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Exclusive digital editorial by Torian Lewin
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Exclusive digital editorial by Torian Lewin

Men New digital editorial, captured by Torian Lewin.   TEAM CREDITS: Photographer / Stylist - Torian Lewin - @torianlewin Grooming - Marco Castro - @marcoamzonico Styling assistant - Milagros Pichardo - @gorgeousmila editor: Timi Letonja Models: Malik Lindo @ Wilhelmina & Saul Rodriguez @ Next Models New digital editorial, captured by Torian Lewin.   TEAM CREDITS: Photographer / Stylist - Torian Lewin - @torianlewin Grooming - Marco Castro - @marcoamzonico Styling assistant - Milagros Pichardo - @gorgeousmila editor: Timi Letonja Models: Malik Lindo @ Wilhelmina & Saul Rodriguez @ Next Models

BALENCIAGA WINTER 21 COLLECTION
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BALENCIAGA WINTER 21 COLLECTION

Fashion Winter 21 is a Pre-Collection, introduced in 58 looks. A look book, photographed by Patrick Welde against blank backgrounds, imagines each model, posing in front of an iconic tourist attraction that is added in post-production. In these images, the collection goes around the world, anticipating a return to the possibility of global travel.     Launching in tandem with the Winter 21 look book is a “Feel Good Video” made in collaboration with Kamilya Kuspanova and Anton Bialas, artists that often layer found and original footage, and with Heejoon Kwak, a designer interested in the physical and mental effects of sound. The video features no products or advertising, created solely to evoke a positive emotion. Using visuals and sounds that have been scientifically proven to instill joy in most people, the montage pieces together clips and effects in a way that aims to cleanse the everyday digital palette and make almost anyone feel good.     A complete wardrobe, Winter 21 rethinks traditions of casual and formalwear, inverting intentions to create new categories. 90.6% of plain and printed fabrics are certified sustainable. The largely unisex offering relies on relaxed fits and easy-to-wear pieces.     Tailoring is intentionally creased and large fitting, made in satin, viscose gabardine, linen, crushed nylon, and cotton. A stencil stamp that readsBalenciaga Apparel Rentals accentuates a suit or tuxedo’s timelessness,insinuating it be used forever, by multiple wearers, for any occasion. The collar of a cashmere coat is a tasseled scarf, which can circle the neck or drape over the head.     Various padded evening stolas are made in fabrics that match coats, jackets, and even hoodies, creating elegant and comfortable silhouettes.     Nineties tracksuits have inspired different types of outerwear, from padded coats and parkas to fleece jackets, creating a new trompe l’oeil effect. This is seen aswell in retro feminine floral-printed puff-sleeved dresses that are transformed into trench, nylon, and leather coats, keeping the visual of a dress but obtaining a completely new function. A quilted black wedding dress-inspired coat is decorated with rose patterns, lace, and ribbons that tie around puffy sleeves and a tall, stiff collar.   Fluid dresses are disproportionally stretched in width, creating slouchy and comfortable one-size-fits-all garments.   Denim skirts turn into shorts in the back. Trompe l’oeil jean visuals are printed onstretch velvet and jersey molleton fabrics, while sweatpants are pre-stretched at the knees to obtain a worn-out look.   Tracksuits are seen in traditional nylon but also reimagined in fleece, fused with knit pullovers, and transformed into hoodies and long cinched coats.   Hoodies, hooded T-shirts, and caps are emblazoned with the Incredible Hulk, college sweatshirt-style prints, as well as artworks celebrating Gay Pride.     The Balenciaga Toe heels introduced one year ago are recreated in soft leather. Essex boots, buckled at the ankle, appear deceivingly precarious due to a protruding heel and metal stiletto. The Sabot Heel takes its shape from the traditional clog of the same name. Bulldozer boots have a chunky, platformed outsole. The Runner sneaker is a new addition to the Balenciaga sneaker collection. It stands out with a DIY, cut up aesthetic, a web of athletic components in the shape of a springy running shoe.     Among the new bags introduced in the Pre-Collection are Le Cagole, Gossip, Tote 2.0, Bistro Basket, and Maxi Clutch. The Cagole is round-edged where the Neo Classic is sharp, taking identifying elements from the 20-year-old iconic Balenciaga bag and relaxing them, adding extra studs and a heart-shaped hanging mirror. The Neo Classic and Hourglass are made softer and slouchier, too, suggesting both purse and carryall. The Gossip Bag is a pocketbook with extra pockets, featuring a horizontally stretched double-B logo. The Tote 2.0 holds a square shape because of a stiff frame that connects on top with a straightened handle. The Bistro Basket is a woven tote inspired by the everlasting woven objects in typical French bistros. Winter 21 is a Pre-Collection, introduced in 58 looks. A look book, photographed by Patrick Welde against blank backgrounds, imagines each model, posing in front of an iconic tourist attraction that is added in post-production. In these images, the collection goes around the world, anticipating a return to the possibility of global travel.     Launching in tandem with the Winter 21 look book is a “Feel Good Video” made in collaboration with Kamilya Kuspanova and Anton Bialas, artists that often layer found and original footage, and with Heejoon Kwak, a designer interested in the physical and mental effects of sound. The video features no products or advertising, created solely to evoke a positive emotion. Using visuals and sounds that have been scientifically proven to instill joy in most people, the montage pieces together clips and effects in a way that aims to cleanse the everyday digital palette and make almost anyone feel good.     A complete wardrobe, Winter 21 rethinks traditions of casual and formalwear, inverting intentions to create new categories. 90.6% of plain and printed fabrics are certified sustainable. The largely unisex offering relies on relaxed fits and easy-to-wear pieces.     Tailoring is intentionally creased and large fitting, made in satin, viscose gabardine, linen, crushed nylon, and cotton. A stencil stamp that readsBalenciaga Apparel Rentals accentuates a suit or tuxedo’s timelessness,insinuating it be used forever, by multiple wearers, for any occasion. The collar of a cashmere coat is a tasseled scarf, which can circle the neck or drape over the head.     Various padded evening stolas are made in fabrics that match coats, jackets, and even hoodies, creating elegant and comfortable silhouettes.     Nineties tracksuits have inspired different types of outerwear, from padded coats and parkas to fleece jackets, creating a new trompe l’oeil effect. This is seen aswell in retro feminine floral-printed puff-sleeved dresses that are transformed into trench, nylon, and leather coats, keeping the visual of a dress but obtaining a completely new function. A quilted black wedding dress-inspired coat is decorated with rose patterns, lace, and ribbons that tie around puffy sleeves and a tall, stiff collar.   Fluid dresses are disproportionally stretched in width, creating slouchy and comfortable one-size-fits-all garments.   Denim skirts turn into shorts in the back. Trompe l’oeil jean visuals are printed onstretch velvet and jersey molleton fabrics, while sweatpants are pre-stretched at the knees to obtain a worn-out look.   Tracksuits are seen in traditional nylon but also reimagined in fleece, fused with knit pullovers, and transformed into hoodies and long cinched coats.   Hoodies, hooded T-shirts, and caps are emblazoned with the Incredible Hulk, college sweatshirt-style prints, as well as artworks celebrating Gay Pride.     The Balenciaga Toe heels introduced one year ago are recreated in soft leather. Essex boots, buckled at the ankle, appear deceivingly precarious due to a protruding heel and metal stiletto. The Sabot Heel takes its shape from the traditional clog of the same name. Bulldozer boots have a chunky, platformed outsole. The Runner sneaker is a new addition to the Balenciaga sneaker collection. It stands out with a DIY, cut up aesthetic, a web of athletic components in the shape of a springy running shoe.     Among the new bags introduced in the Pre-Collection are Le Cagole, Gossip, Tote 2.0, Bistro Basket, and Maxi Clutch. The Cagole is round-edged where the Neo Classic is sharp, taking identifying elements from the 20-year-old iconic Balenciaga bag and relaxing them, adding extra studs and a heart-shaped hanging mirror. The Neo Classic and Hourglass are made softer and slouchier, too, suggesting both purse and carryall. The Gossip Bag is a pocketbook with extra pockets, featuring a horizontally stretched double-B logo. The Tote 2.0 holds a square shape because of a stiff frame that connects on top with a straightened handle. The Bistro Basket is a woven tote inspired by the everlasting woven objects in typical French bistros.

