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For Fall & Winter 2020, Givenchy unveils Antigona soft bags for men
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For Fall & Winter 2020, Givenchy unveils Antigona soft bags for men

Accessories For Fall-Winter 2020, the House of Givenchy has adapted its new Antigona Soft bag especially for the Givenchy man.     Named for the heroine of Greek mythology who inspired the original, iconic Antigona, the Antigona Soft first appeared in the Pre-Fall 2020 women’s lookbook. Revisited in a men’s version, the maxi style debuted on the Fall-Winter 2020 runway in Paris, as a natural extension of this season’s mood.     At a glance, the family resemblance is clear. Like the classic Antigona, the Antigona Soft is based on rigorous geometry and purity of line, transposed into a suppler construction. Inspired by Givenchy’s dual signature, the new men’s bag blends the subtle sensuality found in the women’s style now enhanced with more generous, masculine proportions.     A directional statement among Givenchy leather accessories for men, the Antigona Soft is sophisticated yet versatile. Gliding seamlessly from everyday use to weekender or extended getaways, it comes in a large size (in black or sand beige) and a maxi size; in woven black, white and red leather; with the Givenchy chains print on wool; or in timeless black calf leather. Sleek, practical features include a removable shoulder strap for extra versatility, two spacious zipped compartments, and a zipped inner pocket. Two outer handles with turn-lock hardware add to its refined allure.     The Antigona Soft maxi bag for men will debut in Givenchy boutiques on September, 2020. Retail prices: from 2,290 euros (large). For Fall-Winter 2020, the House of Givenchy has adapted its new Antigona Soft bag especially for the Givenchy man.     Named for the heroine of Greek mythology who inspired the original, iconic Antigona, the Antigona Soft first appeared in the Pre-Fall 2020 women’s lookbook. Revisited in a men’s version, the maxi style debuted on the Fall-Winter 2020 runway in Paris, as a natural extension of this season’s mood.     At a glance, the family resemblance is clear. Like the classic Antigona, the Antigona Soft is based on rigorous geometry and purity of line, transposed into a suppler construction. Inspired by Givenchy’s dual signature, the new men’s bag blends the subtle sensuality found in the women’s style now enhanced with more generous, masculine proportions.     A directional statement among Givenchy leather accessories for men, the Antigona Soft is sophisticated yet versatile. Gliding seamlessly from everyday use to weekender or extended getaways, it comes in a large size (in black or sand beige) and a maxi size; in woven black, white and red leather; with the Givenchy chains print on wool; or in timeless black calf leather. Sleek, practical features include a removable shoulder strap for extra versatility, two spacious zipped compartments, and a zipped inner pocket. Two outer handles with turn-lock hardware add to its refined allure.     The Antigona Soft maxi bag for men will debut in Givenchy boutiques on September, 2020. Retail prices: from 2,290 euros (large).

GUCCI LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PLATFORMS TO UNIFY #GUCCICOMMUNITY OF VOICES FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET
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GUCCI LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PLATFORMS TO UNIFY #GUCCICOMMUNITY OF VOICES FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET

