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Exclusive Editorial by Omar Macchiavelli
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Exclusive Editorial by Omar Macchiavelli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Daily Paper releases the new Spring & summer Kids campaign
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Daily Paper releases the new Spring & summer Kids campaign

Fashion Daily Paper today launch their Spring Summer 2020 Kids campaign celebrating fatherhood through a series of portraits that offer a glimpse into the most intimate moments that fathers share with their children.   A Genuine Depiction of Fatherhood: Using our platform as a voice for positive black representation, the campaign highlights and honors the reality we see in our society - the overwhelming majority of husbands, brothers, sons & boyfriends who are balancing successful careers as artists and creatives whilst being exceptional fathers too. The editorial features a few of the London-based creatives who make up our extended tribe including Kida Kudz, Mark Maciver aka SliderCuts and Grooveguruu. To us, these men are not only our friends and family but are emblematic of what fatherhood should be.     A visual interpretation of the poem ‘Oh Child’ (referenced below) written by the multidisciplinary creative Florian Joahn, the series of photographs and accompanying film explores a central theme intrinsic to the father-child relationship – as their innocent yet naive child navigates their way through harsh realities of the modern world for the first time, a father has to make a choice between being their protector or granting them freedom. While being overprotective can rob a child of the freedom to grow and carve their own path through life, too much independence can leave a child vulnerable to a world that feels geared against them – this is the internal struggle faced by every father across the globe.     The Daily Paper’s SS20 Kids campaign visualizes a genuine depiction of fatherhood through the sincere and sober portrayal of the father-child relationship inside the home.    A Diverse Collection Designed for Babies and Children: The real stars of the editorial –  the adorable Enoch, Samuel, Makelo, and Aroko – are styled in selected pieces from the Daily Paper SS20 Kids collection. The unisex line of clothing is designed for all ages, from newborn to child, and consists of a range of rompers alongside comfy sport and swimwear focused silhouettes. Highlights include mini-me versions of iconic pieces like our ‘Tape Logo’ track pants alongside our ‘Alias’ tees to make for some seriously cute co-ordinated parent-child combinations.    Meanwhile, our swimwear offerings include a bucket hat with chin strap for all-day sun protection at the beach or poolside alongside matching swim shorts or swimsuits. For more formal occasions, we introduce vividly striped long-sleeve polos which were tailormade for matching daddy-daughter or son combos.      The forthcoming Daily Paper SS20 Kids line releases on June 19th, 12:00 PM CET at Daily Paper storefronts, select retailer The Bijenkorf in Amsterdam, and online at www.dailypaperclothing.com. Daily Paper today launch their Spring Summer 2020 Kids campaign celebrating fatherhood through a series of portraits that offer a glimpse into the most intimate moments that fathers share with their children.   A Genuine Depiction of Fatherhood: Using our platform as a voice for positive black representation, the campaign highlights and honors the reality we see in our society - the overwhelming majority of husbands, brothers, sons & boyfriends who are balancing successful careers as artists and creatives whilst being exceptional fathers too. The editorial features a few of the London-based creatives who make up our extended tribe including Kida Kudz, Mark Maciver aka SliderCuts and Grooveguruu. To us, these men are not only our friends and family but are emblematic of what fatherhood should be.     A visual interpretation of the poem ‘Oh Child’ (referenced below) written by the multidisciplinary creative Florian Joahn, the series of photographs and accompanying film explores a central theme intrinsic to the father-child relationship – as their innocent yet naive child navigates their way through harsh realities of the modern world for the first time, a father has to make a choice between being their protector or granting them freedom. While being overprotective can rob a child of the freedom to grow and carve their own path through life, too much independence can leave a child vulnerable to a world that feels geared against them – this is the internal struggle faced by every father across the globe.     The Daily Paper’s SS20 Kids campaign visualizes a genuine depiction of fatherhood through the sincere and sober portrayal of the father-child relationship inside the home.    A Diverse Collection Designed for Babies and Children: The real stars of the editorial –  the adorable Enoch, Samuel, Makelo, and Aroko – are styled in selected pieces from the Daily Paper SS20 Kids collection. The unisex line of clothing is designed for all ages, from newborn to child, and consists of a range of rompers alongside comfy sport and swimwear focused silhouettes. Highlights include mini-me versions of iconic pieces like our ‘Tape Logo’ track pants alongside our ‘Alias’ tees to make for some seriously cute co-ordinated parent-child combinations.    Meanwhile, our swimwear offerings include a bucket hat with chin strap for all-day sun protection at the beach or poolside alongside matching swim shorts or swimsuits. For more formal occasions, we introduce vividly striped long-sleeve polos which were tailormade for matching daddy-daughter or son combos.      The forthcoming Daily Paper SS20 Kids line releases on June 19th, 12:00 PM CET at Daily Paper storefronts, select retailer The Bijenkorf in Amsterdam, and online at www.dailypaperclothing.com.

