Monthly Archives: December 2014

Our Favorites: Keep Your Hands Warm in Originality

If you think winter gloves are just about keeping you warm, think again. Designers out there are giving gloves a whole new meaning… Choosing the right pair can literally jazz up your outfit in ways you cannot imagine! Brighten up a dreary winter day with some of our favorite gloves out there… Pop Art on Your Hands The esteemed house of Causse Gantier has teamed with conceptual jeweler YAZBUKEY to create a line of punchy, exquisitely crafted gloves. This statement pair has colorful Plexiglas® finger appliqués – each one stitched at the knuckles for a flexible fit. They are just as comfortable as they are cool. Available on Net-a-Porter.com   Fur it Up Here’s a gorgeous pair of classy leather and fur gloves from Bloomingdales. Perfect of driving and super stylish. Available on Bloomingdales.com   Jewelry Bracelet Made of soft, warm merino wool, the grey,...

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Saint Laurent “Psych Rock” Inspired SS 2015 Campaign

Parisian fashion house Saint Laurent recently unveiled the Saint Laurent “Psych Rock” spring/summer 2015 lookbook. The collection was shot in the Parisian house’s signature black-and-white photography by their creative director Hedi Slimane. The collection features ordinary boys who were found through a simple street casting and fashion models Harleth Kuusik and Madison Louise Stubbington. The project highlights relaxed printed pieces like ponchos, tunics, and vests with more tailored options such as cigarette pants, fitted button-ups, and slim blazers—all of which are presented in the Slimane’s customary black-and-white photography with a pastoral setting as the backdrop. Check out images from the Spring/Summer 2015 campaign…...

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The New Beiruti PopUp Bar, Twenty Seven, Will Make the Rockstar in You Happy

Sky Management is the name behind a long list of huge projects including the O1ne and iconic Sky Bar and more recently Twenty Seven. Meet the recent project by Sky Management, Twenty Seven, where Sky Management and Cotton Candy come together to create a very first winter popup. Beirut city now has a new slap-in-the-face place that will make the rockstar in you very happy. Twenty Seven is a concept bar that is here for now, but soon will be gone at the prime of its youth when it closes down sometime in Spring 2015. Just like Cobain, Hendrix and Winehouse and the many notorious entertainers that remained forever young at the age of twenty-seven. So head down to Beirut Souks in Downtown Beirut and enjoy the winter wonderland club, Twenty Seven. It’s better to burn out than to fade away....

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Get Some Personal Space with V1 Chair

Sometimes all we need is a bit of personal space… Ukrainian design studio ODESD2 have created a chair named V1 which promises you your private space in any room. Let’s see what design studio says about their creation… Future Shock has become a shock of the present. The speed of the future advent exceeds the speed of our adaptation to changes. The unnecessary information hid houses, friends, and even the sky from us. Time as a universal value becomes more expensive and inaccessible. Efforts at the information’s sorting and consumption exceed a useful effect of her. The need to stop at the right place at the right time is a prerequisite of the next step. We have returned personal space to the man. The V1 chair allows privacy in any room. Outside – one of the most durable yet lightweight materials, aluminum. Inside – felt –...

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Our Favorites: That Perfect New Years Eve Clutch

Looking for that perfect party clutch… here are some of the ones, we at FashionRepublik are in love with. Whether you’re looking for something loud, subtle, feathery … Get inspired by this end of year inspiration… 1- Wild Lips Manish Aurora Lips Embellished Leather Pouch   2- Feathers and Fur Marni Feather Fur Clutch 3- Classy Pearls Elie Saab Pearl Embellished Clutch 4- Wild Metal Anya Hindmarch ‘Crisp Packet’ Metal Clutch 5- Black Crystals Tom Ford Crystal Ring Clutch What’s your favorite?...

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A Snow Dome and Room Spray in One

Nendo, Japanese designers always have a way of introducing things… A good example is one of their latest designs – a spray-type room fragrance in the shape of a snow dome. The dome can be lifted from its base, which doubles as its cap, revealing the pump mechanism. Each dome is filled with flowers, leaves and other tiny forms in polyester film indicating its fragrance. A design that disappears beautifully into the room when not in use....

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