Wooden glasses
Barcelona Lifestyle
Thursday, 20 June
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Neither in plastic nor metallic. Glasses are now made in wood, a modern and ecologic alternative to frame our look. In the last months, the wooden glasses have gained a foothold in the national market thanks to the green philosophy that they instil, which has seduced a great number of fans...
Barcelona Prêt-à-porter 1958-2008
Cooltura
Monday, 17 June
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The Palau Robert looks back at 50 years of the recent history of prêt-à-porter fashion in Catalonia, the first time that such a retrospective exhibition has been presented to the general public. This period, from 1958 to 2008, saw the introduction and consolidation of the design and manufacture of...
The return of the jellies
Trends
Tuesday, 11 June
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Fashion is cyclic, and what once was one of the most colourful summer accessories for kids is also the latest 'must have' on the catwalks now. The jellies leave the sand of the beaches and the rocks of the rivers to walk on the pavement in their most cosmopolitan and chic version.  ...
Changing Room
Barcelona Lifestyle
Friday, 7 June
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1 day, 1 hotel, 30 avant-garde designers. Such is the successful formula created by Changing Room, in Barcelona, an innovative biannual proposal that was born in 2006 in order to promote the work of the independent designers, all set in an exceptional environment. In this new edition, that will...
Ontop Barcelona, well-dressed heads
Object&Subject
Tuesday, 4 June
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Object: Ontop Barcelona Subject: Marta Martínez   Marta Martínez had a dream and an illusion, “to dress heads”, and she made it true thanks to Ontop Barcelona. Born in the end of 2011, this brand for hair accessories is led by the very Marta, who is the director of the...
Laura Casal, from the anonymous work to the label
Cooltura
Friday, 31 May
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Interview: Maria Almenar   Art historian, fashion researcher and amateur dressmaker. Laura Casal-Valls dusted off many books and documents from the end of the 19th century with the aim of discovering when were the labels used for the first time and what was the role of...
Sustainable scarves blossom
Barcelona Lifestyle
Friday, 24 May
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Designer, quality and sustainable scarves created for a good cause. This is the aim of ‘Made in Purple‘, the new social project consisting of five female entrepreneurs (Minerva, Etienne, Edith, Anna and Fiona) that want to employ women who are going through a difficult socio-economic situation....
Xavier Zazo and Clara Brull from Zazo&Brull
080 Designers
Tuesday, 21 May
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Interview: Maria Almenar   Demanding, perfectionist and hard-working. Clara and Xavier, designers for Zazo&Brull, want to do things well and they “don’t overlook any mistake related to the designing”. Everything must have a meaning and coherence in this avant-garde firm from...
Núria and Bernat Gil are the pair of multidisciplinary designers that manage ElSuso
New Blood
Friday, 17 May
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Núria and Bernat Gil are the pair of multidisciplinary designers that manage ElSuso, a brand that was set up “sporadically” little over a year ago. They are brother and sister and, at the same time, partners. Núria and Bernat follow the family tradition in the fashion business,...
Ahida Agirre
New Blood
Monday, 13 May
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Spontaneous and a natural dreamer. Ahida Agirre, born in Mungia in 1988, does not consider time and space, she just creates at the moment “when she feels like it or has time to do so”. She’s never stressed or worried. This Basque woman, settled in Barcelona, decided to launch herself on...

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