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GUCCI releases Eyewear campaign for Spring & Summer
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GUCCI releases Eyewear campaign for Spring & Summer

Accessories For its new Spring Summer eyewear advertising campaign, Gucci moved to the Amoeba Music Hollywood store in Los Angeles to pay homage to that staple of American ‘80s teen movies, the record and VHS rental store.Creative Director Alessandro Michele mines the colourful neon-lit setting of this archetypal hangout for youth culture to showcase the spirit of individuality. In this new campaign, the browsing customers suggest many narratives, and in their attitude of proud freedom speak of Gucci’s desire to encourage self-expression.   Chinese actress and brand ambassador Ni Ni stars once again in theHouse eyewear advertisingcampaign, and is joined for the second time by Kai, the South Korean singer, actor and dancer, member of the EXO boy band, and global male ambassador for Gucci eyewear.Models Delphi McNicol, Azu Nwogu and Jana Jonckheere also appear in the campaign. Shot by cult filmmaker and photographer Harmony Korine, the campaign presents candid portraits – in still and moving images – of individuals or couples within the rich setting of the record store with its stacks and shelves of vinyl, tapes, CDs and videos. The emphasis is on close-up crops that bring the eyewear to the fore – both Gucci optical glasses and sunglasses – while the busy and vibrant background, alive with pop-culture graphics, suggests the energy and excitement of the retro music scene. The film also pays homage to those days when the local record shop or video exchange would be a social nexus, with the narrative plot showing customers meeting up in the store and trying on the glasses, while browsing the tapes and CDs. more on gucci.com             Creative Director: Alessandro Michele Art Director: Christopher SimmondsPhotographer/Director: Harmony Korine Styling: Jonathan Kaye Hair Stylist: Alex BrownsellMake Up: Thomas de Kluyver and Gao Jian For its new Spring Summer eyewear advertising campaign, Gucci moved to the Amoeba Music Hollywood store in Los Angeles to pay homage to that staple of American ‘80s teen movies, the record and VHS rental store.Creative Director Alessandro Michele mines the colourful neon-lit setting of this archetypal hangout for youth culture to showcase the spirit of individuality. In this new campaign, the browsing customers suggest many narratives, and in their attitude of proud freedom speak of Gucci’s desire to encourage self-expression.   Chinese actress and brand ambassador Ni Ni stars once again in theHouse eyewear advertisingcampaign, and is joined for the second time by Kai, the South Korean singer, actor and dancer, member of the EXO boy band, and global male ambassador for Gucci eyewear.Models Delphi McNicol, Azu Nwogu and Jana Jonckheere also appear in the campaign. Shot by cult filmmaker and photographer Harmony Korine, the campaign presents candid portraits – in still and moving images – of individuals or couples within the rich setting of the record store with its stacks and shelves of vinyl, tapes, CDs and videos. The emphasis is on close-up crops that bring the eyewear to the fore – both Gucci optical glasses and sunglasses – while the busy and vibrant background, alive with pop-culture graphics, suggests the energy and excitement of the retro music scene. The film also pays homage to those days when the local record shop or video exchange would be a social nexus, with the narrative plot showing customers meeting up in the store and trying on the glasses, while browsing the tapes and CDs. more on gucci.com             Creative Director: Alessandro Michele Art Director: Christopher SimmondsPhotographer/Director: Harmony Korine Styling: Jonathan Kaye Hair Stylist: Alex BrownsellMake Up: Thomas de Kluyver and Gao Jian

CHANEL Fall & Winter 2020-2021
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CHANEL Fall & Winter 2020-2021

Fashion Week “A very simple, very pure momentum. Romanticism but without any flourishes. Emotions but without any frills,” explains Virginie Viard. “Movement, air... For the runway show, no frame. I don’t like framing.” Freedom, energy, desire for the absolute. Gabrielle Chanel - always - whose racehorse was called ‘Romantica’, the film Les Biches by Chabrol for his Parisiennes who are as feminine as they are amazones, and a photo of Karl Lagerfeld wearing a striped suit with riding boots.   For this CHANEL Fall-Winter 2020/21 Ready-to-Wear collection, “almost no dresses, just casaques (jockey silks). Jodhpurs that open over seven-league boots, a nod to those belonging to Karl. For the first time there are press studs on the suits for a more lively gesture,” continues Virginie Viard. Lots of black and white. Just a few touches of pale green and the emblematic pink of the House. A softness. An outline, punctured with imposing jewellery.   “I love CHANEL so much, this collection could only be a new ode.”   #CHANELFallWinter “A very simple, very pure momentum. Romanticism but without any flourishes. Emotions but without any frills,” explains Virginie Viard. “Movement, air... For the runway show, no frame. I don’t like framing.” Freedom, energy, desire for the absolute. Gabrielle Chanel - always - whose racehorse was called ‘Romantica’, the film Les Biches by Chabrol for his Parisiennes who are as feminine as they are amazones, and a photo of Karl Lagerfeld wearing a striped suit with riding boots.   For this CHANEL Fall-Winter 2020/21 Ready-to-Wear collection, “almost no dresses, just casaques (jockey silks). Jodhpurs that open over seven-league boots, a nod to those belonging to Karl. For the first time there are press studs on the suits for a more lively gesture,” continues Virginie Viard. Lots of black and white. Just a few touches of pale green and the emblematic pink of the House. A softness. An outline, punctured with imposing jewellery.   “I love CHANEL so much, this collection could only be a new ode.”   #CHANELFallWinter

CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made
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CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made

Beauty Guided by a unique expert approach, CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made. From the beginning, CHANEL has been cultivating the idea of beauty that reaps what it sows. The House strives to always remember that nature's intelligence is supreme by maintaining an uninterrupted dialog with the natural world. Its creative expertise is expressed in the selection of the best ingredients, cultivated at the heart of unique ecosystems in the best conditions for the best results.   A CULTURE OF SINGULARITY, FOUNDED ON KNOWLEDGE: Guided by a unique expert approach, CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made. These are true centers for botanical research, cultivation and experimentation in view of creating exclusive natural ingredients of a unique quality for use in the composition of its beauty care products.   A CULTURE OF COMMITMENT, DICTATED BY RESPECT: Choosing beauty at every step of the creative process is a commitment that goes beyond aesthetics. Designed to suit the natural settings that welcome them, these open-sky laboratories are the fruit of an approach of excellence that cultivates an expert botanical and environmental approach based on the fundamental principles of responsibility. Together, the participants work in the service of a single vision.   A CULTURE OF INTUITION ALWAYS INSPIRED BY OBSERVATION: CHANEL believes in the long-term view of research, creation and innovation. This long-term view does not exclude the flash of intuition, but it always combines intuition with observation, which aims at making discoveries without turning our backs on our legacy. CHANEL does not allow the breathless clip of daily news and trends to dictate its pace, preferring the right course of action performed in its own time. The future is unpredictable, but we can prepare for it.   A SCIENTIFIC CULTURE THAT LEADS TO INVENTION: It is not possible to invent an active ingredient without inventing the way it will be used. To extract the quintessence of each plant without tainting its powers, CHANEL has developed innovative, original extraction and separation techniques that are tailored to each one. And since each plant – each molecule – is different, it is necessary to invent, innovate and start over each time.   A CERTAIN IDEA OF CULTIVATING BEAUTY… Guided by a unique expert approach, CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made. From the beginning, CHANEL has been cultivating the idea of beauty that reaps what it sows. The House strives to always remember that nature's intelligence is supreme by maintaining an uninterrupted dialog with the natural world. Its creative expertise is expressed in the selection of the best ingredients, cultivated at the heart of unique ecosystems in the best conditions for the best results.   A CULTURE OF SINGULARITY, FOUNDED ON KNOWLEDGE: Guided by a unique expert approach, CHANEL is pursuing the establishment of exceptional plant centers by creating open-sky laboratories to cultivate the finest plants from which its active ingredients are made. These are true centers for botanical research, cultivation and experimentation in view of creating exclusive natural ingredients of a unique quality for use in the composition of its beauty care products.   A CULTURE OF COMMITMENT, DICTATED BY RESPECT: Choosing beauty at every step of the creative process is a commitment that goes beyond aesthetics. Designed to suit the natural settings that welcome them, these open-sky laboratories are the fruit of an approach of excellence that cultivates an expert botanical and environmental approach based on the fundamental principles of responsibility. Together, the participants work in the service of a single vision.   A CULTURE OF INTUITION ALWAYS INSPIRED BY OBSERVATION: CHANEL believes in the long-term view of research, creation and innovation. This long-term view does not exclude the flash of intuition, but it always combines intuition with observation, which aims at making discoveries without turning our backs on our legacy. CHANEL does not allow the breathless clip of daily news and trends to dictate its pace, preferring the right course of action performed in its own time. The future is unpredictable, but we can prepare for it.   A SCIENTIFIC CULTURE THAT LEADS TO INVENTION: It is not possible to invent an active ingredient without inventing the way it will be used. To extract the quintessence of each plant without tainting its powers, CHANEL has developed innovative, original extraction and separation techniques that are tailored to each one. And since each plant – each molecule – is different, it is necessary to invent, innovate and start over each time.   A CERTAIN IDEA OF CULTIVATING BEAUTY…

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Heures d'Absence by Louis Vuitton
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Heures d'Absence by Louis Vuitton

