ellesse Sportswear + Design Competition

ellesse collaborates with top creatives to promote design competition ellesse is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the design competition CREATE TENNIS ART and with uber cool illustrator and typographer Si Scott as part of the jury. The iconic Italian sportswear brand is now unveiling 2 new collaborations, with textile print superstar Kate Gibb and Greek […]

Burberry flagship store in Beijing

Burberry Creative Director Christopher Bailey will host a cocktail party to celebrate the opening of Burberry flagship store in Beijing. The event, which will be co-hosted by actress Maggie Cheung, will take place on 30 April 2009 at the Jinbao Place Burberry store in Beijing. Over 300 guests are expected to attend including Burberry Chief […]

BOSS Black S/S 2009

The New Perfectionists is the name of the game for the BOSS Black Spring/Summer 2009 Collection, in which clean lines, unusual details and slim silhouettes dominate. Among the “must haves” are cropped, body conscious two button jackets and close-fitting double-breasted suits. In the leisurewear, cardigans in bulky-knit cotton with shawl collars join jackets and parkas […]

Define Fashion

Following a thread on the Kitmeout Forum and the following post by Dumb5, it would be interesting to hear other people’s definition of Fashion: “true fashion is ecletic and all-embracing, it is devoid of snobbery and discrimination, it is an expressing of humanity’s desire to simply be free and individual but at the same time […]

WIN a bottle! Burberry, The Beat for Men

Burberry is offering Kitmeout Users the chance to win a bottle of their new fragrance Burberry, The Beat for Men. To WIN a bottle email your name and address to burberrythebeat@kitmeout.com Burberry The Beat for Men is the scent of an effortless British style, heavily influenced by music – the fragrance was inspired by a […]

Paul Smith + British Design

Paul Smith was delighted to be celebrating British design with The British Design Embassy who, for the first time, opened overseas at this year’s Salone del Mobile Milano. Paul was honored to be invited to curate the space at the Villa Reale, “The Salone Del Mobile Milano is the most important design week throughout the […]

C.P. Company Mille Miglia Jacket

Aitor Throup has designed the 20th Anniversary Edition of C.P. Company’s most iconic piece – the Goggle or Mille Miglia Jacket. To celebrate both the past and future of this jacket the company is hosting a special exhibition at their showroom in Milan during the 2009 International Furniture Fair. The exhibition, which has been curated […]

Brioni Suits for Angels or Demons?

“In his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, Tom Hanks stars in the second theological thriller by Dan Brown, ‘Angels & Demons’ wherein the Catholic Church is being besieged by the Illuminati, the most powerful underground organization in history. Non-stop action both physical and cerebral, Tom Hanks’ Robert Langdon cross Rome and the Vatican wearing […]

Juicy Couture drops Dirty English

Juicy Couture is winding down its men’s business, Dirty English, and the last shipment will be for fall. Does the demise of Dirty English substantiate the view that a brand cannot genuinely embrace both genders once they’ve established a reputation for being gender specific? Many men simply refuse to buy Juicy Couture/Dirty English and not […]

Stella McCartney Tote for Charity

Stella McCartney has teamed up with shopping charity Buy Once Give Twice. McCartney has donated A Whatever It Takes Book Tote featuring artwork that represents a ‘Symbol of Hope’ with her signature on the bag. This bag is exclusive in the UK to BuyOnceGiveTwice and comes with a letter of authenticity. BuyOnceGiveTwice is a network […]

New Balance Trainers – 455 Revival!

The original award winning trail shoe from 1979 gets updated. Re-launched for the first time in more than 30 years is the 455, an original 1979 trail shoe that has been updated with modern materials and sophisticated color blocking for spring/summer 2009. Designed and manufactured in New Balance’s factory in Flimby, England, the 455 has […]

Louis Vuitton supports Earth Day!

Wednesday is Earth Day, and to mark the occasion, Louis Vuitton decided to donate 15 percent of all sales from its U.S. Web site that day to The Climate Project, the non-profit organization founded by Al Gore. The one-day initiative continues the leather goods house’s commitment to the environment and the organization — it first […]

Ijin Jeans Present Minijins

Hot off the steam press are the latest limited edition irregular indigos presented by Ijin Material : ” Minijins” A perfect replica of the original Foldedge ( tm ) cut Classic Backstrap in all its specialist glory , but only 22 inches tall. Complete with shaved leather backstrap & standard Kuroki cloth base, these glass […]

YSL T-Shirt with Environmental Consciousness

YSL is another brand following the lead set by NOHARM. At this rate every major brand will be offering environmentally-friendly clothing. What’s a major film launch without any merch? In tandem with the release of the PPR-sponsored film “Home,” designed to raise environmental consciousness, Yves Saint Laurent has created a limited-edition range of T-shirts, tank […]

Burberry Sunglasses – Summer 2009

Burberry Eyewear collection Summer 2009 Referencing iconic details from the Burberry archive, the Burberry eyewear collection draws inspiration from the season’s quiet, modern and elegant ready-to-wear collections. New acetate square styles for women include modern oversized sunglasses available in black with an engraved trademark check cube at the temple developed for the Spring Summer season. […]

Red Monkey jeans support the fight against Aids!

