PPR Group, the French multinational parent behind luxury and sportswear labels like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, and Puma, has announced a five-year plan to reduce its environmental and social footprint. By leveraging the results of PPR’s Environmental Profit & Loss Account, an ongoing initiative to measure the combined ecological impact […]
Kitmeout rates Aquascutum as one of the ultimate British fashion brands! Hailing from the United Kingdom, Aquascutum, the quintessentially British label was founded in 1851 with its iconic tailoring heritage from the world of authentic quality and fine craftsmanship in Northamptonshire, England. Its outerwear’s customary British tailoring underscores the company’s unfailing support of the British […]
NOHARM, the premier men’s ethical and green footwear brand appears on fashion net. Vegan shoes are getting more and more attention these days from high street brands like, Nike, Brooks, Gucci and many more. Brands are starting to realise there’s a growing demand from responsible consumers.
WTF! Are Lacoste trying to destroy their newly resurrected image this spring/summer? Go behind the scenes of the Lacoste Spring/Summer 2012 shoot by Craig McDean, featuring Adrien Brody. Better still just turn a blind eye and pretend it didn’t happen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gAJug3tgyZ4
Jude Law for Dior Homme Sport Summer 2012 Campaign. Video of Jude driving from Paris to the French riviera in his old Merc. Very original…
The first German flagship store has opened in Sylt, a charming island and exclusive tourist destination on the North Sea. An important milestone, just few weeks after the London Opening. The interior design of the 80 m2 surface area, will host home the Stone Island, Stone Island Shadow Project and Stone Island Junior collections. Stone […]
As most denim connoisseurs are aware, Yoropiko has an exclusive price point. This is partially due to subtle little features like gold buttons encrusted with precious stones. Take a butchers: YOROPIKO, Japanese word, means “teach me more, please!” A luxurious label developed in 2007 by Martin Yat Ming, the designer of RMC Martin Ksohoh. On […]
Behind the scenes at the Spring 2012 Calvin Klein Collection shoot in St Barths. Directed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Featuring Lara Stone and Tyson Ballou.
A result of the purest Stone Island research, Mussola Prismatica is an exclusive fabric with a considerable visual impact. Engineered by bonding an extremely light cotton muslin to a glossy, transparent, finely grooved polyurethane film. Specific double dye formulas enable colour capture on the light textile base, resulting in the intense and deep tones of […]
MELTIN’POT SPRING-SUMMER 2012 from MELTIN'POT on Vimeo. Following on from the ‘Where Life Takes You’ FW11 campaign, Italian denim label Meltin’Pot launches its new SS12 collection with an energetic video capturing the free spirit of summer: TUNE INTO SUMMER. Wherever you are, no matter the weather or what part of the world you live in, […]
Take a butchers! RMC Toy comes with either a red or white jacket inside, limited quantity. Looks like something for the fashion connoisseur. These RMC X LIKE BLACK 16″ Glow in the Dark FIGURINES will be available soon. The toys were designed so that the upper-part of the head screws off and limited edition Jackets […]
David Beckham celebrated his new bodywear collection for H&M in London on Regent Street.
The Spring Summer 2012 season not only celebrates a new collection but a continual and exciting life journey for the brand. The journey encompasses all aspects from retail, with the recent opening this year of Meltin’Pot’s first flagship store in Riccione, Italy (denim store) which sets a precedence for others to follow in the not […]
STONE ISLAND SS’012. The Spring Summer’012 collections of Stone Island, Stone Island Shadow Project and Stone Island Junior. Take a butchers.
Royal Hem is a salute to exceptional standards of tailoring. Drawing inspiration from the cultures of both of Savile Row and of Italian elegance, the range is entirely dedicated to detail and finishing. Holding dear this respect for heritage, Royal Hem also embraces the new. For example, using classic, high quality Biella yarns, but treating […]
Carlo Rivetti launches the 30th Anniversary of Stone Island
Links of London Announce Their Appointment as Creators of the Official Jewellery Collection of London 2012 Links of London are excited to announce their appointment as creators of the Official Jewellery Collection of London 2012. The Licence was awarded by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG.) The Links of London brand is […]
STONE ISLAND AND 30 YEARS OF HISTORY. FROM 1982 TO PRESENT It is an important year for Stone Island, that through a growth, which has allowed it to double its sales since 2007, is getting ready to face an important 2012: the 30th anniversary celebration of its hard work will see its involvement in both […]
How pro-active should a big name brand be to ensure that their products are not made using unfair labour and abuse? A big question most brands would like swept under the proverbial carpet. A Nike factory has agreed to pay $1m in unpaid overtime to Indonesian workers in a move that could force other suppliers […]
Moschino diffusion line Cheap & Chic is to move its catwalk show to London for the autumn/winter 2012 shows. The Moschino, Moschino Cheap and Chic and Love Moschino, creations make their mark by expressing its creativity that makes irony and elegance its strength through the reinterpretation of the classics. The brand was originally created in […]
Here’s the latest offering from Martin Ksohoh over at RMC. It’s a selection of specially designed cases for the iPhone 4S. Take a butchers: The iPhone 4S is a touchscreen slate smartphone developed by Apple Inc. It is the fifth generation of the iPhone, a device that combines a 3.5 inch (89 mm) touchscreen iPod, […]
Paul Smith has collaborated with the Isle of Man Post Office to design a prestigious collection of seven stamps to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a lifelong follower of the World Cycling, Paul Smith was honoured to be asked to participate in this project by the Isle of Man Post Office. […]
Amsterdam based design firm Como Park was commissioned by Levi’s to create a new store interior concept. Frame Magazine recently reported on the behind the scenes failures and successes which led the design team to consider reusing materials in the store. ‘While the first concept looked good on paper, we made some prototypes and it […]
Should a brand be able to patent the colour of a shoe sole? Yves Saint Laurent’s legal team filed its response in Christian Louboutin’s red-sole trademark appeal, maintaining its stance. The now-cumbersome case is set to continue through 2012. In April 2011, Louboutin filed a $1 million trademark infringement suit against Yves Saint Laurent, over […]
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!
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 […]
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 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.
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.
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. […]