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MOMO SOLO EXHIBITION “BEST PICTURE” AT ALICE GALLERY

Unlike the weather, you can always count on our faves over at ALICE Gallery to warm the depths of your heart. This time, they bring us a new solo exhibition... Read More »


5 LESSONS FROM REI KAWAKUBO TO PREPARE YOU FOR #METKAWAKUBO

#METKAWAKUBO hovers over all of us like an oversized, oblong-shaped Comme cloud and I’m ready for the deluge. The show will feature pieces from Rei Kawakubo’s personal archive and... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE “MAYA ANGELOU – AND STILL I RISE” PREMIERE IN BRUSSELS

The Brussels art project RECOGNITION, which has showcased African and African diaspora art since it was created in 2016 by event organiser and photographer Lyse Ishimwe, is doing important work. Last Friday we... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO DIRECTOR/CURATOR KAAT DEBO ABOUT THE MIND OF MARTIN MARGIELA

(Hermès Autumn-Winter 2002) 

One of our favourite museums in the world, MoMu, the institution that is housed in the same building as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts: Fashion Department aka... Read More »


DISCOVER ART BRUT AT ALICE GALLERY’S “BRUT?” EXHIBITION AND MIMA

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the gruesome Brussels attacks, and we collectively hold the people whose lives were irreversibly affected in our thoughts. It’s self-evident that as a... Read More »


“DISOBEDIENT BODIES”: J.W. ANDERSON CURATES THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD

Jonathan “J.W.” Anderson is a man of great taste and little limitations. That’s why every time anything new he has worked on surfaces; people prick up their ears and... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE “I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO” PREMIERE IN BRUSSELS + TASCHEN RELEASES “THE FIRE NEXT TIME” BY JAMES BALDWIN

The eminent author, playwright, poet and social activist James Baldwin published a book named “The Fire Next Time” in 1963, which completely shifted the landscape of 1960s discussions on race... Read More »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR: HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Let’s celebrate being us by highlighting some of ours who represent.

Leah McSweeney, founder of  Married To The MOB, the OG streetwear brand for women, created this t-shirt of which 100% of the... Read More »


NICOLAS KARAKATSANIS SHOOTS VIDEO FOR “WARHOLA” DIRECTED BY ANDERS MALMBERG

The greatest working Director of Photography out there, our own Nicolas Karakatsanis, was commissioned by fellow Belgians Warhola and Danish director Anders Malmberg to shoot the video for “Jewels”.

No one knows how to... Read More »


‘MOONLIGHT’ SNATCHES GOLD AND WIGS IN CALVIN KLEIN (ALL THE LOOKS)

Whew, they really tried it out here at the Oscars this year but we’re going to #GaryfromChicago it out (OFFICIAL 2K17 MOOD) and ignore all of that mess. Justice... Read More »


JOHN WATERS ANNOUNCES NEW BOOK “MAKE TROUBLE” WEARING WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK

“I’ve figured how not to be around assholes at any time in my private or my professional life.”

– John Waters.

And isn’t that just what freedom means, people? It does... Read More »


FUTURA SET TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE UNIQLO COLLABORATION (FIRST PREVIEW)

It’s been announced that artist icon and KNOTORYUS all-time favourite FUTURA AKA Leonard ‘Lenny’ McGurr will be releasing a collection for global retailer Uniqlo‘s UT line in March and honestly, what can be a... Read More »


MY PERSONAL SUPREME SS2017 TEN PRODUCT SELECTION

When I saw the new Supreme SS17 collection-reveal yesterday, I of course knew immediately that you’ll definitely catch me outside in head-to-toe all-over-Obama-on-wax-print, but it took a night of sleep... Read More »


LET’S TALK ABOUT WOLFGANG TILLMANS AHEAD OF HIS EXPO AT TATE MODERN

German-born artist and photographer Wolfgang Tillmans creates images that are instantly arresting in their intimacy. Moments congealed in time, that you feel priviliged to have gotten a glimpse of.... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO MICHAEL “La MJC” DUPOUY ABOUT “ALL GONE”, CURATING DREAMS AND HOW SHORT OUR SUPREME X LV-MONEY IS

In the intro of the 11th edition of his brain child, the coveted “All Gone – The Finest Of Street Culture 2016“-book, Paris native Michael Dupouy, starts out by stating: “Growth and... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK AW2017-18 (PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK REVIEW)

(Above image: Ronald Stoops for Walter Van Beirendonck)

Each season, when Walter Van Beirendonck sends out his coveted invitations, like clockwork, the speculation begins and we ask ourselves: What will... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE SIXE PAREDES ‘EL ESPÍRITU DE LA MONTAÑA’ EXPO (ALICE GALLERY)

“Sixe Paredes is not only an artist, he is also a shaman…” If Raphaël Cruyt of our fave ALICE Gallery introduces an artist as such, you know you can’t... Read More »


STYLISHLY SHOOK: A ‘NOCTURNAL ANIMALS’ REVIEW

I purposefully limited my preparatory research into ‘Nocturnal Animals’, the neo-noir psychological thriller written, co-produced and directed by the masterly Tom Ford because I wanted it to surprise me... Read More »


LOU STOPPARD & ADAM MURRAY PRESENT NEW EXPO ‘NORTH’

‘North’ is a Liverpool expo exploring the many ways Northern England has been framed in fashion, art and photography and how its vast and distinctive cultural history has influenced... Read More »


IMMI’S FAVOURITE THINGS IN 2016 POP CULTURE THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED.

