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Monday, December 8, 2008

Your First Look: A.P.C. for Nike

Leave it to A.P.C. to strip a sneaker to its essentials. Here's what Jean Touitou says about his spring collaboration with Nike: "We had a longing to make an elegant and simple sports shoe, capable of evoking a carefree summer feeling, an atmosphere of white trousers, summertime and narcissistic youth. Quite naturally, we asked Nike to reissue a version of their All Court model from 1975. We intentionally chose primary colors for the swooshes—one red, the other blue. As for the white swoosh on white canvas, its purpose is to take the dream even further." Suddenly, anything else seems vulgar...

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Hint Tip: A.P.C.

Paris Fashion Week has only just begun (we know this because Gareth Pugh's show, the new start of the week, just rocked our worlds), but if we don't tell you about A.P.C.'s closing party, we'll completely forget in a blur of air-kisses and bowl-hugs. So put this in your iCal: Friday, Oct. 3, 11:00 pm, La Régine, 75008, tunes by The Teenagers, Cosmo Vitelli, Tony Frontal and Dan & Ewan. Naturally, we can't give out the RSVP email—we'll trust you to work your magic.

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Friday, February 22, 2008

A look at A.P.C.'s spring imagery, shot by Bruce Weber at his home in Montauk, styled by Camille Bidault-Waddington and Christopher Niquet, and modeled by Louie Eisner (son of Lisa Eisner), Kim Noorda and an anonymous blond surfer. The concept: the emotional twists and turns of a young threesome in love, a theme repeated in the art direction by Mathias Augustiniak and Michael Amzalag of M/M (Paris)...

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Thursday, December 13, 2007

A new DVD from A.P.C., with an interesting provenance...