3.1 PHILLIP LIM FASHION STORY "SUNDAY MORNING"

June 03, 2016 10:31 AM

FASHION STORY “Sunday Morning” is now available!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

>>FULL PAGE EDITORIAL<<

  

Sunday Morning

There’s the anxiety-riddled reflection singed into Sunday morning that requires her to examine the triumphs and failures of the week. Moments where she was so lost in that novel that she forgot to let the passengers off the train. An exchange with a colleague where she said something a touch too narcissistic. And how she made up for that social awkwardness by helping that mother up the steps with her stroller, clinging onto that moment until the next one came, because moments like those are scarce. Then she realized it was Friday. Saturday came and went, and suddenly, she found herself brooding in her sun-filled apartment on Sunday. But brooding about how she’d be a better human being next week was only part of how she felt that day.

Brooding. It returns, though. It’s inertia that comes into being of its own accord and is the foundation of Sunday’s mood. It’s a spell that entraps her in a seamless loop where she’s sitting in front of the window, absorbing the nostalgia of the day and wondering why she finds herself in this same spot, Sunday after Sunday, as if bustling around the city and the art she made hadn’t moved her an inch—as if it’s not enough to move her. Lifting that stroller up and out of the subway might have been enough to help her figure out how she needed to wear the shirt for the outfit to work, but it still left her alone in the apartment, staring thoughtfully at the polished wood floor, filled with melancholy, wondering why it took lifting a stroller to figure out the shirt’s mystery. It’s not a defeat, it’s the feeling of hope, tinted with caution, that Miles Davis captures in “Portia.”

Sunday mornings remind her that she exists. And she feels every joule of that existence, charged and ready to burst. She doesn’t know what to do with it, though, because she thought she’d spent it all contributing to the buzz and excitement of the weekend. There was the happiness of Friday’s arrival and the accent put on everything she did because there’s awareness of the end of the week. And there was the opportunity that is Saturday, where energy, comfort, and release mesh to create an atmosphere that’s a reminder of how alive she is. There’s music and poetry, and a hum in the air that makes colors vivid, and sounds morphed to high fidelity. Then it fades. Volumes are muted, contrast is lowered, and colors watch their saturation dry up. She’s suddenly aware of herself, the serenity of her surroundings, silence is loud, and, with a full week ahead, there’s an opportunity to start again.

Like the caress that maintains hope in “Portia,” Sunday’s anxiety, loneliness, and melancholy move her to maintain a sense of self, an expression of self, which comes for her through style. She’s aware of the shape of her body, and knows the jacket that has the cut that will match how deeply she reflects on the week. More prominent would be the color, and how they’re contrasted with each other, reminding the world of her attitude, what’s unapologetically her. And there’s how it all comes together, a combination that reminds her what creating means to her.

It’s the artistic process that moves freely in her soul. It’s just that, on Sunday morning, its shifting and growing is more tangible than usual; art at its most beautiful, enlightenment about herself, her world.

ALL CLOTHING BY 3.1 PHILLIP LIM

 

 

WRITTEN BY Jéan-Claude Quintyne

 

PHOTOGRAPHY: KEIICHIRO NAKAJIMA

STYLING: LINDSEY HORNYAK

HAIR: KIYO IGARASHI

MAKE UP: TORU SAKANISHI

FASHION ASSISSTANTS: HOLLIS DE LANEY, COURTNEY BROWN

PRODUCER: MAKIKO ASADA

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: HISSA IGARASHI

 

MODEL: KATYA LEDNEVA @SUPREME MANAGEMENT 

 

related posts

ROOM 303

MIU MIU "ROOM303" BY Alasdair McLellan

By emulating an all familiar, oversaturated photographic aesthetic—those snaps of friends in the club, a family packed in a restaurant booth, an evening traversing the city, or an illuminated sea...

June 27, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

Nomos Glashütte Aqua Series Watch Collection

Independent German watchmaking house Nomos Glashütte has just released the...

June 26, 2017 11:00 AM  |  Fashion

Roberto Cavalli F/W2017 Campaign Starring Eva Herzigova

With the launch of Roberto Cavalli’s Fall/Winter 2017 campaign comes a bold retelling of the classic Italian love affair.

