Louis Vuitton’s New Watch Is Out of This World + More Fashion News
Including a new female-founded, Canadian swimwear label.
Louis Vuitton releases a 200th anniversary watch
Luxury label Louis Vuitton has been celebrating its founder’s bicentennial birthday since 2021, and they aren’t stopping any time soon. The latest tribute? A one-of-a-kind timepiece that is simply out of this world. The Louis Vuitton Tambour Jacquemart Minute Repeater explores the maison’s core theme of journeys with a deep blue dial, cerulean gemstones and sleek titanium hardware. And although the watch is intricately made up of 480 components, the dial’s astral show is the true conversation starter: At the push of a button, a mini mechanical rocket ship launches into motion, while planets spin, shooting stars take flight and a cathedral bell chimes.
Brunette the Label collaborates with a fellow Canadian brand
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Two Vancouver brands have partnered on a sweet yet spicy treat for Valentine’s Day. Brunette the Label and TikTok-famous candle company Mala the Brand just released an eco-conscious cinnamon heart-scented candle. Paired with Brunette the Label’s coveted Valentine’s Day collection (also available to shop now), this wood-wicked candle is the *perfect* fuse to our match. (Boom!) Let the love day festivities begin.
Gucci unveils new high jewellery at couture week
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That’s a wrap on couture week, the most playful, boundary-pushing event on the high-fashion calendar. And as expected, among the jaw-dropping collections, there were flashes of dazzling accessories. On January 24, Gucci previewed new additions to its Hortus Deliciarum (latin for “garden of delights”) high jewellery collection, which includes a 35.9 carat mandarin garnet and a 38.8 carat green tourmaline. The unique masterpieces place artistry at the forefront, evoking distant, exotic and magical worlds. Lion head motifs. Cascades of dancing diamonds. The changing colours of the sky. It’s an OTT take on imagination and we’re totally here for the escapism.
Meet the newest label on the swimwear market, Patti Jane Swim
Patti Jane Swim is the new kid on the swimwear block, but it’s already cool enough to take centre stage. The Canadian, female-founded, sustainable label launched last month and uses ultra-soft recycled fabrics to craft groovy, colourful bathers. It’s an easy way to add fun to your resort-ready wardrobe — whether you’re packing for a sunny destination or just longing for winter to end.
Knix is making lace you can live in
When it comes to intimates, Knix knows that elevated style and comfortable support need to coexist. Take their newest release, the Lace Longline Bra. The wireless, all-lace garment has a deep-v neckline with adjustable straps for a customized fit, and is offered in three charming hues. Launched as part of the brand’s Own Your Sexy campaign, this innovative bra aims to boost the wearer’s confidence. Mission accomplished!