Ccchu Necklaces

Hong Kong-based designers create ornamental statement pieces with pompoms and tassels

The husband-and-wife team behind the eco-friendly clothing line Ccchu, Ching Ching and Michael Chu, continue their exploration of what they describe on their Facebook page as “alternative ways of designing” with their recent collection of statement necklaces. The limited series of unique necklaces combines brightly-colored pompoms with massive tassels for a variety of bold pieces for those looking to make a statement. Their pièce de …

Fashion-Focused Museum Exhibits

Three exhibitions of photographs, films and fashion from Annie Lenox's union jack pant-suit to Daphne Guiness' personal McQueen collection

With the Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Week in full swing in Europe right now, groundbreaking style is taking center stage on more than just the runways. While “Fashion in Italy: 150 Years of Elegance,” celebrates the country’s long-term evolution in styles and trends, and the birth of Italian prêt-a-porter, here are three more fashion-focused exhibits going on at museums around the globe. The House of Annie …

Uniqlo Cubes

Japanese apparel giant blankets NYC with retail installations in advance of its largest store opening yet

Advertorial content: Savvy readers may have noticed that we were featured in the Voices of New York campaign last month, the first of many initiatives that Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo undertook to celebrate the imminent arrival of their two latest NYC flagship stores. Since then, the brand has been literally putting itself on the map by dropping pop-up shops inside of tidy cubes (designed by …