Christian Dior – Sharon Stone

French fashion house Christian Dior said Thursday it has dropped Sharon Stone from its Chinese ads and released a statement from the actress apologizing for saying China’s earthquake may have been bad karma for its treatment of Tibet.   The 50-year-old actress said she was “deeply sorry” for causing anguish and anger among Chinese people […]

Moschino Clothing in New York

Following the opening of their store in Beijing, Moschino is heading to the Meatpacking District to open its New York flagship. This fall the designer label, which is part of the Aeffe Group SpA, will unveil a boutique at 401 West 14th Street in what used to be a local landmark, the former Quality Meats […]

Red Monkey, Q&A

Below is Martin Ksohoh’s, AKA Red Monkey, replies to a Question & Amswer interview by the South China Morning Post:

Eco-Fashion

With the growing trend in eco-fashion comes much misleading marketing. The truth is there are a great many brands with true ecologicial credentials like NOHARM, Sugar Cane, Loomstate, Kohzo to name a few but there are also a great many other brands who are simply looking to make a buck off the latest trend. Venessa […]

Stitch’s Jeans

Stitch’s Jeans are making an impact in the denim world. Here’s some info on this up and coming brand:  The creator of Stitch’s (R&D Surplus), Albert Dahan, is brightening up the denim world with a lot of news for fall-winter. Stitch’s, steeped in “Rock n’ Roll” style, began with premium denim for men and women […]

Seleven Gallery Grand Opening

Here are some photos of Martin Ksohoh’s Grand Opening of his new Seleven Gallery:

Counterfeit Clothing = Terrorism

Following Kitmeout’s report that fake clothing is supporting terrorism in 2006: http://www.kitmeout.com/blog/2006/02/14/louis-vuitton-shoes-louis-vuitton-bag-louis-vuitton-fakes/, Reuters have issued the following update: “NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City, long a place where counterfeit watches and fake designer handbags are sold on street corners, is unveiling an ad campaign warning consumers of the human cost of indulging in knockoffs. […]

Acne Trainers

This classic shoe, which is available in both a high-top and a low-top version, takes its cue from a marriage between an archetypal Tretorn sneaker worn by tennis legend Björn Borg and a specific gym shoe used by the Chinese military in the 1960s and subsequently dug out of a New York vintage store.

MADE IN ENGLAND by Griffin

“Griffin moved out of London 7 years ago into the countryside, this brought about a different approach and outlook on life. At Griffin we’re working closer to home; yes we still manufacture in Italy because they have different skills to those found in the UK. I have been looking for new and old manufactures based […]

Diesel Red x Hedi Slimane

“Sources said talks between representatives of Renzo Rosso of Diesel and Hedi Slimane took place as recently as this past weekend, but Slimane’s people insist no deal has been made — and may never be. Following reports Slimane may be tapped to design Diesel’s new Red Collection, one of his representatives told WWD that the […]

Nike Rejuven8 Trainers

At a Thanksgiving dinner in 1999, a NIKE innovation leader’s seven-year-old son took the protective fruit net off an Asian pear and placed it around his bare foot. It was a playful gesture that immediately sparked the imagination of NIKE’s design team, spawning the first Air Rejuven8 prototype—built from the very same netting and hot-glued […]

Ijin vs Ninja denim collaboration

” Ijin versus Ninja “  is the working title of an exclusive garment collaboration between two independent and free spirited creative labels: Ijin Material , the left field denim label designed by Philip Goss,  presents two limited edition dry ” Ninjin ” legs “, designed exclusively for Ninja Tune , the hugely influential london based […]

Rich Yung Jeans & Clothing

Rich Yung Society Clothing was officially launched in 2006 by Brooklyn rapper John “Fabolous” Jackson. Known for setting some of Hip Hop cultures biggest trends in the years between 2000 to 2005, Fabolous spoke of wanting to create his own brand minimally. Rich Yung Society clothing was the realization of those words, making the words […]

Hugo Boss – Brand Profiles

Concerning talk on Kitmeout about the different Hugo Boss Labels, the following are the official HUGO BOSS Brand Profiles. HUGO BOSS is represented in the fashion market by the BOSS and HUGO brands. These brand collections and their fashion lines are aimed at various target groups, creating a brand world of extraordinary fashion diversity at […]