H&M X Johanna Ortiz

Johanna Oritz; the Colombian designer has produced a capsule collection of four dresses modeled on her feminine, floral prints. It arrives in H&M stores around the world and online on December 3. The “pre-drop” will be followed by a full collection in March 2020.

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The four-piece initial selection is a taster of what is to come. It includes 4 dresses in a range of silhouettes. The floral prints are detailed and beautifully sophisticated; pulled from Ortiz’s 16-year archive. The March 2020 collection will be significantly larger and will include not just dresses, but also separates and swimwear.

“All of us Colombians and Latin Americans will be so proud of getting around the world a little bit our Latin flair,” Ortiz says. “It’s positive communication around the world about this part of the world.”

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The Johanna Ortiz x H&M pre-drop arrives at H&M stores worldwide and online at hm.com on December 3.

To learn more about the Johanna Ortiz x H&M collaboration and to read a full interview with the designer; please visit H&M Magazine

All images from vogue.com courtesy of H and M.

American Music Awards

It was clearly all about the bright popping colours at this years American Music Awards. Neon Orange, Pink, Green and lime were all on strutting down the red carpet.

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Woman of the moment Lizzo rocked the red carpet in neon orange and made headlines with her showstealing handbag… perfect size to fit all the important items in!

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Selena Gomez looked fabulous is lime as Shania Twain and Keisha rocked the neon pink for their performances. lil nas xLil Nas X looking fabulous in lime green and animal print.

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Kesha and Big Freedia were not going to be understated on the red carpet in their versace vibes and fabulous floral colourful designs.

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Halsey looked incredible in this floral printed dress by Marc Jacobs.

 

All images from https://www.instagram.com/amas/

Abstract prints

How about some beautiful abstract colourful prints to brighten up this cold N ovember morning. Below are 2 brands that have caught our eye this week.  Jeux de Mains and Variety Hour.

Jeux de Mains is bright, playful and happy. The designs for men and women are defined by their vibrant color, bold graphics and clean silhouettes, reflecting the designer’s love of cut, paste and collage.

 

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The new, distinctly graphic collection is extremely modern in terms of silhouette, keeping in line with JDM’s cutting-edge style. What defines the collection are the vibrant prints, inspired by raw and honest emotions, more specifically those of the designer. Each colorful pattern is a translation of the designer brain waves taken from scans conducted when experiencing different emotions. The pulsating abstractions, however, are more than just unique textile that literally incorporate the designer into every piece, they are an invocation, a call to FEEL.

https://www.notjustalabel.com/jeux-de-mains

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Variety Hour

Created by textile designer Cassie Byrnes, Melbourne-based Variety Hour designs print-focused pieces produced in thoughtfully small batches. Each pattern starts as a painted artwork that’s distorted through different scales and palettes before it’s perfected and adapted into a range of timeless silhouettes, made to complement a cheerful mood.

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https://www.instagram.com/varietyhour_/

 

 

 

 

Pyjamas that we actually do like

Contrary to what some festive marketing people might have you believe, women do not want to be bundled up in sweaty fleecy fabric printed with some monstrous reindeer or smothered in Christmas baubles. Let us guide you through some truly beautiful pieces from £25.00 up in ascending price order. This blog is all about good design and this is what our readers deserve.

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Cotton Tie Hem Pyjamas, Button through Pyjamas.

John Lewis & Partners

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‘Tia’ Animal Print Satin Pyjama Set, Mocha and ‘Hygge’ by Mint Velvet Lily Print Pyjama.

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‘Firework’ and ‘Peony’ print pyjamas.

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Caitlin Striped Blue Pyjamas and Caitlin Navy Star Pyjamas.

Anthropologie

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Malin Gyllensvaan Magnolia Pyjamas and The Jag Print Pyjama Set.

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Multicolour Flower Print Cotton Pyjama and Morning Flower Modal Pyjamas.

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Float Away Pyjamas and Hideaway Pyjamas.

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Jeweltopia and House of Gifts Tana Lawn™ Cotton Pyjama Set

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Virginia Silk Charmeuse Pyjama Set and Cecil Tana Lawn™ Cotton Pyjama Set.

All images taken from the retailers’ websites and remain the copyright of each one.

Seletti

This fabulous company working since 1964 is innovative, exciting and fun. A charming place that links design to pop art. The collections containing art blended with daily life icons, send a message of shape and function, conveying to its customers a vision for a unique, personal and fun lifestyle. Homeware for anyone that loves something a bit different. Explore the collections on their website https://www.seletti.it/?v=79cba1185463.

Below are a few examples from their collaborations at the moment. All images from their website.

Studio Job

Innovation and originality are at the core of Studio Job’s exploration of the limit between design and art. Dreamlike objects that are unique and incredibly fun.

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Seletti & Marcantino

Marcantonio and Seletti together, give life to simple creative everyday expressions with an artistic touch. The result is a new and innovative, inspired by the natural and animal world: experimental and unexpected.

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Sehetti TOILETPAPER

With its black humour in amazing technicolour, the collaboration between Seletti and Toiletpaper gives rise to a range of cult products for those whos’ interior tastes are on the more daring side.

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IKEA x VIRGIL ABLOH

Fashion you can’t wear

MARKERAD collection, a collaboration between IKEA x Virgil Abloh.

A liitle about the designer: Virgil Abloh is an American fashion designer, entrepreneur, artist, and DJ who has been the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear collection since March 2018. Abloh is also the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label Off-White, a fashion house he founded in 2013.

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‘The ethos of the collection is to add an artful quality to anonymous objects’: Virgil Abloh, Designer.

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This range stylishly fuses functionality with street cred and high cultural references, it brings you statement pieces that challenge tradition. The collection of 15 pieces consists of a range of fashion-forward homewares that cater towards fluid and contemporary living, including a day bed, table, chair, mirror, lighting, bed textiles, cabinet and accessories.

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MARKERAD takes classic minimalist designs and builds on them with the artistic references and subversive elements typical of Virgil’s work, with his iconic quotation marks found throughout. The collection is perfect for anyone who wants a high fashion edge and touch to their interior space.

Called MARKERED – which means “marked” in Sweedish. A nod to Virgils iconic use of quotation marks.

Images from https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/news/markerad-collection-pub039b6a31

Acne Studio x Jacob Dahlgren

Season after season, stripes have been celebrated throughout Acne Studios’ collections as a playful accent to the brand. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Acne Studios collaborated with Sweedish artist Jacob Dahlgren for an exclusive range of knitwear, accessories and interior decor such as wallpaper, trays and wool blankets.

Follow the artist on his instragram (@Jacob_Dahlgren) for a glimpse into his life in stripes.

Shop the collection on www.acnestudios.com

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The façade of the Acne Studios Taikoo Li Chengdu store, featuring the special stripes patterns created by Jacob Dahlgren.

Watch the video below to discover how the fabulous wallpaper is printed. Images from: https://www.instagram.com/acnestudios/

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Beautiful Jumpers, Blankets, Hats and Scarves available in a range of colourways. Brighter and more muted/Autumnal variations are available.

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Images from: https://www.acnestudios.com/se/en/woman/stripes/