A few years ago ( in 2006 to be precise ) Phil Ijin designed a Lo-Top Hybrid Work-Boot that was not Sport nor Street, neither Fish nor Fowl , nor Sneeker nor Shoe, as far as classifying feet were concerned. This super-rare Ijin Ankle Cutter had one last trick up its jeans cuff however & [...]
Giuliano Fujiwara Spring 2010 Campaign It is paradoxical for Giuliano Fujiwara to be based in Milan, working as a part of the Italian fashion design community. Characteristically Japanese, Fujiwara seems antithetical to everything Italian. He is introverted while Italians are generally extroverted. He under-states while Italians exaggerate. He is reserved while Italians are expressive. Nevertheless, [...]
Just Cavalli Spring 2010 Campaign. “Cor-blimey”-Katie slums it with “frock-boys” Baptiste Giabiconi and Jean Carlos for the Just Cavalli Spring 2010 Campaign. Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Overall a bit stall and predictabe but Katie adds some sparkle. Just Cavalli, the youth-oriented offshoot of Roberto Cavalli was launched in 1998. Like the original, [...]
The Thom Browne Menswear Autumn/Winter 2010 collection represents the epitome of the pointlessness of apres ski. Over-sized coats and nordic knits peppered with raccoon tails and shameless compliance. Not what we’ve come to expected from the usually distinct and insightful brand. Thom Browne (born in 1965) is an American fashion designer. He is the founder [...]
Rick Owens DRKSHDW A/W 2010. Rick Owens’ DRKSHDW collection stays true to it’s inverted idealism. A militia orientated Marilyn Manson would be proud. LOS ANGELES DESIGNER RICK OWENS OPENED HIS NAMESAKE LABEL IN 1994, CREATING ASYMMETRICAL DRESSES, SCULPTURAL T-SHIRTS AND SIGNATURE SUPER DISTRESSED LEATHER JACKETS THAT INSPIRED FEVERISH DEVOTION AMONG FANS LIKE MADONNA AND COURTNEY [...]
New Balance launches a collection of 365 short films for 365 days of the year The project, a creative collaboration between New Balance, Swedish film director Jesper Kouthoofd and New Balance Lifestyle agency of record, Mother New York, was designed to revolutionize the way New Balance connects with the consumer and creates a new method [...]
GQ Australia’s February/March 2010 issue visits Singapore for an engaging spread dedicated to Louis Vuitton’s spring 2010 collection. Presented by Jolyon Mason, Louis Vuitton’s boys are treated to exotic scenes as photographed by Gan. History: Louis Vuitton launched his firm after gaining experience making luggage and trunks for Napoléon III. A century and a half [...]
London, 23 February 2010 – Burberry showed its Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2010 womenswear collection at London Fashion Week this afternoon. The show, which took place at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, was attended by over 1000 guests including Kate Hudson, Kristen Stewart, Mary Kate Olsen, Mia Wasikowska, Claire Danes, One [...]
At Ijin headquarters the fearless Phil Ijin knows no jeans-making boundaries & showing unbleached & unseeded organic cotton, selvedged ”denim” for the Standard red-line leg presented no real moral issues.After all , denim was not always blue, & canvas qualities ruled the prospector roost, back in the day & once upon a time ( in [...]
Prada Menswear A/W 2010 in motion. Prada continues to lead the way in high fashion menswear. A brand truly able to combine innovation and style.
Pringle of Scotland S/S 2010 Film by Ryan McGinley. Pringle of Scotland have taken the bold move forward to present the Spring Summer collection in the form of a film, created by art photographer Ryan McGinley and starring the Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton.
bicycle cap by peSeta for Marc Jacobs. this forth collaboration with the american designer is a limited, hand numbered series of bicycle cap. we used plaid fabric and we changed a little bit the typical stripe. the label is, as usual, something more than justa piece of paper. we´ve made a “spoke card” of fabric, [...]
Following in the footsteps of the NOHARM brand, G-Star Raw continues to be a leader both in design, and in advocacy. They use sustainable fabrics like organic cotton and they are also at the forefront where socially responsible production methods and labor are concerned. Check out G-Star’s End Poverty 2015 Campaign in affiliation with the [...]
London, 21 February 2010 – Burberry dressed the following guest at the Orange British Academy Film Awards 2010 this evening. Claire Danes – Custom-made trench color silk gown and shoes by Burberry Danes was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Carla, is a day-care provider, painter, and textile designer who later [...]
