international wardrobe_must see exhibition for textile lovers

TAKE THE CHANCE AND check out the exhibition from Katharina Koppenwallner at the  GALLERY  BQ in berlin: …..IF YOU WORK IN THE TEXTILE BUSINESS..OR IF YOU ARE  READY FOR NEW AND INSPIRING CONCEPTS AND….THE BEAUTY OF REAL HANDMADE PRODUCTS..and pattern…….ITS A MUST SEE SEE !!! HYPER ETHNIC IS A MAYOR TREND FOR THE YEAR 2012…you find massive inspirations …

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shangaan electro_massive sound from soweto

shangaan electro 180 bpm from soweto makes the summer after the massive neo disco movement of the last month it’s now official : we have a new hype movement (hype in a positive sense !!!)…..shangaan electro..made his way from the townships of south africa over the uk and the states to germany…….after baile funk..and cumbia…this movement shows….that consumer are listening more than ever globally…..the remix of cultures and rhythms and traditions is one of the key long term trends of the future…:call it hyper ethnic….or ethnotica  or what ever you like … but have fun with shangan electro….the best cd is available over the label honest jons:

http://www.honestjons.com/label.php?pid=36711

expect….one billion bpm, it’s definitely made for the most lithe dancer, lots of nice little blunted hi-hat rolls and toy synth sounds..its fast, its happening and its smashing…..

shangaan from soweto 180 bpm new cd out on honest jons


SEE THE MUST SEE VIDOES HERE .. ITS AWESOME : give THE VIDEOS  30 seconds to grow and ENJOY PURE JOY

Tshetsha Boys-Nwa Pfundla…CLICK ME


SHANGAAN CLIP 2…CLICK ME

aan electro is the street level dance

aan electro is the street level dance

shangaan electro is the street level dance phenomenon from south africa that went global in 2010 on the back of a series of viral youtube clips (2 million hits and counting) and an acclaimed

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…nextguruNow street shooting published in the LR mag

a great selection  from the nextguruNow bag trend research safari that we did in june is published in the new june issue of the LR magazine…..thanks to all the beautiful and inspiring models..thanks to brick lane..shoreditch…and the streets of london.. have a glimpse here….

…be part of the reanimation of wardrobe into FASHION

schmidt takahashi  ( Eugenie Schmidt and Mariko Takahashi)…are collecting garments again : … BE PART OF THE  “Reanimation” of fashion……. let your wardrobe be an inspiration for berlins hottest  talents…….follow the movement …you can drop your clothing  and items at the fantastic store of the TRÜFFELSCHWEIN TEAM in central berlin mitte…..

HERE IS THE COMPLETE INFORMATION FROM SCHMIDTTAKAHASHI…WHERE TO DROP YOU ITEMS..:
For our new collection we need a lot of used garments, which are no longer wanted in your wardrobe. We want to involve you into our project “Reanimation”, if you would like to donate these garments. Your clothes will receive another life as a part of the collection of schmidttakahashi. In the future you can trace their new lives at our website (www.schmidttakahashi.de) and find out what they turn out to be.
You can donate your diverse worn garnments such as coats, jackets, trousers, shirts or accessoires (excluding underwear) into the container, which is located at our favorite men’s wear store”Trüffelschwein”. We are looking forward to find yours in our container.
Trüffelschwein
Rosa-Luxemburg-Str . 21
10178 Berlin
Mon – Sat  12:00 am – 8:00 pm

…berlin updates stores and museum

…here are some  store and location updates for berlin…check out the amazing angry chicken food stall in kreuzberg, and don`t miss the amazing selection of COLORFUL fashion at the happy store on Torstrasse 67 ……have fun with the impressions of  berlin……last not least: the newly opened computer spiele museum berlin is amazing !!!!

 

angry chicken _ skalitzerstr. 36 _  10999 Berlin Kreuzberg

computer game museum : oldies  but  goldies…..they have them all..from pac man to mario bros…so nice to see them kickin again…

o see them kickin again.

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…fresh mental collection

from time to time we cross brands and collections that are so amazing and brilliant that we want to share them with you…

one example is the extraordinary collection from the manila based brand MENTAL we explored during our manila research trip in november: as  the name already explains, the collection is very special  : powerful, kicking, and with a twist. for sure one of the most interesting brands in south asia at the moment.powerful, kicking, and have a really new twist. for sure one of the m



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