JUST THE FASHION, HOLD EVERYTHING ELSE


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 »


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 to hang a garnet-coloured drape... Read More »


BLONDEY MCCOY’S ‘THAMES’ SS17 COLLECTION IS WHAT WE NEED RIGHT NOW

Thames is just it. The SS17 lookbook for artist, designer and Palace Wayward Boys Choir original Blondey McCoy’s Thames has come at the right time. The brand was named after the famous river... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VJEZE FUR & PERRE VAN DEN BRINK AKA TRATLEHNER

(Image: Perre van den Brink & Freddy Tratlehner at Avenue © Kelly Fober)

The morning I’m interviewing the two creative polymaths behind TRATLEHNER, the Amsterdam-based clothing label that had a succesful run in... 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 »


20 YEARS OF COLETTE: ALL THE FESTIVITIES + SPECIAL RELEASES

For 20 years now, OG concept store Colette Paris has assembled and concocted the best, most creative and most fun phenomena in fashion, music, art and design and released them... Read More »


PATTA SPRING/SUMMER 2017 LUGGAGE COLLECTION

I don’t know ’bout you but a little burgundy somehow makes my melanin pop a bit more (it’s science). As luck would have it, Patta has just announced the release... 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 »


CELEBRATING NIKE’S MONTH OF AIR: WHICH RELEASES ARE NEXT?

The iconic Nike Air Max 1 is celebrating its 30th birthday and attention is being paid. This is no ‘HB’ posted on a Facebook wall with a vague promise... Read More »


WIM BRUYNOOGHE DEBUTS FIRST MENSWEAR COLLECTION FOR AW17 

Belgian designer Wim Bruynooghe has just unveiled his first ever menswear collection and it’s a dream of flowy wools, cashmeres and silks. Wim Bruynooghe’s AW17 debut men’s collection is dubbed... Read More »


JOIN DRIES VAN NOTEN AT THE “DRIES” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE AT BOZAR

When the Dries Van Noten documentary was first announced, simply titled “Dries”, a little involuntary shriek escaped me. If you remember from our 2015 encounter, hearing Dries Van Noten... 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 »


BRUNO PIETERS LAUNCHES ‘HONEST BY. SPORT’ COLLECTION

Internationally acclaimed Belgian designer Bruno Pieters, who has helmed ‘honest by.’: the first 100% transparent company in the world, since 2012, has just launched the brand’s first sports-collection, aptly... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE SMALL “APOCALYPSE” DROP

Originally dropped in 2013, Antwerp founded brand A Cut Above just announced a small re-release of their “APOCALYPSE” collection.

The logo was reworked using the ‘Apocalypse Now’ poster design by famed artist... Read More »


KNOTORYUS CATCHES UP WITH POLITICAL STREETWEAR BRAND HYPEPEACE TO DISCUSS THE NEW DESIGNS, PROTESTS & ANONYMITY  

On the dawn of the launch of their second release, this time in support of people affected by the Syrian crisis, we talk to political streetwear collective HYPEPEACE, whose... 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 »


PALACE DROPS FULL SS17 LOOKBOOK 

After a proper tease, PALACE have kindly given us their complete lookbook (or as Lev likes to call it: DAS LOOKY BOOKY) for SS17. The message out of London is... Read More »


KNOTORYUS BEST OF NEW YORK FASHION WEEK WOMENSWEAR (AW17)

It should come to few people’s surprise that New York Fashion Week was outspokenly political for AW17. Designers with all kinds of diverse backgrounds have made New York fashion... 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 »


YOUR FEBRUARY WOMEN’S AW17 SHOWS CHECKLIST

Simone Rocha SS17 Are your eyelashes fastened? Did you manage to sneak in a gulp of air in between shows? Because there’s no getting off this ride. Fashion enters its... Read More »


RAF SIMONS SUBTLE #RESIST AND HIS CALVIN KLEIN SS17 AMERICAN CLASSICS CAMPAIGN

I’ve pondered this a couple of times: how does signing a longterm contract and moving to a new country feel if you made this decision during a legendary time when the first black president in said country’s history (who... Read More »


WILLY VANDERPERRE GIVES US WARHAUS ‘MACHINERY’ VIDEO + “/12” MODEL FAN ZINE LAUNCH

Belgian band Warhaus, fronted by Maarten Devoldere of Balthazar and Sylvie Kreusch of Soldier’s Heart, needed a video for their new single ‘Machinery’ off of their debut record ‘We Fucked... Read More »


ART COMES FIRST X FRED PERRY SS17 COLLAB (LOOKBOOK + PRODUCTS)

For their sophomore collaboration with Fred Perry, launching February 4th, the proficient Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh of Art Comes First have cut out just the fit for you and... Read More »


WALK WITH ME : RAF SIMONS DEBUTS AT NYFW FOR AW17-18 (ALL THE LOOKS + REVIEW)

All eyes were on New York late Wednesday evening as Raf Simons was about to make his U.S. debut with his eponymous menswear collection for AW17. Then all 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 BEST OF PARIS FASHION WEEK MENSWEAR (AW17)

For AW17 menswear, Paris was like ‘hold my wine’ and got ready to show all the way out. Louis Vuitton finally gave the internet what it was clamouring for... Read More »


ALL THE CAMPAIGN IMAGES OF RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN ‘BY APPOINTMENT’

Ahead of Raf Simons’ debut show as Chief Creative Officer for Calvin Klein on February 10th, the brand has elected to let us in on their first new wave, dubbed ‘By... Read More »


DISCOVER THE NEW ADIDAS ORIGINALS EQT + HAVE YOUR COPY OF ‘ALL GONE’ SIGNED AT AVENUE ANTWERP

On this very normal, uneventful, totally non-inaugural day we’re looking forward to an event our friends at Avenue Antwerp are hosting that people actually want to attend. On... 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 »


KNOTORYUS BEST OF MILAN FASHION WEEK MENSWEAR (AW17)

Milan has been synonymous with luxury business apparel for the longest, with silk cravatte and attaché cases stretching from one end of the Po valley to the other. But... 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 »


JOIN THE ROMBAUT x KARAM FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER FOR SYRIAN RELIEF

We all worry. But we can all act, too. Belgian vegan footwear label Rombaut, launched by Mats Rombaut in 2013 and steadily rising to the top of the KNOTORYUS favourites list ever since, will... Read More »


THE FULL BALENCIAGA SS17 CAMPAIGN HAS ARRIVED

And it’s a jewel-hued glory to behold. Styled by Lotta Volkova and shot by Harley Weir (catch her solo expo currently running at Foam Amsterdam), the latest Balenciaga campaign... Read More »


NIKE PARTNERS UP WITH FKA TWIGS ON SS17 ZONAL STRENGTH TIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Earlier this week, FKA twigs teased a forthcoming Nike collaboration which had all of us in a tizzy. Today, Nike has unveiled the first campaign created by FKA twigs as Creative Director... Read More »


SAADA AHMED’S 5×5 “POWER TO THE PEOPLE” NIKE 5X5 SNEAKERLAB COLLECTION IS GLORIOUS

I’ve been following New York-entrepreneur Saada Ahmed for a couple of years now. I got to know her through the Everyday People-instagram page, dedicated to the famous woke brunches and... Read More »


BEST OF LONDON FASHION WEEK MEN’S (AW17)

(above image: J.W. Anderson AW17) “London Fashion Week Men’s” came to stomp all over your feed these past couple of days and you just knew it was going to be an... Read More »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK: SALES EDITION

As someone who lives on a major high street, you can miss me all the way with physically shopping for sales. Venturing outside on weekends equals getting swept up... 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 »


YOUR MEN’S AW17 SHOWS CHECKLIST

True story, I once burnt a frozen pizza because I was too busy watching a Gucci live stream up in my room. Dad kept yelling from the bottom of... 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 »

MEET KNOTORYUS’ FAVOURITE FOOTWEAR NEWCOMER ADULT. (INTERVIEW)

Designers Shone Puipia and Raphäele Lenseigne both went for the jugular at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp: Fashion Department aka the Antwerp Fashion Academy ‘s ‘SHOW2016‘. Puipia presented one of our favourite... Read More »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

One last bull hop around the rodeo, folks! (Was that a correct rodeo reference? My outdoorsy cattle-related Americana knowledge is limited to what I’ve picked up obsessing over Tom... 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 »


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 »


JADEN & WILLOW TAKE LONDON/PARIS/MY LIFE

The Smith siblings are honestly entombing me too much right now. We’re two days into this week and they were already handed a British Fashion Council ‘New Fashion Icons’ award... Read More »


EVERYTHING WE KNOW SO FAR ABOUT RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN

If a friendly passer-by only just lifted the rock you were trapped under for the past few months, here you go: the visionary Belgian designer Raf Simons was... 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 »


HERE’S THE CXL STILL ‘WAVE 2’ COLLECTION (FULL LOOKBOOK)

Young Belgian fashion label CXL STILL (‘cancel still’) keeps evolving and you really should be paying attention.

