‘New Hotel’, Athens, by the Campana Brothers

As the ‘New Hotel’ in Athens (property of the Yes! hospitality group) celebrates its first anniversary, The Style Examiner looks back on what has become one of the most celebrated hotels in the Greek capital. As the first hotel venture by award-winning designers the Campana brothers, the hotel features trademark...

AMO/OMA’s ‘Real Fantasies’ Film for Prada

AMO, the Rotterdam-based research studio (and counterpart to renowned architectural practice OMA), has conceived the film ‘Real Fantasies‘ to illustrate Prada‘s Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. In the film, models are depicted within the context of a dystopian society where machines and jagged geometric landscapes project the future of fashion as a...

Postcards from the Edge: Sidewalks of New York

When visiting a city like New York, it becomes natural to allow one’s gaze to wander upwards towards the top of the highest skyscrapers. These impressive examples of architecture embody the human desire to literally grow and their scale causes admiration for the ambition to build inhabitable social spaces. However,...

Peter Zumthor Awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has been named the recipient of one of the world’s most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal. Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work and awarded annually since 1848 by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by...

The Converse Missoni Archive Project Sneakers Collection

Casual footwear brand Converse has announced the launch of the Converse Missoni Archive Project, which features a series of 20 sneakers created using dead stock fabrics from the Missoni textiles archive. The exclusive collection launches on Friday, 28 September 2012 at the store Colette in Paris to coincide with Paris...

Nicole Farhi Womenswear Spring/Summer 2013

To show her womenswear collection for Spring/Summer 2013, British designer Nicole Farhi opted once again for the Art Deco surroundings of the Headquarters of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London’s Portland Place, wher two months ago she showed the menswear collection for the same season. With its seductive...

Issa London Womenswear Spring/Summer 2013

Like an unrequited love declaration to the tropics, Issa London’s collection for Spring/Summer 2013 was full to the brim with luxurious depictions of exoticism and feminine allure in a sartorial serenade to Latin America that filled the runway with outstanding prints, flower-encrusted embroideries, flowing silhouettes and a vivid palette that...

Anthony Miles Footwear Unveils Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection

Founded earlier in 2012, men’s footwear brand Anthony Miles has launched exclusively in the UK at department store Selfridges. Created by a group of footwear insiders, including a secret designer who wishes to keep his identity unknown, the brand focuses on selecting high-quality leather uppers, socks and linings while providing...

La Madonnina Restaurant: a Very Tasteful Corner of Italy in São Paulo

On a recent visit to São Paulo (and between a hectic schedule of meetings and events organised to find out more about the booming Brazilian fashion industry), we had the opportunity to discover and dine at La Madonnina, a recently opened restaurant in the hip Rua Hélio Pellegrino, in the...