Kenzo & Vans collaborate
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Kenzo & Vans collaborate

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

GUCCI launches Off The Grid
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GUCCI launches Off The Grid

Fashion Gucci announces the launch of Gucci Off The Grid, the first collection from Gucci Circular Lines, designed by Creative Director Alessandro Michele, an initiative created to support the House’s vision for circular production.    Designed for those mindful of their environmental impact, Gucci Off The Grid uses recycled, organic, bio-based and sustainably sourced materials, including ECONYL®, a regenerated nylon made from nylon offcuts and pre- and post-consumer waste.   Human beings crave a connection with the outside world and are rightly fascinated by the power and majesty of nature, and highly value the joy there is in being able to live in a natural environment. The desire to explore this way of life, and the natural world in general, is something we can consider an instinctive human desire; and journeys are valuable in being able to fulfil this need. A journey is a way of engaging and nourishing the imagination, and it is for this reason that Gucci embraces the idea of the journey as a means of self-discovery and self-expression.     Along with the launch of the collection, which comprises genderless luggage, accessories, footwear and ready-to-wear, Gucci is releasing a global campaign conceived by Alessandro Michele and shot by photographer and director Harmony Korine. Featuring a cast of city dwellers who have taken up residence in a rustic treehouse, constructed in the heart of a towering concrete and glass modern metropolis. The striking contrast between the small-scale, crudely assembled wooden structure, with its greenery and unfinished planks, and the slick, soaring skyscrapers that dwarf it, makes for whimsical images where our metropolitan explorers look like they are making a modest stand for the future of humankind. Of course, the treehouse and the simple way of life it represents becomes a powerful metaphor for the desire to escape conventional life and enjoy the experience of living more Off The Grid.     Alessandro Michele says: “The collection is the result of teamwork; everybody brought something to it. And in the campaign, too, there is this idea of dialogue among people building something new. I imagined that we could build a treehouse in a city centre, all together, like kids playing in the park. Because all of us need to build this house or to find out that our planet exists, even where it seems it’s not there, or it’s far away.”     The eclectic group of treehouse people starring in the campaign, which was shot in Los Angeles prior to recent events, includes: Jane Fonda, Academy Award-winning actress, producer, author and activist; guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor Miyavi; David de Rothschild, environmentalist and explorer; GRAMMY Award-winning rapper, singer and songwriter Lil Nas X; and King Princess, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and music producer.     The campaign will break on the Gucci ArtWalls worldwide from June 15th in the following locations: Milan’s Largo la Foppa, in the district of Corso Garibaldi; just off East London’s famous Brick Lane; Shanghai’s Fengsheng Li, Jingan district; and Lafayette Street, in Manhattan’s SoHo neighbourhood; Hong Kong’s D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong; and Yongkang Street, Da’an District, Taipei.     A special section on the Gucci App will allow users to challenge themselves to a themed quiz, responding to questions about the collection and its circular production process. Taking inspiration from the campaign’s concept, players can build their own city tree house virtually by correctly answering questions, and eventually unlock dedicated wallpaper to share on social media.     Sustainability – at all levels – involves fostering respect: respect for the people we share our planet with as well as for the environment. If we lighten our environmental footprint we can explore the world with greater freedom – the freedom to follow our dreams, with curiosity, openness and joy.   #GucciOffTheGrid     The collection’s main material is 100% regenerated nylon created from recycled ECONYL® yarn. This yarn comes from nylon from pre- and post-consumer waste, including abandoned fishing nets and carpets — transforming plastics that harm marine life and old materials that will likely end up in landfills into a new high-quality thread. Gucci was the first luxury brand to use ECONYL® regenerated nylon thread for its products, beginning in 2016. Other components of Gucci Off The Grid are made from recycled materials and more sustainable alternatives such as metal-free tanned leather, recycled polyester thread and linings, recycled brass, recycled gold and palladium hardware coating, and solvent-free adhesives. To support a continued cycle, the ECONYL® offcuts are recovered from Gucci Off the Grid’s manufacturing and then recycled to create new ECONYL® materials as part of the “GUCCI-ECONYL® PRE CONSUMER FABRIC TAKE BACK PROGRAM”. Leather scraps from the collection are also recovered and upcycled as part of the Gucci-Up programme.   Regarding greenhouse gas emissions, Gucci’s core approach to sustainability here is first to avoid and reduce the impacts in its own operations and across the entire supply chain, and then, as a last measure, to protect and conserve nature though offsetting. To this end, the House has incorporated more sustainable alternatives related to the sourcing of raw materials, the manufacturing and production processes, and distribution and sales, in order to lower greenhouse gas emissions, and has offset the remaining emissions through Gucci’s annual carbon neutral commitment, which supports REDD+ projects that protect forests and biodiversity in vital places around the world to help the conservation of our planet.   The Gucci Off The Grid collection comes with dedicated FSC-certified packaging, which includes a card displaying a Gucci logo that features information about the products and the story behind the Gucci Off The Grid sustainability project.     