Beauty In 1927, at the height of the Roaring Twenties in all their creative effervescence, the Maison Louis Vuitton launched its first perfume, Heures d'Absence, named after the country home the Vuitton family acquired in the Seine-et-Marne region in the 1920s.   The fragrance captured the spirit of the day and its design celebrated the new modes of transport that were then emerging: a triumphant airplane was engraved on the bottle, whose box was shaped like a kilometer marker. Behind this singular, memorable name, one divines a resolutely optimistic message, an invitation to travel that’s at once introspective and emotional. The chance to break free and let go, shake off the blues and seize the day. Heures d'Absence evokes great escapes, suspended moments of grace in which one plunges into daydreams and the body surrenders to a frisson of eternity. The name could hardly fall into oblivion: it was destined to be reborn, nearly a century later, to take on new life and prolong the dream. On the other hand, no one knows what the original perfume smelled like – the formula has long since been lost. This presented the Maison Louis Vuitton’s Master Perfumer with an ideal occasion to reinvent it according to a very personal vision, with complete freedom.   The soul of flowers: Inspired by its dream-like name, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud wished to interpret the perfume with a profusion of fresh flowers, an ode to the blossoms from Grasse that he so loves – allegorical figures of joy, love and getaways. With this eleventh women’s fragrance for Parfums Louis Vuitton, he reinvents the composition of a grand, sophisticated bouquet in a resolutely contemporary way. It is like a figurative musical score, in which each element of nature seems identifiable and palpable, culminating in a high degree of abstraction. Instantly, flowers seem to spring forth and take shape in an exhilarating whirlwind. Jasmine from Grasse reveals itself majestically, thanks to CO2 extraction – a Maison Louis Vuitton exclusive – that gives it incomparable purity and delicacy. Underscoring this opalescent whiteness are a few touches of Sambac Jasmine from China, a variety that joyfully evokes the scent of the Pittosporum that flowers along the French Riviera in springtime. And the jasmine embraces its constant companion, the May Rose. Extracted using CO2, they achieve their full expression – fresh and radiant, down to their most carnal instincts. The gesture is precise and meticulous, always generous, to better etch out the petals’ delicate contours and coax an idyllic landscape from the bottle. As if to further elevate this alliance of eternal flowers and in order to accentuate their contrasts, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud added the green, powdery facets of Mimosa from the Tanneron, a marvel that illuminates the hills of Provence with a radiant yellow at winter’s end. Here and there, a staccato of raspberry makes it possible to accentuate its downy, cheerful character. "Everything is done in service of the flowers, there’s no element to rein them in or disturb their message," the Master Perfumer explains. As proof, warm vanilla notes of Peruvian balm amplify the sophistication of the fragrance. A floral apotheosis with, as a finishing touch, a hint of Sri Lankan sandalwood and musk to prolong the flowers’ powdery nuances while enveloping them in sensuality. With a colorful burst of laughter, all these elements compose a melody that feels never-ending. Like the hands of a timepiece set against an infinite dial, the fragrance carries a promise of eternal renewal. Available as of February 27, 2020 at select Louis Vuitton stores and at louisvuitton.com #LVParfums #louisvuitton In 1927, at the height of the Roaring Twenties in all their creative effervescence, the Maison Louis Vuitton launched its first perfume, Heures d'Absence, named after the country home the Vuitton family acquired in the Seine-et-Marne region in the 1920s.   The fragrance captured the spirit of the day and its design celebrated the new modes of transport that were then emerging: a triumphant airplane was engraved on the bottle, whose box was shaped like a kilometer marker. Behind this singular, memorable name, one divines a resolutely optimistic message, an invitation to travel that’s at once introspective and emotional. The chance to break free and let go, shake off the blues and seize the day. Heures d'Absence evokes great escapes, suspended moments of grace in which one plunges into daydreams and the body surrenders to a frisson of eternity. The name could hardly fall into oblivion: it was destined to be reborn, nearly a century later, to take on new life and prolong the dream. On the other hand, no one knows what the original perfume smelled like – the formula has long since been lost. This presented the Maison Louis Vuitton’s Master Perfumer with an ideal occasion to reinvent it according to a very personal vision, with complete freedom.   The soul of flowers: Inspired by its dream-like name, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud wished to interpret the perfume with a profusion of fresh flowers, an ode to the blossoms from Grasse that he so loves – allegorical figures of joy, love and getaways. With this eleventh women’s fragrance for Parfums Louis Vuitton, he reinvents the composition of a grand, sophisticated bouquet in a resolutely contemporary way. It is like a figurative musical score, in which each element of nature seems identifiable and palpable, culminating in a high degree of abstraction. Instantly, flowers seem to spring forth and take shape in an exhilarating whirlwind. Jasmine from Grasse reveals itself majestically, thanks to CO2 extraction – a Maison Louis Vuitton exclusive – that gives it incomparable purity and delicacy. Underscoring this opalescent whiteness are a few touches of Sambac Jasmine from China, a variety that joyfully evokes the scent of the Pittosporum that flowers along the French Riviera in springtime. And the jasmine embraces its constant companion, the May Rose. Extracted using CO2, they achieve their full expression – fresh and radiant, down to their most carnal instincts. The gesture is precise and meticulous, always generous, to better etch out the petals’ delicate contours and coax an idyllic landscape from the bottle. As if to further elevate this alliance of eternal flowers and in order to accentuate their contrasts, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud added the green, powdery facets of Mimosa from the Tanneron, a marvel that illuminates the hills of Provence with a radiant yellow at winter’s end. Here and there, a staccato of raspberry makes it possible to accentuate its downy, cheerful character. "Everything is done in service of the flowers, there’s no element to rein them in or disturb their message," the Master Perfumer explains. As proof, warm vanilla notes of Peruvian balm amplify the sophistication of the fragrance. A floral apotheosis with, as a finishing touch, a hint of Sri Lankan sandalwood and musk to prolong the flowers’ powdery nuances while enveloping them in sensuality. With a colorful burst of laughter, all these elements compose a melody that feels never-ending. Like the hands of a timepiece set against an infinite dial, the fragrance carries a promise of eternal renewal. Available as of February 27, 2020 at select Louis Vuitton stores and at louisvuitton.com #LVParfums #louisvuitton

Lacoste Fall & Winter 2020-2021
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Lacoste Fall & Winter 2020-2021

