There does not seem to be a shortage of talent in the menswear department of late and with London Fashion Week Men’s slowly approaching there’s a few that’s captured our attention for all kinds of good reason.
Post by Sora Alfatlawi
The 80s were a fabulous time in fashion. Across the fashion capitals, structured shoulders, bodysuits and sequins were amongst some of the biggest and wildest trends commanding centre stage. While all of that was happening, somewhere, under the warm Californian sun, Shawn Stüssy was somewhere printing t shirts with the same signature that appeared on his surfboards. Probably little did he know that decades later his printed trademark signature on simple graphic tees would decades later play a part in streetwear becoming one of the most lucrative fashion business models of the 21st century.
When rumours began swirling on the internet earlier this year that Rihanna was to expand her empire by adding a lingerie line, things just haven’t been the same since. Rihanna in typical fashion teased her upcoming lingerie line Savage x Fenty (coincidently national lingerie day, who could have guessed?!) on Instagram captioning ‘Errrday #NationalLingeRIHday! Getchur coins ready for May 11th! #SavageXFenty drops worldwide Xclusively on SavageX.com!’ and quite frankly our coins have never been more ready.
You may have heard the name Ignasi Monreal floating around in recent years. The 23 year old Spanish born talent is the artist behind recent Gucci advertising campaigns and has again teamed up with Gucci for a limited edition capsule collection #GucciHallucination. The line, exclusively launching on Gucci.com focuses on 9 different t shirts and sweatshirts with a limited release of 200 t shirts and 100 sweatshirts.
An article posted by Highsnobiety led Vetements designer Denma Gvasalia to respond angrily on Instagram defending the sales and credibility of his brand. The story, branded as wannabe journalism by Denma spoke to multiple anonymous sources questioning the current legitimacy of Vetements in today's market.
2017 was a prolific year for Virgil Abloh. Stores all around the world opened for his Haute streetwear brand Off-white and now more than 280 stockists around the world carry the label, affirming the labels global success and relevance in the industry.