Facbook has become a force to be reckoned with other last couple of years and they are always trying to improve. Third party applications a popping up enabling users to interact in many different ways so it comes as no surprise that Fashion labels are now starting to use Facebook as a viable and direct method in order to connect with consumers. Longchamp has unveiled a new Facebook application which allows users to customise as share their own version of the iconic Le Pliage totebag. Once exclusively available on Longchamp’s website, Facebook users who like the Parisian brand can now create their own bags without leaving Facebook. A few more details and instructional video on the flipside
This big red building stood out for me on Portobello Road. I don’t really have anything else to say about this place, may have hit writers block with this post. I’ve realised that I’m going to find it extremely hard to continue this series over this Winter period, walking across to snow take photographs? naw! I don’t think I’ll have time to travel to parts of London that I haven’t covered yet. The series has always been about my life and my daily travels around LDN so I guess I’ll stick with it.
A few days while viewing some Speed Painting work on Vimeo I came across a speed painting of Wiz Khalifa. Wiz Khalifa happens to be on my list of favourite up and coming rappers. So I found this so dope. The artist uses Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Wacom to recreate photos of people. The artist behind the work goes by the name of Jeremy Biggers. Biggers hails from Dallas, Texas where he serves as a Co-Owner of Unkommon Kolor. Unkommon Kolor is a t-shirt brand owned and operated by artists. At Unkommon Kolor they also do custom artwork as well as the shirts. View more after cut.
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Gap are opening their first store in Italy this month and to celebrate they have teamed up with the luxury Italian fashion brand Valentino. A seven piece Valentino for Gap limited edition women’s collection has specifically been designed to mark this occasion. The new line of clothes is set to be launched in selected Gap stores worldwide, including their new Milan store and the London Flagship store on Oxford Street on Novemeber 27th. The pieces will also be available at the high-end fashion boutiques Colette in Paris and Dover Street Market in London, however It has not been slated for release in the US. With collaborations between high end brands and high street brands seemingly the new trend we as consumers only stand to benefit, may this new tradition continue. More picture of the collection when you read on.
Next week, Canary wharf shopping mall will be the base for an exclusive 4 day event devoted to us men from Friday 26th to Monday 29th November. The event will consist of activities such as fashions shows featuring the latest trends coming to the mens stores in the mall, professionals will be there to offer grooming and style advice, there will even be a game area where you’ll find sports and racing cars and people competing in various challenges. Twelve lucky visitors will also get the chance to win £500 vouchers to spend in any of the selected stores in Canary Wharf.
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First was their first ever specialty retail store in Boston Massachusetts and now a few weeks later Converse has announced the opening of its first specialty retail store in Manhattan New York. The new store will be located in the SoHo area and will be home to the largest offering of Converse footwear in the world showcasing the many of the brand’s collections including Chuck Taylor All Star, Jack Purcell, Star Chevron, One Star and Converse by John Varvatos, as well as other premium footwear collaborations. More details and pics after the cut.
Firstly I would like to apologise because I should have posted this yesterday but I guess it’s better late than never right? To all our New York readers this one is for you. Penfield are hosting their incredibly popular Pop-Up Sample Sale event this weekend. Great savings are to be made with sales of up 60% off items from their current 2010 Fall/Winter Collection. Apparel for both men and women along with accessories are to be sold at the event which this year will run over 5days instead of the usual 3 days. Read on to grab the address.
Yikes I totally forgot about LDN.365 post today, was hoping to get an early night after getting the others done but here I am at 2:47am writing my last post of the night. I took this a few weeks back at Victoria, the Christmas lights are in full flow all over London and these are some of my favourite. Blue being new favourite colour this season. Haha. More tomorrow people!
So annoyed, pissed off, FML’ing right now. I didn’t write up a post for the Drake tickets sale as I knew I would be missing the concerts due to a friend’s wedding and guess what I’ll be missing this one as well. Ya’ll already know Fayetteville rapper J. Cole will be supporting Drizzy on his UK tour but we all know the Roc-Nation signee deserves a gig of his own. His debut album will be killer just look at the way his mixtape Friday Night Lights shut down the internet. So bummed that I will be missing him at Cargo but alas I got to see him at Wireless. The tickets go on sale at 9am today, after the cut to find out where to get them.