Before Immi took off on a well-deserved holiday last Friday, he jotted down 10 of the things that kept him going this year. Expect Stefaan’s list tomorrow and mine... Read More »

TOYKYO’S POINTDEXTR TALKS ABOUT THE HOLLY X TOYKYO CAPSULE COLLECTION

The bright and bouncy creations of Belgian artist and entrepreneur Bué The Warrior have lit up streets and smartphones alike all across the globe for years. We lost him to the... Read More »


WATCH THE FIRST TRAILER OF JAY Z’S DOCU-SERIES “TIME: THE KALIEF BROWDER STORY”

When Jay Z inked a 2-year “first look deal” with The Weinstein Company back in September 2016, the first thing he brought to them was the Kalief Browder... Read More »


FIRST PHOTO EXPO MARIE WYNANTS OPENING IN ANTWERP

‘Post-epileptic’, that’s how Belgian London-based photographer and videographer on the rise Marie Wynants describes her imagery. She’s worked hard to establish her own visual aesthetic of disjointed beauty, and... Read More »


A KNOTORYUS 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Some people are great, practical people who have a Notes document at the ready at all times to type in those little gift idea tidbits they’ve picked up from... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO TOP INTERIOR DESIGNER GERT VOORJANS

‘A sight for sore eyes’, that would be one way to describe the universe of Belgian interior designer and architect Gert Voorjans. If Gucci’s recent renaissance under Alessandro Michele’s... Read More »


SPECIAL EDITION LOCKWOOD & STEFAN MARX BOARD RELEASE

It's the first time German artist Stefan Marx is swinging by Belgium for a solo show and boy is he making the most of it. Read More »

BELGIAN ART + DESIGN STUDIO UBER AND KOSHER FOR TRAVIS SCOTT 

Well, this is pretty exciting! We’ve all known for a long time that our small country harbours some of the world’s best graphic design talent (For instance, the O.G. Paul... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ARTISTS WU TSANG AND BOYCHILD

Drag performance artist boychild is the genre- and gender-defying cosmic visionary you’ve been perplexed by while perusing i-D or Dazed, looking at a Hood by Air show or turning... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE ‘DYADE’ BY HELL’O EXHIBITION

The Hell’o Monsters collective is ready for you to see their latest creations now. The prolific trio consisting of Belgian artists Antoine Detaille, François Dieltiens and Jerôme Meynen will be debuting... Read More »


KNOTORYUS LOOKS AHEAD AT “REI KAWAKUBO/COMME DES GARÇONS” AT THE MET AKA #METKAWAKUBO

Feelings come, feelings go but #METKAWAKUBO is here to leave an indelible mark. The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute recently announced that iconic independent Japanese designer and Comme... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Junya Watanabe, Oathbreaker, Baloji, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jeroen Lemaitre, A$AP

 Junya Watanabe

re-imagines the spikes of punk lore as an elegant bolster of soft petals and nudges the entire fashion universe in a new, more interesting direction.

... Read More »

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO BRITISH ARTIST JOHN STEZAKER

There’s something potently transfixing about hearing British artist John Stezaker speak about his work. I don’t know about you, but “I work at night, to subvert intentionality” is something... Read More »


THE AMAZING DIRK VAN SAENE x MOMU x LIMITED EDITION RUG (MAKING OF)

To declare that here at KNOTORYUS we all have a deep admiration for the rather media-shy but deeply influential Antwerp Six-member Dirk Van Saene would be a very true and sincere statement. A respect... Read More »


SOLANGE AND HER NEW ALBUM + BOOK “A SEAT AT THE TABLE” ARE KEEPING ME FROM GETTING ARRESTED

Between being stared down aggressively during my daily subway commute by soldiers carrying machine guns, having my work bag searched frequently (when I’m not accompanied by my blonde husband, because, see, then I’m accounted for),... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO CLARE ROJAS ABOUT “THE INEXHAUSTIBLE MIDDLE” AT ALICE GALLERY (INTERVIEW)

A little less than a week ago, San Francisco-based artist Clare Rojas opened “The Inexhaustible Middle”, her very first solo exhibition in Belgium while singing vulnerable songs as her alter ego... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. embraces, hope, grief and work in progress

Keep watch. Feat. ShowStudio, Nick Cave, Massive Attack, Soft Hair and more. Read More »

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT CLARE ROJAS ‘THE INEXHAUSTIBLE MIDDLE’ AT ALICE GALLERY (15/09-28/10/2016)

Opening a completely new museum would leave anyone knackered – if you haven’t visited the MIMA in Brussels yet, you definitely need to be speaking to your manager because... Read More »


PATTA FALL WINTER 2016 LOOKBOOK: OWN YOUR OWN MIND

In a world where even the best of streetwear & skate brands are having trouble staying relevant, after having been devoured by the industry wearing and styling these clothes completely out of... Read More »


THIS GOOSE-ALEX SALINAS-KNOTORYUS VIDEO IS WHAT YOU NEED

When GOOSE reached out to KNOTORYUS asking if we wanted to work on something together in regards to their excellent new album “What You Need” and I subsequently bumped into Alex Salinas the... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Petra Collins, Reebok, Gucci, MOAR, Sasha Katz, Frank Ocean, Kate Moss

High notes, whispers lost in wind, horses, clean footwear; *beeeep* and a GIF that blows a gentle breeze through your Internet. Read More »

DOWNLOAD ARCA – Entrañas

Entrañas is dark, murky, fascinating. Creeping flesh and bruises. Read More »

ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY SHOW2016 SOUNDTRACK

It’s always great to share the night when young creative talent sends its best efforts across a runway, and the best time of the year to do so is when... Read More »


WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK LAUNCHES VERY FIRST INDEPENDENT ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY MAGAZINE AND TAPS KNOTORYUS FOR WORDS & INTERVIEWS

Another reason to never stop believing, dear friends.

A couple of months ago, I received a mail from the grand Walter Van Beirendonck, saying: “Hello Dominique, I heard through the grapevine that you... Read More »


PATTA HARRINGTON JACKET WITH VINCENT VAN DE WAAL LINING BECAUSE YOU DESERVE IT

Man, I love it when the universe sends me signs in the form of clothes designed by my heroes.

