As everyone emerges from their cozy winter dens (and sheds their layers of knitwear/outerwear), brands are here to greet the crowds with the latest spring ready-to-wear pieces and accessories. . Plus, an invite to some industry parties. To prepare for the warm weather and positive vibes, labels like Vince Camuto and retailers like Nordstrom held pop-up events all over New York this month. Meanwhile, Net-a-Porter’s exclusive collaboration with Jacquemus has all your resort wear needs covered. Fashion news for April is shaping up to be hectic as everyone is ready to party, shop and ultimately spend.
If you’re planning on traveling this summer, check out Rimowa’s latest collaboration with Porsche. The pair have launched the most luxurious travel case to hold a weekend’s belongings. If you don’t like the metallic hue and prefer to opt for paunchy pinks and picturesque greens, turn your attention to the aforementioned Net-a-Porter x Jacquemus capsule collection. The 23-piece collection features swimwear, dresses, hats and more to dress you up for that Instagram-worthy outfit shot.
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Rimowa launches a limited edition collector’s box
Rimowa has teamed up with Porsche to create a stylish carrying case called Pepita. The special edition piece celebrates the functional and technical designs for which both brands are known. Manufactured in Cologne, Germany, the accessory is crafted from Rimowa’s signature grooved aluminum while drawing inspiration from design cues from the first-generation Porsche 911. the TSA make this piece the ultimate luxury travel accessory.) You can purchase the limited-edition item April 21 at Rimowa Stores and on its website, as well as through the worldwide Porsche dealer network and on boutique.porsche.com.
Everlane Drops Cactus Leather Tote Bags
For Earth Month, Everlane introduced a new collection of Cactus leather tote bags. The versatile and sturdy bags are made from 100% nopal cactus, aka prickly pear and judging by the end results, you’d never guess the ‘leather’ was made from plants. The eco-friendly accessories are available in five different silhouettes and four colors, with prices ranging from $85 to $295. Shop the collection now.
Vince Camuto is hosting a pop-up event
To celebrate his Spring 2022 collection, Vince Camuto held his first-ever New York City pop-up on April 7 in the Meatpacking District. Titled VC Desert Oasis, attendees such as models Nina Agdal and Winnie Harlow dropped by to check out the brand’s Instagram-worthy activations and saw a live performance by singer Rainsford. The pop-up’s experiential offering also included a masterclass with influencer Alexis Wolfe and author Mariann Yip on modern dating.
Net-a-Porter launches an exclusive collection with Jacquemus
All your holiday clothing needs are covered by the global Net-a-Porter x Jacquemus collection. The two have teamed up for exclusive programming inspired by the vibrancy of Palm Springs. Thus, models were photographed on a white sand beach wearing the most vibrant pieces of Jacquemus. The 23-piece capsule includes deftly draped ready-to-wear, show bags and nostalgic accessories. You’ll notice the brand’s signature designs, like its Noué twist crop top and Pila cutout swimsuit, come in fun new hues like fuchsia. You can buy the entire capsule collection at net-a-porter.comincluding this orange evening dress you are bound to see everywhere.
UGG organizes a FEEL HOUSE party
Californian lifestyle brand UGG held a three-day event around Los Angeles to celebrate its Spring/Summer 2022 “Feel You” campaign. The event, titled FEEL HOUSE, invited key industry players to several fashion, food and music activations. Models like Elsa Hosk and actors Barbie Ferreira and Kiernan Shipka stopped by to join in the festivities while wearing their favorite fuzzy UGG shoes.
Nordstrom hosts a Farm Rio pop-up in New York
Farm Rio launched its first footwear collection and partnered exclusively with Nordstrom in the United States to bring its offerings to the public. The collection features handcrafted details, such as embroidery, beading and crochet, and will bring the label’s colorful and cheerful ethos to footwear styles including sneakers, sandals and mules. To celebrate the happy occasion, Nordstrom hosted a pop-up at its New York flagship store with decor evoking the colors and tropical elements of Brazilian street markets. Customers can visit the bold space until May 1, but if you can’t get there in person, you can purchase the new one Rio Farm Collection on its website or on nordstrom.com.
SKIMS launches its icon campaign
SKIMS’ Icons campaign, photographed by Sandy Kim and Greg Swales, tapped legendary models Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel to star in the ads. “Tyra, Heidi, Alessandra and Candice each played such a distinct and eternal role in crafting the [fashion] industry. Fitting these amazing women into our Fits Everybody underwear collection is truly a loophole moment for me,” SKIMS founder Kim Kardashian said in a press release. “Our underwear is such a game-changer and has been our best-selling collection since our launch – it stretches to twice its size and is so comfortable it simply hugs your body to fit perfectly on everyone. world.”
H&M abandons its Cherish waste collection
As part of H&M’s Innovation Story initiative, launched in 2021 and comprising a series of themed collections dedicated to promoting more sustainable materials, technologies and production processes, the retailer has launched an Innovation Story Cherish Waste collection. The collection includes everything from strappy dresses to bra tops, all created from recycled polyester, recycled nylon and/or a recycled cotton blend. In addition, all pieces contain a label inside which, according to Ella Soccorsi, concept designer at H&M, “encourages customers to write their name and a message on [them so that] when it’s time to pass them on, they can give the coin to that special person in their life. You can buy the drop now on The H&M website.