“In celebration of the 10th anniversary of British design house Alexander McQueen’s iconic skull scarf, British artist Damien Hirst has collaborated with the famed fashion brand in the creation of 30 limited edition scarves.
“The AQQ Index is not to be thought of as an end, but an arrow that points.
The arrow points happily.
A photograph of a piece of furniture is not a piece of furniture; the same
is true for painting, sculpture, architecture or whatever. ”
This limited edition scarf and pocket square collection by Paul Smith features photographs taken by the English fashion designer himself around London.
“Many people use Instagram. They all love the effects, and every one of them loves to take pictures and to share them with their friends. Wouldn’t it be great to capture your everyday life, your entire life, through beautiful filters? The design concept can give the appearance of glasses.
You activate the glasses by pushing “Insta” and option to choose between different filters. Are you enjoying a moment? Just take a picture with your glasses and upload the image straight to Instagram”.
By Markus Gerke
“Believe it or not, the tech empire that is Apple once had its foot in the fashion realm, releasing a collection of apparel that truly harks back to the 1980s — an obvious showing of the change in times and style to the current simple and sleek designs. Released in 1986, the old images proudly showcases models in bold and vivid sports-casual wear for men, women and children. Raising an eyebrow from the irony of a fashion line coming from the man notorious for his mock turtleneck tops, the collection still tells of the company’s spirit, best resembled in its rainbow colored logo”.
Japanese optical design house JAPONISM takes its name from the phenomenon of the same name, that addressed the rising interest and observance of Japanese art and fashion from the 19th century. The label prides itself in the blending its traditions and artistic integrity through elegant, functional design and high quality. Those trends continue throughout JAPONISM’s 2012 Bamboo Collection of frames — a line that capitalizes on the handsome renewable wood whose color properties age gracefully through extended use. Each vintage-inspired frame is hand-made from bamboo sourced from Kyoto, Japan. You can check the dealer list here to find a JAPONISM stockist near you.
Italian eyewear brand SUPER has debuted its Visiva Series for 2012 summer. A total of four frames were included in the release, which achieves a nostalgic feel by incorporating a vintage color palette. Taking cues derived from ’70s and ’80s visuals, a summer vacation slideshow theme stays consistent throughout the collection. Representing a casual summer range, the label features its popular Basic and Flat Top Small styles alongside the familiar America and Panama. Availability is offered from the SUPER online store, while pricing stands at €150 EUR (approximately $188 USD) each.