Today, Banana Republic opens a new accessories store in the Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre. The boutique, Edition, is a test store and an opportunity to explore merchandising and design ideas for the accessories sold in Banana Republic stores. Offering limited edition luxury accessories, all jewelry and handbags will carry an affordable price of less than $400… Continue
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Interesting new ad campaign for Mercedes-Benz's new Brake Assist System, an electronic system which interprets the braking behavior of the driver and initiates the full braking effect when it identifies an emergency situation. This reduces the braking distance substantially.
"Most drivers, under normal braking conditions as well as under emergency conditions, start out with little brake pressure and whenever necessary they… Continue
Added by alice on April 29, 2009 at 11:13am —
Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter and Roger Federer strut their greasy stuff to the Bee Gee's "Staying Alive" in Gillette's "Walk of Gillette" commercial. The TV ad launched on the same day the new Yankee Stadium opened.
Watching the ad left me with the same feeling as when I accidentally ate five pieces of Popeye's fried chicken the other day - oily and a little bit disgusted.
I don't care how many combined kajillions they're worth. They need to close… Continue
I've been trying out We are Hunted the past few days and I have to say I'm enjoying it! We are Hunted is the cooler, hipper Billboard music chart - for the online community. They aggregate social networks, forums, music blogs, Torrents, P2P Networks and Twitter to develop a daily chart of the 99 most popular songs online. You'll hear fresh new music… Continue
Travel + Leisure recently put out its list of the top fifty best new U.S. restaurants. What's great about this list is that T+L thought about our current economic state and so put together a list that's more suited for real… Continue
Let's say you're on a multihour layover in Los Angeles, at LAX. You don't belong to a special "members" only group that will get you into a swanky lounge where the peanuts are plenty and the Coke's are flowin'. So what do you do? You wait around, like thousands of others, contorting your body in an airport chair or trying to not look as silly as Joe Blow camping out… Continue
As many of you know by now, I love stylish clothes at reasonable prices. That's why I'm screaming Hallelujah today for Topshop's big, grand US opening in NYC!
Topshop isn't Forever 21 cheap, think of it more like the funkier and cooler older sister to H&M. It's a London phenomenon led by Sir Philip Green who so wisely plucked Kate Moss from cocaine… Continue
Another luxury hotel just opened in New York, this one called Smyth Tribeca from Thompson Hotels. The 100 guestroom newly constructed building is just minutes from both SOHO and Wall Street on West Broadway and Chambers Street. The rooms promise Kieh's products and pantries stocked with Dean & Deluca snacks. The rooms have walnut paneling, chrome-accented… Continue
Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
$79 bucks will get you:
+ The world's smallest music player, it's now about half the size of the previous model.
+ 4GB of storage or up to 1,000 songs.
+ A battery life of about 10 hours.
+ A new voiceover feature that tells you what song is playing.
+ Controls that are now located on the earphone cord.
+ A built-in stainless steel clip for wearing on your… Continue
How do we like this new line from Alexander McQueen for Target? McQueen describes it as "an ‘eighties punk aesthetic that evokes the anarchy and social change of the time." Rolling out on March 4th, the McQ line is the more affordable line of Mr. McQ. Can fabulous fashion be cheap? Are you going to rush out to be yourself a piece of the McQ?… Continue
The 2009 American International Toy Fair kicked off yesterday. The four day event draws in hundreds of toy makers and retailers and an estimated 20,000 visitors to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. As the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere, it attracts 1,200 exhibitors from around the world who showcase over 100,000 products, 7,000 of which… Continue
Gatorade's taking a gamble by rebranding themselves just by the letter "G". In these new commercials, mega rap star Lil' Wayne narrates a description of what "g" represents, as popular sports figures like Dwayne Wade, Serena Williams and Bill Russell stare into the camera.
"[G's] the emblem of a warrior, it's the swagger of an athlete, a champion and dynasty," Wayne says in the commercial. "It's gifted, golden, genuine and glorious. It is a lower-case god.… Continue
Is it too late for a countdown? Because I've got a good one. This charming video compilation by Alonso Mosley counts down from 100 to 1 using clips from films old and not so old. Count down with me, if you've got the…
Calvin Klein Collection's holiday display in New York City. Titled "Madison Avenue (Doll)House," the installation features a 1,000-pound, four-story "urban home environment", made of steel, acrylic sheet, and four-way stretch Spandex. The house comes with a landscaped rooftop. Passersby are invited to walk up on the custom steps.
The work will remain on view through January 5 at the Calvin Klein Collection flagship at 654 Madison Avenue. The project is designed by… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on December 2, 2008 at 12:33am —