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A New Breed of Fashion Collaborations

This week, the Berlin-based fashion designer Esther Perbandt joins the long list of style icons who have lent their creative vision to everyday objects ranging from jackets for Prosecco bottles to macaroons. Here’s a roundup of the most buzz-worthy collaborations between renowned designers and non-fashion retailers in 2010.

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Mulberry’s new flagship in London

The luxury UK brand Mulberry has moved its flagship boutique to 50 New Bond Street, only a few doors down from its previous address. The new retail space reflects the brand’s ethical and ecological concerns features a loft-like warehouse vibe with vast open space and a bevy of freestanding fixtures. The new 5,400-foot (501-square-meter) boutique [...]

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The Martell Amber Lamp by Jean Nouvel

Martell, the oldest of the great Cognac houses, has collaborated with iconic French architect Jean Nouvel on a new project. “The Martell Amber Lamp by Jean Nouvel” is a stunning object of design which will be produced in limited edition. Nouvel was inspired by the warm colors and reflections in Martell cognac and by the [...]

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Jean Paul Gaultier x Guy de Jean Umbrellas

Jean Paul Gaultier recently combined with fellow French label Guy de Jean to decorate several of their coveted umbrellas.

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Color of the Year for 2011: Honeysuckle

According to leading color guide Pantone, 18-2120 Honeysuckle, a dynamic reddish pink, will be defining the mood of 2011 given its “uplifting” qualities. In the official report, Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman says, “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. “Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color, that gets the [...]

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Shanghai Tang Launches Christmas collection

China’s first International luxury brand, Shanghai Tang has launched its 2010/11 Gift Collection which is inspired by the woodlands of China. Each image is a dramatic juxtapose of exquisite Shanghai Tang creations set amongst a natural wonderland in ways you’ve never imagined…

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