Month: August 2012

Wood Wood Spring/Summer 2013

Danish brand Wood Wood presented their Spring/Summer 2013 collection during Copenhagen Fashion Week. The collection is inspired by the phenomenon ”Summer of Love”, that took place first in 1967’s San Francisco – center of the Hippie movement, and the later “Second Summer of Love” in Great Britain around 1988-89, where rave culture and Acid House exploded along with the introduction of MDMA. Both were significant movements which dealt with the confrontation and liberation from existing social systems, and both were driven by an incredibly positive and engaging energy. This energy is what fuelled Wood Wood to work with the concept of a third ”Summer of Love”. The Spring/Summer collection pulls in elements from the two historic movements and is guided into contemporary fashion with a distinct combination of tailoring and the recognisable Wood Wood aesthetic with its casual and street inspired items as well as references to performance sports. The 3rd movement exudes a calm and warm positivity in its subtle colourways, selecting puce and brown tones to be this season’s new base, along with classic navy, antique whites, army colours and grey melanges. This …

Tattoo Your Shoe

British designer Oliver Sweeney is taking shoe customisation to a whole new level with their ‘Walk of Art’ pop-up in Selfridges, London. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘Tattoo Your Shoe’ event, the luxury department store has invited Sweeney to once again encourage customers to get creative with footwear. This time around, the popular pop-up allows visitors to choose from a range of customising options: Tattoo your shoe. Tamponato (Italian art of hand colouring shoes). Choice of coloured laces. With endless ways to personalise your shoe, you can leave with not only a smile, but the knowledge that you have yourself a truly unique pair of Sweeneys. Oliver Sweeny’s ‘Walk of art’ is open until 19th August