Hype Means Everything

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Orlebar Brown, one of our favourite beach essential brand, has been on our radars for a long time now. And while some brands sort of fade out and never really come out of the confidential stands of the fashion week tradeshows, we’re glad to see that Orlebar Brown does what it takes to rise and shine. Their swimming shorts have been a hit on MrPorter.com for some time now and as a celebration of their successful collaboration, Orlebar and the men’s go-to online retail store have organized a nice happening in Saint-Tropez on August 9. Handsome guys (I’ve been told) will ride around town distributing a special edition of the Mr Porter Journal featuring not only a selection of summer essentials but also some of Saint-Tropez’ most beautiful beach locations for you to enjoy your summer! Besides, a bag full of cool items (an Orlebar Brown beach towel,  Mr Porter’s Paperback, a pen, a portable loudspeaker, postcards…) will be presented in a very limited edition in various luxury hotels in Saint-Tropez (hotel Sezz, hotel Saint Amour, La Tartane, hotel Muse and a few luxurious villas across the village). I wish I was still there this weekend!

©KEVIN TACHMAN 2013

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I’ve watched this a couple times already. So should you!

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With Paris Fashion Week starting June 25th, you guys know how dapper you’ll be looking in just a couple of days… World’s most reknown fashion photographers, designers and models will be sweating around in the warm streets of Paris and the crowded, hot runway alleys. But you won’t. You’ll be casually drinking your cold caramel something frapuccino and ride for free in an air conditionned Jaguar. This is thanks to Mr Porter.com and chauffeur company Uber, who have teamed up to create MR UBER, arguably the most stylish chauffeur service in Paris. Service includes the latest edition of the Mr Porter journal, a custom-made musical selection… and a 50€ coupon to use on the online store plus a gift bag! Pretty nice right?

How to ride with MR UBER? Download and open the Uber app, input the promo code MRUBER in the Promo tab, select the MR PORTER option on the bottom slider and order your #MRUBER in two clicks FOR FREE!! Service will be available from 10am to 8pm from 25 June – 29 June. Enjoy your free ride guys!

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PS11 Mini Classic Patchwork Exotic 2014 Hype Means Everything

Two years ago, we introduced the Proenza Schouler PS11 MiniBut this patchwork version is worth another post: a perfect blend of ostrich, karung and ayers snake… How hip is that! Shop here, your girlfriend cannot but LOVE it!

PS11 Mini Classic Patchwork Exotic 2014 Hype Means Everything interior

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“Restaurants and bars offer architects and interior designers the opportunity to design for both style and entertainment. Aesthetics and function must come together to create ambiance and conviviality in a way that not only makes a bold first impression, but also secures a loyal following of regular customers” (quoted from Taschen website). The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards—the world’s only awards dedicated to hospitality design—recognize the importance of this particular field, singling out the world’s most exceptional settings for eating and drinking

Divided into five chapters (for each continent), this Taschen book features 100 highlights from the establishments put forward to the panel. Either you’re looking for new designs for your home, or basically want to know about the most designed restaurants of your city, this book is a must-have on your coffee table.

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With the FortressDöttling is introducing a new era of security. The Fortress is the safiest luxury safe in the world! Among its features, the Fortress includes eight watch winders. Using specially designed software, each watch winder is individually controlled. And guess what? Inside The Fortress there is also a humidor made of original Spanish cedar, with an electronic humidifying system. Last but not least, the upper section of the Fortress integrates another product from our manufactory : a Colosimo two-door safe. Price depending on the options you’re looking for (starting at 141,600€).Safe-doettling-liberty-edition-limited-the-fortress cigare

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“Hey sorry, do you have the time?” To which you’d respond: “nope, but my Panerai Radiomir 8 Days table clock does.”. And you’d sound like the total jerk… So what? At least you’d have a table clock!

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Iniala Beach House Interiors

Iniala Beach House is basically one of the most exclusive beach house hotels you can visit in Phuket (Thailand). A-cero, Joaquin Torres Arquitectos, have recently designed the interiors of one of the villas and the main restaurant of the hotel. A-cero have designed absolutely everything, even the furniture! Check out the Iniala website for more information. 

Iniala Beach House Interiors house view

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Who said camo prints are dead? Who said parkas are dead? I know summer is supposed to come soon now, I know Givenchy only makes over-hyped over-priced items. Still, I’d love to get a hold on this camouflage-printed parka jacket. For the casual rainy days you know. For when you want to say “fuck the rain I’ve got my Givenchy parka“… (shop)

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Alaia openwork python pumps

 

Another beauty to magnify women’s feet by Azzedine Alaïa. Check out more images after the break.

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