Dream’s Code
Jul26

Dream’s Code

Founded in 2014 by London College of Fashion graduate Youmeng Liu, Dream’s Code is an emerging accessory brand based in London, whose artistic philosophy mixes modernity, elegance and tradition. Growing up in the Southern province of Yunnan in China, Youmeng has always been fascinated by the embroidery of the ethnic Bai minority, which has a history going back to the Tang Dynasty. After successfully exhibiting artwork for the...

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Rocio
Jul21

Rocio

Rocio is a creative British fashion label launched in London in August 2006 by Hamish Menzies. Rocio was founded in Scotland on 26th May 2006 by Scottish designer Hamish Menzies. The brand’s debut collection was launched in London at the iconic “Pure” exhibition in August 2006 with an artistic direction “to create an exclusive collection of designs that would return fashion to the arts”. The unique designs explore the...

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Josefinas
Jul10

Josefinas

One day a woman had a dream, others joined her, and Josefinas were born. Josefinas is a Portuguese brand born from a dream. In a country in crisis, where there was little room for dreams, making handmade shoes had a new name: Josefinas. In Portugal, there is something that has never died: the savoir faire of craftsmen and the passion for an idea. ‘Never give up’ has always defined Josefinas’ path. The name Josefinas was...

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Manufacture Pascal
Jun26

Manufacture Pascal

From Saint Chamond France, to Oakland New Zealand, to Brooklyn New York: the present day Manufacture Pascal Company is an homage to Louis Xavier Pascal, the sisters’ great, great, grandfather who founded Manufacture Pascal in 1854 in Saint Chamond, France. The company back then specialized in textiles and belts. Louis Xavier had eleven children and sent his first son Claude to England to hone his skills and expertise for the world’s...

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NO/AN
May12

NO/AN

NO/AN is the handbag line conceived by Finnish designer Anna Lehmusniemi. Having worked for several fashion brands before and realized that accessories were her favorite field, she logically turned to handbags as a source of inspiration, focusing on sleek lines and high quality skins. NO/AN was born in 2016, mainly as a reaction to overconsumption and the reckless speed of the fashion industry. Reconnecting clients with the beauty of...

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Flat braided slides
May10

Flat braided slides

People say that when someone copies someone else means that the former did a good job. And this is the case of multicolored flat braided slides created by Proenza Schoulder and a very similar one copied by Zara. Let’s see the slides and make some comparisons: Proenza Schouler: woven striped leather and canvas slide with fringe detail in geranium and blue. Leather lining     Zara: Multicolored flat slide sandals (100%...

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