Louis Vuitton Collaborates With Kansaï Yamamoto & Heads to Kyoto

Louis Vuitton Collaborates With Kansaï Yamamoto & Heads to Kyoto

Following up its collaborations with fragment design and Jeff Koons, Louis Vuitton recently teamed up with Japanese contemporary fashion designer Kansaï Yamamoto. The designer provided traditional Japanese style prints for Louis Vuitton’s upcoming 2018 Cruise collection. To commemorate the collaboration Louis Vuitton will be debuting its 2018 Cruise collection at a presentation in Kyoto, Japan. The presentation from the Miho Museum will be available for viewing worldwide via live stream….

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Hong Kong’s Vinavast Reminds Us of the Beauty in Silverware

Hong Kong’s Vinavast Reminds Us of the Beauty in Silverware

Hong Kong’s vinavast recently unveiled its new location which aims to remind us of the beauty of silverware accessories. Silverware has been a staple of fashion all throughout history, but with the evolving speed of the fashion landscape it is easy to overlook the intricate designs and craftsmanship that goes into silver pieces. Established in 2014, the silverware retailer was built around the idea of celebrating the exquisite craftsmanship of Japanese silver…

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MASTERMIND JAPAN and F.C.R.B. Show Their Team Colors for Collaborative Collection

MASTERMIND JAPAN and F.C.R.B. Show Their Team Colors for Collaborative Collection

mastermind JAPAN and SOPHNET.‘s F.C.R.B. join forces for a limited 2017 spring/summer collection of team-inspired garments. The five-piece range includes a track jacket, hoodie, T-shirt, joggers and New Era cap, all coming in black and emblazoned with bold branding in white. mastermind JAPAN‘s signature skull logo and F.C.R.B.‘s star motifs are immediately recognizable symbols within the Japanese and international streetwear landscape, making this head-to-toe collection essential for fans of the aforementioned…

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Slam Jam Socialism Depicts the "Swipe Generation" in Latest Editorial

Slam Jam Socialism Depicts the "Swipe Generation" in Latest Editorial

For Spring/Summer 2017, Slam Jam Socialism composes an “ode to ordinary life” by way of a new editorial titled “Are Friends Electric?” Shot by photographer Vittorio Schiavo, the photo series takes us to a small Italian town where two bored and indolent youths try to escape the stillness of their habitat through bold and vivid clothing. The placid scenery acts as a canvas to standout pieces from Stone Island, ALYX,…

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Release Reminder: Nike Air Max 1 Ultra 2.0 LE Air Max Day

Release Reminder: Nike Air Max 1 Ultra 2.0 LE Air Max Day

Air Max Day (March 26), is approaching soon, and this new Nike Air Max 1 Ultra 2.0 LE celebrates the upcoming event, as well as the sneaker’s 30th anniversary. Draped in the silhouette’s OG colorway of white and unversity red, this rendition boasts old school and new tech with its signature mesh base, followed by a revamped lightweight sole unit and no-sew overlays throughout its upper that exudes a much…

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How Retailers Choose the Brands They Carry

How Retailers Choose the Brands They Carry

When Raf Simons was at the helm of Jil Sander and his eponymous label — just months before taking the reins at Dior — the Belgian designer drew this telling illustration: “Fashion is such an octopus. You’re connected to so many people: suppliers, pattern makers, production teams, marketing teams, vendors.” As it currently stands, the global apparel industry is valued at an astounding $3 trillion USD. For perspective, that’s an…

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