Rev Up Your Senses: Ducati Exhibition Ignites Fuorisalone 2024 with a Multifaceted Celebration of Design and Beauty

“Forma – Feelings designed by Ducati in Borgo Panigale” is an exhibition in which the Ducati motorbike becomes the protagonist, showcasing its iconic steps of realization


MV Agusta is the ideal place for motorbike and e-bike enthusiasts. Let’s discover their products and technologies.


Grego Belau, starting his career as a model, lands in the world of cinema and makes his debut in Venice with the short film Sentimental Stories.

This Week

‘Unveiled,’ Farnaz Damnabi’s message of denunciation and hope

Milan-based gallery 29 Arts in Progress presents the first personal exhibition of the Iranian photographer, author of striking shots

Drôle de Monsieur launches collaboration with Gergei Erdei

A collaboration that perfectly blends the souls of the two brands that share sophistication, despite their very different backgrounds

Tommy Jeans, Spring 2023 Collection celebrates street culture

The TOMMY JEANS label presents its collection for the summer season, an eclectic mix of preppy, skate and hip-hop references

A slice of Kutnia to forsee the future

The story of Julide Konukoğlu and of a fabric that will grace the Paris catwalks

Brett Lloyd: the Neapolitan flâneur

In Milan, the English photographer’s exhibition recounting his years in Campania’s capital, where summer is the only time measurement

Gianluca Saitto closes the Méditerranée – Taranto and la Dolce Vita event with the fashion show ‘Couture in fieri’

Special guest at the event, the couturier shows 30 looks that represent a compendium of his flawless tailored womenswear

This Month

Manintown returns to the Venice Film Festival with the Next Generation Awards

The event during which the magazine and MI HUB reward the rising stars of Italian cinema will take place during the 79th VFF

Bav Tailor

BAV TAILOR is a conscious luxury holistic sphere to educate and inspire individuals to live responsibly, follow best practice sustainability models through the brand’s “360° conscious manifesto”, and discover narratives of our conscious luxury products ethically produced by light workers bearing the 100% Made in Italy authenticity hallmark as well as our Artisanal Lab collaborations

Fashion meets Music. Behind the image, a frenzy of emotions

“Dressing someone essentially means getting to know their true nature. In my view, clothes are bridges between different cultural areas”

Fashion & Music: the Art of Styling

Music and fashion are two forms of communication, two languages. The visual package of musical talents is manufactured behind the scenes, and behind this process lie stylists

Creative by Nature: brands with an artisan, contemporary and sustainable DNA.

On the occasion of Pitti Uomo, from 10th to 12th, the exhibition “CREATIVE BY NATURE” opens the doors, a project curated by Federico Poletti showcasing 13 brands with an artisan, contemporary and sustainable DNA. A tribute to both established and independent labels that have put know-how and Made in Italy at the center of their philosophy and their products.

The human machine and Arca’s mutant faith

Body, mind and spirit: it is not easy to trace common themes in the artistic production and modus pensandi of Arca, the Venezuelan DJ, singer, fashion icon and producer. One should perhaps speak of guiding principles rather than common themes. The role of the body is undoubtedly central. Body is all that we have at

Italy shines in the 2021 World’s 50 Best Bars ranking

The awards ceremony of the World’s 50 Best Bars 2021 was held on the 7th of December in London. The 13th edition of the event, which it classifies and rewards the best cocktail bars in the world, voted by a jury made up of over 600 professionals including journalists, bartenders and leading figures in the

On the Road, the epic of music tours in the Pirelli Calendar 2022

After the stop due to the pandemic in 2020 (an event rather rare in the history of the publication, interrupted only in 1967, with the exception of the hiatus in the period between 1975 and 1983), the Pirelli Calendar comes back in dazzling form and relaunches itself, we might say. All this with specially designed


Giorgio Armani presents an exclusive preview of the Giorgio Armani – 10 Corso Como collection. A synthesis of unique style, in iconic black and white, the unprecedented collaboration with 10 Corso Como has created a timeless collection, embodying the consistent and constantly renewed lexicon of Armani’s storytelling. Blazers with accurately defined shapes, single or double-breasted,



Spells autumn, reads knitwear: with temperatures dropping lower and lower, we need to get ready with pullovers, preferably in warm and cozy yarns, and above all wool. The options are basically endless, from evergreen shades such as navy blue, black and grey to eye-catching, frost-proof textures or remarkably fine, almost intangible. In any case, it’s