Fashion Earlier this week Gucci launched a new Instagram profile at Instagram.com/GucciEquilibrium and refreshed its Equilibrium website (equilibrium.gucci.com) to underline the House’s ongoing commitment to generate positive change for people and planet. Alongside initiatives supporting lasting social impact and environmental stewardship, Gucci’s 2019 Environmental Profit and Loss (EP&L) results were also published today revealing a substantial reduction (-21%) for its total environmental impacts year-over-year.     Gucci Equilibrium: The next-generation of Gucci Equilibrium, originally launched in 2018, aims to inspire and unify a community of voices to join the conversations around topics that are increasingly critical in today’s world. Paving a new path from Gucci’s other digital content channels, Gucci Equilibrium’s Instagram and website speaks to a curious, conscious and motivated group of people, the #GucciCommunity. A community made up of likeminded, engaged and inclusive individuals who take a stand on issues that define the way we all treat the world and each other. Gucci’s new digital destinations will share messages from a diverse group of leaders, organizations and talents from Gucci Equilibrium, and beyond, promoting climate action and a fair, just and equitable world for all. This will in turn encourage other shared experiences and ideas for transformative change.     “Gucci is driven by the issues that are fundamentally influencing and creating our collective future. It is paramount that we build this future to be more equitable, where injustice and discrimination in all their forms are not allowed to prevail. In light of current events, our unwavering commitment to combat racism and fight for equality is now even stronger,” said Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of Gucci.“As a company, we will continue to focus on generating positive change for people and for nature across our business. We also have a responsibility, as a global brand, to be active partners within the community to incite change and Gucci Equilibrium has the capacity to convene and unite a community of voices to help navigate the way forward.”      Defined by the two pillars, People and Planet, equilibrium.gucci.com encompasses Gucci’s commitments and actions to reduce its environmental footprint and protect nature, while supporting people’s rights and championing inclusivity and respect, so that everyone in the global Gucci community is free to express their authentic, diverse selves. These initiatives also span beyond Gucci’s own business to impact systemic change more broadly: from creating opportunities for diverse talents who are underrepresented in the fashion industry under the Gucci Changemakers’community fund and scholarship programme, to calling for climate leadership across sectors through the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge, as examples. The site comes with a new logo to represent the interconnection between people and planet, designed by artist MP5.     Gucci is also strengthening its Equilibrium message outside of its newly dedicated platforms, giving enhanced visibility to sustainability across its main touch points, including retail activation, Gucci.com and the Gucci App. From today, a global audience can browse through a new set of icons on Gucci.com to discover the sustainability features for around 400 products. Gucci 2019 EP&L Today, Gucci has also published the results of its 2019 Environmental Profit and Loss (EP&L) account to benchmark its continued progress against its ambitious sustainability targets.  As a driver of Gucci’s 10-year Culture of Purpose strategy (2015-2025), these objectives include a 40% reduction of Gucci’s total environmental impacts within its direct operations and across the entire supply chain and a 50% reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025, relative to growth (2015 baseline). Gucci is ahead of schedule and already close to achieving its 2025 targets. Detailed in its interactive Digital EP&L, Gucci’s new results for 2019 reveal a 39% reduction for the House’s combined impacts and a 37% decrease in GHG emissions alone, relative to growth (2015 baseline). Comparing these results to its 2018 EP&L, Gucci reduced its overall footprint by 21% and decreased its GHG emissions by 18% year-over-year, relative to growth (2015 baseline). These excellent outcomes are directly linked to Gucci’s efforts to drive improvements in high impact areas throughout its supply chain, which has led to positive and measurable change including: Increasing the use of recycled raw materials and organic fibres in its collections, and incorporating responsibly sourced precious metals in hardware and jewellery, like 100% ethical gold for jewellery; Extending sustainable processes and manufacturing efficiencies, such as Gucci Scrap-less for leather and Gucci-Up for circularity; Switching to green energy, whereby Gucci has reached 83% renewable energy for its stores, offices, warehouses and factories with a 100% target by the end of 2020.   Earlier this week Gucci launched a new Instagram profile at Instagram.com/GucciEquilibrium and refreshed its Equilibrium website (equilibrium.gucci.com) to underline the House’s ongoing commitment to generate positive change for people and planet. Alongside initiatives supporting lasting social impact and environmental stewardship, Gucci’s 2019 Environmental Profit and Loss (EP&L) results were also published today revealing a substantial reduction (-21%) for its total environmental impacts year-over-year.     Gucci Equilibrium: The next-generation of Gucci Equilibrium, originally launched in 2018, aims to inspire and unify a community of voices to join the conversations around topics that are increasingly critical in today’s world. Paving a new path from Gucci’s other digital content channels, Gucci Equilibrium’s Instagram and website speaks to a curious, conscious and motivated group of people, the #GucciCommunity. A community made up of likeminded, engaged and inclusive individuals who take a stand on issues that define the way we all treat the world and each other. Gucci’s new digital destinations will share messages from a diverse group of leaders, organizations and talents from Gucci Equilibrium, and beyond, promoting climate action and a fair, just and equitable world for all. This will in turn encourage other shared experiences and ideas for transformative change.     “Gucci is driven by the issues that are fundamentally influencing and creating our collective future. It is paramount that we build this future to be more equitable, where injustice and discrimination in all their forms are not allowed to prevail. In light of current events, our unwavering commitment to combat racism and fight for equality is now even stronger,” said Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of Gucci.“As a company, we will continue to focus on generating positive change for people and for nature across our business. We also have a responsibility, as a global brand, to be active partners within the community to incite change and Gucci Equilibrium has the capacity to convene and unite a community of voices to help navigate the way forward.”      Defined by the two pillars, People and Planet, equilibrium.gucci.com encompasses Gucci’s commitments and actions to reduce its environmental footprint and protect nature, while supporting people’s rights and championing inclusivity and respect, so that everyone in the global Gucci community is free to express their authentic, diverse selves. These initiatives also span beyond Gucci’s own business to impact systemic change more broadly: from creating opportunities for diverse talents who are underrepresented in the fashion industry under the Gucci Changemakers’community fund and scholarship programme, to calling for climate leadership across sectors through the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge, as examples. The site comes with a new logo to represent the interconnection between people and planet, designed by artist MP5.     Gucci is also strengthening its Equilibrium message outside of its newly dedicated platforms, giving enhanced visibility to sustainability across its main touch points, including retail activation, Gucci.com and the Gucci App. From today, a global audience can browse through a new set of icons on Gucci.com to discover the sustainability features for around 400 products. Gucci 2019 EP&L Today, Gucci has also published the results of its 2019 Environmental Profit and Loss (EP&L) account to benchmark its continued progress against its ambitious sustainability targets.  As a driver of Gucci’s 10-year Culture of Purpose strategy (2015-2025), these objectives include a 40% reduction of Gucci’s total environmental impacts within its direct operations and across the entire supply chain and a 50% reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025, relative to growth (2015 baseline). Gucci is ahead of schedule and already close to achieving its 2025 targets. Detailed in its interactive Digital EP&L, Gucci’s new results for 2019 reveal a 39% reduction for the House’s combined impacts and a 37% decrease in GHG emissions alone, relative to growth (2015 baseline). Comparing these results to its 2018 EP&L, Gucci reduced its overall footprint by 21% and decreased its GHG emissions by 18% year-over-year, relative to growth (2015 baseline). These excellent outcomes are directly linked to Gucci’s efforts to drive improvements in high impact areas throughout its supply chain, which has led to positive and measurable change including: Increasing the use of recycled raw materials and organic fibres in its collections, and incorporating responsibly sourced precious metals in hardware and jewellery, like 100% ethical gold for jewellery; Extending sustainable processes and manufacturing efficiencies, such as Gucci Scrap-less for leather and Gucci-Up for circularity; Switching to green energy, whereby Gucci has reached 83% renewable energy for its stores, offices, warehouses and factories with a 100% target by the end of 2020.  

Victoria Beckham celebrates Pride with a new t-shirt
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Victoria Beckham celebrates Pride with a new t-shirt

Fashion For the second year in a row, Victoria Beckham has created a limited-edition t-shirt to celebrate Pride. The VVB t-shirt features the name of George Michael's iconic 1990 album, 'LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE', released exactly 30 years ago. It is a statement that espouses the importance of diversity - of backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious and political belief, physical ability and age - and a reminder to celebrate love and equally above all else.     25% of all sales of the t-shirt will go to akt (The Albert Kennedy Trust) and its work to combat LGBTQ+ youth homelessness in the United Kingdom. To learn more or donate, please visit akt.org.uk.     'I have always felt a deep connection to the LGBTQ+ community and am proud to help support their continued message of positive change and inclusivity. The year's Pride t-shirt is a reminder to everyone to always be kind and listen to one another - something I wholeheartedly believe in and a message I live by every day.'     It will be available on victoriabeckham.com starting June 15th at 95€ For the second year in a row, Victoria Beckham has created a limited-edition t-shirt to celebrate Pride. The VVB t-shirt features the name of George Michael's iconic 1990 album, 'LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE', released exactly 30 years ago. It is a statement that espouses the importance of diversity - of backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious and political belief, physical ability and age - and a reminder to celebrate love and equally above all else.     25% of all sales of the t-shirt will go to akt (The Albert Kennedy Trust) and its work to combat LGBTQ+ youth homelessness in the United Kingdom. To learn more or donate, please visit akt.org.uk.     'I have always felt a deep connection to the LGBTQ+ community and am proud to help support their continued message of positive change and inclusivity. The year's Pride t-shirt is a reminder to everyone to always be kind and listen to one another - something I wholeheartedly believe in and a message I live by every day.'     It will be available on victoriabeckham.com starting June 15th at 95€

