Disruption is the definitive component to meteoric success. Before Uber, Netflix and Apple became vernacular, they were subversive brands out to revolutionize an industry. The enviable knack to successful challenge the status quo continues to spurn innovation.
The intricate natural art of flora has long inspired by jewelry designers. OG (original game-changer) René Lalique transformed the jewelry industry when he used glass, enamel and semi-precious stones to craft his floral-inspired designs. Designer Susan McLeary takes that concept in an unexpected direction with a collection of living floral jewelry. Custom bouquets of plants and flowers literally bloom from cuffs, necklaces, and rings.
With the influx of social media and its immediate access to the formerly sequestered world of designer fashion, the ubiquitous question asked by fashion darlings and critics alike, is the current seasonal fashion calendar relevant? And powerhouse luxury brand Burberry became the first to defiantly answer no. A number of brands have quickly followed suit.
Fishs Eddy’s is a quirky, and often thought-provoking, iconic homegoods mecca in New York’s Flatiron District. Before everyone slapped hashtag-worthy slogans on mugs and designer collaborations were the norm, founders Julie Gaines and Dave Lenovitz did just that and more. And an atypically sexy product category became swoon-worthy apartment essentials.
Reporting impartially should not sound like ground-breaking territory, but the quickly dissolving line between editorial and publishing diminished further by the recent announcement by Tribune Publishing. What used to be the standard becomes now the unexpected. Fashion Unfiltered promises “unbiased journalism and diverse viewpoints”.