Fashion Week Held at the Tennis Club de Paris, the Lacoste Autumn Winter 2020 runway show is the third act in creative director Louise Trotter’s intimate dialogue with the bold spirit of René Lacoste. A powerhouse on and off the tennis court, René’s unrelenting thirst for excellence, his dedication and verve was matched by none other than his wife Simone Thion de la Chaume – herself a champion golfer. Together, they reflected the very definition of a sporting power couple. Today Louise Trotter celebrates the harmonies in their contrasts, and the beautiful ricochet of references between her sport and his. By applying modern technology to the sartorial aplomb of a century ago, a fresh sense of sportif style rises to the fore. Future classics are imbued with the timeless élan of Lacoste’s French heritage.    Designed for elegance and performance - at leisure or play - the collection exudes a consummate and athletic ease. Lacoste green and navy are joined by clay court browns, spearmint, sky blue, candy pink, orange, lemon and tan, in a lively palette that recalls our collective memories of weekend tournaments, friendly matches, and the off-duty uniforms of the sporting elite. Comfort and ease is the luxury of today: bringing the focus closer to the body, sports blazers and trousers are tailored in technical jersey and shell knits and brushed pullovers play with the structures and scale of Prince de Galles, houndstooth and Vichy checks. Pulled from the lexicon of French pop culture, the Lacoste crocodile peeks out from jacket linings and a pastel all-over print, as tennis skirts in Japanese jersey are worn with racket and club print silk blouses, and boxy polo styles feature chunky knit collars, contrast plackets and leather trims.    Protective outerwear is revisited - the trench, duffel, car coat and hooded vareuse anorak are finished in sleek pairings of bonded jersey neoprene, soft alpaca or checked double face piped with leather, thermal topstitching, or archive ‘framis’ taping. Straight from the 1980s, the original T-Clip sneaker is updated in contrast pastel shades, whilst brogued golf lanyards and caddy bags are a tongue-in-cheek nod to Simone Lacoste’s lifelong talent.    Designed by René Lacoste, the original L1212 polo is elevated in a double-knit mercerized cotton. Premiering at the Autumn Winter 2020 fashion show, it is featured in a fly poster campaign at the Tennis Club de Paris worn by the season’s runway cast and photographed by Quentin De Briey. Held at the Tennis Club de Paris, the Lacoste Autumn Winter 2020 runway show is the third act in creative director Louise Trotter’s intimate dialogue with the bold spirit of René Lacoste. A powerhouse on and off the tennis court, René’s unrelenting thirst for excellence, his dedication and verve was matched by none other than his wife Simone Thion de la Chaume – herself a champion golfer. Together, they reflected the very definition of a sporting power couple. Today Louise Trotter celebrates the harmonies in their contrasts, and the beautiful ricochet of references between her sport and his. By applying modern technology to the sartorial aplomb of a century ago, a fresh sense of sportif style rises to the fore. Future classics are imbued with the timeless élan of Lacoste’s French heritage.    Designed for elegance and performance - at leisure or play - the collection exudes a consummate and athletic ease. Lacoste green and navy are joined by clay court browns, spearmint, sky blue, candy pink, orange, lemon and tan, in a lively palette that recalls our collective memories of weekend tournaments, friendly matches, and the off-duty uniforms of the sporting elite. Comfort and ease is the luxury of today: bringing the focus closer to the body, sports blazers and trousers are tailored in technical jersey and shell knits and brushed pullovers play with the structures and scale of Prince de Galles, houndstooth and Vichy checks. Pulled from the lexicon of French pop culture, the Lacoste crocodile peeks out from jacket linings and a pastel all-over print, as tennis skirts in Japanese jersey are worn with racket and club print silk blouses, and boxy polo styles feature chunky knit collars, contrast plackets and leather trims.    Protective outerwear is revisited - the trench, duffel, car coat and hooded vareuse anorak are finished in sleek pairings of bonded jersey neoprene, soft alpaca or checked double face piped with leather, thermal topstitching, or archive ‘framis’ taping. Straight from the 1980s, the original T-Clip sneaker is updated in contrast pastel shades, whilst brogued golf lanyards and caddy bags are a tongue-in-cheek nod to Simone Lacoste’s lifelong talent.    Designed by René Lacoste, the original L1212 polo is elevated in a double-knit mercerized cotton. Premiering at the Autumn Winter 2020 fashion show, it is featured in a fly poster campaign at the Tennis Club de Paris worn by the season’s runway cast and photographed by Quentin De Briey.

Louis Vuitton Fall & Winter 2020-2021
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Louis Vuitton Fall & Winter 2020-2021

