Following the opening in March of their first European flagship store at 7 Burlington Gardens, London, Abercrombie & Fitch posted more good news at the end of May noting increased net sales as high as 13%. There was much debate as to whether this archetype state-side brand could make it in the old country. Well [...]
France embracing RMC Jeans! Football stars Djibril CissÃ©, Thierry Henry and FrÃ©dÃ©ric KanoutÃ© have all reputed been seen sporting RMC jeans and caps. In additon, French rap star Mokobe is seen wearing RMC jeans in his latest video. Apart from France, RMC is making waves in Sweden, Holland, Italy, Germany and in fact all over [...]
Ed Hardy files lawsuit against Christian Audigier! As most of you will know Christian Audigier is no stranger to lawsuits and is still in the process of of fighting Von Dutch who are reputedly suing him for fraud. Anyway, the latest lawsuit from Ed Hardy claims he is inÂ breach ofÂ his contract with Ed Hardy by [...]
Stone Island Denim has always been a hit! Although Stone Island epitomises a “Man’s Brand” some of the denim styles introduce a touch of Yin to this geezers realm. Check out one of the widest online collections here. Whatever your thoughts about Stone Island, the fact is Stone Island jeans are a definite cut above [...]
Since 2001 UNIQLO Clothing has been collecting fleece wear and converting it into fuel for power generation; now they are accepting everything, twice a year at season change. In the trial, 140,000 items were collected, 92% was suitable for additional use and donated to refugee camps in Thailand and Nepal, 6% was converted into fuel [...]
Visionary fashion brand Nudie Jeans encourages the support of Amnesty International. For every sold â€Fight for human rightsâ€ t-shirt Amnesty receives 5.5 euros. This is their angle: â€Every year, throughout the world, many thousands of people of all ages have their human rights abused. Most of us donâ€™t experience this personally, but it tis impossible [...]
French Connection, the fashion brand which built its reputation on the controversial acronym, FCUK, is reputedly on the comeback after recently falling from grace. The company revealed growth of 3 per cent in the last 13 weeks while sales increased 5 per cent. The strength of the fashion ranges is the driving force behind the [...]
John Galliano has been sued for using the works of another artist for his own collections. The British designer used replicas of a renowned U.S. photographer’sÂ images in his latest ad campaign without acting the artist’s permission. Galliano reportedly is required to pay William Klein Eur 200,000 for the unauthorized use of his â€œpainted contacts,â€ [...]
The history of New Balance begins at the beginning of the 20th Century in Cambridge, Massachusetts. New balance had made its duty to help humans with foot problems, they improved the fitting of the shoes. Inserts and shoes on prescription remained to 1961 the cornerstone of the enterprise, until the “Trackster” , was brought out. [...]
Fenom, the forward-thinking Levi’s + Hiroshi Fujiwara, Fragment, collaboration, continues to take Levi’s into new fashion territory. The latest collection lives up to the high expectations and is everything a true collaboration should be; innovative, visionary and plain off-the-radar.
Giorgio Armani signs BeyoncÃ© Knowles to be the face of his next women’s fragrance, Emporio Armani Diamonds, due out this autumn. “There is no one today who transcends music, film and fashion in the way that BeyoncÃ© does,” said Giorgio Armani. “BeyoncÃ© is pure sensuality. She has that ability to mix it up: young and [...]
“Earnest Sewn, by definition, is a denim brand which pays homage to its Americana past and mixes, for perhaps the first time, traditional denim worktheyar with the ancient Japanese style aesthetic, Wabi-Sabi. Designed by Scott Morrison, formerly the designer/co-founder of Paper Denim & Cloth. Focusing on each individual jean and the numerous amounts of processing, [...]
Blood & Glitter vintage denim, established in 2002, has gone from strength to strength. With rock Blood & Glitter lives its name. They are the Blood that drives the designs forward creating vintage denims with a rock edge. Blood & Glitter Vintage Denim is created by using the finest ringspun indigo denim fabrics in order [...]
SUN SURF “Sun Surf’ is a brand owned by Toyo Enterprise that is spotlighted by our Sugar Cane label. The Sun Surf brand is a collection of vintage designs from the heyday of Hawaiian shirts (1940′sÂ -1950′s) reproduced true to their original fascinating colors and charm. SUN SURF was launched in the mid 1970′s when [...]
These evisu-jeans with cream or green brush painted Daicock embody the true spirt of Evisu with the bold brand signature on the back. From the Heritage line, these are unwashed raw selvedge denim with incredible detailing. One of the most popular jeans in the entire HeritageÂ line.
Hugo Boss is offering an attractive collection of shoes this Spring Summer 2007. Hugo Boss Shoes have never hit the heights of TOD’s, DiSanto, Gucci or Prada but this year their footwear is worth a second look. These black lace-ups are taken from the Hugo Boss 07 Collection.
Miss Sixty Jeans were producing tight and skinny jeans way before the vast majority of of the so-called premium denim brands on the market today. Miss Sixy was born in 1991 as Energieâ€™s womenswear line and ironically went on to spawn the men’s collection, called simply: Sixty. Although Sixty Jeans never achieved the success of [...]
For decades Hugo Boss Ladieswear was thought of as some kind of anathema! How could the ultimate high-rolling “geezers” brand be seen to produce ladieswear; the whole idea was about as convincing as Juicy Couture for men. Guess what, this season Hugo Boss ladieswear is for real. The Spring Summer 2007 Collection has all the [...]
The Paul Smith London Spring Summer 2007 Collection is as sharp as ever. Sir Paul Smith has the uncanny knack of making the traditional contemporary. Some fashionistas remark that Paul Smith is the United Kingdom’s version of Giorgio Armani and although that might be thought of as a compliment, the fact is Paul Smith cannot [...]