Diesel bags Damiano David, David Koma hits up Lourdes Leon, & more this week

Diesel bags Damiano David, David Koma hits up Lourdes Leon, & more this week

by Robyn Pullen
8 min

It’s the first day of July and we’re already raring to get into what’s happening this week, because there’s been some pretty big news you need to get on your radar. Diesel and Bang & Olufsen have both appointed new brand ambassadors, David Koma’s dropped a campaign with a pop culture icon, and Levi’s and Timberland have drops you won’t wanna miss. Keep reading to find out about all this and more.

Diesel links up with Måneskin’s Damiano David

Last week, Diesel named its first global male ambassador as Måneskin frontman, Damiano David. The Glenn Martens-led high fashion brand has always had a close connection to groundbreaking music, so its alignment with David is pretty natural. The news of his appointment comes ahead of a genderless collection designed by Glenn Martens and Damiano David, which will drop later this year.

Bang & Olufsen changes gear with Charles Leclerc
Bang & Olufsen©

Bang & Olufsen is speeding into the fast lane with its new Global Brand Ambassador: F1 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Announced last week, the news that Leclerc is now working with Bang & Olufsen shouldn’t come as a surprise to his true fans, who know that outside of racing Leclerc’s got a music streak. 

Sam Nowell is teasing a new Wimbledon collab
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Designer Sam Nowell has just teased his collaboration with the official brand behind Wimbledon tennis’ towels. Back in 2019, Sam Nowell released a selection of apparel around the sporting event, and now it looks like he’s back for more, posting about the “Mixed Doubles” collection on IG ahead of the drop. Keep an eye out for Sam Nowell’s “Mixed Doubles” Wimbledon release, coming soon.

Levi’s x McLaren rev up for their pending drop
Levi’s x McLaren©

Levi’s is teaming up with Formula 1 team McLaren for a new vintage-inspired apparel collection celebrating the team’s history. A range of limited-edition Levi’s pieces featuring McLaren cars from the 1980s and its original red and white colourway will be dropping on July 3rd, ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone which kicks off on the 7th. Keep an eye on Levi’s socials to find out more.

Lourdes Leon is the face of David Koma’s campaign
David Koma©

Lourdes Leon (Madonna’s daughter, for those who don’t know) has just become the face of David Koma’s RE25 campaign. Shot wearing the designer’s latest collection in an exciting new direction for the brand, Koma himself said of Leon, “she is the perfect representation of the Koma Girl.” See the full campaign on David Koma’s IG.

225 pairs of ‘SFERA EBBASTA X TIMBERLAND’ boots just dropped

Last week, Sfera Ebbbasta teased the limited edition SFERA EBBASTA X TIMBERLAND® LIMITED EDITION BOOT on stage at his concert in Milan and now the boots have dropped. In the style of an Original Timberland Boot, but featuring cracks that aren’t just for aesthetics but are also a symbol of Sfera’s history and his music, 225 pairs of the boot are now available to shop and are selling out fast.

Burberry hits up Hong Kong to open the Knight Bar

Burberry just opened the Knight Bar at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental’s MO Bar in Hong Kong, hosting an event which invited the likes of Bright Vachirawit, Amy Lo, Baekhyun, Cecilia Choi, Fiona McLeish, Hanna Chan, and more. The takeover will run until July 14th, and features a Burberry blue makeover of the bar’s interior featuring the brand’s Equestrian Knight Design, and offers a  traditional British dining experience. Head to Hong Kong to see it for yourself.

Juicy Couture is bringing back Y2K slogan tees
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Juicy Couture is reviving Y2K pop culture with its latest launch, ‘The Icons’ collection. Paying homage to the slogan baby tees seen on the likes of Britney Spears and Paris Hilton back in the day, the tees are playful, stylish, and expressive, bringing back the tongue-in-cheek aesthetic that was so famous in the 2000s. Each inspired by a different “mood”, you can find Juicy Couture’s range of slogan tees online now.

JW Anderson (and its Pigeon) celebrates Pride
JW Anderson©

To celebrate Pride Month, JW Anderson just dropped a collaborative collection designed with artist Pol Anglada. Starring the brand’s iconic Pigeon, the collab sees ready-to-wear featuring illustrations and the new slogan “‘Won’t you be my pigeon? Chirp loud. Live Proud.” If you’re interested in repping a JW Anderson Pigeon themed Pride tee, hit up the brand’s website now.

Incognito, House of KOKO & Casamigos team up for BST Festival
British Summer Time Festival©

What better way to watch SZA and Kings of Leon take over British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park than at Incognito x House of KOKO’s suite? Kicking off last week and continuing over the rest of July until the 14th, head to the Incognito x House of KOKO pop up at BTS Festival for good vibes, good drinks, and good music this summer.

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