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Nike House of Innovation

Fashion | September 22, 2020

Nike opened its third House of Innovation, at the historic 79 Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris, continuing its endeavor to harness the power of digital to best serve consumers. Over four floors and some 2,400 square meters (nearly 26,000 square feet), Nike Paris, House of Innovation 002 gives unparalleled access to Nike's best innovations, athlete storytelling and experiences. Like its predecessors in New York and Shanghai, the flagship - situated amongst some of the world's most iconic landmarks - offers an immersive and digitally-powered end-to-end consumer journey. Offering one of the largest assortments of Nike footwear in Europe, modular store layouts that are consistently updated and exclusive Member opportunities, Nike Paris is the Swoosh's latest proof point in its ongoing commitment to transform the future of retail, while serving as a vibrant center of sport. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Iris Van Herpen

Fashion | September 17, 2020

Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer who is widely recognized as one of fashion's most talented and forward-thinking creators who continuously pushes the boundaries of fashion design. Read more


THE LANGUAGE OF FASHION

Fashion | September 14, 2020

The exhibition The Language of Fashion at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MK&G) sheds light on the significance of text for fashion products. The items on view are variously emblazoned with brand names or logos, political messages, typography or plays on words. All objects on display come from MK&G’s own fashion collection, including more than 35 items from the 19th century until today by established designers such as Walter Van Beirendonck, Coco Chanel, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Martin Margiela and up-and-coming young designers such as Edda Gimnes and Flora Miranda Seierl. Read more


Ellius

Fashion | September 13, 2020

Ellius was born from the passion and love for history and the territory. Each collection is a story, a perfect combination of creativity, craftsmanship and passion, revealed through unique pieces of jewelry, just like you. Ellius is a registered trademark owned by Loren Jewelry S.r.l., a company which produces semi-finished products and that was founded in 1999 by its CEO Fadi Raslan. It all started as an artisan business yet over the years important technological investments and transformations were made, allowing Loren Jewelry to face and react to all the new upcoming market demands. Loren builds its success over time thanks to the high professionalism of its jewelers and to the quality of its finishes and manufacturing processes, becoming a point of reference for goldsmith companies in Italy and around the world and achieving in 2014 the European recognition of "Artistic Craftsman Company". Read more


BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: THE BOUTIQUE IN…

Fashion | September 12, 2020

"We were young, rich and beautiful, and the tide – we thought – was turning in our favour. We were going to change everything, of course, but mostly we were going to change the rules". - Marianne Faithfull In the mid-1960s a handful of Chelsea boutiques sparked a fashion revolution. Changing attitudes towards gender and sexuality, framed by the socio-political climate of the time, inspired new ideas, freedom of expression and an opposition to establishment values. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Antonio Marras

Fashion | September 11, 2020

Antonio Marras was born in Alghero, on Sardinia. The island has always deeply influenced his aesthetic. His fashion debut was the result of a lucky chance. In 1987 a fashion house in Rome asked him to design a prêt-à-porter collection. Their invitation was due to his dual baggage of skills: cultural - Marras has always involved himself in every form of artistic/creative expression - and technical. Read more


Fessura

Fashion | September 9, 2020

FESSURA, a company founded in 1999 by the Vecchiola brothers, Andrea, Giorgio and Marco, immediately distinguished itself in the design, production and marketing of Fashion-tech footwear for the Modern Family. All FESSURA lines are made following 3 key principles: innovation, design and respect for the environment. Read more


Heimat A Sense Of Belonging

Fashion | September 1, 2020

Giorgio Armani announced that from30 May 2020 the Armani/Silos exhibition space will re-open to the public – on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11am to 7pm – with Heimat. A Sense of Belonging, the exhibit dedicated to Peter Lindbergh, which has been extended until 10 January 2021. Read more


The Bespoke Dudes | Eyewear

Fashion | August 25, 2020

The idea behind The Bespoke Dudes Eyewear stems from a desire to better appreciate and promote Italian craftsmanship in the world by creating an eyewear collection that finds its inspiration in classic design and in the Italian menswear tradition. The minds behind TBDE are those of Fabio Attanasio, entrepreneur and author of the leading Italian blog about menswear and tailoring The Bespoke Dudes and Andrea Viganò, entrepreneur and Made in Italy enthusiast. Read more


CHRISTIAN DIOR: DESIGNER OF DREAMS

Fashion | August 24, 2020

From July 28th to October 4th 2020, the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai will host the exhibition Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. After enchanting visitors to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, this unique retrospective comes to life anew in China with a fresh scenographic narrative featuring many exceptional pieces. Read more


Solid State for Men

Fashion | August 17, 2020

Cologne. Shampoo. Conditioner. Moisturiser. Cleanser. All Solid State grooming products are Australian-made, wax-based and highly concentrated. They’re applied with your bare hands, so you can clean your manly face, tame that wild hair, wrestle a brown bear, and save the environment. With your bare hands. Born in 2015, Solid State has grown into a team of 6, with products sold in over 30 countries, distribution in 4 and over 75,000 subscribers to their company database. Read more


DIOR: CRUISE COLLECTION 2021

Fashion | August 11, 2020

"During this period, I sought to give collective efforts a new dimension. Despite the disadvantages of distance, bringing a different perspective to our daily lives has given us strength and imagination," says Maria Grazia Chiuri, who for this Cruise show has chosen to reconnect her creative passion with the region of Puglia, a place close to her heart. Texts by the anthropologist Ernesto De Martino dedicated to the region's traditions - which have influenced authors including Germano Celant and Georges Didi - Huberman - led her to explore their roots. Read more


MEMOS. ON FASHION IN THIS…

Fashion | August 6, 2020

Reading Calvino today raises a fundamental question: can fashion, given its nature as a cultural industry, as a system of communication, as a rich, hybrid and problematic territory, be considered a scientific and poetic practice, and therefore a naturally literary one? So the exhibition uses Calvino’s words as devices to reflect on what has changed and what has stayed the same in fashion. Memos also evokes the legendary typewritten notes Diana Vreeland used to make when she was editor of the American edition of Vogue. Read more


GABRIELLE CHANEL. FASHION MANIFESTO

Fashion | July 27, 2020

The Palais Galliera, the City of Paris Fashion Museum, reopens its doors after extension work and presents the first retrospective in Paris of a unique and remarkable fashion designer: Gabrielle Chanel (1883-1971). At a time when Paul Poiret dominated the world of women's fashion, Gabrielle Chanel went to Deauville in 1912, then to Biarritz and Paris, and revolutionised the world of Haute Couture, adorning the bodies of her contemporaries with what amounted to a fashion manifesto. The first part of the exhibition is chronological; it recounts her early beginnings with a few emblematic pieces, including the famous 1916 mariniére, the sailor blouse, in jersey. Read more


MONOI

Fashion | July 22, 2020

Monoi jewelry brand is founded in Novi Sad, Serbia by siblings Maja & Marko Bacanin in 2018, with the idea of jewelry that would be high quality and timeless in design. Education and experience in the field of architecture and design spontaneously contributed to the development of love for simple, clean forms, which characterizes Monoi jewelry. On the other hand, many years of experience through the family manufacture of precious metal products, which has existed for 25 years, is also a significant condition. Read more


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