A graduate of London’s Royal College of Art, Andersen has been steeped in authentic men’s streetwear from the start, although she declines to label her clothes as such. “It’s neither streetwear or sportswear. It’s a lifestyle brand. It’s about redefining luxury and lifestyle using elements from sports and streetwear because these are the essentials for our generation.”
Following Dries Van Noten’s 100th collection in March earlier this year, the Belgian designer is commemorating a 30-year legacy with a new retrospective book. Released in two volumes, titled 0-50 and 51-100 respectively, each box is an illustrative guide to the designer whose garments forged together high fashion, fine art, and intellectualism in a way that set a precedent for the abundance of modern designers.
Anyone who has assisted a photographer, or indeed seen the plight of a photographic assistant up close at first hand, might well be fully attuned to the title of this latest monograph from the British photographer Glen Luchford The Agony and the Ecstasy: Jack Webb by Glen Luchford, which will be published by IDEA this week.
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