All posts by Constantin von Maltzahn

Discreet luxury

Discreet luxury

For decades, the luxury goods industry represented one of the market’s strongholds. In 2006, Egon Zhender International estimated the global luxury goods sector a $170 billion business. Similarly Kwak and Yoffie indexed

Return to Innocence (?)

Return to Innocence (?)

Probably fashion’s best kept secret of last year, Tom Ford’s first women’s collection, launched in June. It was a surprise to many. Like a sun-bather’s pool party and inspired by the breezy

Sjaak Hullekes’ metamodern fashion

Sjaak Hullekes’ metamodern fashion

The young Dutch fashion designer Sjaak Hullekes is unique in a number of respects. Not only do all his collections develop from a former factory building whose interiors exude the charms of something between a curiosity shop and Alice in Wonderland 2.0.

Thom Browne’s Metamodern Fashion

Thom Browne’s Metamodern Fashion

The first thing that distinguishes Hollywood-actor-turned-fashion-designer Thom Browne from most fellow American designers is his lust for provocation but also a certain rigidity and appeal to discipline. An American through and through,