New Balance and Jaden Smith Launch the Sustainability-minded Vision Racer ReWorked
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New Balance and Jaden Smith Launch the Sustainability-minded Vision Racer ReWorked

Sustainability Today, activist and artist Jaden Smith and global athletic leader New Balance debuted the latest release of the New Balance Jaden Smith Vision Racer collection that is partially crafted with recycled and surplus materials: the Vision Racer ReWorked. As part of the continued collaboration, the sneaker reinforces both Smith’s and the brand’s enduring commitment to sustainability. The Vision Racer ReWorked is  available from April 22nd on nl.newbalance.eu and retails for 150 EURO.     “In our commitment to contributing to a healthier planet, we’ve continued to think bigger in terms of unconventional innovation and the Vision Racer ReWorked is a great example of that,”said Alex Carlson, Sr. Designer, Materials Innovation and Sustainability for New Balance.“We approached this launch with Jaden Smith, a leader in environmental activism, through the lens of reducing waste long term and created a product that uniquely transforms recycled materials as a result while maintaining the style and trend-forwardness for which the Vision Racer is known.”     The Vision Racer ReWorked is consciously crafted with a mix of recycled materials including a midsole that contains a 5% EVA regrind, alleviating a potential waste stream. The material used in the upper and the tongue contains 74% Spinnex fiber (Spinnex includes at least 30% textile waste), 16% polyester and 10% Spandex. New Balance’s Spinnex material incorporates factory waste cut offs into a new usable material.     “Whether it’s starting JUST water or collaborating with New Balance - I’m energetically interested in bringing more sustainable options and features into everyday lifestyle items and everyday culture,” says Smith. “These items act as a lens into ways more people can participate in better global health with simple choices while learning and becoming smarter, more aware of the solutions that are out there. We just need to demand them and choose them.”     To learn more about the Vision Racer ReWorked, visit nl.newbalance.eu     About New Balance’s Commitment to Sustainability   The Vision Racer ReWorked launch is part of New Balance’s larger sustainability initiatives in which the brand is committed to a healthier planet by reaching several sustainability milestones between now and 2030. In addition to the launch of a sustainably-minded product like the Vision Racer ReWorked, New Balance is continuing an apparel collection featuring its green leaf icon which means the apparel is made with at least 50 percent environmentally preferred materials such as recycled or organic content. The brand is also joining forces with The Renewal Workshop, a leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, to pilot an apparel repair program, and environmental non-profit organization 1% for the Planet to benefit organizations working on climate change and protecting public lands.    Today, activist and artist Jaden Smith and global athletic leader New Balance debuted the latest release of the New Balance Jaden Smith Vision Racer collection that is partially crafted with recycled and surplus materials: the Vision Racer ReWorked. As part of the continued collaboration, the sneaker reinforces both Smith’s and the brand’s enduring commitment to sustainability. The Vision Racer ReWorked is  available from April 22nd on nl.newbalance.eu and retails for 150 EURO.     “In our commitment to contributing to a healthier planet, we’ve continued to think bigger in terms of unconventional innovation and the Vision Racer ReWorked is a great example of that,”said Alex Carlson, Sr. Designer, Materials Innovation and Sustainability for New Balance.“We approached this launch with Jaden Smith, a leader in environmental activism, through the lens of reducing waste long term and created a product that uniquely transforms recycled materials as a result while maintaining the style and trend-forwardness for which the Vision Racer is known.”     The Vision Racer ReWorked is consciously crafted with a mix of recycled materials including a midsole that contains a 5% EVA regrind, alleviating a potential waste stream. The material used in the upper and the tongue contains 74% Spinnex fiber (Spinnex includes at least 30% textile waste), 16% polyester and 10% Spandex. New Balance’s Spinnex material incorporates factory waste cut offs into a new usable material.     “Whether it’s starting JUST water or collaborating with New Balance - I’m energetically interested in bringing more sustainable options and features into everyday lifestyle items and everyday culture,” says Smith. “These items act as a lens into ways more people can participate in better global health with simple choices while learning and becoming smarter, more aware of the solutions that are out there. We just need to demand them and choose them.”     To learn more about the Vision Racer ReWorked, visit nl.newbalance.eu     About New Balance’s Commitment to Sustainability   The Vision Racer ReWorked launch is part of New Balance’s larger sustainability initiatives in which the brand is committed to a healthier planet by reaching several sustainability milestones between now and 2030. In addition to the launch of a sustainably-minded product like the Vision Racer ReWorked, New Balance is continuing an apparel collection featuring its green leaf icon which means the apparel is made with at least 50 percent environmentally preferred materials such as recycled or organic content. The brand is also joining forces with The Renewal Workshop, a leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, to pilot an apparel repair program, and environmental non-profit organization 1% for the Planet to benefit organizations working on climate change and protecting public lands.   

