Links: Russia, Boombox and Mash-up

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Rubles are a Girl’s Best Friend (New York Times)
We came across this multilingual sign on the new Dolce & Gabbana store on London’s Bond Street the other day. It’s a sign of the times that many of the customers are from the Middle East and Russia. This article  describes the celebrity angle of Russia’s fashion scene.

The Real Story Behind Boombox (A Shaded View on Fashion)
Mandi Lennard, London’s uber PR for the hip and happening in the fashion business sent out an email last week confirming a report on the Business of Fashion that Boombox is to shut down by the end of the year. Diane Pernet interviews Richard Mortimer in this piece to get the back story.

Heart to Heart (Style.com)
Check out our first piece for Style.com which covers a cool mash-up of Comme des Garçons and Chrome Hearts.