We Spy A New Trend! It’s All About Leather Bits and Chunky Knits This Autumn…
Hey FROW fam, happy Friday! So, those of you who tuned into London Fashion Week, what did you think of the shows? As featured in last weeks FROW News, we were very excited to see what RIXO was bringing to the table – they did not disappoint, as usual! Tell us what shows grabbed your attention on our socials, @frowmagazine, we would love to hear all about it. Now, this week’s news taps into the Autumnal trends you need to know. Leather and chunky knits are all the rage this season, and we’ve essentially compiled a list of all the brands bringing you the best of the best in those A/W must haves! You can thank us later, after you’ve read this week’s news 😉
A Maje-or Look Into New Fall/Winter Wear!
Maje have introduced their Fall/Winter ‘22 campaign in a ‘Maje-or” way, putting supermodel Taylor Hill at the front and center! The campaign offers us an insight into the fun but equally as hectic life of the influencer; dealing with the paparazzi, public and going about her daily errands all dressed up in the newest Maje F/W pieces. From polished and proper for a day out in Paris to dressing it down for a grocery store trip – this two episode campaign covers all the ways to wear the new collection; as well as treating all of us nosey people to a detailed day-in-the-life!
“Team Planet” is the Only Side We Want to Be On…
You know what’s even more exciting than all new Autumn/Winter wear? All new conscious and planet friendly Autumn/Winter wear! Chinti & Parker have created a capsule of four statement sweaters made up of 97% recycled cashmere. If you want the details on what this means for our earth; they’re saving 98% in water, half their use of chemicals and 90% in CO2 emissions; look, the sweaters say “Team Planet” for a reason. Available in two colourways, for every purchase from this collection Chinti & Parker will be planting a tree, so not only are you upping your knitwear game, you’re giving back to our ecosystem too! *adds to basket*
We Can Live Out Our High Fashion Fantasies With New Swarovski Eyewear…
The eyewear of dreams, and no, we’re not kidding. Swarovski are serving nothing but glitz and glamour with their new collection of bespoke eyewear; we’re talking blue, yellow, brown and pink with matching Swarovski crystals adorning the frames, inspired by the Constella Family and produced by Marcolin. Who said shades are just for the summertime? We’ve already started planning how we can wear these with our winter wardrobes! The octagonal glasses (£250) are an essential, with silver tone metal frames and crystal patterns reflecting the cosmos, why wouldn’t you want to add these beautiful frames to your collection!?
Iris and Ink Bring Some Class to Our Autumn/Winter Wardrobe
In true Iris and Ink fashion, their new collection is channelling all things elegant and sophisticated; think effortlessly easy to wear pieces, refined silhouettes, and high-quality fabrics and design. The new collection includes a variety of timeless pieces to wear all season long; crewnecks, chunky knits, maxi dresses and trendy leather styles that have all been responsibly sourced to reduce their environmental impact! Inspired by autumnal tones, if you’re looking to dip into some mustard, khaki and navy shades for your A/W wardrobe then let us direct you to the OUTNET website…
Crocs x Christian Cowan = The Collab of Our Dreams
Crocs have been making a comeback and their latest collaboration with Christian Cowan is making a splash on the footwear scene. Cowan’s vibrant designs x the classic playful Croc silhouette has resulted in a three-piece capsule of unique styles that marry creativity and urban trends in the best way possible. As well as the new and exciting silhouettes such as the Bubblegum Pink Sandals (£50), Yin and Yang Classic Clogs (£70) and the Mega Crush Clog (£110) – the collab has seen the introduction of some pretty versatile Christian Cowan Jibbitz that can also be used as necklaces, pendants and statement hair clips! You can shop the Christian Cowan x Crocs collab from the 28th on the Crocs websites, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Ali Forney Centre!
Kim Kardashian Stands Strong With Stuart Weitzman!
Kim Kardashian has officially become the global ambassador for Stuart Weitzman‘s Fall 2022 campaign “Stand Strong”; with the motto of the campaign being “standing strong means knowing what you stand for”. This season hones in on celebrating strong women all around the world with a variety of sexy and bold looking boots, with Kim showcasing the timeless collection of footwear that is aiming to inspire confidence in all women. What’s more, the campaign follows the stories of strong women discussing their hardships, and how they found their inner strength. We couldn’t be more excited!
Zara & Studio Nicholson Are Treating An Untapped Audience To The London Based Brand!
Understated, subtle and simplistic – sounds like your thing? Studio Nicholson are bringing their DNA to Zara’s audience with a new collaboration that you can shop now! The brand has designed a variety of deconstructed menswear classics that keep you comfortable and on trend all year round. The 12-piece Capsule collection offers footwear, eyewear & leather goods (we spy a new trend coming on…) as well as some fun geometric knits and outwear pieces; looking good has never been so simple with these easy-to-style transitional pieces that make a statement.
Adidas Bid to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Charities With New Outdoors Collection!
Adidas have launched a collection in partnership with Breast Cancer Now and National Breast Cancer Foundation to raise awareness and funds for the charities with £15 of each purchase being donated. The powerful collection is inspired by the stories and experiences of communities globally – from employees at Adidas to popular athletes, everyone’s stories have been heard. The new pieces have been designed to work for all, regardless of physical ability or conditions to make time outdoors more accessible. The collection features a host of footwear that tackles every terrain, whether you’re running, walking or mountain biking, as well as apparel suited to taking on the elements. You can shop the full variety of pieces from the end of October and open the door for more route’s into the outdoors!
