Dear Shaded Viewers,

I first met Yana Chervinska years ago at a designer contest, and she seemed obsessed with color and volume back then. This season, she stuck to her guns and focused on bulky outerwear and long dresses that were often flared at the hem, trimmed with cute knit fringing. If the silhouette was definitely odd and rather ‘avant-garde’, you could take each look apart and find something new and desirable to wear. One of her shiny micro gingham dresses featured a partial apron front, bringing workwear and traditional clothing to mind. The color palette itself was contradictory, from fiery reds and pale blues to ocher yellow and black. The overall styling -which evoked hiking sports and performance gear- tended to obscure Chervinska’s intricate pieces; it would be wise for her to simplify that next season.




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.