STYLE {WISE} + The Case for Hawaiian Shirts +

[image: fashion.grunge.style.] Summer is at its peak, and its time to embrace the ultimate piece for the summer. . . .the Hawaiian Shirt. For some reason, this idea makes some people cringe, but over the course of this post you will see the innate beauty and wonder that is the Hawaiian Shirt. The Case for …

A NEW DAY FOR NEW WAVE! BEHIND THE SCENES of Prada’s FALL/WINTER 2013 – 2014 Menswear Campaign

Check out this wicked behind the scenes of Prada's latest menswear campaign for this Fall 2013 starring Academy Award winning actor, Christoph Waltz, the devilishly talented Ben Whishaw, and "We Need to Talk About Kevin" star, Ezra Miller. It's another testament to the power of the past, and its never ending influence on the world …

Nixon’s 1968 “Together” Campaign

Nixon's 1968 ad campaign, famously entitled "Together", appeared on the last episode of AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday. We found ourself as inspired and provoked by the campaign as Don Draper seemed to be as he flicked through images playing on the T.V. screen.     Something definitely clicked with its simple message and use …

Balenciaga: A Man For All Seasons . . .

{Alexander Wang by Sebastien Kim} It was announced on the 3rd of December that the high fashion label Balenciaga had appointed Alexander Wang as the new creative director of the historical and revolutionary brand. Chief executive of the brand, Isabelle Guichot cites Wang's “modernity and his individual and cosmopolitan vision of design" as just some …

Chanel No. 666, it’s “Inevitable…”

At first, I was excited to see Mr. Pitt as the latest addition to the Chanel No. 5 brand. He's smart, sophisticated, elusive, a little aloof, definitely mysterious, and loads full of that certain je na sais quois... But as I watched the video again and again, I couldn't help but feel alerted by a …

Johan Renck Brings 1960s French Sci-Fi Cool to Latest Ad for Perrier

Something about this new ad for Perrier really brings me back in time. The french brand has impressed us before with a series of videos featuring legendary style icon Dita Von Teese taking us on a glamorously risque tour of her body and the elusively decadent Perrier Mansion. Entitled "The Drop", this latest film continues …