58 posts tagged "Gareth Pugh"
Things really do happen in threes. Gareth Pugh joins Roland Mouret and
The Queen goes vintage, eats leftovers, and turns out the lights. What’s next, bathes without bottled water?
Louis Vuitton pulls the plug on its ginormous Ginza flagship. Apparently a ten-floor boutique tower is expensive.
Lydia Hearst gets the intern outfit half right: cup of coffee, pair of glasses…and a shirt as a dress. So close!
Betsey Johnson and Carmen Marc Valvo will leave Bryant Park for cheaper climes this February. Without Betsey, who will throw us a magical tea party or invite us to prom? Wherever she decides to show better be big enough for cartwheels.
If Darth Vader celebrated the yuletide, he’d have to call Gareth Pugh to score the Christmas tree the designer just created for Topshop’s Westfield store. Futuristic and unencumbered by tinsel and tchotchkes, the tree is simply sixty fluorescent “light sabres” angled in the shape of branches with a metal rod as the trunk.
Against the odds, Matthew Stone has gathered 17 artists at London’s Hannah Barry Gallery for a show titled “Optimism: The Art of Our Time,” and an accompanying catalog. Working mainly in stone, metal, concrete, wood, glass, and gold, these artists create art that’s built to last through the credit crunch. “Through an unequivocally sincere take on the theme, the show takes a determined stand against cynicism and apathy,” says Stone, who’s best known for his sprawling, vibrant salons, collaborative exhibitions, and stints DJing for his mate Gareth Pugh‘s runway shows. He also maintains two Web sites, (interconnectedness.blogspot.com and optimismasculturalrebellion.blogspot.com) to help those home alone to catch the spirit of collectivity—and maybe transmit a little e-goodwill.