Konfekt

Who wears the trousers?
A modern guide to power dressing

Art & Culture / Fashion

Forget sized-up shoulders and male tailoring, it’s time women donned power from within …

Wallpaper*

Lindbergh’s Legacy

Art & Culture / Fashion

Peter Lindbergh still had the story of his complete works to tell. Right up until his death in September 2019, he continued working on the exhibition ‘Untold Stories’, the first and only works exhibition that he ever curated …

J’N’C

The Year of the
Greyhound

Fashion / Interview

The Netherlands is not only a seafaring nation, but also a country of free spirits. That’s why René Descartes chose to settle there, above all other countries, convinced of its tolerance and the fact that he was not at risk of being burned at the stake.

Sportswear International

The Five-Years-Roadmap

Fashion / Interview / Retail

In 2004 Simon Mottram first threw a handful of cycling styles into the race. A lot of water has flowed down the Thames since then.

 

Panorama Magazin

Retail of the Future

Fashion / Interior Design / Retail

Personality, exclusivity, variability, individuality: These parameters will determine the future of retail trade. Inspired by the hottest names in the retail world and the most elaborate concepts, we would like to show you where retail businesses are headed. …

Sportswear International

What does seamless shopping mean?

Fashion / Interview / Retail

Marc Schumacher has several ideas about what the service of the future will look like. And he knows what he is talking about: before he started as managing partner of German brand communications agency Liganova the graduated business economist worked for several years in retail himself …

Sportswear International

The rich pursuing the young

Fashion

Collaborations are currently in vogue. Exclusive high-fashion brands in particular are trying to connect with the most recent streetwear labels through collabs–and streetwear brands are interested. Many times they even take the initiative themselves. Because both parties seem to gain from the liaison. But fashion is known to be a fickle beast. How long can this odd couple stay happy together? …

Sportswear International

Interview Virgil Abloh

Fashion / Interview / Retail

„Off-White’s Virgil Abloh: „Three years ago, no one could tell, if street fashion would last or not.“

J'N'C

Cool Cities Dubai

Fashion / Retail / Travel

A twelve-lane highway, Sheikh Zayed Road, cuts through the city. This is the main traffic artery where sports cars whizz past the high-rise apartment buildings glittering in the dazzling sunshine. …

 

 

 

 

Sportswear International

Fairway to Heaven

Fashion / Retail

The Cologne-based eco fashion label Armedangels wants fair fashion to be the object of consumers’ desire. Its success speaks for itself.

Sportswear International

How to sell a pair of jeans today

Fashion / Interview / Retail

How are well-established labels such as G-Star Raw, to fight back? We talked to G-Star’s Sean Gregory Peron, Marketing Strategy Director, about its plan.   …

J’N’C

Cool Cities – São Paulo

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

While Rio de Janeiro is immediately associated with beaches and samba, its big sister São Paulo has a Blade Runner-style image with a criminal background: wild and potentially dangerous – and anything but sexy. …

J’N’C

Cool Cities – San Francisco

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Interview / Retail / Travel

From the West Coast to the rest of the world: San Francisco is deemed the birthplace of the five-pocket jeans, the most important fashion statement of the past 140 years.

J’N’C

Women on the frontlines

Fashion / Interview

There are some clichés that end up actually being true: others less so. When we land in Newcastle it’s raining – which doesn’t really surprise us, even though it’s August. A typical British August here up north. For Nigel Cabourn, however, that’s just part of the story.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Los Angeles

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Interview / Retail / Travel

Flashing camera bulbs and famous faces. Endless sunshine and bling-bling fashion. An obsession with physical perfection and Lamborghinis. There is hardly another city that manages to capture our imaginations like Los Angeles does. And the funny thing about it: the clichés are substantiated at every turn!

J’N’C

Cool Cities – New York

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

It’s the peculiar geography of New York that makes it what it is: a sardine can filled with eight million people, basically piled up on top of one other, living and working. In contrast to most other metropolises the Big Apple has no way of giving itself over to middle-age spread: two rivers, the Hudson and the East River, hinder a geographic city sprawl. So, at least on Manhattan Island, growth can only go one way: upwards.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Montreal

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

The spectacularly located Montreal, which lies on the left bank of the St. Lawrence River, is considered by many as the Canadian ‘Petit Paris’. And it’s not just the picturesque streets in the world’s second largest French city that are indeed reminiscent of the Seine metropolis: when it comes to guts and stylistic individualism, the people of Montreal can certainly hold their own against their erstwhile conquerors.

Gallery Magazine

Craftsman,
Aesthete and Citizen
of the World

Fashion / Interview

Istanbul, where Oriental traditions collide with modern Western lifestyles, is the hometown of the designer Ümit Ünal, who is at home in both worlds.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Bangkok

Fashion / Retail / Travel

Taking a look at the local street fashion worn by the young generation in Bangkok, the most influential economic centre in South-East Asia, you can see how westernised they are. Rockstar haircuts, skinny jeans and designer sneakers are a given for any trendy basic wardrobe, just as much as in European climes. …

Gallery Magazine

Master
of Ceremonies

Fashion / Interview

For the past 20 years Jean-Luc Uzan, together with his wife ­Nathalie, has been running a company dedicated to the best day of our lives.