Helmut Lang just hired Peter Do as its new creative director

Helmut Lang hires Peter Do

News just in: Peter Do is the new creative director at Helmut Lang.

I can’t say I’ve paid a ton of attention to Helmut Lang recently. Apart from that time they reissued a load of classics it’s not particularly on my radar.

But this feels like a good move for both parties. (more…)

Shop the post: Art of glass

Addled wine glass Rira Objects

“For my facial oil, which is my main face product, I got a really beautiful Murano glass bottle. When you make your own products, you usually end up putting them in empty kombucha bottles or Mason jars. But I thought for a product I use every day, it would be nice to have something that feels a little more luxurious. So I have this nice bottle in different colours with a glass stopper. Using that twice a day brings me a lot of joy.”

This quote from eco-laundress Theresa Williams, an interviewee from Face Values* was quite the chicest tip in the book. While her husband’s grooming bits and bobs cluttered the bathroom shelf, her lone Murano glass bottle gave the impression of absolute serenity and elegance. (more…)

Quote of the Day: Kim Jones, Faith Fanzine

Kim Jones Silvia Venturini Fendi
“Silvia is really funny because she loves techno, she’s a really chic woman, and she’s like, ‘ooh, put some techno on.’ There’s a Jeff Mills mix that we listen to quite a lot.”
Kim Jones on Silvia Venturini Fendi, Faith Fanzine (more…)

Gérald Genta is officially back

Gerald Genta LVMH revival

“He said, ‘Don’t we own Genta?’ He then said to me: ‘Why don’t you run it?’”

The watch world is agasp at the news that Gérald Genta is being revived by LVMH. To be precise, by 24-year-old son-of-Bernard, Jean Arnault. (more…)