•  A pop-up store featuring Dutch design has opened at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing. The store offers stylish footwear, home accessories and furniture, all designed and made in the Netherlands.

    Dutch shoe brand O'Quirey offers a range of handmade quality shoes in vivid colors, as well as matching belts.

    Also on display are handmade glasses, bowls, vases and cups from Droog Design. Studio Henny van Nistelrooy presents Mazha folding stools, which are inspired by Chinese folding stools called mazha but with a contemporary twist.

    The store is open through March 29.

    Furla full of color

    Italian fashion brand Furla has launched its 2015 spring/summer collection. The new collection uses colors and hand-painted prints inspired by the Neo-pop art movement. The Furla Twist line features bucket bags with contrast colors while the Spy backpack uses glittering studs on soft leather for a more edgy look. The brand's classic Metropolis shoulder bag and candy cotton drawstring bag are updated with new color combinations that echo the vitality of the season.

    New crystals

    Jewelry maker Swarovski introduced a new collection for its 2016 spring/summer lineup. Inspired by the idea of "Between Heaven and Earth", the collection has four sub themes:

    "blossoming of happiness" is inspired by the renewal power of spring, incorporating floral pastels and rosy colors. The "nature of strength" line is inspired by the energy of sports and the "mythology of hope" takes influence from ancient Greek Goddesses. The "power of belief" interprets ancient religious symbols in glittering gemstones.

    Luxury collection

    French luxury brand Hermes recently held a preview of its new spring / summer collection for 2015 inBeijing.

    The menswear collection is themed on subtle prints. The main colors are white, gray and navy with some highlights of orange. The women's collection translates the dynamics of shadow and light with a set of earth tones. Light materials such as silk, cashmere and linen are used. There is also a collection of accessories that include silk scarves and leather handbags.

     

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