Ted Baker & Moore opens in London’s Shoreditch

Emphasising the lifestyle appeal of the Ted Baker brand, the UK based label have opened a brand new store in London’s Shoreditch. With less of a focus on the apparel (for which the brand is arguably best known) this new store highlights the ‘Moore’ that there is to the brand by spotlighting the footwear collection and extensive accessories offer that ...
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Jason Wu addresses Pre-Summer with a ‘wear now’ philosophy.

New York: Continuing on from the exquisite collection he presented for Fall 2015, Jason Wu presented a lineup for Pre-Summer that was versatile, precise and so very chic. His philosophy for ‘wear now’ ticked all the right boxes beginning with a streamlined belted pantsuit cut in starched wool – an important base cloth that appeared throughout – also appearing in ...
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Jason Wu

Kapital Autumn/Winter 2015 Runway Show Film

Last month we previewed some of the looks from Kapital's debut runway show that they hosted in Hiroshima, Japan. The brand reveals further behind the concept with a short behind-the-scenes film that comes ahead of a full documentary in July 1st 2015. Enjoy! KAPITAL RUNWAY SHOW HIROSHIMA from KAPITAL on Vimeo.
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Hello’s bedroom sensors – the Internet of Things gets beautiful

Two of the key barriers to consumer adoption of the Internet of Things right now are aesthetics and ease. If products aren't beautiful to look at and convenient to fit into rituals around the home that we already have, we're unlikely to go to the effort of investing in them - whether that investment is time, money or both. Sense, a
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Wide-leg trouser – Catwalk Trend Alert

The wide-leg trouser emerges as a key item for Pre-Summer 2016. This perennial pant is updated via wider legs and an overall softer, more relaxed approach. Cut in fluid materials and softly tailored, the new silhouette comes in floor-sweeping variations that bring a soft-yet-masculine quality to the season.
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Wide leg trouser

COPENHAGEN: Cofoco Italy Gets Redesign

Cofoco is a well-known, feel-good Italian restaurant chain, with the first branch based in the trendy Vesterbro area of Copenhagen.
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Lagerfeld, GIII in North America megadeal

Karl Lagerfeld is set for a return to the American market after a nine-year absence. And it could be big. The German designer and Chanel guru has signed a joint venture agreement with G-III Apparel Group covering North America. Under the terms, G-III has acquired a 49% interest and becomes the first licensee, securing a renewable five-year deal. The pair will launch ...
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Gucci – Beautiful dressing with a touch of eccentricity.

(Images Courtesy of Gucci) New York: Gucci spared no expense in flying guests in from around the world to view the latest Pre-Summer 2016 collection, nor did the house shy away from closing up 22nd street in New York in order to present Alessandro Michele’s second debut. Gucci’s avid followers will not be disappointed in this most recent presentation. Capitalizing on ...
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Cucampre launches IDRA chair and ID stool

Brazilian designer Olavo Machado Neto of studio Cucampre, has launched the IDRA chair and the ID stool, both of which were exhibited at Milan Design Week this year. The pieces draw inspiration from the designer's homeland, the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, which has a history of metal production, as well as farming and agriculture.
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The deconstructed Tibi DNA

New York: DNA; the fundamental components of life - an appropriate source of inspiration for a brand who pride themselves on fashion forward building blocks of a great wardrobe. For Resort Amy Smilovic’s contemplations of Tibi’s DNA took her to a more scientific conclusion; helixes, neutrons and protons. From this she drew her pattern and colour influences; a palette of ...
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Victoriana through a Sixties lens at Erdem

New York: Erdem Moralioglu wanted to focus his attention on “the way that certain decades look at other eras” and more specifically, “the 1960’s looking at Victoriana.” The combination of these ideas resulted in an overall aesthetic of Victoriana prim through a bright and youthful sixties lens - with just the right dosage of Moralioglu’s gothic oddities. High neck collars ...
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Feminine Utility at Marissa Webb

New York: A borrowed from the boy’s aesthetic is often prevalent within a Marissa Webb collection – the contrast of masculine and feminine works well for her and she often draws inspiration from people she knows. For resort, military photographs of her Grandfather from the 1940’s influenced the line up: Army green utility jackets were cinched at the waist with ...
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Marissa Webb

Oakley In Residence, London : 5 reasons to visit this cycling pop up

This week WGSN attended the launch of Oakley’s latest ‘In residence’ pop up in London’s buzzing Exmouth Market. Kicking off in with a skate event in LA in May, the Oakley pop ups are a series of brand spaces and community hangouts each dedicated to a different sport and celebrating the cities culture around it. And with a three decade ...
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Disney x Vans team up for new kids collection

A perfect match, Disney and Vans team up for an upcoming collection for kids showcasing their top characters including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Winnie the Pooh. They have a rich heritage together, both stemming out of Southern California with a strong partnership that is decades in the making. Perfect for back-to-school, items include backpacks, slip-on and lace-up signature sneakers and apparel. Vans x ...
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Vans x Disney

Wåven Opens Pop-Up Store in London

Last week new London-based denim brand Wåven opened their doors to their first pop-up store in London's Soho district. While Wåven is one of the new kids on the block in the London denim scene, its certainly gained a name for itself in the short time since it launched just a year ago. Arriving in an already over saturated denim market ...
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