Reinvention is art: the multifunctional sales space Dover Street Market

In the early days of the department store, Dover Street Market CEO Adrian Joffe, and husband of Rei Kawakubo, the mastermind behind Comme De Garçons, was wondering: “Can Dover Street Market leave Dover Street?” The answer was yes, and years later, it can be found in London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Los Angeles, Beijing and


The collaboration between Tom of Finland and We are Spastor offers a limited edition jacquard knit twin set consisting of a sweater with a 70s silhouette and a scarf with the iconic “biker head”. The Finnish designer is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century for the exceptional uniqueness and artistry of

The stars of the first Manintown Next Generation Awards

MANINTOWN NEXT GENERATION AWARDS A project conceived by Federico Poletti and Davide Musto #VENEZIA78 marked the first brick in the great work done by MANINTOWN MAGAZINE over the years with the aim of supporting and promoting cinema and its new talents. Italy has been such a rich and free country in the expression of audiovisuals

Next Generation Awards: Manintown’s award to support new talents

VENICE, Friday 11 September, MAINTOWN presents the first edition of the NEXT GENERATION AWARDS, a new project that underlines the magazine’s further commitment to scouting new talent in the world of cinema and creativity. The link with cinema and the performing arts has become stronger and stronger over the last year to the point of becoming a real editorial

Krug presents the Grand Cuvée 169 èmè Èdition champagne

“Champagne helps the wonder,” said the writer George Sand. Even Krug must think so. Krug is one of the main maisons in the world of sparkling wine. To celebrate its last edition – the 169th one – of Grand Cuvée, it developed a series of immersive musical experiences online to enjoy in front of a glass of wine of

Chef in Town: The recipe of the original American cheesecake

The New York cheesecake is one of the most loved cold desserts. It is made with a base of butter biscuits and a filling of cream with fresh cheese. It can be decorated and embellished with different ingredients such as berries – for the classic version – but also chocolate, caramel, grain, coconut flour, and

Chef in Town: how to make the true Italian bruschetta

Bruschetta is a typical Italian food to serve as an aperitif or a “meal-on-a-plate”, made with different condiments. Even though it is simple and everyone can make it, there are rules to follow even in its preparation. It is a simple but delicious dish that can adapt to any taste and need. To make the true

5 charming hotels where we can’t wait to check-in

Our wishlists have got longer over these months, from Italian destinations to exotic paradises. The choice of the hotel will play a fundamental role in the organization of the perfect post-pandemic escape.  These are the proposals of the 5 new Marriott International Hotels, where to spend at least one day. From retreats of charm in

Lockdown Voices – a project to give voice to people

The pandemic has changed our life completely. We had to get used to staying at home all day, going out as little as possible, only for emergencies. Children and students have to follow lessons from their bedrooms. People, who used to take the train every day to go to work, now have to work from

Brasserie in Paris: 3 famous and historical Parisian bistros

Paris is a charming city that deserves to be visited at least once in life. Everyone is entranced by the romantic and retro atmosphere of this city and by its beautiful districts such as Montmartre. If you go on a trip to the French capital, you cannot miss out to sit in a traditional Parisian brasserie.  Here

CDLP: male underwear made in Sweden

Created in 2016 by ​​Christian Larson and Andreas Palm, CDLP is a Swedish male underwear brand. Its story begins after several trips of the founders, where the two designers discover how similar their taste in underwear was

Chef in Town: Foss Marai, the leading winery in the production of sparkling wine and its strength

They call it <<heroic viticulture>> and Carlo Biasotto, founder of Foss Marai winery, tells it like this: “We were children, and our parents used to order us to go and pick the grapes: that was the time to cry because we knew how hard and dangerous the work was.” Land with a 45-degree slope, no

C.L.A.S.S. the Manifesto for Responsible Fashion

It is an annual competition that rewards a creative visionary who combines design, responsible innovation, and communication. It is the Call to Action launched to find the C.L.A.S.S. ICON 2021 by Giusy Bettoni of C.L.A.S.S. in the Smart Voices panel <<C.L.A.S.S. ICON: Award and Manifesto for a responsible fashion>> directed by the green journalist Diana

We Take A Glimpse Into NICCE’s World Of Pared-Back Ease Through Its Little Things Campaign

