Ivanman

Berlin. Berlin. Berlin.
A fashion week that is not relevant and at the same time not irrelevant. It’s just stuck in the middle (and every business/economy student knows that this is the worst position ever) and I think I am going to make a marketing plan to make it more attractive to the international fashion scene. although MBFWB is in it’s core super international. And labels like IVANMAN make me not want to give up on this certain week. The designer Ivan Mandzukic is bringing colourblocking into FW15 and I like the fact he is giving his style, which is more on the classical look kind of side, a more colorful twist.  And I feel like with the color orange he is in tune with the FW15 times.  See yourself:

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Soulland: Exotic Erotic

I seriously asked myself: why am I always late with shit? I need to set my priorities right for 2k15 and post things in time and on time. But then again fashion can never be old news…

So during LCM Soulland was presenting their AW15 collection “Exotic Erotic”.
Soulland was founded in 2002 and is owned by designer Silas Adler and CEO Jacob Kampp Berliner. Its design principles and aesthetics have their origins in Scandinavian artisanship combined with a contemporary feel. Whilst always remembering its legacy, Soulland aims to push menswear forward in new directions.
Presenting two seasonal collections alongside two pre-collections every year, Soulland has received much acknowledgement from international press outlets such as The New York Times, Euroman, GQ, ID Magazine, Bangkok Post, The Guardian, Dazed & Confused and Selectism. Soulland designer Silas Adler was awarded Designer of the Year at DANSK Fashion Awards 2012. Open your eyes:
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Suaré New York

I don’t know who they are. And I don’t know what they do. But I know where to shop their shit. Check out Suaré New York, because this looks promising:
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Hentsch Man AW15

LCM Day 2. And the AW15 collections keep on coming and coming.

Hentsch Man was launched in 2008 by childhood friends, Alexia Hentsch and Max von Hurter, with the sole mission of creating the perfect white shirt. The brand has come a long way since then, now presenting seasonal collections of a diverse range of wardrobe essentials and casually tailored garments. But despite this growth, the original values of simplicity, good tailoring, good quality and good pricing remain the core pillars of the brand.Over the seasons, Hentsch Man has developed the use of print and graphics as a central feature to the collections, pushing the brand in a more quirky and tongue-in-cheek direction.

Peep the AW15 collection here:
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Universal Works AW14

Universal Works.
And so does this collection work for me.
For AW15 Universal Works celebrates “the pass”, the idea of passing  something on. Something new coming out of the past, from humble beginnings that in the process of being passed on becomes more social and gains a deeper value. Something that can go from old to young, reinventing and reinvigorating. Universal Works have moved towards a cleaner, less designed look with shapes being mixed of 80’s street and smart. And the location is another living room inspiration:
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Stone. Water. Piano.

Stone. Water. Piano.

I would never expect these three words put together to make so much sense, but Korean designer CY CHOI makes it happen. And that’s what this brands stands for: differentiation of the objects from the exclusive line and shifting boundaries into a new direction. Launching this brand for menswear in Paris back in 2009,  CY CHOI melts his values that agonizes the possibility of transformation between art and design and seeks after visualizing the invisibleness with his own mimesis from the past.With his FW14 collection “Figure” Cy stays true to his signature black and white style and at the same time is taking it to another level of greatness.
Uhhh, I want this:
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