This past summer, the Barbican Art Gallery in London showcased the work of Dutch fashion designers Viktor & Rolf in a very unique fashion. The duo, along with the help of the art gallery, created the world’s most fashion forward dollhouse- a three story structure consisting of over fifty dolls measuring just over 2-feet tall. The famous designers created “mini” versions of their most popular and outrageous work. All in all, the showcase appeared to combine one part creepy with one part awesome to create a fabulous event. [ Continue Reading ]
Freudenthal & Verhagen are a Dutch duo who’ve been working as a photographic and creative team for over 20 years. Both Carmen Freudenthal (photographer) and Elle Verhagen (stylist) graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam in 1988 and began working together shortly after. Since, this provocative pair have developed a shamelessly edgy style. Some of their [ Continue Reading ]
Believe it or not there was once a time when people looked forward to air travel. They dressed for it and talked almost as excitedly about the thrill of flying as they did where they were going. That was the 50′s and 60′s. I’m sure this is true because I saw it on an episode of “Mad Men”. Nowadays however it’s all sweats and cheap luggage and a rush to get through security checkpoints.
Samsonite’s Black Label does its part to bring some of the refinement back to travel; witness the label’s present collaboration with the famed design team of Viktor & Rolf. The new luggage series is available in either a rather retro looking red or blue aeroplane motif or traditional black. Rapture! One less reason to lament flying, perhaps.