The Latest Kicks, Fragrance Picks and Beauty Tricks
It’s finally the weekend and we’re back with another week of our fashion, beauty and lifestyle round-up. This Friday we’re taking a step into a nostalgic trainer collaboration, spraying you with an innovative fragrance and introducing you to a new daily ritual of self-care; without forgetting the latest sustainable collection launches of course. Keep on reading for your weekly FROW News fix!
Pretty Polly Are Back With Two New Conscious Launches
Never one to shy away from trying new, innovative and experimental products, British heritage brand and industry mavericks Pretty Polly are back this year as they step further towards a more conscious future. Already home to an eco-wear collection of sustainable hosiery, seam-free underwear and leggings crafted from the first-ever biodegradable polyamide, the brand is now expanding their Eco-Wear collection with garments crafted from recyclable yarns as well as a range of eco-friendly, reusable period pants. Ranging from sizes XS to 2XL and styles of midi briefs and hipster shorts, the period pants are produced using soft seamless fabrics, breathable and leak-proof CERAVIDA FERSH technology whilst adopting a 4 layer design. What’s more, the brand’s latest launches are not only helping us to get through ‘that’ time of the month but every other month of the year with the new additions to their Eco-wear collection. Home to seven new breathable, seamless styles of tops, shorts, vests and Capri leggings, the performance garments aid movement whilst providing optimum comfort!
Jordan 4’s or Jordan 1’s?
Stepping into 2022 with new drops, original sneaker and streetwear trading marketplace KLEKT is back with two new colourways of the cult-favourite Jordan sneakers. Amongst a range of authentic colourways, the Air Jordan 1 Retro High has been splashed with a playful, feminine touch for 2022. Mirroring the classic colour-blocking of the ‘Bred Toe’ silhouette, the uppers are crafted from grainy matte leather, paired with dark navy and muted pink inserts. But for those who step towards the Jordan 4 silhouette, it’s a red alert this month as the authentic thunder colourway has been recalled in a vibrant red inspired by the Chicago Bulls. The intense black nubuck uppers, laces and netted detailing interrupted with contrasting crimson accents are a standout for this season.
Rixo are Sustainable Denim Dreaming this Season
Growing and blossoming from their infamous whimsical, floral dress silhouettes, womenswear brand Rixo is expanding its conscious garments and entering the world of conscious denim with a debut 13-piece sustainable collection. From statement dresses, tops, oversized jackets and embroidered jumpsuits, the feel-good collection reimagines some of the brand’s authentic pieces as well as offering new garments of the ‘Maxine’ midi denim skirt and ‘Malia’ denim dress. Crafted from 100% non-stretch cellulosic material, the sustainable denim collection falls into the low impact category with conscious credentials of using lower water usage, reduced chemicals and lower emissions. Never has shopping for sustainable denim been so simple and stylish.
Bright City Lights, Even Brighter City Collaborations
Drawing on childhood memories, personal connections and 90s nostalgic influences this season arrives Vans third collaboration with New York City designer Sandy Liang. Looking to elevated classic styles, sport femme aesthetics and playful patterning, the footwear and apparel collection personifies her deep creative connection with her home city whilst blending with the vans skater edge. From all-over rose embroidery and colourful gingham to patch pockets and corduroy detailing, the line-up ranges from hoodies, fleeces, buckets hats and authentic footwear styles. What’s more, the collection debuts the new SK8-Hi Tapered Modular silhouette with a deconstructed collar, lace trim and removable outsole. Head to the official Vans website on January 28th as you won’t want to skate past this one!
We’re Glowing Up With ICONIC London’s New Product
Speaking of all things bold, bright and illuminating, ICONIC London has just launched their Silk Glow Duo and it’s exactly the product we need to bring our complexion to life. The blush and highlight duo is enriched with emollient and smoothing ingredients that create a high-shine yet blurring effect on the skin. Combining the silky finish of a liquid highlighter and pigmented blusher with the weightlessness of a powder, the product’s bouncy, gel-like formula is the perfect way to enhance your natural bone structure. Available in two shade variants to suit all skin tones, we are certainly saying goodbye to dull-looking, one-dimensional complexions this season and saying hello to healthy, lifted, luminous cheeks!
Hot off the Apple Press: KAYALI Keep it Juicy
Known for their sophisticated infused fragrances and rich luxury scents, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree with KAYALI’s latest smell: Eden Juicy Apple 01. Founded by Mona Kattan, the FROW favourite brand welcomes a cosmopolitan, thought-provoking perspective to the world of perfume with an undercurrent of Middle Eastern passion. Their latest refreshing fragrance is a unique, tempting blend of crisp red apples, sparkling sweet blackcurrant berries, succulent Lychee and fresh florals; bursting with daring, fearless flavours. Inspired by the raw emotion of the first irresistible bite of an apple, the flirtatious fragrance is the perfect balance between intense scents and fun, playful ingredients that is sure to have you addicted from the first spritz. The youthful Eau De Parfum is certainly our top ripe pick of the month!
Bodycare is Skincare for Saltair
Looking for a brand built with intention, care and inclusivity whilst celebrating all body types, skin tones and genders? Revolutionary body care line Saltair might just be the answer. Founded by model, mom, entrepreneur and body diversity advocate Iskra Lawrence, Saltair was created as a way to allow everyone to feel comfortable and empowered in their own skin. Formulated with active skincare ingredients such as niacinamide and antioxidants, nourishing oils and exotic botanicals, the brand’s Serum Body Cleanses and Moisturising Body Lotions treat the natural skin, awaken the senses and offer a soft, nourished finish. Whether you dedicate every night to an intense body care routine or treasure that five minutes of peace of your day, the beauty brand is here to upgrade your daily ritual of self-care, self-love and acceptance – sign us up!
The Tide is Turning: MIRROR WATER Is Promoting Self-reflection
Introducing a new lifestyle brand that will elevate your bath time: MIRROR WATER. Founded by Estee Lalonde, the brand aim to strengthen the relationship with ourselves through new and improved rituals. With the idea that bathing makes a soothing, reflective space to hold a mirror up to your life, your routine or even just your day, the brand are home to calming bath products to soothe the senses and promote self-indulgence and we’re excited to hear that they have just launched a trio of hero products. The SOAK Bath Salts are formulated with mineral-rich bathing salts blended with Canadian black spruce oil and bergamot to promote relaxation. The Smooth Body Oil combines oils of grapeseed, marula and camellia that smooth, hydrate and nourish the skin. The rich, melting Rub Solid Balm can be used to hydrate dry areas combined with its soothing shea butter. Never has self-care and self-reflection been so relaxing!
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