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Jan Černý: With KARA I want to explore and discover nature

In March this year the KARA brand introduced their new creative director - designer Jan Černý, one of the greatest talents on the Czech scene. In this short interview, you will find out what he is planning as creative director, or where, according to him, fashion is currently going. What does fashion mean to you? The liveliest part of our culture. The fastest way to express your opinions. Before you speak, what you’re wearing has already spoken for you. How do you remember your internship with Vir

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Karol and Delikvent: We should be more responsible towards our planet

adidas introduced its own sustainable collection, Clean Classics, which features iconic silhouettes, produced in a vegan-friendly manner. We asked two Czech personalities, influencer Karol Kutilová and barber Delikvent, what sustainability means to them and how it projects into their lives. DISCOVER ADIDAS CLEAN CLASSICS KAROL KUTILOVÁ @KAROLKUTILOVA What does the word sustainability mean to you? That every individual can have a positive impact on our planet. Not only as a consumer, but a

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Tran Ngoc Yen: I love moving boundaries

As we promised, within the Footshop Upcycling Project we interview 6 designers, who we are collaborating with. In the first interview, we will introduce to you Tran Ngoc Yen, for whom sustainability and upcycling are nothing new. This 23-year-old designer, who everyone calls Eliska, is studying design at the University of Tomas Bata in Zlin. You could have seen some of her shoe collections at MBPFW, WE'RE NEXT or for a local brand WOLFGANG. “What I enjoy the most about my job is creativity, moving bo

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Meet the Crew: Honza from Footshop

Honza Nosek aka Honza from Footshop joined us almost two years ago. He’s currently studying the Higher School of Journalism, travelling across Asia, occasionally models for RAP and writes for The Mag, but most importantly, he’s our court copywriter, informing you about our newest releases through our newsletter and writing articles. If you’re considering signing up for our newsletter, keep reading to find out how many sneakers Honza owns and how he imagined the job of being a copywriter would look like (sp

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Zeb One: I find even technical drawings highly inspirational

Zeb One is one of the most essential member of the writer crew called Top Crew. His pieces of art are exposed in the streets of Prague but also in the galleries. He managed to convert his own specific style as a writer on the canvas while using brush. That has shifted his art to the completely new sphere. You can see his talent for typography in our Prague store "Na Příkopě" at this moment. How come you started painting canvases?   Graffs seemed played-out to me and I was getting bore

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‘People can instantly change beyond recognition’ – Patrik Adamec, author of ‘Drunks’

Patrik Adamec was born in Chomutov, but his childhood and personality was greatly influenced by the decade he spent with his parents in Florida. After returning to the Czech Republic, Patrik started pursuing music and art, playing the saxophone and studying painting and graphical design techniques. He chose to utilize his arts education and experience from the family company by studying architecture and industrial design at ČVUT. However, he soon realised he wanted to switch his field of expertise and enro

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Footshop in Bucharest. Why? Why not

If you follow Footshop, by now you’ll know that you can encounter it on your trips to the capitals of Slovakia or Hungary. A new place where you can run into Footshop is in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania - last year, Footshop successfully expanded to the local market. Why? Because the Romanians love Footshop’s sneakers. Find out firsthand what opening the store was like from main actors. from left: Lenka Zbořilová, expansion manager; Michal Bým – exVisual Merchendiser; Danka Brotea – Buchare

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Dominika Petrtýlová Interview

Dominika Petrýlová, a glasswork student at Prague's UMPRUM, has, despite her age, gained a lot of success both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Along with Dominika, we prepared the 'Sea Slug' lights installation at our Vnitroblock store in Prague. Thanks to its work with lighting and its reflection it emits a soft glow. The installation shines a light (no pun intended) on glassblowers' art and embodies Dominika's vision. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWjzydtgXMA Dominika met with Michal Bým,

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