“The idea of fragmentation was really important in this collection – psychologically for the Raf Simons man, and literally in the garments. Several garments were physically fragmented so that they can be worn as whole, traditional pieces or as individual parts of one piece. For example, the trench was divided into three parts: a bolero, [...]
Paul was this year’s Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture Fair, and was invited to give a special talk describing how he started his career, how he works and ways to find inspiration. The talk took place in the conference hall on the opening day, with every seat taken. In addition to this, Paul designed [...]
Opening Ceremony kicks off their Levi’s collaboration with the release of their spring 2010 campaign photographed by Ryan McGinley. Blending their personality-driven approach with Levi’s Americana heritage, the collaboration boasts a range of colorful cords that find themselves invested in everything from jackets to shorts. The range is currently available as part of Opening Ceremony’s [...]
On February 16th, the night before the premiere in New York of Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island, Giorgio Armani will host a cocktail party at the Armani Ristorante. Giorgio Armani says, “Martin and I have known each other for many years and I am a great admirer of his work. I am delighted to be able [...]
Made by a label for women who understands women, Jimmy Choo sneakers come as a comfortable surprise for the ladies who live in gorgeous heelsand would like their day kicks to look just as sexy as their night counterparts. The London-based brand known for its killer heels and beloved for its recent collaboration with H&M [...]
Calvin Klein announced today that both its men’s and women’s runway show will be streamed live on its official website and Facebook page. The men’s Autumn 2010 Calvin Klein Collection runway show will be broadcast live at 2:00pm EST on Sunday, February 14th, while later in the week, the women’s Fall 2010 Calvin Klein Collection [...]
New Balance, one of the world’s leading running brands, announces the opening of its first Experience Store on Shanghai’s Huai Hai Road. It is New Balance’s second Experience Store in China, following the opening of its first on Beijing’s Qianmen Avenue last year. Senior executives from the company, including Regional General Manager, Asia Pacific, Darren [...]
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Passing of a fashion legend. Alexander McQueen, has taken his life. Reports say that he was found in his flat in London’s Green Park, where he died by hanging himself. Top fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his London, England, home Thursday, a spokesman for his company said. London’s Metropolitan Police said a [...]
While other stores are closing, Hermès will open its first store entirely dedicated to men’s ready-to-wear, accessories and art of living on Wednesday. Located at 690 Madison Avenue in New York, “Hermès Man on Madison” will stand directly across the street from the U.S. flagship store. The 2,450 square foot store is the first Hermès [...]
Taking a leaf out of Maclaren’s old book of the contrived “rough and ready”, Select’s Tati joins Vivienne Westwood, her husband Andreas Kronthaler and Pamela Anderson for a graffiti adorned spring 2010 campaign image photographed by Juergen Teller.
Marc Jacobs is the quintessential no-nonsense fashion designers and this is further substantiated by his decision to wrap Christian Audigier in a legal guillotine choke. Audigier’s Nervous Tattoo, Inc is being sued by Marc Jacob’s for trademark infringement over a purse design. You just have to admire Marc’s balls! So the big question is, who [...]
Maison Martin Margiela A/W 2010 Inspired by the abstraction of a black and white photograph, maison martin margiela’s fall 2010 collection is based on a new silhouette where round shoulders contrast with an elongated look due to jackets worn tucked into trousers with natural waist lines, the presence of haramaki tube belts and the use [...]
Just in time for Mardi Gras and to celebrate the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl win, New Balance introduces the Mardi Gras collection which features the 525 for men and 460 for women. Remaining true to the comfort and light-weight design specific to New Balance, the 525 and 460 silhouettes offer detailed design and accents [...]
BURBERRY TO STREAM LONDON FASHION WEEK SHOW LIVE IN 3D TO SIMULTANEOUS EVENTS GLOBALLY London, 8 February 2010 “We are very excited to announce that we are hosting the first ever truly global fashion show. We will be simultaneously live streaming our show using 3D technology directly to New York, Paris, Dubai, Tokyo and LA. [...]
