Archive for March, 2011

March 30, 2011

Kanye West x M/M Paris



Creative team M/M (Paris) have been working under the radar since their short-lived stint as creative directors of Interview Magazine. That isn’t to suggest they haven’t been busy though. The dynamic duo, and minds behind many a Balenciaga ad campaign and Björk album cover, have been commissioned to create an illustrative letterset for Kanye West’s latest album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. And as it is with all things Kanye, there had to be a fashion aspect.

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March 29, 2011

Gaia Repossi x Zadig et Voltaire



Zadig & Voltaire can’t collaborate enough. On the heels of their work with model and muse Erin Wasson, the brand has announced a new partnership with Gaia Repossi. Repossi, who serves as artistic director for her family’s line, Maison Repossi, has simultaneously managed to create stunning fine jewelry pieces and more accessible items like the chokers and cuffs she whipped up for Alexander Wang’s fall 2010 collection.

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March 27, 2011

John Matos x Tumi



Statement luggage is a must. Why? Two reasons: First, baggage claim at the airport can quickly go from civilization to animal kingdom as weary passengers’ eyes dart from side to side hoping to spot their bag. Second, travel can be daunting, and there’s nothing like a good accessory to make the crush at the airport seem a little more bearable. That’s why we’re fans of Tumi’s new collaboration with graffiti artist John Matos.

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March 25, 2011

Piperlime Reaches Collaboration Station


As the public’s obsession with celebrity style reaches a deafening crescendo, Piperlime is positioning itself to cash in. Rachel Zoe, whose clients can be found in virtually every gossip rag known to man (BOP and Tiger Beat included) was the first to work with the then relatively untested e-commerce site. Next came a fellow Bravo-lebrity, Mondo Guerra for the celebrity backed amFar organization. Now Piperlime has come full circle to provide everyday access to celebrity style by partnering with Beyond Vintage, Ella Moss, Rachel Pally and Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent. As all of these brands are regularly spotted in the “Celebrities! They’re Just Like Us!” section. Piperlime is clearly onto something.

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March 23, 2011

Rating, Voting, Things of that nature…



As seasons change, designers will continue to lure shoppers in with new designs. So let us know what things you are coveting, hating or wishing there were more of. How? It’s simple! Just “like” it or leave a comment if you feel like it. And unlike Facebook, we have a “dislike” option. Get on our level, Zuckerberg.

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March 21, 2011

Pamela Love x TopShop



Topshop knows how to pick its collaborators. After its umpteenth season with Kate Moss, the brand finally moved on, leaving us to wonder which designer would be the next hit-maker for the megabrand. Turns out Pamela Love has been tapped by Sir Philip Green as the first US designer to partner with the brand on a line due out this April. The mini-collection will supposedly incorporate the “spirit of America.”

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March 17, 2011

Michael Kors x Fossil



After celebrating his 30th year in business this past fashion week, what could designer, Michael Kors, have in store for next season? For Fall 2011, Kors and Fossil are working with mixed metals and chain detail to bring today’s woman “the perfect jewelry box.” Expanding the jewelry category is clearly the step in the right direction for both Kors and Fossil. Kors’ partnership with Fossil started in 2004 with watches, and the collaboration has now grown to include earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings.

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March 14, 2011

Matthew Williamson x Macy’s



Macy’s is getting on track to rival Target and H&M for most ‘fast fashionable’ retailer at the rate they’re going with designer collaborations. Their line with Kinder Aggugini, Karl Lagerfeld’s pending collection, and now we have Matthew Williamson’s line. According to the Macy’s VP of Fashion and New Business, “the most important part is finding designers that best represent what the trends are of the moment.” Translation for 2011: 70’s style and plenty of it.

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