STILL ILL PRESENTS: GAY GOTH SCENE

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Inspired by the Gay Goth Scene video by The Hidden Cameras, the homonymous STILL ILL capsule collection tries a modern take on the original goth look by taking inspiration from horror movies like A Nightmare on Elm Street 2:Freddy’s Revenge and The Lost Boys , Gay Liberation slogans and vintage porn for a tongue in cheek mix of heavy metal lettering, slasher flicks, mesh and vinyl that celebrates teenage hormonal tension and fascination with darkness, with graphics that explore a nostalgic world of sexual awakenings and guilty pleasures, fetish and romance.

Photos & Styling : Riccardo Slavik  @riccardoslavik

Model : Morris Pendlebury at Independent Management   @morrispendlebury

All clothes STILL ILL  @stillilluk except vinyl jeans and fake fur stylist’s own

all accessories stylist’s own

special thanks to Monica Pollara and Blanco Milano

GAY GOTH SCENE MIXTAPE

 

WILD THING

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coat & pants RAF SIMONS top VIVIENNE WESTWARD

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top vintage pants ANGELOS FRENTZOS

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Top ANGELOS FRENTZOS pants STILL ILL

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top ANGELOS FRENTZOS, long sleeve & pants STILL ILL

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denim STILL ILL vest ANGELOS FRENTZOS

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sweat STILL ILL pants ANGELOS FRENTZOS

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PHOTOS & STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODEL JD AT URBAN

FASHION BY STILL ILL, ANGELOS FRENTZOS, RAF SIMONS ( VINTAGE) VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ( VINTAGE)

SPECIAL THANKS TO ATOMIC BAR MILANO

An Afternoon With JD

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PHOTOS LORENZO MARCUCCI

STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODEL JD AT URBAN

ALL CLOTHES FROM STYLIT’S ARCHIVE EXCEPT CUSTOMIZED DENIM JACKET BY STILL ILL

HARDCORE95, STILL ILL FW 16/17

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PHOTOS LORENZO MARCUCCI

STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

Models   Alex + Tommy @ FASHION,  Jakub @ BOOM, Douglas @ NO LOGO

#hardcore95, works as the title, mood and a graphic for STILL ILL‘s FW 16/17 capsule collection. There’s a mid-90s general feel to the pieces and inspiration spans from Belgian gabbers and hardcore punk to the cult movie The Doom Generation, which turned 20 last year. A desire to mix the digital and a more manual approach translates into hand-drawn graffiti written directly on patterns, so they follow the shape of the garment and mix with the graphics, and a DIY section of hand-bleached denim with patches. Posters from  the seminal Gregg Araki movie are also cut up and pasted into collages to create prints for tunics and tops, the lo-fi mood of ripped and glued paper heightened by the extreme enlargement of small low quality digital images. As a whole a rougher and tougher look that nods to Stephen Sprouse and his luxe-punk aesthetic but with a cheaper, grungier 90s feel and a touch of digital reappropriation.

The collection is already available for press at Maximilian Linz PR even though more customized pieces will be presented in a few weeks. This will be the last STILL ILL capsule to have a seasonal denomination and will be on sale online during MFW.

R.S.

OH ISN’T IT WILD?

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COAT AND ROPE TOP ANGELOS FRENTZOS, TANK AND SHORTS STILL ILL, HAT MODU DESIGNS

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TSHIRT STILL ILL TOP ALBERTO ZAMBEZI SKIRT ANGELOS FRENTZOS

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JACKET ANGELOS FRENTZOS TOP STILL ILL HEADDRESS DONIA ALLEGUE

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VEST TOP AND SHORTS STILL ILL

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TOP STILL ILL TSHIRT ANGELOS FRENTZOS HEADDRESS DONIA ALLEGUE

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VEST AND TOP STILL ILL

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TUNIC AND LEGGINGS STILL ILL

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PONCHO NIKOLAS K TOP AND PANTS STILL ILL

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COAT ANGELOS FRENTZOS

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COAT ANGELOS FRENTZOS TOP AND LEGGINGS STILL ILL

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TUNIC STILL ILL TOP ALBERTO ZAMBELLI

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TOP STILL ILL

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TUNIC STILL ILL MAXI TSHIRT ALBERTO ZAMBELLI

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PHOTOS LORENZO MARCUCCI

STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODELS TURNER BRAVOUR ‹ MARTIN ALBAEK AT FASHION

STILL ILL’ SS16 collection, ‘Quentin Crisp at the Flaunt It Club’, inspired by a strange clip of  the iconic Stately Homo/Resident Alien mixing with The Club Kids in NY, is a graphic romp through clubbing and gender. We decided to shoot it in an easy, silly, slightly 90s way, a bit of a domestic rave where all the drugs are good and people dress up throwing on random make up and a fast, fun, ensemble. Can Easy-Rave-Chic be the season’s hot look? Enjoy.

R.S.

