NORR 11 Opens Showroom in London

Scandinavian manufacturer of furniture and homewares NORR 11 will opens its first London showroom next week. The company's collection, which draws inspiration from other countries and cultures to create contemporary Danish design, has never been showcased in the UK before. NORR 11 already has shops in Berlin, Tallinn, Aarhus and Copenhagen.
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Levi’s Field of Jeans

As official partners of San Francisco 49ers, Levi's continue their collaboration with the American football team with their latest project Field of Jeans. In 2013, San Francisco 49ers announced the teams new home in Santa Clara, California would be named Levi's Stadium following a $220.3 million naming-rights deal negotiated with fellow San Fran pillar Levi's Strauss, the Niners and the city ...
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LONDON: Guy Bourdin exhibition

Somerset House is currently staging the largest exhibition to date of the works of renowned fashion photographer Guy Bourdin, featuring over 100 pieces and previously unseen material.
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One and Only by Fabrica for L’ArcoBaleno

Italian design research centre Fabrica has created a collection of nine objects for online design platform L'ArcoBaleno. Designed by the centre's current team of young designers and made entirely in Europe, the One and Only collection includes a vase that must be cracked in two, a mirror that creates an optical illusion, a box of secrets and a burnt table.
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LONDON: Chloé and House of Voltaire pop-up store

Fashion house Chloé has teamed up with biennial pop-up shop House of Voltaire for its third outing in the city.
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New Denim Design Talent: Bandulu

Taking the idea of upcycling to a new level, American "bootleg" brand Bandulu are rejuvenating vintage pieces through vibrant hand embroideries and clever detailing. At first glance, Bandulu's denims appear to be just another paint splattered pair of jeans. But look a little closer and you will see the intricate design and clever craftsmanship that goes into creating this optical illusions. Under the direction ...
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Nike Localises Running Experience In New Hong Kong Store

Targeting the growing running community in Hong Kong, Nike has opened a new store combining retail and runners services. Located in Causeway Bay, the 6,000 sq ft store is positioned as a meeting place for runners with services such as running shoes rental, free locker storage and running gait analysis. To add a touch of Hong Kong, the store features local ...
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Snuggle – up in fabulous fur coats at Burberry Prorsum – Pre-fall 2015

London: Christopher Bailey presented a Pre-Fall collection of varying textures, new lengths and a shorter, feminine, structured silhouette. Coats were the focus point with closely shaved leopard printed sheepskins, prestige Highland shaggy fur, calfskin jackets with huge horn buttons and, a trench in suede with a multi-coloured beaded yoke and collar.  The statement for the season was not only about coats, ...
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Taking a long-term bet on global retail trends – Mapic 2014

Retail’s annual real estate event Mapic came to a close in Cannes last week and as always it offers a fascinating long view on the trends that are impacting the industry. Real estate investors and mall developers are dealing with just as many fast-paced changes as individual retailers and taking long-term bets on retail space that in some cases won’t ...
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Delivery: both a brand experience and retail disruptor – Wired Retail conference

Yesterday's highly anticipated Wired Retail conference in London covered much of the ground you’d expect from a magazine with a focus on What’s Next – mobile, social commerce, next-gen search, and the power of big data. But one highlight was a look at a previously unloved part of the retail journey – delivery. US retailers learnt the hard way last Holiday that ...
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Coca-Cola and OPI Nail Lacquers

Teaming up with Coca-Cola, OPI has launched a limited-edition shade featuring snowy white hearts floating in a red and white glitter. Bearest of Them All can be used alone or as a top coat and comes complete with a fluffy, white, Coca-Cola polar bear gift. Also emerging from this collaboration is the Coca-Cola and OPI Trio Set which includes three shades ...
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Alfredo Häberli for Kvadrat

Argentine-Swiss designer Alfredo Häberli has designed a new collection of knitted textiles for Kvadrat, which was launched at this year's London Design Festival. Häberli's third collaboration with the Danish textile company comprises four ranges: Nebula, Nadir and Galaxy, as well as Eclipse, a blackout curtain. The designer drew inspiration from details in a floral Japanese picture and clusters of stars to develop
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This shouldn’t be a surprise: it’s all about mobile this ‘Black Friday’

The madness that is the Holiday season is upon us and with it retail deals flying right, left and centre in a bid to capture the attention – and wallets – of the hungry shopper. One in five consumers will hit stores on Thanksgiving Day itself this year with the aim of getting in early on those Black Friday deals, and ...
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BEIJING: 10 Corso Como

Following the footstep of its Shanghai store just last year, the coveted 10 Corso Como has opened its second location in Beijing's Shin Kong Place.
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The Bomber Jacket: New York Men’s November Street Shots

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