A Stylish Dip in the Pool and a Dreamy Trip to the Clouds
It’s finally Friday and that means we’re back with another instalment of the much-loved FROW News! After a host of global fashion week rundowns and the latest collection launches, this week we’re taking you away for a dip into a refreshing swimwear collaboration and introducing you to a nostalgic fashion line of ultra cosy cashmere that will fulfil all your retro dreams. And if you’re in search of a new sustainable sneaker or inclusive haircare product, don’t worry you are most certainly in the right place!
There’s Something in the Water: SWIMINISTA X Christian Lacroix
The rain might be pouring outside but the water we’re talking about this week is poolside as SWIMINISTA release a dreamy Spring Swim and Resort Wear collaboration with Christian Lacroix. Diving into thirteen new refreshing pieces and three brand new bottom styles, the confident collection is splashed with Lacroix’s classic patterns as well as welcoming new playful prints and rich refined colourways. Alongside fully adjustable, supportive swimwear styles for sizes ranging between A-DD, the elevated collection floats somewhere between the relaxed elegance of chiffon sarongs, carefree dresses and the contemporary edge of wide-leg bottoms and mesh hoodie silhouettes. The pre-sale teaser is now live, with the full collection expected on March 8th, and if we needed another excuse to book a summer holiday, we think we’ve found one!
Good Body by Good American
The weather might be cold outside but FROW favourites Good American are coming in hot with their latest Good Body essentials collection. Encouraging unapologetic self-love, renewed confidence and celebrating every curve of the body, the latest capsule is full of soft, sexy and supportive elevated basics to perfectly sculpt and flatter your silhouette. Designed with new contouring compression fabrics, the 70 piece collection is home to scuba bodysuits, shape-enhancing maxi dresses and playful rompers that can create the perfect base layer or stand alone as a statement look. Don’t mind us whilst we add every colour, style and shape to our basket!
Introducing Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga
One for the Ye fans, the streetwear enthusiasts, the urban experimenters and everything in between, Ye and Demna have introduced the first release of their highly-anticipated creative exploration: YeezyGap engineered by Balenciaga. A fusion of music, art and culture that coincided with his Donda Experience in Miami, the 25 look line translates utilitarian influence and design sensibility through a modern contemporary lens. From timeless silhouettes of denim jackets, leather pants, graphic tees and relaxed hoodies each bearing ye’s love of oversized fits, the collection offers its take on elevated essentials. The first eight pieces are now available online at YEEZYGAP and Farfetch with the full collection dropping later this year.
A Palette of Colourful Fashion: Calzedonia X Keith Haring
Speaking of all things artistic and expressive, we have another colourful collaboration to outline. Filled with good vibes, positive energy and creative flair, Italian brand Calzedonia has collaborated with colourful cartoon artist Keith Haring for a playful hosiery collection. Painting a picture of creativity blended with style, the uplifting collection is home to a fun selection of rainbow socks, three pairs of printed tights and two bold leggings. Loaded with character, charisma and personality, the standout pieces are the perfect way to add a pop of statement colour and elevate any outfit.
Bear Hugs for Chinti & Parker’s Latest Collaboration
What do you get when a lovable care bear finds itself drifting into a dreamy world of fashion? The answer. You are taken on a journey to the magical kingdom of caring and in this case, it’s playfully printed on a luxury cashmere sweater as British knitwear brand Chinti & Parker have collaborated with the iconic 80’s characters. The ready to wear collection is home to colourful cotton tees, oversized hoodies, relaxed sweaters and wide-leg joggers, splashed with the lovable bears, arching rainbows and positive slogans. The cosy collection is now available, and we’re ready to fall in love.
Fatface Draw up a Colourful Collection with Crayola
Picture this, artist brand Crayola has mixed colours, shapes and styles with fashion brand Fatface to draw up a colourful kidswear capsule collection. Inspired by the brand’s iconic crayons, the 11-piece line boasts a unique palette of fun prints and striking colours; think contrasting stripes, bright rainbows and shining stars and you won’t fall far from this bold collaboration.
Read more about the collection here!
Sustainable Sneaker Stepping with INUIKII
We’re stepping our shoe game up to the next level this season with a little help from INUIKII’s brand new Matilda sustainable leather sneaker. Ethically crafted from organic European materials and designed in Switzerland, the soft and feminine yet urban and chunky shoe reimagines their authentic winter silhouette but this time with a leather upper and lightweight sole. Arriving in four muted, neutral colourways, the premium leather sneaker is priced at £300 and is certainly the perfect high-stepping investment for the season ahead.
The Perfect Finishing Touch: TRESemme Collaborate with PatBo
We’re sure you’ve heard about the luxury fashion launches and read about the leading designers from this year’s New York Fashion Week but we’re spotlighting the magic behind the hair with Patbo’s insightful collaboration with TRESemme. The fashion shows and haircare brand have teamed up with Brazilian brand PatBo for a limited edition collection that captures the authentic beauty and vibrant energy of South America. Home to a selection of hand-embroidered hair accessories inspired by TRESemme’s latest collection, the elevated pieces paired with the haircare brand’s innovative products are the perfect ingredients to achieve runway-ready hair. Speaking of running, be sure to run to this one as we guarantee it’ll be a sell-out.
Morphe Take us Away with the Fairies
Taking us on a fantastical journey of enchanting colour, magical art and unapologetic self-expression, Morphe have just released their beauty collaboration with social media star Nyane. From vibrant electric pigments and ethereal colourways to dramatic intense tones and bold shades, the dreamy collection features the fierce fairytale artistry palette, the 6-piece eye brush set and trios of smooth lipsticks. Priced at just under £30, Morphe transports us to a dream world enriched with colour, creativity and confidence, and we’re more than ready to fly there.
The New Creatives on the University Block
Introducing a refreshing new fashion partnership on the block: trade show company Top Drawer have teamed up with art and design college University of Arts London (UAL) renowned for their success in producing world-class creatives and leading luxury designers. Emerging creative graduate businesses will have the opportunity to showcase their new unique product launches at the S/S 22 trade show, where they will be judged on their creativity, ethics and commercial viability. These products can range anywhere from interior, homeware and fashion to cosmetics and stationery. Be sure to keep your eyes out for this one!
If this week’s news wasn’t enough for you, you can check out last week’s rundown here!