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Alexia Aubert
Yiqing Yin, Secret garden

Yiqing Yin, Secret garden

For Yiqing Yin, haute couture is a state of mind. The Grand Prize winner at the 2011 Andam Fashion Award is a true architecte for clothes. After working as a creative director for big names of ready-to-wear, she now takes the time to create her own way. Her 10-year-old label allowed her to be awarded the official ‘haute couture’ designation by the Chambre Syndicale back in 2015. While she works as a creative consultant here and there, Yiqing Yin now dedicates herself entirely to her craft, and considers haute couture as a laboratory of experimentations that allows her to dip...

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Alexia Aubert
WARM TO JANUARY - SHEARLING INSPIRATION

WARM TO JANUARY - SHEARLING INSPIRATION

As long as it’s cold outside and you don’t pair them with Aviators – which is as grave an over-egging of the thematic pudding as wearing chukka boots with a polo shirt – there are no disadvantages to wearing it.As well as being entrenched in popular culture, it’s a material that offers the warmth of a puffer coat with the suave, virile authority of a trench. We’re talking, of course, about shearling: a material which invariably qualifies collars and lapels for the adjectival use of the phrase “fuck off”, and makes for linings as warm, as tactile, as any material...

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Alexia Aubert
Christophe Chassol, “The Message of Xmas”

Christophe Chassol, “The Message of Xmas”

Interview produced by SAYWHO Today, the French composer shares this unpublished piece through a Christmas album, ‘The Message of Xmas’, available on December 5th. The occasion for Say Who to meet him in his studio, exactly one year after our first interview, to look back on his year 2020, but also on a decade made of encounters, travels, discoveries and, of course, music. This interview is the first of a digital series titled ‘Portraits of a Decade’ complementing our 10-year anniversary book out this December. What made you want to turn it into a Christmas album? Christophe Chassol: The Christmas...

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Alexia Aubert
A NEW STEP TOWARDS MINIMALISM

A NEW STEP TOWARDS MINIMALISM

STRETCH AND FLEXIBLE Combining the ease and comfort of rythmics-inspired slip-on styles with a neutral colour palette, Soloviere's ’Ted' sneakers feel so cool. THE ELASTIC FANTASTIC A handsome, easy-going shoe, the Slip-on is characterised by a considerable sole and elastic rubber band that separates it from the dressier, more delicate shoe. Here are five of the best to sink your feet into this winter. MUST-HAVE SHOES FOR MEN The saying “judge a man by his shoes” may not be true always, however, a good pair of shoes does make a positive impact on others. You do look more confident, stylish and organised.  

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