JW ANDERSON SS2020 Advertising Campaign

JW ANDERSON SS2020 Advertising Campaign features both Men’s and Women’s collection. As with the brand’s previous campaign, SS2020 was shot by renowned photographer and filmmaker Tyler Mitchell and styled by long time Jonathan Anderson collaborator, Benjamin Bruno.

The campaign features some of the same models from the previous campaign, plus some new faces who were street cast exclusively for this project.

In Mitchell’s signature style, the images feel young and carefree, aligning perfectly with JW Anderson’s playful ethic. The motifs of spirited elevation and empowerment on stilts for AW2019 have evolved into a giant oversized tricycle and other signifiers of British suburban youthfulness for SS2020.

Tyler Mitchell

Benjamin Bruno

Art Direction:
M/M Paris

Hair Stylist:
Cyndia Harvey

Make Up Artist:
Lauren Parsons

Set Designer:
Andy Hillman

Casting Director:
Julia Lange


Holmes Production


Salvatore Ferragamo SS2020 Home Coming Collection - mylifestylenews' Top 10 Pick

Salvatore Ferragamo SS2020 Home Coming Collection is the first men's collection under the creative direction of Paul Andrew, Florence comes alive with the energy of a multicultural, multigenerational vision for the Ferragamo man.

The city’s profound artistic, intellectual and economic traditions, the neighboring mills, factories and artisans, the famed Fountain of Neptune recently restored by Ferragamo - all serve as the rich ingredients of a new aesthetic direction, the style code for a new era. At once gloriously ancient and stunningly modern, Florence is the fire in the eye of Ferragamo, a place with which it is and shall always be synonymous.

Traditional menswear codes encounter more youthful notions of style in this collection, such that a lightweight technical parka takes the place of a classic blazer, the five-pocket jean is flared and in leather, the trouser is full throughout the leg and long, and the tailored jacket is rendered as utilitarian sportswear. Masculinity is communicated with a freedom no longer constrained by inflexible gender norms.

Colour, raw material and innovative craft hold information and convey culture in Paul Andrew's Ferragamo.

A broad palette of earth tones and natural shades is illuminated with saturated moments of candy pink, luminous green and deep night. Nappa leather bonded with cotton jersey, technical linen gabardine, ripstop cotton nylon, wool mohair, deerskin and sueded calfskin comprise an essential catalog of researched fabrics and skins across ready-to-wear and leather goods.

Inspired by archival shoe designs and local Tuscan artisans, intricate weaving techniques and raffia embroideries appear in passages of womenswear, connecting the men's universe with the women's, affirming the fundamental role of craftsmanship as the origin and beating heart of the house, combined with unconventional and innovative way of mixing materials and manufacturing.

The marriage of high-craft and high-tech, a signature concept in Andrew‘s vision for Ferragamo, is articulated here in a split-platform espadrille, an interchangeable laced suede sandal-boot inspired by Salvatore’s 1951 ‘Kimo’ style, and a leather and rubber sneaker conceived with bench-made savoir faire. Bags and small leather goods project the luxury of impeccable skins and unadorned utility.

Envisioned by Paul Andrew, the Ferragamo man has lived and loved, won and lost, and has the wisdom and dimension that comes only with experience.

His identity can be celebrated on the podium, but it does not rely upon showcase to exist. Indeed, he is uninterested in being discovered - he has already found himself.


ETRO SS2020 "We Are All Nomads" Advertising Campaign

ETRO SS2020 "We Are All Nomads" Advertising Campaign

If life itself is an adventurous journey, an exploration into the unknown that is physical as much as it is psychologic, then we are all nomads. Each one with his or her own destiny and destination endlessly crosses paths with other humans and decamps to other places, absorbing everything everywhere, writing personal stories day after day.

Sailing is an apt metaphor to tell this ongoing tale: a journey happening on a well-aged sailing ship that speaks heritage, tradition and adventure like a cherished family treasure passed from one generation to the next. That’s what ETRO is about, after all, with a wandering clan of nomadic characters to prove it.

