It’s Monday, but it’s not all bad. Trippie Redd has dropped new music, and there are already things to look forward to for the weekend. From Ben UFO at Fold to Our Legacy’s Fall 23 release, there’s a lot happening this week. Keep reading to make sure you’re in the know this Monday.
Àyanna drops “Say You Love Me”
Slated as on to watch by Stormzy, East London’s Äyanna pairs an R&B infused pop sound with dreamy vocals in her latest release ‘Say You Love Me’. To accompany the song, Äyanna dropped a video as part of her 2000s-inspired love story, visualising the enchanting powers of young love.
With her full album dropping on September 13th, via Love Renaissance, this funk and soul heavy love song will see you through.
Our Legacy releases its Fall 23 collection and we want it all
What can we say besides Our Legacy’s Fall 23 collection slaps. Exceptional outerwear is met with delicate knitwear and accessories for a surprisingly wearable menswear offering suitable for any taste.. Mesh tops and heeled boots for a night out (or any day past Wednesday)? They’ve got you covered. They’ve got you sorted for a rainy Monday, too, with the popular Gabe and Klove sneakers receiving a colourful makeover to help fight the weekend blues.
We won’t give you the full rundown of the collection here, but you should check it out on ourlegacy.com.
Farruche is getting us Carnival ready
In case you didn’t know, Notting Hill Carnival is at the end of the month. Farruche have made shopping for Carnival easier. The London-based Brazilian fashion brand, have dropped a collection of vibrant hats and belts to get you in the party mood, partnering with crocheters from across Brazil. The creation of the caps and belts was left in the capable hands of Artesantato Chave, a group of artisans from Sao Paulo, so you know this is going to be good.
Head to farruche.com to get in the party mood.
Origins: Ben UFO and Moopie at Fold
Fancy a Friday two-step? Head down to Fold on Friday, August 18th, to catch Hessle Audio’s Ben UFO joined by Melbourne’s Moopie. The legendary venue sits in the heart of Canning Town, offering ravers a rare privilege in the capital; marathon-length with curfews central clubs could only dream of.
If this sounds like a bit of you, hit up Resident Advisor for tickets.
Sky High Farm Workwear AW23 collection drop
Streetwear’s good guys, Sky High Farm, are back with another drop as part of its mission to build a more just food system. Featuring cosy essentials such as tees, hoodies and joggers, these guys have you covered for the impending cold months ahead.
Shop for a good cause by heading to the Dover Street Market e-shop.
Trippie Redd hits us with A Love Letter To You
The fifth and final edition of Trippie Redd’s popular Love Letter mixtape series, beginning in 2017, A Love Letter To You offers a thoughtful end to the chapter, with collaborators including Roddy Ricch, Lil Wayne and The Kid LAROI all hopping on along the way. Graduating from the SoundCloud rap scene to the Billboard 200, drawing on various influences from rock to R&B, Trippe Redd brings a truly unique sound.
Add this one to your up-next.
One Of These Days gets the beers in
Multimedia artist Matthew McCormick’s label One Of These Days is releasing a 7-piece collection in partnership with American Beer maker Pabst Blue Ribbon. Releasing a mix of apparel and lifestyle items, McCormick built on memories of fishing trips spent with his Dad or Uncle where PBRs were passed straight from the cooler.
The collection features everything from hats to glasses and even ashtrays, so this is the perfect addition to your next BBQ. Shop the collection here.
Lacoste and CdG Shirt bring asymmetry to shirting
Lacoste and Comme des Garçons Shirt have teamed up for a new collection, drawing on the preppy, tennis-infused styling sensibility of Lacoste and CdG Shirt’s contemporary approach. With the collection consisting of polo shirts, button-down shirts, and tees, highlights include asymmetrical polos, leaning heavily into the avant-garde aesthetic associated with the brand’s mainline, and we’re here for it.
The Lacoste and CdG Shirt collaboration is available on Dover Street Market.
Spencer Badu Launches 012
Spencer Badu’s comfort-focused designs are the perfect modern uniform with creativity at its heart. Joining the London Fashion Week Schedule in 2023, Badu brings an exciting practicality to his work, and this latest drop is no exception. Versatile cargo trousers and military-inspired bombers have you covered for any occasion.
View and shop the collection here.
See out the summer with FORWARDS Festival
FORWARDS festival are bringing the killer vibes to Bristol Downs, with its eye-wateringly good line-up. With Aphex Twin performing for the first time in over 20 years and Eryka Badu making her Bristol debut, this is one to get excited about. Keep an eye out for Bonobo, RAYE, Arlo Parks and Olivia Dean.
FORWARDS is brought us by Bristol-based Team Love, the team behind Love Saves The Day and Glastonbury’s Silver Hayes and AEG presents, of Love Saves the Day and BST Hyde Park.
Headed to BS20 on the September 1st and 2nd, this is definitely worth checking out.
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