Creative Director: Alessandro Michele Art Director: Christopher Simmonds Photographer/Director: Harmony Korine Talents: Jane Fonda, Lil Nas X, King Princess, Miyavi, David de Rothschild  Make Up: Thomas de Kluyver Hair Stylist: Alex Brownsell Gucci announces the launch of Gucci Off The Grid, the first collection from Gucci Circular Lines, designed by Creative Director Alessandro Michele, an initiative created to support the House’s vision for circular production.    Designed for those mindful of their environmental impact, Gucci Off The Grid uses recycled, organic, bio-based and sustainably sourced materials, including ECONYL®, a regenerated nylon made from nylon offcuts and pre- and post-consumer waste.   Human beings crave a connection with the outside world and are rightly fascinated by the power and majesty of nature, and highly value the joy there is in being able to live in a natural environment. The desire to explore this way of life, and the natural world in general, is something we can consider an instinctive human desire; and journeys are valuable in being able to fulfil this need. A journey is a way of engaging and nourishing the imagination, and it is for this reason that Gucci embraces the idea of the journey as a means of self-discovery and self-expression.     Along with the launch of the collection, which comprises genderless luggage, accessories, footwear and ready-to-wear, Gucci is releasing a global campaign conceived by Alessandro Michele and shot by photographer and director Harmony Korine. Featuring a cast of city dwellers who have taken up residence in a rustic treehouse, constructed in the heart of a towering concrete and glass modern metropolis. The striking contrast between the small-scale, crudely assembled wooden structure, with its greenery and unfinished planks, and the slick, soaring skyscrapers that dwarf it, makes for whimsical images where our metropolitan explorers look like they are making a modest stand for the future of humankind. Of course, the treehouse and the simple way of life it represents becomes a powerful metaphor for the desire to escape conventional life and enjoy the experience of living more Off The Grid.     Alessandro Michele says: “The collection is the result of teamwork; everybody brought something to it. And in the campaign, too, there is this idea of dialogue among people building something new. I imagined that we could build a treehouse in a city centre, all together, like kids playing in the park. Because all of us need to build this house or to find out that our planet exists, even where it seems it’s not there, or it’s far away.”     The eclectic group of treehouse people starring in the campaign, which was shot in Los Angeles prior to recent events, includes: Jane Fonda, Academy Award-winning actress, producer, author and activist; guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor Miyavi; David de Rothschild, environmentalist and explorer; GRAMMY Award-winning rapper, singer and songwriter Lil Nas X; and King Princess, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and music producer.     The campaign will break on the Gucci ArtWalls worldwide from June 15th in the following locations: Milan’s Largo la Foppa, in the district of Corso Garibaldi; just off East London’s famous Brick Lane; Shanghai’s Fengsheng Li, Jingan district; and Lafayette Street, in Manhattan’s SoHo neighbourhood; Hong Kong’s D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong; and Yongkang Street, Da’an District, Taipei.     A special section on the Gucci App will allow users to challenge themselves to a themed quiz, responding to questions about the collection and its circular production process. Taking inspiration from the campaign’s concept, players can build their own city tree house virtually by correctly answering questions, and eventually unlock dedicated wallpaper to share on social media.     Sustainability – at all levels – involves fostering respect: respect for the people we share our planet with as well as for the environment. If we lighten our environmental footprint we can explore the world with greater freedom – the freedom to follow our dreams, with curiosity, openness and joy.   #GucciOffTheGrid     The collection’s main material is 100% regenerated nylon created from recycled ECONYL® yarn. This yarn comes from nylon from pre- and post-consumer waste, including abandoned fishing nets and carpets — transforming plastics that harm marine life and old materials that will likely end up in landfills into a new high-quality thread. Gucci was the first luxury brand to use ECONYL® regenerated nylon thread for its products, beginning in 2016. Other components of Gucci Off The Grid are made from recycled materials and more sustainable alternatives such as metal-free tanned leather, recycled polyester thread and linings, recycled brass, recycled gold and palladium hardware coating, and solvent-free adhesives. To support a continued cycle, the ECONYL® offcuts are recovered from Gucci Off the Grid’s manufacturing and then recycled to create new ECONYL® materials as part of the “GUCCI-ECONYL® PRE CONSUMER FABRIC TAKE BACK PROGRAM”. Leather scraps from the collection are also recovered and upcycled as part of the Gucci-Up programme.   Regarding greenhouse gas emissions, Gucci’s core approach to sustainability here is first to avoid and reduce the impacts in its own operations and across the entire supply chain, and then, as a last measure, to protect and conserve nature though offsetting. To this end, the House has incorporated more sustainable alternatives related to the sourcing of raw materials, the manufacturing and production processes, and distribution and sales, in order to lower greenhouse gas emissions, and has offset the remaining emissions through Gucci’s annual carbon neutral commitment, which supports REDD+ projects that protect forests and biodiversity in vital places around the world to help the conservation of our planet.   The Gucci Off The Grid collection comes with dedicated FSC-certified packaging, which includes a card displaying a Gucci logo that features information about the products and the story behind the Gucci Off The Grid sustainability project.     Creative Director: Alessandro Michele Art Director: Christopher Simmonds Photographer/Director: Harmony Korine Talents: Jane Fonda, Lil Nas X, King Princess, Miyavi, David de Rothschild  Make Up: Thomas de Kluyver Hair Stylist: Alex Brownsell

