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Nicolas Ghesquière to replace Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton

Hear the news! Legendary luxury brand Louis Vuitton has appointed Nicolas Ghesquière to be the new artistic director of Louis Vuitton womenswear, effective immediately. His first show for Louis Vuitton is set for March 2014. The appointment is not a surprise as Ghesquière’s impressive 15-year tenure as the creative director … READ MORE

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Jordan Brand Adds Victor Oladipo, Otto Porter Jr. and Cody Zeller to Roster

The old adage that good things come in threes is definitely true for Jordan Brand, who today announced the addition of three new athletes from the 2013 rookie class. Those players — Victor Oladipo, Otto Porter Jr. and Cody Zeller — represent three of the top four … READ MORE

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Allen Iverson Officially Announces Retirement

Nope, he wasn’t talking about practice. Allen Iverson formally announced his retirement from basketball today in Philadelphia, stating that he had lost the desire to play. The 38-year-old had not played in the NBA game since Feb. 20, 2010, during a brief second stint with the Sixers. Of … READ MORE

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UNIQLO UT Names NIGO As Its New Creative Director

UNIQLO of Fast Retailing Co. Ltd has released an official statement naming NIGO as the creative director for its U.T. line. Having left his own Japanese street wear brand, A Bathing Ape, this past April, NIGO’s venture into Japanese lifestyle brand UNIQLO will be a welcome change for … READ MORE

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Ralph Lauren – 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: Team USA Uniforms

Originally a source of pride for American fashion giant Ralph Lauren, its Team USA uniforms for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were overshadowed by criticism when news outlets revealed the clothing were made oversea instead and in countries like China. Not wanting to repeat the same … READ MORE

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GIVEAWAY: Dave’s Wear House x Freshness – Another Whip Bicycle in Matte Iridescent Blue

WIN A FREE BIKE!! With the season of gifting and charity just a few months away, we at Freshness decided to ratchet things up to speed a bit. Together with Dave’s Wear House here in New York City, we will be hosting a new giveaway. The prize, … READ MORE

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Jeremy Scott Named Creative Director at Moschino

30-year-old Italian fashion house Moschino has announced Jeremy Scott as its new creative director. It’s the rag trade’s ultimate rags-to-riches story, as the 39-year-old American designer formerly worked as an intern at the luxury brand famous for its playful aesthetic. Scott will succeed Rossella Jardini, who’s been at … READ MORE

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Kanye West Opens “Yeezus Tour” Pop-Up Shop in Los Angeles

With the help of his baby mama, Kanye West has set up a pop-up shop in Los Angeles on 8422 Melrose Avenue right next to DASH boutique. To the delight of fans, the pop-up shop will sell tour merchandise along with other relics of the Kanye West … READ MORE

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Lou Reed 1942 – 2013 | Frontman of The Velvet Underground, Poetic Provocateur, & Punk Rock Pioneer

Ladies and gentlemen, Lou Reed is dead and with him so is the last visage of poetic punk rock. A Brooklynite by birth, Reed had a comfortable upbringing like many of his suburban neighbors in Long Island, but longed to be free from the authority and rules … READ MORE

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Jil Sander To Leave Namesake Fashion Label For The Third Time

Citing personal reasons, designer Jil Sander will be leaving her namesake label once again. This most recent departure will be Sander’s third time since she founded the brand back in 1968. During the same 45-year period, the fashion house helped to renew interest in minimalistic silhouettes and … READ MORE

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Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display | Officially Unveiled

Apple‘s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, At the end of his Apple iPad Air introduction, Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, took a moment to address one the most requested feature for the iPad Mini, the addition Retina Display. So here it is, … READ MORE