The London Fashion Film Festival is dedicated to celebrating the combined arts of film and fashion in one of the most important centres of fashion in the world, London. The Festival provides the opportunity to take a look at the subject in a variety of ways from documentaries, films about fashion, fashion shorts and films which have been influenced by fashion as well as films which have had an impact on the fashion industry itself. On Sep 16th 2014 Lfff presented the winners in following categories: Read the rest of this entry »
Munich/Germany based Designer Nina Athanasiou produced for her show on the New York Fashion Week a short called Akuma starring Topmodel Shawn Ross, James Gallagherer, Wika Janczak and Sabine Roll. The Story is about Akuma, which means “Demon” in japanese, who is hunting people thru Tokyo to transform them into Art pieces. The fashioin film was also part of the London Fashion Film Festival on Sep 16th.
Kirsten Dunst teamed up with director Matthew Frost to create an oppressive film for Vs. Magazine whose title already pointing the way for the message: Aspirational – more communication, less technology and less hype. The short shows how strange the current Selfie hype can be. It seems to be more important how to put yourself in the photo and if you will be linked to generate new followers instead of being happy about the actual moment and to use it and to communicate. It’s simply sad!
Vogue has a bit of a preoccupation with the future, and with that in mind, Vogue teamed up with model Caroline Trentini and filmmaker Gordon von Steiner to bring the next season right now: The ten best looks from the top ten collections at NYFW, from Altuzarra’s bondage-referencing articulated leather grids and Thom Browne’s kaleidoscope swirl of scarves to Marc Jacobs’s twisted take on military dressing and Oscar de la Renta’s updated evening looks. Welcome to the future.
Swedish retailer COS presents the AW14 collection in a unique and original way. The short by Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug features two sound recordists who surreally recreate the sounds that are made in the second short which is shown in the background. The new collection almost moves itself into the background.
Fashion Label Public School New York launches its AW14 campaign short, presented by i-D Magazine and shot by Greg Harris. The film features Binx Walton and Yuri Pleskun who are watching tv for 24 hours in a New York apartment referencing to the 1960s home of singer Patti Smith and photograpger Robert Mapplethorne. With a rebellish attitude the short looks more like a documentary snippet we like.
Elektra and Miranda Kilbey, the twin sisters behind Dream-pop duo Say Lou Lou, star in an exclusive new video by Gucci. Shot on location in East London, Elektra and Miranda take the mod-inspired looks of the Gucci Pre-Fall 2014 collection to the gorgeous right now. Featuring a special remix of the Say Lou Lou song “Everything We Touch,” the energetic short will have you doing a double-take.