Fashion & Design (176)
Bags with a message for designers
Anti-designer fashion bags.
Why it matters
We have seen the rise of disposable cheap fashion that competes with designer pieces bit now the trend seems to be getting more aggressive. With the recession still full in swing the fashion seems to be shifting towards individual statements such as the ‘Karl who?’ bag that takes a swipe at designer Karl Lagerfield. Could this anti-designer movement last beyond the recessionary times?
Source: On the Street; In the Stores
21. January 2010
eBay and Patagonia have partnered to launch the Common Threads Initiative store - a virtual marketplace for people to buy and sell used Patagonia gear on eBay. The co-branded online store aims to make the products more sustainable by extending and closing the loop on the product’s life cycle.
The fashion brand Pimkie has launched a website called the Pimkie Color Forecast. They have set-up webcams in some of the most fashionable areas of Paris, Milan and Antwerp, and analyse the footage to provide infographics detailing current colour trends.