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71 posts from March 2008

March 30, 2008

Agy

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I don't usually plug magazines on my blog, but I do like the new cover(s) of I-d magazine, because it is the Agyness issue ( with 6 different covers , all of Agy ) We didn't get to see her in Paris for the shows, NewYork , London and Milan was too busy , so skipped Paris as I guess her body couldn't take it anymore. Check out the new I-d, if you like Agyness, you will want this issue

March 29, 2008

Snapper Media

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Eva's trip to Dharamsala

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Little girl whose family worked on a construction site

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worker on construction site at monastery

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Fast food and hotel outlet

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Temple and mountains ( how awesome does that mountain range look as a backdrop )

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View from my room at the Monastery guesthouse ( woauw, you were just a stone throw away form the temple )

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In Eva's own words

Further to the message that I posted you, I’ve attached some photo’s from my trip to India .They aren’t anything fancy, but they give you an idea about the mountains and the people and the neighbourhood.In the message I posted, I forgot to write that the Tibetan monastery was in Northern IndiaThe view from my room was quite incredible.The mountains are in the background.  There was no snow at the monastery.  They only get snow in the mountains. I’ve also included a photo of some of the kids.  I miss the kids A LOT.  I hung out with the kids a fair bit and helped to teach them English.  I listened to them read each night.  I wish they lived around the corner because I’d visit them all the time.  The little guy at the bottom of the photo popped up unexpectedly at the last second, so that was fun.  I was lucky to get these kids to pose for the photo as the dinner bell had just been sounded and they were itching to head off and get their tucker.  The photo was taken in their soon to be completed dormitory.  At the moment the kids sleep on the floor in other parts of the monastery.  It will be great for them to have beds and their own rooms. 
When we were walking home one day I just had to stop and take a photo of the Dutta fast food and hotel outlet.


Now when I was 5 or 6 years old my parents went to Dharamsala , and pretty much all over India, I'll have to get my mum tosend me some pics of our stay at Dharamsala sowe can compare pics from then and now, butin the meantime here's one of me ,I think it was in Delhi

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Ancient Plastic by Taro Horiuchi

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Diesel stores worldwide host “Ancient Plastic” capsule collection by Taro Horiuchi
The brand new Diesel Award at ITS#SEVEN: 50.000 euros and an experience in DIESEL CREATIVE TEAM.
International Talent Support, the platform for young talents from all over the globe, is collecting the enrolled projects from which ITS#SEVEN finalists of the three areas (ITS#FASHION, ITS#ACCESSORIES and ITS#PHOTO) will be selected to show their creativity at the event to be held 18-19 July 2008 in

Trieste

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Italy

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During the year, between the different editions, chances and opportunities connected with the previous events and prizes become reality. Taro Horiuchi, Japanese, with an MA at Hogeschool Antwerp, entered into the fashion world working with the Raf Simons team in Paris from 2004 to 2007. Taro, finalist during the sixth edition of International Talent Support, July 2007, won the prestigious Diesel Award, which gave him the chance to work for over three months as part of the Diesel Creative Team, an international group of over 40 designers - headed by Creative Director Wilbert Das -among which Teppei Sugaya and Christoph Froehlich winners of the Diesel Award at ITS#TWO and ITS#FOUR respectively.

The creative allure of the experience, blended with Taro’s rich and different inspirations, drove him to a collection which mixes different flavours and elaborates new forms. The result is concretely represented by his capsule collection, produced by DIESEL and ready to be distributed in the most important DIESEL stores worldwide. Through clean lines and basic pieces “Ancient Plastic” expresses the combination of simplicity and individual uniqueness of human beings relating with God.
Last but not least the young fashion designer flew from Trieste to Japan, for Tokyo Collection Week, he (together with some more former ITS finalists) had been chosen to be part of "New Designers Met in Europe", an exhibition focused on emerging talents set as a side show during Tokyo Fashion Week, promoted and supervised by Issey Miake.
“Ancient plastic” will be the last capsule collection designed by The Diesel Award winner. With the aim to ensure that fashion students' dreams become reality, by offering them a tangible way to support their breakthrough into the international fashion scene, from ITS#SEVEN on the prize will be transformed. The Award will consist of a cash prize of € 50,000 that the winner can use, without limitations, to promote their work in the best possible way and to invest in their career. On top of that, the winner will be offered an internship within the Diesel Creative Team, headed by Diesel's Creative Director, Wilbert Das, at its HQ in

Italy

and discover all the secrets of working in an innovative fashion company
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From March 2008, Taro’s name-labelled collection, will be available in Diesel flagship stores around the world - Milan, Paris, Berlin, New York, Tokyo, Osaka, London and Brussels just to name a few …check it out!
ITS#SEVEN is created and organized by EVE, DIESEL is ITS’ presenting partner, the first one that believed in the project and supports young fashion talents with concrete opportunities; ITS#ACCESSORIES is partnered by YKK, ITS#PHOTO is partnered by MINI. Air Dolomiti is the brand new partner of this edition and Develon is once again our internet partner.

For more information please contact
ITS#SEVEN Press Office:
Manuela Spiga or Alessandro Offer:
Tel. +39/040/3220970, Fax +39/040/3221245,
email:pressoffice@itsweb.org,
Please visit our website: www.itsweb.org


( I just copied and pasted this newsletter I got from ITS, as I really support what Barbara and her team at Eve in Trieste are doing for young designers, plus I was at this event last year in July-click archives and  then July 2007 , scroll down to see the picturses )

March 26, 2008

Bistrotheque

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“Like a care bear that is beyond caring; My Little Pony on a trip to the glue factory; Paddington on the psychiatrists couch” 
RSVP
bistrotheque@ml-pr.com
Exhibition commences Friday 4 April and runs each evening through summer 2008
Tuesday – Saturday: 6pm – Midnight / Sunday/Monday: 6pm – 11pm

BISTROTHEQUE
23-27 Wadeson Street
LONDON  E2 9DR

www.bistrotheque.com


March 25, 2008

New Pulp space

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I'm in what's soon to be the new Pulp office space, slash part time Sonny studio ( If I behave enough :-)

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Will work for me as a part time studio, might see if I can start by shooting Etienne's new T-shirts in here, also has 2 nice skylights, fantastic. ( I turned of my yellow Kodak tint for the shot of the space )

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Snow storm

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As soon as I went outside it started snowing pretty hard again, lots of different shapes and sizes

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If only it would stay like this for a week, so much nicer than grey miserable wet days

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Cute little snowballs on top of the flowers

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Hyacinth ( awesome scent )

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Daffodil, not knowing if it's coming or going

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Click to see same flower2 days ago

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Love it , like a drawing in a fairy tale

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Another compare photo from 2 days ago, what a difference, 2 days ago looked like it could be t-shirt weather


Red rag in snow

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Always amazes me , how snow can build up on a wire

Snow (Kodak style )MkII

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After all of yesterdays snow had melted away in a matter of hours, nice to wake up again to fresh layer of snow

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And this time it isn't melting away straight away

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Doesn't this just look fantastic, nearly like tropical coral

Meanwhile, coming up in London

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Mandi Lennard ( who I met last August in Stockholm at +46 ) just sent me this flyer , it's all going down on the  2nd and 3rd of April