DESIGN

Architecture, fashion, furniture and fine type

Sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack and grey | John Alexander Skelton’s poetic modern menswear

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I like a mix of the country tradesman and the flamboyant lunatic aristocrat. Historically, I feel both were very true to themselves in the clothes they wore"

Vivienne Westwood’s Union Flag

Vivienne Westwood’s Union Flag

by Robert Newman

How Vivienne Westwood's interpretation of the red, white and blue became an icon for post-punk British creativity

Kimono my house

Kimono my house

by Karen Krizanovich

"Even when worn by bandits and fools in old Japanese movies, they suggest ease and style"

Tuxedos at the MoMA

Tuxedos at the MoMA

by Civilian New York City

"To see it engulfed in front of a dramatic monochrome Pollock or a colourfield Rothko is pleasing indeed"

An Italian radical in Manhattan | Gaetano Pesce

An Italian radical in Manhattan | Gaetano Pesce

by Gaetano Pesce

Gaetano Pesce: "Look at Michael Kors! He’s a disaster!"

Making in at Maison Margiela | John Galliano x Simon Foxton

Making in at Maison Margiela | John Galliano x Simon Foxton

by James Anderson

Simon Foxton on his work on John Galliano's debut "men's couture" collection at Maison Margiela

Across the water and into the future, in the Maldives

Across the water and into the future, in the Maldives

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"As a design destination, it’s already moving at warp speed"

Norma Kamali chameleon

Norma Kamali chameleon

by Norma Kamali

"People were yelling out at me in Manhattan that I was a prostitute!"

Richard James on rebel tailoring

Richard James on rebel tailoring

by Civilian London

"Suddenly suits were sexy again! That was when we sensed we were doing something right"

by Pippa Brooks

"Kate from Croydon and Naomi from Streatham, not glamazons from Manhattan"