SHOPPING: ADIDAS x NIGO

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x NIGO

After Pharrell, Adidas teamed up with Japanese streetwear icon Nigo for a vintage inspired capsule collection including footwear and apparel. This new collaboration celebrates the origins of the streetwear cultures through a series of revisited staples such as the varsity jacket or the ZX 500 and Superstar 80 sneakers.
LCM: THE NEW BLACK

LCM: THE NEW BLACK

INTERVIEW: GOLDEN BEAR

INTERVIEW: GOLDEN BEAR

Rare are the brands with such an iconoclast and prestigious rooster of collaborations from Thom Browne, Union Made, Brooklyn Circus, Stussy, J Crew, Palmer Trading, Engineered Garments, Kith to Club Monaco today. What used to be a very discrete manufacturer created in 1922 in San Francisco has now emerged as...
SHOPPING: KTZ

SHOPPING: KTZ

Marjan Pejoski or the unstoppable ascension of a new Guru. Every KTZ collection is a powerful manifesto celebrating obscure cults and sportswear. These symbols can be seen as devotions to a new (or past) God, an emblem protecting you against the demons or apocalypse. Black Terrycloth Appliqué Quilted Bomber Shop it here. Black &...
LCM: TOPMAN DESIGN

LCM: TOPMAN DESIGN

SHOPPING: NEIL BARRETT

SHOPPING: NEIL BARRETT

Minimalist master Neil Barrett established himself thanks to his subtle collections mixing classic tailoring with streetwear pieces. His graphic sweatshirts and sweaters have become part of his signature for their playful textures, shapes and colors. Check out my selects from MrPorter.com. Click on the image PANELLED BONDED-JERSEY SWEATSHIRT Shop it...
LCM: MIKKO

LCM: MIKKO

NOW: HENTSCH MAN FW14

NOW: HENTSCH MAN FW14

Looking at the new Hentsch Man Fall Winter collection, I can’t help but think of Alexia’s interview published here last summer. She was confessing her desire to offer the perfect piece with the perfect fit before expanding her collections. She’s clearly reached that moment and a new level of maturity. Paradoxically,...
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SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

Back to basics! For this season, Garrett Leight went back to his core collection updating some of his favorites styles. A few of them are now available for the first time as opticals (Wellesley, Dewey, Washington) or as sunglasses like the Bentley. Two other iconic frames, the Dillon and Wilson, have been slightly made larger to fit different face types. The result,...
NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 8

NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 8

NOW: BALLY  FW14

NOW: BALLY FW14

How do you create a contemporary wardrobe but also embrace your heritage? More than 150 years of history and dedication to craftsmanship have decidedly helped Bally to answer this question. The new Fall winter collection is beautiful testimony of excellence, coolness and attention to detail. You won’t find any outlandish pieces, but just the perfect proportions, details, fabrics (sourced in England,...
SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

Pony continues to celebrate its heritage with its first collaboration with Harlem based mecca of sneakers, Atmos. The high tops are a full-on hommage to performance basketball sneakers as made in the 80’s featuring chunky rubber and nubuck accents. As you can also see, this new edition was updated with a wool silhouette giving it...
NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 7

NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 7

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

Sneakers are for men what handbags are for women. Almost each season seems to bring a newcomer and a handful of mind blowing styles. As you might know by now, the Adidas x Raf Simons series is my favorite. For this season, two new boots were introduced. Called the Bunny Bounce, their styles reprise a...
SHOPPING: G-SHOCK CRAZY COLORS

SHOPPING: G-SHOCK CRAZY COLORS

One more time, Casio is proving that it’s not afraid to embrace extremes. For this fall, the G-Shock series has been updated (G8900CS, GA100CS, GA110CS, and GDX6900CS, GA100GD-9A,GA200GD-9A,GA300GD and DW6900GDto be exact), with bold and playful colorways including green/white, silver/blue, white/blue with red accents, rose gold, light gold and dark gold. The G-Shock specificities remain the same faithful to its...
NYFW: NEIL

NYFW: NEIL

SHOPPING: TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION FW14

SHOPPING: TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION FW14

Unique are the brands reflecting on the social and political events surrounding us and liberally taking cues from them. Graeme Gaughan, TDT’s creative director kindly shared his inspiration for this season: “I have been observing the local youths in the area of east London I live in and have always been fascinated by the way they mix traditional...
SHOPPING: PALACE x ADIDAS ORIGINALS