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GUCCI PRESENTS ARIA
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GUCCI PRESENTS ARIA

Fashion Here it comes, with the precision of a toll. This birthday. One hundred years have gone. One hundred Earth’s revolutions questioning the flow of time. One hundred spins around the Sun to get back to that spring, where everything was about to burgeon and refract. An important time that has to be celebrated.   Going through the hour when everything originated is a great responsibility for me, and a joyful privilege. It means being able to open the locks of history and linger over the edge of the beginning. It means soaking in that natal source to relive the dawn and the coming into view.   I wouldn’t like to sentimentalize a biography though. Gucci’s long history can’t be contained within a single inaugural act. As any other existence, its destiny is marked by a long series of “endless births” (M. Zambrano) and constant regenerations. In this persistent movement, life challenges the mystery of death. In this hunger for birth, we have learnt how to dwell the time.   Celebrating this birthday means to pay homage to the mother’s womb then, but also to the becoming other. The legacy, but also the possibility of its afterthought. Past, in fact, is not a motionless conveyance and a repetition of the immutable: it rather “necessarily involves the idea of movement. It is not a datum, it is a motion: it is the movement of variation of the heritage that entails processes of transformation” (M. Centanni).   Benjamin would say that to plan the future we need to change the past, tracking down, as it unfolds, energy reserves that potentially have further life. In my work, I caress the roots of the past to create unexpected inflorescences, carving the matter through grafting and pruning. I appeal to such ability to reinhabit what has already been given. And to the blending, the transitions, the fractures, the concatenations. To escape the reactionary cages of purity, I pursue a poetics of the illegitimate.   In this sense, Gucci becomes for me a hacking lab, made of incursions and metamorphoses. An alchemical factory of contaminations where everything connects to anything. A place where thefts and explosive reactions happen: a permanent generator of sparkles and unpredictable desires. On this occasion, then, I want to honour my filial affection betraying the legacy that was handed down to me. Because the promise of a never-ending birth is only renewed through an evolving capacity.   Crossing this threshold, I have plundered the nonconformist rigour of Demna Gvasalia and the sexual tension of Tom Ford; I have lingered over the anthropological implications of what shines, working on the brightness of fabrics; I have celebrated the equestrian world of Gucci transfiguring it into a fetish cosmogony; I have sublimated Marilyn Monroe's silhouette and old Hollywood’s glamour; I sabotaged the discreet charm of the bourgeoisie and the codes of men’s tailoring.     Here we are then, ready to celebrate, wearing our most glittering clothes. Preparations for the event are in full swing. We are eager to walk through The Savoy’s doors again, one century later: an immaginific topos in the history of Gucci. A very long corridor separates us from that astral and magic passage. The myth of foundation is reinhabited in the light of the present. We get into a club, neon lights and cameras, but we find out that the party we deserve doesn’t happen in the lobby of a London hotel of the 20s. It’s rather like a deep and ecstatic diving in everything we yearningly miss today: a feast of air. A jubilee of breath. So the idea of the party glorifies in the generating power of nature and in the breath of life that pervades it. Breath is in fact what every living thing constantly generates, “it is the first name of being-in-the-world, it is the vibration through which everything opens up to life” (E. Coccia). It is a nativity that we honour in its oscillatory motion: “inhaling, that is letting the world get inside us, and exhaling, that is projecting ourselves in the world that we are” (E. Coccia). I therefore celebrate the air as a sacred principle of interpenetration, blending and connection: a principle of existence infused with the chemical enchantment of the leaves. To these creatures, my praise. To their being fragile and vulnerable. To their ability to renew and get back to life after winter has passed. -  Alessandro Here it comes, with the precision of a toll. This birthday. One hundred years have gone. One hundred Earth’s revolutions questioning the flow of time. One hundred spins around the Sun to get back to that spring, where everything was about to burgeon and refract. An important time that has to be celebrated.   Going through the hour when everything originated is a great responsibility for me, and a joyful privilege. It means being able to open the locks of history and linger over the edge of the beginning. It means soaking in that natal source to relive the dawn and the coming into view.   I wouldn’t like to sentimentalize a biography though. Gucci’s long history can’t be contained within a single inaugural act. As any other existence, its destiny is marked by a long series of “endless births” (M. Zambrano) and constant regenerations. In this persistent movement, life challenges the mystery of death. In this hunger for birth, we have learnt how to dwell the time.   Celebrating this birthday means to pay homage to the mother’s womb then, but also to the becoming other. The legacy, but also the possibility of its afterthought. Past, in fact, is not a motionless conveyance and a repetition of the immutable: it rather “necessarily involves the idea of movement. It is not a datum, it is a motion: it is the movement of variation of the heritage that entails processes of transformation” (M. Centanni).   Benjamin would say that to plan the future we need to change the past, tracking down, as it unfolds, energy reserves that potentially have further life. In my work, I caress the roots of the past to create unexpected inflorescences, carving the matter through grafting and pruning. I appeal to such ability to reinhabit what has already been given. And to the blending, the transitions, the fractures, the concatenations. To escape the reactionary cages of purity, I pursue a poetics of the illegitimate.   In this sense, Gucci becomes for me a hacking lab, made of incursions and metamorphoses. An alchemical factory of contaminations where everything connects to anything. A place where thefts and explosive reactions happen: a permanent generator of sparkles and unpredictable desires. On this occasion, then, I want to honour my filial affection betraying the legacy that was handed down to me. Because the promise of a never-ending birth is only renewed through an evolving capacity.   Crossing this threshold, I have plundered the nonconformist rigour of Demna Gvasalia and the sexual tension of Tom Ford; I have lingered over the anthropological implications of what shines, working on the brightness of fabrics; I have celebrated the equestrian world of Gucci transfiguring it into a fetish cosmogony; I have sublimated Marilyn Monroe's silhouette and old Hollywood’s glamour; I sabotaged the discreet charm of the bourgeoisie and the codes of men’s tailoring.     Here we are then, ready to celebrate, wearing our most glittering clothes. Preparations for the event are in full swing. We are eager to walk through The Savoy’s doors again, one century later: an immaginific topos in the history of Gucci. A very long corridor separates us from that astral and magic passage. The myth of foundation is reinhabited in the light of the present. We get into a club, neon lights and cameras, but we find out that the party we deserve doesn’t happen in the lobby of a London hotel of the 20s. It’s rather like a deep and ecstatic diving in everything we yearningly miss today: a feast of air. A jubilee of breath. So the idea of the party glorifies in the generating power of nature and in the breath of life that pervades it. Breath is in fact what every living thing constantly generates, “it is the first name of being-in-the-world, it is the vibration through which everything opens up to life” (E. Coccia). It is a nativity that we honour in its oscillatory motion: “inhaling, that is letting the world get inside us, and exhaling, that is projecting ourselves in the world that we are” (E. Coccia). I therefore celebrate the air as a sacred principle of interpenetration, blending and connection: a principle of existence infused with the chemical enchantment of the leaves. To these creatures, my praise. To their being fragile and vulnerable. To their ability to renew and get back to life after winter has passed. -  Alessandro

