With oversized mannish bathrobes in off-kilter colour ways, cloud-like organic cotton towelling in cool glacial tones, and virgin wool and merino blankets in warm earthy hues, Tekla Fabrics ’ generous range of homewares is distinctly delicious. Founded in 2017 by Charlie Hedin, the Copenhagen-based brand’s quietly luxurious offering “embraces simple and functional living”, according to Hedin.
Lost and Found by Bruce Gilden Published towards the latter end of 2019, Bruce Gilden’s photo book Lost and Found takes us back 45 years to the streets of 1970s New York. The images, which were only rediscovered by chance last year, show what the city was like during its most dilapidated (“the truth of the matter is the city was down,” Gilden told AnOther).
Luo Yang has an eye for the imperfect beauty of her generation. Her 2018 multi-city exhibition, GIRLS , cemented Yang as a prominent figure in the new wave of Chinese photography and a documentarian of her native country’s ever-changing social structures. In Yang’s words, GIRLS was a “decade-long photographic exploration of women born in the 1980s” in whichhellip; read more raquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; View Gallery (20 images) nbsp;
Perhaps it’s my inner hunter-gatherer, but I derive great pleasure from replenishing my store cupboard, be that food or beauty, and multiples and minis of my favourite products bring me a little too much joy. But by the same token, the opposite must therefore be applied when it comes to Christmas giving : in order to tick the treat box, a present needs to be a little larger than life, a tad extravagant – something you just wouldn’t typically buy yourself.
2019 has been a year of ups and downs for the underwear industry: after a slew of controversies and slumping sales , American lingerie behemoth Victoria’s Secret announced they would not be holding their annual televised runway show – meanwhile, inhellip; read more raquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; View Gallery (10 images) nbsp;
Who? Anna Karina , actor and muse to director Jean-Luc Godard , rose to fame as the face of the French New Wave – La Nouvelle Vague – during the 1960s. Originally from Denmark, born Hanne Karin Bayer in 1940, Karina lived in foster care for four years as a child, before moving back home with her mother.
2019 has been, rightly, a watershed year for sustainability in fashion : from big-name luxury houses going carbon neutral to emerging designers doing it their own way ,hellip; read more raquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; View Gallery (10 images) nbsp;
Smita Lasrado and Nikhil Dudani met 12 years ago in Mumbai at a Marie Claire shoot. Back then, Lasrado was trying her luck as a model after a stint in working in production and Dudani was earning his stripes as a stylist. A decade of friendship spent in the industry – Lasrado would go on to work with IMG between Paris, London and New York while Dudani consulted with brands, which included helping to cast Radhikahellip; read more raquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; View Gallery (11 images) nbsp;
Clothes and accessories A jumper is the most classic of Christmas gifts – eschew your grandmother’s efforts, though, for the timeless elegance of this black cashmere sweater by The Row , well-suited for the season’s unpredictable weather (or, for those who do not intend to leave the house this festive season, read more raquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; View Gallery (8 images) nbsp;
We expect fashion to change over the course of a decade. What was once fresh and exciting is often, ten years later, stale and slightly embarrassing (or, if our current obsession with the early 2000s is anything to go by, already classed as solid gold vintage).