Summer has officially arrived and ‘tis the season for statement pieces that pop with colour. Coach’s latest collaboration, hot on the heels of the American fashion house’s most recent Pride Collection, celebrates the work of one of the most iconic artists of the twentieth century. Under the leadership of Coach creative director Stuart Vevers, American artist Tom Wesselmann’s vivid creations find new life in wearable objets d’art.
Bound in stasis, the poem of the body gathers energy. Through entanglement and repose, the clothing appears to wear the body as lovers meet, new possibilities emerge as the garment takes over, and limbs disappear in a collage of equilibrium.
Handbag as canvas: This is the premise for Dior Lady Art.
Tec Style expands on Maya Fuhr’s first exhibition, Malleable Privilege, which examined the ways in which fashion can do more harm than good. But while Malleable Privilege was, in Fuhr’s words, “more abstract and open to interpretation,” Tec Style bluntly addresses our rapid textile consumption.