POLIMODA X ASVOFF CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE MARCH 31

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We are giving you another few  months to take our breath away... Polimoda x ASVOFF are asking you to submit a film with the brief, one of the 6 themes: HUMAN BODY (Body), URBAN SPACE (Space) , IMAGINATION )Imagery), WRITING (Calligraphy), CREATION (Craft), CLOTHING (Dress) - 1-3 minutes.

Think about it, construct it, submit it...MARCH 31 DEADLINE

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Norwegian Rain photos by Bent Rene Synnevaag styling by Kanako Koga

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Bergen, Norway is the rainiest city of Europe so it makes sense that the bespoke tailor, T-Michael, and the creative director Alexander Helle, a business graduate and functionalist would launch the rain project,  Norwegian Rain, in Bergen. I stumbled upon their collection when I was in Pitti in Florence about 4 years ago and I really admire their approach which is to make hard core functional and waterproof outerwear that does not compromise on stylistic preferences. 

images by Bent Rene Synnevaag styling by Kanako Koga.

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The Vestoj Salon on Slowness a project by Anja Aronowsky Cronberg & Vestoj

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Anja Aronowsky Cronberg aka VESTOJ, The Journal of Sartorial Matters, wrote a performance piece that was acted out by Scarlett Rouge, Lola Peploe and Nick Haughton with a set designed by David Myron.  The event was produced by the Fondation Galeries Lafayette in the salons of Ekimetrics on the Champs Elysees in Paris. The act of getting dressed, priotised the journey over the destination. Scarlett Rouge hummed as she ever so slowly dressed Lola Peploe puncuated by Nick Haughton reciting a dialogue. Here are a few quotes from the notes:

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The book #galerieForetVerte @pascale_montandonjodorowsky

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@pascale_montandonjodorowsky @ #galerieForetVerte

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A visit with @pascale_montandonjodorowsky #galerieForetVerte

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SWEN AUTUMN-WINTER 2015

Brand new label SWEN unveils its Autumn-Winter 2015 collection in a beautiful campaign by photographer Campbell Addy (preview below).

The brainchild of London-based designers Swann Amdéo and Steven Jacques, SWEN marries hints of Western urban culture and traditional Muslim dress into sleek, comfortable ready-to-wear pieces.

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Schiaparelli everyone seems excited that Carla Bruni is here chatting with Ellen Von Unwerth

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