Retro Future: Creatures of the Wind, Fall 2013


Creatures of the Wind’s retro-futurism for Fall 2013 In the relatively short span of time that Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind have been showing at New York Fashion Week, they have lassoed the attention of many a fashion editor – not to mention the CFDA, which made them a runner-up in the 2011 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. Much has been made... Read More

Inkbramble for Spindle Magazine

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Naomi Alessandra/Inkbramble illustrated typography for Spindle Magazine Issue 6 Spindle Magazine asked us to create some illustrated typography to accompany an editorial shoot for Issue 6. We used the models’ plaited hair as the inspiration for this title treatment of the word Muted, and placed the braided title in a bed of blue roses. Issue 6 was published in late December.  Read More

NYFW SS13: Rodarte’s Throne Game


The big story, of course, is that Rodarte brought out our inner fantasy/sci-fi fangirl this week for its Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Among those of us for whom Game of Thrones is always only a couple of conversation points away, it took just a few looks to get the wheels spinning. And then when Look 13 dropped with its pair of red wings, we gasped with recognition. “I knew... Read More

NYFW SS13: Threeasfour’s Galactic Olympians


Come New York Fashion Week, I always look forward to seeing what crazycreative scheme Threeasfour has hatched for us. Never designers to play to trend, Adi, Ange and Gabi frequently bring sophisticated intellectual themes into their work, aiming to make us think as hard as they have in concocting their vision. Threeasfour, Spring/Summer 2013 This time, without losing the irreverent,... Read More

McQueen’s Garden of Live Flowers

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’There’s one other flower in the garden that can move about like you,’ said the Rose…’she has the same awkward shape as you, but she’s redder–and her petals are shorter, I think.’ ’Her petals are done up close, almost like a dahlia,’ the Tiger-lily interrupted: ’not tumbled about anyhow, like yours.’ ’But that’s not YOUR fault,’ the Rose added... Read More