Tenue De Nîmes Announces Own Denim Line

After 3 years of planning and development, Amsterdam-based denim boutique Tenue de Nîmes finally announce their own brand of jeans. Back in 2012 when we visited the Dutch capital for our Amsterdam denim guide, we sat down down and spoke to Rene (see interview here), one of the owners and founders of the award winning denim store Tenue de Nîmes. During ...
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Raw and Serene at Damir Doma

Paris: Serenity and balance dawned in Damir Doma’s latest Pre-Fall offering. The designer’s work seemed harmoniously linked with his Men’s collection, confessing; “The Women’s was born from the Men’s, it’s about finding that balance.” Doma seemed to have mastered this balance – his collection offered rustic and refined pieces with an androgynous, timeless identity. Chalk-ike pinstripes and fringed salvage finishes were ...
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LONDON: Paul Andrew Pop-Up at DKNY

Paul Andrew footwear has officially set up shop at Donna Karan New York on Conduit Street, Mayfair.
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Gap cuts Bay’s design chief job in restructure, Key to head customer experience

Gap Inc said on Thursday eliminated the role of creative director with Rebekka Bay leaving immediately in a restructure “designed to intensify the brand’s customer focus, while meeting the global fashion and retailing needs of the business”. Instead of a new creative director, Scott Key is promoted to senior vice-president, customer experience, overseeing the newly combined online and marketing group. "As we ...
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The Power of X: Dynamo Launches The Fiat 500X With a New Illusion

British illusionist Dynamo launched the new Fiat 500X and its campaign, The Power of X, at a special event at the Copper Box Arena in London's Olympic Park last night.
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“The Uniform of Dressing” at Donna Karan

New York: Donna Karan, one of our most ubiquitous designers, drew upon her philosophy of ‘limitless flexibility’ and the seven easy pieces that form the basis for every woman’s wardrobe presenting a Pre-Fall collection ‘for a woman to personalize as desired’. Her collection was named ”The Uniform of Dressing” and as the show notes stated “a uniform soft as it ...
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Stella’s Urban Treasures

London: “It's about looking at those staples, the pieces we all turn to as women, but I want more out of them, I want to say something with my clothes.” explained McCartney. She did just that: breathing new life into a wardrobe of essentials: ribbed turtlenecks with a scatter of delicate brass buttons, elegant coats cut in modern lines, updated with ...
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Katrantzou’s Twist on a Classic

London: For her first ever Pre collection, Katrantzou paid homage to British heritage textiles: “It’s looking at the most popular tessellations that you find in fabric — the paisley, the houndstooth, the check,” said the designer. Never without a twist, each received an injection of Katrantzou’s signature explorative handwriting – paisley motifs were constructed from a pictorial playground of typewriter ...
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H&M to greatly expand beauty offer through new concept as Q4, full-year results impress

Hennes & Mauritz is to expand its beauty offer on a grand scale this year as the Swedish fashion giant on Wednesday reported stronger-than-expected Q4 net profits and further plans to open 400 stores in 2015. The retailer also said its January sales are expected to be up 14%, also ahead of expectations. Under the banner H&M Beauty, the retailer will ...
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BEIJING: Le Petit Théâtre Dior Exhibition

After making its debut in Chengdu last June, Le Petit Théâtre Dior has made its way to Beijing SKP Mall to unveil its sixty classic dresses in miniature versions, with twelve different themes.
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Workwear – Factory Floor to Fashion Statement

Last week in Glasgow, Make Works presented their second public event series in Scotland at the Glasgow School of Art with a series of talks by designers, manufacturers and researchers around the theme of 'workwear'. Our denim contributor Bex Robinson gives the lowdown on the event.  In one of the largest industrial cities in the UK, online factory finder Make works in ...
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InStyle UK Magazine: Best Beauty Buys 2015

InStyle magazine has revealed the winners of its 2015 Best Beauty Buys Awards, in association with John Lewis, which includes 105 products across skincare, body care and hair. The winning products were voted by over 100 industry professionals. In the make-up category the big winner was MAC who picked up eight awards which included the best lipstick range, best lipgloss, best ...
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Uniqlo plans Canadian debut in autumn 2016

Japanese apparel giant Fast Retailing Co is to make its Canadian debut in autumn 2016 opening two Uniqlo stores in Toronto. The casualwear retailer is to open a 24,000 sq ft store in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre and a 28,000 sq ft unit in Eaton Centre. Uniqlo also said it is considering opening in Vancouver. “Entering the Canadian market is a milestone for ...
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COPENHAGEN: Burger & Bun

Michelin-starred chef Henrik Yde’s latest venture is new gourmet burger restaurant Burger & Bun in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, having previously worked at the city’s Kiin Kiin Thai restaurant.
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Levi’s Open Line 8 Pop-Up Store in Shoreditch

Last week January 23, Levi's celebrated the launch of their first pop-up store dedicated to its Line 8 collection. East London's Charlotte Road, got another addition to its growing portfolio of denim stores with the opening of Levi's Line 8 pop-up store. Located in the heart of Shoreditch, for five months, the store sits alongside Denham and Edwin retail spaces as ...
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