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Archive for May, 2011

DIESEL'S SILICONE WATCHES

Diesel’s latest watches feature big faces, bright colours and bold numbers, crafted from sturdy, practical and stylish silicone material.


'MATERIALITY' AT DIREKTORENHAUS, BERLIN

From the 4th June 2011, Berlin’s new house of design-art hosts the inaugural solo exhibition by UK industrial designer, Benjamin Hubert.


BOY CHANEL

Chanel has released a refreshing new line of handbags, maintaining the luxury Chanel glamour but striking out with an androgynous style…


LX FACTORY OPEN DAY: FRIDAY 27 MARCH

Lisbon’s renowned creative hub, LX Factory, will once again gather together all its resident businesses to provide a “backstage” insight into the ongoing projects taking place at LX as well as providing a full evening of entertainment!


EVRIPIDIS AND HIS TRAGEDIES AT PRIMAVERA SOUND

Evripidis And His Tragedies are a group designed for jiving on street corners…


ANDY WARHOL BY PEPE JEANS AT PRINCIPE REAL LIVE

On Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May there will be a special event at the Andy Warhol by Pepe Jeans store in Principe Real where participants are invited to experience the world of styling, creating an Andy Warhol look based on the latest t-shirt collection.


'BUILDING FASHION' 2011

A new competition launched by non-profit arts and culture organization BOFFO looks at the connections between design and retail spaces.


LIMITED EDITION REPETTO BALLERINA SHOES FOR JAPAN

The fight to help victims of the Japan disaster still continues and to support the cause Repetto has developed a limited edition ballerina shoe, transferring all purchase funds directly to the Red Cross.


26-28 MAY: PRIMAVERA SOUND 2011, BARCELONA

The ZOOT team will be in Barcelona this week for the annual Primavera Sound festival. Featuring artists like P J Harvey and The Flaming Lips, as well as showcasing up and coming acts from Poland, Japan and home grown Spanish bands, the festival has a real international character.


SAN FRANCISCO'S AAU 2011 GRADUATION FASHION SHOW

Zoot reviews the collections of the graduates from the School of Fashion at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University.


NEW PERMENANT EXHIBITION AT MUDE MUSEUM OF DESIGN AND FASHION, LISBON

Friday 27th May 2011 marks the opening of a new permanent exhibition entitled, ‘Unique and Multiple: 2 Centuries of design’, featuring never before seen pieces from new authors and artists, both Portuguese and International, in the fields of design and fashion.


EXCLUSIVE LOUIS VUITTON CAMPAIGN IMAGES FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2011

For the upcoming season Marc Jacobs combined forces with acclaimed American photographer Steven Meisel, on a complex photo shoot featuring six “fresh face” models, five vintage cars with drivers and a handful of small pedigree dogs


25-26 MAY: DENIM BY PREMIÈRE VISION, PARIS

This year’s international denim fair by Première Vision, focuses on a theme of “Future Vintage”.


'DOWNSIZE' COLLECTION BY TIEDEKEN FOR A/W 11

Inspired by primitive body art, Berlin-based designers at Tiedeken have transformed their latest collection using these ornamental paintings as prints and knitting jacquards on a variety of geometrical silhouettes


MOON WALKING WITH UNITED NUDE

Rem D Koolhaas speaks to Zoot about United Nude’s flat-packed carbon fibre shoe created for the Moon Life project.


MUSIC + FASHION = B.HEART

CSS co-founder and designer Iracema Trevisan has just launched her first fashion project, B.Heart.


SAT 21ST MAY: BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS FOR 'CARPE DIEM ARTE E PESQUISA'

This weekend, Lisbon’s renowned art gallery ‘Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa’ celebrates its 2nd birthday with a unique celebration…


Y-3 AUTUMN/WINTER 2011/12

Inspired by books such as Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, the Y-3 collection for Autumn/Winter plays on the nature of escape with futurist details and innovative materials


HELP MINOCAS

MINOCAS is a seven year old, 27 cm high, mixed female dog, very sweet, lovely and extremely cuddly. She gets on very well with other dogs and also with children.

She needs a FAT or a permanent home as MINOCAS is currently in a “dog hotel” but will need to go back to “Canil Municipal de Braga” soon.


20-27 MAY: CHIADO NA MODA 2011, LISBON

Starting Friday 20th May the latest ‘Chiado na Moda: Baixa Pombalina Fashion View’ will be taking over downtown Lisbon to provide an interesting schedule of live catwalks, exhibitions, conferences and entertainment, as well as the popular Mercado da Moda.


BAPTISTE VIRY A/W ACCESSORIES COLLECTION

As a master of re-interpretation, Parisian designer Baptiste Viry focuses on changing the perceptions of specific garments and for A/W 11/12 his accessories collection continues to push the boundaries of functionality and creativity…


MAY 18-29: 'MAKING OF MAKOM' AT L'ESPACE CULTUREL BY LOUIS VUITTON, PARIS

To coincide with Michal Rovners contemporary art exhibition ‘Histoires’ at the Louvre in Paris, the Louis Vuitton L’Espace Culturel will offer a behind the scenes view of the creation of Rovner’s Makom series.


BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB & ICE CREAM S/S 11

Menswear brands BBC & IC present their latest Spring Summer collections, featuring their classic “all over print” designs, preppy styles and alternative graphics on a variety of classic shapes and innovative ‘couture skate clothing’


PRADA 'MINIMAL BAROQUE' EYEWEAR: PHASE 2

MINIMAL BAROQUE by Prada reaches its second phase on 17th May 2011, with the launch of 2 new sunglasses for the Minimal Baroque collection, accompanied by the simultaneous release of 8 carefully selected photographs