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License to Thrill

Milan based fashion group IT Holding, owners of Gianfranco Ferre, is to produce and distribute Galliano menswear and womenswear lines despite being in special administration. Sister unit Ittierre will distribute the labels leather goods along side brands Just Cavalli, Versace Jeans Couture Versace and C’n’C Costume National. The distributor has signed a five year deal,… Read more »

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I Scream, We Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

Whether it’s a pair of baggy jeans or an cable-knit, chunky cardigan, we are all guilty of owning something Americana inspired. Billionaire Boys Club/Ice cream has launched their A/W09 collection at Selfridges, London, with signature blazers, skate-style denim, graphic printed tees and shorts along with chunky knit cardigans at its core. I adore the chocolate… Read more »

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Model Citizens

Jethro Lazenby CaveMax IronsJesse WoodVladimir Restoin-RoitfeldLouis and Claude Simonon Whilst the daughters of rock stars and celebrities have become infamous in their own right – often for all the wrong reasons – it’s now the boys turn to storm to the fore. Jethro Lazenby Cave, the son of Australian singer Nick Cave; Max Irons, the… Read more »

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Marvelous McQueen

I often get excited at new products, but rarely salivate at a digital image. But you can see why! This Christmas, Alexander McQueen launches a limited edition Britannia clutch reinvented in traditional festive colors and exotic skins. The pièce de résistance is the glaring gold skull clasp and an engraved Swarovski ornamentation engraved with the… Read more »

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D&G A/W10 Jeans

After my post on Italian fashion houses doing well in the recession, I began to dig about and see what products stood out. After looking at the obvious accessories like belts, bags and shoes, D&G sent me their online range of jeans for A/W10. Starting at £180, I adore the crotch detail with cross-over button… Read more »

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Born by Ted Baker

Lets face it – whilst many over 30s are struggling to keep up with the rent, it’s the kids who have money to spend. Ted Baker has tapped this valuable market with a new lower-priced diffusion line, Born by Ted Baker, priced 20% lower than his mainline. Flannel shirts, quilted jackets and an array of… Read more »

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Presenting Pessenteiner

Florian Pessenteiner is one of the most prepossessing and emotive male models that has graced the pages of publications such as Vogue Homme Japan and Dazed and Confused. His flowing locks can be seen strutting around east-London’s coolest clubs, and this latest shoot from Heritage magazine embodies the powerful image he dramatises on the runway… Read more »

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Italian Luxury Consumption Stable

There has been talk of ‘green shoots’ in this economic recession over the last couple of months. Often referring to property, automotive and high street retail sales, very few have taken note of luxury good growth. Whilst most cut back on luxuries such as dining out, buying little indulgences at the supermarket and canceling gym… Read more »

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Alex and Chloe for Human Rights Campaign

The necklace features a laser cut black acrylic “painted heart” pendant with the signature Alex & Chloe logo and a classic silver mirror acrylic HRC logo charm on an antique brass extender chain that can be worn from 22” to 26” inches in length. Comes beautifully packaged in a handsome black 100% recycled Alex &… Read more »

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Men.Style to Close

After some serious cost cutting around the world, publisher Condé Nast is to close Men.Style.com – the company’s only web exclusive men focused brand. In an apparent ‘rethink’ of the publishing house, CEO Chuck Townsend warned that the company must “realign to be a successful business in an emerging economy that is now predicted to… Read more »