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Exclusive Editorial by Omar Macchiavelli
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Exclusive Editorial by Omar Macchiavelli

Fashion Exclusive digital editorial captured in Milan by Omar Macchiavelli in collaboration with Marco de Vincenzo.     Team: photographer: Omar Macchiavelli @ Aura Photo Agency  @omarmacchiavelli @auraphotoagency stylist: Francesco Casarotto @francerto  all clothing by  Marco de Vincenzo @marcodevincenzo Hair by Lorenzo Zavatta Model: Symon @symonmartyn_  @elitemodelworld Exclusive digital editorial captured in Milan by Omar Macchiavelli in collaboration with Marco de Vincenzo.     Team: photographer: Omar Macchiavelli @ Aura Photo Agency  @omarmacchiavelli @auraphotoagency stylist: Francesco Casarotto @francerto  all clothing by  Marco de Vincenzo @marcodevincenzo Hair by Lorenzo Zavatta Model: Symon @symonmartyn_  @elitemodelworld

Soho House Amsterdam
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Soho House Amsterdam

Design Soho House Amsterdam opened in the summer of 2018, in the Bungehuis building on the Spuistraat. The canal-side House has 79 bedrooms, a rooftop pool, a floor of club space and Cecconi's restaurant & Cowshed spa on the ground floor.     The rooftop has a swimming pool and bar overlooking the city, with a geometric-pattern tiled floor, sun loungers and parasols, and chairs and tables for eating and drinking. On the 5th Floor, the main members’ space overlooks the canal, with bold fabrics, antique furniture mixed with specially designed pieces, geometric rugs and a high-gloss black floor. The wall panelling is inspired by the listed detailing in the Bungehuis, with the original blue tiling, and a bar clad in fabric inspired by the Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ‘hidden church’ in the city. The space has comfortable seating and a big open fire, with the adjacent Library, which has its own bar and small workspace area. On the other side, House Kitchen serves food and drinks all day, with a big open kitchen and deli counter. The space is decorated in pinks and Hague blues, with banquette seating, lounge chairs and vintage tables and lamps. A rug runs down the centre of the room, with a tiled floor and timber detailing, and linen fabrics and plants, making the space feel light and open. Next door, is a DJ booth for performances and members’ events on evenings and weekends. The space has its own lounge and bar, with deep green cork flooring and acoustic soundproofing in the walls. On the 4th Floor, House Gym looks out over the canal with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, HIIT and yoga studios. The ceilings are painted in a high-gloss canal green, mirroring the view outside, and reflecting the resin cross pattern, the Amsterdam city symbol. The changing rooms feature terrazzo flooring, with marble mosaic showers and steam and sauna rooms. The Screening Room on the same floor has velvet armchairs, footstalls and vintage lamps on individual side tables. A small pre-screening bar has high gloss lacquered and velvet clad walls, mirrored tables, dark fabric sofas and armchairs, and a ribbed timber bar serving drinks and snacks.     The 79 bedrooms are across floors 1-3, ranging in size from Tiny to Extra-Large. Each of the rooms has antique pieces mixed with specially designed furniture and rugs. The bed throws and fabrics are inspired by the original windows in the grand Bungehuis staircase, with tables, poufs and sofas designed by Soho House. The first floor bedrooms are mostly Monumental Rooms, big, large and extra large with a listed corridor clad in limestone, tiles that have been meticulously restored by a specialist team, restored art deco lighting, original wall panelling and mosaic tiled floors. Each of the bedrooms retains the 1930’s timber panelling and stained glass windows, with prominent art deco sculptures. In the centre of larger rooms are specially designed pod bathrooms, clad with fabric and with freestanding copper bathtubs. Cecconi’s restaurant and Cowshed spa on the ground floor.   The Ground Floor of Soho House Amsterdam is open to the public, with Cecconi’s, a Cowshed spa, the Allis Bar and private hire rooms. Cecconi’s serves hand-made pasta, seafood, and dishes from Northern Italy, with a dining area that overlooks the canal, a comfortable lounge area with low seating, a locally-sourced wine tasting table and a large curved bar. The space has a glass retractable roof, with plants weaved into the ceiling, leather banquettes, vintage rugs, and specially made pendant lights, with the signature Cecconi’s marble striped floor in deep red.. Originating in Venice, Cecconi’s Amsterdam joins sister restaurants in London, New York, Miami, West Hollywood, Istanbul, Barcelona and Berlin. Cowshed, also on the ground floor and open to the public too, has six treatment rooms, two barber chairs and four treatment chairs offering a range of services and Cowshed products to take home. The space is decorated in soft greens, with painted wooden ceilings and floors and light linen fabrics. The Allis Bar is a lounge and bar serving light meals and cocktails, offering a slice of the House’s relaxed atmosphere to the public. The bar is open on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 2am, making it the perfect spot for both early aperitifs and late-night drinks.     There are three private hire spaces, which have art deco design, with bold patterned fabrics and wooden floors and each has a bar with removable furniture and the spaces can accommodate anywhere between 12 to 80 guests. These spaces can be hired separately, and two can be combined with the main Allis Bar area.     The Soho House Amsterdam art collection, curated by head of collections for Soho House Kate Bryan, is made up of works by local artists; showing a contemporary take on 15th and 16th century Dutch art. The collection acknowledges the history of Dutch art; a self-portrait wall in homage to Rembrandt and Van Gogh, two of the greatest self portraitists, works dealing with landscape that reference the great golden age of Dutch landscape oil painters, and a series of still life works in Cecconi’s.     The Bungehuis was built in the 1930s as a trading office, and since the 1970’s served as the humanities building for the University of Amsterdam. The six-story building is covered in limestone and granite, with bay windows on each side, and art deco details. The interior has original architectural features in bronze, stained glass, and birch timber as well as monumental glazed tiles.           Soho House Amsterdam Spuistraat 210, 1012 VT Amsterdam, Netherlands www.sohohouseamsterdam.com Soho House Amsterdam opened in the summer of 2018, in the Bungehuis building on the Spuistraat. The canal-side House has 79 bedrooms, a rooftop pool, a floor of club space and Cecconi's restaurant & Cowshed spa on the ground floor.     The rooftop has a swimming pool and bar overlooking the city, with a geometric-pattern tiled floor, sun loungers and parasols, and chairs and tables for eating and drinking. On the 5th Floor, the main members’ space overlooks the canal, with bold fabrics, antique furniture mixed with specially designed pieces, geometric rugs and a high-gloss black floor. The wall panelling is inspired by the listed detailing in the Bungehuis, with the original blue tiling, and a bar clad in fabric inspired by the Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ‘hidden church’ in the city. The space has comfortable seating and a big open fire, with the adjacent Library, which has its own bar and small workspace area. On the other side, House Kitchen serves food and drinks all day, with a big open kitchen and deli counter. The space is decorated in pinks and Hague blues, with banquette seating, lounge chairs and vintage tables and lamps. A rug runs down the centre of the room, with a tiled floor and timber detailing, and linen fabrics and plants, making the space feel light and open. Next door, is a DJ booth for performances and members’ events on evenings and weekends. The space has its own lounge and bar, with deep green cork flooring and acoustic soundproofing in the walls. On the 4th Floor, House Gym looks out over the canal with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, HIIT and yoga studios. The ceilings are painted in a high-gloss canal green, mirroring the view outside, and reflecting the resin cross pattern, the Amsterdam city symbol. The changing rooms feature terrazzo flooring, with marble mosaic showers and steam and sauna rooms. The Screening Room on the same floor has velvet armchairs, footstalls and vintage lamps on individual side tables. A small pre-screening bar has high gloss lacquered and velvet clad walls, mirrored tables, dark fabric sofas and armchairs, and a ribbed timber bar serving drinks and snacks.     The 79 bedrooms are across floors 1-3, ranging in size from Tiny to Extra-Large. Each of the rooms has antique pieces mixed with specially designed furniture and rugs. The bed throws and fabrics are inspired by the original windows in the grand Bungehuis staircase, with tables, poufs and sofas designed by Soho House. The first floor bedrooms are mostly Monumental Rooms, big, large and extra large with a listed corridor clad in limestone, tiles that have been meticulously restored by a specialist team, restored art deco lighting, original wall panelling and mosaic tiled floors. Each of the bedrooms retains the 1930’s timber panelling and stained glass windows, with prominent art deco sculptures. In the centre of larger rooms are specially designed pod bathrooms, clad with fabric and with freestanding copper bathtubs. Cecconi’s restaurant and Cowshed spa on the ground floor.   The Ground Floor of Soho House Amsterdam is open to the public, with Cecconi’s, a Cowshed spa, the Allis Bar and private hire rooms. Cecconi’s serves hand-made pasta, seafood, and dishes from Northern Italy, with a dining area that overlooks the canal, a comfortable lounge area with low seating, a locally-sourced wine tasting table and a large curved bar. The space has a glass retractable roof, with plants weaved into the ceiling, leather banquettes, vintage rugs, and specially made pendant lights, with the signature Cecconi’s marble striped floor in deep red.. Originating in Venice, Cecconi’s Amsterdam joins sister restaurants in London, New York, Miami, West Hollywood, Istanbul, Barcelona and Berlin. Cowshed, also on the ground floor and open to the public too, has six treatment rooms, two barber chairs and four treatment chairs offering a range of services and Cowshed products to take home. The space is decorated in soft greens, with painted wooden ceilings and floors and light linen fabrics. The Allis Bar is a lounge and bar serving light meals and cocktails, offering a slice of the House’s relaxed atmosphere to the public. The bar is open on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 2am, making it the perfect spot for both early aperitifs and late-night drinks.     There are three private hire spaces, which have art deco design, with bold patterned fabrics and wooden floors and each has a bar with removable furniture and the spaces can accommodate anywhere between 12 to 80 guests. These spaces can be hired separately, and two can be combined with the main Allis Bar area.     The Soho House Amsterdam art collection, curated by head of collections for Soho House Kate Bryan, is made up of works by local artists; showing a contemporary take on 15th and 16th century Dutch art. The collection acknowledges the history of Dutch art; a self-portrait wall in homage to Rembrandt and Van Gogh, two of the greatest self portraitists, works dealing with landscape that reference the great golden age of Dutch landscape oil painters, and a series of still life works in Cecconi’s.     The Bungehuis was built in the 1930s as a trading office, and since the 1970’s served as the humanities building for the University of Amsterdam. The six-story building is covered in limestone and granite, with bay windows on each side, and art deco details. The interior has original architectural features in bronze, stained glass, and birch timber as well as monumental glazed tiles.           Soho House Amsterdam Spuistraat 210, 1012 VT Amsterdam, Netherlands www.sohohouseamsterdam.com

GCDS for Spring & Summer 2020
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GCDS for Spring & Summer 2020

Fashion K-Hawaiiis GCDS's modernized amalgamation of the word Kawaii (cute or adorable in Japanese) and Hawaii, one oft he most beautiful places in the world, a tropical paradise rich with history.   GCDS presents Summertime seduction, where Kawaiii scute and at the same time sexy.This futuristic take  on manga touches on the very concepts that formed the genre: a careful balance of suspense and humor, regulation versus fantasy, and idealized love featuring over-stylized and over-sexualizedheroines.     Kawaii is represented by iconic pop symbols from The Care Bears to Bello Kitty, with vibrant colors and alifused together byAnna Trevelyan's styling. The jux taposition of the block buster filmseries, JurassicWorld Hawaii) withKawaii: cute but deadly. The same goes for their eyewear, expertly crafted by The Marcolin Group. GCDS began itsp artnership with the leading worldwide eyewear company who exclusively created iconic sunglassses for the show.     Manga seeks to represent certain aspirations in a particular society, cultural evolutions we strive to achieve. Self-identity and forced standards are morphing us into hentai manga characters rather than somethingrealistic. Everything wesee onlin etoday--filtering, makeup, and contouring--is exactly what you get from a K-Hawaii manga aesthetic: a sugar-coated candy character. Social media's infinite scale and ubiquitous presence in daily life should lead us to seek the niche, and yet in some ways we become more homogenous, both culturally and aesthetically.   K-HAWAII represents this next evolution!   more on GCDS.com K-Hawaiiis GCDS's modernized amalgamation of the word Kawaii (cute or adorable in Japanese) and Hawaii, one oft he most beautiful places in the world, a tropical paradise rich with history.   GCDS presents Summertime seduction, where Kawaiii scute and at the same time sexy.This futuristic take  on manga touches on the very concepts that formed the genre: a careful balance of suspense and humor, regulation versus fantasy, and idealized love featuring over-stylized and over-sexualizedheroines.     Kawaii is represented by iconic pop symbols from The Care Bears to Bello Kitty, with vibrant colors and alifused together byAnna Trevelyan's styling. The jux taposition of the block buster filmseries, JurassicWorld Hawaii) withKawaii: cute but deadly. The same goes for their eyewear, expertly crafted by The Marcolin Group. GCDS began itsp artnership with the leading worldwide eyewear company who exclusively created iconic sunglassses for the show.     Manga seeks to represent certain aspirations in a particular society, cultural evolutions we strive to achieve. Self-identity and forced standards are morphing us into hentai manga characters rather than somethingrealistic. Everything wesee onlin etoday--filtering, makeup, and contouring--is exactly what you get from a K-Hawaii manga aesthetic: a sugar-coated candy character. Social media's infinite scale and ubiquitous presence in daily life should lead us to seek the niche, and yet in some ways we become more homogenous, both culturally and aesthetically.   K-HAWAII represents this next evolution!   more on GCDS.com

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SmithDavidson Gallery in Amsterdam exhibits with Zhuang Hong Yi
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SmithDavidson Gallery in Amsterdam exhibits with Zhuang Hong Yi

Art After Miami and Mexico City, SmithDavidson Gallery in Amsterdam presents a new solo exhibition of Zhuang Hong Yi from July 3rd until September 5th, 2020. The gallery celebrates 10 years of collaboration with the Chinese artist. The exhibition 'In Bloom' shows a colorful selection of floral landscapes and collage paintings with prominent use of origami rice paper.     Zhuang Hong Yi is currently one of the most celebrated international Chinese artists. He experiments with medium, technique, scale and above all with color. His work is sometimes bold and expressive, at other times delicate and impressionistic. The artist mostly works three dimensional and always layered with color and meaning. The optical illusions in his illuminating use of paint make the canvas shimmer like a rising sun, while the changing colors in the 'Flowerbed' series are reminiscent of the changing of the seasons.     All elements of nature appear in the intriguing and sculptural works of Zhuang Hong Yi combined with Eastern and Western influences. The flower motif, a significant image in Chinese culture, dominates his paintings. Utilizing hand-cut and folded pieces of painted rice paper, the works  represent traditional Chinese aesthetics.     Zhuang Hong Yi (Sichuan, 1962) started his artistic education at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing and finished at Minerva Art Academy in Groningen. Since 1992 he has lived and worked between the Netherlands and Beijing. The artist has exhibited in museums and galleries all over the world. In the Netherlands at Kunsthal Rotterdam (1999), Groninger Museum (2001 and 2007) and Museum de Zwarte Tulp in Lisse (2019). In 2013 his work was selected for the Venice Biennale.      Smith Davidson Gallery, founded in 1969 and with three locations in Amsterdam, Miami and Mexico City, has represented Zhuang Hong Yi for the past ten years. David Smith and Gabriëlle Davidson presented the artist at leading art fairs such as Art Miami, Expo Chicago, PAN Amsterdam, TEFAF Maastricht and Zona Maco in Mexico City. In 2021 a solo exhibition in Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in Saint Petersburg is planned. The autonomous work of Hong Yi is held in numerous esteemed public and private collections worldwide.     www.smith-davidson.com After Miami and Mexico City, SmithDavidson Gallery in Amsterdam presents a new solo exhibition of Zhuang Hong Yi from July 3rd until September 5th, 2020. The gallery celebrates 10 years of collaboration with the Chinese artist. The exhibition 'In Bloom' shows a colorful selection of floral landscapes and collage paintings with prominent use of origami rice paper.     Zhuang Hong Yi is currently one of the most celebrated international Chinese artists. He experiments with medium, technique, scale and above all with color. His work is sometimes bold and expressive, at other times delicate and impressionistic. The artist mostly works three dimensional and always layered with color and meaning. The optical illusions in his illuminating use of paint make the canvas shimmer like a rising sun, while the changing colors in the 'Flowerbed' series are reminiscent of the changing of the seasons.     All elements of nature appear in the intriguing and sculptural works of Zhuang Hong Yi combined with Eastern and Western influences. The flower motif, a significant image in Chinese culture, dominates his paintings. Utilizing hand-cut and folded pieces of painted rice paper, the works  represent traditional Chinese aesthetics.     Zhuang Hong Yi (Sichuan, 1962) started his artistic education at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing and finished at Minerva Art Academy in Groningen. Since 1992 he has lived and worked between the Netherlands and Beijing. The artist has exhibited in museums and galleries all over the world. In the Netherlands at Kunsthal Rotterdam (1999), Groninger Museum (2001 and 2007) and Museum de Zwarte Tulp in Lisse (2019). In 2013 his work was selected for the Venice Biennale.      Smith Davidson Gallery, founded in 1969 and with three locations in Amsterdam, Miami and Mexico City, has represented Zhuang Hong Yi for the past ten years. David Smith and Gabriëlle Davidson presented the artist at leading art fairs such as Art Miami, Expo Chicago, PAN Amsterdam, TEFAF Maastricht and Zona Maco in Mexico City. In 2021 a solo exhibition in Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in Saint Petersburg is planned. The autonomous work of Hong Yi is held in numerous esteemed public and private collections worldwide.     www.smith-davidson.com

Saint Laurent releases their new campaign starring Lenny Kravitz
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Saint Laurent releases their new campaign starring Lenny Kravitz

Men SAINT LAURENT for FALL WINTER 20   Art Direction: Anthony Vaccarello Director: David Sims Talent: Lenny Kravitz     #YSL #SaintLaurent #YvesSaintLaurent @anthonyvaccarello SAINT LAURENT for FALL WINTER 20   Art Direction: Anthony Vaccarello Director: David Sims Talent: Lenny Kravitz     #YSL #SaintLaurent #YvesSaintLaurent @anthonyvaccarello

Balmain x Mytheresa collaborate on a capsule collection
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Balmain x Mytheresa collaborate on a capsule collection

Fashion Luxury fashion online retailer Mytheresa and the historic Parisian fashion house of Balmain have collaborated on an exclusive men’s and women’s capsule collection, which will be available globally beginning June 24th, 2020.   For its second exclusive capsule collec on with Mytheresa, Balmain remains true to both the house’s impressive couture heritage and Creative Director Olivier Rousteing’s dis nctly modern outlook, with a 25-piece exclusive offering that ri s on the house’s signature bold silhouettes, favorite prints andiconic pieces. Many of the 20 womenswear styles play with a perfect-for-summer yellow version of the house’s familiar oversized houndstooth pa ern—with the distincive design decora ng swimsuits as well as a wrap skirt, dress, long cardigan and cropped top and jacket. Complimentary gold and yellow tones are found in many of the collec on’s other o erings. The skilled tailoring of the house’s atelier is evident, with Balmain’s con dence-boosting the helping to make dresses and jumpsuits stand out. The 5 menswear styles also look to familiar codes of the house, including the signature tailored double-breasted jacket that Rousteing has incorporated as part of his daily fashion uniform. The Balmain logo and distinctive monogram decorate men’s long-sleeved tees, shirts, baseball jackets and espadrilles.   “It’s easy to recognize that this is a Balmain o ering‘’, Olivier Rousteing explains: “You can quicklyspot many of the familiar codes of the house, with each given a light and sensual twist for the warmer summer days and nights that lie ahead. There's my favorite pied-de-poule (houndstooth) pa ern, our signature bu ons and an eye-catching reliance on golden tones—but I’d say that what truly makes this a Balmain capsule is the a tude that runs through the en re selec on. While my team and I worked on this exclusive capsule for Mytheresa, I thought about the Balmain Army—and I made sure that this collec on would o er them the type of choices that they would want to be packing into their weekend bags.‘’     The ‘Balmain x Mytheresa’ capsule will be available globally on Mytheresa from June 24th within adedicated editorial campaign directed by Mytheresa Global Creative Director Julian Paul and shot by Jana Gerberding in Berlin featuring models Jessie Bloemendaal, Michelle van Bijnen, and Malcolm Kelechi. Luxury fashion online retailer Mytheresa and the historic Parisian fashion house of Balmain have collaborated on an exclusive men’s and women’s capsule collection, which will be available globally beginning June 24th, 2020.   For its second exclusive capsule collec on with Mytheresa, Balmain remains true to both the house’s impressive couture heritage and Creative Director Olivier Rousteing’s dis nctly modern outlook, with a 25-piece exclusive offering that ri s on the house’s signature bold silhouettes, favorite prints andiconic pieces. Many of the 20 womenswear styles play with a perfect-for-summer yellow version of the house’s familiar oversized houndstooth pa ern—with the distincive design decora ng swimsuits as well as a wrap skirt, dress, long cardigan and cropped top and jacket. Complimentary gold and yellow tones are found in many of the collec on’s other o erings. The skilled tailoring of the house’s atelier is evident, with Balmain’s con dence-boosting the helping to make dresses and jumpsuits stand out. The 5 menswear styles also look to familiar codes of the house, including the signature tailored double-breasted jacket that Rousteing has incorporated as part of his daily fashion uniform. The Balmain logo and distinctive monogram decorate men’s long-sleeved tees, shirts, baseball jackets and espadrilles.   “It’s easy to recognize that this is a Balmain o ering‘’, Olivier Rousteing explains: “You can quicklyspot many of the familiar codes of the house, with each given a light and sensual twist for the warmer summer days and nights that lie ahead. There's my favorite pied-de-poule (houndstooth) pa ern, our signature bu ons and an eye-catching reliance on golden tones—but I’d say that what truly makes this a Balmain capsule is the a tude that runs through the en re selec on. While my team and I worked on this exclusive capsule for Mytheresa, I thought about the Balmain Army—and I made sure that this collec on would o er them the type of choices that they would want to be packing into their weekend bags.‘’     The ‘Balmain x Mytheresa’ capsule will be available globally on Mytheresa from June 24th within adedicated editorial campaign directed by Mytheresa Global Creative Director Julian Paul and shot by Jana Gerberding in Berlin featuring models Jessie Bloemendaal, Michelle van Bijnen, and Malcolm Kelechi.

FENDI's California Sky Collection featuring Joshua Vides' vibrant graphics
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FENDI's California Sky Collection featuring Joshua Vides' vibrant graphics

Fashion FENDI brings a touch of dynamic, free spirited Californian vibe to its Prefall 2020 Collection designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi, through an exclusive collaboration with Los Angeles-based visual artist Joshua Vides, following last July’s Harrods FENDI CAFFE and Peekaboo Bar pop-up.     For FENDI’s Prefall 2020, Joshua Vides, one of the most interesting figures on the contemporary art scene who is known worldwide for his unique black & white marker style, gives his dizzyingly cool, cartoon-like treatment to a range of Women’s, Men’s and Kid’s Ready-to-Wear and Accessories pieces.   In keeping with his signature style, Joshua Vides worked a black & white color palette including his trademark marker style, peppered by sky blue and wisteria violet touches, to create charming 3D, tromp-l’oeil effects by mapping the seams and edges of a range of urban and resort styles.  He also reinterpreted a vibrant, whimsical floral allover motif and reworked the FENDI Stamps and the iconic FF logo, splashed over a degrade background inspired by the shades of the Roman sky, with cartoonish, graphic exuberance.       The eye-catching decorative motifs conceived by Joshua Vides give an artsy, audacious attitude to the Women’s designs, which combine urban staples and resort styles. Mainly focused on lightweight fabrications, the Collection spans from street-savvy nylon windbreakers, embossed cycling shorts, compact knits and printed denim pants to luxurious featherweight fur coats and cardigans, reversible padded blousons, perforated leather jackets, as well as a selection of elegant evening styles crafted from a textured cloqué jacquard fabric. For beach escapes, kaftans and poplin shirtdresses are shown next to beachwear and activewear for an energetic, dynamic vibe.    Joshua Vides’ marker style also gives a distinctive attitude to FENDI’s iconic accessories, from the Peekaboo and Baguetteiconic bags, shown in a super soft padded leather, and the new FENDI Roma shopper, to the signature Colibrìsling-backs and FF Fluid sock sneakers crafted from polished leather.      The same graphic extravaganza defines the Men’s selection, where tromp l’oeil effects, shaded details, flowers and revisited FF logo patterns give a twist to cotton jackets, satin blousons, embossed leather outerwear, sweatshirts, T-shirts, denim pants, cotton trousers, Bermuda pants, as well as accessories, including the iconic Baguette, a small travel case, a backpack, a fanny pack, small leather goods, sneakers, sandals and slides.      The Kids Collection completes the family offer featuring the Joshua Vides’ graphics, the black and white marker style and the revisited FF logo, to add a fun touch to children’s windbreakers, cotton shirts, shorts, hyper feminine dresses and accessories, such as slip-on sneakers, sandals and backpacks.     The Collection includes a new interpretation of bestseller FendiramaWomen’s Sunglasses, featuring a silver metal frame and a graphic interpretation of the FENDI Stamps on the silver mirror lenses, as well as the new Men’s Botanical Fendi Sunglasses, an extra-light white shield with the iconic reinterpreted FF logo mirrored all over the grey lens.      Explore more on Fendi.com FENDI brings a touch of dynamic, free spirited Californian vibe to its Prefall 2020 Collection designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi, through an exclusive collaboration with Los Angeles-based visual artist Joshua Vides, following last July’s Harrods FENDI CAFFE and Peekaboo Bar pop-up.     For FENDI’s Prefall 2020, Joshua Vides, one of the most interesting figures on the contemporary art scene who is known worldwide for his unique black & white marker style, gives his dizzyingly cool, cartoon-like treatment to a range of Women’s, Men’s and Kid’s Ready-to-Wear and Accessories pieces.   In keeping with his signature style, Joshua Vides worked a black & white color palette including his trademark marker style, peppered by sky blue and wisteria violet touches, to create charming 3D, tromp-l’oeil effects by mapping the seams and edges of a range of urban and resort styles.  He also reinterpreted a vibrant, whimsical floral allover motif and reworked the FENDI Stamps and the iconic FF logo, splashed over a degrade background inspired by the shades of the Roman sky, with cartoonish, graphic exuberance.       The eye-catching decorative motifs conceived by Joshua Vides give an artsy, audacious attitude to the Women’s designs, which combine urban staples and resort styles. Mainly focused on lightweight fabrications, the Collection spans from street-savvy nylon windbreakers, embossed cycling shorts, compact knits and printed denim pants to luxurious featherweight fur coats and cardigans, reversible padded blousons, perforated leather jackets, as well as a selection of elegant evening styles crafted from a textured cloqué jacquard fabric. For beach escapes, kaftans and poplin shirtdresses are shown next to beachwear and activewear for an energetic, dynamic vibe.    Joshua Vides’ marker style also gives a distinctive attitude to FENDI’s iconic accessories, from the Peekaboo and Baguetteiconic bags, shown in a super soft padded leather, and the new FENDI Roma shopper, to the signature Colibrìsling-backs and FF Fluid sock sneakers crafted from polished leather.      The same graphic extravaganza defines the Men’s selection, where tromp l’oeil effects, shaded details, flowers and revisited FF logo patterns give a twist to cotton jackets, satin blousons, embossed leather outerwear, sweatshirts, T-shirts, denim pants, cotton trousers, Bermuda pants, as well as accessories, including the iconic Baguette, a small travel case, a backpack, a fanny pack, small leather goods, sneakers, sandals and slides.      The Kids Collection completes the family offer featuring the Joshua Vides’ graphics, the black and white marker style and the revisited FF logo, to add a fun touch to children’s windbreakers, cotton shirts, shorts, hyper feminine dresses and accessories, such as slip-on sneakers, sandals and backpacks.     The Collection includes a new interpretation of bestseller FendiramaWomen’s Sunglasses, featuring a silver metal frame and a graphic interpretation of the FENDI Stamps on the silver mirror lenses, as well as the new Men’s Botanical Fendi Sunglasses, an extra-light white shield with the iconic reinterpreted FF logo mirrored all over the grey lens.      Explore more on Fendi.com

New Dutch travel brand NORTVI starts a revolution in the travel industry
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New Dutch travel brand NORTVI starts a revolution in the travel industry

Accessories   "Why is there not yet a suitcase brand that combines design and sustainability and is also fashionable?". Introducing NORTVI: a new premium travel brand that makes the most beautiful high-end travel products from eco-friendly materials. The brand proves that sustainable can also be beautiful with their eye-catching suitcase line that can be personalized during every trip. NORTVI is committed to a total renewal of the current old-fashioned suitcase industry where design and sustainability have never gone hand in hand before.     NORTVI COLLECTION:   Unique and Groundbreaking: The NORTVI series is characterized by an exciting and aesthetic design. The products are completely designed by hand and are made as much as possible from sustainable materials; the inside of the suitcase consists of 100% recycled PET bottles and the outside is made of 30% recycled polycarbonate. In addition, NORTVI is a trendsetter in the field of durability. All suitcases in the new line are made of the strongest materials and designed to last for a lifetime.                                           Innovative and Silent: The NORTVI suitcase ensures that a suitcase finally becomes really functional. The suitcase offers extra storage space and is available in two special versions: one with a front pocket so that you can quickly and effortlessly access your laptop and most important items at the airport without opening the whole suitcase and the variant without a front pocket; for whom it is sufficient to only take your essentials with you on a trip. All suitcases in the NORTVI line are equipped with the quietest whisper wheels that ensure that you drive almost silently on any surface.   “We want to set a completely new course in the suitcase industry. An industry characterized by old giants, high margins, dull designs and without an eye for sustainability. We are making a major change and show that a suitcase is a sustainable and fashionable extension of your outfit.”   Customizable and Fun: Each suitcase can be personalized with a special suitcase strap. This way you make your suitcase instantly recognizable and made to match your own outfit. NORTVI starts with a collection of nine different straps, each with a unique color palette and design. The range is expanded in collaboration with various Amsterdam designers so that the collection remains unique at all times.   It is NORTVI’s goals to change the world’s perception of travelling. Nowadays, many people have the means to travel but tend to underestimate the environmental consequences. They believe in a new reality where sustainable and durable travel luggage that respects the environment is the new norm. Yet, they value high quality and great design and see their suitcases as a stylish extension of your outfit. It is their duty to create travel luggage that is used for a lifetime and to use as many eco-friendly materials as possible. Join their movement!     Explore their products: https://nortvi.com   "Why is there not yet a suitcase brand that combines design and sustainability and is also fashionable?". Introducing NORTVI: a new premium travel brand that makes the most beautiful high-end travel products from eco-friendly materials. The brand proves that sustainable can also be beautiful with their eye-catching suitcase line that can be personalized during every trip. NORTVI is committed to a total renewal of the current old-fashioned suitcase industry where design and sustainability have never gone hand in hand before.     NORTVI COLLECTION:   Unique and Groundbreaking: The NORTVI series is characterized by an exciting and aesthetic design. The products are completely designed by hand and are made as much as possible from sustainable materials; the inside of the suitcase consists of 100% recycled PET bottles and the outside is made of 30% recycled polycarbonate. In addition, NORTVI is a trendsetter in the field of durability. All suitcases in the new line are made of the strongest materials and designed to last for a lifetime.                                           Innovative and Silent: The NORTVI suitcase ensures that a suitcase finally becomes really functional. The suitcase offers extra storage space and is available in two special versions: one with a front pocket so that you can quickly and effortlessly access your laptop and most important items at the airport without opening the whole suitcase and the variant without a front pocket; for whom it is sufficient to only take your essentials with you on a trip. All suitcases in the NORTVI line are equipped with the quietest whisper wheels that ensure that you drive almost silently on any surface.   “We want to set a completely new course in the suitcase industry. An industry characterized by old giants, high margins, dull designs and without an eye for sustainability. We are making a major change and show that a suitcase is a sustainable and fashionable extension of your outfit.”   Customizable and Fun: Each suitcase can be personalized with a special suitcase strap. This way you make your suitcase instantly recognizable and made to match your own outfit. NORTVI starts with a collection of nine different straps, each with a unique color palette and design. The range is expanded in collaboration with various Amsterdam designers so that the collection remains unique at all times.   It is NORTVI’s goals to change the world’s perception of travelling. Nowadays, many people have the means to travel but tend to underestimate the environmental consequences. They believe in a new reality where sustainable and durable travel luggage that respects the environment is the new norm. Yet, they value high quality and great design and see their suitcases as a stylish extension of your outfit. It is their duty to create travel luggage that is used for a lifetime and to use as many eco-friendly materials as possible. Join their movement!     Explore their products: https://nortvi.com

Serpenti through the eyes of Alexander Wang
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Serpenti through the eyes of Alexander Wang

Accessories In September 2019 the New York-based designer Alexander Wang reimagined Bvlgari's iconic Serpenti motif for an exclusive accessories capsule collection launched during New York Fashion Week and as a new chapter of the "Serpenti Through the Eyes of …"saga, a project which kicked off in 2017 and involved a range of international designers.      "Serpenti Through the Eyes of Alexander Wang" has been made famous by a pervasive theme of transformation keeping central more than ever the iconic sign of Bvlgari, the Snake. In 2020 Bvlgari is pleased to present the absolute protagonist of the Alexander Wang Serpenti capsule collection, the hero Belt Bag, in three new colours dedicated to spring - Baby Blue & Peach.     Always enriched with two snake closures, two detachable straps and a detachable handle, which can be worn around the waist, as a cross-body, over the shoulder or as a clutch, making it a piece that suggest creative styling possibilities.       A luxury item for a global consumer of all ages and that can be worn every day, transforming it according to different needs and outfits.     More on Bvlgari.com In September 2019 the New York-based designer Alexander Wang reimagined Bvlgari's iconic Serpenti motif for an exclusive accessories capsule collection launched during New York Fashion Week and as a new chapter of the "Serpenti Through the Eyes of …"saga, a project which kicked off in 2017 and involved a range of international designers.      "Serpenti Through the Eyes of Alexander Wang" has been made famous by a pervasive theme of transformation keeping central more than ever the iconic sign of Bvlgari, the Snake. In 2020 Bvlgari is pleased to present the absolute protagonist of the Alexander Wang Serpenti capsule collection, the hero Belt Bag, in three new colours dedicated to spring - Baby Blue & Peach.     Always enriched with two snake closures, two detachable straps and a detachable handle, which can be worn around the waist, as a cross-body, over the shoulder or as a clutch, making it a piece that suggest creative styling possibilities.       A luxury item for a global consumer of all ages and that can be worn every day, transforming it according to different needs and outfits.     More on Bvlgari.com

CHANEL releases the J12·20 digital campaign
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CHANEL releases the J12·20 digital campaign

Watches Tick follows tock, follows tick follows tock; CHANEL counts every decisive second and this year celebrates its 20-year anniversary of the timeless J12 watch with the new limited edition: J12∙20.   For its 20th anniversary, the J12∙20 reinterprets the iconic codes of the House in 20 symbols. Gabrielle, Camélia, Comète & N°5, every reference is alive and embodies the spirit of Gabrielle Chanel: her passion, her audacity, always in movement and ahead of her time. It’s all about seconds.     #J12Turns20 #ItsAllAboutSeconds #CHANELWatches Tick follows tock, follows tick follows tock; CHANEL counts every decisive second and this year celebrates its 20-year anniversary of the timeless J12 watch with the new limited edition: J12∙20.   For its 20th anniversary, the J12∙20 reinterprets the iconic codes of the House in 20 symbols. Gabrielle, Camélia, Comète & N°5, every reference is alive and embodies the spirit of Gabrielle Chanel: her passion, her audacity, always in movement and ahead of her time. It’s all about seconds.     #J12Turns20 #ItsAllAboutSeconds #CHANELWatches

Kenzo & Vans collaborate
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Kenzo & Vans collaborate

Accessories For Spring 2020, KENZO reprises its partnership with the iconic skate brand Vans with a new footwear collaboration. Vivid, all-over floral prints taken from the KENZO archives wrap legendary Vans Sk8-Hi, high-top sneaker, and the Old-Skool, low-top sneaker – the iconic silhoue e featuring the classics Vans Sidestripe. The styles come in three prints each, ranging in men’s and women’s sizing.     Expanding on the skate inspiration is a capsule of ready-to-wear pieces and accessories designed by Felipe Oliveira Baptista – his rst capsule collection for the Maison. Like the KENZO/Vans sneakers, archival floral prints are the thread of this dynamic, youthful wardrobe. Sharp cuts and unisex themes lend a sporty comfort to the pieces. The capsule includes 46 ready-to-wear pieces, including jersey items made with 100% organic co on – as well as a selection of bob hats, baseball caps, backpacks and bags.     Complementing the capsule is an exclusive lifestyle item created in collaboration with The Skateroom: a KENZO skateboard art edition. With a limited quantity of 150 pieces, the skateboard deck is available in selective KENZO stores globally and on KENZO.com. 100% of the pro ts from the KENZO skateboard art edition will be donated to a social skate project to empower at-risk youth in Jamaica.     In a raw reportage featuring images and videos, Ari Marcopoulos captures seven real skaters and friends in Los Angeles – Tre’Veon Ladson, Tyron Wa s, Vincent Nava, Omoye Brown, Surish Singh, David Branom and Rebecca L’Amore. Out ed in pieces from the capsule against the Californian backdrop, the campaign provides an intimate insight into their everyday lives.     The capsule will be available in KENZO stores globally and KENZO.com from June 17th, 2020. For Spring 2020, KENZO reprises its partnership with the iconic skate brand Vans with a new footwear collaboration. Vivid, all-over floral prints taken from the KENZO archives wrap legendary Vans Sk8-Hi, high-top sneaker, and the Old-Skool, low-top sneaker – the iconic silhoue e featuring the classics Vans Sidestripe. The styles come in three prints each, ranging in men’s and women’s sizing.     Expanding on the skate inspiration is a capsule of ready-to-wear pieces and accessories designed by Felipe Oliveira Baptista – his rst capsule collection for the Maison. Like the KENZO/Vans sneakers, archival floral prints are the thread of this dynamic, youthful wardrobe. Sharp cuts and unisex themes lend a sporty comfort to the pieces. The capsule includes 46 ready-to-wear pieces, including jersey items made with 100% organic co on – as well as a selection of bob hats, baseball caps, backpacks and bags.     Complementing the capsule is an exclusive lifestyle item created in collaboration with The Skateroom: a KENZO skateboard art edition. With a limited quantity of 150 pieces, the skateboard deck is available in selective KENZO stores globally and on KENZO.com. 100% of the pro ts from the KENZO skateboard art edition will be donated to a social skate project to empower at-risk youth in Jamaica.     In a raw reportage featuring images and videos, Ari Marcopoulos captures seven real skaters and friends in Los Angeles – Tre’Veon Ladson, Tyron Wa s, Vincent Nava, Omoye Brown, Surish Singh, David Branom and Rebecca L’Amore. Out ed in pieces from the capsule against the Californian backdrop, the campaign provides an intimate insight into their everyday lives.     The capsule will be available in KENZO stores globally and KENZO.com from June 17th, 2020.

The new Story Shoulder Bag by Alexander McQueen
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The new Story Shoulder Bag by Alexander McQueen

Accessories Following the launch of The Story bag in the Spring/Summer 2020 pre-collection, the women’s Spring/Summer 2020 season sees the continuation of this line with the introduction of The Story Shoulder Bag.     Seen on the Spring/Summer 2020 runway, this sleek shoulder bag takes its inspiration from its predecessor, The Story, featuring a slightly larger version of the house’s modern metal handle and a new weaved chain. With a rectangular shape and bespoke chain, The Story Shoulder Bag continues to de ne a new style for the house. A day to evening design, it can be worn over the shoulder, via the chain strap, or hand held – carried as a clutch – through the front metal handle with the chain passed through the leather loops either side and attached below the bag for a smooth nish.     The Shoulder Story has one main compartment, which features a leather card holder and a front zip pocket to ensure easy access to all your essentials. The Shoulder Story Bag is available in a variety of colours and textures. Finishing include the iconic leather knotted whipstitch, also seen in the WRTW collection, and the seasonal gold eyelets.     #McQueenStory alexandermcqueen.com Following the launch of The Story bag in the Spring/Summer 2020 pre-collection, the women’s Spring/Summer 2020 season sees the continuation of this line with the introduction of The Story Shoulder Bag.     Seen on the Spring/Summer 2020 runway, this sleek shoulder bag takes its inspiration from its predecessor, The Story, featuring a slightly larger version of the house’s modern metal handle and a new weaved chain. With a rectangular shape and bespoke chain, The Story Shoulder Bag continues to de ne a new style for the house. A day to evening design, it can be worn over the shoulder, via the chain strap, or hand held – carried as a clutch – through the front metal handle with the chain passed through the leather loops either side and attached below the bag for a smooth nish.     The Shoulder Story has one main compartment, which features a leather card holder and a front zip pocket to ensure easy access to all your essentials. The Shoulder Story Bag is available in a variety of colours and textures. Finishing include the iconic leather knotted whipstitch, also seen in the WRTW collection, and the seasonal gold eyelets.     #McQueenStory alexandermcqueen.com

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