Impressive: A Conversation with Designer Siki Im

Impressive: A Conversation with Designer Siki Im

Posted on May 22, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

When Siki Im moved to New York in 2001, he had no intention of designing clothes. After graduating with honors from England’s Oxford Brookes School of Architecture, Im took a position with a New York architecture firm, but over time realized the job wasn’t satisfying him. Since high school he had liked clothes, admiring  iconoclastic ...

Robert Geller fall 2012–interview and collection

Robert Geller fall 2012–interview and collection

Posted on Feb 14, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | One Comment

For his fall 2012 collection, the eleventh for his namesake label, Robert Geller looked to England for inspiration. Models layered with sturdy wools, rain-repellent waxed cottons, and that most British of fabrics, tweed, walked a dirt runway that seemed to lead from an English garden. Gray, brown, and olive dominated the palette, while a few ...

Takahiro Miyashita’s The SoloIst at IF

Takahiro Miyashita’s The SoloIst at IF

Posted on Jan 29, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

The exclusive collection of Takahiro Miyashita’s The SoloIst at New York’s IF boutique is an homage to wandering. “Keep Walking,” a phrase repeated on The SoloIst site and on Miyashita’s blog, neatly distills the essence of the pieces at IF. Jackets and shirts seem patched from whatever fabric happened to be on hand, and nearly ...