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Lois Jeans introduces their new collection for Spring & Summer 2021
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Lois Jeans introduces their new collection for Spring & Summer 2021

Fashion This season they have kept close to our essentials.
 They’ve connected to our signature basics and redefined classics from the past. Their Spanish roots have deepened and established a modern and strong Mediterranean aesthetic to carry throughout our brand. With everything they do they stay ‘close to home,’ creating their very own Casa Lois.     Casa Lois is a reflection of their essence, housing everything that is Lois. Their Amsterdam Galería turned into a warm and welcoming home, our customers became guests and our garments are closer to our DNA than ever before.     Collection No12 houses a mix of our worlds; ‘city cool’ and ‘modern Mediterranean’ with our signature jeans and airy linens as focal points. The freshness of blue and the warmth of earth tones make for an authentic contrast. This season’s sets and suits are effortlessly sexy, keeping it simple in the best of ways. Ton-sur-ton looks, intricate details, iconic prints, exclusive fabrics, No12 takes it home.     Between their familiar fits thy’ve also drawn inspiration from their archives to create new and exciting fits that take it to the next level.     This season they have kept close to our essentials.
 They’ve connected to our signature basics and redefined classics from the past. Their Spanish roots have deepened and established a modern and strong Mediterranean aesthetic to carry throughout our brand. With everything they do they stay ‘close to home,’ creating their very own Casa Lois.     Casa Lois is a reflection of their essence, housing everything that is Lois. Their Amsterdam Galería turned into a warm and welcoming home, our customers became guests and our garments are closer to our DNA than ever before.     Collection No12 houses a mix of our worlds; ‘city cool’ and ‘modern Mediterranean’ with our signature jeans and airy linens as focal points. The freshness of blue and the warmth of earth tones make for an authentic contrast. This season’s sets and suits are effortlessly sexy, keeping it simple in the best of ways. Ton-sur-ton looks, intricate details, iconic prints, exclusive fabrics, No12 takes it home.     Between their familiar fits thy’ve also drawn inspiration from their archives to create new and exciting fits that take it to the next level.    

In conversation with Michaela DePrince
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In conversation with Michaela DePrince

