We love…Katie Hillier

Opening Ceremony posted some rare insight into accessories oracle Katie Hillier's London studio. Hillier is a hugely influential force in the accessories industry, having worked on jewelry and handbag collections for fashion's most respected designers for over ten years. Her client list includes Loewe, Luella, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham. As if that wouldn't keep a girl ...
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We Love… Cool And The Bag

With a constantly changing collection, French tote bag brand Cool and the Bag keeps their site fresh and perfect for the customer on the go. Their latest offering features photorealistic animals rendered in ballpoint pen by Sarah Esteje. Eight animals make up the menagerie, ranging from everyday dogs and owls to ferocious tigers and crocodiles, with turkeys popping up for a quirky twist. Printed ...
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Eyewear Collaboration: MauStein x ASOS

The new MauStein x ASOS eyewear collection resonates an endearingly quirky and hip mood for summer. Spotted adorning one of our favorite fashion bloggers, Susie Lau on her blog Style Bubble, the range retails at affordable mid-market prices from £45 - £70. The unisex collection plays with half-rim frames, chunky silhouettes, rimless metal styles and colored lenses that take influence ...
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E-Paper Watch Gets Over $2 Million Funding on Kickstarter

Pebble watch is a new electronic-paper watch (currently at pre-production stage) that can be customized by its user through running apps such as new watchfaces, music control and sports. Launching on business start-up site Kickstarter with an aim to raise $100,000, Pebble Technology's goals were blown out of the water when they received a staggering $1 million funding within the ...
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We Love: Supreme X The North Face Accessories

The latest accessories collaboration between Supreme and The North Face has become a recent obsession in the Accessories department. After a number of previous collabs this S/S 12 release comprises of a waterproof jacket, a 30L backpack, with laptop compartment, and transforming 62L holdall with pull-out handle and trolley wheels for both travel and day use. All items are made from lightweight ...
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Juste Un Clou Collection – Cartier & Aldo Cipullo

Cartier opens the doors to the new Cartier & Aldo Cipullo, New York City in the '70s exhibition tomorrow at the Cartier Mansion, 5th Ave, New York to celebrate the work of the iconic jeweler Aldo Cipullo and the release of the new Juste Un Clou collection, based on Cipullo's original 1971 design. Also credited with the creation of the significant ...
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Burberry Present New Eyewear Campaign Featuring British Musicians

To launch the S/S 12 eyewear campaign, Burberry have rounded up a cool heard of emerging British musicians: One Night Only, Marika Hackman, Life in Film and The Daydream Club. Each act who was selected by Burberry's Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey recorded an exclusive track and music video for Burberry, filmed on set in London. The campaign enhances Burberry's ...
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Eastpak X Wood Wood

For S/S 12 Eastpak teamed up with hip Danish streetwear brand Wood Wood as their latest bag partner, coinciding with Wood Wood's 10 year anniversary. The bag range is a reflection of Wood Wood's S/S 12 collection that was inspired by the North American desert and the great outdoors, harmoniously complementing Eastpak's heritage. The bags are made from waxed cotton canvas ...
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Accessories Destination – RA Concept Stores

RA concept store in Antwerp has a reputation among those in the know for nurturing fresh innovative designers. The space serves as a key inspirational destination for accessories with directional talent from the likes of Arielle de Pinto, Eatable of Many Orders and J.Smith Esquire. In addition to the delights of the Antwerp store, RA just opened a new space in ...
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We love – Raen Optics

Craft and timeless design forms the foundations for hip Californian eyewear brand Raen Optics. Effortlessly stylish optical pieces are elegantly hand-crafted with a satorial edge. The F/W 12 collection evolves their heritage designs from Summer into new sophisticated, glossy black frames with metal hardware detailing. A focus and on comfort and quality sets the range apart from mass-produced collections, as ...
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Reaching into The Archives – The Gucci 1970 Bag

Inspired by Gucci's own heritage, the 1970's collection pulls from the archives and creates the 1970's shoulder bags. With art deco influences found in the small golden plaques and a gold chain as the common denominators in three shapes, the bags are offered in bold colored nubuck and strike the perfect balance of vintage aesthetics and contemporary function. The new collection ...
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Pomellato Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Tilda

Pomellato's new Summer 12 campaign celebrates the 10th Anniversary of their Nudo Ring with eponymous arthouse actress Tilda Swinton. Swinton has a longstanding relationship with the Milanese jewelry house and worked with prestigious photographer Jeff Burton on the Greek island of Serifos for this season's campaign. Updated versions of Pomellato's iconic Nudo Ring have been created specially for ...
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Zac Posen x Illesteva Sunglasses

Zac Posen has been working on a collaboration with New York eyewear brand Illesteva, to launch his first eyewear collection. Offered in two silhouettes, in limited quantities, the sunnies are cat-eye or oval shaped and available in green, brown, yellow, clear, tortoise and leopard print acetate. The sunglasses will be available at Colette, Illesteva and Opening Ceremony from next month. For a glimpse ...
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Zac Posen x Illesteva

Hermès Leather Forever – London Exhibition

Iconic luxury Parisian brand Hermès celebrate 175 years with their Leather Forever exhibition in London this May. Emphasising expert craftsmanship and pedigree heritage, Hermès artisans will be present at the exhibition performing live demonstrations of hand crafting leather accessories. The show will display archive items from the pre-Birkin era through to current modern items, some of which will be on ...
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We Love – Carven Sunglasses

The stylesight accessories team left the Mido trade show in Milan with an aching crush on luxury French brand Carven's new range of sunglasses. Launched for S/S 12 through a partnership with L'Amy Group, the new F/W 12 collection reinvents 1950's French style bringing chic and playful designs. Most recognisable is the Anastasia style carried through from Summer, an acetate ...
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