NICCE Q4 men’s collection is easy to decipher: You just need to glance at the array of pared-back codes to understand why. With numbers ranging from hooded sweatshirts to chuck-on joggers, the looks are posed with militant confidence against the vibrant canvas splashed in pangs of orange, brown and yellow. Labelling the collection as solely

December 1st, 2020 – World AIDS Day

On the occasion of December 1st, World AIDS Day, Asa Milano and Milano Check Point, collaborating with CIG – Arcigay Milano, create a special photo and video campaign to raise awareness on HIV, in this very special moment in which the Covid-19 emergency has focused all the media attention on the pandemic. Despite this, HIV

Sporty & Rich: Good Health Starts Here

Sporty & Rich is a unisex streetwear and lifestyle brand, founded by Emily Oberg in 2014. It began as a mood board for life: a collection of images from past and present that represent a life surrounded by beauty. Grown up in Canada, Emily Oberg got connected with the Complex team before moving to New

Talent Focus: Everything You Need To Know About Gran Canaria Fashion Week 2020

Tongue-in-cheek slogans, sunset fabrics and tactical nip slip vests: here’s everything you need to know about this year’s hottest picks. Gran Canaria can do no wrong in our eyes. The balmy heat. The sweeping bustling beach stretch. The mouth-watering eats. And let’s not forget, the distinctive fashion scene. Yes, the dazzling colour palettes, ostentatious nods

The Eco of Southern Italy: Where Emerging Fashion Flourishes Aplenty

In light of a global health crisis sweeping across the international economy, Italian luxury retailers battled against financial odds to present their collections both in September during fashion month and beyond. However, if one delves deeper into the reasons why the financial struggles are facing unforeseen times, one can discover that many of the problems

Rome, an extraordinary Maison: the archives and creations of its costume studios

23rd October is the opening day of ROMAISON 2020, the first edition of a project that has the support of the Mayor, Virginia Raggi. The project sees Rome become part of fashion’s modern history, revealing itself as an extraordinary design laboratory where high artisanship lives alongside historical archive. This is a new opportunity for the

Alined Network’s Entrepreneurs are re-writing the future of showroom experiences

In Milan, nine partners coming from eight independent showrooms joined forces in creating Alined Network, a digital business portal dedicated to shops and buying groups

Supporting new talents – Matchesfashion launches The Innovators Programme

The well-known London-based e-commerce platform Matchesfashion launches its new program The Innovators, which features 12 fashion designers that stood out from the crowd in the global fashion scenario. “What makes an innovator?” is the question that started this program aimed at actively support emerging, talented and, of course, innovative designers for one year. The project

Louis Vuitton opens new store in Las Vegas

Louis Vuitton has opened a new men’s store in Las Vegas. Located in the famous Bellagio luxury resort and casino, the new shop features a contemporary design reflective of the Paris brand’s luxury roots and uncompromising craftsmanship

Frieze London and Frieze Masters cancelled in light of coronavirus continuous disruptions

Frieze London and Frieze Masters are the latest events to be cancelled in the art sphere in light of Coronavirus’ continuous disruptions. The news comes after Frieze New York announced that it would be refunding nearly 200 planned exhibitors and would instead host online viewing rooms rather than a physical fair. Much like New York’s

UNIQLO owner forecasts 50% profit shortfalls in light of the present crisis

for the rest of this year, lowering its profit outlook as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

100 word-class photographers team up to grapple against racism

100 world-class photographers from around the world have teamed up to take part in a fundraiser for various anti-racism organisations. Names including Wolfgang Tillmans, Martin Parr and Renell Medrano have all donated work, along with emerging trailblazers including the likes of Joshua Woods, Kai-Isaiah Jamal and Benjamin Huseby, creative director of GMBH.  Each photographer involved

The creative industry to receive £1.5bn in light of global crisis

Creative organisations are to get a £1.5bn lifeline to help stay in business while coronavirus forces dim all hopes

MANINTOWN to launch multifunctional studio space, ‘Manintown + Progetto Nomade’ in Milan

Where fashion, culture and art abound. MANINTOWN prods to new ventures: in the heart of Milan’s metropolitan centre, the menswear and lifestyle platform powers the ‘Manintown + Progetto Nomade,’ a pioneering concept where fashion and design combine one another with the search for novelty and design excellence, along with storytelling. The project was born thanks

