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BACKSTAGE AT JOSEPH SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

JOSEPH SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY Presented in London this week, the Joseph spring-summer 2017 collection was a fashion crescendo. The first silhouettes were fluid iterations of the white shirt and embodied a play on proportions. It may be seen as an ambitious statement to redefine the natural shapes of the body ...

BACKSTAGE AT JW ANDERSON SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

JW ANDERSON SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY Jonathan Anderson is a fearless designer in the sense that he doesn't settle for what could only be expected from him. With every show, he manages to gather a great load of influences that infuse his collections with such an artistic yet highly ...

BACKSTAGE AT MARGARET HOWELL SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

MARGARET HOWELL SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY Summer often goes with a spirit of carefreeness, even for the most elegant woman there is. Indeed, Margaret Howell is feeling a more relaxed vibe this season, should we even say rebel. Twisting her polished aesthetic, the designer presented on the runway a ...

BACKSTAGE AT PAUL SMITH SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

PAUL SMITH SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY This weekend, Sir Paul Smith presented his Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London. Putting his own twist on a floral inspiration, he presented a varied series of silhouettes: long coats, flare pantsuits, shift dresses, bermudas, and even overalls. The floral theme is expressed in many ways, ...

BACKSTAGE AT SCOTCH & SODA SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

SCOTCH & SODA SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY Amsterdam-based label Scotch & Soda presented their spring-summer 2017 collection during New York Fashion Week for the second time on September 11. Titled "The World According to Heavenly Creatures," the collection tells the story of surreal animals from mother nature. Inspired by ...

MARTA JAKUBOWSKI SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

MARTA JAKUBOWSKI SS17 Breakthrough designer Marta Jakubowski presented her Spring-Summer 2017 collection on the first day of London Fashion Week yesterday. The womenswear designer unveiled androgynous silhouettes on both men and women standing on a red fabric-covered carousel. Though the shapes are simple, the clothes show an intricate thought ...

BACKSTAGE AT BOSS WOMEN SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

BOSS WOMEN SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY This season, Jason Wu delved into the aesthetic of David Hockney's pool series to inspire a collection that feels vibrant and polished. Tailoring takes a relaxed and sporty direction with adjustable straps and oversize pockets on the garments. What strikes the most is ...

BACKSTAGE AT DKNY SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

DKNY SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY This season, newly appointed DKNY creative directors Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne presented a collection that felt very athletic. They showed mainly monochrome silhouettes (in shades of blue, peach, black or white) with a taste for loose fits and extra-long sleeves. Here and there, fabrics are ...

BACKSTAGE AT THOM BROWNE SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

THOM BROWNE SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY There's always a story to tell with clothing. Once again Thom Browne created a whole universe that defined his women's spring-summer 2017 collection. Playing around with the aquatic theme (which already defined his menswear collection presented in Paris last June with white-faced surfers in ...

COMME DES GARÇONS OPENS POCKET STORE IN PARIS

THE BHV MARAIS HOMME IS THE NEWEST SELLING POINT OF COMME DES GARÇONS IN THE FRENCH CAPITAL Comme des Garçons unveils a new point of sale at the heart of the Marais district, in Paris. Placed strategically by the BHV Marais Homme's main entrance, the pocket store carries ...

INTO DONALD’S HEAD / EATING TRUMP IN ZURICH / THE FILM

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS PRESENTS NEW HAUTE JOAILLERIE COLLECTION

L'ARCHE DE NOÉ RACONTÉE PAR VAN CLEEF & ARPELS INTRODUCES THE FRENCH HOUSE'S LATEST HAUTE JOAILLERIE COLLECTION. ON THIS OCCASION, CRASH REINTERPRETS ITS NARRATIVE, AN ODE TO THE ANIMAL KINGDOM. Noah’s Arch, as Van Cleef & Arpels imagines it, welcomes on board sixty couples of chosen animals guided by three ...

BACKSTAGE AT J.CREW SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

J.CREW SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY The J.Crew SS17 presentation in New York had something of a family feeling. The brand used average people to showcase the new collection, which helped convey a message of ease and accessibility. Men and women from every age embodied a collection that is made ...

BACKSTAGE AT ECKHAUS LATTA SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

ECKHAUS LATTA SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY This week, young designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta presented their Spring-Summer 2017 collection in New York. The duo has gained large influence over the past season for their unique take on making clothes, i.e their deconstructed aesthetic as well as their ability ...

BACKSTAGE AT LACOSTE SPRING-SUMMER 2017 NEW YORK

LACOSTE SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY Kicking of New York Fashion Week for us, Felipe Oliveira Baptista presented his Lacoste SS17 collection yesterday in the Big Apple's Spring Studios. The designer transformed the venue into a tropical greenhouse, welcoming a collection with artistic influences. First in the patterns: while the ...

FRANK PERRIN « INTO DONALD’S HEAD » PERFORMANCE AT MANIFESTA 11 ZURICH

FRANK PERRIN @ MANIFESTA 11  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 – 9.30 PM CABARET VOLTAIRE – ZURICH Into Donald’s head A banquet, a post-capitalistic ritual Into Donald’s head is a symbolically overloaded ...

FENDI STRAP YOU PRE-FALL 2016

FENDI STRAP YOU PRE-FALL 2016 VIDEO HAS JUST BEEN UNVEILED In 2015 Fendi launched Strap You, the must-have accessory shoulder strap to be mixed and matched with any bag. This season, the Strap You adventure continues with a range of shoulder straps presented on the occasion of the House's Pre-Fall 2016 collection. The ...

