Jason Wu partnered with Coca Cola (founded in 1892) for his fall 2021 collection that was inspired by ideas of 1950s Americana and the nostalgia of the general store. For his Coca cola logo print dress in vibrant red chiffon, he researched, coke’s evolving graphics in the companies, archives, re-creating the logo in different languages.
Named after a Laboue village in northern Dakar, this Yoff dress is inspired by the energy and urban environment of the city. Senegalese designer Selly Raby Kane created her Autumn/Winter 2017 collection, which includes the Yoff Dress, as a celebration of Dakar and its “transgressive, creative processes, and cross -disciplinary vision,” The collection is named for the imagined location of 17 Rue Jules Ferry.
Photographed in the Brooklyn Museum.
In late-20th century Japan, the color pink became widely associated with the girl culture and it’s preoccupation with Kawaii or extreme cuteness – demonstrated here by a Candy Pink Doll’s Dress merged onto an adult-sized sheath. The dress’s details experiment with elements of Kawaii style, using ruffles, a Peter Pan collar, and frothy textures.
Christopher John Rogers (b. 1994) created his eponymous Brooklyn-based brand in 2016, designing elegant pieces for the effortlessly chic individual. The designer draws inspiration from a variety of sources, from the vintage atmosphere of built spaces of the mid-to-late 20th century to modern artists, including John Chamberlain and David Hammons.
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In the world of fashion, there’s a fine line between looking like a runway model and feeling like you’re wrapped up in your favorite blanket. Who says you can’t have it both ways? We’re diving into the world of style that lets you make an entrance while being in absolute comfort.
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