Leading Turkish denim mill ISKO reinvents the denim destruction trend with their innovative new fabric SCRATCH’N JEAN™. When it comes to world class denim, Turkish mill ISKO is one of the leading mills churning out the cream of the industries premium denim around the clock. As the world's largest producer of denim fabric, with 200 million meters of fabric a year, ISKO supplies ...
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Gareth Pugh Designs V&A Christmas Tree

Fashion designer Gareth Pugh has created the V&A's Christmas tree this year. Called Ceremony, the golden, 4-metre high tiered pyramid has a beacon of light at its centre. Mirrored surfaces are gathered around this beacon to evoke the idea of community and coming together for the holiday season.
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A weekend in the country with Altuzarra

New York: Continuing on from the Spring Military influences that pervaded last season’s collections, Altuzarra’s Pre-Fall presentation continued on in the same vein. Inspiration was drawn from traditional British uniforms  with a nod to classic scenes of country living and pursuits – hunting and hiking high on the agenda. The main focus was to build a complete wardrobe that was "functional, ...
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Scotch Shrunk and Scotch R’belle launch fragrances

Scotch & Soda have launched their first fragrances to match their mini lines, Scotch R'belle and Scotch Shrunk. Available to buy in Harrods and various online retailers including Childsplayclothing. Each fragrance comes with a removable bracelet and is packaged in a cute collapsable box.
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Super Business Girl – 11 Year Old Entrepreneur Asia Newson

Detroit schoolgirl and businesswoman Asia Newson offers up her unfailing sales pitch to passersby in this video from ABC News.
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Gucci CEO di Marco, creative director Giannini to leave, Bottega Veneta’s Bizzarri appointed new head

Italian luxury fashion house Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini is to step down alongside its CEO Patrizio di Marco, parent Kering announced Friday. Kering-owned Bottega Veneta’s CEO Marco Bizzarri is to replace di Marco while a new creative director to be appointed later, it said. Speculation over the departure of Giannini and di Marco is expected to be strong seeing as they ...
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Structured sophistication at Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Structured architectural silhouettes with thoughtfully placed seams, darts, and pleats allowed for true integrity within the Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015 collection. An elegant colour palette of black, grey, and ivory were highlighted by dusty and soft blues, teals, and purples to create a softer aesthetic to the otherwise angular silhouettes. Geometric cut pony hair transformed a teal collarless ...
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Functionality and an appealing feminine aesthetic at 3.1 Phillip Lim

New York: Phillip Lim has been almost 10 years making beautiful everyday classics accented with a sense of uniqueness. For his Pre-Fall 15 outing, the designer revisited his signature pieces, giving them an appealing feminine aesthetic. There were a few terrific pieces with charming details that embodied a youthful elegance throughout the collection.  Exquisite suits, sport-inspired bomber jackets and coats were ...
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Functionality and an appealing feminine aesthetic at 3.1 Phillip Lim

Chic meets urban at Emporio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Sleek and understated comes to mind with the Pre Fall 2015 Emporio Armani collection. Known for elevated fabrics, fine tailoring, and an emphasis on fit, this collection truly embodies the sophisticated and timeless woman. The pops of cherry red and cerulean blue liven the otherwise neutral colours, while a bold ikat print brings a youthful feel. Favorite looks from the ...
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IKEA Replaces Standard Cinema Seats With Beds in Russia

As part of its 'Wake Up Love' campaign, Ikea has transformed a cinema in the Russian town of Khimki into a giant bedroom. The Swedish interiors retailer replaced standard cinema seats with double beds, complete with bedlinen, lighting, bedside tables and personal accessories such as slippers.
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Inditex sees Holiday sales accelerate after slow nine months when profits inched up

Inditex said Thursday sales were accelerating in the Holiday season as the Spanish fashion giant reported  a slender profits rise and relatively solid sales in the first nine-months. Net profit rose 1% to €1.69bn ($2.1bn) for the February 1-October 31 period, from €1.67bn a year ago. Ebitda rose 2% year-on-year. Sales grew 7% to €12.71bn, or up 10.5% currency neutral, while same-store ...
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Common Modular Seating System by Naoto Fukasawa for Viccarbe

Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa has designed Common, a capsule collection of furniture for living areas and public spaces for Viccarbe. Common is a modular system of upholstered elements available in plain coloured fabrics that can be combined in different ways.
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Tollens – A Wall Paint To Fight Pollution

Paint specialist Tollens has launched Capteo, a depolluting paint for interiors, based on research showing that indoor spaces are 5 to 10 times more polluted than outdoor environments. Capteo absorbs and eliminates up to 80% of the particles responsible for inside pollution, making it a welcome innovation for public spaces such as hospitals, schools, child-care centres or offices.
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MUNICH: The Flushing Meadows

The latest hotel to open in trendy Glockenbachviertel, Munich, is The Flushing Meadows, a design-conscious, yet affordable hotel perfect for the discerning traveller.
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Sidewalk Sophistication at 10 Crosby by Derek Lam

New York: For Pre Fall 2015, vice president of design, Liz Giardina was inspired by a Brazilian artist who specialized in wood prints in the 1950s and 60s, which you can see translated throughout the collection in the bold oversized geometric patterns. The designs evoked a slightly 70’s feel with belted coats, jackets, and playsuits, with slinky slip dresses that ...
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