THE SARTORIALISM & SOLEMN, EXISTENTIALISTIC MINIMALISM BY ERÏK BJERKESJÖ

Erïk Bjerkesjö
Erïk Bjerkesjö, Fall/Winter 2015

Sartorialism, a solemn minimalism, refinement and exclusivity, dark colors, high-end materials as cashmere and boiled wool, catchy patchwork decorations, hand-painted shirts and wind-proof jackets feature in “Introspectre”, the Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection by the brilliant and young Swedish fashion designer Erïk Bjerkesjö. The garments are hand-made by the fashion designer and some tailors from Tuscany as well as the marvelous shoes being part of collection, that are also hand-made in Tuscany, a connection to this region and Italy Erïk held since the times of his training at the renowned Florentine fashion school Polimoda, place where, time ago, I met him.  The fashion designer, talking about the collection he made, says: “Introspectre is a simplistic audio-visual interpretation of everyone’s life, with all its ups and downs and unpredictable or uncontrollable events, where every dot represents a memory, a path or a choice that surcomes us each and every moment of our being, which ultimately defines us, and makes us who we are and will be. Deciding our fate exactly as it is from infinite possibilities which will eventually lead us to nothing more than one specific ending.” An existentialistic approach he successfully made concrete under the sign of a vibrant conceptual elegance.

LA SARTORIALITÀ & IL SOLENNE MINIMALISMO  ESISTENZIALISTA DI ERÏK BJERKESJÖ

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

Sartorialità, un solenne minimalismo, raffinatezza ed esclusività, colori scuri, materiali di alta qualità quali cachemire e lana cotta, accattivanti decorazioni patchwork, camicie dipinte a mano e giacche anti-vento sono i protagonisti di “Introspectre”, la collezione uomo autunno/inverno 2015 del brillante e giovane fashion designer svedese Erïk Bjerkesjö. I capi sono realizzati a mano dal fashion designer e da alcuni sarti della Toscana come anche le meravigliose scarpe che fanno parte della collezione, anch’ esse realizzate a mano in Toscana, un legame con questa regione e con l’ Italia che Erïk ha mantenuto sin dai tempi della sua formazione presso la rinomata scuola di moda fiorentina Polimoda, luogo in cui, tempo fa, l’ ho incontrato per la prima volta. Il fashion designer, parlando della sua collezione: “Introspectre è una semplicistica interpretazione audio-visiva della vita di ognuno di noi, con tutti i suoi alti e bassi e gli eventi imprevedibili incontrollabili, in cui ogni punto rappresenta un ricordo, un cammino o una scelta che ricade su di noi ogni singolo momento della nostra esistenza che essenzialmente ci definisce e ci rende ciò che siamo e che saremo. Decidere esattamente come vorremmo che sia il nostro destino in modo, partendo dalle infinite possibilità che eventualmente ci condurranno a niente di più di una specifica conclusione”. Un approccio esistenzialista che è stato da lui felicemente concretizzato all’ insegna di una vibrante eleganza concettuale.

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015
Erïk Bjerkesjö Fall/Winter 2015

 

Erïk Bjerkesjö
Erïk Bjerkesjö

 

