Christopher Makos

Photographer Christopher Makos was fairly inseparable from Andy Warhol in the 70’s and 80’s. Makos is often credited, debatably, with showing the pop artist how to use his first camera and introducing him to the work of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The fact that Makos previously apprenticed with Man Ray lends credibility to the […]

TAWD June 18, 2014

Icon And Iconoclasts

It was in 1896 that Georges Vuitton, son of Louis Vuitton, created the house’s now-iconic gold and brown monogram, a geometric pattern composed ​​of flowers and stylized LV initials. The monogram has gone on to serve as the enduring emblem of the maison, understood on sight all over the world and translated each season into […]

TAWD June 13, 2014

Designer Sneakers Hit The Courtroom

New Balance is suing Karl Lagerfeld for trademark infringement, claiming his black leather-suede mesh sneakers are close enough to their retro 574 model to cause significant consumer confusion. Even the capital K on the side appears to reference the footwear giant’s classic NB logo. A blog called was the first to spot the similarities, […]

TAWD June 11, 2014

Saville Does Y-3 (Again)

There was a turning point, one day back in 2003, when our trips to the gym got a little more fashion-forward. Yohji Yamamoto’s partnership with Adidas, Y-3, kicked off a decade of conceptual athletics-inspired pieces, becoming an instant favorite for the sporty set and beyond. Y-3’s latest endeavor, just launched at Barneys, has everything we have come […]

TAWD June 8, 2014
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