Brand Focus: Italia Independent
Created in 2007, Italia Independent is the brainchild of Lapo Elkann, Andrea Tessitore and Giovanni Accongiagioco. The brand is synonymous of style and creativity, crafted in Italy by experts who combine fashion and innovation with a unique perspective on design.
Hot and spicy are two words that can sum up this country; with vibrant sights and cities, a unique culture, blissful beaches and matchless fiestas, it’s no surprise that Mexico is the 9th most visited country in the world. Covering over 760,000 square miles, there’s plenty to explore, so why not follow the crowd and see what all the fuss is about? We’re fairly certain you won’t be disappointed…
Welcome back to another Red Hot Round-up of all the biggest and best sunglasses and eyewear news from the last week. Our aim is to pull together everything you could possibly need to know about sunglasses and the eyewear industry each week. On last week’s post we talked about Oakley’s new ‘Green Fade’ collection and this week we’re looking at Barbara I Gongini spring/summer catwalk, Stella McCartney, and our award-winning Monkey Monkey children’s sunglasses
Barbara I Gongini Released New Spring/Summer 2017 Collection
It’s that time of year again, Chelmsford and Staffordshire are lit up from some of the world’s favourite musical talents. V Festival is notorious for managing to book the biggest pop acts in the world, and this year is no different. None other than Justin Bieber is headlining, along with equally adored Rihanna and the highest paid DJ in the world David Guetta. But the jaw dropping array of music elite doesn’t stop there… veterans of dance Faithless are amongst the line-up and a surprising appearance from Rick Astley is also set to get the crowd going. But can you name all the things Rick says he is never going to do?
With the Olympics in full swing and Team GB killing it on the medals table, we’ve been glued to the telly, unable to take our eyes off sports that, before this week, we had never even watched. Maybe it’s the admiration we have for the incredible athletes competing in Rio, maybe it’s the bombardment of Olympics coverage on what seems like every channel… or maybe it’s because all the athletes seem to have a special skill: they look cool in sports gear. It may seem like an irrelevant anxiety, but for those of us who have been trying for years to look simultaneously sporty and fashion forward, seeing these Olympians pulling it off on the world’s stage is pretty irksome (and impressive). Of course, it may have something to do with them being in peak physical condition, but we’d like to think (pretend) that we can give them a run for their money, and look like we could walk straight from the podium to the party.
Simone Biles competing at Rio 2016