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Maggie Maurer by Elizaveta Porodina
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Maggie Maurer by Elizaveta Porodina

Fashion Maggie Maurer captured by Elizaveta Porodina in our second edition.     TEAM CREDITS: photography ELIZAVETA PORODINA styling LISA JARVIS casting TIMOTEJ LETONJA talent MAGGIE MAURER at IMG hair artist: OLIVIER SCHAWALDER at BRYANT ARTISTS make-up artist: CECILE PARAVINA at BRYANT ARTISTS light director JOSEF BEYER set designer NICOLA SCARLINO set design assistant LOUISE PISSELET retouch SHERIFF POST-PRODUCTION DPT Maggie Maurer captured by Elizaveta Porodina in our second edition.     TEAM CREDITS: photography ELIZAVETA PORODINA styling LISA JARVIS casting TIMOTEJ LETONJA talent MAGGIE MAURER at IMG hair artist: OLIVIER SCHAWALDER at BRYANT ARTISTS make-up artist: CECILE PARAVINA at BRYANT ARTISTS light director JOSEF BEYER set designer NICOLA SCARLINO set design assistant LOUISE PISSELET retouch SHERIFF POST-PRODUCTION DPT

A trip around the Mediterranean with Chanel
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A trip around the Mediterranean with Chanel

Fashion Cruise 2020/21 collection - ‘Balade en Méditerranée’ (A trip around the Mediterranean)   “Initially I had Capri in mind, where the show was supposed to take place, but didn’t happen in the end because of lockdown,” says Virginie Viard, “So we had to adapt: not only did we decide to use fabrics that we already had, but the collection, more generally, evolved towards a trip around the Mediterranean… The islands, the scent of the eucalyptus, the pink shades of the bougainvillea.” And a free, laid-back allure inspired by the legendary actresses of the 1960s when they would holiday on the Italian and the French Riviera.    This collection was conceived to travel light with “a wardrobe that can be carried in a little suitcase on wheels, a shopper and an embroidered handbag”, a few easy to wear, multipurpose items of clothing that all go together perfectly, and can even be transformed: long skirts become strapless dresses when pulled up, long jackets in black chiffon can be worn by day over a triangle bikini, or by night with an embroidered bandeau top and jeans, “and if worn over bare skin, it becomes a déshabillé.” The dresses in fine transparent lamé are coupled with jackets that can be untied and slipped over a pair of crêpe shorts, while wraparound dresses and skirts liberate movement. Bougainvillea pink illuminates suits in leather as supple as a second skin, and in tweed that’s been left unlined for more fluidity.      A collection of refined simplicity, to be discovered on chanel.com.    #CHANELCruise Cruise 2020/21 collection - ‘Balade en Méditerranée’ (A trip around the Mediterranean)   “Initially I had Capri in mind, where the show was supposed to take place, but didn’t happen in the end because of lockdown,” says Virginie Viard, “So we had to adapt: not only did we decide to use fabrics that we already had, but the collection, more generally, evolved towards a trip around the Mediterranean… The islands, the scent of the eucalyptus, the pink shades of the bougainvillea.” And a free, laid-back allure inspired by the legendary actresses of the 1960s when they would holiday on the Italian and the French Riviera.    This collection was conceived to travel light with “a wardrobe that can be carried in a little suitcase on wheels, a shopper and an embroidered handbag”, a few easy to wear, multipurpose items of clothing that all go together perfectly, and can even be transformed: long skirts become strapless dresses when pulled up, long jackets in black chiffon can be worn by day over a triangle bikini, or by night with an embroidered bandeau top and jeans, “and if worn over bare skin, it becomes a déshabillé.” The dresses in fine transparent lamé are coupled with jackets that can be untied and slipped over a pair of crêpe shorts, while wraparound dresses and skirts liberate movement. Bougainvillea pink illuminates suits in leather as supple as a second skin, and in tweed that’s been left unlined for more fluidity.      A collection of refined simplicity, to be discovered on chanel.com.    #CHANELCruise

At home with Austin Aughinbaugh
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At home with Austin Aughinbaugh

