Welcome back to our Sunday reading list. Here's some of our favourite articles of the week. Sit back, grab a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy.
“'Gosha is Gosha': Mr Rubchinskiy on his Standout Success" (AnOther)
Typically, catwalk shows are a performance – and thus, a fantasy world – within which a brand peddles its wares. But Rubchinskiy brings this element of documentation and reality onto the runway too, claiming that sometimes it’s the best place for it.
"We Have No Idea How Bad Fashion Actually Is for the Environment" (Racked)
“Fashion is one of the most resource-intensive industries in the world, both in terms of natural resources and human resources."
"Raf Simons: Material Boy" (Amuse)
"The designer talks about his new Kvadrat textiles, the shock of colour and how art is like drinking Coke Zero"
"Inside the Cult of Nike, the Reigning Champion of March Madness" (W Magazine)
"Not that all Nike products are worn by—or designed for—Olympic medalists or NBA champs. Most are bought “just to look cool,” as Hatfield puts it, and some never leave their box. Yet their functionality fuels their popularity in the booming athleisure market."
"How Drake’s More Life Connects Music Across The Black Diaspora" (The Fader)
"For those of us who have always known that the best British music comes from the marginal corners of our communities, it’s exciting to see homegrown talent catapulted onto the world stage, but it’s even more exciting to think about what comes next. For the U.K.’s music scene, a Drake co-sign is an entry point into the international mainstream."