New Year, New You, New Innovative Fashion Collaborations, Beauty Launches and Inspiring Stories


Happy New Year! Beginning 2022 with lifestyle changes and those new year’s resolutions we always promise to stick to, there’s certainly one thing that won’t change this year and that is our weekly rundown of the latest fashion, beauty and lifestyle news! This week we’re taking a dip into fresh beauty collections, working out in style with the latest activewear launches and running into the weekend with a bold trainer collection.

Cardi B Lights Up the New Year with NYC Inspired Collection

Stepping into the new year with a certified apparel collaboration, Cardi B is back making money moves with Reebok in her second collection ‘Let Me Be…In My World Nighttime’. Inspired by the bright city lights and vibrant New York skylines of her hometown, the elevated capsule collection is home to sculpting apparel pieces in an inclusive size range from 2XS to 4XL. From form-fitting crops and relaxed cargo pants to fleece fabrics and mesh inserts, the pieces blend unapologetic confidence with undeniable comfort. Running alongside the collection is a contemporary reinvention of the classic leather sneaker silhouette. Illuminated with metallic colourways and captivating detailing, the trainer is available in black, pale blue, silver and gold.

Tom Daley Jumps into the Pool of Knitting

From an iconic video of him knitting at the Tokyo Olympics last year, Tom Daley OBE has dived into a playful collaboration with cosmopolitan conscious knit brand We Are Knitters. Bringing a whole new luxury to the definition of knitting, the modern brand is dedicated to slow fashion and contemporary design styles. Describing his love of knitting as his happy place, the diver said this hobby brings calm, still and mindfulness whilst creating pieces that mean a lot to him; something the brand wants us to feel too! Featuring two designs by the Olympian himself of the ‘Hands in the air if you just don’t flare sweater’ which drew inspiration from the brand’s Dada Sweater; alongside a relaxed fit ‘The Vest Dressed’ knit vest that captures his personal style. Both WAK X Tom Daley designs are available in a range of colours, perfect for intermediate-level knitters.

Burberry Launch Inspiring Creative Series

Beginning this month, Burberry’s Chief officer Riccardo Tisci is set to carry out a creative series in which his luxury British brand partners with inspiring creatives for each of the fashion house’s pre-collections. Experimenting with and personally interpreting Tisci’s modern Burberry identity through a new lens, the ‘Friends and Family’ partnership will feature individuals from unexpected backgrounds and invite participants to style the brand’s pre-collections with their own unique design vision. Celebrating togetherness, style and family, the first collaboration will star model Lea T who is connected to both animals, nature and effortless romantic style. The new series is all about voice, inspiration, identity and originality. This is a conversation we’re ready to see brought to life!

Adidas Team up with Prada for Re-Nylon Collection

With a fashion narrative beginning in 2019, Adidas and Prada are writing a new chapter of their high-fashion collaboration story this year; beginning with a 21 piece capsule collection of ready-to-wear apparel, accessories and a sustainable, reinvented footwear silhouette. Crafted from recyclable textures and textile fibre waste, the Re-Nylon collection blends Adidas’ timeless classic sportswear styles with Prada’s contemporary technical innovation whilst marking their evolution from virgin nylon. Alongside track jackets, bucket hats and a wide range of bags, the elevated collection restyles the retro-styled forum high and low sneaker silhouettes with Re-Nylon textures, intricate detailing and monochromatic colourways. The luxury, experimental collection is available from both Prada and Adidas websites from January 13th, so be sure to check it out because this one’s going to be in high demand.

The Treadmill is Your Runway with hush’s New Activewear Collection

Amongst get fit resolutions, this new year hush is all about having fun, self-confidence and feeling good with their latest activewear collection. From high-intensity workouts to stylish commutes to the gym and everything in between, the new seamless collection is designed to flex with you whilst providing optimum comfort. With enhanced fit, technical fabrics, vibrant prints and uplifting colourways, the new sustainable collection’s seamless style is crafted from ECONYL regenerated nylon derived from old fishing nets and plastics. From longer-length tops and hoodies to leggings and sculpting bras, the pieces are the perfect way to sweat in style.

Eye Spy a New Peep Club Product

Say goodbye to itchy, irritated, and dry eyes this year and hello to endless hydration and a radiant glow with the help of the Peep Club’s new hydrating portable humidifier. Designed to combat eye strain, dryness, and pollution whether your eyes are open or closed, the £55 bottle-shaped humidifier releases gentle misting moisture into the air which replaces the lost moisture in and around the eye. Simply fill the base with water and with one click of a button, your living space is set for a healthier eye environment. What’s more, the brand’s cult-favourite Soothing Coconut Eye Balm has been given an exclusive upgrade; the new formula harnesses the power of organic green coffee seed extracts which enhances microcirculation and brightens the eye.

Lush Wind Down With Their Latest CBD Infused Products

It wouldn’t be a New Year without a fresh cosmetics launch from Lush, and this time the cult-favourite natural cosmetics brand are slowing it down, taking their time and launching two new additions to their CBD-infused products. Introducing the 4:20 PM perfume and Joints massage bar, both products have been carefully formulated to go beyond the simplistic benefits of fragrance. Earthy and grounding, the smoky sandalwood and patchouli perfume contains 1000MG of CBD which can be applied to your pulse points up to six times a day. Promoting relaxation and relieving tension, the massage bar concentrates on joint pain and can be used frequently across the day. Available in UK stores and online, the products are ready to enhance your mood promote wellbeing and let you hit that much-needed reset button.

Cream of The Crop: Ole Henriksen are Back with a New Moisturiser

With the weather temperature decreasing and our clothing layers increasing to protect us from the cold, we must not forget to look after our skin this season. Thanks to Ole Henriksen’s latest skincare hydrating launch, their Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturiser creates a skin barrier that retains essential dew. Part of their new strength collection, the daily moisturiser is designed to suit all skin types and has been formulated to build a healthy, strong, hydrated skin barrier. Containing amino acids to boost resiliency and vegan collagen to hydrate, the moisturiser provides instant hydration, smoother complexion and visibly reduces wrinkles and fine lines. The universal product is now available so get ready for refined, rejuvenated and refreshed skin all season long. Sign us up!

Skincare Expert Dija Ayodele Launches Inspiring Book

Empowering, educating and enriched with knowledge and culture, aesthetic skin health specialist Dija Ayodele has launched a go-to skincare book entitled Black Skin: The Definitive Skincare Guide. Taking us on a journey, the book acts as the perfect guide for black women on how to care for their skin, the best ingredients to look out for and how to deal with hyperpigmentation and keloid scarring through a range of tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts. Amongst historical insights into the concept of black beauty, the publication also dispels the misconceptions that plague the industry about black skincare and how we can shape a more inclusive beauty landscape. Through her inspiring book, Ayodele wants black women to feel seen and empowered, to increase their knowledge on skincare routines and get to know the personality of their skin. We’re on our way to buy a copy ASAP!

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