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16 May

COMME des GARÇONS’ Newest Line

After the first images of COMME des GARÇONS’ new CDG line emerged — with Anti Social Social Club and Avi Gold collaborations — last month, a first look at the wider capsule has now been revealed. Titled “Breaking News” the logo-centric capsule is the first CDG release, with a full collection set to drop later this year. The brand is seen as an internet-driven line, with takes on the COMME des GARÇONS’ airline logo appearing across coach jackets, hoodies and coach jackets in a fluorescent color palette. Additionally, the “Breaking News” capsule features collaborative T-shirts with graphic pieces from Dreamland Syndicate, Brain Dead, Cactus Plant Flea Market and Adam Lucas sitting alongside the previously leaked items.   Following the arrival of “Breaking News” — which Adrian Joffe described as a “three-dimensional press release for...
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16 May

BOTTEGA VENETA REINVENTS THE ART OF COLLABORATION WITH A NEW DIGITAL-FIRST AD CAMPAIGN

Bottega Veneta is writing the next chapter of the Art of Collaboration with a disruptive new digital-first ad campaign created with renowned agency Baron & Baron.     Titled Reflections, the Spring/Summer 2018 campaign embraces moving images as its core. Envisioned as an anthology series, six distinct and deeply cinematic and films, directed by Fabien Baron, will be released episodically throughout the season via multiple platforms and partners. These narrative episodes will become a beacon for immersive and innovative mobile-first storytelling.     The Art of Collaboration, conceived by Creative Director Tomas Maier in 2001, was a great success, highlighting a storied relationship with artists. As the next chapter unfolds, the focus will return to Bottega Veneta itself, with a communication platform that reinforces the brand’s own...
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16 May

COS to present SOMA, A capsule MENSWEAR collection

COS, the London-based fashion brand,is pleased to announce that it will present Soma, a capsule collection of menswear essentials in the form of choreographed art at the 94thedition of Pitti Uomo this June. Known for its modern and functional garments inspired by the worlds of art and design, the COS x Pitti Uomo event will take shape by way of a choreographed performance conceived by British choreographer Wayne McGregor, in celebration of the capsule collection’s form and function.     ‘For COS,Pitti Uomo celebrates creativity, craftsmanshipand forward-thinking menswear. It is an honour to present Soma in Florence and we are equally excited to be able to share the work with a wider audience internationally online’, stated Karin Gustafsson, COS Creative Director.Soma will encapsulate the core COS aesthetic and...
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16 May

Ning Zetao Global Denim Ambassador for DIESEL

DIESEL, the innovative international lifestyle from Italy, has officially announced that the popular swimming champion Ning Zetao will be the Global Denim Ambassador. His charming and straightforward yet modest personality, tenacity and boldness, makes him stand out to be a suitable face to represent the free spirit of the DIESEL.     Ning stated: “What I love about DIESEL’s brand culture is its spirit of liberty and self-expression. Also, the legacy of craftsmanship of this Italian denim brand has much in common with swimming: both require pairing respect for tradition with continuous innovation in order to forge one’s own path forward.” Ning has been a friend of the brand for a long time, he joined the #50 Rules for Successful Living event in Asia and...
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10 May

“Karl Lagerfeld for Jaspal” Perfect Mix and Match with “Parisian Chic”

Karl Lagerfeld for Jaspal is one of the most exclusive collections of the year for the Thai fashion brand “Jaspal” in its majestic step into the 46th year in the global fashion industry with a collaboration with renowned global fashion brand “Karl Lagerfeld” emphasizing on the standards as a successful internationally recognized Thai-owned brand while fully launching into the global stage as a proud competitor.     The world’s center of all fashion, Paris – France inspires the collection with charming Parisian style twisted into a new way of Parisian Chic through an iconic vision of designer Karl Lagerfeld rearranged with the ultimate chic and fun tailoring techniques, ruffles, black and white tones with red as the pop-up color presented under the concept Paris...
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6 May

The Making of The Embroidered Book Tote Bag

Presented at the Spring-Summer 2018 Ready-to-Wear show, this version of the Dior Book Totebag carried by one of the models lends a laidback and summery allure. Its shimmering colors and graphic motifs are inspired by Mexican crafts. In total, over fifteen shades of green, orange, red, fuchsia, violet and blue clash and combine to form a uniquely hypnotic design. Conceived and developed in the house’s design studio in Paris, this fully-embroidered bag was produced in a family-run atelier located in the region of Umbria, also known as “Italy’s green heart”.   A single bag requires more than thirty-two hours of work and over one million two hundred thousand stitches. In addition, this bag necessitated three different kinds of embroidery stitch....
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6 May

Panthère de Cartier collection

At Cartier, the panther – a muse of the French jeweller since 1914 – takes on endless forms… Released earlier this year at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH), the Panthère de Cartier collection now manifests its feminine allure further with an exciting choice of bracelets – available in a double or triple loop, and with chain links in yellow gold, pink gold or white gold that coil seductively around the wrist and lower arm.     Its owing form is supple on the skin, characteristic to the iconic style of the Panthère de Cartier watch that layers elegance upon elegance. Remaining quintessentially Cartier is the dainty square case with rounded corners and its intuitive design. Diamond pave on the case...
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6 May

Tory Burch Collection: Spring/Summer 2018

“Bold. Audacious. Brilliant. David Hicks redefined interiors. His fearless and witty take on color and print, and his exquisite attention to detail, have made a lasting impression on me. For Spring/Summer 2018, we are honored to work with the legendary designer’s original scrapbooks, given to us by his son. Immeasurable thanks to Ashley Hicks for this collaboration.” — Tory Burch     Silhouettes: Relaxed shapes capture the season’s effortless vibe. Slouchy, wide-legged pants, bohemian caftans and a wrap dress cut from scarves balance preppy shirts and a classic trench for a collection that is feminine and familiar, modern and easy. Palette: Understated neutrals—crisp white, soft stone and toffee—juxtapose joyful bursts of color—poppy red, tangerine and mustard yellow—complemented by leaf green and muted shades of pink and...
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29 Apr

Chanel Métiers d’art Paris-Hamburg 2018

Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Hamburg and the Elbphilharmonie to present the new CHANEL Métiers d’art collection.  An extraordinary building conceived by the architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, this concert hall sits majestically by the river like a futuristic liaison with the city’s industrial port.     Past, present and future. The three units of time that have inspired Karl Lagerfeld for this Paris-Hamburg collection. Around these three axes, the designer infuses images of the Hamburg port, with gliding silhouettes of the merchant navy crew that he disrupts with the modernism of CHANEL. He revisits their wardrobe, re-appropriating their pea coats, their drop-front trousers, sweaters and immutable caps. While the spirit of Gabrielle Chanel – she who stole the striped sailor top...
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29 Apr

Viktor & Rolf’s first collection of Haute Joaillerie

Viktor & Rolf’s first collection of Haute Joaillerie is an intimate ode to spiritual glamour. Custom-made bracelets and rings each endowed with their own life-force.     The power of transformation: the jewellery designs are based on the healing energy that is generated when precious and semi-precious stones are in direct contact with the skin, ultimately unfolding their curative properties directly upon the wearer. Each unique piece consists of a bold solid gold or silver chain, sporting a semi-precious band in tiger’s eye, malachite, obsidian, jade and various other healing gemstones.     Each exclusive piece is set with precious stones such as diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires. The setting of each individual stone allows for them to touch the skin directly, thus passing on their...
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