What do we know about denim in 2018? Dark indigo is back. Nineties influences prevail. Even designers who ‘don’t do denim’ are doing denim. Here are 5 things to know…
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO LEONN WARD AT RSA. STYLING MARK VASSALLO. HAIR MAARIT NIEMELA AT BRYANT ARTISTS.MAKEUP PABLO RODRIGUEZ AT CLM. MODELS SHAUN AND SYMONE AT MILK MANAGEMENT, AND LEO AT STORM MODELS.
Above: Symone wears T-shirt by Alexander Wang from Prima Pagina, jeans by Gucci from Tessabit, earrings by Isabel Marant from Changing Room and bracelet by Astley Clarke from Astley Clarke. Leo wears T-shirt by Loewe and jeans by Gucci from Browns.
DENIM GOT DRESSY
In an era of #fakenews, we’re embellishing our jeans, not the truth.
Below, clockwise from top: Symone wears jacket with collar by Prada from Benesch; cropped T-shirt by Alexander Wang from Prima Pagina and studded patch jeans by Moschino from Elite. Shaun wears jacket by GRLFRND from Smets and earrings by Astley Clarke from Astley Clarke.
DOUBLE DENIM IS EVERYWHERE
Bing Crosby was once barred from a Vancouver hotel for wearing head-to-toe denim. Levi’s made him a bespoke jacket, and the Canadian tuxedo was born. We’ve come a long way.
Below, clockwise from top: Symone wears blazer by Alexander Wang from Liska, distressed jeans by Frame Denim from Browns, sandals by Alexander Wang from Nike Via Verdi, cap by Eastpak from Penelope and bracelet by Shaun Leane from Uzerai; shirt by Mother from Luisa Boutique, jeans by Maison Margiela from Prima Pagina and yellow pumps by No.21 from No30 Milano. Shaun wears pink jacket by MSGM from Lattuada and jeans by Off-White from Petra Teufel.
BLEACHED GREW UP
From I’m a Slave 4 You-era Britney to high-end ‘couture’ – how’s that for a chemical reaction?
THE WIDE-LEG WENT ‘SKATER’
A.F. Vandevorst and Dolce & Gabbana raided your brother’s 1998 wardrobe…
Below, from left: Symone wears crop top by Alexander Wang from Elite, jeans by Dolce & Gabbana from Stivali, sneakers by Nike from Penelope and bag by Marques’Almeida from Julian Fashion. Shaun wears T-shirt by Helmut Lang from Giulio, baggy jeans by A.F. Vandevorst from A.F. Vandevorst, sneakers by Nike from Penelope and earring by Shaun Leane from Uzerai.
DECONSTRUCTION IS STILL STRONG
Ben Taverniti (of Unravel Project) says: ‘To create something new, you must first destroy.’ This season, his path of destruction starts with ragged hems and turning things inside out.
Below, from left: Shaun wears shirt by Helmut Lang from Société Anonyme and jeans by R13 from Petra Teufel; shirt by J.W. Anderson from Elite, jeans by Unravel Project from Tessabit and hat by Isabel Marant Etoile from Tessabit.
Above: clothing and accessories by A.F. Vandevorst from A.F. Vandevorst, Alexander Wang from Elite and Prima Pagina, Astley Clarke from Astley Clarke, Dolce & Gabbana from Stivali, Esteban Cortazar from Esteban Cortazar, Giuseppe Zanotti Design from Quaranta, Givenchy by Smets, GRLFRND from Smets, Helmut Lang from Giulio and Société Anonyme, Isabel Marant from Giulio, Isabel Marant Étoile from Tessabit, J.W. Anderson from Elite, Maison Margiela from Prima Pagina, Marques’Almeida from Julian Fashion, MM6 Maison Margiela, Moschino from Elite, Mother from Luisa Boutique, MSGM from Lattuada, Nike from Penelope, No.21 from No30 Milano, Off-White from Petra Teufel, Off-White x Timberland from Pool, Prada from Benesch, Proenza Schouler from Liska, R13 from Petra Teufel, Shaun Leane from Uzerai, SJYP from Browns, Unravel Project from Tessabit, Valentino from Tessabit, and Vionnet from Carla Martinengo. Bottom: clothing by Calvin Klein 205w39nyc from Liska, and Calvin Klein Jeans from Bernardelli.
WE LOVE CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC