The history of Dapper Dan, dubbed the Tailor of Harlem, and Gucci was a sordid tale in the 80s and 90s involving a string of knock-offs and lawsuits. It culminated with a counter knock-off in 2017, when Alessandro Michele put a look identical to a Dapper Dan creation on the runway. Turns out that was an olive branch as Gucci and Dapper Dan have now made both peace and a collaboration.
To officiate his new tennis collection (as well as launch his first UK store, on Albemarle Street in London), Thom Browne hosted a traditional and very friendly tournament — complete with umpire and ball boys — in the shadow of the iconic concrete Golden Lane and Barbican Estates.Read More
"What makes a pendant a talisman?" ponders Prada. "After it has performed its magic."
And who would deny that a crystal chunk on a silver chain, conch shells laced together with precious metal, and wood twigs clutched by animal deities are magical?
They are, therefore, the label's latest sacred item with otherworldly allure, Prada Talismans...
Here's one for the cartoon-goth crowd. Over the course of a year, British designer Christopher R?burn worked with a Disney character artist to create all-black Minnie Mouse and Mickey Mouse bags, in either ethically sourced nappa leather or organic European milled indigo denim. Because, suddenly, there is no happy place left on earth.