SS2014 Ready-to-wear Runway Trend Report part2

Heels no more for girls! It is the perfect time to clam down and come down on flats. Without heels, girls might think that they have to give up being luxurious. No, it is not the only solution you got. Glamorous Prada flats are telling you to be chic but comfy by deriving a bejeweled…

SS2014 Ready-to-wear Runway Trend Report

Ready-to-wear show has always been a moving bible for fashion follower to catch on. No need to describe how important for girls who keep an eye on these 4 major cities trends. Because ready-to-wear is not only about clothing, it is what women want to be. How they want to be defined. It is their attitude…

SS14 Menswear Trend Report

THE LOOK: Designers are drawing lots of inspiration from sports. Although it will be a soccer year, cycling look takes the center stage as we see cycling fashion gain traction around the world. Besides, shorts are getting loose and wide, and suits getting soft and less tight. THE PATTERN: The tropical floral motif is going to…

Living With Water

Cities with water are always more blessed. They are where the civilization began and prospered. They give birth to poems and art that flow with the emotion of water. Two recent exhibitions in two water-blessed cities tell us that the importance of water never ceases. Hosted in a re-christened century-old historic building in Hong Kong,…

50,000 years later

In one of the previous articles, we talked about artist who created modern fossils of “actual archaic technology that was once cutting-edge”. This is certainly a topic that worths exploration. In Creative Week New York 2013, Audio Tour Hack created a multimedia exhibition named Mad World to twist memorable ads into archaeology discovery. They imagine that…

The Art of Desire

Art often channels our inner desire – the love, the fantasy, the hatred. When it is put into a exhibition context, the artist’s desire also becomes the visitor’s desire. This is the reason when I saw these three art pieces in the first edition Art Basel Hong Kong, I feel particularly intrigued. “Play – (201301)”…

The 21st century Artwork Concept Forecast

New generation comes along with information accessing potential.  It is no doubt why various fields of knowledge can be integrated across sections and expand the way of learning in both vertical and horizontal directions. In these days, not many people believe that art and science have to be categorized in the opposite framework anymore. It’s been a while…

Words Never Die: the New Poetry Scene

How do you see poetry? Do you still read any of them? Poetry may seem to be a dated form of communication, but it’s still a effective tool to convey an emotional message. Indeed it is evolving with the world but not left behind. We see a new wave of communication that are using poetry in a original…

Is it Public or Private?

Where is our private space in the city? As revealed in the previous Zentuary trend, we are all looking for a silent and peaceful retreat in our busy city. BMW Guggenheim Lab, a mobile laboratory that travels around the world to rethink about urban life, is currently in Mumbai exploring the topic of privacy in…

The Digital Natives

Generation Z, the group that born after 2000, is yet to be explored thoroughly in research as the major attention still goes to the Millennials. However there is one thing we are sure about, their native ability to handle digital devices. Born after the wide spread of internet, they are used to the connectedness of…