Fashion & Design (176)
Kiss and make up with Chanel
Iconic fashion brand Chanel is offering its website users and Facebook fans the possibility of sending a ‘rouge Coco kiss’ to someone special virtually. Each letter of the message is designed using Chanel’s products to create a chic note.
Why it matters
Using makeup is a form of expression which is deeply personal and can say a lot about who you are. What other products have this type of extension where by you can express a message to others using the brand as the vehicle?
Corque is a Portuguese company that promotes eco-efficient and sustainable methods of production and consumption, focusing on designing exclusive and differentiated objects made from cork.
Their Mecca is the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. They are the caretakers of discarded trends - Ray Bans, fanny packs, Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, big glasses, and their new ride of choice - the moped. Mopeds are being brought back in fashion across the US - with some cities even boasting their own “gangs” : Creatures of the Loin (San Francisco), Puddle Cutters (Portland, Oregon) and Hell’s Satans (Richmond, Virginia). Brooklyn’s gang, The Orphans, opened up The Orphanage - a moped repair and restoration shop that also serves as a hangout for the moped community.