*she types as she’s wearing a pink long sleeve shirt that reads “WALTER“*

Vincent van de... Read More »


Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Tessa Kuragi, Nick knight, Skepta, Mykki Blanco, Radiohead, Keiichi Matsuda, Hastune Miku

Confusion, desire, augmented dystopia, embracing the unreal and some excellent MC'ing. Read More »

DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE COLORING BOOK BASED ON THE CHANCE THE RAPPER MIXTAPE

You can now make yourself 10% happier by downloading a free colouring book based on the excellent Chance The Rapper Mixtape 'Coloring Book' and try a different kind of... Read More »

Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Abra, A$AP Mob, Kaytranada, James Blake, Eric White, Visual Disco

Colourful crawling, jungle data moshing, creepy paintings, feelgood robot dancing, bleak butterflies and goosebumps.

Read More »

THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

Much like Angela Kardashian, Things To Be Here For This Week is back with a vengeance! Here’s a concept: you, feeling good and placated, after reading this list. Get... Read More »


THAMES SS2016 BECAUSE I’LL BASICALLY BUY ANYTHING BLONDEY MCCOY IS SELLING

(Blondey McCoy portrait by Mike O’Meally)

For this post’s occasion I thought I’d count how many Thames products I already own and apparently it’s a grand total of six. Which... Read More »


THIS ALEX SALINAS x KNOTORYUS SHOOT

Thank you Stefaan for reminding me today of this shoot I styled for the great Alex Salinas and that I hadn’t got around to posting yet. Some great pieces in here that will only... Read More »


UNITE OR PERISH

Gener8ion is producer Surkin’s depository of unapologetic, raw club beats. His latest EP on Bromance Records is the soundtrack to falling through a hole in a Tokyo dance floor, riding... Read More »


PATTA SS16 : TITS ‘N GOLD NEVER GROW OLD/FEAR NOTHING

My favourite men from Amsterdam are here with their SS2016 collection. I love it when designers don’t act like they have to come up with fifteen different types of sleeveless tops and an... Read More »


ZULUPAPUWA by WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK for JBC SS16 JUST DROPPED

After showing his FW16 ‘WOEST’ collection at Men’s Paris Fashion Week a month ago, which merited oral and written ovations from all the attending editors –including us-, the mighty Walter Van Beirendonck is... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ARTIST CLEON PETERSON ABOUT RISKS, MOTHER ISSUES AND LIFE AFTER DRUG ADDICTION

In one of my favourite podcasts of all time, the Bill Withers episode of “Death, Sex and Money”, the legendary songwriter and singer divides his life into two segments: the... Read More »


GET YOUR SIGNED COPY OF STREET CULTURE BIBLE “ALL GONE” AT AVENUE ANTWERP

I have been a fan of Michael “LaMJC” Dupouy’s ALL GONE “The finest of Street Culture” -books for years and we own several editions ourselves, so I’m pretty stoked... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT “MOMU PRESENTS GAME CHANGERS”

While the fashion world is currently blue in the face awaiting Vetements’ Demna Gvasalia’s first Balenciaga collection in March, it’s perfect timing for MoMu to remind us all who the original shape... Read More »


EYECANDY Smorgasbörd feat. Fatima Al Qadiri, Kelsey henderson, A$AP Ferg, Future, Phurpa, Amina Blue, Questlove, Greem Jellyfish, etc.

Some things are true, even though they can never be explained

(shouts to Gödel!).

For example: Fatima Al Qadiri’s sounds and cover art for ‘BRUTE‘ are a near-perfect representation of what it’s been... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK AW1617 SHOW “WOEST”

Words by Immi Abraham

You know you’re living your halcyon days when you get to pussyfoot into Walter Van Beirendonck’s final fittings to pick up invites at 8PM on a Parisian... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO WILLY VANDERPERRE ABOUT HIS DEBUT SHORT FILM “NAKED HEARTLAND”

(Image : Willy Vanderperre by Nicolas Karakatsanis)

I come from an upbringing where I struggled with the dichotomy that comes with spending one’s childhood and early teenage years in a strict catholic school environment... Read More »


A MESSAGE FROM DOMINIQUE, STEFAAN AND IMMI

As tradition demands it: our annual ritual of looking backwards and forwards at the same time. Read More »

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VIRGIL ABLOH ABOUT COMPETING AT THE FASHION OLYMPICS, JUSTIN BIEBER’S ON-POINTNESS & HIS BEST FRIEND RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT #KANYE 2020 (INTERVIEW)

KNOTORYUS was invited by Ouni and luxury store SMETS to attend the private presentation of the OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh FW15_16 installation and subsequent dinner in the presence of the... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO NICOLAS KARAKATSANIS ABOUT WAYS OF SEEING – EPISODE 1 (INTERVIEW)

(above image : Nicolas Karakatsanis by Willy Vanderperre)

Raise your hands if you have been fangirl-ing over a Director of Photography and Visual Artist for almost ten years straight. No... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT VIRGIL ABLOH’S “WHITE HOUSE” PRESENTATION AT SMETS TONIGHT

Tonight, SMETS, our favourite Brussels’ store and Ouni, our favourite Ostend connector, are hosting a private event in celebration of the Belgian presentation of the OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh FW15-16 “WHITE HOUSE” installation and... Read More »


THE UNANSWERED QUESTION (CLOUD-BASED BLISS)

Is it weird if I talk to you about my funeral music right now?

