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SKIMS Launch At Selfridges In UK
SKIMS, created by Kim Kardashian West, partners with Selfridges to make its International retail debut across the UK this week. Founded in September of last year, SKIMS offers a range of shape enhancing undergarments to create flattering silhouettes. The brand has over 160 solution-focused options and numerous loungewear pieces, from sizes XXS-5X and in 9 tonal colourways – ensuring there is something for everyone.
Selfridges are known for their incredible fashion mix – making it the perfect place for UK based customers to discover SKIMSKim Kardashian West
Monki Debuts Upcycled Denim Collection
Monki released new capsule collection, Up:cycle, a collection made from leftover organic cotton denim garments, recycled three and zippers. This creative and innovative way gives new life to textiles that would otherwise end up in landfill – recycling, reusing and repurposing. Containing three key pieces, a pair of Yoko jeans, tie-waist jacket and a tote bag, this beautiful patchwork designed collection contains a mixture of organic denim washes.
We love fashion and our planet, and we therefore need to transform ourselves and the industry to operate within the planetary boundariesJenny Fagerlin, Global Sustainability Manager at Monki
H&M Collaborate With The Vampire’s Wife
H&M announce collaboration with fashion brand The Vampire’s Wife, known for her flattering silhouettes, glamorous detailing and celebration of women. This dark and powerfully feminine collection, includes garments made from sustainably sourced materials. With bold, statement pieces such as a lace mini dress with signature shoulders and a velvet mini dress with a pussy-bow; this collection is dominated with classic black shades for a mysterious feel. Hints of silver lace and rich velvet textures add a sense of luxury.
Dr Martens Launch Collaboration With Black Sabbath
Celebrating their 60th anniversary Dr Martens announce collaboration with Black Sabbath, paying tribute to iconic musicians, artists and creatives. As Black Sabbath celebrate 50 years since their groundbreaking albums, this collaboration is a celebration of the shared heritage between the two – heavy metal and subversive style. The 1460 Sabbath boot is designed with graphics from the band’s debut album, purple eyelets and core Doc markings. Whilst the 1461 Sabbath shoe pays tribute to the bands second album, with its digital printing and embossed Black Sabbath lettering.
Coach Introduces COACH X Jennifer Lopez Collaboration
Coach introduces their first collaboration with Jennifer Lopez with the launch of the special edition Hutton bag. The bag, inspired by JLO’s approach to style, is crafted in refined calf leather to create a timeless, versatile bag made for living on-the-go. Designed by Creative Director Stuart Vevers, the bag incorporates the values of authenticity and inclusivity shared by Coach and JLO.
I really wanted the Coach x Jennifer Lopez Hutton to feel like me. The colorblock leather and polished hardware details are really my style. It’s a bag that makes me look pulled together and ready for anything, and I can’t wait to share it with everyoneJennifer Lopez
Sami Miró Vintage Launches On FWRD.com
Influencer and impact designer Sami Miró launches her sustainable fashion brand, Sami Miro Vintage, with luxury destination FORWARD by Elyse Walker. Marking the first time the designer has launched her full line with a retailer, this environmentally conscious brand is bringing sustainable fashion to the FWRD customer. Taking existing vintage items and re-creating them into modern, edgy styles; the LA-rooted line consists of mesh bodysuits, corsets and reworked denim – with hints of raw hem and asymmetrical details.
Superdry Launch Their First Ever Vegan Trainer Collection
AW20 sees Superdry introduce their first ever vegan trainer collection, combining style with a conscience. These unisex trainers, approved by the Vegan Society, have been created from raw and recycled material to ensure there are zero animal traces. This is one step in the direction of Superdry becoming more sustainable and environmentally aware, aiming to minimise their impact on the planet. With water-based glue and natural pigments for bright colours, these trainers allow you to follow the latest footwear trends whilst thinking consciously about the environment.
Karl Lagerfeld Announces Collection With 3 Female DJs
Karl Lagerfeld announces Karl Lagerfeld X Music, a capsule collection in collaboration with 3 female DJs: Chelina Manuhutu, Siobhan Bell and Toki Monsta. Building upon Karl Lagerfeld’s passion for music and supporting creative talents, each DJ has created their own edit of their favourite styles from the Fall-Winter 2020 collection and curated a bespoke Karl Lagerfeld.
For us it’s an exciting way to continue honouring Karl’s love for collaboration and music in particular. We are inspired by how each DJ expresses her own personal style, distinct sound and original inspirations, and connects with her audience in a unique wayPier Paolo Righi, CEO of Karl Lagerfeld
Clarks Release New AW20 Desert Boot 2
Clarks celebrate 70 years of their classic silhouette by releasing the Desert Boot 2 for Autumn Winter 20. Coming in an array of colours, leathers and prints, there is a boot for every occasion in this collection. Since being introduced by Nathan Clark in 1950, the brand has sold over 15 million pairs of the Desert Boot. Its simple design has made the boot a classic within the brand’s history
Simplicity is at the root of many brilliant ideas and the Desert Boot is no exception. In the age of sustainability, we’ve seen a shift away from fast fashion and an attraction to quality and authenticityGiorgio Presca, Clarks Chief Executive Officer
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