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Fashionary

Creativity is always an ongoing process, that sometimes needs a tad bit of help. That was the starting point for the last post I did for the Absolut Mode Society website that talks about tools to boost our creative talents. One of them was Fashionary, a tailor-made sketchbook not only for fashion designers, but bloggers, styling artists and fashionistas who use it […]

Color!

Just a bit of colour to spice up the week with a lovely skirt by La Casita de Wendy (the vibrant print by Ana Sender)

Royal Caballito

This brand new brand, Royal Caballito, is the brainchild of Diana Saldaña, a photo curator and art historian turned designer from Madrid. The designs are simple, and the prints are the protagonists of these made to order garments. The beautiful pictures are by Chus Anton. … Esta nueva marca, Royal Caballito, es la creación de Diana Saldaña, […]

Études S/S 2013

French artists Aurélien Arbert and Jérémy Egry are Études, a brand that works as a collective between Paris and New York, not only designing and producing men’s fashion but also artist books and offering creative services. With a fresh and contemporary design, this second collection is all about soft colours and comfort for spring. The beautiful […]

Benu Berlin-”8 Acts of Rebellion”

Decomposing  350 T-shirts, 60 Jeans and 4 leather sofas, the young German brand Benu Berlin has created an interesting eco friendly collection, transforming old and ordinary materials “into expressive textures to demonstrate respect for their production and sources they are made of”. The most produced garments in the world such as t-shirts and jeans, are also the most […]

Shoe of the week: Kobi Levi

A fun design from Kobi Levis inspired by a baseball players cap. The Israeli designer continues with his artistic take on footwear, this time playing with the key graphic elements, which symbolizes the sport.  

Maia Bergman finalist of the H&M design awards 2013

Maia Bergman is an Argentinian designer based in London and a recent graduate of the Central Saint Martins. She recently won the Community Choice Award in the Muuse x Vogue Talents Young Vision Award 2012, has been feature in Dazed and Confused and I-D magazine among others and today was announced as one of the […]

SuTurno – Pañuelos

Why stand the rain when you can wear the rain? That seems to be the starting point for this new series of printed scarfs by Spanish brand SuTurno. Their irregular and slightly “imperfect” motifs reveal the designer’s hand and it’s what makes them especially personal. The “Lluvia” and I”nútiles” scarf collection are available here. … Por qué […]

Illustrated highlights of beauty ads from Guerlain

Since we started the year with drawn fashion, why not talk about a bit more about the importance of illustration, for example, in beauty advertising! Illustration, cosmetics and perfume were a tandem that went hand in hand until not so long ago. If we take a peek into the archives of emblematic brands we can find a rich […]

Un regalo / A gift from me to you – 2013 Shoe Calendar

Another year over and a new one has begun.  I hope you all had great holidays! As is now tradition, I’d like give to you all, my dearest readers, this hand-drawn calendar I made for you. Enjoy each and everyone of these days! You can download a free printable version in A4 here (Or by clicking on the […]

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