Helmut Lang

the csm grad questioning male-dominated percep­tions of fashion, sex and gender

As we exclusively share Charlotte Knowles’s spring/summer 18 lookbook, Fashion East’s latest family member discusses the need to challenge the male gaze and her advice to anyone who dreams of launching their own label.<p>“The last few months have been exciting, unexpected and busy,” Charlotte Knowles …

Feminism

21 Long-Sleeve Tees to Layer Under All Your Dresses

Hopefully you haven't put all your sleeveless dresses in storage quite yet, because with a little strategic styling, you can keep wearing many of them all the way through winter. Build up a collection of tissue-thin turtlenecks and thermal long-sleeve tees, and suddenly, even your most summery …

Clothing

The Best Celebrity Airport Style for Under $250—Just In Time for Holiday Travel

Tomorrow is the most traveled day of the year, at least for Americans, as many will be taking trips to visit friends and family for Thanksgiving. The good news is that, although flight prices are skyrocketing, you can save a lot on your airport style. Celebrities provide in-flight fashion …

Fashion

The 10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week

Our weekly roundup of GQ-approved kits from every red carpet, paparazzo spotting, and big-ticket event across the globe. If a famous guy suited up extraordinarily well, nailed business-casual, or just got street style–snapped looking damn good, this is where you'll find him.

Men's Fashion

7 Fashion Trends That Will be Big In 2018

How best to sum up the Spring / Summer '18 season? The easiest way would be by not attempting to. This was a catwalk season that defied any neat …

Fashion (UK)

How to Avoid Some of the Most Annoying Wardrobe Malfunctions

Honestly, sometimes there's just no avoiding the persistent annoyances that come with wearing certain clothes. Wardrobe malfunctions run rampant, and …

Clothing

Wear a Masterpiece on Your Back With These One-of-a-Kind Bomber Jackets

Bomber jackets are having a moment. And while they’re currently available at every fast fashion outlet you can imagine, one design duo has a vision for the bomber jacket that goes beyond the trend. Footballer Donaldson Sackey and his partner Sainey Sidibeh, both African immigrants living in …

Entrepreneurship

7 Shearling Coats So You Feel Nice and Toasty This Winter

Is it inappropriate to say we’re already over winter? Over the sun setting in the late afternoon, over unpleasant wind tunnels in Manhattan, and over …

Fashion

One of The Most Important Modern Fashion Designers Has Died

In 1999, the long-time fashion editor Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele urged me to go and meet Azzedine Alaia. I had recently joined the <i>Times</i>, and I got the …

Fashion

Lip service: 5 lipsticks you need for the Christmas party season

From new levels of latex shine to velveteen topcoats, Katie Service presents this season's new lip wear...

Makeup

Chance the Rapper and Helmut Lang Are a Surprisingly Good Fit

Shayne Oliver’s boundary-pushing designs don’t exactly conjure up the same wholesome image that Chance the Rapper does. Lest we forget, Oliver’s recent fetish wear-inspired collection for Helmut Lang featured BDSM gear and leather codpieces. Chance the Rapper, on the other hand, has been busy …

Fashion

What the Heck Is Stitch Fix, You Ask?

Wall Street is a-buzz about Stitch Fix, a clothing subscription service slated to go public Friday, Nov. 17, at a reported price of $15 or $16 per …

Investing

Gwyneth Paltrow's Track Pants Are Fancier Than Your Cocktail Dress

Leave it to Gwyneth Paltrow to determine when a certain trend feels tired and needs a little refresher. The actress and founder of Goop stepped out …

Clothing

Stitch Fix prices IPO of 8 million shares at $15, below expectations

Online personal shopping company Stitch Fix priced its initial public offering (IPO) below expectations in a downsized offering on Thursday, raising …

Blue Apron

Where Can I Find Leather (or Pleather!) Pants That Are Cheap But Good?

