Archive for November, 2015

WOODKIDS

On across the United States, we are witnessing the rebirth of art cabinetmakers. Harking back to the origins of America, these new goldsmiths have turned to wood to express their essence. From Brooklyn, Ariele Alasko recycles abandoned wooden slats; while on the West Coast, Aleph Geddis revisits woodworking.

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One pair with two souls

Today, when anti-conformism is almost orthodox, creating odd socks seems a good idea. That’s the gamble that the Italian brand Oybo Untuned Socks has taken, the first business to have invested in the niche market. Whilst original, elegant, and stylish, these matching, but never identical socks, represent the desire of the wearers to not take themselves too seriously. Rockers, bankers, men, women, and even children: the socks are available in all sizes, for all fancy-free feet. C.L.

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Ria Keburia’s Olympic Games

Imaginably, fashion and creativity are one of the last things that spring to mind when we think of the Soviet era. Perhaps therefore you would be surprised to know that this period continues to inspire the work of many young designers, and particularly those from Russia. This is certainly the case for the Georgian designer Ria Keburia, whose AW15 collection featured on our blog just last month. Now, we wish to share with you her acidic NEONaNEON SS16 collection that she presented at the end of October in Moscow.

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MISSONI, L’ARTE, IL COLORE

In perfect timing for the opening of the World Expo 2015, Missoni invited us to their exhibition, ‘MISSONI, L’ARTE, IL COLORE’, hosted by Luca Missoni, Luciano Caramel, and Emma Zanella, the director of the museum MA*GA where it is taking place.

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François Chaillou

Somewhere between dreaming, wakefulness, and sleep, the faces of François Chaillou evoke a tangible and mineral poetry that connect us with the vegetal reign.

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Snow-capped Low Classic

There is a very good reason for the success of Low Classic, the Korean line based in Seoul. Through a balance of creativity and classic pieces the brand has attracted icons like Rihanna and has been spotted by the very chic concept store Opening Ceremony.

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