The slow fashion concept, founded by womenswear designer Tom De Poortere and stylist/exec... Read More »


BRUNO PIETERS’ HONEST BY & PLUTO ON THE MOON COLLAB

A dream of peace, that’s what motivated Belgian labels Honest By (read our interview with founder Bruno Pieters here) and Pluto On The Moon to collaborate. It’s not hard... Read More »


EASTPAK ARTIST STUDIO 2016 COLLECTION 

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year: Eastpak has lifted the veil on all twelve of this year’s unique Artist Studio backpacks, which benefit non-profit Designers Against Aids... Read More »


ECKHAUS LATTA FOR CAMPER

New Yorkers on the rise Eckhaus Latta have collaborated with Camper on a shoe collection named ‘to&ether’ and you can get them right now. Not long after Camper’s amazing Gosha Rubchinskiy... Read More »


GIVING BACK IS A GOOD LOOK: THE EMPTY SHOP ANTWERP REOPENS 

I’m not much for hyperbole (I am, I really am though) but I still believe one small act of goodness can change the entire world. And that change can... Read More »


A FIRST LOOK AT MOMU PRESENTS: ‘MARGIELA: THE HERMÈS YEARS’

We could all use some good news right about now.

We’re delighted to be the ones to inform you that for the very first time, MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp will be displaying the works... 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 »


WHERE TO BUY KANYE WEST’S YEEZY SEASON 3 BECAUSE IT’S COMING

My mailbox is ringing with Yeezy Season 3 collection drop-announcements from some of my favourite apparel stores and as a very happy Season 1 customer I’m already picking out my favourites.

I own... Read More »


LOOKS TO STUNT IN ON HALLOWEEN

Image: Beyoncé 

I’ve never much been one for Halloween. I don’t particularly enjoy actively seeking out the feeling of horror or jumping out of shady alleyways to frighten others, to... Read More »


SUAVE BOYS FOR A CUT ABOVE FW16 LOOKBOOK

Introducing the Suave Boys. A Cut Above have just dropped the lookbook for their first AW16 release and it slaps. Pinned against a round-the-world backdrop (with a shout-out to... 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 »

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT ‘MOOI’ FASHION FESTIVAL

‘MOOI’ fashion festival returns for a second edition, this time curated by honest by. founder and corporate transparency trailblazer Bruno Pieters. The concept will consist of an expo on... Read More »


UNIQLO & CARINE ROITFELD LAUNCH THEIR FW16 COLLECTION (LOOKBOOK + PRODUCTS)

We know Carine Roitfeld wants to see us all in leopard, pencil skirts, fishnets and six-inch heels, but for the sake of her new collection with Japanese casual apparel retailer UNIQLO, she... Read More »


‘NATAN: THE DRESS’ DOCUMENTARY AT MOMU GALLERY

If 2016 was the ‘year of realizing stuff’; it most certainly was also the year of firsts. For the very first time, a couture creation by the Belgian house... Read More »


KNOTORYUS CHECKS IN WITH DESIGNER LAURA LEMAITRE AHEAD OF THE ‘PLEASE DON’T TAKE PICTURES’ EXPO (13/10 – 16/10)

Antwerp and its Fashion Department have produced the finest names in modern fashion history (don’t @ me, it’s a fact). So what do you do when a bunch of... 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 »


JURGI PERSOONS x DUST SS17 CAPSULE COLLECTION PRESENTATION AT PFW

You will never catch Jurgi Persoons stage an average, ho-hum presentation. In tandem with DUST magazine, the feted Belgian designer and KABK Den Haag fashion department head created a capsule... Read More »


NEW A CUT ABOVE FW16 PIECES AVAILABLE

Our friends from of A CUT ABOVE just released a 5-piece drop for FW2016.

The collection consists of a hoodie, a long and short sleeve shirt, a windbreaker and a cap,... 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 FINDS OUT WHAT’S GOOD WITH MARIUSPETRUS DESIGNER MARIUS OP ’T EYNDE

Marius Op ’t Eynde, the Dutch-rooted Antwerp designer behind budding brand MariusPetrus, knows his way around the grindstone. After graduating from the Arnhem fashion academy ArtEZ (alums include Viktor... Read More »


RIHANNA’S FENTY x PUMA COLLECTION IS HERE (ALL THE T + WHERE TO BUY)

Rihanna’s first collection as Puma’s creative director, which debuted at #NYFW in February and was seemingly made for Naomi, has dropped and the girls and boys are shook. Drake will be... Read More »


DESIGNERS AGAINST AIDS & ESSENTIEL COLLABORATE FOR YOUTH HIV/AIDS AWARENESS

Antwerp label Essentiel has teamed up with non-profit Designers Against Aids for a new collection benefiting HIV/AIDS youth awareness and it looks lit.

The latest in DAA’s longstanding series of high-profile collaborations,... Read More »


KANYE WEST PREMIERES “FADE” VIDEO AT MTV VMAs 2016 (WATCH HERE)

A lot of things happened at the 2016 MTV VMAs just a few hours ago.

Desiigner showed up wearing Devon Halfnight Leflufy FW16 boots.

Beyoncé cancelled everything mid-award show and performed half... Read More »


TARAJI P. HENSON AND M.A.C. COLLECTION COMING SEPTEMBER – GIRD YOUR LOINS

Taraji P. Henson, fictional mother to Lyons and old dudes aging backwards into babies alike, is about to drop a M.A.C. Cosmetics collection and it’s evoking bountiful cries of... 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 »


DON’T LET THEM PLAY YOUR GIRL: A STYLE GUIDE

Now my good sis Malia Obama just got caught appreciating what appears to be a little of that desiccated oregano at Lollapalooza and I’m not even mad except I’m... Read More »


KNOTORYUS BEST + WHERE TO BUY RAF SIMONS x ADIDAS ORIGINALS FW16

Now that everybody can stop pretending to have been super shook when it was announced by Calvin Klein that “Raf Simons signed on as Chief Creative Officer of E-Ve-Ry-Thing bih what? Yes... Read More »


EXISTENTIALISM IS THE NEW BLACK

Get God on the phone! Yes, 'the new black' is 'the black emotional hole caused by the absurd position of mankind searching for meaning in a meaningless existence, where... Read More »

THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

Lo! It’s day 4 AFWT (After Formation World Tour) and I remain shook like the people of Pompeii on that ashy day in August. If you however have not... Read More »


GUCCI, HUXTABLE, VANDERPERRE MOMENTS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

Hopefully you’re reading this on a scorching beach squinting over the rim of your shades while holding your phone upside down “‘cause that really gets the WiFi juices flowing”.... Read More »


A ROSE, COLD WATER AND A DANCE CHURCH

This week was already marked by our generation’s biggest data spill since WikiLeaks but there are still other things you can equally be here for, even after you’ve mopped... Read More »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

These are trying times to say the least, so allow me to provide you with some much-needed spiritual ‘entertaintment’. Lobster bisque for the soul. Things to be here for... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO GOOSE’S MICKAEL KARKOUSSE (INTERVIEW)

When you’d ask the question what I was doing when I first heard about Belgian band GOOSE, the answer would probably be heavy on the “coming down from the... 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 »

SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SHOES I’VE EVER SEEN WITH MY EYES: Palace x Reebok AD with Jonah Hill (Full)

Palace has just released their full ad for the new Reebok collaboration, starring Oscar-nominated ultra lovable global awkwardness juggernaut Jonah Hill. Read More »

LISTEN TO FREETOWN SOUND (ALBUM) BY BLOOD ORANGE & WATCH AUGUSTINE (VIDEO)

Today is the day that Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange blessed us with his brand new album “Freetown Sound” and a video for its first single “Augustine”.

Dev is just... Read More »


WHAT KNOTORYUS SAW AT “SHOW2016” THE HAGUE

Woody ‘S-Gravemade (image: Nina Dancet)

If you hadn’t been all too aware of what the Royal Academy of Art The Hague’s Textile & Fashion Department has been putting out, allow... 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 »


KNOTORYUS AT SHOW2016 THE HAGUE

Art direction Jurgi Persoons – Creative direction Peter De Potter – Photography Ronald Stoops – Make-up Inge Grognard – Models Suzi @ Rebel Management & Lennart Engels – Graphic... Read More »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

Gosha Rubchinskiy SS17 – image: Pitti Immagine

No need to front: this past weekend’s events in Orlando have taken quite the toll on my spirit. There is nothing more deeply disheartening... 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 »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO BRUNO PIETERS ABOUT VULNERABILITY, BETTER DAYS AND HIS NEW EXPO (BEHIND) THE CLOTHES

(Portrait by Lee Wei Swee)

It’s hard not to believe in a better day when you’re talking to Bruno Pieters. On my way to our interview, a lady accosted me asking... 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 »


TRY & GET YOUR HANDS ON 1 of ONLY 40 K-SWISS LOZAN TONGUE TWISTER XL PAIRS WORLDWIDE

After a little over a decade, the K-Swiss Lozan Tongue Twister XL came out of retirement and if you ask me it’s perfect timing.

Here at KNOTORYUS we always got room for a pair of... Read More »


PALACE x ADIDAS ORIGINALS SUMMER DROP 2

Although the boy Blondey McCoy can mostly be seen wearing Vivienne Westwood these days, here you can check how the second drop of the Summer 2016 PALACE x adidas Originals... 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 »

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT SHOW2016

Hallowed KNOTORYUS tradition has it that we don’t miss the year’s most pivotal moment: the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp’s end-of-year show. This year’s... 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 »


A CUT ABOVE SUMMER ’16 – DROP 1

Not caring about a fashion calendar long before it was hype, the A CUT ABOVE fam just released a small series of long and short sleeved shirts. One can always count on founder /the homie... Read More »


ALL THE T ON ‘GLÖDANDE’, THE WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK X IKEA COLLECTION

You’ve seen it flash across your timeline, you’ve screamed because it’s so perfect and now you want the T: Walter Van Beirendonck and Ikea have melded forces and will be launching a... Read More »


LOOKS FOR WHEN THEY WANT TO TRY YOU

The 1st of April, the official Oh-You-Tried-That holiday, is looming around the corner so I’m here with a PSA: no one will ever consider trying you when your look... Read More »


KNOTORYUS IS WATCHING : BRINGHIM “PENDULUM” (VIDEO)

I’m really stoked about the contributions some of these new(-ish) kids are making to Belgian hip-hop and hip-hop tout court.

