Augustin Teboul Wins the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize

Fashion label Augustin Teboul (the brainchild of designers Annelie Augustin and Odély Teboul) was crowned winner of the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize at a ceremony at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris on 16 October 2012. The judging panel of the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize included Kenzo Takada...

Alexander McQueen Inaugurates London Men’s Flagship Store

Alexander McQueen has unveiled its first men’s flagship store in London’s Savile Row. For the first time, the full men’s ready-to-wear line and accessories can be found under the same roof. Savile Row, renowned worldwide for being the epicentre of British tailoring, is a fitting address for the fashion house,...

H&M;’s Collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela Unveiled in New York

H&M’s collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela (which is to be launched worldwide on 15 November in around 230 H&M stores) was unveiled on 23 October 2012 in New York. The event was held in 5 Beekman Street, a derelict historical building in the city’s financial district, and guests were able...

US Vogue Celebrates 120th Anniversary with Documentary

‘In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye’, a documentary about US Vogue’s fashion editors will be released on 6 December 2012 to mark the magazine’s 120th anniversary. The film (produced and directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato in association with HBO) follows the publication in early October 2012 of the book...

Beautiful Instruments of Communication: Introducing Gnu Notebooks

For anyone who appreciates the processes of reading and writing, jotting down thoughts and notes by hand is still a very much admired communication form. At The Style Examiner, we are big fans of putting pen to paper in all literal forms and choosing the right notebook is crucial for...

Architectural Proposals for New York’s Grand Central Station Revealed

The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) unveiled three architectural proposals that re-imagine the public spaces in and around Grand Central Terminal and the East Midtown neighbourhood in New York City. From a skyway that soars above Grand Central, to a transformed Park Avenue Viaduct, to expansive pedestrian plazas...

Senhor Prudêncio Men’s Footwear and Accessories

The brainchild of Portuguese designer João Pedro Filipe, Senhor Prudêncio is a new and promising brand of men’s shoes and accessories recently shown during London Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2013 (with the support of support of the European Capital of Culture, Guimarães 2012 through the platform Fashion/Hub). A graduate of...

Paul Smith Exhibition at the Design Museum

The Design Museum in London has announced that it will host a major retrospective exhibition of the work of fashion designer Paul Smith. Scheduled to open on 20 November 2013, the exhibition will explore how the renowned British designer’s unique and intuitive take on design, coupled with an understanding of...

Superdry + Timothy Everest Menswear Collaboration for Autumn/Winter 2012

Urban clothing label Superdry and contemporary British tailor Timothy Everest unveiled their collaborative project, a capsule collection for Autumn/Winter 2012, during London Men’s Fashion Week in June 2012. Named ‘Sebiro’, the collection (launched at the Superdry international flagship store in London’s Regent Street) includes core menswear staples in contemporary slim...