Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:58am
As someone who grew up in Seoul, the above question never occurred to me before. I’d been all too used to passing by Korean billboards with blonde, blue-eyed couples modeling, say, my dad’s preferred domestic brand of golfwear. My eyes had grown so accustomed, passive and... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:40am
Milan’s municipality has signed, on Monday, a two-year agreement with the New York City Economic Development Corporation to develop a project aimed at boosting economic exchanges between young companies based in Milan and New York. In particular, 20 start-ups operating in a... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:37am
China COSCO Shipping has won the draw for the first transit through the expanded Panama Canal during the waterway’s inauguration on June 26. The shipping line’s container vessel Andronikos will be making the inaugural transit. The vessel, which has a maximum capacity of 9,400... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:26am
Visit the original post to see all 20 images from this gallery. Although both weekends of Coachella 2016 are now behind us, never-before-seen photos of the festival are still rolling in. The latest shots exclusive to the digital pages of Highsnobiety come courtesy of... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:00am
In the next installment in our series taking a look at some of the artists taking part in the ninth annual Brighton Tattoo Convention, we speak to Grace Neutral, a hand-poke tattoo artist with a truly otherworldly aesthetic. From a series of Polaroids by @williamewright... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:39am
Related Co. and Oxford Properties Group said Monday that the 28-acre Hudson Yards development will contribute close to $19 billion annually to New York’s gross domestic product. That will account for about 2.5 percent of the citywide gross domestic product. The development will... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:24am
U.S. stocks are starting the day trading in positive territory. The S&P 500 is up 6 points to trade at 2,071, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rising by 54 points to 17,828 and the Nasdaq is higher by 8 points to 4,782. The S&P Retail ETF is lower by 2 cents to sell... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:24am
What designs will the “Manus x Machina” theme bring out at this year’s Met Gala? While several designers have previewed sketches of their designs for today’s event on Instagram, others have offered reflections on previous years. From last year’s “China: Through the Looking... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:18am
Phil Knight, co-founder and current chairman of Nike, stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert over the weekend to promote the release of his new memoir, Shoe Dog. But Knight also arrived with an incredibly special surprise for the comedian: a custom pair of sneakers that... read more
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:08am
PINK PALACE: Schiaparelli is to open a dedicated space for its nascent prêt-à-couture collection at 23 Place Vendôme, WWD has learned. The 3,300-square-foot extension is to open in September, showcasing the fall 2016 collection. It will be connected to its couture salons at No... read more