We love this collection by Debut 2013 winner Elena Rial, based on Henry Darger's work which was discovered in his home and published after his death. The graduate collection from ESDEMGA in Galicia is entitled Vivan Girls after Darger’s characters.
Taking inspiration from Focus, one of our S/S 15 print & graphics trends, Guarisco Class S.r.l. Div. Turquoise uses subtly altered and filtered florals for a modern perspective.
At the Brand Licensing Europe, Start Licensing continues the trend for collaborative partnerships, refreshing its classic properties The Beano and Bananaman. British artist, Jon Burgerman reinterprets The Beano in his signature style, creating a new and vibrant collection. Characters such as Dennis the Menace from The Beano are also applied to a range of Dr Marten boots for children.
We’re loving Italian luxury leather brand, Liven at Tranoï Femme. WGSN SUBSCRIBERS, don’t forget to check back later this week for our Paris trade show coverage!
The reworked gladiator sandal is an important trend at Micam for spring/summer 2014 and this one by UK-based Northern Cobbler is a real beauty! The key to this reinvented gladiator is its broad straps, white leather and chunky flatform sole, but the fringing on this design is what makes it extra special.
Loving the ‘Mojito’ by Julian Hakes, architect and engineer turned award-winning shoe designer. Conceived on a 3D printer and now injection-moulded and in a store near you! It’s garnering lots of interest from buyers at Micam today and we’re loving the lime green and turquoise metallic finishes. Definitely a glimpse into the future of shoe design!
One of the most talked-about launches at consumer technology trade show IFA this year is Samsung's groundbreaking new smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, which is designed to communicate seamlessly with Samsung's smartphones.
Who’s Next decides to go for a bright and summery, Mexican-meets-carnival theme!
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Pretty shades come through for spring/summer 2014 at Mode City with a powdery pinks working as a summer base at Wacoal.
Pluto on the Moon’s spring/summer 2014 collection mixes girly and tom-boy with oversized sleep tees and delicately printed coordinates at Mode City, Paris.