IN THE NEWS By Alessandra Ilari

EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW YEEZY BOOST 350
The black and white zebra pattern of the latest Yeezy Boost 350 V2 spells out summer with a bang. Quintessentially Yeezy, the new version brings a whiff of exotica to your hot-weather lo...
NIKELAB X PIGALLE
  Stéphane  Ashpool ’s  unwavering passion for basketball continues to drive the ongoing collaboration between  NikeLab and Pigalle .  With a&nbs...
THE VERSACE FALL AD CAMPAIGN
The Versace fall 2018 ad campaign shot by Bruce Weber echoed the mood and awareness of the words “ Equality,” “Love” and “Power ” that appeared on the design...
EXCLUSIVE: DITA X ANTONIA
Luxe eyewear brand Dita and Antonia have partnered for a limited-edition run of the brand’s top-selling frame, the Mach-One . To wit, the iconic shades received an exclusive “blac...
EXCLUSIVE: PALM ANGELS X ANTONIA
When it comes to high-profile collaborations, Antonia is on a roll . Following a flurry of back-to-back launches, the latest unveiling is a capsule collection with hot Italian brand Palm Angels...
EXCLUSIVE: BIG UNCLE X ANTONIA
The fusion of Antonia’s contemporary retail acumen and the researched and refined aesthetic of Italian brand Big Uncle brings to life an exclusive men’s suede jacket for fall that...
THE 'BALENCIAGA: SHAPING FASHION' EXHIBITION
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has opened its doors to “Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion ”, a major show dedicated to the Spanish designer, a man of great talent who shaped modern fashion...
EXCLUSIVE: RETROSUPERFUTURE X ANTONIA - NEW STYLE
The synergy between Antonia and Italian niche eyewear brand Super has resulted in two exclusive avant-garde sunglasses characterized by a flash of rose gold, polished finishes and sophisticated...
EXCLUSIVE: CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN’S “MEXICABA” BAG
“I’ve always had a global outlook. Working with the most wonderful artisans from all over the world is completely natural for me.” Thus muses Christian Louboutin , who after the ...
EXCLUSIVE - THE NEW PUMA BY RIHANNA TRAINER
The latest Fenty slip-on trainer plays havoc with past silhouettes, displaying a more sculpted and aggressive vibe . Rihanna once again flexed her creative muscle, further elevating the runway...
ADIDAS ORIGINALS BECKENBAUER TRACKSUIT 50TH ANNIVERSARY
Adidas ’ foray in apparel began in 1967 with a special tracksuit designed for German soccer star Franz Beckenbauer . And now the German sportswear giant is celebrating its 50th anniversary...
EXCLUSIVE: GCDS X ANTONIA
It’s no secret that Antonia continues to be one of the most sought-after partners for exclusive high-profile collaborations with top fashion players, both established and fledgling. Th...
CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG STARS IN SL VIDEO
Clad in a sparkly off-the-shoulder black number French actress and trendsetter Charlotte Gainsbourg stars in the new  Saint Laurent   Fall 2017 ad campaign video directed by Nathalie Canguilhem ....
NIKELAB ACG
Developed in tandem with Acronym founder Errolson Hugh , the new NikeLab ACG (All Conditions Gear) targets the modern urban commuter and dweller. Taking its cue from ACG's legacy of utility...
ITALIAN LUXURY COMPANIES GROW IN MATURE AND EMERGING MARKETS
The new “Esportare la Dolce Vita” report by  Confindustria , the confederation of Italy’s industrial companies, and Italian financial consulting firm Prometeia , reve...
HERON PRESTON AND DSNY COLLABORATION
Heron Preston , who has collaborated with Nike and Kanye West, made his fashion foray with a small collection for Fall/Winter 2017 developed in collaboration with New York City’s Department ...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NIKE AIR MAX 97 GOLD
With the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the Air Max 97 in full swing, after the silver version, it’s now the turn of a flash of gold . Ready to steal the spotlight, this latest re...
THE COMMON PROJECTS + MOSCOT SUNGLASSES
Further elevating their collaboration, storied New York-based eyewear brand Moscot and cult fashion label Common Projects revive the “Type One” sunglasses first launched in 2009 t...
