Ah, good to see Alber Elbaz back in a charming and suitably whimsical high-low collab. He’s teamed up with LeSportsac (legit one of my favourite bag brands) to create a collection smothered in his signature doodles and graphic animal print. (more…)
Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands and industry stories currently buzzing on my radar…
All attention has been on couture this week, with a wonderful Valentino show (Valentino is winning couture for me at the mo, not least for Pierpaolo’s studio antics), a pleasingly understated Dior show, and a shimmering Chanel show (watch my verdict on SHOWstudio). Elsewhere, these were my big stories…
BURBERRY X VIVIENNE WESTWOOD
Now here’s a collab I can get behind. Burberry and Vivienne Westwood are joining forces to rework pieces from the Westwood archive in support of rainforest charity Cool Earth. (more…)
Heads up: the tomas maier and uniqlo collaboration is here
only a few days away. If you don’t know who Tomas Maier is, he’s the designer who has been quietly toiling as creative director of Bottega Veneta since 2001. But he’s also well known for his own line of swimwear and casual-luxe separates, which are essential sartorial kit for any self-respecting island hopper.
Uniqlo is great at tapping into designer collaborations that may not be at buzzy as, say, H&M’s Moschino hook-up (more…)
Here’s our latest retail round up celebrating experimentalism and innovation on the high street. From the latest social campaigns to exciting new collections and retail formats, we’re watching…and shopping.
TOMAS MAIER X UNIQLO…IS COMING SOON
Tomas Maier, aka king of luxury loungewear is the latest designer to collaborate with Uniqlo on a capsule collection, hitting stores this May (above). Cue a Maier vision that riffs on fashion’s current love affair with sportswear but channels a more sophisticated resort-wear vibe. (more…)