Paul Smith – New London Rubbish Bin

Paul Smith has created a new rubbish bin for London. The ‘New London Rubbish Bin’ will be popping up in Covent Garden and Holland Park for a four-month trial period from 28th May. The giant rabbit bins, with ears that light up when anyone puts rubbish in them, are Paul Smith’s contribution to Super Contemporary […]

Burberry sign across Manhattan

Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts and Burberry Creative Director Christopher Bailey hosted an event to celebrate the lighting of the Burberry sign across Manhattan. Over 300 guests gathered to watch the fifty foot long Burberry logos on top of the new Burberry Americas Headquarters at 444 Madison Avenue being lit for the first time, including […]

Marc Jacobs – Hall of Fame, FiFi Awards

The Downtown Armory was the setting Wednesday evening for the 37th annual Fragrance Foundation FiFi Awards. The winners list is as follows: Fragrance of the Year — Women’s Luxe: Harajuku Lovers Fragrances — Love, Lil’Angel, Music, Baby, “G” — Coty Prestige Fragrance of the Year — Men’s Luxe: I Am King — Sean John — […]

Mayor Bloombery Declares Burberry Day!

MAYOR BLOOMBERG DECLARES 28 MAY AS BURBERRY DAY IN NEW YORK London, 27 May 2009 – Burberry is pleased to announce that Thursday 28 May has been declared Burberry Day in New York City. The proclamation, by New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg, is in honour of the continued investment and commitment Burberry makes to New […]

Duck and Cover – British Country Heritage

STAND TO ATTENTION – DUCK AND COVER AUTUMN WINTER COLLECTION 2009 London May 2009, For Immediate Release – Stand to attention with this Autumn Winter season’s military offering from urban lifestyle clothing brand Duck and Cover. Taking cornerstone influences from both the Cold War and industrial workwear styles, Duck and Cover fuses military detailing with […]

Ethical Fashion?

The ETHICAL FASHION SHOW® Paris is back: From 1st to 4th october, during the fashion week AT THE TAPIS ROUGE 67, rue du faubourg St Martin 75010 Paris A lot of people ask, exactly what is ethical fashion? There are numerous answers from brands like NOHARM, Loomstate and Edun. The issues extended from: Agenda 21 […]

Aquascutum For Sale?

Aquascutum’s owner is believed to be in talks to sell the brand to YGM Trading. It emerged on Friday that Kim Winser, the CEO of Aquascutum, has quit after failing in a rival bid that she had spent 12 months trying to negotiate. According to sources at Daiwa Securities, the bank that is handling the […]

Martin Ksohoh Lecture at IVE Hong Kong

Martin Yat Ming (Ksohoh) GUEST SPEAKER AT “IVE”- The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education in Guantang, formerly known as Kwun Tong Technical Institute (established in 1975). The Campus has an academic emphasis on Business, Advertising and Marketing, Branding, Digital Movie, Television, Digital Animation, Role Design, Digital Media Design, Electronic and Information Engineering programmes. Martin […]

NOHARM – Never Made in Sweatshops!

NOHARM Organic Cotton T-Shirt. Displays the NOHARM logo plus the NOHARM strapline: “Truth Is That Which Can Do NOHARM” Available in Expresso Brown and Moss Green. Made in Canada. NOHARM is actively against production of apparel, footwear and accessories in all too common sweatshops throughout the world and will only work with manufacturers who provide […]

PF Flyers releases the Albin for Spring 2009

PF Flyers releases the Albin for Spring 2009, saturated spring tones gain depth and subtlety in luminescent leather finishes and iridescent metal weaves. Bridging classic sport, modern design and refined casual fashion, PF continues to set the standard in fine sneakers. This “court couture” style is a favorite in a 70-year PF Flyers tradition of […]

Burberry Manhattan skyline

Burberry will become the newest addition to the Manhattan skyline from 28 May 2009 when three 50 foot long neon Burberry signs will be lit above the new Burberry Americas headquarters at 444 Madison Avenue in New York. The site is one of only six grand fathered signage locations in New York. The new 68,000 […]

Paul Smith Bags Project 10

This Spring, Paul Smith launches ‘Project 10: Bag’ – a new and refreshing take on design and individuality in a world full of mass production. Paul Smith has taken one bag shape, the ‘Flight Bag’ and created 138 individual designs for it – 138 in total, for every Paul Smith shop in Japan. Each shop […]

Lacoste T-Shirt by Andrea Crews

Lacoste creative director Christophe Lemaire wanted a fun feeling for LACOSTE RED! Fall 2009 / Winter 2010 collection. Lemaire chose Paris-based art collective Andrea Crews to create an exclusive capsule collection of T-shirts to complement his Lacoste Red! Collection. With Lacoste Red! aimed at a younger and more urban-oriented customers, collaborating with Andrea Crews is […]

