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Maison Jean-François Rey

Fashion | July 17, 2020

Jean-François Rey belongs to a generation of renowned designers who revolutionized the approach of eyewear in the 1980s by transforming the «medical device» into a genuine fashion accessory. CEO of JF Rey, Jean-François Rey is renowned on the international eyewear scene for his creativity and his independent approach to design. He started to imagine his first models for the family business. Then his reputation goes very fast: he created his first company (IDC) settled between Marseille and Paris, travels in the world (he falls in love with Japan), and multiplies the collaborations with the ready-to-wear brands in vogue in the 80s such as Issey Miyake, Agnès B., Bensimon etc. Read more


VEJRHØJ

Fashion | July 13, 2020

The Danish watch brand VEJRHØJ has experienced rapid growth during the first half of 2020, despite the corona pandemic and a slumping global market for design products. VEJRHØJ creates simple, yet distinctive timepieces, by combining wood, steel and Nordic minimalism. A concept which has proved to have a strong global appeal, as demonstrated by the success of the brand in especially the Asian market. In Japan, VEJRHØJ has recently completed the biggest crowdfunding campaign ever for an analogue watch brand, where the company got thousands of pre-orders for its new cherry wood model, launched during the cherry blossom season. Read more


CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN: L’EXHIBITION[NISTE]

Fashion | July 3, 2020

The Palais de la Porte Dorée is delighted to announce the opening of Christian Louboutin: L’Exhibition[niste], the largest-ever exhibition devoted to the creations of the internationally renowned footwear designer and key figure in the fashion world. Designed as an invitation to discover Christian Louboutin’s rich universe, the unprecedented exhibition explores every facet of his multi-referential work, in an institution that has played an important role in inspiring his vocation. Read more


Studio Variously

Fashion | June 26, 2020

Formed in 2016, Studio Variously is a sustainable design brand based out of Detroit/Michigan that promotes contemporary application of heritage techniques by forging unique artisanal partnerships globally. Capsule collections of home and fashion accessories are ethically made, ensuring living wages, inclusiveness to resources local to the artisan families like small farms, women employment thereby making their supply chain more meaningful. Read more


FreshforPandas

Fashion | June 23, 2020

In an industry dominated by a few large players, there are a few brands popping up with an alternative for the eco-fashion minded. One brand in particular on the rise, is FreshforPandas Eyewear - a London based eyeglasses and sunglasses Specialist in affordable, style-led eyewear made from biodegradable and eco-friendly materials. FreshforPandas was born 3 years ago by new entrepreneurs, Andreea Stroie and JP Janvier. "We both have a passion for eyewear; how an eyepiece can be part of a person's style - not just a functional item to correct vision. In a world of smartphones, wearable technology and digital connectivity, FreshforPandas was created to bring two things to the eyewear industry; Eco-Friendly Ethos and Naturally Beautiful Eyewear. The brand we created is for those who care about eco-friendly principles, whilst not sacrificing good design and style when it comes to either their prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses." Read more


12pm

Fashion | June 11, 2020

Born from the desire of Michela Trento, designer of the brand and Gianluca Ricci to reinterpret objects from distant eras and countries: from the typical forms of the Victorian age to the symbolism of flowers that distinguishes Japanese culture. After a research that lasted over a year, the first collection was created in 2019: the material we have decide to use is finely worked brass in order to give each piece its own uniqueness. Read more


MAM

Fashion | June 7, 2020

MAM is an ethical fashion brand from Barcelona. MAM creates innovative designs that are revolutionizing the way you use accessories. MAM creates genderless pieces that you can customize in a creative way. MAM is more than a brand, it is a creative community. At MAM we design products without rules or stereotypes that are revolutionizing the way we use accessories. We create genderless pieces that give you the freedom to personalize and explore your individuality in a creative way. Read more


NEUBAU

Fashion | June 5, 2020

Austrian eyewear label neubau eyewear is responding to the current COVID-19 situation with agility and flexibility, primarily thanks to its local, innovative production strategy. Together with its parent company Silhouette, the young label has been pursuing a forward-looking business concept ever since it was established in 2016. Finding environmentally friendly solutions for its eco-conscious clientele has the utmost priority, with profit-based approaches taking a back seat to responsible business practices. Read more


ALAÏA-BALENCIAGA: Sculptors of shape

Fashion | May 26, 2020

In 1968, confronted with the soaring rise of demand in the fledgling industry of ready-to-wear fashion, having served religiously the dogma imposed by the Couture customer throughout his career, Cristobal Balenciaga made the decision to close his Maison. Read more


The Petticoat Dress by multiply

Fashion | May 19, 2020

The Petticoat dress is the perfect outfit to maintain strong and safe social activities with fun, style and comfort during the sanitary crisis. Alone or with friends and family, the question is no longer about keeping distance between you and others. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Simon Porte Jacquemus

Fashion | May 5, 2020

Simon Porte Jacquemus started his own label when he was 19. Credited with bringing a freshness to Paris’ fashion scene, his collections are deconstructed, surrealist and often "NSFW." Jacquemus takes archetypal French concepts like the Breton stripe and spins them on their head, working in the space between commercial and conceptual. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Elisabetta Franchi

Fashion | April 7, 2020

A woman who can stir emotions and be touched by them. Her life is itself an emotion. One she lives fully and unconditionally with one single purpose: make her childhood dreams come true, for in fashion she always reflected her soul and purest essence. This desire did turn into reality. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion | March 27, 2020

