The North Face’s City-Ready SS20 Black Series Collection

Fusing streetwear with superior function, this release signals a foray into fashion-centric design

The North Face has always focused on the outdoor space first and foremost. In fact, their technical garments are some of the most capable and innovative on the market and their long history of high-demand collaborations (Maison Margiela, Supreme, and Brain Dead among others) and successful original concepts (Purple Label, Summit Series, and FUTURELIGHT) reveal the brand’s impact on the wider fashion industry, as well. …

Joshua Vides’ Glowing DC Shoes Installation

Evoking the world of “Tron” with its geometric, fluorescent architecture, American artist Joshua Vides’ “Reality to Idea” exhibition debuted during Paris Fashion Week, in the underground creative studio of DC Shoes. Within the installation, Vides revealed several sneakers that he’d modified himself with markers. One of the most famous silhouettes from the brand, the E. TRIBEKA, recently returned with plenty of fanfare, so from the …

Process and Material Innovation at Paris Fashion Week SS17

Three brands that caught our attention with out-of-the-ordinary offerings

One may be quick to assume the inherent theatricality offered by Paris Fashion Week pertains to the exquisite venues. To a certain degree, this is true. But a far greater power stems from the fearless, exploratory nature of the designers showcasing within. At most of the New York Fashion Week shows we attended only a few weeks ago, a lot of what we saw was …