Experimental Beauty Essentials & Fashion Collaboration Favourites
It’s finally Friday and we’re back with another instalment of our weekly FROW News rundown, and as always we’re talking all things inclusive fashion, game-changing beauty and experimental lifestyle. From a high stepping footwear collaboration to a refreshing nail launch leaving no detail unpolished, not to mention a playful nightwear collection that will have you dreaming of that moment you can go to bed. Stay with us as you won’t want to miss this one!
Introducing Dior x Birkenstock
A humble slip on casual sandal meets the experimental style of a high fashion empire. The result? A marriage of fashion and functionality, elevation and ease and cultivation and comfort. You heard us, Dior has just unveiled their latest high stepping collaboration with heritage footwear brand Birkenstock during men’s Paris Fashion Week, and it’s everything we imagined or perhaps reimagined. As a tribute to Monsieur Dior’s passion for the art of gardening, the authentic Tokio Mule and Milano Sandal silhouettes have been redesigned with an experimental high fashion overhaul and playful touch. Between latex footbeds, felt fabrics, suede styles, industrial buckle detailing and floral embroidery, the collection establishes the perfect balance between luxury style and stay-at-home comfort.
Get Ready to Explore Napapijri x Fiorucci
Continuing their fashion narrative of experimental collaborations, Napapijri open the chapter of 2022 with a celebration of freedom, fun, self-expression and a little help from Italian fashion brand Fiorucci. Through experimental silhouettes, retro detailing and bold abstract prints; touched with creative design sensibility and modern Italian flair, the unisex outerwear collection is based on an exploration of individuality and the wider world. Blending Fiorucci’s iconic prints, Napapijri’s contemporary style and a nod to nostalgic 90s streetwear, the collection’s technical garments include a new unisex edition of the recycled polyester Northfarer Jacket in a Fiorucci monogram alongside cycling shorts, oversized hoodies, cropped tees and bucket hats. Head to Napapijri’s official website or the brand’s London and Milan flagship stores to explore the collection.
Workout in Style with Lucy Locket Loves
Making women feel happy, healthy and strong both physically and mentally, inspiring independent activewear brand Lucy Locket Loves are more than just our go-to label for functional gym kit. After suffering a debilitating back injury that forced her to dramatically shift career pathways, 30-year-old personal trainer Lucy Arnold found an alternative way to empower women and stay true to her undeniable passion for fitness. The activewear brand boasts a fun, electric style where practical pieces are splashed with uplifting colourways and playful patterning in sizes from 6 to 26. Not only inspiring us to hit the gym but inspiring us in life that things do truly workout, the label is certainly worth your investment. PSA: The January sale is still on with prices beginning from just £7, we don’t know about the treadmill but we’re running for the checkout first!
Night Launch Dreamy Pyjama Line
This is one for you, your partner, your kids and yes we said it, even your pets! Elegant, glamourous pyjama brand ‘Night’ has just launched their valentines collection and it is safe to say we have fallen in love all over again. From playful lobsters, jacquard hearts and soft leopards to comfortable jersey and luxury satin, the beautifully crafted nightwear pieces are available in sizes from 6 to 28 for men, women, maternity, children and baby; and not to mention a printed dog neckerchief! Stocked on their online site as well as ASOS and NEXT, the limited edition nightwear collection is now available. Be sure to get your hands on their exclusive dreamy styles this month!
Vagabond is Stepping it up This Season
Sustainable Swedish footwear brand Vagabond are walking into the world of clothing this season as they launch their limited edition women’s leather jacket. Described as the ‘ultimate companion’ to their iconic leather boots, the outerwear piece mirrors the brands effortlessly chic approach to timeless modern style. Handcrafted in their in-house studio in Portugal, the jacket’s relaxed fit, standout stitching and raw edge detailing make this the perfect investment piece for your wardrobe. We would run to the brand’s official website if we were you, as we guarantee this one will be a hit!
SKIMS Take us Outdoors
SKIMS fans unite as Kim is taking us both indoors and outdoors with this one. Comfortable and practical yet stylish and simplistic is often synonymous with the revolutionary shapewear brand and the latest outdoor collection is no different. Styled in ultra-soft cotton fabrics and dyed colourways, the full coverage minimalist pieces include relaxed joggers, form-fitting tees, cropped hoodies and sculpting shorts that are perfect additions to your loungewear wardrobe. Packed with nine different comfortable styles, these lightweight essentials will carry you effortlessly through the season ahead. Don’t mind us while we add every colour to our basket!
Brighten Your Week with Paisie’s New Sweater Colourways
Splashing this season with bold colours and uplifting, playful knits, stylish womenswear brand Paisie are back with a new colourway in our favourite affordable knitwear staple. Designed with attention to detail, the ribbed jumpers are loved for their relaxed fit, soft bouncy yarn fabric and effortlessly contemporary style. Amongst muted tones and eye-catching pastels, the oversized jumper is now available in bright orange and mint green. We don’t know about you but we are ready to layer up and elevate our looks this season with the classic piece!
If you Like it, Put a YAA YAA Ring on it
If you are one for jewellery and a lover of all things accessories, we have the perfect new ring to add to your ever-growing collection. Capturing the natural beauty of precious gemstones and innovation of unique silhouettes, YAA YAA London is home to a range of statement earrings, necklaces and bracelets, and this season arrives their limited edition Block Ring. Handcrafted in Jaipur, the beautiful Agate stone rings are both ethically made and available in three bright colourways. Priced at £92 each, the adjustable rings are the perfect investment for your jewellery box. We can’t wait to get our hands on this one!
Joico are Colour Correcting and Protecting
It is no secret that finding the perfect hair care products is one of beauty’s most underrated challenges, especially for those with coloured locks. Whether you are experimental and we are likely to see you with a different bold colour every week or your subtle highlights need a touch of hair care, the Joico Colourful Collection is here to save you. Helping your hair’s vibrancy for up to eight weeks, the new three-piece line is home to an anti-fade shampoo, conditioner and Serum. The gentle anti-fade shampoo removes daily build-up; releasing rosehip oil, arginine and keratin to protect the hair, whilst the conditioner is packed with camelia oil and fatty acids to retain shine and gloss. Not to mention, the anti-face serum promotes strength, shine and ant-fade. Sign us up!
Need a Libido Boost? Lab Tonica is Your Answer
You may have heard of the latest lingerie launches, watched your favourite brands release new fragrances and read the reviews of the top dating restaurants but we are here to bring you Lab Tonica’s natural libido-boosting mist in time for Valentine’s day. Blended with natural oils of Jasmine, rose, black pepper and sandalwood, the product stimulates feelings of pleasure and arousal with every spritz. Through increasing blood flow and heightening genital sensation, the mist is designed to stimulate both physical and emotional desire. Just in time for Valentine’s day, the product is now available online, as well as the saucy herbal teas, massage balms and diffuser oils.
Mylee Have Nailed it with Their Latest Polish Collection
Stripping it bare and championing natural beauty, the new Mylee ‘Send Nudes’ collection has arrived and we cannot wait to get our hands and nails on this one! Home to ten carefully selected colours from cool undertones and warm shades, the inclusive collection has been designed to accurately match the natural colour of your nail bed and compliment your skin tone. A playful nod to the modern dating culture, shade names include ‘Flix and Chill’, ‘Left on Read’ and ‘Bit of Me’ so be sure to keep your eyes out for the collection launch on February 1st.
If you missed our previous roundup, we’ve got you covered with last weeks launches here!