CELINE "PARADE"
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CELINE "PARADE"

Fashion “HER GAZE IS LIKE THE GAZE OF STATUES.” - PAUL VERLAINEMY FAMILIAR DREAM     “MY YOUTH HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT A TENEBROUS STORM, PIERCED NOW AND THEN BY RAYS OF BRILLIANT SUNSHINE.” - CHARLES BAUDELAIRE THE ENEMY     “I ALONE HAVE THE KEY TO THIS SAVAGE PARADE.” ARTHUR RIMBAUD PARADE   ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FOR CELINE.   “UN DAY DREAM” PERFORMED BY REGINA DEMINA. WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY REGINA DEMINA & CHARLES CASTE FEATURING HARP ARRANGEMENTS BY LEONIE FAVRE-TISSOT COMMISSIONED AND CO-PRODUCED BY HEDI SLIMANE FOR PARADE.   CRÉDITS: HAIR STYLIST: ESTHER LANGHAM MAKE-UP: CHRISTELLE COCQUET     “HER GAZE IS LIKE THE GAZE OF STATUES.” - PAUL VERLAINEMY FAMILIAR DREAM     “MY YOUTH HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT A TENEBROUS STORM, PIERCED NOW AND THEN BY RAYS OF BRILLIANT SUNSHINE.” - CHARLES BAUDELAIRE THE ENEMY     “I ALONE HAVE THE KEY TO THIS SAVAGE PARADE.” ARTHUR RIMBAUD PARADE   ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FOR CELINE.   “UN DAY DREAM” PERFORMED BY REGINA DEMINA. WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY REGINA DEMINA & CHARLES CASTE FEATURING HARP ARRANGEMENTS BY LEONIE FAVRE-TISSOT COMMISSIONED AND CO-PRODUCED BY HEDI SLIMANE FOR PARADE.   CRÉDITS: HAIR STYLIST: ESTHER LANGHAM MAKE-UP: CHRISTELLE COCQUET    

MODERNITY AND TRADITION CLASH – DR. MARTENS ANNOUNCE FIRST COLLABORATION WITH JAPANESE STREETWEAR TITAN ATMOS
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MODERNITY AND TRADITION CLASH – DR. MARTENS ANNOUNCE FIRST COLLABORATION WITH JAPANESE STREETWEAR TITAN ATMOS

Accessories Since beginning life as a small footprint in the back streets of Tokyo, atmos have grown in force and in influence. Dr. Martens x atmos is a trend-defying, cross-category innovation. A combination of DM’s resilience and durability with bold, contrasting colours and textures that unites their Originals and our Casual range more than ever.     Dr. Martens silhouettes say something different each time they’re laced up — and we know that one remix is never enough. With a reputation for coveted, mould-shattering collaborations, it is hard to imagine a better partner than atmos to reboot styles from not one but two of our ranges. Our Original 1461 3-eye shoe, and the utilitarian Combs Tech boot.     The 1461 shoe has been a subcultural icon since it stomped off our production line 60 years ago — and this season it’s still kicking harder than ever. The 1461 atmos is built in our famous Black Smooth leather with bold injections of colour that signify the Atmos touch. Hiker-style laces woven with Blue and Pink details. Bright, webbed heelstrips. Dual branding and innovative design. An exposed foam padded tongue and Water White DMS outsole. Like its creators, the 1461 atmos is never standing still.     Their Tract line blends utilitarian heritage with contemporary trends. A style that rarely sees collaborative remixes, the Combs Tech is the perfect canvas for a bold new statement. Built using a combination of our Black Smooth leather and Recycled Super Knit. Signature atmos shots of colour stand out with Pink, Blue and Yellow accents across the tongue and laces. Dual branding in clear bubble patches on the tongue. A high-gloss heel strip. Stacked on a WaterWhite Tract sole and nished with our trademark yellow welt stitching and scripted AirWair heel loop. UndeniablyDocs — with atmos disruption to cause a scene.     Dr. Martens X atmos drops 17.04.21 and will be available at drmartens.com and select partners. Since beginning life as a small footprint in the back streets of Tokyo, atmos have grown in force and in influence. Dr. Martens x atmos is a trend-defying, cross-category innovation. A combination of DM’s resilience and durability with bold, contrasting colours and textures that unites their Originals and our Casual range more than ever.     Dr. Martens silhouettes say something different each time they’re laced up — and we know that one remix is never enough. With a reputation for coveted, mould-shattering collaborations, it is hard to imagine a better partner than atmos to reboot styles from not one but two of our ranges. Our Original 1461 3-eye shoe, and the utilitarian Combs Tech boot.     The 1461 shoe has been a subcultural icon since it stomped off our production line 60 years ago — and this season it’s still kicking harder than ever. The 1461 atmos is built in our famous Black Smooth leather with bold injections of colour that signify the Atmos touch. Hiker-style laces woven with Blue and Pink details. Bright, webbed heelstrips. Dual branding and innovative design. An exposed foam padded tongue and Water White DMS outsole. Like its creators, the 1461 atmos is never standing still.     Their Tract line blends utilitarian heritage with contemporary trends. A style that rarely sees collaborative remixes, the Combs Tech is the perfect canvas for a bold new statement. Built using a combination of our Black Smooth leather and Recycled Super Knit. Signature atmos shots of colour stand out with Pink, Blue and Yellow accents across the tongue and laces. Dual branding in clear bubble patches on the tongue. A high-gloss heel strip. Stacked on a WaterWhite Tract sole and nished with our trademark yellow welt stitching and scripted AirWair heel loop. UndeniablyDocs — with atmos disruption to cause a scene.     Dr. Martens X atmos drops 17.04.21 and will be available at drmartens.com and select partners.

