FYI Autumn Is Just Around The Corner & It’s Bringing All New Athleisure, Menswear & A Blow Dry Lunch At The Ivy Asia!
Hey FROW Fam! Happy Friday, this week we have a mix of everything, from the lowdown on the must-have athleisure and eyewear to stress relieving skincare and mens autumn-winter essentials. Extra emphasis on the stress relief, we hope everyone who received their A-level results recently are ready to head off on their next life adventure. Share what you’re up to next with us on our social media @frowmagazine, we’d love to know what you’re all getting up to. And for those of you still waiting – best of luck! Whether you know yet or don’t, we’re sure you’ll be able to relax and unwind whilst getting your weekly fill of FROW News!
Gymshark bring us Activewear that Fits Both Shape and Skin Tone
Finding activewear to complement your skin tone can be a challenge, but Gymshark have made it easier than ever with the expansion of their Vital collection. The new launch features four new complementary neutrals including Espresso, Cherry Brown, Fawn and Vanilla Brown, with new looser fits for more comfortable coverage, as well as figure-contouring pieces too. Vital’s much loved sweat-wicking technology and ultra breathable fit have been carried over, so you can stay cool and dry during your workout. If you look good, you’ll feel good and we like the sound of being motivated to stay on top of our workout routines!
Eyewear that is Out of This World!
Raveena isn’t just blessing us with a new album, but also pouring some of her creative juices into Bonnie Clyde’s cup to bring us a new design of the iconic and best-selling glass style, Portal. The aesthetic is intergalactic, and we’re obsessed! Combining all the colours of a galaxy far, far away into the frame, the blue, purple and pink glasses are a statement eye look. As well as the beautiful concoction of colours, the glasses also have the Hindi message of ‘Hope’ inscribed into the temples! So, yes, to state the obvious, we will be adding these glasses to our collection.
Undercover x Eastpak Team Up to Bring us an Unmissable Urban Drop!
Eastpak and Undercover have joined forces to bring us a new collaboration where designer streetwear meets high fashion. A new selection of packs have been designed in three functional styles, arriving in multiple bold and monochrome colourways; yellow, green and red, with the words ‘Balance’ and ‘Chaos’ emblazoned on every piece. Merging convenience with style, the new drop is not one that you want to miss out on and you can shop Eastpak x Undercover now at eastpak.com and in select retailers!
A Collaboration that is Taking Mens Fashion by ‘STORM’
Garment Project and STORM have cooked up something very exciting for us all with their new capsule collection collab. With an array of footwear and clothing, the collaboration includes a vintage wash Crewneck (€120) and KAI Urban Hiking shoe (€220), both of which will be available to purchase in white and black colour ways, with STORM’s iconic pink and orange detailing. The two piece capsule drop is the perfect urban drop; the crewneck is slightly oversized, with dropped shoulders and featuring a neon logo on the chest – it’s the perfect transitional sweatshirt to dress up or down, whatever the occasion.
Reinventing Retro-Chic with Maje
Maje are reviving retro-chic with their new pre-fall capsule, and we are obsessed! The new collection plays with visual patterns and shading to create a more modern and reinventive twist on 70’s and 80’s style. With pops of pink and orange cutting through darker shades, the capsule makes the perfect addition to any fall wardrobe and features a variety of looks that can be carried over from day into the night. Alongside the new clothing pieces, Maje have designed their iconic ‘M Bag’ and ‘Clover’ in new materials to mix and match with the Resort Pre-Fall Capsule. So you will be entirely set up for the most flattering and fashion-forward statement Autumn outfit! Don’t mind us just adding everything to our baskets…
Be Shady… In Style.
The sunshine might be fading away now but that doesn’t mean we should drop our eyewear game. Barton Perreira have launched a new limited-edition sunglass, ‘The Cora’ (£800). The new wrap silhouette has been designed with the brands iconic Japanese acetate, and can be purchased in multiple colourways; blue, pink, ivory, black and even in leopard print. No expense has been spared on these high-fashion glasses, with features like a 24k gold logo plated beading, grosgrain silk ribbons and oversized temples for an editorial look. A limited amount is produced per colourway, so you might want to snatch your favourite pair before they’re gone…
Lululemon are ‘Stepping’ into Footwear with Chargefeel!
Lululemon are splashing onto the footwear scene with their newest launch, ‘Chargefeel’. The brand have extended their care and quality designs to shoes, creating high-performance footwear built for the female foot to elevate your exercise routine, transitioning perfectly from cardio to weight lifting and seeing you straight through into yoga or pilates. Whereas most shoes only support you for one specific type of exercise, Lululemon’s ‘Chargefeel’ shoe seamlessly adapts to each and every one. Dropping in 14 colourways as well, not only does it fit your routine, but it also fits your style. So what are you waiting for?
You’ll never ‘GUESS’ Whose Dropped A Fresh New Fall Collection…
GUESS Originals have refreshed their seasonal Fall collection again for 2022, with more core silhouettes and timeless designs. The GUESS capsule includes iconic and coveted denim styles from the brand and is available to shop now on the website. Crafted to have an outdoor aesthetic, the new pieces come in shades of deep green, blue and brown with vibrant hues spread along the pieces. The drop includes oversized crewnecks, matching sweat sets, jackets in cord and faux-leather pieces… we’ve already started planning our AW outfits. This drop is not one to miss!
