Didn’t You Hear? Secondhand Fashion is Becoming Size-Inclusive, ASHE London Is Here To Revamp Your Nail Varnish Collection & Indie Week is Independent Business Heaven!
Happy Friday FROW fam! Rihanna dropped her new single ‘Lift Me Up’, from the new Black Panther: Wakanda Forever 2 film, last night – we know what we’re listening to on repeat today! In other news, tomorrow Gymshark opens its debut store’s doors to London’s famous Regent Street. Will you be heading down to see the activewear giant IRL? Now, are you ready to tuck into this week’s fashion, beauty and lifestyle news? From sportswear drops to designer notebooks, we’ve covered a LOT of bases. So get settled, grab a drink and dive in – you don’t want to miss this one! Tell us what you think on our social media (@frowmagazine) 💬
Work Hard, Play Hard in New Savage X Fenty Sport
If you were thinking about renewing that gym membership or investing in a co-ord to wear whilst running your errands, this is your sign! Savage X Fenty is sprinting into the activewear market, and we can not keep up! That’s right, on November 9th, the lingerie brand will be bringing us all things sport, led by new executive design director Adam Selman. Sports bras, leggings, jumpsuits, bodysuits, you name it, there’s something for everyone, ranging from a size XS to 4X. Who else is jumping out of their seats? If you are, you can read more about the drop here!
Every Woman is a Superhero With Veronica Beard’s New Colaboration
Calling all superwomen, get ready to unleash your inner DC hero with Veronica Beard. The newly launched collaboration brings you a 10-piece limited edition Wonder Woman capsule, ready for you to conquer the world and beat off the supervillain we know all too well – having nothing to wear! Available in Wonder Woman’s classic costume colourway of red, blue and gold; you’ll be prepped to seize the day in the brand’s signature Miller Dickey jacket ($898) or slay away in Sheridan Jean ($398). Made to mix and match effortlessly, this collection will make you feel truly unstoppable.
Ready to unlock your inner superheroine? Read more about the launch here.
Zara is Keeping it Stylish and Sustainable: Repair, Resell, Donate
Do you ever wonder what became of that one dreamy Zara dress, tucked away in the back of your wardrobe with the broken zip? What about the shirt with the missing button? It’s time to give back to the wardrobe staples that we wore out! Zara is introducing a unique repair, resale and donate scheme in November to help us breathe new life into our old clothes. Keeping it sustainable, the scheme allows customers to send their beloved clothing pieces off for repairs, with the option to resell them to fellow fashionistas and people in need. This sounds like the perfect time for a closet clear-out!
A Step in the Right Direction with TOMS X KROST
Two friends, two brands, two companies collaborating to give back, TOMS and KROST are walking back into our lives with a new limited-edition collection celebrating community and friendships. Remixing their classic design and styles such as the Ezra, Mallow Mule and Alp, TOMS is aiming to showcase KROST’s iconic monochromatic style and print. The magic doesn’t stop there – the duo are supporting organisations such as Peace First to support young people in their time of need. Who else is itching to get their hands on a pair? Ummmm *raises hand*
One, Two-Step into the New Veja x Marni Collab!
It’s happening, for the second time, but we’re still just as excited! Veja and Marni are partnering up once again to treat us all to a new collection of sneakers that will elevate any outfit. Delivering three new styles and colourways, who else is ready to spice up their shoe collections with “Dramatic Chromatic” versions of the V-10 and hi-top V-15 white leather trainers? Without a doubt, we are! Expressing creativity, individuality and character in every stitch of these hand-crafted shoes, we are stepping into the street with some serious statement style on our feet.
When In Rome… Wear Forever Unique
Calling all Love Island Fans! Ex-Islander Paige Thorne has launched her first fashion collection with Forever Unique. Brand owner and star of Real Housewives of Cheshire, Seema Malhotra, had no hesitation in collaborating with the show’s 2022 alumni, designing 40 timeless pieces just for us! Inspiration? Your Sex & The City icon Carrie Bradshaw of course! Presenting all things romantic, from midi skirts and statement suits to houndstooth prints and polka dot, this collection is party season ready.
Gamers Level Up!
Hardcore Gamers and fashion lovers unite for the new Burberry x Minecraft collaboration! High fashion has joined forces with one of the world’s most popular video games, not only physically but digitally as well with an expansion of adventure and the creation of an all-new universe! From November 1st, a capsule collection and gaming experience will be ready for us to unlock – online, or exclusively in a pop-up only on Regent Street. We don’t know what to grab first, our consoles or our bank card!
Listen Up, This is The “RealReal” Size-Inclusive Deal…
The RealReal and 11 Honoré have no problem creating change and switching up the dynamics in the luxury fashion world – especially when it comes to size inclusivity! For the first time, anyone who shops size XL or up on the luxury resale site will receive 30% off their basket (yes, you did read that correctly), to shop from 11 Honoré or any of their other covetable brands. This is a collaboration you just can’t miss, and a movement you should join – the democratisation of access to size-inclusivity. Our attention has definitely been grabbed and we know yours has too. Want to hear more? You can read all about it here!
