In the year 1921 Emil Jonsson was appointed apprentice in the shoemaking trade. After three years of apprenticeship Emil opened a shop in Bygdea in the north of Sweden. Emil was famous for a special style of a Norwegian welted boot with a raised lake. Emil’s son Melker took over the shop in 1944. Melker is the one in the family who without comparison have made most shoes and boots in the family. He worked many years in a shoe factory which he for some time was the owner of. Melker retired in 1988.
Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
Hudson was founded in East London in 1990 and is still based in Hoxton, where all of their shoes and boots are designed.
Christian Louboutin’s Spring/Summer 2017 men’s Hybrids capsule collection declares that the future is now! Fashioned from an innovative use of technical textiles and unconventional material mash-ups, the collection offers a glimpse into a brave new world where sport and luxe synthesize into chromatic, bold entities. An astral clan of sneakers, city shoes and sandals—the Hybrids offer a style for every dimension.
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
Expressing a nonchalant attitude with a practical new lug sole, quintessential Christian Louboutin men’s styles become vehicles for the roaming ranger spirit this Autumn/Winter 2016. Classic, clean cut loafer, oxford and Chelsea boot models take on a subversively utilitarian attitude, all whilst maintaining a sleek profile perfect for city life.
Moreschi means craftsmanship, elegance, and quality... the essence of a product 100% Made in Italy. Moreschi is the emotion felt by wearing a shoe born from an inseparable coupling, between highly qualified handicraft and valuable materials, carefully selected to combine class, style and comfort, without equals.
Porsche Design and KEF, an originator of British high-fidelity sound, have collaborated to develop a trio of Hi-Fi systems embodying the refined style of Porsche Design and the peerless sound of KEF. GRAVITY ONE, MOTION ONE and SPACE ONE offer the most demanding consumers a new level of design and audio performance.
In March 2015 the Zagliani atelier became a part of the Bally brand. In this union that shares a commitment to luxurious design and the highest quality craftsmanship the Zagliani legacy, renowned for its expertise in handcrafted bags made from the softest, most luxurious leathers and exotic skins, lives on through Bally.
Founded in 1879 in Northampton, at the heart of England’s most famous shoemaking town, Crockett & Jones specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges produced by Crockett & Jones: Hand Grade, Main Line and Shell Cordovan.
Available in rich shades of blue, green or tan, the traditionalist ‘Christo’ brogue is made from high quality Parma calf leather that is vegetable-tanned to create deep, organic colours.
Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.
To celebrate 150 years of continuous shoemaking at Grenson, they decided to look back through their archives and recreate a collection of their past shoes that span the decades of the 20th Century.
In celebration of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Christian Louboutin has teamed up with the French E-concept store SportyHenri.com to support the Cuban National delegation as Official Supplier of the Celebratory Outfit. For the project, chic non-performance footwear was created to be worn by the athletes at formal occasions, in particular the Closing Ceremony. The shoe designs take visual cues not only from Cuban heritage but from the athletes themselves. Serving as a strong source of inspiration and guidance, the Cuban athletes as well as several former athletes had an active part in shaping the final collection.
Tom Ford announces the launch of the TOM FORD Private Eyewear Collection, a special edition of sunglasses and optical frames designed for the eyewear connoisseur.
From shaping the last to polishing the shoe and each step in between, the journey of a Christian Louboutin shoe is a tale of craftsmanship worth telling again and again. We follow the life of a shoe at the factory in Naples, Italy, where many of our Homme styles are born.
For London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016, Christian Louboutin joined forces with two of our favourite menswear brands: E. Tautz and James Long.
The Festina Group introduces the actor Gerard Butler as the new brand ambassador for the famous Festina watch brand. ‘Time to Live’ is the title of the new campaign where the actor allows access for 24 hours to his personal life. The campaign shares with the world some intimate moments in the life of Gerard Butler; at work, playing sport, relaxing, all moments where we see his passion for life. His international profile, professionalism, versatility and accessibility make Gerard Butler the perfect image for Festina. He also shares some of the campaign scenes with Denny Méndez, actress and former Miss Italy.
