adidas Y-3 celebrates its 10th anniversary of union between the Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and the three stripes brand. For the occasion a book in limited edition retrospective traces the history of fashion through a non-chronological compilation of backstage and runway photography, studio sketches, design prototypes, store imagery, and atmospheric visuals
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Kent Wang’s Art Deco watch is something that looks like it was lifted right off the wrist of Jay Gatsby. The watch is inspired by the design era of its namesake with a dial by Louise Fili, a graphic designer and expert on all things Art Deco.
The whole boot is completely collapsible, great for stuffing into a pack during a hike and wearing around the campfire afterwords. There’s absolutely nothing to this boot, no heel counter, no toe counter, no shank, and nothing stiff that would irritate the foot. If a barely-there boot is what you’re in need of, look no further.
Photographer: Martyna Galla
Models: Marta Placzek, Karina, Angelika Mars, Ala Keller
Stylist: Marianna Grzywaczewska
Hair: Kataryna Mikaska Zalewska
Make-Up: Marianna Yurkiewicz
That there is a shift from minimal branding to maximal logo stuffed clothing is undeniable. Especially members of the hip-hop scene have become loyal followers of brands like Hood by Air, Been Trill and the designs of Will Fry. When a trend evokes it’s the role of contemporary designers to present their take on the trend while staying true to the brands roots.
The designers of Acne Studios created a beautifully cut, perfectly coloured, heavy branded but still minimal sweater. A lot of attributes right? The long sleeve oversized sweatshirt with a ribbed turtleneck collar and contrasting flocked panel in black velveteen at front with logo print in gold is the perfect example for a minimalistic, contemporary take on heavy branding.
Publication: GQ Style China
Photography: Thomas Cooksey
Models: Edward Wildling, Matt Woodhouse, Pietro Boselli, Tyler Maher
Stylist: Luke Day
Over fifty years after its original release Persol’s 714 model remains one of the most classic sunglasses of all time. Since its inception the pioneering foldable frame was the epitome of timeless design and style — However, it was undeniably elevated to legendary status by the iconic “King of Cool”, the late Steve McQueen.
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New York based Park Avenue Laser Vision is offering SafeSight jewelry, which entails implanting a full fledged platinum jewelry in our eyes for $3,000 a pop.