Fashion & Lifestyle

Vogue Man – interview with Maximilian Davis, Ferragamo’s modern-day renaissance man

When the fabled Italian luxury brand Ferragamo named 20-something-year-old Maximilian Davis as its latest creative director, it seemed like an astonishing overnight success story. But, as the designer tells Zoey Goto, his giddy ascent has been a lifetime in the making, starting as a tenacious kid who refused to take no for an answer.

AFAR – In Gee’s Bend, Alabama, Women Are Quilting for Change

A new generation of Gee’s Bend quilters are stitching to uplift their community

The Red Bulletin – B-boy Phil Wizard interview

B-boy PHIL WIZARD possesses a talent for real magic, his rare skills having won him countless battles on his rise to the top of the breaking scene. But, to reach even loftier heights, the Canadian first had to face his greatest adversary: himself

Conde Nast Traveller: Memphis’ progressive coffee scene

Something’s brewing in Memphis, Tennessee, as a grass-roots movement harnesses the power of coffee to help society

Rolling Stone – Less pale male and stale: how British folk is getting a remix

Think that folk music is just old men warbling in a bar? Then think again. From Morris dancing at the BRIT Awards to queer sea shanties and punk zines about stone circles, ye olde England is getting cool-as-folk with a new generation

Rolling Stone – Celebrating Jimi Hendrix’s style on his 80th birthday

Rolling in like a warm breeze from across the Atlantic, Jimi Hendrix touched down in London and flicked the switch from dull post-war grey to glorious Technicolor.

Vogue Man – Dries Van Noten’s sweet smell of success

Zoey Goto received a rare invitation to speak with Dries Van Noten, to discuss the cerebral designer’s take on gender fluidity, the future of the catwalk show and how fashion might offer us a much-needed dose of unadulterated escapism.

Courier ‘How to start and grow a business’ magbook – Panadera bakery profile

Opening a new venue is a huge decision for any bricks-and-mortar business. For the founders of Panadera bakery, it meant getting resourceful with what they had and keeping a very close eye on the business’ day-to-day financial health. 

GQ – Savile Row Strides Out of Lockdown, Into a Socially Distanced Future

How do you measure a suit whilst maintaining social distance? And following months of WFH loungewear, is there even an appetite for getting suited and booted again?  Zoey Goto paid a visit to see how the world’s most exclusive fashion street is adapting to the new post-Covid normal.

Courier Magbook 100 Ways to Make a Living – Cxffeeblack Feature

Brewing a fresh blend of beans and beats in Memphis to serve and inspire the community

Courier Magazine – Startup Diary Interview with Serlina Boyd of Cocoa Girl

In June, Serlina Boyd and her six-year-old daughter, Faith, launched Cocoa Girl, the UK’s first magazine for black girls. There have been distribution woes, NDAs and negative headlines – here Serlina reflects on the past few months. 

South China Morning Post – Kiton’s Bespoke Suits are Haute Couture for Men

South China Morning Post STYLE visited the Italian fashion house to see the making of a US$100,000 K50 suit.

New Zealand Herald – Move Over Minimalism

Lockdown has done strange things to our relationship with our homes. Months of WFH and gazing at the same four walls have left many yearning for a change of scenery. Travel restrictions have created itchy feet. We’re starting to eye-up the paintbrush and consider splashing our drab walls with a riot of glorious colour; seeking ways to inject some of that buzz and excitement – usually found by being out there in the world – into our domestic spaces.

Simple Things Magazine – Vintage Style Queens

Good style never goes out of fashion. These four women live by this saying, choosing to reject contemporary fashion and immerse themselves in the looks of the past. 

New Zealand Herald – The King of Culture

From the moment he broke onto the scene in the 1950s, Elvis singlehandedly changed the way that people across the globe dressed, and his influence can still be seen everywhere now, from the street to the catwalk.

Esquire – Elvis Presley Is Still Menswear’s Greatest Style Icon

On his 85th birthday, we celebrate the fashion legacy of the man from Memphis

Numero – Benedict Cumberbatch Interview Feature

Zoey Goto interviews actor Benedict Cumberbatch on the set of Sherlock.

GQ Germany (Cover Story) – Elvis’ Style Lives On

40 years after his death, Elvis’ style lives on.

Self – E. L. James Interview

Zoey Goto interviews author of the best-selling 50 Shades series.

