Ponchos for Winter? Nah, I Want Wings

Like everybody, I was totally in love with Burberry’s rendition of the poncho – with customisation thrown in. But since then has the poncho just become an accoutrement of the normcore styling we see every day now? I completely fell for Vík Prjónsdóttir’s Icelandic wool blankets, shaped to look like the wings of the iconic …

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Blurred Lines: Hiroshi Sugimoto

  Adjusting the camera’s lens to what Sugimoto calls ‘Twice Infinity’ – he presents architecture as blurred forms, softening the concrete walls and harsh angles of Modernism. His images break down the façades and show time and detail together, muted in harmony. “A finished building is a product of negotiation; I used an out-of-focus technique …

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Issey Miyake in 3D

Innovation has always been at the forefront of Issey Miyake’s philosophy, so it’s no wonder that the label’s Creative Director of Womenswear, Yoshiyuki Miyamae, has developed a new technique for folding material into origami-like patterns, thanks to the creation of a new type of fabric that contracts into rigid structures when exposed to steam, called 3D …

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