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Jun Takahashi, The Sorcerer Of Fashion


Early this year, on a stage in Paris, a silent figure stepped under a spotlight. She was wearing a double-layered honeycomb-net skirt made of red organza, her hair twisted into giant ram’s horns. She was part Alice in Wonderland, part monarch painted by Velázquez. To the sounds of an unearthly accompaniment sung by Radiohead’s Thom…

Paris Menswear Highlights


4’s buying team spent a busy week in Paris at the end of last month. Here’s some highlights from their time in the French capital. Vetements AW17 Show Boris Bidjan Saberi Showroom Street Style Craig Green Showroom Henrik Vibskov / Vlad Agency Lakic Showroom [caption id="attachment_39362" align="alignnone" width="480"] Private Policy AW17[/caption] [caption id="attachment_39365" align="alignnone" width="465"] Mohsin…

Fashion’s Rising Stars


Emerging designers are plumping for maximum impact with dramatic silhouettes and exaggerated proportions. Here are some of our favourite looks for Autumn Winter 2016. Aganovich 4 favourites, Aganovich continue to push their accomplished, avant-garde aesthetic: Vetements The Parisian collective have had a huge effect on both womens and menswear and can seemingly do no wrong: Undercover Jun…

UNDERCOVER MONOGRAPH


Rizzoli have published the first comprehensive book on the work of Jun Takahashi of UNDERCOVER. Takahashi is regarded as an icon of Harajuku streetwear and the presumptive heir to the heavy mantle of Japanese deconstruction. While not quite populist, his generative influences are instead romantic—even gothic and over time his Undercover label has come to be recognised as one…

Wonder Of The Vulgar: Barbican Exhibition To Delve Into Garish Fashion


The Barbican gallery in London has announced a new exhibition for the autumn dedicated to vulgarity in fashion from the renaissance to the present day. The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined was conceived by exhibition maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips. It explores how ideas of vulgarity have changed and evolved, from extreme 18th-century corsets to the modern…

Undercover by Jun Takahashi & Comme Des Garcons Fragrance


Undercover, the ‘cult label’ of designer Jun Takahashi has launched a debut duo of fragrances with Comme des Garcons called ‘Holygrace’ and ‘Holygrapie’. Holygrace is described as “a perfume of elegance, soap freshness and poison” whilst Holygrapie  reflects “the smell of babies, kindness and sensuality”.  This fragrance is available at 4 soon, please reserve ‘immediatement’ to…