GQ China – The Art of Suiting

10-page feature on European tailoring.

Square Mile – Brendan Mullane of Brioni Interview

Brendan Mullane tells Zoey Goto how the key to mixing sports-casual and formal wear is a swapping matter.

Vantage – Paul Smith Interview

Zoey Goto interviews British fashion designer Paul Smith.

GQ China – Interview with Jason Basmajian of Gieves & Hawkes

Zoey Goto interviews head designer at Gieves & Hawkes, Jason Basmajian.

Esquire Singapore – Why Elvis Still Matters

‘Fashions fade, style is eternal’ declared the late fashion pioneer Yves Saint Laurent. The legendary performer Elvis Presley, who was born 85 years ago on the 8th January 1935, is one of those rare icons whose style influence has outlived their career.

GQ China – Asia’s Next Wave of Models

Zoey Goto looks at Asia’s next wave of male models.

Modern Weekly – Be Ethical-Chic

Zoey Goto looks at the best sustainable fashion on the market.

Elle – London Fashion Week Diaries

Zoey Goto trails three Indian-origin labels as they prep, show and wow at London Fashion Week.

GQ China – Alex Hua Tian Interview

Zoey Goto interviews Olympic Equestrian Alex Hua Tian.

Square Mile – Cristiano Corneliani Interview

‘Sprezzatura’ is the latest buzzword in menswear, used to describe a look of effortless elegance. Tailoring aficionado Cristiano Corneliani talks to Zoey Goto about how best to achieve this elusive style.

Neo 2 – Marc Newson Interview

Zoey Goto interviews designer Marc Newson on his G Star collaboration.

Modern Weekly – London Fashion Week Report

Zoey Goto reports from London Fashion Week.

Modern Weekly – Susie Bubble Interview

Zoey Goto interviews fashion blogger Susie Bubble.

Square Mile – London Collections Men’s

Zoey Goto takes a ringside seat for the latest menswear collections.

Modern Weekly – Behind the Scenes at Angels Costumiers

Zoey Goto peeks behind the scenes at one of the world’s greatest costume houses, Angels.

Numero – Kansai Yamamoto Interview

Zoey Goto interviews Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto.

NME – King of Cool

Zoey Goto, author of the new book ‘Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits’ looks at The King’s key style moments – from his youthful hand-embroidered rockabilly wear, to his diamond encrusted Caddy.

Square Mile – Luca Rubinacci Interview

Zoey Goto looks at how Neapolitan tailoring expert Luca Rubinacci has made every day a technicolor triumph.

Modern Weekly – Thomas Heatherwick Interview

Zoey Goto interviews the British designer Thomas Heatherwick.

MSN -Elvis Presley’s Most Memorable Fashion Moments

When Elvis burst onto the scene in the ’50s, he revolutionized not just the sound of America, but also the style.

Square Mile – The Best Wearable Tech on the Market

Wearable tech is on an unstoppable rise, and the latest wave of products take the concept to heady new heights. Zoey Goto presents the ingenious new items you shouldn’t be living without.

South China Morning Post – ‘Designed in China’ Still a Work in Progress

Shenzhen’s pavilion at a top London design exhibition showed progress, but also how far modern Chinese design has to go.

Square Mile – Men’s Trend Report

London Fashion Week Men’s has become the go-to showcase of new trends that will define wardrobes for the coming season. Zoey Goto picks out the key looks.

Numero – Tim Walker Interview

Zoey Goto interviews fashion photographer Tim Walker, ahead of his V&A exhibition opening.

Baby Magazine – Keeping the Intimacy Alive

Zoey Goto speaks to some of the leading experts in women’s postnatal health to get the scoop on keeping intimacy in your post-baby relationship.

Modern Weekly – London’s Hottest Fashion Designers

Christopher Kane, Jonathan Saunders, Marios Schwab, Gareth Pugh, Modernist and Erdem – Zoey Goto looks at the labels to watch.

Modern Weekly – London’s Best Fashion Spots

From Dover Street Market to Aram, Zoey Goto looks at the best places to shop in London.

Square Mile – Oliver Spencer Interview

Designer Oliver Spencer on his journey from Portobello Market to the catwalk.

Modern Weekly – London Design Festival

Zoey Goto looks at the latest interior trends.