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How to sort trash from treasure for at Germany’s flea markets

Bargain hunters throughout the land are rejoicing at the gradual return of flea markets in Germany. With all that pent-up shopping demand finally finding an escape valve, the desire to purchase anything and everything is understandable. While finding something that fits the bill in terms of color, design, functionality and price is certainly reason enough to snap up an item on the spot, label-conscious shoppers might wish to focus on some of Germany’s upscale brands and most reputable manufacturers. Here’s a handy guide to just a few of the names that are closely associated with Germany’s well-earned reputation for top-quality goods.
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Zendaya is a total glamazon in a chain-covered crop top no one saw coming

Zendaya continued to prove she could easily have a career as a model as she struck a pose in the fiercest look - and fans are going wild over it. The Malcolm & Marie star, who has been on a roll for years with her stellar style thanks to celebrity stylist Law Roach, looked incredible as she slayed against a dreamy skyline in a metallic chain and oversized coin-covered Vivienne Westwood crop top paired with a checked skirt and nude pumps.
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Josh O`Connor in Loewe at the ''Mothering Sunday'' 16th Rome Festival Premiere

On Sunday(October 17th) Josh O'Connor hit the red carpet during the 16th Rome Film Festival for the premiere of ''Mothering Sunday.''. When it comes to his style, Josh has proven that he is a LOEWE fan because he has consistently turned to the fashion house for a lot of his red carpet looks. He chose a SPRING 2021 two-tone shirt with black trousers.
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Jennifer Lee: Ten Pots at Erskine, Hall & Coe, London

Jennifer Lee: Ten Pots is on view at Erskine, Hall & Coe, London. Erskine, Hall & Coe are delighted to announce our forthcoming exhibition of work by Jennifer Lee. The main focus of the exhibition will be ten outstanding, new hand-built vessels and bowls for which Lee is internationally famous. It will also include seven thrown pots, made in Japan and London, accompanied by a number of drawings.

Edwina Ings-Chambers: How lily of the valley finally got hip

A long-overlooked classic is having a moment, with a flurry of fragrant new launches. Gosh, I do love lily of the valley. The scent of this delicate springtime flower seems to encapsulate joy and hope and charm. But in the fragrance world, it has lagged behind, largely left languishing in that category often referred to as ‘old ladies’ perfume’ – which is both rather ageist and sexist.

What Fashion Can Learn from Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped

This season in Paris, the catwalks had to vie for attention for another kind of fleeting happening, the posthumous realization of the Christo and Jeanne-Claude artwork, L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped. This “no-sew” design was executed in a metallic blue recyclable polypropylene fabric tied by ropes, which created a sort of classical effect, which was in keeping with the fact that the commemorative arch is a monument, albeit not a classical one.

The Best Dressed At Frieze Week In London

After taking place virtually last year due to the pandemic, Frieze Art Fair is officially back in London for 2021. Considered the art world’s equivalent to fashion week, there are plenty of must-see exhibitions this year, from Loewe favourite Florian Krewer to US-based artist Wangari Mathenge’s installation. But it’s not just the artwork that we’ll be keeping an eye on, as the art set are known for their impeccable taste in fashion, too.

Timeless & Refined—Why This Coat Is a Foolproof Wardrobe Staple

It's hard to think of trench coats without conflating the style with its origin story of the late 1800's—the British luxury fashion house of Burberry. And as you well know, they are still producing their classic iterations alongside newer stylized offerings with a refreshed design. Outside the legacy of this sartorial behemoth, the style was a hit amongst elevated brands like Hermès and Simone Rocha. This season's runways in particular championed not only the classic versions but modern riffs, as well—deconstructed silhouettes, eye-catching embellishments, contrasting materials—from designers such as Jonathan Anderson at Loewe.

