Zara, Isabel Marant, Anthony Vaccarello, MSGM AW16

AW16 new-in comp shop: A mini (skirt) adventure

Since the 1960s, mini skirts have either been ‘in’ or ‘out’. Whether that meant Alaïa-style 80s bandage minis or 60s homage A-lines, there was a definite line drawn as to whether it was on-trend enough to deserve a place in your wardrobe. But 50-plus years after its invention, the mini is a classic, which means…

SS16 fashion ad campaigns: Saint Laurent goes grunge

Hedi Slimane isn’t trying to win over any traditionalists with his SS16 ad campaign for Saint Laurent. The clothes may be ultra-expensive but the look and feel is grunge-meets-morning-after-the-night-before. The black and white images featuring models Signe Lund and Steffi Soede are seen with still life shots that say I’m-not-quite-sure-what (there’s bound to be some…