A bunch of beautifully diverse individuals – Lauren Hutton, Karen Elson, James Turlington, Alton Mason, Ugbad Abdi, Fei Fei Sun, Lexi Boling, Mark Vanderloo and Abby Champion – a drop of Paisley in their mind as the only common thread, gather on the shore. They get their portrait taken, in natural light, against a white backdrop, and then board the ship to sail into the unknown.

Travel, according to ETRO, is more about the journey than the destination; it is about discovering the unseen, be it nature or culture; it is about a quest for personal and cultural freedom. As all nomads, which means as human beings, no one will be the same once the travel is over, if it ever is.


PALLADIO Restaurant - Feels Like Home Tastes Like Home

Rustic and unpretentious southern Italian trattoria home style cooking is simply irresistible, especially when you have the passionate culinary team that knows-what’s-best to helm the kitchen, together with the charming and friendliest front line service team to cherish you on any particular evening for a dining out experience, and our latest discovery of Palladio Restaurant in Amsterdam centrurm is second to none. mylifestylenews writes.

Amsterdam is a melting pot of cuisines to be enjoyed in so many varied meals at all times, especially when it is the last stay of your visit to the city and you wish to bring home memories of great laughter and an unforgettable evening night out with unquestionably hearty and delicious home style Italian (Correction – Ah-hem! Southern Italian) cooking, Palladio Restaurant is a true Italian gem and an absolute fortunate find. Centrally situated along the Elandsgracht on the fringe of the arty and enchanting Jordaan neighbourhood since 1987, Palladio Restaurant has been recognized as Amsterdam’s best Italian restaurant, if not the most enticing southern Italian cuisine.

Walking toward Palladio Restaurant in the evening you are struck by how busy this neighbourhood is and what charm it has. Just when you think you were to look for a grand entrance with a Palacio like, endless palladium columns kind of façade to locate this endearing trattoria, Palladio Restaurant is the total opposite from what its name suggests. But, an approachable and down to earth, yet homey and cozy ambience, awaits your arrival. So when we saw a sharp candy blue vintage style vespa sitting on an elevated red carpeted platform behind the giant glass window from a distance, adorned with a Roman head sculpture above and an extended canopy for the outdoor settings, enhanced with old fashioned style wall lamps, we guessed we had arrived at our Italian destination for the evenings gastronomy journey.

The interior is classic upscale trattoria, elegantly clothed tables set with white candlesticks, walls of wine bottles and more, in an extremely relaxed and unfussy but  buzzy atmosphere. There is also a long corridor of seating down one side towards to the back and the open kitchen with very elegant and vintage style wall lamps to break up the mood. The odd chandelier or two adds a bit of gravitas or maybe a touch of humour that illuminates the main dining area with a supported white column pillar and red embellishment on top to unify the entire mood of the already cozy interior.

Fabrizio greeted us on arrival – the witty and good-natured owner and front of house manager as it turned out. While warmest greeting and hospitality is part of the DNA in Palladio Restaurant that (almost) effortlessly make their patrons feel welcomed and ever ready to engage. Fabrizo & his partner-in-crime/co-owner Tina, treat everyone with generosity but ensure they abide by the house rules. The duo make you feel welcome the very second you step into this home away from home restaurant and a warm send off when you departed with complete satisfaction without question for such true Italian hospitality. Their enthusiasm towards the service that you would experience here is far more than many restaurants deliver. They are the perfect duo team to run this outpost with their support from the amazingly delicious culinary team from the south of Italy that brings you the brightest. The truth in flavour never lies, especially coming from the Italian culture for which they are so proud and shows a love for home-style cooking so much, which is never stingy to share with compliments and to spread the real and authentic flavour to the world, especially to those who share the common gastronomic interest. Kudos to that attitude always and our night was off to a great start obviously.