The presentation of the 30th Goya Awards ceremony sparkled with jewels from the international jewelry firm Carrera y Carrera that was evidently a true protagonist of this very special evening. Famous Spanish actors and actresses relied on the grandeur of Carrera y Carrera jewels.
Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals is a partnership inspired from the shared love for sustainability, conservation and design. It consist of three new black and white styles, including a circle bag, a bucket bag, and a belt bag (price range $280-$380), made of 100% recycled polyurethane, reprocessed zippers, and organic lining.
For SS16 from New York to Paris, Christian Louboutin shoes have traversed cultures and continents through the imaginations of our collaborating designers. From a Mediterranean paradise at Naeem Khan to a surrealist psychedelic party at Holly Fulton, it’s been a wild ride back to Paris. But the voyage didn’t end with our homecoming, instead, on arrival, Olympia Le Tan ushered us into “Hotel Olympia” - a collection that served as homage to the recently demolished Hotel Okura in Tokyo.
This season, Christian Louboutin graced a diverse mix of New York Fashion Week runways with red soled creations, and nailed the manicures at Cushnie et Ochs for the 4th consecutive season.
For Spring/Summer 2016, Christian Louboutin collaborated with two London Fashion Week favourites, creating custom shoes for each occasion.
On October, 20th, 2015, Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner was spotted wearing the Porsche Design '1919 Datetimer Series 1 Titanium & Rubber' during the House of Remy Martin 'One Life/ Live Them' Launch Event in New York City. The collection was developed by the Porsche Design Timepieces AG based in Solothurn Switzerland and it is perfect for today's contemporary business traveler.
After its amazing launch in Milan and New York, the Re-Inventing Shoes project is now coming to London for Fashion Week and the London Design Festival!
As a great year of Grand Slam tournaments came to a close yesterday with Djokovic triumphing over a nail-biting four sets against Federer and Flavia Pennetta beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci in the women’s final of the U.S. Open on Saturday, Goldgenie are celebrating with the one thing they do best… Gold.
Who says you have to choose between being active and being fashionable? Our Start moving collection has already proven that you can love sports and set trends at the same time with active wear. Today we are going further and announcing THE ultimate combo: Bershka’s experience in the fashion world and Reebok‘s knowhow in active wear technology are coming together to create a special edition of sneakers for certain sports and fitness activities, and, especially, urban workout.
The Film Festival Opening Ceremony took place at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice last night hosted by Elisa Sednaoui who looked radiant wearing a precious Rendez-Vous Ivy Secret watch from Jaeger-LeCoultre.
Taylor Swift – has once again chosen her fetish jewelry brand, Carrera y Carrera, to receive the four most important awards of the night at the MTV Video Music Awards.
For well over a century, the Louis Vuitton Monogram has captivated the imaginations of men and women from all walks of life. Emblazoned across handbags and trunks, from the treasures we carry to the treasures we keep, the iconic “LV” remains one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.
AMAATRA stepped into conscious being in the summer of 2009 as a curated tribal jewellery platform.
Bulgari launched its newest High Jewellery collection entitled Italian Gardens during Paris Haute Couture fashion week.
The MANGO eyewear sunglasses line in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South Africa and Thailand
The fashion brand MANGO and Opticalia continue to make headway in their international expansion plan, which began in October 2014 by selling MANGO Eyewear in Poland.
'The main idea of the collection is to offer you 'endless options'. It is a stimulus for creating your own unique combinations for every occasion. Everyone has their own unique sense of style and they are a reflection of our personality. With this collection you can express your personality through our bracelets and charms. That's what's so fun about my Endless collection. Whatever you dress up or down, you can match the style with whatever you are wearing - and have fun with it'.
From bustling city sidewalks to the streets of Cairo, Christian Louboutin’s Autumn/Winter 2015 handbag collection is made to accompany the glamorous woman on the run.
