Why Women remain wedded to skinny jeans, despite warnings that squatting in them can cause nerve damage

The reports that a woman collapsed when her feet and ankles became numb, after  helping a friend move house in skinny jeans are a cautionary tale for fashionistas so why when there are so many choices out there are women wedded to the skinny ? The skinny jean has reigned supreme for approximately a decade, despite the fashion industry working tirelessly ...
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PARIS: Les Bains Gets Redesign and Becomes Hotel

Infamous Parisian haunt Les Bains, previously Les Bains Douches - a consistently popular nightclub haunt for the achingly hip and famous - has undertaken a redesign and now functions as a restaurant and hotel as well.
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MSGM: Graphic re-interpretations

Milan: MSGM by Massimo Giorgetti was shown in an industrial space lit with coloured neon strip lights setting the mood for a print-free offering inspired by Yarn bombing and the architect Anton Alvarez. Graphic re-interpretations of the labels signature stripes in varying vertical and horizontal widths adorned macs, shirts and tight jersey pieces. In addition, randomly pieced together striped panels reminiscent ...
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Burberry releases 70s influenced campaign with Rolling Stones’ offspring

Because Papa Was a Rollin' Stone... Debuting its new cool Brit gang for Autumn/Winter 15/16 Burberry once again shows off its British rock ‘n’ roll ties with a signature musician front man in the form of Tom Odell. Joining him this season is a 12-strong cast of actors, musicians and models, notably with the addition of Brit-rock royalty Ella Richards, daughter ...
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Moving beyond the dry: data and creativity as the hot #CannesLions topic

It’s not surprising to hear words like big data and analytics being banded about on the Cannes Lions stage. In fact, the schedule throughout this week seems to have more references to data than it does to anything else. It’s a winning topic for speakers of course – a subject we know is important, but one most organisations haven’t entirely grasped ...
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No.21: A utilitarian softness

Milan: For Alessandro Dell’Acqua, this season was all about breaking the mould. Gone were the graphic lines, the modularity, “ I wanted to focus on a much more casual look”, he explained. And so silhouettes got bigger - more layered and linear - whilst textures were softer and more tactile; this was a new direction for No.21. There was a ...
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Words of wisdom from Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel at Cannes Lions

The founder and CEO of ephemeral photo-sharing app Snapchat took to the stage at Cannes Lions today with Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles, touching on everything from the company’s core values to the power of listening to each other. Here we sum up 10 of the key learnings. 1. Snapchat isn’t about careful content curation. “Historically, social media has been about collecting ...
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Supreme x Thrasher Spring/Summer 2015

Supreme continues its slew of dope collaborations for S/S 15, this time round tapping OG skate label Thrasher. S/S 15 has been a big season for Supreme, with fans getting hit up with some of the best and most sought after collections that has seen bigger queues than ever. The hype continues this week with the latest capsule collection with Thrasher, the ...
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#CannesLions day two: Snapchat, Marilyn Manson, data and more

The second day of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity brought with it numerous content highlights including thoughts on branding from none other than Marilyn Manson, as well as insight into the possibilities artificial intelligence and creativity combined might provide. Here are some of the best bits. 1. Embracing playfulness Vulnerability and embarrassment were the emotions to seek when exploring creativity ...
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Graduate Fashion Week 2015: Denim Design Talent

With the dust now settled over the graduate catwalk shows we uncover the most promising denim design talent from classes of 2015. Each summer we’re super excited to see the new wave of young students who present their final collections as part of the graduate shows. While we may only get to see a select few designers explore denim each year, it's always great ...
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Missoni takes us on a nomadic journey through India.

Milan: It was an Indian summer at Missoni; “The collection goes from the North to the South”, explained the designer, referring to the colour progression of the outfits. One could almost smell the evocative scents of hot spices as a melange of hazy colour, from deep indigo through to hot paprika, played out on a runway scattered with sunset-hue rose ...
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Marcel Wanders’ animated video brings Randstad Talents to life

Dutch designer Marcel Wanders has created a very cute video for the range of gifts and collectibles he has created for HR firm Randstad. In it, one of the Talents characters peels off its page to pop into 3D form, exploring the world around it and creating mischief for Wanders, who co-stars.
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The Row continues with purity and perfection

New York: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen put together another beautifully cut, perfectly styled and languorous collection for Pre-summer 2016. The minimalist lineup cut in luxe materials emphasized many of the sartorial looks – a perfectly proportioned trench was paired over soft cream trousers, while a soft peach coloured duster in cashmere was nonchalantly worn over an easy trouser suit. For ...
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Jil Sander : Underground Utility

Milan: For his second season, designer Rodolfo Paglialunga really made his mark on the Jil Sander brand. The minimalist, clean aesthetic of the house still remained, but this season Paglialunga bought to it an urban beauty - a younger, sexier appeal. “Utility” he surmised, which was somewhat of an understatement; an abundance of pockets, straps, reflective tape – functionality formed ...
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The Flounce – Catwalk Trend Alert Pre-Summer 2016

Skirts and dresses take on a new silhouette with an attached flare, adding a playful appeal to Pre-Summer 16 looks. Additional interest is created with variegated stripes, tiered ruffles, and pleated flared hemlines.
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