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Vetements

Vetements, the collection by Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia features military and goth influences through silhouettes that spotlight the history of his homeland. The brand also traverses sportswear with a distinctly punk edge, at times fusing all of the aforementioned style codes within the same ensemble.


 

October 7th 2015

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…

October 6th 2015

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…

September 29th 2015

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…

May 12th 2015

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…

April 2nd 2015

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…

March 10th 2015

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…

February 20th 2015

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…

November 21st 2014

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…