Wednesday, July 31, 2013

PRADA WOMEN'S AND MEN'S FALL-WINTER 2013-2014 CAMPAIGN

PRADA WOMEN'S  FALL-WINTER 2013-2014 CAMPAIGN
Starring models Sophia Ahrens, Freja Beha, Caroline De Maigret, Malaika Firth, Kristine Froseth, Catherine McNeil, Amanda Murphy, Cameron Russell, Fei Fei Sun and photographed by Steven Meisel, the ad premise is about nine young hopeful actresses auditioning and performing for the casting director.



Music: "Shallow then Halo" by Cocteau Twins, Licensed courtesy of 4AD by arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
 












UNIQLO - SILK AND CASHMERE CAMPAIGN WITH CHLOE SEVIGNY, RYAN MCGINLEY AND LILY DONALDSON

Japanese label UNIQLO is my favourite place to buy cashmere sweater. The label UNIQLO known for bringing affordability and quality for everyday life today announces that it will launch quality silk and cashmere items through retail and online stores in 14 markets around the world including Japan. UNIQLO’s new lineup will make silk and cashmere apparel affordable and wearable for every day. Women’s items will be available in 18 different styles and approximately 90 colors and patterns, priced from just $39.90. UNIQLO is also offering cashmere items for men and women in 42 styles and approximately 330 colors and patterns, priced from just $89.90.


The visual director for the silk and cashmere marketing campaign is Olivier Zahm, editor-in-chief of Purple Fashion magazine.  He is presenting new UNIQLO perspectives by capturing the elegance that silk and cashmere can add to daily life. British fashion model Lily Donaldson is promoting the silk collection, while American actress Chloe Sevigny is modeling the women’s cashmere range.  World-renowned photographer Ryan McGinley is the photographer of the campaign as well as the model for the men’s cashmere collection.  Artist, Jeremy Everett appears in the campaign wearing men’s broad cloth shirting.





FRENCH CONNECTION UK - FROM SKETCH TO STORE CAMPAIGN

Known for its dry sense of humour, fashion label FRENCH CONNECTION launches its latest eyebrow raising campaign for Autumn/Winter 2013 called “From Sketch to Store”. The concept was conceived by the creative agency Rankin and devised by The Full Service.

 The campaign shows models Harvey Newton Haydon, Milou Sluis and Georgia Frost posing while the new collection are drawn on in real time by illustrator Jo Bird. Then they were finally photographed with the actual garments and accessories. It literally gives the customers the idea of the new collection going through a series of stages – from sketch to store.


 
FRENCH CONNECTION | FROM SKETCH TO STORE from LE BOOK on Vimeo.







Tuesday, July 30, 2013

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - "TAKE BACK THE NIGHT"

This is the first single off of Justin Timberlake's upcoming album, "Take Back the Night". The video mixed Justin dancing in the street of Manhattan's Chinatown and concert performance at Yankee Stadium with Jay Z. The video is directed by Uprising Creative team Jeff Nicholas, Jonathan Craven and Darren Craig.

Friday, July 19, 2013

PANTY RAIDERS BY BWOOD "LOVE WINS OUT" SUMMER DELIVERY

High impact prints are one of the biggest trends this year and even for next year, according to the spring-summer 2014 fashion week in London, Milan and Paris.

So here your chance to start getting some key pieces that will update your wardrobe. Menswear designer Brian Wood Panty Raiders by BWOOD “Love Wins Out” summer delivery is now available.

Panty Raiders by BWOOD“Love Wins Out” includes a limited edition, 5 panel hat, tank tops and t-shirts. The fabrication is from the dead-stock Roy Lichtenstein inspired comic printed fabric that was produced in Austria by a designer/artist in 1980’s.

This summer delivery is sold in 35 boutiques worldwide including Vinnies (Brooklyn), Probus, Colors (LA), Shoe Gallery (Miami), High Volume (L.I.), and two-dozen locations across Japan.





Wednesday, July 10, 2013

MARC JACOBS MEN'S SPRING-SUMMER 2014

Marc Jacobs referenced those Elvis Presley’s Hawaiian films in the fifties for his men’s spring-summer 2014 collection.

There were floral prints and blooms that stitched to some pieces, tropical-colored linen suiting, and jackets with shawl lapels with a slight retro Vegas mood. The trousers are high waisted. Jacob collaborated with graffiti artist Bast for some limited hand-painted sneakers.





