All posts tagged: Kenzo

Kenzo’s “Music is my Mistress”: Reinventing ‘African cinema’ through fashion film?

Leave a comment
Uncategorized

One of the fashion industry’s problems has always been the underrepresentation of different ethnicities. Even though the awareness is there, many catwalk shows are still predominantly white, an issue which is only slowly changing. The same holds true for the canon of film, which is mostly decided by (straight) white men. In an interview with TorontoVerve, Toronto International Fashion Film programmer Kiva Reardon said: “If you have a knowledge of female filmmakers, queer filmmakers, African or Asian […]

The meaning of fashion film?

Leave a comment
Kenzo / Partel Oliva / Uncategorized

Once again Kenzo, a pioneering brand in the fashion film world, is coming out with a new short. Narrative this time, just like Snowbird, that won the “Best Film for a Major Brand” award at the Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Sun to Sun is a modern cinematic translation of the famous Japanese fairy tale “Momotaro”, often translated as “peach boy.” But Momotaro is a girl this time, telling a whole different story of female emancipation – through fashion.