Givenchy appoints Matthew M. Williams as creative director
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Givenchy appoints Matthew M. Williams as creative director

Fashion The House of GIVENCHY, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew M. WILLIAMS as Creative Director, effective June16th,2020. Matthew M. WILLIAMS will take on all creative responsibilities for Women’s and Men’s collections.     Sidney TOLEDANO, Chairman and CEO of LVMH Fashion Group, declares: I am very happy to see Matthew M. WILLIAMS join the LVMH Group. Since he took part in the LVMH Prize, we have had the pleasure of watching him develop into the great talent he is today. I believe his singular vision of modernity will be a great opportunity for GIVENCHY to write its new chapter with strength and success.     Renaud de LESQUEN, CEO and President of GIVENCHY, states: I want to warmly welcome Matthew M. WILLIAMS to the beautiful Maison GIVENCHY. I am convinced that, with his unapologetic approach to design and creativity and in great collaboration with the Maison's exceptional ateliers and teams, Matthew will help GIVENCHY reach its full potential.     Matthew M. WILLIAMS states: I am extremely honored to join the House of GIVENCHY. The Maison’s unique position and timeless aura make it an undeniable icon and I am looking forward to working together with its ateliers and teams, to move it into a new era, based on modernity and inclusivity. I am grateful to the LVMH group for trusting me with the opportunity to fulfill my lifelong dream. In these unprecedented times for the world, I want to send a message of hope, together with my community and colleagues, and intend to contribute towards positive change.   Matthew M. WILLIAMS will present his first collection for the House of GIVENCHY in Paris in October. The House of GIVENCHY, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew M. WILLIAMS as Creative Director, effective June16th,2020. Matthew M. WILLIAMS will take on all creative responsibilities for Women’s and Men’s collections.     Sidney TOLEDANO, Chairman and CEO of LVMH Fashion Group, declares: I am very happy to see Matthew M. WILLIAMS join the LVMH Group. Since he took part in the LVMH Prize, we have had the pleasure of watching him develop into the great talent he is today. I believe his singular vision of modernity will be a great opportunity for GIVENCHY to write its new chapter with strength and success.     Renaud de LESQUEN, CEO and President of GIVENCHY, states: I want to warmly welcome Matthew M. WILLIAMS to the beautiful Maison GIVENCHY. I am convinced that, with his unapologetic approach to design and creativity and in great collaboration with the Maison's exceptional ateliers and teams, Matthew will help GIVENCHY reach its full potential.     Matthew M. WILLIAMS states: I am extremely honored to join the House of GIVENCHY. The Maison’s unique position and timeless aura make it an undeniable icon and I am looking forward to working together with its ateliers and teams, to move it into a new era, based on modernity and inclusivity. I am grateful to the LVMH group for trusting me with the opportunity to fulfill my lifelong dream. In these unprecedented times for the world, I want to send a message of hope, together with my community and colleagues, and intend to contribute towards positive change.   Matthew M. WILLIAMS will present his first collection for the House of GIVENCHY in Paris in October.

Louis Vuitton Father's Day gifting
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Louis Vuitton Father's Day gifting