CLAUDIA SCHIFFER, THE BOOK
Model. Muse. Global fashion icon. Claudia Schiffer is legendary and to mark the 30th anniversary of her high-wattage blockbuster career, Rizzoli will publish “Claudia Schiffer” by Schiffer ,...
EXCLUSIVE: SPEKTRE X ANTONIA - LIMITED EDITION SUNGLASSES
Antonia has renewed its extensive list of exclusive collaborations, this time with Milan-based eyewear company Spektre , founded in 2009. The fruit of this cool limited-edition tie-up are th...
EXCLUSIVE: THE FENTY PUMA BY RIHANNA BOW CREEPER SANDAL
Rihanna certainly knows how to win the style game. In her latest FENTY PUMA by Rihanna stint, the mega star and hot style queen has unveiled the highly covetable Creeper Bow Sandal featuring...
FAITH CONNEXION S/S 2017
Subversive at its best, the new Faith Connexion spring line-up for men and women continues to celebrate subcultures with urban-driven gender-bender staples that best epitomize the laid-back and...
EXCLUSIVE: YEEZY SEASON 4
Regardless of the adversities faced by the press, retailers and fans as they headed out to the Roosevelt Island to soak in Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 fashion show under the sweltering heat...
MASTERS - A COLLABORATION BETWEEN LV AND JEFF KOONS
Masters , the bold collaboration between Louis Vuitton and Jeff Koons , reinvents a number of iconic masterpieces from the American artist’s “Gazing Ball” paintings , or a serie...
TS(S) S/S 2017 VIDEO
Designed by Takuji Suzuki, cult Japanese brand Ts(s)  thrives on the designer’s ability to meld traditional style with an unpredictable contemporary vibe. Laid-back and casual , his ...
OFF-WHITE SS 2017
In a quest to make his fashion shows more inclusive, Off-White’s Virgil Abloh posted an open invitation on IG for his SS 2017 runway , which was extremely appreciated by his loyal aficionados, w...
THE COMME DES GARCONS EXHIBIT AT THE MET
In the making for over a year, the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art , the location of The Costume Institute’s show,...
THE NEW YEEZY BOOST 350 IN CREAM WHITE
The latest iteration of the YEEZY BOOST 350 by Kanye West for Adidas comes in a sophisticated and refreshing shade of cream white for adults and kids . Father and son can share style muscles w...
ADIDAS NMD XR1 'ZEBRA' PRIMEKNIT
For the new limited-edition Adidas NMD XR1 , the German sports giant dipped into its archives to emerge with a graphic “zebra” inspired pattern readapted for hard-core runners and di...
LVMH TO GAIN CONTROL OF DIOR
Steered by French billionaire Bernard Arnault and his family group, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton luxury empire wants to take control over Christian Dior with a $13.1 billion dea...
ADIDAS UNVEILS 4-D FOOTWEAR
In what is a considered a new era in design and manufacturing,  Adidas  recently unveiled its Futurecraft 4-D , or performance-driven footwear with midsoles featuring light and oxygen-in...
KENDRICK LAMAR'S 'HUMBLE' VIDEO
“Be Humble” riffs Kendrick Lamar in his latest video shot by director Dave Meyers, yet the special, eye-catching effects and technically-forward photography make it quite the opposite. ...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW NIKE AIR FORCE 1 'JEWEL'
Gentled hues of pink , mushroom and cream make the new “ Jewel” edition of the  Nike Air Force 1  the perfect warm-weather shoe. This new edition of Nike’s iconic ...
HOOD BY AIR ON HIATUS
Hood by Air , the buzzy streetwear brand and collective, cofounded by Shayne Oliver and Leilah Weinraub , will take some time off. Both founders have decided to dedicate more time to other ...
THE PUMA CREEPER BY RIHANNA IS BACK
Trust Rihanna to serve up another iteration of the world-famous creeper developed for Puma. This time, the gust of novelty comes in the form of two pairs, one in black and white and the other in be...
EXCLUSIVE DIOR EVENT AT ANTONIA
In a city bubbling with activity, also stirred by the Salone del Mobile furniture and design fair, a crop of high-profile guests flocked to the Antonia boutique in Milan to fete the unveiling of ...
