Classic Champion Collab in Soho London👀, Lush creates exclusive perfumes from fave scents, Private Dyson Dates, c’est magnifique a la Emily in Paris & Kipling and more…
Hey FROW Fam, ready to step into December? The red and green has definitely made its way into our wardrobes, even if there are ugly Christmas sweaters in the mix that we can’t let go of. They’re just so cute! Tis the season to be cute, fuzzy and cosy ❄️Remember to add layers whenever you step out - Brr brr 🥶But the exciting news is we can finally open our favourite advent calendars now! Or are you a little too excited and had a cheeky peek into what’s in the boxes already? Shh, no one has to know 🤫If you’re still looking for your perfect advent calendar, read our list of the best ones this year here and buy them quick!
A really proud moment is around the corner as The Fashion Awards 2023 will be happening in London on Monday (4th Dec) - actor, director and writer Michaela Coel will be awarded the Pandora Leader of Change Award, so yay! From Chewing Gum to Black Mirror, Top Boy and Black Panther, she deserves this recognition, to say the least 🏽
If you’re looking to go to a jolly party, then check out the Office X adidas Festive Party which is happening in Lightwells and Deadhouse at Somerset House, Strand, London on the 5th of December. They’ve got some amazing DJs, plus food and drink on the house! But if this isn’t really your style, then maybe you can enjoy a hairstyling session with Dyson instead. Yes, the Dyson Styling Tour is back baby and we’ve got all the deets down below 😘
For some family fun, you can show your kids a fun time with Santa at Birmingham’s Selfridges in the Bullring Shopping Centre. They’re inviting us all to join Mr & Mrs Claus for a feast at San Carlo Fumo, with tickets for £35 per person. You can book a slot anytime from the 2nd to 19th of December so don’t miss this magical breakfast experience 🥰
Roll into the new year with Dr Martens x GANNI classic, cult boot! 🥾
Dr Martens & GANNI are celebrating 10 years of the Jadon Boot and bringing you a new collaboration! Joining forces to break boundaries through a fresh take on youth culture, everyday rebellion, and freedom of expression through their new kicks. GANNI matched their bold, playful vibes to Dr Martin’s aesthetic, equalizing the theme of individuality and self-expression that fuses both brands to end their year on a high. FROW says yes to that! Together, by crafting this renowned shoe, Dr Martens paid tribute to the music scene which contributed a fabulous inspiration. Designs revamped with a blend of recycled materials, such as polyester and leather-free materials alongside the signature detailing of bright, yellow welt stitching reflected with yellow accents circling the laces. Not forgetting of course the iconic GANNI butterfly logo stamped across the side of the boot! Check out the new collaboration online and in selected stores with prices starting at £249.
Fabletics release their third Khloe Edit drop 🤩
The fitness favourite, Fabletics launches their third drop with our girl Khloe Kardashian. The collection includes five new, innovative pieces inspired by an all-chrome theme, such as a shimmering, silver ‘Motion 365’ bralette and leggings set also designed in jet black, plum purple, and various others! Complemented with a go-to ‘All Weather Jacket’ featuring an adjustable length, multiple pockets, and crafted with water-repellent fabrics. Fun fact, each jacket is made from 28 recycled bottles💪! Each piece contains the utmost support and performance tech suited for both indoor and outdoor exercise this chilly season. Check out the latest drop from The Khloe Edit online and in selected stores with prices starting from £44.
Step into the heart of Emily in Paris with Kipling's new collaboration! 👝🗼
We say Bonjour to Kipling as it joins forces with the hit Netflix series, Emily in Paris! Giving the ultimate Parisian look with their new, stylish bags. Leading inspirations from the high-spirited main character, of course, Emily, bringing a peppy mood and youthful charm into a new accessory collection. Pieces consist of the fresh, floral lilac ‘Riri’ and ‘Milda’ cross-body styles along with the ‘Bina’ shoulder bag and the sweet, heart-cut shaped ‘Jozi’ bag all designed in a glossy or fleecy texture. With pretty, patterned webbing across every handle featuring a selection of sweet charms, from the sparkling Eiffel Tower to a classic ‘Tres Bien’. Last but not least, all styles include a soft, tied-on scarf designed with a selection of charming, Paris motifs enough to make you feel tres chic! You can find the collection online with prices starting from £98.
Feel speedy and snug with New Balance 👟
Back again with their latest footwear is New Balance launching their new and improved 1906D trainer! Delivering the utmost comfort and fresh, everyday style inspired by eccentric 2000’s runners. How slick! The collection will consist of two updated colors in pearlescent silver and crimson black, both featuring arch-support through an N-energy shock absorbing the outsole with a Stability web. Perfect for the winter wardrobe! These new kicks also contain ABZORB midsole crafted to cushion impact alongside the ABZORB SBS heel padding made to offer fabulous durability and cosiness. Then finished with adjustable lace closures and a synthetic, mesh upper to enable a custom fit. Check out their latest footwear online for the price of £155.
Get your stop and stare accessories with Ace&Tate X Felt’s collection!
Showcasing an exciting collaboration is Amsterdam brands, Ace&Tate and Felt with their exclusive, new jewellery! Make your outfits a 10 out of 10 with their 11-piece collection of handcrafted accessories all made with leftover acetate sheets. How cool is that!😍 With inspiration from creativity, innovation, and sensible design by their motto of letting no fabric go to waste. Mixing both brands' joyful vibes the collection holds three, eye-catching earrings named Abe, Zia, and Rae including necklaces all decorated with a variety of bright, resin colours like fiery red, aqua blue, and light lilac. Check out Ace&Tate x Felt’s collab online and in selected stores with prices starting at £59.95.
