• Ten Meets Yolanda Zobel, The Artistic Director of Courrèges

    25 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Yolanda Zobel, Courrèges' artistic director
    There's a big difference between a good and a great designer. While the first one might create beautiful-looking objects, the latter makes its audience feel a certain way, using design as an instrument to send a message into the world. André Courrèges was a great designer. When he launched his namesake label in 1961 after working with his master Cristóbal Balenciaga for over a decade, the Paris-based designer took fashion beyond the beauty and glamour of clothes. He instantly radicalised French fashion - the futuristic geometry of mini skirts and...
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  • Ten Meets Bianca Saunders, the NEWGEN Designer Exploring The Layers of Black Masculinity

    Ten Meets Bianca Saunders, the NEWGEN Designer Exploring The Layers of Black Masculinity

    25 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Relationships between fashion designers and journalists are complex. One moment, there's a sense of criticism and tension, while a second later, it all turns into a celebration as we drink prosecco while trying to make awkward conversation about our weekend plans. It often feels like being in a real-life, fashion version of the X-Factor. Just like Simon Cowell and Cheryl, we are all searching for the “next big thing.” And during that life-long process, we find people we want on our team, representing our extension of creativity and aesthetics. You know - a journo can't sew but if they...
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