Here's what's got us talking this week...
The Kelp Chair
Stockholm-based studio, Interesting Times Gang, has designed a chair for sushi restaurant Black Milk Sushi, made from recycled fishing nets. The Kelp Chair, with a 3D printed form inspired by ocean vegetation, has a closed-loop cycle. When it comes to the end of its useable life, it can be reused for new bio-materials.
The Mango Startup Studio
In collaboration with the IESE Business School, Mango has launched a €3 million fashion startup accelerator named the Mango StartUp Studio. The studio will assist companies with capital investment in the development phase of their business as the company champions innovation across the value chain of the fashion industry.
Michael Kors x Ellesse
Michael Kors is partnering with Italian sportswear brand Ellesse on a collection spotlighting sporting styles of the 1970s. The retro athleisure collection offers a luxurious and modern take on the era, adorned with a co-branded logo. The 24-piece range comprises track jackets and pants, swimsuits and bold accessories stocked across various global pop-up installations.
Skims' Boyfriend Collection
SKIMS has launched a new range embracing a new market with a collection taking influence from men’s staples. The boyfriend collection features oversized tees, tanks and boxers across seven colours, in a range of sizes from XXS to 4XL, expanding SKIMS’ audience with a boyfriend-inclusive campaign.
Spotify has launched Spotify Island, a location on Roblox where fans and artists can explore sounds and shop exclusive products. Users can create and play games in an interactive paradise that unlocks exclusive content. The first themed experience on the island called K-Park paid homage to K-Pop, allowing fans to interact with stars Stray Kids and SUNMI.
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