How Virgil Abloh and Mercedes-Benz plan to reshape the meaning of luxury
In an exclusive conversation with the hyphenate creative force and the German carmaker’s Chief Design Officer, we share insights into the process behind the landmark collaboration.
sustainable fashion shouldn’t just be for rich people
Waste is a design flaw and one that those with the least amount of money pay for.
how gucci won over gen z
As Gucci’s sales continue to rise, we look at the method in the kitch-baroque madness of decapitated heads and dragon babies.
how luxury went millennial
How do you market yourself to those who grew up hardened to marketing?
this is what happens when you walk a diamante-encrusted dog down a catwalk
The headline I never thought I'd write.
#tbt: what the new luxury looked like 16 years ago
As Charlie Porter examines the meaning of luxury in 2017 for our Creativity Issue, we cast our minds back to The Renaissance Issue, where legendary photographer Richard Bush and esteemed stylist Jane How posed that very question 16 years earlier.
what do we talk about when we talk about luxury?
In 2017, tracksuits and sweatshirts say more about the real fashion of our times than many of the collections by the luxury houses, yet they are frequently labeled as streetwear. Why? Because fashion has become too closely linked to luxury, meaning...
shopping the future with joyce, hong kong’s most forward-thinking retailer
Joyce Central has supported independent brands like Dries Van Noten and Rick Owens since their beginnings. As the store re-launches, the two designers reflect on an industry now more corporate than ever.
Anders Christian Madsen
when it comes to combating labor abuses, many luxury brands trail behind the high street
A new report ranking brands on their work to eradicate forced labor has offered some surprising results.
finding a new vision of luxury in fashion’s imitation of cheapness
From Balenciaga's Bazar bag to Jil Sander's leather lunch bag and Alessandro Michele's playful reimagining of counterfeit aesthetics, we look at the way luxury fashion crashes through the high-low divide.
what is beyond price?
Luxury is time, luxury is authenticity, luxury is craftsmanship, luxury is attention to detail, luxury is switching your phone off, luxury is the open road, luxury is a clear mind, luxury is freedom, luxury is covetable, luxury is one of a kind, luxury...
why we need to stop talking about the “relaxed” australian aesthetic
By allowing our style identity to become stagnant, Australia is risking the commercial and artistic integrity of our fashion industry.