News on Friday, July 25th, 2014

Inside the CIFF Gazette Spring/Summer 2015

Inside the CIFF Gazette Spring/Summer 2015Copenhagen International Fashion Fair, CIFF, return for Spring/Summer 2015 next month and, as is tradition, publish a preview magazine compiling the best of Copenhagen arts, culture and fashion. Now on their fourth edition, this latest release focuses on Film and Television, its makers and actors, with Danish shows such as Borgen and The Killing, the industry is at an all time high both in popularity and quality. Actor Mikkel Boe Folsgaard of A Royal Affair and The Legacy, Borgen and Klovn director Mikkel Norgaard and Sarah Sofie Boussinia of  The Killing and Outsider all feature alongside a host of other film and television creatives. Editorials, interviews and more, take a peek inside.

In other news, Copenhagen residents and visitors will be able to visit The Crystal Hall exhibition at CIFF featuring the designs and artwork of Malcolm McLaren and Virgil Abloh. Open to public from August 3rd to August 6th (9am-6pm).

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An Interactive Online Experience from Kenzo for Pre-Fall/Winter 2014

An Interactive Online Experience from Kenzo for Pre Fall/Winter 2014

Showing no signs of slowing down with their ever avant-garde approach, Kenzo call in directors Partel Oliva and designers Kim Boutin and David Broner to produce this captivating video and interactive experience. In addition to the haunting film which displays some of the forerunners of the collection, you’re invited to their gallery shop which features the garments seen in the video, including a color block shirt and a selection of pieces set with this season’s signature print. Nice work.

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Converse & XLarge Produce Chevron Print XL CX-91 Sneaker

Converse & XLarge Produce Chevron Print XL CX 91 Sneaker

We’re big fans of this latest collaboration from Converse and XLarge. The XL CX-91 comes in a vintage wash navy fabric with a subtle star logo, sitting atop a thick white sole with a brilliant chevron pattern in black. Also covering the lining, this is pattern done right. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Japan, yes, that old chestnut, grab a pair immediately.

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Inside the Opening Ceremony Pop-Up in London’s Ace Hotel

Inside the Opening Ceremony Pop Up in Londons Ace Hotel

Opening Ceremony takeover a storefront on the Ace Hotel London complex for their latest pop up. Designed by Max Lamb,  the compact space features latex curtains, London Underground railings, polystyrene plinths, steel ladders and glass stacks – inventive forms used to display clothes and accessories from the likes of Hood by Air, Raf Simons and DKNY for Opening Ceremony.

With no close date in sight visit the store at Ace Hotel, London, 106 Shoreditch High Street. 

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Our Legacy Spring/Summer 2015 – A Bold Show

Our Legacy Spring/Summer 2015   A Bold Show

Pushing the envelope, Sweden’s Our Legacy presents a brave collection for Spring/Summer 2015. With a flame printed jumper, crocodile jacket and white nylon zip top, they’re going bold with this collection, using playful textures as their foundation. Catch glimpses of shape-play with the wide trousers and box-cut coats rounding things off.

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News on Thursday, July 24th, 2014

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Levi’s Commuter and Brooks England Cambium Denim Saddle

Levis Commuter and Brooks England Cambium Denim Saddle

In collaboration with  Levi’s Commuter, Brooks England release a limited edition bicycle saddle in denim. The Brooks Cambium C17 is wrapped with repurposed Levi’s denim jeans offering a new outlook on otherwise typical leather saddles. Through a vulcanized rubber pressing technique, the durable and waterproof saddle embodies both brands’ ethos delivering high quality, functional products for the urban cyclist. The special-edition saddles are available at Levi’s Commuter Workspaces in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and London. See the video below to learn more about how these unique saddles are crafted.

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Creative Types Illustrate Their Favorite Writing Instruments for T Magazine

Creative Types Illustrate Their Favorite Writing Instruments for T Magazine

NYT’s T Magazine asked some of today’s more creative artists and writers about their favorite analog writing and drawing tools. They ask “is the pencil over?” and the answer seems to be no. Manolo Blahnik, Milton Glaser and Maria Black get into the act by illustrating their favorite instruments including simple Bic pens and Sharpie marker bowls along with more refined items like the Staedtler .05 mechanical pencil. See the full article at T Magazine online.

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A Table Made from Scorched 50 Euro Notes

A Table Made from Scorched 50 Euro Notes

Above is a transparent table supported by a 330 lbs. cube filled with burnt faux 50 euro notes. Amarist, with the help of Spanish artist Alejandro Monge, invites us to ponder two simple questions: How much is money worth and is this “Too Much?” While there is no “right” answer, the artist hopes to adjust our perspective by reminding us that “a bill is only a piece of paper with a figure on it.”

If you disagree with scorching currency, do not fret because each “euro” is a piece of art that underwent a meticulous drawing and painting process. Successfully mimicking charred notes, the collaborative table arouse a great deal of commotion especially when the table emits flames. With a clean aesthetic, this one-of-a-kind contemporary design object makes us think outside, or rather inside, the box.

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