Lord knows cats like Baloji have been operating on some lonely level and... Read More »


10 GREAT TRACKS THAT WERE USED AS A RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2016

Aside from the collections, I always look forward to the music choices at fashion week. Here are ten tracks I loved, some of them completely new to me, too. 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 »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

You could be here for the fact that it’s Saint Patrick’s Day again and you were finally able to pull out that green thing from the ’not so cute in... 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 »


THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

Has your week so far been more like the carpet at Maria Sharapova’s press conference than Kim K Klapback fabulous? Here are a couple of things you can well... Read More »


HERE’S THE FULL RODARTE FOR & OTHER STORIES LOOKBOOK

Amongst the many high street chain/high fashion collaborations, the one between Rodarte and & Other Stories that was announced a while ago, was one that excited us and now... 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 »


AW16 PARIS FASHION WEEK MEAUXMENTS

There are moments, and then there are “The Mariah Carey Classic Collection of Meauxments®” moments. As the Paris streets are currently enduring the wear and tear of many a... 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 »


THE KILLS – DOING IT TO DEATH (VIDEO)

Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince aka The Kills are back and they most certainly did not come to play.

I have the best memories of Domino sending us “Midnight Boom” in 2008, me... Read More »


PRADA AW16 WOMENSWEAR SHOW

A Prada show is ne’er to be missed. The poignant AW16 menswear collection shown in January was laden with heavy references to themes like immigration and featured quite a... Read More »

Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Massive Attack, Blaze, IloveMakkonen, Young Fathers, Rosamund Pike, Chrystal Castles, Future, Sticky Baby, Nina Hagen

Mostly NSFW so stop scrolling now if you’re not up for the evil possessions, dirty (sprite) emoji, juvenile swimming pool parties and/or pink eighties hair ahead.

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THINGS TO BE HERE FOR THIS WEEK

Since I couldn’t get Alessandro to send me carbon copies of Beyoncé’s Gucci video looks, I had to direct my obsession elsewhere. Here are some things to be #here... 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 »


“SAINT LAURENT AT THE PALLADIUM” AW16 SHOW

‘Saint Laurent At The Palladium’ made its debut, stage-right, late last night in L.A. The event was announced in Kanye Caps earlier last month and got everyone in their Twitter Fingers. Was... Read More »

TIM COPPENS x EASTPAK AW16 RUNWAY COLLECTION

Tim Coppens isn’t playing with you this month.

At New York Fashion Week’s second men’s edition yesterday, the designer from flyspeck-town Belgium (Moerbeke, what’s good?) sent out his AW16 collection... Read More »


KNOTORYUS BEST + WHERE TO BUY : SS16 VETEMENTS

  

After our previous pretty popular post about where to get your Gosha, we bring you a second installment but now we will guide you towards all things Vetements... 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 »


KNOTORYUS BEST + WHERE TO BUY SS16 : GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY

We know ’tis the season of you being bombarded with images of clothes you won’t be able to wear or get your hands on for another let’s say 5 months... 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 »


G.O.O.D. FRIDAY ON BLUE MONDAY : LISTEN TO KANYE WEST “NO MORE PARTIES IN L.A.” ft. KENDRICK LAMAR

“I’m too black, I’m too vocal, I’m too flagrant.”

A couple of days later than expected and after apologising for the delay caused by having to check on Yeezy Season... 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 »

WORKIN – PUFF DADDY (VIDEO ft. TRAVI$ SCOTT & BIG SEAN dir. by HYPE WILLIAMS)

“I do this shit for B.I.G. so if you don’t like me, fuck you and the building you #workin.”

CO-SIGN.

Fire video, fire song. Puff stays relevant, I don’t care what anyone... Read More »


DAVID BOWIE – BLACKSTAR (VIDEO directed by Johan Renck)

I know that it might feel like everything around us is going to shit, but try to find comfort in the fact that David Bowie is still out there... 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 »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT NE VACUUM by A.F. VANDEVORST + JORIS VAN DE MOORTEL

Belgian designers A.F. Vandevorst will be presenting their second collaboration with artist Joris Van de Moortel, “Ne Vacuum”, this Friday. Turning Antwerp gallery Sofie Van de Velde into a... 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 »


PISS ON YOUR GRAVE – TRAVI$ SCOTT FT KANYE WEST VIDEO dir. by NABIL

Perfectly timed on a Friday & Halloween, here’s Travis Scott video for “Piss On Your Grave” ft. Kanye West.

I for one cannot get enough of Travi$ and... Read More »


ADIDAS ORIGINALS X PALACE : FALL WINTER 2015 LOOKBOOK

Something we were all on the look-out for here at KNOTORYUS -alright alright, mostly me- : the brand new adidas Originals x PALACE lookbook.

The London-based brand founded by Lev... Read More »


DRAKE – “HOTLINE BLING” VIDEO (WATCH)

Drake – Apple Music

Hotline Bling video out now.

Drake just dropped the video for “Hotline Bling” and COME ON it features some of the most epic black -didn’t quite inherit the... Read More »


AFTER – SPRING/SUMMER 2016 LOOKBOOK

Fresh skateboard brand, the Brussels based After, just released the imagery for their Spring/Summer 2016 collection named “1994”.

This first collection is a throwback to the 90’s skateboarding era and consists of harrington,... Read More »

BEST OF THE BELGIAN DESIGNER STOCK SALES NEXT WEEK : WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK, DRIES VAN NOTEN, HAIDER ACKERMANN & MORE

You can miss me with a lot of things, but whenever there is a chance to get my hands on some great Walter Van Beirendonck archive pieces, please count me... Read More »


I’M DIGGING CAMPER FW 2015 WHILE YOU CAN STILL GET YOUR HANDS ON THEIR GOSHA COLLAB

I am really digging this direction Camper is taking with their first ever creative director Romain Kremer, who was appointed mid 2014, so it’s safe to say it’s only now that we can... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE FALL WINTER 2015 DROP 1 LOOKBOOK & SELECTED PRODUCTS

It’s time for a new release from Belgian streetwear frontrunners A CUT ABOVE.

Founder FLO relayed to KNOTORYUS that he and original ACA logo & collection designer Joaquim Barriach wanted to return to the... 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 »


BALOJI DROPS A VIDEO FOR ‘CAPTURE’ AND CURATES A SUNGLASSES COLLECTION FOR KOMONO (LOOKBOOK)

I think it was in a 2007 issue of the local edition of ELLE in which I got a 4 page interview with Baloji published, that the last lines of my feature read : “There... 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 »


SUPREME FALL WINTER 2015 : FULL LOOKBOOK

Iconic New York brand Supreme just released their new lookbook for Fall/Winter 2015.

As usual, the pretty extensive collection won’t see a big all-in one-drop. But expect items including fleece tracksuits, baseball,... 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 »


YOUNG THUG IN WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK, MOLLY GODDARD, RAF SIMONS FOR DAZED

Not only does Disney-kid-gone-right and fearless teenage voice, Amandla Stenberg, who has been patiently trying to explain to people twice her age what appropriation means, cover the Fall issue of Dazed,... Read More »


WELCOME SNEAKERSDELIGHT BUYERS & SELLERS PLATFORM

The Belgian crew from Sneakersdelight just added a marketplace to their already interesting online platform. Carefully curated sellers will be able to offer their goods online in a safe and... 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 »


BLESSINGS, SIDE-EYES & A SOUNDTRACK : KNOTORYUS WENT TO SHOW2015 TO SEE THE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT CLASS OF 2015 GRADUATE

(Image : Boy Kortekaas)

Just like every year, KNOTORYUS was excited and honoured to be invited to the end of year show of the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine... 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 »


KNOTORYUS WORLD PREMIERE : A CUT ABOVE SUMMER 15 COLLECTION // YOUNG AND RESTLESS

After showing us a preview a couple of weeks ago, A CUT ABOVE founder Flo, came super correct and offered KNOTORYUS the world premiere of the ACA Summer 15... 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 »


A$AP ROCKY : LSD (OFFICIAL VIDEO) FT. YOON from AMBUSH and DIRECTED BY DEXTER NAVY

A$AP Rocky just dropped the video for “LSD” and I am so glad it features the beautiful YOON from AMBUSH who I think is way too slept on but I’m guessing... Read More »


OFFICIAL FIRST LOOK : BALMAIN PARIS x H&M AKA #HMBALMAINATION IS HERE

It was just announced by Balmain Creative Director Olivier Rousteing and top models Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner (via their social media pages of course) that H&M will kick off their... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE 7 YEARS ANNIVERSARY with VIRGIL ABLOH & GUILLAUME BERG

A little over a week ago, A Cut Above founder Robin De Flô, aka Flo, stopped by the KNOTORYUS offices to discuss the ACA High Summer 15 collection (which we... 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 »


PALACE SKATEBOARDS SS15 COLLECTION : PRODUCTS & LOOKBOOK

Last night, after only having been live for what felt like a couple of minutes, the Palace Skateboards webshop was taken offline due to too much traffic. It’s back... 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 »


THE A CUT ABOVE #COLDWAVE SS 15 VIDEO IS MY FAVOURITE THING RIGHT NOW

Belgian street & sportswear frontrunners A Cut Above recently unveiled a small capsule collection for SS 15 called “Cold Wave” and have now dropped an amazing accompanying video.