When I first heard ‘The Unanswered Question’ by Charles Yves a couple of years ago, I... Read More »


PATTA FALL/WINTER 2015 : FLAME FAM

I could elaborate on how the combination of Patta creative director Vincent van de Waal‘s custom artwork for our wedding invitation blown up + Mark Colle‘s gorgeous flower arc made for... Read More »


RRIGHT NOW : BALOJI – 64 BITS AND MALACHITE

Finally, BALOJI season is approaching! On September 2, the incredible artist and KNOTORYUS ally will drop the first video from his anticipated 64 Bits and Malachite EP which he filmed and co-directed... Read More »


NEW FKA twigs – M3LL155X

These are good days, my friends. I’m not going to bore you with the whys and the hows. (The list is long and the gratitude is plentiful.) You’ve got... Read More »


RRIGHT NOW – THE AMSTERDAM EDITION ft. NIPPON, PATTA x PRINS, BONNE REIJN & DONNIE FT VJEZE FUR

Amsterdam has been stunting as always, and it’s pretty cool to see some younger cats trying to get theirs as well.

Its all really a no degrees of separation thing, so come follow... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO PARRA ABOUT HIS NEW SOLO EXHIBITION ‘SALUT’, WORK ETHICS, TARGETING OLD SKATERS, WHAT HE THINKS ABOUT HIS SNEAKER BEING SOLD FOR 2.5K AND WHICH BRAND HE’D RATHER HOOK UP WITH NEXT (INTERVIEW)

After interviewing much beloved artists like Futura, Ed Templeton, Vincent van de Waal and Nicolas Karakatsanis, I knew there would have to come a time I had to sit down with... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT SHOW2015 IN ANTWERP AND THE HAGUE

For some people, the ultimate harbinger of summer is that first BBQ or flashing a bit of calf at work. For KNOTORYUS, summer doesn’t really start until the Fashion Department... Read More »


Le Le – Le Micro Collection: New album, 9 tracks, all 15 seconds, all on Instagram

Genius Dutch lolboys and casual game changers Le Le have dropped an entire album on Instagram.

9 posts, all 15 seconds long and animated by Parra.

My favourite is “Emotionally Unstable... Read More »


RRIGHT NOW incl. PALACE X ADIDAS PART 2, ACA SUMMER 15, SKEPTA BY GRACE LADOJA & THE ABC BOOK OF DRUGS

“This ain’t a culture it’s my religion.” SKEPTA

Been-boundary-pushing Brit Grace LaDoja directed Skepta’s “SHUTDOWN” video.

Yué Wu brought his #WhatIlikedToday series back and now it’s the best thing on Instagram.

Lev and... Read More »


KNOTORYUS LISTENS TO HONG KONG DONG : “HURRICANE”

I know for sure (and have known for a while) that Brother (Boris Zeebroek)/Sister (Sarah Yu Zeebroek)/Husband (Geoffrey Burton) group Hong Kong Dong harbours three of this country’s most talented and... Read More »


KNOTORYUS EXCLUSIVE : DEVON HALFNIGHT LEFLUFY LAUNCHES E-STORE, YOU ARE ALSO ALL OF HIS FRIENDS

(Campaign images by Alex Salinas)

After successfully selling his namesake brand in the world’s most prestigious stores, Devon Halfnight LeFlufy decided to add a shop component to his already gorgeous and super fun... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT MINJU KIM’S FW 15 ANTWERP PRESENTATION

You know what’s fun on a too tightly scheduled day after a short night of lots of work and little sleep?

Minju Kim sliding in your DM’s.

That’s exactly what happened yesterday.

I... Read More »


PATTA SS15 COLLECTION : KNOTORYUS’ 2 CENTS

How long did it take you to get this fly?

‘Bout 5 minutes. Because that’s what happens when you have a carefully curated closet stocked with designs by all your faves.... Read More »


SUPREME SPRING SUMMER 15 LOOKBOOK

Supreme just dropped their Spring/Summer 15 lookbook and even though my own archive is very satisfying as is, these boys always make me lust after new things. A Supreme faux... Read More »


KNOTORYUS MEETS DRIES VAN NOTEN AT HIS “INSPIRATIONS” EXHIBITION

If someone would have whispered to me that I’d be within grabbing distance of Dries Van Noten so shortly after our first encounter, I... Read More »


THE KANYE WEST X ADIDAS COLLABORATION : PARTNER LET ME UPDATE U

Update: See the first images of the adidas Yeezy Boost 750 HERE

As it is pretty clear that the first Kanye West x adidas release is approaching, it is time to... Read More »


WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK FALL/WINTER 2015 (ALL RUNWAY LOOKS)

Those who know me well are aware of the fact that at multiple crossroads in my life, I’ve asked myself the question :

“What would Walter do?”

I will not bore you with... Read More »


JEAN PAUL GAULTIER x EASTPAK (FULL COLLECTION)

Jean Paul Gaultier decided to add a collection to the unique Eastpak creation he designed for the 4th edition of Eastpak Artist Studio in support of Designers Against AIDS,... Read More »


FKA TWIGS – PENDULUM – KINBAKU VIDEO (NSFW)

FKA Twigs continues her visual theme of power and initimacy with a Kinbaku-inspired video for LP1 highlight 'Pendulum'. Read More »

WHERE TO SPOT KNOTORYUS : SUMMER BUMMER END OF RESIDENCY AT ALICE GALLERY

Tonight, November 27th, my favourite couple in art, Alice Van Den Abeele and Raphaël Cruyt, from Alice Gallery (go there if you want to buy work from Nicolas Karakatsanis,... Read More »


KNOTORYUS WORLD PREMIERE : LOCKWOOD X NIKE SB

I’ve been sitting on this news for a while now, yet I still can not deal.

When I first met Lockwood founder Sven Aerts several years ago, I was doing... Read More »


IN HONOUR OF THE LAUNCH OF #254FOULARDS : YOUR KNOTORYUS GUIDE TO PIERRE DEBUSSCHERE

Most 30 year-olds from Kortrijk, Belgium don’t end up working with fashion’s greatest and directing 2 Beyoncé videos. (There was that one local dude who tattooed a bunch of... Read More »

PICTURES FROM THE EXCLUSIVE RICHIE HAWTIN SET AT THE RAF SIMONS’ IN THE NAME OF STORE

The great Raf Simons is in Antwerp and he is making sure everybody has fun.