LORO PIANA PRESENTS SESIA
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LORO PIANA PRESENTS SESIA

Accessories Sesia is the smoothly designed Loro Piana bag.     Curved in shape, soft to the touch, it conveys an idea of harmony with its uncontrived flow. By eschewing angles, it projects a sense of effortlessness, continuity, femininity.     The curve of the upper end gives Sesia its distinctive shape. It is a flowing line that glides from the smooth contours of natural objects to the organic shapes of modernist design, defining a movement, a connection between nature and human invention that is quintessentially Loro Piana.     As a gently curved object, Sesia - named after the valley Loro Piana inhabits and the sinuous river that crosses it - owns grace and occupies an expansive space, of body and mind, with the thoughtfulness of the line, the kindness of supple construction, the sympathy of touch.     Precise yet uncontrived, it is a bag meant to be used easily, gliding evenly across occasions, from work to leisure. Sesia is available as a handbag, in different sizes which correspond to different attitudes and ways to carry oneself.     As a punctuation mark, the Loro Piana crest appears on the bottom right angle in the form of an enamel button in the same shade of the leather. Padlocks and straps, either in matching leather or Suitcase Stripe fabric, allow to interpret Sesia as one wishes, or needs.     Sesia is designed to be enjoyed with both the eyes and the hands, soaking up the suppleness of the colors while caressing the grain of the leather. The offer of materials flows from Satin Smooth to Grain Matt leather to Soft Shiny alligator, while the range of tactile hues starts from delicate rose and whisper white, moves to buttercup yellow, eucalyptus and forest green, fades to burnt orange and sunset rose and finally spreads up in sky and navy blue.     With ease and quietness, Sesia heralds an idea of style as balance, drawing a seamless line that brings together roots, modernity, ease. Sesia is the smoothly designed Loro Piana bag.     Curved in shape, soft to the touch, it conveys an idea of harmony with its uncontrived flow. By eschewing angles, it projects a sense of effortlessness, continuity, femininity.     The curve of the upper end gives Sesia its distinctive shape. It is a flowing line that glides from the smooth contours of natural objects to the organic shapes of modernist design, defining a movement, a connection between nature and human invention that is quintessentially Loro Piana.     As a gently curved object, Sesia - named after the valley Loro Piana inhabits and the sinuous river that crosses it - owns grace and occupies an expansive space, of body and mind, with the thoughtfulness of the line, the kindness of supple construction, the sympathy of touch.     Precise yet uncontrived, it is a bag meant to be used easily, gliding evenly across occasions, from work to leisure. Sesia is available as a handbag, in different sizes which correspond to different attitudes and ways to carry oneself.     As a punctuation mark, the Loro Piana crest appears on the bottom right angle in the form of an enamel button in the same shade of the leather. Padlocks and straps, either in matching leather or Suitcase Stripe fabric, allow to interpret Sesia as one wishes, or needs.     Sesia is designed to be enjoyed with both the eyes and the hands, soaking up the suppleness of the colors while caressing the grain of the leather. The offer of materials flows from Satin Smooth to Grain Matt leather to Soft Shiny alligator, while the range of tactile hues starts from delicate rose and whisper white, moves to buttercup yellow, eucalyptus and forest green, fades to burnt orange and sunset rose and finally spreads up in sky and navy blue.     With ease and quietness, Sesia heralds an idea of style as balance, drawing a seamless line that brings together roots, modernity, ease.

Daily Paper's SS21 Resort Line Brings a Fresh Take to Springtime-Ready Staples
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Daily Paper's SS21 Resort Line Brings a Fresh Take to Springtime-Ready Staples

