Smash + Tess Has a New Collab with Hilary Duff, Plus More Fashion News To Know This Week
Including Roxy Earle's closet launching on Poshmark.
Smash & Tess is launching a romper-ific collection made in collaboration with Hilary Duff
Vancouver-based brand Smash + Tess continues to, well, smash it with collabs. This time, it has teamed up with actress and entrepreneur Hilary Duff to create a range of chilled-out rompers and takes on the brand’s best-selling Romperalls. “One of the best parts about this project for me was that everyone who was involved were women,” Duff said in a press release about the collection, which launches February 23. “We all have different things going on in our lives, different bodies, different wants and needs, but we all sat down and collaborated on everything from the colours, fabrics, fits…it was really fun.”
You can now shop Roxy Earle’s closet on Poshmark
If you spent your viewing time during the Real Housewives of Toronto coveting Roxy Earle’s outfits, good news: You can finally snatch up those looks. Find Gucci sandals, an Hervé Léger runway piece, loungewear and a number of other previously loved pieces on Poshmark. A portion of proceeds from sales will go to the Toronto-based women’s shelter, Ernestines.
The SWAIA/Santa Fe Indian Market’s latest virtual exhibition focuses on Indigenous jewellery design
Running online until March 28, “Indigenous Brilliance: The Shape of Jewelry” highlights the oeuvres of creatives — many of whom are First Canadian — including Dana Claxton (pictured), Rose Simpson, Keri Ataumbi, Indi City, Catherine Blackburn, Helen Oro, Moonture Studios, and Peter Williams. The show was curated by Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, and each artist’s style, which ranges from beading to metalsmithing and more, is thoughtfully presented in a video format that includes interviews as well as a visual exploration of their work.
Louis Vuitton has released a collection of bracelets in support of UNICEF
Crafted using recycled silver, the new Lockit bracelets from Louis Vuitton aren’t just a charming accessory; they’re pieces made with purpose. $100 from each bracelet sold will go to the child welfare-focused organization, UNICEF. There’s also a monogrammed version of the brand’s beloved Doudou Louis teddy bear that’s part of the collection, should something softer strike your fancy.
Love & Nudes’ founder Chantal Carter is part of Shopify’s upcoming panel featuring Black business leaders
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On February 26 at 12pm PST, Shopify is hosting a two-part panel discussion highlighting the rise and grind of Black entrepreneurs including Toronto-based lingerie pioneer Chantal Carter, founder of the inclusive brand Love & Nudes; Kyra Young, CEO and co-founder of the vegan hair and skincare line Kyra’s Shea Medleys; and Maeva, who launched the hair brand Bread Beauty Supply. The panel is part of Shopify’s Build Black series, augmenting the platform’s business education and Black-owned business directory initiatives.
Mr. Saturday’s collaboration with cannabis brand Edition is now available
Cult brand Mr. Saturday and recently-launched pot retailer Edition have joined forces on a selection of loungewear items and cannabis accessories — expect to find slippers, sweatshirts, doob tubes, bongs…all the makings for a pretty good Saturday, ya know? The assortment was inspired by “the enduring luxury” of hotel getaways and “timelessness of hand-written letters,” and debuted as part of Mr. Saturday’s recent New York Fashion Week virtual presentation.