Kanye West revamps Chicago Gap store as result Of YEEZY’s collaboration

A mysterious shroud envelops the Gap Store at the corner of Michigan and Ohio in Chicago, apparently the exact store that West himself used to shop at

Microsoft shuts all its retail stores permanently

Last week, tech giant Microsoft announced a new approach to retail. This approach, taking place with immediate effect, will see the closure of all but four of Microsoft’s stores cross-globally

Facebook will alert you when sharing old news

Facebook has just announced that it will be rolling out a new feature which alerts users when sharing content older than three months

Kanye West’s Yeezy taps Gap for a decade-long partnership

Kanye West’s YEEZY has signed a reported 10 year partnership with Gap entailing a co-branded line of apparel set to release sometime in 2021

Adobe launches “Free Camera App”

After announcing the program over the past year, Adobe has finally released the Photoshop Camera app. The application allows one to apply a plethora of filters for free

Jean Liu, Emma Watson And Tidjane Thiam Join Kering’s Board Of Directors

Luxury conglomerate Kering has just added three new members to its board of directors, announcing that actress Emma Watson, businessman Tidjane Thiam and entrepreneur Jean Liu have joined the French Company

Coachella has officially been cancelled in light of Coronavirus pandemic

Update – June 2020 Back in March, Coachella Festival announced that it would postpone its festival until October of this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, after much deliberation, Coachella has formally been cancelled. According to Billboard, the festival’s allied company, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), has been financially struggling amid the health crisis. It has

Adidas pledges $20 million to Black communities and vows “more inclusive” hiring

Sportswear giant Adidas has recently issued a statement following last week’s protest due to the organisation’s complacency on racism. Along with the message, the sportswear brand has vowed to immediately implement three steps of action, including a $20 million investment in Black communities

Apple Card adds interest-free instalments for Macs, iPads, AirPods and more

After Apple’s Chief Executive Officer announcement in April, the Apple Card is now set to add interest-free instalment payments for more of its products

London Fashion Week Men’s virtual line-up has landed

Back in April, London Fashion Week announced it would become a virtual event in light of the global pandemic

Open Invitation

To all who have expressed outrage, disgust, anxiety, empathy, or bewilderment at how this crisis in social justice can be our reality in 2020, I ask you to take some time and call a friend, colleague, a mixed race relative—someone who is black or looks black—and have a real conversation with them.  During this conversation,

The British Fashion Council launches Great British Designer Face Coverings Campaign

British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the launch of ‘Great British Designer Face Coverings: Reusable, for People and Planet’, a joint campaign with Bags of Ethics, to manufacture and retail internationally, sustainable and reusable non-medical face coverings to use alongside existing social distancing measures. Designed in London by six British designers such as Halpern, Julien

How to stay informed, vocal and safe amidst times of Social Uncertainty

Now and forever, we stand against any sort of racial injustice. Sharing and promoting content left and right isn’t enough. The resonance of the present calamities should serve as a tool of empowerment to abolish systematic racism and a systematic dictatorship, demanding action and urging a change in collective reasoning. Unity as equality, if we

London, Berlin And Other Capitals Cross-Globally Stand In Protest For Racial Equality

London, June 1st – In England, thousands of people gathered in Trafalgar Square and chanted “No Justice! No Peace!” prior to marching to the American embassy. Society is on a jaunt with no end. The present atrocities depicted on a socio-political, socio-economic scale are diminishing and agonising, too. As people around the world are demarcating collective

Balenciaga Lands A New Flagship Store In London

The Kering-owned label came in accord with British footwear and handbag retailer Russell & Bromley to take over its lease on for its store on New Bond Street

Here’s Your Chance To Gain A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity With Nike

Sportswear giant Nike, as part of the brand’s ongoing response with Coronavirus, CEO and President John Donahoe will be giving one lucky fan the opportunity to win a private tour of Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The winner will also get to design a pair of their own sneakers with help from the company’s

Festival Season 2020 – Reading And Leeds Cancel This Year’s Editions

Reading and Leeds Festival have officially cancelled their 2020 editions, dealing with the current situation and the fact that both aren’t able to cope with live music shows. Reading and Leeds Festival is annually scheduled over a three-day weekend in August, in chorus taking place in Leeds and in England. This year’s festivities were supposed

