June 16, 2010

June MBF Favorite Picks

The 2010 FIFA World Cup has gotten us interested into all things international. So for the month of June, we take you around the globe to pick what's latest in fashion, art, and culture. Let's go!

via: Youtube
Interview Magazine launches on the iPad. Using photography and text to work seamlessly with audio and video interviews, this is a revolutionary concept for the magazine industry.

photo via: Steidl
"Russian Connection is Karl Lagerfeld's exploration of all things Russian. The book presents photos by Lagerfeld centred around Paris-Moscou, his 2008/9 Metiers d'Arts collection for Chanel, showcasing the fastidious workmanship of the Parisian ateliers that provide couture houses with decorative specialities such as artificial flowers, embroidery, feathers, costume jewelry, shoes and millinery." (More info here.)

photo via: ISSI
ISSI is an art-eco-fashion company which collaborates with award-winning artists to produce chic accessories from waste, with a percentage of profits going back to charity. The collaborations explore the possibilities of new materials, innovating in both design and manufacturing. (More info here.)

Hans Christian Barth is professionally based out of both Munich and Berlin where he is actively engaged in blurring the lines between still and moving photography. (More info here.) 

photo via: Nowness
Jens Linder, a notable Swedish chef and food writer for the country's leading newspaper Dagen Nyheter, releases his latest cookbook, Made in Sweden. The chapters are arranged by province, highlighting each region's outstanding offerings. More info here.

photo via: Industrie
Industrie Magazine is the first and only media title dedicated to presenting an independent, in-depth look at the fashion industry, going behind the scenes to chronicle the personalities, stories and defining moments in the world of fashion. (More info here.)

photo via: Paperself
"Inspired by the art of Chinese paper-cutting, Eyelashes blend an element of traditional culture with contemporary design. Intricately cut and delicately pretty, Eyelashes are available in three styles, each infused with symbolic meaning rooted in Chinese culture. Unique and expressive, Eyelashes come in two sizes: accentuate the corners of your eyes with the smaller lashes for a subtle daytime look, or make a statement with the full lashes for a special occasion." (More info here.)

photo via: Carolyn Roumeguere
Carolyn Roumeguere is a jewelry designer, passionate about beads and adornment. Growing up with the Maasai in Kenya, she is inspired from tribal people around the world. A percentage of her income is donated to causes who help provide education, healthcare and freedom through choice. (Click here for more info.)

photo via: uslu airlines

Berlin-based luxury cosmetic brand, USLU Airlines, creates a new nail polish as a political statement: "ONE World - ONE Love - ONE Money" (Buy it here.)

via: ABC News
Kevin Costner is the hero of the month as he spent weeks calling attention to a high-tech oil cleanup device his company Ocean Therapy Solutions spent years developing. BP has already tested the technology and is excited by the results, having already placed a significant order of 32 of their machines. The OTS machines are designed to separate spilled oil from water and, according to Costner, could be instrumental in cleaning up the massive oil slick expanding in the Gulf. (Read more here.)

1 comment:

  1. That's great pics and videos.



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