45rpm, the famous Japanese denim brand, has evolved into something of a phenomenon with a loyal cult following. Product diversification includes everything from sweaters to tees and even an honest little moleskin jacket number: “The moleskin material is used for navyâ€™s jacket. This material is known for a smooth texture created by intense weaving with [...]
In 1981 Yohji Yamamoto presented his first Yohji Yamamoto collection in Paris and in 1984 he presented his first Yohji Yamamoto pour Homme collection . Yohji Yamamoto designed a collection for women based on men’s garments, cut in uncluttered shapes, washed fabrics and dark colors.These clothes expressed a functional elegance that Yohji Yamamoto would reaffirm, [...]
The Denim collection fuses the heritage and essence of authentic denim with a range of modern fits, distinct style and WESCÃ´ signature details. With exclusive premium Japanese selvage denim, produced on vintage shuttle looms and handmade ecological finishing processes, each pair is unique. Constructed using traditional manufacturing techniques and classic details, the collection maintains the [...]
Following the acrimonious split with Rock & Republic Jeans, Vicky Beckham is taking the initiative with her new fashion venture dVb Jeans. Hats off to the raging Essex girl for refusing to lay down and if rumours are to be believed dVb Jeans are actually far superior to the heavily counterfeited Rock & Rupublic jeans. [...]
This season, Limited Edition Supremebeing sneakers are available for a lucky few. The Supremebeing sneakers are rumoured to be Limited by necessity and not as a marketing ploy because they are handmade. Supremebeing’s reputation for marketing and fashion integrity backs this up. Supremebeing is based around the lives of people who love their music love [...]
Paul Smith opens New York flagship, 142 Greene Street, October 2006. “For the first time in New York we have together in one space all Paul Smith collections, which include the three for women, and the various collections for men, plus objects, some furniture, and a great book shop. The design of the shop is [...]
Hysteric Glamour isÂ a quintessential Japanese fashion brand. The brand is heavily influenced by all things AmericanaÂ but has that added Japanese twist which only the Japanese can create. Design concept of Hysteric Glamour is based on the 1960â€™s and 1970â€™s American cultures that influenced Nobuhiko Kitamura during his childhood, especially music, comics, automobiles, and mass media [...]
Peter Werth Menswear was founded in Islington, North London in 1975. Over the last 30 years the brand has developed into one of the UKâ€™s most respected brands, continually delivering up to the minute fashion. The Peter Werth Autumn/Winter 2007 collections take their influence from the move towards urban elegance. Gone are deconstructed frayed edges [...]
The Staff Jeans collection for Spring-Summer 2007 has a Rock influence with emphasis on the “authentic”. The collection boasts hi-fashion and basic 5 pocket fitted jeans for men and women, skinny, fashion and loose fitting jeans, backed by an elaborate fashion line of tops & tees. The “Dolly” womenâ€™s jean and the â€œMorrisonâ€ menâ€™s jean [...]
Following the success of their Tokyo store, Juicy Couture is opening its first store on Manhattan ‘s Upper East Side. The store encompasses 2,000 square foot over two stories, with a â€œMadison Avenue meets Alice in Wonderlandâ€ feel to it, according to co-founders Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor. The design concept will provide a blueprint [...]
Greedy Genius exclusive holiday 3M reflective sneaker pack. 4 new reflective sneakers by Greedy Genius are all made with colored reflective and premium leather and are available in November.
The HER2 Genes Campaign According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 212,920 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 40,970 will die of the disease in the United States in 2006. About one in four women with breast cancer has too many copies of the HER2 gene, which causes cancer cells to [...]
Levi’s is set to launch a new line of environmentally friendly denim this November. “Levi’s Eco” will be made from 100% organic cotton and all external packaging will be made from organic fabric or recycled paper and printed with soy-based ink. The new line will be accesorized with a few subtle hints toward the ‘green’ [...]
LRG was founded by two young guys Jonas Bevacqua and Robert Wright beginning 1999. They shared a common passion and vision for design, independence and meaning. It was their goal to give the customer not only form and function but also something they could believe in. LRG was the first company to bridge the gap [...]
