Charming Baker, a man destined for something great with that name, has taken inspiration from Paul Smith’s cycling obsession for the ‘Triumph In The Face Of Absurdity‘ sculpture. The piece forms part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Britain Creates‘ exhibition bringing together creators from art and fashion. Described as an ‘irreverent gesture’ a polished [...]
With the 2012 London Olympics set to begin this Friday, Banksy gets in on the pomp and circumstance with two new works that tackle the athletic competition. Adding his signature political wit, the javelin and pole vault are given a twist – presenting each athlete as both a long-range arms dealer as well as an [...]
Ah, the summer heat – abroad of course, not here. Take it or leave it, the dog days are anigh. Time for frenzied summer holiday logistics, thanking (and re-thanking) the good men who invented air conditioning, and of course a damn good book.
Knighted designer and menswear icon Paul Smith speaks to author Olivier Wicker in “Paul Smith A to Z”, a new book (June 1, $30) that chronicles the history and inspiration of the famed label through interviews and photography taken by Smith himself. Link
Prepped as a new biannual publication, Fashion For Men is headed by renowned photographer and former Editor-in-Chief of L’Officiel Hommes, Milan Vukmirovic. The hefty offering will highlight 620 pages of current men’s fashion styles and trends. The debut cover features Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci’s rottweiler in undeniably fierce fashion. Be on the lookout for the forthcoming printed [...]
As we’ve mentioned before, we’re not into exclamation points on books. All that enforced jollity gets us down. Especially during Christmas and New Years, when our E.J. levels are being drained by family members we barely like. Exclamation point aside, Out of the Box! does look good. It focuses on ‘brand experiences’ – looking at [...]