An obscure object of desire

While rummaging through old folders on my computer, I found a photograph of the piece ‘Desire is’ by Irish artist Kathryn Maguire that has enthralled me ever since I took it in May 2010 in London’s Tate Modern. The work consists of the sentence ‘Desire is the very essence of...

Mark/Giusti Spring/Summer 2014 men’s accessories

Mark/Giusti is, without a doubt, one of my all-time favourite brands of accessories for men. Season after season, the talented guys behind it keep reinventing and developing new accessories that I find very stylish and extremely desirable. As the London-based brand’s latest collection ‘Deep Blue Sea’ is about to hit...

Hotter Shoes: stylish footwear with built-in comfort

Even though I am passionate about all things fashion and style, when it comes to buying shoes it is safe to say that I am a typical male shopper. I admire those men who invest in slim shoes with leather soles and wear them elegantly day in day out but...

Giorgio Armani opens new accessories store in Milan

Giorgio Armani has recently inaugurated a new flagship store in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II entirely dedicated to accessories, in a move that and confirms the brand’s intention to strengthen its accessories division. Designed by Giorgio Armani and his team of architects, the new shop occupies 220 square meters over...

Pringle of Scotland Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

Fashion label Pringle of Scotland has released photographs of the promotional campaign for its Spring/ Summer 2014 menswear and womenswear collections. Shot by Roe Ethridge, the campaign features Scottish actress Sophie Kennedy Clark and model Werner Schreyer. The location chosen for the photographs, Ardkinglas House on the shores of Loch...

Brioni unveils Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

Italian label Brioni has unveiled the first promotional images for its Spring/Summer 2014 menswear collection, scheduled to be published in magazines worldwide from January 2014. For the second season, Brioni commissioned American photographer Collier Schorr to shoot the campaign in the lavish rooms and gardens of the Villa Medici in...

Armani announces first residential project in China

The Armani Group has partnered with the Mind Group to develop a luxury residential project in Chengdu in southwest China. Known as ‘Art Residence’, the development will be located near the city’s fashionable Jinjiang district and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016. The project will comprise...

Pringle of Scotland Pre-Fall 2014 Womenswear

For his latest womenswear collection at the helm of Pringle of Scotland, Massimo Nicosia attempted to blend influences from his native Italy with the brand’s Scottish cultural heritage. Drawing inspiration from the architectural work of Ettore Sottsass and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Nicosia designed a Pre-Fall 2014 collection that investigates shape...

BWGH x Puma R698 Bluefield

Since they founded their label Brooklyn We Go Hard (BWGH) in France in 2010, David Obadia and Nelson Hassan have not only developed their own clothing and accessories line but have also collaborated with street wear brands such as Larose and Drifter to develop lines of caps, backpacks and tote...