www.erikbjerkesjo.com

BEYOND TIME: THE SOLEMN MALE ELEGANCE BY RICK OWENS SEEN BY RICK CASTRO

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

The look-book of Fall/Winter 2014-2015 menswear collection by Rick Owens is a little, big artwork, made by Rick Castro. The brilliant photographer – who is also the owner of Hollywood art gallery Antebellum, focused on fetish culture and erotic art -, recently told me about the way this work has arisen. It is a touching story where refinement joins to emotions and poetry and art, lyricism and incisiveness overlaps to tenderness. The solemn, conceptual male elegance by Rick Owens has successfully depicted as a timeless idea, which has made concrete by subverting the mainstream idea of beauty connected to youth and instead by using a series of over sixty models (Paul E. Marshall, 62 years old; Turk Magnanti, 65 years old; Robert Sides, 73 years old), including also Al Castro, the father of photographer who is 92 years old. It was the first time for the father to feature in a shooting and he did it, he posed for his son, just because he loves him. In fact the photographs document the love of Al for Rick, shining in his eyes. A silent love which yesterday lacked dialogue – as Rick told me -, has recomposed during this circumstance and has evidenced by facts, by being and being for his own son. It’s the wonder of unconditional love, as I told to Rick, while he confessed me he was sorta crying. Thus this look book is really precious, as it talks about fashion as a lifestyle, subverts the ordinary and embodies what is extraordinary as male elegance and emotions, something going beyond time.

OLTRE IL TEMPO: LA SOLENNE ELEGANZA MASCHILE DI RICK OWENS VISTA DA RICK CASTRO

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

Il look-book della collezione uomo autunno/inverno 2014-2015 di Rick Owens è un piccolo, grande capolavoro, realizzato da Rick Castro. Il brillante fotografo – che è anche il proprietario della galleria d’ arte di Hollywood Antebellum, rivolta alla cultura fetish e l’ arte erotica – mi ha recentemente raccontato come è nata quest’ opera. Un racconto commovente in cui la raffinatezza si unisce alle emozioni e alla poesia e l’ arte, il lirismo e l’ incisività si sovrappongono alla tenerezza. La solenne eleganza concettuale di Rick Owens è stata felicemente felicemente ritratta da Rick sovvertendo l’ idea bellezza di mainstream connessa alla gioventù, avvalendosi di una serie di modelli ultrasessantenni (Paul E. Marshall, 62 anni; Turk Magnanti, 65 anni; Robert Sides, 73 anni) e includendo anche Al Castro, il padre che ha 92 anni. Era la prima volta che suo padre partecipava a un servizio fotografico e lo ha fatto, ha posato per il figlio, soltanto perché lo ama. Le fotografie documentano infatti l’ amore di Al per Rick che brilla nei suoi occhi. Un amore silente che ieri mancava di dialogo – come mi ha detto Rick -, si è ricomposto in questa circostanza ed è stato dimostrato dai fatti, dall’ esserci ed esserci per il proprio figlio. È la meraviglia dell’ amore incondizionato, come dicevo a Rick, mentre mi confessava che stava per mettersi a piangere. Pertanto questo look- book diventa estremamente prezioso, in quanto parla della moda come stile di vita, sovverte l’ ordinario e racchiude in sé ciò che è straordinario come l’ eleganza maschile e le emozioni, qualcosa che va oltre il tempo.

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro
Al Castro, photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

photo by Rick Castro
photo by Rick Castro

 

 

 

www.rickcastro.com

www.rickowens.eu

“THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE MOON”, THE EXISTENTIALIST MALE ELEGANCE BY FABIO QUARANTA

Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N

The right side of the moon”, name of Fall/Winter 2014-2015 menswear collection by the brilliant fashion designer Fabio Quaranta, reminded me another side of the mood, the dark side and the cult concept album by Pink Floyd, “The right side of the moon”, which has presented in Milan. Minimalism, an existentialist charm, fluid lines, dark colors – blue and black -,the fine research of cloths and lines that is a leitmotiv of Fabio’s work, emphasized by a suggestive installation which made me think about the “Iuav style”, the fashion of Fashion Design Faculty of Iuav University of Venice to set up the exhibitions it made as well as “Linen Yarn”, exhibition curated by Fabio Quaranta for Iuav (Fabio teaches at Iuav University of Venice, a smashing public fashion school I appreciate).

“THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE MOON”, L’ ELEGANZA MASCHILE ESISTENZIALISTA DI FABIO QUARANTA

Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N

The right side of the moon”, nome della collezione uomo autunno/inverno 2014-2015 del brillante fashion designer Fabio Quaranta, mi ha ricordato un’ altro lato della luna, il dark side e il concept album di culto dei Pink Floyd, “The right side of the moonche è stata presentata a Milano. Minimalismo, un fascino esistenzialista, linee fluide, colori scuri – blu e nero -, la raffinata ricerca di tessuti e linee, leitmotiv dell’ opera di Fabio sono le alchimie della collezione, enfatizzate da una suggestiva installazione che mi ha fatto pensare allo “ stile Iuav”, la modalità della Facoltà di Fashion Design dell’ Università Iuav di Venezia di allestile le mostre come anche a “Linen Yarn”, la mostra curata da Fabio Quaranta per la Iuav (Fabio insegna presso l’ Università Iuav di Venezia, una formidabile scuola pubblica di moda che apprezzo).

Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta Fall/Winter 2014-2015, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta and Cesare Cunaccia, photo by N
Fabio Quaranta and Cesare Cunaccia, photo by N
Arthur Arbesser and me, photo by N
Arthur Arbesser and me, photo by N

 

 

www.fabioquaranta.it

 

“SHADES OF A GENTLEMAN”: ART AND FASHION TELLS ABOUT THE MALE ELEGANCE

Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, sofa Tomaso Buzi, pillow made of embroidered silk from '700 coming from an Austrian court dress, velvet jacket Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, tuxed pants Ralph Lauren, slippers made of mat silk satin embroidered Louis Leeman, hand-painted mask in tôle, shirt Turnbull & Asser
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, sofa T. Buzi, pillow made of embroidered silk from ‘700 coming from an Austrian court dress, velvet jacket Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, tuxedo pants Ralph Lauren, slippers made of embroidered mat silk satin Louis Leeman, hand-painted mask in tôle, shirt Turnbull & Asser

It featured during the latest edition of fashion tradeshow event White, which was held in Milan at SuperstudioShades of a gentleman”, the exhibition project I ideated and curated which joined art and fashion: the art of brilliant artist Mustafa Sabbagh, the intense, rarefied, atmospheres he depicted on photo to tell about the elegance of gentleman as lifestyle, the one of a gentleman, the iconic and brilliant Cesare Cunaccia. The renowned editor at large of Vogue Italia and L’ Uomo Vogue, eclectic individual, unique, incisive, refined and above the lines personality also featured as designer of the object which ideally represents him: the glasses, exclusive product made of natural horn by the optic gallery Boudoir Venice by Alessandro De Lorenzo. A little masterpiece of craftsmanship which is a luxury product, produced by the Veneto company Farben 1962 from Laggio di Cadore, embodying high-end materials, having a catchy packaging, a little hood box containing a case made of a wool personally chosen by Cunaccia and a sophisticated design making concrete the Brummelian paradigm “Less is more”. The eyewear collection has showcased along with the creations and cloths by the Milan Alessandro Leonardi’s Atelier Santerasmo Cinque and shoes by Santoni, that depicted what is elusive, the male elegance, sartorialism – embodied in the unique creations byAtelier Santerasmo Cinque, Isaia and shoes by Louis Leeman along with the other refined objects and accessories coming from Cesare Cunaccia’s wardrobe – and its details under the sign of lyricism and timelessness. An intimistic tale, lights and shadows make concrete a vibrant dialogue between art and fashion and talk about a today story which is always a mistery, the male elegance.

“SHADES OF A GENTLEMAN”: ARTE E MODA RACCONTANO L’ ELEGANZA MASCHILE 

Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup "Willow Pattern", cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of  imperial jade, glasses Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli "Princess Kocacin", sheets Pratesi
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup “Willow Pattern”, cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of imperial jade, glasses Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli “Princess Kocacin”, sheets Pratesi