Experience Soho’s renowned roots with Champion X Dukes Cupboard
Now we're talking all things sportswear and streetwear, as Champion launches its new collaboration with Dukes Cupboard and some designing by Panik! The vintage, urban wear specialists have honed in on the community of iconic Soho, London, taking inspiration from its heritage and community energy. The brands joined forces to create an ongoing series of the city’s uniqueness through a vintage curation collection that will also premiere an authentic film shot by Panik- who also specially designed a shirt and will add window design to their storefront. We’re so here for this! Linking designs to a ‘circular fashion’ concept creating a range of bold, graphic graffiti t-shirts and reverse-weave sweatshirts representing the hometowns of the ever-luminous London. You can check out Champion x Dukes Cupboard’s collaboration from the 7th of December online!
Creativity at its best with Converse
Converse are upping their game as they recruit new designers for their latest shoe launch! Creators will be each exploring the different dimensions of the fabulous Chuck Taylor silhouette to channel self-expression and innovation, with first-up accessory designer Martine Ali showcasing her take on the latest Chuck 70 De Luxe Wedge. A piece representing Converse’s revamped DNA that expresses fit, form, and function whilst enlisting fashion makers Isabel Marant and Feng Chen Wang to help break the brand’s boundaries further than ever in their history! Who's excited? For example, Martine Ali’s Wedge shoe features a full, leather upper, an angular midsole, and transformative with two clear-cut styles with and without a gaiter amongst the other designs. Keep your eyes out for all three new versions online and in selected stores throughout Europe in early 2024, in the US the Ali’s priced at $160.
Kayali’s Fruity Ending To Start The Holidays
Kayali’s last fragrance for this year is sure to wrap up the merry season with a sweet, fruity heartwarming smell. Her latest launch teased just a week ago, is called Eden Sparking Lychee | 39. This is described as a fruity, floral blend of scents with delicately planted hints of lychee, blackcurrant, and candied violet. With added notes of amber, vanilla and musk, Eden Sparking Lychee might be sweeter than dessert🍰. And we’ve got a sweet tooth ready to bite 😋Keep an eye out for Kayali’s new fragrance, which is out today. We’ve spotted the 50ml for £58 on Boots, and it might be a nice addition as yours or a friend's Christmas gift!
Your Hair Needs This Hydration Transformation 🧴
Time to look sensational, professional and hydrational (is that a word?). BondiBoost has a grand new product that is about to add moisture and bounce even to the dullest, frizziest heads of hair! Their Heavenly Hydration Hair Serum does to your hair what your fave skincare serum does to your skin: little drops of love to bring each curl to perfection! This serum is lightweight, yet packed with some nourishing heavyweights like Kakadu Plum, Aloe Vera, Hemp seed, Avocado, Grapeseed and Pumpkin seed oil. As BondiBoost is from Australia, the brand has added the Aussie hydration gem Kakadu Plum which has the world’s highest concentration of Vitamin C! It not only helps hair shine but also adds collagen and fights damage done by free radicals. So the next time you step out of the shower, don’t use your blow dryer on full-blast. First, put on a few drops of this coconut-scented serum to your damp hair to protect it and keep it smooth. You can also use it on dry hair on those non-hair-wash days if your locks need that extra (Bondi)boost of hydration. Available online on BondiBoost for £25.
Lush’s Super Milk Is Now A Super Perfume Spray 🥛
If you’ve loved Lush’s bestseller ‘Super Milk’, a haircare product that is just *chef’s kiss*, then get ready to sprint to Lush again because it is now being sold as a limited-edition perfume! We are not kidding– Run, don’t walk🏃. Super Milk is not the only scent we’re about to drown in. Lush X Community is the brand’s latest launch which is completely based on the suggestions made by Lush fans on the Lush Subreddit and Official Lush Discord Community. We all love a brand that listens to its buyers, whoop whoop! The Super Milk perfume is not the only gift Lush is blessing us with: Tender Night, Creamy Candy, Toil & Trouble are some of the other cult favourite fragrances that are being sold as limited-edition perfumes. The keyword is “limited edition”, so shop for your fave Lush-scent-turned-perfume right now for £30 on the Lush website, app or in-store.
We’ve Got A Styling Dyson Date!
Yep, the Dyson Styling Tour is back in London. So looking fab this Christmas season is as easy as going on a trip to Westfield (White City)! We’ve always loved Dyson’s amazing hair products, from the viral Airwrap to the Corrale Hair Straightener. But no matter what your fave is, this styling tour is the best time to check out the brand’s full haircare technology portfolio in new colourways and maybe even gift yourself your new hairstyling bestie! And how dare you skip on a sesh with Dyson’s professional hair styling team because no one knows hair like they do.🤪 Get hands-on time using any product whether you’re just curious, need in-depth guidance or opt for self-styling. Customers can also book a complimentary personalised online session on dry styling with one of Dyson’s expert stylists. The Dyson Styling Tour is only here from 2nd – 16th December so book your appointment here soon. Tis the season for great hair days!
Stay sweet as December has begun and wrap up warm FROW Fam! We’ve been enjoying some brand events, so follow us on Instagram for your Front Row with FROW, and tag us in any new buys that we’ve piqued your interest in! We’ll be heading to German Market and partaking in our city’s annual tradition since 2001 as we begin to wind down for the year🔥
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