KENZO ups the saturation, Louis Vuitton journeys into scent & more this week

KENZO ups the saturation, Louis Vuitton journeys into scent & more this week

by Robyn Pullen
9 min

Why does it being Friday uplift our moods so much? Because you know our weekly Friday Roundup of the most anticipated drops, best collabs, and unmissable moments this week is on its way. Here’s everything you need to know in fashion, sneakers, and culture, from KENZO’s vibrant new collaboration with VERDY, to BAPE®’s summer-ready collection with Globe-Trotter.

Louis Vuitton enhances your senses with A Perfume Atlas
Louis Vuitton©

Louis Vuitton is inviting you to take a sensory journey across the continents with its latest launch, A Perfume Atlas. Turning to pages of Louis Vuitton’s A Perfume Atlas, orchestrated by Master Perfumer of Louis Vuitton, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud invites readers to experience the fragrances and ingredients from the furthest corners of the world, highlighting the themes of nature, travel, and beauty through its multi-sensory form. A Perfume Atlas is available now at slated Louis Vuitton stores for 160 euros. However, the exclusive set, prices at 5000 euros, also includes a case of 45 fine extractions of raw materials selected by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud, from the Rose de Mai of Grasse to the oud Assam of Bangladesh to the bergamot of Calabria. 

Pack your bags for a trip with BAPE® and Globe-Trotter
BAPE x Globe-Trotter©

Streetwear brand, BAPE® and luxury luggage designer, Globe-Trotter are uniting for a summer-ready collection of highly anticipated travel essentials. Adding a touch of BAPE®’s streetwear flair to the innovative and durable craftsmanship of Globe-Trotter’s elevated 4-wheel carry-on, large check-in case, and chic handbag, covering all of your vacation needs ahead of the summer. By decorating the collection with BAPE®’s iconic ABC CAMO print in green, blue, and pink hues, BAPE® x Globe-Trotter ensure that, not only will you be sure not to lose your bags amongst the plain black cases on the luggage carousel, but they’ll be the envy of everyone on your summer trip. Check out the collaboration exclusively at Harrods from April 17th.

KENZO & NIGO are getting vibrant with VERDY

KENZO and NIGO have just released their second collaboration with Japanese artist, VERDY, a vibrant collection entitled ‘Colours.’ Inspired by the bold and playful themes of youth culture and nostalgia, the collection is (as it says on the tin) captivatingly bright and colourful, revealing references to skateboarding, manga, and hip-hop. The collab features a range of ready-to-wear, including everything from bold graphic tees to relaxed sweatshirts and shorts, as well as KENZO-PACE trainers in bold primary colour blocking. Three iterations of the KENZO-PACE are available, in yellow, blue, and red, each detailed with an impactful “K” logo on the side and “KENZO” written on the upper. Shop the collection on KENZO’s website now.

Jamais Vu takes “A Moment In Time” for the ring watch
Jamais Vu©

Jamais Vu, the unique jewellery brand created by Canadian-Nigerian designer, Dixon Fasola, is launching a fresh interpretation of the iconic Ring Watch style. Blending functionality with innovation, the Ring Watch casual, coined “A Moment in Time,” reveals six iterations of the ring-meets-watch style popularised in the 1750s, elevated for the modern day. Setting a miniature watch-face in an 18k gold-plated ring, the collection is available in Blush, Carmine, Mother of Pearl, Emerald and Gold Hour options or 326L Stainless Steel to house the Tiffany Blues. Shop Jamais Vu’s Ring Watch collection online now.

Serge DeNimes elevates accessories in its “Perle” line
Serge DeNimes©

Serge DeNimes is striding into the world of luxury with its “Perle by Serge DeNimes range,” focusing on classic styles and honing in on finer materials. The new line features pieces crafted from 925 sterling silver in polished and brushed metal finishes and is the product of three years in the making. Oliver Proudlock, the brand’s founder, described the launch of Perle as a line that “touches on luxury” whilst remaining “affordable at the same time.” If this is a bit of you, the collection is available now via the Serge DeNimes webstore

GOOMHEO escapes to the unknown

For its Fall/Winter 2024 collection, GOOMHEO went on an adventure into the unknown, seeking a new vision rooted in the brand’s radical experimentalism. Swollen hoodies are designed to conceal their wearer, and denim jackets are cut to cropped proportions as part of a subversive stride into the unknown. Campaign shots capture models in a field ahead of the getaway, pondering on the journey ahead, spotlighting stellar accessories, including stomper boots and agile cross-body bags. 

Take a sip and experience Cadence’s new performance drink

Cadence is the George Heaton and Ross MacKay-founded performance drink that packs a punch. Thanks to its electrolyte-packed formula, it goes heavy on hydration, with the aim of ensuring your body is firing on all cylinders. Whether you’re fueling up after a belter of a gym session or pushing through at the desk, Cadence’s 100% vegan, zero-calorie formula could be your new companion in a can. Grab a dose of daily discipline with Cadence.

DKNY celebrates “The Heart of New York” at Harrods

DKNY is bringing a slice of New York to Harrods with its “Heart of New York” collection. The capsule showcases pieces from its Spring/Summer 2024 collection and Kaia Gerber as the brand’s new face. With a new take on the DKNY logo, inspired by the unmistakable energy of the Big Apple, DKNY’s capsule features a range of sports-inspired pieces for women, including ‘90s-inspired skirts and denim jackets, as well as quilt stitched outerwear. The “Heart of New York” collection will be available globally on the DKNY website, and at its retail pop-up at Harrods. 

It’s time Hublot drops a futuristic new watch range

Hublot is adding new additions to its Unico watch collection in a multitude of materials: ceramic, sapphire, and magic gold. The 7-barrel MP-11 has an icy makeover, appearing in a radiant and translucent water blue, an updated shade boasting all the usual properties of sapphire only based on a new chemical formula with an exclusive transparency index. In addition, the Big Bang Integrated Time Only watch is back, with a solid dial and in a smaller version that represents the foundations of Hublot’s success. Hit up Hublot’s website to shop these styles and more. 

Featured image via Serge DeNimes©

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