Berhska Are Serving Looks Fresh Out The Metaverse
Bershka x RAL7000STUDIO are jumping on the metaverse trend with their new contemporary clog. The new shoe, giving us hints reminiscent of Ancient Greek sculptures, is the perfect blend of reality and on-screen design elements, created with XL EXTRALIGHT material for the ultimate ‘light-as-air’ footwear! The collab is based heavily on making design accessible and adapting to the wants and needs of an audience; what do we want? More conscious and eco-friendly design! And what are we getting with this new shoe? Exactly that! The shoe is available to shop now, with three unique colour versions available from the RAL7000STUDIO website!
There’s a New Go To Bra In Town…
This is a long time coming, for the ladies who are looking for a little extra support – and for the ones who aren’t – you’ll be glad to hear SKIMS have officially launched their Bra Collection after three years of development! The Naked Collection, No Show Bra Collection and Weightless Bra Collection feature brand new fabrications to ensure a shaping, flattering and smooth fit to suit every size and shape. Whether you’re looking for a full coverage, seamless or a breathable bra, there’s one waiting for you at SKIMS. The collections will be available to shop from the 27th September, available in sizes XXS-5XL, and with prices ranging from £44-£58 – brb we’re just going to save this date on our calendars.
Reformation Are On The Road To Sustainability!
Reformation is working towards a better future of fashion manufacturing, starting with the switch from 70% recycled cashmere to 90% recycled cashmere for their new collection. This change has seen Ref become established as a sustainability leader when it comes to cold-weather fashion, and we are here for it! The 90% cashmere collection features an array of sophisticated and classic knitwear pieces including striped jumpers, ribbed button up shirts, roll necks that are the perfect partner for layering and many more refined silhouettes for the modern woman! You can shop the cashmere collection now via the Reformation website!
Q+A Are A.C.E-ing The Fight Against Breast Cancer…
Q+A are using their skincare superpower to join the fight against cancer. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the beauty brand are supporting Against Breast Cancer, with 20% of their profits from the sales of their Vitamin A.C.E Warming Gel Mask (£8.50) being donated to the charity. The gel mask comforts and revitalises your skin by gently warming up to open your pores and work its magic. Containing cherries, blackcurrants, acai berries, blueberries and strawberries; the mask will leave your face both feeling and smelling fresher than ever, with a plumped, hydrated and rejuvenated skin barrier! You can purchase your Gel Mask online at Q+A’s website, as well as at Holland & Barrett, Feel Unique and Look Fantastic.
Huda Beauty are Giving us the ‘Power’ to Be Our Best Selves!
Let’s talk a little bit about one of our favourite things, empowerment – or more specifically, Huda Beauty’s new “Empowered Collection”! The new drop gives you all the goods to celebrate yourself however you want, whether you feel your best self with a full beat or prefer to keep it subtle and glowy; this collection has you covered with an 18-well eyeshadow palette, highlighting dew, mascara and peptide hydrogel masks, no matter what look you’re glow-ing for. This drop serves as a reminder from Huda to push past your boundaries and limits, realising your power from within!
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It’s Going to be a Vinca Blue and Rose Christmas!
Pray for our purses, gifting season is slowly creeping upon us and Dyson are getting in early with the perfect present for a loved one this year. They have unveiled a limited-edition Vinca Blue and Rose colourway across all their Dyson Hair Care tools – including the iconic Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler (£499.99), Dyson Corrale (£399.99) and the Dyson Supersonic (£359.99). You can grab your limited-edition haircare tools from Dyson Demo Stores and the brand’s website, as well as experience hair care from the professionals in the Demo Store Beauty Labs for £35! So whether you’re splashing the cash on a new colourway, or just soaking up the styling experience, Dyson are here to serve!
The Jojoba Company is Shaking Things Up For All Skin Types!
We are ready to show rough and dry skin the door! The Jojoba Company are bringing us the best in skincare with a natural facial serum containing Jojoba Milk and Probiotic Non-Dairy yoghurt. The milky formula hydrates the skin so you can take on your day with a healthy looking and natural glow; the ultra-lightweight serum brings balance back to your skin barrier and reduces age spots and wrinkles. The best part yet? This serum does not contain any artificial parabens, colourants or fragrances, so no matter what your skin type is, you can use this product without the worry of a breakout or any unwanted redness!
Make Your House a Home with Shantell Martin x Hoek!
The Shantell Martin x Hoek collab is bringing all the fun and quirky DNA of Shantell and blending it with the ease and quick-assembly of Hoek to create a collection of coasters, coffee tables and wall art – perfect for any modern home. The duo want this collection to encourage people to utilise their spaces differently, and highlight the best materials to use in their homes – of course this is in keeping with Hoek’s passion for sustainability! Bringing these two creative powerhouses together has seen the development of some seriously statement pieces that are sure to make your home a happier and more comfortable place.
Vandy the Pink Goes Techy with CASETiFY!
Staying on trend is much more than hair, makeup and clothes… we have to keep our phones kitted out too right? CASETiFY have collaborated with Vandy the Pink for a new line of street-inspired tech accessories! You can rock the streetwear brands iconic logo, an urbanised take on the Happy Meal – but adorable version – on your smartphone, AirPods, MagSafe wallets and wireless chargers for between £30-£56. CASETiFY have also printed the iconic Vandy the Pink design onto their Impact, Impact Crush and Mirror cases for iPhone and select Samsung devices – not only will your phone have stepped up its accessory game, but you’ll also be fully protected from any bumps or scratches!
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