Author: liamhess

Over nearly three decades, Dries Van Noten has earned a reputation as fashion’s master of bold, playful print. So while the scrawled, abstract patterns of his A/W18 collection might appear to be business as usual – think swirling palm fronds and Catherine wheels streaked with...

Breaking out of Madrid in explosive style, a new creative breed is injecting the capital's art scene with power, politics and a dash of perversity. Selected pages: For the spring issue of Dazed, we profiled a new class of Madrid creatives invigorating the capital’s...

The daily spectacle of street style orbiting Seoul Fashion Week is worth the journey alone. There are the toddlers popping and locking in Balenciaga, forcing you into a moral dilemma of “so cute!” versus, “if I start taking pictures of them, will I get handcuffed?”...

It’s been said that every stitch tells a story, but it’s rare that your new shirt comes with a tag explaining its provenance. The fabrics repurposed to make New York label Bode’s impeccably cut wardrobe staples could be anything from a rare kimono silk, to...

The South Korean design sensibility is as unconventional as its infamous K-beauty grooming methods, where products are formulated from snail slime and pig placenta. So it feels appropriate that the extraterrestrial backdrop for the daily parade of street style stars at Seoul Fashion Week is the...

I was first due to talk to Eddie Peake on the day after his opening, until a bad case of flu saw him bed-bound for five days. It’s a strangely appropriate reminder that even the most outré performance artist is human too: fallible, vulnerable, subject...

The t-shirt is arguably fashion’s greatest leveller: the most popular and affordable item of clothing on the planet, it offers comfort and utility across all genders, classes and cultures. But at what point did the humble t-shirt become the Trojan horse of style: a vessel...

The story behind maverick design duo Symonds Pearmain is one of serendipity: Max Pearmain, editor of Arena Homme+ and stylist for the likes of Burberry and Calvin Klein, stumbled across an image of Kate Moss wearing an Anthony Symonds t-shirt and determined to track down...

According to American Vogue stylist Polly Mellen, the arrival of a snake on set was an unexpected turn of events. “We were in Los Angeles, and the shoot had already started. We were just doing fashion pictures,” she recalls in the 2001 documentary In Vogue:...