Bikkembergs Capitano Football Boots

In 2006, Dirk Bikkembergs introduced its first designer professional football boot. Two years later, the Tirosegno raised the bar. Come 2010, after two years of extensive research, development and testing on the pitch, the Capitano takes to the spotlight and sets new standards in football boot design and performance. With the Bikkembergs Capitano, Dirk Bikkembergs […]

New York Fashion Week Spring 2011

Plans Unveiled for the First New York Fashion Season at Lincoln Center. IMG, producers of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week unveiled the plans for the first fashion season at Lincoln Center. For those who had been following Fashion Week’s move to Lincoln Center for the past several years, then you already know that this is finally coming […]

Aknowledge Denim + Denim for Fall 2010

Premiere young men’s lifestyle brand Aknowledge continues to generate fresh distinction in the marketplace as it debuts its first fall collection. The collection exudes classic style with fashion forward experimentation and flawless innovative details. Aknowledge reveals captivatingly smart looks such as a medium rinse chambray paired with a dark rinse jean and vintage tri-denim layering […]

New Balance x Undefeated Desert Storm 1500 Trainers

The New Balance x Undefeated Desert Storm 1500 is a collaborative project that brings historical context to footwear and design. Undefeated has always been a military and sport inspired brand with efforts to not only provide authenticity to projects, but to also inform the public of the often overlooked and understated aspects of design. The […]

A.Hallucination Clothing

Launched during London Fashion Week in February, A.Hallucination menswear had already caught the attention of the fashion set with its darted slim-shaped side-seamless jackets, new cut shirts, low crotch pants and quilted jackets inspired from the Argyle check. Designed by Chung Chung Lee and Hwan Sung Park, who are both graduates of Central Saint Martin […]

SWEAT SHOP Café Couture

What is Sweat Shop? Sweat Shop is a “cafe couture”, a new creative concept situated near hotspot canal St Martin in Paris. Imagine 10 work stations equipped with 10 SINGER sewing machines and one central communal table. And with 5 courses that are being offered every week to perfect your knitting and sewing skills or […]

Eco-friendly Footwear

Following in the footsteps of the NOHARM eco brand… End-of-life issues are among the thorniest in sustainability, but two footwear players are taking it on. This spring, Waltham, Mass.-based Earth Footwear is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a spring ’10 launch of its biodegradable sole, which will be rolled out across the […]

Obey Clothing Pops Up in Manhattan

May Day takes a brand new meaning to OBEY Clothing fans as the label launches a pop-up shop at 151 Orchard Street in Manhattan on Friday, April 30th, just in time for May Day. Coinciding with Shepard Fairey’s May Day Art Show opening at Deitch Projects on May 1st, the temporary store will be open […]

Seven For All Mankind Launching Adler Line

Seven For All Mankind has turned to the world of interior design for its latest collaboration. The VF Corp.-owned premium denim label next month will introduce the Jonathan Adler for Seven For All Mankind collection exclusively at its branded stores in the U.S. The limited edition collection is broken down into three themes — Deluxe, […]

Burberry April Showers – A New Capsule Collection

Burberry April Showers is a new capsule which sits in the Burberry Brit range and includes men’s and women’s ready to wear as well as accessories. “April Showers” is a British phrase used to suggest that Winter is over and Spring is coming. Before the Spring season can start to appear, in the UK it […]

Sheryl Crow x Natural Resources Defense Council

Sheryl Crow was honored by the Natural Resources Defense Council at its annual Forces for Nature fundraiser held at Pier 60 in New York. The musician, who embarked on a nationwide bus tour last summer to promote global warming, recalled her early 70s childhood wherein her parents encouraged her and her older sisters to respect […]

Vegan Shoes x NOHARM Shoes

Europe has an historical relationship with well-cobbled men’s shoes, so it’s no surprise that the craftsmanship of the UK’s NOHARM is classic and uncompromising. Handcrafted in Italy under fair-labor conditions, certified by the Vegan Society as 100% cruelty-free and eco-conscious, the shoes look as amazing as their planet-saving efforts. Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide […]

The DEFINITIVE IJIN ITEM. The FOLDEDGE BACKSTRAP

Big Thanks to Phil over at Ijin. Every now & again nostalgia strikes & reminds us mere mortals that memories are part of our make-up. In 2003 Phil Ijin had a vision of the alternative indigo item, with strong reference to the On Ko Chi Shin mentality & subliminal critical path for approach to design:”Respect […]

