Steampunk has captured the attention of a new generation fascinated with the Victorian era, but coming from an age of technology. Result = punk, antiquated steam-engine subculture influencing fashion, music, entertainment, and clever inventions.
The Rise of Steampunk: Growing Influences with Antiquated Technology, Industrialization, Goth, and DIY, Steampunk Has Become Yesterday’s Future
Back-to-School Gothic-Lolita-Not Just for Harajuku Girls Anymore
Back-to-school fashion meets with a heavy influence of Goth, Loli, Fairey Kei, J-Rock, Anime this year as J-Pop has officially invaded. (Alice in Wonderland Loli.) Street report on top brands, styles, accessories.
Collaboration Round-up: Married to the Mob X Nike; Lanvin X Acne Jeans; Dr. Dre X Monster Cable Headphones; Shoes-up Magazine X Lacoste; Baby the Stars Shine Bright Japanese Brand Pop-up in Colette Paris
Collaborations across cultures continue to create new niches and successful branding strategies while keeping must-have consumerism alive.
Jared Gold Runway Show Pop-up-Retail Concept at Union Station in Los Angeles Provided Instant Gratification for Hundreds of Fans Interested in this Avant Garde Street Fashion Designer
Jared Gold is well-known as an avant-garde designer for turning historical garments into ready-to-wear street fashion. At his highly anticipated show from his Black Chandelier label on March 14th held at the beautifully historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, he presented a collection of distilled Victorian garments with Louis the XIV style, models in massive wigs, colorful tights, all combined with a huge dose of fanfare as they strutted down a 190-foot long catwalk.
Backpacks, Bags, Purse-New Key Finds in Styles Add to Unique Back-to-School or Back-to-Work Fall Looks
Whether you’re actually going back-to-school or not, Fall always brings a back-to-work feel, and with it, new trends in bags, purses, and backpacks. Label Networks’ carefully edited street style photos from North America, Europe, and Japan deliver the latest on what to expect and why.