Style

Kim Jones is making a case for masculine finery

The artistic director's AW21 Dior Men's collection hones in on the ceremony of the everyday. Think: extreme opulence with a flourish of subversion that explores the cross-pollination between fashion and art.

Dream on with Isabel Marant

The French house’s AW21 menswear collection references the day-dreaming haze of, well, right now – when the closest we’ll get to freedom is bouncing wall-to-wall around our living rooms.

Louis Vuitton’s razor-sharp state of play

Virgil Abloh is unravelling the rules and regulations of Euro-centric, Western sartorial codes and questioning why we perceive people based on how they’re dressed. This season, for Abloh, is about creating a new vanguard – one that is bold, radical and inclusive.

Your definitive guide to AW21 all in one place

Freshen up your palette with JW Anderson

Refresh, rewind, recall the joys of, well, anything besides whatever it is you’re doing now. Jonathan Anderson’s AW21 collection harks back to his early transgressive origins while refreshing the stale climate of now.

The 9 – 5 future looks bright at A‑COLD-WALL*

Founder and creative director Samuel Ross predicts a post-pandemic work-from-work outlook, and it’s as optimistic and liberating as we’d hoped. But, like our path to freedom, it’ll take some time to get there.

In 2021, ring designers are giving the finger to tradition

Last year, colourful, amorphous rings from jewellers La Manso, Bea Bongiasca, Beepy Bella and Blobb were spotted on celebs and Zoom calls alike. As the world remains under the thumb of a health crisis, THE FACE explores how outsider designers providing nonsensical escapism will continue to dominate in 2021.

Dial M for Mugler

Creative director Casey Cadwallader talks us through his imagination-stretching, headline-grabbing vision for Mugler, from A right through to Z.

Talking hair with Kiyoko Odo

The wig wizard talks us through seven of her spectacular ​‘dos inspired by Japanese cartoons, neoclassical chandeliers and 18th Century Pouf hairstyles.

Croc nation: the divisive shoe is here to stay

2020 in review: In October, it was confirmed that Crocs had made $117.2m in retail sales in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here‘s why the foamy footwear that seems to fit our “unprecedented times” has seen a palpable shift towards acceptance in 2020 – whether you like it or not.

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