É stato protagonista dell’ ultima edizione dell’ evento fieristico di moda White, che si è tenuto a Milano presso Superstudio, “Shades of a gentleman”, il progetto espositivo da me ideato e curato che ha unito arte e moda: l’ arte del brillante artista Mustafa Sabbagh, le intense, rarefatte atmosfere da lui catturate su foto che raccontano l’ eleganza del gentleman come stile di vita e quella di un gentleman, l’ iconico e brillante Cesare Cunaccia. Il rinomato editor at large of Vogue Italia e L’ Uomo Vogue, eclettica individualità, unica, incisiva, raffinata personalità sopra le righe, è apparso anche nelle vesti di designer dell’ oggetto che idealmente lo rappresenta: gli occhiali, prodotto esclusivo realizzato in corno naturale dalla galleria ottica di Venezia Boudoir di Alessandro De Lorenzo. Un piccolo capolavoro di artigianalità, prodotto dall’ azienda Veneta Farben 1962 di Laggio di Cadore che racchiude in sé materiali di alta qualità, ha un packaging accattivante, una piccola scatola di legno che contiene un astuccio di lana, scelta personalmente da Cunaccia e un sofisticato design che concretizza felicemente il paradigma Brummeliano “Less is more”. La collezione di occhiali è stata esposta unitamente alle creazioni ed ai tessuti dell’ Atelier Santerasmo Cinque di Milano di Alessandro Leonardi e le calzature di Santoni che hanno ritratto l’ inafferrabile, l’ eleganza maschile, la sartorialità – racchiusa nelle creazioni uniche di Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, Isaia e le calzature di Louis Leeman insieme ad altri raffinati oggetti e accessori provenienti dal guardaroba di Cesare Cunaccia – ed i suoi dettagli all’ insegna di lirismo e atemporalità. Un racconto intimistico, luci e ombre che concretizzano un vibrante dialogo tra arte e moda e parlano di una storia di oggi che è un mistero di sempre, l’ eleganza maschile.

Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup "Willow Pattern", cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of  imperial jade, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque,
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup “Willow Pattern”, cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of imperial jade, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup "Willow Pattern", cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of  imperial jade, glasses Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli "Princess Kocacin", sheets Pratesi
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, old English coffee cup “Willow Pattern”, cufflinks casted by Cesare Cunaccia by using antique Tibet notches coming from a ritual bat shaped -symbol of eternity made of imperial jade, glasses Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir, Pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli “Princess Kocacin”, sheets Pratesi
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Pinstripe suit Isaia, slippers Max Kibardin, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli "Princess Kocacin", sheets Pratesi
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Pinstripe suit Isaia, slippers Max Kibardin, poster bed silk upholstered Rubelli “Princess Kocacin”, sheets Pratesi
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, collection of sketches, sculptures, photographs, little painting, some of them belonging to his family from different ages there are in the bedroom, thought as a collectable cabinet.
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, collection of sketches, sculptures, photographs, little painting, some of them belonging to his family from different ages there are in the bedroom, thought as a collectable cabinet.
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, photo by Milton Gendel (from Seventies), Lord Lambton and his family at the Cetinale(Siena) villa Chigi set behind the door of Cesare Cunaccia’s vestiaire
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, photo by Milton Gendel (from Seventies), Lord Lambton and his family at the Cetinale(Siena) villa Chigi set behind the door of Cesare Cunaccia’s vestiaire
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, plaster mask from an original work coming from the Classic age
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, plaster mask from an original work coming from the Classic age
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Canovaean plaster sculpture representing a lion, a branch of natural black coral
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Canovaean plaster sculpture representing a lion, a branch of natural black coral
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, sculpture in biscuit porcelain, from the late seventeenth century, manufacture by Nymphenburg depicting the prince Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha placed behind one of the many bookcases of Cesare Cunaccia’s home
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, sculpture in biscuit porcelain, from the middle 19th century, manufacture by Ninphenburg depicting the prince Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha placed behind one of the many bookcases of Cesare Cunaccia’s home
 •photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, big plaster head from the Ercole Farnese in the studio of Cesare Cunaccia, huge Hellenistic sculpture of Lysippos’ fashion kept at the Napoli Archeological Museum

• photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, big plaster head from the Ercole Farnese in the studio of Cesare Cunaccia, huge Hellenistic sculpture of Lysippos’ fashion kept at the Napoli Archeological Museum
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, skull shaped terracotta sculpture, with the Christ made of hood, by Alessandro Flaminio(Napoli)
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, skull shaped terracotta sculpture, with the Christ made of hood, by Alessandro Flaminio(Napoli)
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, hat Rubinacci, natural horn  glasses custom made by Cesare Cunaccia for Venice Boudoir, gilet Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, crocodile  i-pad   case Santoni,  Lopez loafers Santoni, little Gandhara sculpture made of stucco III secolo A. D., vintage cufflinks in ruby and gold designed by Beppe Modenese for Faraone, hand-painted  tôle mask.
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, hat Rubinacci, natural horn glasses custom made by Cesare Cunaccia for Venice Boudoir, gilet Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, crocodile i-pad case Santoni, Lopez loafers Santoni, little Gandhara sculpture made of stucco III secolo A. D., vintage cufflinks in ruby and gold designed by Beppe Modenese for Faraone, hand-painted tôle mask.
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, red Amaryllis  in a bronze vase by Gabriella Crespi (early Seventies), Tibet Buddha in golden bronze foil from the 15th century, Greek apotropaic eye
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, red Amaryllis in a bronze vase by Gabriella Crespi (early Seventies), Tibet Buddha in golden bronze foil from the 15th century, Greek apotropaic eye
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, loden Habsburg cape, pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Bagutta, custome made natural horn glassed by Cesare Cunaccia for Venice Boudoir
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, loden Habsburg cape, pinstripe suit Isaia, shirt Bagutta, custome made natural horn glassed by Cesare Cunaccia for Venice Boudoir
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Chinese vase from the Qing dinasty, Neo-classsic bronze sculpture depicting Homer (France, early 17th century), brut iron table design RM57
photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, Chinese vase from the Qing dinasty, Neo-classsic bronze sculpture depicting Homer (France, early 17th century), brut iron table design RM57
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, armchair Louis 14th with crimson silk brocade housse back of the portrait on a Middle-European forefather from 16th century, blazer Atelier Santerasmo Cinque made of English vintage cloth from Cilento(Napoli), shirt and scarf Charvet (Paris), natural horn custom made glasses by Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir
Cesare Cunaccia, photo by Mustafa Sabbagh, armchair Louis 14th with crimson silk brocade housse back of the portrait on a Middle-European forefather from the 18th century, blazer Atelier Santerasmo Cinque made of English vintage cloth from Cilento(Napoli), shirt and scarf Charvet (Paris), natural horn custom made glasses by Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir
Me, myself and I at the opening cocktail of "Shades of a gentleman", photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
Me, myself and I at the opening cocktail of “Shades of a gentleman”, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
The natural horn glasses custom made by Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir along with objects talking about Cunaccia, photo by N
The natural horn glasses custom made by Cesare Cunaccia for Boudoir along with objects talking about Cunaccia, photo by N
Cesare Cunaccia visiting the exhibition project and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
Cesare Cunaccia visiting the exhibition project and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
The photos by Mustafa Sabbagh on show, photo by N
The photos by Mustafa Sabbagh on show, photo by N
the photographs by Mustafa Sabbagh on show, photo by N
the photographs by Mustafa Sabbagh on show, photo by N
The sartorial showcase featuring the creations by Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, Santoni, Isaia, Louis Leeman, photo by N
The sartorial showcase featuring the creations by Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, Santoni, Isaia, Louis Leeman, photo by N
The scarves and hats coming from the Cesare Cunaccia's wardrobe along with the clothes by Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, photo by N
The scarves and hats coming from the Cesare Cunaccia’s wardrobe along with the clothes by Atelier Santerasmo Cinque, photo by N
A circle of friends: Alessandro De Lorenzo, me, Max Nicoloro and Vincent Law, photo by Anna Porcu
A circle of friends: Alessandro De Lorenzo(Boudoir), me, Max Nicoloro(Atelier Santerasmo Cinque) and Vincent Law, photo by Anna Porcu
Alessandro De Lorenzo, me, Max Nicoloro, Anna Porcu and her friend, photo by Vincent Law
Alessandro De Lorenzo(Boudoir), me, Max Nicoloro(Atelier Santerasmo Cinque), Anna Porcu and her friend, photo by Vincent Law
Alessandro De Lorenzo, me and Max Nicoloro, photo by Vincent Law
Alessandro De Lorenzo(Boudoir), me and Max Nicoloro(Atelier Santerasmo Cinque), photo by Vincent Law
A beautiful surprise, from Vienna to Milan:  to see Helga Ruthner ( Wendy & Jim) at White,  photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
A beautiful surprise, from Vienna to Milan: to see Helga Ruthner ( Wendy & Jim) at White, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
Luna Lanzara and me, photo by N
Luna Lanzara and me, photo by N
Giorgiana Ravizza and me, photo by N
Giorgiana Ravizza and me, photo by N
Vincent Law, the editor of smashing blog Binzento Vincente and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
Vincent Law, the editor of smashing blog Binzento Vincente and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
The brilliant jewerly designer Anna Porcu ( today is her birthday, thus I wish her happy birthday!  )wearing a necklace she made and me, photo by N
The brilliant jewerly designer Anna Porcu ( today it’s her birthday, thus I wish her happy birthday! )wearing a necklace she made and me, photo by N
Andy and me, while Matteo Bonelli, in the back is visiting the exhibition project, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
Andy and me, while Matteo Bonelli, in the back is visiting the exhibition project, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
The journalist Maria Elena Capitanio visiting the exhibition project, photo by N
The journalist Maria Elena Capitanio visiting the exhibition project, photo by N
Alberto Guardiani and me, photo by N
Alberto Guardiani and me, photo by N
Alessandro De Lorenzo, me and Federico Bosisio, photo by N
Alessandro De Lorenzo(Boudoir), me and Federico Bosisio, photo by N
Me, Giovanni Ottonello and Alessandro De Lorenzo, photo by Vincent Law
Me, Giovanni Ottonello and Alessandro De Lorenzo(Boudoir), photo by Vincent Law
The one and only Roberta Valentini( Penelope Brescia) and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo
The one and only Roberta Valentini( Penelope Brescia) and me, photo by Alessandro De Lorenzo