Fashion Featuring shapes and details inspired by African flags, the continent's cuisine, and a range of newly designed summer gear.     Daily Paper introduces their mid-season Resort line as part of their main Spring/Summer 2021 collection. Tailored towards the warmer months ahead, the line presents a colourful range of unisex essential sets, multicoloured items, summer accessories and sporty styles in a variety of easy wearing shapes.     Back to the Roots:   Drawing on the colours of the Somali, Ghanaian and Moroccan flags, Daily Paper introduces new athleisure prints, made from ecological low impact-ink. The tie-dye inspired styles to translate the Daily Paper founders heritage into nostalgic pieces. Three colourways are available in both lightweight tees and comfy oversized sweaters. Building on their tie-dye offerings, a number of silhouettes in bleached dark navy tones comes in both women's and unisex styles.       Bordered Camo:   Earthy green Recamo designs revisit the patterns first introduced with the 2020 Daily Paper x Crocs collaboration. This time by featuring shapes of African countries on classic cargo silhouettes. Two sets are available for different occasions and climates. The lightweight Recamo shirt comes with matching swim shorts for the warmer days, while the camo jacket comes with matching cargo pants for breezy Spring nights.     Womenswear:   Lightweight and playful garments for hot summer days. Daily Paper introduce a colourful take on branded monogram print in the form of the silky Remono dress and Rerise top. Reflecting the Ghanaian flag bright red, green and yellow, the nostalgic feel of the line continues. The line includes a matching handbag, and swimwear makes a return with a timeless swimsuit silhouette.     New Spring-Ready Accessories :   A range of new gear is introduced through a branded water bottle, a staple carabiner and an essential iPhone case to bring along on your summer get-aways.       Monogram Patchwork:   The Repatch pieces highlight the Daily Paper branded monogram print, translated into a contrasting colourful patchwork design. The set features a lightweight button-up shirt, a classic wide-legged pair of swim shorts and a stylish bucket hat with branding across the front.     Heavy Cotton Staples:   At the heart of the line are unisex matching sets. Each set is crafted from premium heavy cotton in classic laid-back shapes and luscious colourways. Ranging from the classic black, earthy green tones are introduced alongside a rich red and a pastel blue. Designed for practicality and comfort, these items are the perfect fit for an understated aesthetic.      Alongside the essential sets, the brand explores the continent's cuisine by introducing graphics of popular drinking cans offered across the African continent on classic tees. The latter comes in staple black and white colourways.     The forthcoming Daily Paper Resort 2021 collection is priced from €10 - €150 and will be available April 16, 12 PM CET, at Daily Paper storefronts in Amsterdam and NYC, as well as online via www.dailypaperclothing.com and selected retailers worldwide.        Campaign Credits: Photography: Mounir Raji  Photography assistant: Mylan Rosendaal  Art Direction: Florian Joahn  Styling: JeanPaul Paula Make up: Laura Yard  Hair: Keanna Williams    Talents: Shaliona Williams  Faouziat Biera Faous  Tobi Afeez Amao  Salif Ly Featuring shapes and details inspired by African flags, the continent's cuisine, and a range of newly designed summer gear.     Daily Paper introduces their mid-season Resort line as part of their main Spring/Summer 2021 collection. Tailored towards the warmer months ahead, the line presents a colourful range of unisex essential sets, multicoloured items, summer accessories and sporty styles in a variety of easy wearing shapes.     Back to the Roots:   Drawing on the colours of the Somali, Ghanaian and Moroccan flags, Daily Paper introduces new athleisure prints, made from ecological low impact-ink. The tie-dye inspired styles to translate the Daily Paper founders heritage into nostalgic pieces. Three colourways are available in both lightweight tees and comfy oversized sweaters. Building on their tie-dye offerings, a number of silhouettes in bleached dark navy tones comes in both women's and unisex styles.       Bordered Camo:   Earthy green Recamo designs revisit the patterns first introduced with the 2020 Daily Paper x Crocs collaboration. This time by featuring shapes of African countries on classic cargo silhouettes. Two sets are available for different occasions and climates. The lightweight Recamo shirt comes with matching swim shorts for the warmer days, while the camo jacket comes with matching cargo pants for breezy Spring nights.     Womenswear:   Lightweight and playful garments for hot summer days. Daily Paper introduce a colourful take on branded monogram print in the form of the silky Remono dress and Rerise top. Reflecting the Ghanaian flag bright red, green and yellow, the nostalgic feel of the line continues. The line includes a matching handbag, and swimwear makes a return with a timeless swimsuit silhouette.     New Spring-Ready Accessories :   A range of new gear is introduced through a branded water bottle, a staple carabiner and an essential iPhone case to bring along on your summer get-aways.       Monogram Patchwork:   The Repatch pieces highlight the Daily Paper branded monogram print, translated into a contrasting colourful patchwork design. The set features a lightweight button-up shirt, a classic wide-legged pair of swim shorts and a stylish bucket hat with branding across the front.     Heavy Cotton Staples:   At the heart of the line are unisex matching sets. Each set is crafted from premium heavy cotton in classic laid-back shapes and luscious colourways. Ranging from the classic black, earthy green tones are introduced alongside a rich red and a pastel blue. Designed for practicality and comfort, these items are the perfect fit for an understated aesthetic.      Alongside the essential sets, the brand explores the continent's cuisine by introducing graphics of popular drinking cans offered across the African continent on classic tees. The latter comes in staple black and white colourways.     The forthcoming Daily Paper Resort 2021 collection is priced from €10 - €150 and will be available April 16, 12 PM CET, at Daily Paper storefronts in Amsterdam and NYC, as well as online via www.dailypaperclothing.com and selected retailers worldwide.        Campaign Credits: Photography: Mounir Raji  Photography assistant: Mylan Rosendaal  Art Direction: Florian Joahn  Styling: JeanPaul Paula Make up: Laura Yard  Hair: Keanna Williams    Talents: Shaliona Williams  Faouziat Biera Faous  Tobi Afeez Amao  Salif Ly

DIOR PRESENTS THE FALL 2021 COLLECTION IN SHANGHAI
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DIOR PRESENTS THE FALL 2021 COLLECTION IN SHANGHAI

Fashion For Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiling the Fall 2021 collection at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai* represents an extraordinary opportunity to infuse her creations with a visual force in motion and a new energy, as a celebration of the House’s creativity and the power of world cultures. Featuring acid hues, plays on transparency, and shiny and silvery reflections, the looks celebrate a Pop aesthetic. Embroideries are enhanced with giant sequins, like mirror discs, recalling the faceted disco balls punctuating the show’s set and illuminating four brand new dresses. An invitation to freedom, the leopard print adorning the catwalk crops up on a range of pieces including the iconic Bar jacket. A series of exclusive models, each in a different neon hue — as well as red, which Monsieur Dior considered “the color of life” – also enrich a collection presented to a musical composition by Giorgio Moroder**. As a final surprise, singer Joey Yung and the Chinese rock group Black Panther gave exceptional live performances.     For Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiling the Fall 2021 collection at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai* represents an extraordinary opportunity to infuse her creations with a visual force in motion and a new energy, as a celebration of the House’s creativity and the power of world cultures. Featuring acid hues, plays on transparency, and shiny and silvery reflections, the looks celebrate a Pop aesthetic. Embroideries are enhanced with giant sequins, like mirror discs, recalling the faceted disco balls punctuating the show’s set and illuminating four brand new dresses. An invitation to freedom, the leopard print adorning the catwalk crops up on a range of pieces including the iconic Bar jacket. A series of exclusive models, each in a different neon hue — as well as red, which Monsieur Dior considered “the color of life” – also enrich a collection presented to a musical composition by Giorgio Moroder**. As a final surprise, singer Joey Yung and the Chinese rock group Black Panther gave exceptional live performances.    

