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A story of symbiosis. On one hand, SOME/THINGS magazine, a chronicle of contemporary art, fashion and design published in a form of a luxury album. On the other hand, a secret space in Paris hidden behind a no-sign door and available by appointment only comprising a gallery with regular exhibitions and installations as a concept store offering a hand-picked selection of avantgarde fashion, including S/T unique limited edition collaborations with such labels as @xenophoraobjects…

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Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of symbiosis. On one hand, SOME/THINGS magazine, a chronicle of contemporary art, fashion and design published in a form of a…”

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A story of a brand evolving into a place of power. Takayoshi Yamanami launched @detaj248 in 1995. It took him nearly 15 years to find home for his unique bandage-style rings and other artisan jewelry. In 2010 a former pharmacy building in Osaka was transformed into a creative lab that hosted Detaj showroom as well as a multibrand store that brought together avantgarde fashion from Japan and the rest of the world. From the very beginning it was not only about clothes and accessories. The…

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Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of a brand evolving into a place of power. Takayoshi Yamanami launched @detaj248 in 1995. It took him nearly 15 years to find home…”

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A story of a basement evolving into a fashion empire. What was started in 1980 by Armand Hadida as a small store under a Champs Elysees gallery has been transformed over years - without loosing its vibe and eager for unknown - into six locations in Paris and the suburbs. Perhaps the most surprising of them is L'Elaireur Herold. The former stables in the 18th century house is now a no-storefront no-sign mysterious space. Obe should ring a bell to get through the black gates and a long dark…

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of a basement evolving into a fashion empire. What was started in 1980 by Armand Hadida as a small store under a Champs Elysees…”

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A story of searching for new talents. A concept store in the very heart of Marais district with a giant skull of an Irish Elk ruling over a minimal space with white walls, rough wooden shelves and impressive selection of darkwear and jewelry from all over Europe and beyond. Launched in 2011 by Seiichiro Shimamura, a founder of the now closed 0044 Paris, the store specializes on emerging avantgarde brands with a middle age of designers being around 25-35. Lots of labels presented here are…

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of searching for new talents. A concept store in the very heart of Marais district with a giant skull of an Irish Elk ruling over a…”

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A story of living many lives. An avantgarde fashion gem hidden behind an inconspicious door in a typical Saint-Petersburg courtyard iffering the widest in the city selection of exquisite blackwear, including its own brand @139dec. Launched by Olga Markes, in her other incarnations a frontwoman of a successful reggae group @alaioliband and founder of @sektaschool that sweepingly grew from a livejournal blog into a fullfledged fitness school with locations in 14 cities. @baddesign139…

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of living many lives. An avantgarde fashion gem hidden behind an inconspicious door in a typical Saint-Petersburg courtyard…”

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A story of travel, discovery and evolution. The ever young three-location Sunset Boulevard store launched nearly 30 years ago. Lorenzo Hadar, a restless traveler and investor, who played a decisive role in moving Japanese avantgarde fashion overseas is still a champion of emerging talents eliminating blind spots on a contemporary fashion map and providing a launching pad for young designers from China, Australia and the rest of the world @h_lorenzo #hlorenzo #avantgarde #avantgardefashion…

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A story of travel, discovery and evolution. The ever young three-location Sunset Boulevard store launched nearly 30 years ago. Lorenzo…”

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A nomadic story. Avantgarde fashion outpost moving around Berlin and changing location every two years or so. Founded in 2008 by a Canadian native Cambell McDougall, it exists now in its 4.0 incarnation. Vast hangar with no signs, white walls and techno music located in a former warehouse district hosts exquisite selection of the blackest of the black clothes as well as designer installations and exhibitions. @darklandsberlin #darklands #darklandsberlin #avantgarde #blackfashion…

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A nomadic story. Avantgarde fashion outpost moving around Berlin and changing location every two years or so. Founded in 2008 by a Canadian…”

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A week of avantgarde watchmen. Landmark locations throughout the world and their stories. #avantgarde #avantgardefashion #blackfashion #darkfashion #darkstyle #avantgardestore #fashion #store #brand #denialofentry

Denial of entry on Instagram: “A week of avantgarde watchmen. Landmark locations throughout the world and their stories. #avantgarde #avantgardefashion #blackfashion…”

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