Posts tagged "fashion"
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...
By Hand: The Art of Being Human

By Hand: The Art of Being Human

I have been following Katie Rodger’s blog, Paper Fashion since 2010. Her illustrations bring new life to fashion and the art of fashion illustration. Rodgers has a whimsical touch. Each project teems with life. Her signature hyperbolic rosy cheeks are my favorite detail. She adds depth, charm and nuance to faces and figures. Water and color...
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...
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...
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...
Breaking the comfort zone

Breaking the comfort zone

In my previous post I discussed whether aesthetic sustainability could be described as complexity, i.e. as an expression that keeps challenging what you expect when perceiving the world – and that drags you out of your comfort zone. The thought of a comfort zone breaking aesthetic experiences may seem odd. Most people would say that an...
Muuse - The independent fashion talent community

Muuse – The independent fashion talent community

With Copenhagen Fashion Week happening just this week I feel it is relevant to write about a recent fashion online initiative called MUUSE. It is a co-created, new and forward thinking business model within high level, couture fashion. MUUSE – describe themselves as “The independent fashion talent community”. Launched in 2011 ready for fashion week...
Two-tone braces from Steve & Co.

Two-tone braces from Steve & Co.

Braces are an accessory in focus for this fall-winter 2011 2012. For this Autumn, Steve & Co. adds to his collection original two-tone braces, can give a truly unique and special touch to any outfit. All Steve & Co. braces are top quality made in Italy and can be purchased on exclusive e-shop of the...
Emerging fashion talent at Hudson hotel

Emerging fashion talent at Hudson hotel

Emerging American fashion designers from CFDA’s {Fashion Incubator} will curate Semi-Automatic at Hudson hotel for Fashion Week, marking the first time that a fashion organization has taken over Hudson’s reinvented take on a hotel gift shop. The oversized vending machine, located in the lobby of Hudson hotel, will be stocked with a selection of products and...