Happy holidays from the Marc Jacobs family!


Might as well leave the congrats to a fashion designer and his “family”. Happy New Year! Take a butchers – if you’re bored. Happy holidays from the Marc Jacobs family!

Brand to watch in 2012, NOHARM


Keep a close eye on NOHARM in 2012. We believe it could be the new up and coming brand for next year. Not many brands have the heart or the vision to bring ethics and fashion to the same table but NOHARM has been quietly setting things out in recent years and 2012 is possibly […]

Indian Denim on the rise


While the rest of India’s apparel industry has been dealing with issues like excise duty, high raw material costs, decline in exports and low consumer buying sentiment throughout the year, denim players have been a cheerful lot. Unlike their peers, after witnessing a rise in their bottom lines during the second quarter of current fiscal, […]

Replay Jeans follows Levi’s with Water-Free “Laser Wash” for Denim


Replay Jeans create the broken-in look of vintage denim without the need for sandblasting. Replay’s “Laser Wash” uses no water at all, but rather lasers to achieve its pre-distressed look. Moreover, Replay uses ozone washing machines that require less water than conventional denim tumblers.

Gourmet Trainers Collection Dignan model


The Dignan is part the stry above and part waterproof x-trainer. Rip-stop nylon jacket with fully breathable 3-D mesh upper underneath. Waterproof YKK zipper and bungee cord closure system placed on a x-trainer platform.

Production of Biobased Polyethylene by Toray


Toray Industries, Inc. (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President, CEO & COO: Akihiro Nikkaku, hereafter referred to as “Toray”) has succeeded in producing laboratory-scale samples of the world’s first fully renewable biobased PET fiber by using fully renewable biobased PET derived from biobased para-xylene from Gevo, Inc. (Head Office: Englewood, Colorado, U.S.A, CEO: Patrick R. […]

Stone Island Clothes S/S 2012


Take a butchers at Stone Island’s latest styles. Here the first images of the Stone Island Spring Summer ‘012 collection.

Cadence x 686 Jacket


Dustin Klein of Cadence and Mike West of 686 go over some of the key features of the new Rain Jacket & Pant kit built specifically for cycling.

COLOR. By Tom Sachs


COLOR is the comprehensive color code for Tom Sachs Studio. Worth a butchers…

Brunello Cucinelli – Convictions & Principles


Brunello Cucinelli – Convictions & Principles Brunello Cucinelli is an Italian fashion designer. But he is not just that. He combines fashion and style with a philosophy of life. The motto on his website is “beauty is our salvation.” Cucinelli, the son of a farmer, started selling brightly colored cashmere sweaters from his garage in […]

Vivienne Westwood, A Concerned Fashion Designer


Vivienne Westwood predicts humanity is heading for the gas chamber. Her extreme viewpoints on human rights, the financial crisis and the environment ended up being the focus of a Guardian profile from this weekend. She’s even reluctant to encourage people to buy her clothes. On the inevitability of human extinction: I will say something that […]

Hand crafted RMC Bandana Bears by RMC Martin Ksohoh


Hand crafted RMC Bandana Bears by RMC Martin Ksohoh. “something special for your special someone”. All handmade and fully functional with movable arms and legs. Special Anniversary Edition in 10 colours.

Fashion brands on Facebook, lose their credibility?


How to try to buy credibility using Facebook OR does having millions of Facebook fans actually degrade your credibility, originality, desirability and unique quality? So here’s the latest story on the designer brands with most Facebook fans. Rounding out the top 10 in November were Burberry (9,808,722); Levi’s (9,371,541); Nike Football (9,112,968); Lacoste (6,742,187); DC […]



Levi’s Tailor Shop on West 14th street. The video features Dyuna Morgan and Rolend Gumanas, two very talented tailors.

India cracks down on child labour


After global apparel brands stopped sourcing from Indian apparel exporters for engaging child labour, the industry has decided to adopt zero tolerance to child labour and cleanse the supply chain. Though the extensive auditing of the supply chain will add an additional cost of 5 per cent, but it will at least keep India off […]

China’s Future Fashion is Green?


As the Chinese government struggles to meet several of its own environmental targets to 2015, China’s textile industry could face a new ‘green tax’, which together with higher wages and a slump in exports, puts additional pressure on an industry that is already facing big challenges.

Louis Vuitton supports Yayoi Kusama


Luxury fashion house Louise Vuitton has announced that it is to support Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition next year in London. Kusama who is celebrating over 60 years as an artist is holding a retrospective at the Tate Modern London, from February 9-June 5. Kusama’s art is often as experiential and features huge landscapes created […]

Gucci Bike


Need to demonstrate stylish pedal-power? Fear not, Gucci to the rescue! Take a butchers at the Gucci bike collection: images courtesy of Gucci Luxury label Gucci is collaborating with bicycle manufacturer, Bianchi on a range of bikes and accessories. The line, designed Gucci’s Creative Director Frida Giannini, features two bicycles in black or white with […]

Thom Browne | Fashion For Action

KTV caught up with Thom Browne at Fashion For Action to discuss his involvement with the charity Housing Works, his unique trousers, fashion 101 for men, and what he has coming up with his mens & womens collection, Moncler and Brooks Brothers. Take a look! Music by the Doppelgangaz.

Jam out for a good cause


Jawbone has joined forces with charity: water to help support their staff and operations — allowing them to continue the important work of bringing clean, safe drinking water to the billion people currently living without it. $50 from each Limited Edition JAMBOX will go to support charity: water.

Kurt Cobain Flipper T-Shirt Outrage


So Forever 21 pulls Kurt Cobain Flipper T-Shirt copy from the market following the outrage of Nirvana fans. Cobain’s own version was a simple T-shirt with the band’s name and Kurt’s depiction of Flipper using a Sharpie pen. Forever 21′s shirt was priced at $16.90 and is now removed from their site.

RMC Martin Ksohoh OP4 iPhone 4 Battery Case


One here for the iPhone lovers. Take a butchers at this RMC Martin Ksohoh OP4 iPhone 4 Battery Case. Special Edition. For further information email info@rays-net.jp

Stone Island x Olympic 2012 dream


Directed by Nick Griffiths, “TITLE.” is a portrait of Dudley O’Shaughnessy: raised in east London, Dudley has boxed since the age of nine at the West Ham Boys Club, with his father acting as trainer. Now 20, his passion for boxing takes him to within arms reach of his Olympic 2012 dream. Away from boxing […]