This beautiful video “The Guild of Artisans” by Aesop pays a tribute to the craftsmanship and materials frequently shown in Aesop world taking inspiration from historical craft guilds. For the six Gift Kits for 2014-2015, presented in practical reusable tin boxes, Aesop teamed up with a series of artisans, each recreating the brand’s packaging in a different materials: ceramics, leather, textiles, copper, timber, and marble.
Offerings include a set of body and lip care, a hand and body care quartet and a trio of full-sized products from the Parsley Seed Skin Care range.
The Guild of Artisans by Aesop
Cara Delevingne teamed up with her personal favourite brand DKNY to produce a young and sporty collection with Cara’s essentials. The campaign, shot by Christian MacDonald reveals six other cool kids whom she cast off Instagram earlier this summer via the hashtag #CaraWantsYou
The capsule collection is quite unisex and includes track pants, t-shirts, tank tops, bomber jackets and of course the signature Cara-beanie. The 22 year old model affirms that the collection has “no rules, no ‘looks,’ just opportunities.” The Cara x DKNY collection will drop on October 15 at DKNY’s Madison Avenue store and Bloomingdale’s 59th Street store, as well as DKNY.com, Net-A-Porter and Shopbop.
“WOW!! I can’t believe that some random, rough ideas have finally turned into my own collection!! Designs with my own name on them and in collaboration with the iconic DKNY brand. It is so wild to realize that it has been an entire year since we began planning this project together…goes to show that time does fly when you’re having fun!!”
– Cara Delevingne stated in exclusive Fashionista.com press release
After being a model, singer, TV host and fashion designer, Efva Attling reoriented and started designing jewelry. At first she shared a studio with three other girls in Stockholm, but quickly decided that she wanted to have something of her own. So in 1999 she opened up her first shop on Södermalm in Stockholm. And now, 15 years later, Efva has offices in more than 10 different countries and over 150 stores worldwide.
The company is aiming to make jewelry that are stylish, beautiful and inspiring. Her jewelry assortment includes wedding ring´s, necklace´s, ring´s, earring´s, bracelet´s, watche´s and brooche´s. The material that is most frequently used is silver but more exclusive materials such as white gold and rose gold are also available. Diamonds and pearls are the gems that usually decorate jewelry signed Efva Attling. “Beauty with a thought” is the brand´s key sentiment.
Sonia Rykiel, Stella McCartney, Lanvin, Isabel Marant and Versace have all cooped up with the multimillion clothing chain H&M for exclusive collaborations. Next in line is no one else than New York’s sweetheart Alexander Wang.
“Alexander Wang is one of the most important voices in fashion today. He understands exactly what people want to wear and does it with an energy and passion that’s infectious. It feels incredible to be collaborating with him this year.” H&M’s creative advisor Margareta van den Bosch.
Alexander Wang announced his partnership with H&M on Saturday night ahead of a joint party at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival. Wang will be the first American designer the Swedish fast fashion retailer has partnered with for its annual designer collaborations.
We have been longing for Abbey Lee Kershaw to occur on the fashions scene for a while now after a quiet break from the business. In these minimalistic black & white portraits by Creative Director Hedi Slimane the model & muse look as cool as ever. The man himself has made sure that only the most interesting personalities front his campaigns for the brand giving the old YSL a new approach.