Style

It’s a (Fendi) family affair

Kim Jones’ debut Fendi couture show as creative director saw him merge British romanticism with the ornate origins of the Italian house, with deeply historical references feeling ever more contemporary.

Open wide! A new dawn for grillz

Jewellers like Clova Rae-Smith, Juanita Care, Joshua Myszczynski and Gabby Elan have sunk their teeth into the art of grill-making. As lockdown drags on, THE FACE explores how social media is changing the way we view mouth bling in 2021.

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.

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.

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