NEW BRAND: IH NOM UH NIT
Ever rebellious and worldly, Ih Nom Uh Nit’s creative team seeks the highest quality materials and resources, through constant travels that inspire its designs and production, which is rigo...
INTRODUCING THE NIKELAB AIR MAX 97 X RICCARDO TISCI
To mark the 20th anniversary of  Nike’s Air Max sneaker, Riccardo Tisci has created his very own version of the celebrated kick. Convinced that the next big trend in fashion...
EXCLUSIVE: PRESENTING THE ADIDAS ORIGINALS EQT SUPPORT ULTRA
Adidas Originals has developed yet another version of the EQT Support Ultra , reworking the classic-meets-contemporary silhouette with a fresh and updated color palette. In a predominance of whit...
COMME DES GARCONS BRINGS BACK ITS 'SIX' MAGAZINE
Between 1988 and 1991, avant-garde Japanese brand Comme des Garçons explored the sixth sense through photography, illustration and artwork featured in an in-house magazine called Six. The e...
CLARE WAIGHT KELLER AT GIVENCHY
Givenchy has confirmed the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as its next artistic director. The former Chloe creative mind is set to debut her first collection for the French house during Paris...
CHLOE CONFIRMS NATACHA RAMSAY-LEVI
Chloé has appointed Natacha Ramsay-Levi as creative director for ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories. The former creative director of women’s ready-to-wear at Louis Vuitton, who succe...
PHARRELL WILLIAMS FRONTS CHANEL CAMPAIGN
It’s no secret that Pharrell Williams is a big Chanel fan. And now further sealing that mutual affinity, the high-profile music impresario is the first man to appear in a handbag campaig...
VIDEO STAR: THE NEW GUCCI FILM BY PETRA COLLINS
Photographer-turned-director Petra Collins  just released a new film for Gucci , inspired by her childhood a nd Hungarian background . In whimsical, dreamy and softly-lit interiors, Collins tap...
ATTICO S/S 2017
For their second season, Attico designers Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio eased into vacation mode with a strong summery vibe echoing throughout the collection. A combination of strong sens...
FUTURE'S NEW ALBUM #HNDRXX
In an uncharacteristic short time lapse between his last release only a week earlier, Atlanta-born rapper Future just announced his second album called #HNDRXX. The hip-hop star shared th...
DIOR HOMME F/W 2017-18 THE VIDEO
References to rave parties , to the Gabber subculture , to the Candy-Boys, not to mention tributes to the legendary Monsieur Dior , rocked Kris Van Assche’s Dior Homme collection for ...
EXCLUSIVE: LOCAL AUTHORITY LOS ANGELES S/S 2017
Heavily influenced by the rebellious streak of Los Angeles’ underground culture matched with the subversive vibe of surf-cum-skate-cum-biker dudes , the Malibu-based Local Authority Los Ang...
EXCLUSIVE: CHLOE SPRING/SUMMER 2017 WINDOWS AT ANTONIA
Further cementing Antonia’s status as a leading retailer on the global scene is the latest collaboration with  Chloé for Spring Summer 2017 . For the occasion, Chloé Cre...
NIKE SF-AF1 DESERT CAMO
With attitude to boot, the latest Nike SF-AF1 Desert Camo is a warm-weather must-get to add to your spring wish list. Characterized by an airy camouflage pattern that well matches its soft...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NIKELAB DUNK LUX CHUKKA X RT
A self-confessed sneaker head with a collection of over 1,000 pairs, besides wearing them, Riccardo Tisci knows how to create buzz with his own designs, especially when it comes to his collaborat...
EXCLUSIVE AT ANTONIA: DEDICATED TO SAINT LAURENT S/S 2017
Flashes of gold, silver and red spark up the exclusive interior displays and windows that Antonia dedicates to  Saint Laurent and to the first season by buzzy new Creative Director Anthony...
A LIMITED-EDITION SNEAKER PONY FOR ANTONIA
In its ongoing quest to diversify, Antonia has teamed up with cult sneaker brand Pony to create an exclusive sneaker that revisits an iconic bestseller – the Top Star Greenwich . St...
G-STAR RAW ELWOOD JEANS BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS
Trust Pharrell Williams to inject a happy vibe into your day. For his first effort for G-Star Raw, the hot multi-talented rapper has added his touch to the brand’s iconic jeans , reinven...
