Kyle Salt

Spotlight on: Industrial accents

Streetwear brands have been incorporating industrial accents into clothing for years. These accents even form the cornerstone of some brands’ visual identities – 1017 ALYX 9SM’s rollercoaster buckle is an iconic part of the brand’s language, for example, while Off-White regularly plays around with aspects of industrial design such as zip ties and packaging straps. Technical details such as cutting edge fabrics and hybrid tailoring abound at labels like A-COLD-WALL*, while names that have been big on the outerwear circuit for decades are having their day in the high fashion... Read More

AW21 TREND: AKA*’s guide to colour blocking

Colour blocking was a recurrent trend on AW21 runways, cropping up at all of our favorites, from Aime Leon Dore to Sacai. If you’re looking to follow suit, you’ve come to the right place. At AKA*, we keep our palette simple yet bold, so our clothes are the ideal jumping off point if you’d like to create a colour blocking story. We’ve collated some of our top picks to get you started. YELLOW Spotted on the catwalk at Off-White, Balenciaga and Jacquemus, sunshine yellow is bang on trend – to... Read More