This spring, Hermes plans to launch a new brand, called Shang Xia (meaning “topsy-turvy” in Mandarin), in the lucrative Chinese market. It’s an interesting move from Hermes, who generally tends to buy all or part of existing brands. Shang Xia will include ready-to-wear and decorative arts inspired by Chinese culture and traditions of craftsmanship.
If you want to escape for a moment from winter, heavy jackets, boots and sweaters look at the new Gucci Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. Shot in Palm Beach, the campaign features models Natasha Poly, and Ryan Kennedy photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. Both the models and photographer were hired once again for this campaign [...]
Exclusive in this week’s Italian edition of Vanity Fair is the worldwide preview of Dolce & Gabbana‘s new S/S 2010 campaign featuring pop icon Madonna. The ad campaign, which is inspired by Italian Neorealism cinema, shows a very domesticated Madonna washing dishes and preparing food at a dining room table.
Featuring model Lara Stone and shot by Steven Miesel, the Spring-Summer 2010 Womens Louis Vuitton ad campaign turns the spotlight back on models. Channeling Brigitte Bardot, the ads are set against lush greenery and white doves. Do you miss Madonna ?
Italian brand Moschino is always funny and fresh in everything and this store window in New York is a clear example of that. Santa lies down in a psychiatristâ€™s couch, with an elegant therapist who is intently listening and a lovely dog waiting.