adidas Originals has released a plethora of editions of the Stan Smith sneaker this year, including a perforated version and a metallic silver edition designed by Raf Simons. But the brand has just announced a brand new pack of Stan Smiths to commemorate the 2016 Roland Garros Tennis Open. The sneaker giant teamed with French textile […]
Street Style is an ongoing series shot by Highsnobiety. See more here. Name: Mairo Nawaz Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Occupation: Patta Soundsystem DJ Brands: The Hundreds, Patta, G-STAR, adidas x Raf Simons Photography: Lukas Korschan Keep up with the discussion through #HSstreetstyle.
On October 22, 2015, Raf Simons announced that he would be parting ways with Christian Dior, the Parisian house he helmed for three and a half years. “It is a decision based entirely and equally on my desire to focus on other interests in my life, including my own brand, and the passions that drive […]
Restructuring at Calvin Klein has led to the departure of Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli as the label’s womenswear and menswear creative directors, respectively. According to Calvin Klein CEO Steve Shiffman, their exit is part of...Show More Summary
After getting strapped-up a few months back, Raf Simons is back with his latest take on adidas’ Stan Smith silhouette. Yet another spring/summer colorway, this time the iconic shoe’s premium leather upper gets drenched in metallic silver. Boasting the typical Raf Simons x adidas branding throughout, this most recent release also boasts a tonal midsole. If […]
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Raf Simons will be joining guest designers Gosha Rubchinskiy, Visvim and Fausto Puglisi in June at this year’s Pitti Uomo in Florence, where he will be showing his Spring 2017 collection. This move means that Raf will not be attending Paris Fashion Week—but expect his Pitti Uomo exhibition to be a spectacle, per usual. “Florence holds a […]
Legendary Belgian designer Raf Simons recently sat down with The Telegraph, discussing a variety of topics, including his abrupt exit from Parisian luxury house Dior, the increasing speed of the high fashion system and his latest collaboration with Danish fabric manufacturer Kvadrat. Show More Summary
'Will all that stuff still be relevant 30 years from now? I don’t think so.'
This past week PacSun officially filed for bankruptcy, FILA collaborated with NYC’s Sweet Chick, Chance the Rapper released the video for “Angels,” and Kendall Jenner previewed a new adidas YEEZY Boost 350. Below you’ll find a roundup of our favorite comments from the week, spanning the aforementioned posts and a few others. Please be sure […]
A decade from now people will remember mid-2010s fashion by the creations of Raf Simons, in the same way the mid-noughties were defined by the kitsch conjured up by Christian Audigier. Thankfully, Simons’ work will no doubt age better than Audigier’s, and this oversized chain backpack by the Belgian designer might go down as a bit of a […]
Men’s retailer oki-ni shares the latest installment of its STYLED series, taken directly from its latest printed outing. Model Max Townsend is front and center for the occasion. Linking up with photographer Lou Rolley and stylist Lucy Ellis, Max is pictured in mono-designer looks. Show More Summary
First Raf Simons leaves Dior, then came Alber Elbaz's departure at Lanvin, and now the latest brand to lose its creative director is Salvatore Ferragamo. While the name Massimiliano Giornetti isn't as familiar as the other two, he's been at the helm of the label since 2011. WWD reports that Ferragamo quietly... More »
Our latest editorial heads to the Barbican cultural center on the edge of Central London’s financial district. Juxtaposed against a stark concrete setting, the spread, dubbed “The Rebel Sibling,” flaunts some of SS16’s finest garms, including key pieces by Raf Simons, Acne, Rick Owens, Our Legacy and more. Check out the shoot above and also peep our […]
In a short three-and-a-half years, Raf Simons was able to deconstruct and then renew the feeling of Dior in its entirety, aging out ceremony while energizing the marque with an artistic rebellion that took the form of new-age luxury with a sci-fi slant, and – the Belgian designer’s most powerful material – emotion. Under his creative […]
When he’s not shooting Willow Smith for the cover of W or helming campaigns for Jil Sander and Dior Homme, photographer Willy Vanderperre has been sorting through his archives. The photographer is releasing a $1,450 boxed edition of ten images from his longtime collaboration with his countryman and close friend... More »
Another week and we’re back with the highlights from Highsnobiety’s new shopping channel, What Drops Now. Every day we trawl countless online stores to bring you a curated selection of the latest and best in streetwear, sneakers, fashion...Show More Summary
Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat and designer Raf Simons introduce their 2016 collection of upholstery textiles, drawing inspiration from Italian architect and designer Franco Albini’s iconic chairlift seat. A range of models consider...Show More Summary
With legions of devoted fans keeping an eye on their every move, musicians have long been tastemakers when it comes to style. To keep you au courant with what looks and brands your favorite artists are currently vibing, we’ve trawled through Instagram to round up some of this week’s best looks. Peep them all on […]
Evidently the first round of the Raf Simons x adidas Ozweego 2 collection was popular enough to warrant a re-release, albeit in three new colorways. Leave it to Simons to turn an unflattering silhouette into a street style favorite. For the second drop, the ’90s running sneaker adopts a wealth of luxurious features, including lush […]