Pitti Immagine Uomo 93: the numbers, the street style and Japan

The four days of Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 came to an end at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence and the numbers ate positive for the industry. Read more

April’s must: Japan

April's must: Japan

“It’s hard to beat Japan when spring is blooming across the country, and as the cherry trees begin to flower, the sound of celebrations flow through the cities with festivals and spectacles paying tribute to Japanese nature and culture” writes Jade Simon on her latest to-do list for Vogue Paris. Read more

12 greenery travel destinations which Pantone would approve 

The global authority of colour, Pantone, has revealed its predicted shade for 2017 and it’s a colour of hope. Greenery, a vibrant hue that is certainly a few steps up from last year’s winners, Rose Quartz and Serenity is a shade go good vibes. Among the colours adopted by the anti-war and civil rights movements of the 60s and 70s, greenery “is about hope and the environment and peace”. The Pantone Colour Institute announced its choice of the shade Pantone 15-0343 (generally called “greenery”) earlier this month and as Pantone predicts it is expected to appear prominently in fashion, products, design and life CNN Money reports.

The Palouse, Washington and Idaho

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A tome of sparkling allure. This is the legacy of Veuve Clicquot

French journalist Sixtine Dubly is known for her ability to interview the greatest artists, designers, and creative stars of the international scene for the last fifteen years. This time she invites us into the amazing, sparkling, world of Veuve Clicquot.

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A book from above. Overview’s unexpected and thrilling Earth is for you to own

Mona Vale Beach Pool / NSW, Australia

“Absolutely gorgeous, yet utterly gut-wrenching” writes WIRED whilst The Guardian is even more thrilled. “Stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of Earth from the skies” says the British newspaper of Daily Overview, a project that eventually is published as a book filled with totally breathtaking, hypnotic images from across the globe.

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Best of Condé Nast Traveler, ever

A book destined to travel you around the world in large format, Condé Nast Traveler Photographs: 25th Anniversary Collection is a well-constructed, hardcover book that will make your life prettier. This stunning retrospective of pure wanderlust is the newest entry in Assouline’s Condé Nast Traveler series. Showcasing a selection of Condé Nast Traveler’s most stunning photographs from the past quarter century by renowned photographers such as Helmut Newton, David LaChapelle, and Brigitte Lacombe the book features more than 250 pages with an additional 25 large fold-outs featuring stunning large photographs.  The text is laid out in an easy-to-read, large font that goes well with the subtle maps pinpointing the location of each image within its area of the world whilst the images cover a diverse range of style, looks, tones, topics , and photographer. “The images are divided into 4 broad topics: Moments, Monuments, Lives, and Landscapes.  In addition to the fine array of images, each of the sections includes a short essay by several accomplished writers on such topics as Architecture, Portraits, and even on Helmut Newton, and why how he came to be a contributor with the magazine…. These writings give a fresh and unique bit of perspective and background into the creation of the images and the circumstances which surrounded the time at which they were produced.  I enjoyed these so much that I would love to see a book featuring more of these” reports Joe Azure’s.

Condé Nast Traveler Photographs: 25th Anniversary Collection is published by Assouline

Crescent Lake and its namesake pagoda, Dunhuang, China Read more

Alessandro Michele does Tokyo for Gucci’s latest campaign

Alessandro Michele’s cinematic vision of fashion is coming back to life once again. After Berlin, where Gucci’s last campaign was shot with the label’s hip crew lounging everywhere, from a crowded street, to a public bathroom and metro station in Berlin (alongside an actual peacock), Tokyo is the city for this season’s urban fairytale.
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Celebrating the cherry blossoms in Japan

In Japan they welcome spring with a centuries-old tradition that blooms. Read more

Βottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier file of style

“My personal style signifiers are a fitted shirt, dark sweater and dark jeans from my own collection. My look is consistent, though the details change slowly” says  German-born Tomas Read more