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15 Oct

Louis Vuitton Opening a Leather Workshop in Texas

According to the article, the 100,000-square-foot workshop — dubbed the Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Ranch — will be situated on 256 acres located in the small Texan town where 6,300 residents reside. According to a statement from Louis Vuitton, the company is expanding to Texas to “meet the ever-growing demand for Louis Vuitton products in the American market.” The opening of Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Ranch is said to create approximately 1,000 jobs over five years.   To celebrate the opening next week, President Donald Trump and LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault are set to be in attendance, along with more than 150 Louis Vuitton employees and former Texas Governor, Rick Perry. President Trump will be honored with ribbon cutting, and will then give a speech about job creation. The...
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14 Oct

IWC Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Saint Exupéry’s Transatlantic Flight in New Watch

In addition to hosting an exhibition in New York, Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen is celebrating the 80th anniversary of French writer, poet, and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint Exupéry‘s transatlantic flight with a special edition Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Chronograph Edition “80 Years Flight to New York.” Reimagined in a shade of sepia-brown resembling Saint Exupéry’s pilot suit, the ceramic bezel sits elegantly atop a 46mm stainless steel case, its Timezoner design allowing its wearer to simply push down on the ring and rotate it to adjust the watch’s time zone. As a tribute to the legendary journey, both “Paris” and “New York” on the bezel are painted in red, matching with one of the hands while providing a welcome contrast to the also sepia-brown...
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13 Oct

New Exhibition ‘Colorful Japan’ Examines Japanese Branding & Poster Design

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is showing a new exhibition titled Colorful Japan that offers a close examination of Japanese branding and poster design. The gallery was put together in celebration of Shigeru Watano’s expansive legacy, the late graphic designer who lived in the Netherlands and brought over his unique cultural design sensibilities. His relationship with the museum and several Japanese designers alike have resulted in the large accumulation of Japanese posters, a collection that now spans approximately 800 posters.   The exhibition has been curated with the works of prominent Japanese artists, like Ikko Tanaka and Tadanori Yokoo, painstakingly arranging each poster by color. From a vibrant Nikon ad to various fashion posters, many of the pieces are mid-century artworks that offer a...
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12 Oct

Guerlain Rouge G de Guerlain Lipstick Case Snake 2019 Limited Edition

Guerlain’s legendary lipstick, Rouge G, was first introduced back in 2009. The famous Parisian jeweler Lorenz Bäumer designed the lipstick case, envisioning its legendary curves and an integrated mirror. Nine years later, the cult lipstick had been reinvented and offered in a luxurious customizable case. The brand had introduced the new generation Rouge G de Guerlain, the first jewel lipstick to customize to your style. The concept is easy: first, you choose a lipstick from a wide range of shades, then choose your case from many styles, and enjoy your perfect new makeup accessory. Just before the holidays, Guerlain will drop a new limited edition Snake Case Design finished in sparkling embellishments. The new limited edition rhinestone customizable lipstick case by Guerlain reveals a snake...
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11 Oct

Rare KAWS Artworks Lead Artcurial’s “Outsider(s)” Auction

Paris-based auction house Artcurial will soon launch a momentous sale of rare, original artworks by KAWS and the acclaimed DIY artists from the legendary “Beautiful Losers” 2004 exhibition such as Barry McGee, Ryan McGinley, among others. Altogether, the “Outsider(s)” contemporary art auction will encompass over 200 diverse lots spanning paintings, vinyl figures, skate decks, and more limited collectibles.   Leading the sale is KAWS’ ‘Untitled’ (2003) acrylic on photograph piece portraying his Companion riding inside a car bearing the Louis Vuitton monogram — this piece is estimated to sell for upwards of $88,000 USD. Other highlights include McGinley’s ‘Tree #3’ (2003) c-print with a pre-sale estimate of over $25,000 USD as well as hand-painted Nike sneakers by Raymond Pettibon estimated to sell for over $6,000 USD. The...
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10 Oct

Marc Jacobs Beauty Introduces Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner

Marc Jacobs Beauty and Lila Moss have just launched a new highlighter! On Tuesday, October 8, Lila Moss, who has been the face of Marc Jacobs Beauty since 2018, posted one of the campaign images to her Instagram feed. Besides her radiant, flawless complexion, her look featured glossy lips, highlighted cheeks, and black-painted nails with crystal-like appliques. However, the most interesting detail was her double-winged eyeliner, created by NikkieTutorials. The famous makeup artist, who’s also the newly-appointed Marc Jacobs Beauty Global Artistry Advisor, used the new Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner to create Lila’s stunning look. She also described the new product as the shiniest liquid liner she has ever used, adding that it also lasts all day. The Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner is inspired by Marc Jacobs’ bestselling Highliner Gel...
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9 Oct

Gucci 1955 Horsebit Shoulder Bag

Lately, it’s more common than not for designers to release bags that have a vintage feel, as creative directors from our favorite brands continue to dip into their archives for inspiration. Purse lovers first saw this from Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele, and since then many other designers have followed suit. Last month we introduced you to the latest archival revival from Gucci, and like many of you, we fell in love. Seeing this bag in person has only solidified our adoration for this classic, but somehow also modern, new bag. In short, this bag is good, it’s really good, and below we’re giving you a detailed look at Gucci’s latest must have design.   The bag is classically Gucci, crafted from the brand’s...
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8 Oct

Vichy Introduces Naturalblend Lip Balms

Vichy, one of the leading French dermo-cosmetic brands, has just announced the launch of their new Naturalblend Lip Balms designed to soothe and condition the lips, while providing a hint of luscious, radiant color. The softening lip balms leave a sheer, natural tint that enhances the color of the lips. As a perfect remedy to transform dry, chapped lips, these creamy, softly textured balms improve the appearance of lip dryness by 26%, whilst hydrating and protecting them from the elements. The 96% natural formula combines a blend of carefully selected oils, beeswax, and nutrient-dense coconut butter. Unlike your regular lip balm, this one smells and tastes good, and doubles as a great lipstick alternative. By combining color and care, Vichy’s new Naturalblend Lip Balm delivers just...
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7 Oct

Christian Louboutin Loubi Leopard Makeup Collection

The famous shoe designer Christian Louboutin extends his beauty range with an extravagant new Loubi Leopard makeup collection. This limited edition range, slated for late October release, is inspired by trendy leopard print boots crafted from tan and brown supple suede. The Loubi Leopard collection channels the same bold and wild feminine energy as Louboutin’s leopard-inspired creations. The queen of the holiday season is a cat-woman in her high-heeled leopard shoes, with sharp red nails, winged eyeliner, and glamorously red lips. ...
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6 Oct

COMME des GARÇONS Readies the Vans Authentic in Fresh White

Having dropped in a stealthy black iteration earlier this year, COMME des GARÇONS and Vans have once again joined forces to offer up the latter’s Authentic silhouette in a new fresh white take.Just like the black option that featured an all-over slogan print in contrasting white, the latest addition mirrors the same colorway, this time by utilizing white for the canvas upper, rubber midsole, waffle outsole, and laces, while the text print is spotlighted in black. The slogans include the sayings “my energy comes from freedom” and “live free with strong will,” while Vans iconic “Off The Wall” branding is found on the heels.   The latest COMME des GARÇONS x Vans Authentic is available starting today at Dover Street Market Los Angeles....
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