EXCLUSIVE: THOM BROWNE WINDOWS AT ANTONIA
With eye-catching window displays , complete with Thom Browne’s signature red, white and blue stripes , Antonia dedicates its men’s and women’s windows to the new Spring/Summ...
KERING SEALS EXCELLENT 2016
Kering Group , the French conglomerate whose portfolio includes Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Boucheron and Puma, logged in excellent performances in 2016 , spurred by a shar...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 CORE BLACK/RED
Tapping into the hot red success of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 silhouette introduced last year, Kanye West and adidas Originals are back with a new version in black and red for adults and, fo...
EXCLUSIVE: NIKE LAB X ACRONYM
Get ready to march into the future with the new Acronym x NikeLab Air Force 1  collaboration that has brought to light an original shoe with an extra-high soft neoprene collar featuring a ...
LOUIS VUITTON TEAMS UP WITH SUPREME
The Louis Vuitton and Supreme collaboration is bound to send fans of both brands into a frenzy. Unveiled in January, when it comes to buzzy collaborations, the luxurygoods giant and hot sk...
MARCELO BURLON MEN'S S/S 2017
A fearless social aggregator and an enthusiast of multicultural power, Marcelo Burlon transposes his ideals into his clothes with a strong and trendy vision. Over time his collections have cont...
RICCARDO TISCI EXITS GIVENCHY
After 12 years of high-charged and buzzy tenure, Riccardo Tisci has resigned from Givenchy , the storied couture house founded by Hubert De Givenchy in 1952. His departure fuels speculati...
GUCCI S/S 2017 AD CAMPAIGN
Certainly the Gucci imagery under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele is bold, lavish and powerful, of the more-the-merrier variety, from the mood to the styling, from the props to the p...
THE EQT KING PUSH - PUSHA T X ADIDAS ORIGINALS
Driven by a cultural mix of fashion, music, sport and art, Adidas Originals refreshes Pusha T’s “King Push” EQT in grayscale . Much like the rapper himself, the EQT rises from ...
ADIDAS ORIGINALS EQT SUPPORT 93/17
Soaked in Nineties tradition, the new adidas Originals EQT Support 93/17 running shoe revisits a 1993 design, charting a new course for the iconic EQT series. Its uncompromised modern street sp...
MARTIN MARGIELA RETROSPECTIVE
Often referred to as the “invisible man” for his reticence in appearing in public and in the press, Martin Margiela and his signature clothes will however be at the center of attentio...
NEW BRAND - AMIRI MEN'S S/S 2017
For Spring, Mike Amiri  stuck to his guns with an offering that broadcasts his signature aesthetic - a punk-meets-grunge mix with some streetwear muscle . Distressed denim, tough leat...
BELLA HADID FOR FENDI
In pretty pastels and florals, Bella Hadid shows her girly side in the new Fendi S/S 2017 ad campaign. On a major roll, the super model kicked off the new year in high gear with the gentle imag...
DR.MARTENS X OFF WHITE
Mixing a minimal aesthetic with some streetwear muscle, cult labels Dr. Martens and Off-White have joined forces to create a capsule collection of four boots that reimagine the iconic Dr. Mar...
COTTWEILER S/S 2017
As Milan fashion week gets underway, Antonia dedicates its windows to the S/S 2017 collection of buzzy men’s wear brand Cottweiler , designed by Matthew Dainty and Ben Cottrell. In...
PICCIOLI'S FIRST CAMPAIGN FOR VALENTINO
The spring campaign shot by David Sims is one of the many exciting new challenges faced by Pierpaolo Piccioli in his role as sole creative director of  Valentino . Following his stunning...
NEW DESIGN DIRECTOR AT CHLOE'?
According to news reports on WWD, Reuters and the New York Times, Chloé may have found the successor of Creative Director Clare Waight Keller in Natacha Ramsay-Levi , a key designer on&...
LAURENCE DACADE S/S 2017
Laurence Dacade’s new spring line-up brims with color, energy and a Seventies-inflected mood that incorporates bright hues, floral embroidery and a flutter of butterfly and insect dec...
