Favorite KENZO Spring 2017 Looks

After looking at Kenzo’s Spring collection, I couldn’t help but think of them as one of the best contenders to design costumes for the ‘Bladerunner’ film reboot. A collection knee deep in the Seventies, there are so many nuances about each + every piece, you can not NOT but see them being worn in the […]

Spike Jonez Spikes Kenzo World’s New Campaign

Get enraptured by Spike Jonze’s new campaign for ‘Kenzo World’, KENZO’s first fragrance, which is a ‘must cop’ based on the packaging alone (below). Known as the creator behind a lot of Kanye West’s videos + pop culturally significant films including ‘Her’, where ironically (or is it?), Kenzo Creative Directors Carol Lim + Humberto Leon […]

How To Eat Cake In The Desert With Abbey Lee In Kenzo’s New SS/16 Ad Campaign ‘Snowbird’

When I heard that ‘Tangerine’ director Sean Baker + KENZO creative directors Humberto Leon + Carol Lim were working on a fashion film together, I knew it was going to be good. ‘Snowbird’, an ad campaign showcasing KENZO’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, starring Abbey Lee, whom you might know from ‘Mad Max:Fury Road’, is a perfect film, in […]

How To Be Cuffed Ten Different Ways For Spring And Love It

1] PUFFA 3 PEARL CUFF by A’N’D + selected by Valery Demure is a modern tongue+cheek take on the pearl cuff featuring printed pearls on silk satin, backed with felt, Valery Demure  2] BRASS CARPEL BAND CUFF by MIESNOBIS is a cuff with a cut-out design that allows for different effects depending on how you wear it: on bare […]

For Kenzo’s Pre-Fall 2014 Collection, Function Trumps Form

The venue where the Kenzo Pre-Fall 2014 runway show took place, should’ve given guests a hint of what was to come.  Humberto Leon + Carol Lim chose to showcase their Pre-Fall 2014 collection at New York’s General Society of Mechanics + Tradesmen which played right in with their nod to Americana, especially the Northwest + functional […]

Opening Ceremony’s Spring 2014 Collection Will Drive You To

(photos: John Aquino) When designers Carol Lim + Humberto Leon sought inspiration from elements of their youth for Opening Ceremony‘s Spring 2014 collection – NY street looks peppered with traditional Korean garments for Carol + the drag racing subculture for Humberto – the end result was full of cool ease with excitement, punches of color + interesting […]

Only Toilet Paper Will Do For Kenzo’s AW/13 Ad Campaign

Ever since Humerto Leon + Carol Lim were made creative directors for Kenzo back in 2011, they managed to revitalize the brand + bring it back up to cult status with their unique approach to fashion + functionality.  Considered influencers, it only made perfect sense to pair them with Toilet Paper magazine, to create Kenzo’s […]