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Hypebeast Spaces: Madsteez Studio Visit
Born with a disheartened handicap that would lead many through an unfortunate childhood, Mark Paul Deren developed a whimsical...
Maiden Noir x Tricker's Brogue Shoes
Maiden Noir is a consistent purveyor of smart and considered design when it comes to workwear and military-inspired fashion. In collaborating with Tricker's, both brands seem to find a happy medium in design qualities for this Brogue offering. Rugged, yet...
From the initial drawings to the final product! The signature gommino loafer
From the design lab, it was a short walk to the factory which houses the leather warehouse. The place was massive. Rows and rows of leather!!!! And it was really quite a sight!
Everything properly tagged. It's...
New Balance "Excellent Makers" NB Factory Video
As with many modern footwear brands, the production of around 75% of all New Balance shoes is outsourced to countries like China and Vietnam. But their most iconic shoe — the M1300 is one of several key pieces still produced in the United...
The real fun began after the meal, where we headed off to the Tod's "campus" factory. I can tell you right now that after the visit, I was more than impressed. I left wanting to know even more about the brands within the company. I felt so inspired. And in my next post or so, I will share...
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Futura Hennessy Headquarters Visit
Aligning with the release of the collaborative limited edition bottle design, Hennessy recently invited famed artist futura out to its headquarters to see a glimpse of the process and procedures at its...
I'm with a team of 4 en route to Ancona, Italia for the Tod's factory visit. And while we were waiting for our train to Ancona in Bologna, I couldn't resist whipping out the camera for some bag action shots :)
Everyone's carrying a Tod's bag, natch!
Back in December when I was in LA I was invited to J Brand's office and factory to meet with Founder Jeff Rudes and also got an insider look at how the factory operates. This is the first time I've got a tour of a factory of a denim brand and I was quite blown away with the...
Hope you enjoyed yesterday's post which gave you a glimpse of the Tod's factory and warehouse. Was it impressive or what? My head still spins everytime I think about "The Cage"!
Today, I'll take you through another section within the factory where the bags are made :)
Cutting patterns on...
Gareth Pugh: Studio Visit
Known for high-fashion art pieces and experimentation with distorted, seemingly nonsensical shapes, fashion designer and England native Gareth Pugh has been widely praised by critics with his collections regularly compared to the likes of Alexander McQueen and John...