PHILOSOPHY OF PATCHES

Working with upcycled fabrics and pieces of existing garments, fashion designer Karolína Čechová creates striking, fluid and flowing patchwork pieces of soothing earthy colours.

FAIRYTALES PAINTED ON SILK

Welcome to the gossamer world of playful glamour by Lilia, Victoria and the MOVE team, a group of fashion designers from Moldova, who use silk and delicate paintings as their storytelling medium.

EACH STEP A TORMENT

Beast of the East, Czech underwear and nightwear designer duo, brings a second installment of their series of retold fairytales. After Snow White comes a melancholic story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life in the sea to gain a human soul. Episode 2: The Little Mermaid.

SHELTER SWEATER

“As if I could make the clothes a shelter, some dreamy, heaven-like space that one could just settle in.” Polish designer Pat Guzik and her namesake label strive to create pieces that are raw, playful, expressive and, most importantly, sustainably sourced and made.

WHO AM I ?

Camille VanDag, a Geneva-based designer, produces otherworldly accessories and footwear with a retro-futuristic feel, with emphasis on sustainability and environmental respect.

WHY ME, WHY ME

Self-professed trash transformer, Polish fashion designer and painter Marlena Czak explores the perfect balance of sustainability, ready-to-wear, tailored-to-fit and unique artistic expression.

HOARDERS OF VISUAL STIMULI

A freshly-baked SWARM Mag editorial to officially launch our third quarterly topic and to usher you into the age of RE:PURPOSE. Enjoy the accompanying text below by our Head Stylist Kateřina Hynková.

CRACKS IN THE PUPA

Welcome under blades of grass, half-decomposed leaves, all the way to the healthy, fragrant black earth. Another SWARM-made editorial featuring jewells by Martin Grosman and an array of Czech fashion designers will take to the depths of the METAMORPHOSIS theme – insect and its ever-changing world.

ALL DOLLED UP

Popovy Sisters is a Russian artistic duo of identical twins made of Lena and Katya Popovy. They create meticulously detailed haute-couture dolls and their delicate portfolio features, e.g., a doll commissioned by Grimes and an FKA twigs lookalike.

POISON AND MIRRORS

Beast of the East, Czech underwear, nightwear and upcycled micro-collections' designer duo presents the first part of their series of retold stories and fairytales. Episode 1: Snow White.

IN[HUMAN]

Humanity strolls ever deeper down the uncanny valley. A 3D digital being, a singer and songwriter NIVVA, and her occasional dressmaker and 3D fashion designer Žil Julie Vostalová talk about exploring the newly forming “phygital” layer of our reality.
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