SHOPPING: PALACE x ADIDAS ORIGINALS

I’m super excited to see Adidas Originals teaming up with London based skateboard brand Palace for their new collaboration. The quirky twenty piece collection revisit Adidas’s heritage with vintage inspired pieces (trackpants, sweatshirt, bucket hats…) and also with some more contemporary ones thanks to Adidas’s technical fabrics. Few pieces features some cool graphics mixing Adidas and Palace logos emphasizing the already...
NYFW - SEPT 2013 - PART 6

NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 6

SHOPPING: HOOD BY AIR TOPS

SHOPPING: HOOD BY AIR TOPS

Being queer never felt so good! NY based designers Gyspy Sport, Telfar, Luar Pezol and Hood by Air, just to name the prominent ones, have shaped new territories, embracing their weirdness and personal visions. The last NYFW was definitely HBA moment with the massive runway show and now an exciting online store showcasing most of the fall...
NYFW: DESIGNER RECAP SS15 – PART 2

NYFW: DESIGNER RECAP SS15 – PART 2

I stumbled upon a Futurist’s manifesto this weekend in a Bushwick bookstore. While scanning the summary, my eyes were caught by the name of this chapter: The Necessity and Beauty of Violence. Back in the early 20th century, the world went through a massive industrial revolution with trains and cars reshaping countries and contracting distances. A few Italians...
NYFW – SEPTEMBER 2013 – PART 5

NYFW – SEPTEMBER 2013 – PART 5

NYFW: DESIGNER RECAP SS15 - PART 1

NYFW: DESIGNER RECAP SS15 – PART 1

This last NYFW was certainly one of the strongest I’ve ever seen here. Unlike the women’s collection’s, often tagged as very commercial, the men’s shows offered an energised and creative vision balancing between the London designer’s (Nasir Mazhar, Jonathan Saunders, Christopher Raeburn, Agi & Sam) and the Italian perfectionists (Bottega Veneta, Zegna, Gucci…). Discover my...
SHOPPING: ADIDAS ORIGINAL x PHARRELL

SHOPPING: ADIDAS ORIGINAL x PHARRELL

There is barely a week without Pharrell announcing a new collaboration! He and Adidas just teamed up for a capsule collection featuring new interpretations of Adidas classics. The Superstar track jacket and the Stan Smith have been reimagined in super chic monochrome leather (red, black, blue) with nice detailing (contrasting 3-stripes or logo on the...
SHOPPING: NIKE + R.T. AIR FORCE 1 COLLECTION

SHOPPING: NIKE + R.T. AIR FORCE 1 COLLECTION

Every good collaboration must come to an end. While some of us are still trying to get our hands on the two first Nike+Tisci Air Force 1 series, Nike just announced the third and last installment for October 16th. After the classic white, the rebellious black, the new series comes in more elegant soft beige giving to...
INTERVIEW: VEJA

INTERVIEW: VEJA

You certainly remember my previous Veja feature posted a few weeks ago introducing their new sneaker La Memory (if not go here). I was very curious about the brand, what makes it so unique and how Ghislain and Sebastien, co-founders, started this adventure. Veja is almost 10 year old now. How did it all start?...
SPONSORED VIDEO: JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL - THE GENTLEMAN'S WAGER

SPONSORED VIDEO: JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL – THE GENTLEMAN’S WAGER

How do you define the ultimate gentleman? What comes next when you have it all? Johnnie Walker invited two unique personalities and award winning actors Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini to answer a simple but yet intriguing question. Shot by Ridley Scott’s son Jake, between the mysterious streets of London and the splendid British Virgin...
ESHOP: GRAPHIC SHIRTS

ESHOP: GRAPHIC SHIRTS

MatchesFashion.com, one of my Eshop partners, stocked up on some really cool futuristic shirts from the polished Korean brand Wooyoungmi to the irreducible Ricardo Tisci at Givenchy (love this super zipper shirt!). Check out my favorite styles below and click on each image to shop it.   WOOYOUNGMI – Foil-print cotton shirt JONATHAN SAUNDERS – Checker-print cotton shirt DOLCE & GABBANA – Gold-fit patchwork cotton shirt...
SHOPPING: FJALLRAVEN GREENLAND BACKPACK

SHOPPING: FJALLRAVEN GREENLAND BACKPACK

The Fjällräven backpack family just got a new addiction called the Greenland. Available in two sizes (the large one comes external pockets) and made using the classic and heavy duty G-1000 fabric, the Greenland comes in five different shades (black, charcoal, blue, ochre and the green). I’ve been using the large version since two weeks and I’m totally...