Fashion Stories

We’re Calling It. Sadie Clayton Is the One to Watch at LFW

Sadie Clayton is exactly what we’ve all been waiting for. Since launching her eponymous luxury sculptural womenswear label in 2015, the British designer has been shaking up the fashion world one catwalk at a time. And we’re not just talking about the head-turning duds -- we’ll get to those. From the ...

Enter the VOID Tonight

This fashion week as New Yorkers flocked to attend the shows in the rain and February’s bitter chill, the arrival of something far away from Chelsea Piers caught our attention. A partnership between Red Hook Labs and 1 Granary sparked the initiative called VOID in 2017, as a project aimed to support ...

Jeweler, Arpana Rayamajhi, On Remaining Undefined

Sun-drenched swathes of primary colored prayer flags drifted in the wind as did voices of young girls using the word “squad” on a crowded street in Kathmandu, Nepal, a city Arpana Rayamajhi knew to be home. It had been five years since she walked its streets and yet, everything remained familiar, li ...

Russian Designer Yulia Kondranina on What Women Want

Part of a series in collaboration with 1Granary Words by Abigail Southan   Yulia Kondranina has always designed with one thing in mind: “I feel that most women are driven to buying new clothes because they just want to be beautiful,” says the womenswear designer. Fashion’s need to dest ...

Japanese-Brazilian Model, Julia Abe: Life at the Crossroads

Gazing upon her reflection, Japanese-Brazilian model, Julia Abe, once felt that she could never see herself clearly. Feeling most at home in transition, belonging became a pipe dream and the smoke she blew materialized as thick clouds that rendered her anomalous, neither seen nor invisible. No man i

Meet Lorod, the New Brand Reimagining American Sportswear

Lauren Rodriguez and Michael Freels on the power of partnership “He’s my work husband,” laughs Lauren Rodriguez. The young designer is looking at Michael Freels, the other half of Lorod, the new brand reimagining American sportswear for the modern woman. The two make an undeniably strong duo - and ...

Jewelry Designer Anissa Kermiche on Championing Body Language

Forget about the heart on your sleeve, your precieux pubis belongs around your neck To say that Anissa Kermiche is turning heads with her line of jewelry is an understatement. For this French designer, body language is more than a judgment call, it’s a universal means of communication that give ...

Three Designers on the Future of Fashion in Eastern Europe

Over the past few years, Eastern European designers have been making increasingly larger waves throughout the global fashion circuit. From Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia’s onboarding at Balenciaga as creative director, to Gosha Rubchinskiy’s cult following that has far-reached his own Russian root ...