Aquazzura has a new store at the heart of Milan, decorated by the architects Casa do Passadiço
The Florentine label Aquazzura has just opened its new showcase at the heart of Milan. Carte blanche was given to Casa do Passadiço’s interior designers, Cláudia and Catarina Soares, who have come up with a precious and elegant space inspired by seventies’ Italian style.
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The computer embroidered in gold thread by Irène Posch and Ebru Kurbak
What if electronic objects were made using artisanal sewing techniques such as knitting, crochet or embroidery? That is what the artists and designers Irène Posch and Ebru Kurbak have asked, whose work combines textile creations and new technologies.
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When Net-à-Porter celebrates young up-and coming Colombian designers
Always on the lookout for new talent, Net-à-Porter has renewed its digital wardrobe by drawing on talent from South America and particularly Colombia, a fertile ground in terms of style, combining natural resources and craftsmanship techniques. Continue reading “When Net-à-Porter celebrates young up-and coming Colombian designers”
Men’s fashion according to Per Götesson
Per Götesson has been reshaping men’s fashion since 2016. The Swedish designer reveals destructured, conceptual pieces that sometimes verge on British grunge style.
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HeyShop explores the limits of online and offline commerce
By collecting data on our everyday behaviour, technologies end up knowing us better than ourselves. Following the example of Style Check, mentioned in the AW20-21 Influences Trendbook (page 7), DayLab studio has just completed the interior of the “HeyShop” store in Shanghai, China. Relying on both online and offline commerce resources, HeyShop offers a unique shopping experience in a space with a minimalist and futuristic décor. Continue reading “HeyShop explores the limits of online and offline commerce”
The two sustainable clothing brands that will mark 2019
It’s official: 2019 will be the year of sustainable fashion. The proof of this peak: two “made in Instagram” brands that are showing how you can combine responsible designs with high desirability. Here’s how.
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Portuguese fashion according to Wolf & Rita
Founded in 2013 by Claudia and Sonia Rocha, the Wolf & Rita brand presents an arty, poetic vision of Portuguese fashion. Offering clothing for men, women and children, the label looks to be both casual and cutting-edge. Focus.
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Hugo Boss launches a vegan shoe made of Pinatex
Kiss real leather goodbye! This year, the German luxury house Hugo Boss is presenting a range of shoes made of Pinatex, a plant fibre that is gradually replacing animal materials. Here’s the story.
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Ripple: designed by an algorithm, manufactured by robots
Architect and designer Layth Mahdi works with materials using highly innovative methods. Generated by algorithms, the lines of his series of vases and tables are subsequently cut in marble by robots. A decidedly technological design and manufacture that nonetheless evokes the erosions of nature.
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Why was 2018 the year of eco-friendly fashion?
The driver of a new textile paradigm, 2018 was a year marked by a collective awareness in the ready-to-wear industry. Brands, customers and young designers alike all championed a more environmentally friendly view of clothes, a far cry for textile production verging on consumerist suffocation.
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