Winter Surf no longer seems to be reserved for an elite group of passionate surfers, ready to brave the wind and ice all for the pleasure of the board sport. The practice hopes to expand and democratise its practisers, notably with the development of specific products responding to the growing population of surfers.
Archive for March, 2016
Karl style mittens, 90s style shoes, and toned down bling for a catwoman combi in 3.00 tweed, Willow Smith, Chanel’s new muse, is shaking up the houses old fashioned luxury codes. Will Smith’s daughter, the 15-year-old singer and actress, brings with her a teenage fashion…as well as over 1 million Instagram followers.
Every year, the independent lifestyle press is enriched with new titles, each time more refined and more inventive than the last. In the middle of this press magazine boom, we note the disappearance of the ceaselessly inspiring Girls/Boys on Film, about which the founder announced the end of its publication at the start of the month.
Happily Ever Paper is the latest arrival to touchdown in the flourishing notebook sector. With 300 metres squared dedicated to these small vintage addition houses at the last Maison & Objet Fair, we have absolutely no more excuse to lose the use of handwriting. More importantly, let’s not forget that these portable and intimate journals will never break down due to a flat battery.
Van Engelen & Evers has been a Dutch woven label maker for four generations. Its child company, EE Exclusive, makes high definition jacquard materials on request.
“I realised that beauty was nudity. I wanted women wearing sweaters to have the impression that they were naked. The idea wasn’t to impose outfits but to stay as close as possible to women’s bodies for their freedom of movement.” – Sonia Rykiel
Most often, buying a pair of tights stems from need rather than desire; one brand seems to be changing that. Born in London, Heist Studio is refreshing the tight wear world by giving them a new and improved aesthetic.
Paris Fashion Week is over, and we have been left obsessing over thousands of the colours and materials showcased there. Silky velvets, pop padding, ski trousers and fishnet stockings are all making a come back, along with bronze sparkles, spangles, silks and frills.
For the very first time, Yukizna presented its leather octagonal creations to assemble at Première Vision. Yukizna was born following the Fukushima tragedy. Its name was formed from two Japanese words: “yui”, which means plait or mutual assistance and “kizna”, which in an emotional context expresses linkage.
In amongst its neo vintage decoration, Passarito is a place where in which we are able to reconnect with the essential values of today through its simplicity and quality products sourced from small local producers.