Filmed by the obviously talented... 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 »


AVENUE ANTWERP TO RELEASE THE KANYE WEST X ADIDAS YEEZY BOOST 750

After being bombarded with all kinds of news about the Kanye West x adidas originals Yeezy Boost 750, one piece of crucial information had been missing : where to get yours. New Yorkers... Read More »

KANYE WEST X ADIDAS : FIRST IMAGES OF THE YEEZY BOOST

After bringing you all the available information on the upcoming Kanye West for adidas release in one clear post, we now present the very first reveal of one of the... 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 »


RIHANNA FT KANYE WEST & PAUL MCCARTNEY : FOURFIVESECONDS (VIDEO)

Here is the video for “FourFiveSeconds”, the first song from Rihanna’s upcoming new album.

Directed by legendary photography duo Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, it of course features the song’s... 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 »


ARCA – “SHEEP” – HOOD BY AIR FW15 RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK

Download or stream the beautiful, outer worldly soundtrack by Arca for the 'Hood By Air' label's FW 15 runway show. It's called 'sheep'. You can make your own 'these bleats... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE : KNOTORYUS TALKS TO LOCKWOOD OWNER SVEN AERTS ABOUT THE #LOCKWOODJANOSKI

(all images c/o Lockwood and DvL)

By now you probably know all about the imminent release of Belgium’s first official global Nike collaboration : the Lockwood x Nike SB Stefan Janoski.

If not,... Read More »


LOCKWOOD X NIKE SB STEFAN JANOSKI : LIMITED WHITE PATENT LEATHER PACK

UPDATE : READ THE INTERVIEW WITH LOCKWOOD FOUNDER SVEN AERTS + SEE ALL THE #LOCKWOODJANOSKI PICS HERE

A little over a month ago, KNOTORYUS was the first worldwide to drop... Read More »


PATTA X CONVERSE : 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION

 

This is insanity.

Adding another chapter to their amazing 10 year anniversary releases, Patta just dropped the dopest collection of Chucks designed by their longtime friend and collaborator Piet Parra.

Plot... 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 »


LOCKWOOD x NIKE SB ZOOM STEFAN JANOSKI: FIRST IMAGES

Fresh on the heels of the teaser we posted last week, Lockwood founder Sven Aerts has just sent us the first images of the Lockwood x Nike SB black... 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 »


WATCH : I DON’T FUCK WITH YOU (VIDEO) – BIG SEAN FT E-40 (PROD. BY KANYE WEST & DJ MUSTARD)

This track has been one of my happy songs these past couple of weeks. It’s glorious how multi-applicable it is in all kinds of situations.

The video just dropped and... Read More »


5 FUN THINGS TO DO WITH A SUPERMODEL

1. Make ostrich faces with Amélie Lens.

2. Learn French with Camille Rowe.

3. Bop your head with Kate Moss (for Another Magazine)

 

AnOther... Read More »


TINE CLAERHOUT X KNOTORYUS FOR DE MORGEN MAGAZINE & INTERIEUR2014

When Brussels’ based photographer Tine Claerhout reached out to me a couple of months ago to say she’d been following my work for a while and flat-out asked if... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE PRESENTS : ACA SPORTS F/W 14 COLLECTION

I remember when I first visited the then freshly opened A Cut Above’s Antwerp flagship store, owner and founder Robin de Flô  genuinely appreciating now being able to get... 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 »


DOWNLOAD: SILENT SERVANT STORE MIX FOR LN-CC

Next-level London store LN-CC asked Silent Servant to make an "audio interpretation" of their store space and the result is a pulsing, sweating, moving swath of living darkness. Listen... 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 »


ALEXANDER WANG X H&M : FIRST FULL LOOKS FOR MEN & WOMEN + UPDATES

British GQ & VOGUE UK are showing the first full looks of the Alexander Wang x H&M collection which will mark the 10th anniversary of the H&M designer guest... 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 »


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 »

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 »


YASS BISH ALL OVER THIS – DONNIE : “BRAKKA VAN BALMAIN” (VIDEO)

I know it’s in Dutch, but I simply can’t with this “Brakka Van Balmain” video Amsterdam-grown artist FKA Young Kermit, Donnie just dropped.

Getting your hair brushed, sipping from Versace... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT WECANDANCE 14

I assume that most of the KNOTORYUS audience is also familiar with No Balls No Glory, A Polaroid Story : the excellent blog founded by Ouni on which she... Read More »


DJ EDZON : LUFFIE DUFFIE PART 3 – “NO LOVE LOST”

 

She be the luckiest girl in the world. Not only because I am marrying the man of my dreams, but I’ve also asked my ALL TIME favourite DJ -he... Read More »


PIGALLE X NIKE : SECOND RELEASE

It’s fun to see multinationals having more confidence in smaller brands (cfr PUMA’s multi drop arrangement with BWGH) and not just riding them for one release.

Only a couple of... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE PRESENTS : FC ACA – WORLD CLUB 14 COLLECTION

What better way to bridge the anouncement of Antwerp based brand A CUT ABOVE’s creative director, the gorgeous and talented AJ Omo, that she’s going on an extensive trip... Read More »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT SHOW2014

It’s that time of the year again, folks :

THE GRADUATION SHOW OF THE ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY IS HURRR.

Going to the Antwerp shows is an inviolable KNOTORYUS tradition (plus I’m... 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 »


PUMA STATES S/S 2014 – KNOW YOUR HISTORY

(images : Jamel Shabazz)

Seeing and hearing about PUMA STATES -or Clydes (as my artist friends) and them joints (as my bball, bboy/girl & skater holmes) used to call ’em- making... Read More »


PIGALLE X NIKE : FULL COLLECTION + RELEASE DATE

Stephane Ashpool, born in the Parisian “Pigalle” quarter -hence the name of his brand and store he opened in 2009- has just dropped the news that a PIGALLE x... Read More »


A CUT ABOVE FLAGSHIP STORE : THE HARD OPENING (AND ABOUT FOUNDER FLO’S MODELING GIGS FOR RAF SIMONS)

For those who think little old Belgium isn’t a decent-level streetwear player : you’re wrong.

We’ve already told you about Givenchy designer Tony Spackman working closely with the boys at... Read More »


LOUIS VUITTON x GESAFFELSTEIN x SURFACE TO AIR (VIDEO)

The house of LV tapped Surface to Air and (current KNOTORYUS darlings) Zone records to create a clip for their 'Emprise' collection. They took their cue from that other... 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 »


HOOD BY AIR : DUNCE SHIRT + 2014 LVMH PRIZE FINALISTS

The finalists of the 2014 LVMH Prize (a 300.000 EUR grant) have just been announced and I’m pretty bummed to hear that KNOTORYUS favourite Minju Kim and that other... Read More »


HEY MA. HERE’S THE DIMEPIECE S/S 14 COLLECTION FT CAM’RON

Ever since I got a new phone LGF has been side-eyeing me for not getting a case, a protection slip and whatever else makes your shit about 3000% uglier.... Read More »


SUPREME x COMME DES GARCONS SHIRT S/S 2014 (COLLECTION + RELEASE DATE)

After releasing their Spring/Summer 14 collection a couple of weeks ago, SUPREME just unveiled their brand new collaboration with Comme Des Garçons SHIRT.

The collection features the late great New... 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 »


LOCKWOOD S/S 14 COLLECTION BY TONY SPACKMAN (SEE ALSO : GIVENCHY) : SECOND DROP

Hot of their “Heartbreakers” capsule collection, (which came with the sweetest Valentine’s Day invite sent out to females telling them : “Hey Girl. Don’t be alone on this beautiful... 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 »


I WANT MY #CHANCEPANTS

Loosy goosy. Sassy Classy. #ChancePants

Hands in my pants ‘cuz girls just hand me thangs. #ChancePants

Never sweaty athletic extra credit poolside pants. #ChancePants

Hey girl. Yes, I am happy to see... Read More »


SUPREME SPRING/SUMMER 2014 – LOOKBOOK

You know when I will stop wearing menswear? Well, first of all : probably never, because I been stealing my big brother’s Powell Peralta shirts since I was a... Read More »


KNOTORYUS x TIMBERLAND : STAY HOT, BERLIN!

I’m not one to easily get huddled off to press events, but when Timberland called and was all : “Dominique, can we fly you to Berlin to see our... Read More »


MARRIED TO THE MOB x PALLADIUM (EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK)

Even though I have never been one to wear the word ‘Bitch’ on my clothes nor will I ever use it to address women or men I respect, I... 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 »

PATTA x STÜSSY CAPSULE COLLECTION : LOOKBOOK

Before I am getting ready to be flown out to Bread & Butter Berlin, courtesy of Timberland, I would like to show you the lookbook of the Patta x... Read More »


MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS FOR LOUIS VUITTON : CAMPAIGN IMAGES (FIRST LOOK)

 

Here’s the Louis Vuitton S/S 14 campaign teaser starring Belgium’s finest actor Matthias Schoenaerts who was hand-picked by LV Menswear designer Kim Jones and shot by Mikael Jansson.