www.whiteshow.it

DETAILS OF GENTLEMAN’S ELEGANCE: THE POCKET SQUARE BY DRAKE’S LONDON

Drake's London
Drake’s London

A detail of gentleman’s elegance, the pocket square, features in the collection by British celebrated luxury menswear brand Drake’s London being under the sign of catchy prints, that include the renowned polka dots – a leitmotiv of brand – and high-end materials (wool and silk, silk). A must for all the ones who are devoted to the refinement and a  timeless elegance.

I DETTAGLI DI ELEGANZA DEL GENTLEMAN: LA POCHETTE DI DRAKE’S LONDON

Drake's London
Drake’s London

Un dettaglio di eleganza del gentleman, la pochette, è protagonista nella collezione del celebre brand inglese di abbigliamento uomo di lusso Drake’s London all’ insegna di stampe accattivanti che includono i rinomati pois – un leitmotiv del marchio – e materiali d’ alta qualità (lana e seta, seta). Un must per tutti coloro che sono devoti alla raffinatezza e a un’ eleganza senza tempo.

Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London
Drake's London
Drake’s London

www.drakes-london.com

MADE FROM COOL: CHRISTOPHER WALKEN FOR PREMIUM BY JACK & JONES

Christopher Walken, still image from the video "Made from cool"
Christopher Walken, still image from the video “Made from cool”

The iconic, charming and fun actor Christopher Walken – who is also brilliant dancer, starring in the musical Pennies from Pennies from Heaven, “Romance & Cigarettes”, “Hairspray and in the music video of “Weapon of choice” by Fatboy Slim – is the testimonial of Premium by Scandinavian menswear brand Jack & Jones – successfully joining a timeless elegance to an affordable price – featuring in the campaign “Made from cool” as a mysterious tailor with a demonic glint in his eyes who has superpowers such as the ability to shear a sheep with his bare hands.