Tuesday, July 09, 2013

BRIAN WOOD FALL-WINTER 2013-2014 LOOK BOOK

Here is the fall-winter 2013-2014 collection from NYC based designer Brian Wood .

The collection entitled “Blacktop Astronauts” fuses hi tech synthetic fabrics with hand bleached and dyed natural fibers. Water Repellant Nylon is quilted with 3M Thinsulate insulation and blended with Woolrich Melton Wool. The entire collection is accented with a custom-made, multi-color striped acrylic rib knit detailing. Designed and Made in NYC.








JOHN VARVATOS FALL-WINTER 2013-2014 CAMPAIGN - FEATURING WILLIE NELSONS AND SONS

John Varvatos label pairs country music legend, 80 year old, Willie Nelson with his two sons, emerging artists, Lukas and Micah Nelson for their fall-winter 2013-2014 campaign. The iconic black and white images were shot in Des Moines, Iowa by distinguished photographer Danny Clinch at the historic Salisbury House. The inspiration for the print campaign came from family portraits of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

Willie Nelson says, “John Varvatos and his team are great – his clothes look and feel good on your skin and are made for every man…and his sons.” His son Lukas Nelson adds, "It was a great pleasure to get to know John and hang with him. We all seem to have a similar outlook on life and it was nice to have my whole family together in the same room for this shoot." His brother Micah Nelson comments, "When you dress sharp in John Varvatos, it’s easy to feel like the biggest gangster badass in the room. It was a special day.”






SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY: "WAKE ME UP" BY AVICII FEATURING ALOE BLACC

"Wake Me Up!" is a song by Swedish House producer Avicii featuring vocals from Aloe Blacc. It was released in June 2013 as the first single by Avicii from his upcoming debut studio album TRUE, which is set to be released on September 17, 2013.

Thursday, July 04, 2013

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY: "TUNNEL VISION" BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WITH TIMBALAND (EXPLICIT)

Here's the latest released music video for Justin Timberlake‘s song “Tunnel Vision” from the album "The 20/20 Experience". The song and video, which features an appearance from Timbaland, was directed by Jonathan Craven, Simon McLoughlin and Jeff Nicholas for The Uprising Creative. (Note: There are nudity in the video)

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER MEN'S SPRING-SUMMER 2014

Jean Paul Gaultier is always known for his provocative design. For his menswear spring-summer 2014 collection, he mixed elegance with comfort.
He used a lot of interesting techniques for his materials and construction that make this mishmash collection great; pinstripe suits are actually pajamas fishnet T-shirt are made of woven strips of ribbon in alternating blue, gray, and white, some suits was constructed so that they appeared to have been turned inside out. The stitching, the felted lapel, and waist lining are all visible. Hi infused linen knits with silver Lurex. The classic blazer featured a sheer mesh back.






PAUL AND JOE MEN'S SPRING-SUMMER 2014

The spring-summer 2014 collection of Sophie Albou-Melchaly for the label Paul and Joe was inspired by a fantasy cruise that sails from Le Havre to Madagascar. She successfully pulled off mixing a completely two different style. For spring-summer 2014 she offers men with hand-woven fishermen’s knits cardigan and crewnecks, Mackintosh, tees and shirts with sea horse, anchors, fish and floral prints. She covered sneakers, espadrilles and backpacks with same prints. There are also smoking jackets






GIULIANO FUJIWARA MEN'S SPRING-SUMMER 2014

Spring-summer 2014 is the debut collection for the new Creative Director Antonnio Azzuolo for the menswear house Guiliano Fujiwara. The fashion sense of men in New York’s Lower East Side was the major influence for this collection. He mixes well-tailored blazers and jackets with Berumudas.





Tuesday, July 02, 2013

BALMAIN MEN'S SPRING SUMMER 2014

Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing summarized the influence of his spring summer 2014 menswear collection as “Serge Gainsbourg meets boy dancer”. He mixed rock’ n’ roll clothes with slip-on ballerina flats. He used light weight cashmere tweed, wool and cotton fabrics.




ALEXANDER WANG MEN'S SPRING-SUMMER 2014

Alexander Wang used light leather for his spring summer 2014 menswear collection. He perforate the leather and slice and dice it into stretch mesh. The whole collection is very light and lean.