Portrait Michaela DePrince, a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer, rose to fame in 2011 with starring in the documentary ”First Position”, which was following her and other young ballet dancers as they were preparing to compete at the Youth America Grand Prix, at which her performance gained her a scholarship at the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Ballet. As the youngest dancer in the history of the company, she danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and currently she is a solo ballet dancer for the Dutch National Ballet, which she joined in 2013.       What inspired you to become a ballerina?   What I would say inspired me was when I found this magazine in Sierra Leone and there was this beautiful ballerina. And it wasn't just the fact that she was something I've never seen before, the position was absolutely beautiful, the costumes were absolutely beautiful in all the pages of the magazine. But the cover struck me so much because she looked so happy and I decided then that I would become this ballerina and to become super happy and that's when my dream to become a ballerina started, in Sierra Leone.     From competing at the Youth America Grand Prix, studying at the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Ballet to becoming a professional ballerina. In US, you danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, where you were their youngest dancer in the history. Then you came to Europe, where you are now a solo ballet dancer for the Dutch National Ballet. Tell us more about your journey from the US to the Netherlands.    I remember that when I got adopted I felt like the biggest thing that I ever have to worry about was people not like me for my white spots, cause in Sierra Leone I was considered the devil's child because of my vitiligo, I was different. But then I got to the US and I realized there's a fact that I was born brown and I fell in love with the art that has always discriminated against brown and black dancers and somehow I was drawn to it and I didn't want to be affected by it. But I was affected by it, I didn't have a lot of friends as well, I never saw a lot of black dancers in my classes growing up.    Then I joined Dance Theatre Harlem, I was the youngest member to join and it was an amazing experience, cause the founder that started it, Arthur Mitchell, he was originally the first black, African-American dancer in New York City Ballet. Obviously everybody knows New York City Ballet is one of the best and he was able to give space for brown and black dancers of different races and built this opportunity to do what you love, to do ballet and know that it's ok to accept your skin color. He would give us the opportunity to wear brown tights, whatever skin tone matched our bodies, but then at the same time I felt like I needed to bring that into bigger companies and change that in Europe or in the US and so I joined Dutch National Ballet, the junior company.    Of course, in the beginning you're a beginner and you don't want to speak out as much, so I was holding my tounge as much as possible and waiting for me to get the opportunity to be at the highest point as possible. When I got to the highest point, that's when I realized it was my opportunity to really try to change it, so I started wearing brown tights at Dutch National Ballet. But even last year, I had to fight for it. They wanted me not to make a big deal about it, but that's just me going back to who I was. Them not letting me wear them, that's not who I was, so they made me feel like I didn't belong again and all those old feelings. Luckily, I was able to make a fuss about it and I was able to wear my brown tights in the end.    I don't want other dancers in the next generation to have to deal with that, to have to constantly feel like you're not fully yourself on stage. You're trying to tell a story, but it's also coming from your point of view and you want to feel like you're most authentic that you possibly can be.     Your road hasn't been the easiest, you faced a lot of racial discrimination, which is a global problem that escalated to its highest levels ever in 2020. What is your view on that, how do you feel about all that?   The Black Lives Matter movement, it's a big movement. It was sad seeing people, who look exactly like me, getting killed for absolutely no reason. I always think we're all human, we all have preferences, we all love, we can all care about each other and support each other. I just don't understand why people are killing people without even getting to know them. You just see them as an animal or whatever and it's really upsetting, cause I've experienced that growing up in New York, that discrimination. Also here in Amsterdam, I've been told to go back to my own country and it's a lot and it's constantly making you feel like you never belong. So that's what I'm trying to do, to change that. It doesn't matter if you're brown, black, spotted, white ... you have an option to conquer your dreams through a lot of hard work and your support system.     What do you love most about ballet, what is the most special thing about this passion of yours?   For me, it's not that I saw ballet and I was living a great childhood. It was what gave me hope as a young orphan who thought nobody ever wanted her and gave me an outlet to just being in a little bubble when other things in my life, even after I got adopted, were not going the way I wanted them to go.    Ballet, it made me feel special. Acknowledgement from the audience always makes you want to do it more and more, but it's just this opportunity to have your own bubble and to be able to express yourself as much as possible. That's why in general art is such a saviour for a lot of people and it's upsetting when they're constantly defunding arts. The art helped me, it helped my sisters and brothers and other people that I know and it's an outlet to express yourself without even having to use words and I think that's the best way for me to express myself. When I'm sad, I can dance. When I'm upset, I can dance.    It's really like a second half of my heart. It sounds cheesy, but it really means a lot to me.      Together with your mom, Elaine, you wrote the book ”Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina”. What inspired you to write your story as an autobiography?    I was getting a lot of good feedback from telling my story and other people hearing it and saying ”You need to talk about it”. I remember one of the biggest moments was when I was living in Vermont and I told my story and the next day two little black girls came in to the studio. They never started ballet because they never thought that they could see somebody who looked exactly like them and as well because of where they came from. Coming to the studio and starting ballet showed them that they could accomplish their dreams and so I decided I wanted to find a way to reach out to more people.    ”Taking Flight” is in 12 different languages around the world. ”Ballerina Dreams” is also in around 5 different languages around the world, it'a a children's book. It's inspiring people and that's what I always wanted to do, just to give people hope. I had that opportunity with a magazine, to have hope. And if I can find a way to help people, I'll do it, which is also why I work with War Child Holland.      You've been a goodwill ambassador for the Dutch organisation War Child since 2016.  What is the most important thing about this ambassadorship?   I was a refugee at one point and I had no hope. Going on the field with War Child, telling my story and having these children see somebody who came exactly from the same circumstances, accomplishing her dreams and just beating the odds, I'm hoping I can inspire them they don't need to be defined by where they came from. They can become a doctor, they can become a singer, they can become a pediatrician, they can become whatever they want to be, because where you're born does not mean you can't overcome those circumstances.         Tommy Hilfiger partnered with you on their Tommy Icons Campaign for Fall 2020, which is a celebration for the brand 's 35th anniversary. How was it for you to be a part of such a meaningful campaign?   Being part of Tommy Hilfiger's Icons Campaign for Fall 2020, I mean this is just an incredible honor. When I was in LA shooting with such a diverse group of people, it felt like oh wow, I didn't feel like the odd one out. These people come from different stories, they're doing amazing things, accomplishing things that people probably don't even know about. We've really got to know each other and it just made me even more proud to be a part of this campaign of diversity, being together, moving forward together and it's just absolutely incredible to be a part of it. I love what Tommy believes in, I love the vision, I love the concept of everything. I'm just so proud to be around so many incredible people.     The theme of Tommy Icons Fall 2020 collection is 'Moving Forward Together' and represents inclusivity and diversity. The campaign itself celebrates and proudly portrays models from a variety of backgrounds, sizes, ages, gender expressions and ethnicities. What does the message of this campaign mean to you?   What moving forward together means to me is creating opportunities to spread a message of hope, power and love. The hope we need to believe in a better world, the power we need to make a change and the love for each other, no matter who you are or what you look like. That will be a basis, on which a new world will be built.     Tommy Hilfiger is not just a fashion brand, it is also one of the world's most recognized lifestyle brands, that shares its inclusive and youthful spirit. How do you identify with the brand's style and philosophy?   I've been in the Tommy family for a little bit of time. From my experience personally, I think everything that they're doing is very authentic. I believe their philosophy is authentic, I see it in their clothes, I see it with the people that they have representing the clothes, I see it with the fact that they support Black Lives Matter. They really believe in what they're saying and they're thinking about it and making sure it's gonna be equal for everybody and everbody is gonna have that opportunity to feel like this fashion brand ”Makes me feel like I belong”.        What are your hopes for ballet post-pandemic? What's in the future for you?   To be honest, I don't know what my future's gonna be like. Right now I'm focusing on myself and maybe some people might think that's selfish, but it takes a lot of courage to say I need a break.I lost my father this summer during Covid and I wasn't able to see him, so I've decided to take some time off to just focus on the next step of me becoming the best artist I possibly can. With grief, you really have to experience it, you can't just go and supress it. In the dance world it's like, even when you're injured, you continue and it's not about your mental health. But it is important to take some time off. It's scary, but I can not be the best artist I can possibly be when I'm dealing with such grief and loss and Covid, which is a mental thing as well for a lot of people.   At the moment it's just a lot of uncertinty, not really knowing when I can go and see my family in the US. But I do have the certainty right now that I have this amazing support system. They're helping me through everything and I know that's just gonna make me have a better future and I'm just gonna have to be patient. I'm always gonna be an artist. I'll either be a teacher or when I open up my school in Sierra Leone, I'm still gonna be an artist teaching children who deserve an opportunity to see what I've experienced in life and I wanna give back to them. You know, that's a goal that I have after my career.    We'll just have to see. I'm hoping as well that with the Black Lives Matter movement, it's gonna change also the dance world. I mean, it's 2020, let's change this. Dancers just wanna do what they love to do, they should not be defined by their skin color. If you give us an opportunity, if you open those doors to us, we will fight. If you can just do that for us in the ballet world, give us an opportunity that our skin color doesn't define us, I think you will find some amazing, beautiful brown and black ballerinas around the world.   It was a crazy year and I'm hoping things get better. Now it's really time for me to take care of myself and find out who and what kind of artist I will be after all this healing.      Michaela DePrince is one of our cover stars of our Third issue: Dream which you can now pre-order on @boutiquemags   TEAM CREDITS: Talent: Michaela DePrince @michaeladeprince Photography: Woody Bos @woodybos  Casting / EIC: Timotej Letonja @timiletonja Styling: Gino Gurrieri @ginogurrieri  Art director: Victor Vergara @victor___vergara  Make-up: Anita Jolles using Deciem: The Ordinary & MAC Cosmetics @anitajolles  Hair: Sanne Schoofs using Label M Styling assistant: Emma Hersbach Photo assistant: Nikki Hock @nikki_hock  Special thanks to Omyra Samadi @omyrasamadi & @miloukakisina  Location: Parq Studios Amsterdam Interview by: Jana Letonja @janaletonja Michaela is wearing Tommy Hilfiger @tommyhilfiger    Michaela DePrince, a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer, rose to fame in 2011 with starring in the documentary ”First Position”, which was following her and other young ballet dancers as they were preparing to compete at the Youth America Grand Prix, at which her performance gained her a scholarship at the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Ballet. As the youngest dancer in the history of the company, she danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and currently she is a solo ballet dancer for the Dutch National Ballet, which she joined in 2013.       What inspired you to become a ballerina?   What I would say inspired me was when I found this magazine in Sierra Leone and there was this beautiful ballerina. And it wasn't just the fact that she was something I've never seen before, the position was absolutely beautiful, the costumes were absolutely beautiful in all the pages of the magazine. But the cover struck me so much because she looked so happy and I decided then that I would become this ballerina and to become super happy and that's when my dream to become a ballerina started, in Sierra Leone.     From competing at the Youth America Grand Prix, studying at the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Ballet to becoming a professional ballerina. In US, you danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, where you were their youngest dancer in the history. Then you came to Europe, where you are now a solo ballet dancer for the Dutch National Ballet. Tell us more about your journey from the US to the Netherlands.    I remember that when I got adopted I felt like the biggest thing that I ever have to worry about was people not like me for my white spots, cause in Sierra Leone I was considered the devil's child because of my vitiligo, I was different. But then I got to the US and I realized there's a fact that I was born brown and I fell in love with the art that has always discriminated against brown and black dancers and somehow I was drawn to it and I didn't want to be affected by it. But I was affected by it, I didn't have a lot of friends as well, I never saw a lot of black dancers in my classes growing up.    Then I joined Dance Theatre Harlem, I was the youngest member to join and it was an amazing experience, cause the founder that started it, Arthur Mitchell, he was originally the first black, African-American dancer in New York City Ballet. Obviously everybody knows New York City Ballet is one of the best and he was able to give space for brown and black dancers of different races and built this opportunity to do what you love, to do ballet and know that it's ok to accept your skin color. He would give us the opportunity to wear brown tights, whatever skin tone matched our bodies, but then at the same time I felt like I needed to bring that into bigger companies and change that in Europe or in the US and so I joined Dutch National Ballet, the junior company.    Of course, in the beginning you're a beginner and you don't want to speak out as much, so I was holding my tounge as much as possible and waiting for me to get the opportunity to be at the highest point as possible. When I got to the highest point, that's when I realized it was my opportunity to really try to change it, so I started wearing brown tights at Dutch National Ballet. But even last year, I had to fight for it. They wanted me not to make a big deal about it, but that's just me going back to who I was. Them not letting me wear them, that's not who I was, so they made me feel like I didn't belong again and all those old feelings. Luckily, I was able to make a fuss about it and I was able to wear my brown tights in the end.    I don't want other dancers in the next generation to have to deal with that, to have to constantly feel like you're not fully yourself on stage. You're trying to tell a story, but it's also coming from your point of view and you want to feel like you're most authentic that you possibly can be.     Your road hasn't been the easiest, you faced a lot of racial discrimination, which is a global problem that escalated to its highest levels ever in 2020. What is your view on that, how do you feel about all that?   The Black Lives Matter movement, it's a big movement. It was sad seeing people, who look exactly like me, getting killed for absolutely no reason. I always think we're all human, we all have preferences, we all love, we can all care about each other and support each other. I just don't understand why people are killing people without even getting to know them. You just see them as an animal or whatever and it's really upsetting, cause I've experienced that growing up in New York, that discrimination. Also here in Amsterdam, I've been told to go back to my own country and it's a lot and it's constantly making you feel like you never belong. So that's what I'm trying to do, to change that. It doesn't matter if you're brown, black, spotted, white ... you have an option to conquer your dreams through a lot of hard work and your support system.     What do you love most about ballet, what is the most special thing about this passion of yours?   For me, it's not that I saw ballet and I was living a great childhood. It was what gave me hope as a young orphan who thought nobody ever wanted her and gave me an outlet to just being in a little bubble when other things in my life, even after I got adopted, were not going the way I wanted them to go.    Ballet, it made me feel special. Acknowledgement from the audience always makes you want to do it more and more, but it's just this opportunity to have your own bubble and to be able to express yourself as much as possible. That's why in general art is such a saviour for a lot of people and it's upsetting when they're constantly defunding arts. The art helped me, it helped my sisters and brothers and other people that I know and it's an outlet to express yourself without even having to use words and I think that's the best way for me to express myself. When I'm sad, I can dance. When I'm upset, I can dance.    It's really like a second half of my heart. It sounds cheesy, but it really means a lot to me.      Together with your mom, Elaine, you wrote the book ”Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina”. What inspired you to write your story as an autobiography?    I was getting a lot of good feedback from telling my story and other people hearing it and saying ”You need to talk about it”. I remember one of the biggest moments was when I was living in Vermont and I told my story and the next day two little black girls came in to the studio. They never started ballet because they never thought that they could see somebody who looked exactly like them and as well because of where they came from. Coming to the studio and starting ballet showed them that they could accomplish their dreams and so I decided I wanted to find a way to reach out to more people.    ”Taking Flight” is in 12 different languages around the world. ”Ballerina Dreams” is also in around 5 different languages around the world, it'a a children's book. It's inspiring people and that's what I always wanted to do, just to give people hope. I had that opportunity with a magazine, to have hope. And if I can find a way to help people, I'll do it, which is also why I work with War Child Holland.      You've been a goodwill ambassador for the Dutch organisation War Child since 2016.  What is the most important thing about this ambassadorship?   I was a refugee at one point and I had no hope. Going on the field with War Child, telling my story and having these children see somebody who came exactly from the same circumstances, accomplishing her dreams and just beating the odds, I'm hoping I can inspire them they don't need to be defined by where they came from. They can become a doctor, they can become a singer, they can become a pediatrician, they can become whatever they want to be, because where you're born does not mean you can't overcome those circumstances.         Tommy Hilfiger partnered with you on their Tommy Icons Campaign for Fall 2020, which is a celebration for the brand 's 35th anniversary. How was it for you to be a part of such a meaningful campaign?   Being part of Tommy Hilfiger's Icons Campaign for Fall 2020, I mean this is just an incredible honor. When I was in LA shooting with such a diverse group of people, it felt like oh wow, I didn't feel like the odd one out. These people come from different stories, they're doing amazing things, accomplishing things that people probably don't even know about. We've really got to know each other and it just made me even more proud to be a part of this campaign of diversity, being together, moving forward together and it's just absolutely incredible to be a part of it. I love what Tommy believes in, I love the vision, I love the concept of everything. I'm just so proud to be around so many incredible people.     The theme of Tommy Icons Fall 2020 collection is 'Moving Forward Together' and represents inclusivity and diversity. The campaign itself celebrates and proudly portrays models from a variety of backgrounds, sizes, ages, gender expressions and ethnicities. What does the message of this campaign mean to you?   What moving forward together means to me is creating opportunities to spread a message of hope, power and love. The hope we need to believe in a better world, the power we need to make a change and the love for each other, no matter who you are or what you look like. That will be a basis, on which a new world will be built.     Tommy Hilfiger is not just a fashion brand, it is also one of the world's most recognized lifestyle brands, that shares its inclusive and youthful spirit. How do you identify with the brand's style and philosophy?   I've been in the Tommy family for a little bit of time. From my experience personally, I think everything that they're doing is very authentic. I believe their philosophy is authentic, I see it in their clothes, I see it with the people that they have representing the clothes, I see it with the fact that they support Black Lives Matter. They really believe in what they're saying and they're thinking about it and making sure it's gonna be equal for everybody and everbody is gonna have that opportunity to feel like this fashion brand ”Makes me feel like I belong”.        What are your hopes for ballet post-pandemic? What's in the future for you?   To be honest, I don't know what my future's gonna be like. Right now I'm focusing on myself and maybe some people might think that's selfish, but it takes a lot of courage to say I need a break.I lost my father this summer during Covid and I wasn't able to see him, so I've decided to take some time off to just focus on the next step of me becoming the best artist I possibly can. With grief, you really have to experience it, you can't just go and supress it. In the dance world it's like, even when you're injured, you continue and it's not about your mental health. But it is important to take some time off. It's scary, but I can not be the best artist I can possibly be when I'm dealing with such grief and loss and Covid, which is a mental thing as well for a lot of people.   At the moment it's just a lot of uncertinty, not really knowing when I can go and see my family in the US. But I do have the certainty right now that I have this amazing support system. They're helping me through everything and I know that's just gonna make me have a better future and I'm just gonna have to be patient. I'm always gonna be an artist. I'll either be a teacher or when I open up my school in Sierra Leone, I'm still gonna be an artist teaching children who deserve an opportunity to see what I've experienced in life and I wanna give back to them. You know, that's a goal that I have after my career.    We'll just have to see. I'm hoping as well that with the Black Lives Matter movement, it's gonna change also the dance world. I mean, it's 2020, let's change this. Dancers just wanna do what they love to do, they should not be defined by their skin color. If you give us an opportunity, if you open those doors to us, we will fight. If you can just do that for us in the ballet world, give us an opportunity that our skin color doesn't define us, I think you will find some amazing, beautiful brown and black ballerinas around the world.   It was a crazy year and I'm hoping things get better. Now it's really time for me to take care of myself and find out who and what kind of artist I will be after all this healing.      Michaela DePrince is one of our cover stars of our Third issue: Dream which you can now pre-order on @boutiquemags   TEAM CREDITS: Talent: Michaela DePrince @michaeladeprince Photography: Woody Bos @woodybos  Casting / EIC: Timotej Letonja @timiletonja Styling: Gino Gurrieri @ginogurrieri  Art director: Victor Vergara @victor___vergara  Make-up: Anita Jolles using Deciem: The Ordinary & MAC Cosmetics @anitajolles  Hair: Sanne Schoofs using Label M Styling assistant: Emma Hersbach Photo assistant: Nikki Hock @nikki_hock  Special thanks to Omyra Samadi @omyrasamadi & @miloukakisina  Location: Parq Studios Amsterdam Interview by: Jana Letonja @janaletonja Michaela is wearing Tommy Hilfiger @tommyhilfiger   

