UNBLOCK Magazine & Huntsman hosted an unforgettable evening to celebrate the launch of the new ‘FANTASY' issue. Aiming to open the so called ‘wall between East and West’, this event was a huge success thanks to the cornucopia of guests representing all industries; from fashion, art and music to finance, business and politics.
Alex O'sullivan, Patrick Braun, Tom Coysman at PRM Model agency, Photographed by Linda Cooper and styled by Gareth Chow with pieces from Giuseppe Zanotti, Joshua Kane, New & Lingwood, Dior Homme, Thom Browne, Mount Street Shoe Company, and Vintage Nina Ricci.
Now you can wear your mother’s/grandmother’s big silk scarf with long ,hooded windbreakers, tied around your waist as a belt, or use a few different ones to make a skirt underneath your trench coat, or even cut them off, make them into patches to put on some outfit you think might be too simple.
Inspired by the spirit of the ‘90s, the ‘G-Heel’ is equally refined and dynamic. Crafted in glossy patent and mirrored metallic leathers, the new stiletto comes in black, green, red and silver—bold colors destined for the hottest season of the year.
The house is celebrating the legacy by blending the classic monogram and the “Fendi colour” into the modern, athleisure style menswear: Passengers are about to be on board and flying to a fabulous world.
For supporting the stylish and comfortable modern lifestyle, the “Light Jump” sneakers combined the traditional shoe-making techniques with the contemporary design, plus the house fashion DNA: the “Dare To Wear” flash.
“Clothes help bind us to our gender.” Or maybe, I would use “helped.” Maybe our physical bodies taught us about dividing our gender, a stereotype. However, clothes are not an issue for defining our gender now.
Imagery is the most influential media to represent a visual statement; we firstly have still photography, then we are turning into a generation with moving images. The massive quantity of messages, emotions, aesthetics which sent through the imagery based media is extraordinarily powerful.
70’s is a good time for the designer, and that’s the reason of bringing back the Roxy Music - a period when music was stimulating, and people were authentically carrying a style, without the reference from social media, but purely dress for leisure, and inspired by the London life.
Gong Guohao, Ni Haoran and Nathanael Woodall at PRM Model agency, Photographed by Linda Cooper and styled by Gareth Chow with pieces from Acne studios, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Saint Laurent, Burberry, AMI Paris, Louis Vuitton, Dior Homme, Carven, Haider Ackerman and KDX.
There is an ambiance of folk religion, the energy of cultural sharing from his new collection: Four Greatest Works of Chinese Literature: “Journey To the West,” referenced on prints, and the silhouettes.
Pink became this duo’s favourite bright colour in this collection, so does military green - they are adorable to be worn together. And those long vinyl coats - a most wanted fashion item designed by the most wanted design duo.
Paisley patterns are often referred to carpets. But revisited they are refreshing to the eye after many long seasons of blacks and Scandinavian greys and beige monotonous. Patterns are back. Get used to it.
Marc Luloh and Alasdair Carmichael at PRM Model agency, Photographed by Linda Cooper and styled by Gareth Chow with pieces from Matthew Miller, Nike, Acne Studio, MM6, Joseph, Fendi, Kenzo, Nasir Mazhar, Chanel and Celine.
You must already know the famous “Vampire Facial”, exactly, that is her innovative creation for the “new generation of facial”. The magic created by Dr.Babara Sturm’s hands can freeze your age. She gave us an essential information for skincare, the most anti-aging ingredients, and her taste in fashion.
Catch up with Hu Bing, synonymous with global fashion and entertainment was announced last year as the first international ambassador for London Fashion Week men's. British menswear cheerleader and bridge to China’s lucrative fashion market.
To the beat of hip hop music, glamorous guests mingled with one another the whole evening, amongst which were models, bold fashion influencers, talented musicians, creative artists and distinguished VIPS.
On the 10th November Hermès and Crazy Carrè arrived in London on their world tour. Based at the Old Selfridges Hotel, the event hosted an array of visual, tactile, palatable,and audible delights much to the privilege of their attendees.
London, 14th june, UNBLOCK magazine launched its first every issue ‘play’. attended by fashion influencers; designers, celebrities, singers, music producers, models, actor, bloggers and many more, Contini art gallery was once again hosted one of the most stylish event in london.
The One for the Boys Fashion Ball 2016 was held at the V&A museum on Sunday 12th June during London Collections Men, Hosted by Samuel Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger and Stanley Tucci were among the attendees.
Art is the language that connects everyone from the different parts of the world. The ink painting is a treasure of Chinese art, and it’s been the nation’s favourite piece of Jade for thousand years. featuring the Chinese-born artist, Wei LiGang, who injected the contemporary genes into the traditional ink paintings.
Many fashions come and go, yet what was so special about Cristobal Balenciaga was his ability to transcend the notion of the temporal, ultimately creating timeless shapes and designs that are still with us today.
‘The Great Wave off of the coast at Kanagawa’ (1830-1) is undoubtedly Katsushika Hokusai’s most famous work, followed by a legacy that has found its way into the works of western artists, emblazoned designs worn by models on catwalks, and even etched itself onto people’s skin as a lifelong appreciation of the masterpiece.
‘The American Dream: Pop to the Present’, held at the British Museum, displayed everything including and beyond this, effectively summarizing Pop Art as a significant vehicle within the artistic canon that continues to express matters dense with socio-political meaning.
In the impressive set-up with 10 room, there is 700 artworks and 120 artists, art group and related phenomena presented. The list includes artists from the ex-Yugoslav countries - Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, and Eastern-European countries - Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, and Slovakia.
The War Paint Project: something that is significantly instrumental in enabling an individual to feel comfortable with their sense of self. In collaboration with Illamasqua cosmetics, every model was provided with a range of makeup to apply on themselves in whatever manner they pleased, allowing them to become both model and creator of their photoshoot. In blurring the boundaries between the two tasks, all of the models were liberated from their typical routine and given the chance to visually express their personality and style before the lens. After the photoshoot, we had the privilege to catch up with all the models, and find out a little bit more about their personalities, interests, and their careers so far.
When Kim Kardashian’s nude selfies ‘broke the internet’ followed with lengthy debates on empowerment it became apparent that the notion of women and representation is still very much a contemporary issue. In ‘Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s’, an exhibition currently displayed at the Photographers Gallery, visitors can see many of the modern elementary contributors to issues of representing women, and that the values elicited still bear relevance to our current society.
Exploring an unparalleled period in American art, this long-awaited exhibition reveals the full breadth of a movement that will forever be associated with the boundless creative energy of 1950s New York.
Film photography slows down time and stops you from rushing and helps you to focus on the basic elements of photography. Each shot counts. You have to wait for the right moment in time - allowing you to breathe and absorb the atmosphere.The restriction of the number of images you can take limits you, you only take the photos you really want because the limitations make you think and care more about the subject you are shooting.
London’s Bonhams in support of Chiva Africa; an organisation that provides preven- tion and care services for children and adolescents in South Africa, who suffer with HIV. It was here that a line up 30 celebrities, artists and designers put their personal stamps on chairs that were then put to auction to raise money for this significant cause.