Red Monkey jeans support the fight against Aids! A unique Limited Edition RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey jean is being launched in Hong Kong next week and then released in United Kingdon shortly after in aid of the 4A charity Hong Kong. The design includes a red, green and blue AIDS ribbon and three lines […]

Rick Owens Clothing in London

Rick Owens chose a former antiques shop in Mayfair for his London pitch. To spice things up Owens has added a life-size wax copy of his head between his gear. Incidentally, a selection of the mighty Gareth Pugh’s offerings are available in the shop too. About the wax head, Owens’ explained: “My little ode to […]

Eddie Van Halen – EVH Trainers

Legendary Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has put his name on a new line of Trainers. In partnership with New Jersey-based FEA Merchandising, a company specializing in recording-artist merchandise, Van Halen is releasing both high- and low-top canvas sneakers with red, white and black stripes, similar to those the guitarist wears onstage. Like those, […]

YSL x Puma Trainers

Yves Saint Laurent has joined forces with sister company Puma to create a high-top sneaker melding Stefano Pilati’s design prowess and the activewear firm’s technical expertise. The men’s style, available in black leather or gray suede, just arrived in YSL boutiques, however, in the U.S. it will be sold exclusively on the brand’s e-commerce site. […]

Boyfriend Jeans x Red Monkey Jeans

Perhaps the ultimate boyfriend jeans, the classic gold RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey jean is apparently being usurped by the fairer sex. Women are swiping their boyfriend’s expensive denim and hitting the town. The question is how will the denim wear and fade to the female form?

Cheryl Cole – Best Dressed Woman 09

Cheryl Cole was crowned the world’s best dressed woman by Glamour magazine this week, beating last year’s winner Kate moss into second place. “In the past year, Cheryl Cole has become everyone’s style crush,” Glamour editor Jo Elvin wrote in the latest edition of the magazine which hits British stores on Thursday. “She’s ridiculously gorgeous, […]

John Smedley Knitwear – A National Treasure?

A few reasons to admire and adore the John Smedley: Working with the Environment They have been ecologically friendly for over 200 years. John Smedley is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This means they have always had a responsibility to the local environment. As washing is a crucial aspect of what they […]

Oxford Fashion Week

The first ever Oxford Fashion Week (OFW) is divided into six segments, Launch Show, The Exhibition, Concept Show, Swimwear and Lingerie, The Debate and Couture Show, 77 designers are expected to present their collections at OFW. The Launch Show – Sunday 3rd May The week kicks off with the Launch Show, a huge party at […]

Muse by Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson decides to follow the NOHARM lead too…. Pamela Anderson joins the ranks of celebrities-turned-fashion designers. The Baywatch actress is teaming up with Richie Rich to design environmentally-friendly apparel, after having recently been seen modeling on the Richie Rich catwalk during New York Fashion Week. Anderson is also well-known as a PETA supporter and […]

Pringle Menswear A/W 2009

Pringle of Scotland collection – Menswear autumn/winter 2009 Pringle of Scotland’s autumn/winter 2009 menswear collection is inspired by the iconic street style of the 60s. Our British attitude has been brought into a modern context, giving Pringle’s code a contemporary hue with the use of iconic knitwear elements crossing over to wovens and jersey. Tailoring […]

Burberry Menswear Denim Collection S/S 09

BURBERRY MENSWEAR DENIM COLLECTION SPRING SUMMER 2009 Building on its heritage of fabric development, Burberry has recently launched a newly expanded denim line for men and women as part of its London Lifestyle Spring Summer 2009 collection. The men’s Spring Summer denim collection has three jean fits – regular, tapered and slim. The colour palette […]

New Balance x Alife

Boston-based New Balance today announced the premiere of its first global Partnership Program. This program will celebrate the creativity and savvy design expertise of New Balance’s top retail partners in collaboration with designers and developers from the brand’s global product creation centers in the US, Japan and England. The Program will provide top global retailers […]

Giorgio Armani A/W 2009-10

Contemporary with a deliberate sense of shape: a dual approach that transcends that boringly traditional look so often confused with classic style. A new way of dressing in which the choice of fabrics and their combination in different weights results in a totally renewed vision of the classic, a union of powerful fabrics that emphasises […]

SKITSCH – Emotional Contemporary Design

SKITSCH, headed by Renato Preti, will include furniture and accessories from a wide range of designers such as Maarten Baas, Kiki Van Eijk, Joost Van Bleiswijk, Minale-Maeda, Philippe Nigro, Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe, the Campana Brothers, Front, Marc Sadler and Bertjan Pot, to name just a few of the 24 designers who have […]

Sport Shu – PF Flyers classic

Designed and manufactured in Japan, the Sport Shu is a modern reissue of a PF Flyers classic first introduced in the 1940s. The shoe, available in original black and natural colorways only, features contrast stitching detail, unique rubber-patterned foxing, original PF logo and leather patching on the eyerow. Only 1000 pairs of the SportShu (500 […]