America’s design community comes into its own

The Finnish Cultural Institute’s Zero Waste Bistro at WantedDesign Manhattan. [Photo: Nicholas Calcott] A heated plagiarism scandal that rocked design discourse, a splashy return to 1970s maximalism, and independent design came out on top. With New York City’s annual NYCxDesign festival now officially concluded, these are just some of the lasting impressions from two weeks that were chock full … Read more America’s design community comes into its own

Auction highlight: a storied Hollywood jewel box comes under the hammer

Today Bonhams Los Angeles will auction the author Jackie Collins’ watch and jewellery collection as part of the sale of her $3m estate. During a near-50 year writing career, the author, who died in 2015, wrote 32 novels, selling half a billion copies worldwide. Born in London in 1937, the younger sister of actress Joan Collins who starred … Read more Auction highlight: a storied Hollywood jewel box comes under the hammer

Rihanna’s Final Manolo Blahnik Collaboration Comes With A Weed Reference

In case you have been living under a rock for the past decade or so, Rihanna is very, very weed-friendly. So much so that she named her latest collaboration with Manolo Blahnik—wait for it—”So Stoned.” That’s our bad gal. Surprisingly, or perhaps not that surprising when you consider the other end of the collaboration—the shoes … Read more Rihanna’s Final Manolo Blahnik Collaboration Comes With A Weed Reference

American apparel and accessories brand Gap comes online with Amazon Fashion

New Delhi: India’s leading textile to retail conglomerates, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited has formed an exclusive partnership with Amazon Fashion to sell American apparel and accessories brand Gap online, the company said in a statement today. Gap merchandise will be available through a dedicated brand store on Amazon and one can buy Gap’s Summer 2017 … Read more American apparel and accessories brand Gap comes online with Amazon Fashion