Instagram Introduces New Features To Deter Cyber-Scamming

After issuing Facebook’s Community Standards Enforcement Report, Instagram has launched a new series of features designed to deter cyber-spamming and offensive comments, progressing its fight against online bullying and harassment. The first and most imperative feature comes with the platform now introducing a “mass delete” of comments option. Unlike the old method of deleting comments

Nike Donates 140,000 Footwear Gear To Frontline Workers

The past few months have seen sportswear household Nike to share a massive contribution towards the Coronavirus pandemic, not only by manufacturing full-face shields and air-purifying respirator lenses, but also pledging $2 million USD from employees.  Now, Beaverton is growing its efforts once more, working with non-profit Good360 in the U.S. as well as other

The North Face Supports Outdoor Companies With Funds In Light Of Covid-19 Disruptions

The fund is available to companies and charities across the U.K., Germany, France and Italy, with the intention of supporting these organisations until they are able to operate again. Winners of the prize will be chosen by The North Face alongside national and local outdoor officials.  Applications for the Covid-19 Explore Fund are now open

Brazil Drops Major Fashion Revenues In Light Of Global Disruptions

Brazil has been reportedly affected by the current pandemic, totalling 66,000 confirmed cases and 4,500 deaths from the coronavirus attack, situation that led to major downfalls in economy, dropping sales to 50 percent.  The figure comes from a recent WWD report, where Chief Financial Officer of luxury beachwear brand Luis Lima remarked – “We are

Artist Eben Haines Builds “Shelter In Place” Gallery Space In Boston

As the world keeps rolling in the calamity of the pandemic, the creative sphere might face serious repercussions in showcasing work as serious social distancing measures have been put into place. On that note, for artists hoping to exhibit their craft during lockdown, Boston’s Shelter In Place gallery has been mounting exhibitions of brand-new work over the

Facebook And Google To Imply #WFH Measures Until The End Of 2020

Leading technology companies Facebook And Google have recently announced that the majority of employees who can carry out their jobs from home will be able to do so until the end of the year. Google is extending its work from home measures for seven more months from June 1, while Facebook said it will reopen

Apple Music Lands In 52 Other Countries

Apple Music wants you to keep calm and enjoy the track you love. The streaming service has officially entered in 52 additional countries, making the service available in 167 countries and regions after 5 years since its prima launch.  Reports states Apple is now offering these countries free six-months music streaming services. The 52 countries include

Fashion Revolution Names H&M “World’s Most Transparent Brand” – However, Concerns Soar High

In the new analytical index of Fashion Revolution, showing the ranking of the world’s leading brands (and how they communicate) on social, political, environmental and economical terms, atop of the list is H&M (with a 73 percent grading against data points). The average score for the 250 brands was only 23%. According to Fashion Revolution, any

Apple’s iPhone 12 Design Has Now Landed (And It’s Quite Worth Checking Out)

Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 12 was rumoured to grasp design cues from the latest iPad, and a newly-posted video shows how precise those speculations were. YouTube channel EverythingApplePro gave an up-close peek at a physical render using a 3D-printed model of the unreleased device. The 12-minute-long video breaks down the 12’s features, including a 6.7-inch display – the

Facebook Launches “Care” Emoji In Light Of Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world continues its crusade against social disruptions, Facebook has recently launched a website to make it easier for people to share their support and unity.   The app has added a new emoji to its wide collection: A “caring” symbol hugging a heart. Messenger users, similarly, can activate a pink-purple heart by pressing onto

Canadian Outerwear Brand Nobis Pledges To Kickstart A Donation Of Online Sales In Response To Covid-19 Crisis

Canadian premium outerwear brand Nobis has announced a three-week global initiative, whereby 100% of online sales will be donated to help frontline health medical workers who continue the battle against the scattering of the pandemic.  From April 10 to 20, 2020, the pre-tax purchase price from all online sales of the brand will go directly

Facebook’s Founder Mark Zuckerberg Postpones Over Capacity Events Until Summer 2021

Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will delete over capacity and physical events with more than 50 people through June 2021, due to concerns that may arise in regard to coronavirus. This year’s F8 conference, scheduled to take place on May 5 and 6 was cancelled back in February. The latest update means that F8 will

Select Apple Stores In The US To Reopen In Upcoming Weeks

Alongside Apple’s fiscal second-quarter earnings, CEO Tim Cook revealed the company plans to reopen some select retail stores this month.  Cook made the announcement to Bloomerang, saying that he believes “just a few, not a large number” of stores in the US will re-open in the first-half of May. Apple is reportedly “going to look at the

