The Latest Launches Straight From Sneakerhead Heaven & Shopping Sustainable Until We Drop!
Happy Friday! We’re back with some more juicy news for you this week. First, how are we feeling about the Lionesses potentially bringing football home this year? Here at FROW, we are rooting for them all the way, c’mon Lionesses, you’ve got this! Share your thoughts about the Lionesses taking on Wembley with us on our social media @frowmagazine! Now, onto the News… we have a treat for all of you sneaker-heads out there, with the lowdown on the hottest new footwear coming your way, as well as new miracle makeup that conquers oily skin from Fenty Beauty and treatments to strengthen your hair within sixty seconds – yes, sixty seconds, do we hear a thank you for TRESemme? So sit back, relax and dive in, because you won’t want to miss this!
Prevu Create Perfect Contemporary Pieces For Your Vacation!
Prevu is bringing us another contemporary menswear collection ready for SS22, and we can’t stop talking about it! Prevu, designed by Jake Hall, is bringing out a variety of pieces from a new collection dubbed the “Ibiza Collection”, with perfectly designed pieces to fill your suitcase wherever you’re jet setting off to this summer! Whether you want to keep it neutralor enjoy mixing and matching patterns and colours, the “Ibiza Collection” has the perfect selection!
A Capsule Collection Fit for a King!
The King of Trainers has returned with a special treat for his loyal fanbase. Franklin Boateng and Ellesse have teamed up to create a limited edition capsule collection with stylish but performance-ready pieces. The 6-piece-collection follows a navy and sky blue colour palette and consists of a tracksuit, polo shirt, ‘Grand Slam’ t-shirt, and short set as well as a reinvention of the iconic ‘Tanker’ tennis shoe. Franklin has designed the Tanker shoe as a dual-colored pair, with one foot navy blue and the other sky blue for a unique but statement shoe…
The capsule collection will launch on the 30th July, and will be available to purchase from the Offspring concession in select Selfridges stores with Franklin hosting a meet and greet on the day! As well as in-store, you can shop the collection online at Offspring.com. Bare with us whilst we just mark that date on our calendar, that’s our weekend plans sorted!
Louis Vuitton Help Us Step Up Our Shoe Game…
Louis Vuitton is stepping up their shoe game with a new version of the classic LV Trainer, but even more sustainable than before! The graphic silhouette shoe is made up of 90% recycled and biologically sourced materials, available in red, green, white, and black so there’s a colourway for whatever your vibe. Sticking close to their upcycling philosophy, which we LOVE, the shoe boasts the LV logo designed by Virgil Abloh and, because there’s nothing worse than when your new shoes rub your feet, the shoe is built with comfort at its core with unmatched cushion and foot support.
Why look any further than Louis Vuitton for your next pair of shoes?
Sneak Peak of the Perfect Summer Collection.
Michael Kors has given Capri a sneak peek of a special project called the MK Loves Capri Capsule. The capsule features an array of summery goodness that’ll have you runway ready for your holiday; two limited edition pairs of glasses, a swimsuit, bikini, leather slipper, and a minaudiere all inspired by the Ocelot. As well as the perfect summer wardrobe, there will be small pop-ups at Cabana di Capri from 25th July – 1st August and Hotel Santa Caterina from the 28th July – 4th August where ongoing MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION pieces will be available… including the ocelot hoodie and a variety of accessories including silver, gold, and black clutches and other SS22 pieces. So, if you happen to be in the area, why not drop in? We will be super jelly if you do!
Coco Guaff and New Balance Join Forces to Launch A Fresh New Tennis Shoe!
New Balance has teamed up with the youngest tournament finalist, Coco Gauff, to create a signature shoe that’s ready to dominate the court in style. The shoe, New Balance Coco CG1, comes in two colourways – Pompey and DigiCoco – and will launch just ahead of the US Open for $170 (£140 GPB). The shoe is heavily inspired by the ’90s, with a FuelCell midsole, NDurance rubber outsole, and created with Energy Arc technology so you can be at peak performance and comfort no matter what your day throws at you, it even comes with its own affirmation detailed along the front of the right foot, saying “You can change the World With a Racket’ – umm, yes, yes and yes again, please! Sign us up!
Monki Centres Around Circularity
Monki has debuted their latest denim collection, focusing on circular design as a part of their mission for a more sustainable future, created as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign project. The collection features three iconic fits; The Yoko, The Monokomi, and Taiki, as well as a classic denim jacket coming in a deep indigo wash. To increase the longevity and value of the new jeans, they have been made from 20% post-consumer waste and 80% in-conversion cotton, so you can continue to wear your favourite pair of Monki jeans all year round! You can snag your own pair of their new and improved jeans for yourself from the Monki website and in select Monki stores!
Step Into Summer With Our Choice Sandals of the Season!
Independently owned sustainable footwear brand INUIKII is making waves on the footwear scene in a major way! INUIKII creates footwear for all seasons, ensuring they are all durable, chic, and transitional so you can wear your favourite footwear all year round! And they don’t stop there, INUIKII is constantly looking for new and more sustainable materials that are eco-friendly… kind to your feet and our planet, and manufactured from sustainable forestry from the Philippines! We are all about conscious fashion here at FROW and INUIKII is ticking all our boxes! And now, we are saying hello to their newest summer collection; created to encourage you to be bold, and confident and break all the stereotypes with a variety of statement slides for you to choose from!
