Since 1998, Ben Bunda has worked from his Sydney Studios in The Queen Victoria Building, The Hilton Sydney and Park Hyatt Sydney to create a unique collection of fine jewels. As Chinese New year approaches on Monday February 8th 2016, Bunda will once again unveil his collection titled “The Eight Treasures of Chinese New year.” The 8 standalone pieces are made of irreplaceable stones and the number 8 evokes the Chinese New Year ceremony of the Eight Treasures Pudding.
New Balance originated in Boston in 1906 as New Balance Arch Company and was started by British immigrant William J. Riley. Riley’s core concept was based on the three-clawed feet of a chicken, which resulted in perfect balance. He initially started New Balance to manufacture arch supports and accessories inspired by the three-clawed model. Fast-forward to 2015 and New Balance is an established manufacturer of athletic and fashionable footwear.
G-Star Raw are set to release their much-anticipated eco initiative ‘Raw for the Ocean’ later this month in Australia. Curated by musical mega mind and designer Pharrell Williams, the latest of three collections will feature a unique blend of materials that contain recycled PET plastics extracted from the ocean and a unique cotton fabric developed by textile company Bionic Yarn.
G-star Raw’s latest Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign is reminding us all that jeans are the one garment that we truly wear our own way. It is all about finding your denim soul mate. Drawing inspiration from the ‘swipe left, swipe right’ features of popular dating app Tinder; the brand has immortalised the optimised tool that allows you to find your perfect denim match.
The Nike Flax Collection – otherwise known as the “Wheat Pack” is set to continue for another year with the recent release of Nike’s popular Fall 2015 range. Nike’s novel approach has won a number of converts in the sneaker world. For the second year running the company has successfully remodelled their most iconic shoe silhouettes and given them the “Wheat treatment”, a pleasing invention which is a remake of the original shoe but with golden wheat tones. Due to their commercial success during the initial November 2014 launch, Nike has brought back the Wheat Pack for 2015. The popular 2014 collection encompassed three classic additions which incorporated the latest weather resistant technology, unique accents and on trend design.