Men At home with Austin Aughinbaugh at IMG MODELS.     Who are you  and what is your profession?   My name is Austin Augie or Austin Aughinbaugh. I am a 27 year old professional BMX, Photographer and Aspiring Director.  Each of these professions give me creative freedom.. allowing me to work on my own time and do things that not only make me happy but also keep me busy. I have worked in many different fields Dishwasher, Insurance Salesman, Pizza Delivery Driver etc. Also joined the army at one point but quit before they shipped me out.      How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion? Do you believe everything will just go back to normal after Covid-19, or how do you see it will be?   I can honestly say I have no idea… im focused on succeeding no matter what obstacle stands in front of me.. this is just an obstacle that not only the fashion world but the world in general, will have to conquer.  I see a lot of companies adapting to this new situation. Home shoots, facetime shoots, 3d digital music videos (sam cannon) its amazing to see what we can can do when the waves crash on us!      How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?   Its actually been pretty good giving the circumstances. I am lucky to have a bestfriend and a girlfriend who are both models. I was able to curate and  shoot stories for both Zara Man and Zara women. Other then that its been pretty chill.. playing guitar, hanging with my dog.. smoking a lot of weed if were being honest! Hahahaha…. I also started a radio show on my youtube Channel called “radio augie” where I put together playlist and introduce my audience to new music… its been pretty fun.      What is your first memory with fashion? And how did you start modeling?   Its funny… in Indiana we didn’t have much fashion.. I was always the odd ball though, in my teen years..  I hated how everyone dressed the same…Hollister, Abercrombie and fitch, American eagle those were the go toos for the majority of my peers.  I was always inspired by my skater friends who would get there look from the pages of Thrasher Magazine or a new skate Video that came out.  Modeling came about out of nowhere.. I was living in Long Beach working at a juice bar.. and my buddy Tom took me to a casting for a timberland job… it was my first ever casting… and I booked it. I had to get my passport in under 24 hours and then fly to Mexico City for a week. I met Deb Watson (the stylist on the shoot) She recommended I leave cali and move to nyc to pursue modeling. I owe a lot to her I wouldn’t be where im at now if it wasn’t for her.         What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   This doesn’t really apply to me.. I use my girlfriends face stuff and that’s about it… I make sure to wear sunscreen..       What is the coolest new thing you have learnt since being quarantined and how did you learn it?   I would say playing the blues on guitar.. I bought this program online and just started following the step by step guide. Im no chuck berry but maybe one day!     Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.   I lived with the amish for 3 months when I was in 6th grade.. didn’t mind it. Actually fell in love with this amish girl told her I wanted to marry her… got the whole community in an uproar haha       What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   I have been listening to a lot of The Growlers and Bon iver  but I have a huge playlist on my Spotify that hits every genre… just look up augie playlist on Spotify and enjoy.      What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   Walk my dog and drink coffee every morning  used to smoke a spliff but im trying to chill out on smoking throughout the day.      Have you ever been to Amsterdam? If yes, describe your experience of Amsterdam in one sentence.   Yes one time on a trip around Europe.  Lets just say my brain was a little hazy.     What is your go-to work-out for staying in shape? What does working out mean to you?   I just ride my bike everyday tends to work. I cant stand doing things I don’t like… working out being one of them! dont get it twisted if get a little chubby you best believe ill be hitting the gym.     What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   I bought a painting from a friend Taras in Paris.. we were at his house drinking wine and I drunkingly purchased his painting… pretty heft expense but well worth it!      At what age did you start with BMX  riding?   At age 14.      What is the most exciting part about BMX riding for you?    It used to be scaring the shit out of myself.. whatever I could do to get my blood going.. but now its just going out with my friends and hanging out…   At home with Austin Aughinbaugh at IMG MODELS.     Who are you  and what is your profession?   My name is Austin Augie or Austin Aughinbaugh. I am a 27 year old professional BMX, Photographer and Aspiring Director.  Each of these professions give me creative freedom.. allowing me to work on my own time and do things that not only make me happy but also keep me busy. I have worked in many different fields Dishwasher, Insurance Salesman, Pizza Delivery Driver etc. Also joined the army at one point but quit before they shipped me out.      How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion? Do you believe everything will just go back to normal after Covid-19, or how do you see it will be?   I can honestly say I have no idea… im focused on succeeding no matter what obstacle stands in front of me.. this is just an obstacle that not only the fashion world but the world in general, will have to conquer.  I see a lot of companies adapting to this new situation. Home shoots, facetime shoots, 3d digital music videos (sam cannon) its amazing to see what we can can do when the waves crash on us!      How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?   Its actually been pretty good giving the circumstances. I am lucky to have a bestfriend and a girlfriend who are both models. I was able to curate and  shoot stories for both Zara Man and Zara women. Other then that its been pretty chill.. playing guitar, hanging with my dog.. smoking a lot of weed if were being honest! Hahahaha…. I also started a radio show on my youtube Channel called “radio augie” where I put together playlist and introduce my audience to new music… its been pretty fun.      What is your first memory with fashion? And how did you start modeling?   Its funny… in Indiana we didn’t have much fashion.. I was always the odd ball though, in my teen years..  I hated how everyone dressed the same…Hollister, Abercrombie and fitch, American eagle those were the go toos for the majority of my peers.  I was always inspired by my skater friends who would get there look from the pages of Thrasher Magazine or a new skate Video that came out.  Modeling came about out of nowhere.. I was living in Long Beach working at a juice bar.. and my buddy Tom took me to a casting for a timberland job… it was my first ever casting… and I booked it. I had to get my passport in under 24 hours and then fly to Mexico City for a week. I met Deb Watson (the stylist on the shoot) She recommended I leave cali and move to nyc to pursue modeling. I owe a lot to her I wouldn’t be where im at now if it wasn’t for her.         What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   This doesn’t really apply to me.. I use my girlfriends face stuff and that’s about it… I make sure to wear sunscreen..       What is the coolest new thing you have learnt since being quarantined and how did you learn it?   I would say playing the blues on guitar.. I bought this program online and just started following the step by step guide. Im no chuck berry but maybe one day!     Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.   I lived with the amish for 3 months when I was in 6th grade.. didn’t mind it. Actually fell in love with this amish girl told her I wanted to marry her… got the whole community in an uproar haha       What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   I have been listening to a lot of The Growlers and Bon iver  but I have a huge playlist on my Spotify that hits every genre… just look up augie playlist on Spotify and enjoy.      What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   Walk my dog and drink coffee every morning  used to smoke a spliff but im trying to chill out on smoking throughout the day.      Have you ever been to Amsterdam? If yes, describe your experience of Amsterdam in one sentence.   Yes one time on a trip around Europe.  Lets just say my brain was a little hazy.     What is your go-to work-out for staying in shape? What does working out mean to you?   I just ride my bike everyday tends to work. I cant stand doing things I don’t like… working out being one of them! dont get it twisted if get a little chubby you best believe ill be hitting the gym.     What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   I bought a painting from a friend Taras in Paris.. we were at his house drinking wine and I drunkingly purchased his painting… pretty heft expense but well worth it!      At what age did you start with BMX  riding?   At age 14.      What is the most exciting part about BMX riding for you?    It used to be scaring the shit out of myself.. whatever I could do to get my blood going.. but now its just going out with my friends and hanging out…  

Lardini's Spring & Summer 2020 sustainable t-shirt project
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Lardini's Spring & Summer 2020 sustainable t-shirt project

