GUESS? is perhaps best remember as the brand that made Claudia Schiffer, or some argue it was vice-versa. Today Guess? denim retains its stature despite being a firm mainstream favourite. The spring/summer 2007 collection takes a virtual road trip across Argentina with inspiration from the 40′s . The era of actress Maria Felix is represented [...]
Matix was launched in 1998. The owners, Tim Gavin and the Dunlap family, felt the timing was right to start a clothing line. With help of a talent, qualified design and production team, Matix was born. Matix, a brand that is influenced by the active lifestyles of skate, surf, and snowboard, is steadily growing into [...]
The Hugo Boss Autumn/Winter 2006 Collection has something of a boho-chic feel to it. Hugo Boss is widely renowned as a brand of the wealthy and successful but this collection indicates the brand’s intent to widen its appeal. Hugo Boss may historically be an elitest brand but even the elite like to dress down and [...]
Yahoo! Buzz names the top 30 jeans on the web. Seven Jeans comes in at number 1, True Religion Jeans comes in at number 2 and Red Monkey Jeans comes in at number 3. Red Monkey Jeans, or to be more precise, RMC Jeans by Martin Ksohoh is a true fashion phenomenon. No one has [...]
Nudie Jeans, the viking denim kings, present a new style for nudie addicts to drool over. Nudie Even Steven Jeans are a regular fit with a low yoke and pocket position and, of course, have a slim bottom width. The style is 100% Nudie and won’t disappoint connoisseurs.
Versace Jeans Couture and Versace Sport Autumn/Winter 2006 Collection retains the clean and sophisticated lines we’ve all come to expect from Versace. Of course, the brand wouldn’t be Versace if it didn’t include a subtle twist and this season’s collection is no exception. If you’re looking for class with attitude then Versace Jeans Couture and [...]
The exploration of new territories, distinctive element of Fornari Groupâ€™s DNA, have led the company to take up a new adventure in the fashion world. Fornarinaâ€™s workshop launches the first LTD collection. It is a line of apparel and shoes with a soft style inspired to the new glamour: sophisticated and peculiar. The collection is [...]
First step in a succession of paid homages from label April77 to those who make or have made Rock â€™nâ€™ Roll. Starting from December 2006, 500 unique and numbered copies of slim griffÃ© Gibson jeans will be sold in 3 prestigious sales points: colette (Paris), Dover Street Market (London) and Loveless (Tokyo). A part of [...]
If rumours are to be believed the mighty KU USA will be leaving Japanese shores and entering the European market early next year. KU USA is widely considered the first and foremost Japanese Brand and remains today an inspiration for virtually all world- renowned Japanese designers. KU USA blends innovative denims with mindful materials which [...]
Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2006 is, as usual, totally uncompromising. Dolce & Gabbana continually manage to achieve the impossible by retaining their sublime style and classic couture whilst simultaneously presenting a “chic street” edge. Dolce & Gabbana are no less than fashion geniuses which is again reflected in their A/W 2006 Collection.
Paul Smith Autumn/Winter 2006 radiates traditional classic style with the inimitable Paul Smith twist. Bold checks, stripes and solids, classically matched with cords, knits and wool. The whole feel is contemporary urban classic – no one does it like Sir Paul Smith!
Paul & Shark Jacket Parka with goose down padding, wind and waterproof exterior, fleece lined collar and detachable fur lined hood (no reference to whether this is real or fake – for the brand’s sake let’s hope it’s fake!). Ultra-accessorized, the parka comes with a large rucjsack featuring outside pockets, hooks and a folding tent [...]
Cutting edge and bold, RAW 7â€™s couture designs have revamped cashmereâ€™s image from traditional to avant-garde and street-chic. Founded in 2003, RAW 7 was inspired by a love of urban art. The collection features vintage and pop art designs, â€œrock iconsâ€ and well-known university emblems, all remixed and reinterpreted to reflect RAW 7â€™s unique edginess. [...]
This week Adidas opened the world’s biggest Adidas Sports Performance store on the Avenue des Champs-ElysÃ©es in Paris . In attendance were some of the world’s greatest athletes, including soccer player Zinedine Zidane and tennis star Justine Henin-Hardenne. â€œThe Champs-ElysÃ©es has a very special meaning for us,â€ said Roland Auschel, senior vice president of Europe, [...]
Comme des Garcons is widely consider at the vanguard of the new world of intense-fashion-collaborations. Although the brand has a strong collaborative tradition it would be a tradegy to deny Comme des Garcons’ incredible contribution to fashion within its own right. Fashion Designer Rei Kawakubo, founder of Comme des Garcons, was born in Tokyo in [...]
So Bapesta Sneakers finally takes the plunge and ventures from the cozie world of the AF1s and embraces a new concept predictably called, Roadsta. Roadsta sneakers have a more athletic feel to the design and will be available to Bapeheads in early 2007. Whether the gel heel is for practical purposes or show is yet [...]
Put your finger on a map of downtown New York City and you can feel the pulse of Heatherette. Richie Rich and Traver Rains have created a lifestyle brand that truly cultivates the popstar in everyone. Glitter, sequins, and dreams have driven Heatherette every step of the way, transforming them from the quintessential downtown buzz [...]
All appears rosie in Burberry’s checked garden, with sales figures the highest they have ever been in the brand’s history and accessories selling out before they even make it to the shop floor. That said, Welsh factory workers are not amongst those sharing the wealth. Workers at a threatened Burberry factory in south Wales on [...]
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, [...]