Writer, designer, pastry chef, fashion ambassador, and entrepreneur, Jackie Kai Ellis is a kaleidoscope of passions and professions.
The world of fashion is not defined by what you see: the turtleneck, the trousers, the trench. Big-name brands are powered by a network of very small yet highly skilled artisans—specializing in yarns, dyeing, embroidery, leather, crochet stitching, filigree, beading, lace—whose expertise and knowledge is rooted in Italy. With the ongoing pandemic, there is a risk of losing some parts of the Made in Italy supply chain.
Our cover story tests the limits of style without a human subject, projecting the absences that have defined the year.
Après-sun attitude: designer beach towels hang out in style.
Sneakers that can head from the boardwalk to the beach, boutique to the bar.
Architectural curves and a sharp sense of style frame our favourite looks from the fall/winter collections.
Moody lighting lends a bad-boy vibe to our favourite clean-cut styles from the men’s spring/summer collections.
A slick dreamworld juxtaposed with the vivid colours and patterns of wardrobe accessories from the autumn/winter collections.
Wardrobe essentials you’ll need to get your autumn arsenal in proper working order.
Accessory essentials from the fall/winter 2011 collections.
Editor: Claudia Cusano. Art Director: Mark Reynolds. Producer: Katie Nanton. Hair & Makeup: Brenda Bakker for Lizbell Agency. Model: Laurence for Richard’s Model Management. Photographer’s Assistant: Cory Dawson. Set Design: Hitoshi Okamoto. Paint provided by Farrow & Ball: All White No. 2005, Eco-Friendly Dead Flat.