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Smoking Dave

Dandy Diary without the photographers and cameramen, with whom we work for our projects, would be like Marilyn Monroe without a birthmark. Like Scooter without Hans Peter. Like tomato juice without salt and pepper.

Imperfect. Incomplete. Idea and implementation of the current Smoking Dave project, an animation, is by Marlen Stahlhuth, our favorite photographer for Dandy Diary.

My job: Smoking, smoking, smoking.

Gif: Marlen Stahlhuth

Von: David

LOOKS

LOOKBOOKS

NEWS

 

VERSACE Spring/Summer 2015 Hi Top Sneaker

We would do nearly everything to be fancied by Donatella Versace, this old, sputtered, deeply awesome sex-bomb. But THIS!, this is too much.

Not even for life-long love-lessons we would do her the deeply obscene favour to step in those creamy-colourful VERSACE Hi Top-sneakers from the upcoming Spring/Summer-collection.

Life can be so unfair sometimes. And very often also simply ugly. Like here. Ugh!

Von: Julian

SPECIAL

TRENDS

 

C’est cool: Patches!

We are urgently asking for jackets, pants or sweaters, which carry an uncountable amount of patches.

Since we do not have time, nor the passion for a fabulous DIY-piece, were hereby want to ask all the PR-agencies on the planet to send us designs by their fashion-designers, which have patches on them (you can find the address in our legal info)

As often, Raf Simons was the pioneer of the trend ‘patches’. Or at least the designer, who’s influence can also be found in the collections by other designers. Simons showed designs in his SS 2015 collection, which showed images of personal memories (friends, family, astronauts, sharks etc.). He used the patches as some sort of mood board.

Kit Neale and Astrid Andersen have refined their pants with patches in their current collections (AW 2015). Sandro PARIS did the same with their already mega-hot leather jackets. And the Danish young designer Martin Mitchell made a jeans-vest.

The rule ‘the more the better’ counts of-course also for the patches trend! Go for it!

Von: Julian

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As usual terrifc setdesign at Henrik Vibskov!

#parisfashionweek

VIDEO

FASHION SHOWS

 

Stockholm Fashion Week: CHEAP MONDAY AW 2015

 

At some point, a few years ago in Copenhagen, the back then young designer JEAN // PHILLIP had the brave idea to present his fashion show in the freezing cold of the winter.

The fashion luminary Diane Pernet left her front row seat after a short time of waiting with a bitter face, and missed the defile. The unusual try to show autumn / winter clothes with autumn / winter temperatures failed.

At the CHEAP MONDAY show ‘WE DID EVERYTHING ADULTS WOULD DO (WHAT WENT WRONG?)’, which took place under the free sky, with similarly crushing temperatures like back then in Copenhagen, the concept worked, because the viewer was surprised by an unusual scenario and also got rewarded for the waiting in the cold:

The fashion show took place in a park in the centre of the city of Stockholm. A few seconds before the first model came on the runway, big party of the catwalk went up in flames.

Inspiration for the show and the setting was the movie ‘Lord of the Flies’. In the movie, which is based on the novel by William Golding, a group of young military cadets are crashing with an airplane while fleeing an atomic war.

The looks (punk, grunge, goth) and the make-up (black / grime / like chimney sweepers) picked up the diabolic final-scenario of the fashion show.

A presentation that will stay in mind.