Alessandro Calascibetta has been active in fashion since the late 80s. He started off his career at L'Uomo Vogue, after that with Mondo Uomo. Afterward, he became Fashion Director at Harper's Bazaar Uomo, and in 2000 founded Uomo which he directed until 2003. Following that, he started collaborating with Rizzoli. Since january 2015 he is the Editor in Chief of Style Magazine, and still remains as Man Fashion Director for Io Donna and Sette.
His Vanity. Until the 60s, the only jewels allowed for men were cufflinks and the wedding ring. At most the tie clip, some used to wear the gold chain received for the first Holy Communion. Jewels became a trend for men in the 70s: young people drew inspiration from the rockstars, so the first silver bracelets started to peek out. Later there were the yellow gold bracelets, in form of rectangular plates matched with leather strings. From the years of minimalism on, the inspiration was punk and its symbologies. And from Slimane for Dior Homme and Margiela, to the funny creations by Paul Smith, and the jewelry collection by Dolce&Gabbana, many designers have indulged the most hidden side of men’s vanity.
The eccentric singer and songwriter Thomas Cohen was the protagonist of this fashion shooting, inspired by a certain rock mood from the Seventies. Which is his favourite mood. Ph. Simon, styling Angelica Pianarosa, total look Gucci.
Shopper, Gucci, s/s 2018
Alessandro Michele questa primavera/estate ci accompagna su una vena particolarmente nostalgica, ricca di riferimenti e infusa di un’allure vintage. In linea è quindi il recupero dell’emblematica GG, dalle iniziali del fondatore della Maison Guccio Gucci, come solo elemento decorativo: il logo, in pelle a contrasto con lo sfondo scuro scamosciato, campeggia racchiuso in una cornice sulla maxi-shopper. Un must-have che sarebbe piaciuto anche negli anni Sessanta. A cura di Angelica Pianarosa, Foto Michele Gastl.
Alessandro Michele for this spring/summer