NEWSWORTHY: ADIDAS NAMED SPORTS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR BY YAHOO FINANCE
2016 has been a stellar year for Adidas , a success recognized by Yahoo Finance  which named the German sportswear giant “Sports Business of the Year.” The iconic Three Stripes brand is enjoy...
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: ROSSO VALENTINO SPRING 2017
Rosso Valentino or Valentino red . A color that is a longstanding symbol of one of the most storied couture and fashion houses, a passion that coined a specific reference.   Red has gu...
EXCLUSIVE: OFF-WHITE 'SEE-NOW-BUY-NOW' BINDER CLIP BAG
Trust Off-White’s Virgil Abloh to offer a fresh take on the “See Now Buy Now” trend. In sync with the times, the uber-innovative designer has introduced the Binder Clip bag ,...
GUCCI'S NEW BOOK
In a tribute to the uniqueness and magic of the location, Gucci  is celebrating its cruise 2017 runway show, held at  Westminster Abbey’s cloisters in London , with a book cal...
EXCLUSIVE: THE LATEST YEEZY BOOST 350 V2
Following the recent color flashes, the new Yeezy Boost 350 V2 is back in black with subtle white accents . The top-selling collaboration between Kanye West and Adidas Originals continues...
HOLIDAY CHEER EXCLUSIVE – BORSALINO FOR ANTONIA
Antonia and Borsalino celebrated the holiday cheer with a touch of cherry red by creating a felt fedora hat tinged in the season’s favorite color. Created in exclusive for Antonia&...
FRANCA: CHAOS AND CREATION
Franca Sozzani has been at the helm of Vogue Italia  since 1988, the same year when Anna Wintour was appointed editor-in-chief of Vogue U.S. With her signature blond locks, piercing blue e...
THE NEW FENTY BY PUMA CREEPERS
The end-of-the-year release of the latest  Puma Creepers by Rihanna  is as bubbly as ever. In plush  ruby red, gray or black velvet , they are perfect to celebrate the festivities an...
ARMANI HOTEL DUBAI WINS AGAIN
Following a string of high-profile awards, the Armani Hotel Dubai has now raked up the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards for 2016 that further underscores the venue’s excellence across all ...
BELLA HADID X NIKE
Bella Hadid is certainly enjoying a major moment of glory. After gigs with Calvin Klein and walking the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, she’s now the new ambassador and face of Nike . The strikin...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW AIR MAX 97 - VIVA L'ITALIA
Since the first Visible Air design debuted in 1987, the Nike Air Max line has been a bestseller. Despite the worldwide success story, some installments resonate more strongly in specific regions ...
EXCLUSIVE: DITA MACH-FIVE SUNGLASSES
Drawing from the world of high-end fast cars where precision, speed and mechanics are the main ingredients to push to the max, the new limited-edition Dita Mach-five sunglasses boast an advanced ...
BALENCIAGA F/W 2016 AD CAMPAIGN
Forget high-wattage celebs and picture-perfect imagery. For his first ad campaign, Balenciaga’s artistic director Demna Gvasalia kept it real, tapping photographer Mark Borthwick to shoot...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW YEEZY BOOST 350 V2
Three is a charm. For the very first time , Kanye West and Adidas Originals will simultaneously release three colorways of the new Yeezy Boost 350 V2 . So fans rejoice. In signature black Primekn...
TOP FASHION RETAIL SPOTS ON THE DOWNSWING
While Upper 5th Avenue remains the world’s most expensive retail street in terms of rent, with Causeway Bay in Hong Kong nipping at its heel and Paris’ Avenue des Champs Élysées third, according ...
MASTERMIND JAPAN PRE-20TH CAPSULE
Some companies step into their anniversary festivities with a bang, others start celebrating ahead of time. That’s the case of Mastermind Japan , which unveiled the Pre-20th capsule , or a ...
EXCLUSIVE - THE NIKE LUNAR CHARGE
The more the merrier. In the case of the buzzy new Nike Lunar Charge , it’s the elements that the sportswear giant has borrowed from its iconic archival styles to create its latest release. ...
GUCCI 4 ROOMS
Blending Japanese and Italian artistry, Gucci  4 Rooms is the latest project by Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele . For the occasion, the trend-setting Italian designer asked four ...
