Alongside the multitude of experiences this city affords its visitors, you can’t beat New York for the endless opportunities to meet people you’d usually only communicate with on the internet. This is Pierre Macaigne. He’s the Global PR Coordinator for Lacoste and we’ve been talking via email for quite some time. We caught up this afternoon and he was rocking a garment that I’ve been coveting for about three years – the ACNE X Lanvin denim double-breasted blazer (atop a navy Lacoste polo and jet black jeans). It’s always a bit of a gamble for all concerned when you goClick to Continue!
Spreads: The Superette Magazine (click all to enlarge) The Superette Magazine Issue Two is out now at all good Superette stores. Covered by Emily Theyers in moody black, inside you’ll find an array of content, all with a Super theme, including: an interview with Design Folio founder (and my former boss at Urbis Magazine) Claire Sullivan titled Super Design; a 24 hours in Vanvouver story titled Super Travel; a Selby-styled in your space shoot titled Super Inside; and a Super Profile on one of my favourite Aucklanders and the proprietor of the best store in New Zealand, Cameron at FlotsamClick to Continue!
Photos: Katherine Lowe We all have one of those tedious people in our lives who is absolutely impossible to buy for. He or she is generally wealthy with far too many covetable possessions – an amazing car, a sweet house and an iPad on the kitchen table. But here’s what they might not have: a subscription to an amazing magazine that they didn’t even know they needed. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! (Plus, if you read all the way to the bottom and use the special Isaac Likes code, you’ll get 10% off subscriptions at Mag Nation! Hallelujah!)Click to Continue!
Photos: Olivia Hemus + supplied If there was one overwhelming lesson to be learned from the recession, it was this: the necessity for added value in today’s economy. Meaning, when there are a billion different places we as consumers can potentially spend money, those outlets that offer the greatest bang for your buck will win. That, combined with the immense growth of social media and social networking, has meant that the best businesses have grown savvy. Fashion retailers are a perfect example. It’s no longer acceptable for a store to offer clothing alone, there has to be an email database,Click to Continue!
Here in New Zealand we don’t have a Vogue magazine, we have our own version – Fashion Quarterly – and it has just turned 30 years old. To celebrate, the latest issue looks back at the local industry over the past 30 years, from our best dressed/most influential ladies (Judith Baragwanath, Ngila Dickson, Paula Ryan and Ilona Rogers in the 80s, Danielle McCormack, Rosanna Raymond, Christina O and Bic Runga in the 90s and Charlotte Rust, Karen Inderbitzen Waller, Robyn Malcolm and Peta Mathias in the 2000s); to stories from the former editors (who knew that FQ used to syndicateClick to Continue!