Monthly Archives: December 2018

Michael Kors Collection Transeason 2019

Michael Kors recently showed their Transeason 2019 collection inspired by… Village People… urban romance… feminine silhouettes and flirty prints juxtaposed with crisp menswear tailoring… delicate florals mixed back to luxe leopard… Village People… urban romance… feminine silhouettes and flirty prints juxtaposed with crisp menswear tailoring… delicate florals mixed back to luxe leopard, python and bold plaid… the cursive Michael Kors Collection print… lustrous lamé and lurex… rich metallic brocades… makeup tints of ivory, nude, suntan and cocoa… shades of petal pink and rosewood… lush pine and spruce… flashes of copper and silver… soft bias ruffled dresses layered over shrunken striped t-shirts… neat military tailoring… sumptuous shearling coats and scarves… the princess reefer and trench… the oversized aviator… the slouchy hobo… the structured shoulder bag… the charming chain pouch… the MKC monogrammed belt and slide… the Mary Jane clog… soaring platform sandals and rock ‘n’ roll...

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Gucci Pays Tribute to Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday

Gucci also celebrates the 90th birthday of the famous Walt Disney character, Mickey Mouse, with an exclusive Mickey Mouse inspired handbag collection. The bags are designed to look identical to the iconic cartoon character and are the perfect homage to celebrate the icon’s milestone birthday. This year marks 90 years since the global icon has been in our hearts and minds, following Mickey’s first appearance in the 1928 short animated film, Steamboat Willie....

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery Opens in New York

Starbucks Reserve Roastery opens its second location in the US in New York. Located in the Meatpacking District, the immersive coffee experience – across nearly 23,000 square feet of retail space – celebrates the heritage of roasting and the craft of coffee. The sights and sounds of coffee’s journey from bean to cup are reflected at every turn in the thoughtfully designed environment. The New York Roastery joins locations in Seattle, Shanghai and Milan with future openings coming to Tokyo and Chicago in 2019. “We designed the Roastery as the pinnacle experience around all-things-coffee, and there is nothing else like it in the world. With premium coffees, teas, mixology and the iconic Milanese Princi Bakery, it serves as a Starbucks brand amplifier and a platform for future innovation,” said Kevin Johnson, Starbucks ceo. “Beverages such as Draft Nitro, Cold Foam and the recent launch of Juniper...

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Nike’s Chinese New Year Collection Inspired By All 12 Zodiac Signs

According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 marks the Year of the Pig—the twelfth and final animal sign in the Chinese Zodiac. To commemorate the Year of the Pig, the last animal sign representing 2019 on the Chinese Zodiac, Nike is releasing a limited-edition Chinese New Year collection that unifies patterns symbolic of all 12 signs onto classic Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse silhouettes, joining them together in a form of traditional Chinese patchwork called Bai Jia Yi. Two styles of graphics are used to represent this throughout the collection: The first is a traditional geometric quilt pattern that is influenced by all 12 Chinese Zodiac symbols; the second is a mosaic pattern of the 12 symbols. One shoe in the collection that represents the Chinese Zodiac’s many symbolic touch points is the Nike Air Max 98 CNY. It features up to six material styles that blend a “What...

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Looking for the Party Sneakers for the New Years?

Adorned with Swarovski Crystals, Nike just released the perfect holiday sneakers. This edition of the Air Max 97 Gold adds a distinct dazzle to an already shimmering icon. The upper is made with Swarovski’s proprietary Crystal Fabric, which refracts light with a bright, shimmering effect as the shoe moves....

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‘Out of the Box’ Creativity at imm Cologne 2019

Where can you find tiles made of paper, tabletops manufactured from waste timber and lamps with non-toxic salt batteries? At the Interior Business Event, imm cologne, that’s where — right next to the latest chairs, the most original furniture for storage spaces, folding lounge chairs and centrally arranged kitchen modules… Young designers are thinking about sustainability, interactivity and cross-generational design for both young and older people—that is the positive summary of the 16th edition of the Pure Talents Contest. The high-profile panel members for the Pure Talents Contest 2019 jury came together in Cologne in October to view the 926 products submitted from 69 nations. Only 26 have made it through to the exhibition, which will attract many designers and design enthusiasts during the Interior Business Event, imm cologne. The competition, promoted and organized by Koelnmesse, is specifically aimed at designers who are still studying or...

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