MADE FROM COOL: CHRISTOPHER WALKEN PER PREMIUM BY JACK & JONES

Christopher Walken, still image from the video "Made from cool"
Christopher Walken, still image from the video “Made from cool”

L’iconico, affascinante e divertente attore Christopher Walken – che è anche un brillante ballerino che appare nel musical “Pennies from Heaven“, “Romance & Cigarettes, “Hairspray e nel video del brano “Weapon of choice” by Fatboy Slim – è il testimonial di Premium del brand scandinavo di abbigliamento uomo Jack & Jones – che unisce felicemente una eleganza senza tempo a un prezzo alla portata di tutti -, protagonista della campagna pubblicitaria “Made from cool” nei panni di un misterioso sarto dallo sguardo diabolico che è dotato di superpoteri come la capacità di tosare una pecora usando soltanto le proprie mani.

Premium by Jack &  Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Premium by Jack & Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Premium by Jack & Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Premium by Jack & Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Premium by Jack & Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Premium by Jack & Jones Fall/Winter 2013
Christopher Walken, still image from the video "Made from cool"
Christopher Walken, still image from the video “Made from cool”

http://jackjones.com

MILAN WHITE SUITE: THE MODERN VERSATILITY OF LODEN & OTHER WONDERS BY LODENTAL

LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 collection, the series featuring fabrics made by Allegra Hicks, photo by Giorgio Miserendino

The loden, classic, precious cloth from Central Europe becomes modern and versatile. This is the paradigm, successfully made concrete by the brand LodenTal, created by the brilliant fashion designer Andrea Provvidenza. The brand recently presented the Spring/Summer collection 2014 in the special area of Milan fashion tradeshow event White Suite at N-how Hotel. The womenswear is enriched by a series of outerwear of whose cloth or rather its prints have made by the celebrated British designer Allegra Hicks. It shines the enchanting interpretation of loden, made by using of the lightest yarn of precious wool, giving rise to garments that are a perfect substitute of raincoat, being the loden water resistant. The raincoats are the new element of collections by LodenTal being under the sign of a contemporary elegance. A mood emphasized by a palette of colors including bright shades of pink, green along with ice white and grey for womenswear, blue, grey and awesome nuance of yellow for menswear. High-end quality, refined lines enriched by two-colored patterns and details paying homage to the best tradition of Made in Italy are the main features of collection. Genuine passé-partout having an added value: to join the quality of a sartorial product to a catchy price.

MILAN WHITE SUITE: LA MODERNA VERSATILITÀ OF LODEN & LE ALTRE MERAVIGLIE DI LODENTAL

LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear  collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by  N
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by N

Il loden, classico, prezioso tessuto della Mitteleuropa diventa moderno e versatile. Questo il paradigma felicemente concretizzato dal marchio LodenTal, creato dal brillante fashion designer Andrea Provvidenza. Il brand ha recentemente presentato la collezione primavera/estate 2014 nella special area dell’ evento fieristico di moda di Milano White Suite al N-how Hotel. L’ abbigliamento donna, arricchita una serie di capi spalla il cui tessuto o meglio le sue stampe sono state realizzate dalla celebre designer Allegra Hicks. Splende l’ incantevole interpretazione del loden, realizzato avvalendosi del filato più sottile di loden che dà vita a capi che sono una formidabile alternativa all’ impermeabile, essendo il loden resistente all’ acqua. Gli impermeabili sono il nuovo elemento delle collezioni di LodenTal all’ insegna di una eleganza contemporanea. Un mood enfatizzato da una palette di colori che include vivaci nuance di rosa, verde unitamente a ghiaccio e grigio per l’ abbigliamento donna, blu, grigio e una fantastica tonalità di giallo per l’ abbigliamento uomo. Alta qualità, linee raffinate, motivi bicolori e dettagli che rendono omaggio alla migliore tradizione del Made in Italy sono i principali protagonisti della collezione. Autentici passé-partout che hanno un valore aggiunto: unire la qualità di un prodotto sartoriale a un prezzo accattivante.

LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear  collection, featuring also the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by  N
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, featuring also the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by N
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear  collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by  Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear  collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by  Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear  collection, the series made by teaming with Allegra Hicks, photo by  Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
Andrea Provvidenza talking with Cesare Cunaccia, photo by N
Andrea Provvidenza talking with Cesare Cunaccia, photo by N
LodenTal Spring/Summer menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
LodenTal Spring/Summer 2014 menswear collection, photo by Giorgio Miserendino
Andrea Provvidenza, photo by N
Andrea Provvidenza, photo by N

www.lodental.it

FASHION & MUSIC: NEIL BARRETT & DEPECHE MODE

Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode

A smashing binomial under the sign of music and fashion feature the celebrated band Depeche Mode and its iconic front-man Dave Gahan who have chosen the catchy creations by Neil Barrett for their successful “Delta Machine” tour.

MODA & MUSICA: NEIL BARRETT & DEPECHE MODE

Un formidabile bino,io ha quali protagonisti la celebre band Depeche Mode e il suo iconico leader Dave Gahan che hanno scelto le accattivanti creazioni di Neil Barrett per il loro felice “Delta Machine” tour.

www.neilbarrett.com

www.depechemode.com   

THE AVANT-GARDE HELL’S ANGEL OF YUIMA NAKAZATO

Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma

An avant-garde metropolitan predator, a modern Hell’ s Angel features in the Spring/Summer 2014 collection by the brilliant fashion designer Yuima Nakazato embodying the futuristic version of biker’s dress-code: leather jackets, details as removable hoods, tight lines and a minimal palette of colors including black, white and red.

L’ AVVENIRISTICO HELL’S ANGEL DI YUIMA NAKAZATO

Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma

Un avveniristico predatore metropolitano, un moderno Hell’ s Angel è il protagonista della collezione primavera/estate 2014 del brillante fashion designer Yuima Nakazato che racchiude la versione futuristica del dress-code del motociclista: giacche di pelle, dettagli quali cappucci rimuovibili, linee aderenti e una minimale palette di colori che include nero, bianco e rosso.

Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma

 

Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma
Yuima Nakazato Spring/Summer 2014, photo by Yasunari Kikuma

www.yuimanakazato.com

THE CATCHY CASUAL CHIC OF CHEAP MONDAY

Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014

A catchy casual-chic under the sign of black and white, stripes, denim, stonewashed blue jeans, cotton jersey, tight and fluid lines – including capri pants, catsuits and overalls -, dressed up with punk suggestions, evoked by decorations and slogans as ”the end” impressed in the garments, features in the Spring/Summer womenswear and menswear collection 2014 by Cheap Monday, recently presented during the Stockholm Fashion Week, successfully making concrete a genuine passé-partout.

 

L’ ACCATTIVANTE CASUAL CHIC DI CHEAP MONDAY

Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014

Un accattivante casual chic all’ insegna di nero e bianco, righe, denim, blue jeans delavè, jersey di cotone, linee aderenti e fluide – che includono I pantaloni Capri, tute da donna e tute da lavoro uomo -, condite da suggestioni punk, evocate da decorazioni e slogans quali ”the end” impresse nei capi, è protagonista della collezione donna e uomo di Cheap Monday, recentemente presentata in occasione della Stockholm Fashion Week che felicemente concretizza un autentico passé-partout. 

Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday
Cheap Monday
Cheap  Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014
Cheap Monday Spring/Summer 2014

www.cheapmonday.com

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