AW/10 Acne Denim Film by Andreas Larsson AW/10 Denim Film by Andreas Larsson from Acne Studios on Vimeo. Behind the scenes at the AW/10 Presentation Behind the scenes at the AW/10 Presentation from Acne Studios on Vimeo. Acne Jeans unites innovative jeans styles with a versatile wardrobe for men and women, ranging from basic cotton [...]
Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, Reid Prebenda lands a campaign this season playing Moschino’s lone cowboy. Joined by Patrycia Gardygajlo and styled by Anna Dello Russo, Reid is in full force as the campaign takes a campy turn.
Continuing his work with Lacoste, Lasse Pedersen appears in the spring 2010 campaign for their Red label. Embracing pop art for a lively spirited campaign, Lacoste affords Lasse the opportunity to deliver a highly animated performance.
Kellan Lutz for Calvin Klein X underwear line. The campaign and the Calvin Klein X underwear line are launching simultaneously this February featuring an impactful and complementary mix of print, outdoor, and digital media around the world beginning next month, including a fully dedicated microsite that will debut February 15, 2010.
Egle Tvirbutaite and Patrick Kafka are the faces of the S/S 2010 Roberto Cavalli Class’ campaign. Styled by Marie Amelie Sauve and photographed by Giampaolo Sgura. Since its first show in 1970 at the Salon for Prêt-à-Porter in Paris, Florence-born Roberto Cavalli has been synonymous with glam, rock, and animal prints. His flamboyant Italian style [...]
A follow up to the hugely popular special edition Chukka boots, footwear maker Dr. Martens and urban fashion label Stussy Deluxe will issue a new collaborative model this Spring – The Hambleton. Taken design cues from the California casual styles and an European summer staple, the 2-eyelet moccasin style footwear called the espadrille, the Stussy [...]
Heritage Italian down company Moncler has reinvented itself in the recent seasons with a series of high profile collaborations, especially taking a daring plunge into the contemporary scene with some of the most influential and progressive designers from all over the world. First, the label enlisted the help of renowned fashion photographer Bruce Weber to [...]
7FAM will open four new stores in China in 2010: in Beijing, Shanghai and two other as yet undetermined cities. Denim is big business in China, and appears to be the answer to the American economic woes. In 2007, American premium denim maker 7 For All Mankind entered the mainland market, and since then has [...]
Polo Ralph Lauren Unveils The Official Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform For The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams Colorado Springs, Colo. – Polo Ralph Lauren celebrates the commencement of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver with an unveiling of the official U.S. Opening Ceremony Parade Uniforms to be worn on February 12, 2010. As the [...]
For the first time ever, four men will be the face of Calvin Klein Underwear. Actors Kellan Lutz, Mehcad Brooks and Athletes Fernando Verdasco and Hidetoshi Nakata are headlining the upcoming “Mark Your Spot” global advertising campaign for the launch of Calvin Klein X underwear line. The campaign and the Calvin Klein X underwear line [...]
A favorite pair of jeans to many, G-Star Raw approaches cult status among its many fans. Futuristic and cautious, far-reaching and experimental, alternative and traditional, G-Star Raw pushes the envelope as it continues experimentation and product development. Known for its innovative and cutting edge style, the luxury denim brand’s rough, rudimentary and raw characteristic allow [...]
Amsterdam International Fashion Week (AIFW) recap. The week started in style with the opening hosted by Fortis Bank featuring two catwalk shows of budding designers Jan Taminau and Mattijs. Taminiau opened Dutch Fashion Week with a collection he showed in Paris a few days before, which was picked up on by Italian Vogue. Later that [...]
Griffin Spring/Summer 10 collection Inspiration & Colour range The Griffin mix becomes ever more imminent in the spring/summer 10 collection, 19 years ago we began mixing fashion and sportswear for a new consumer, the street connoisseur. Today this is still at the core of our philosophy using this mix, we merge it with influences from [...]
Feiyue SS10 – New artists join the Feiyue roster SS10 sees the launch of new limited edition Feiyue collaborations. Complete artistic freedom was given to two creative talents, from the world of graphic design and conceptual fashion. Both designers were encouraged to use any material or colour of their choice in order to bring their [...]
Actor Sam Worthington wore Burberry to present at the 62nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles.