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In conversation with Joan & Biel, founders of TWOJEYS
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In conversation with Joan & Biel, founders of TWOJEYS

Jewelry From the traditional to the digital, the jewelry empire has been  from its beginnings  a powerful and relevant sector, where the traditional and artisan methods have been the diferential point to determine the quality of the pieces of the high jewelry.   That’s how the founders behind Twojeys are: Joan and Biel, young, creative and ambitious with an inherent need to contribute something different, learning and improving themselves for years as influencers, have wanted to take a step further. Moved by passion, they decided to embark on this new adventure as entrepreneurs after a road trip along Route 66 from Las Vegas to Palm Springs to assist Coachella, with a notebook containing more than 100 product sketches and brand strategies. On July 29th 2019, Twojeys was launched. A brand of unisex jewelry, with which they wanted to demonstrate that quality, traditional heritage, an a ordable price and be sustainable, were not at all opposed to the conservation of Spain’s handcrafted jewelry, a fundamental part of TJ.     We had a great conversation with Joan & Biel about their brand and brand new collection.     What inspired the new SMILEY collection and what is the story behind the collection itself?   As a brand, We always have felt attached to the Urban Culture, from listening to 90s-2000 Hip Hip to Skating in our city since we were kids and so we wanted to put all our creativity and feelings in this special Collection. Creating a concept that goes far beyond product it's the most important thing for us, we wanted to give meaning to every piece of this collection by empowering all artists related to the urban culture, from skateboarding to singers, to any kind of artists out there with so much talent.   “Not happy Not sad” face represents balance in life, there is not a happy story without a bad chapter & we must enjoy the process. The Twojeys Happy/Sad Trademark magnet closing is our best piece so far.     What made you start your own jewellery brand and what experience inspired it?   We were about to go on a Road trip from Vegas to Palm Springs and we couldn’t find the type of jewelry that we were dreaming of. So in the middle of the desert, we realized that we had a good shot-creating what we love: creating jewels with a story behind.     Tell our readers about who you both are individually.   Biel 23 years old, born in Barcelona & Raised in A creative background: both parents graphic designers, Biel has always been a sports Lover & a good student. Have been working on social media for 5 years as a fashion influencer. In 2019 stopped his degree in economics at the University of Barcelona to follow his entrepreneurship soul and create Twojeys alongside his best friend Joan.   Joan 23 years old, born and raised in a little town near Barcelona, both parents entrepreneurs, since always, Joan loves to get involved in projects, mini DV films, analog photography, capturing raw moments with the homies, pizza and road trips. Spent 2 years studying in the USA and snowboarding every day, later on, joined an entrepreneurship program and ended up in San Francisco for a couple of months, then started to work on social media while going to college and finally quitting college and partnering with Biel to create the brand we always dreamed of.     How did the current crazy times influence your creativity and development of your newly launched brand?   We are feeling lucky. Seeing all the impotence other entrepreneurs are living to not be able to work or even leaving their projects. We have been very lucky we have grown x10 since we started. We have been able to focus and grow our team from 4 to 14 people, so we can focus more on the creative side and make sure everyone has a big impact on the brand, every day.   It’s always about finding amazing opportunities during bad times: we knew brands wouldn’t do any press trips or big social media campaigns during summer fearing the public opinion, so we decided to do a 1 monthly campaign (covid free) letting all our influencer friends live the Twojeys Experience in a Summer Villa, so we had all the attention and we could connect even more with our friends and brand supporters.     TWOJEYS is a unisex brand. What made you create a genderless brand?   The jewelry industry is very polarized, between a soft feminine universe and a heavy metal rock vibe. So we wanted to do something different and be the boyish brand that cool girls like to wear. It is a difficult job to target both markets but has been very successful and interested in a creative way. We are trying to keep improving our collections and designs so we can internationalize the brand and become something global.     What is your first experience with fashion? And what made you embark on a profession in this industry?   It made it a little easier for us to start this project since we are on both sides of the business and we have all the KNOW-HOW in terms of managing campaigns, how to treat all the influencers we work with, how to post, how to create the content, hiring talents, etc.     Tell us something about TWOJEYS that is not on your resume.   We have some crazy ideas for the future for our International expansion, from hiring new talents to making movies all around. This year the Twojeys Villa is going to be something else with lots of special guests. Twojeys might have the first touch on the Offline world by 2021 and ... we have some partnerships ready that we can't wait to show you!     Your new collection has a variety of cool necklaces, rings, earrings and more. Tell us more about the novelties and key pieces of your collection?   The Not Happy Not Sad Necklace is definitely a masterpiece in this collection, it was our first product design of the entire collection. The magnet gives a special feel and uniqueness, with two chain sizes & two different lengths for Him&Her.   The Cuban chain has a lot of power in this collection since it's an evolution of the hip-hop jewelry movement that began in the late '70s to mid-80s, so we wanted to use a chain that shared a similar story of the campaign.       Read more about them and check out their new collection: https://twojeys.com From the traditional to the digital, the jewelry empire has been  from its beginnings  a powerful and relevant sector, where the traditional and artisan methods have been the diferential point to determine the quality of the pieces of the high jewelry.   That’s how the founders behind Twojeys are: Joan and Biel, young, creative and ambitious with an inherent need to contribute something different, learning and improving themselves for years as influencers, have wanted to take a step further. Moved by passion, they decided to embark on this new adventure as entrepreneurs after a road trip along Route 66 from Las Vegas to Palm Springs to assist Coachella, with a notebook containing more than 100 product sketches and brand strategies. On July 29th 2019, Twojeys was launched. A brand of unisex jewelry, with which they wanted to demonstrate that quality, traditional heritage, an a ordable price and be sustainable, were not at all opposed to the conservation of Spain’s handcrafted jewelry, a fundamental part of TJ.     We had a great conversation with Joan & Biel about their brand and brand new collection.     What inspired the new SMILEY collection and what is the story behind the collection itself?   As a brand, We always have felt attached to the Urban Culture, from listening to 90s-2000 Hip Hip to Skating in our city since we were kids and so we wanted to put all our creativity and feelings in this special Collection. Creating a concept that goes far beyond product it's the most important thing for us, we wanted to give meaning to every piece of this collection by empowering all artists related to the urban culture, from skateboarding to singers, to any kind of artists out there with so much talent.   “Not happy Not sad” face represents balance in life, there is not a happy story without a bad chapter & we must enjoy the process. The Twojeys Happy/Sad Trademark magnet closing is our best piece so far.     What made you start your own jewellery brand and what experience inspired it?   We were about to go on a Road trip from Vegas to Palm Springs and we couldn’t find the type of jewelry that we were dreaming of. So in the middle of the desert, we realized that we had a good shot-creating what we love: creating jewels with a story behind.     Tell our readers about who you both are individually.   Biel 23 years old, born in Barcelona & Raised in A creative background: both parents graphic designers, Biel has always been a sports Lover & a good student. Have been working on social media for 5 years as a fashion influencer. In 2019 stopped his degree in economics at the University of Barcelona to follow his entrepreneurship soul and create Twojeys alongside his best friend Joan.   Joan 23 years old, born and raised in a little town near Barcelona, both parents entrepreneurs, since always, Joan loves to get involved in projects, mini DV films, analog photography, capturing raw moments with the homies, pizza and road trips. Spent 2 years studying in the USA and snowboarding every day, later on, joined an entrepreneurship program and ended up in San Francisco for a couple of months, then started to work on social media while going to college and finally quitting college and partnering with Biel to create the brand we always dreamed of.     How did the current crazy times influence your creativity and development of your newly launched brand?   We are feeling lucky. Seeing all the impotence other entrepreneurs are living to not be able to work or even leaving their projects. We have been very lucky we have grown x10 since we started. We have been able to focus and grow our team from 4 to 14 people, so we can focus more on the creative side and make sure everyone has a big impact on the brand, every day.   It’s always about finding amazing opportunities during bad times: we knew brands wouldn’t do any press trips or big social media campaigns during summer fearing the public opinion, so we decided to do a 1 monthly campaign (covid free) letting all our influencer friends live the Twojeys Experience in a Summer Villa, so we had all the attention and we could connect even more with our friends and brand supporters.     TWOJEYS is a unisex brand. What made you create a genderless brand?   The jewelry industry is very polarized, between a soft feminine universe and a heavy metal rock vibe. So we wanted to do something different and be the boyish brand that cool girls like to wear. It is a difficult job to target both markets but has been very successful and interested in a creative way. We are trying to keep improving our collections and designs so we can internationalize the brand and become something global.     What is your first experience with fashion? And what made you embark on a profession in this industry?   It made it a little easier for us to start this project since we are on both sides of the business and we have all the KNOW-HOW in terms of managing campaigns, how to treat all the influencers we work with, how to post, how to create the content, hiring talents, etc.     Tell us something about TWOJEYS that is not on your resume.   We have some crazy ideas for the future for our International expansion, from hiring new talents to making movies all around. This year the Twojeys Villa is going to be something else with lots of special guests. Twojeys might have the first touch on the Offline world by 2021 and ... we have some partnerships ready that we can't wait to show you!     Your new collection has a variety of cool necklaces, rings, earrings and more. Tell us more about the novelties and key pieces of your collection?   The Not Happy Not Sad Necklace is definitely a masterpiece in this collection, it was our first product design of the entire collection. The magnet gives a special feel and uniqueness, with two chain sizes & two different lengths for Him&Her.   The Cuban chain has a lot of power in this collection since it's an evolution of the hip-hop jewelry movement that began in the late '70s to mid-80s, so we wanted to use a chain that shared a similar story of the campaign.       Read more about them and check out their new collection: https://twojeys.com

Brand new: Bvlgari High-Jewelry Serpenti Watches
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Brand new: Bvlgari High-Jewelry Serpenti Watches

Jewelry This year, the Roman jeweler follows the enchantment of the rainbow, letting its good-luck-charm spirit slide its way into countless fresh elds of expression and play withevery imaginable combination in the chromatic palette.     The new Rainbow and Colour Wave Serpenti watches embodies the glamour and panache of Italian Extravagance, brought to life in vibrant colour. In a collection that could only come from the Roman Jeweller of Time, Bvlgari dresses up its most iconic design, Serpenti, in brilliant gems. The result? The Maison’s high-jewellery watchesare infused with exquisite preciousness, as Bvlgari takes up the mantle as the Master of Coloured Gemstones, for which the brand is internationally renowned. Bvlgari has always loved colour, and coloured gemstones in particular, believing them to have aunique power to bring joy. Now, it applies its artistry with coloured gems to high-jewellery watches, reinventing signature styles in a riot of rainbow-coloured gems, and akaleidoscope of cuts and sizes. The new collection represents the pinnacle of Bvlgari watchmaking and jewellery-making expertise, colliding with audacious Bvlgari style.     Beyond the multi-coloured creations that capture all of Sir Isaac Newton’s hues, dégradétone-on-tone models add re nement with a chic approach that feels both modern andtimeless. This year, the Roman jeweler follows the enchantment of the rainbow, letting its good-luck-charm spirit slide its way into countless fresh elds of expression and play withevery imaginable combination in the chromatic palette.     The new Rainbow and Colour Wave Serpenti watches embodies the glamour and panache of Italian Extravagance, brought to life in vibrant colour. In a collection that could only come from the Roman Jeweller of Time, Bvlgari dresses up its most iconic design, Serpenti, in brilliant gems. The result? The Maison’s high-jewellery watchesare infused with exquisite preciousness, as Bvlgari takes up the mantle as the Master of Coloured Gemstones, for which the brand is internationally renowned. Bvlgari has always loved colour, and coloured gemstones in particular, believing them to have aunique power to bring joy. Now, it applies its artistry with coloured gems to high-jewellery watches, reinventing signature styles in a riot of rainbow-coloured gems, and akaleidoscope of cuts and sizes. The new collection represents the pinnacle of Bvlgari watchmaking and jewellery-making expertise, colliding with audacious Bvlgari style.     Beyond the multi-coloured creations that capture all of Sir Isaac Newton’s hues, dégradétone-on-tone models add re nement with a chic approach that feels both modern andtimeless.

BALENCIAGA PRESENTS AFTERWORLD / THE AGE OF TOMORROW
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BALENCIAGA PRESENTS AFTERWORLD / THE AGE OF TOMORROW

Fashion On December 6th, 2020, at 2pm, the Balenciaga Fall 21 collection is presented in Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow, an innovative, record-breaking video game designed especially for this season. The game and the collection imagine a near future by creating an allegorical adventure set in 2031.     Afterworld is accessible and shareable from any device, using the most advanced technology available for game hosting. It sets a record for the largest volumetric video project ever undertaken. The game’s environments and characters are designed using cutting edgephotogrammetry, creating an in-depth look at the new collection and the projected future in which it is intended to be worn. A theme of Balenciaga Fall 21 is human destiny, as seen by an interactive, gamified journey. A hero avatar advances throughout distinct zones, motivated by tasks and interactions. The narrative of Afterworld is anchored to mythological pasts and projected futures with timeless archetypes and speculative imagery. The world may appear to be decaying at first, but it is far from a dystopian view, showing instead the slow return to a healthier balance of nature and industry.     Players can eventually transcend Afterworld by beating the game. The reward is a real-life breathing exercise set in a virtual utopia. In the end, the hero has finallybecome (as it is referred to in Hero’s Journey analysis) a Master of Two Worlds. On December 6th, 2020, at 2pm, the Balenciaga Fall 21 collection is presented in Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow, an innovative, record-breaking video game designed especially for this season. The game and the collection imagine a near future by creating an allegorical adventure set in 2031.     Afterworld is accessible and shareable from any device, using the most advanced technology available for game hosting. It sets a record for the largest volumetric video project ever undertaken. The game’s environments and characters are designed using cutting edgephotogrammetry, creating an in-depth look at the new collection and the projected future in which it is intended to be worn. A theme of Balenciaga Fall 21 is human destiny, as seen by an interactive, gamified journey. A hero avatar advances throughout distinct zones, motivated by tasks and interactions. The narrative of Afterworld is anchored to mythological pasts and projected futures with timeless archetypes and speculative imagery. The world may appear to be decaying at first, but it is far from a dystopian view, showing instead the slow return to a healthier balance of nature and industry.     Players can eventually transcend Afterworld by beating the game. The reward is a real-life breathing exercise set in a virtual utopia. In the end, the hero has finallybecome (as it is referred to in Hero’s Journey analysis) a Master of Two Worlds.

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Celebrating Christmas with Christian Louboutin
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Celebrating Christmas with Christian Louboutin

Accessories DISCOVER IN EXCLUSIVITY THE  IMAGES OF THE CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN'S CAMPAIGN FOR CHRISTMAS! DISCOVER IN EXCLUSIVITY THE  IMAGES OF THE CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN'S CAMPAIGN FOR CHRISTMAS!

Introducing VEERT
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Introducing VEERT

Lifestyle Julia Lang, Tanzanian-German branding and marketing specialist and serial entrepreneur, is launching curated collections of jewelry, home fragrance products, homegoods, and more under her new label -- VEERT. In an unprecedented period of gender upheaval, VEERT breaks with the traditional expectations of men’s and women’s categories to create products outside of traditional gendered categories and aesthetics. By removing the concept of gender, Lang creates a space in between and brings a fresh new edge with her curated collections. VEERT (@itsveert) will be launching on November 9th at itsveert.com.     "In a time when we’re being separated and isolated from each other, hope and inclusivity is needed now more than ever. We don't just want to give birth to another product.  We want to be the catalyst of empowerment, healing energy, and unity. Traditional gender separation won't exist within our products and collections. We truly believe that VEERT is meant to bring us all together. All ages, ethnicities, geographic areas, and gender identities all tied together by an undeniable longing for tastefulness and positive self-expression.”-- Julia Lang, Founder of VEERT.     Unisex jewelry collection of gold vermeil pieces inspired from a deep desire to combine elevated aesthetics with global influences, centered around healing, hope, and positive energy. Lang infused the 18 karat gold plated pieces with powerful healing stones, such as green onyx and malachite. Green onyx is associated with the heart chakra, as well as malachite that clears and activates the chakras. Both stones are an important protection stone. Malachite absorbs negative energies, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. The green onyx is the symbol of restfulness and purity. It helps you to move forward from all kind of sorrow, grief and depression. It improves your self-confidence. This green soothing stone has the power to relief worries, tension, stress and fears. Green Onyx is related with love, affection, and friendship. The first VEERT jewelry collection will include a VEERT malachite + green onyx signature ring, green onyx heart pearl earrings, green onyx pearl necklace and a green onyx pendant, which have already been coveted by singer Miguel, rapper NAS and others. The collection is priced from $129 - $395. Selected pieces can also be made in solid 24k gold with pricing upon request.     With the first collection of jewelry, VEERT will also be launching its first signature scent (a blend of Ambre, Bamboo, Tuberose, Pink Sugar), “SERENGETI”, with a Liquid Soap and Candle. SERENGETI Liquid Soap and Candle were carefully created with sustainability and an elevated, immersive experience in mind. The VEERT Candle is made with innovative clean-burning, food-grade-certified coconut oil, one of the first products to market with this sustainable wax alternative that’s designed to burn true, releasing natural perfume without distortion, without ever collecting soot. The brand’s Liquid Hand Soap was developed for a rejuvenating, yet novel feel, using the cleanest ingredients possible to not only leave hands feeling clean and soft, but pure and protected.     The VEERT home fragrance collection features a Baldessari inspired three-dot design on the packaging to signify sustainability. VEERT has officially partnered with 1% For the Planet, committing 1% of yearly gross sales to the certified charity that helps our world. The brand is committed to working only with FSC certified vendors and using 85% post-consumer waste boxes and 100% recyclable paper for its packaging.     Featured in outlets like Vogue, Hypebeast’s “Business of Hype” podcast, i-D and many more, Lang has a history of working with legendary figures in fashion, entertainment, music, art, and sports, smartly molding brand identities, opening doors, curating images, and helping clients monetize their marketing investments. Adding brand founder to her ever-growing job description, Julia Lang is launching the VEERT brand as a platform to tell her own stories, express her creative vision, and bring a distinctive, multisensory lifestyle to life with premium products across various categories. VEERT, a play on the French word “vert” (a translation of the color “green”), reflects Lang’s personal connection with the color and what it’s inspired for her. Green has longtime been the color that makes her feel the strongest, the most beautiful, the most vibrant -- an experience she wants to share with everyone who touches her brand. Julia Lang, Tanzanian-German branding and marketing specialist and serial entrepreneur, is launching curated collections of jewelry, home fragrance products, homegoods, and more under her new label -- VEERT. In an unprecedented period of gender upheaval, VEERT breaks with the traditional expectations of men’s and women’s categories to create products outside of traditional gendered categories and aesthetics. By removing the concept of gender, Lang creates a space in between and brings a fresh new edge with her curated collections. VEERT (@itsveert) will be launching on November 9th at itsveert.com.     "In a time when we’re being separated and isolated from each other, hope and inclusivity is needed now more than ever. We don't just want to give birth to another product.  We want to be the catalyst of empowerment, healing energy, and unity. Traditional gender separation won't exist within our products and collections. We truly believe that VEERT is meant to bring us all together. All ages, ethnicities, geographic areas, and gender identities all tied together by an undeniable longing for tastefulness and positive self-expression.”-- Julia Lang, Founder of VEERT.     Unisex jewelry collection of gold vermeil pieces inspired from a deep desire to combine elevated aesthetics with global influences, centered around healing, hope, and positive energy. Lang infused the 18 karat gold plated pieces with powerful healing stones, such as green onyx and malachite. Green onyx is associated with the heart chakra, as well as malachite that clears and activates the chakras. Both stones are an important protection stone. Malachite absorbs negative energies, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. The green onyx is the symbol of restfulness and purity. It helps you to move forward from all kind of sorrow, grief and depression. It improves your self-confidence. This green soothing stone has the power to relief worries, tension, stress and fears. Green Onyx is related with love, affection, and friendship. The first VEERT jewelry collection will include a VEERT malachite + green onyx signature ring, green onyx heart pearl earrings, green onyx pearl necklace and a green onyx pendant, which have already been coveted by singer Miguel, rapper NAS and others. The collection is priced from $129 - $395. Selected pieces can also be made in solid 24k gold with pricing upon request.     With the first collection of jewelry, VEERT will also be launching its first signature scent (a blend of Ambre, Bamboo, Tuberose, Pink Sugar), “SERENGETI”, with a Liquid Soap and Candle. SERENGETI Liquid Soap and Candle were carefully created with sustainability and an elevated, immersive experience in mind. The VEERT Candle is made with innovative clean-burning, food-grade-certified coconut oil, one of the first products to market with this sustainable wax alternative that’s designed to burn true, releasing natural perfume without distortion, without ever collecting soot. The brand’s Liquid Hand Soap was developed for a rejuvenating, yet novel feel, using the cleanest ingredients possible to not only leave hands feeling clean and soft, but pure and protected.     The VEERT home fragrance collection features a Baldessari inspired three-dot design on the packaging to signify sustainability. VEERT has officially partnered with 1% For the Planet, committing 1% of yearly gross sales to the certified charity that helps our world. The brand is committed to working only with FSC certified vendors and using 85% post-consumer waste boxes and 100% recyclable paper for its packaging.     Featured in outlets like Vogue, Hypebeast’s “Business of Hype” podcast, i-D and many more, Lang has a history of working with legendary figures in fashion, entertainment, music, art, and sports, smartly molding brand identities, opening doors, curating images, and helping clients monetize their marketing investments. Adding brand founder to her ever-growing job description, Julia Lang is launching the VEERT brand as a platform to tell her own stories, express her creative vision, and bring a distinctive, multisensory lifestyle to life with premium products across various categories. VEERT, a play on the French word “vert” (a translation of the color “green”), reflects Lang’s personal connection with the color and what it’s inspired for her. Green has longtime been the color that makes her feel the strongest, the most beautiful, the most vibrant -- an experience she wants to share with everyone who touches her brand.

C.P. COMPANY x KIKO KOSTADINOV
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C.P. COMPANY x KIKO KOSTADINOV

Fashion For FW020 C.P. Company allies with the London-based designer Kiko Kostadinov to launch an exclusive limited-edition jacket.     How does one reimagine materials, silhouettes, and the ideas of those around them enough to reflect something that feels even more true than the starting point? The Sinesis jacket introduces a modular garment that builds on the rich fifty-year heritage of C.P. Company coupled with the forward-thinking design ethos inherent to Kiko Kostadinov.     Taking its initial inspiration from the contemporary motorcycle jacket silhouette, the Sinesis jacket then incorporates a traditional foldable fishtail, which channels the dress codes of the English Mods. The piece is further tweaked with the addition of sleeve articulation, shoulder blade action pleats with crossing darts, a removable neck gaiter, and three-stage velcro adjustable cuffs. Three pockets – elasticated, zipped, hidden and oversized – on each side of the body provide balance to the front of the garment while hinting at the form of the back neck embroidery, which also appears on the interior woven labels unique to this piece. As a final signifier of this reimagined garment, the C.P. Company lens detail has been moved from its traditional location on the sleeve, to the wearer's left chest striking a visual balance between the lens and the triple neck snap closure.          If form guides the ambitions of this garment, the materiality grounds us with the foundational structure for its realization. Utilizing C.P. Company's proprietary CO-TED fabric with its distinctive two-tiered construction, the jacket further adds a combination of taslanised and monofilament nylons with water-resistant internal coatings. This treatment impedes the garment dyeing process, preventing pigment from penetrating one side of the material to produce a varied and unique resist-dye effect. Produced exclusively in Signal Green, the Sinesis jacket takes its color cue from the space between workwear and military hues. Occupying the color space between the two, this Signal Green completes the exercise in balance that the Sinesis jacket represents.     The Sinesis jacket will be available on 28 November 2020 and will be available in extremely limited quantities on the C.P. Company, DSML and Kiko Kostadinov webshops.  For FW020 C.P. Company allies with the London-based designer Kiko Kostadinov to launch an exclusive limited-edition jacket.     How does one reimagine materials, silhouettes, and the ideas of those around them enough to reflect something that feels even more true than the starting point? The Sinesis jacket introduces a modular garment that builds on the rich fifty-year heritage of C.P. Company coupled with the forward-thinking design ethos inherent to Kiko Kostadinov.     Taking its initial inspiration from the contemporary motorcycle jacket silhouette, the Sinesis jacket then incorporates a traditional foldable fishtail, which channels the dress codes of the English Mods. The piece is further tweaked with the addition of sleeve articulation, shoulder blade action pleats with crossing darts, a removable neck gaiter, and three-stage velcro adjustable cuffs. Three pockets – elasticated, zipped, hidden and oversized – on each side of the body provide balance to the front of the garment while hinting at the form of the back neck embroidery, which also appears on the interior woven labels unique to this piece. As a final signifier of this reimagined garment, the C.P. Company lens detail has been moved from its traditional location on the sleeve, to the wearer's left chest striking a visual balance between the lens and the triple neck snap closure.          If form guides the ambitions of this garment, the materiality grounds us with the foundational structure for its realization. Utilizing C.P. Company's proprietary CO-TED fabric with its distinctive two-tiered construction, the jacket further adds a combination of taslanised and monofilament nylons with water-resistant internal coatings. This treatment impedes the garment dyeing process, preventing pigment from penetrating one side of the material to produce a varied and unique resist-dye effect. Produced exclusively in Signal Green, the Sinesis jacket takes its color cue from the space between workwear and military hues. Occupying the color space between the two, this Signal Green completes the exercise in balance that the Sinesis jacket represents.     The Sinesis jacket will be available on 28 November 2020 and will be available in extremely limited quantities on the C.P. Company, DSML and Kiko Kostadinov webshops. 

SAINT LAURENT RIVE DROITE LAUNCHES SAINT LAURENT HUNTER
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SAINT LAURENT RIVE DROITE LAUNCHES SAINT LAURENT HUNTER

Accessories Saint Laurent and Hunter present a new pair of boots that will be exclusively available at the Saint Laurent Rive Droite store. Anthony Vaccarello has created a limited edition design on a Hunter boot made of natural rubber. They combine Hunter’s 160 years of craftsmanship in footwear with the inspiration of Saint Laurent.     Saint Laurent x Hunter boot will be available in black with silver studs and straps.     saintlaurentrivedroite.com     @ysl #saintlaurentrivedroite @anthonyvaccarello Saint Laurent and Hunter present a new pair of boots that will be exclusively available at the Saint Laurent Rive Droite store. Anthony Vaccarello has created a limited edition design on a Hunter boot made of natural rubber. They combine Hunter’s 160 years of craftsmanship in footwear with the inspiration of Saint Laurent.     Saint Laurent x Hunter boot will be available in black with silver studs and straps.     saintlaurentrivedroite.com     @ysl #saintlaurentrivedroite @anthonyvaccarello

LEVI’S  MODERN VINTAGE LOGO
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LEVI’S MODERN VINTAGE LOGO

Fashion A perfect balance of throwback cool and next level now.     Reinterpreting a typeface which is reminiscent of fonts used on ads from Levi’s® early years in the latter part of the 1800’s. Fast forward to 2020, the denim brand gives the logo a modern twist with a more refined and lighter serif.     The design sits front and center across relaxed fit sweaters and tees, but also on beanies and bags made from recycled plastics and bottles. For those seeking a more subtle look, the logo also features on tonal T-shirts and retro fit sweaters as chest hits.     With Winter leaning in, the Modern Vintage logo sweater combines perfectly with the new 551Z or High Loose Taper jeans, a true 90’s street style look.      The Modern Vintage collection is available from December on www.levis.com   @levis_nl #LiveInLevis A perfect balance of throwback cool and next level now.     Reinterpreting a typeface which is reminiscent of fonts used on ads from Levi’s® early years in the latter part of the 1800’s. Fast forward to 2020, the denim brand gives the logo a modern twist with a more refined and lighter serif.     The design sits front and center across relaxed fit sweaters and tees, but also on beanies and bags made from recycled plastics and bottles. For those seeking a more subtle look, the logo also features on tonal T-shirts and retro fit sweaters as chest hits.     With Winter leaning in, the Modern Vintage logo sweater combines perfectly with the new 551Z or High Loose Taper jeans, a true 90’s street style look.      The Modern Vintage collection is available from December on www.levis.com   @levis_nl #LiveInLevis

PRADA LINEA ROSSA FALL/WINTER 2020 CAMPAIGN FEATURING GUS KENWORTHY
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PRADA LINEA ROSSA FALL/WINTER 2020 CAMPAIGN FEATURING GUS KENWORTHY

Fashion Technologically innovative, streamlined, modern. Engineered for heightened function and the pursuit of perfection, Prada Linea Rossa is designed to help the wearer excel. First introduced in 1997, Prada were pioneers in the fashion world to launch the unique Linea Rossa fusion of style and high-performance sports.     The technical innovations inherent in mountain and skiwear has always been at the core of Linea Rossa: textile invention coupled with sleek silhouette, a fusion of body and fabric intended to perform under the most extreme circumstances. Pioneering, Linea Rossa For Fall/Winter 2020, the Prada Linea Rossa campaign features Gus Kenworthy, the champion British-American freestyle skier. Awarded the silver medal in Men’s slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi for the US, since 2019 Kenworthy represents his birth nation of Great Britain - winning his rst gold medal in the «Ski World Cup» in February 2020. Alongside his sporting achievements, Kenworthy has a notable career as an actor, appearing in season nine of the award-winning television series American Horror Story in 2019. Kenworthy is also an advocate for LGBT rights: he came out as gay in 2015 on the cover of ESPN Magazine as the rst actions-sports star to do so.     For the Fall/Winter collection, the emblematic Linea Rossa red line becomes a timeline, a visual tool to chart the milestones and achievements of each talent featured - tracing the events that shaped them into the gure they are today. Photographed by Vanina Sorrenti in a series of striking still and motion-image portraits, Kenworthy is simultaneously captured from multiple angles, a re ection of his multifaceted character and career, always underscored - literally - by the red line of Linea Rossa, representing his achievements and experiences.     For Fall/Winter 2020, the protection and performance of winter sports inspired Linea Rossa pieces designed for warmth and resistance against the harshest elements. The new innovative EXTREME-TEX, a triple-layer textile especially developed by Prada, is translated into zipped jackets and trousers, combined with lightweight graphene padding for thermal insulation. Multiple-weights of nylons, jerseys, techno-knit, EXTREME-TEX and EXTREME-TEX LIGHT enable layering - adaptive to different terrains and demands. High-impact sport and metropolitan life alike, Prada Linea Rossa is engineered to achieve.     The second stage of the Prada Linea Rossa F/W20 Campaign, featuring Gus Kenworthy, is unveiled starting November 20 , 2020.     Credits: Photographer: Vanina Sorrenti Creative Direction: Ferdinando Verderi     #PradaLineaRossa Technologically innovative, streamlined, modern. Engineered for heightened function and the pursuit of perfection, Prada Linea Rossa is designed to help the wearer excel. First introduced in 1997, Prada were pioneers in the fashion world to launch the unique Linea Rossa fusion of style and high-performance sports.     The technical innovations inherent in mountain and skiwear has always been at the core of Linea Rossa: textile invention coupled with sleek silhouette, a fusion of body and fabric intended to perform under the most extreme circumstances. Pioneering, Linea Rossa For Fall/Winter 2020, the Prada Linea Rossa campaign features Gus Kenworthy, the champion British-American freestyle skier. Awarded the silver medal in Men’s slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi for the US, since 2019 Kenworthy represents his birth nation of Great Britain - winning his rst gold medal in the «Ski World Cup» in February 2020. Alongside his sporting achievements, Kenworthy has a notable career as an actor, appearing in season nine of the award-winning television series American Horror Story in 2019. Kenworthy is also an advocate for LGBT rights: he came out as gay in 2015 on the cover of ESPN Magazine as the rst actions-sports star to do so.     For the Fall/Winter collection, the emblematic Linea Rossa red line becomes a timeline, a visual tool to chart the milestones and achievements of each talent featured - tracing the events that shaped them into the gure they are today. Photographed by Vanina Sorrenti in a series of striking still and motion-image portraits, Kenworthy is simultaneously captured from multiple angles, a re ection of his multifaceted character and career, always underscored - literally - by the red line of Linea Rossa, representing his achievements and experiences.     For Fall/Winter 2020, the protection and performance of winter sports inspired Linea Rossa pieces designed for warmth and resistance against the harshest elements. The new innovative EXTREME-TEX, a triple-layer textile especially developed by Prada, is translated into zipped jackets and trousers, combined with lightweight graphene padding for thermal insulation. Multiple-weights of nylons, jerseys, techno-knit, EXTREME-TEX and EXTREME-TEX LIGHT enable layering - adaptive to different terrains and demands. High-impact sport and metropolitan life alike, Prada Linea Rossa is engineered to achieve.     The second stage of the Prada Linea Rossa F/W20 Campaign, featuring Gus Kenworthy, is unveiled starting November 20 , 2020.     Credits: Photographer: Vanina Sorrenti Creative Direction: Ferdinando Verderi     #PradaLineaRossa

BALENCIAGA LAUNCHES NEW OBJECTS LINE
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BALENCIAGA LAUNCHES NEW OBJECTS LINE

Accessories Launching on November 20th, 2020, Balenciaga presents Objects: a category of items produced outside of the fashion collections. Objects are introduced individually throughout the year, each a special project on its own. They are designed to be timeless, from collectible treasures to items for everyday use, at home or on the move.     The first Balenciaga Object is a metal sculpture in the exact shape of a size 41 Track.2 sneaker. Part of a lineage of objects d’art that recontextualize everydayproducts, the palladium and brass sculpture is a cross between a bronzed baby shoe keepsake and a Dadaist Readymade, transforming the functional Balenciaga sneaker into an inflexible solid.     Referencing the original shoe’s particular place in popular culture and daily life,this metal version, weighing 2,5 kilograms, alludes to the definitive sentimental value and trophy status of designed goods. It is made in Italy with 16 cast brass pieces that are soldered and sealed, then coated with palladium.     The first Balenciaga Object is sold in a limited edition. Only 20 Track.2 sculptures will be available worldwide. Launching on November 20th, 2020, Balenciaga presents Objects: a category of items produced outside of the fashion collections. Objects are introduced individually throughout the year, each a special project on its own. They are designed to be timeless, from collectible treasures to items for everyday use, at home or on the move.     The first Balenciaga Object is a metal sculpture in the exact shape of a size 41 Track.2 sneaker. Part of a lineage of objects d’art that recontextualize everydayproducts, the palladium and brass sculpture is a cross between a bronzed baby shoe keepsake and a Dadaist Readymade, transforming the functional Balenciaga sneaker into an inflexible solid.     Referencing the original shoe’s particular place in popular culture and daily life,this metal version, weighing 2,5 kilograms, alludes to the definitive sentimental value and trophy status of designed goods. It is made in Italy with 16 cast brass pieces that are soldered and sealed, then coated with palladium.     The first Balenciaga Object is sold in a limited edition. Only 20 Track.2 sculptures will be available worldwide.