Daily Paper Debuts Their First SS21 Drop
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Daily Paper Debuts Their First SS21 Drop

Fashion Daily Paper introduces their latest Spring/Summer 2021 collection Future Roots. Debuting their first arrivals including dark vintage washed denim with a lasered-on monogram print alongside essential athleisure wear in updated seasonal colorways. The drop gives a sneak peek of what we can expect from the brands’ SS21 season.      The first drop will be available on Friday, December 11, at 12 PM CET and can be purchased at Daily Paper storefronts in Amsterdam, selected retailers worldwide as well as online at www.dailypaperclothing.com. Daily Paper introduces their latest Spring/Summer 2021 collection Future Roots. Debuting their first arrivals including dark vintage washed denim with a lasered-on monogram print alongside essential athleisure wear in updated seasonal colorways. The drop gives a sneak peek of what we can expect from the brands’ SS21 season.      The first drop will be available on Friday, December 11, at 12 PM CET and can be purchased at Daily Paper storefronts in Amsterdam, selected retailers worldwide as well as online at www.dailypaperclothing.com.

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Exclusive editorial starring Christian Hogue
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Exclusive editorial starring Christian Hogue

Men Exclusive new editorial starring Christian Hogue by Torian Lewin.     TEAM CREDITS:  MODEL: CHRISTIAN HOGUE @ LA MODELS  PHOTOGRAPHER: TORIAN LEWIN STYLIST / EDITOR: JORDAN BOOTHE  STYLIST ASST: KEELY METTLEN  GROOMING: MIKE FERNANDEZ EDITOR: TIMOTEJ LETONJA   Exclusive new editorial starring Christian Hogue by Torian Lewin.     TEAM CREDITS:  MODEL: CHRISTIAN HOGUE @ LA MODELS  PHOTOGRAPHER: TORIAN LEWIN STYLIST / EDITOR: JORDAN BOOTHE  STYLIST ASST: KEELY METTLEN  GROOMING: MIKE FERNANDEZ EDITOR: TIMOTEJ LETONJA  

DIOR PRESENTS THE MEN’S FALL 2021 COLLECTION
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DIOR PRESENTS THE MEN’S FALL 2021 COLLECTION

Fashion HYPERCOLORED, HYPERREAL; THE FALL 2021 MEN'S COLLECTION BY KIM JONES MARRIES THE HOUSE’S UNIQUE HERITAGE WITH EXCELLENCE OF SAVOIR-FAIRE REINTERPRETED THROUGH INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES. A PHILOSOPHY THAT IS REFLECTED IN THE HEART OF EACH CREATION, INFORMED BY A REVISITED SPIRIT OF TAILORING AS WELL AS KENNY SCHARF’S* VIBRANT NEON PALETTE. COMBINING POP CULTURE AND SCIENCE FICTION, AND INSPIRED BY CARTOONS AND SURREALISM, THE AMERICAN ARTIST, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF DIOR MEN’S COLLECTIONS, DESIGNED A SERIES OF PRINTS AND EMBROIDERIES IN BRIGHT HUES BRIMMING WITH A JOYFUL ENERGY. UNVEILED IN BEIJING AT AN EVENT THAT REINVENTED THE FASHION SHOW EXPERIENCE, THESE NEW SILHOUETTES CELEBRATE EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE CRAFTSMANSHIP IN A CAPTIVATING DIALOGUE WITH HOUSE CODES. BRIDGING ANCESTRAL TECHNIQUES AND FUTURISTIC AUDACITY, THESE MULTIFACETED AND VIRTUOSO ENCOUNTERS ARE REVEALED VIA AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO EXPLORING TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE PERCEPTION OF TIME AND SPACE IN THIS PARTICULAR GLOBAL CONTEXT. HYPERCOLORED, HYPERREAL; THE FALL 2021 MEN'S COLLECTION BY KIM JONES MARRIES THE HOUSE’S UNIQUE HERITAGE WITH EXCELLENCE OF SAVOIR-FAIRE REINTERPRETED THROUGH INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES. A PHILOSOPHY THAT IS REFLECTED IN THE HEART OF EACH CREATION, INFORMED BY A REVISITED SPIRIT OF TAILORING AS WELL AS KENNY SCHARF’S* VIBRANT NEON PALETTE. COMBINING POP CULTURE AND SCIENCE FICTION, AND INSPIRED BY CARTOONS AND SURREALISM, THE AMERICAN ARTIST, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF DIOR MEN’S COLLECTIONS, DESIGNED A SERIES OF PRINTS AND EMBROIDERIES IN BRIGHT HUES BRIMMING WITH A JOYFUL ENERGY. UNVEILED IN BEIJING AT AN EVENT THAT REINVENTED THE FASHION SHOW EXPERIENCE, THESE NEW SILHOUETTES CELEBRATE EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE CRAFTSMANSHIP IN A CAPTIVATING DIALOGUE WITH HOUSE CODES. BRIDGING ANCESTRAL TECHNIQUES AND FUTURISTIC AUDACITY, THESE MULTIFACETED AND VIRTUOSO ENCOUNTERS ARE REVEALED VIA AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO EXPLORING TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE PERCEPTION OF TIME AND SPACE IN THIS PARTICULAR GLOBAL CONTEXT.

