Nov 21, 2013 10:59AM

Ann Demeulemeester Leaves Her Label

The designer exists her namesake label.

Having headed up her eponymous label for the last 26 years, Ann Demeulemeester is saying goodbye to her fashion house, with unconfirmed reports of a million fashion goths hanging their head and crying black tears in response. The Antwerp-based designer has been synonymous with dark, avant garde looks that many love but only few dare to try — but fear not! The brand is in good hands and will continue to supply to the world with black, black goodness.

 
In an internal email to her staff, Ann said "Ann Demeulemeester is an adult brand now with its own identity and legacy that is able to continue growing without me. I trust the company and the people that worked hard with me. We prepared this step together and they feel ready to bring the brand further into the future.” The label will be showing its men's and women's collections together in Paris on 27 January 2014.
 
 
 
Photo: Benjamin Alexander-Huseby

Jerico Mandybur

News & Features

Without A Sound: A First Look At Agyness Deyn's Label

Ben Rayner x Zara Mirkin for Oyster 104: The Exposed Issue.


Behind The Scenes Polaroids: Chanel x Charlotte Free

Shot by Alice Alexander for Oyster #104.


Oyster Playlist: Lowell

Merging rhymes!


Friday Feed: Thursday Edition

Some things that happened on the internet this week.


'Mrs Doubtfire' Sequel Is In The Works

Robin Williams, welcome back!


Mary Katrantzou And Adidas Announce Collaboration

Prints, flounce and active accents.


Here's The First Searchable Selfie Database

Something like a phenomenon.


Watch: Sky Ferreira 'I Blame Myself'

Plus behind the scenes on the making of the shoppable video.


Oyster #104: Ali Michael Shot By Petra Collins

'Dewdrops in the Garden' — a shoot & film!


Mood Boards: Christie Nicole AW14

"A world of her own."


Oyster's Birthday Cake! By Cake Fashionz

We interview Corey Moranis; cake extraordinaire.


Oyster Playlist: Holy Fuck

Plus their national tour dates.


Watch: Sun Araw 'Solo Wallet Shuffle'

Featuring guy doing yoga on the street.


Miley Hospitalised For Allergic Reaction

Bangerz Tour stalled in Kansas.


TLC Are Touring Australia

Ain’t too proud to beg for a ticket.


Watch: The Internet In 1994

A cyberspace sojourn.


'If I Was Your Girlfriend' Starring Phoebe Tonkin x Chanel

Shot by Adrian Mesko in Oyster 104: The Exposed Issue!


Top 13: Shop Farfetch x Bip Ling's Coachella Picks

Plus who wore what at Weekend 1!


Bare All: King Krule Shot By Rene Vaile

From Oyster 104: The Exposed Issue — on sale now!