Fashion Week Collisions of time. What if all of the innumerable eras that nourish fashion could come together in the here and now? And what if, in the present moment, we could confront history with contemporary freedoms, staged for the pure pleasure of fashion? A clash of styles, unexpected pairings, subverted functions... Dressing without protocol. Going from old to new and from unprecedented to patrimonial. Anachronism becomes an attitude. Testing one’s agility with respect to a wardrobe. This collection is like a sartorial tune-up in which personality takes precedence: everyone can pen their own history. The 200 characters in the historic grandstand are the work of Milena Canonero, Stanley Kubrick’s Designer of Costumes, who worked on “A Clockwork Orange”, “Barry Lyndon” and “The Shining”. Some 200 characters range from the 15th century to 1950. The music was composed by Woodkid and Bryce Dessner. The piece’s title, “Three Hundred and Twenty”, refers to the number of years between the various movements referenced in a baroque composition injected with minimalistic, repetitive musical verses. It resurrects Nicolas de Grigny, a contemporary of Bach who never won the recognition of his peers, and never played at the Louvre. In fitting with this clashing of times, today – centuries later – we are listening to Nicolas de Grigny at the Louvre. Collisions of time. What if all of the innumerable eras that nourish fashion could come together in the here and now? And what if, in the present moment, we could confront history with contemporary freedoms, staged for the pure pleasure of fashion? A clash of styles, unexpected pairings, subverted functions... Dressing without protocol. Going from old to new and from unprecedented to patrimonial. Anachronism becomes an attitude. Testing one’s agility with respect to a wardrobe. This collection is like a sartorial tune-up in which personality takes precedence: everyone can pen their own history. The 200 characters in the historic grandstand are the work of Milena Canonero, Stanley Kubrick’s Designer of Costumes, who worked on “A Clockwork Orange”, “Barry Lyndon” and “The Shining”. Some 200 characters range from the 15th century to 1950. The music was composed by Woodkid and Bryce Dessner. The piece’s title, “Three Hundred and Twenty”, refers to the number of years between the various movements referenced in a baroque composition injected with minimalistic, repetitive musical verses. It resurrects Nicolas de Grigny, a contemporary of Bach who never won the recognition of his peers, and never played at the Louvre. In fitting with this clashing of times, today – centuries later – we are listening to Nicolas de Grigny at the Louvre.

AGL releases Pop-Slide
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AGL releases Pop-Slide

Accessories It’s the details that make all the difference. The Giusti sisters know this very well and are always looking for that perfect finishing touch to make every AGL creation unique. Color blocks and micro bands of patent leather lend liveliness to the simple slipper. The colors are the colors of summer: white and turquoise like the most crystalline sea; vitamin colors like yellow and orange; fuchsia like the most beautiful shades of a summer sunrise. Polyhedral and super light, thanks to the natural rubber bottom and the insole in calfskin matching the straps, made with extreme care by the skilled artisan hands of the AGL laboratories. more on agl.com It’s the details that make all the difference. The Giusti sisters know this very well and are always looking for that perfect finishing touch to make every AGL creation unique. Color blocks and micro bands of patent leather lend liveliness to the simple slipper. The colors are the colors of summer: white and turquoise like the most crystalline sea; vitamin colors like yellow and orange; fuchsia like the most beautiful shades of a summer sunrise. Polyhedral and super light, thanks to the natural rubber bottom and the insole in calfskin matching the straps, made with extreme care by the skilled artisan hands of the AGL laboratories. more on agl.com

Louis Vuitton opens a new boutique in Amsterdam
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Louis Vuitton opens a new boutique in Amsterdam

Fashion Louis Vuitton announces the opening of the new boutique, located at 140 P.C. Hooftstraat in Amsterdam. For the first time in the Netherlands, the entire Louis Vuitton collection for both men and women, including ready-to-wear, leader goods, shoes, accessories, watches and jewellery, perfumes and an exquisite selection of Objects Nomades, the exclusive furniture collection of the French House, is available. In addition, visitors of the new boutique can discover the House's unique services for personalising items: hot-stamping, My LV Heritage, My LV World Tour, My LV Belt and Now Yours Run Away sneakers. Louis Vuitton Amsterdam, Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat 140 - 1071CE Amsterdam louisvuitton.com Louis Vuitton announces the opening of the new boutique, located at 140 P.C. Hooftstraat in Amsterdam. For the first time in the Netherlands, the entire Louis Vuitton collection for both men and women, including ready-to-wear, leader goods, shoes, accessories, watches and jewellery, perfumes and an exquisite selection of Objects Nomades, the exclusive furniture collection of the French House, is available. In addition, visitors of the new boutique can discover the House's unique services for personalising items: hot-stamping, My LV Heritage, My LV World Tour, My LV Belt and Now Yours Run Away sneakers. Louis Vuitton Amsterdam, Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat 140 - 1071CE Amsterdam louisvuitton.com

Givenchy Fall & Winter 2020 women's ready to wear collection
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Givenchy Fall & Winter 2020 women's ready to wear collection

