Resort 2018: Guccification is acculturation

It is not the first time we are writing about Gucci, but exploring the concept of rhizomatic in fashion we cannot ignore the brand's Resort 2018 fashion show in which Alessandro Michele demonstrated that Guccification means acculturation. The runway linked fashion with art  first of all because set in Florence, hometown of the brand and one of the most renown [...]

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A$AP Rocky: the rapper who magnetizes the fashion business

While the web is spreading the news of a collaboration between  Lana Del Rey and A$AP Rocky, we seize the opportunity to recall the rapper's connections to the fashion business. As reported by highsnobiety: “It’s an accepted fact that A$AP Rocky is among the most (if not the most) fashionable men in hip-hop” and probably [...]

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If Karl will not go to Greece, Greece must come to Karl

I know, looking at Chanel Resort 2018 it seems clear that it was presented in Greece, but even if surprising, that was the Parisian Grand Palais, transformed into a replica of the Temple of Poseidon by Karl Lagerfeld. Crumbling columns, lights simulating the Mediterranean sun, and of course  looks recalling those of Greek Goddesses created the illusion which made guests forget [...]

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Dries Van Noten’s Decadent runway

Watching the Dries Van Noten's Fall Winter 2016/2017 ready-to-wear fashion show with its Decadent mood, makes you feel the same sensations you would experience listening a melancholic song you like over and over. In the same way there are runways that you would like to watch again and again even if they leave in your mouth [...]

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Hypepeace: streetwear for a good cause

Hypepeace, a Londoner brand which aims to raise awareness on "uncomfortable topics". The two people behind the project remain anonymous, what we only know about them is that "M" is a graphic designer and "J" a fashion designer. What differentiates Hypepeace from other politics wise experiments is that the profits coming from the sales of [...]

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Raf Simons, and his way to be a magnate

Raf Simons does not live in Florence, Raf Simons does not live in the XV century, but there is a link between him and Lorenzo De' Medici. It seems a risky connection but this is Rhizomatic Mag, unveiling unexpected bonds is our purpose. What can these two characters coming from so dissimilar realities share? Fame? [...]

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FKA twigs and the cool Nike tribe

FKA twigs as creative director of  NikeWomen’s Spring Zonal Strength Tights campaign: Music and fashion hand in hand. The video realized by the British artist, does not only exemplify her singing skills through the soundtrack she conceptualized and performed, but also shown her dancing skills, discipline which she practices since a very young age. Commenting this [...]

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Elections bring fashion alliances

Fashion insiders are first of all humans, with personal tastes and opinions above fashion, and when time of elections comes, they do not hide their preferences. Fresh of French poll, there are many examples to mention as melting pots of fashion and current issues, reflection of the spirit of Rhizomatic Mag. Being a supporter of [...]