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...

Slim Aarons Captures the Good Life of the 70′s & 80′s

By on Sep 15, 2014

After World War II, Slim Aarons (1916-2006) decided to trade in his capturing of hardship, to capturing abundance of wealth. Moving to California, he concentrated on capturing the celebrities and their extravagant lifestyle. Big houses, big Pools, Fast Cars, Fancy Holiday’s and Sexy Ladies!He captured it all…. If your lifestyle is anything like this images, I want to be your next best...

Not A Brand Just Ties // Modernizing the Classic Suit

By on Sep 12, 2014

NOT A BRAND JUST TIES Is a small The Hague-based company, owned by Erik and Martijn . They both love to surf. And they both love to wear a tie to complete a fresh outfit. But they couldn’t find a tie that bridged the gap between their work and leisure. ‘ We think that a tie is a timeless classic and one of the most versatile accessories for any outfit. But in our opinion traditional ties are boring.’ So they decided to come up with their own creations and start their own company. They set down with different graphic designers to start a series of six neck ties. The designs in this collection combine traditional patterns with modern graphic design, which reflects Erik and Martijn’s passion for nature, surfing, city life and design. Inspired by the Dutch coast, this first collection features, among others, designs of a wood-pattern, tire tracks and dazzle camouflage. The...

Gentlemen of New York Fashion Week II

By on Sep 10, 2014


The Ladies of New York Fashion Week

By on Sep 9, 2014


Asia’s best kept secret

By on Sep 8, 2014

Foodies all over the world say that Korean kitchen is Asia’s best kept secret. Dishes are very recognizable for fresh vegetables, strong, distinctive flavours. Read all about this secret in ‘20 Koreans cook Korean’, where twinty adopted Koreans share their stories, recepies and love for this big and bold kitchen. The author of the book – Nathalie Ji Yun Kranenburg – is adopted from South-Korea, lives in the Netherlands and has written the book with help of other, all-adopted Koreans. Based on a personal Korean recipe, all contributors tell their personal adoption stories and memories of Korea. Amongst others, Lavinia Meijer (harpist) tells: “ In the book I make Kimchi for the first time. And what a happiness it is, as the powerfull taste of it makes me forget about my shows in Seoul, and brings back memories of my father in Korea.” Mutual passion Nathalie Ji Yun Kranenburg was...

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