Andre Walker finds his creative nature “abundantly distracting”. Though the designer is a figure of cult admiration and his movements are the subjects of stories and myths, there is little regimen or commercial strategy to his endeavours. Instead, simply, when his interest is piqued, he gets excited and off he goes again
Shielded by a distressed grey cap, wearing Ugg boots and a hoodie by the New York label Telfar, Aaron Esh emerges from beneath the shutters of a dry cleaners just off Essex Road, Islington.
Journalist and author Alexander Fury is one of most prolific and passionate collectors in fashion. His archive, which contains more than 3,000 items, includes Antony Price, John Galliano and Vivienne Westwood. For this issue, he poses with some of those pieces and picks out the AW23 looks he regards as
Azzedine Alaïa was a prolific collector but it was only after the designer’s death, in November 2017, that the true extent of what he’d amassed began to emerge. The Alaïa complex on Rue de Moussy, which is spread over five floors and three buildings, had rare and important 20th-century design