From Versace inspired by Johnny Rotten to Karl Lagerfeld’s version of Sid Vicious, see how punk and high fashion came together for the Met’s upcoming Costume Institute exhibit.
From Kanye West to Liv Tyler, no one, it seems, is immune to the rottweiler tee’s simultaneous charm and badass-ness.
But is it so badass? You’ll never guess where Tisci came up with the idea…
Long Nguyen is the co-founder and style director of Flaunt. PARIS–It’s now a given that walking into the Givenchy couture presentation at the Hôtel d’Evreux feels like walking directly into the atelier. The dazzling techniques of Givenchy’s couturiers under the direction of Riccardo Tisci were displayed on mannequins throughout several rooms, and, as usual, blown Read more →
Our menswear contributor extraordinaire, Long Nguyen, co-founder and style director of Flaunt magazine, has just wrapped up the menswear shows in Paris. Check out his review of Kim Jones’ nautical-inspired collection (think surf not sailing) for Louis Vuitton; Riccardo Tisci’s usual but nonetheless thrilling collection mixing themes of sex, the Gothic, and Catholicism; and Rei Read more →
This is not a new rumor, but one that has been around for a while and seems to be gaining steam. Page Six is reporting this morning that “sources in Paris are gossiping about the creative friendship between Riccardo Tisci and Kanye West and believe Tisci may be influencing Kanye’s foray into fashion.” Tisci sat Read more →
Long Nguyen is the co-founder and style director of Flaunt. PARIS–The white neon lights spun faster and faster and the drum beats grew louder and louder in the frigid courtyard of the Lycée Carnot–it was the perfect opening for what was, perhaps, Riccardo Tisci’s finest collection for Givenchy. It was an ode to the overt Read more →
Anna Wintour, who refused to comment on Kanye West‘s inaugural fashion collection, may not be putting West’s designs in a Vogue spread anytime soon. However, West did make his way onto one of Vogue‘s hallowed pages for the March issue.
Forget the pink pearls and lighter-than-air Givenchy angels of last season. In this collection, Riccardo is offering something a little darker, a little spikier (literally). Upon entering the private mansion where the presentation is always held, I was welcomed by a) peach juice and b) models wearing nose rings the size of their face and Read more →