UK-based department store chain Selfridges has unveiled the worldâ€™s biggest shoe department (35,000 sq ft) named Selfridges Shoe Galleries in London, designed by Canadian architect Jamie Fobert. The Shoe Galleries houses more than 5,000 shoes from 120 brands, including 35 new labels and more than 30 exclusive styles designed just for the retailer. The space [...]
Yves Saint Laurent introduces its Autumn/Winter 2010/11 Campaign Video, filmed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin under the creative direction of Stefano Pilati and featuring Daria Werbowy. YSL will have over half a million copies of the Manifesto distributed in the streets of New York, London, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong and, for the first [...]
Naomi Campbell is teaming up with Dolce & Gabbanna to create a line of t-shirts that celebrate the supermodel’s 25 years in the fashion. The t-shirts come in 14 different styles and feature signature images of Campbell shot by various renowned fashion photographers. They will sell for $200 each. All of the proceeds will go [...]
A show of outlandish sculptures by a Japanese artist in the Chateau of Versailles near Paris has enraged traditionalists who say it dishonours France’s past. From September 14 to December 12, visitors to Versailles will see eye-grabbing multicoloured statues in silver, fibreglass and metal by Takashi Murakami alongside the chateau’s ornate murals and chandeliers. “The [...]
The fastest production car recently made its North American debut at the 60th Pebble Beach Concours dâ€™Elegance and Bugatti in a new blue midnight color. Though the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is capable of reaching 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph), its speed has been electronically limited to 415 km/h (258 mph). Bugatti says the consumer [...]
Louis Vuitton has opened its 137th North American store and first one on the westside of Los Angeles in the newly renovated Santa Monica Place mall. Located in a prominent corner of the ground floor the design boasts a beautifully sweeping curved glass storefront and hardwood floors.