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NATASHA LYONNE BLOSSOMS IN THE GARDEN OF RODARTE
Natasha Lyonne and Charli XCX were reimagined as part of Rodarte’s AW22 portrait series this week, captured in an eden-like blossom grove by Daria Kobayashi Ritch. Dressed in pastel pink negligees, frothy tulle skirts, and babydoll dresses, gone were their gruff vocal fries and out poured dovesong. Head over to Rodarte to see more of this season’s campaign.
RALPH LAUREN HONOURS ITS POLO
Beloved by rappers and royalty alike, Ralph Lauren’s Polo Shirt is a cornerstone of American style. A hallmark of an aspirational lifestyle since its inception in 1972, the history of the design is the subject of a new coffee table tome being published by Rizzoli. THE POLO SHIRT BOOK is a 544-page compendium tracing the cultural impact of the shirt, told through personal stories of celebs, politicians, and world class athletes. Click here to grab a copy.
THERE’S A NEW ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EXHIBITION
The most recent Alexander McQueen exhibition, Savage Beauty, gave an indispensable and stirring perspective on the designer’s body of work. It’s been 11 years since then and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has now announced the opening of Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse. “This is not only the first McQueen show on the West Coast, but also the first to display objects that link his work to specific moments in art history from which he drew inspiration,” said curator Clarissa Esguerra. The show will run until October 9.
SS DALEY HAS RELEASED A DOCUMENTARY
Steven Stokey Daley has produced a documentary tracing the creation of his SS22 Collection. Made in collaboration with NWSPK, the film follows the designer as he stages his debut show with the National Youth Theatre, including the moment Anna Wintour sat in on rehearsals. Head over here to watch the documentary in full and revisit Steven’s collection here.
SAUL NASH WINS BIG
Following in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani, and Ralph Lauren, London’s Saul Nash bagged big at this year’s edition of the International Woolmark Prize, taking home £114,500 for his merino capsule collection. Elsewhere, the South African design duo behind Mmusomaxwell scored the innovation prize, accepting the honour with a faux-Grammy’s acceptance speech. Other finalists included Ahluwalia, Egonlab, Jordan Dalah, Peter Do, and Rui.