The heat of diamonds, authentic flames of white and yellow gold. Energy, expression, splendor, and great significance. Fire as origin and myth, as creative power. Magnificent jewels designed by company's master goldsmiths that isolate fire, its heat, within small works of art. This is Origen. An avant-garde style with a vintage finish for powerful and sinuous shapes full of strength, culminating in the brilliance of amethysts and prasiolites.
Until today, the P'8478 that was sold more than 6 million times, is known around the world. Hardly any other sunglasses have caught the spirit of the times to such a degree - and they are still a must-have and beloved accessory also of international celebrities.
After captivating the world with the ground breaking Supercolor release in April, Pharrell Williams is back for FW15 with Supershell. The Supershell project sees Pharrell hand-pick friends and creatives from around the world to completely reinvent the shoe's Shelltoe for the very first time, evolving the Superstar into a canvas for creation.
In the midst of the Paris men's fashion schedule, adidas Originals last night boldly launched four new styles from the progressive Tubular footwear series, inspired by early 90s running technology.
Launched this past February with an epic New York Fashion Week presentation, YEEZY Season 1 by Kanye West and adidas Originals ignited a global sensation with an unprecedented public live-stream and the subsequent release of the YEEZY BOOST, which immediately sold out in a worldwide frenzy of anticipation.
For Autumn/Winter 2015, Christian Louboutin turns back the clock on several eras of style, from the sixties, to punk, to grunge. Influenced by the exotic, the bold, the sensual, and the irreverent, the line introduces new colours, textures, and technical innovations with the detail and craftsmanship that are emblematic of the Louboutin brand.
Authentic sensitivity and delicacy, beauty and pure natural energy. Spirit, meaning, and soul. Transformative and evocative power. Unique jewels that fly from the hands of our master goldsmiths leaving trails of gold, sapphires, and diamonds.
TAG Heuer on the starting grid with Cara Delevingne and the 'Grid Boys', TAG Heuer on the circuit, TAG Heuer on the wrists of the McLaren-Honda team, Fernando Alonso & Jenson Button, TAG Heuer in Monaco harbour aboard the SeaDream for a cool and exclusive party, TAG Heuer & the Automobile Club of Monaco: a global partnership with a long history.
Jane Seymour, Michelle Rodriguez and Sara Sampaio shine with Avakian at the 68th Cannes Film Festival
Three beautiful and famous ladies chose Avakian for the Red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
Carrera y Carrera was present at the gala of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift swept into eight categories, obtaining the Top Artist award among others. The singer, who presented her new music video Bad Blood, wore with style the Tiger ring from the Bestiario Collection in white gold, smoky quartz and diamonds.
From the funky, old rings you might have fished out of a bargain bin to exclusive, designer pieces of jewellery from a time long gone, purchasing vintage items is an investment in both your personal style and the quality of your collection. However, not all vintage is made equal. To avoid scams, low quality, and missed opportunities, here are six things you need to know before you start buying vintage pieces.
Carrera y Carrera was the only Spanish Fine Jewelry brand present at the MET Gala 2015, one of the most significant events in the world of international fashion. 'China: Through the Looking Glass' was the chosen theme for the Gala this year. Carrera y Carrera jewels were the perfect complement to this special occasion.
Zendaya Coleman stopped by InStyle’s offices yesterday to chat about her upcoming gig hosting the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday, April 25, but our conversation with the 18-year-old singer, actress, and red carpet force quickly turned to one of her favorite topics: fashion. And much to our delight, the shoe-obsessed star exclusively revealed some major news: She’s designing her first-ever line of footwear with her stylist, Law Roach, set to launch just in time for back-to-school season this year.
With the beginning of spring Cartier presents its latest collection ‘C de Cartier’, which is as fresh and colourful as this time of the year. The ‘C de Cartier’ bag dazzles in an array of vibrant hues that shimmer with Parisian sparkle, perfect for expressing an cosmopolitan attitude and style expertise.
Within its leather, the Diorama bag carries the House spirit in an urban and contemporary style. Discover how it's produced in the Dior ateliers.