Exclusive new editorial in collaboration with BOSS & RUSSELL ATHLETIC
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Exclusive new editorial in collaboration with BOSS & RUSSELL ATHLETIC

Fashion Exclusive digital editorial in collaboration with BOSS & RUSSELL ATHLETIC, captured by Simone Frank.       team credits: Photography - Simone Frank Fashion, film, art direction - Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup - Wout Philippo for Mádara Cosmetics and Redken Casting - Timotej Letonja Photography assistant - Jesse Claus Fashion assistants - Magdalena Roe, Michael Geertzen Videography assistant - Jelle van Brakel Hair and makeup assistant - Anh Nguyaen Models - Guus at Republic Men, Oumar at The Troopers and Roan at Ulla Models All fashion BOSS X RUSSEL ATHLETIC   #bossxrusselathletic  Exclusive digital editorial in collaboration with BOSS & RUSSELL ATHLETIC, captured by Simone Frank.       team credits: Photography - Simone Frank Fashion, film, art direction - Gino Gurrieri Hair and makeup - Wout Philippo for Mádara Cosmetics and Redken Casting - Timotej Letonja Photography assistant - Jesse Claus Fashion assistants - Magdalena Roe, Michael Geertzen Videography assistant - Jelle van Brakel Hair and makeup assistant - Anh Nguyaen Models - Guus at Republic Men, Oumar at The Troopers and Roan at Ulla Models All fashion BOSS X RUSSEL ATHLETIC   #bossxrusselathletic 

TOMS Unveils New Look, New Impact Strategy
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TOMS Unveils New Look, New Impact Strategy

