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CHAMPAGNE COUPE MOULDED FROM KATE MOSS’S BREAST LAUNCHED

By on Sep 30, 2014

English supermodel Kate Moss’s left breast has been immortalised in a Champagne coupe designed by painter Lucian Freud’s daughter. Taking Marie Antoinette as her inspiration, whose left breast was said to have served as the model for the first Champagne coupe in the late-18th century, British artist Jane McAdam Freud crafted the coupe from a mould of Moss’s left breast. The glass has an elongated, slender stem, while the outside of the bowl features an intricate Art Deco-inspired pattern and the base bears the model’s signature. “I was excited to participate in this project – what an honour to be alongside Marie Antoinette, she was a very intriguing and mischievous character,” Moss said. “Champagne is always associated with celebration and happy occasions and I had fun creating this beautiful coupe,” she added. McAdam Freud was commissioned by 34 Restaurant in London’s Mayfair to...

The Merdeka! Pack by Green Paper Boys

By on Sep 28, 2014

Our good friends at Green Paper Boys recently launched their ‘Merdeka! Pack‘ – a long sleeve jersey in black and white editions, and a black flag. The word merdeka, Indonesian for ‘independent’ and ‘free’, is based on the belief that ‘merdeka’ is an important foundation in anyone’s life. The materials are made out of polyester, spandex and nylon which is a nice blend that provides a light and breathable feel; to keep you comfortable while hustling hard. Have a look at their video below. For more information on sales, visit their...

Business of Fashion’s 2014 BoF 500 List

By on Sep 26, 2014

From online publication Business of Fashion comes the 2014 edition of their annual BoF 500. These are the folks shaping the global fashion industry, with members ranging from media and the creative class to designers and executives. This year’s 500 were compiled by asking last year’s industry leaders who they thought was worthy of inclusion. After compiling a database of over 2,000 people, the BoF team narrowed it down to 500, which represent 55 nationalities in 40 countries. The eight categories are Designers, Executives, Retailers, Models & Muses, Fashion 2.0, The Creative Class, Media and Catalysts. Standouts from the list include NowFashion.com’s Jessica Michault, GQ’s Jim Nelson, Anna Wintour, Tommy Ton, and many more. Check out the full list here and check out what BoF Editor-in-Chief Imran Amed had to sayas he introduced BoF 500 to his readers. It’s also important to note...

Hard Graft iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Accessories

By on Sep 26, 2014

Hard Graft continues to impress, this time with a few iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cases and fold wallets for us to drool over. Each piece is made with Hard Graft’s vegetable-tanned Italian leather and fitted with heavy wool felt detailing. There’s a high level of function and form here, with the brand’s All in One case. It’s got a convenient cash/card pocket that’s pretty discrete and it folds into a stand as well. The Wild iPhone 6 sleeve is made from a new washed Italian leather in grey. It’s soft and so precious that the folks at Hard Graft made maximum use of it alongside very minimal stitching. The wool interior gives way to two secret hideout pockets for your cash and cards. Head over to Hard Graft to check out these and other iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus...

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness” // WANDERLUST

By on Sep 16, 2014

WANDERLUST is an eye-opening and mind-broadening exhibition, curated by the cultural producer Sasha Dees. Central to this exhibition is the importance and influence travel has on artists and their work. Most of the selected artists wander(ed) to a great number of countries, for shorter or longer times, supported by the Mondriaan Foundation or on their own merits. There is always that strong desire and impulse to travel and explore the world, to learn and be inspired. They continuously expand their art practice by applying their encounters, experiences, new insights and knowledge, acquired while wandering, in their work and/or work methods. The artists involved are amongst others: Yasser Ballemans who used carnival as a sculptural and cultural manifestation; Wouter Klein Velderman researched the importance of making artistic decisions with others in order to grow; Charlotte Schleiffert...

will.i.am launches debut eyewear collection, ill.i Optics

By on Sep 16, 2014

will.i.am today launches his first-ever eyewear collection, ill.i Optics. The entrepreneur and glasses connoisseur has partnered with designer George Gorrow to create a collection of sunglasses and optical styles for men and women – designed in LA, handmade in Italy and born from a life-long passion for experimental eyewear. “I see a gap in the world of eyewear and this is my installment of what I feel is missing. I want this to be an honest brand – it’s about dedication and passion.” – will.i.am The collection pays homage to the evolution of eyewear; drawing inspiration from rare vintage shapes – twisted and reworked to create something new and fresh, progressive and timeless. Key influences include the eponymous frame choices of 1980s hip hop pioneers and the oversized glasses worn by graffiti characters of the decade; as well as memorable moments from...

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