Beyond Fabric x GQ Japan
I’m proud to announce that one of the pictures I took of Mr. Simone Righi during last Pitti Uomo, has been published in GQ Japan’s 10th Anniversary Issue. In an article featuring the most stylish individuals of the last decade, Mr. Righi appears next to icons such as Gianni Agnelli, Giorgio Armani, Serge Gainsbourg, Hedi Slimane, Lapo Elkann, Pharrell Williams, Nigo, André 3000 and Thom Browne.
Although the model sets the motto for a great picture, it’s definitely an honor to be featured in such a renowned publication and yet another sign I’m on the right track. Check the original picture here.
Beams AW13 Lookbook
Introducing: Atelier de l’Armée
Apart from mindblowing creations shown on fashion week runways, getting in touch with unique brands and concepts who deliver something out of the box you can actually wear (and purchase), is getting harder each passing day. Plus, with the amount of clothing and accessories production increasing on a daily basis there’s no getting around the waste from exceeding stocks or wardrobe purges; so, when I came across Atelier de L’Armée I couldn’t help to be absolutely blown away.
After going through their website and placing an order for a 1974 belgian paratrooper jacket and a pair of dutch airlines pants (more on that later), I lost track of time browsing through a neverending list of unique, numbered bags handcrafted with vintage army deadstock such as tents, jackets, pants, linings, denim and rifle handles. I got a chance to talk to Elza & Joost, the minds behind this amazing brand…