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Fashion

  • Alfie Douglas Backpacks
    Timeless, original, handmade. Those are core values of the minimalist product design approach. Often they are carelessly used in a marketing context. Not so with London based family business Alfie Douglas. Keen to keep it simple and good, the leather accessory studio will launch a new line of explicitly minimalist backpacks this spring. They’ll come […]
    2016.02.08Jana Ahrens
  • Kill Baby Kill
    In the midst of the post-war cinema is the chilling and understated evil child sub-genre, an allegory about control and paranoia. Taking subtle cues from the universe of quirky characters, Hong Kong based brand Röyksopp Gakkai explores the silhouettes of kidswear from the 60’s. The collection, Kill Baby Kill, is an interesting ode to school […]
    2016.02.02Mateus Andrade
  • Côte&Ciel
    In bag design, it is a real challenge to reduce forms and shapes to a minimalist range while still focussing on highly engineered usability, versatility and rigidity. One of the few brands that manages to balance all those demands perfectly is Paris based Côte&Ciel. Especially their backpacks seem to be inspired by outdoor activities and urban […]
    2016.01.25Jana Ahrens
  • PB 0110 SS16
    Philipp Bree, son of a German leather goods dynasty, left the family business in 2012 to found a contemporary minimalist complement by the name of PB 0110. He teamed up with a group of diverse designers who have one goal in common: To create beloved objects instead of trend pieces. Design and quality of PB […]
    2016.01.11Jana Ahrens
  • ECCO x The Last Conspiracy
    When Danish sports shoe producer ECCO and Norse minimalist shoe designer The Last Conspiracy team up to create a set of perfectly versatile, timeless leather shoes, we should sit up and take notice. Let’s have a look at ECCO X TLC. ECCO is famous for its technology of connecting soles directly to the body of […]
    2015.12.28Jana Ahrens
  • The Stone
    The Horse’s The Stone is a beautiful and honest addition to their beautifully curated timepiece collection. Encased in stainless steel, the face is its own uniquely cut piece of stone. The result is altered vein patterns and a truly unique piece. Available in a 20mm black leather strap, there are two options for the face of […]
  • Narciso Rodriguez Resort 16
    No one but Narciso has ever made a simple line look more stunning. That’s what American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour famously said about the work of New York based fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez. He is an institution in the history of American fashion. His stunning, simple lines have dressed some of the country’s most prestigious […]
    2015.12.14Jana Ahrens
  • Margaret Howell Invites
    British fashion designer Margaret Howell has worked successfully in both men’s and women’s wear for nearly four decades, with a reputation for her take on fashion staples such as the shirt, lace-up shoe, duffle coat and trench coat, creating timeless, androgynous garments that marry traditional styles with modern appeal. In nearly a decade-long collaboration, London-based […]
  • Dion Lee RTW SS16
    Dion Lee‘s Ready-to-Wear Spring / Summer 2016 offering is nothing short of simple cool. The Sydney-based Australian Designer has been challenging the forms of fashion since he entered the arena as a serious contender. This collection is clearly no exception. Described as business girls gone bad the collection sees a series of structured blazers, dresses, […]
  • Everlane
    Know your factories. Know your cost. Always ask why. While this pledge sounds like a good idea for a thriving workspace, at San Francisco based fashion label Everlane, it is also a pledge to the customers. Five years ago Everlane founder Michael Preysman quit his job in venture capital to turn his passion for design […]
    2015.11.16Jana Ahrens
  • Candamill Fall 15
    Candamill‘s Fall 2015 collection sees a series of clean lines manifest as adornment. The accessories collection is a series of small, medium and larger-than-medium women’s hangbags, all minimally constructed and conceived. Using a strict palette of neutrally-muted leathers, together with metal accents, the shapes and resulting beautiful curation of pieces is a nod to their […]
  • Chapter
    Chapter is a Los Angeles-based collective of modern minds, brought together by entrepreneurial mastermind Frank Delgadillo. It provides the modern man with a set of clothing that is inspiringly contradictory in its sophistication while representing a relaxed and natural look. Chapter’s creative director Devin Carlson puts it this way: Simplicity, modernism and function — all […]
    2015.11.02Jana Ahrens