Men For Father’s Day, Louis Vuitton celebrates its eclectic Men’s collections. The Maison’s style codes are reinterpreted in a selection of ready-to-wear items, leather goods, shoes and accessories.     Leather goods: Leather goods celebrate the Maison’s iconic handbags with the Gaston Labels, Reverse Monogram Eclipse and Damier Graphite Utility capsule collections. Superior craftsmanship and functionality combine to satisfy all modern-day lifestyle needs. Whether it’s a messenger bag or a backpack, each bag is designed to carry the essentials of the modern, on-the-go man. Foldable, adjustable and practical, they can be easily slipped into a suitcase and worn in a variety of ways.     Accessories Selection: The accessories selection is a celebration of the iconic Monogram. Featured on classic pieces like the collection of calfskin belts, the Monogram delivers an iconic signature to the LV Ash and LV Catch Round sunglasses, while it can be worn on wide chains around the neck or on the wrist. This season, Louis Vuitton unveils a rainbow version which pays tribute to the signature colours of Virgil Abloh's collections.   Featured on classic pieces like the collection of calfskin belts, the Monogram delivers an iconic signature to the LV Ash and LV Catch Round sunglasses.   This season, Louis Vuitton unveils a rainbow version which pays tribute to the signature colours of Virgil Abloh's collections.     Ready-to-wear: Emblematic pieces created by Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear, illustrate the versatility of the Maison’s collections, like this reversible wool and silk coat in a classic cut featuring a Camo Monogram. For a more classic look, the Maison o ers items such as this heathered grey cashmere crew neck, available in several colours.     Shoes: The shoe collection pays tribute to the trainer, the new classic of men's wardrobes, with a model for any everyday occasion. A classic white pair with subtle grey leather trim bearing the Maison’s Monogram contrasts with the black Shiny Monogram Rivoli and Run Away Pulse models for an utterly chic yet casual look.     Watch Selection: The Tambour Horizon is a unique model of connected watch which perfectly encapsulates the Louis Vuitton spirit of travel, expertise, and creativity. The enhanced “My Travel” feature now syncs all relative travel information and gives access to the Maison’s City Guides. The new 24-hour ring around the watch face optimally completes the various contents of the “Agenda” feature. With its step counter, weather reports and air pollution indicator, the Tambour Horizon connected watch is a useful accessory that reflects one's personal style thanks to its numerous customisation options.     Unique Gifts Selection:   - Sports: Jump ropes, dumbbells, ping-pong paddles or golf clubs... Because sports play an increasingly key role in men’s lives, Louis Vuitton reinvents these lifestyle products, turning them into luxury objects. They will instantly win over the sportiest men, and motivate those who are struggling to get started!   - Games: Louis Vuitton adds colour to game-lovers’ lives with a pop line in contrasting materials, where Plexiglas meets leather and metal in a surprising encounter. Fun products such as dice and token holders are an ode to conviviality that re ects the Maison’s longstanding tradition of game-making.   - Collector Items: For aesthetes and lovers of beautiful objects, Louis Vuitton has designed a series of pieces steeped in both tradition and modernity. Two paperweights in the form of a sailing boat and a vintage car echo Gaston-Louis Vuitton's passion for childhood memories and the Maison's cherished Art of Travel.     Fragrance Selection: Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud has created ve exceptional compositions which capture breathtaking discoveries and evoke a masculine energy right on the skin’s surface. Fantasies of total freedom with Immensité, a wandering visit of a new world in Nouveau Monde, a long nighttime expedition through a stormy Orage, a surge of optimism through adventures Sur La Route, unforeseen meetings Au Hasard: each of these men's fragrances promises unparalleled intensity. Louis Vuitton continues its captivating sensory journey with the Cologne Perfumes Collection. This year, Sun Song, Cactus Garden and Afternoon Swim welcome California Dream. Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud holds onto the moment, captures the resonance of a sunset in this in nitely radiant fragrance. The ardent mandarin is consumed by fruity joyfulness, tempered by the diaphanous ambrette and its subtle warmth. To further this vivid dialogue, the Maison invited Californian artist Alex Israel to decorate the box and bottle of this new Cologne Perfume. For Father’s Day, Louis Vuitton celebrates its eclectic Men’s collections. The Maison’s style codes are reinterpreted in a selection of ready-to-wear items, leather goods, shoes and accessories.     