Last week is over but we just can’t let go without one last goodbye. As ever, sunday welcomes our top ten highlights of the week, a celebration of the past five days of news and a chance to catch any stories you may have missed. Fancy chocolate, geometric Japanese cabins and golden accessories, we collect a choice selection of news to ease you into the new week.
Chocolate for the grown-ups as we get to know some new and established names on the handmade, beautifully packaged confectionary scene. A tough job, but somebody has got to do it.
Everyone loves a bit of Porter and while its understated black nylon is always a no-brainer, those who want to jazz up their carrier collection should look no further than this golden line available across 3 styles.
The days of the casual canvas shoe as an affordable alternative to the sneaker are pretty much over with prices reaching silly levels. Thankfully Novesta have remained reasonable, offering its solid footwear at a fair level, Spring 2016 featuring a within reach collaboration with YMC.
Downtown Los Angeles-based Noon Goons look to beach, surf and hispanic “pachuco” culture for this Spring/Summer 2016 collection of oversized casuals, shot against the cities streets and highways.
A range of accessories “inspired by craft and British folk art,” Marwood create a handmade collection of woven ties and scarves using the finest textiles from makers across the UK.
Patagonia introduce the “Merino Air” base layer using sustainably sourced merino wool treated to create a fuller, more insulated layer. This ecologically sound creation starts life in the grasslands of Patagonia, eventually transformed into a breathable, odor-fighting technical fabric.
Inspired by ’70s Californian beachwear, Mister Freedom designer Christophe Loiron calls on his personal collection of novelty cottons, canvases and twills to create this eccentric line full of OTT prints.
A discreet doorway and subtle sign belie the minimalist goodness that lay within; Margot House Hotel a rather secretive Barcelona establishment full of clean, uncluttered design inspired by the best in pared back Japanese and Scandinavian interiors.
The Maison Kitsuné K.I.M collection is reimagined by photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari. Playing on the line’s South Korean theme, models pose in positions inspired by the nation’s flag and its Taeguek symbol, resulting in a humorous, oddball set of images.
A quite extraordinary space, we get a look at some exclusive, unseen imagery from the most recent FvF feature as the team visit the unique home of Mikio Hasui, a forest cabin full of strange angles and midcentury furniture.