Mueslii Backpacks

Backpacks that borrow from puff jackets, in every color of the rainbow

Based in New Zealand and Italy, the new label Mueslii purposefully applies an international aesthetic to their line of backpacks, fusing local design with Chinese handmade production that results in a modern bag for day trips and other adventures. The distinctive design of their latest collection, Rotorua (named for the New Zealand town they call home), takes the puff coat as inspiration, de-contextualizing the parka’s …

Coco: 10 World Leading Masters Choose 100 Contemporary Chefs

A lesson on 100 of the most adept contemporary chefs from around the world and the food they prepare, Phaidon's new book "Coco:10 World Leading Masters Choose 100 Contemporary Chefs" assembles an in-depth list of who's who, affirmed by 10 renowned culinary luminaries such as Alain Ducasse, Ferran Adrià, Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali. Beginning with chef Hugh Acheson of Five & Ten in Athens, …

Stefanel50 Capsule Collection by Cooperative Designs

by Paolo Ferrarini of Future Concept Lab Founded a half-century ago, the international knitwear label Stefanel feted the accomplishment with a new collaborative collection. “We are a family—declares the CEO Giuseppe Stefanel—and we like nothing better than a family celebration.†The company presented the capsule line, designed by the London based duo Cooperative Designs, during the latest Milan Fashion Week at Cardi Black Box, the …