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KIDS VS COMMERCE

Anyone with kids will relate to children’s direct, uninhibited and vivid response to the world as a refreshing change of view – funny at times, surprising at others, but always incredibly precious to see a reaction unfettered by intellectual reasoning. So Yolanda Domingez‘ genius project Ninos versus Moda to ask a series of 8-year-olds to [...]

PRINT NOSTALGIA 02

Now that the mother of all streetstyle magazines, i-D, has been swallowed up by the Vice empire for a bright and digital future, it’s only fair enough to cash in on the long legacy of the printed edition with a look back at 35 years’ worth of more than 300 covers featuring that famous wink.

THE MUSE

A tale of a muse: violence and politics… The drama is not only going on in Greece, Brussels or the Mediterrenean Sea but also at unexpected spots such as the last runway show of Rick Owens.
‘I think it says Kill Angela Merkel or something? Is that what it said? I don’t know because [...]

JHAD

In his solo show that will take place in GSL Projekt in Berlin, Aksaygın is contemplating on discrimination with the help of superhero Jhad, who is carrying artist’s ‘particular social, economical and sexual codes in Germany’. Fashion label SADAK, performance artist, musician and DJ Namosh and curator Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu is contributing with their design, [...]

EASTER PARADE

Easter Parade in the Big Apple captured by Advanced Style.

PENDULUM

Once BDSM was seen as a taboo as in the 1999 film 8 mm with Nicholas Cage. One wonders when and why it became a fashion in the mainstream culture. Although, 50 Shades of Grey was cursed by 50 porn stars and professional fetishists and the desperate film Tongue Tied by Miley Cyrus with Quentin Jones was rejected [...]

SAVAGE BEAUTY

The venerable V&A museum opens its anticipated retrospective on late and legendary fashion designer Alexander McQueen tomorrow, which, if anything, makes it painfully obvious how we are lacking designers of the same calibre and radicality today. In the meantime, longtime friend and collaborator Nick Knight features his own McQueen retrospective of sorts on Showstudio, with [...]

AT THE NEWSSTAND

Kim Gordon on the cover of the new issue of Purple (but ours is better…).

mono.ride

Oh yes, the new data-enhanced Rapha Pro collection looks like a crooked mono.kultur logo in motion. And in case you don’t care about riding, you can also sit, of course. Or take the train, tonight.

MY OWN PRIVATE I DON’T KNOW

Photograph by Skylar Williams (for Purple Fashion)
Eckhaus Latta once again proved their inventive and avant garde take on fashion at this years New York Fashion Week FW 2015. Being reminiscent of a certain nostalgia paired with the flair of contemporary twenty-somethings, the runway show merged into an artistic performance. The FW collection was also presented [...]