Archive for the ‘Fashion’ Category

A. Kinney Court

November 25, 2009 1 comment

A. Kinney Court is the newest addition to the always changing and intriguing environments and experiences on  Abbot Kinney Blvd. In keeping with the avant-garde nature of its surroundings,  A. Kinney Court is described as a “concept fashion boutique and eyewear gallery” it serves not only as a shoppe for fine apparel and eyewear, but also as a museum of vintage Oliver Peoples spectacles.  The interior was designed and constructed by Ilan Dei Studio (project team: Ilan Dei, Peter Turba, and Scott Chamberlain) with the intention of dynamically displaying the range of products, and providing an intriguing attraction for passersby. The design intention takes cues from a variety of inspirations, ranging from the Eames bent plywood processes and skateboard construction to the sand dune formations and ocean waves seen along the neighboring coast.

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Puma Projections Promo

March 23, 2009 Leave a comment

Puma Lift

In this advertisement for Puma Lift, CCW (Clube de Criação) successfully incorporates dancers in a seemingly responsive environment of video projections. C’est hyper cool!

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RBG Glasses by Luis Porem

December 16, 2008 1 comment

Portuguese designer Luis Porem has introduced some clever alternative functionality to the pseudo-intellectual spectacle.  These hollow, clear-plastic glasses can be filled with different colors of ink depending on your RGB or CMYK mood at the moment.  If flasks are too bulky for you, prepare a pair of these boozing bifocals with some potent potables and sip on them in a fashionably contemplative Sherlock Holmes-style pipe bite manner.

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Band of Outsiders Spring 2009 Line

December 15, 2008 Leave a comment

If George Lucas were to describe Band of Outsiders in the form of an idiosyncratic character, he would probably name it GQD2.  Drawing from both formal Ivy League DNA and casual colorful retro California, designer Scott Sternberg has warped classic prep styles with a feeling of comfort and ease.  Band of Outsiders has also collaborated with Sperry Top-Sider for a fresh reinvention of the classic boat shoe.

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Intro: The Mot Juste Collective

December 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Welcome to the new digital domicile of the Mot Juste Collective.  Here you’ll find stuff we like that you might like, like fixed-gear bikes and whitey tights, flying kites when the weather’s right, or hip dance fights under disco lights.

The Mot Juste Collective is an energetic group of eclectic individuals sharing a common passion for culture, art, design, media, and a good laugh.  With various backgrounds in architecture, engineering, design, film, music, and pop culture, our bevy of contributors maintains a steadfast dedication to celebrating and sharing the most original, innovative, and inspiring creative compositions.  The articles spotlight our favorite modern manifestations of our constantly evolving world, featuring topics embracing architecture, art, design, fashion, film, literature, and music.  Check out the Mot Juste Collection to see what happens when the kids from the Mot Juste Collective get their justes flowing.

Oh yeah, and in case you were wondering, it’s pronounced “moh zhyst” or “mō zhüst'”.