Operation Design: Eames Update

  Founded on the idea that students in New York City’s public school system should find comfort and inspiration in their daily work and learning spaces, nonprofit organization Operation Design aims to improve the aesthetics of their quotidian scholastic experience by offering “direct interaction with design professionals” and challenging young people “to put their creativity to practical, important, and real use,” ...
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Head Games Pt. 2

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Levi’s x Dr. Romanelli Sneaker

Another great denim-footwear partnership this season is the collaboration between Dr. Romanelli and Levi’s. The small footwear capsule collection is called California Beach. The vintage California-inspired sneaker has a denim upper with authentic jeanswear ID labels ID labels and hardware, such as rivets, buttons and leather patches on the heel.
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Spoiled

Spoiled is Amsterdam’s go-to source for sportswear and denim, carrying a range of styles for all genders. Labels like Adidas, Paul & Joe, Fred Perry and more share floor space with denim diehard brands like Denham the Jeanmaker, Blueblood, and Nudie. Don’t miss the Denim Bar located in the back, perfect for perusing the denim selection on hand while
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Hyères Fashion and Photography festival – winners announced

Stylesight just returned from the 2010 Hyeres Festival in the hills of the South of France. The annual  competition and exhibit sees the works of ten young fashion designers and ten photographers displayed in the Villa Noailles - a beautiful early modernist villa previously owned by Charles de Noailles and his wife Marie-Laure patrons of the surrealist movement. The four day ...
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Bike Snob NYC

We officially kicked-off Bike Month in New York City, by attending the Bike Snob NYC book signing @ Powerhouse Arena in DUMBO, Brooklyn. We have been huge fans of Eben Weiss-- aka "Bike Snob"-- for quite some time, so it was way cool to actually meet him in person. His first "BRA" (book release appearance) was a huge success, leaving ...
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Stop Telephoning Me

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Future Denim Designers Award

To find out how emerging designers imagine the jeans of the future, Denim by Premiere Vision has asked students from the prestigious fashion and design school Central Saint Martins in London to participate in a contest that combines creativity, know-how and a knowledge of the denim industry. The legendary Adriano Goldschmied will act as the president of this new Denim ...
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Heritage of the Skull

The late Alexander McQueen first used the image of a skull on a printed scarf in his S/S 03 women's collection. Since its first debut on the runway, it has become an iconic image representing the designer's romantic aesthetic, and undoubtedly one of the most influential fashion icons of the 21st Century. Now as a perennial part of the collection ...
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Guild

Abbot Kinney now has a store where you can find Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Rick Owens, Alexander Wang and A.L.C. all under one roof. Guild offers stylish, wearable apparel for the beachside fashion crowd, including casual separates and outerwear. With their refined collection of hard-to-find pieces and brands, Guild looks to be a new west side trendsetter.1335 1/2
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Dante & Maria

This charming boutique features delightful and delicately handcrafted necklaces, earrings and more for the girly girl seeking sweet pieces with a healthy dose of quirk. Dante & Maria’s eclectic “country chic” setting marries Grandma’s living room with Grandpa’s hunting trophies; hence the mounted moose head and butterfly pendants and twig-like charms. Designer Agnès Signelle finds inspiration in nature, with precious
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Can Can

Owner Philippe Ferrand does endless research in New York, London and Paris looking for unique and ironic objects for Can Can, "elegant kitsch," as he calls his collection. Bijoux, bags, earrings, bracelets, mirrors and more abound. French appeal and a touch of vintage taste are a must. Marianne Batlle pins of icons like Karl Lagerfeld and Vincent van Gogh, and
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Surface To Air

Parisian design collective Surface to Air’s Paris flagship moved recently to the storied Rue Vieille du Temple. Their men’s and women’s collections for the chic urbanite are on proud display alongside the label’s edgy accessories, denim and a pop-up shop-in-shop that will feature a cast of labels rotating on a monthly basis. Avant-garde label Bless featured in the space -
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Denham The Jeanmaker

Launched in 2009 by denim guru Jason Denham, Dutch brand Denham the Jeanmaker is the ultimate on-trend denim experience. This smart boutique in the Nine Streets district is a definite must-see for those looking for a sophisticated and unique take on denim, casual workwear and accessories. Catering to men and women, this innovative brand offers creative professionals a contemporary look
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MUSIC TO MY EARS Vol 11 – Francis

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