THE COMME DES GARCONS F/W 2016 VIDEO
18th - century Punk is how Come des Garçons’ Rei Kawakubo described her stunning fall collection, a lavish and breathtaking explosion of architectural cuts, puffed-out shapes, ...
BORSALINO BY NICK FOUQUET
The tie-up between a storied hat label and a buzzy hat maker to the stars is bound to make fashionistas lose their heads.  That’s the case with Borsalino which has teamed up with Nick Fouquet t...
HIT ALBUM: SOLANGE KNOWLES - A SEAT AT THE TABLE
According to an article that recently appeared in Forbes, Solange Knowles , sister of Beyoncé , has scaled to the top of Billboard 200 for the first time with her latest album,  A Sea...
YEEZY SEASON 3
And now…roll of the drums…here comes the highly-anticipated launch of Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 , which is finally hitting store shelves. Presented last February during New York fashion week at ...
BEFORE THE LIGHT: YSL BEAUTE'S FIRST WEB SERIES
The first YSL Beauté web series stars a stunning Zoe Kravitz , daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet , also the lead singer of the Lolawolf band. “For me makeup is ofte...
MONCLER CAPSULE WITH FRIENDS WITH YOU
The Moncler capsule collection developed in collaboration with Los Angeles-based artist duo Friends With You is ready to roll out with a bang. Created to celebrate the opening of Moncler’...
GUCCI DRIVES KERING'S LUXURY DIVISION IN Q3
Third-quarter sales at Kering jumped significantly propelled by Gucci’s blockbuster results, which helped register an 11.3 percent hike in the luxury activities of the French powerhouse...
IN AND OUT: FASHION'S SHAKE-UP
In a further sign of the times, Consuelo Castiglioni , the creative mind of Marni , is exiting the company she co-founded in 1994 with her husband Gianni Castiglioni, president. In fact the whole...
GRIMES' NEW VIDEO PROJECT: THE ACID REIGN CHRONICLES
Following the release of her successful fourth album called Art Angels , electronic guru Grimes has embarked on a new low-budget video project in collaboration with her touring partner Hanna...
BOF 500: THE NEW ENTRIES
According to BoF , “the $1 trillion fashion industry is animated by the ideas, emotions and actions of a core community of influential global insiders .” Driven by the notion that no other sect...
GRUNGE BRAVADO
In the fashion dictionary , grunge ranks high and strong, stirred with unwavering passion as the pendulum swings back and forth in its cyclical revival of trends. That’s because its disheve...
IDEA NOW: THE COOLEST PUBLISHING HOUSE
Super cool graphics, 2.1 million social media followers and an array of quirky, image-heavy and insightful books have turned Idea Now into one of the hottest publishing houses on the book scene...
FENDI FW 2016/17
It’s not by chance that the FF logo stands for Fun Fur . For decades, in fact, the storied Roman luxurygoods house has created a whimsical mix of haute savoire-faire, the richest materials...
TABITHA SIMMONS F/W 2016-17
Regardless of the tough competition she faced, British shoe designer Tabitha Simmons walked away with the Accessories Designer of the Year prize at the 2016 CFDA Awards. Other runner-ups for ...
JARED LETO TO PLAY ANDY WARHOL
Super sexy actor, singer-songwriter and director Jared Leto will play Andy Warhol in a new biopic called Warhol on the famous and controversial pop art artist.  The Oscar-winning Ameri...
VALEXTRA F/W 2016-17
Valextra is one of the few brands to fully and genuinely epitomize the idea of quiet luxury. Established in 1937 by Giovanni Fontana , this high-end accessories brand has slowly but surely built ...
LVMH ACQUIRES STAKE IN LUGGAGE SPECIALIST RIMOWA
LVMH Group has acquired a majority stake in Rimowa , the German producer of premium and high-tech leather goods and luggage. According to a story in WWD, Dieter Morszeck , grandson of the f...
THOM BROWNE S/S 2017
To the opening notes of “Jaws,” Thom Browne unleashed a collection that took its cue from the shark world starting off with a model wearing the predator’s mask clad in an extra-large wet suit c...
EXCLUSIVE: HU BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS AND ADIDAS ORIGINALS
Pharrell Williams and Adidas Originals have once again teamed up to launch Hu , a 19-piece collection of apparel and footwear aimed at exploring and celebrating cultural diversity around th...