If you haven’t been keeping up, go here.

Yesterday he, Charlotte Arts and Willy Vanderperre hosted... Read More »


WHERE TO SPOT KNOTORYUS : “TALK TO THE DEMON” BY WIM VANDEKEYBUS / ULTIMA VEZ

The amazing boy in the above picture is Luke De Bolle, one of our kid’s besties and he’s currently combining school with playing a significant role in “Talk To... Read More »


KEEPING UP WITH RAF SIMONS (ft. IN THE NAME OF STORE AND PARTIES, STERLING RUBY, ADIDAS AND STORM)

See, what had happened was : I paid a visit to DVS in Antwerp last weekend. If you didn’t know yet, DVS is the store that Antwerp 6 OG... Read More »


LISTEN TO THE FIRST APHEX TWIN TRACK “MINIPOPS 67 [120.2][source field mix]” FROM THE NEW ALBUM SYRO

What if every track on Syro is as good as MINIPOPS 67 ? Oh, man. Only Aphex Twin can sound so pretty, melancholy and threatening at the... Read More »

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO DEVON HALFNIGHT LEFLUFY (PT.2 AKA THE 2014 INTERVIEW)

(above images : Devon Halfnight LeFlufy at his atelier )

A little over a year ago, Devon Halfnight LeFlufy’s then-fiancée, the gorgeous and lovely Goedele contacted me to see if... Read More »


MIRANDA JULY FOR MIU MIU: ‘SOMEBODY’ SHORT FILM & MESSAGING APP

Watch the short film (spoiler alert: deep vicarious plant orgasm) or download the free app by Miranda July for Miu Miu. Read More »

MS LAURYN HILL – “BLACK RAGE” (DOWNLOAD + LYRICS)

After J.Cole posted the beautiful song “BE FREE” a couple of days ago, now the legendary Ms Lauryn Hill dedicated her track “BLACK RAGE” to the extremely sad and... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE CONVERSE X AVENUE X ENPLEINPUBLIC RELEASE

Converse reworked the Classic CONS Weapon model and celebrates the Fall 2014 launch by collaborating with its retailers in Amsterdam (PATTA), Rotterdam (WOEI) and in Antwerp, of course, with... Read More »


SUPREME FALL /WINTER 2014 : MY OWN PRIVATE TOP TWENTY

What days, my friends. The soundtrack to this dark ass film that keeps playing in my head is mostly Ghostface narrated.

(FUCK THAT)

(RUN)

(COPS GOT)

(GUNS)

(MOTHERFUCKERS)

Good thing Supreme just dropped the images... Read More »


EXCLUSIVE : KNOTORYUS #FAVEBOYS TALK TO LOFTY 305 BEFORE HIS ART SHOW AT LOCKWOOD / AVENUE

Less than a week from now, ON MAY 24TH, Miami bred artist Lofty 305 – part of Metro Zu–  who has been safely stashed away inside the LOCKWOOD/AVENUE headquarters... Read More »


IF YOU DON’T HAVE ONE YOU’LL LOOK LIKE A FOOL – ALICE GALLERY PRESENTS “JUST BEFORE BRAZIL”

Right around the corner from KNOTORYUS HQ, ALICE Gallery will be unveiling their latest expo ‘Just Before Brazil’ this Thursday at 6PM.

The exhibit will feature hand-drawn original work by... Read More »


THE VERGE

“He had the sense not so much of walking on the sidewalk as he was moving through the universe”

(From ‘Tai Pei’ by Tao Lin.)

A new mixtape/life soundtrack feat. the... Read More »


THIS IS BELGIUM by NOSEDRIP

On the 25th of April The Word Magazine will be releasing a special ‘This Is Belgium’ book ‘part uselful guide, part passionate loveletter’. To tease and tantalize the masses,... Read More »


JEFFERSON HACK : “DID YOU GIVE OLIVIER ZAHM A HARD TIME AS WELL, OR IS IT JUST ME?”

I don’t like watching regular TV. When I’m stressed out I like to watch reality greatness like “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” (I cried for Vivacious and am now switching... Read More »


ALEX SALINAS X KNOTORYUS COVER STORY FOR DE MORGEN MAGAZINE FT. STEFANIE CALLEBAUT

Three weeks ago, I shot a new editorial for De Morgen Magazine with Belgian top photographer + all-round super interesting human ALEX SALINAS (he’s funny too -the best dudes... Read More »


TREND: TOTAL ABANDON

It's not really about a certain genre, more about a sense of total abandon. Remember: it's only underground until your favourite rapper claims it. Read More »

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ARTIST KATRIEN MATTHYS & AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR / PHOTOGRAPHER TOON AERTS : “THERE IS A DRUG DEALER OUT THERE WAITING TO PUNCH ME IN THE MOUTH.”

