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Atelier Terra Urbana

Birds of Paradise are the most striking and dramatic birds in the world. Their beautiful bright colours have made them highly prized targets for hunters and tribesmen, who use their brightly coloured feathers to create clothes and costumes. The story of this amazing species touched us. We wanted to capture their beauty and spirit in a collection without hunting or...
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Atelier Terra Urbana Birds of Paradise are the most striking and dramatic
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Saving China With Sustainable Fashion

Toxic rivers, cancer-causing pollution levels and mass water shortages; the textile and clothing industries have a great deal to answer for in China. Thankfully environmental action is afoot and the Chinese, as well as global fashion landscapes, are transforming as a result. Not Just a Label examines why and what improvements are being made to the world’s...
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Saving China With Sustainable Fashion Toxic rivers cancercausing pollution levels and mass
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Fly On The Wall: Yousef Akbar

The poetic tactility and intricate construction of Yousef Akbar's designs portray an artistic sensibility that goes far deeper than aesthetics. His most recent collection constitutes a sartorial tribute to the struggles and adversities faced by women in developing countries.

Twisted draping symbolises cultural tensions and displacement while torture and...
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Fly On The Wall Yousef Akbar The poetic tactility and intricate construction
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House of Viviano Sue is an Avant-Garde designer, passionate for pushing the boundaries of fashion. Having lived in the United States and China, he came to Japan to study fashion at Bunka Academy in Tokyo.

These diverse cultures have influenced his aesthetic as a designer. His inspirations are drawn from structures in architecture, geometry and nature. After achieving his Master degree from...
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House of Viviano Sue is an AvantGarde designer passionate for pushing the
For (Re)Vision Society, clothing is more than something we wear but an essential platform to reinvent mass-conceived notions of production and consumption. As part of NJAL’s enduring focus on radical transparency, we sit down with the London-based creative studio to understand exactly how they plan to redefine the fashion industry’s standards. Discover more about the team’s thoughtful...
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For ReVision Society clothing is more than something we wear but an
Fresh Egg by Lickstudio

For Fall Winter ’17, fresh farm with the animals was the starting point for the collection. Living in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia made the designers long for simpler life in the countryside. The idea of lighthearted and fresh set the tone of the collection.

They translated the idea of working on the farm through the practical pocket details and unrestricted...
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Fresh Egg by Lickstudio For Fall Winter 17 fresh farm with the
Fashion Trends’ Impact On Society

Defining trends nowadays is not an easy task. Trends are in essence very complex mechanisms that mirror changes in the economic and political landscapes
Fashion itself is a reflection of social, economic, political and cultural changes. It expresses modernity, symbolising the spirit of the times.

In the last thirty years the luxury industry has been...
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Fashion Trends Impact On Society Defining trends nowadays is not an easy
A Moodboard Moment: ANDREEVA

NJAL muses on the long blooming relationship between fashion and fauna, and highlights talent renewing this age-old, clichéd source of creativity with contemporary conviction. Andreeva’s latest collection takes inspiration from Henri Rousseau’s exotic jungle paintings that stem from an urban dweller’s botanic fantasies, and much like the designer’s latest...
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A Moodboard Moment ANDREEVA NJAL muses on the long blooming relationship between
RHÉŌ 17 by Constantine/Renakossy

Rhéō revisits the period of the modernist movement on the nexus of the desire for a change in the world – based on the core idea of the modernist era that the world has to be fundamentally rethought, seeking new forms of expression and the belief that spiritual artistic approach improves the human condition.

Rhéō is taking its premise from the aphorism “panta...
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RHÉŌ 17 by ConstantineRenakossy Rhéō revisits the period of the modernist movement
#NJALBlackSheepStory | Daria D'ambrosio:

“Do not move the memory, don't forget. This collection comes from the necessity to keep memories alive like my #childhood. Each outfit is intended to represent a different room of the old mansion of my family. From this idea, I developed clothes that may represent #memories and feelings that, like plants, branch in my memory. The historical...
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Designer Focus: Marianna Senchina

Who would have thought the strict sartorial codes of scout uniforms could be so effectively hybridised with the opulent aesthetics of Baroque? This playful pastiche is typical of Marianna Senchina's collections, wherein she oscillates wildly through sources as diverse as eighties glam rock to vintage comic books.

