Burberry Drops Handbags on Roblox + Other Fashion News
Including Tommy Hilfiger’s return to NYFW.
Burberry introduces virtual handbags on Roblox
Roblox is once again getting the high fashion treatment after Burberry revealed earlier this week that a virtual collection of five handbags were set to roll out on the online platform through to July 15, with one bag dropping every 24 hours. Modeled after the Lola bag and nodding to the English brand’s longtime affinity for nature and the outdoors, the limited-edition stint is crafted from a range of extraordinary materials like clouds, water and wild foliage.
Lehwatch unveils the sumptuous Mattress Movement Collection
Upcycled, traditional Ethiopian fabric is the nucleus of clothing brand Lehwatch. In its latest drop, the Mattress Movement Collection, Ethiopian-Canadian designer Maisha Marshall-Ende has dreamed up different interpretations of mattress prints, featuring eye-catching motifs in piercing yellows and reds, shades of blue and pink and rusty oranges. Marshall-Ende says that through design, she attempts to reconcile the complexities of culture and Blackness, specifically in western society.
Tommy Hilfiger makes its return to New York Fashion Week after a three year hiatus
September 11, 2022 will mark the return of Tommy Hilfiger at New York Fashion Week. In a dual physical and digital experience that encapsulates the aura of the brand’s native NYC, avatars will be dressed in the Fall 2022 styles while the catwalk will be live-streamed into the global Roblox community (reaching over 50 million daily users).
Be the snack with Lezé the Label
Sustainable workleisure is great, but it’s better when it comes in the soothing hues of matcha and milk tea. Lezé the Label’s latest drop includes just that, with light green and creamy beige taking centre stage across new styles of shorts, T-shirts, mock necks and pants. In every aspect, it adheres to our summer mood requirements: calm, relaxed, comfortable.
Alexander McQueen releases a video featuring the Sprint Runner and dancer Mettenarrative
What are dancing shoes? If you ask fashion house Alexander McQueen, they might classify their latest runway style as such. In a newly released video, the brand’s modern and streamlined Sprint Runner is worn by dancer Mettenarrative as she leaps, lands and lifts in a graceful yet strong performance. Directed by award winning director and visual artist Sophie Muller, the video and expressive dance aim to emphasize the empowerment of clothing.
Triarchy makes an exclusive, GMO-free collection for Bergdorf Goodman
Triarchy does sustainable denim, with style. In their latest release — an exclusive capsule for Bergdorf Goodman — crisply cut jeans, a jacket, a vest and skirt are made from GMO-free cotton, which was grown on regenerated land. The gorgeous golden sand colour? That didn’t require any dyes or treatments. “This is what completely unadulterated cotton looks like when made into the world’s cleanest denim,” the brand declared in a release.
Carhartt WIP steps in Suicoke’s shoes
Workwear brand Carhartt WIP (Work In Progress) has collaborated with Suicoke for a strong sandal game this summer. A new take on two of Suicoke’s classic styles see black and brown colourways, available in men’s and women’s sizing. Branded with Carhartt’s lettering, the recognizable Suicoke silhouette puts this collaboration on blast.
Knix for wardrobe staples
Knix has launched a new category dubbed Knix Essentials, and it includes the perfect assortment of everyday wardrobe staples. Soft, comfortable and versatile, the range of styles includes T-shirts, dresses, pants and shorts.