Jon Spencer

(c) Toon Aerts

Toon Aerts is a good and talented dude. He directs award winning short films, makes dope commercials and takes an amazing picture. I first got to... Read More »


FKA TWIGS x INC. (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

KNOTORYUS favourites FKA Twigs went to the desert with 'new music list' staples Inc. and made a pretty song and a pretty black-and-white video together. Then FKA made them... Read More »

WATCH THE NEW ‘HIGH MAINTENANCE’ CYCLE AND BECOME A BETTER PERSON (POSSIBLY)

Their new cycle of short films looks very promising. Somehow, they seem to tap into what it means to be alive right now. They've released two new episodes so... Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Fantastic Man, Kwes, Jaques Bodin, Aba Bayefski

The answer to "How do I look?" is "You look so good. Fantastic Man." Read More »

WATCH ‘EVERYDAY ROBOTS’ BY DAMON ALBARN (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Whoa. I confess I was only mildly curious when I clicked the new video for Damon Albarn's title track off of his first solo album: 'Everyday Robots'. But three... Read More »

WATCH: TYRONE’S GIRLS feat. Cara Delevingne (undressed) and Lily McMenamy (copying her boobs)

Tyrone Lebon is blessed with a talent to make gritty, unforgettable images using very simple ideas. Like Lily McMenamy taking photocopies of her chest to sell to a couple... Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat Wild Beasts, Jeremy Ayer, King Krule, Cass McCombs feat. Karen Black, Jesscia Stoller, TrenteMøller and ‘The Jump’

Cass McCombs feat. Karen Black. “Brighter”. A fantastic tribute to one of the most fascinating figures in American film and fringe... Read More »


NOW OPEN: POP UP: FASHION INSPIRED BY ANDY WARHOL feat. Raf Simons for Dior, Devon Halfnight LeFlufy, etc. CURATED BY KNOTORYUS

In POP UP, KNOTORYUS brings together high fashion, streetwear aesthetics and pieces from all over the world, showcasing Andy Warhol's continuing Read More »

READING ‘AN OCEAN FULL OF BOWLING BALLS’ BY J.D. SALINGER

I was hesitant to post anything when ‘Three Stories’ by J.D. Salinger leaked online. If you missed it, or if your attention span skipped over the very existence of... Read More »


BEAUX-ARTS MONS & KNOTORYUS PRESENT – “POP UP : FASHION INSPIRED BY ANDY WARHOL”

I am super stoked to invite ALL OF YOU KNOTORYUS ONES to the opening of "POP UP : FASHION INSPIRED BY ANDY WARHOL". Read More »

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO HELL’O MONSTERS ABOUT WILL FERRELL TATTOOS AND DRUNKENLY DONATING ART. ALSO, LIFE MAKES NO SENSE.

(Hell’O Monsters / from left : Antoine Detaille, François Dieltiens and Jerôme Meynen)

Hell’O Monsters is a talented threesome who during the late 90’s started out making graffiti and wall... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Abella Anderson, Raymond Pettibon, Juergen Teller, Lars Tunbjork, Léa Seydoux, etc.

A smoking kitten, a girl licking an armpit, a duck, a call to arms, an office in shambles and a strange day at the diner Read More »

KNOTORYUS INTERVIEWS NICOLAS KARAKATSANIS BEFORE HIS FIRST NEW YORK SHOW

Go see the exhibit in the VII gallery in Brooklyn between November 8 and December 6. It’s called ‘Chromes’, it looks amazing and we used it as an excuse... Read More »

THE WORST/GREATEST VIDEO OF THE WEEK: BONES – BOYBAND

Don’t know what to say about this other than maybe whuuuuuuuuuut.

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MOODBOARD: BLACK AND WHITE

Black and white visual mood  feat. Robert Del Naja (Massive Attack) & Jupiter, The Ultimate Warrior, Cuts, The Internet (OFWGKTA) and Daido Moriyama.

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EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: OK, YOU ARE BETTER THAN ME, SO WHAT?

Back to the essence: things that stuck to my eyeballs lately.

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CASE STUDYO DOES IT BETTER : RELEASES NEW ED TEMPLETON & PARRA ART

Here’s what happens every so often:

I get wind of a new Case Studyo Artist Series drop. I immediately call founder Mathieu Van Damme. He picks up (thank god, it... Read More »


NEW RAYMOND PETTIBON T-SHIRT FOR FLAG

It's got bars! Bonus: watch this full Black Flag live performance from 1984, rediscovered and uploaded earlier this year. Read More »

IT’S WHAT YOU’RE WORKING TOWARDS (SO DO IT)

Toro Y Moi (real name: Chaz) delights us with a balmy tune called ‘Campo’: ‘a sign to carry on’.

It’s alright by me, if I let you go We’ve done it... Read More »


‘CLAPPING FOR THE WRONG REASONS’ – BY DONALD GLOVER (DIRECTOR’S CUT)

Let's not try to explain Donald Glover's "Clapping for the Wrong Reasons". The dream-like structure of the short film allows you to take from it what you want. Let's... Read More »

MIRANDA JULY ‘WE THINK ALONE’ sends you random e-mails from celebrities

Miranda July wants to send you personal e-mails straight from the mailbox of Kirsten Dunst, Lena Dunham, Catherine Opie, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sheila Heti, Etgar Keret, Kate and Laura Mulleavy (of... Read More »


5 STRANGE AND WONDERFUL YOUTUBE VIDEOS FOR THE WEEKEND

Fashion 1984-1985.

Your average high school students interviewed about fashion. I love videos like these, because the eighties styles and editing pulls... Read More »


BACKSTAGE AT ANTWERP ACADEMY SHOW 2013

Being backstage at a fashion show, we often feel more priviliged than in the front row, because you feel the people behind the creations. It’s not just about the... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Dirty Beaches, the Sex God of Soviet Estonia, Richard Mosse, A Cut Above, etc.

“The prime importance to me is beauty. Beauty is one of the main lines to make people feel something. If you want people to feel something,  beauty is the... Read More »


THIS JAPANESE EGASHIRA DOLL IS FREAKING ME OUT

 

What’s going on with this doll? It’s Japanese *natch* and as far as I can tell it’s based on a comedian called ‘Egashira 2:50’. The ‘fist in pants’ pose... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. DIIV for YSL, Stromae, Chance the Rapper, Hannelore Knuts, Woody Allen, etc.

