Including an initiative that provides winter coats to Indigenous youth in northwestern Canada and V-Day merchandise from Adidas x Ivy Park.
Jimmy Choo and Mugler design a shoe collection
A new haute couture collaboration is on the way. In a collection that celebrates femininity, confidence, glamor and power, Jimmy Choo and Mugler have joined forces to create a selection of shoes and boots that can turn anyone into a shoe fanatic. “A shoe completes the look and defines the character. I’ve always associated Jimmy Choo with a very strong sense of sculpture in shoes, a balance between sharpness and curve,” Mugler creative director Casey Cadwallader said in a press release. “Mugler and Jimmy Choo are both bold and sensual, and both driven by strong, confident women. That’s why this collaboration makes so much sense.
Wuxly Partners with Mikinakoos Children’s Fund to Support Indigenous Youth
Canadian outerwear brand Wuxly mobilizes to support Aboriginal youth in Northwestern Ontario. In the middle of winter, in fact, 230 winter parkas are donated to 15 different remote First Nations communities. Many of these areas do not have permanent entry and exit roads, so with the help of Mikinakoos Children’s FundWuxly hopes to combat their lack of access to winter necessities.
Jenny Bird announces initiative for International Women’s Day
On this International Women’s Day, Jenny Bird joins the Nanny Angel Network to help mothers with cancer. From now until March 7, $20 from every purchase of Monogram JB necklace will be donated to the organization, which provides free childcare support to these mothers as well as tools to help their children through the difficult journey.
Fashion and science collide in Nordstrom’s latest pop-up
Materials science company Pangaia is in the spotlight in the latest New [email protected] boutique, which will offer a range of products that reflect its core of innovation through science and high-tech naturalism. But this is not just any ordinary pop-up. Pangaia worked closely with Nordstrom to make this space climate positive. They measure and offset the entire carbon footprint of the retail experience (plus 10%), while accounting for employee travel, material usage, material transportation, electricity and site heating.
Adidas x Ivy Park welcomes the Ivy Heart collection
Adidas and Ivy Park have caught the love bug. Dubbed Ivy Heart, this new collection features a striking palette of reds, pinks and neutrals across a wide range of garments. Think jumpsuits, rompers and velor jackets, plus quintessential shoe silhouettes like Ultraboosts and sliders, all with that sweet V-Day appeal.
Parachute launches an organic collection
On February 15, the homeware brand Parachute launches its very first organic collection in Canada. In an effort to take a more consumer-conscious approach, new bedding and towels are made with GOTS-certified textiles, while maintaining the soft, luxurious feel the label is known for.