For the past six years the action sports and street wear industries have gradually been taken over by several top graphic artists in the game. They now have come together to form ROOK, a brand defined by its art. ROOK brand goal is to create the highest quality, eye catching and provocative art and design. [...]
R&D VIDEO: 5515 STONE ISLAND ICE JACKET AW’011’012. The Ice Jacket is a high rate technology garment: the cotton fabric has a thermo-sensitive coating, water and wind resistant. The molecules of the coating’s micro-encapsulated pigments modify the passage of light when temperature lowers and morph to darker a colour.
James Franco the face of Gucci made-to-measure Menswear Frida Giannini, Gucci’s creative director, said: “James has an innate ability to fuse classic elegance with contemporary style and interpret formal wear in an individual way.” According to Gucci, made-to-measure suits will start at £1,900 when the service becomes available in 11 boutiques worldwide by the end [...]
Ten years of fashion + football by Dirk Bikkembergs. The geezer gets the connection between the two. “Ten years of fashion history and finally available on IPAD. Dirk Bikkembergs app focuses on a leading brand in the history of sports couture and gives life to a story with images and evocative of the most significant [...]
Armani and Rafael Nadal teamed up with Johan Renck to create an action-packed short film. The film’s narrative called upon some genuine acting skills but – just like the modeling – Rafael Nadal took to it like a fish to water.
Nike T90 Laser IV: The Strike Counter. Do you finish with Sneijder’s precision? Higuain’s power? Pato’s composure? Show the world your Perfect Strike. Add your goal to the T90 Strike Counter.
Fly high above the very first Island Maison from Louis Vuitton located at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
First look at our Autumn collection, with a fun story and the promise of a next episode! Directed by Daniel Turcan Featuring Nicolas Mezger, Geraldine Johns Story by Nicolas Mezger and Daniel Turcan Photographed by Ivaylo Getov Sound by Brian Osborne at Silver Sound And a cameo by our own Jon-Paul Rodriguez!
Symphony of Hong Kong by Marcelo Burlon. profile Marcelo Burlon Enterprise is an evolving one-man venture fuelled on Burlon’s unique personality. An effervescent character, Marcelo switches between the worlds of fashion, music and art effortlessly, often blurring the boundaries in between disciplines. Consultant, editor, stylist, PR, party instigator and much more, there are no rules [...]
Crooks & Castles “Eye On The Castle” Documentary. Take a look behind the scenes of what goes down at Magic/S.L.A.T.E. as we preview our Spring 2012 Collection “A Decade Of Excellence”. Also the celebration for our 10 Year Anniversary for 2012.
Gucci Store Employees Allege They Were Forced to Ask Permission Before Using Bathroom or Drinking Water. The luxury Italian fashion house has initiated an investigation into local mismanagement. WWD reports: “The company said it has investigated the complaints and as a result has taken a number of actions, including replacing the senior management involved, as [...]
Following Kitmeout’s report on raccoon dog’s being skinned alive to satiate a demand for fur back in 2007, animal-rights group Swiss Animal Protection has uncovered horrifying footage of breeders skinning raccoon dogs alive to make cheap knockoffs of UGGs. Genuine UGGs cost up to $300 a pair, but counterfeiters substituting sheepskin with raccoon-dog pelts and [...]
One of our favourite products this week is the MKWS check padded gillet Jacket. Grab a butchers if you can: RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey Company RMC MKWS mens, down filled purple and blue check, regular fit gillet. Padded purple and blue woven check, fully inner lined. Large ivory flock print cross bones and logo [...]
American Eagle Outfitters and Cotton Incorporated are partnering on a denim recycling program called “Cotton. From Blue to Green.” American Eagle Outfitters customers are invited to bring any type of denim from any brand to American Eagle Outfitters stores. The denim is then given a “new life” by being converted into UltraTouch Denim Insulation, and [...]
Anke Domaske, 28, has developed a fabric called QMilch made from high concentrations of the milk protein casein — the first man-made fiber produced entirely without chemicals. “It feels like silk and it doesn’t smell — you can wash it just like anything else,” Domaske told Reuters. “We have developed an all-natural fiber consisting of [...]
adidas unveils the intelligent football boot, the adizero f50 powered by miCoach. Soon to be made famous as the ground breaking ‘football boot with a brain’, the 2011 adizero f50 is bringing smart technology to the field of play. Football is faster than ever before and the need for speed has never been greater. miCoach [...]
