Korean designer Cy Choi and Japanese label Roberu have come together on a line of Spring/Summer accessories. The line sees an array of carrier bags which take inspiration from Parisian sensibilities, as well as the dark undertones of Cy Choi’s design aesthetic, resulting in high quality craftsmanship. From classic totes to shoulder bags and strapless cases, the collection is smart and luxurious.
A new book published by Rizzoli offers a personal and complete retrospective of Kate Moss’s career through the decades. Kate: The Kate Moss Book has been put together by Jefferson Hack and Jess Hallett, and gives readers a look at the evolution of the supermodel from her early days starting out as a teenager, through the 90′s when her fame skyrocketed, up to the present day. Ms. Moss remains one of the most loved models on the planet; the list of contributing photographers to the book stands as testament to that. Hedi Slimane, Juergen Teller, terry Richardson, Mario Testino, and Karl Lagerfeld are just a few of the names inside the publication. Due for release in November 2012, pre-order a copy through Amazon.
Following collaborations with sneaker stores 24 Kilates (Barcelona) and Woei (Rotterdam), Asics’ latest project sees the sports shoe company deck out the Dutch Olympic squad (officially ‘Olympic Team Netherlands’) with a GT-II for off-field use. The Asics GT-II will be the official delegation shoe of the Dutch athletes during the 2012 Olympics in London, worn at times like the medal ceremony etc. SEVENTYFIVE will get the exclusive European pre-release partner for the sneaker. There are 75 pairs available with the official Olympic sports bag. (HighSnob)
Moleskine, makers of the iconic little black books, are back with a new collection. Moleskine Black is a new line of books designed for photos, scrapbooking and the like, as well as a spot of scribbling, of course. The Black collection is complemented with a range of fluorescent gel pens and pencils that are perfectly suited for the blacked-out pages within.
Designers Mark McNairy and Kazuki Kuraishi team up for a surprise Summer drop, with a small collection of T-shirts. The Back In Stock and I Have No Idea tees both feature prominent phrases across the chest, the former of which come in black, grey and white while the latter are presented in either navy blue or white polka dot options. The new pieces are available from the Heather Grey Wall flagship store in Tokyo and through their online shop.