Small things that matter by KOMONO
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Small things that matter by KOMONO

Accessories This holiday season, we invite you to cherish your memories and save them for a special moment. We designed a hardcase gifting box which contains one of our favorite watches, the Harlow or the Lewis, together with an extra complimentary strap and washi tape. This box can be repurposed to collect your precious letters, notes, drawings, photographs or other small things of sentimental value. Seal it off with the washi tape and re-open for a journey back in time. Besides the gifting box, we offer a curated selection of other small things that matter, from precious watches to sleek snow glasses. In our campaign, we recollect our own memories by inviting some of our dearest friends to talk about what matters to them and share their personal stories.     komono.com This holiday season, we invite you to cherish your memories and save them for a special moment. We designed a hardcase gifting box which contains one of our favorite watches, the Harlow or the Lewis, together with an extra complimentary strap and washi tape. This box can be repurposed to collect your precious letters, notes, drawings, photographs or other small things of sentimental value. Seal it off with the washi tape and re-open for a journey back in time. Besides the gifting box, we offer a curated selection of other small things that matter, from precious watches to sleek snow glasses. In our campaign, we recollect our own memories by inviting some of our dearest friends to talk about what matters to them and share their personal stories.     komono.com

The tie-dye creations by DIOR
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The tie-dye creations by DIOR

Fashion A tribute to the beauty and priceless craftsmanship of Puglia, a region close to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s heart, the 2021 Cruise collection celebrates the Dior codes and motifs the Creative Director loves, such as Tie & Dior. A testimony to excellence of savoir-faire, this precious dyeing technique is used to color long skirts, flowing shirts, flared pants and matching tops in a palette of delicate shades from pale pink to sky blue, sweet notes underscored by intense black. These hypnotic designs also unfurl on scarves and the iconic Lady Dior and Dior Book Tote bags, enhanced by captivating plays on materials such as three-dimensional cotton embroidery and faded denim layers. The fruit of constant research and experimentation, fabrics with surprising and unique looks have become a House emblem. A tribute to the beauty and priceless craftsmanship of Puglia, a region close to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s heart, the 2021 Cruise collection celebrates the Dior codes and motifs the Creative Director loves, such as Tie & Dior. A testimony to excellence of savoir-faire, this precious dyeing technique is used to color long skirts, flowing shirts, flared pants and matching tops in a palette of delicate shades from pale pink to sky blue, sweet notes underscored by intense black. These hypnotic designs also unfurl on scarves and the iconic Lady Dior and Dior Book Tote bags, enhanced by captivating plays on materials such as three-dimensional cotton embroidery and faded denim layers. The fruit of constant research and experimentation, fabrics with surprising and unique looks have become a House emblem.

Chloé announces the appointment of Gabriela Hearst as Creative Director
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Chloé announces the appointment of Gabriela Hearst as Creative Director

Fashion Riccardo Bellini, Chief Executive Officer, announced today that Gabriela Hearst will be joining Chloé as Creative Director effective December 7th 2020.      “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Gabriela Hearst at our Maison. I have always admired her vibrant creative energy and exquisite sense of quality and craft. Her powerful vision of more responsible fashion truly embodies the values and sense of commitment of today's Chloé women. Gabriela is a forward-thinking woman and her creative leadership will be a positive force in further evolving and expanding our founder’s original vision of meaningful and powerful femininity. Together, we share the conviction that we all have a responsibility to actively participate in the shaping of a sustainable future and look forward to jointly pushing Chloé to new heights” said CEO, Riccardo Bellini.     “I am grateful for an opportunity at such a beloved brand as Chloé. I am thankful to Natacha Ramsay-Levi and all the other extraordinary designers that have come before her and helped build on the purposeful vision of Gaby Aghion. I am excited for the opportunity to work under the leadership of Riccardo Bellini and support him in his commitment to create a business that is socially conscious and in balance with our environment. I am also humbled to be able to work with the Chloé team to help execute this beautiful vision in creative and accountable ways” said Gabriela Hearst.      Gabriela Hearst is the first female designer with a multi-cultural heritage to both Uruguay and the United States to take the helm of a Paris fashion House.     Her first collection for the Maison will be presented in March 2021. Gabriela Hearst will remain as Creative Director of her eponymous brand.  Riccardo Bellini, Chief Executive Officer, announced today that Gabriela Hearst will be joining Chloé as Creative Director effective December 7th 2020.      “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Gabriela Hearst at our Maison. I have always admired her vibrant creative energy and exquisite sense of quality and craft. Her powerful vision of more responsible fashion truly embodies the values and sense of commitment of today's Chloé women. Gabriela is a forward-thinking woman and her creative leadership will be a positive force in further evolving and expanding our founder’s original vision of meaningful and powerful femininity. Together, we share the conviction that we all have a responsibility to actively participate in the shaping of a sustainable future and look forward to jointly pushing Chloé to new heights” said CEO, Riccardo Bellini.     “I am grateful for an opportunity at such a beloved brand as Chloé. I am thankful to Natacha Ramsay-Levi and all the other extraordinary designers that have come before her and helped build on the purposeful vision of Gaby Aghion. I am excited for the opportunity to work under the leadership of Riccardo Bellini and support him in his commitment to create a business that is socially conscious and in balance with our environment. I am also humbled to be able to work with the Chloé team to help execute this beautiful vision in creative and accountable ways” said Gabriela Hearst.      Gabriela Hearst is the first female designer with a multi-cultural heritage to both Uruguay and the United States to take the helm of a Paris fashion House.     Her first collection for the Maison will be presented in March 2021. Gabriela Hearst will remain as Creative Director of her eponymous brand. 