London, Saturday 20 February – Irish actress Saoirse Ronan wore a custom designed fuschia dress, bracelet and shoes all by Burberry to the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin this evening. Ronan, an only child, was born in New York City. She is the daughter of Irish parents Monica and Paul Ronan – the [...]
The PUMA phone is set with sports related applications such as an analogue stopwatch, GPS run tracker, GPS bike speedo, a pedometer and even a yachting compass. For the fun side, social media apps such as twitter, facebook are all a part of the phone. Some other quirky new additions include icon messaging, a sarcastic [...]
Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2010 Trainers. Kris Van Assche (Art Director of Dior Homme) presents an eye-catching and sophisticated style worthy of the Dior Homme name.
Justin Timberlake on William Rast: “I guess I think it’s because we’re not trying to be something that we’re not. We’re consistent with our culture and we’ll always be that way. The way to build a brand is that people like to depend on things and we want to be the kind of brand that [...]
J.Lindeberg Spring/Summer 2010 Campaign | Jeremy Dufour by Andreas Sjödin. Selecting Jeremy Dufour as this season’s leading star, the J.Lindeberg man may dress with manly sophistication. Photographed by Andreas Sjödin, a thousand words go unspoken behind the gaze of a mischievous Jeremy.
A number of commentators have accused G-Star of losing the plot with their New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010 offering. The bright greens, yellows and blues attracted mutterings of flop from the sides of the runway and someone even suggested Big Bird would soon be making an entrance. Regardless of the collection, G-Star certainly know [...]
Diesel Black Gold Autumn/Winter 2010. Under the new creative direction of Sophia Kokosalaki, Diesel Black Gold offered the expected denims and blacks. However, the new vision was patently obvious with a subliminal romantic twist at every curve. Hard, soft and ironic, the applause was worthy.
Robin’s Jean Footwear is an exciting and new concept of high-fashion footwear for those looking to adorn their feet in an unique and creative way. Just like their denim collection, Robin’s Jean Footwear values comfort, construction, and style above all else. To create a rock and roll look, rich and textured hues are meshed with [...]
SIMON SPURR fall 2010 fashion show. This was Simon’s first runway show after several successful seasons of menswear presentations. He debuted his new high-end tailored collection SIMON SPURR. “I am English and my brand is decidedly American. I really wanted to establish my British roots and deliver something modern and elegant into American fashion week” [...]
Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER will be launching a new collection of raw denim apparel that includes denim jackets and jeans at the newly renovated Shinjuku Isetan on Wednesday, February 17th. In addition to the various denim jackets, shirts, and jeans that will be available look for UNDERCOVER to be releasing it’s own fragrance line for both [...]
Gant by Michael Bastian A/W 2010 at New York Fashion Week. Gant by Michael Bastian’s show was the timeless marriage of prep and jock. This season, Gant recruited designer Michael Bastian for Gant by Michael Bastian. Viewing the range as the wardrobe of “the younger brother to the Michael Bastian guy”, the designer’s collection was [...]
Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010 at New York Fashion Week. Yamamoto turned out a dark collection of billowing tops, capes and bottoms that took his vision for Adidas to the next level. Infusing sportswear with a tongue-in-cheek formality, Yamamoto delivered a great variety of lively pieces that were not complete without his signature oversize fit.
Directed by Eric Ray, Native Son presented their Autumn Collection in Chelsea Piers NYC. The collection, designed by Kyle Fitzgibbons The former designer at Band of Outsiders, was a resounding success.
Rag & Bone Menswear A/W2010 Rag & Bone designers Marcus Wainwright and David Neville presented their latest collection to the beat of Thom Yorke. The Rag & Bone models strutted along the runway in relaxed layers of wool and tweed. A country-cloured palette mixed amongst camouflage, checks and plaid. A top show from a top [...]
Evisu and Common Projects will debut their first footwear collaboration — two men’s sneaker styles — at next week’s Project show in Las Vegas. Branded as Evisu by Common Projects, the vulcanized, leather low- and high-top styles will come in three colorways and will feature Common Projects’ foil heel stamp. The fall ’10 styles will [...]
New for spring 2010, the 460 transforms into a holiday favorite. Wear your heart on your feet this Valentine’s Day with a New Balance 460 designed especially for the day of love. The sneaker features a translucent rubber outsole with a heart pattern and heart-shaped accents adorning the tongue, heel tab and insert of the [...]