I have always described A.P.C. as perfect French style meets minimal classic designs that have a permanent home in my closet. From a perfect sweatshirt or cardigan, to ankles boots coats and bags, APC designs with the highest quality materials meant to last a lifetime. The ready-to-wear brand was founded in 1987 by the Tunisian Jewish fashion designer Jean Touitou in Paris. and almost overnight became the best kept secrect of it girls around the globe. A.P.C. stands for Atelier de Production et de Création. Click here to shop their US online shop.
About a year ago Dezeen announced that Centre Pompidou is set to open an outpost in Brussels in a former Citroen car factory. While not quite ready to be opened to the public the new museum, a KANAL project, will position Brussels as a key city for European urbanity as it continues to emerge in all its complexity. Positioned on the Senne, it is already the seat of international politics, culture, and art.
Dedicated to community and craft with “we believe” manifestos that give you heart about the future, LeLabo fragrances have been the most under the radar fabulous it-perfumes for some time now. In 2010, Le Labo was commissioned by AnOther Magazine to work on an exclusive scent. The result of this collaboration is AnOther 13, a hypnotizing and unique scent, totally wearable, and unique at once.
I begin each day with a black tea filled to the brim on this perfect Teema mug (0,31) by Iittala the Finnish brand that began as a glass factory last century. Designed by one of Iittala&rsquo,s most iconic design heroes, Kaj Franck, each piece in the Teema collection is derived from three simple forms: circle, square and rectangle. Fabulous design aside, Teema products are safe for use in the oven, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Featuring objects from domestic furnishings and appliances to ceramics, glass, electronics, transport design, sporting goods, toys, and graphics, The Value of Good Design explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA’s Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products. On exhibit through June 15. Read more here.
Founded by Maria Eugenia Diaz a medical professional and Pepe Romero an architect in 2014, the name of this utterly wearable bag line Cuero&Mor comes from the Spanish for “leather” and the Scandinavian for “well done”. With the aim to mix their Spanish heritage with the inspiration from the clean and fine lines of the Scandinavian mid century architecture. The brand launched their first two collections out of their own workshop, where they designed and handmade each product.