WEEKDAY: Store Made Holiday Studio
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WEEKDAY: Store Made Holiday Studio

Fashion During this holiday season, the Weekday Store Made Studio will collaborate with three designers, one per week, for exclusive and unique design pieces. The pieces will be sold on the Weekday Big Cartel site and all money made from the collaborations will be donated to Civil Rights Defenders, an international human rights organization. Civil Rights Defenders support human rights activists in their fight against injustices such as political persecution, racism and oppression against the LGBTQI community.     The first collection is in collaboration with Ellen Hodakova Larsson.      Ellen Hodakova Larsson:   Stockholm based designer Ellen Hodakova Larsson designs focus on alternative ways of reworking old clothing to find new functions and values in already produced material. By deconstructing and recontextualizing vintage and deadstock clothing she is able to flip the original function in the process. For this collaboration Weekday gloves that once warmed hands now warms the body and bras which once held breasts are now top and skirt. Collection drops November 26th.     Annika Berger and Per Axen:   Weekday designers Annika Berger and Per Axen have spent the last year creating one off pieces for the Store Made Studio. Their focus has been on offering customers new ideas on how to be resourceful with what they already have at home. Recent collections have used cut up and mash up techniques, spray painting and dip dying to creatively refresh a wardrobe instead of making new purchases. Collections drops December 3rd.     Per Götesson:   London based designer Per Götesson is a graduate of Beckman's College of Design and The Royal College of Art. Götesson's eponymous label caught the eye of both Lulu Kennedy at Fashion East and Topman during his studies. He debuted his graduate collection on the London Fashion Week Men's catwalk with menswear collective MAN in 2016. Taking a no-frills approach to functional fashion Götesson's inspiration comes from the everyday and mundane but subverts it to add romance and poetry to traditional ideas of masculinity. Collection drops December 10th.     Claire Yurika Davis:   London-based designer, sustainability consultant and tarot reader Claire Yurika Davis specializes in slick, fetish-inspired designs. By sourcing the lowest impact materials, creating minimal waste and reducing her collections from a relentless season-to-season model to just one a year, Claire’s sustainable practices began on day one of founding her brand HANGER. Reworking pieces to her genderless, slutty and tailored aesthetic. Collection drops December 17th.     Collections unveiled exclusively on Weekday Instagram account @weekdayofficialSold exclusively on: https://weekdaystoremade.bigcartel.com/ During this holiday season, the Weekday Store Made Studio will collaborate with three designers, one per week, for exclusive and unique design pieces. The pieces will be sold on the Weekday Big Cartel site and all money made from the collaborations will be donated to Civil Rights Defenders, an international human rights organization. Civil Rights Defenders support human rights activists in their fight against injustices such as political persecution, racism and oppression against the LGBTQI community.     The first collection is in collaboration with Ellen Hodakova Larsson.      Ellen Hodakova Larsson:   Stockholm based designer Ellen Hodakova Larsson designs focus on alternative ways of reworking old clothing to find new functions and values in already produced material. By deconstructing and recontextualizing vintage and deadstock clothing she is able to flip the original function in the process. For this collaboration Weekday gloves that once warmed hands now warms the body and bras which once held breasts are now top and skirt. Collection drops November 26th.     Annika Berger and Per Axen:   Weekday designers Annika Berger and Per Axen have spent the last year creating one off pieces for the Store Made Studio. Their focus has been on offering customers new ideas on how to be resourceful with what they already have at home. Recent collections have used cut up and mash up techniques, spray painting and dip dying to creatively refresh a wardrobe instead of making new purchases. Collections drops December 3rd.     Per Götesson:   London based designer Per Götesson is a graduate of Beckman's College of Design and The Royal College of Art. Götesson's eponymous label caught the eye of both Lulu Kennedy at Fashion East and Topman during his studies. He debuted his graduate collection on the London Fashion Week Men's catwalk with menswear collective MAN in 2016. Taking a no-frills approach to functional fashion Götesson's inspiration comes from the everyday and mundane but subverts it to add romance and poetry to traditional ideas of masculinity. Collection drops December 10th.     Claire Yurika Davis:   London-based designer, sustainability consultant and tarot reader Claire Yurika Davis specializes in slick, fetish-inspired designs. By sourcing the lowest impact materials, creating minimal waste and reducing her collections from a relentless season-to-season model to just one a year, Claire’s sustainable practices began on day one of founding her brand HANGER. Reworking pieces to her genderless, slutty and tailored aesthetic. Collection drops December 17th.     Collections unveiled exclusively on Weekday Instagram account @weekdayofficialSold exclusively on: https://weekdaystoremade.bigcartel.com/

GIVENCHY ACCESSORIES FOR SPRING & SUMMER
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GIVENCHY ACCESSORIES FOR SPRING & SUMMER

Accessories We are delighted to share some of our favorites GIVENCHY items for Spring & Summer.   givenchy.com   We are delighted to share some of our favorites GIVENCHY items for Spring & Summer.   givenchy.com  