Leather goods: Leather goods celebrate the Maison’s iconic handbags with the Gaston Labels, Reverse Monogram Eclipse and Damier Graphite Utility capsule collections. Superior craftsmanship and functionality combine to satisfy all modern-day lifestyle needs. Whether it’s a messenger bag or a backpack, each bag is designed to carry the essentials of the modern, on-the-go man. Foldable, adjustable and practical, they can be easily slipped into a suitcase and worn in a variety of ways.     Accessories Selection: The accessories selection is a celebration of the iconic Monogram. Featured on classic pieces like the collection of calfskin belts, the Monogram delivers an iconic signature to the LV Ash and LV Catch Round sunglasses, while it can be worn on wide chains around the neck or on the wrist. This season, Louis Vuitton unveils a rainbow version which pays tribute to the signature colours of Virgil Abloh's collections.   Featured on classic pieces like the collection of calfskin belts, the Monogram delivers an iconic signature to the LV Ash and LV Catch Round sunglasses.   This season, Louis Vuitton unveils a rainbow version which pays tribute to the signature colours of Virgil Abloh's collections.     Ready-to-wear: Emblematic pieces created by Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear, illustrate the versatility of the Maison’s collections, like this reversible wool and silk coat in a classic cut featuring a Camo Monogram. For a more classic look, the Maison o ers items such as this heathered grey cashmere crew neck, available in several colours.     Shoes: The shoe collection pays tribute to the trainer, the new classic of men's wardrobes, with a model for any everyday occasion. A classic white pair with subtle grey leather trim bearing the Maison’s Monogram contrasts with the black Shiny Monogram Rivoli and Run Away Pulse models for an utterly chic yet casual look.     Watch Selection: The Tambour Horizon is a unique model of connected watch which perfectly encapsulates the Louis Vuitton spirit of travel, expertise, and creativity. The enhanced “My Travel” feature now syncs all relative travel information and gives access to the Maison’s City Guides. The new 24-hour ring around the watch face optimally completes the various contents of the “Agenda” feature. With its step counter, weather reports and air pollution indicator, the Tambour Horizon connected watch is a useful accessory that reflects one's personal style thanks to its numerous customisation options.     Unique Gifts Selection:   - Sports: Jump ropes, dumbbells, ping-pong paddles or golf clubs... Because sports play an increasingly key role in men’s lives, Louis Vuitton reinvents these lifestyle products, turning them into luxury objects. They will instantly win over the sportiest men, and motivate those who are struggling to get started!   - Games: Louis Vuitton adds colour to game-lovers’ lives with a pop line in contrasting materials, where Plexiglas meets leather and metal in a surprising encounter. Fun products such as dice and token holders are an ode to conviviality that re ects the Maison’s longstanding tradition of game-making.   - Collector Items: For aesthetes and lovers of beautiful objects, Louis Vuitton has designed a series of pieces steeped in both tradition and modernity. Two paperweights in the form of a sailing boat and a vintage car echo Gaston-Louis Vuitton's passion for childhood memories and the Maison's cherished Art of Travel.     Fragrance Selection: Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud has created ve exceptional compositions which capture breathtaking discoveries and evoke a masculine energy right on the skin’s surface. Fantasies of total freedom with Immensité, a wandering visit of a new world in Nouveau Monde, a long nighttime expedition through a stormy Orage, a surge of optimism through adventures Sur La Route, unforeseen meetings Au Hasard: each of these men's fragrances promises unparalleled intensity. Louis Vuitton continues its captivating sensory journey with the Cologne Perfumes Collection. This year, Sun Song, Cactus Garden and Afternoon Swim welcome California Dream. Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud holds onto the moment, captures the resonance of a sunset in this in nitely radiant fragrance. The ardent mandarin is consumed by fruity joyfulness, tempered by the diaphanous ambrette and its subtle warmth. To further this vivid dialogue, the Maison invited Californian artist Alex Israel to decorate the box and bottle of this new Cologne Perfume.

