GOOD FOUNDATIONS: Louis Vuitton is releasing a book about the foundations and structures of its worldwide stores, from opulent window displays to bag bars. “Louis Vuitton: Architecture & Interiors” will be published on Oct. 1 by Rizzoli and Editions de La Martinière, priced 60 euros, or $85. The 304-page tome will feature 300 illustrations and include unpublished architects’ sketches and interviews with Peter Marino, Christian de Portzamparc and Jun Aoki, among others. There will also be a limited edition version with three photographs on the cover, matched with three monogrammed fabric slipcases in gold, silver and copper, retailing for 125 euros, or $130.
New from Nike comes their Sky Force ’88 Vintage model in a medium grey colorway. Comprised of an entirely suede upper, the kicks are distressed subtly in signature Nike Vintage style, complete with a pre-stained midsole. The Sky Force ’88 is one of the more classic Nike basketball shoes – a little chunkier than a Blazer but less conspicuous than the Air Force 1.
Attention Harry Potter fans! Are you looking for a great after movie treat? You need Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans from the NeatoShop. The complete mix (may not be present in all boxes) includes
It took a lot of hot air – and a little bit of patience – but 343 hot air balloonists have finally broken the world record for taking off at the same time.
The high-flyers’ mass ascent at the 12th Lorraine World Air Balloon Festival, in Chambley-Bussieres, France, should have taken place on Monday. But bad weather put paid to their plans, meaning they had to postpone their lift-off until yesterday.
time to share Miki and Mr. Blacc’s string-infused live rendition of the crooner’s biggest hit to date – “I Need A Dollar.”