Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater achieves an unrivaled harmony between the man-made and the natural. Scholars believe Leonardo spent up to 14 years perfecting the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa. The seven-layer steel blades of Japanese swordsmith Masamune were rumored to slice, then heal, leaves floating past in a stream.
Incomparable materials and avant-garde details make our favorite designer sneakers works of art in their own right. Keep reading for a closer look at creations by Lanvin, Givenchy, Valentino, Balenciaga, Common Projects and Maison Martin Margiela.
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With this month’s all-menswear pop-in shop—Heartbreakers Club—about to shut its doors this Sunday, we wanted to alert you to one of the shop’s more unique offerings while it’s still in stock: LPD New York.
A digital-age sensation that rose to recognition via the internet, LPD is highly divisive: Supporters consider the T-shirts and mesh jerseys (backs emblazoned with monikers and birth years of legendary fashion designers) to be a brilliant mash-up of the dualistically competitive and clique-y worlds of style and sport, while detractors (“haters,” if you will) cry glorified bootleg.
As equal-opportunity fans of both sports and fashion, we root for the former of those two teams—and see no reason why a Margiela jersey shouldn’t hang next to Larry Bird in our locker room, er, closet. Keep reading for a Q&A with LPD founder Benjamin Fainlight and creative director M O S E S™.
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Yesterday marked the penultimate day of Paris Fashion Week. Here are the highlights, via our show-going Men’s Fashion Director.
“Quickly becoming the new luxury brand to watch.”
“The house of luxury turns out an outstanding show.”
“Kris [Van Assche] does a great job at moving things along. A well-considered collection.”
“A visit to the jungle with prints that electrified the morning.”
Maison Martin Margiela
“More metallics today, this time sophisticated and elegant.”
Quotes by Tommy Fazio, Nordstrom Men’s Fashion Director.
Shop the current men’s collection from Kenzo.
[Photos courtesy of Style.com.]