David Beckham launches new underwear collection with H&M;

Following the success of their first collaboration, football player David Beckham and Swedish clothing company H&M have partnered again to develop a new range for the David Beckham Bodywear collection that is available in stores worldwide from today. As in the previous collection’s campaign, Beckham models the men’s underwear pieces...

David Laport Autumn/Winter 2014

Developed alongside the main schedule of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam, Vodafone Firsts Fashion LAB is an initiative that defines itself as “a laboratory for talent and innovation consisting of catwalk shows and a range of workshops, lectures and presentations that support young designers.” Despite the good intentions of the initiative,...

Louis Vuitton Autumn/Winter 2014 Menswear

Guided once again by the passion for travelling and exotic destinations, Kim Jones conceived another strong menswear collection for Louis Vuitton. Presented during Paris men’s fashion week on a runway hand-painted with an aerial photograph of the Atacama Desert, the luxury brand’s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection comprised 42 looks that, even...

Christopher Raeburn Autumn/Winter 2014 Menswear

As fashion collections unravel and seasons unfold in vertiginous succession within the evolving narrative of sartorial history, it becomes undeniable that Christopher Raeburn is one of the few London-based designers whose creations demonstrate the capacity to be increasingly stronger and more accomplished. With ‘Polaris’, his Autumn/Winter 2014 menswear collection, Raeburn...

Wooyoungmi inaugurate Paris flagship store

One of my all-time favourite menswear labels, the Korean-born and Paris-based Wooyoungmi, hosted the official inauguration party for their flagship store in Paris on 16 January 2014 alongside the official calendar of Paris men’s fashion week for Autumn/Winter 2014 collections, even though the boutique had been trading publicly for three...

Acne Studios unveil biggest store in LA

Swedish clothing brand Acne Studios has inaugurated its largest store ever in downtown Los Angeles. Located on the ground floor of Claud Beelman’s Art Deco Eastern Columbia Building, the 465-square-meter boutique follows the design concept conceived by creative director Jonny Johansson and used in the brand’s Pelham Street store in London,...

Carlo Brandelli returns to Kilgour

Savile Row label Kilgour has confirmed that designer Carlo Brandelli is returning to its creative helm after having resigned in 2008. Brandelli’s departure was reported at the time as being down to disagreements with the then-owners over the brand’s direction but after Kilgour was sold in September 2013, its new...

Heneghan Peng Architects design Moscow’s National Centre for Contemporary Arts

Irish architects Heneghan Peng have won the international competition to design Moscow’s new National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA). The proposed building was conceived as a vertical focal point at the centre of the Khodynskoe Pole Park, with its exhibition spaces designed as a series of stacked galleries that allow...