Emporio Armani, 1988

Photographs by Aldo Fallai

For spring 1988, Armani injects his brand of finessed masculinity with late 80s youth and sex.

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Kraut Rock, 2010

The first thing that came to mind when I saw the Celine resort collection was 1970’s Kraut Rock and its aspirations of simplicity, abstraction, and a look towards the future. The second was this old collection by Raf Simons. Hesitant to call out any spiritual motivations, but definitely it’s a whole new outlook we have here…

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Beach Fashions, 1952

Ingenious solutions to summertime follies

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Sweaters for Summer

Two looks, Missoni on top and Hermes on bottom, from a 1983 L’Officiel.

As linen and cotton yarns grow in popularity and fine gauge knits become increasingly cheaper to produce it’s about time we rethink the role of sweaters in our summer wardrobes.

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Nina Ricci, 1966

Adapting ski wear for swim, Nina Ricci takes the Space Age craze of the 60’s to new depths.

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Joan Collins, 1985

Quite the Mad Hatter, Joan discusses her own line of head wear with a persistent and slightly rude Bryan Gumbel.

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Jaqueline De Ribes, 1989

The wife a banker, Jacqueline was an aristocrat who understood the needs of her class so thoroughly she went ahead and designed for it, opening up her own salon in 1983. Such a venture could easily become a vomitrocity considering other spectacles designed for her kind at the time, but Jacqueline proved to be a beacon of modernity and good taste. She would later retire due to health reasons in 1994.

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