Fashion

What better time for hip New York-based concept fashion store Opening Ceremony to open up a pop-up shop in London than last weekend? For their first retail store in Europe, Opening Ceremony chose to collaborate with British furniture designer Faye Toogood who created a number of bespoke pieces to complement the shop’s architecturally deconstructed interior. Read the rest of this entry »

A beautiful making of film courtesy of Swedish jeans brand Nudie Jeans. These guys are denim connoisseurs who treat their jeans a bit like you would specialty coffee or fine wine; there is an emphasis on the production, tradition, culture and characteristics of the denim. All of their jeans are made in Italy from denim fabrics produced in Italy, Japan, and Turkey. In this film, old worn-out Nudie Jeans have been cut into pieces and recycled into new denim in cooperation with the denim supplier ISKO(tm). Find out more here.

A little Friday afternoon fun – this film was made by Dutch directors and artists Lernert & Sander, who were commissioned by Wallpaper* magazine to create create a film about Italian brand Brioni‘s bespoke tailoring for the Wallpaper* Handmade issue. Using a very refined hand as their muse, the film demonstrates, with elegance and humour, the skills and craftsmanship that go into making a Brioni suit.

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Island of Muspel & Nifel

These mystical landscape collages by Dutch designer Sophie Duran form an exclusive collection of 7 scarf designs that are printed on silk, velvet and crepe de chine. The landscapes are inspired by Celtic, Norwegian, Indian and Greek ancient stories and made out of personal photographs, images taken from old travel books and pictures of minerals. Read the rest of this entry »