‘..the most exciting use is in a nylon bomber jacket, where Huelle cut off all the ribbing at the collar and hem, spliced it horizontally, and inserted a ribbon belt. It’s as elegant as an opera coat, but as durable as a piece of workwear. Other ingenious twists include wool Fair Isle cardigans with insertable nylon plackets (global warming has rendered big-wool-sweater season too short, thus the cardigan) and a halter top he cut from an old T-shirt, which he shows off how to make in his collection video.’ Steff Yotka on Lutz Huelle F/W 2021 on VOGUE RUNWAY

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LUTZ HUELLE ‘LE PYJAMA ROSE’ Spring/Summer 2021 “Having spent more time in bed in the last 6 months than ever before in my life made me think about clothes to wear in bed or at home lounging on a sofa doing very little. I realised that a pair of pyjamas is really just a -very comfortable- 2 piece suit, which made me think about home-wear in general, and how to transport the idea of the coziness and security of home into the outside world. The pyjamas became a suit of pants and roomy shirt, made in the same washed pink satin it is both perfect to sleep in and go out dancing as soon as the occasion arises again.”

A bathrobe with hydrangea-shaped sleeves is cut in a featherlight taffetas and can be worn either at home with very … More

When you decide to launch a Fashion House without a penny to your name 😊.. first you assemble all the courage you have and even the courage you never knew you had .. then you leave your flat and move in with your boyfriend, then use the money to rent a room somewhere behind the Gare du Nord which doubles as both office and to stock your stuff ( mainly books, magazines and vintage clothes)You spend a year working on a first collection, deciding that you will just follow your instincts and do what you like: Street- and Sportswear as Fashion, elevated by taking it out of context, re-inventing, re-making, re-assembling.You start working as a freelance designer in Italy, with the money you finance a first show at a friend’s studio space and hope that people will turn up … When they do you have a moment of sheer panic , then you scramble together a linesheet with prices, clean up the studio as best you can and start answering the phone.