Matthias is... 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 »

7 STYLE ITEMS FOR MEN

Dover Street Market New York Nike Air Python, A Cut Above, ACA Team Jacket, Fear Of God, clothing, MSGM, Toilet Paper Magazine, Converse Jack Purcell Canvas, Mulberry Clipper, Damir... Read More »

ABC OF FASHION feat. Toro Y Moi

i-D teamed up with Toro Y Moi to provide an original score for some recent catwalk looks under an "ABC of fashion" Read More »

BROOKLYN WE GO HARD (BWGH) X PUMA “BLUEFIELD” PACK

I love seeing people win, so when David Obadia from BWGH (I professed my love for them before and own several of their products) thanked Puma on instagram for... 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 »

KANYE WEST YEEZUS 10-PIECE COLLECTION LOOKBOOK (PACSUN) + SALES DATE

Pacsun has released the lookbook of the 10-piece capsule collection of Kanye West's Yeezus tour merchandise, shoring up the last piece of Internet domination for Kanye this month. The... 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 »


WATCH “A NIGHT AT THE XCLUSIV NIGHTCLUB IN 1984”

Rescued from VHS, this is the original 2£ videotape sold at the Xclusiv Goth Club in Batley, West Yorkshire, UK. It’s... Read More »


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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KNOTORYUS TALKS TO MINJU KIM AT THE MINJU KIM FOR H&M LAUNCH

Yesterday we met up with Minju Kim, you know, the Antwerp Fashion Academy graduate we’ve been plugging since her ‘Love, Power’ collection in 2011 and who went on to... Read More »


PATTA WINTER 2013 (FULL COLLECTION)

Today is a glorious day, mahdudes :

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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 »


KNOTORYUS AT THE PUMA TRINOMIC XT+ LAUNCH IN LONDON

PUMA flew KNOTORYUS out to London for the launch of the Puma Trinomic XT+ Series Re-issue.

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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 »

KANYE WEST TALKING TO ZANE LOW PART 2 & PART 3

Kanye rocking the Truman Show boat with Zane Low. Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: SINCERITY SPECIAL feat. Boychild, FKA Twigs, Russel Brand, Journey Into Self, etc.

Lately, I've been thinking about sincerity. About the rare commodity of sincerity, specifically. You cannot manufacture sincerity. So demand will always outstrip supply. And there is another reason it's... Read More »

KNOTORYUS PREVIEWS ‘HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ACADEMIE’ – 50 YEARS OF ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT

If you know anything about me, you know that I am all about my fashion heritage. And you know what my fashion heritage be?

The Antwerp 6 and everything that’s... Read More »


CLOT BEIGE T-FLAG

Even if you're not one of the good guys, now you'll at least look like one. Read More »

MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA x CONVERSE : FULL COLLECTION PREVIEW

 

 

For the very first time, Converse teamed up with Maison Martin Margiela to produce a Chuck Taylor All Star and a Jack Purcell pack …

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KNOTORYUS GOES DEEP WITH DEVON HALFNIGHT LEFLUFY : MARRIAGE, MASTERS, MC’S & WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK CALLING OUT YOUR BULLSHIT

(Devon Halfnight Leflufy  by Tim Peters for KNOTORYUS (c))

When we saw Devon Halfnight Leflufy’s 3rd year collection at Antwerp Fashion Academy’s SHOW 2012 last year, we immediately predicted big things... 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 »


KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 2013 (ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY) + SOUNDTRACK

Above image : Devon Halfnight Leflufy

This weekend LGF and I had the honor for the 5th year in a row to be invited to SHOW 2013 : the graduation... Read More »


RICK OWENS x ADIDAS (RELEASE DATE + PRICE TAG)

Rick Owens is teaming up with Adidas on a footwear collection and Phil C’s “In The Air Tonight” popped into my head as soon as I read about this.

(Maybe... 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 »


JOIN KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 13 – ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY GRADUATION SHOW

Here we go again!

You are all invited to my favourite fashion-moment of the year :

THE GRADUATION SHOW OF THE ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY

All info & some KNOTORYUS highlights after the... Read More »


PATTA SUMMER 2013 LOOKBOOK

KNOTORYUS favourites and Amsterdam’s finest PATTA just dropped their Summer 2013 lookbook with excellent model and streetwear OG Neal Santos. I am super in love with the prison slacks.... Read More »


THREE THINGS THAT MADE ME HAPPY RECENTLY

1. Seeing Flag live

A cliché question amongst music bores is ‘best festival line-up dead or alive’. Black Flag would always be on my list. Ideally, Keith Morris would sing... 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 »


SVEN AERTS FOR CAFE COSTUME S/S 13 by ALEX SALINAS

Watching people I dig collaborate makes me really happy .

For their S/S 2013 campaign, superbe Belgian tailors Café Costume teamed up with their favourite photographer Alex Salinas and Lockwood owner... 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 AT THE A CUT ABOVE TEMPORARY STORE OPENING

Last Friday, A Cut Above opened their temporary storefront in the red light district of Ghent.

KNOTORYUS came to support the official release of the SS13 menswear collection which consists... Read More »


BALOJI FOR DIESEL + EDUN by JEFFERSON HACK AND ALASDAIR MCLELLAN

By now you have probably heard about acclaimed Belgian rapper/musician/producer Baloji being one of the faces of the S/S 13 Diesel + EDUN collection. But what a lot of... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ARTIST AND PATTA CREATIVE DIRECTOR VINCENT VAN DE WAAL

In the Middle Ages there was an art form called the ‘Danse Macabre’, which basically is a bunch of skeletons dancing around, telling all the... 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 »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. The XX, Woodkid, Alber Elbaz, Lucian Freud, Kate Moss, Rick Rubin

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. The XX, Woodkid, Albert Elbaz, Lucian Freud, Kate Moss, Rick Rubin Read More »

KNOTORYUS AT LONDON FASHION WEEK : DAY 2

Note from Dominique : Years ago, after I finished my internship at MTV Networks in London during which I was expecting to be locked up in the mailroom,  but... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT VIVIENNE WESTWOOD RED LABEL A/W 13

Note from Dominique :

Years ago, after I finished my internship at MTV Networks in London during which I was expecting to be locked up in the mailroom,  but... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT LONDON FASHION WEEK: DAY 1

Note from Dominique : Years ago, after I finished my internship at MTV Networks in London during which I was expecting to be locked up in the mailroom,  but... Read More »


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 MATTHEW MILLER : “IF IT PASSES THE COOL AS FUCK TEST, I’M HAPPY.”

Standing out is pretty hard to do nowadays. It’s all been put out there, done and dusted. But London-based menswear designer Matthew Miller stood out to me. His brightly... Read More »


MY INTERNETPHONE IS A HAPPY PLACE #4

Despite being a December baby, I am not a big Winter fan. I don’t do cold well nor gracefully + shit is too dark and I hate Winter coats.... Read More »


A$AP ROCKY x RAF SIMONS

 

I am not saying I want this particular collision of Raf Simons and A$AP Rocky in my closet, but I do think that it is super dope that the... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK A/W 2013-2014 SHOW

Not only did we have the distinct honor to be invited to the exclusive Raf Simons A/W 2013-2014 show, I also got to attend Walter Van Beirendonck’s presentation at... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT RAF SIMONS A/W 2013-2014 SHOW

 

Yesterday KNOTORYUS was invited to the Raf Simons A/W 13-14 fashion show at Paris Fashion Week…

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SANTIGOLD – GIRLS (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Dance moves, haircuts, orange furry hats, headbands, Fafi.

So many good things in this video!

Watch it + more looks after the jump…

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A MESSAGE FROM KNOTORYUS

KNOTORYUS is closing down its day-to-day business for a while.

We’re off exploring. We’ll be back before you know it.

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MY INTERNETPHONE IS A HAPPY PLACE #3

Could be random, awesome or merely making me go : “I don’t know what that means but : HAHA!”

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TEN SPOT SPECIAL: RUNWAY MUSIC SPRING / SUMMER 2013

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: ten songs used on runways for spring / summer 2013 feat. Vivaldi recomposed by Max Richter, the... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat Captain Murphy, Miguel, Bernard Wilhelm, Le1f and Larry Clark

A stream of imagery, some NSFW, to start the kind of trouble you could taste, baby.

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MY INTERNETPHONE IS A HAPPY PLACE PT. 2

Could be random, awesome or merely making me go : “I don’t know what that means but : HAHA!”

+ 50 year-old m o t h e r f u... Read More »


TEN SPOT: TAKE ME TO THE BALL

The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: take me to the New York ball feat. Diana Ross, Jack & Jill, Malcolm McLaren, Azaelia Banks,... Read More »

MY INTERNETPHONE IS A HAPPY PLACE

Yes. Most of the time the web is a friend of mine.

These past couple of months have been prettaay prettaay brutal work- and social wise.

It always gets like this... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Chromatics, Gert Jochems, Chanel, Brooke Candy, Pig Destroyer, Sonic Youth in 1987, etc.

Back to the origins of Eyecandy Smörgasbord: no themes, just stuff that got stuck to my eyeballs.

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MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA x H&M : MEN’S COLLECTION + UPDATE

After taking a good look at the Maison Martin Margiela x H&M women’s collection, it is time to see what the men’s collection has to offer (we already gave... Read More »


MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA x H&M : FULL COLLECTION

(Update : Men’s Collection here)

After presenting you with  a couple of looks and the campaign images, we now give you the full Maison Martin Margiela for H&M women’s collection.

