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Thursday, November 12, 2015

PITTI GENERATION(S) by Pasquale Abbattista

Pitti Immagine presents its new campaign video for the Autumn/Winter 2016-17 season, in charge of artist Pasquale Abbattista who introduces PITTI GENERATION(S), the concept line and essence of the tradeshow for its 89th edition; the transformation and the ability of style to overlap, merge and change subjects from different generations and backgrounds into each other.
PITTI GENERATION(S) is the second instalment of Pitti's video project that was introduced last june for the the Spring/Summer 2016 edition with Luca Finotti's 'That's Pitticolor!'
Pitti Uomo 89 hits Florence from January the 12th to 15th, 2016.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Upcoming Album Release: 'The Greatest: 20 Years of Chall'O Music' by Claude Challe & Jean-Marc Challe

Music guru brothers Claude Challe & Jean-Marc Challe celebrate 20 years of their Chall'O Music, label of their signature compilation releases with a vibrant deluxe edition 6 CD set anthology featuring a selection of their greatest tracks (hence the name of the album); 2 episodes of 'Chill', 2 of 'Life' and 2 of 'Clubbing', with a total of 75 hand-picked themes by the tasteful duo inviting us to another voyage on the occasion of their 2 decades of rhythm, love, lush and international sound landscapes.
It's Rochas pour Homme who pairs up with the Challe's for the celebration of this album.
'The Greatest -20 years of Chall'O Music' is set for the release on December the 4th, 2015 in Europe.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Pitti Uomo 89 Menswear Guest Designer: Juun. J/ Womenswear: Marco De Vincenzo

Juun. J Fall/Winter 2015-16

Florence's International Menswear Tradeshow Pitti Immagine Uomo reveals its guest designers for the upcoming Winter edition;  The Korean designer, Juun J. for menswear & Marco De Vincenzo for the womenswear counterpart.
In addition to these highlights, the next edition of Pitti Uomo has chosen adidas Originals by White Mountaneering for a special collaboration project featuring a new menswear collection by Japanese designer Yosuke Aizawa who will also stage special event for the occasion.
More events and projects such as Pitti Italics and the initiative of Guest Nation are still to be revealed.
Pitti Uomo 89 runs from January the 12th to 15th, 2016 in Florence, Italy. 
A creation of Marco De Vincenzo, the fashion designer, originally from Messina, Sicily has 15 years of collaboration with the Fendi fashion house behind him, where he still designs the accessories collections. In 2009 he created his own brand, and in  2014 started a joint venture with the LVMH Group.
adidas Originals by White Mountaineering. The collaboration marks the return to Florence for the designer, who already made his European debut with his brand at Pitti a few editions back.
adidas Originals Vice President of Global Design Nic Galway & Yosuke Aizawa.
Juun.J is the first Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo from Korea.
Marco De Vincenzo.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Pitti Immagine Uomo 89! Welcome to PITTI GENERATION(S)

The new theme of the 89th edition of International Menswear Tradeshow Pitti Immagine Uomo is entitled PITTI GENERATION(S) and it will talk about the "coexistence of different generations in today's fashion and styles", in support of the philosophy that age is a state of mind, presented with a layout designed by Oliviero Baldini featured at the Fortezza da Basso's (Pitti's official tradeshow venue) different sections.
An exclusive capsule, limited-edition collection– inspired by PITTI GENERATION(S), - of items distributed by an original, itinerant temporary shop, a project produced in cooperation with the design brand Seletti and Toiletpaper, the Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s cult magazine. 
In addition to this initiave, Pitti Immagine will deliver a new instalment of its special collaboration video project for the fair's seasonal campaigns, following its debut with 'That's Pitticolor!' (June 2015) directed by Luca Finotti.
Check out some of my previous coverage at Pitti Uomo's past editions, HERE.
Pitti Uomo 89 runs from January the 12th to 15th, 2016 in Florence, Italy.

Monday, June 15, 2015

KOO Koop Oscar Orchestra / Former Koop's New Project

It’s been almost 9 years since ‘Koop Islands’, the latest album release from Swedish Electronic Jazz Act Koop, originally consisting of Magnus Zingmark and Oscar Simonsson.
Now, Simonsson introduces his new music project; KOO Koop Oscar Orchestra, created in December 2014 and apparently is set to release a first 3-track EP in September 2015 on Revel & Hoffman, their new label.
Koop Oscar Orchestra will feature O. Simonsson in Pi, Smlp and accordion, Niklas Barnö in trumpet, Ulrik Ording in drums, Love Meyerson also in Accordion, Niklas Fernqvist in Double Bass and Jazzu in Vocals.
At the moment no further news on a new full album, but definitely looking forward to seeing what they have in store, in the meantime check out a teaser! And just in case you are not familiar with Koop's previous work (9 years is a while), check out Koop Island Blues:
Koop Islands (2006)

Protagonists: Judi Dench by Ram Shergill/ The Male Model Music Project's Book Collection: AJSK Couture’s ‘India Fantastique’

Judi Dench wears Vasli (Black) exclusive piece from Abu Jani - Sandeep Khosla

The One and Only Dame Judi Dench lensed by Ram Shergill featured at Indian Couturiers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s art book ‘India Fantastique’, published by Thames & Hudson back in 2012. However, it has been announced that a second edition with exclusive images is scheduled to be released later this year!
‘India Fantastique’ is a celebratory 2 volume-book set collecting a series of Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla exuberant creations. The first volume, Fashion, is dedicated to their opulent garments exclusively photographed by Ram Shergill; the second book covers the duo’s work on privately commissioned interiors incorporating art, antiques and vintage textiles. A beautifully put together collector’s item in every sense.

Protagonists: Tom Brittney by Ram Shergill

Tom Brittney wears jumper A Child of the Jago 

Born in Gravesend, Kent, England, actor Tom Brittney portraited by Ram Shergill, featured in The Protagonist Magazines website.
Thom is currently starting in the BBC drama series The Syndicate and will be appearing in Unreal, airing in the US on Lifetime,  after being seen in Outlander and also the sci-fi drama Humans on Channel 4 and AMC.
Check out his exclusive interview and further updates from The Protagonist Magazine, HERE.
Leather Jacket BLK DNM and Top Levi's Red Tab 

Photography by Ram Shergill
Hair by Hugo Gamboa using Fudge
Make Up by Michelle Webb using Kiehls