Banksy’s Bathroom Art Is Your Ultimate Lockdown Pleasure (And No, Don’t Feel Sorry)

In times seeped by global disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the sphere of the arts acquires a whole new peep that tackles creativity through ground-breaking styles. From tik-tok’s dancing queens (and kings) to fawning avenues to nurture craftsmanship, there’s always something for everyone. Though social distancing might have well been a source of embracing

BBC Arts To Launch Digital Festival “Culture In Quarantine”

International leading public service broadcaster BBC has launched Culture in Quarantine, a digital festival of the arts that gives insightful access to exhibitions, presentations and museums that would be shut due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The broadcaster service remarks the program is “rooted in the experience of national lockdown,” giving the public access to the arts

American Vogue’s Digital Met Gala Wants You To Take Part Too

In light of a disrupting pandemic, global circumstances call for a shift in social customs – galas and festivals included. The first Monday of May could only mean one thing: The Met Gala, in other words, The Oscars of Fashion, where industry groundbreakers[co1]  gather in the name of charity (and sartorial excellence).  Due to the current situation

Get Space-Ready À La Prada, And Embrace Retro-Futurism In This Micro Capsule Of Shirts

Prada has released four new propositions of its stanning bowling shirts for SS20, opting to explore retro-futurism through graphic patterns that take us back to the ‘90s. Christened the “Double Match” bowling shirts, the various pieces see a 50/50 whole print split vertically at the center front, whereby the left side features the Prada logo,

Instagram’s New Food Service Features Drip In Choices

Instagram has recently updated its App with some new features that aid restaurants and food services amid Coronavirus crisis. Business accounts can now add stickers and buttons that allow users to order food and buy gift cards.  One of the App’s latest updates lets users buy gift cards from a business. It’s an approach adopted

Tik Tok Outpaces 2 Billion Downloads: Everything You Need To Know

Tik-Tokkers, rejoice! The app has officially exceeded 2 billion downloads, according to an analytical report Sensor Tower. The ByteDance social video app accumulated a whopping 315 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play in Q1 2020 – the highest number of downloads for any app in a quarter. Of the 2 billion downloads,

Spotify Reaches Peak Streaming Revenues Amidst Global Challenges

Leading streaming service Spotify has reached $2 billion in revenue for Q1 2020, tapping analysts’ forecasts. Consequently, the streaming company welcomed a decisive net-sum profit of $1 million, while other businesses remain at loss due to the coronavirus pandemic. In light of global challenges lingering across the entire world, chances are we’re all in a

Covid-19 Holds A Knock-On Effect On The iPhone 12 Release

Apple is allegedly delaying production of the iPhone 12 by a month, according to the Wall Street Journal. And while that doesn’t essentially imply a push-back in the release date, it’s likely that the new handset will be in much shorter supply down the track.  The current pandemic has inevitably caused grievous disruptions to the global

High-level Art Gets Auctioned On eBay

eBay has joined forces with the Help a Life Foundation on a special auction featuring high-level artworks by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and more. Comprising a plethora of photographs and paintings, the sale will be directed to the benefit of the foundation that houses an education for adolescent orphaned girls in Debre Markos, Ethiopia. One

“Writing The Future: Jean-Michel Basquiat And The Hip Hop Generation” Goes Virtual

Comprising works By Basquiat, RAMMELLZEE, Futura and more. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has decided to postpone the physical launch of its greatly anticipated “Writing The Future: Jean-Michael Basquiat and The Hip-Hop Generation”. The exhibition was initially bound to take place from April 5 to August 2, 2020. Instead, MFA

Apple And Google Join Forces In A Tech-Savvy Rejoinder Against Covid-19

As the current global circumstance continues being disrupted by the turmoil of the pandemic, Apple and Google have joined forces in developing a technology that tracks and reduces the spread of Covid-19. A recent statement saw both companies remarking: “All of us at Apple and Google believe there has never been a more important moment to

H&M Borrows €980 Million To Boost Liquidty Amidst Crisis

As retailers are lurching from global effects caused by the pandemic, H&M took precautionary measures by borrowing €980 million to strengthen its liquidity buffer over the course of the pandemic.  According to Reuters, H&M’s 12-month bank facility comes with a six-month extension option, topping the retailer’s €700 million facility from 2017, which matures in 2024. “The H&M group’s