Fashion Week “My work is my body, my body is my work” – Helena Almeida The body language of powerful women intimates mysterious expressions of sensuality. It provokes a chain reaction and stirs a symphony of characters. Designed by Clare Waight Keller, the Givenchy collection for Autumn Winter 2020 carries a silver screen allure: harking back to the imperfect beauty of an elusive arthouse heroine. From the actress’ sultry gaze to the bodily gestures of human sculpture, lines are drawn between the gritty heyday of French cinema and musings on performance art. The collection punctuates Givenchy’s sartorial canon with a distinctly graphic story in a Mod palette blocked out in black, white and cherry red, tobacco, carnelian and cobalt. Raw cut and collaged fabrics liberate masterful volumes with an untamed elegance, as shirred blouses and knife-pleated shifts are bonded with mulberry silk crêpe, and pagoda shoulder cape and coat styles are cut in fine double-faced Melton. Tailoring is languid: high-waist flares piped with contrast tones, peak lapel blazers, and a reversible duster coat lined in smooth leather. Sculpted knits and plush faux furs hug the body in shadowy folds. Riffing on the apostrophe, the stripe and the square, patterns and embroideries adorn mid-century shapes in cascading pleats and embroideries, from liquid silver sequins to showers of plumage, tinsel, tassels and bugle beading. The Autumn Winter 2020 accessories collection sees a slim wedge or sandal laced up the ankle, and the Haute Couture ‘ombrelle’ hat return in soft felt. Articulated mobile pendants and pearls hang as body jewels. Designed by Clare Waight Keller, the GV3 returns in glossy spazzolato leather or tri-colour suede, and the Antigona Soft bagappears in its signature colors, wrapped in archive print silk foulards or inflated as a zipped and pleated pouch. more on givenchy.com   “My work is my body, my body is my work” – Helena Almeida The body language of powerful women intimates mysterious expressions of sensuality. It provokes a chain reaction and stirs a symphony of characters. Designed by Clare Waight Keller, the Givenchy collection for Autumn Winter 2020 carries a silver screen allure: harking back to the imperfect beauty of an elusive arthouse heroine. From the actress’ sultry gaze to the bodily gestures of human sculpture, lines are drawn between the gritty heyday of French cinema and musings on performance art. The collection punctuates Givenchy’s sartorial canon with a distinctly graphic story in a Mod palette blocked out in black, white and cherry red, tobacco, carnelian and cobalt. Raw cut and collaged fabrics liberate masterful volumes with an untamed elegance, as shirred blouses and knife-pleated shifts are bonded with mulberry silk crêpe, and pagoda shoulder cape and coat styles are cut in fine double-faced Melton. Tailoring is languid: high-waist flares piped with contrast tones, peak lapel blazers, and a reversible duster coat lined in smooth leather. Sculpted knits and plush faux furs hug the body in shadowy folds. Riffing on the apostrophe, the stripe and the square, patterns and embroideries adorn mid-century shapes in cascading pleats and embroideries, from liquid silver sequins to showers of plumage, tinsel, tassels and bugle beading. The Autumn Winter 2020 accessories collection sees a slim wedge or sandal laced up the ankle, and the Haute Couture ‘ombrelle’ hat return in soft felt. Articulated mobile pendants and pearls hang as body jewels. Designed by Clare Waight Keller, the GV3 returns in glossy spazzolato leather or tri-colour suede, and the Antigona Soft bagappears in its signature colors, wrapped in archive print silk foulards or inflated as a zipped and pleated pouch. more on givenchy.com  

O'neill is ready for an endless Summer fuelled by nostalgia
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O'neill is ready for an endless Summer fuelled by nostalgia

Fashion With their signature Californian surf attitude and a fresh take on the fusion between sports and fashion, O’Neill is ready for an endless summer fuelled by nostalgia for SS20. Inspired by the Californian sun, the collection’s campaign and brand’s core message for the season promotes a joyful exploration of summer style, friendship, being young and of shared experiences. This continues O’Neill’s message that summer is more than just a season. It’s a feeling. The pursuit of life and good vibes in all forms is supported by O’Neill’s path of innovation with the O’Neill Blue line. An initiative to create a more sustainable approach to apparel. The result sees recycled plastic from around the beaches & shorelines be turned into high performance eco threads and yarns that are then used to create the line of board shorts, bikinis, t-shirts, dresses and sweatshirts. The continued collaboration with BIONIC YARN, REPREVE and ECONYL is one of O’Neill’s many sustainability efforts. As a result, 100% of the SS20 bikini collection is produced with sustainable fabrics. O’Neill manages to resignify the context in which we see ocean protection – showcasing a commitment to making a difference in the industry, whilst giving sustainable clothing personality and fun through a connection to modern art, bold colour use and abstract shapes. Throughout, O’Neill combines its innovative technology from their core water sports, such as the O’Neill Hyperdry with smart t and intersects it with fashion. Seen not only in the new line of swimwear that is inspired by athletic wear, but across the entire collection. O’Neill manages to take the modern surfer from board to beach effortlessly, putting them in vintage inspired resort looks that have been interpreted for the streets. Comprised of ve themes: Modern Retro, Athleisure, California Surf Lifestyle, Water & Sun, and O’Neill Blue – the collection of menswear, womenswear and childrenswear features wearable pieces that easily adapt for a life at the beach, or the city. Collection highlights see the 70’s mixed with a modern surf attitude. With a vintage colour palette & casual silhouette, the use of soft fabrics and prints in saturated tones is juxtaposed with the 90’s obsession that shines through elsewhere. O’Neill’s new collection is then set to appeal to a wide range of customers. O’Neill, where It’s Always Summer on the Inside. With their signature Californian surf attitude and a fresh take on the fusion between sports and fashion, O’Neill is ready for an endless summer fuelled by nostalgia for SS20. Inspired by the Californian sun, the collection’s campaign and brand’s core message for the season promotes a joyful exploration of summer style, friendship, being young and of shared experiences. This continues O’Neill’s message that summer is more than just a season. It’s a feeling. The pursuit of life and good vibes in all forms is supported by O’Neill’s path of innovation with the O’Neill Blue line. An initiative to create a more sustainable approach to apparel. The result sees recycled plastic from around the beaches & shorelines be turned into high performance eco threads and yarns that are then used to create the line of board shorts, bikinis, t-shirts, dresses and sweatshirts. The continued collaboration with BIONIC YARN, REPREVE and ECONYL is one of O’Neill’s many sustainability efforts. As a result, 100% of the SS20 bikini collection is produced with sustainable fabrics. O’Neill manages to resignify the context in which we see ocean protection – showcasing a commitment to making a difference in the industry, whilst giving sustainable clothing personality and fun through a connection to modern art, bold colour use and abstract shapes. Throughout, O’Neill combines its innovative technology from their core water sports, such as the O’Neill Hyperdry with smart t and intersects it with fashion. Seen not only in the new line of swimwear that is inspired by athletic wear, but across the entire collection. O’Neill manages to take the modern surfer from board to beach effortlessly, putting them in vintage inspired resort looks that have been interpreted for the streets. Comprised of ve themes: Modern Retro, Athleisure, California Surf Lifestyle, Water & Sun, and O’Neill Blue – the collection of menswear, womenswear and childrenswear features wearable pieces that easily adapt for a life at the beach, or the city. Collection highlights see the 70’s mixed with a modern surf attitude. With a vintage colour palette & casual silhouette, the use of soft fabrics and prints in saturated tones is juxtaposed with the 90’s obsession that shines through elsewhere. O’Neill’s new collection is then set to appeal to a wide range of customers. O’Neill, where It’s Always Summer on the Inside.

