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April 2018

8 Apr

rag & bone Steps Away from the Traditional Fashion System for Spring/Summer 2018

rag & bone has chosen to step away from the New York Fashion Week calendar and will not present a runway show for its Spring/Summer 2018 collection. The Brand Launches a New Photo Project Focusing on Individuality and Charitable Giving “For a while now I (along with what seems to be a lot of people) have been questioning the effectiveness of the traditional fashion system, particularly for rag & bone. Coupled with everything that’s going on in the World today, it felt somewhat tone deaf to do a runway show or throw a huge event. So while we are huge believers in NYFW, and in many ways have it to thank for so much, we are opting out of being on the...
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8 Apr

Experience Nano Shiso Therapy at THANN Sanctuary

THANN Sanctuary steps into the next stage of innovation with a successful creation of NanoShiso Therapy. For the first time in a spa industry, THANN introduced the use of Nano Shiso particle as a major ingredient in THANN Sanctuary Signature Treatment.   Shiso is served with sashimi (sliced raw fish) or cut into thin strips in salads, spaghetti, and meat dishes. It is also prepared as a flavorful herb in a variety of dishes, including Japanese pizza (Okonomiyaki) topping. Shiso provides a strong taste whose intensity might be compared to that of mint. Shiso is rich in omega-3 fatty acid and alpha-linolenic acid with anti-inflammatory properties and has a prominent anti-oxidant effect. With Shiso’s valuable properties, it is widely used in medical, food,...
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8 Apr

ISSEY MIYAKE Spring: SPRING SUMMER 2018

  The blowing of the wind arouses Nostalgic recollections never before seen.     The landscape that one finds now, Is a fragment of proof of what once long ago nurtured us all.   Just as rain returns to the sky and then falls to earth again, The present is equally a part of the past.     The fault lines of the earth, a chain of knowledge, keep questioning us. Expressing our respect for nature’s great dignity.    ...
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8 Apr

PAUL SMITH SPRING/SUMMER ’18 CAMPAIGN

Paul Smith looks to the ocean for spring/summer ’18 with a black and white campaign featuring Polish model Malgosia Bela and Ben Allen. The South of France was a key reference for the campaign, with neon signs, a seascape background and sandy beach floors combining to create images that have the characteristic irreverent spirit that Paul Smith is known for.     Black and white imagery features in a Paul Smith campaign for the first time in many years. As a designer known for his confident use of colour, the decision to present primarily black and white images, with an injection of colour to highlight key pieces, is both bold and modern. Accents of colour are used sparingly throughout the campaign to highlight...
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8 Apr

rag & bone Presents New Tokyo Retail Concept

The rag & bone store, which opened in October 2010, is situated over 3 floors and carries the brand’s women’s and men’s denim, ready to wear, footwear and accessories. The new concept will see the lower ground floor converted into a rag & bone X Verve Coffee Roasters shop.   Open to the community on March 30th, rag & bone X Verve Coffee Roasters will offer a menu that will be continuously refreshed, with staples such as coffee and grab-and-go snacks. Drawing inspiration from the unique neighborhood, the new design is a fusion between rag & bone and Verve Coffee Roasters, making it the perfect location to find a quality product in an environment which is both laid back and welcoming. In keeping with rag & bone’s curation of authentic talent, the...
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