More... Read More »


MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA x H&M : AD CAMPAIGN IMAGES by SAM TAYLOR-WOOD ft a.o. AMELIE LENS

UPDATE : SEE THE FULL MMM x H&M COLLECTION HERE 

A couple of days ago we brought you a first look at the Maison Martin Margiela x H&M men’s collection... Read More »


HIGH FASHION LOW COUNTRIES – KNOTORYUS TALKS TO JAVIER BARCALA

On October 12th the exciting exhibition High Fashion Low Countries opens as an official part of the MODO Parcours 2012.

I got to preview the expo back in June and... Read More »


EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. How to Dress Well, Johnny Jewel, Beck, Tinez

Hours and hours of sounds to accompany you on the miles you have to go before you sleep.

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MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA x H&M (FIRST LOOK MEN’S COLLECTION)

UPDATE: VIEW THE FULL WOMEN’S COLLECTION HERE 

UPDATE: VIEW THE AD CAMPAIGN IMAGES HERE 

Here it is : a first look at the much anticipated Maison Martin Margiela x H&M men’s... Read More »


KNOTORYUS TALKS TIMBERLAND, NWA AND OPRAH WITH NADEGE WINTER (INTERVIEW)

As far as aspirational and inspirational women go, for me it doesn’t get any better than Nadège Winter. I don’t know how this happened but it seems like all... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Charlie Kaufman, Comme des Garçons, Crystal Castles, Tom Araya, Ezra Pound, Slavoj Zizek, etc.

"So you are here and I am here. Spending our time as we must. I am trying not to spend this time as I spend most my time: trying... Read More »

EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD: STOP MAKING SENSE SPECIAL feat. Propr Boyz, 2 Chainz, Kanye West, G-Dragon, Orbital feat. Lee Scratch Perry, etc.

Attention. Trend report 2013. Learn Korean choruses. Sing about doodoo. Ride around with plastic titties on your BMX. In short: Stop. Making. Sense. Read More »

THIS IS WHY HANNELORE KNUTS IS A BOSS

"Hey, I'm Hannelore. Je suis à New York pour l'instant. But I hope to see you soon in Paris." Read More »

NECKFACE : NOT ONE FUCK WILL BE GIVIN

LGF and I own a Neck Face  and I look at it every morning. It’s a gruesome drawing and I’m usually not one for horror and shit, but Neck... Read More »


BEST OF THE WEEKS ft. HANGING WITH Ü, LGF AT THE CANNES LIONS AND MORE

Okay, I’m typing this with super sore arms because I’m on this health trip and I got myself a brand new gym membership including sessions with a personal trainer.... Read More »


AD NAUSEAM: LGF BLOGGING FROM CANNES LIONS 2012

For those of you interested in the advertising side of KNOTORYUS, I'll be blogging from the Cannes Lions 2012 for national newspaper De Standaard (Dutch). I'm flying there tonight with... Read More »

BEST OF THE WEEK FT WTT, THE WEEKND, A$AP ROCKY, KNOTORYUS NEWSPAPER COVER,…

I had fun these past couple of weeks! Between seeing “Watch The Throne” live and some of  my work being plastered on the cover of a national newspaper it’s... Read More »


MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA FOR H&M : IT’S OFFICIAL

After rumours flooded the internet yesterday of a possible collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela, Swedish power house H&M just sent out a press release confirming the news.

First images and... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 12 (ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY)

(Above image : KNOTORYUS favorite since 2011 – MANON KÜNDIG)

Every year LGF and I have the distinct pleasure of attending the graduation show of the notorious and prestigious Antwerp... Read More »


INSPIRED BY: THE ALLURE OF COCO CHANEL

"Almost all our emotional, social and moral troubles stem from the fact that we don't know how to give anything up." -Coco Chanel- Read More »

PATTA SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION

Have you seen me lately? Then you will probably know that if I’m not in a CdG shirt, I’m probably Patta branded…

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EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD Instagram Special feat. OFWGKTA, Dominique KNOTORYUS, Patta, David Shrigley, Perks and Mini, Big Boi, etc.

Are you following us on Instagram? You should. Here's a special Eyecandy dedicated to the best of Instagram. #KNOTORYUSfilter Read More »

PARRA x CASE STUDYO : JEAN PIERRE LE DOUCHE

Our friends from Ghent, the incredibly talented Toykyo crew, just launched Case Studyo: a production and publishing company of contemporary artist series.

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JOIN KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 12 : ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY + CASTING CALL

It's that time of the year again! LGF and I are getting ready for the Belgian fashion fest that is SHOW : the graduation show of the Antwerp Fashion... Read More »

BEST OF THE WEEKS : AEROPLANE, BALOJI, BUE THE WARRIOR, BLOG AWARDS

It’s been a while since I’ve seen my friend the great Baloji…

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RÖD / GUL ON YOUR BACK

At some point in my life, I evolved into a guy who's always lugging around a backpack. It started with a book and a moleskine, and as my journeys... Read More »

EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Jai Paul, Light Asylum, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, Bei Maejor, A$AP ROCKY etc.

A new companion to the Eyecandy Smörgasbords to give you guys an idea of what the KNOTORYUS offices sound like. Read More »

TABATHA MCGURR – THE BOOK

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

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OFWGKTA – OLDIE (VIDEO AT TERRY RICHARDSON’S)

This is a video Odd Future  shot during a Terry Richardson shoot.

I’ve been doing the Earl Sweatshirt Dance for the past couple of hours. Shit is fun!

Watch it after... Read More »


HOOPTIES, HOES, OH NO! BOLIAU DROPS A R1P NATE DOGG SHIRT (+MIXTAPE)

Honorary brother Ben & his friends dropped a mixtape and t-shirt in remembrance of Nate Dogg’s passing one year ago.

And you know what’s fun to me? Having your own... Read More »


BEST OF THE WEEKS ft. the Paris (FW) Madness

I took Immi The Greatest to Paris Fashion Week & we kinda shouted a lot of offensive things at the sky which I am not going to repeat…

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EVERYTHING I DREW (I DREW IT FOR YOU) NOW ALSO AVAILABLE ON iBooks and iTunes

If you have an iPad or an iPhone, you are now able to download the new KNOTORYUS book 'Everything I Drew (I Drew It For You)' on iBooks and... Read More »

New KNOTORYUS BOOK: EVERYTHING I DREW (I DREW IT FOR YOU), NOW AVAILABLE AT COLETTE and the COLETTE eShop

We have a new book out. It's called 'Everything I Drew (I Drew It For You)'. This is what it looks like on the shelf at Colette, Paris. Read More »

SOON… KNOTORYUS AT COLETTE, PARIS (PART 2)

Coming soon. The second KNOTORYUS book. It's called 'Everything I Drew (I Drew It For You)'. It has pictures, notes and drawings in it. And it will be available at Colette,... Read More »

KNOTORYUS EASTPAK BACKPACK COLLAB IS UP FOR GRABS

Eastpak asked KNOTORYUS to design a backpack to be auctioned off to benefit Designers Against Aids. So this is what we did. We hope you like it. We hope... Read More »

OPENING RA PARIS

My love for RA’s Wünderkinder Anna and Romain travels wide and deep.

Not only is their Antwerp store one of the greatest in the world. Every time you see one... Read More »


THINGS YOU DO JUST BEFORE THE WORLD ENDS

Youth Lagoon's most recent video is a small miracle and we should be thankful for it. Tyler T Williams is the director. I'm guessing 'Melancholia' (that large, looming cinematic... Read More »

JULIA RESTOIN-ROITFELD x KIKI DE MONTPARNASSE

 

If I were a boy, I’d have been more a legs than a breast kinda kid. You can tell from the shoots I style. 

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RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK: MARC JACOBS SPRING SUMMER 2012

Marc Jacobs' SS 12 soundtrack was heavy on the Philip Glass, with a highbrow-broadway--play-like catwalk and models posed on wooden chairs. No matter what people thought about the... Read More »

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS… DOUTZEN KROES, JESSICA STAM, LINDSEY WIXON, ALLESSANDRA AMBROSIO, JOAN SMALLS AND PIXIE GELDOF DOING A STRIPTEASE UNDERNEATH THE TREE

In a move that could almost be topping 'peace on earth', LOVE is making your most heartfelt Christmas wishes come true with daily videos supermodels being naughty with shiny... Read More »

INSIDE CHLOË SEVIGNY’S CLOSET (with OPENING CEREMONY)

In celebration of the new Opening Ceremony capsule collection by Chloë Sevigny (see above and see more below), we get a personal tour inside Chlöe's closet, where she keeps... Read More »

JEFFERSON HACK x TOD’s

This was bound to happen…

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THE 1ST KNOTORYUS TIMBERLAND

It is pretty awesome that a couple of big time brands are asking us to design things for them. (The KNOTORYUS x EASTPAK collab will be revealed soon)

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KNOTORYUS MEETS DAMIR DOMA

When we were at Paris Fashion Week a little while ago, I was really adamant about meeting Damir Doma.

I am a huge fan of his work. I styled  a... Read More »


KNOTORYUS @ MOLAMI GLOBAL LAUNCH feat. UFFIE

Last night I sat down with Swedish-born Maria von Euler at the Renaissance store in Antwerp. It was Maria's first night of the global launch of her brand of... Read More »

KNOTORYUS x KRIS VAN ASSCHE AT PARIS FASHION WEEK

(image : KNOTORYUS)

I wasn’t really thinking about going to Paris Fashion Week. For us it has never been about sitting front row, being seen or sipping  free drinks and... Read More »


VERSACE x H&M : 2ND PREVIEW (NEW IMAGES)

A little while ago we showed you the first lookbook images from the Versace x H&M collection and now some new pictures have emerged.