Rain or Shine, The Drip You Want Is From WAWWA
We are sick of the weather having more control over what we wear than we do, and it’s time to take action by dressing for any forecast. How? You may ask. Well, WAWWA has launched the Zama Pants and Pullover Smock (£100), two waterproof, lightweight, breathable and weather-repellent hybrid/aero items – is there anything they can’t do? Arriving in both an olive and charcoal colourway, we need one of each in our wardrobe please…or maybe two!
Skincare Has Never Smelt So Sweet!
Here at FROW we are all about body confidence, and the pioneers of premium skincare are back with a serum that’ll kiss your skin with the ultimate radiant glow! That’s right, MESSIAH and EVE have formulated a body serum (£38) which leaves your skin plump, supple and replenished; infused with skincare holy trinity hyaluronic acid, the “wonder product” vitamin c and niacinamide. It isn’t called luxury for no reason! The serum injects your skin with an extra-light layering of the brand’s signature scent ‘Beyond Here’ as well as notes of jasmine, bergamot and black pepper – looking after your skin has never smelt so sweet!
The Perfect Mani-Pedi… Bottled!
ASHE London has stolen our hearts with their A/W nail polish collection! The eight vegan eclectic and hard-wearing shades have been created using sustainable and innovative technology. Much like FROW, ASHE is also a Black-owned business and we are so overjoyed to see some of the polishes owing their names to global Black and female changemakers! The collection sees various shades of green, grey, red, orange and brown retailing at £15 each – with an glide on formula and a glossy finish! Need we say anymore?
We’re “Popping” In to Tell You About the Hottest Hair Service in Town!
If you’re wanting to change your look, Trevor Sorbie introduces a pop of colour into your life with the colour trend & service “CHROMA POP”! Your hair is your best accessory, and you should wear it however you want – whether you’re looking for a luminous green fringe or light blue lowlights, dropping into the Trevor Sorbie salon will help you bring your creative hair vision to life! With a colour that lasts between 12-40 washes, it’s the perfect solution to model a statement hairstyle without the long-term commitment; hair grows back, and the colour will always wash out!
The Detangling and Scalp Stimulating Brush of our Dreams!
Stop what you’re doing, the newest Manta brush colourway just dropped! Meet Serene Green (£25) – it even sounds relaxing, not to mention what it can do to our scalps! The ultra-gentle brush reduces hair breakage for minimum damage and maximum softness whilst stimulating blood flow to your scalp. This isn’t your average hairbrush, with FLEXGUARD technology, the Manta gently frees knots and cares for all types of hair – an inclusive and accessible hairbrush? We never thought we’d see the day! We’re talking fine, fragile, curls and coils (even those of you with extensions, we see you over there!) can all be teased and treated with the serene green brush!
Sitaarah’s Skincare Straight from the City of Dreaming Spires!
Psst… there’s a new kid on the block! Ethical skincare brand Sitaarah has just introduced a dreamy collection of products that are sure to soothe both mind and body. With carefully selected ingredients that balance each other out perfectly for effective and entirely uncomplicated skincare; this seven-product drop sees a variety of face oils, body oils, salts and scrubs that aim to enrich and fuel your skin with barrier-protecting vitamins! Look, summer is over, we need some secret weapons up our sleeves and Sitaarah’s new collection is set to give us back the healthy “summer” glow we need! *adds everything to basket*
Touchdown! London Say’s HELLO to Jones Road!
It’s the “Road” trip we’ve all been waiting for, Jones Road has officially launched in the UK with retailer Liberty London! Founded by makeup artist Bobbi Brown, the curated collection has been designed for every skin type, tone and texture. Specially crafted to not feel overwhelming, its high-grade formulations provide the ultimate no-makeup makeup look! The launch also sees a unique window display, designed by Bobbi and British Artist Endless, to celebrate the brand’s exciting new UK home! If your makeup drawer is in need of some fuss-free TLC, why not pop into Central London’s luxury department store to get your refresh?
We Aren’t Prepared to Miss Out on the Newest Missoni x Moleskine Collab!
Back and better than ever, Moleskine x Missioni is serving us some seriously stunning stationery ready for this winter! Moleskine’s iconic notebooks, blended with the beautiful patterns and fabrics of Missoni, have come together for a second time; bringing us four new refined notebook models and four diaries! With ivory-hued pages and sophisticated binding, who wouldn’t want to get their hands on the freshest new designer stationery?
We’re Stocking up and Shopping independently this Year
Hello Indie Week! Now in its sixth year, Just A Card encourages people to shop and support smaller independent businesses during the Christmas period. The event calls on everyone to celebrate their own business as well as championing others – giving independent stores, makers, artists and small businesses the boost they need after the last few tough years! The event will run from the 21st-25th November and could well be your credit card’s busiest day. This is definitely on our radar this year…is it on yours?
Get Your Skates on and Head to London!
We’re rolling back to the 70s with Flippers Roller Boogie Palace, who have just opened their new flagship location in West London! Fresh off its Rockefeller revival in NYC, the roller rink will open to fans of rollerskating who can glide around amongst like-minded individuals to the sounds of performers such as Alicia Keys, Will.I.Am, QTip and many more! Lace up your boots and get practising because the rink will be opening on the 11th of November. Don’t mind us if we go AWOL, you’ll know where to find us!
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