The Gone Library

Understanding Central Saint Martins

Understanding Central Saint Martins

We offer a brief history of Central Saint Martins and its place in the fashion industry

Kiko Kostadinov and His Influences

Kiko Kostadinov and His Influences

We explore Kiko Kostadinov's influences, focusing on Yohji Yamamoto.

Fashion at the Dawn of Japanese Modernity

Fashion at the Dawn of Japanese Modernity

We explore the idea of Japanese modernity in fashion by reviewing the Meiji Restoration and the changing cultural status of the samurai.

Kate Moss with Helmut Lang

Kate Moss with Helmut Lang

We consider the relationship between Helmut Lang and Kate Moss and how it informed fashion in the 1990s.

Pleating—Fortuny, Miyake

Pleating—Fortuny, Miyake

We explore the Fortuny pleat and its influence on Issey Miyake.