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Six Lee: A Futuristic Take On Menswear

Six Lee and a world of fashion. SixLee F/W 2012 “We’re all at the end” Six Lee is an up-and-coming menswear designer that the fashion scene has to keep its eyes on. Playfulness, innocence, and sophistication make up his aesthetic. Each piece has a certain ‘boyish’ quality with the use of soft colors and differing
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Vintage is more than just clothing.

Vintage clothing tells a story Think about your favorite pair of shoes from when you were a child. You must have loved those shoes. All the adventures, the happy times, and sad times that those shoes had experienced by your side. When clothing becomes labeled as vintage, it represents something that transcends all physicality. It means
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A talk with Giles Padmore of Iron Heart

How Giles met the Iron Heart boss. Marc: How did you meet Shinichi Haraki? Giles: I’ve always loved denim — I grew up wearing proper Levi’s 501s. Sometime around 1980, the quality of the product dropped off but I still kept trying to buy them. I wasn’t savvy enough at the time to understand what
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Iron Heart, quality denim for life.

Do you have an Iron Heart? Life just isn’t the same without a pair. My personal preferences have always included a variety of fashions, many from Japan. Their use of raw materials appeal to my tastes through the garments cut and texture. Selvage denim is a prime example of these qualities, and Iron Heart is one
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A Love Affair With Selvage Denim

Selvage denim: a beautiful life partner Imagine an indigo blue so intense that you can’t help but drown into her depths with every gaze. You fall into a daze staring at her diagonally ribbed lines and sweet stitched curves. Damn, just check out her cuff. I call her my ole baby blues, them trusty jeans
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Tim Skyrme: Shoemaking Made Solely by Hand

Meet Tim Skyrme, a shoemaking boss Imagine being stranded deep in a rain forest, far north in Queensland, Australia. Parched, tired, and lost, your shoe suddenly tears open. Just your luck, right? Wrong. From where you stand, there is a master within reach to mend your sole. Tim Skyrme, author of Bespoke Shoemaking, is A
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Is fashion weak with Fashion Week?

Does one week of fashion really show it all? Black heels, smokey eye shadow, the latest designer clothes, and some variant of the up-do constitutes the typical look you see on models during Fashion Week. Sure, that is a beautiful woman on the catwalk and the look of her outfit can seem timeless, however, isn’t
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Cotton threads made jeans and tees. Feel me?

The breakdown on cotton and what you might not know. Do you realize how much cotton appears in our daily wardrobes? Really give it some thought; it appears in denim, t-shirts, underwear/socks and so much more. The locations of these basic fundamental items we purchase are also limited when you think of it — at
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Kostume: All Eyes On Zurich

Kostume is one of the freshest local productions Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Kostume is an independently run fashion show that supports up-and-coming fashion designers. Lisa Mettier, Jonas Hegi and Evangelos Kleiman-Kontopoulos are the creative minds that combined their efforts to blend artistry and craftsmanship. This past November, their fourth installment showcased new talent which brought more
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Presence for the Holidays: Materialism in Fashion

Materialism is the white elephant. The holiday season is always looked upon as a joyous time for giving, yet I have always felt otherwise because the spirit of the holidays has been replaced by materialism. Retailers and advertisements spawn the need for obligatory gift-giving and relationships falter when gifts fall short of expectations. Did you
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Julian Zigerli presents individual fashion.

Julian Zigerli brings color back into fashion. An up and coming fashion designer operating out of Zurich, Switzerland, Julian focuses on functional and fashionable menswear. He is a graduate from Berlin University of the Arts with a degree in fashion design who already produced two full collections while establishing his brand as a premier choice
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Indie fashion has ACNE!

ACNE is a collective that understands indie fashion. ACNE is a Stockholm-based collective comprised of ACNE, ACNE Production, ACNE Advertising, ACNE Paper, and ACNE Jr. Though it may not come across immediately, ACNE is actually an acronym for Ambition to Create Novel Expressions. Jonny Johansson along with three other creative minds founded ACNE in 1996, forming
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Indie fashion, meet ‘the ultimate simple solution’

Catti Åman embodies children in true indie fashion. Based in Stockholm, Tuss is a contemporary childrenswear line catering to the Scandinavian minimalist. As the creator and designer for Tuss, Catti Åman believes in the ultimate simple solution for children’s fashion. Due to her studies at the École du Louvre, Åman was influenced by Bauhaus architechture and the designs of French fashion
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Indie fashion meets 'The Ultimate Simple Solution'

Catti Åman embodies children in true indie fashion. Based in Stockholm, Tuss is a contemporary childrenswear line catering to the Scandinavian minimalist. As the creator and designer for Tuss, Catti Åman believes in the ultimate simple solution for children’s fashion. Due to her studies at the École du Louvre, Åman was influenced by Bauhaus architechture and the designs of French fashion line
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