It’s come to the end of the week so you guessed it – here’s another Friday briefing. With His Majesty’s Government in turmoil after former Prime Minister Liz Truss was outlasted by a head of lettuce after her resignation yesterday, it’s no surprise that this week was teeming with events. And just after the fashion month wind-down too! From Canada Goose and London- based designer Feng Chen Wang collaborating on a new AW22 capsule collection, an exhilarating East London 17-Hour rave hosted by NTS and Diesel to JW Anderson’s spooky season Carrie collection, we’ve outlined some of this week’s best – you’re welcome 🙂
FENG CHEN WANG X CANADA GOOSE CREATE AN INNOVATIVE AND ARTISTIC COLLECTION
With London Fashion Week’s seemingly never ending bout, Canada Goose is initiating a new AW22 collection with Chinese-born, London-based designer Feng Chen Wang and Chinese artist Xu Zhen. The collection completely embodies Wang’s futuristic x modern take on menswear with Canada Goose’s luxury performance wear to create multifunctional sustainable pieces. With a blazer doubling as a vest and recycled windproof fabric the innovative and artistically driven collection will be available from October 20th at Canada Goose stores across Asia and on both brand’s websites.
NTS X DIESEL TRACKS: TEAMING UP FOR 17-HOURS OF BANGERS
Who needs the Berghain? NTS Radio and Diesel are teaming up in East London to host a (free might we add) 17-hour rave. On the 5th of November all of our favourite club collectives are lining up to give us the party we’ve been dying for. With Pxssy Palace, Adonis, Chapter 10, Negropop (NPOP) and many many more headlining a diverse setlist there’s guaranteed to be a banger for everyone. Get your dancing shoes ready.
OP 2.0 OPENS ITS GATES IN THE UK
Sneakerheads, this one’s for you. Popular hype trainer retailer OP 2.0 is opening its first ever pop-up store in Bicester Village. With their unimaginable array of the most sought after pairs. As if that’s not enough,in-store sneaker personalisation and pre-loved pairs and exclusive limited edition drops will be available to cop. We’re drooling already. Doors close next Friday the 28th of October… so you better be fast.
JW ANDERSON SPICES UP HALLOWEEN WITH A CARRIE COLLECTION
JW Anderson celebrates spooky season this year by teaming up with MGM Studios creating a capsule collection based on the cult classic movie “Carrie”. The collection already available on Anderson’s website features prints and imagery referencing the supernatural horror. A perfect wardrobe addition for all of your horror movie fanatics this Halloween.
DSQUARED2’S PRESENTS ONE LIFE ONE PLANET 2.0
Dsquared2 launches its second iteration of its ‘One Life One Planet’ collection this AW22. Available at select retail stores this month. Focusing on reducing their environmental impact with design and corporate level changes this collection echoes their change. Featuring bright colours, technical accessories and utilitarian designs, this collection marks a positive change for the brand.
GANT AW22 CAMPAIGN WAS A LOVE LETTER TO NEW YORK
Gant wanted us all to take out of the Big Apple with their AW22 campaign. The American Sportswear giant gave an ode to New York’s long heritage and creative spirit. Featuring seasoned veterans and new faces, the campaign saw the likes of Jazelle (otherwise known as @uglyworldwide) to Staz Lindes and magazine editor Ben Cobb present. A story of their 73-year-old relationship with the city.
DON’T SLEEP ON LOSHH’S NEW EP
Nigerian-born, London-based musician Loshh’s new EP entitled “akọle” is out now. The six track EP is an ensemble of his multidisciplinary background featuring musical art, poetry and experimental sounds. Following on from the success of his first EP, ‘Ifarada’, Loshh continues to cement himself and his sound, blessing us with new music. With the innovative tracklist titles spelling out the title paired with the musical talent it’s no surprise that Loshh is making waves.
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