Pierre Frey x Lenôtre: Decoration Meets Pâtisserie

Lenôtre's confectioners, pâtissiers and chocolatiers have turned interior decorators to create a highly detailed and artistic Christmas dessert, in collaboration with French textile house Pierre Frey. The dessert is the representation of a welcoming and comfortable salon, decorated with Pierre Frey's beautiful fabrics. Through the windows in hard sugar and the façade in white chocolate, one can see a miniature room set, with chairs ...
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HOH x Mr Men -

Mr Quiffy: the latest character to be born following the recent collaboration between House of Holland and the Mr Men book series. Mr Quiffy is currently touring Asia with the HOH X Mr Men collaboration in tow. Henry Holland has created a collection for women with exact mini versions for girls. Inspired by the familiar characters, apparel features Mr Men pattern ...
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Negative Gucci turning the corner for Kering as Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent excel in Q3

There were enough positives to please Kering late Thursday as the luxury goods group talked up its star brand Gucci and sports brand Puma with both showing signs of a turnaround in Q3 while performances at its other smaller fashion brands, especially Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent, impressed. However, its stock was down almost 4% in early Friday trade to ...
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Preview the Simone Rocha for J Brand Collection -

It British fashion designer shows what frills can do for denim in her forthcoming collaboration with premium jeanswear label J Brand. This week J Brand unveiled the preview to their latest collaborative effort with runway designer Simone Rocha. The capsule collection, due to launch in November 14, comes after a run of successful collaborations with notable fashion houses including Christopher Kane, Proenza Schouler and ...
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Wang teases H&M collaboration with badass video campaign

H&M is marking the launch of its Alexander Wang designer collaboration with the release of an interactive campaign film dedicated to the activewear-inspired line. The two-minute spot opens on Wang himself setting the timer on what looks like a miniature fortress within a control centre. He places a flag on the top of the rotating stand before the camera spins to ...
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Dutch Design Week 2014: Volvo Design Challenge

As well as providing the free transportation for Dutch Design Week visitors this year, Volvo is staging an exhibition of proposals by established and emerging designers that rethink the materials, texture and experience of car travel. Commissioned to respond to the idea of "experience in motion", Dutch designers Van Eijk & Van Der Lubbe have created a fabric-covered space in the
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Cautious Debenhams happier with H2 improvement after difficult H1

There were no surprises from Debenhams Thursday morning as the UK-based department store group posted an expected dip in annual profits mainly reflecting a difficult H1 when warm autumn/winter weather hurt sales in the run-up to last Christmas. The retailer reported underlying pre-tax profit fell 20.6% to £110.3m in the 12 months ended August 30, in line with analysts' forecast, ...
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Margiela opens accessories store in Milan’s buzzy Porta Nuova

Milan's new business district Porta Nuova is gaining importance on the city’s fashion circuit, with a number of stores moving into the burgeoning area, which lies just north of prime shopping street Corso Como. With limited space and soaring rents in Milan’s central Quadrilatero district, Porta Nuova is fast becoming an alternate luxury hotspot, having already welcomed brands such as ...
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LONDON: Issey Miyake flagship

Issey Miyake has unveiled its new flagship store, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka on Brook Street in Mayfair, just a few doors down from Pleats Please Issey Miyake.
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Eyes/Night Only by Dift at Biennale Interieur

Ghent-based creative studio Dift has created a series of pop-up rooms in collaboration with Ikea as part of the Biennale Interieur in Kortrjik, Belgium, which runs until October 26. The project, which is called Eyes/Night Only, occupies several rooms of an abandoned building in the city centre. The rooms are decorated with furniture and accessories from Ikea and other brands and
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Lee Broom Designs New Soho Bar and Restaurant

New bar and restaurant Old Tom & English is situated on London's Wardour Street, and officially opens on November 14th. Designed by Lee Broom for brother and sister duo Maria & Costas Constantinou, the space also features products from Broom's latest collection, Nouveau Rebel. Around intimate tables and in hidden rooms, visitors can enjoy personally prepared cocktails and traditional English dishes with a twist.
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Editor’s Picks – New York Men’s October Street Shots

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New Collaboration – Jack and Kate Spade x Gap Kids

For the first time, Kate and Jack Spade have worked together to produce a new line in collaboration with Gap Kids. Following in the footsteps of designers including Stella McCartney and Diane Furstenberg. The theme is a magical adventure to Grandma's house and includes pretty puffa jackets and colourful candy-striped tights for girls and camo jackets and gingham shirts for ...
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Home Retail stands by full-year earnings outlook, to close a quarter of its Homebase stores

UK multi-channel home and general merchandise giant Home Retail Group said Wednesday it should meet its pre-tax profit target for the year - if its star brand Argos performs well in the Christmas trading period. The upbeat news came as the retailer also announced it is to close 25% of its 323 Homebase stores. The move is part of three-year ...
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Solid Perfumes by Le Labo

Known for its innovation in the fragrance industry, New York based scent factory Le Labo is set to launch a new range of solid perfumes come November. Available in all 14 of their signature scents – from Rose 31 to Vetiver 46 – these wax based, alcohol-and-paraben-free perfumes are housed in a solid, oblong metal case perfect for on-the-go application. Made from ...
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