PRADA RELEASES THE NEW CLEO BAG
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PRADA RELEASES THE NEW CLEO BAG

Accessories An evolution of identity, a reinvention of heritage. Debuted in Prada ‘Multiple Views’ SS21 show and featured in the Spring/Summer 2021 Womenswear collection, the Cleo line of women’s accessories draws influence from archival Prada styles and traditional craft techniques, to create a synthesis of classicism and futurism. Reminders of a past here paradoxically project constantly forwards: their familiarity is a vehicle for proposing the new.     Precise, sleek and streamlined, each of the Cleo styles is formed over custom lasts, their striking modernist shapes created from time-honoured methodologies, underscoring Prada’s expertise in the creation of leather accessories since 1913. Silhouettes are inherently feminine, combining strength of construction with a purity and delicacy of line. A curved base is juxtaposed with softly sloping sides, intimately engineered to hug when worn against the body.     The surfaces of the Cleo are tactile, sensuous, brushed calfskin and lightweight spazzolato calf leather featuring the enamel Prada triangle logo. Offered as flap and top-opening styles, the Cleo is executed in an unexpected palette: timeless black and white, orchidea blush, and a signature Prada acqua.     Echoing the past as a tool to propose a future, the Cleo is emblematic of Prada’s approach, of history as a catalyst for innovation.     The Prada Cleo is available through Prada boutiques and the online flagship of prada.com     Discover more on prada.com An evolution of identity, a reinvention of heritage. Debuted in Prada ‘Multiple Views’ SS21 show and featured in the Spring/Summer 2021 Womenswear collection, the Cleo line of women’s accessories draws influence from archival Prada styles and traditional craft techniques, to create a synthesis of classicism and futurism. Reminders of a past here paradoxically project constantly forwards: their familiarity is a vehicle for proposing the new.     Precise, sleek and streamlined, each of the Cleo styles is formed over custom lasts, their striking modernist shapes created from time-honoured methodologies, underscoring Prada’s expertise in the creation of leather accessories since 1913. Silhouettes are inherently feminine, combining strength of construction with a purity and delicacy of line. A curved base is juxtaposed with softly sloping sides, intimately engineered to hug when worn against the body.     The surfaces of the Cleo are tactile, sensuous, brushed calfskin and lightweight spazzolato calf leather featuring the enamel Prada triangle logo. Offered as flap and top-opening styles, the Cleo is executed in an unexpected palette: timeless black and white, orchidea blush, and a signature Prada acqua.     Echoing the past as a tool to propose a future, the Cleo is emblematic of Prada’s approach, of history as a catalyst for innovation.     The Prada Cleo is available through Prada boutiques and the online flagship of prada.com     Discover more on prada.com

VERSACE LAUNCHED THE TRIGRECA SNEAKER
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VERSACE LAUNCHED THE TRIGRECA SNEAKER

Accessories Drop 1 of the brand’s new Trigreca sneaker was launched on October 1st. First seen on the Fall-Winter 2020 runway, the style steps up the already impressive Versace footwear edit. Encompassing iconic brand codes, the design is unmistakably Versace.      The Trigreca draws inspiration from the brand’s Greca pattern. A celebration of Versace’s Magna Graecia heritage, the symbol was first used in the Fall-Winter 1988 Collection. The Greca is a geometric pattern created from one, uninterrupted line. The motif was historically seen in many ancient Greek temples, representations of labyrinths, buildings and in pottery – especially from the Geometric period. Symbolizing infinity and unity, it reflects a recurring theme in Versace creations. The Greca pattern adorns three points of the Trigreca sneaker: the dimensional sole, the midsole and the decorative upper toe stripe.       The design’s cork "Greca Cushioning System" adds support and comfort, as well as providing chunky elevation. To celebrate the brand’s HQ location, Milan’s geographical coordinates are printed along the upper. There’s also a hidden 3D Medusa located in the sole – another iconic signature of the brand.        Black, white, green, blue and red versions of the sneaker will launch on October 1st, exclusively on Versace.com and in selected Versace boutiques. The brand will partner with e-commerce retail platform ssense.com on a wider launch with added colorways in November. Drop 1 of the brand’s new Trigreca sneaker was launched on October 1st. First seen on the Fall-Winter 2020 runway, the style steps up the already impressive Versace footwear edit. Encompassing iconic brand codes, the design is unmistakably Versace.      The Trigreca draws inspiration from the brand’s Greca pattern. A celebration of Versace’s Magna Graecia heritage, the symbol was first used in the Fall-Winter 1988 Collection. The Greca is a geometric pattern created from one, uninterrupted line. The motif was historically seen in many ancient Greek temples, representations of labyrinths, buildings and in pottery – especially from the Geometric period. Symbolizing infinity and unity, it reflects a recurring theme in Versace creations. The Greca pattern adorns three points of the Trigreca sneaker: the dimensional sole, the midsole and the decorative upper toe stripe.       The design’s cork "Greca Cushioning System" adds support and comfort, as well as providing chunky elevation. To celebrate the brand’s HQ location, Milan’s geographical coordinates are printed along the upper. There’s also a hidden 3D Medusa located in the sole – another iconic signature of the brand.        Black, white, green, blue and red versions of the sneaker will launch on October 1st, exclusively on Versace.com and in selected Versace boutiques. The brand will partner with e-commerce retail platform ssense.com on a wider launch with added colorways in November.

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