MONCLER: FREEZE FOR FRIEZE

Moncler continues its path of support for creative lever of the younger generation that has always been one of the cardinal points of the particular philosophy of the brand, that this time arrives in London with Moncler Freeze for Frieze. A project organized in collaboration with a prestigious cultural and educational institution such as the Royal College of Art.
Moncler Freeze for Frieze was held from 7th to 9th of October 2016 in the new flagship store Moncler in Old Bond Street 26 and has served to raise funds in full support of two very talented and deserving students during an entire year course of study of specialization in Fashion & Textile, at the Royal College of Art.
Moncler has asked artists, fashion designers, iconic universe of culture, music, global design and friends of the Maison, chosen as representatives of different areas, but also by involving pupils and next to the diploma of London school, to donate their art-work to be exhibited for the first time in an external space out of the College.
The works, about 400, all in post-card format, and signed only on the back, have been sold at one price of £ 60 each., at the opening event of the flagship store on October during London Frieze 2016.
Guest- curator of the project is been the renowned journalist Tim Blanks. A special selection of post-card has been sold exclusively through the e-commerce of the Maison moncler.com and the proceeds were donated to the Royal College of Art.

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Holiday Magazine for South Corea

Holiday, the bi- annual publication written in English but based in Paris, a real editorial must of the ’60s, founded in the United States and known for the extreme care of the photographs, the covers and the reports from the world made by recall journalists, on the piece, which told the reality without filters nor flattery, back today – thanks to the passion and support of the Parisian atelier Franck Durand – with a new look, while preserving the structural and stylistic cornerstones that have made the success of the magazine.
The new issue of Holiday is dedicated to South Korea: after Argentina, Holiday has chosen to dedicate its pages to the wonders of this mysterious and in many ways contradictory country. While photographers Nigel Shafran, Jamie Hawkesworth Karim Sadli, Annemarieke Van Drimmelen, Robi Rodriguez, Joseph Szabou and Park Hyung-sik Kim lend their precious eyes to the wonders of this land, the director Park Chan-Wook told everyday scenes, the poet Lee San-Ha He delves into the long history of Buddhist temples and Arthur Dreyfus writer testifies to his nice outing in a country full of strangeness. All this under the blessing of the wonderful Isabelle Huppert, who confides the author François-Henri Désérable and tells about a divided country, equal parts between despair and beauty

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THEORY: THE MAN THAT WE WILL SEE THIS WINTER

David Sims photographed in NY the 2016 Fall / Winter campaign for Theory, the brand founded in 1997 by Andrew Rosen, who took part in the French actor Alain Delon Fabien as a new face of the brand.
Sims’ portraits show a continued evolution of the essential elements of the male wardrobe, like coats, practical and dynamic for a man who travels, moves through city traffic or in the waiting rooms of the airports. The fascinating play of light and shadows of the photographer further reinforce the idea of timeless; functional design of the garments give Delon a look of worldly sophistication and frame an elegant and pure collection.

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BEN SHERMAN: HERE IS THE AW16 CAMPAIGN

In line with Ben Sherman’s heritage and embracing the ever-evolving look of man2.0, the Ben Sherman Autumn-Winter 2016 collection is inspired by the unique style of the history of London. Subcultures and prominent icons of the past five decades are the DNA of all four corners of the city with their spirit and individuality that unites them. Each item in the collection reflects and modernizes an iconic period of British Style including Teddy Boy Blues, Punk Pinstripe, West End and East End Legends mod. The different eras highlight the modernization and Sherman allow man to wear what best represents him. A mixture of traditional fabrics tailored, broken pinstripes, inspirations’ 60s, paisley prints and British mod merge into a wide range of colors of the winter palette.

Creative Director: Deborah S. Moses
Photographer: An Le
Stylist: Christopher Campbell
Models: Linus Wordemann, Ivan Kozak, Reid Rohling, Mia Stass

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NEW BALANCE presents the reenginereed MRT580

For the FW16 New Balance relaunches one of its iconic models – the MRT580 – reinterpreting it with a precious Jacquard processing. The 580 model, the five star street-sneaker of New Balance, is revived in a futuristic and made one of the strongest trends of the coming season: the Jacquard technique – a process that involves the use of a very high frame precision able to achieve very complex patterns weaving the threads one by one, and creating textures and patterns absolutely unique. The classic ‘N’ logo in white stands out even more nuanced effect of the upper and invokes the full white of light and technological sole REVLite.

