A quick browse through Instagram with the hashtag #officeporn will bring you – except for the occasional dick pic – a pretty good sense of the current trends within interior design. Now, & Other Stories are raising the bar.
Raf Simon’s arrival to the New York fashion world was one the most hyped fashion moments in recent history, not only because of his double-tenure at the recently re-branded Calvin Klein, but because of the Belgian designer’s steady descent into the realm of fashion gods (one strong sign: archival pieces beginning to circulate heavily among fashion connoisseurs). Yet in all the chaos and confusion, did you miss the crucial and most desirable details: the bags?
The cryptic words “carbon resin composite” might bring to mind superhero gadgets more than luxury watches – but at Victorinox, the brand behind the original Swiss knife, functionality and quality has a tendency to take sci-fi-like dimensions.
2016 was a whirlwind of disillusionment in a number of ways – social, political, aesthetic – so how could 2017 be nothing else than brighter? To be honest, we’re ready to wrap this up and begin afresh the moment after the last drop of champagne has been consumed sobbing on New Years Eve. We want to begin the year dewy skinned, smoke-free, and always carrying a hat – that forgotten statement piece that elevates any washed-out t-shirt or high-street dress simply by being there. Its always a conversation starter in dire moments when Trump seems to yet again be the topic of conversation. Here are some of our favorites:
While “arts and crafts” might ring unfortunately in your ears, bringing up associations to endless flows of disastrous home-knitted sweater from your grandmother, this sub-chamber of design deserves a second chance.
The French luxury house Céline represent everything we aspire to in 2017: fewer tote bags and seasonal trends snatched off Instagram, more timeless elegance and hues of mineral. This week, our item of desire is without a doubt this smooth lambskin evening clutch from their winter collection of handbags, which applies a soothing color scheme of greens to a pulled-back geometric design in utmost quality. We hope to be inaugurating it on New Year’s eve in the best Phoebe Philo fashion – the secret is to go minimal when the world around you goes amok.
Is it possible to capture the olfactive memories of an endless summer on the French riviera? How about Paris, the city of light? Or the deep forests of Bourgogne? Before you bring out that dusty old DIY scent kit from 2005, you might want to consider the new line of fragrances by & Other Stories.
In a matter of seasons, Gucci chief designer Alessandro Michele has transformed the Gucci universe, saturating it with florals and a 70s jetsetter vibe, to the great appreciation of critics and customers alike.