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Archive for June, 2011

LEATHER RAINBOOTS BY NAT-2 AND WOLPERTINGER

German footwear label Nat-2 has collaborated with Bavarian brand WOLPERTINGER to create these beautiful leather rainboots…


GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2011

Last weekend, Worthy Farm in rural England once again opened its gates to the hoards of music fans ready to get muddy and musical at Glastonbury 2011 and photographer Jimmy James was there for ZOOT to capture the epic highs of this legendary UK festival…


SALVATORE FERRAGAMO: INSPIRATION AND VISION

A recently opened exhibition at the Florence-based Salvatore Ferragamo Museum looks at some of the most exciting inspirations behind the work of the “shoemaker of dreams”.


"MAYBE STRATEGY IS THE NEW POP ART?": ZOOT MEETS DAVID GENSLER, FOUNDER OF 'SERUM VS VENOM' CLOTHING

David Gensler, CEO of the Keystone Design Union (KDU) and founder and designer of Brooklyn-based clothing brand Serum Vs Venom, talks to ZOOT Magazine about the return of his “street couture” label and the creative vision behind it…


SWAROVSKI AURA FRAGRANCE AND MAKE UP JEWELS

Swarovski now presents its first fragrance and unique Aura “make up jewels” which the team at ZOOT have been lucky enought to test out…


MYKITA WITH ALEXANDRE HERCHCOVITCH AT SAO PAULO FASHION WEEK

Alexandre Herchcovich’s catwalk at the recent Sao Paulo Fashion Week SPFW was soaked in timeless glamour and 1950s style accessorised with the new SS12 MYKITA sunglasses designed in collaboration with Herchcovitch himself…


SUNDAY FAIRS AT LX FACTORY, LISBON

Starting this weekend, 3rd July 2011, Lisbon’s LX Factory will be transformed each Sunday into a market fair with unique stalls and a great atmosphere…


INSIGHT SUMMER '11 COLLECTION

Inspired by the anti-war movement of the 60’s, acid trips of the 70’s and garage grunge of the 90’s, Australian brand INSIGHT presents its men and women’s collections for Summer 2011.


PORTUGUESE DESIGNER VALENTIM QUARESMA AT FASHIONCLASH MAASTRICHT

The international platform for new art and design talent, FASHIONCLASH Maastricht recently held their multidisciplinary fashion event, inviting Portugese designer Valentim Quaresma along to present some of the emblematic pieces from his Speed collection.


VERONIQUE BRANQUINHO FOR MARIE JO L'AVENTURE A/W 11

Belgian lingerie brand Marie Jo L’Aventure is once again releasing a capsule collection with a guest designer, which for Autumn/Winter 2011 will be the wonderful Veronique Branquinho with a collection soaked in 1950’s ambience and a sense of refined couture.


ZOOT MEETS INSIGHT DESIGNERS, LAURA MAY AND DREW DOWN

Zoot Magazine had the pleasure to meet for an exclusive interview with Laura May, womenswear designer and Drew Down, founder and art director of Insight51.


LES SMOKINGS: GILES DEACON LIVE BROADCAST FOR SHOWSTUDIO LONDON

Giles Deacon is now the second designer to take up residence in London’s SHOWstudio broadcasting space, the LiveStudio, for one day only providing a worldwide insight into the workings of the British fashion star and his team as they create their own unique interpretation of the the classic tuxedo jacket.


'YOU FOOTWEAR' FROM ITALY

YOU Footwear combines the fresh style of sneakers with the sophistication of contemporary urban casual wear.


SOLAR PANEL WORKSHOP AT FEIRA LAICA, LISBON

As part of Lisbon’s ‘Feira Laica’ independent publishers fair, there will be a unique workshop to demonstrate how to transform all kinds of household objects, from mobile phones to guitar tuners and vibrators, into solar powered objects which are environmentally friendly.


PIERRE LOUIS MASCIA SUPPORTS JAPAN

A passion for Japan prompted French designer and artist Pierre-Louis Mascia to launch a mini-collection of scarves to raise funds for the earthquake and tsunami victims.


BURBERRY BRIGHTS EYEWEAR S/S 11

As seen on the Spring/Summer catwalks of the Burberry Prosum show, the Burberry Brights eyewear collection combines the true British style of the brand with an innovative new form…


BLACK RIBBON

ZOOT presents the Black Ribbon editorial by Christian Borth


FEIRA LAICA 25-26 JUN: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS FAIR, LISBON

Lisbon’s 18th “Feira Laica” independent publishers fair invites all music, book, magazine and art & design fans to a series of exhibitions and concerts set up between three main venues across Lisbon: the Bedeteca de Lisboa, and the Trem Azul Jazz Store and Materia-Prima Store in Bairro Alto.


RECONNECTING WITH THE PAST: THE PRINGLE ARCHIVE PROJECT S/S 2012

Pringle of Scotland presented the next installment of its long-term collaboration with Central Saint Martins during the Pitti trade fair.


KARLA BLACK AT THE 54TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, VENICE

Glasgow-based artist Karla Black presented at the Venice Biennale her new abstract compositions.


'STUDIO WORK' KICKSTARTER WITH PAUL MPAGI SEPUYA

New York based photographer, and contributor of ZOOT Magazine, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, has begun his latest project using the Kickstarter creative funding platform to raise money for the production of a new art book.


WRONG WEATHER POP UP STORE AT MODALISBOA'S TOUCH

Porto-based contemporary menswear store Wrong Weather now presents a temporary store in the new TOUCH space of ModaLisboa.


VERSACE FOR H&M AUTUMN 2011

After the success of previous H&M designer collections, the brand has now announced that for Autumn 2011 they will be working with one of the world”s most legendary fashion brands, Versace.


HAPPY COLOURS HAPPY LIFE: INAUGURATION OF NEW BUILDING PROJECT IN GUIMARÃES WITH AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA

The President of Guimarães City Hall, António Magalhães da Silva, will be joined by famous Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, the creative force behind the project, for the inaugaration of new building facades in Bairro da Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Guimarães on Friday 24th June 2011.