The Kidur brand was founded more than 90 years ago, and is making a comeback today! The French label with its timeless casual pieces is introducing ethical, must-have basics for men.
Claus Porto, a brand specialising in high-end perfumery and soaps, has just revealed a new store in New York’s Nolita neighbourhood. The store architecture, designed to provide a rest for the senses with its ergonomic shape, inspired by aerospace design and created by the Brooklyn studio Tacklebox Architecture, pays tribute to the brand’s Portuguese roots.
Eco-friendly ready-to-wear is in vogue and H&M is keen to make it more than a passing trend. As proof of its ethical commitment, the brand has just awarded the H&M Design Award 2019 to Priya Ahluwalia, a particularly environmentally friendly fashion designer.
The symbol of fast-growing eco-friendly fashion that we have already mentioned in Influences & Design AW19/20 Trendbook, in “Concept 3” of the Standard Theme with another vegan leather, Wine Leather, Vegea (see page 89), vegan leather has become the new Holy Grail for designers in search of materials combining synthetic manufacture and a beautiful aesthetic. The…
Could nature and the future go hand in hand? At a time when environmental concerns are becoming increasingly pressing, natural phenomena – and more precisely the Northern Lights – are proving a source of inspiration for textile designers in the creation of technical clothing with accents that are more retro-futuristic than ever.
The design studio Lukstudio has come up with the new store for the Dear So Cute platform in Haining, China. The store has been designed as a real meeting place with a retail space along with a cafe. With a minimal contemporary design that adopts decorative elements borrowed from the world of theatre, the store…
While the ready-to-wear industry is regularly pointed out for not complying with environmental and social standards, brands are attempting to make a difference with production methods combining ethics and transparency.
The Gris brand is revolutionising children’s fashion. With style and quality, the Japanese label designs basic pieces that stand out from the crowd!
An innovative fabric that combines a bespoke aesthetic with unprecedented technical performance? This is the promise made by the Frizza Group and THINDOWN, who are now presenting a whole range of new textiles with appealing qualities.
The famous Dover Street Market concept store has just opened a new space in Los Angeles, at the heart of the Art District. After London, Tokyo, New York, Singapore and Beijing, the brand is setting up shop in the City of Angels and revealing a huge space where the current most desirable brands rub shoulders.