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Fendi and SKIMS collaborate on a collection very inspired by Kim K
The idea for a collaboration came to Kim Jones in Fendi’s studio in Rome. He was sitting around a table with his team when suddenly, he says, the women fell silent looking at their phones. It turned out that they were waiting for the launch of a new SKIMS collection.
Kim Kardashian West, who founded SKIMS, was presumably thrilled with the honorable prospect. “FENDI and SKIMS have a very different cultural power from each other, but just as strong, ”she shares.“ We share a desire to push boundaries, think outside of the box, and challenge convention, which is why we’ve found so much common ground working together on this collection. ”
The collection combines SKIMS ’emphasis on fit and form, with inspiration drawn from archived sketches dating from a collection presented by Karl Lagerfeld in 1979, in which he explored twist tube tops, pops of color. and tight belts. Fendi x SKIMS features neutral tones, nylon sportswear, bonded leather dresses and, of course, contemporary formwear.
“My FENDI is about creating something for every woman, every shape that’s different – and that’s also something at the heart of SKIMS,” says Kim Jones.
The FENDI x SKIMS collection will be launched on November 9, 2021 in Malaysia.
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Balenciaga releases two new Crocs
You might not be a Crocs fan, but Balenciaga is here to change your mind. Partnering with Crocs, Balenciaga showcased two new styles of pumps and boots at the Spring 2022 runway show. In October, they officially debuted in stores around the world with a campaign created by the mixed media artists based in Berlin Anna Uddenberg and Kristina Nagel.
For the Crocs 2.0 campaign, Uddenberg created bespoke sculptures based on a theme of cultural codes. She used reused fashion items (including Crocs) and recycled Balenciaga materials to create these sculptures, mixing them with the idea of distorted body parts. The scenes were staged and photographed by Nagel on the streets of Berlin.
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Kristen Stewart wears Chanel as late Princess Diana in “Spencer”
Chanel teamed up with Pablo Larraín’s movie “Spencer”, starring Kristen Stewart as the late Princess Diana. The film covers imaginary events in Diana’s life in the early 1990s at Christmas in Sandringham with the Royal Family, as her marriage to Prince Charles fell apart.
We know that Diana had a long relationship with Chanel and that she loved the House. She has often been photographed in Chanel and has notably been hailed as one of the most fashionable women of her time. The late Princess of Wales remains a style icon and muse to many fashion designers today.
Stewart, who is a Chanel Ambassador, wears a number of Chanel outfits in “Spencer”. In particular, a beige organza evening dress adorned with gold and silver sequins forming floral branches – look 82 from the Haute Couture Spring / Summer 1988 collection by Chanel. The dress and several other classic pieces, including a red tweed coat from the Fall / Winter 1988 ready-to-wear collection, were completely redesigned by Chanel and multi-award-winning costume designer Jacqueline Durran.
The film premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival and is now available to stream here in Malaysia on Amazon Prime.
Gucci 100 years
According to Musixmatch, the word “Gucci” appears in exactly 22,705 song lyrics. Gucci themselves set out to research its connection to music, working alongside the music data company to inspire an important celebration in fashion history: 100 years of Gucci. On the occasion of its centenary, the Maison unveiled Gucci 100 as a manifestation of its link between clothing and music.
“The centenary, for me, represents the opportunity to bear witness to the eternal vitality of Gucci which, year after year, is reborn, renewed, reestablishing an unusual relationship with contemporaneity as a boy, always young, observing the world with a vision. powerful. Alessandro Michele explains.
“I recognized the manifestation of his youth to have intercepted and crossed, for a hundred years now, popular culture in all its forms. Especially in music: the only medium, outside of fashion, more responsive to changing times and marking the new, the today, the now.
Ready-to-wear pieces and accessories feature the special Gucci 100 logo or present the lyrics of three songs chosen by Michele: “The music is mine Gucci reclined seats“, From the song” The R “(1988) by Eric B. & Rakim,”This one is dedicated to all your Gucci bag carriers, it’s called you have good taste“From” You Got Good Taste “(1983) by rock band” The Cramps “and”And men notice you with your Gucci bag crew“From” Fuck Me Pumps “by Amy Winehouse (2003)
Salvatore Ferragamo releases upcycled collection on Farfetch
The Italian fashion house continues its efforts towards a future where fashion is sustainable and environmentally conscious. At this, the house launches Salvatore Ferragamo Icon-Up: a limited collection of 300 pieces only of shoes and belts using recycled materials. The main designs in the collection include a remake of the iconic Vara and Varina shoes by Salvatore Ferragamo.
Each item is made with materials salvaged from the brand’s stock of antique footwear, accessories and printed silk, such as the tiger-print silk from the house’s current exhibition in its Florance museum, in the print Gancini signature from past collections. The parts come in recycled drawstring bags and new Favini Remake paper boxes: an innovative paper blended with 30% post-consumer waste pulp and 25% pre-consumer leather waste.
If you want to know more about Salvatore Ferragamo’s ecological journey, visit the brand’s website Sustainable Thinking Platform.
(Main image credit: Fendi)