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W ho says retail i s d e a d ? A l e x a n d e r McQueen has opened a new flagship store at 71 Greene Street in SoHo, NYC. Conceived by creative director Sarah Burton and architect Smiljan Radic, the space houses both women's and men's ready- to-wear and accessories. Defined by its ample use of light and dark oak and walnut for floors and walls, notes on fashion McQueen new Ouverture Of SOMething that never ended BY SteveN Hempel the new flagship reflects the mix of raw and refined, contemporary and traditional that has come to define the mcQueen aesthetic. f endi's latest accessories collection — a collaboration with edgy london-based luxury brand Chaos — was unveiled at the Fendi Women's Fall/Winter 2020- 2021 fashion show in milan. Inspired by Old Hollywood glamour, vintage cigarette cases, gold lighters, and evening clutches, the capsule fendi gOeS retrO collection makes use of perforated and engraved metal and Fendi's legendary leatherworking techniques to create cases and small accessories for mobile phones, earbuds, and other small devices, which can then be attached to Fendi belts, chains, and handbags. punk rock meets Old Hollywood meets new world. Fendi X Chaos, at the Fendi boutique, t he year 2020 has b r o u g h t m a n y unexpected twists and turns. In an expression of adaptation, Gucci p r e s e n t e d i t s n e w collection, Ouverture of Something That Never Ended, via a seven-part mini-series that premiered at GucciFest, the house's digital fashion and film festival that took place November 16 through 22. Shot in Rome by creative director Alessandro Michele and co-directed by legendary filmmaker Gus van Sant, the series stars actress, artist, and performer Silvia Calderoni as she navigates the city, meeting friends of the house. With each episode comes another part of the collection, which was gradually unveiled over the course of seven days. Also shown were films showcasing the works of emerging designers selected by michele himself. both IMAGES CoURtESY thE ARtISt AND MEtRo PICtURES, NYC, © 2019 CINDY ShERMAN Fendi X Chaos Alexander McQueen flagship store in SoHo, New York Paige Powell Paige Powell Gus van Sant Alessandro Michele Silvia Calderoni 30

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