Fashion Lardini pays homage to Cuba and five hundred years of Havana, creating a collection suspended between present and past. Over five hundred artists from forty-nine countries paid tribute to the Caribbean capital with an art biennial. As part of the collection, four organic cotton T-shirts were also presented in fully sustainable and recyclable cylindrical packaging, reminiscent of the kind used for rum. The t-shirts feature illustrations created in collaboration with the illustrator Andrea Mancini, inspired by timeless images of Havana: marvellously decadent corners of the city, its colours, flavours and emotions. Available in four different illustrations: an elderly woman, a street lined with typically colourful buildings, a man playing the double base and a local car. Available on the e-commerce website Lardini.com Lardini pays homage to Cuba and five hundred years of Havana, creating a collection suspended between present and past. Over five hundred artists from forty-nine countries paid tribute to the Caribbean capital with an art biennial. As part of the collection, four organic cotton T-shirts were also presented in fully sustainable and recyclable cylindrical packaging, reminiscent of the kind used for rum. The t-shirts feature illustrations created in collaboration with the illustrator Andrea Mancini, inspired by timeless images of Havana: marvellously decadent corners of the city, its colours, flavours and emotions. Available in four different illustrations: an elderly woman, a street lined with typically colourful buildings, a man playing the double base and a local car. Available on the e-commerce website Lardini.com

At home with Alexander DiPersia
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At home with Alexander DiPersia