Tommy Hilfiger gifting for Father's Day
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Tommy Hilfiger gifting for Father's Day

Men Working on a gift guide for Father's Day 2020? Tommy Hilfiger has rounded up  truly timeless styles elevated with technical elements and a sophisticated twist.     get your gifts: https://uk.tommy.com/fathers-day-gifts     Working on a gift guide for Father's Day 2020? Tommy Hilfiger has rounded up  truly timeless styles elevated with technical elements and a sophisticated twist.     get your gifts: https://uk.tommy.com/fathers-day-gifts    

Saint Laurent for Spring & Summer 2020
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Saint Laurent for Spring & Summer 2020

Fashion Anthony Vaccarello chose Los Angeles to present his new Saint Laurent menswear collection, envisioning the city as the latest Marrakesh. Walking on a sandy beach in Malibu, the Saint Laurent man exudes the free spirit inspired by the irreverent allure of Mick Jagger and the Parisian nonchalance of Serge Gainsbourg. Details and colors captured from the mythic 1975 concert tour of the Stones build the ultimate, timeless bohemian attitude.     ‘It started after meeting Mick Jagger for his upcoming tour, he showed me his wardrobe and I was particularly attracted by the details, the colors, the attitude.’ Anthony Vaccarello       @ysl @anthonyvaccarello #YSLLA #YSL  #SaintLaurent  #YvesSaintLaurent Anthony Vaccarello chose Los Angeles to present his new Saint Laurent menswear collection, envisioning the city as the latest Marrakesh. Walking on a sandy beach in Malibu, the Saint Laurent man exudes the free spirit inspired by the irreverent allure of Mick Jagger and the Parisian nonchalance of Serge Gainsbourg. Details and colors captured from the mythic 1975 concert tour of the Stones build the ultimate, timeless bohemian attitude.     ‘It started after meeting Mick Jagger for his upcoming tour, he showed me his wardrobe and I was particularly attracted by the details, the colors, the attitude.’ Anthony Vaccarello       @ysl @anthonyvaccarello #YSLLA #YSL  #SaintLaurent  #YvesSaintLaurent

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