Introducing the Gucci psychedelic campaign
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Introducing the Gucci psychedelic campaign

Fashion There is a new take on the famous GG logo, and it is all about colour, energy, impact and a dreamlike spirit. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele has taken the GG logo and playfully reinterpreted it with a streetwear attitude through the addition of a multicolour stars motif to create a thoroughly contemporary and distinctive pattern. The approach channels the spirit of ‘70s psychedelia, which played with visual distortion, surreal imagery and wide colour spectrums. Using this new version of the monogram, which is formed by combining it with rainbow-hued stars, Alessandro Michele has imagined a highly decorative and distinctive pattern that is now applied to different pieces of luggage such as backpacks and shoulder bags, which, in a layering of colour contrasts, also have black, pink and green leather trim. The look has been rolled out to men’s and women’s ready-to-wear pieces too to deliver a wide-ranging streetwear offer as well as more elegant pieces. The new colourful logo treatment also features on women’s and men's shoes, small leather goods and a watch, and inspires a range of fine jewelry. Together, these pieces form the new GG Psychedelic Collection. For women, the ready-to-wear pieces in the GG Psychedelic print come predominantly in silk and jersey, and as knitwear. In silk twill there is a refined group of a pyjama set, an ensemble of shirt and pleated skirt, and a chemiser dress. The jersey selection is more street in attitude: a hooded tracksuit jacket that can be paired with matching shorts, a windbreaker, and a dress featuring a drawstring at the waist (a key detail of the season). For warmer weather, there is a cardigan and a short-sleeve top, both in 100% wool. For men, there are key items in the new Psychedelic monogram that have a sporty spirit. A technical jersey tracksuit is comprised of a zip-up hooded over-jacket with piping detail, combined with matching   trousers. A long nylon windbreaker and a nylon waistcoat with a quilted lining add a distinctly streetwear note, while a swimsuit in the same fabric has a quirky resort look. Finally, a bowling set of loose shirt and short trousers comes in a washed silk twill, bringing a refined twist to the offer for men. In terms of luggage, there is an extensive selection of pieces in the GG Psychedelic pattern, all trimmed with either black, green or pink leather. Many styles are from the Cruise 2020 Collection, and all combine fashionability with functionality. Given the rock heritage of psychedelia, a key piece is a rigid guitar case. In addition to this there are four styles of shoulder bag, four backpacks, a belt bag, two duffle bags, a hard hat case in two sizes, soft and hard suitcases and trolley bags. Small leather goods in the new pattern make great gifts. These are: a pouch, basic wallets, a zip-around wallet, two card cases and smartphone covers. Shoes for men and women in the Gucci Psychedelic design include a rubber slide, a slip-on and Ace low-top sneakers. For men, there is  also a new high-top version of the iconic Ace sneaker.  The GG Psychedelic world of silk and soft accessories features a wide product offer for men and women: a silk carré and a modal-silk shawl (both available with a black or pink frame), a baseball cap with a mesh back, a fedora hat, a visor, a pair of socks and a water-resistant hoodie, with its matching pouch. In addition, there is a selection of fine jewellery that references the colours of the GG Psychedelic pattern through the use of coloured gemstones (in addition to diamonds). This includes a new range of jewellery featuring Gucci’s distinctive Lionhead motif, as well as pieces from established Gucci fine jewellery lines: Le Marché des Merveilles and GG Running among others. A G-Timeless Contemporary watch also displays the new pattern on its face, which has a floating hologram effect. This piece represents a perfect blend of modernity and traditional watchmaking. The GG Psychedelic Collection will be available from mid of February in Gucci stores and online at gucci.com. There is a new take on the famous GG logo, and it is all about colour, energy, impact and a dreamlike spirit. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele has taken the GG logo and playfully reinterpreted it with a streetwear attitude through the addition of a multicolour stars motif to create a thoroughly contemporary and distinctive pattern. The approach channels the spirit of ‘70s psychedelia, which played with visual distortion, surreal imagery and wide colour spectrums. Using this new version of the monogram, which is formed by combining it with rainbow-hued stars, Alessandro Michele has imagined a highly decorative and distinctive pattern that is now applied to different pieces of luggage such as backpacks and shoulder bags, which, in a layering of colour contrasts, also have black, pink and green leather trim. The look has been rolled out to men’s and women’s ready-to-wear pieces too to deliver a wide-ranging streetwear offer as well as more elegant pieces. The new colourful logo treatment also features on women’s and men's shoes, small leather goods and a watch, and inspires a range of fine jewelry. Together, these pieces form the new GG Psychedelic Collection. For women, the ready-to-wear pieces in the GG Psychedelic print come predominantly in silk and jersey, and as knitwear. In silk twill there is a refined group of a pyjama set, an ensemble of shirt and pleated skirt, and a chemiser dress. The jersey selection is more street in attitude: a hooded tracksuit jacket that can be paired with matching shorts, a windbreaker, and a dress featuring a drawstring at the waist (a key detail of the season). For warmer weather, there is a cardigan and a short-sleeve top, both in 100% wool. For men, there are key items in the new Psychedelic monogram that have a sporty spirit. A technical jersey tracksuit is comprised of a zip-up hooded over-jacket with piping detail, combined with matching   trousers. A long nylon windbreaker and a nylon waistcoat with a quilted lining add a distinctly streetwear note, while a swimsuit in the same fabric has a quirky resort look. Finally, a bowling set of loose shirt and short trousers comes in a washed silk twill, bringing a refined twist to the offer for men. In terms of luggage, there is an extensive selection of pieces in the GG Psychedelic pattern, all trimmed with either black, green or pink leather. Many styles are from the Cruise 2020 Collection, and all combine fashionability with functionality. Given the rock heritage of psychedelia, a key piece is a rigid guitar case. In addition to this there are four styles of shoulder bag, four backpacks, a belt bag, two duffle bags, a hard hat case in two sizes, soft and hard suitcases and trolley bags. Small leather goods in the new pattern make great gifts. These are: a pouch, basic wallets, a zip-around wallet, two card cases and smartphone covers. Shoes for men and women in the Gucci Psychedelic design include a rubber slide, a slip-on and Ace low-top sneakers. For men, there is  also a new high-top version of the iconic Ace sneaker.  The GG Psychedelic world of silk and soft accessories features a wide product offer for men and women: a silk carré and a modal-silk shawl (both available with a black or pink frame), a baseball cap with a mesh back, a fedora hat, a visor, a pair of socks and a water-resistant hoodie, with its matching pouch. In addition, there is a selection of fine jewellery that references the colours of the GG Psychedelic pattern through the use of coloured gemstones (in addition to diamonds). This includes a new range of jewellery featuring Gucci’s distinctive Lionhead motif, as well as pieces from established Gucci fine jewellery lines: Le Marché des Merveilles and GG Running among others. A G-Timeless Contemporary watch also displays the new pattern on its face, which has a floating hologram effect. This piece represents a perfect blend of modernity and traditional watchmaking. The GG Psychedelic Collection will be available from mid of February in Gucci stores and online at gucci.com.