Steven Rojas for the Rugby Ralph Lauren Tweed Run. Steven Rojas, Social Media Director for GrandLife Hotels, for the Rugby Ralph Lauren Tweed Run.
Kenzo Takada was born in Kyoto, in the Hyogo region of Southern Japan in 1940. He opened his first boutique called “Jungle Jap” selling loose casual clothes in 1971. In 1975 Kenzo’s first collections were shown in Tokyo. The Kenzo brand is known for its unique and innovative style.
TWOTHIRDS was established in San Sebastian, heart of the Basque Country, in the year 2010. Its founders started a surf-inspired street label to be set apart from others. A brand that stands for pure design, high quality sustainable fabrics and a deep connection to the ocean.
Here’s something to rival the Terrybear. How about a Yoropiko x Unlimitedsifr Limited Edition black teddy bear? Yoropiko by RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey Company x Unlimitedsifr toy collectors limited edition, black teddy bear. Seated teddy with heavy metal cross neck chain and metal skull facial mask. Grab it here
Here in this Undercover x Nike film we get to watch some running monks. Not exactly a new concept but still worth a butchers.
Not the usual Kitmeout offering but here we go… Making of La Maison Simons Automne/Fall 2011 Le 31 Collection avec/with Sebastian Sauvé La Maison Simons was founded by the Simons family in 1840 in Quebec City, and is headquartered in that city. The store began operations as Simons House, but retail operations began in 1889. [...]
Here’s something for the denim connoisseur. Martin Ksohoh is offering a new style RMC X Yoropiko 12.5 oz selvedge denim jean. Definitely worth a butchers: RMC X Yoropiko 12.5 oz selvedge denim jeans Made in Japan Full front and back embroidery Limited edition
Achieve water repellence on pieces as sweatshirts, knits and jeans: this is Stone Island’s challenge with the innovative ‘Hydrophobic’ treatment. The treatment is environmentally friendly because PFDA (perfluorooctanoic acid) free. The treatment is undetectable and it doesn’t affect the appearance or hand of the garments. R&D video: 5515 Stone Island__Hydrophobic_AW’011’012 from Stone Island on Vimeo.
As the second installment in the Pierre Balmain series, this sophomore cut continues the theme of downtown cool and rock inspiration by enlisting Our Mountain front man, and Abbey Lee Kershaw’s real-life boyfriend, Matthew Hutchinson. Running through Manhattan and Brooklyn to the soundtrack of Our Mountain’s new single “Devils Banquet,” Hutchinson gives a glimpse of [...]
Here we take a butchers at one of Kitmeout’s favourite fashion brands: “I have always loved the Mao cap, though I hate violent revolution.” remarks Dame Vivienne Westwood, who cites China as the key inspiration behind her Spring/Summer 2012 Gold Label collection at Paris Fashion Week. “I hope their traditional wisdom and experience from a [...]
Mark O’Brien, the self-confessed crazy craftsman, get dizzy with cardboard shoes. The crazy cardboard craftsman is currently based in Manchester. Perhaps he could make a cardboard Tevez to come on for Man City. Take a butchers at his cardboard shoes. Crazy cardboard craftsman for hire! I make work for use in shop display, illustration and [...]
Tellason jeans are made from the best denim in the world and are designed for the guy who cares about quality, authenticity and durability. The White Oak Cone selvage denim is cut and sewn in San Francisco, USA. Founders Tony Patella and Pete Searson are committed to an artisan approach and to honor the rich [...]
A brand new collection of RMC T-Shirts have hit the shelves. Well worth a butchers. Top Pick: RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey Company black, crew neck, short sleeve regular fit t-shirt. Gold foil printed skull and cross bones across front, gold foil printed numbers on back. Short sleeve, gold foil printed signature logo on each [...]
The E39 shirt features a thin disc, containing the sensors, a power source, Bluetooth transmitter, and memory storage. Coupled with fabric electrodes, the system is capable of monitoring cardiac activity, anaerobic threshold, aerobic capacity, and other vitals that indicate an athlete’s performance and health. “That’s the trend in both medicine and sports,” Brian Russell, Zephyr’s [...]