MR MARVIS OPENS NEW FLAGSHIPSTORE IN AMSTERDAM
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MR MARVIS OPENS NEW FLAGSHIPSTORE IN AMSTERDAM

Men Following the success of our first MR MARVIS store, we are now expanding and relocating our flagship to the heart of Amsterdam’s exclusive shopping district, PC Hooftstraat. Designed with the "get inspired & get fitted" concept in mind we provide the perfect shopping experience.      Get inspired:   The Flagship store, located at PC Hooftstraat 21, is treating our MR MARVIS customers to an exclusive shopping experience.  Boasting two levels, the stores’ bright and modern design invites our customers into the colourful and energetic world of MR MARVIS. The first level greets you with bold colour inspiration via a rotating and illuminated carousel where customers can peruse the MR MARVIS iconic short collections.  Life-size campaign imagery brings the collection to life, with a large LED screen that showcases the latest seasonal campaign. Here you will see the styles in motion, surrounded by native Amsterdam to the warmth of Cannes to the idyllic city backdrop of Milan.      Get fitted:   Feeling inspired? Descend to the ground floor to find your fit. Finding the right size is what the MR MARVIS store is all about. In addition to the sizing of the perfect shorts & trousers, the experienced team also provide advice on fabrics and colours. Our website is brought to life in our physical store via interactive iPads. Select your chosen product on screen and all available colour ways in that style will appear. Choose your favourites and a MR MARVIS store advisor will assist you in delivering your chosen styles directly to the fitting room for you to try.    Feeling lucky? One of our four fitting rooms has a hidden minibar! The discoverer will be treated to an abundance of treats and chilled drinks during fitting. Didn’t find the minibar? Don’t worry, our team will be happy to serve you refreshments of your choice during your fitting.  MR MARVIS will ensure you leave the store with the perfect fit, smiling from ear to ear.      Play every day:   The "play every day" ethos of MR MARVIS is not only reflected in details such as the hidden minibar. The space inside and the adjoining garden - with a view of the Rijksmuseum - can be transformed in an instant into a multifunctional event space that includes an (outdoor) bar and a glistening disco ball! Following the success of our first MR MARVIS store, we are now expanding and relocating our flagship to the heart of Amsterdam’s exclusive shopping district, PC Hooftstraat. Designed with the "get inspired & get fitted" concept in mind we provide the perfect shopping experience.      Get inspired:   The Flagship store, located at PC Hooftstraat 21, is treating our MR MARVIS customers to an exclusive shopping experience.  Boasting two levels, the stores’ bright and modern design invites our customers into the colourful and energetic world of MR MARVIS. The first level greets you with bold colour inspiration via a rotating and illuminated carousel where customers can peruse the MR MARVIS iconic short collections.  Life-size campaign imagery brings the collection to life, with a large LED screen that showcases the latest seasonal campaign. Here you will see the styles in motion, surrounded by native Amsterdam to the warmth of Cannes to the idyllic city backdrop of Milan.      Get fitted:   Feeling inspired? Descend to the ground floor to find your fit. Finding the right size is what the MR MARVIS store is all about. In addition to the sizing of the perfect shorts & trousers, the experienced team also provide advice on fabrics and colours. Our website is brought to life in our physical store via interactive iPads. Select your chosen product on screen and all available colour ways in that style will appear. Choose your favourites and a MR MARVIS store advisor will assist you in delivering your chosen styles directly to the fitting room for you to try.    Feeling lucky? One of our four fitting rooms has a hidden minibar! The discoverer will be treated to an abundance of treats and chilled drinks during fitting. Didn’t find the minibar? Don’t worry, our team will be happy to serve you refreshments of your choice during your fitting.  MR MARVIS will ensure you leave the store with the perfect fit, smiling from ear to ear.      Play every day:   The "play every day" ethos of MR MARVIS is not only reflected in details such as the hidden minibar. The space inside and the adjoining garden - with a view of the Rijksmuseum - can be transformed in an instant into a multifunctional event space that includes an (outdoor) bar and a glistening disco ball!

Exclusive editorial by Matthieu Delbreuve
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Exclusive editorial by Matthieu Delbreuve

Fashion Exclusive editorial captured by Matthieu Delbreuve.     TEAM CREDITS: PHOTOGRAPHER: MATTHIEU DELBREUVE @KAPTIVE_AGENCY   STYLIST: VICTOIRE SEVENO @KAPTIVE_AGENCY   MAKEUP ARTIST: EMILIE PLUME HAIR STYLIST: YUMIKO HIKAGE @SAINTGERMAINAGENCY    PRODUCTION: CAROLE CONGOS @KAPTIVE_AGENCY STYLIST ASSISTANT: ELOISE RONCONE CASTING DIRECTOR: REMI FELIPE MODELS: MAE LAPRES @Premium & TOBIAS DIONISI @IMG  Exclusive editorial captured by Matthieu Delbreuve.     TEAM CREDITS: PHOTOGRAPHER: MATTHIEU DELBREUVE @KAPTIVE_AGENCY   STYLIST: VICTOIRE SEVENO @KAPTIVE_AGENCY   MAKEUP ARTIST: EMILIE PLUME HAIR STYLIST: YUMIKO HIKAGE @SAINTGERMAINAGENCY    PRODUCTION: CAROLE CONGOS @KAPTIVE_AGENCY STYLIST ASSISTANT: ELOISE RONCONE CASTING DIRECTOR: REMI FELIPE MODELS: MAE LAPRES @Premium & TOBIAS DIONISI @IMG 

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