June 20, 2017 1:16 PM  |  Fashion

3.1 Phillip Lim Fashion Story "3.1"

FASHION STORY “3.1" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

June 12, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion
Life Goes On

BEAU SOUCI VIDEO STORY "LIFE GOES ON"

VIDEO STORY “LIFE GOES ON" is now available! 

View the video on the right and check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

June 09, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

Giuseppe Zanotti F/W2017 Collection “Le Rouge Et Le Noir”

Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti delivers a refreshing dose of dichotomy with the introduction of his Fall/Winter 2017 campaign.

June 02, 2017 11:00 AM  |  Fashion

Louis Vuitton x Jeff Koons: The Power of Icons

An L and a V. The combination of these two letters has become one of the most widely recognized trademarks in the world, let alone the fashion world.

May 30, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion
CHANEL’s GABRIELLE bag animated film with Cara Delevingne (Director’s cut)

“Who is Gabrielle?” #GabrielleChanel

Everyone knows Chanel 2.55, the bag famously created by Gabrielle Chanel in February 1955 and named after the month and year of its birth.

May 01, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

JIL SANDER × NENDO OBJECTEXITILE CAPSULE COLLECTION

Fashion meets design in the conceptual Nendo x Jil Sander Capsule Collection debuting during Milan Design Week.

April 26, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Fashion

DKNY FASHION STORY "VASILISA IN DKNY"

FASHION STORY “VASILISA IN DKNY" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

April 24, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Fashion
Tiffany & Co. — Behind the Scenes with Lady Gaga

Tiffany & Co. New HardWear Collection with Lady Gaga

Last year, TWELV introduced the new Tiffany & Co. “Legendary Style” series.  The campaign series began in Fall 2016, and featured Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and actress Elle Fanning...

April 21, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

INTERVIEW / FASHION STORY "CLAIRE DE REGGE"

Interview / Fashion Story

"CLAIRE DE REGGE" is now available!

Check inside for the full page of editorial

April 20, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Fashion
KISSES from JILL STUART FW17 Backstage

KISSES FROM JILL STUART NYFW F/W2017 BACKSTAGE

The runway is a facade for designers to stage their vision, the strictly choreographed back-and-forth of models shinning a never-ending flow of clothes.

April 17, 2017 1:00 PM  |  Fashion

FASHION STORY "CORY ROBERTS"

FASHION STORY “CORY ROBERTS" is now available!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

April 13, 2017 4:00 PM  |  Fashion

Contemporary Luxury Welcomes #TFWGucci

The swaths of newfound Gucci aficionados are certain to be charmed by the fashion house’s latest collaborative campaign, #TFWGucci (“That Feel When” or “That Feeling When”), a meme-based, creative...

April 12, 2017 4:00 PM  |  Fashion

FASHION STORY “MY OWN STORY"

FASHION STORY “MY OWN STORY" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

March 28, 2017 5:00 PM  |  Fashion

FASHION STORY "PLAY DEAD"

FASHION STORY "PLAY DEAD" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

March 22, 2017 5:00 PM  |  Fashion

CHANEL PFW F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

Karl Lagerfeld has done it once again with an impressive “launch” of Chanel’s Fall-Winter 2017 ready-to-wear collection.

March 15, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

FASHION STORY "PLASTIC WOMAN"

FASHION STORY "PLASTIC WOMAN" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

March 14, 2017 5:00 PM  |  Fashion

MIU MIU PFW F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

On the final day of Paris Fashion Week, Miuccia Prada swept fashion connoisseurs into a teenage dream at the Miu Miu Fall-Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show.  For the designer’s more spontaneous...

March 14, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

FASHION STORY "DEN DANSKE PIGE"

FASHION STORY "DEN DANSKE PIGE" is now available! 

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial.

March 13, 2017 4:00 PM  |  Fashion

LOUIS VUITTON PFW F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

Before witnessing the rhythmic succession of models down the catwalk, the audience experiences an atmosphere created by a ballet of sounds and lights dancing...

March 13, 2017 11:00 AM  |  Fashion

PRADA F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

We live in a highly politicized climate, and the fashion world is no exception.

March 10, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Fashion

SAINT LAURENT PFW F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

The insurmountable responsibility of designing a collection for Saint Laurent goes without saying.

March 07, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Fashion
SITE BY: monocomplex©Marbles & Marbles International Inc.
▲ back to top ▲