Saturday, October 31, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

martina ivanov:

the latest issue of 10 men features some fantastic work from martina ivanov: dark, moody and very beautiful, this editorial is perfect inspiration for the fall.


the latest gucci ad campaign for fall/winter 2009: the behind the scenes offers a bit more into the creative and thought processes of the designer and photographer... thoughts?

tim hamilton:

launched this past fashion week in true nyc style, (ie: sick art gallery/loft/expo space with a top floor view of all of manhattan): tim hamilton spring/summer 2010 men.  a film by collier schorr:  "climb"  

Thursday, October 29, 2009

mies van der rohe:

"sometimes ordinary photographs of the farnsworth house leave you wanting more. peter guthrie has filled the gap, by creating a set of beautiful 3d renderings of the iconic house, originally designed by mies van der rohe for his client, dr edith farnsworth in 1946...  brilliant still in 2009.
(via: dailyicon)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

darren keith:

for blackbook magazine: "dirty dozen" styled by christopher campbell with adrian wlodarski, artur daniyarov, bastiaan ninaber, cole mohr, lenz von johnston, marcel castenmiller, mark cox, petey wright, rogier bosschaart, roy pratt, tom guinness, william eustace.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


the cord chair: japanese designers nendo have created a chair made of hollowed-out pieces of wood covering a metal frame, designed for an exhibition of their work at the museum of arts and design in new york called ghost stories.  and it supports, beyond minimal.  
(via: dezeen)

Sunday, October 25, 2009

halston: new york

featuring the beyond lovely dree hemingway: produced by colonel blimp. we can't even begin to discuss how much we love this short film/lookbook/presentation. halston you are cool again.

Saturday, October 24, 2009


spring/summer 2010 for j.crew:  a season of collaborations with the likes of 'the hill-side', 'alden', 'baracuta', 'superior labor', 'mister freedom' are making for a collection of edited goods that are fantastic and completely cool.   hit up the liquor store for all of the limited edition pieces, soon! 

Friday, October 23, 2009

j.m. weston:

"andré, kitsuné, colette, olivier zahm, olympia le tan, joséphine de la baume, the cazals, and agathe snow were invited to the limoges factory of j.m. Weston.  each one was given imaginative free reign to make their mark on j.m. weston classics, a challenge that the special orders gallery took up."
as a result of this collaboration, 10 amazing styles, available by special order at
colette from october 11th. you’re sure to find the right shoe for your foot.  the latest collaborations are available for personal order also at j.m. weston on les champs elysées from october 19th to november 19th: pick up a pair quickly, because these are going to go...

Thursday, October 22, 2009

pierre hardy:

there's a reason pierre hardy has a cult following among the fashion industry's chicest women and men:  and the spring/summer collection for 2010 is no doubt another sell-out season.  the 'king of the stiletto' pierre hardy is one to watch every season... always innovative, always sexy and always fun.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

lf stores:

the latest lookbook from lf stores: if you're not in the know about lf, you should be, great items that are spot on trends, well produced and priced; and featuring a hellofrancis favorite, ford la 'it girl' hailey clauson.  keep an eye out for this one;  she's moving up fast...
(via: lf stores)

lego kitchen:

parisian design duo munchhausen: simon pillard and philippe rosetti took a little different approach with their latest interior kitchen renovation.  20000+ legos...  the outcome is a brilliant and colorful explosion of color that matches the modernity of the apartment.  
"the result is a one-of-a-kind creation that serves as an artistic centerpiece for the space, in addition to functioning as a kitchen counter. pillard, who works with fashion house jc de castelbajac, and rosetti who works with hugo boss france identity, formed munchhausen in 2004."
(via: coolhunter)

Monday, October 19, 2009

Sunday, October 18, 2009


takay and his latest work for velvet magazine. "the gang" with all the boys of the moment, josh beechmatvey lykovmatthew hittwill westallgeorge barnett and ryan hollas.  these boys are cool.  
(via: models)

junji hata:

beautiful editorial for popeye magazine featuring the stunning jakob hybholt.  japanese photographer junji hata killed it in pink for "heel, suit, liquor and boots".  
(via: yvy)

Saturday, October 17, 2009

the black apartment:

the black apartment: nyc. "frequent ted speaker and international advertising consultant cindy gallop opens the doors to her unusual apartment in manhattan, an all-black space filled to the brim with curios and novel objets d'art from far-flung locations."

Friday, October 16, 2009


kettners london is a soho institution:  we here at hellofrancis believe in bringing back the chicness that used to be old london.  with the advent of so many private clubs and restaurants in the city, one can feel free to be a bit debaucherous and have a little fun (well... if you have the right numbers that is).  still one of our favorite places to do so is kettners 'private' apartment.  see and try it out for yourselves... 

Thursday, October 15, 2009

carine roitfeld:

the tf1 interview and documentary of french vogue editor carine roitfeld. the stars, the shows the photographers... sorry for all the english 
viewers its in french, but a few celeb interviews in english.
(via: asvof)

toyo ito & associates:

library at tama art university in tokyo by toyo ito and associates architects was completed late in 2007 and is the perfect example of how effortlessly minimal and modern japanese design and architecture can be...  
(via: curated)

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

sandra backlund:

the current collection from sandra backlund: knitwear's answer to couture, beautiful, brilliant and painstaking detailed.