The past decade has seen A.P.C. grow from a cult French label to a brand recognized the world over for clothes that deftly mix contemporary style with classic looks—all the while helmed by founder Jean Touitou since 1988. Curious about what has kept the line going strong throughout its gradual expansion, for this video we [...]
John Smedley unveils its best-kept secrets with the launch of Four Styles, Twenty Truths. A classic collection of knits that boast an enviable menu of unique attributes, which create the John Smedley British quality. For over 225 years John Smedley has brought its leading British knitwear expertise and versatile silhouettes to stylish men and women [...]
The Labour leader has married his long-term partner Justine Thornton in a low-key civil ceremony at the Langar Hall Hotel near Nottingham. Ms Thornton wore an empire-line dress by Temperley while Mr Miliband wore a light grey Aquascutum suit. Aquascutum – Understated British Elegance The British weather is famed for its inclemency and unpredictability. Aquascutum [...]
Last year Tenue de Nîmes was invited to New Castle by Nigel Cabourn. He wanted to share a sneak preview with us of his 2011 Spring Summer collection. He told us about his search for old designs, materials and fabrics. He shared some of his most bizarre finds with us and told us about his [...]
Uniqlo and Condé Nast Japan have partnered to create 10 T-shirts designed by Lady Gaga, Karl Lagerfeld, Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Kidman and Alber Elbaz, among others, with proceeds to benefit the Japanese Red Cross. The T-shirts go on sale June 25 for $19.90 and the retailer expects to donate about $1.2 million to the organization [...]
The HUGO brand presents innovative looks for men and women with a fresh, upbeat lifestyle. The 2011 Spring/Summer Collection again delivers on this promise and blends impeccable classic tailoring with imaginative details and edgy styling. The focus is on clean, distilled lines and shapes that mesh to create an original, directional style for men and [...]
Hawaiian Shirts a la mode? If they are you can’t beat the original Sun Surf Hawaiian Shirts! The Hawaiian aloha shirts from the 1930’s – 1950’s have become highly collectible, being correctly perceived by many as an indigenous form of art unique to America and the islands of Hawaii. With the great influx of U. [...]
BoF’s Imran Amed moderates a discussion on the Pace of Fashion at the Miu Miu store in London’s Bond Street.
BOSS Green presents premium sportswear for men and women who pursue a relaxed, modern lifestyle and enjoy wearing casual outfits in their free time and on the golf course. As his source of inspiration for Spring/Summer 2011, José Janga – BOSS Green Senior Head of Creative Management – envisioned a naval base on the Caribbean [...]
Calvin Klein, Inc. announced today that Calvin Klein Collection wardrobed actors Topher Grace and Matthew Morrison for each of their events yesterday in New York City. Mr. Grace attended the Museum of Modern Art’s screening of his new HBO film, Too Big to Fail, wearing a blue wool suit and white cotton shirt. Mr. Morrison [...]
the New Haven Math Club The Gant Rugger Pre-Fall collection. “Providing good genes and good looks can provide you with answers to problems others may be unable to solve!” Brought to you by Gant Rugger.
The BOSS Orange men’s collection for Spring/Summer 2011 sets off on a relaxed road trip through sunny Europe. The Eternal City of Rome, the Côte d’Azur in Southern France, and a mysterious treasure island mark the stops on this fashion tour. Rome is best explored in cool jersey track pants and a biker jacket or [...]
Revered for its men’s brogues and boots, British footwear brand Grenson will debut a collection of women’s shoes for fall ’11. “We’re known for our chunky English men’s shoes, and a lot of our retailers have asked if we could do this for women as well,” said Tim Little, owner and creative director of Grenson. [...]
SUMMER SEASCAPE The new BOSS Black Collection was created under the headline “Summer Seascape.” Inspired by the upbeat lifestyle of Sydney, it evokes the spirit of carefree days on the Australian coast. Light, summery silhouettes in airy fabrics dominate. The cuts are easy and relaxed, sending the message of effortless elegance that is the BOSS [...]
Calvin Klein, Inc. announced that earlier today Calvin Klein Collection wardrobed Owen Wilson for the premiere of his latest film Midnight in Paris at the opening of the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival, as well as at the film’s photocall held prior to the screening at the Palais des Festivals. Mr. Wilson wore a shale [...]
George Clooney Won His Court Case Against That Fraudulent Clothing Line It’s been less than a year since George Clooney appeared in Italian court to testify against the makers of GC Exclusive, a clothing line that was fraudulently advertised as being designed by the actor himself (in one instance by photoshopping Clooney’s head on some [...]
3.1 Phillip Lim “Weavers” Men’s FW11 Collection bringing “madness” to menswear, phillip lim designs with personality and distinction. his highly individualistic pieces serve to redefine the classic new york style, giving it an imaginative sense of escapism. lim’s widespread recognition as an artistic talent in the fashion industry began with the launch of his popular [...]
When adidas appointed leading fashion designer Stella McCartney as Creative Director for Team GB it was with the vision to produce an inspirational range of products that unites the nation. The collaboration brings together the sporting technology and innovation that only adidas can bring with the unique style and creative direction of Stella McCartney. This [...]
We gave our Drybags – accessories we made with ORTLIEB, leader company in the production of technical bags for the outdoors – to NY based italian videomakers Lele Saveri and Giulia Maria Venturini. We asked them to go around Milan with our airtight PVC floating 100% waterproof ultra-resistant bags! Here is the video. Enjoy.
BURBERRY DRESSES GUESTS AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART 2011 COSTUME INSTITUTE BENEFIT London, 2 May 2011 – Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer, hosted a table at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2011 Costume Institute Benefit. Burberry dressed the following guests at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2011 Costume Institute Benefit in New York. [...]
To reduce transportation emissions and cost, the recycled cardboard shoe box has been reduced to its minimum amount of material and size. However, according to Ana Villagorda the shoes are made in Vietnam, which adds quite a milage to the boxes. This is I believe for the same reasons that Worn Again produces in China; [...]
Ohio-bred designer John Bartlett is considered one of the token nice guys of men’s wear. His collections, like the designer himself, add unexpected signs of cheer to the American sportswear landscape. Never without a smile (or a plaid shirt), Bartlett was on-hand this week at New York’s Ace Hotel to present his latest collaboration with [...]
Following the endless debates and articles on Kitmeout over the past decade concerning counterfeit clothing: http://www.kitmeout.com/blog/2006/02/14/louis-vuitton-shoes-louis-vuitton-bag-louis-vuitton-fakes/ http://forum.kitmeout.com/talk-fashion/1036-parallel-imports.html Paul Smith provides the following guidance: Counterfeiting is big business. Paul Smith is a registered trademark of Paul Smith Group Holdings Limited in many countries of the world. Use of that trade mark without consent is likely to [...]