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FLANNELS Insider: Fashion's Most Powerful Couples

FLANNELS Insider: Fashion's Most Powerful Couples

In fashion, relationships often appear transitory and superficial. In the time it takes to blow a kiss, we will swear our undying love for a pair of trainers, or an editor can declare this or that trend finished. The capriciousness of it all is part of the fun of a world defined by exclusivity, where an item or person can be desirable by sheer value of their rarity. And then, of course, will be declared “over” in a heartbeat, at the flourish of an editor’s hand on the keyboard. As such, we’d like to take the time to celebrate some of the most enduring (at least in memory, if not reality) relationships in fashion. By its very nature, fashion is at its heart innately collaborative. The entire industry depends upon creative minds coming together, and the myth of romance that perpetuates our love affair with even the most unattainable clothes and ideals. Love affairs in fashion come in many shapes and sizes – the creative lovers, the designer and his patron, the photographer and his muse. In honour of Valentine’s day, we’ve put together five of our favourite fashion pairings, from ‘60s Hollywood to Paris in the ‘90s, we’re head over heels for these partnerships. Because two is always better than one.

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