Former online shopping portal eLuxury, which closed last year, has been transformed into a web magazine called Nowness, officially launching Feb 25. According to the site’s owner, French luxe conglomerate LVMH, Nowness will be covering the fields of fashion, art, design, culture, travel, beauty, food and wine, music, and entertainment. In the run-up to its [...]
The Alexander McQueen x Puma Black Tech KO offers a techy yet minimal high top sneaker in luxurious black leather, which carefully balances the sportswear and high fashion elements of the design to create a shoe that for once will actually appeal to their target market.
From fashion design’s big stars such as Matthew Williamson, who presented timelessly elegant cuts combined with colorful prints, and Vivienne Westwood’s punky chic to London’s new stars Mark Fast and Kinder Aggugini, the edgy capital’s fashion week kick-off didn’t disappoint.
The latest collaboration from Louis Vuitton and Takashi Murakami for Spring Summer 2010 is the Cosmic Blossom Collection. On a bright, block colour background, Louis Vuitton’s iconic Monogram flowers jostle playfully with smiling flower faces, a recurrent theme in Murakami’s art, which famously fuses manga graphics with traditional Japanese pictorial motifs. Serigraphed onto the fabric, [...]
All along what has for decades been Japan’s most fashionable and up-market shopping street, the luxury brands are moving out to be replaced by cheap chic. As the country struggles to raise itself out of the global economic downturn, companies such as LV and Gucci are downsizing or leaving Ginza, their former properties quickly snapped [...]