Tag: gothic

October 21, 2011 / Fall Winter 2011

Sometimes you need a hand in getting through things. Ms. Demeulemeester gave us several, in her FW11 collection. Image: Vogue.com.

February 6, 2011 / Déjà Vu

The ‘most beautiful woman in the world’ has gone goth? The Motherland is listening to the Sisters of Mercy? Ash dons…

January 4, 2010 / Fashion History

When we last left our exploration of Gothenticity, we were speaking of the Victorians and their musings over dark, albeit ladylike…

November 17, 2009 / Collections

Now a girl can’t wear Intergalactic Glamour everyday. And sometimes, Gothenticity needs a softer edge. Of course, Karl knows this. Along…

November 15, 2009 / Fashion History

Gothic. The word meant many things to the people of many different eras. There was the Gothicke language spoken by the…

May 3, 2009 / Collections

All this recent talk of prints and Princes reminded me of the regal state of menswear lately.

Old world princes are to be had whether it’s Rajput or recent influence. Raghavendra Rathore has the lineage – both royal and rag-trade. His family origins date back to the maharajahs of Jodhpur and he’s trained at Parsons, having worked for DKNY and Oscar de la Renta before launching the Rathore Jodhpur label in the mid ’90s.

Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
Modern Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
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The Maharajah of Nawanagar, b. 1872
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro embellishes their modern heir to the throne with rock and roll cool and colour. Bhupendra Singh of Patiala shows off rocks of a different nature during his reign from 1900-1938.
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Bhupendra Singh Maharajah of Patilia, b. 1891
March 11, 2009 / Collections