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Made in America: Rigid Denim Strikes Heart & Soul in Nashville, TN.

Made in America: Rigid Denim Strikes Heart & Soul in Nashville, TN.

Imogene + Willie – the life blood of rigid denim in the U.S. – has landed smack dab in the middle of my heart. I happened upon this gem of a company while researching nationally sourced clothing. I + W supports the “Made in America” movement, and signals a return to the need for American...
Jenny Grettve A/W 2013 collection

Jenny Grettve A/W 2013 collection

After New York, Paris, Berlin, and her outstanding guerrilla shows on the streets of Stockholm, Swedish multi-talented designer Jenny Grettve just launched her A/W 2013 collection at the Stockholm Fashion Week. The concept of time is the central theme of the A/W 2013 collection, says Jenny Grettve. The physics and psychology that govern time have...
The beauty of imperfection

The beauty of imperfection

I am currently very occupied and fascinated with the Japanese design principles of Wabi Sabi. Reading about the life philosophy and aesthetic ideals of Wabi Sabi (which is based on Zen Buddhism), I feel like so many of my thoughts on what good design consists of, and on the connection between human beings and objects...
Acne goes Aoyama

Acne goes Aoyama

Acne Studios has just opened up a new Tokyo flagship store in the Aoyama district. In a space that was formerly the home of Carla Sozzani’s 10 Corso Como. The three floor store is designed by Swedish architect Andreas Fornell in close collaboration with Acne’s Jonny Johansson.  
H&M to launch global clothes collecting initiative

H&M to launch global clothes collecting initiative

H&M is the first fashion company in the world to launch a clothing collecting initiative worldwide. From February 2013, customers will be able to hand in used garments in H&M stores in all 48 markets. Our sustainability efforts are rooted in a dedication to social and environmental responsibility. We want to do good for the...
The White Briefs teams up with Peter Lindbergh for J.Lindeberg

The White Briefs teams up with Peter Lindbergh for J.Lindeberg

A photographic journey  shot by legendary photographer Peter Lindbergh, captured in a poetically visual book served as the foundation for a new collaboration between the Swedish fashion brand J.Lindeberg and The White Briefs. In our world in constant turmoil, even the silence can be raging. Here, such stillness is captured as part of an encounter between visionaries,...
Herbivore Men

Herbivore Men

 Herbivore Men (Herbivorous Males);  A new humankind who adapted in deflation with the era of low-growth Herbivore Men became a buzzword in Japan, 2008-2009. The term “Herbivore Men” (草食男; Soshoku-Kei Danshi in Japanese) was first coined by the author, Maki Fukasawa. Its new meaning is very different from what we might think. We are talking about herbivores. But the new definition...
Conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event in New York

Conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event in New York

Designboost has just put up the filmed conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event which took place at Parsons in New York on September 18–19. The event was all about holistic responsibility and how the fashion industry can develop more sustainable business models in the future.
Design Intelligence;FASHION - event in New York on September 18–19

Design Intelligence;FASHION – event in New York on September 18–19

Design Intelligence;FASHION is a full two-day creative and knowledge-sharing experience taking place in New York on September 18–19. The event offers workshops, lectures, networking and different social activities. While the workshops and the social activities are by invitation only the lectures on September 19 are open for the public. The lectures are free; no tickets...
Hövding Guerilla event - live crashes in Stockholm

Hövding Guerilla event – live crashes in Stockholm

These accidents with Hövding, the invisible airbag bicycle helmets, were shot in Stockholm today in close cooperation with Stuntgruppen. You can read our earlier stories about Hövding here and here.