Monday, June 8, 2015 at 2:12am
MONTE CARLO, Monaco — What keeps luxury titan Johann Rupert awake at night? Plenty. The advent of robots, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things threaten to tear the current social fabric and exacerbate what is already high structural unemployment. “It’s going to be... read more
Monday, June 8, 2015 at 2:00am
In this latest chapter of The Guardian‘s documentary series, rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones takes us on a world tour of breakdancing in the most unexpected places. On their journey they visit the slums, shanty towns and ghettos of the world, where hip-hop really means something.... read more
Monday, June 8, 2015 at 1:00am
BUSCEMI is back with a new version of its popular 100mm silhouette. Inspired by equestrianism, the mid-top sneaker comes as part of the “Triple Crown” pack in two colorways, featuring premium pony hair uppers, a calfskin napa leather belt and a decadent, detachable leather and... read more
Monday, June 8, 2015 at 12:00am
For Fall/Winter 2015 snowboard brand Burton has worked on an extensive collaborative collection with Japanese clothing brand NEIGHBORHOOD. The collaboration spans over a streetwear collection, a performance snowboarding collection, as well as hard goods. The design aesthetics... read more
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 11:00pm
Part of the extensive Vans summer collection, the California brand presents the new “Vintage Aloha” pack. Consisting of a Vans Sk8 Hi and an Authentic, the canvas sneakers feature a vintage flower all-over print, perfect for the season ahead. The tropical treatment comes on... read more
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10:30pm
PARIS — Get ready for the second coming of Karl Lagerfeld in America. The designer, whose New York-based Karl Lagerfeld contemporary label was discontinued after its fall 2006 debut, is returning to the U.S. with a new partner in tow, having formed a joint venture with G-III... read more
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10:00pm
Last week Alessandro Michele presented the new Gucci Resort 2016 collection, the second collection by the newly appointed creative director, who was surprisingly put at the helm of the luxury brand in January of this year. One can certainly say that Gucci was missing sole... read more
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 9:01pm
First thing’s first: Compagnie Financière Richemont is one of luxury’s savviest digital players. The parent of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Montblanc has glittering online flagships and sells via the Web in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China, which just went live. The... read more
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 9:01pm
Beauty subscription service Birchbox has named Claire Paull its first chief communications officer. Paull has been at the almost five-year-old company since 2011, and previously held the role of vice president of public relations and strategic partnerships. She’s been... read more