G-STAR X PHARRELL AW16 CAMPAIGN « WHAT IS RAW ? »

G-STAR X PHARRELL AW16 CAMPAIGN "WHAT IS RAW ?" This season G-Star AW16 campaign featuring Pharrell Williams goes beyond the simple presentation of its new collection. For the very first time in the history of the brand, G-Star and its new co-owner and Image Director explore the meaning of ...

LOUIS VUITTON LAUNCHES PERFUME LINE IN INTERNATIONAL POP-UP STORES

LES PARFUMS LOUIS VUITTON LAUNCH IN FIVE INTERNATIONAL POP-UP STORES "Les Parfums Louis Vuitton," the French House's first fragrances line in years will be presented in pop-up stores from September 1st to October 22nd 2016. On the occasion of the much-awaited launch, Louis Vuitton decided to collaborate with Printemps Haussmann ...

ETERNAL YOUTH BY MARINA GERMAN

ETERNAL YOUTH: DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE FASHION STORY STYLIST MARINA GERMAN ENLIGHTENS LONDON'S MOST PROMISING TALENTS WITH AN EXCLUSIVE FASHION STORY FOR CRASH.FR PHOTOGRAPHER: JESSE LAITINEN FASHION: MARINA GERMAN HAIR: SATOMI SUZUKI MAKE UP: ...

« THE MISFORTUNES OF FRANÇOIS JANE » PREMIERES AT PALAIS DE TOKYO

"THE MISFORTUNES OF FRANÇOIS JANE," A FILM BY PATRICK PEARSE SIGN UP FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE AT PARIS' PALAIS DE TOKYO HERE Australian-born, Paris-based filmmaker Patrick Pearse presents this September his latest feature film, "The Misfortunes of François Jane." The film depicts the ...

CHANEL N.5 L’EAU STARRING LILY-ROSE DEPP

CHANEL N.5 L'EAU NEW FRAGRANCE STARRING LILY-ROSE DEPP HAS JUST BEEN UNVEILED Chanel N.5 L'Eau new fragrance, which campaign is featuring the rising star Lily-Rose Depp, was unveiled earlier this week. As a reinterpretation of the House's iconic essence Chanel N.5, the talented Olivier Polge gives us a contemporary, ...

PETER MARINO ON OBSESSION

PETER MARINO IS THE GUEST CURATOR OF "XYZ", THE LATEST EXHIBITION DEVOTED TO ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE AT GALERIE THADDAEUS ROPAC IN PARIS. AN INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECT AND INTERIOR DESIGNER, MARINO REVISITS SOME OF THE THEMES HE BELIEVES ARE FUNDAMENTAL TO THE ARTIST: BY APPLYING A SUBJECTIVE PERSPECTIVE, HE ...

SHUBHANKAR RAY ON DISRUPTION

SHUBHANKAR RAY, THE GLOBAL BRAND DIRECTOR OF G-STAR RAW, TALKS TO CRASH ABOUR THE DIGITAL EVOLUTION OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY AND ITS IMPACT ON FASHION BUSINESS MODELS, AS THE DENIM HOUSE CELEBRATES THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF ITS ICONIC JEAN: THE ELWOOD 5620. IN AN ERA WHERE RAPID CHANGES ...

GRETA GERWIG ON CINEMA

REVEALED TO AUDIENCES IN 2013 WITH HER ROLE IN “FRANCES HA,” A NOAH BAUMBACH FILM THAT SHE ALSO CO-WROTE, GRETA GERWIG IS THE NEW FIGURE OF INDEPENDENT AMERICAN CINEMA. WITH HER ROLE IN “MAGGIE’S PLAN”  ALONGSIDE JULIANNE MOORE AND ETHAN HAWKE, GRETA MAKES THE MOST OF HER TEN ...

UPSIDE DOWN BY NIK HARTLEY

UPSIDE DOWN CRASH 75 PHOTOGRAPHER: NIK HARTLEY FASHION: ANDREJ SKOK MODEL: ILANA KOZLOV LOCATION: LONDON HAIR: MIRKA HAJDOVA @ SAINT LUKE MAKE UP: KARINA CONSTANTINOVA MODEL AGENCY: NEXT ...

WANDA NYLON ON NEXT GENERATION

FOLLOWING HER ANDAM FASHION AWARD GRAND PRIZE WIN, WE TAKE A LOOK BACK AT OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FRENCH DESIGNER WANDA NYLON. OTHERWISE KNOWN AS JOHANNA SENYK, SHE RECENTLY PUT ON HER SECOND FASHION SHOW FOR THE RELEASE OF HER FALL-WINTER 2016 COLLECTION. OPENING HER CAREER WITH A ...

DESERT STORM BY ALEXANDER NEUMANN

DESERT STORM CRASH 75 COVER STORY PHOTOGRAPHER: ALEXANDER NEUMANN FASHION: HELENE FONTON MODEL: SABINA LOBOVA LOCATION: DESERT OF ICA, PERU HAIR: CHRISTINA ZEVALLOS MAKE UP: XIMENA DE ROMANA ...

NIKELAB PRESENTS LATEST COLLABORATION WITH KIM JONES

NIKELAB X KIM JONES: ON THE MOVE NikeLab just presented their latest collaboration with British designer Kim Jones. Inspired by his numerous trips around the world, from South Africa to Japan to Easter Island and many more exotic destinations, Jones always takes home a bunch of new ideas, which ...

JUNYA WATANABE MAN X HEINRICH DINKELACKER COLLECTION

JUNYA WATANABE MAN X HEINRICH DINKELACKER COLLECTION Junya Watanabe Man collaborated with Heinrich Dinkelacker on its Autumn-Winter 2016 collection. German footwear House since 1879, Heinrich Dinkelacker is known for its savoir-faire and craftsmanship. Indeed, the House offers handcrafted men's footwear from its ateliers located in Budapest. An accurate selection ...

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