For the past couple of weeks I have been working alongside a few talented folk from London, Milan and New York on the relaunch of Versus. The provocative and rebellious clothing line from Donatella Versace. Now this it has wrapped (we launched May 15th New York – with a killer party and fashion show, featuring Angel Haze, Dead Sara, Grimes and the collaboration capsule from J.W Anderson) I had the time to share a few shots fromt the event a build up. Definitely a trip to remember. Read More.
Regardless of the fact that I’m lactose intolerant (yup, geek allergies) the Drunk Shamrock Shake is def worth the risk, plus its St Paddy’s Day – so get fucked up! Jameson Irish whiskey + Ice Cream + few mint related extras = Job done. Click more the recipe. Read More.
Streetstyle – Love it or hate it, has become the formidable force within the fashion industry today. Creating books, jobs and personalties. I, for what its worth, pretty much look at it as an opportunity, for those with a sense of style to ger their wanted attention and hustle on throughout the blogosphere. However, regardless working in this industry, my take on fashion has always been rather laid back in comparison to what I like to call the ‘Grandmaster Editors’ Some of which has been pretty vocal about the spectacle of street style. Commenting on the influence of bloggers and the shift in prorities – whos watching the runway when everyone is outside posing?
With many arguments flying around, Garage Magazine have made a film entitled called “Take My Picture” which raises some pretty valid points regarding the hype surrounding Streetstyle. I’m going to bow out of this one, being snapped once or twice without any complaints. But I will say Tim Blanks is the man! Click to watch. Read More.
Last week G-Shock popped birthday bottles and celebrated 30 years young. Collaborating with Dazed and Confused to showcase the best of up-and-coming talent, across Fashion, Sport, Music and Art rewarding the winners with a £3000 prize for their efforts. The award ceremony was made slightly bigger deal with the surprise performance by Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, who made a rare UK appearance. Read More.
A few months back we had our first look of the Instagram Socialmatic Camera developed by ADR studios. We now get to preview how the camera would look and feel in this latest clip while debuting the black version of the Socialmatic camera. Under the tag line of Shoot, Print and Share the camera would allow images to be captured, linked to you social networks of choice and finally printed, however with the demise of Polaroid, is this an area we need to be revisiting? Press play. Read More.
Pharrell known for all things Neptune and BBC makes his first step into literary world, with travel book “Places and Spaces I’ve Been”
Working with publishers Rizzoli and available for release this month, the book focuses on all things pop culture including contributions from some pretty major names.
“This is a coffee table style book which will feature conversations between Pharrell and some friends who have inspired him such as Anna Wintour, Nigo, Buzz Aldrin, Takashi Murakami, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Hans Zimmer, Ambra Medda, Chad & Shae. The rest of the book will contain photos which cover most of Pharrell’s career. The book will be released October 16th and will retail for $55. Multiple colored cover options will be available as well as a limited edition version ($250) which will include something special which we won’t unveil until closer to the release date.”
If I had a coffee table of my own, this book would have a new home.
Myspace, the once guide of popularity (Remember your top 8?) has been revamped for the social media onslaught that is 2012. Resembling a music / entertainment version of Pinterest, the new Myspace has decided its core is music and is running with it like the wind. Which makes sense considering the company was bought by Justin Timberlake in 2011.
Adidas celebrate London2012 in style, with the #AdidasUnderground series, seeing the brand team up with London hot spots and media to party as only adidas can. Connecting with style magazine, Volt, for day three of their series. Check out the clip for a few of the highlights.
Nike continue their Olympic marketing asseult with the ‘Find Your Greatness’ Campaign. Promoting that greatness isn’t found among the talent few, currently residing in London for the games. The clip visits London, Ohio, and London, Norway, East London, South Africa, and Little London, Jamaica to showcase sporting talent of all ages. Great results, once again. Press Play!
This week, the iconic Lacoste opened their UK flagship on London’s prestigitous Brompton Road. Housing all of Lacoste lines, including the youth driven ‘Lacoste Live’ the store also offers a selection of footwear, watches, fragrance and childrens wear.