Moschino follow NOHARM lead… The one-of-a-kind eco-friendly dress Moschino created for Barney New York FutureFashion’s installation is only on show for another few days. The peace-inspired garment was especially created for the department store’s Hippie Holiday window display. Earth Pledge is a leading non-profit organization that provides sustainable solutions for businesses worldwide and their FutureFashion [...]
The charming folks over at the Fur Council continue to run their “fur is green” campaign despite the mountain of evidence against such a claim. They persist with the false statement: “Synthetics are generally made from petroleum (a non-renewable resource), which is NOT consistent with the sustainable use of our environment. The production, transportation and [...]
The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife by Hokusai. The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife (???? Tako to ama?, Octopus and Shelldiver) is an erotic woodcut of the ukiyo-e genre made around 1820 by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Perhaps the first instance of tentacle eroticism, it depicts a woman entwined sexually with a pair of [...]
New AC Milan loan signing David Beckham has acknowledged that playing for Los Angeles Galaxy has affected his England career and said he was glad to be back at a top class side. Beckham, who joins the Serie A club in January on a two-month loan during the U.S. close season, has reputedly been quoted [...]
This festive season, Moschino takes part in the charity event ‘Il Natale dei 100 Alberi d’Autore’, with the Rome town council and the support of RAI Social Secretariat. The project takes place the prestigious Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome. The initiative invited fashion companies to create a personalized Christmas tree that will be sold in [...]
DISPOSABLE CLOTHES: How about disposable paper frocks during the credit crunch? That’s the subject of an upcoming exhibition at Antwerp’s Musée de la Mode de la Province museum. The show — dubbed Paper Fashion and conceived in collaboration with Atopos Cultural Organization, an Athens-based design and fashion organization — studies the role of paper and [...]
Amsterdam-based denim label G-Star Raw is abandoning models for its spring advertising campaign, opting instead for actors to show off its wares. The label tapped Dutch director and photographer Anton Corbijn — who won plaudits for his 2007 biopic “Control” about Joy Division’s Ian Curtis — to shoot actors Toby Kebbell and Alexandra Maria Lara [...]
A.P.C. Clothing Spring 2009 Pre-Release. IN STORES ONLY. French designer brand A.P.C. has all the panache and style usually associated with French fashion. The A.P.C. style is uncompromisingly clean with single palettes creating large silhouettes of unique form. A.P.C. is not for everyone but that’s all part of its charm and appeal.
RMC Red Monkey one of the most sought out premium denim brand. It would be hard to find a better denim, and a better core material, or core denim philosophy anywhere else in the world. Martin KSOHOH founder of RMC (and YOROPIKO) is actually a denim master and the king of denim art, Tailor made [...]
Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz and Stockholm-based Acne Jeans has teamed up on a denim collaboration.
Ethical fashion, now there’s an oxymoron… Soles4Souls has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that about 16,000 pairs of donated Minnetonka Moccasin shoes ended up for sale on eBay rather than being shipped to needy people in Africa. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee against five defendants, including Concord, [...]
Do Dolce & Gabbana convey their homosexuality too strongly in this Adv Campaign? And is this likely to alienate their hetrosexual audience and consumers? Paris, Jean Bouin Arena, a symbolic place for Rugby. It’s in this “temple of Sport” that Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana created the new D&G Underwear Adv Campaign, with five Italian [...]
Joining Forces for Orphans in Malawi More than 400,000 children in Malawi have lost their mother, father, or both to the AIDS epidemic. Given the rapid spread of the disease, countless families and village communities have no hope of coping. In many cases, AIDS has wiped out entire generations of parents. An acute famine affecting [...]
Scheduled to Release December 13th, 2008, Saturday Limited to 100 Snap Backs and 50 Button Ups A Billion Adjustments We’ve teamed up to release a limited run snap back hat that subversively comments on many different social issues all relating to frivolous, questionable spending of the hard earned dollar and socio-economic issues we face today. [...]
After 40 years of building a world-respected magazine that is devoted to music, politics and popular culture, Rolling Stone has decided to launch an apparel division under their iconic name. The collection offers casual and sportswear tops featuring covers and graphic art- all carefully crafted to embrace the culture of music’s revolutionary movements featuring such [...]
To celebrate the 6th Anniversary of RMC Red Monkey Jeans, Martin Ksohoh has designed a Limited Edition Special. Only 60 pairs of these Limited Edition Metallic Jeans with embroidered gold thread have been produced. The word is the RRP will be around $500.
Marc Jacobs x Peseta Collaboration. This second collaboration was just released and it´s the first time Peseta have repeated a joint venture with another brand. The passport case was made thinking about people travelling all around the world but also living the city day-to-day. Any passport from any country can fit in, as well as [...]
Perfectly capturing the spirit of cities with words and imagination. Inspired writing, a pleasure to read and a feeling of discovery for a unique urban immersion. For ten years now, Louis Vuitton has been sharing its passion for travel and city life. Providing an attentive, informed commentary on the changes shaking the heart of cities [...]
The mass retailer on April 19 will launch Loomstate for Target, a version of the environmentally conscious Loomstate label designed by Rogan Gregory. The release for the collection for men and women is meant to coincide with Earth Day on April 22. Prices will range from $14.99 to $44.99. A New York City-based designer, Gregory [...]
Following the success of their Notting Hill exhibition last August, 55DSL and Mitchy Bwoy have teamed up again to open a brand new exhibition space in London! Starting this Saturday, December 6, the 55DSL Newburgh Street Flagship store will be playing host to the best artists that you don’t know about but may already appreciate. [...]
Dutch actress Sylvie van der Vaart and German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld pose during the 60th Bambi media awards ceremony in the southwestern German town of Offenburg. Each year, the German media company ‘Hubert Burda Media’, honours celebrities from the world of entertainment, literature, sports and politics with the Bambi awards.
MILAN — After years of legal debate and media scrutiny, Roberto Cavalli has been fully cleared by Italy’s Supreme Court of Cassation of a tax evasion indictment. The country’s major court of last resort annulled the verdict issued by the Appeal Court in Florence last Jan. 21, which upheld a conviction of the designer on [...]