the manolo blahnik effect: how a classic shoe became an avant-garde sensation
Vetements and Rihanna may have made Manolo Blahnik the shoe designer of the year, but Ossie Clark first did that in 1971.
lily olsen: badass balenciaga-walking model, queer activist, metal-welding artist
The Connecticut-born 5"4 model was discovered by Vetements and Balenciaga stylist Lotta Volkova on Instagram.
balenciaga reveals fresh fall/winter 16 campaign shots
Shot by Mark Borthwick and styled by Lotta Volkova, Demna’s designs hit the streets of Paris with a hot new model lineup.
vetements stylist lotta volkova on model diversity
The elusive stylist (and sometimes consultant) gives us another reason to look forward to the future.
watch gosha rubchinskiy’s art film debut
The Russian designer plays a soldier in a dramatic short film, which premiered during his Pitti Uomo menswear show in Florence.
exclusive: follow gosha rubchinskiy to florence
Ahead of Gosha Rubchinskiy’s Pitti presentation and the release of his most ambitious print project to date, we exclusively share the first peek inside 'The Day of My Death,' his first book to be photographed outside of Russia.
post-soviet cool: the evil empire's cultural comeback
26 years after the Berlin Wall fell, the ex-USSR is having a fashion resurgence. On the catwalks of Paris, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Demna Gvasalia, and Lotta Volkova are setting fashion's new aesthetic.
an intimate portrait of lukas ionesco
He’s starred in a Larry Clark film, walked for Gosha Rubchinskiy, plays in one of Paris’ coolest bands and is the counter culture’s newest heartthrob. Photographer and close friend George Nebieridze shoots the actor, skater and musician in Berlin.
from russia with love
Gosha Rubchinskiy presents us with a snapshot of his world. As he photographs the boys of Moscow, take a deep dive into the post-soviet underground.