Men In New York City with Alexander DiPersia, captured by Kat Irlin.   Who are you  and what is your profession?   It likely says this above somewhere but for the record, I am Alexander DiPersia, called Alexander by some, Alex by others, and AJ since I was a kid and my brother couldn’t pronounce Alexander. I am, according to google, an actor but I am also a writer and in fact most of my time is taken up but what was once my side-gig, art dealing and curation. I collect art passionately (addictively) and fund that by placing art in both private and public collections across the world. It allows me to have an element of control and input that simply sitting back and waiting for meetings and auditions to work out doesn’t. Plus I constantly get to see beautiful things, which is an absolute must to keep me happy and engaged.       How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion?    I think short term we’ve already seen less spending by consumers across all brand price points and obviously a lot less parties and hulabaloo around fashion week’s and shows and who gets to go where and why. I think parts of this will last long term and maybe that’s for the better. Less buying of things we don’t need but think we do because other’s have them, and less FOMO from an exclusive and exclusionary world that everyone gets a peek into via social media. In regards to the general perception of fashion I don’t think too much will change, what’s cool will be cool, as long as we can wear it comfortably while at home binge-ing our favorite tv show ;)     How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?   Like most everyone I’ve been doing a lot of cooking, that’s not new, but I certainly have been doing it more now than ever before. I love thai food and have never tried cooking it, so that has been a fun and very spicey experiment. I also have picked up a love for the bow and arrow. I now spend my afternoons in the backyard pretending I’m a much less talented Robin Hood. From a work perspective, I am working more than ever as we are expected to have our phones on us at all times. I really don’t mind it. It’s nice to keep things moving.      What is in your planning or was in your planning for this year and how will Covid -19 effect that?   Right now I don’t have any plans. I’m not one for plans ever but I am usually on a plane 2/3 times a month nomad style. I most likely would be somewhere else right now if not for Covid, but it’s been quite a relief just staying in one place and being content with that. The first thing I will do when I am allowed to and am comfortable doing so is to go and visit my 7 moth old niece in London. I miss her every second of every day.   What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   I truly never thought I’d be asked this question. I’m honored. It has certainly changed a bit during covid as I’m likely not showering as much as I should be. But that will change (I think.) When I shower in the morning (again that has changed) I wash my face with la roche posay facewash and then moisturize with embryollise moisturizer. I found out about both of these during my time on film sets not by trial and error, they were entirely someone else’s idea and the face wash smells nice. At night I wipe my face down with witch hazel which my dad used to use. Simple and clean.     What is the coolest new thing you have learnt since being quarantined and how did you learn it?   The coolest thing I’ve learned, as I said above, is the bow and arrow. I learned it by watching countless youtube videos, practice, and reading Herrigel’s ‘Zen in the art of Archery,’ which is the book credited with introducing Zen to Western audiences. It’s both fun and peaceful and makes me feel a lot cooler than I am. Though it’s not new I’ve really learned to appreciate sunsets and flowers and animals and all that comes with long walks and being upstate. I’m slowly turning into my mother.     Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.   I paint my toe nails. They are currently purple.       What's the first place you'd want to go when it's safe again to travel and go out of our homes and why there?   As I said above I can’t wait to see my niece in London and give her a big squeeze. Second to that it’s seeing my parents and family members and friends I’ve been so distant from. I really just want some hugs. I’d go anywhere and do anything for a nice big hug right now. I really hope those come back soon. I’ll pay. A lot.     What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   At the moment my songs and playlists are very classical. Bach’s Goldberg Variations as played by Glenn Gould and the Phantom Thread soundtrack by Jonny Greenwood from Radiohead keep me calm and collected though feeling slightly melancholic. I’m listening to nothing too new or exciting, just things that make me feel comforted and ok with being alone.       What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   When I wake up, I go straight to the coffee machine, make a pot, then go sit outside and listen to the birds while I read the news and have way too many cups of coffee. It has been tough lately with what’s been going on in my country and across the world. For months the day’s were met by grim covid numbers and now the morning’s are greeted by sad but important images of the anger spreading throughout my country due to the racial inequalities that have existed for far far too long. Those stick with me throughout the day so before bed, I read the news one more time and then I plug my phone in across the room and set my alarm. I put water and a little snack next to my bed as I inevitably wake up at some point in the night needing something sweet. That’s probably an unhelathy habit.     What is your go-to work-out for staying in shape? What does working out mean to you?   This is a tough one. I worked out every single day my entire teenage and adult life; boxing, running, swimming, yoga, everything under the sun. As I’ve gotten older I’ve developed some very bad back problems so my ‘workouts,’ if you can call them that, resemble a form of pilates now. Lots of rubber bands and stretches and very light isometric movements. It’s brutal not really being able to really break a sweat, but life is all about adapting. Working out has always been a means of escape for me, so now I just have to face a lot of things head on. TERRIBLE.     What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   My favorite painting, since I was a kid, is Jean-Michel Basquiat’s (untitled) 1981. It is in the collection of Eli and Edith Broad and is in their museum on display in Los Angeles. It’s the painting that first got me interested in art in general, and I had a poster of it on my wall as a child. It shows his focus on anatomy (he was in a car accident as a young guy and became obsessed with the book ‘Gray’s Anatomy’ and mortality), his love for showing both the inside and outside of somene (possibly himself), and it shows both life and death which I think had to do with his fear of dying young which indeed happened at 27 from a heroin overdose. He made so many paintings I love like ‘Defacement’ and that are so important right now, showing that 40 years later the police in America are still brutalizing the Black population. I can’t say either work has directly inspired my work but it has driven me to work hard and keep my head up despite how grim some things may look at times. Basquiat made this painting at 21 and died at 28. A masterpiece as a child and an ending that came way too early. My hope that stems from this is to live a long life and one day create something, anything, that inspires someone else as much as these painthing have inspired me.           INSTAGRAM: @alexanderdipersia In New York City with Alexander DiPersia, captured by Kat Irlin.   Who are you  and what is your profession?   It likely says this above somewhere but for the record, I am Alexander DiPersia, called Alexander by some, Alex by others, and AJ since I was a kid and my brother couldn’t pronounce Alexander. I am, according to google, an actor but I am also a writer and in fact most of my time is taken up but what was once my side-gig, art dealing and curation. I collect art passionately (addictively) and fund that by placing art in both private and public collections across the world. It allows me to have an element of control and input that simply sitting back and waiting for meetings and auditions to work out doesn’t. Plus I constantly get to see beautiful things, which is an absolute must to keep me happy and engaged.       How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion?    I think short term we’ve already seen less spending by consumers across all brand price points and obviously a lot less parties and hulabaloo around fashion week’s and shows and who gets to go where and why. I think parts of this will last long term and maybe that’s for the better. Less buying of things we don’t need but think we do because other’s have them, and less FOMO from an exclusive and exclusionary world that everyone gets a peek into via social media. In regards to the general perception of fashion I don’t think too much will change, what’s cool will be cool, as long as we can wear it comfortably while at home binge-ing our favorite tv show ;)     How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?   Like most everyone I’ve been doing a lot of cooking, that’s not new, but I certainly have been doing it more now than ever before. I love thai food and have never tried cooking it, so that has been a fun and very spicey experiment. I also have picked up a love for the bow and arrow. I now spend my afternoons in the backyard pretending I’m a much less talented Robin Hood. From a work perspective, I am working more than ever as we are expected to have our phones on us at all times. I really don’t mind it. It’s nice to keep things moving.      What is in your planning or was in your planning for this year and how will Covid -19 effect that?   Right now I don’t have any plans. I’m not one for plans ever but I am usually on a plane 2/3 times a month nomad style. I most likely would be somewhere else right now if not for Covid, but it’s been quite a relief just staying in one place and being content with that. The first thing I will do when I am allowed to and am comfortable doing so is to go and visit my 7 moth old niece in London. I miss her every second of every day.   What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   I truly never thought I’d be asked this question. I’m honored. It has certainly changed a bit during covid as I’m likely not showering as much as I should be. But that will change (I think.) When I shower in the morning (again that has changed) I wash my face with la roche posay facewash and then moisturize with embryollise moisturizer. I found out about both of these during my time on film sets not by trial and error, they were entirely someone else’s idea and the face wash smells nice. At night I wipe my face down with witch hazel which my dad used to use. Simple and clean.     What is the coolest new thing you have learnt since being quarantined and how did you learn it?   The coolest thing I’ve learned, as I said above, is the bow and arrow. I learned it by watching countless youtube videos, practice, and reading Herrigel’s ‘Zen in the art of Archery,’ which is the book credited with introducing Zen to Western audiences. It’s both fun and peaceful and makes me feel a lot cooler than I am. Though it’s not new I’ve really learned to appreciate sunsets and flowers and animals and all that comes with long walks and being upstate. I’m slowly turning into my mother.     Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.   I paint my toe nails. They are currently purple.       What's the first place you'd want to go when it's safe again to travel and go out of our homes and why there?   As I said above I can’t wait to see my niece in London and give her a big squeeze. Second to that it’s seeing my parents and family members and friends I’ve been so distant from. I really just want some hugs. I’d go anywhere and do anything for a nice big hug right now. I really hope those come back soon. I’ll pay. A lot.     What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   At the moment my songs and playlists are very classical. Bach’s Goldberg Variations as played by Glenn Gould and the Phantom Thread soundtrack by Jonny Greenwood from Radiohead keep me calm and collected though feeling slightly melancholic. I’m listening to nothing too new or exciting, just things that make me feel comforted and ok with being alone.       What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   When I wake up, I go straight to the coffee machine, make a pot, then go sit outside and listen to the birds while I read the news and have way too many cups of coffee. It has been tough lately with what’s been going on in my country and across the world. For months the day’s were met by grim covid numbers and now the morning’s are greeted by sad but important images of the anger spreading throughout my country due to the racial inequalities that have existed for far far too long. Those stick with me throughout the day so before bed, I read the news one more time and then I plug my phone in across the room and set my alarm. I put water and a little snack next to my bed as I inevitably wake up at some point in the night needing something sweet. That’s probably an unhelathy habit.     What is your go-to work-out for staying in shape? What does working out mean to you?   This is a tough one. I worked out every single day my entire teenage and adult life; boxing, running, swimming, yoga, everything under the sun. As I’ve gotten older I’ve developed some very bad back problems so my ‘workouts,’ if you can call them that, resemble a form of pilates now. Lots of rubber bands and stretches and very light isometric movements. It’s brutal not really being able to really break a sweat, but life is all about adapting. Working out has always been a means of escape for me, so now I just have to face a lot of things head on. TERRIBLE.     What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   My favorite painting, since I was a kid, is Jean-Michel Basquiat’s (untitled) 1981. It is in the collection of Eli and Edith Broad and is in their museum on display in Los Angeles. It’s the painting that first got me interested in art in general, and I had a poster of it on my wall as a child. It shows his focus on anatomy (he was in a car accident as a young guy and became obsessed with the book ‘Gray’s Anatomy’ and mortality), his love for showing both the inside and outside of somene (possibly himself), and it shows both life and death which I think had to do with his fear of dying young which indeed happened at 27 from a heroin overdose. He made so many paintings I love like ‘Defacement’ and that are so important right now, showing that 40 years later the police in America are still brutalizing the Black population. I can’t say either work has directly inspired my work but it has driven me to work hard and keep my head up despite how grim some things may look at times. Basquiat made this painting at 21 and died at 28. A masterpiece as a child and an ending that came way too early. My hope that stems from this is to live a long life and one day create something, anything, that inspires someone else as much as these painthing have inspired me.           INSTAGRAM: @alexanderdipersia

