Potential Prices for All Jean Paul Gaultier x Supreme Items Surfaces


After a much-hyped product and lookbook reveal, potential prices for the Jean Paul Gaultier x Supreme collection has now surfaced. The collaborative offering will range from $58 USD up to $488 USD, according to Instagram handle @Supreme_Leaks_News. Standout products like the Vans sneakers will run you about $118 USD while other coveted items like the plaid coat and leather vest should run about $488 USD and $398 USD, respectively.

Pricing for the collab has been a hot topic since the release as Supreme fans have been readying their wallets closer to the drop date. It’s still up in the air, however, if this is Supreme’s most-hyped collaboration of the year so far.




Yohji Yamamoto Ground Y Rejoins 'Ghost In The Shell' for SS19 Capsule

Following the initial collaboration launched almost exactly one year ago, Yohji Yamamoto’s youthful Ground Y imprint rejoins the Ghost In The Shell  franchise for another round of lightweight graphic goods. Utilizing a black palette as the base, the garments are all emblazoned with thematic imagery.

Ghost In The Shell: Innocence was the franchise’s second movie and the first feature-length anime film to compete at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Coincidentally releasing close to the film’s fifteenth anniversary, the Ground Y clothing capsule is the first collection to draw influence specifically from the movie, as opposed to the anime series or prior film.

Clothing designs run the gamut of familiar Ground Y garments, repurposing Yohji Yamamoto‘s signature silhouettes into accessible layering pieces. These include extended-length collared shirts, hooded dresses and drop-crotch pants, with plenty of imagery sourced from the film. This includes illustrative apparitions that represent Innocence‘s digital “ghosts” and Japanese Kanji representing quotes from the dialogue. Elsewhere, a wireframe sketch of Major Motoko Kusanagi is emblazoned in stark colors on the hooded dress with ghostly effect.

Expect the new Ghost In The Shell: Innocence goods to hit Ground Y’s web store and Japanese storefronts on April 19.



Craig Green Drops Summer-Ready Reversible Parka

Craig Green continues to release products from his SS19 collection, this time dropping a reversible parka. Made from cotton twill and rubber, the color-blocked pattern has a navy front and a beige reverse, with Green’s signature hole pattern on the lower pocket.

A loose-fit coat, it’s ideal for rainy days in summer, with the rubberized finish providing protection from the elements. It’s been one of a few drops from Green, who earlier released more psychedelic parkas in colors that mimicked thermal imaging. The Craig Green reversible cotton twill and rubber parka is available now from Matchesfashion.com for £1,485 (approx. $1,944 USD).



Raf Simons Discusses His Post-Calvin Klein Plans in New Interview


To mark the launch of his latest Kvadrat collaboration at this year’s Milan Design WeekRaf Simons sat down with The Guardian to discuss his work with the textile label as well as his plans after leaving Calvin Klein in late December. Speaking about the launch installation for his new work with the Danish brand, Simons explains that it will “have a cafe, and a space for social interaction. It’s not a showroom, it’s an environment, a place of inspiration.”

As well as his ongoing work with Kvadrat, Simons also covers his ever-growing and increasingly ambitious art collection. Speaking about the works, Simons described his collection as “quite a responsibility. I’m not exactly buying things you can ship back home in a crate and hang on the wall.” Because of this, Simons is considering turning his collection into an art foundation: ”I’m not interested in setting up a really private private foundation. Rather something with education and collaboration built into it.”

While Simons mainly covers his future plans in the interview, the Belgian designer also discusses how the fashion industry has changed over the course of his career: “In the past, a designer made a collection and presented it to a small audience of professionals, then one picture appeared in a magazine, and months later the clothes came to the shops. Oh my God, the desire that created! Now everyone sees the runway show right away, and by the time the clothes are available, people have moved on to something else. This fast communication, it’s exciting but it can be dangerous, too. Damaging.”



DRESSED TO KILT benefitting The Navy SEAL Foundation

Dressed to Kilt Strip

Dressed to Kilt’s return to New York was a hit with a celebrity fashion show featuring kilts and kitsch and cool Native American designers as a fun twist to celebrate diversity. The fashion show featured designers from Scotland and some Native American tribes along with the runway debut of a LGBTQ tartan worn by Scottish TV personality Phil MacHugh. The show featured fun spectacles and delights to keep the crowd entertained ranging from Native American dance numbers to famed rugby player brothers strutting shirtless down the runway, and even live Falcons making a catwalk appearance. The fashion show was followed by a cocktail party and buffet along and beats spun by DJ Johnny that had guests dancing the night away.

This year’s notable lineup included: Master Chief Edward Byers (active Navy Seal), Tom and Max Evans (Famous Scottish Rugby Players), Phil MacHugh (Scottish media personality and columnist), Adam Beach (“Law and Order SVU”, “Hawaii Five-O” and “Juanita” on Netflix), Francesca Curran (“Orange is the New Black”), Jessica Matten (star of “Frontier’ on Netflix), Buddy Valastro (“Cake Boss”),  Janelle Evans (“Teen Mom”), Kelli Barrett (“Fosse/Verdon” on FX), Marvin Cortes (“America’s Next Top Model”) and Genevieve Gorder (Former star of “Trading Spaces” and new Bravo series “Stay Here”).

