John Frankenheimer’s Grand Prix Turned Into Summer Dresses

There’s a dearth of tasteful intermingling between motor racing and fashion design. Albert Kriemler, designer of the Swiss couture house Akris, is looking to change that. His latest spring/summer collection is all about Formula One—specifically, about John Frankenheimer’s 1966 movie Grand Prix. » 4/10/12 10:30am 4/10/12 10:30am

In Soviet Russia, you wear your truck (and the radial engine)

English Russia has a mind-blowing collection of vehicular-themed shirting and suiting fabrics from the 1920s and ’30s, all very bright, very modern, and very military, with biplanes popping out of cotton blooms and tractors going all-out Art Deco. Almost all of them would be fabulous to wear on a trip to see the… » 4/04/11 3:30pm 4/04/11 3:30pm