Zacharay Smith, lead shoe gazer of DIIV (who used to be Dive), is the latest addition the Hedi Slimane campaign roster. DIIV is one of those bands most people... Read More »


LUSTMORD – THE WORD AS POWER

This preview of the new Lustmord alone is enough to blow every piece of crud that was clotting your brain straight out. Please don't listen to this on your... Read More »

SO_ME IN BRUSSELS : “TRAVAIL, FAMILLE, PARTY” BOOK SIGNING

Remember how a couple of years ago I interviewed So_Me, did a big feature on the Triple Trouble exhibition, got him to sign all my shit, bought one of... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO THE LEGENDARY FUTURA (INTERVIEW)

After the succesful launch of their collaboration with New York artist KAWS, luxury cognac brand Hennessy asked Lenny McGurr aka FUTURA (57)  if he would fancy designing a custom... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ED TEMPLETON (INTERVIEW)

Not one to be pigeonholed, Ed Templeton has received critical acclaim as a professional skateboarder, painter, photographer, graphic designer, entrepreneur and clothing designer. Born and raised in Orange County,... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO SAM LAMBERT (INTERVIEW)

You may not know all of their names, but if you’ve ever as much as glanced at a street style blog, you’ll recognise them. They’re fashion’s very own rat... Read More »


DAVID BOWIE : “THE STARS (ARE OUT TONIGHT)” (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Here’s David Bowie’s new video for “The Stars (are out tonight)” by acclaimed director Floria Sigismondi who has been directing Bowie video’s since 1996 starting with “Little Wonder”…

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KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ALEXANDER FURY ABOUT LOVE, SELF-CONSCIOUS DESIGN AND RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE

(shirt by Mary Katrantzou)

Last week I instagrammed the cover of a The Face from December 1998. Immediately someone commented: “I believe Luella Bartley reviewed the London shows in this... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO NICOLAS KARAKATSANIS : “THIS IS THE DICK!”

Long before the Oscar nod, the incredibly talented Nicolas Karakatsanis -mostly known and widely respected for his work as one of the world’s best Directors of Photography-  made it... Read More »


TABATHA MCGURR – THE BOOK

I think Tabatha McGurr is pretty amazing and cocky as fuck…

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VERSACE x H&M : LOOKBOOK PREVIEW

H&M confirmed that the above pic of Abby Lee is the first official image from the Versace x H&M lookbook.

The collection drops worldwide November 19, 2011.

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BEN STILLER BY TERRY RICHARDSON

Ben Stiller is obvs asking for it.

He knew what he was getting himself into. Terry only suggested he’d button up his jacket.

That’s why I’m posting this. Come on now.

And... Read More »


BALOJI x DAMON ALBARN x KNOTORYUS

Tonight, at 23.30 my bud, the incredible Baloji will take the stage at Glastonbury. He was invited by Glasto headliner Damon Albarn to join his project Africa Express. He... Read More »


JIMMY CHOO X H&M: FIRST LOOK

Here at KNOTORYUS we love bringing you scoops, whether they are high end, high street or somewhere in between.

This here is some pretty exciting news : the fabulous accessory... Read More »


EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : feat. Jun Watanabe, Stevie Hart, Cassette Playa, Pop Stache, etc.

I’m in the midst of organising a bachelor party. I’m seriously considering making everyone wear one of these.

Other stuff that got stuck to my eyeballs last week…

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KANYE WEST LOUIS VUITTON BACKSTAGE PICS + ITV UPDATE

(r: LV shoe-designer Fabrizio Viti, l: LV shoe-designer Kanye West)

As promised: more backstage pics of the Kanye West Louis Vuitton collaboration. We’ve been sitting on these for a while... Read More »


EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : feat. YSL for Puma, Mr. Natural Sneakers, V Swimsuit issue, April 77, ACNE, etc.

Natalia Vodianova in the new ACNE paper. Don’t know why, but I just imagined her doing a rain dance in those frilly pants.

This is from the new April 77... Read More »


KNOTORYUS FREEBIE: DESKTOP WALLPAPER

As a teaser to our next KNOTORYUS project and a freebie ‘cuz we appreciate the love we’ve been getting lately, here’s a free KNOTORYUS wallpaper for your desktop.

This is... Read More »


EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Fantastic Man, Dork Yearbook, MGMT, Passion Pit, Raf Simons, Gemma Ward, Game Girl in Vogue Paris, etc.

I went to a vernissage by Luc Tuymans yesterday and boy that party sure could have used a vodka kalashnikov to liven things up. Sorry Mr. Tuymans. Still a... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Lara Stone, P.A.M., Kanye West by Chris Milk , LOLbook, etc.

Eye spy with my little glass eye…

Above: P.A.M. books launches an exhibition in Australia.

Major Lazer shirt. Can’t buy them (yet). Mad Decent is giving all 300 of ’em to... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD VIDEO SPECIAL feat. The Horrors, Consequence & Kid Cudi, Bat for Lashes, Buraka SS, Solid Gold, Rob Roy, etc.

Rob Roy – Fur In My Cap

Dir: Ethan Lader

Pretty fresh video for indie rapper Rob Roy. Love the image of Rob as a young boy posing and MC’ing.

Daito Manabe... Read More »


SO_ME : WHAT’S UP BABY?

Yesterday afternoon I had the honour of previewing the Triple Trouble show featuring the work of So_Me, 2Shy & Cream…

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A FOURSOME WITH SO ME & HIS FRIENDS

I came home after a really crazy day to find this little mail…

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THE MICHAEL JACKSON AUCTION + LINK

 

An electric cart featuring an image of Jackson as Peter Pan on the bonnet and Peter Pan cushions. Guide price $4,000-$6,000

What would you buy?

I’d go for this one:

A Sega... Read More »


99 THINGS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2009: #9: MY NEW LEGO CAMERA

What? Lego is releasing a new line of electronic toys for kids and overly excited snappers like myself.

Why? Because look. at. it.

Drive slow, homey: The camera is not really... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Rye Rye, Nooka, Antony & The Johnsons, Paul Laffoley, etc.