Louis Vuitton + Richard Prince

One of Hong Kong’s first-ever public art installations has been unveiled – courtesy of Louis Vuitton. Richard Prince, the American artist best known for his “appropriation” style and his collaborations with Marc Jacobs, has wrapped the Hong Kong Museum of Art with enlarged replicas of pulp fiction novel covers. The installation, which takes its theme […]

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley + Agent Provocateur

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has knickered Kate Moss’s place as the face of risqué lingerie firm Agent Provocateur owned and operated by the son of Vivienne Westwood. Rosie, 21-who dates Tyrone Wood, son of Rolling Stone Ronnie-steps confidently out of her clothes and into the stilettoes of supermodel Kate Moss. Agent Provocateur lingerie is an opulent range […]

Burberry Wrap Strap Watches

BURBERRY WRAP STRAP TIMEPIECES SPRING/ SUMMER 2009 BU8059 Previewed at the Burberry Prorsum Spring Summer 2009 men’s runway show. Antique palladium case with military inspired dial and dark brown bridle leather inspired multi-wrap strap. Hour, minute hands and numbers in luminova. Water resistant to 3 ATM/30m. Swiss made. Price: £325 BU8060 Previewed at the Burberry […]

NOHARM x Stella McCartney vegan shoes

Stella McCartney follows the beat to the NOHARM drum with Italian made ethical vegan footwear. At an appearance last week at her Barneys trunk show, British designer Stella McCartney dished to Insider about her latest collection and green ethics, as well as her ability to carry a tune (for the record: she claims she’s not […]

Levis Strauss gives Hope

A history of hope Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.) has a long history of commitment to equality and social justice. LS&CO. has been a pioneer in issues of particular concern to the LGBTQ community. From progressive employment policies and practices to marketing campaigns and partnerships to funding HIV-prevention and social-justice organizations through the Levi Strauss […]

Gucci Shoes & Shirts go Green!

Gucci are another designer brand following the NOHARM lead into high fashion footwear & clothing. Bravo all around! “Frida Giannini, the creative director of Gucci, has designed a $185 limited-edition T-shirt made of organic cotton and natural dyes. Sergio Rossi is launching a stiletto shoe called the Eco Pump, whose sole and heel are made […]

Eco-Fashion for Fashion Week

Bel Esprit, the online showroom for international fashion designers of ecological, fair trade, sustainable and responsible fashion, brings together talented designers who create collections from couture to streetwear with respect for the world around them: organic fabrics, eco-friendly textile treatments and dyes, as well as purchasing materials, supplies and labor that provide a livable wage […]

Aquascutum A/W 2009 – Understated British Elegance

For Autumn/Winter 2009, the Aquascutum London collection references the brand’s heritage for creating elegantly-tailored, modern city pieces. The iconic 1960s film ‘The Collector’ was taken as the primary reference, with the style of Terence Stamp informing the look. Under the design direction of Graeme Fidler, Head of Menswear Design, the collection continues to develop whilst […]

RMC Red Monkey Denim Shorts

Here’s a sneak preview of the long await RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey denim shorts. They’re due to land in-store any time now and have reputedly been seen on 50 Cent and Snoop Dog. The collection includes a full range of colours and each pair has the signature top quality selvedge denim and internationally recognised […]

Agyness Deyn x Burberry

BURBERRY DRESSES BRITISH SUPERMODELS AT METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART COSTUME INSTITUTE GALA London, 1 May 2009 – Burberry will be dressing British supermodels Agyness Deyn and Twiggy at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala in New York on Monday 4 May 2009. The Gala marks the opening of “The Model as Muse: Embodying […]

DSquared2 Twins host Launch My Line

Bravo announced a new fashion competition series “Launch My Line.” Previously announced as “Celebrity Sew-Off” the show features twins Dean and Dan Caten of DSquared2 as hosts . Launch My Line is based on the premise of 10 established fashion designers paired with pop culture notables, who are highly regarded in their own field of […]

Ben Sherman Shoes & Trainers NO MORE

Ben Sherman, the original British MOD brand, will no longer produce footwear. A statement issued Friday said the company plans to leave the shoe, kids’ and youth sectors by the end of 2009 to concentrate on men’s and women’s apparel instead. “Together with many other leading companies in the U.K. fashion sector, we are experiencing […]

Burberry Store in Beijing

CHRISTOPHER BAILEY AND MAGGIE CHEUNG HOST EVENT AT BURBERRY STORE IN BEIJING London, 1 May 2009 – Burberry Creative Director Christopher Bailey hosted a cocktail party to celebrate the opening of a new Burberry flagship store in Beijing, China. The event, which took place at the Jinbao Place store in Beijing yesterday evening, was co-hosted […]