Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia FW 18/19

We round up all the best bits from one of the fashion world's most emerging scenes.

Inhuman Subhuman Superhuman, Rick Owens

Together with his wife and creative collaborator Michele Lamy, Rick Owens’ work, lifestyle and playful commentary on the fashion industry has attracted interminable curiosity. As for his clothes, the asymmetrical cuts, meticulous draping, and convention-defying design has established his brand as a niche, but, global, empire.

The Life of Simon

Astrid Andersen, Girls Will Be Boys

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.”

Dries Van Noten, 1-100

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.

Glen Luchford, The Agony and The Ectasy

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.

Richard Malone, Staying Independent Retaining A Voice

Bethany Williams, The Young Designer Making Real Change

Guy Bourdin, Femininities

Dandy Lion, Evolution of the Black Dandy

Balenciaga, Shaping Fashion

Ellen von Unwerth, Heimat

We Are The Fall

Stefan Siegel, The Label Maker

Matthew Williamson, Prince of Prints

David Adams, The Colourists’ Humble Patron Saint