From British designer Paul Smith comes their Spring/Summer 2012 Swimwear collection. Filled with an array of summer appropriate prints, the trunks are accompanied by packable tote bags. Select Paul Smith stockists should be getting these in the weeks ahead.
Kris Van Assche and Eastpak continue to dish out some amazing collaborative pieces. Their Fall 2012 collection infuses some Sander-esque blue into the mix alongside a ton of black. The lineup also brings a stronger leather presence than collections past. More looks below.
The New York Times reports Rei Kawakubo is looking to open a DSM New York as the designer recently came to Manhattan to scope out a few different locations. With the multibrand Comme-owned stores already calling London and the Ginza district of Tokyo home, opening a space in New York is something a lot of folks have been anticipating. The New York DSM will be in an area where there are no other fashion stores in hopes of revamping the identity and culture of the area.
Here we have a look at Burberry Prorsum’s Resort 2013 collection. With shots of both the men’s and women’s lines on display, we get a chance to see the label’s exceptional styling and layering for the winter months ahead. The color palette is really something else with dark greys and blues seen blended with olive and a pop of salmon here and there as well. Complete looks below.
From New York clothier Ovadia & Sons comes these Italian indigo blue linen shorts finished in the label’s signature striped linen and fitted with a cuff to seal the deal. American-made with the utmost detail, these shorts also feature a hidden watch pocket and will look good all summer long. They’re available now through Ovadia & Sons online.
From LV comes their Monogram Kibo Sac, which is inspired by historic travel materials and delicately embossed. It’s a vintage-inspired rendition to a timeless essential and features natural cowhide leather detailing throughout to complete the look. The Kibo Sac is available now through Louis Vuitton online as well as their boutiques worldwide.
From British designer Gary Fidele comes Clomm, a boutique watch brand specializing in creating minimalist, distinctive and timeless designs. Clomm products are made from materials of premium quality and embody both style and function. Each piece is designed and engineered to stand the test of time. Gary’s first design, the Terra Firma, is now available in a few different finishes. The Rose Gold and matte black PVD shell really stood out to us as it works really well with the rich brown leather strap. Clomm recently launched their online store which allows users to navigate through the brand’s entire collection, make a purchase, and keep up with news via their blog.
Miami-based Del Toro has been delivering Italian-made footwear for quite sometime now and their rapidly increasing clientele list is a testament to the brand’s dedication to quality and modern, wearable design. Among the fan base is Brooklyn’s very own Theophilus London, one of the city’s most gifted and stylistic rappers to date. The two recently teamed up to craft a black velvet slipper that’s infused with some fine detailings. Note the embroidered rose crest as well as the golden stars on the side and a red LVRS heel tab to signal London’s own fashion brand. Look for these to be available in a very limited run for $350 through Five Story NYC in July.
Burberry has released looks at their Fall 2012 ad campaign and we have to say it’s quite different from the work we’ve seen from the British label in the past. This campaign celebrates Britishness, London and the Burberry heritage of weather protection in the most cinematic shoot to date, featuring a new cast of rising British talent – Roo Panes and Gabriella Wilde. It was shot at the iconic Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, where the new Les Miserables is currently being filmed.
From Linda Farrow Luxe comes these angular-frame sunglasses. Linda Farrow eyewear has been iconic over the years to say the least and the designer continues to deliver impeccably designed pieces. They’re equal parts modern and elegant and feature all the fine detailings to make them worthy of recognition. This pair has gold-embossed arm details and are fitted with brown lenses. The frames are made in Japan with the utmost care and can now be had through MR PORTER.