Archive for September, 2016

Kenzo X H&M Collection

Since 2004 the originally Swedish store, H&M has been collaborating with designers worldwide from Karl Lagerfeld to Alexander Wang to create their unique designer collections, and this year the popular brand chose to collaborate with Parisian fashion house Kenzo. According to H&M, Kenzo’s creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, immediately said “yes” when asked if they would collaborate with the brand, with Leon saying: “we wanted to really tell the story of the brand and of us. Together with H&M, we will invite all the customers and fans to the real Kenzo world”.

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A minimal trend: Simply clothing

The latest edition of Première Vision Paris has confirmed it: a carnival of colours and Gucci logo prints has influenced the whole industry. Nevertheless,  the other major trend of the moment is not disappearing, on the contrary, pure lines, minimalistic styles, often associated with an environmentally friendly production and a desire to think about fashion in a new way, remain.

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Brexit’s impact on British fashion

Last Friday marked the start of London’s five-day fashion week; the British capital’s first fashion week since Britain voted to leave the European Union after a referendum back in June. Even though international brands such as Versace, and Greece-born designer Mary Katrantzou exhibited their collections, as well as the British brand Burberry revealing its success by showing men and women’s clothes together for the first time, fears and concerns about the future of the British fashion industry still remain.

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Sousou: modern Japanese clothing

Sousou is a Japanese brand created in the 80s by Katsuji Wakisaka, one of the textile designers of the famous Finnish firm, Marimekko. That explains the likeness in the prints’ lively colours, the large solid colours and the innocent and poetic features in the drawings. Sousou’s aesthetic combines Marimekko’s fresh colours with traditional Japanese clothes.

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Canon announces EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon officially announced the 4th generation of their full-frame DSLR. The new camera features a 30MP Dual Pixel AF sensor, extends its video capabilities with 4K and HDR video, a touchscreen, and adds Wi-Fi/NFC/GPS to its utility belt.

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New York Fashion Week Summer 17: catwalk trends

New York Fashion Week, running from the 7th until the 15th of September has so far treated audiences to all sorts of treasures, from collections by old favourites such as Oscar de la Renta and Self-Portrait to collections by designers making their NYFW debut, such as Moderne and Club Monaco. We give you a brief update of some of the week’s best shows up to now.

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Tre: a design with a meaning

Tre is a young Finnish brand created by the designer Tomek Rygalik. His collections consist of simple, honest and timeless objects to use every day. Designers and producers worldwide give body to his “slow life” concept, which he explains by saying: “An agreeable life depends on how much we reject the things that we don’t need. We believe that the simplest things are worth more than the other things.”

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