Nicola Formichetti, who joined the Italian company a year ago, debuts his first show for Diesel in Venice, at Venetian Arsenal on Thursday night. He merged Fashion, music, video art into a spectacular event. “This is not just a runway show; this is what we want to be in the next 10 years,” said Diesel founder Renzo Rosso. “We want to be the contemporary alternative to the world of luxury — no more frivolous things. We want to deliver a very precise image.” Discover the collection after the jump.
Nicola Formichetti, new Diesel creative director since April 2013 designed a capsule collection in homage to brand’s history. He explored the Diesel archives to developped a collection composed of denim and leather, two fabrics who made the réputation of Diesel. #DIESELTRIBUTE collection will be promoted by SHOWstudio with a website created by Nick Knight.
Kanye West is said to be reviving his eponymous fashion label with the help of Diesel artistic director Nicola Formichetti. The rapper reportedly spent a week in Milan working on a new collection, which will comprise 100 unisex pieces to be unveiled during the September shows, and Formichetti is thought to have been on hand with advice. A spokesperson for West declined to comment on the speculation this morning. The musician recently collaborated with French label APC on a capsule menswear collection, which has already sold out.
The runway at the 2013 edition of the International Talent Support awards in Trieste
Aimed at students in their final year of art college, the International Talent Support awards aims to support young fashion, accessories and jewelry designers as they take their first steps after graduation. For its 12th edition, held in the Italian town of Trieste from July 12-13, the prestigious panel made up of designer Nicola Formichetti, Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, Maison Martin Margiela’s Ivana Omazic and Isabella Zegrini of Christian Dior, selected winners among the thirty finalists.
After Nicola Formichetti, Thierry Mugler’s creative director, leave earlier this month following the absence of a women’s and menswear the house is ready for a big change. Mugler himself is ready to converge his fashion and fragrance divisions into one consolidated operation.
No official news has been posted. But after the dissolution of his couture line in 2003 and his statement about quitting fashion, it looks like Manfred is ready to get back in the fashion industry ring. We are looking forward to seeing all the changes in the house moving forward. Will we see Mugler naming himself and official title anytime soon?
For fall/winter 2013/2014, the creative director Nicola Formichetti and the designer Sebastien Peigné embark upon a transcontinental trip celebrating the bygone glamour or air travel. See the pictures just after the jump.