AW16: Faith Connexion’s sexed-up cool

Faith Connexion is turning into one of my favourite labels. Under Christophe Decarnin it’s become one of the most directional – but also wearable – denim-meets-urban-luxe lines around. If you don’t know Decarnin, he’s the designer who transformed Balmain from staid to sexy before Olivier Rousteing got to it. I’ve got nothing against Rousteing, but…

Milan Fashion Week goes its own way: just ask Armani, DSquared2 & Missoni

Milan Fashion Week drew to a close yesterday with no hint of change on the horizon. Unlike the loud declarations of a new business model from some labels that show in New York and London, Milan’s designers seem happy with the two-seasons-plus-pre-collections model and a calendar that shows collections six month in advance of them…