ə’kadəmē
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ə’kadəmē

Fashion  ə’kadəmē opened its doors in the summer of 2019. The store, located in the picturesque streets of Utrecht carries brands such as Thom Browne, Loewe, Sacai, Jil Sander and many more. ə’kadəmē is an outcome of retail space that represents both traditional values and a new unique way of consumer experience.     The store was born when four friends decided to put their passion for design, fashion and retail into realisation. The concept came to life on the base purpose of pushing ideas and design as a spectrum. With its key elements  fashion, lifestyle, art, design, architecture & technology, ə’kadəmē merges its core and visual identity:     With its 160m2 the space is a commixture of exactly that. The carefully selected collaborations with Bang & Olufsen, Vitra, Kvadrat and Flos ensures an exclusive and modular experience throughout the store. The space therefore acts as an exposition of ideas.   www.ekademe.com  ə’kadəmē opened its doors in the summer of 2019. The store, located in the picturesque streets of Utrecht carries brands such as Thom Browne, Loewe, Sacai, Jil Sander and many more. ə’kadəmē is an outcome of retail space that represents both traditional values and a new unique way of consumer experience.     The store was born when four friends decided to put their passion for design, fashion and retail into realisation. The concept came to life on the base purpose of pushing ideas and design as a spectrum. With its key elements  fashion, lifestyle, art, design, architecture & technology, ə’kadəmē merges its core and visual identity:     With its 160m2 the space is a commixture of exactly that. The carefully selected collaborations with Bang & Olufsen, Vitra, Kvadrat and Flos ensures an exclusive and modular experience throughout the store. The space therefore acts as an exposition of ideas.   www.ekademe.com

Exclusive editorial "That Night"
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Exclusive editorial "That Night"

Accessories Exclusive editorial captured by Denis Koval.     Team credits: Styling and Art Direction: Analik Brouwer Photography: Denis Koval @ Unit CMA     Exclusive editorial captured by Denis Koval.     Team credits: Styling and Art Direction: Analik Brouwer Photography: Denis Koval @ Unit CMA    

At home with Mads Mullins
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At home with Mads Mullins

Fashion At home with Mads Mullins at IMG, captured by Alex Cruz.     Who are you and what is your profession?    My name is Mads Mullins, I am an artist, a self proclaimed weirdo, and very eclectic.  My profession is a creative visual artist (model) I make art by using my body in ways that create a story.       How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion? Do you believe everything will just go back to normal after Covid-19, or how do you see it will be?   I believe that the fashion industry won’t change that much once we get past Covid-19. If the virus doesn’t go away anytime soon the effects on the fashion industry will be more on the side of restricted travel but that’s all I see changing. Artists always find a way to continue to create.     How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?    I spend most of my time with my family or playing video games. I do try to continue making art and keeping my creativity thriving      What is your first memory with fashion? And how did you start modeling?   My first memory is when I was 4 years old in England in a little market, I saw a long pink coat with fur around the edges that I just fell in love with, the coat made me feel expensive and pretty. I started modeling around two years ago when I saw my mother agents ad on Facebook, I contacted her and got signed immediately.      What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   I wake up and brush my teeth and I exfoliate my face with the milk makeup cleanser and then I moisturize and do a lip scrub so I can put on my lip moisturizer.  I can’t go without my milk moisturizer and lip gloss, they make my skin so glowy.      Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.    I used to be an animal care technician at my local SPCA, I love animals so much.  I also know how to weld metal.      What's the first place you'd want to go when it's safe again to travel and go out of our  homes and why there?    I just want to get back to work so either back to Paris or New York.      What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   Right now I am obsessed with the song strawberry kisses by Olivia Herdt, this song just makes me happy and relaxed. It’s a bit different then my usual rock and 80s style.      What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   When I wake I grab my switch and play animal crossing, the last thing I do is either play more animal crossing or play Call of Duty on Xbox.      Have you ever been to Amsterdam? If yes, describe your experience of Amsterdam in one sentence.    Sadly I have not been to Amsterdam yet but I hope I can go very soon.      What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   This is a hard question because all art speaks to me in different ways, but if I had to say it would be the beautiful works of Hanna Jaeun in particular the painting called “past memories”. In my art I have been inspired by her but I would like to do more works like her style.      What make-up products do you swear by?   I live for milk makeup products. They make my sensitive skin feel so smooth and nice     What is your favorite shade of lipstick and why?   I love a sheer pink glossy lipstick or a dark classic red.  At home with Mads Mullins at IMG, captured by Alex Cruz.     Who are you and what is your profession?    My name is Mads Mullins, I am an artist, a self proclaimed weirdo, and very eclectic.  My profession is a creative visual artist (model) I make art by using my body in ways that create a story.       How do you think Covid-19 will affect the fashion industry both long-term and short-term?  How do you see the impact of Corona crisis on the general perception of fashion? Do you believe everything will just go back to normal after Covid-19, or how do you see it will be?   I believe that the fashion industry won’t change that much once we get past Covid-19. If the virus doesn’t go away anytime soon the effects on the fashion industry will be more on the side of restricted travel but that’s all I see changing. Artists always find a way to continue to create.     How do you spend your Quarantine time and are you still able to create while being quarantined?    I spend most of my time with my family or playing video games. I do try to continue making art and keeping my creativity thriving      What is your first memory with fashion? And how did you start modeling?   My first memory is when I was 4 years old in England in a little market, I saw a long pink coat with fur around the edges that I just fell in love with, the coat made me feel expensive and pretty. I started modeling around two years ago when I saw my mother agents ad on Facebook, I contacted her and got signed immediately.      What is your daily beauty routine like? And what beauty products you cannot go without?   I wake up and brush my teeth and I exfoliate my face with the milk makeup cleanser and then I moisturize and do a lip scrub so I can put on my lip moisturizer.  I can’t go without my milk moisturizer and lip gloss, they make my skin so glowy.      Tell us something about yourself that isn't on your resume.    I used to be an animal care technician at my local SPCA, I love animals so much.  I also know how to weld metal.      What's the first place you'd want to go when it's safe again to travel and go out of our  homes and why there?    I just want to get back to work so either back to Paris or New York.      What is your favorite song at the moment and why? Do you have a playlist that you would like to share with us?   Right now I am obsessed with the song strawberry kisses by Olivia Herdt, this song just makes me happy and relaxed. It’s a bit different then my usual rock and 80s style.      What is the first thing you like to do when you wake up, and last thing you like to do before going to bed?   When I wake I grab my switch and play animal crossing, the last thing I do is either play more animal crossing or play Call of Duty on Xbox.      Have you ever been to Amsterdam? If yes, describe your experience of Amsterdam in one sentence.    Sadly I have not been to Amsterdam yet but I hope I can go very soon.      What is your favorite painting and has it inspired you for any of your work thus far?   This is a hard question because all art speaks to me in different ways, but if I had to say it would be the beautiful works of Hanna Jaeun in particular the painting called “past memories”. In my art I have been inspired by her but I would like to do more works like her style.      What make-up products do you swear by?   I live for milk makeup products. They make my sensitive skin feel so smooth and nice     What is your favorite shade of lipstick and why?   I love a sheer pink glossy lipstick or a dark classic red. 

