ART/FASHION

Radiolarian Crystals alongside Couture Streetwear, NYFW

Nature-jeweler and artist Kira Koktysh created a new series of hand-sculptured pendants, or talismans, for Katya Leonovich’s S/S 2020 Menswear collection this New York Fashion Week. Fix and Fax marks Katya’s shift to menswear from couture womenswear. Kira too, had limited experience creating fashion for men; having merely created pearl cuff links, she was pleased and […]

ART/FASHION

KAIMIN’s “Introspective Prism” SLFF line at New York Fashion Week

Conceptual designer, Kyungah Min, launched the high-tech KAIMIN SS20 collection during New York Fashion Week. Unveiling a commercial denim line, SLFF (pronounced ‘self’) honors transformation in the conditioned world. Albeit through exaggerated tulle and ruffles, or geometric cutouts of denim, vinyl, or leather—the innovatively inclusive KAIMIN’s “Introspective Prism” SS20 collection wildly epitomizes the cultural fractal.   […]

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An Introvert’s Guide to New York Fashion Week

On the top floor of Pier 59 it was pretty much impossible not to feature in somebody else’s selfie. There were strident leopard-print fashionistas strutting and restrutting dramatic entrances into the Oxford Fashion Studio’s waiting room (always recorded by a trustworthy friend); leopard-print solo flyers touched up their foundation in phone reflections, occasionally pausing to […]