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Walter Van Beirendonck’s Runway Against Racism

Belgian designer Walter Van Beirendonck is pretty much the senior professor of the world of men’s fashion—he even trained a young Raf Simons as an intern in his studio—and his collections often read like theses … read more »

POSTED January 15, 2014 2:57PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

VFILES Stocks Up on Vintage Walter Van Beirendonck

Belgian designer Walter Van Beirendonck is forever important in our books for his latex-androgynous-fetish gear, shows unlike any other’s and sexually liberated point of view, but it seems like in the past couple of years … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2014 2:37PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Opening Ceremony Goes Belgian for Fall 2013

Opening Ceremony has carried the torch for a number of different countries as part of its rotating practice of picking faraway places to serve as the theme for its retail racks, previously flying the flag … read more »

POSTED August 8, 2013 10:37AM IN STYLE, STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , ,

Trend Report: Painterly Prints at Raf Simons and Walter Van Beirendonck

Raf Simons is now the toast of the fashion world as the Creative Director at Christian Dior and with his own namesake Raf Simons line, but once, a long time ago, he was just an … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2013 3:37PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Walter Van Beirendonck’s Odd Geometry

Walter Van Beirendonck’s clothes are always surreal, but the Belgian maestro of menswear’s runway show today in Paris was more specifically surrealist, aka the early 20th-century art movement championed by Rene Magritte and Salvador Dali … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2013 2:32PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Walter Van Beirendonck’s Glittery Ode to David Bowie

Belgain menswear wizard Walter Van Beirendonck basically got into fashion because of a childhood love for David Bowie’s glam-rock androgyny, so it’s no surprise that a few blazers in his new collection are riffs on … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2013 11:58AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,

Fred Perry and Friends Rethink the Polo

To celebrate their 60th Anniversary, legendary London brand Fred Perry asked a bunch of their buddies to rethink their iconic polo for a charity fundraising auction, and luckily for us, they’ve got some pretty cuckoo … read more »

POSTED January 4, 2013 10:47AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,


In eighth grade my English teacher assigned the class a research paper on a modern artist. He suggested subjects for us, and said I might like to write about German painter Max Ernst. His reasoning … read more »

POSTED August 20, 2012 1:17PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Walter Van Beirendonck: Happily Ever After

Walter Van Beirendonck keeps pushing for fashion’s future. Walter Van Beirendonck loves fairy tales. He loves reading them, loves talking about them, but most importantly, he loves creating his own every six months, when he … read more »

POSTED August 16, 2012 9:00AM IN FEATURES, STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

World Premiere! The FADER #81 Featuring The xx and Chief Keef

When The xx formed, they were about the age Chief Keef is now. On a basic level, they’re not similar musicians; Keef is a rapper, The xx is a rock band. But both have pushed … read more »

POSTED August 3, 2012 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (17) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,