Crystal brand Atelier Swarovski commissioned five budding designers to create an exclusive jewellery collection for next Spring. The one-off crystal creators include Mark Fast, Jospeh Altuzarra, jeweller Jenny Manik Mercian, and LA-based costume designer Michael Kaplan. Jewellery connoisseurs have to […]
The people behind Whiteleys Shopping Centre might have watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a few times too many. The shopping mall is revealing all the secrets of gum by launching the Artisanal Chewing Gum Factory by Bompas & Parr. It will the world’s first micro chewing gum factory. […]
Luxury watchmaker and jeweller Piaget opened the doors of its UK flagship in London. French architect Gérard Barrau designed the new boutique of the Swiss company. The opening is Piaget’s 71st launch worldwide, and is the first brand owned boutique. Set over two storeys, the design oozes […]
The Advertising Standards Bureau decided the Lara Stone Calvin Klein billboard is pornographic and should be banned. The imagery received complaints invoking violence against women. The advertisement is now banned in Australia as it alludes to gang rape. Desire and sexually suggestive imagery is de […]
Rock star turned designer/model Amy Winehouse collaborated with Fred Perry. The notorious singer designed a 50s inspired range and models it in Amy style. The new collab shows the preppy brand isn’t shy of trying something new, respect to that.
Supported by Escada, the Design Museum presents Drawing Style celebrating fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The original illustrations from Chanel, Dior, Viktor&Rolf and Comme des Garçons define the fine art discipline. The exhibition will also feature […]
Parisian fashion house Hermes is making its way to East London. The area is known for its niche boutiques and quirky stores, and has lately been revived by new architecture and the East London line. To get the buzz around pop-up store going, Matt Irwin did a streety fashion shoot featuring Hermes scarves. […]
Following several preview videos and two ‘leaked’ campaign images, H&M’s Lanvin collection stars in a short movie. The collection features clothes, jewellery, sunglasses, bags, shoes, and make-up (lipstick). The collection is both for men and women. On the 2nd November the pieces […]