Ryohei Kawanish on why his stripped-back menswear is shaped by French Modernism, the American military and current affairs
Fatima Al Qadiri
10 art week regrets
If Berlin Art Week were a pastry, it would be one of those donuts that’s filled with so much jelly it explodes everywhere before you’ve even taken a bite. Which is to say that, during this annual September bash in the German capital, things get messy.
Twist and turn
Using plaits as her medium, Sara Mathiasson is weaving hair into works of art
A fine crop
Chanel’s new Haute Joaillerie collection pays homage to its founder’s obsession with the wheat sheaf. Fashion historian Peter Kempe explores the five most meaningful elements of Coco Chanel’s personal icon.
A Fendi fairytale
In honour of Fendi’s diamond jubilee, Karl Lagerfeld reveals the vision behind his latest collection
Porcelain giant Rosenthal and brand guru Paloma Powers pick the perfect presents for brides who kick back against stuffy conventions.
The woman who reads
A new exhibition at the Ca’ Pesaro Gallery of Modern Art in Venice explores Coco Chanel’s love for literature and her relationships to the artists and authors of her age
Snao blossom and pop
Amsterdam-based brand Denham the Jeanmaker teams up with fashion duo Art Comes First to make denim dreams come true
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Wheels of fortune
From sons playing their mothers to politics as performance and dance music about dissent, the work of Fatima Al Qadiri is an assault on the sensibilities of her age