Symbols acquire new meaing and multicultural elements come to life in the urban atmosphere of a Berlin square, a space on the border between reality and the imagination. The Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 Women’s and Men’s collections, presented through Juergen Teller’s photographs, combine different prints and fabrics as an explosion of colour and patterns.
This season, the ETRO woman wears oversized outerwear and dresses with Paisley and flower patterns, rich in details with colourful ribbons and hems.
Accessories strike a balance between folk and urban style. ETRO’s Rainbow Colour Bag is the protagonist of the season, celebrating the power of colour through a combination of creative geometric patchwork, inspired by the Himalayas.
The Men’s collection presents sophisticated suits, made from superlight and uniquely tactile tartan fabrics. Iconic elements are combined with contemporary details, utilizing the entire spectrum and shades of blue.
PHOTOGRAPHER: JUERGEN TELLER
WOMEN’S CASTING: ANNA EWERS
MEN’S CASTING: BAPTISTE RADUFE
Swiss luxury brand Bally will be present at Pitti Uomo for the first time this June, launching its Spring Summer ’18 retro sneaker collection.
Bringing back the magic with the revival of its best sneaker styles over the past decades, Bally’s retro sneaker collection includes four replications of its most successful lace ups, from hip-hop era classics to smashing tennis shoes and sporty runners.
Bally Sneakers rose to recognition in the mid-1980s among rappers on the hip-hop scene. Doug E. Fresh wore a pair on his 1986 album cover Oh, My God!, and long before musicians were calling out other sneaker brands in their lyrics, Slick Rick shouts out he’s wearing ‘Bally shoes and fly green socks’. One of the four styles that have been replicated, the Competition has been produced with the same shape, lining and sole as the original shoe from the 80s. The replica will be presented alongside four additional derivations, exclusively for Pitti Uomo, in Kodak, garnet, marine and snuff.
Sport shoes were a big part of Bally’s DNA as far back as the 1960s when the brand launched its Super Smash series of tennis shoes. Reissued with a vulcanised sole and the same Bally logo on the side, the canvas shoes are available as replicas as well as three new derivations, in both hi and low top styles, and as full leather versions.
Bally’s Galaxy runner, a shoe originally created for utility in 1988, has also been reissued and is now Bally’s lightest sneaker, crafted in canvas with suede detail. The original model in garnet has been reproduced alongside two new versions in Kodak and black, with the original running sole.
The 1974 Vita-Parcours completes the collection, with original identifiable black and white check pattern and produced with a modernised sneaker sole, used in Bally’s Heimberg collection. A more urban shoe, the sneaker comes in its original form and three additional fabrications for men.
Bally’s retro sneaker collection is available in stores and online from January 2018 onwards.
Every walk’s a catwalk with Ted’s innovative activewear – the newly launched Fit to a T Collection. From Pilates to press-ups, this contemporary collection fuses sports fabrications with silhouette-sculpting designs to ensure a supportive and stylish workout. With signature romantic rose prints mixed with dancing butterfly’s effect, the collection is crafted with high intensity workouts in mind, ensuring you hit the ground running. Printed leggings ELESIA, sports jacket FESTINE and the sports bras JUMPTO are designed in supremely comfortable fabrics and head-turning tones for smooth moves and style for miles.
Ted also gives a nod to the season’s sport-luxe trend with his latest athletic attire. Pair the ACE, featuring contemporary contrast panelling, or ACTIV bomber with CLUBE jersey trousers for a wearable look with a spirit of athleticism, the ‘go to’ for an effortless yet fashionable appearance. Ted’s always got your back – cue the SEATA backpack. Finished with multiple pockets and compartments, it’s the perfect for storing those can’t-leave-behind essentials in style.
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Others have done it before. Now it’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s turn. Today A-Z Sportswear is releasing an underwear commercial, starring the footballing God himself.
Last week Zlatan shared the music that gives him the inner strength to perform, in a Spotify Playlist for his own brand A-Z Sportswear. Now he is taking it one step further in a commercial about the only gold that matters – your own inner gold.
Gold belongs to anyone who dares to start something, and has the strength to see it through. Gold isn’t reserved for the precious few that can afford it. Because it’s inside all of us, just waiting to be uncovered. The more you push yourself, the brighter it shines.
To constantly inspire you to keep on believing in your own inner gold, A-Z’s boxers have gold on the inside. The Inner Gold video features music by Swedish rapper Erik Lundin. Like Zlatan, Lundin has gone from an upbringing in an unintegrated community in Sweden, and truly knows what it takes to believe in himself despite no one thinking that you can make it.
”Gold isn’t something reserved for those who can afford it. Gold is something thats inside every single one of us. It’s about knowing that anyone can shine, as long as you fight hard enough for others to see it.”
– Erik Lundin
Scotch & Soda
“THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HEAVENLY CREATURES”
Spring/Summer 2017 Men and Women Collections For Spring-Summer 2017 we immerse ourselves in beautiful natural habitats – from high and dry desert to lush, flora- filled rainforest. We see these natural terrains through the eyes of the habitats’ creatures – creating crazy wild proportions: Botanical patterns and animal prints transform into micro and exploded versions. The metallic beauty of beetles inspiring a shimmering layer you can’t miss. We also draw on our favourite artists’ impressions of this natural beauty. Like Henri Rousseau, who painted the exotic of the jungle without ever having seen it. We adopt his naïve, two-dimensional, flora- ooded lens. We begin Spring in a world of greens and sun-cast-on-rain metallics. Treks into high summer habitats immerse our collection in more colour – from dirt-washed pastels to vivid toxic-warning brights. This season Scotch & Soda also introduce a beach capsule: Five white pieces edged with sweet geo embroideries and French taping for swift summer time-outs
For Spring-Summer 2017, Givenchy is launching a campaign using its most classic codes. Between strong women and men whose intrepid natures withstand space and time, the new Givenchy campaign, designed as a double page spread with images that echo and complement each other, demonstrates the principle of duality at the heart of Givenchy’s DNA.
Shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the campaign blends masculine and feminine, classic and chic allures, alongside this season’s Horizon and Cross Body bags. Using this mirror image, two girl models become twins by dressing identically, a mark of recognition of the Givenchy tribe; the same boy duplicates himself and changes personality by adopting a formal and a streetwear look.
The closely cropped portraits of strong personalities of the Givenchy gang contrast with the images of pairs of youths in a Martian landscape, that references up the adventurous spirit of the brand.
Creative Director: Riccardo Tisci
Photographers: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott @ Art Partner
Art Director: Giovanni Bianco @ GB65
Stylist: Carine Roitfeld
Hair Stylist: Jimmy Paul @ Susan price
Make Up Artist: Kate Lee @ Starworks
Irina Shayk @ Oui Management
Mariacarla Boscono @ Women Management Lea T @ Women Management
Vittoria Ceretti @ Elite Paris
Faretta @ Elite Paris
Jegor Venned @ Elite Paris Victor Perr @ 16 Me
Gigi gives us the boot! This fall, Stuart Weitzman has collaborated with Gigi Hadid, the face of the Fall 2016 ad campaign, on an exclusive design for the brand — the Gigi Boot. The hiker-inspired high heel combat bootie was co-designed by the social supermodel and reflects her sleek street style and fashion-forward flair.
Hadid was inspired by the brand’s stellar boot reputation, but used her creative vision to put a unique, personal spin on the lace-up bootie silhouette. The Gigi Boot is set on a stacked heel, boasts bold metallic eyelets accented by duo-toned laces designed to wrap around the ankle and is finished with a detailed collar. The bootie is available in three materials, so there are multiple options for her style squad: a classic-yet-modern nero soft croco-calf leather and two shiny chic metallics, including iron specchio and copper glass. The bootie comes in a signature Gigi Hadid box and is available exclusively at Stuart Weitzman retail locations and global websites. The retail price is HKD 6200 for the metallic styles and HKD 6650 for the nero soft croco-calf version.
“This experience has been such a thrill, from choosing the style to selecting materials to creating the signature box. I am so excited to finally share these boots and be able to wear them myself! I’m so proud to be a spokesperson for Stuart Weitzman, not only because I’m the biggest fan of the shoes, but also because of all they do to give back. I couldn’t have asked for a better way to further my partnership with Stuart Weitzman than to get creative, and am so happy to know the boots I designed will be helping kids through the non-profit organization, Pencils of Promise. I’m truly proud of this collaboration from all angles,” said Gigi Hadid.
A short film directed by James Franco and starring Hadid, titled #doitright, will kick off the Gigi Boot’s global retail debut on www.stuartweitzman.hk. Shot at Brooklyn’s iconic Gleason’s Gym, the dynamic film features Gigi as “the champ,” as she jabs and moves around the boxing ring, dominating every opponent – all while wearing the Gigi Boot. Art imitates life in the film, as the boxing concept was inspired by Hadid’s real-life workout regimen – and, like the global advertising campaign, it captures her power, agility and gracefulness. The energetic visuals are enhanced by the upbeat soundtrack “Do It Right” by Martin Solveig and Tkay Maidza.
The Gigi Boot not only looks amazing, but helps do amazing things. Her design is a celebration of the Stuart Weitzman partnership with Pencils of Promise, a financial commitment this fall 2016 season to build three schools: one each in Ghana, Guatemala and Laos. With a focus on creating quality elementary education programs within the rural regions of developing nations, the Stuart Weitzman and PoP partnership takes a step closer to the vision that every child has the basic right to education.
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RESTYLING BERLUTI’S EMBLEMATIC UN JOUR BRIEFCASE for KRUG
For late 2016, Berluti and Krug are embarking on the next chapter of their collaboration by creating two exclusive, limited-edition bags with only 100 numbered examples available: Short Journey and Long Journey. Drawing their inspiration from Berluti’s emblematic Un Jour briefcase, these bags have been designed as exclusive accessories for collectors
and Krug Lovers alike. The dual-purpose bags, which are Champagne carriers for transporting bottles of Krug and Joseph glasses, or travel bags for carrying Berluti shoes, also stand out by virtue of their exclusive dark cherry patina, which lends them a deep gloss.
Both bags feature an outer zip pocket with a patinated Venezia leather zip-pull. The interior is lined with « grigio topo » micro ber and the signature « Berluti pour Krug »
features inside and out. Included is also a bag charm reproducing the iconic shape of a bottle of Krug Champagne.
The small design, Short Journey, features three removable compartments in a bag supplied with a bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée accompanied by two Joseph glasses in a annel pouch signed « Berluti pour Krug ». This small bag can also hold a pair of Berluti shoes and a shoe care kit. *
The large design, Long Journey, features six removable compartments in a bag supplied with a bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée and one of Krug Rosé, accompanied by four Joseph glasses, also presented in a annel pouch. This large-format bag can also hold up to three pairs of Berluti shoes. *
* Please refer to the last page for details on availability and prices