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Category ‚Design‘

Bottega Veneta Two-Tone Sandals

31 January 2012, 16.16 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Shoes, sandals | No comments »

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Effortlessly cool the Bottega Veneta sandals marry a neutral blush tone with a pop of color. Via net-a-porter.

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12-Foot-Wide Brooklyn Brownstone

26 January 2012, 15.57 | Posted in Design, Furniture | 2 comments »

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When I first moved to NYC and was squished in with multiple roommates, I actually had repeated dreams about finding hidden doors leading to big empty rooms. Something tells me this is not a unique city dream theme. And since we showed the very posh Brooklyn homes being sold by Jenna Lyons and Agyness Deyn, it stands to reason some of our readers might have fun checking out this more size-challenged 12-foot wide Brooklyn brownstone. More in keeping with the average person’s reality but still manages to be just as dreamy as the celebs’ spots.

According to architect Tim Rasic who purchased it in 2005

“It was a full-on interior and exterior renovation. “There had been only two owners before us, each of whom had the house for about fifty years. And they hadn’t done any work in the last fifty.”

Brownstoner has more details on design choices, like choosing not to put cabinets on the walls in the kitchen to make the room seem wider. Interesting how seemingly every choice made is so influenced by the desire to make the space seem larger. Wonder if sometimes they didn’t want to rebel and do something big.

See interior shots on the next page.

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Converse All Stars Women’s Spring/Summer 2012

25 January 2012, 20.36 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Sneakers | 3 comments »

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Minimalist silhouettes have taken over running trainers and of course we’ve seen low profile  silhouettes appear in leisure trainers as well. For Spring, Converse presents a series of slimmed-down silhouettes that could make sneaker skeptics  into believers. Profiles include Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Star Play Lite, the Chuck Tailor All Star Dainty and the All Star Trainer. See them all on the flip. Images via Converse.

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Kate Moss x Mango Spring/Summer 2012 Commercial

25 January 2012, 15.27 | Posted in Design | 1 comment »

Mango definitely hit the lotto by tapping Kate Moss for their Spring 2012 commercial shot by Terry Richardson. Enjoy !

Project NY: Metsa Cement Pearl Earrings

17 January 2012, 17.59 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Jewellery | No comments »

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Cast by hand, each cement pearl is modeled after the classic single pear earrings. Set on a  sterling silver post the cement will gradually change colors as it is exposed to the open air and the wearer’s body chemistry. Innovative and fun currently available at Metsa. See more images on the flip.

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Marni ‘Foulard’ Summer 2012

12 January 2012, 20.45 | Posted in Accessories, Design, Fashion | No comments »


This upcoming Summer Marni launches a capsule collection titled “Foulard” featuring apparel and accessories in signature-inspired prints. Making  us yearn even more for warm sunny days…See more on the next page, courtesy of Marni.

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Video: Tess Giberson Runway Spring/Summer 2012

11 January 2012, 00.46 | Posted in Design, Fashion | No comments »

Fluid and modern Tess Giberson’s runway reflect just how effortless cool and modern can be . Enjoy!

G-Star Woman ‘Midnight’ Collection Now Online

16 December 2011, 15.25 | Posted in Design, collection | 1 comment »

G Star midnight collection


Featuring  statement pieces from G-Star’s  Spring /Summer 2011 line, the brand’s “Midnight” collection (the “Kalahari” dress, center right, is a standout),  is now available online.  Perfect for gift giving , take a look here.

Alison Cutlan At Henrik Vibskov

14 December 2011, 18.20 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Jewellery | 1 comment »

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Perfect as a modern jewellery gift, Alison Cutlan’s  spray painted jewellery has landed at the Henrik Vibskov boutiques in New York and Copenhagen. View the necklace on the flip.

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Evisu x Insa Denim Playsuit

12 December 2011, 14.28 | Posted in Art, Design | 3 comments »


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To celebrate EVISU turning 20, they are celebrating with their “Make the Rules” art project. One of the artists invited to creatively interpret the theme of “Make the Rules” is world-renowned graffiti and contemporary artist INSA.

This custom made denim playsuit is crafted from authentic Evisu selvedge Japanese denim, hand bleach printed with INSA’s signature ‘Graffiti Fetish’ pattern. Double stitching, double layer denim construction, steel buttons and whale boning give this delicate feminine form the strength, toughness and durability of any serious piece of workwear.

The custom made mannequin for this piece although unseen is still a beautifully designed hand forged and welded rigid steel framework that is mounted on steel rods sunk deep into a thick oak heart base. All this built to the rather unbelievable measurements 36 – 24 – 45, those of rap star Nicki Minaj

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