The doors officially opened at 7pm but people had already been showing up early to check out Ray’s photography as well as ten custom motorcycles on display. Ray’s huge macho prints were a collection of photos from the past decade of bikes, hot rods, hot girls, and partied out dudes. These are all the subject [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.