After attending London Collections: Men that ran from 15th-17th June, it is easy to say that the Hackett London show was definitely a stand out. This was the quintessentially British brand’s first ever showing at Fashion Week, and they didn’t go out half-heartedly. The Spring Summer 2013 collection was showcased at the debut catwalk show held in the majestic surroundings of the Royal Opera House, a fitting setting for the unique spectacle. Spotting David Gandy on front row made for the perfect extra touch too!
Paris’ oldest couture house Lanvin embodies everything that denotes pure Parisian style. The brand oozes elegance and style, often adding a somewhat avant-garde edge. Now under the creative direction of Alber Elbaz, the designer clothing label continues to flourish amongst the fashion greats season after season. This August, a special accessories collection for Winter 2012 is being released to mark the unique upcoming occasion
Italian industrial designer Michele Puzzolante has designed a conceptual luxury floating hotel, the Solar Floating Resort (SFR). Convinced that solar energy is the solution to global warming and environment issues, Puzzolante decided to get involved in the green energy new era by inventing a unique building integrated photovoltaic concept totally self-sufficient energy generator, non-polluting and in unison with its natural surroundings. Entering new age of advanced construction techniques based on industrial design rather than traditional architecture this concept is certainly intriguing.
With Father’s Day coming up, we thought it only appropriate to present you with some of the best in extravagant and luxury boy’s toys. These might not be items a father would receive from their child but perhaps rather something you might like to treat yourself to. From simulators to helicopters, CDC Lifestyle round up the best ways for businessmen to relish their spare time away from the office.
Watches are worn for more reasons than to simply remind us of what time of day it is. They are what you want them to be – a symbol of your personal style and your personality and a representation of the heritage of the brand they were born from. Now look down at your wrist – what do you know about the brand of watch you’re wearing? What similarities can you draw between your watch characteristics and your personality? What does your watch say about you?
As the summer and the British weather are finally getting into the swing of things, the inescapable buzz for the London 2012 Olympic games is infecting us all and Cadogan Contemporary are no exception. This independent gallery based in Chelsea, is marking the unique occasion with a very special one-off exhibition.