Christian Louboutin Expands Its Size Range + More Fashion News
Plus Moose Knuckles collaborates with Eckhaus Latta and Guo Pei comes to the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
Louboutin Angels is all about inclusivity
“What I like about angels is that they don’t have gender but are still very sensual,” shares Christian Louboutin in a press release. “It appeared very natural to dedicate a collection to what I’ve named Our Angels.” Hence his latest launch, Louboutin Angels, an all-inclusive offering of fabulous heels, available in European sizes 36 to 46. As the brand’s broadest size range to date, the collection is all about individuality and takes inspiration from glam rock icons. A reason to celebrate, indeed!
Moose Knuckles and Eckhaus Latta unveil a new collection
If you’re looking for that perfect transitional winter jacket, look no further than Moose Knuckles’ collaboration with Eckhaus Latta. The design-forward collection offers convertible windbreakers, quilted bombers and a few very trendy trenches, priced between $350 to $990. Did we mention that almost the entire assortment is available in white?
Zvelle launches leather sneakers
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Everyone’s favourite colourful loafer brand is back with a new assortment of sneakers. The first unisex styles for the brand feature monochromatic tones and include a high-top and low-top option. But what really excites us is the buttery leather that we’ve come to expect from Zvelle, this time in the form of sustainable deer and kidskin from Italy.
Guo Pei couture exhibition arrives at Fairmont Pacific Rim
If you’ve ever wanted to see Rihanna’s 2015 Met Gala gown in person, now is your chance. In celebration of the Lunar New Year, the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver is housing a Guo Pei couture exhibition from February 1 to 13. The gallery boasts 17 pieces from the acclaimed Chinese designer, including RiRi’s famed yellow dress. The best part? There’s complimentary admission!
ai and Wuxly collab on a clutch
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It’s no surprise that here at FASHION, we love a collab. The newest one on our radar is the check clutch by ai x Wuxly. The all-Canadian handbag is made entirely from repurposed and recycled materials, including end stock from Wuxly’s Chelsea Hoodie and lining from 100 per cent recycled PET water bottles.
Maximalist tiles make the Villeroy & Boch x Mary Katrantzou collection a must-have
Interior design enthusiasts rejoice! Villeroy & Boch, the international ceramics specialist, is coming out of collaboration retirement and has teamed up with Mary Katrantzou for its first designer collection in over 20 years. The fashion designer pulled out all the stops for her first foray into home furnishings: Graphic prints? Check. Colourful butterflies? Check. Whimsical accents? Check. It has to be said — maximalists need not look elsewhere.
Louis Vuitton Manufactures is a celebration of the brand’s artisans
On February 1, Assouline unveiled its newest title, Louis Vuitton Manufactures, an anthology showcasing the ateliers and artisans behind the Maison’s ornate offering. More than 350 photos were commissioned specifically for the book and provide an exclusive sneak peek into the glossy world of the luxury label. Sure to be a favourite among the most dedicated fans, go to assouline.com for more information.
Victoria Beckham and Reebok pair up for the sixth (yes, sixth!) time
Apparently sixth time is the charm for Victoria Beckham and Reebok as the duo’s latest assortment of activewear is a masterclass in effortless dressing. Crop tops and track pants conjure images of 2000s nostalgia. Biker shorts and windbreakers have a streetwear edge. Even the sneakers are sure to be a cool-girl staple.