The collection drops in stores November... Read More »


RUNWAY SOUNDTRACK: JIL SANDER F/W 2011-2012

The Raf Simons for Jil Sander RTW collection left no doubt: if it ain’t fit to ski in, it ain’t fit to survive Fall-Winter 2011-2012. And although the music... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Trash Talk, Kim Kardashian dressed as Princess Leia on Kanye’s “Alligator Boots” Puppet Show, Panda Bear, Planningtorock, Winnie Truong and Hooters

Seeing things: art, puppets behaving badly, Kanye loves Kanye, explosions, more art, skateboarding, hardcore, hooters and a buddha parable to boot. Read More »

WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK – DREAM THE WORLD AWAKE (RECAP – PRESS CONFERENCE )

As I reported a while ago, the Antwerp Fashion Museum is hosting the very first Walter Van Beirendonck retrospective ever.

The exhib covers over 30 years of design gems…

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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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PONPONPON WAYWAYWAY (‘EVERY DAY IS PON’)

Warning: the following video by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu includes laser skulls, puking eyeballs, morphed blobby heads, a faceless chubby stranger dancing in a dress, a royal duck, toys,... Read More »

SARAH COLETTE & HER WOODSTOCK WEDDING

Around the world Sarah Lerfel has been lovingly dubbed Sarah Colette as she has been the driving force behind the planet’s best store for years.

Well, from now on you... Read More »


DANCE ALBER DANCE! (LANVIN F/W 2012 VIDEO)

Hahahaha! Hahahaha! That’s all I’m saying.

Oh yeah and I know I already have three, but I could always do with more capes.

Watch the video after the jump…

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FIRST BIG WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK RETROSPECTIVE

(above image Walter Van Beirendonck backstage at Show 2011 © BOY KORTEKAAS)

I am not sure if this is what the Grand Puba of fashion ment when he pointed out... Read More »


ED BANGER POP-UP STORE OPENS THIS WEDNESDAY IN PARIS

The ED BANGER POP-UP STORE OPENS THIS WEDNESDAY IN PARIS: 22 - 26th of June, 25 Rue Charlot, Shop in Shop @ Jack Henry Read More »

KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 11 (ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY)

SHOW 11! We are not going to get all Menkes on you (we love you Suzy!). But we're happy to show you the KNOTORYUS stand-outs. Read More »

BEST OF THE WEEKS : KNOTORYUS AT THE NIKE HYPERFUSE LAUNCH – LONDON

Last week Nike invited me on a trip to London for the launch of the Hyperfuse Fall 11 line.

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BEST OF THE WEEKEND : MONOBROW, RA, WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK, ERWIN WURM, PLANKING

This is how we spent our Saturday : lunch with the Monobrow Fam at RA before planking at the Walter Van Beirendonck x Erwin Wurm exhib. 

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RAF SIMONS VELCRO BELT

A good belt is important to a man. Raf Simons understands this. Let's all, for once, choose not to buy the high-street knock-off that's bound to pop up in... Read More »

INSPIRED BY: THE ALEXANDER MCQUEEN CONTEMPORARY TUMBLR

I still miss Lee. But it's good to see the contemporary MCQ is doing beautiful things like this: a very simple Tumblr with great photography and Corey Adams' short films... Read More »

BEST OF THE WEEKS: THE FOOTPRINTS YOU ARE LEAVING WILL LOOK LIKE NOTES OF A CRAZY SONG

"Happiness, Joe says, is a wild red flower plucked from a river of lava and held aloft on a tightrope strung between two scrawny trees above a canyon in a manic-depressive windstorm. Don’t drop it,... Read More »

WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK A/W 11 – SOMETHING BYYG IS COMING

Leave it to Walter Van Beirendonck to unapologeticaly fill a Parisian catwalk with models that are exclusively from African descent.

Some of the comments on Hypebeast made me laugh :... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACKS – MARC JACOBS SPRING-SUMMER 2011

Next summer, Marc Jacobs will have you break out the big floppy straw hats, electric 70's orange flowing garbs and huge flower-like belts, buttons and chokers. Combine this with... Read More »

LANVIN FOR H&M : MEN’S LOOKBOOK

We have just posted the images of the Lanvin for H&M women’s collection created by Alber Elbaz.

Here is the Lanvin for H&M Men’s lookbook in which you can see... Read More »


LANVIN FOR H&M 2010 : FULL COLLECTION

Remember when we broke the news about Lanvin being the latest to collaborate with H&M?

Finally all the campaign images are here and after the jump you can browse through... Read More »


UFFIE IN BELGIUM FOR VICTOIRE ( + UFFIE x DIESEL LOOKBOOK)

Here are a couple of exclusive behind-the-scenes pictures of VICTOIRE‘s Uffie shoot (VICTOIRE = weekend annex of Belgian newspaper Le Soir).

It’s in stores today!

+ under the hood you will... Read More »


GET A DAVID SHRIGLEY TATTOO

I’ve never really seriously considered getting a tattoo. But I’m really appreciative of the fact that the few nights I did ponder the idea, I was  too drunk to... Read More »


+J JIL SANDER FOR UNIQLO : FALL 10 LOOKBOOK

A couple of months ago, we gave you a first look of the brand new +J Jil Sander for Uniqlo Fall 2010 collection.

After the jump you can browse trough... Read More »


GARETH PUGH + KANYE WEST / 3 AMAZING VIDEOS

We’ve spent the entire weekend working in Rotterdam and we are pretty tired. Not too tired to put up some awesome videos though. It’s fashion it’s art it’s fashion... Read More »


THE SITUATION T-SHIRT

It’s like LGF once said (and I’m paraphrasing) : We hate mediocre TV shows, but we absolutely adore trash TV…

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ANDRE BENJAMIN IS…

Andre 3 stacks is one of the greatest MC's of all time/ coolest motherf*ckers on the planet. Not much else to be said about that. While we're holding our... Read More »

UPDATE : LANVIN FOR H&M CONFIRMED

Yesterday we reported that we had it on good authority that H&M’s next collaborator would be Lanvin and its creative director Alber Elbaz.  And although we knew it was... Read More »


BREAKING NEWS : LANVIN FOR H&M

+ UPDATE / CONFIRMED!

I am literally shaking in my (ok they’re looking a bit raggedy) Lanvin high tops as we speak.

Very reliable sources have revealed that H&M next... Read More »


+J JIL SANDER FOR UNIQLO FALL 2010 : FIRST PICS!

LGF is very particular about what he wears. And he shops for himself. I’d love to shop for him, but he never wears anything I buy him.

However, on a... Read More »


CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: AUTUMN/WINTER 2010 – 2011 MIXTAPE

Download a huuuuge two-hour mixtape of the best songs used on the runways of Milan, Paris, London and New York during the AW 2010 fashion week. Read More »

KANYE WEST – MAMA’S BOYFRIEND (Performed live @facebook headquarters)

I cannot not post this. Maybe you have seen this before. I have. But I have been playing it at least 3 times a day ever since. We are looking... Read More »

KENNETH ANGER AND KOUDLAM FOR MISSONI

Kenneth "Do what thou wilt, shall be the whole of the law." Anger, the 83-year old director, artist and living legend of avant garde awesome cinema, has directed... Read More »

KNOTORYUS x ARIEL PINK at F.C. VENETIE (ANTWERP)

Towards the end, the crowd finally started defrosting and there was some front-row dancing and a sing-along to the poppiest Ariel Pink song ever: "Round and Round". When the... Read More »

PERKS AND MINI ‘WEIRD HOUSE’ MIXTAPE

Just about everything P.A.M. send out into the world is worth the DL/buy in my book. I want the 'bad acid' bag pictured above, but I'll settle for the... Read More »

KNOTORYUS AT SHOW 2010 (ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY)

LGF and I were invited to watch Show 2010, the graduation show of the Antwerp Fashion Academy front row.

Impressive…

I think we all know Show 2009 was going to be... Read More »


CHLOE SEVIGNY FOR OPENING CEREMONY -RESORT 2011

I really think Golden Globe-winner Chloë Sevigny has one of the best (if not the best) “celebrity” clothing lines.

She certainly hit it out of the park with her new... Read More »


EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD – spooky special feat. Male Bonding, Megan Fox, Superbien, the iPad magician, etc.

I just read reports of Kenneth Anger directing the new Jonas Brothers video. Kenneth Anger has the name ‘Lucifer’ tattooed across his chest.

Disney is dancing with the devil, kids.

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KNOTORYUS DAYS & NIGHTS: EVERY STYLES FULLY WONDERFUL!

“All the vogue special for you of children design!”

Things I’ve shot and quotes I tried to remember along the way.

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PARRA -NOT SO HAPPY BIRD

This is one of the reasons  I am a Parra bird for life.

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KOBE BRYANT IN DAMIR DOMA

This will probably be the only high end fashion post my big brother will be clicking this year.

He’s amazing though + he would look super good in Damir Doma…

Los... Read More »


BEST OF THE WEEKS : KEEP YOUR WORRIES

Photoshoots for the Congo edition of De Standaard Magazine with Boy Kortekaas. In stores & online Saturday April 24th!

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OUR TOYKYO KID

Thank you to the beautiful An Oost from Toykyo Kids for spoiling Lil KNOTORYUS…

More images & info after the jump.

