Rei Kawakubo, the Japanese designer and mastermind behind Comme des Garçons, the company she founded in 1973, is often regarded as light-years ahead of her peers in the fashion industry not just in terms of her design capabilities, but also her vision that brought shopping experiences like Dover Street Market to life. On Monday, Kawakubo presented Comme des Garçons’ fall 2018 collection, and for the first time in 20 years, Black models appeared on the runway. The last time Comme des Garçons featured an identifiably Black model was Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin in the fall 1994 show, Ellereports.
This weekend, Maya Caulfield posted to photos of herself modeling a kimono she sewed by hand, and her work earned her thousands of instant admirers."I am half Scottish and half Japanese — I hand-sewed this kimono from men's dress shirts and boxer shorts," she explained.
Rihanna wears an Alberta Ferretti dress in new music video, “Wild Thoughts” with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller. Rihanna has many, many skills. The latest example of her sorcery is evident in the new music video for her song with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts.” In the video, Rihanna wears a loss-fitting, chiffon, turquoise dress by Italian designer, Alberta Ferretti.
In a world where wearing flip-flops is never an option (we’re talking, of course, about the fashion world), slides are the closest thing to heaven your feet will ever feel. They’re both comfortable and chic—and, perhaps, best of all, they often cost hundreds less than more traditional designer shoes. Slim and lightweight, slides are truly this season’s must-have footwear. And with everyone from blogger Chiara Ferragni to Rihanna indulging in the trend, they’re the perfect alternative to your favorite flats and worn-in sneakers when you need a break from heels. Click through to see our five favorite slides, and how to wear them! Follow us on Instagram , Facebook , and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
Malin + Goetz “Cannabis” They say this candle is a “general aphrodisiac.” I’m not sure about all of that, but it definitely smells better than the joint in your ashtray. Baxter of California “White Wood 1” This candle is proof that patchouli isn’t always a bad thing. Joya For Inventory “Fig, Sunwashed Oak & Amber” Figs might not always taste very good, but they do smell wonderful when mixed with oak and amber. G. Colton and Paul Schneider “Ceramic Cypress Scented Candle” Of course this smells great, but the best part is that when you’ve burned through the whole candle you can keep the ceramic on your shelf. Chateau Marmont “Signature Candle” This is basically the smell of fun.