A collection of Balmain x Stranger Things clothing and more fashion news

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Including a matching parka from Canadian outerwear brand Wuxly.

Netflix calls on Balmain for a limited edition stranger things collection

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Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing recently took a break from his French womenswear designs to capture the bold spirit of 1980s Americana in honor of the Netflix series stranger things. In the Balmain x stranger things limited edition collection, the clothes and accessories exude bright colors and effervescent style codes of the period – think flashy music videos, mall rats and a whole lot of jazzercise – all with Balmain’s expert tailoring. And as strange as this pairing may seem, it is genuine. Rousteing is a real fan of the fantasy-horror blockbuster (apparently, he binges on every new season as soon as Netflix releases them) and has always been fascinated by the essence of the decade in which it’s set. For anyone who can relate, Fashionable Souvenirs become available November 6th.

By The Namesake opens its first store in Toronto

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By namesake enters the retail business in Toronto. In a cozy boutique in the city’s Parkdale district, the brand will present a range of small leather goods, ready-to-wear jackets and ready-to-wear silk sets. The highlight is undoubtedly the personalized products that can be imagined in the store’s leather workshop.

Nobis wants everyone to stay warm this winter

Photograph by Nick Lee

Far too many people live below the poverty line, and with extreme winters in countries like Canada, weather conditions can pose a threat to survival. That’s why Canadian luxury outerwear brand Nobis has brought back its #NoColdShoulder campaign. The global initiative collects lightly worn jackets and distributes them to vulnerable community members across the world, with the aim of providing coats to 15,000 people. Anyone wishing to participate can drop off their outerwear at Nobis flagship in Toronto or Sporting Life stores. Alternatively, prepaid shipping labels and postal donation bags can be requested online at nobis.com.

Andrea Pascual’s latest creation is a tribute to the designer’s Toronto and Filipino roots

Photography by Othello Gray

Andrea Pascual’s eponymous label is launching its first-ever unisex collection, which pays homage to her Filipino heritage and her family. Title of timethe fall 2022 capsule is a tribute to the past, nodding to Pascual’s humble upbringing and diversity Toronto communities in which she grew up. The assortment includes patterned silk scarves and varsity bomber jackets with the words “Kiss Teeth” embossed on the back.

Simons launches in-house designs

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This week, fashion retailer Simons launched its first collection, Editorial by Simons, designed in-house. Using minimalism as a base and keeping sustainability in mind, the elevated essentials collection is crafted from carefully selected high-quality materials.

Vegan outerwear brand Wuxly launches adapted parka

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With a focus on durability and quality, Canadian outerwear brand Wuxly has collaborated with Koolway Sports to address the need for stylish, weather-friendly outerwear for those who have physical disabilities. The result is the very first of the brand adapted parka, specially designed for wheelchair users. It features a half-back option that eliminates excess fabric behind the body, a zipper on the wrist sleeve at the bottom of the side seams, a removable hood, reflective strips and optional medical tube openings. Equipped to withstand temperatures from -15°C to -25°C, the wearer will be ready for their favorite winter outings.

Platinum, gold and diamonds adorn the latest line from Tiffany & Co.

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Tiffany & Co. the latest release is the Tiffany Edge collection. It reinvents diamond jewelry through a contemporary lens, featuring platinum pieces with 18k gold accents and multiple rows of brilliant round diamonds. The fleet of pendants, earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets are available now, just in time to add some sparkle to the holiday season.

Cape de Coeur presents two new styles

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What sets the Vancouver-based brand apart Cape of Heart apart from its elevated version of weather protection capes. Crafted in the brand’s exclusive CoeurTex fabric, which is wind, rain and snow resistant, you’ll be protected from the elements while looking chic. New to their core range, The Classicist, a style that nods to the classic trench coat with its effortless collar and waist belt, and The Messenger, the brand’s first-ever menswear piece. brand designed to be both timeless and imposing.


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