Tag Archives: Raf Simons

Milan Report: Raf Simons’ Voluminously Excellent Looks for Jill Sander

Presenting one of the Outstandingly Excellent Spring/Summer 2011 looks from Raf Simons‘ collection for Jill Sander, shown in Milan on Saturday,, September 25, 2010. Full collection view HERE.

Volumniosly Excellence: Look 16 from Raf Simons' Spring/Summer 2011 collection for Jill Sander. Image via Catwalking for The New York Times.

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Excellently in Conversation with John Skelton of LN-CC (Late Night Chameleon Cafe), London’s Newest, Most Outstanding, Retail Concept

“Everyone seems to be so scared of doing something that isn’t “cool ” and we wanted to change that mentality,” says 29-year-old John Skelton, former buyer for Oki-Ni, of the idea behind his and partner Dan Mitchell’s new venture, Late Night Chameleon Café (LN-CC). “The concept is quite simply, everything that we love across all areas wrapped up and enveloped in the best surroundings possible whether it be online or offline.” LN-CC, which recently launched online at www.ln-cc.com is “a project incorporating menswear, womenswear, books and music.” A 6,000 sq. ft., by-appointment-only, LN-CC retail space, designed by Gary Card, is slated at open in East London in October. As always, The EP gets the inside scoop… To read the full interview, please click HERE (PDF).

Presenting John Skelton, one of the founders of LN-CC (Late Night Chameleon Csfe), London's newest retail concept. Portrait via John Skelton.

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The Discreet and Excellent Charm of the Chicly Understated Bourgeois Costumes Designed by Raf Simons of Jill Sander for “I Am Love”, Starring the Outstanding Tilda Swinton and Directed by Luca Guadagnino

Presenting Outstanding actress Tilda Swinton, as dressed by Raf Simons for Jill Sander, in I Am Love. In addition to Simon’s chicly discreet wardrobe for Swinton and cast, the Italian film features Excellently exquisite modernized Art Deco production design by Francesca Di Mottola. I Am Love, which chronicles la dolce vita and affairs of a family of wealthy Milanese industrialists, is written, co-produced and directed by Luca Guadagnino.

Excellent wardrobe: Tilda Switon as dressed by Raf Simons for Jill Sander in "I Am Love," directed by Luca Guadagnino,. Image via NOWNESS via Mikado Film..

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Excellent Fall/Winter 2010 looks from Balenciaga:

The Fall/Winter 2010 look of Balenciage. Image via PR Consulting via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

Backstage at Raf Simons:

Behind-the-scene at Raf Simons. Image via PR Consulting via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

Excellent atmosphere and staff at Maison Martin Margiela:

The setting at Maison Martin Margiela. Image via Systeme D via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

Excellent sequined trousers by Maison Martin Margiela:

Image via Systeme D via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

The return of the legendary Francesco  Smalto, as designed by Youn Chong Bak:

Discreet elegance from Smalto. Image via @worldwidewade via Twitter via Nymag.com.

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