CHIMI x H&M announce a collaboration
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CHIMI x H&M announce a collaboration

Accessories With summer around the corner, H&M announces a collaboration with CHIMI, the Stockholm-based brand known for their colorful and creative eyewear. The collection features unique sunglasses, but also stylish clothing and accessories – the first ever by CHIMI. Retro-inspired silhouettes get a modern streetwear update, while the signature colour choices of CHIMI include a range of edgy pastels and classic black. The CHIMI x H&M collection is a global online exclusive and will be available on hm.com from 4 June 2020.       The CHIMI x H&M collaboration is a capsule collection featuring three unique styles of sunglasses, each made from chunky acetate. There is also a short-sleeved shirt, drawstring shorts and bucket hat in linen-Tencel blends and sporty polyesters, plus pool slides and a bag. Details such as wider shirt collars and slightly higher hem on the shorts show a sense of playfulness while being fashion-forward. Designed together by H&M and CHIMI, all pieces in the collection have the distinctive CHIMI color choice – pastel yellow, blue, pink and purple. A cool grey for the clothes and accessories, pastel yellow, green, purple, and black for the sunglasses.      “With this H&M collaboration, we wanted to encourage people to see beauty in places around them, creating good summer memories in a joyous way. In these peculiar times, we thought this positive message could give an extra spark to people’s lives. Each piece in the collection puts a twist on an iconic item, from our signature sunglasses to bowling shirts, and we believe that with H&M we’ve created something new and exciting.” - Charlie Lindström and Jonas Löhr, Co-Founders of CHIMI.     “We’ve always admired CHIMI for their vibrant spirit, versatility and eye for color so it’s fantastic that we could join forces to collaborate on this capsule collection. It feels great to offer our customers both iconic eyewear and clothes in this range, but mostly to introduce a little happiness through fashion and colour during this extraordinary time. The design process with CHIMI was a lot of fun and I think that really comes through with each piece in the collection – it’s upbeat, accessible style for all.”- Ross Lydon, Head of Menswear Design at H&M     With summer around the corner, H&M announces a collaboration with CHIMI, the Stockholm-based brand known for their colorful and creative eyewear. The collection features unique sunglasses, but also stylish clothing and accessories – the first ever by CHIMI. Retro-inspired silhouettes get a modern streetwear update, while the signature colour choices of CHIMI include a range of edgy pastels and classic black. The CHIMI x H&M collection is a global online exclusive and will be available on hm.com from 4 June 2020.       The CHIMI x H&M collaboration is a capsule collection featuring three unique styles of sunglasses, each made from chunky acetate. There is also a short-sleeved shirt, drawstring shorts and bucket hat in linen-Tencel blends and sporty polyesters, plus pool slides and a bag. Details such as wider shirt collars and slightly higher hem on the shorts show a sense of playfulness while being fashion-forward. Designed together by H&M and CHIMI, all pieces in the collection have the distinctive CHIMI color choice – pastel yellow, blue, pink and purple. A cool grey for the clothes and accessories, pastel yellow, green, purple, and black for the sunglasses.      “With this H&M collaboration, we wanted to encourage people to see beauty in places around them, creating good summer memories in a joyous way. In these peculiar times, we thought this positive message could give an extra spark to people’s lives. Each piece in the collection puts a twist on an iconic item, from our signature sunglasses to bowling shirts, and we believe that with H&M we’ve created something new and exciting.” - Charlie Lindström and Jonas Löhr, Co-Founders of CHIMI.     “We’ve always admired CHIMI for their vibrant spirit, versatility and eye for color so it’s fantastic that we could join forces to collaborate on this capsule collection. It feels great to offer our customers both iconic eyewear and clothes in this range, but mostly to introduce a little happiness through fashion and colour during this extraordinary time. The design process with CHIMI was a lot of fun and I think that really comes through with each piece in the collection – it’s upbeat, accessible style for all.”- Ross Lydon, Head of Menswear Design at H&M    

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