We were able to choose our table and then the enveloping experience began, with a choice of olive oils and vinegars to go with our bread – the olive oil from Sicily was an absolute gem and to die for! With a silky light texture and less of the grassy voluptuousness palate, it gave a more forward flavour with bite. Italians don’t like to wait for their food, so every guest gets to relax and unwind with a tasty antipasti platter of lovely fresh salami, raw ham and a few delicious olives. Naturally, this classic food sets the taste buds salivating and so we got down to business – the business of eating! The Italians love their food and wine and so we didn’t care much about the menu and also when you dine in Palladio Restaurant, all you need to focus on is the long chalkboard that hangs on the wall in front of the pantry, clearly written and suggesting the freshest items they are to serve on that day. Moreover, in Fabrizio’s hand for his honest and generous recommendation and the passion to share, what else can possibly go wrong from a true Italian’s dolce vita?

<Chargrilled Langoustine>
Two whole large size langoustines were presented and placed artfully on a flat plate garnished with dill, peeled carrots and wedges of lemon to taste, as well as sprinkles of paprika for a kick. The langoustines were perfectly chargrilled as you could wish for, the reddish orangey color of the halved langoustines already looked so enticing, leaving the meat that was so fresh, so juicy and so tender. Simplicity at its best! And a true respect of the freshest ingredients used.

<Tuna Carpaccio>
Thin slices of tuna were laid on top of a small bed of ruchetta salad on a large oval plate and dressed with stalks of fennel and a dash of cracked pepper, accompanied by beetroot and roasted capsicum on the side. Light and fresh and almost melt in the mouth with each bite, it really makes you think of the Italian sea ….Bellissimo!

<Pan Seared Scallops>
Three medium size of lightly pan seared scallops sits atop a bed of eggplant and finished with a homemade salsa combination of tuna, anchovies and pepper, garnished with grilled cherry tomatoes to enhance the color on presentation. So tasty and fresh with a zesty zing to the palate and we couldn’t ask for more.

<Grilled Octopus>
Two end tails of grilled octopus was an additional request from us to go with Fabrizio’s order and turned out it was one sensational dish not to be missed. Cooked a la minute with a great chargrilled flavour that made it so tender to bite (instead of chewing hard) and was fully well balanced with a bed of pureed chickpeas.

<Beef Carpaccio>
Not an ordinary carpaccio you get from Palladio Restaurant, with the slightly thicker sliced version of Argentina beef used here, with truffle grated on the spot, sliced wafers of parmesan laid on top and garnished with sprigs of fresh thyme, finished with fresh cracked pepper and a dash of olive oil to give a different level of taste on the palate. This was soft to the touch of the knife, tender and mine oh mine. Squisito!

<Fettucine with White Truffle Sauce>
You can’t not to have any pasta dish when you are in a trustworthy Italian trattoria. Fabrizio brought us a rich and creamy fettucine with white truffle sauce and grated black truffle. Indeed, truffle on truffle. Pasta is always served between the meat dishes in case you are “new” to traditional Italian dining. It is a given by this time of evening that we knew that the food is driven by passion and the pasta was testament to this, with the perfect al dente palate.

<Australian Black Angus Grass Fed Bavette with Porcini>
Bavette is a particular cut from the flank that is not the most expensive cut of meat, but when cooked with expert hands, can turn the dead to live again, it was insanely tasty. Medium rare on any beef dish is common, especially in Europe, so, a little bloody finish is expected (which we like), yet very tender and so delizioso in taste and the aromatic and springy porcini are manna from heaven. A dish to remember!

<Veal with Tuna Sauce>
Thinly sliced strong flavour of good quality veal well juxtaposed with the thick tuna sauce – when the sea meets the earth, the yin and yang are perfect combinations of different complexities. Fabrizio also ensured that the wine flowed freely, but thoughtfully chosen and carefully explained for every dish, as there is no element of chance – once again his passion for all things Italian came to the fore, explaining the unique grape varieties that Italy is famous for and it all worked well with the entire menu selection for the evening.

