What purpose does depression serve? What good does it do? Why does it have this particular effect? Why does it exist? What, ultimately, is depression anyway? Is it a personal experience that only you and you alone can truly understand? Or is it a blanket term for anyone going through a difficult time? I discuss why the conversation around depression is imperative to find our purpose.
Take a look at RKZ's collaboration with Italian menswear brand, Luca Faloni, focusing on their Brera Polo shirt.
RKZ worked with Copenhagen brand, Son of a Tailor, to promote their bespoke t-shirts.
Creative forces Saran Kohli and Anisha Vasani came together the create a campaign celebrating the colours and artistry of Holi. Take a look at some of the shots, featuring a who's who of Brit-Asian talent.
22 FEBRUARY - NEWS: COFFEE ON MY CASHMERE
RKZ launches a new Instagram blog account, focusing on quality coffee shops, baristas, influencers, fashion brands and photography. The Instagram account aims to bring a curated feed of informative recommendations as well as a who's who of the fashion and lifestyle scene worldwide. Follow @coffeeonmycashmere here.
14 FEBRUARY - BLOG: PENINSULA CLASSICS BEST OF THE BEST AWARDS
RKZ joined the Dapper Chapper in attending the third annual Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Awards, hosted at the Peninsula Hotel in Paris. With eight classic cars competiting for the coveted title, take a look at what went down in their latest blog post, here. Images and words by RKZ.
29 JANUARY - BLOG: AN EVENING WITH THE X-CLASS
Mercedes-Benz don’t tend to do things by half-measure, so when it came to the launch of a brand new pickup truck, you knew it was going to be an unforgettable evening. The X-Class is uniquely versatile: it can be used as a rugged, all-terrain pickup but also as a vehicle for urban lifestyles and families. RKZ snapped and reviewed #60MinutesWithX for Menswear Style. Read it here.
22 JANUARY - BLOG: A NEW GENERATION OF DESIGN
Turnbull & Asser collaborated with Central Saint Martins and Stephen Walters & Sons on a competition in which students had to create a menswear jacketing cloth. The winning students had their weaves turned into bespoke jackets by Turnbull & Asser, and were interviewed for Off The Cuff. Read the piece here.
10 JANUARY - BLOG: HOW THEY DRESSED OUR SHIRTS & TIES
"Another whirlwind weekend has come and gone, and we find ourselves finally getting a little downtime following London Fashion Week Men’s." Written for Turnbull & Asser, RKZ shot and spoke to Messrs David Evans of Grey Fox Blog, Aleks Cvetkovic of The Jackal Mag, and The Dapper Chapper's Adam Tanous, who styled T&A shirts and ties. Read here.
6 JANUARY - PHOTOS: THE SECOND SUIT COLLABORATION BETWEEN RKZ & SARAN KOHLI
RKZ debuts his second suit, designed with Saran Kohli. Inspired to create a collection of suits inspired by East and West, RKZ has taken traditional Eastern fabrics, motifs and patterns to be cut to suits inspired by Savile Row. Take a look here.