Facebook Creates “Quiet Mode” Feature To Improve Users’ Balance On The App

Facebook has reportedly added a new feature to its app, “Quiet Mode” to give a better equilibrium to the platform and its users. According to The Verge, the new function will stop “most” of the app’s push notifications with the exemption of legally required information such as privacy updates. When users launch the app while on

Nike Launches New Features To Spotlight Its Products’ Sustainability

In celebration of World Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, sportswear household Nike launched a new feature to help consumers to identify its sustainable designs. Aside from adding a new ta on its website under “Shop Sustainable Materials” that applies a direct filter, Nike will now also display its Sunburst badge on both its product walls in-store and

Gucci Sales Are “Crashing” According To Kering Q1 Report

Luxury conglomerate Kering S.A. (Gucci, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, and Saint Laurent) has revealed its financial report for Q1 of 2020. Similar to the Q1 report from rival LVMH, the Coronavirus outbreak has quivered revenues streams with a reported shortfall of 15.4 percent. Gucci, among Kering’s most profitable brands, has witnessed a sale downfall by 22 percent

MoMA Lands Free Art-Driven Courses

The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) has recently launched a series of free online courses. From boosting your competence in modern art to deepening your photography skills (to make you a pro), topics are predominantly art-focused and tailored to be gripped by a wider demographic. The courses are: “Fashion as design,” “Seeing

McDonald’s Rewards Medical Workers With Free “Thank You Meals”

In times stressed by global socio-political disruptions, (free) food is yours for the taking. Good causes only, here’s why… McDonald’s is the latest service to introduce “Free” meals in light of the current pandemic. From April 22 running through May 5, the franchise will offer free breakfast, lunch or dinner to medical workers that present

London-Based Retailer Browns Launches “Family Affair” Enterprise To Champion Creative Community

London-Based retailer Browns has launched its new “Family Affair” Initiative. The project is intended to provide a platform to creatives, including a series of guest editors to curate and commission content alongside their own friends and regular collaborators.  The project will involve the likes of creatives deriving from a variety of backgrounds: models, artists, activists,

London Fashion Week Goes Gender Neutral, Launching A Digital Platform For The Next 12 Months: Everything You Need To Know

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has just announced that for the next twelve months, all London Fashion Week will merge womenswear and menswear designers into a one-gender platform, allowing greater flexibility. From this June, London Fashion Week will take a new approach as a digital-only platform in light of these delicate times and will run

London’s Original Print Fair Turns Virtual

The London Original Print Fair has pledged its plans of creating an online version of the event in May, due to the Covid-10 outbreak. Originally scheduled to take place at the Royal Academy of Arts, the event will launch a digital version which aims at comprising a “browse and buy” selection of works. In addition,

Two Months Post-Mortem, Kobe Bryant Has Been Nominated To Basketball Hall of Fame

Two months after Kobe Bryant’s death, the NBA star is receiving his sport’s greatest honour. Bryan has been appointed to lead this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. The announcement was made formally Saturday on ESPN. Bryant was a five-time NBA star and the fourth all-time leading scorer in league history, winning two

Nike Shuts Largest Circulation Centre As Employee Contracts Coronavirus

On the 2ND of April 2020, Nike sharply closed its largest distribution center in Frayser, Tennesse after an employee tested positive for Coronavirus. The 2.8 million-square-foot facility is where most of the brand’s sneakers are shipped out of and is now implemented with a scrupulous disinfection process.   In an official statement to MLK50, Nike remarked the

Apple Releases Cheaper Version Of iPhone SE

Apple has officially announced the cheapest handset of its range, the iPhone SE. Starting at around £320, the device comes in black, white, and red, available for pre-orders from Friday, April 17.  The iPhone serves as the second generation of the iPhone SE. Its features a 4.7-inch Retina HD display and Touch ID while powered

Burberry Supplies Vaccine Research and Converts Its Unit In Aid Of Global Covid-19 Crisis

Burberry dedicates its resources to support global efforts in combatting covid-19 outbreak. The brand has pledged to hep fund University of Oxford’s research into a single-dose vaccine and has planned on donating to various charities to help tackle crisis in food and poverty across the UK. “The whole team at Burberry is very proud to