Palladio Restaurant uses only the freshest of ingredients daily which was self-evident with every mouthful we enjoyed that evening. The southern Italian cuisine has reigned from a remarkable renaissance. The red-hot mood of the chef was mirrored in all plates and one might expect even more experimental combinations but still the liaisons of the different and unexpected ingredients was a true umami sensation. Plus with chefs from the Amalfi Coast, the seafood is unquestionably authentic and soulful. Palladio Restaurant is not huge, but not too small and it went concurrently with the hospitality from the fun, witty and energetic front of the house duo – the fabulous Fabrizio and Tina - who are extremely convivial hosts that are not just wall flowers, as conversation flows freely and they really want to show you what their love of food is all about. Fabrizio’s attention to detail is amazing and he doesn’t miss anything - the way he clears a table is to be admired and he personally goes to the market to choose the produce of the day. It feels like you are eating exactly what you would want to eat from a typical home cooking if you were in Italy by the sea and it tastes like Italy!

While tourists are flooding the city, they think they are experiencing Amsterdam before it changes. But the reality is, they are part of the exciting change. Whether this ambitious new generation of restaurant rookies will chase gastronomic trendiness or help restore and reinterpret all that was lost, this is the kind of deeply satisfying simplicity that travelers are hungering for today. Dining in Palladio Restaurant you feel like you have been invited to a friend’s home for dinner, such as the immediate warmth of hospitality and knowingness of Fabrizio and Tina. They just kept on putting food in front of us and we were constantly reaching for superlatives with every mouthful we had. Considering how many amazing Italian restaurants we have had the pleasure of eating at, this is definitely one of the most memorable experiences to date. Sometimes, an exceptional first impression does make an important gesture and that could possibly determine your entire dining experience to be a fun night out with long lasting memories to bring home – it feels like home and tastes like home. More than just a dinner but a true feast, Fabrizio and Tina certainly have the right attitude to cater for it. Homecoming to Palladio Restaurant is always on the top of the list when we return to Amsterdam.

Tried & Tested:
Location: 5/5
Design & Decor: 4.5/5
Food & Beverage: 5/5
Service: 5/5
Value For Money: 5/5
Experience: 5/5

Elandsgracht 64,
1016 TX Amsterdam 
Tel: +31 20 627 7442

Reviews are based on actual day of visit and experience. mylifestylenews reserves the right of final decision in case of any disputes. All images are photographed by mylifestylenews team without any photoshop enhancement and are the property owned by mylifestylenews unless otherwise stated.

EA7 Emporio Armani SS2020 Advertising Campaign

EA7 Emporio Armani SS2020 Advertising Campaign proposes a varied selection of garments that combine innovation and advanced fabric technology with functional design, paying careful attention to the finishing of individual details.

The fitness range includes pieces for men and women that are particularly suitable for physical activity, thanks to the ergonomic details featured around the muscle areas, which allow high performance and total freedom of movement. In addition to this selection is a series dedicated to prolonged aerobic activities, which includes garments with maximum breathability achieved through “body mapping”.

EA7 logos, optical designs in black and fluorescent orange, and shaded micro-print graphics are all key elements in the wide range of garments aimed at men. The women’s items, enriched with ribbons and pleats, feature a palette of navy blue, black and shades of pink. Reflective logos and practical pockets make outdoor running gear perfect for those who appreciate comfort and technology but do not wish to sacrifice style.

For tennis, the new EA7 collection presents a wide range of competition-specific clothing with ergonomic details, distinctive prints and a heritage-design print for the women’s range. Accessories such as headbands, cuffs, backpacks and holdalls feature alongside sneakers.

The 7.0 line, with its strong urban influence, is the result of a careful study of materials and design elements. It features baggy and loose shapes for him and technical suits for her, with street graphics, reflective details and the EA7 logo.

