#TBT: Haider Ackermann’s SS11

00010fullscreen

Spring / summer 2011 for men by Haider Ackermann.The designer titled his show “A Carte Blanche Named Opium”, and the elegantly spare book (he called it a “carnet de voyage”) that was distributed before his Spring presentation in Florence during Pitti Uomo Fashion Week promised an appropriately dark, sensual head trip. Men in embellished jackets and  upholstery trousers, women in their languidly draped palazzo pants and layered silk tanks. One of my all-time favourite by Ackermann.

00040fullscreen

00080fullscreen

00200fullscreen

00090fullscreen

#TBT: Ania Kuczynska’s Past

This TBT goes to my favourite Polish designer, Ania Kuczynska – her previous campaigns for AW13 and SS13 perfectly match my mood. They are both all about sensuality, emotions and a kind of… laid-back elegance. Here it is – Gold Dust Woman & Glowing in The Dark!

  22_aniakuczynskass201312  23_glowing-in-the-dark-hi-res1522_aniakuczynskass20133IMG_1393aniakuczynska_store_sklep2

And the super minimal flagship store of Ania sums it all up.

#TBT: Helmut Lang SS04

tumblr_njkas7Sgnz1s7xduro1_1280

Although nobody knows what’s happening with Helmut Lang at the moment, still, the label’s archives are rich in remarkable bits. The moment when Elise Crombez wore that sporty tank-top, polished skirt and nude stilettos in 2004, it stroke all New Yorkers and Lang fans. Like an intense ray of light. Or sudden arrival of summer. Happy Throwback Thursday!

#TBT: Julien David Anonymous

01fullscreen

Bonjour! Although it’s the first day of new year, let’s start from a Thursday throwback at 2011, when Julien David presented his debutant collection in Paris. Keeping it cool since the beginning, Julien brought sneakers, sporty coats and vibrant prints on to the show- but, to keep it more niche and anonymous, every model wore a sac on their head. Although the head-dresses were sheer, the pixel print made the faces nearly invisible…