Archive for February, 2013

ARRRGH ! Monsters in Fashion

Until April 7th 2013, Gaîté Lyrique of Paris welcomes the “ARRRGH! Monsters in Fashion” exhibition following its installation at the Benaki Museum of Athens featuring Greek group, ATOPOS, who present s a second dimension to fashion through 80 designs from catwalk designers today.

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Damart invents the first cooling T-shirts

When you think of the brand, Damart, the first thing that springs to mind is undoubtedly their famous, Thermolactyl turtleneck with heating properties; the must-have item for winter sport holidays. But this company, who celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, has now made breaking ground by releasing a line of cooling T-shirts as part of their line called Océalis.

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SAFETY SNOW PACKS

Influenced by the growth in the backcountry market, more outdoor brands are rethinking the design of their rucksacks so they can integrate safety technologies in them in the case of an avalanche, where these famous airbags will keep the victim on the snow surface. A strong trend seen at the Outdoor Retailer and Ispo trade shows has emerged as the must-have product for any respectful outdoor brand. These backpacks work in almost the same way as those found in cars: the air bag is ejected, activating a carton of compressed gas that inflates the airbag within 2-3 seconds. The three technology products most largely highlighted were:

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Tangy pastels at Le Bon Marché

This February, Le Bon Marché is offering a selection of ready-to-wear items amidst their women collection surrounding the theme “Palm Springs” – the esteemed resort of Hollywood stars.  Fresh, tangy fashion revived by pastels with touches of neon or enhanced by the delicacy of floral patterns in bold colours: we invite you to discover this vision of a glamorous woman strongly inspired by 50’s America through various iconic designers…

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Wrangler Smart Jeans

American jeanswear brand, Wrangler, founded in 1904 and owned by the VF Corporation (who also owns Lee and The North Face), has launched an innovative line with the help of Lizzy Jagger (Mick’s daughter) infused with cosmetic properties in the lining.

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