• Dior Paints the 'Portrait of an Artist' With Amoako Boafo for SS21 Collection

    28 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Dior , under the creative direction of Kim Jones , has presented its Spring/Summer 2021 collection in an online-exclusive video. Under usual circumstances, the luxury French label would be showing its seasonal collection in a typically extravagant style at Paris Fashion Week. However, as a result of the global COVID-19 lockdowns, for SS21 Dior was forced to find a new mode of presentation - along with the rest of the fashion industry. For this collection, Kim Jones has collaborated with the Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo , who produces works that reflect on his upbringing and Black culture...
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  • Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2021 Collection Tweaks Elegant Time-Honored Silhouettes

    Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2021 Collection Tweaks Elegant Time-Honored Silhouettes

    28 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Yohji Yamamoto has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2021 collection for Paris Fashion Week. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic , the eponymous label lensed its collection against a dimly lit backdrop to reflect the designer's tastefully subdued designs. The collection includes a series of elongated silhouettes, like trench coats, blazers, sleek button-ups and graphic T-shirts, constructed with loose, draping fabrics like wool and linen. The label embraced its signature black aesthetic, placing most of the focus on texture and construction - a swathe of contrasting motifs like Japanese...
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  • LI-NING References Chinese Heritage, Archive Designs and Skate Culture for SS21

    LI-NING References Chinese Heritage, Archive Designs and Skate Culture for SS21

    28 days ago - By Hypebeast

    After presenting eight new offerings for Fall/Winter 2020 and teasing its collaboration with Soulland , Chinese sportswear label LI-NING has now offered a closer look at its Spring/Summer 2021 sneaker collection. First up from LI-NING is the XUAN KONG, a cyberpunk-inspired, highly-technical sneaker that combines Chinese heritage with modern technologies and textiles. The pair has a number of notable talking points worth highlighting, such as its futuristic, chunky sole unit that extends way past the heel, and its TPU-heavy upper. The upper has a mesh base and is covered in a TPU cage that...
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  • GmbH Presents Three-Part "Rituals of Resistance" Project for Spring 2021

    GmbH Presents Three-Part "Rituals of Resistance" Project for Spring 2021

    28 days ago - By Hypebeast

    With all fashion weeks disrupted due to COVID-19, Berlin-based label GmbH took the opportunity to break away from the traditional model to present its Spring 2021 collection as one part of its "Rituals of Resistance" project. This project features two short films, the Guest on Earth film released by GmbH earlier this month and Season of Migration to the North , a film by artist Lars Laumann with activist Eddie Esmail. Alongside these films, GmbH's Spring 2021 collection was presented through an accompanying lookbook. The collection itself features a number of GmbH's signature motifs...
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