CURRENT/ELLIOT are Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, known as the team Maude. They have been shopping denim for years. Unable to find what they wanted to wear for themselves, they started buying vintage jeans and tailoring them to a more modern fit. Not only were these jeans a perfect timeless fashion piece, but a nice alternative jeans to everyone else was wearing. Each unique piece is truly feels as though it's had a century's worth of wear. Thus, CURRENT/ELLIOT is unique and timelessly appealing. See their complete Fall 08 collection here.
Sunday, 30 November 2008
Saturday, 29 November 2008
Nom de Guerre is a New York based creative collective founded by Holly Harnsongkram, Wil Whitney, Devon Turnbull, and Isa Saalabi. The concept of the collective is to combine basic and diverse influences from art, fashion, and various New York City subcultures to create a composite culture and product. The brand has attained cult-like status, thanks to its cutting edge design, great quality, and anti-marketing marketing. Here's a preview of Nom de Guerre S/S 09 Sturm und Drang collection ( “Storm and Stress” collection). Click here to see their lookbook.
Our Legacy is from Sweden and their Spring/Summer 09 collection did really a nice job by making pretty much everything, such as light denim, chinos, great button downs, a denim shirt, really nice 3/4 length coats and a great selection of accessories. Our Legacy S/S 09 "A Sundried Youth" is about inner values and the importance of understanding the beauty of an old mind, or a physical thing like a naturally aged garment. It tells the story of a man reminiscing his youth, recalling all the places where he has ever been happy. Looking through his wardrobe, carefully gathered through the years, associating each garment to a specific occurrence. Click here to see their collection.
Friday, 28 November 2008
Odeur, a Swedish label launched in 2006 by Anna Lidstrom and Peter Hallstrom. Renowned for fabulous unexpected shapes. Their A/W 08 "Shapes of Air" collection is a solid display of black and white fashion. Look to their complete collection here.
Cold Method create the 9 aesthetics of a man's wardrobe. Uses the basis of a t-shirt, shirt, suit, pant, jacket, sweatshirt, jeans and accessories to design around each season. The collection is both elegant and street-savvy. Clean lines and timeless elegance with vintage finishing and rugged heritage styling. Click here to see their entire collection.
The Cheap Monday design team have customized 50 limited and numbered pair of jeans. The Customizing process involved sandpapering, punching, patching, sewing, various destructive treatments and washing. Enjoy some pics from the tour.
Mads Nørgaard deeply in love with the fashion and the changing of the times. His design aim to make girls more sxy and the guys more tough - always from a modernistic point of view. Here's a preview of Mads Nørgaard F/W 08-08 'Paint It Black' collection. Bit more of Copenhagen, Eddie Klint and supermodel Freja Beha Erichsen in a new fall winter campaign. Click here to see more of the 'Paint It Black' collection and don't forget to see the video advert bellow made into a short fashion film titled "THE COPENHAGEN EXPERIENCE".
The song 'Copenhagen' is a punk classic from 1978 by Sods. It has been re-recorded by Tomas Barfod of Who-made-Who, new vocals by Steen Jørgensen and Marie Fisker and mixed by Anders Trentemøller.
Thursday, 27 November 2008
Fan Death are one of the hottest (musically and physically) acts in London right now. They provides these tunes in an almost eerie sense of authenticity. Produced by Erol Alkan they offer a warmer take on the nu-disco sound being pioneered by bands like Glass Candy and Chromatics. The ltd coloured vinyl 12″ of Fan Death’s ‘Veronica’s Veil’ is now available to buy from the Erol Alkan webstore.
Wednesday, 26 November 2008
Dunderdon is Sweden’s most innovative workwear company, born in the Swedish port town of Gothenburg in 1997. Founded by carpenter Per-Ivan Hagberg, the mission at Dunderdon has always been to create clothing for craftsmen who appreciate superior construction and smart design. His design philosophy is: “Honest, simple designs are timeless. Our products should represent the highest craftsmanship and innovation, while never compromising on fit and style. We respect the past, but we don’t rely on it.”