The Holy and the Profane

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I haven't been this excited about a young menswear designer in a long time.  Meet (or perhaps re-meet) Eliran Nargassi whose new S/S season is called “Jerusalem – Tel Aviv / Between Holy and Profane.”   Eliran pondered the gloriously off-kilter architecture of both cities in his native Israel before incorporating it into an exceptionally mature, energetic and confident collection.  This chap is building a seriously desirable brand – and doing it fast….!spring-summer-2014/cnfd

(PHOTOS by Miguel Mor)



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.