris at Atelier Chardon Savard […]Read more "Interview with SMK"
1. Where does your artistic influence come from and when did you start designing/making clothes? A lot of it I think comes from artists and designers that I relate to personally. Whether that is through exhibitions or stumbling upon their work online. I think the influence has a lot to do with my own cynical […]Read more "Interview with Designer Steven Tai"
When you are buying from a clothing label, you are essentially buying into the designer’s signature style. And nothing could be more true than with hot menswear brand of the moment, NativeDanger. The genesis of NativeDanger came from the designer’s simple idea that he could make clean, directional sportswear with an edge – that he […]Read more "SS15 NATIVE DANGER: Capsule Collection Lights It Up"
IFBK had a chance to meet a beautiful and extraordinarily talented designer from northeast Iowa, KahriAnne Kerr, during NYFW. Today she is known for her brand Kahri by KahriAnne Kerr. During our conversation, we got to know Kahri better: she’s adorably shy and femininely pretty. She has always contained a passion for music, which played […]Read more "Kahri by KahriAnne Kerr S/S 2015"
Wrapped in messy hemlines, her eyes appear dangerously calm. Black on black remains chic as the gothic vibe extends past her fingertips. She layers seduction under layers of structure, mesh, and zippers. Belts and buckles cling onto the pieces in desperation, and peep-toe pumps are added to her feet for class. A pinch of color […]Read more "Lookbook CGBCN_CG atelier: Dangerously Calm"
Can you give us a bit of background (including, but not limited to: full name, age, job position, and country)? I’m Vianney Dalle, 23 years old, and the creator of women’s accessories brand, Majolie Paris. I was born in France. Seven years ago I travelled to East Asia for the first time, and since then, […]Read more "Designer Spotlight: Majolie Paris"
This year Fashion KODE 2014 (July 16-18) in Seoul impressed again. Top Korean designers gathered together like Ko Taeyong and Kwak Hyunjoo to talented emerging designers like Kye Hanhee and Hwang Jaekeun. Fashion KODE 2014 was meant to introduce new designers to Korea and the world. To impress the international fashion community, Fashion KODE 2014 […]Read more "Billy Tjong at Fashion KODE"
\It is the kind of brand that stirs an instant emotional connection. A label that on the surface appears more darker and mysterious than the average, but in fact illuminated by a purity of spirit reflective of the minimalist, mindful approach of NativeDanger’s founder and designer, Skyler Javier. NativeDanger is a directional menswear, sportswear brand […]Read more "NativeDanger: Goes Beyond Ordinary (Leaving You Wanting More)"
Since debuting in 2010, Portuguese women’s brand, Monored, has consistently caught the eyes of fashion lovers without a cry for attention. For spring/summer 14, they debuted BLEU 9-19, a new capsule collection with a continuation of focus on functional yet clean and dynamic design. Using crisp blue, white, and black as the threshold colors in […]Read more "Monored S/S 2014"
Originally starting in Barcelona, French designer Claude Garrigues of CGBCN found himself in Cambodia designing fabulously offbeat clothes. Walking down the road to high fashion, Garrigues has always done things his way. His path of designing t-shirts for men and women’s pieces has led him to solely create for women, with a brand that promotes […]Read more "CGBCN: An All-Black Affair"
1. Tell us about yourself, including what you do and how you got there. I am Gyamjo, the jewelry designer of gyamjo JEWELS. Right now I am based in Tokyo, but was born in Nepal in a Tibetan family. Gyamjo JEWELS was born out of my deep respect for my Tibetan roots and identity. I […]Read more "Designer Spotlight: gyamjo JEWELS"