New Balance Limited Edition Boston 993 Trainer

The New Balance Limited Edition Boston 993, a special customized version of New Balance’s heritage running shoe, will debut just in time for Boston Marathon weekend. Available for men and women in colors inspired by the prestigious race such as black suede with lime contrast stitching for men and lake blue stitching for women. The […]

Naoki-Takizawa at Helmut Lang’s men’s wear

Starting from the fall collection, Link Theory Holdings Co. Ltd. has appointed former Issey Miyake designer Naoki Takizawa to design Helmut Lang’s men’s wear. Naoki Takizawa joined Issey Miyake in 1989. A native of Tokyo (born 1960), he studied at the Kuwasawa Design School. Trained by Issey Miyake himself before his retirement, Naoki Takizawa continues […]

2010 Eco-Friendly Fashion Show

F.A.M.E Los Angeles presents L.A. Fashion Corner 2010 Eco-Friendly Fashion Show “Its Caring With Style” Featuring eco-friendly fashion designs and sustainable products from today’s hottest designers and exhibitors. Hosted by Deal or no Deal’s “Lucky #13” Leyla Milani. Live performance from Djoir Jordan and Groovaholix. Seating available for confirmed celebs and VIP’s. Sponsored by Milani […]

UKFT supports TICT

UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) will support the Textile Industry Children’s Trust (TICT), a specialist trade charity that helps children at risk. Founded in 1853 to ‘cloth, maintain and educate the children of warehousemen, clerks and agents of the textile industry’, the charity has expanded its work to include children (from birth to 18 […]

Rivet De Cru Jeans 2010

A couple of images taken from the Rivet De Cru 2010 Look Book. The Rivet De Cru Jeans brand based out of Los Angeles founded in late 2007, was launched by long-time denim artisan Ruben Dario Campos, an industry leader in quality and innovative jean manufacturing with over 20 years of sales and design experience. […]

Terry Richardson Shot the Jersey Shore

After much teasing, Terry Richardson’s photos of the males of Jersey Shore are on Interview’s site. The spread, appropriately titled “Hard Shore,” begins with the boys feeding Bar Refaeli a sandwich, the Situation’s pants disturbingly undone. Terry Richardson is an international celebrity as well as one of the most prolific and compelling photographers of his […]

Burberry announces a new collaborations

Burberry announces a new collaboration with Magnum Photographers Bruce Gilden, Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Christopher Andersson, Olivia Arthur, Elliot Erwin and Jim Goldberg. Magnum Photos is a photographic cooperative owned by it’s global photographic members who chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities, providing photographs to the press, publishers, advertising, television, galleries and […]

Lacoste x Bodega Esteban

Bodega continues a rampage of extremely limited spring releases with a desert inspired Lacoste Esteban. This collaboration marks the first outside design work ever applied to the Esteban silhouette. Desert colored soft nubuck leather uppers contrasted by a Navajo print lining creates a nuanced shoe that is subtle, wearable and luxurious.

Rock & Republic files for Chapter 11

Premium denim company Rock & Republic has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the USA. The Los Angeles based fashion brand, whose products are sold in upscale department stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom as well as specialty retailers and its own free-standing stores, said the filing would ease pressure on its […]

Levi’s Sues Evisu Over Tribute Jeans

The Levi’s x Evisu (evis) infringement saga has a long history and has now taken a new twist. Only weeks after Scott Morrison, current chief executive of Evisu and founder of Paper Denim & Cloth, shared plans for a Levi’s inspired collection called Tribute, Levi Strauss & Co. accused Evisu of violating a 1999 agreement […]

Dirk Bikkembergs Unveils New Concept Store

Over recent weeks, Dirk Bikkembergs opened a first Bikkembergs in-store corner at the Liberty department store in Naples. The opening introduces a new in-store concept, which will be applied across more locations in the near future. It follows in the wake of the recent opening of a Dirk Bikkembergs store in Livigno. With the recent […]

Jean Paul Gaultier Are you glam? Are you rock?

Are you glam? Are you rock?” Jean Paul Gaultier asks his fans. Whichever one you are, you can win a Glam Rock day in Paris with a VIP pass for the next Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show as well as a Jean Paul Gaultier brand accessories by just joining “Are you Glam & Rock?” contest. […]