Back in 2004, Swedish designer Erik Schedin designed his iconic no logo sneakers. Thoses shoes were the antidote to ostentation, all white and directing attention to the product itself in a design approach that was immediately snapped up by the Dover Street Market concept store in London. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of their release, the sneakers are back on the store’s minimalist shelves, whilst production has been relocated to Italy. What’s more, Comme des Garçons Shirt have joined in collaboration for the design, adding the graphic motifs that are the signature of the Japanese brand.
Stella McCartney taps for the seventh time supermodel Kate Moss photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in London. The photos are set against landscapes of glaciers, forests and cosmos to represent McCartney’s commitment to the environment. The campaign styled by McCartney herself, showcases the new Cavendish bag.
Mulberry has released a shoot Cara Delevingne did back in February at the Royal Suite in the Claridge’s hotel for their upcoming handbag collaboration. British super model poses with a barn owl and whippet puppy for the photo-shoot. Cara Delevingne for Mulberry collection is set to release in September.
French luxury trunk and travel accessories maker Moynat is taking over the InterContinental Paris le Grand hotel in Paris, for an exhibition retracing nearly a century of luggage design, since its fondation in 1849. Entitled “Un voyage avec l’InterContinental Paris Le Grand” (Travel with InterContinental Paris le Grand), the exhibition will be open during a month from June 12.
The French leather goods company is about to open a new flagship on Paris’ Champs-Élysées, located at number 77, just a stone’s throw from its historic location. “It is something of a return for us, as for a long time our house and our products were found at number 84 on the avenue under the name ‘Dominique Cassegrain’ during the Seventies and Eighties,” said Jean Cassegrain, chief executive officer of the independent, family-run firm, founded by his grandfather in 1948. The location is due to open this fall on the key Parisian tourist avenue.
Delphine Arnault observes Karl Lagerfeld sketching. Photo credit: Louis Vuitton.
Louis Vuitton picked Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman, Rei Kawakubo, Christian Louboutin and Marc Newson to create a new and surprising canvas of Louis Vuitton’s famous brown and gold monograma. The French luxury giant gave them carte blanche to create bags and luggage. Set to arrive in store in mod-October, the limited edition bringing high-profile attention to a cornerstone of the brand, which is marking its 160th anniversary this year.
Google has teamed up with Diane von Furstenberg to design a range of frames for the wearable device, which will be sold on Net-a-Porter starting June 23. The range includes some sleek sunglasses and pink prescription frames, all stamped with the DVF logo. Google Glasses is getting more and more fashion-friendly last few months with the release of four new frames in January and a partnership with Luxottica to produce Ray-Ban and Oakley-designed frames.
Tom Ford has created for the first time a range of minimalist sneakers, which come in high and low-top versions set to arrive in store for Fall 2014. This collection features handmade italian shoes, produced with an artisan process that requires ten days of ‘resting’ for the leather while it’s shaped, as well as three days of hand polishing. The shoes will hit Tom Ford’s American boutiques in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas as well as the London and Milan stores in Europe. See several images from this collection after the jump.
Parisian Fashion house Saint Laurent completes the wardrobe with a footwear collection consisted of a variety of unique creepers, which incorporate Hedi Slimane’s vision. Notwithstanding the label’s nonchalant, rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic, the shoes feature thick crepe soles, popularized by the ’50s Teddy Boy British subculture and the more daring can opt for entire gold or silver models.