• The Designers Mixing East German Knitting with the Golden Age of Hollywood

    9 days ago - By AnOther

    The appointment of creative directors is typically reserved for well-established houses, but Kiko Kostadinov - who held his first on-schedule menswear show a brief, if acclaimed, two years ago - banked on fresh talent to lead his first womenswear collection shown this afternoon. Australian sisters Laura and Deanna Fanning , who themselves only graduated from the Central Saint Martins MA course this year, presented a debut collection which mused on dystopian...
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  • Kiko Kostadinov's Debut Womenswear Collection Was Every Bit as Powerful as His Menswear

    Kiko Kostadinov's Debut Womenswear Collection Was Every Bit as Powerful as His Menswear

    9 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Emerging young designer Kiko Kostadinov 's menswear is well-regarded for its intelligent use of fabric, ingenious pattern cutting and striking technical details. For his brand's womenswear line, Kostadinov wisely tapped twins Laura Deanna Fanning - who design under a single name - to take over, yielding a line that successfully applies Kostadinov's signature avant-garde approach to contemporary womenswear.
    Aldous Huxley's Brave New World informed the new collection, influencing the neutral grey and green tones along with the silhouettes, which elevated the severe shapes of the decade that...
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