For their high-end denim Edwin are using Japanese fabrics that are exclusively developed by Edwin. This season Edwin are strongly focused on real unwashed denim in different casts, completed by washing treatments which offer the best natural worn look. After indigo blue, black will be the high spot color in the Edwin S/S 07 collection, [...]
CP Company started life as Chester Perry in 1974, set up by Massimo Osti. A graphic artist from Bologna, he switched full-time to fashion after designing a successful run of T-shirts. In 1982, to meet the demands of an ever-growing audience, a diffusion line, Stone Island, was created, which specialised in surface treatment of fabrics [...]
Kate Moss is back to her sexy best modeling a pair of Roberto Cavalli jeans in the latest Roberto Cavalli advert. The volatile super model looks confident and stylish in this Cavalli number. Makes a nice change from Burberry!
Mecca USA was created in 1994 by the sportswear visionary Mike Alesko. Mecca filled a void in the fashion community for Sportswear that reflects all aspects of mens lifestyles. Mecca has grown from a sportswear company to a legitimate denim driven mens brand, built on the foundation of quality and integrity. As the journey progresses, [...]
To compliment the growing demand for Ice Cream sneakers, Mr Cool, Pharrell Williams, will shortly be releasing an Ice Cream clothing collection. If the success of the Billionaire Boys Club collection is anything to go by, the Ice Cream ClothingÂ collection is destined to be a hit. Keep them eyes peeled.
The mighty ZOO magazine explorers 8 of the best designer jeans on the market: G-Star Jeans, Levi’s, Sugar Cane, Tommy Hilfiger, Replay, Freesoul, Blue Inc and PDC.
With an ear to the ground that picks up even the faintest fashion rumblings, Harvey Nichols menswear is bringing some great new labels to town this Autumn, to add to its established fold that covers all bases from Kilgour to Kiminori Morishita. Then of course, they would never let you miss out on that enfant [...]
Ceasar Linux is a new collection by Jhung Yuro, the ultimate luxury lifestyle shoe, which will be available in 2007.
S/S07 MENSWEAR The collection focuses on defining a look for the brand with key influences taken from smart military-wear and utility-wear but re-worked into modern styles. There is a shift towards a smarter and cleaner look with an emphasis on fabric, fit and detail. This season colours are monochromatic, highlighted with pale lemon, mauve and [...]
Camper celebrates the re-opening of one of the most mythical stores in the Japanese capital with an exclusive presentation for the Japanese media. A charming and fun event that counted on the presence of Javier Mariscal from the Mariscal Design Studio, responsible for the graphics of the store and friend and collaborator of the Majorcan [...]
Jeans for Genes Day 2006 will be held on Friday 6th October! This year Jeans for Genes would like to ask you to â€˜dress to impressâ€™ when you jump into your jeans and help us raise Â£4 million to support children with genetic disorders. Everyone loves dressing up in jeans and this year we all [...]
The Stone Island Autumn/Winter 2006 Press Release: “This collection skilfully displays Stone Islandâ€™s craft and expertise in the development of stylish design and technology. This collection draws inspiration from the sea, in particular the male fascination with the sea. Inspired by naval uniforms their durability and functionality are brought to every day life.Â The structure [...]
The concept behind Greedy Genius is simple, to create the ultimate brand by designing and developing OUTSTANDING PRODUCT.Â By drawing inspiration from the lifestyles and extensive travel experiences, the founders of the brand have managed to develop a sneaker that is uniquely relevant to their generation.Â At its essence, Greedy Genius can best be described [...]
The Prince of purpleness performed to a private audience after Versace unveiled its spring summer catwalk collection on Friday. Donatella Versace, invited the glitterati of Milan and the fashion world to the performance and Prince reputedly even wrote an original track for the catwalk show! There’s a wow! With a total of three changes, Prince [...]
J Lindeberg is set to launch a diffusion collection in autumn/winter 2007. The collection will be priced 30 per cent lower than the mainline and will mainly be denim and casualwear. The company is planning on delivering four collections per year with the first due in store from October. J Lindeberg has appointed Michael Benjamin [...]
The 3rd edition of Ethical Fashion Show will take place on October 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th at the Tapis Rouge, 67 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin 75010 PARIS. The trade days are reserved for professionals. Sunday October 15th will be open to the general public. Runway shows, Round Tables, Exhibitions and Showrooms will take [...]