Accessories TOMS®, the original One for One company, is marking its 15th Anniversary with the introduction of a new impact strategy and updated visual identity.     Since 2006, TOMS has impacted over 100 million lives giving shoes, sight, safe water and impact grants, learning and listening along the way. TOMS remains grounded in their mission to use business to improve lives. After diligent research and evaluation of their giving, TOMS has implemented a new impact strategy, swapping out its original One for One shoe giving model with a commitment to give at least one-third of annual net profits to grassroots good working with passionate, informed leaders within the communities that they serve.     Responding to community-driven feedback along with a hyper-engaged internal Giving Team, TOMS has identified relevant issues that will be the focus of the one-third profits strategy. The three main pillars include (1) promoting mental health, (2) increasing access to opportunity, and (3) ending gun violence, aligning with the belief that together, they help lay the groundwork to create equity for all people, particularly Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, LGBTQ+, and Women & Girls. Through an ever-growing community of partners, TOMS has and will continue to work with organisations led by those closest to a community's obstacles and opportunities - driving change from the ground up.     At the helm of these efforts is the brands Giving Team. This team is composed of leaders dedicated to being responsible stewards in the world of social and community impact working hand-in-hand with existing partners and seeking to identify new partners. These partners consist of non-profit organisations operating within the brands key issue areas with service to priority communities.     In an effort to pause, reflect, and celebrate all that the brand has achieved, the newly published 2019-2020 TOMS Impact Report showcases the monumental good the TOMS community has done whilelooking to the future - sharing what has been achieved and a sneak peek at the good to come. Over the past two years, TOMS has engaged 71 partners in 28 countries together giving 7,049,436 pairs of shoes along with $4,436,000 in grants. Existing partners include organisations such as Cities United, supporting a national network of community leaders who are committed to reducing the epidemic of homicides and shootings of young Black men and boys in the US, Homeboy Industries, the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world and Magic Bus, ensuring girls and boys in India complete their education and build the skills they need to move out of poverty. The global brand is further expanding its grassroots commitment to also support communities in Europe and will announce a new UK-based giving partner later this year.     “On behalf of the TOMS Giving Team, I am thrilled to be able to carry the brand's legacy in a new and powerful direction with these inspiring grassroots organisations,” says Amy Smith, TOMS Chief Strategy & Impact Officer. “TOMS has been using business to improve lives for 15 years now, and with that experience, plus a whole lot of research and a bit of sole searching, we have learned that there is so much we can do when we come together as a community. We realise we’re not changing the world, but we are at the feet of people who are. The journey to impacting another 100 million lives has officially begun!”     The brand has put this evolved grants-based model to the test with the TOMS COVID-19 Global Giving Fund and saw the power and impact that comes with greater flexibility, generating over $2 million in support of global pandemic relief efforts. The funds will continue to be distributed to giving partners that remain on the frontlines of the ongoing global pandemic delivering supplies, building hygiene stations, and so much more.     While social impact is a main focus, the B-Corp certified brand continues to fuse profit and purpose by taking care of the place it’s community members call home, planet earth. With the belief that sustainability is a collective responsibility, TOMS continues to take a holistic approach with ethical and eco-conscious practices throughout the business. Through new and existing product offerings, processes, packaging and vendors, the brand works to make choices that benefit the customer, employees and planet.     “It is of utmost importance not only as a global brand, but a leader in a larger movement to better the world, that TOMS represent the highest standards of corporate social responsibility,” adds Magnus Wedhammar, TOMS CEO. “We are deeply proud of what TOMS has done through its giving efforts and we’re always striving to do even more. Our team is excited to continue working towards a goal of creating a better tomorrow - where all communities, big or small, can truly thrive.”     In tandem with the evolution of a long-standing impact structure, TOMS is rolling out a new expression of the brand. Through a complete creative overhaul, the brand pays homage to those charging forward, creating meaningful change in the world. New campaigns and visual assets reinforce TOMS as a shoe that stands up for people making an impact on the ground. With this re-imagination of the brand, impact will stay at the forefront reiterating TOMS’s commitment to giving. Product collaboration in all forms will be woven through this updated brand strategy ranging from a diversified collective of brand ambassadors to exclusive launches celebrating conscious leaders among us. While the brand is moving forward in many facets, fan favourites will be re-introduced in a new light starting with the iconic Alpargata and expanding throughout the product offerings. TOMS®, the original One for One company, is marking its 15th Anniversary with the introduction of a new impact strategy and updated visual identity.     Since 2006, TOMS has impacted over 100 million lives giving shoes, sight, safe water and impact grants, learning and listening along the way. TOMS remains grounded in their mission to use business to improve lives. After diligent research and evaluation of their giving, TOMS has implemented a new impact strategy, swapping out its original One for One shoe giving model with a commitment to give at least one-third of annual net profits to grassroots good working with passionate, informed leaders within the communities that they serve.     Responding to community-driven feedback along with a hyper-engaged internal Giving Team, TOMS has identified relevant issues that will be the focus of the one-third profits strategy. The three main pillars include (1) promoting mental health, (2) increasing access to opportunity, and (3) ending gun violence, aligning with the belief that together, they help lay the groundwork to create equity for all people, particularly Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, LGBTQ+, and Women & Girls. Through an ever-growing community of partners, TOMS has and will continue to work with organisations led by those closest to a community's obstacles and opportunities - driving change from the ground up.     At the helm of these efforts is the brands Giving Team. This team is composed of leaders dedicated to being responsible stewards in the world of social and community impact working hand-in-hand with existing partners and seeking to identify new partners. These partners consist of non-profit organisations operating within the brands key issue areas with service to priority communities.     In an effort to pause, reflect, and celebrate all that the brand has achieved, the newly published 2019-2020 TOMS Impact Report showcases the monumental good the TOMS community has done whilelooking to the future - sharing what has been achieved and a sneak peek at the good to come. Over the past two years, TOMS has engaged 71 partners in 28 countries together giving 7,049,436 pairs of shoes along with $4,436,000 in grants. Existing partners include organisations such as Cities United, supporting a national network of community leaders who are committed to reducing the epidemic of homicides and shootings of young Black men and boys in the US, Homeboy Industries, the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world and Magic Bus, ensuring girls and boys in India complete their education and build the skills they need to move out of poverty. The global brand is further expanding its grassroots commitment to also support communities in Europe and will announce a new UK-based giving partner later this year.     “On behalf of the TOMS Giving Team, I am thrilled to be able to carry the brand's legacy in a new and powerful direction with these inspiring grassroots organisations,” says Amy Smith, TOMS Chief Strategy & Impact Officer. “TOMS has been using business to improve lives for 15 years now, and with that experience, plus a whole lot of research and a bit of sole searching, we have learned that there is so much we can do when we come together as a community. We realise we’re not changing the world, but we are at the feet of people who are. The journey to impacting another 100 million lives has officially begun!”     The brand has put this evolved grants-based model to the test with the TOMS COVID-19 Global Giving Fund and saw the power and impact that comes with greater flexibility, generating over $2 million in support of global pandemic relief efforts. The funds will continue to be distributed to giving partners that remain on the frontlines of the ongoing global pandemic delivering supplies, building hygiene stations, and so much more.     While social impact is a main focus, the B-Corp certified brand continues to fuse profit and purpose by taking care of the place it’s community members call home, planet earth. With the belief that sustainability is a collective responsibility, TOMS continues to take a holistic approach with ethical and eco-conscious practices throughout the business. Through new and existing product offerings, processes, packaging and vendors, the brand works to make choices that benefit the customer, employees and planet.     “It is of utmost importance not only as a global brand, but a leader in a larger movement to better the world, that TOMS represent the highest standards of corporate social responsibility,” adds Magnus Wedhammar, TOMS CEO. “We are deeply proud of what TOMS has done through its giving efforts and we’re always striving to do even more. Our team is excited to continue working towards a goal of creating a better tomorrow - where all communities, big or small, can truly thrive.”     In tandem with the evolution of a long-standing impact structure, TOMS is rolling out a new expression of the brand. Through a complete creative overhaul, the brand pays homage to those charging forward, creating meaningful change in the world. New campaigns and visual assets reinforce TOMS as a shoe that stands up for people making an impact on the ground. With this re-imagination of the brand, impact will stay at the forefront reiterating TOMS’s commitment to giving. Product collaboration in all forms will be woven through this updated brand strategy ranging from a diversified collective of brand ambassadors to exclusive launches celebrating conscious leaders among us. While the brand is moving forward in many facets, fan favourites will be re-introduced in a new light starting with the iconic Alpargata and expanding throughout the product offerings.

PRADA PRESENTS LINEA ROSSA SPRING & SUMMER 2021
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PRADA PRESENTS LINEA ROSSA SPRING & SUMMER 2021

Fashion The body has always fundamentally inspired Prada Linea Rossa: metropolitan clothing engineered to enhance its form and best enable its function, to free the wearer through a fusion of innovative technicality and modern luxury.      For Spring/Summer 2021, the Prada Linea Rossa campaign reinvents the brand’s iconic ‘red line’ as the demarcations of spaces designated for sport, universal markers recognised in communities around the world.   Credits: Photographed and directed by Martine Syms  Creative Direction by Ferdinando Verderi Talents: Cai Xu Kun, Briana King, Rachelle Vinberg, Austin Augie, Le’Andre Sanders Music: ‘Cascara Prada’ by Asma Maroof The body has always fundamentally inspired Prada Linea Rossa: metropolitan clothing engineered to enhance its form and best enable its function, to free the wearer through a fusion of innovative technicality and modern luxury.      For Spring/Summer 2021, the Prada Linea Rossa campaign reinvents the brand’s iconic ‘red line’ as the demarcations of spaces designated for sport, universal markers recognised in communities around the world.   Credits: Photographed and directed by Martine Syms  Creative Direction by Ferdinando Verderi Talents: Cai Xu Kun, Briana King, Rachelle Vinberg, Austin Augie, Le’Andre Sanders Music: ‘Cascara Prada’ by Asma Maroof

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