Set up in 2004 as the sportswear arm of Emporio Armani, over the years EA7 has developed a strong identity of its own and offers technical and leisure clothing aimed at sports enthusiasts.


OMEGA Introduces New NATO Straps

One of the defining traits of a modern OMEGA watch is the ability to add your own personality through the brand's extensive collection of NATO straps. Now, just in time for summer, another six new styles have been introduced to the range, offering yet more colour and character for watch fans to wear. Each of the new straps has been crafted with a 3-stripe look in two contrasting tones. There are bright combinations for beach towel days, or simpler colours for city sophistication. As always, the easy-to-swap design means you can play with the image of your watch as little or as often as you choose.

Attention to detail is another attribute that makes these NATO straps feel typically OMEGA. In keeping with the brand’s commitment to quality, the straps are made from polyamide nylon fabric, renowned for its durability and strength.  Precise stainless steel buckles and fitted keepers add sleek touches of finesse, while the OMEGA icon engraved on the buckle provides an unmistakable link to the famous Swiss watchmaker. The six new NATO straps have now been added to OMEGA’s popular collection, and fans are encouraged to go online to omegawatches.com, where they can visually swap timepieces and straps until they find a combination they love. With almost endless possibilities, the only difficulty will be picking just one.



鞋履展覽 巴黎現場直擊

緊接上回,進入了另一個時光長廊更深入了解Christian Louboutin的史跡。為了喚起他人生中的高潮和再次闡明他職業生涯的階段,Christian Louboutin選擇並委託毛利人血統的西蘭藝術家Lisa Reihana為他製作了在《BIOGHAPHY》展區的一些成名之路事跡。Christian Louboutin2017威尼斯雙年展上巧遇Lisa,而當時她正為其祖國的展館展示推廣錄像作品,繼而在倫敦和巴黎的大型Oceania展覽期間,她更開創了Pursuit of Venus [Infected] 的創作展覽,其中更借鑑以壁畫而盛名的法國畫家Joseph DufourLes Sauvages de la mer Pacifique“太平洋的野蠻人”作品,成為了她解讀身份和異性的視野及思考的自由領域。這種有點兒“無人之境”的境界創作受到Christian Louboutin 的青睞,誠邀合作, 為《BIOGHAPHY》展區製作了名為《A Reverie- 遐想的錄像,帶領著我們在夢幻世界中漫步,去欣賞Christian Louboutin的個人珍藏和不斷變換的作品以及他所愛和到訪過的聖地。

繼續前行,進入大紅色為主色調的《POP CORRIDOR》走廊空間。這條流行走廊不是展覽空間,而是與兩個世界之間的通道。這裡沒有特別的順序,聚集和擺放著一系列 Christian Louboutin曾為在音樂和電影界名人以及知名朋友設計過得鞋履以及他們的肖像。 每個人都圍繞一雙鞋子而去講述一個故事,敍述某個時刻,或者見證音樂中對媒體友好的回憶。自發性拍攝的圖像,自然並充滿活力,引證了流行文化的時刻,並記錄了一些有趣的軼事:HollywoodBollywood的名人明星如Naomi CampbellBeyonceLady GagaRihannaSarah Jessica Parker,已故的Kobe Bryant和神聖的Sridevi等等在此展區可回味一番他們曾經登上世界各地的雜誌封面以及電視節目和音樂錄影帶演出時和穿著Christian Louboutin作品的一些生活常態和摘錄。每一個圖像或錄像,引證了Christian Louboutin與這個流行文化的時代互相交流和汲取靈感,從而激發了與天比高的創作才華,使Louboutin的名字漸漸入屋,成為當代無人不曉的詞彙。