Chosen by a pleather pants skeptic.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p><i>Hi Racked!</i><p><i>I finally caved and admitted to myself that I want leather pants. I'm looking for something black, mid- or high-rise, and under $200</i> …

Clothing

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Clothing

Stay Cool: Luxury Fashion Brand Releases A Designer Freezer Bag For $320

Fashion house Helmut Lang has just released a designer freezer bag with a luxury price tag of US$320.<br>The everyday item used to keep food fresh or …

A Burning Bra and Other Fashion Emojis We Need Now, Aside From the Blue Ballet Flat

There are many modes of communicating very specific things via emojis these days. If something smells, tastes, or looks bad, text one of those cartoon piles of smiling poop. Going to puke? Send the vomit smiley face. Ghosts, aliens, hospital buildings, sad cats, naughty monkeys, the Queen’s foot …

Louis Vuitton

Helmut Lang Just Released a $320 Freezer Bag, and We Have Some Ideas For How to Use It

Real quick: what even is a freezer bag?<p>Listen, luxury comes at a cost. So, if you want to get a regular old Ikea tote, it'll set you back 99 cents. …

Bravo TV

helmut lang's $320 freezer bag preserves fashion's stupidity

nov 12, 2017<p>are you knowledgeable about technology, architecture and design? passionate about writing and digital media? designboom is seeking …

Design

A Trend Forecaster on Women’s Fashion Items to Buy Before They Sell Out

Last year, we talked to an expert at trend-forecasting agency WGSN about the best gifts to buy ahead of the Black Friday/Cyber Monday crush. This …

Shopping

Shayne Oliver, Stylemaker of the Year

When Shayne Oliver began experimenting with gender on his Hood By Air runway, it was a “vacant playground no one was playing in,” says the New …

Homosexuality

OUT100 2017 Covers Revealed

In our annual portfolio, we capture this year’s most entertaining, heroic, and intriguing figures, from all walks of life—including some of our most …

Lena Waithe

29 Big Fashion Ideas Spring 2018

BY Connie Wang, Erin Cunningham, Laia Garcia<p><i>What inspires you?</i> It’s one of the most asked questions during Fashion Month, and also one of the least …

Calvin Klein

Alicia Vikander Will Win You Over With Her Amazing Airport Style

While most people are focusing on Alicia Vikander's red carpet looks (can you blame them?), we've been zeroing in on what she chooses to wear at the airport. We're talking chic navy trench coats, orange block-heel mules, and, of course, that sparkly engagement ring. It seems like the actress has an …

Clothing

Where Sweats Are Cinched and Air Jordans Are Art

For a street wear mega-brand, Kith is pretty niche: Either you’ve stood outside of it clamoring for a newly released sneaker, or you’ve never heard of it in your life. Until last week, I sometimes confused it with Kitson, the defunct Los Angeles department store that was an early aughts paparazzi …

Business

Barefoot in the Bayou, Solange Knowles Lounges in a Silky Slip

While Solange Knowles has been serving up the occasional bold one-off look over the past few months—like that memorable copper-hued Helmut Lang she wore to host the inaugural Surface Travel Awards—she’s generally adhered to the monochromatic palette of her stage uniform: simple red or white outfits …

Fashion

Fashion’s Hottest Brands and Top Selling Products in Q3

In the latest Lyst Index, Virgil Abloh’s Off-White rockets up 31 spots to become the third-hottest fashion brand behind Balenciaga and Gucci.<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Fashion

Model Denise Bidot Shares Her 6 Best Styling Tricks

If you don't know Denise Bidot, do yourself a favor and get to know her, stat. The model and body positivity activist and has been instrumental in …

Fashion

Get to Know Yoshi, Japan's 14-Year Old Fashion Wunderkind

He’s modeled for Off-White™ and Helmut Lang.<p>14-year old Yoshi is Japan’s latest fashion wunderkind. Starring earlier this year in Helmut Lang’s Fall/Winter 2017 campaign, the young model has been tapped to show off some goods from Tokyo’s newest secondhand store, EMPTY ROOM. HYPEBEAST JP sat down …

Yohji Yamamoto