Lusso Cloud Put Comfort First With Scenario Shoe
Lusso Cloud has launched a new collection of comfy footwear perfect for the summer! The Scenario shoe, coming in a slip-on, slide and kids range in a variety of muted tones, is the perfect statement shoe – whether you’re on the go or lounging around, the Scenario shoe has comfort at its core. That’s not all, Lusso has taken their Comfort Nirvana to the next level by going water-friendly, so you won’t slip and slide on any wet surfaces and ensure 360 breathabilities with vented uppers to keep you cool! We’ve already planned all our outfits to match…
af94 – A Colourful Cocktail of Can’t Miss Cosmetics
If you thought Halsey had already brought their A game with the About-face cosmetic collection, wait till you hear about af94… and we are here to spill all the gossip on Halsey’s newest beauty brand. af94 is a collection inspired by ’90s beauty, featuring colourful must-have products for your lips, eyes, cheeks, and body as well as a variety of unique cosmetic accessories such as body and face stickers so you can truly get creative with your makeup looks. The best bit? All of these products are available for under $10 at Walmart and Walmart.com! Halsey is truly serving us the goods at an affordable price… so bear with us whilst we just add everything to our shopping baskets.
Here We Flo… Making A Statement Against The Overturning of Abortion Rights
Flo is making a statement following the overturning of Roe vs Wade in the US by coming out in support of The Brigid Alliance. The charity supports women’s access to abortion in the US, as well as taking care of their childcare and travel expenses. Unveiled as Flo’s newest charitable partner, FLO customers will now have the option to donate 1% of their purchase to a charity of their choice, on top of the 5% Flo donates already – including The Brigid Alliance. So now, you can also do your part to help fight what is happening in the US by buying your organic and eco-friendly period products from FLO. The time is now ladies!
Teeze All Your Hair Troubles Away!
Tangle Teezer has launched a new hair pick and wide tooth comb specifically designed for 3c-4c hair types. The Tangle Teezer is a much-loved necessity in many of our bags, especially in windy weather, but now they have created new products that make the must-have accessible for more people; reducing breakage and not pulling on the hair. The wide tooth comb and hair pick are the perfect choice to define your natural curls without any painful tugging and leave your hair easy to maintain, wet or dry! Ummm, sounds like a product straight from heaven to us, sign us up!
Goodbye Greasy Skin… We Won’t Miss You!
If there’s one struggle we are familiar with, it’s the fight against oily skin… and we have the perfect product for you to combat it. Introducing the new and improved Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Blotting & Setting Powder (£24), Rihanna’s must-have product to blur the look of oily skin and extend the life of your makeup looks! And no, we know what you’re thinking, there’s no flashback, so you can ensure flawless-looking photos all night long – we’ve got you covered guys. Vegan, talc-free, and refillable, this product is definitely a must-have for your makeup bag and you can grab yours now from the Fenty Beauty website and in select Boots and Harvey Nichols stores!
Lush Give us The Gift of Long Lashes and Self Care!
Lush is blessing us with not one, but two exciting new drops! Introducing Lush Naked mascara (£10/$12) and their new Bathe app.
The Naked mascara is a new innovation in the cosmetics industry, in true Lush fashion, it is vegan with plastic-free packaging, so the environment doesn’t suffer for aesthetics! Made up of butters and waxes, the mascara comes as a block and isn’t confined to its packaging… and don’t worry if you haven’t used a block mascara before, according to the experts, the new Lush Naked Mascara serum is a great starting point and very easy to get to grips with! Okay, we’re sold, hand it over in all four shades! That’s black, red, blue, and brown btw…
Following on from that, lets get technical… Bathe, the new app designed by lush to help you get the absolute MOST out of your self care during the run up to World Self Care Day. With audio/visual bath experiences influenced directly by wellbeing experts, the Bathe app provides you with transformative and inspiring meditation exercises that mentor you through to finding your inner peace. We need some of that in our lives *sigh*. Not only does the app provide generalised experiences for everyone, it also taps into your health data (if you want of course…) to cater your experience specifically to you.
Okay… and downloading now!
One Minute Miracle TRESemme Treatments…
Sometimes we just don’t have the time to give our hair the love it needs, but TRESemme is changing the game! Their new 1 Minute Wow! Intensive treatments (£4.99) provide salon quality results in just sixty seconds, so you don’t need to leave the comfort of your own home for the results you are looking for… TRESemme is standing by three magic words; Smooth, Hydrate, and Repair to ensure you have soft, tangle, and damage-free hair within just one use, it sounds too good to be true – but it’s not, trust us, this is the real deal!
The Hottest New Drama Show that Should be on your Radar!
Looking for a new series to obsess over this summer? Candice Carty-Williams has you covered with her new drama series ‘Champion’. The casting has recently been announced for the show that will be produced by the BBC, featuring Deja J Bowens, Malcolm Kamulete, Jo Martin, and many more famous faces! Candice, the author of the bestselling novel Queenie, tells the story of what happens when fame and family collide in the highly anticipated show and celebrates Black music and family throughout – a love letter to Black British Music. We can’t wait for the first episode to air, bear with us whilst we anxiously await the release date!
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