The trailer to the Yohji Yamamoto documentary directed by Theo Stanley gives interesting insight into the visionary mind of this designer. The film follows Yamamoto through the entire creative cycle of a collection for his revolutionary line in collaboration with adidas, and brings insight to his “too good harmony is boring” philosophy. More
Balenciaga Resort 2013
“Many machine made suits out there use a gluing process which will make you look stiff like a robot–Hand made suits are simply more organic . It gives a suit a life…” More
“…the biggest influence on my current style would have to be the the fact that I have grown up in several different places and I spend a lot of time traveling. So I am always picking up little bits to do with all the places I have been whether it’s America, or Brazil where I spend a lot of time, or here in the UK–it’s sort kind of a mix of situations of that have brought me to where I am”
Enjoy this interview series produced by Hardy Amies, featuring one of most innovative minds in style: Alexander Lewis. Director of brand consultancy Studio ADL Ltd and Creative Director of his eponymous womenswear brand (set to debut in June for Resort 2012/13)— Lewis talks about his own global influences in his personal style and creative outlets.
“All manufacturing stages are carried out by hand by expert craftsmen,outstanding for their technical expertise, coming from a long and famous tradition of shoemaking.”
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