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Olivia Graham


Trend Report: Shiny Surfaces

London Fashion Week is still underway, and as always, it’s a great incubator of ideas. We’re starting to see a metallic thread shine through many of the collections, ranging from hyper-reflective sci-fi surfaces that look … read more »

POSTED September 18, 2012 1:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Raphael Hauber’s Techno Tropical Lookbook

We applaud designers who put in the effort to make their lookbook a work of art, and extra-props if they can accomplish this without the finished product overtaking the clothes themselves. Berlin-based label Raphael Hauber … read more »

POSTED August 29, 2012 4:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Top Notes: NOVA Custom Perfumes

Perfumer Julia Zangrilli showed us how to make our very own perfume from just three ingredients for FADER #81. Now, fragrance fiends take note: she’s launching NOVA, a perfume service that will craft personalized scents … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2012 12:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS:

Two New Menswear Collections from Bangkok

We’ve been eyeing Bangkok as a possible menswear hub since we ran a feature on fledgling Thai label Painkiller back in FADER #75′s Fall Fashion roundup on women designing menswear. And now, it seems Painkiller … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2012 3:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,

Libertine-Libertine’s Secretly Soft Fall Collection

Danish label Libertine-Libertine’s spring collection is for a burly dude with a secret soft side, weaving eye-catching, modern details into classically manly pieces. For fall, they continue down that path with, to highlight a few, … read more »

POSTED July 31, 2012 12:45PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Spotted at the Olympics: Djibouti’s Face Jewelry

The London Olympics kicked off Friday night with 4 1/2 hours of weirdness: an opening ceremony that included dancing nurses, Dumbledore and the Sex Pistols. We see you, Danny Boyle. Our favorite part of the … read more »

POSTED July 30, 2012 2:45PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Cop a Look: Sade

Shape-shifting pop stars of the moment could stand to learn a thing or two about the power of simplicity. Enter Sade, queen of timeless sophistication and the biggest case-maker for a less-is-more aesthetic. An alumnus … read more »

POSTED July 19, 2012 3:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Henrik Vibskov Dedicates New Collection to a Giant Tongue

Last Thursday Danish designer Henrik Vibskov presented his Spring/Summer 2013 collection for Paris Men’s Week, entitled “The Transparent Tongue.” Models walked the runway alongside a pink cylindrical structure covered in black nodules, resembling a very … read more »

POSTED July 2, 2012 7:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Raf Simons Debuts His First Dior Collection

Today Raf Simons presented his much-anticipated debut couture collection for Dior. Simons stayed true to his trademark minimalism while keeping in the vein of classic Christian Dior (see: tailored black trousers under a fuschia gown). … read more »

POSTED July 2, 2012 4:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Superga’s American Flag Sneakers

Just in time for Independence Day, classic Italian sneaker brand Superga is releasing a chic star-spangled edition of kicks. The “2750 Cotu Flag” sneakers are crafted from red, white and blue canvas in an American … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2012 4:45PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: