Amidst the many actors of the highly polluting gold mine industry stands one woman attempting to change it all. When Daniela Coloaiacovo first travelled to South America in the early 2000’s, introducing sustainable practices in this area was a concept that had yet to be heard of. Being the third biggest cause of deforestation worldwide, mining usually leaves behind its trails child labour, waste and dangerous chemicals. Raising ethical concerns about the many ways it hurt local communities, Colaiacovo began her journey to better this industry while helping workers – particularly female ones.
Welcomed by Rome’s brand new Soho House for the first event of its kind in this location, Sapienza’s fashion students had the chance to meet renowned designer Massimo Mariotti this Friday. We asked him a couple of questions about the current state of fashion.
Wrapped up a few days ago, fashion week season brought to our attention a simple fact : hot pink has nine lives and intends to use them all. Here is everything you need to know about this vibrant and joyous hue.
New York’s fashion week is home of innovation and street style. This season,, American label PH5 challenged knitwear to its core with cozy layers of bright wool dancing through imaginative sceneries.
French photographer Mateo Blancher presents a lively take on a Simone Rocha Campaign inspired by Renaissance art and fuelled by creatives Oded Zamir, Jessica Jarvis and Jeanne Davies.
Sprouting in Copenhagen Fashion Week, Soulland presented its autumn 2022 outing in an act of reminiscence setting the tone for what will seemingly be an earthy season.
Showcased in 1986, John Galliano’s “Fallen Angel” collection became part of a millennium narrative by the extreme sheerness of one of its key pieces. Before mesh, silk organza or any fabric used to play on transparency, raciness in fashion was indeed channeled through a different media. From greek marble to cotton voile, dresses of all time conveyed the brazen tales of their wearers, emphasising the importance of clothing in art.
“Everyday we hear the echos of scientific apocalypses that predict the collapse of balance within our ecosystems, but we don’t seem to feel its pain, living fully convinced that our mastering of technology ensures we no longer have a need for nature. […] Humanity has always had a tendency to defy the gods,” declared Denis Villeneuve in his preface to Dune’s newest print edition. While the 2021 film was eagerly anticipated throughout its Covid caused tardiness, it would seem fashion houses have already taken its costumes’ codes by storm.
Marking a first time for the French shoe brand, Marc Jacobs’ Heaven released a capsule collection in collaboration with Nodaleto. Symbol of contemporary nostalgia, the pieces are a reminder of colourful teenage dreams.
“Pyjamas were cool before cool was a thing,” writes Fanny Ekstrand, co-founder of Hobnob Journal. In an attempt to challenge the stay at home culture forced on us these past two years, the Swedish content creator and her associate Linn Eklund created, in collaboration with Gina Tricot, a capsule collection vowing to be the perfect autumn wardrobe while rethinking essentials.