Guests were greeted at the entrance of the Church of the Holy Apostles to a traditional Scottish bagpiper and treated to delectable nibbles before the show started. The crowd was treated to incredible designs from Native American designers Shyanne Brant, Stacey Mitchell, Sparkling Spur, Red Berry Women and Wabigonikwe Tenasco reminding guests of the incredible rich history and talent of Native Americans that is often ignored by the fashion community. Designers from across the pond such as Lucan Fashion, Edinburgh based label Totty Rocks, Calzeat and Walker Slater reminded the crowd what true craftsmanship and heritage looks like. A nod was made to the outdoor lifestyle arena with designs from Horse Country Saddlery. In addition to these special designs, kilts and the Navy SEAL Foundation Tartan highland dress. A very special LGBTQ Tartan quilt made its debut on American runways last night really ringing in the message of inclusivity for the evening.

The guest list included a bevvy of celebs, influencers, media and incredible military notables such as: Pat and Michael Parry, Goldstar parents of fallen Navy Seal Brian Bill; Robin King, CEO of the Navy Seal Foundation; 911 Survivor Andrew Cullan and Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Master Chief Edward Buyers and his family.

The soiree was held in Houston last year, taking a break from a long run in New York City, but returned to its roots in New York City on Tartan Day, April 5, 2019. Dressed to Kilt has developed a cult like following for those seeking some good Scottish fun and many celebrities with Scottish roots have dawned the catwalk.


Pharrell & Chanel Officially Debut Collaboration in 'Akira'-Inspired Campaign


After teasing the collection in recent appearances — including a new Harper’s Bazaar Korea spread — Pharrell has now officially debuted his full Chanel collaboration. Aptly titled “Chanel Pharrell,” the collection features heavy co-branded detailing including embroidery and sequinned logos.

Stand-out pieces in the collection include the previously-teased yellow bathrobe, brightly-colored hoodies and T-shirts. Other key pieces include the range of accessories, which spans oversized shopper bags, “Chanel Pharrell” diamond jewelry and bucket hats. In terms of footwear, the collection covers sneakers with hand-drawn text and doodles, as well as co-branded loafers and sliders.

The collection also references a personal anecdote from Pharrell. The creative once bet with a friend that he would not work with Chanel. Having lost this bet, Pharrell has printed his response to his friend on a T-shirt.

To coincide with the launch of the collection, Pharrell has released a behind-the-scenes video of the collection. In the video, Pharrell discusses the idea of gender-fluidity, meeting Karl Lagerfeld and the importance of the number 5 as an influence on the collection. Other participants in the video discuss the influence of Akira and motorcycle gangs on the campaign, as well as how the collection fuses streetwear with Chanel’s “devotion to haute couture and artisanship.”

The full “Chanel Pharrell” collection is set to release in Seoul on March 29, before getting a global release on April 4.



Celine Fall 2019 Menswear Collection


The received wisdom in menswear always used to be that changes in style were only accepted in minute increments, over decades: a nipped-flare suit in the ’70s (Yves Saint Laurent); a broad shoulder in the ’80s (Armani); a dropped waist in the ’90s (Alexander McQueen); a super-skinny suit in the 2000s (Hedi Slimane). But on the cusp of the 2020s, an entire new culture of clothes for men has exploded as a diverse and very young generation across the globe has become unprecedentedly engaged in expanding the possibilities of their identities through fashion. As Hedi Slimane made his comeback in his first stand-alone menswear show for Celine tonight, it was as if he joined a choir of voices which are competing for new-boy attention. The LVMH menswear shows this week attest to that: Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton, Kim Jones at Dior, Jonathan Anderson at Loewe, Kris Van Assche at Berluti (as well as the rest of the vast spectrum of shows we’ve accounted for in Paris and London).

As a rock star of menswear—who made a second mass impact by triggering young men and women to buy during his reinvention of Saint Laurent between 2012 and 2016—Hedi Slimane reentered the boy-specific arena with all the conviction of the awesome marketeer of music-cult heritage styles the industry recognizes him to be. Hedi is Hedi, whatever the name of the brand he’s playing for: He’s trained his audience to expect nothing less.

The question of how he’d shift the needle again began with his opening statement: a black double-breasted suit, white shirt, black skinny tie, and mean New Wave shades. This is a moment when formal tailoring is in play again for the first time in a generation—and those incremental changes of detail still count. Slimane’s bid—by repetition—was to train the eye on specifics. High-waist pleats, cropped-leg length, laced-up flat boots, or the more familiar super-skinny leather/jean thing he’s always done. Then, a vast smorgasbord of layered jackets and coats, iterating a range of ’80s vibes: hints of a boy’s view of dad’s Armani-gray officewear, granddad’s country tweeds, and classic throwback rock-idol leather jackets and leopard-spot drape coats. Slimane can dazzle, no doubt about it. In the glamour stakes on red carpets, the sequined coats and jackets will threaten to outshine any competition.

But as for the real boys—the populist knack that Slimane has that will likely set off an avalanche of copies? The real thing this Celine debut spotlit was the accessories: the sunglasses, the ranges of black leather shoes (hello! No trainers here). And last but not least: the comeback of skinny ties. No Gen Zer has ever worn one of those. It just might prove to be the one affordable item to lasso kids into Celine stores for a look around, ahead of all the others.

Source: VogueRunway