PURPLE #14 Fall 2002 Photos: Giasco Bertoli, Styling: Lutz Huelle (Part 1) “Italian Photographer Giasco Bertoli collaborated with German fashion designer Lutz Huelle for this series. Together they combined sports, military, and designer clothes to examine and define their version of casual style. These pictures are the result of their explorations. Turning away from dumbed-down american streetwear here are quasi militant, casually sportif, simply designed, intelligent, nostalgic,home-spun,radical chic- the contradiction of pricy and cheap, sophisticated and basic, styled like a political signal.”

2 Years before Karl Lagerfeld for H&M, 4 Years before Yamamoto and Adidas and Y3, Lutz and Giasco put together … More

‘WHEN FASHION IS ABOUT CLOTHES’ Nakako Hayashi interviews Lutz for PURPLE FASHION S/S 2002 “2 years after working with Martin Margiela, German-born Fashion Designer Lutz Huelle has stuck out on his own to make a clothes statement more than a fashion statement, and is becoming one of the most interesting new Designers today.. Lutz takes an artist’s approach, creating and developing clothes that are his own, based more predominantly on the language of clothes and their construction rather than on fashion’s image, style, and appearance..”

LUTZ & COMME DES GARCONS #1, English Friends ‘Rei Kawakubo and young German Designer Lutz Huelle light up the millennium’s first summer. Fast friends from different eras, Anita Pallenberg, an actress and one of CarnabyStreet’s central Characters and a rock celebrity since the sixties and Kate Moss, fashion’s ultimate icon, were photographed by Juergen Teller in Wallenberg’s London residence, giving one generation a view onto the other.’ PURPLE FASHION Magazine, Spring/Summer 2000