THE NEW FENTY PUMA BY RIHANNA CREEPERS
Why tinker with a winning formula, especially when its success is of the sizzling hot variety? Not Rihanna who is coddling her fans with a refresh of the original colorways of the buzzy Fenty Puma...
GUCCI CRUISE 2017 AD CAMPAIGN
Two hot British movie stars, two different generations. On one hand, Vanessa Redgrave fronts the Gucci Cruise 2017 women’s ad campaign , on the other, Tom Hiddleston appearing in the me...
DIOR AND GUCCI WIN THE KOL GAME IN CHINA
An extensive study carried out by China-based R3 and data-analytics firm  Bomoda ranked Dior, Gucci and Chanel as the most successful luxury fashion brands in China according to key opini...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW ADIDAS ORIGINALS YEEZY BOOST 350 V2
The game-changing YEEZY BOOST sneaker is back in full force, this time with a pop of color. Called the YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 , this redesign of character looks ahead with a foot deeply rooted in th...
ANTONIA LANDS IN MACAO
Further raising its brand awareness and international visibility, luxury retailer Antonia  opened a sprawling new store in Macao on Sept. 13 together with Modern Avenue Group , a publicl...
EXCLUSIVE: ALEXANDRE BIRMAN FOR ANTONIA
Over 50 high-profile guests joined Antonia Giacinti for an exclusive dinner held inside her boutique at Palazzo Cagnola to fete renowned shoe designer Alexandre Birman , showing his c...
EXCLUSIVE: ADIDAS ORIGINALS X MASTERMIND JAPAN
Technicalities aside, when two high-profile names join forces the outcome is bound to be of the red-hot variety. Such is the case with the new M astermind JAPAN  x adidas  Origin...
SS 2017: GET READY FOR MILAN
It’s countdown time to Milan fashion week that runs from Sept. 21-26 , as the city gears up for its bi-annual women’s carousel with A-list industry players and celebs flocking in to soak up the ...
THE GUCCIGHOST COLLECTION
GucciGhost , aka as Trouble Andrew, aka as Trevor Andrew, is a NYC-based graffiti artist who caught the eye of Gucci’s red-hot creative director Alessandro Michele for spray painting walls with...
THE ANKLE BOOT
Trust the highest echelons of fashion to reinvent a quintessential closet staple and mid-season favorite with that can’t-live-without desirability that makes indulgence a true pleasure. Fall&...
EXCLUSIVE: THE NEW FENTY PUMA BY RIHANNA COLLECTION
At long last the buzzed about FENTY PUMA by Rihanna apparel, footwear and accessories collection is about to hit store shelves. Presented in February during New York fashion week , each look is ...
THE GET DOWN SERIES BY NETFLIX
Intriguing, edgy and exciting, The Get Down series is a recent musical drama created by  Baz Luhrmann  (think Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby) and Stephen Adly Guirgis on  Netf...
THE NEW BALMAIN VIDEO WITH KANYE WEST
The powerful black and white images of the new Balmain ad video were tailor-created around Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo  track “Wolves ” with an intensity and intricacy that resonate througho...
NOW NEW: FRENDS HEADPHONES
Established in 2011 with the goal to bring more music and beauty to everyday life by creating handsome and fashionable headphones , Frends has become a leading cult brand that continues to evolv...
HOT HATS FOR FALL
The fedora hat is a cult-classic that has unquestionably defined the gangster look from the streets to the screen - think the Untouchables, The Godfather’s Don Corleone, the Blues Broth...
BJÖRK'S VIRTUAL REALITY EXHIBITION
Björk Digital is a new exhibition that showcases the incredibly vast, variegated, experimental and controversial visual repertoire of the Icelandic singer . Displaying works never seen befor...
IN FOCUS: VISVIM MEN'S F/W 2017
Visvim designer Hiroki Nakamura is on a constant quest to add a contemporary and Japanese-inflected spin to handcrafted methods and time-honored techniques, often revisiting some greatest hits...
VITA KIN
Believe it or not, Ukrainian fashion and folklore have found their way into our closets. And with a distinctive groovy boho edge. Think embroidered peasant blouses and frocks that are currently...
