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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…

Vetements Spring Summer 2017 Couture


Earlier this month, Vetements kicked off the Autumn Winter 2016 haute couture shows in Paris. Held in the Galeries Lafayette, the Spring 2017 men’s and women’s show was entirely comprised of collaborations with the likes of Reebok, Levi’s, Champion, Brioni, and Juicy Couture, the latter of which birthed a red tracksuit sure to be seen around town come the…

What to look out for at Paris men’s fashion week


Today sees the start of Paris Fashion Week with nearly 50 fashion houses due to unveil their Spring Summer 2017 collections in the French capital. Here are the shows and trends to watch out for: Balenciaga Balenciaga is staging a men’s fashion show for the first time in the history of the label. Creative Director and Vetements…

VETEMENTS TO SHOW AT PARIS COUTURE WEEK


FRENCH elevated streetwear label Vetements has been granted a guest membership to show at Paris Couture Week in July, by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture – France’s governing body for the fashion industry. The luxury label – with a much-hyped parodic aesthetic – has made the cut this season alongside J Mendel, Yuima Nakazato, Francesco Scognamiglio and Iris…

Vetements Releases Its First Official Men’s Collection


The Vetements hype is hard to dismiss at the moment and the first Balenciaga collection by the brand’s founder and designer Demna Gvasalia has also been one of the most applauded this past Paris Fashion Week. While Vetements has been worn by both men and women, it has always been a women’s collection for the most part…

Paris Fashion Week Highlights


With Paris Fashion Week drawing to a close we look at some of the highlights from this season’s shows: Vetements “Everything that put Demna Gvasalia’s Vetements on the map was on the runway: the appropriated and distorted uniforms; the appropriated and distorted sweats and streetwear; the appropriated and distorted Margiela. The LBGT androgyny. The offer…

Leo Takes Home An Oscar, Vetements Hoodie Sells Out


On the heels of the Leonardo Di Caprio’s first Academy Award win, one item has gone viral and (almost) sold out completely. In September, French design collective Vetements, known for its sartorial rule-breaking, showed a variation of its now highly sought after, super-long-sleeved sweatshirt with an image of young Leo and Kate from Titanic screen-printed on it. At the time,…

Vetements Has A Unilateral Plan To Shake Up The Shows


Vetements has announced it will be mixing its women’s and menswear collections together in one show in Paris, two months ahead of the women’s shows, which traditionally commence their rounds in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. It’s a seismic shake-up that Guram Gvasalia, Vetements’s 30-year-old CEO, has strategized with his elder brother, creative director Demna. Their…

Vetements, The Most Talked About Label In Fashion


One of the biggest fashion success stories of recent years, Vetements has unveiled a photobook made up of candid snapshots taken behind the scenes at their Spring Summer 2016 collection. Shot by Corsican photographer Pierre-Ange Carlotti – more commonly know for his intimate portraits of the city’s hedonistic nightlife – the book captures the lo-fi aesthetic synonymous with the brand and…

4’s Festive Gift Guide


As Christmas approaches we wanted to share the things we love that might make great gifts. Some of these can be purchased online but you can also contact us here to order. Sometime it feels like everything Rick Owens touches turns to gold – or bronze in this case with these brutalist, bronze swan neck vases. These…

Demna Gvasalia Appointed Artistic Director At Balenciaga


Demna Gvasalia, the Georgian designer at the helm of Vetements, has been announced as the new Artistic Director at Balenciaga, taking over from Alexander Wang, who showed his final collection for the French fashion house on Friday during Paris Fashion Week. “I am very pleased to welcome Demna Gvasalia as the artistic director of Balenciaga’s…

Vetements Spring Summer 2016, Paris Fashion Week


After last season’s now legendary show at Le Dépôt, excitement surrounding the Parisian design collective headed up by Demna Gvasalia has rapidly grown. Gvasalia, an alumnus of Maison Martin Margiela, has been referred to as Mr. Margiela’s “spiritual son” and its not hard to see why – the ethos of deconstruct and reconstruct, reorient and reconsider informs Vetements approach…

Paris Preview – 4 Things To Look Out For


Fashion Month is drawing to a close but with Paris Fashion Week starting today here are some things we’re looking forward to: 1. The Location – Paris comes as a welcome change to the industrialised backdrops of London, New York and Milan. And while the city as a whole is beautiful enough, Paris Fashion Week is…

Vetements’ Voice


Until recently, cult clothing label Vetements was produced by an anonymous collective of Paris-based designers. Information surrounding the group was scarce: there were approximately seven of them, at least several of which were former employees of Maison Martin Margiela. By the time LVMH announced the eight finalists for its Young Fashion Designers Prize earlier this…

4 Highlights From Fashion Month


#1 GARETH PUGH, 21/02/15 LONDON This season, Gareth Pugh returned to the London Fashion Week schedule, after seven years in Paris. Coinciding with a retrospective at London’s Galeria Melissa in Covent Garden celebrating 10 years of his eponymous label, his Autumn Winter 2015 show featured a spectacle of silhouettes, furs, metallics, sequins, leathers and billowing silks. Matthew Stone’s…

Vetements Autumn Winter 2015 Collection


The mysterious Vetements label held their Autumn Winter 2015 show last week in a louche nightclub — the formerly infamous leather bar Le Dépôt — with Kanye West, in Vetements hoodie, a notable guest. The collection built on last season’s ideas of oversized, larger than life cuts, with the show notes pointing to a more alternative…

4 New Designers For Spring Summer 2015


#01 – ESTEBAN CORTAZAR Colombian-born designer Esteban Cortazar made history in 2002—at age 18—as the youngest designer ever to present at New York Fashion Week. He has since worked as creative director at French Maison Emanuel Ungaro before re-launching his label in 2012 with a highly successful Spring Summer capsule collection for Net-a-Porter. His Spring…

Introducing Vetements


Vetements, meaning clothing in French, is a recently launched Parisian womenswear label. The collections are designed by a collective of seven designers, each of which have spent time at Maison Martin Margiela and who are, more or less, anonymous. The collective focus on wearability and minimalism, “What we try to do is satisfy a certain…