Her latest collection, 'Love Kills' is a...
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Designer Focus Marianna Senchina Who would have thought the strict sartorial codes

Designer Focus: Marianna Senchina

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Children Of The Revolution: Why China’s Designers Are Ahead Of The Fashion Curve

There’s a slow but steady revolution taking place in Chinese fashion. Although still in its infancy, over the last few years the industry has shown strength of character and creative knack that speak of remarkable maturity, all the while challenging the status quo. Chinese and China-based designers are disrupting...
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Children Of The Revolution: Why China’s Designers Are Ahead Of The Fashion Curve
#DesignerFocus | ATELIER ABOUT Berlin-based brand ABOUT steals the spotlight with some sobering truths about the fashion industry. ABOUT is closer to a brand experiment fixed in fashion rather than a fledgling label – melting disparate artistic references and producing quality artifacts rather than just garments. Find out more about ABOUT’s stylistic revolution where blurred visions of Italian...
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#DesignerFocus: Paula Knorr

German-born, London-based designer Paula Knorr has the world at her feet. Since graduating last year from the RCA, Paula has moved from success to success; in 2015 she won the ITS Fashion Award in Trieste and became one of the eight NEWGEN recipients for 2017. Not bad for a designer currently on her third season.

Looking at her collections, it's not hard to see...
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DesignerFocus Paula Knorr Germanborn Londonbased designer Paula Knorr has the world at
#BlackSheepStory | Sepideh Ahadi

Adventures of a Darvish is a collection based on the philosophy of Sufis and Dervishes of Iran, surrounding the ephemerality of our life. They affirm their beliefs and philosophy through their lifestyle and appearance. Their clothes are mostly threadbare and shredded and they don’t feel dishonor or shame about it.

Dervishes don’t have anything to hide, so...
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BlackSheepStory Sepideh Ahadi Adventures of a Darvish is a collection based on
ARETÉ’s Head Designer Christina Liao is a Chinese-American fashion designer born in the United States and raised in San Francisco and Taipei, graduating from the Parsons Design School. In New York City, Christina designed for renowned international design houses, including international Ready-to-Wear label Yigal Azrouël, and subsequently global American luxury and lifestyle fashion brand Ralph...
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ARETÉs Head Designer Christina Liao is a ChineseAmerican fashion designer born in
Tran Phuong My was born in 1988 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Having studied at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Phuong-My has pursued perfection in all aspects of her fashion career. From the design and production process through to client service, the smallest details are obsessively pursued. Rather than accepting the limitations of local fabrics available to other local...
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Tran Phuong My was born in 1988 in Ho Chi Minh City

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Amor Sacro Amor Profano by Luca Maria Piccolo

The video was the MA Fashion Photography project of director Luca Maria Piccolo. It revisits oil paintings through film, focusing on the ethereal side of beauty and love

NJAL’s FashionAndFantasy series curated by Niccolo Montanari

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Fashion & Fantasy | Part Five

With Spring making its way into 2017, Niccolo Montanari's next piece focuses on how brands and film-makers have celebrated love in all its shapes and forms. It’s a topic that we are constantly drawn and exposed to, as how we experience love evolves and adapts to what we are currently facing.
NJAL's fashion film curator, Niccolò Montanari's, selection of fashion...
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Fashion Fantasy Part Five With Spring making its way into 2017 Niccolo

Fashion & Fantasy | Part Five

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Our Message at the Condé Nast International @CNILuxury Conference in #Oman. Following NJAL Founder Stefan’s keynote in Oman, during which he showed how profitability in business now requires a #radical approach — with an emphasis on #transparency, #responsibility and classic values, 50 NJAL designers were given the opportunity to send a message to the world's luxury business leaders. Watch...
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