Photography heartbeats: Jamie Hawkesworth

Mostly known for collaborating with creative duo M/M Paris and shooting ad campaigns for leading Miu Miu, JW Anderson, Loewe and Alexander McQueen, Jamie Hawkesworth is undoubtedly a rising star among contemporary photographers.Continue reading “Photography heartbeats: Jamie Hawkesworth”

A visionary mind: Alessandro Michele

 

It was about 3 years ago, and I was attending my class schedule about analysis of emerging lifestyle, when my great professor decided to show us a video: the launch of 2016 Gucci cruise collection. He explained us that Gucci had named a new Creative Director, and they were about to make a relevant change in the brand identity. 

I admit I wasn’t a huge fan of Gucci back then, because of its snobbish design that for so long I’ve been associating with an old-fashioned and boring Italy. I trusted my teacher, and started watching the video.

Nothing but WOW.

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Dandy lions: The stylish subculture of Sapeurs

To be part of any subculture, together with the need of a collective identity there must be a readable dress-code. As it was for the most iconic cultures, such as punk rockers, skinheads, hip hoppers, ravers, beatniks etcetera, clothing plays a fundamental role in the recognition of such tribes.Continue reading “Dandy lions: The stylish subculture of Sapeurs”

Dreaming in colors. A conversation with Arielle Bobb-Willis

“James Baldwin said that the artistic image is not intended to represent the thing itself, but, rather, the reality of the force the thing contains. I felt for so long that I wasn’t saying or seeing myself enough in my work and I was holding back. I wanted to create this paracosm that was somewhere I would want to live in and thrive in.”

(Arielle Bobb- Willis)

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