Portrait of a life in style: Horst’s photography is celebrated in major retrospective in London

Portrait of a life in style: Horst’s photography is celebrated in major retrospective in London

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Hailed as “the definitive retrospective exhibition of the work of [a] master photographer”, the exhibition ‘Horst: Photographer of Style’ that the Victoria & Albert Museum in London is unveiling on 6 September 2014 is undoubtedly one of the most historically significant and impressively comprehensive exhibitions of fashion photography that the world has witnessed in recent years…

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Discovering the World of Rick Owens in London

Discovering the World of Rick Owens in London

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London department store Selfridges has today unveiled ‘The World of Rick Owens’, a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fashion designer’s label…

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Ecorkhotel in Évora, Portugal, by José Carlos Cruz Architect

Ecorkhotel in Évora, Portugal, by José Carlos Cruz Architect

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Portuguese architect José Carlos Cruz has unveiled photographs of his Ecorkhotel, the first hotel in the world with external walls clad entirely in natural brown cork…

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In Search of the Perfect Pair of Men’s Transitional Shoes

In Search of the Perfect Pair of Men’s Transitional Shoes

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Even though Clarks remains a challenging label often identified with ‘dad’s shoes’, a close analysis of its most recent collections reveals two or three models that always stand out for their elegant design, and the Dorset is certainly one of those successful examples…

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Boxfresh: Celebrating 25 Years at the Helm of Street Style

Boxfresh: Celebrating 25 Years at the Helm of Street Style

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When something good steadily coexists with your routine for a significantly long period of your life, it is easy to forget the origins and history of this quietly loyal companion to just focus on enjoying what it offers. So when it came to my knowledge that Boxfresh had completed its 25th anniversary a few weeks ago, it took me a while to realise the magnitude of such longevity within the temporal dimensions of the fashion realm…

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Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2015

Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2015

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Using the latest edition of London Collections: Men as a pretext, fashion designer Jonathan Saunders unveiled both his menswear and womenswear creations forSpring/Summer 2015 on 15 June 2014 within a setting that mirrored an overall aesthetic where retro-futuristic portraits of fantastical universes were embraced at all levels…

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River Island Christmas 2014 Collection

River Island Christmas 2014 Collection

 

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River Island’s designs for Christmas 2014 feature an elegant abundance of velvet, fake fur, leather, same-tone patterning, late 1980s influences, lace and bouclé fabrics applied to elongated silhouettes…

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The most beautiful homes in the world: House of the Infinite in Cádiz, Spain, by Alberto Campo Baeza

The most beautiful homes in the world: House of the Infinite in Cádiz, Spain, by Alberto Campo Baeza

 

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Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza has completed VT House, also known as ‘House of the Infinite’, a residential property located on a beach outside the Spanish city of Cádiz…

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London welcomes avant-garde menswear

London welcomes avant-garde menswear

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As part of a multi-million pound redevelopment of its London flagship department store, Selfridges has recently unveiled Designer West, a new area devoted to selling menswear labels that share a focus on exploring conceptual references, on resorting to artistic and boundary-pushing design, and on celebrating accomplished craftsmanship…

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2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist revealed

2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist revealed

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today announced the shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building of the year. The six final buildings will now be judged according to their design excellence and their significance in the evolution of architecture and the built environment…

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