POV: CHANNELING A LATTER-DAY JAMES DEAN
Few celebrities are as iconic and intriguing as James Dean . Blame it on his inimitable cool, on his distinctive style, on that effortless je-ne-sais-quoi, on the perfect quiff. A legend whose all...
KILIAN: PERFUME AS AN ART
Heir to a long line of cognac-makers who were pioneers in luxury, Kilian Hennessy decided to challenge himself while keeping in with the family tradition of luxe brands. So in 2007, he launched h...
POV: WHY VIRGIL ABLOH IS A MOVER AND SHAKER
For Virgil Abloh work life isn’t only 24/7 but it’s also 365/365. That’s because this savvy multi-tasker juggles a globetrotting and round-the-clock agenda as he keeps a foot ...
THE NEW CHLOÉ BAGS
Strapped across flouncy dresses, toughened-up leather pieces, diaphanous tops and taut wool jackets, the new Chloé bags for fall perfectly telegraph the collection’s inspiring m...
JENNIFER BEHR ACCESSORIES
Opening the Celebrity & Press page of Jennifer Behr’s website is like scouring a star-studded yearbook with headshots of Elle Fanning, Madonna, Lily Collins, Kendall Jenner, Katy Perry, Jessica ...
POV: FIVE EARLY FALL TOP TRENDS
New season, new adrenalin, new must-haves. Even before the fall mist rolls in, it’s good to have a finger on the pulse of what’s worth the splurge and effort. And there’s plenty t...
FENTY x PUMA BY RIHANNA - THE NEW CAMO CREEPER
Injected with new flair, the latest iteration of the FENTY x PUMA by Rihanna creeper is served up in an exciting orange-tinged camouflage pattern. Bad girl RiRi, creative director and brand amb...
ALEXA CHUNG'S FASHION PROJECT
Alexa Chung fans will have to wait until next May to get their hands on her namesake clothing line, yet the project has already spawned a fair share of buzz. The British IT girl’s style is enough ...
THE EXHIBIT - 'FENDI ROMA: ARTISANS OF DREAMS'
After the stunning fashion show on the Fontana di Trevi in Rome, Fendi’s 90th anniversary celebrations continue with the “Fendi Roma: Artisans of Dreams” exhibition in the com...
THE BOMBER JACKET
During WWI, most airplanes did not have closed cockpits so pilots needed to wear  warm and resistant garments with quick-drying properties. When the U.S. Army officially established th...
BURBERRY TOP MANAGEMENT SHAKE-UP
Burberry’s Christopher Bailey , who has held the dual role of creative director and ceo since 2014, has tapped Marco Gobbetti as chief executive officer and Julie Brown as both chief oper...
THE NEW GUCCI F/W 2016 AD CAMPAIGN
With the new high-impact fall/winter 2016 ad campaign shot in Tokyo by photographer  Glen Luchford , it’s evident that Gucci Alessandro Michele’s distinct aesthetic reverberate...
EXCLUSIVE: FONTANA MILANO 1915 FOR ANTONIA
In Antonia’s ongoing crop of exclusive collaborations, luxe accessories company Fontana Milano 1915 has developed a number of high-profile styles, from cross-body bags to practical satche...
HERMES ACQUIRES STAKE IN PIERRE HARDY
To further cement its relationship with Maison Pierre Hardy , Hermès Group has taken a minority stake in the upscale French footwear and accessories company . The agreement highlights Herm...
DIOR NAMES MARIA GRAZIA CHIURI NEW CREATIVE DIRECTOR
After months of speculation, the house of Christian Dior has confirmed the appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri as Creative Director . In her new plum job, Chiuri is the first women to steer the...
FENDI’S MAGIC MOMENT ON THE TREVI FOUNTAIN
Probably since Anita Ekberg in “La Dolce Vita” had the Trevi Fountain not lived such a glorious moment of high-resonating splendor. To mark its 90th anniversary and the restoration ...
MARCELO BURLON COUNTY OF MILAN: MEN’S PRE-FALL 2016-17
Marcelo Burlon knows how to stick to his guns. The Argentinian-born Milan-based designer hardly tinkers with his winning formula of solid multi-category fashion and folkish beat, and with good rea...