Even if you can’t afford a trip, you can probably afford the ingredients to make (one of) these drinks. Close your eyes and pretend you can hear the waves outside your door…
Looking up flights, searching for a place to stay in parts unknown, devising an itinerary? Here, seven hotels that will prove that staying local has never been more appealing.
What’s behind the development of a New Collection? Let’s find it out through the words of the two fashion designers of Le Tricot Perugia, Jennifer Spiegel and Esther Schinzel .
“We always start with research, going to fairgrounds and the cities, beginning to breathe what people live on the streets. We start with creation of the collection, although every season is a bit different. For our agents and customers, to make them better understand how are our pairings we also create a lookbook where befor the fair we wear all the dresses on a model, we make photos to picture how can the look be perfect to match our collection. Right now we are preparing the new 2016 collection,we hope that everyone will enjoy it and it will be a nice surprise”. Jennifer Spiegel
“Afetr choosing yarns which we want to move forward with, we start the tests, together with our knitter, we then develop jersey points, this step is done even today on hand-by-machine. Next we create models that can be jackets or vests; garments that we think fits the chosen yarn as well. After choosing the yarn and the point that we want to try, we pass to a dat sheet with samples of the measures and the sketch, then we pass it to our collegues. We create it, eveluate it, if we approve it, then it goes on production and is repeated for the example case. A beautiful moment in our work is always when there are all finished sample items in the models and colors provided and we put them all together;even now we can’t wait to do this same job for spring/summer 2016 and we truly hope to be able to make a nice collection and that everyone will love it.“ Esther Schinzel
Thought road tripping was just for boys? Think again. A team of Glamour’s bloggers drove across Europe in a BMW and discovered that by car you get to see a whole new side of the places you’re travelling to. Here’s The Glamour Guide.
The New York Botanica Garden becomes a traditional Mexican garden to host “La casa Azul” of Frida Kahlo; the danish artist Jeppe Hein transformed Brooklyn Bridge park into an interactive park by installing a collection of bright orange circular benches on the waterfront. Faboulus outdoor exhibitions you can’t miss if you’re in New York for this Summer.
The writer and horticulturist Umberto Pasti believes that to make a garden you must abandon yourself not only to your surroundings, but to your deepest desires. To become a gardener means to try, to fail, to stubbornly plug away at something, to endure serious disappointments and small triumphs that encourage you to try and fail again. Let’s find out together his “philosophy” of gardening.
One amusement we just can’t resist? Propably it’s daydreaming about our next world trip. The review Tripadvisor has released its top 10 world destinations of 2015, as part of its ever-popular Travellers’ Choice awards. Which one would you choose for your next 2015 vacation?
Pantone has become the authority on the annual color and color trends. But as instrumental as the company has become since its launch in 1963, someone else was doing the job nearly 300 years before. Let’s check it out.
For the development of each collection, our visual and design staff goes to major world cities to search out and capture new trends. Every year we visit London, Paris, Berlin, New York and Tokyo; and Tokyo is just what we want to talk about this time, visited by a research trip in mid-April.
Tokyo is a great city: one would likely want to take a picture in each corner in order to exploit the myriad of stimuli and new ideas for their collections; a colorful city where technology lives 24/7, where nothing ceases to amaze!!!
Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Roppongi; these are among the most important of the twenty-three districts of Tokyo. Each with a different soul, each populated by thousands of people who are extremely kind who experience the majesty of the city, but at the same time also an extreme sense of order and cleanliness. Tokyo is a city that appeals to you, that surprises you with sources of inspiration that can be caught in the stores, but also in clothing of the people.
The photographer Hong Hao has kept track of almost every item in his life for the past 14 years. He has been working for over a decade on a visual project in which he documents everything he’s consumed by scanning each used item and composing what results into colorful photographic assemblage. Each piece reflects a certain time in Hong’s life, showing the incredible change in Chinese consumer habits over the last 14 years.