Deal With It #MyCalvins
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Deal With It #MyCalvins

Fashion The Spring 2020 CALVIN KLEIN JEANS and CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR global advertising campaign celebrates unapologetic confidence and self-love. The campaign, fronted by a cast chosen for their willingness to bare themselves to the world, stars singer-songwriters Justin Bieber, Maluma and SZA, rapper and singer-songwriter Lil Nas X, model and actor Hunter Schafer, model Kendall Jenner and singer-songwriter and actor Lay Zhang.  Shot by renowned photographer Mario Sorrenti with accompanying videos by Bardia Zeinali, the surreal campaign mixes real emotion with fantasy for expressive imagery that exudes confidence. An ode to self-expression, each set captures the talent in their own exaggerated world, with stripped-back and raw elements that are inherent to the brand and drive home the DEAL WITH IT narrative.  A continuation of the #MYCALVINS movement, the campaign rollout will embrace a digital first, socially powered mindset. The campaign will be featured globally and supported by digital, social, high impact outdoor locations and print. Global styles featured in the new campaign include the latest CALVIN KLEIN JEANS sculpting Body Stretch denim with flexible fits and Iconic White silhouettes. Also featured are spring’s newest CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR Breathable, Strapless and Invisible collections.   The Spring 2020 CALVIN KLEIN JEANS and CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR global advertising campaign celebrates unapologetic confidence and self-love. The campaign, fronted by a cast chosen for their willingness to bare themselves to the world, stars singer-songwriters Justin Bieber, Maluma and SZA, rapper and singer-songwriter Lil Nas X, model and actor Hunter Schafer, model Kendall Jenner and singer-songwriter and actor Lay Zhang.  Shot by renowned photographer Mario Sorrenti with accompanying videos by Bardia Zeinali, the surreal campaign mixes real emotion with fantasy for expressive imagery that exudes confidence. An ode to self-expression, each set captures the talent in their own exaggerated world, with stripped-back and raw elements that are inherent to the brand and drive home the DEAL WITH IT narrative.  A continuation of the #MYCALVINS movement, the campaign rollout will embrace a digital first, socially powered mindset. The campaign will be featured globally and supported by digital, social, high impact outdoor locations and print. Global styles featured in the new campaign include the latest CALVIN KLEIN JEANS sculpting Body Stretch denim with flexible fits and Iconic White silhouettes. Also featured are spring’s newest CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR Breathable, Strapless and Invisible collections.  

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