That’s a wrap on the Oscars weekend – we still haven’t dried our eyes from Rihanna’s moving performance of ‘Lift Me Up’ or Ke Huy Quan’s emotional acceptance speech. It’s true, there were plenty of smash hit winners in the film world. But fashion is set to score big this week too, with some high profile collabs on the cards. Keep on reading to get clued up.
TRAPSTAR LONDON TAPS LANCEY FOUX FOR AN ICEBERG CROSSOVER
TRAPSTAR London has just crossed the ocean for a team up with Italian fashion house, ICEBERG. Calling on none other than Stratford-rapper Lancey Foux to model in a textiles factory, the labels showcased a campaign shoot prior to the collection’s March 10 release – picturing branded puffers, deconstructed hoodies, tees with Popeye the Sailor Man, and balaclavas also set against a moody skyline. Between a black and muted beige colour scheme, pink hoodies make a real standout, just as tie-front tops add some welcome detail to the streetwear staples up for grabs.
KIM JONES’ LATEST COLLABORATION IS WITH HENNESSY X.O
The Dior designer has become a master collaboration, and for his latest partnership, Kim Jones has teamed up with Hennessy X.O. Together, the two have created a limited edition bottle and a decanter with the vision of ultra-luxury in mind. As well, the two have created a pair of sneakers titled HNY Low, a first for the alcohol brand. Speaking of the collab, Jones said “I wanted it to be elevated and chic, to reflect both the long heritage of cognac and my own design values”. The Kim Jones x X.O Hennessy items will be available on March 17 online at HBX.
S.S. DALEY X DL EYEWEAR TEAM UP FOR SS23
Brought together by stylist Harry Lambert, S.S. Daley and Dan Levy of DL Eyewear have come together to create 3 different styles for the Springtime. Playing with the frame shape, the pieces include the Coudsley, a circular pair inspired by David Hockney, the Charlton, a square one inspired by Princess Diana, and the Lonsdale, featuring large frames with a retro feel to them. Each pair will be available in three separate colours, khaki, umber, and tortoise, and will drop on March 10 on DL Eyewear’s website.
THE OSCAR’S 95TH AWARD CEREMONY BROKE RECORDS
Celebrating some of Hollywood’s most talented, the Oscar’s 95th ceremony took place last night. A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once became the star of the night, and broke the record for the most decorated movie ever. It took home the awards for Best Picture and Best Editing and many more, with Michelle Yeoh winning Best Actress, the first Asian actress to win this title, Jamie Lee Curtis winning Best Support Actress, and Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert winning Best Directing. Best Actor went to Brendan Fraser for his role in The Whale.
ARCTERYX TAKES TO THE HILLS WITH A SONGTSAM UNION
This one’s the peak for adventure seekers. Arcteryx and luxury hotel chain Songtsam rejoin forces as a part of their five-year partnership. Looking to the snowy mountaintops of Yannan, the range draws on the human impulse to explore. Embracing nomadic instinct, the brands combine to launch their travel-inspired ‘Kawagarbo’ line, which pulls together vivid hiking apparel and tech-centric outerwear. The range reflects an enduring durability found in the wild: shell jackets with water-resistant finishes are on offer, made from thermo-regulated fabric and GORE-TEX PRO, alongside versatile backpacks. You’ll be sure to stand out and stay warm.
PUMA AND PALOMO SPAIN DIVE INTO A SURF-SPIRED TEAM UP
Surf’s up for PUMA, as it joins Palomo Spain on-shore for a carefree, summer ready collaboration. The vibrant union harks back to the 60s, when surfing took over as a cultural tidal wave. Photographed on the rocky beaches and sandy shores of Lanzarote, this collection dips its toe into the joy of beachside romance. Pale pastels wash over bucket hats and sneakers, while all-over prints uplift mesh tops, swim shorts, and appear as placement graphics on breezy cotton tees.
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