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld was one of the most celebrated designers of the 21st century. He was renowned for his relevant approach to style and a curated vision that balanced classic and contemporary influences. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Philipp Plein

Fashion | March 24, 2020

A dedication to the extraordinary, a devotion to beauty and a passion for rock and roll are the strong character traits that have compelled Philipp Plein to give rise to a brand notorious for both unbridled luxury and edgy style. Read more


NAMSA LEUBA: CROSSED LOOKS

Fashion | March 13, 2020

Crossed Looks will feature over 90 works from Namsa Leuba’s projects from Guinea, South Africa, Nigeria, and Benin, and it will premiere new work from Tahiti. Read more


Cariuma

Fashion | March 9, 2020

I am excited to introduce you to Cariuma - are markable sneaker company founded by two former industry execs who put people at the center of their mission. The founders saw a gap in the market for comfortable, good-looking, good-for-the-earth footwear that will never go out of style, creating true sustainability through natural premium materials and longevity of the product life cycle. Read more


Helmut Lang Archive

Fashion | March 8, 2020

Until 12 July 2020, the MAK is showing a temporary intervention by Helmut Lang in the HELMUT LANG ARCHIVE, questioning the archive as a simultaneous collection, storage, and exhibition place, as a store of memories, and the potential of its use. Since retiring from the fashion industry in 2005, the 1956-born Austrian has concentrated on his artistic work, and 20 international museums have received his donations. The MAK is the only institution worldwide where the history of Helmut Lang's brand development and identity can be traced. Since 2014 a thematic area in the MAK DESIGN LAB is permanently dedicated to Helmut Lang. Read more


PATRICK KELLY, THE JOURNEY

Fashion | March 7, 2020

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents "Patrick Kelly, The Journey", an exhibition of work by multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams, now on view through July 19, 2020, at the globally renowned SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film in Atlanta. Read more


STUDIO 54: NIGHT MAGIC

Fashion | March 3, 2020

Studio 54: Night Magic traces the radiant history, social politics, and trailblazing aesthetics of the most iconic nightclub of all time. Read more


Bio-Logics: Designing with Nature

Fashion | March 3, 2020

he award-winning design agency Faber Futures, founded by designer Natsai Audrey Chieza, presents a new display exploring how design can learn from nature to develop new materials and systems. Read more


Alaïa-Adrian: Masters of Cut

Fashion | February 23, 2020

Masters of Cut brings together sleek designs and impeccably tailored looks by beloved designers Azzedine Alaïa (1935-2017) and Gilbert Adrian (1903-1959). Garments on view display the intricate detailing of Adrian's suits - the mitered stripes, clever seaming, and unexpected appliqués - in dialogue with Alaïa's body-celebrating designs. Pairing their work, the exhibition reveals the designers' intertwined and enduring legacies. Read more


SEEK – CONTEMPORARY FASHION TRADE…

Fashion | February 22, 2020

In July SEEK will show the relevance it has acquired over the years. SEEK is the coolest trade show for miles around. From small to big: great, market relevant brands that bring in sales and show you today what will be worn on the streets tomorrow. Inside the SEEK community a special sense of integrity prevails, which leads to a friendly, unrivalled atmosphere in which you can do excellent business. Every player in the fashion market has to become aware of this. No one goes past SEEK any more. Read more


PREMIERE CLASSE welcomes IMPACT

Fashion | February 21, 2020

The room is stark, empty, nearly spotless. The initial astonishment gradually gives way to reflection and conjecture. The eye wanders. Read more


Bags: Inside Out

Fashion | February 19, 2020

On 25 April 2020, the V&A will open Bags: Inside Out, the UK's most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the ultimate accessory. From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, the exhibition will explore our longstanding fascination with the bag. Featuring innovative designs from Mulberry to Karl Lagerfeld, statement handbags worn by Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Jessica Parker, the heritage of Hermès to the streetwear of Off-White, and an exclusive look inside the world of the factory and atelier; Bags: Inside Out provides an unprecedented look at this global obsession. Read more


Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson

Fashion | February 16, 2020

The delicateness of the lace, the lightness of the silk, the finesse of the motifs and the expert couture: the Fashion & Lace Museum invites visitors to discover the sensual, sophisticated world of Carine Gilson and also offers a historic dialogue with lace through symbolic pieces from the incomparable collection of the Museums of the City of Brussels. Read more


AFTERSOCKS

Fashion | February 15, 2020

You might have seen the Aftersocks on social media or on the TV; they're the innovative socks with a "barely-there" sole that have got everyone talking. Since launching in August, the company's founders have been rushed off their feet. Read more


BIG HORN

Fashion | February 11, 2020

BIG HORN found in 2011. BIG HORN is Hong Kong's first brand for creative design eyewear. Founder and designer, "Kevin Ching" aims to design eyewear with full of fashion art style and mix with different cultures.4 Read more


JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: FASHION FREAK…

Fashion | February 9, 2020

Jean Paul Gaultier is a benign voyeur, curious about everything and fascinated by difference. Worlds untouched by the standardisation of fashion are grounds for stylistic expression. By transposing, distorting and assembling, he succeeds in cross-border blending. As early as the Return of Prints collection (Women’s RTW Spring/Summer 1984), Gaultier was mixing the African and the European, draping his models in tunics or kaftan miniskirts and accessorising them with a fez. Read more