Arrrgh! Monsters In Fashion

Clothing and costume challenge our fears at Paris' Gaité Lyrique

Like the scream of a frightened soul coming face to face with a monster, “Arrrgh!” is the title of a recently opened exhibition at Parisian gallery Gaité Lyrique, which deals with “monsters in fashion.” Curated by Vassilis Zidianakis and Angelos Tsourapas and organized by Atopos Contemporary Visual Culture Collective, the playfully extravagant exhibition, running through 7 April, is based on the first comprehensive investigation into …

Henrik Vibskov: Neck Plus Ultra

The Danish fashion designer invades Paris' Galerie des Galeries for a conceptual exhibition of necks

Named for the Latin motto “nec plus ultra” (literally, “nothing farther beyond”), Henrik Vibskov‘s latest effort “Neck Plus Ultra” is a continuation of his AW 2013 show, “The Stiff Neck Chamber.” Taking place in an elaborate space—a forest of upside down long necks that can be identified as black swans—the exhibition lets visitors wander backstage and into Vibskov’s eccentric universe. Preparatory work for the collection, …

SFK + Meredith Wendell

Creative camera straps use chain, leather and climbing rope to keep your SLR secure

In 2011 Sarah Frances Kuhn left a promising position in fashion media to start her own accessories line, SFK. Rooted in technique and process, the brand makes playful straps for serious cameras using high quality and unconventional materials. Building off the bright and colorful aesthetic established in previous collections, SFK launches a new limited edition collection in collaboration with Meredith Wendell. Handmade using discarded materials …