You Can Now Rent Antoni’s Queer Eye Wardrobe + Other Fashion News
Plus, Alexander McQueen opens its first Canadian store, and Smash + Tess collaborates with Hilary Duff.
Antoni’s Queer Eye wardrobe is available to rent
If you’re counting down the days until Queer Eye season six premieres on Netflix this December, Wardrobe is here to tide you over. The app dubbed “the Airbnb of fashion” offers fans the chance to rent pieces from food expert Antoni Porowski’s closet, including the iconic hand-painted moto jacket from season five and the shirt he wore for Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” music video. All proceeds from Antoni’s Queer Eye wardrobe will be donated to GLAAD.
Alexander McQueen opens its first Canadian location
Making its royal debut in Canada, Alexander McQueen has opened a location in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre. Conceived by creative director Sarah Burton in collaboration with architect Smiljan Radic, the concept for the store was inspired by nature, and the interior is immersed in natural materials, including wood from oak and walnut trees. Bringing a piece of the U.K. with them, the cylindrical glass change rooms are lined with tapestries designed by the brand’s studio in London. Don’t blame us if you drop a king’s ransom.
Mejuri’s new ring is Marawa-approved
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Lovers of Mejuri’s ‘Heirloom’ ring rejoice! The iconic piece from the Canadian brand is now available in a new design, thanks to influencer Marawa the Amazing. Featuring Prasiolite, a natural mint-green gemstone, the brand notes the stone “amplifies energy and stimulates inner vision, communication and connection.” Read as “good vibes only!”
Smash + Tess collaborate with Hilary Duff on a new party skort dress
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You heard it here: Hilary Duff is a tinsel girl. Hence her latest collaboration with Canadian brand Smash + Tess on a tinsel-inspired mini dress/skort. “I loved the idea of a tinsel-inspired outfit as a nod to 90s fashion and a fun stand-out holiday outfit!” she said in a press release. Available in pink and black, act fast as this is sure to be a New Year’s Eve favourite.
Elizabeth Debicki is Dior’s newest ambassador
Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki is the new face of Dior Rose jewellery, and we couldn’t think of a better pairing. Known for roles in The Great Gatsby and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the star is set to play Princess Diana (a known Dior-aficionado) in the next season of The Crown. In a statement, the French design house said that Debicki “embodies the universe of Rose Dior, designed by Victoire de Castellane and comprised of four collections showcasing the Dior flower par excellence, a reflection of pluralistic femininity. A sophisticated ambassador and a symbol of the House’s timeless elegance.”
The Tuck Shop unveils its sustainable bomber
After the success of last year’s wool shacket, Toronto-based Tuck Shop is releasing a unisex bomber. Echoing the brand’s sustainable ethos, the coat is produced in small batches to reduce unnecessary waste. Made from 100% wool, this will be sure to keep you cozy during the cold months.