Nicola Formichetti and Nick Knight talk tech at Selfridges
As part of the SHOWstudio 'In Conversation' series
As part of its pioneering Festival of Imagination, British department store Selfridges is hosting an exciting session of conversation today between fashion photographer Nick Knight OBE and fashion designer Nicola Formachetti.
The Italian/Japanese designer – former creative director behind Thierry Mugler – is now at the helm at Diesel and on a mission to communicate the strong 35-year history of the fashion house. A key part of the plan was launching #DieselTribute – a collection that encompasses all types of clothing, from jeans made from 580 leather patches taken from the Diesel archives.
Nicola Formichetti introduces #DieselTribute part 2
The live event, currently being held at Selfridges on London's Oxford Street, includes SHOWstudio editor Lou Stoppard interviewing both Knight and Formichetti about their work with innovative technology, and its influence on their careers. A particularly interesting topic considering that Knight shot the campaign for #DieselTribute on an iPhone...