Price: 130 €

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Aeronautica Militare presents the F/W 16-17 collection

The Aeronautica Militare Man FW 16/17 collection combines sportswear and contemporary design. It ‘s a collection where tradition and innovation blend while maintaining the right proportions, capable of transmitting energy and enthusiasm to the wearer.
The FW look book was realized in Military Airport Istrana (Treviso), Italian Military Air Force base where the headquarters of the 51 Squadron.
The FW collection is on sale in the only official e-commerce Aeronautica Militare: www.aeronauticamilitareofficialstore.it
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British Rock

Rock isn’t died. Luckily. We all know The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Clash and The Who, but now we need to keep an eye on The Slydigs: a young British band of real friends that comes from Warrington, a small city in the middle of the UK, between Manchester and Liverpool, where the accent is stronger and the slang widely used.
This group has been created on the roots of the English industrial desperation and only the love for music could have saved four classmates, inspired by the big rock’s, the blues’ and the folk’s notes. We met them before they opened The Who’s concert in Milan, where they have demonstrated they can manage a big stage and a demanding public. Here comes our interview, that seems more a talk among friends in front of a beer.
“Our inspiration comes, first of all, from big names of ‘60s and ‘70s rock and we start from here” says Dean (guitar player and voice), behind his dark RayBan, “But we have also other reference points overseas, like the Kings of Leon, especially for our first songs, or Jack White and we follow a lot the European band Artic Monkeys” concludes Ben (bass player and second voice). As in the story of rock, the texts of the Slydigs tell some stories, describe lives: Louis (guitar player and voice) and Dean are those who write the songs and then, all together, the group finds the better version of each song.
The recipe of the band is made of some psychedelic accents, a lot of rhythm, blues’ tones and a slight folk intonation. “If you listen carefully, you can hear a little trace of folk, barely hidden, it’s exactly our character”, confirms Louis. They are extremely careful about the connection with their public, they know well that now artists must be connected online and must be real, for this reason their Facebook page is always updated and they personally manage it: “When our fans come to our concerts, they think they already know us, they want to see the artists they virtually talked with. It is important to be online, and we like it very much, we don’t fell obliged!”.
Their style, from their clothes to their accessories, is mostly British, but there are also some country elements, for example on Peter (the drummer). “The image you give to the outside is very important. As an artist, you have to give to people something to believe in, not only music. Each of us has his own style, the important thing is that everyone feels comfortable and at ease” says Dean, and Ben ironically adds “We can’t make cool music on the radio and then people come to our concerts and discover that we haven’t style… we would make all laugh, don’t we?”.
Also for this reason they feel even more honoured and thrilled to be chosen for the second time by The Who as the opening band. “It’s one of the bands that inspire us, they were, and are, a symbol, not only for the music they wrote, but also for the message and the image they send to people” insists Louis. The phrase of Ben, that made all laugh, is enough to explain the spontaneity and the authenticity of this band: “Playing before them is simply fucking monumental!”.

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G-SHOCK: MRG TONE HAMMER: a fine limited edition

 

The MR-G collection of G-SHOCK turns 20 and celebrates its anniversary with an exclusive limited edition in collaboration with Bihou Asano, third-generation Japanese master craftsman.

Using the traditional Japanese technique Tsuiki for metalworking, Casio has designed the new MRG Hammer Tone limited edition, with only three hundred clocks available worldwide.

Tsuiki is a technique through which a sheet of metal is hammered so becomes thinner, assuming a three-dimensional shape. Historically, this method has been used for the production of copper objects, metal containers, armor and helmets that were to be both thin and strong.

The last evolution of MRG-G1000 model, mix of “majesty” (majesty) and “reality” (reality), is the perfect union between the Kyoto crafts than 1200 years ago and the excellence of the MRG series.

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TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES SPONSOR THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN’S RIDE

For the third consecutive year, in 2016 Triumph Motorcycles will encourage riders from around the world to wear their dress more elegant and take to the streets riding a classic motorcycle in demonstration of its support for Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride as Global Sponsor: a unique charity motorcycle event.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was born in 2012 as a celebration of the art of elegance and style of classic bikes. Dedicated to raising funds to support the fight against prostate cancer, the 2016 edition will be held Sunday, September 25.

In September 2016, with the support of Triumph Motorcycles, the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride aims to get 50,000 participants who take part in the event in more than 500 cities in 90 countries in the world.

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ROY ROGER’S LAUNCHES NEW FW16/17 CAMPAIGN

New York is the location chosen by Roy Roger’s for the new FW 16/17 campaign starring the Russian model Vita Sidorkina Life Isaac Carew, british model-chef.

The images in black / white translate the codes of denim, telling a metropolitan and sophisticated mood: “It ‘a campaign that expresses the personality of the person wearing the jeans through the essentiality” explains Guido Biondi, Creative Director of Sevenbell Group.

The Ph. Philip Gay captures the precious soul of the collection declining it in a series of shots where the item is the protagonist.

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