Iris Apfel Designs “Extinctions” Handbag Collection

Fashion's "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel is launching a new line of handbags that promise to have much style as she does. With materials including Mongolian lamb, haircalf and snakeskin, her love of the exotic is apparent. Calling the collection "Extinctions" after a conversation with Apfel's business partner Lisa Nunziata, a dodo bird fittingly serves as the collection's hangtag. With their new collection in ...
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Light The Match Bracelets

A new edgy twist on stacked bracelets, matchstick-inspired bracelets take shape. Made from a variety of metals including gold, brass and silver, these bracelets hit every price point while looking chic. Bold match-head colors pop against saturated yellow gold while simple silver and black combinations give the bracelets a utilitarian vibe. Lightweight and easily combined with others, these matchstick bracelets ...
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Artist Shelter Serra Makes a Better Bootleg

For everyone who ever wanted a Rolex but couldn’t quite afford one, artist Shelter Serra comes to the rescue with his fake Submariner cast in silicone. While Serra’s reproduction of Rolex’s iconic timepiece might not come in white gold or have, say, the ability to keep time, it too can withstand underwater depths of 100 meters, and packs the punch ...
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Isabel Marant x Jem Process

Her father's daughter, Isabel Marant returned to her familial roots with a new limited edition gold watch. Channeling her father's simple yet elegant timepiece, Marant partnered with Jem Process and created the first "ethical" gold watch. With a history of recutting her parents' garments for her own fits that led to the evolution of her signature long-sleeve and micro-mini styles, her adaptation of ...
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I Spy DIY Style x Coach

On Thursday night, we stopped by the I Spy DIY Style book party held at Coach Soho, where the night was filled with DIY elements. Rocking a DIY skirt, blogger-turned-author Jenni Radosevich chatted and posed for pictures with fans. From do-it-yourself ice cream sandwiches from Coolhaus and custom cocktails to creating DIY leather bookmarks, the party was filled with enthusiastic DIY-ers.
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We love…Katie Hillier

Opening Ceremony posted some rare insight into accessories oracle Katie Hillier's London studio. Hillier is a hugely influential force in the accessories industry, having worked on jewelry and handbag collections for fashion's most respected designers for over ten years. Her client list includes Loewe, Luella, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham. As if that wouldn't keep a girl ...
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We Love… Cool And The Bag

With a constantly changing collection, French tote bag brand Cool and the Bag keeps their site fresh and perfect for the customer on the go. Their latest offering features photorealistic animals rendered in ballpoint pen by Sarah Esteje. Eight animals make up the menagerie, ranging from everyday dogs and owls to ferocious tigers and crocodiles, with turkeys popping up for a quirky twist. Printed ...
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Eyewear Collaboration: MauStein x ASOS

The new MauStein x ASOS eyewear collection resonates an endearingly quirky and hip mood for summer. Spotted adorning one of our favorite fashion bloggers, Susie Lau on her blog Style Bubble, the range retails at affordable mid-market prices from £45 - £70. The unisex collection plays with half-rim frames, chunky silhouettes, rimless metal styles and colored lenses that take influence ...
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E-Paper Watch Gets Over $2 Million Funding on Kickstarter

Pebble watch is a new electronic-paper watch (currently at pre-production stage) that can be customized by its user through running apps such as new watchfaces, music control and sports. Launching on business start-up site Kickstarter with an aim to raise $100,000, Pebble Technology's goals were blown out of the water when they received a staggering $1 million funding within the ...
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We Love: Supreme X The North Face Accessories

The latest accessories collaboration between Supreme and The North Face has become a recent obsession in the Accessories department. After a number of previous collabs this S/S 12 release comprises of a waterproof jacket, a 30L backpack, with laptop compartment, and transforming 62L holdall with pull-out handle and trolley wheels for both travel and day use. All items are made from lightweight ...
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Juste Un Clou Collection – Cartier & Aldo Cipullo

Cartier opens the doors to the new Cartier & Aldo Cipullo, New York City in the '70s exhibition tomorrow at the Cartier Mansion, 5th Ave, New York to celebrate the work of the iconic jeweler Aldo Cipullo and the release of the new Juste Un Clou collection, based on Cipullo's original 1971 design. Also credited with the creation of the significant ...
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Burberry Present New Eyewear Campaign Featuring British Musicians

To launch the S/S 12 eyewear campaign, Burberry have rounded up a cool heard of emerging British musicians: One Night Only, Marika Hackman, Life in Film and The Daydream Club. Each act who was selected by Burberry's Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey recorded an exclusive track and music video for Burberry, filmed on set in London. The campaign enhances Burberry's ...
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Eastpak X Wood Wood

For S/S 12 Eastpak teamed up with hip Danish streetwear brand Wood Wood as their latest bag partner, coinciding with Wood Wood's 10 year anniversary. The bag range is a reflection of Wood Wood's S/S 12 collection that was inspired by the North American desert and the great outdoors, harmoniously complementing Eastpak's heritage. The bags are made from waxed cotton canvas ...
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Accessories Destination – RA Concept Stores

RA concept store in Antwerp has a reputation among those in the know for nurturing fresh innovative designers. The space serves as a key inspirational destination for accessories with directional talent from the likes of Arielle de Pinto, Eatable of Many Orders and J.Smith Esquire. In addition to the delights of the Antwerp store, RA just opened a new space in ...
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We love – Raen Optics

Craft and timeless design forms the foundations for hip Californian eyewear brand Raen Optics. Effortlessly stylish optical pieces are elegantly hand-crafted with a satorial edge. The F/W 12 collection evolves their heritage designs from Summer into new sophisticated, glossy black frames with metal hardware detailing. A focus and on comfort and quality sets the range apart from mass-produced collections, as ...
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