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Coffee & Company S’well Bottles feature original artwork from Kelsey Montague, available at Starbucks

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Passersby’s can become part of a living work of art as they raise their arms in front of a pair of majestic wings or pose as they are sending a flock of birds into flight. Montague and her sister, Courtney, have hand-drawn pieces in cities across the United States and in Australia, Argentina, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Ireland, Mauritius, New Zealand, Switzerland and the UK. “I believe that art should not be separated from the human experience,” said Montague. “Instead the human experience should have a hand in creating the art itself.” Now S... Read More »

H&M at MET GALA: Custom gowns for fashion’s biggest night

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Ethereal glamour and serene creation are the themes for H&M’s one-of-a-kind looks, created just for this year’s Met Gala in New York. The looks, designed by H&M’s in-house team, are inspired by this year’s exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, exploring the relationship between fashion and masterworks of religious art. To dress its guests, H&M’s design team evolved each look with the wearer and theme in mind, using techniques such as draping, beading and embellishment,... Read More »

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates The Debut Of Tiffany Paper Flowers™ And Premiere Of Its New Campaign, “Believe In Dreams”

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Joining chief executive officer Alessandro Bogliolo and chief artistic officer Reed Krakoff were Elle Fanning, Zendaya, Michelle Williams, Yara Shahidi, Kendall Jenner, Naomi Campbell, Sarah Paulson, Greta Gerwig, Ava Phillippe, Hailey Baldwin, Maddie Ziegler, Doutzen Kroes and more. The night ended with a performance by hip-hop artist A$AP Ferg, who delighted the crowd with his modern remake of the classic song “Moon River” which is featured in the “Believe In Dreams” campaign film. At the event, guests were treated to the worldwide debut o... Read More »

The Case of the Missing Fruit – Philips and Rijksmuseum work some magic to inspire healthy living

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced its ‘Dutch Masterjuices’ campaign, in partnership with the renowned Rijksmuseum, to highlight the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption. The healthy living campaign marks the release of a short film which sees still life works of art suddenly appear without its fruit and vegetables in a bold move that creates confusion and surprise with museum visitors. It is estimated that 86% of Europeans don’t eat the recommended fi... Read More »

United Colors of Benetton and Sisley focus on e-commerce development with major omnichannel overhaul

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Benetton Group is breathing new life into its e-commerce platforms, going live with new online stores for the United Colors of Benetton and Sisley brands. The www.benetton.com e-shop has been completely renovated to provide customers with an increasingly immersive shopping experience. The new website, translated into seven languages ​​and available in 24 countries, aims to increase online sales, especially in the United States, where the Group has relaunched the e-commerce project with the objective of consolidating its leadership and increa... Read More »

New LEED-certified Starbucks a hidden gem in Yosemite National Park

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Now, there’s a one-of-a-kind Starbucks café tucked away in California’s Yosemite National Park, which attracts visitors from around the world. There is no sign on the store's exterior, just the warm glow from floor-to-ceiling windows that beckon visitors like a campfire amongst the towering ponderosa pines and sequoias. The café is part of the new Base Camp Eatery, a remodeled space that occupies the lodge’s old food court in one its original mid-century buildings. The project is a collaboration between the U.S. National Park Service and Ara... Read More »

MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL. MINI exhibits visionary living concept at the Salone del Mobile 2018

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Architecture encouraging participation. MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL extends the underlying themes of MINI LIVING (e.g. making creative use of a small living area) to include the principle of participation. I.e. people, their individual needs and ideas now play a more centre role. “Today’s standardised housing market is limited in its ability to meet the requirements of the individual,” says Oke Hauser, Creative Lead MINI LIVING, explaining the approach behind the installation. “So our MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL installation turns people into ... Read More »

ARKET to open first store in hometown of Stockholm

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A modern-day market offering essential products for men, women, children and the home, the new ARKET store and café will be housed in a corner two-story building at the city’s main pedestrian street. The broad but curated collections are complemented by selected items from approximately 50 other brands, as well as an assortment of pantry staples. The ARKET café will be located at the ground floor facing the cross-street of Mäster Samuelsgatan. Based on the New Nordic Food Manifesto and its vision of quality ingredients and healthy living, th... Read More »

H&M Foundation invites you to split 1 million euro between five innovations reinventing the fashion industry and protecting the planet

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Cast your vote on any of the five winning innovations: Crop-A-Porter: Making sustainable bio-textiles by using left-overs from food crop harvests. Algae Apparel: Turning algae into bio-fiber and eco-friendly dye that is also good for the skin. Smart Stitch: A dissolvable thread that makes repairing and recycling a breeze. The Regenerator: Recirculating fashion into new textile fiber by separating cotton and polyester blends. Fungi Fashion: Custom-made clothes made from decomposable mushroom roots. The Global Change Award is desig... Read More »

Madeleine Persson appointed as Sweden’s most powerful female director

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The award for Sweden´s most powerful directors is a prestigious award that focuses on lifting women in business. As Managing Director for H&M, Madeleine´s main responsibilities are design, assortment and buying, store development and marketing. “Everything starts with the customer and my competence lies within creating a great customer offering. I am confident that we can turn these setbacks around since retail is easy to change and our prime goal is to make our customers happy” Madeleine Persson, Managing Director H&M. ... Read More »

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