Dear Shaded Viewers,

Maison Margiela presented an upbeat and seductive show today, hinting at rock star androgyny and the louche allure of the 70s. Perched on reworked cowboy boots with a thick wooden heel, the models had a nonchalant air, reinforced by the seemingly chaotic way their outfits were put together. Proportions were twisted throughout the collection, from skinny leather blousons paired with pleated pants to oversize coats worn with straight trouser styles. Strong color accents added vibrancy to the line, from saffron yellow and fire engine red -probably the shade of the season- to moody purple and lurex metallics, recalling the risqu

Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.