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EYECANDY SMORGASBÖRD feat. So_Me for MGMT, Lemmy The Movie, Miranda July, Strange Boys, Lasertits

So_Me on the set of his new video for MGMT, your favourite new rock 'n roll band and tits with lasers. Peeeeow! Read More »

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 »


LOU DOILLON DANCING TO GONZALES

"Vanessa Bruno SS 2010" Music by Gonzales (the old dog even has a cameo at the piano) French pixie dancing and salty tears by Lou Dillon (Jane Birkin's daughter). Read More »

HOUSE OF HOLLAND FOR LEVI’S S/S 2010 : LOOKBOOK

Henry Holland designed a new capsule collection for Levi’s and secured Leigh Lezark for the campaign.

Hot.

More looks after the jump…

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IS LADY GAGA READING KNOTORYUS.COM?

‘Cuz we sure as hell called the styling of the new ‘Telephone’ video feat. Beyonce.

EXHIBIT A:

Above: Gaga, March 2010.

Below: KNOTORYUS.com 2009

EXHIBIT B:

Above: Gaga and Beyonce 2010.

Below: KNOTORYUS 2009

Couldn’t ketchup... Read More »


KNOTORYUS AT HUNTING AND COLLECTING

Antwerp has RA, Brussels has got Hunting and Collecting.

Belgium’s got it going on! (Liège where you at?)

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN A/W 10 – THE FINAL COLLECTION

Not much to say except genius..

Official statement at the end of his show : “Each piece was unique, as was he.”

(view the rest of the collection after the jump)

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Ü – THE NEW KNOTORYUS PROJECT

Starting today, KNOTORYUS will be heading a new project called Ü.

Ü is a collaboration between Belgian and Dutch lifestyle and pop culture bloggers, i.e. Monobrow, Nenz, Coco Pastis and... Read More »


BEST OF THE WEEKS (LGF)

“I don’t exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.” — J.D. Salinger

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CATWALK SOUNDTRACK: GARETH PUGH SPRING/SUMMER 2010

Gareth Pugh’s vision of summer looks like the kind of garbs a friendly, advanced society would wear in an RPG game. He literally went from seeing everything in black... Read More »


OLDNEWBORROWEDBLUE BY HENRY HOLLAND

How cool would it be to dress your bridal party in these shirts?

More after the jump…

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EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: wha? huh? special feat. Jeff & Lindsay & Terry & Katie & Soft Pack & Rihanna & Viktor & Rolf

This is a 1979 BMW ‘art car’ painted by Andy Warhol.

You know who’s going to do the 2010 version? (Duhu, it’s like.. the first name in the header..)

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SONIA RYKIEL x H&M S/S 10 : FULL COLLECTION

Wow. This collection is huge.

So, after the 1st Sonia Rykiel for H&M instalment, the French fashion house collaborated for a second time with the Swedish high street brand.

I especially... Read More »


SAMPLE SALE: BRUNO PIETERS ARCHIVE @ RA 13

Here's a little known fact: Bruno Pieters popped my cherry. Read More »

AMERICAN APPAREL S/S 2010 LOOKBOOK

I was just visiting the American Apparel site when I stumbled upon this picture of a dog sleeping on a real bed under a white sheet. The tag read... Read More »

H&M PARTY 2009 : FAVOURITE KNOTORYUS LOOKS

One thing I like more than funny men is funny women.

Why?

Prob cos I’m sexist like that… 

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JIL SANDER FOR UNIQLO : WOMEN’S COLLECTION PREVIEW

The first pics of the women’s collection also popped up.

I love the above jacket.

More after the jump!

+ UPDATE : we got a release date!

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ROBERT CRUMB SIXPACK SHIRTS

Grand daddy of the underground scene Robert Crumb has licensed some of his work for an exclusive micro collection chez Sixpack. Read More »

EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD, feat. Brüno vs. Lil’ Wayne, The Dead Weather, The Godfather, Givenchy feeds the models, Bruce Weber for Moncler, etc.

I've been dealing with mots of insurance agents and administration lately. This picture is a pretty accurate visualisation of what I want to say (or do) do those people... Read More »

KNOTORYUS X COS A/W 09 PREVIEW

 

We’ve had a pretty busy week. And as much as I know that you all love our KNOTORYUS “Best Of The Week“. It’s been too much to cram into... Read More »


PHARRELL IRKS ME (NYLON INTERVIEW)

Don’t get me wrong. I like skateboard P and I’m mad jealous of his purple Hermès bag.

But his Nylon interview kind of rubbed me the wrong way. Why was... Read More »


THURSTON MOORE IS ANOTHER MAN

Thurston Moore is one of LGF’s longtime heroes.

+ get a preview of the interview…

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LIVING WELL IS THE BEST REVENGE

Yep, I definitely had the best month …

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THE BEST HAIRCUT FOR BOYS

Recently, I co-created a brand new hairstyle for one of my good friends who hadn’t updated his coupe in like forever. Co-creating as in: the hair stylist used his... Read More »


MICHELLE OBAMA IN VOGUE: PICTURES + INTERVIEW

The March issue feature is written by Vogue editor-at-large and KNOTORYUS favourite André Leon Talley, pictures by Annie Leibovitz.

More after the jump!

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KANYE WANTS TO RECLAIM THE RAINBOW

 

(pictures by The Sartorialist)

“People are so gay-conscious now,” he told MTV, referring to those who are “scared” of gay people, or of being perceived as gay. “That’s like the... Read More »


LIL’ WAYNE BY TERRY RICHARDSON

Taken from the pages of GQ.

Have you ever told the full story of the shooting when you were younger? When you shot yourself in the chest? Uh-uh. No.

More after the... Read More »


NARDWUAR VS. JAY-Z

After the Pharrell interview, P called Jay-Z and hooked him with ‘the human serviette’. Don’t miss it.

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KATE MOSS : MEN ARE CUNTS

Kate Moss graces the cover of Interview.

GO: Speaking of when you were 17, I just saw the Calvin Klein underwear ad you and I did with Herb Ritts and... Read More »


N*E*R*D VS NARDWUAR

Just arrived at the hotel, came back from filming a show.

Thought I’d chill out, let the innernet ennertain me.

It did.

Pharrell’s close to shitting himself.

And you know what?

Louis Vuitton... Read More »


A MILLI – OFFICIAL LIL’ WAYNE VIDEO (BACK ONLINE!) + CARTER III PRODUCERS SPEAK

Lil’ Wayne’s official vid for “A Milli” is surprisingly good. It dropped about 5 days ago so as a ‘yeah I saw that on another blog’ bonus,... Read More »


KARL LAGERFELD: I hate children

Two Lagerfeld posts in one day? As the French would say: “Vy not?”

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KARL LAGERFELD TALKS SHOP

This afternoon KL will be showing his A/W line for Fendi…

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RUB ON YOUR TITTIES

When I got to talk to Agent Provocateur-founder Serena Reese, I blurted out…

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KNOTORYUS 1/2’s Current TOP 1

1.

Nadege Winter: This woman never ceases to amaze me! Her wisdom combined with a few lessons from Oprah? Forget about it… It’s all a girl needs to know!

(pics after... Read More »


DO MY LADIES RUN THIS MOTHERFUCKER?

I wasn’t too sure about Hellz Bellz before. I mean, they make good stuff (cfr. the pic of blondie in the You Lazy!-post), but they’ve also produced a... Read More »


YOU LAZY!

What have we been doin? Some hatha yoga (you don’t wanna know – but one of us, ze one wizzout ze grand zizi, is gonna keep doing it. ... 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...

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...

KENDRICK LAMAR RELEASES “THE HEART PART 4”, PUTS THE INDUSTRY ON NOTICE

Kendrick Lamar has dropped his first single of 2017 and Black Twitter/every other rapper currently working has been left aquiver. “The Heart Part 4”...

BLONDEY MCCOY’S ‘THAMES’ SS17 COLLECTION IS WHAT WE NEED RIGHT NOW

Thames is just it. The SS17 lookbook for artist, designer and Palace Wayward Boys Choir original Blondey McCoy’s Thames has come at the right time. The brand...

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....

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VJEZE FUR & PERRE VAN DEN BRINK AKA TRATLEHNER

(Image: Perre van den Brink & Freddy Tratlehner at Avenue © Kelly Fober)

The morning I’m interviewing the two creative polymaths behind TRATLEHNER, the Amsterdam-based clothing label that...

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE NEW SOULWAX ALBUM “FROM DEEWEE”

With their first studio effort in 12 (!) years burning a hole in whichever digital port much-anticipated releases are stocked in, brothers Stephen and...

WATCH ARCA – ‘REVERIE’
An almost uncomfortably intimate and tender exploration of desire, death, self-doubt and the beauty of owning your struggle. Directed by Jesse Kanda.
“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...

LISTEN TO STUFF. – ‘STRATA’
Fans of Kaytranada, Karriem Riggins, BadBadNotGood will be chuffed with STUFF.
20 YEARS OF COLETTE: ALL THE FESTIVITIES + SPECIAL RELEASES

For 20 years now, OG concept store Colette Paris has assembled and concocted the best, most creative and most fun phenomena in fashion, music,...

PATTA SPRING/SUMMER 2017 LUGGAGE COLLECTION

I don’t know ’bout you but a little burgundy somehow makes my melanin pop a bit more (it’s science). As luck would have it, Patta...

LISTEN TO SOULWAX “MISSING WIRES”
Whatever you're dancing around these days (the truth, an awkward conversation, a bonfire of your current personal identity... these are just options), let it...
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...

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...