2007Christian Louboutin和電影製片人兼攝影師David Lynch推出了一系列具有開創性的照片,這也是一次空前的合作所取得的成果:Christian Louboutin設計的鞋子很多根本不可能輕易穿進去,有見及此,David Lynch更刻意造以鞋履去詮釋戀物癖和色情之間的其他故事去拍攝了一系列性感撩人的照片模糊的照片當中帶點迷幻,以腿各部位的綫條作為特寫,沒有刻意去賣弄色情,但卻做到香艷而不淫,激發無限的想象力,更一時間喚起了人們對戀物癖的不同印象:面紗鞋底,穿著者只能躺下,別無它選;連體高跟鞋; 結合絕對優雅和修長的腿型分類穿著;防止和減低鞋子穿著時的磨損等等意識形態。鞋履在他們倆的眼中,成為了具有高尚藝術價值但無法使用或穿著的藝術品。在這黑黝黝的《FETISH》長廊觀賞這輯攝影作品,可更專注地去欣賞和感受其中的創作,又是另一種觀賞藝術的體驗。

來到最後名為IMAGINARY MUSEUM展區,收藏了Christian Louboutin年輕時他喜愛的藝術家作品,在此公諸同好和同時向他們致敬。當年的Palace de la Porte Dorée仍然是非洲和大洋洲藝術博物館,經歷了他第一個對審美的情感和靈感的啓發,沒有作等級或區分,並引發了他對未來的旅程,文化充滿著好奇,抱擁和包容。他熱愛折衷主義,影響了他近三十年的創作,在這裡我們可以找到時尚、繪畫棱鏡、他的個人萬神殿和朋友的一些標誌性人物,異想文化、Gandharan佛像藝術品、當代非洲藝術、珍貴的十字架、不丹王室冠冕、Wedgewood陶瓷、寶石、民間藝術、鄉土陶器、貝殼和羽毛,甚至是藝術創作攝影。Christian Louboutin與我們分享他的主觀品味,對他所選擇的每件作品進行了評論,彷彿靈感又因此為這次的展覽終點成為新的起點


JW Anderson x Tom of Finland

JW Anderson introduces a limited-edition capsule of Tom of Finland inspired products exclusively at JWAnderson.com and the brand’s recently opened Soho London flagship location. The accessory capsule includes a tote bag in felt with leather handles and a printed neoprene visor, both featuring a 1958 drawing from the series <The Saddle Thief> by Tom of Finland. Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen in Finland in 1920) began producing thousands of images in the 1940s. His work challenged homophobic stereotypes by portraying hyper-masculine archetypes (bikers, cops, cowboys, lumberjacks, etc) as proud enthusiasts of gay sex. Tom of Finland is the creator of some of the most iconic and readily recognizable imagery of post-war gay culture and is regarded as one of the 20th century’s most influential artists.

<The Saddle Thief> series is one of the perhaps lesser known works by the artist and consists of 26 drawings. Jonathan Anderson, Founder and Creative Director of JW Anderson, personally chose the drawing to feature in the capsule. “I collect many types of art, but drawings have always been a passion,” said Anderson about his inspiration for the capsule. “And as a gay man and a designer, Tom of Finland has always fascinated me. To take his drawings and use them in my designs is a bit of a dream come true.”

In 1984, Tom of Finland and his friend Durk Dehner established Tom of Finland Foundation with the purpose to preserve Tom’s vast catalogue of work and offer a safe haven for all erotic art. The Foundation works actively in educating the public in promoting healthier, more tolerant attitudes about sexuality. JW Anderson is proud to support the Foundation via the capsule. Durk Dehner, President of Tom of Finland Foundation, says that, "It pleases me greatly seeing gifted creators utilizing Tom's work, especially in such loving and lively expression. Tom always wanted what he did to be uplifting, and in working with ground-breaking Jonathan Anderson, the artist's spirit is joyfully carried on." In addition, to the Tom of Finland tote and visor, the capsule includes a special limited-edition JW Anderson signature Penis Keyring. The Tom of Finland version of the keyring is available in studded black calfskin leather: a keyring worthy of a trip to Folsom.