Fashion Season Moments That Made Us Go ‘Ahhh'

After a month of spring 2022 fashion shows in New York City, London, Milan and Paris, many that were IRL for the first time since the pandemic, things can start to feel like a blur. However, there were some moments that stood out and made us excited for the spring. Right this way …

(Re)Introducing the Loewe Amazona Bag

Every major luxury fashion house has a handbag line or specific silhouette that is a brand signifier, and for Loewe, it’s arguably the Amazona. Though the Puzzle bag has become synonymous with the Loewe brand and creative director Johnathon Anderson in recent years, the Amazona is a true brand signature, with a history dating back to the 70s.

Fellowship Program LOEWE research cluster "Architectures of Order"

Architectures of Order is an interdisciplinary research project (2020-2023) of the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and Technical University of Darmstadt, with the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum as associated partners. Comprising 26 members, the project is concerned with an investigation of architecture as a cultural practice of ordering, that manifests aesthetically, materially, spatially, discursively as well as epistemologically. Hence, the project is as much interested in the influence that architecture exercises on societal, cultural, scientific and technological practices of ordering as it is in how architectural practices of ordering are shaped by society, culture and science. It further-more focuses especially on exploring the interaction between these two terri-tories. Given the interdisciplinary nature of its scope, the project assembles expertise from the fields of architectural history and theory, history, sociology, cultural and media studies, and design theory, further complementing them with competences in architectural design and media practice.

LVMH Sold $50.9 Billion Worth of Luxury Goods in the First Nine Months of 2021

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton sold 44.2 billion euros ($50.9 billion) worth of luxury goods – from handbags and ready-to-wear to wine and spirits – in the first nine months of 2021, up 46 percent from the same period in 2020 and up 11 percent from the first nine months of pre-pandemic 2019. During most recent 3-month quarter, which ended on September 30, the Paris-based conglomerate, which owns upwards of 75 luxury goods brands, revealed that sales grew by 20 percent to 15.51 billion euros ($17.90 billion), which appears to be something of a stabilization of the whopping 84 percent growth that it saw in Q2 of this year amid further loosening of pandemic restrictions and growth of vaccination campaigns.

Distorted Chic Spring Fashion

LOEWE introduces its latest Spring/Summer 2022 offerings, naming the collection 'Completely Hysterical.' As the name suggests, the fashion house describes the capsule to be "neurotic, psychedelic, completely hysterical." The inspiration behind the capsule is rooted in the works of Italian painter Jacopo da Pontormo and his experimentation of different materials, dimensions, and optical illusions.

10 Trends That Define the Spring 2022 Season

As the industry snapped back to the usual fashion month rhythms, the collections that stood out after four weeks of runway shows had less to do with garments and more to do with new modes of presenting fashion. As per our seasonal recap, the shows that we will remember from spring 2022 are the lively experiments that redefined what a show could be, like Balenciaga’s The Simpsons episode, Balmain’s music festival, and Marni’s performance piece with an audience fully outfitted in upcycled Marni wares.

Coach’s Top Team on Chemistry and Growth Opportunities

There’s a recipe for the secret sauce at Coach: a blend of commercialism and creativity that has been successfully developed over the past eight decades. The current duo entrusted with that recipe are chief executive officer Todd Kahn and creative director Stuart Vevers. In their first joint interview since Kahn...

Europe Report: Spring/Summer 2022 Denim Trends

With more in-person shows taking place and more attendees crossing international borders, London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks were the closest to pre-pandemic normalcy as they have been since 2019. The abundance of denim on the runway added to the familiarity. From using denim as a grounding piece for more courageous designs, to shredded, embellished and deconstructed statement pieces, the universal fabric was a part of the most talked-about Spring/Summer 2022 collections. The buzziest collaboration of the season, Fendace, produced some of the most logo-laden denim looks. The Versace and Fendi mashup, which saw Donatella Versace swap roles with Kim Jones, Fendi’s...

Loewe pushes the envelope with its SS22 collection

With pieces reminiscent of a golden breastplate and unique silhouettes that gives off the impression of floaty – warrior-esque pieces, Loewe redefines what it means to be pushing the envelope with an elegant calm. “We’ve had the pandemic, and now we have to come out of it different”, says Jonathan...