STILL ILL SS15

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PHOTOS & STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODELS GIANLUCA & DUSTIN AT FASHION

STYLING ASSISTANT GIACOMO TAGLIATI

ALL CLOTHES STILL ILL SS ’15 EXCEPT ‘PAIN’ AND ‘REVOLT’ SHORTS STILL ILL RESORT ’14

The new STILL ILL capsule’s graphics are developed in 3 main themes: ‘FREAK’ celebrates uniqueness and off-center glamour through images of personal icons and post-punk nightclubbing legends such as Stephen Linard, Judith Frankland and Marilyn, ‘#WEBBOYS’ explores sex,love and pain in a digital world, through found images, glitched on an iPhone app, and fake website names and hashtags, ‘GYM’ is a tongue-in-cheek exploitation of the age’s obsession with the perfect body through the use of vintage ‘beefcake’ images reimagined in a digital way. Shapes and cuts remain basic and unisex with a new version of the tank-tunic, a shorter, boxier sleeveless t-shirt and and a short loose tank top.

R.S.

SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME ( INTRODUCING ALEX IPATE )

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TSHIRT BOBBY ABLEY PANTS AU JOUR LE JOUR

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SWEATSHIRT AU JOUR LE JOUR

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TSHIRT AU JOUR LE JOUR TURBAN DONIA ALLEGUE

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TOP AND PANTS ANGELOS FRENTZOS HAT SIBLING

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PHOTOS AND STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODEL ALEX IPATE AT FASHION

STYLING ASSISTANT GIACOMO TAGLIATI

SPECIAL THANX TO RICCARDO KIRZOSIMOS

 

A GLITCHED CIRCUS: ANGELOS FRENTZOS SS15

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PHOTOS: RICCARDO SLAVIK

MODEL: GYTIS AT URBAN

ALL CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES ANGELOS FRENTZOS SS15 EXCEPT SNEAKERS ADIDAS ORIGINALS

Riding a wave of blessed creativity and a refined eye for the subtly commercial, our pal Angelos is back with an even more amazing collection. After going back to some familiar themes from his archive for AW14 he went on to explore the world of the circus through his by now classic silhouettes, patches prints, a skillful use of mesh and a wink to sportswear and a touch of the Jap. With details that verge on luxury ( silk-linen jacquard, hand stitched and hand cut fringe,  Made In Japan mesh) and a street-savy attitude, it’s a collection we can’t honestly wait to get our paws on!

R.S.

 

STILL ILL FW 14 PREVIEW

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STILL ILL FW14 SCUBA CAPSULE COLLECTION

PHOTOS LORENZO MARCUCCI

STYLING RICCARDO SLAVIK

HAIR & MAKE UP ELISA RAMPI

MODELS LUCAS KITTEL AT URBAN & EVA DUDAS AT ELITE

Exploring themes that mix pop advertising, rebellious youth and heartache, STILL ILL’s graphics find a vibrant match in silky neoprene and loose unisex shapes. The Pop Art mood of the prints is explored in a Technicolor shoot reminiscent of  a steamy Warhol movie.

R.S.

 

#Decimate #Glitch #Destroy #It

Fashion

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ALL PHOTOS SHOT AND GLITCHED BY RICCARDO SLAVIK

FILM IS DEAD … And yet many camera apps still insist upon attempting simulations of that long-past era. We say NO to artificial nostalgia, pushing forward in the digital realm with different forms of creative destruction.‘ from the Decim8 App page

Is this the new Digital revolution? Is Chaos Theory finely applied to image and fashion the way to go? Can you really do all of this on your phone? Well, Yes. And it is true that in 2014 it probably makes no sense watching Couture shows ( unless you’re buying) or trying to make your crappy pics look ‘vintage’ when you can make them look ‘future’ or at least ‘vintage future’ which is still a step forward isn’t it?

And yes, Glitch Art does have a slight tinge of nostalgia as some effects might bring you back to broken VCRs and crappy video games, but it is totally digital, and it’s based on destroying image more than adding to it, plus most of it is quite random, which makes it a perfect metaphor for, well just about everything, LIFE, for example.

GLITCH IS CHAOS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

”DEFINING GLITCH ART

Glitch art is in many ways a decentralized, active movement that evades definition. I talk about glitch art in the way that I view it, not the way it should be universally defined.

→An examination of the materiality of analog and digital video

→Undermining interfaces and breaking through the computational instincts of consumer devices to liberate their latent audio and visual materiality

→Humanizing ordinarily mechanical and automated processes for aesthetic outputs

Interrupting, disrupting, and subverting the relationship of the user to consumer technological devices

DIGITAL GLITCHING (corrupting digital information)
A digital signal is a physical signal that is a representation of a sequence of discrete values (a quantified discrete-time signal), for example of an arbitrary bit stream, or of a digitized (sampled and analog-to-digital converted) analog signal.

DATABENDING “The artistic misuse of digital information” –Stallio (Benjamin Berg)
-Exploiting the universal language of digital media to incorrectly interpret and edit digital files with often unexpected results

FURTHER READING
GLI.TC/H Reader(ror) (with contributions by Tom McCormack, Curt Cloninger, jon.satrom, Nick Briz, Rosa Menkman, Iman Moradi, Hannah Piper Burns, Evan Meaney, Channel TWo, jonCates, Matthew Fuller, Alexander Galloway, A Bill Miller, and Laimonas Zakas)
The Glitch Moment(um) by Rosa Menkman

all of the above from http://jameshconnolly.com

R.S.