Dancing Baltimore stylee, featuring Rye Rye (remember when we tipped her more than a year ago? Come on Diplo, where’s her album?)

via Perez

Dancing Antony & The Johnsons stylee, featuring... Read More »


EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : MEN’S FASHION SPECIAL PART TWO feat. Business Hugs, Supreme, Sonia Rykiel, La Roux, Mickey Mouse, etc.

Things to do for men like us. (Part two – Part one: HERE)

Every man should have at least one item of clothing that says: “You can’t wear this because... Read More »


KARL LAGERFELD IS A BEAR-HUGGER

Quote Karl:

“Bears are very nice, as long as you are nice to them … Nothing scares me more than people with some doll collection. Frightening.”

Yeah. Those people are weird.... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. IBM slides, Neon Neon (new video) and Martin Hyres & William Mebane

Whenever I tell people that marketing presentations are the new street art, they arch their eyebrows like I’m some crazy guy with a long beard, a penchant for foot... Read More »


PHARRELL WANTS YOU TO SIT ON IT

Joke of the day:

Q: What do you get if you cross a French design company with an American producer who loves asses that look like a loaf of bread?

A:... Read More »


KNOTORYUS SMILES

More (incl. brandnew Parra artwork) after the jump

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WELL I’M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT

Sneaker chandelier by DesignGO!.

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MEET HARUKI

Haruki Murakami is probably one of the most widely read authors on the planet right now, but he doesn’t deal with interviews that often. In January 2007 he... Read More »


THIS IS MY VICTORY VEST

Every man should have a fighting shirt, a f*ck it hat and a victory vest. Like this one. It’s an Original Fake, designed by Kaws. It’s actually called the... Read More »


NICE MEETING YOU

 

 

Kenzo Minami told us before: “I admire Mathieu Van Damme for his sweetness”. Today we met Mathieu for the first time, coz we’ll be filming him... Read More »


BLACK ON BLACK

KNOTORYUS is looking for new offices, so if any of you know about cool vacant lofts in BX Capitale, shout back.

The first thing we’ll be hanging on our new... Read More »


A NEW ORDER

This Jerszy Seymour ‘New Order’ chair is by far my favourite piece of furniture from the latest Vitra series. It’ll go into limited production later this year and you... Read More »


INTERVIEW: KENZO MINAMI

Kenzo Minami is here to save the world from mediocrity and irony. He worked with Reebok, Raf Simons and Flaunt Magazine. His most recent NY exhibition was officially opened... Read More »






MOMO SOLO EXHIBITION “BEST PICTURE” AT ALICE GALLERY

Unlike the weather, you can always count on our faves over at ALICE Gallery to warm the depths of your heart. This time, they bring...

WATCH AMANDLA STENBERG CROON IN SELF-DIRECTED & EDITED VIDEO FOR “LET MY BABY STAY”

Amandla Stenberg decided that ready or not, it’s time to fully inform the world that next to acting, writing and showing the next generation how...

BEST OF THE ANTWERP + BRUSSELS STOCK SALES

There’s no sensation quite like picking up an item of discounted clothing from your fave Belgian designer, staring ahead both misty-eyed and blank-eyed while...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT’S “SHOW2017” + “EXPO2017”

How do you measure a year? Is it in 525,600 minutes or the time before and after the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy...

5 LESSONS FROM REI KAWAKUBO TO PREPARE YOU FOR #METKAWAKUBO

#METKAWAKUBO hovers over all of us like an oversized, oblong-shaped Comme cloud and I’m ready for the deluge. The show will feature pieces from...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE RAF SIMONS 2017 ANTWERP STOCK SALE

Raf Simons has announced a new Antwerp archive and stock sale from Wednesday May 10 till Saturday May 13 and the acolytes are buzzing. If...

FRANK OCEAN DEBUTS “LENS” (LISTEN)

Frank Ocean’s Beats 1 radio show ‘Blonded Radio’ is like a gift certificate for intermittent spirit pick-me-ups when you most need it. What started...

‘SOUL SCENE’: GUCCI (PRE-FALL) CAMPAIGN BY GLEN LUCHFORD

The Florentine house of Gucci has known many rebirths (and a notable death). Ever since Alessandro Michele was appointed creative director in January 2015,...

MYKKI BLANCO “HIDEAWAY” VIDEO (WATCH)

The video for the inimitable Mykki Blanco’s “Hideaway”, directed by Daisy Zhou (“How To Be a Black Panther”), has dropped and it’s so important.

Made...

THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK: DON’T DO IT

Honestly The Mood™ has never been this strong. This. Girl. Gets. It.

The following little box of gems is yours to open and rummage through if...

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VEJA FOUNDER SÉBASTIEN KOPP

The fashion versus sustainability imbroglio is one that has been tainting the industry for years. We don’t need the vast amount of clothes that are being churned...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE “MAYA ANGELOU – AND STILL I RISE” PREMIERE IN BRUSSELS

The Brussels art project RECOGNITION, which has showcased African and African diaspora art since it was created in 2016 by event organiser and photographer Lyse Ishimwe, is doing...

WATCH THE NEW KENDRICK LAMAR VIDEO ‘HUMBLE’

What does your household discuss over breakfast?

The three of us talked about the new Kendrick Lamar video for ‘Humble’, the second drop of the artist’s highly anticipated...

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO DIRECTOR/CURATOR KAAT DEBO ABOUT THE MIND OF MARTIN MARGIELA

(Hermès Autumn-Winter 2002) 

One of our favourite museums in the world, MoMu, the institution that is housed in the same building as the Royal Academy of...

BALENCIAGA SS17 UNOFFICIAL DIRECTOR’S CUT + SEASON TOP 3

Photographer Harley Weir gave us the Balenciaga SS17 drama that we are compelled to mimic every time there’s a monochrome curtain in sight. Dare...