Fashion’s powerhouse perfumer is using less to create more
INDIE Magazine
by Team INDIE
1w ago
The world of fragrance has a new name in its olfactory landscape, but the man behind MATIERE PREMIERE is no newcomer. Before launching his brand in 2019, Aurélien Guichard was creating scents for Gucci, Burberry and Issey Miyake, applying a seventh-generation legacy passed down from his family of French fragrancers. But MATIERE PREMIERE (“raw materials” in French), is a more minimalist endeavour. Founded together with Cédric Meiffret and Caius von Knorring, its perfumes celebrate single notes with a contemporary twist—focussing on exceptional, quality ingredients, and allowing their raw beauty ..read more
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Galatea Bellugi is acting out her Cassavetian fantasy
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by Team INDIE
1M ago
Interview taken from ROLE/PLAY, a special INDIE edition created in partnership with Chanel, exploring the transformative power of fashion in film. Born to an Italian actor and a Danish costume designer, and named after a nymph of flawless beauty, Galatea Bellugi might seem destined for life in the spotlight. But despite growing up around Ariane Mnouchkine’s avant-garde Théâtre du Soleil, Bellugi discovered her passion for acting not on stage—but through the films of John Cassavetes and the captivating performances of Gena Rowlands. Despite a precocious debut at the age of seven in Pale Eyes ..read more
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‘Poor Things’ rising star Suzy Bemba is playing by a new script
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by Team INDIE
2M ago
Interview taken from ROLE/PLAY, a special INDIE edition created in partnership with Chanel, exploring the transformative power of fashion in film. Suzy Bemba didn’t come to Hollywood to play by its tired script. Hailing from Diou, France, Bemba was training as doctor, and—fittingly—a dancer, before making her name as Flora in French-Belgian TV ballet drama L’Opéra (2021-22). But last year was her most momentous to date: landing a lead role in Catherine Corsini’s Homecoming (Le Retour), star- ring in Anthony Chen’s Sundance-premiered Drift, and most notably, her “favourite character ever” in Y ..read more
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KEEN marks a decade of UNEEK open-air innovation
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by Team INDIE
3M ago
Eschewing any urge to pander to footwear fads, UNEEK’s open-air sneaker stands out not its hype or influencer endorsements, but for a quiet revolution in design and functionality. Its innovation comes courtesy of KEEN, a brand built on the foundations of thoughtful design and purposeful action. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, KEEN has spent over two decades consciously crafting footwear that prioritises comfort, durability, and minimal environmental impact. Now celebrating a decade of innovation, the UNEEK wasn’t born of a fleeting aesthetic but from a deep dive into biomimicry. Characterised ..read more
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5 scene stealers at this season’s 080 Barcelona FW
INDIE Magazine
by Team INDIE
3M ago
080 Barcelona Fashion Week‘s AW24 edition wrapped this week, leaving a trail of vibrant collections and bold experimentation in its wake. Featuring over 20 presentations, as ever, the four-day fashion event served as a platform for the city’s simmering design talent to push boundaries and showcase Barcelona’s creativity. Bold experimentation collided with a renewed focus on wearability, setting the tone for the upcoming season. We take a closer look at five presentations that stole the show, each one a testament to the week’s innovative spirit. From fantastic fungi to Catholic theatrics, esta ..read more
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Sofia Coppola’s costume designer on crafting Priscilla’s wardrobe
INDIE Magazine
by Harriet Shepherd
4M ago
From her 25-year coming-of-age friendship with Kirsten Dunst to an unbreakable bond with Bill Murray, Sofia Coppola’s creative collaborations often extend well beyond the confines of filmmaking. For over two decades, Coppola and her trusted costume designer, Stacey Battat, have cultivated a partnership steeped in mutual respect and artistic synergy. Their journey began in New York City, where Battat—then working at the Marc Jacobs store—struck up a friendship with Coppola, their encounters marked by shared cigarettes and candid conversations. Little did they know then, their chance connection ..read more
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ALEXANDRA BONDI DE ANTONI on interning at INDIE and the importance of print
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by Justin Kendall
5M ago
Alexandra Bondi de Antoni interned for INDIE in 2009. Since then, she has held leading positions at i-D and German Vogue, been named as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Media talents, and been nominated for the German Journalism Prize. But despite working at some of the most prestigious outlets and building a stellar career for herself, some of her fondest memories are of INDIE, with whom she retains a close relationship (and, with Stachowitsch, a best friendship). Outspoken about the damaging pressures of the fashion industry and candid about her own struggles with mental health, she’s se ..read more
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Parma violets taste like soap
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by Sam Nixon
5M ago
The post Parma violets taste like soap appeared first on INDIE Magazine ..read more
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1 Granary ask: What does it mean to be independent in fashion?
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by Aya Noël
6M ago
The team behind independent fashion bible 1 Granary explore what the concept of independence means in the fashion industry today—a place where freedom and creativity flirt but never marry. When Freddy Coomes picks up the phone, his excitement is palpable, even through a lagging WhatsApp connection. With his eyes gleaming and his speech high-paced, the print design student explains he’s working on a special project, and that Central Saint Martins, the university where he’ll start his final year BA in September, offered him a studio to finalise it. “We have so much space, we can place one look o ..read more
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As per my previous email
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by Bertrand Jeannot
6M ago
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