Fashion for book lovers

Once music has sold out as a source for inspiration, we have seen everything once and once again, fashion is searching for new claims. Literature seems to be an emerging trend. From the delicious handmade clutches by Olympia Le Tan that replicate some of the most iconic book covers, to the Bella Freud’s jerseys devoted to […]

El petit mercat handmade

A new project joined to the Barcelona’s craftie scene at the beginning of this year: El Petit Mercat Handmade. These meeting was born with the following goals: “promote handmade and sustainable local products related to craft world, slow life and a coming back to a more responsible way of life”,  and celebrates its second edition […]

Après Ski on the Twilight zone

Après Ski‘s new collection “Twilight” was born after a love at first sight moment. It happened when the owner of Après Ski Lucía Vergara met for first time a Mocha Ware ceramic piece. “ I felt a great connexion with its aesthetic and, as the same with loves at first sight, I wanted to know more about […]

About Arianne: the island earth Spring Summer 2013

Adriana Guirado shares with us the new models of her About Arianne, a young shoe’s brand made entirely in Elda (Spain): “best place in the whole country where shoes are manufactured”. She keeps working in her sophisticated interpretation of granny shoes, and introduces some new shapes, like the bright Eliott pumps and the shining Malibu. As […]

Zubi para Do Design

“Alex is 12 years old, he takes ballet classes and he needed a bag to carry all his stuff.” That is the real story behind Zubi Alex’s bag, a variation of the Hvar model, done by cotton as well and printed with delicate pink flowers. The bag belongs to a limited edition with two other models […]

Richard Learoyd, Still/Life

Let’s start this Monday with something violently beautiful. It comes with Richard Learoyd last exhibition at McKee Gallery in New York. Twelve new workd all created by the camera obscura technique that gives an unique texture to their pictures. The most old tecnique in opposition to modernity. Each one of that portraits takes, at last, eight hours […]

V!TOR primavera verano 2013

V!TOR , a young and fresh brand from Lisboa, reborns this Spring with Luisa Cativo joining forces with its founder Vitor Bastos. Together they have created a sweet collection full of unicorns, ponies, and hand-crafted crochets that wants to deliver a social message as well: “be creative and resourceful, never let go of hope and fantasy […]

Patchwork Denim

A multidiractional trend At beginning of 2013 Daniela Cordero gave us some keys about the denim evolution. Among all the possible directions stands out the patchwork technique, a DIY trend that  has experimented and interesting development. The old rule that says that a trends starts on the street, evolves in the catwalk and deads in […]

Ricardo Cavolo for BOO

The illustrator Ricardo Cavolo from Madrid has been invited till 15th of June at BOO shop in Barcelona. Together they have arranged a triple special collaboration. 1: four unique t-shirts painted by hand. 2: a limited edition of t-shirts and bags specially for BOO, and 3: an special window display and corner with his Lapuant toys, […]

Un ange à ma table

Nineties are back! Confirmed by that fashion editorial shoot by David Sims for Vogue Paris starred by Sam Rollison with stylism of great Joe McKenna. Bye, bye airbrush, hello smiles and weird postures. Inspired by the cult firm An Angel At My Table of Jean Campion (that kind of strange films that you can see […]

Candela Cort and her hats at Balenciaga Museum

Candela Cort Museo Balenciaga |

The brilliant milliner Candela Cort converses in her exhibition Cabezas Tocadas at Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa with the works of the master. Until 26th of May you’ll find in the museum hall that interesting interaction between Balenciaga and Candela as a reseracher, admirer and creator. Stands out  these 29 handcrafted tiny mannequins where the artist “captures funny […]

Happy Lovers Day

Here in Catalonia, the traditional lover’s day it is not celebrated on 14th of February, but today 23th of February. It was tradition to give a rose to your lover and now we celebrate the World Book Day as well, so flowers and readings are bargaining chip of love. Mireia Sabanés from produccions mínimes, bff […]

Lula Says

Lula Says |

Lula Says is a new concept of body jewellery based created by Alba Marín, a young designer from Barcelona. This fashion and art lover with no formal training elaborates manually accessories with a vanguardist approach. In her second collection entitled Ocean Drive, Alba Marín improves her technique and full of bright colors at her designs. Here we share her […]

Prada Journal: a literary contest

Prada Journal short stories |

Prada launches a literary contest of short stories with Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore. With the intention to search for new artists,  wants to connect with writters who can see the world with a unique, rare gaze and opens Prada Journal. What are the realities that our eyes give back to us? And how are these realities […]

A real girl is a happy girl

Due to new collection of Spanish brand Peseta that claimed for “fashion done for and by real girls” I launch a question on Twitter: ¿What means “to be a real girl?”. Doublecloth replied correctly that “A real girl is a happy girl”. One that feels comfortable with her body (her house). This Raquel though seems to fit […]