Commune de Paris has launched a new site just in time for the spring. The Spring 2011 offerings are available now through the webshop and the lookbook they did for the collection is definitely worth a gander. Some of the standout pieces include their Bag 18 canvas carryall bag as well as their well-crafted knits, which you can toss in as a mid-layer piece to your current rotation or as a pullover in the warmer months ahead.
With Paris Fashion Week fully underway, what better way to kick things off than by showing you Adam Kimmel‘s Fall 2011 presentation. Honestly, I don’t know where to start as this line really looks stunning and the styling is well done and will definitely shows the team’s creative spirit. The line has an outdoorsy appeal to it and drops a handful of wearable pieces like an olive peacoat and a well-cut suit made from warm fabrics.
Louis Vuitton recently drop a set of videos that give us some detailed insight into the Men’s Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. We get an opportunity to check out famed tattooist and artist Scott Campbell in his New York creative universe and then again when he heads to discover the Louis Vuitton universe in Paris, in the Maison de Famille in Asnières and the Atelier. This season is embodied by Scott Campbell, who also collaborated on the runway collection presented back in June 2010 in Paris.
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Filmmaker Loïc Prigent, most notable for his work with the documentary series, Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton as well as The Day Before, caught up with Masaya Kuroki, one-half of French label Kitsuné. The video focus primarily on the Fall 2010 collection, which is available now at Opening Ceremony and other fine retailers.
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From (capsule) New York comes the U.S. debut of Kitsuné, the clothing label from the Paris-based creative collective. We’ve seen a phenomenal range of pieces from sneakers to oxford shirts. The highlights are immense, headlined by a continued collaboration with Pierre Hardy as well as a handful of light knits.
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Since 1981, Tokyo-based designer Yohji Yamamoto has been crafting timeless menswear pieces that are as eye pleasing as they are functional. The S/S 2011 collection which blessed the runway at this weeks’ Paris Fashion Week delivers nothing less than expected. The line’s filled with some amazing prints, all of which you can catch after the jump. (more…)
Louis Vuitton recently commissioned The Selby to create, “The Journey of a Man’s Wardbrobe” for the label’s Fall/Winter 2010 collection. It started in Paris and now Shanghai has now been unveiled. Shanghai shows casual looks at some of our favorite LV pieces, including a chronograph in a black finish. Artist Michael Lin, designer Les Yuen and educator H.Koon Wee are all featured at this local. Give it a look here.
Surface to Air recently opened their latest flagship, this time in the fashionable Marais district of Paris. From Hypebeast, “Designed in collaboration with Federico Masotto, the store features marquina marble, moving panels and trompe l’oeil floorings with the remainder of the decoration being inspired from the film “Midnight Juggernauts” which was directed by S2A. Retaining their roots, the store will also house a gallery space as well as pop-up spaces.”
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Although we’ve recently only covered a handful of editorials, this may be one of our favorites. Photographer Jolijn Snijders shows her brilliance in these shots of Adrien Brunier as they capture much more than the clothes on his back. The man’s confidence shines through the shots, leaving us wondering… where’d you get that blazer?