Farah Honours Windrush With Their New Collection ‘Lovers Rock’
Taking inspiration from Windrush and its unique subculture, the ‘Lovers Rock’ drop from menswear brand, Farah features some archive designs and concept pieces that reflect the racial and political turbulence of the time. The spotlight is placed upon the ‘Gabriel Knit’, a heavy cable knit cardigan with overarm tape detailing similar to popular clothing of the time. The range comes in a mix of colours like military green, burnt orange and brown, as well as shades of green and burgundy. The newest drop comes as a continuation of Farah’s sustainability journey, all their pieces are fully recyclable and circular, good to our wardrobes and to our world.
Comfortable footwear? Covered.
Toms present their newest additions to their popular ALP Mallow series, the new collection features a variety of plush and soft sliders and mules with faux fur lining to keep your feet cosy whether you’re stopping in or going out. The collection comes in four new colourways, so you can continue to express your unique style from your head to your toes – literally! The ALP mules and slides range from £55-£60 and are available to purchase now from the brand’s website. Sign us up!
Wellgosh Open Their Doors To Birmingham!
We have some very exciting news for all you brummie brand lovers out there, Wellgosh has officially opened a store on Cannon St. in Birmingham! The luxury streetwear and footwear retailer has opened its doors to the public, offering up a dreamy variety of products from brands including Carhartt WIP, Barbour, Adidas, Fred Perry and many, many more. So, if you’re ready to stock up your AW wardrobe, Wellgosh Birmingham store is exactly where to do it!
We have 99’ Problems but Bad Brows Ain’t One!
Benefit Gimme Brow is back and better than ever, this time with a new volumising brow pencil to give you the definition and lift you’re looking for! The new brow pencil combines fibres and powder to achieve the perfect natural-looking fullness, coming in 12 shades, with no mess and a lightweight feel, you can girlboss through your day confidently without feeling weighed down. Now, the magic words you are all waiting for… yes, the Gimme Brow + Volumizing Pencil (£23.50) is waterproof. So come rain or shine, you don’t need to worry about losing out on your snatched brow look.
‘Revamp’ Your Skincare Routine With Irene Forte
Italian skincare brand Irene Forte have introduced their new, revamped, Forte Illuminante Lavender Collection; featuring “The Lavender Face Cream with Glutathione” (£90), “Lavender Tetra-Acid Mask” (£90) and the “Lavender Foam Cleanser” (£60), each of which is formulated to soothe and refresh your skin, locking in moisture and brightening dull complexions. So if you’re on the hunt for skin purifying products, Irene Forte has you covered! Being at the forefront of the ‘Natural Science’ movement, the brand’s revamped collection comes in sustainable packaging – that’s a FROW box ticked – and new improved formulas, so just when we thought Irene Forte couldn’t get any better, they set the record straight!
Wispy Lashes so Good for The Environment… We almost Can’t Believe our Eyes
Hello fluffy, eco-friendly lashes! Introducing Velour’s new ‘Luxe Plant Fibre Lash Collection’ (£22). These new faux lashes were created using plant-based innovation derived entirely from Hemp, to give you a naturally beautiful eye look without having to compromise on caring for the environment. The collection features a lash for every occasion and eye shape, day or night there’s a Velour lash for every look – try ‘A New Leaf’ for wispy and full volume lashes, or keep it more everyday with the ‘Second Nature’ lash. After switching to 100% recyclable materials, this brand is leading the way to helping shape the future of the beauty industry when it comes to being more conscious about our consumption. And here at FROW, that’s exactly what we LOVE to hear!
“Aroma-Filled Spa Experience” – Exactly what we need RN.
I think we’re all happy to say bye-bye to the lingering effects of a bad night’s sleep, and Athletia are bringing us two exciting new products from their Breathe & Sleep line. The new ‘Scalp Care Shampoo’ (£32) and ‘Scalp & Hair Treatment’ (£35) are formulated to erase the stress and fatigue from a long day, whilst revitalising your scalp and hair and serving up an incredible aromatherapy treatment. A stress relieving at home spa treatment? Yes please! Filled with natural botanical essential oils, the new products soothe and rejuvenate your mind and body whilst you kick back and relax in the bath. We’re going all warm and fuzzy just thinking about it!
The Perfect Lunch Package…
The Ivy Asia, Chelsea and Duck & Dry are dropping the ultimate lunch and blow dry experience on our doorstep. Offering a limited-edition blow dry and lunch package, attendees (£70 pp) will enjoy a soothing and relaxing wash and blow dry from salon experts. But it doesn’t stop there, you can then will continue to unwind with a glass of prosecco and the restaurant’s Lunch Stack Menu – did we mention, it’s a totally luxurious and Instagrammable setting too? Ummm, yeah so we know exactly where we will be spending our weekend!
Avorium is Kitting us Out With the Coolest Minimalist Stationary Ready for Back To School Season!
Calling all students, it’s back to school season whether you like it or not, and we’ve got the perfect place for you to start your stationery shopping! Looking for a more minimal aesthetic this semester? Look no further than Avorium. We all love colour matching, and Avorium make it easier than ever with sustainably produced notebooks, bookmarks, pencil pots, coasters and so much more, in specific colourways; whether you’re into pink (Affection collection), yellow (Optimism collection) or blue (Clarity collection), there’s something for you! If you’re looking to add a personal touch, you can also add your name to a variety of their diaries, folio’s and notebooks – and if we were you, we’d be putting our name on everything, because these products are sure to be the envy of everyone!
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