Happy Friday everyone! We hope you are having an excellent week, with the incoming heatwave, Wimbledon and Wireless (and its return to Birmingham) our schedules are fully booked! Are you attending Wireless this weekend? Or are you kicking back at home and enjoying the tennis? Either way, chat to us about your weekend plans on our social media @frowmagazine and see what we’re getting up to as well! Now, if the lineup we mentioned above wasn’t enough to get excited about, we have an even better cast of juicy news for you this week, Wireless isn’t the only thing “touching down” elsewhere as streetwear brand Avirex have made their return to the UK and EU, as well as LA A-List manicures landing on your doorstep from Lottie London and skincare moguls FOREO create a miracle solution to tackle acne prone skin ready for you to embrace your summer glow without worrying about any skin damage! So get comfy FROW fam… this is a big one!
Can’t Put Your Finger On The Perfect Present? Atelier VM has you covered!…
Looking for the perfect unique gift for a loved one? Atelier VM has the perfect present, and has taken personalised jewellery to the next level! Inspired by an “exchange of devotion”… how dreamy! The ‘Impronta Collection’ allows you to have your own fingerprint taken and printed onto a gold charm (£390-£420) or statement ring (£1,400) ready to give a unique part of you to the one you love most! Your fingerprint is taken in your nearest Atelier VM shop and will be reproduced and made into your jewel of choice! If you, like us, struggle with deciding what to buy the one who has everything…this is truly a one-of-a-kind gift. Promise rings and matching bracelets are officially a thing of the past, if it isn’t Atelier VM… we don’t want it!
Word On The Street Is… Avirex Are Back!
Calling all streetwear fans… it’s official, Avirex have relaunched in the UK and Europe! Hosting a pop-up at London’s Boxpark in Shoreditch to commemorate their return, the brand’s event presents an offering of their newest summer collection and vintage pieces from 80’s, 90’s and 00’s collections (you had us at vintage!). But worry not if you don’t have a chance to visit the store, which is open until the end of August, because you can shop the new collection on their website! Their summer line features a range of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts and jackets in a variety of colours ranging from orange and red to khaki green and cream! If that wasn’t tempting enough… the New York-based brand has also brought back their iconic Maverick Jacket inspired by the 1975 US military, worn and loved by celebrities like Snoop Dogg, Rihanna and Jack Harlow! Yes, yes and yes again *adds to basket*.
We Are Blocking Out The Sunshine In Style
Durable, flexible but most importantly, fashion-forward… L.G.R and Robe di Kappa have launched exclusive limited-edition sunglasses ready for the incoming heatwave. Yes, we are manifesting a nice, hot summer for ourselves this year! The collection has been inspired by L.G.R’s best selling sunglasses, the ‘Fez’ design, and customised with colours taken from Robe di Kappa’s iconic style, with the collaborations claim “Robe di Occhiali ” stamped alongside the inside of the glasses. This collaboration did not come to play either, the sunglasses are manufactured to be long-lasting and high-quality so you don’t have to compromise on quality for style. Not to be shady or anything… but if we were you, we’d be adding them to our basket right about now!
Earth Day Incoming! Levi’s Vintage Tackles The Environmental Crisis…
Levi’s Vintage takes us back to the sixties with their new collection inspired by the 1960’s campus protests against the growing environmental crisis. The new collection, hauntingly named Project Survival, features a variety of casual collegiate styles and wardrobe staples of the time, honouring the student activists who took a stand against the damage we do to our planet. Consisting of a mixture of faded tops, denim and pants in a variety of “well-worn” colours and patterns – rest assured, the line might look a little worn out, but they’re made to last! Not only are Levi’s bringing new pieces to the collection, but in true Levi’s style they are also bringing back classic iconic archival reproductions of bestselling capsule pieces all inspired by the current fight for the environment, and remembering one of the earliest movements in that fight!
Ed Sheeran + Lucky & Yak ‘=’ The Cutest Collab Ever!
Calling all Sheerios! This is some news you do not want to miss. Ed Sheeran has teamed up with Lucy & Yak to develop a sustainable capsule collection inspired by Ed’s most recent Equals album and the artwork from his Mathematics tour. The unisex collection features organic dungarees (£65), a T-shirt (£28), a Hoodie (£58) and a Bucket Hat (£22) in a colour palette of ecru and black, that will be available to purchase from the 14th July! Alongside the collection, Lucy & Yak have teamed up with an array of musicians to record their own Ed Sheeran covers in honour of the launch for a campaign film… if you aren’t counting down the days till the launch like we are, what are you doing!? To kill the time whilst you wait, you can read more about the launch here!
“Interrupting” Your Day To Talk About Out Of Sync’s New Collection…
Ethical Welsh Fashion Brand ‘Out of Sync’ will be launching their new collection at the Wolf & Badger Store, inspired heavily by the ‘fragility of time’, their new line has been entirely crafted with sustainable and reused fabrics from orders that were cancelled during the height of the pandemic. The even better news? You will be available to shop at the one-time pop up shop on July 23rd at the Wolf & Badger store in London! Here you can meet the founders of Out of Sync, the women devoted to creating timeless but stand-out pieces for the modern woman, and sip some prosecco with them – shopping and prosecco? Only our favourite combination ever!
Reinventing the Denim Look with Russell Athletic
In need of a wardrobe refresh? Russell Athletic has reinvented denim-look cotton with their new collection, designed to complement their best-selling Eagle R combed-jersey and bio-washed tee shirts. Visible stitching, colourful tie-dye detailing and multimedia logo treatments have brought a vibrant new look to the clothing, with special details specifically for men and women. The Men’s collection has been reinvented with a bold deconstructed logo stamped onto a selection of iconic sportswear styles. As well as Russell Athletic putting their own spin on feminine micro-shorts and tank tops ready for the summer. This new collection is the ultimate blend of sports and leisurewear and we can’t get enough of it!
Lottie London and Chaun Legend ‘Nail’ The Beauty Game
‘Stay Press’d’… literally. Lottie London are taking nail art to the next level with their new collab with LA nail artist, Chaun Legend. Nail Artist to the stars, Legend has manicured the nails of many celebrities in his time and is now hooking us up with long-wear, iconic coffin shape press on nails so we can get that A-list look, from the comfort of our homes – we’re not worthy! Chaun has designed four different designs inspired by LA, featuring graffiti street art, green art deco, white and orange ombre and a more minimalist set for the “less-is-more” lovers out there. As if that wasn’t cool enough, the Lottie London x Chaun Legend collection is made from 94% recycled plastic, so your killer mani wont have cost the earth! The press on collection retails at £7.95 a pack and is available to purchase now.
L’OCCITANE Kick-Start The Summer Of Giving Back…
Launching a new collection dedicated to giving back to the earth, L’OCCITANE has prided itself on learning about and protecting nature. Releasing a “Citrus Verbena” and “Classic Verbena” Collection, a subtle summer awakening… bottled, this new range skips the cloning and heavily manufactured approach to fragrance and ensures all the organic genetic material of each plant is utilised. The Citrus Verbena (Retailing from £15.50) takes directly from nature for its zesty scents and is cultivated to keep you fresh throughout the summer, whilst Classic Verbena (Retailing from £8) is enriched with a tantalising menthol and organic verbena scent, for a refreshing and hydrating skincare routine – Keeping us smelling good and feeling even better, we see you L’OCCITANE! Itching to get your hands on the new collections? We are too, and here’s the best bit… you can shop the collections now via the brand’s website or in select L’OCCITANE shops.
“Spotless” Skincare Solutions for Problem Skin!
FOREO is here to save the day in the fight against blemish and acne prone skin. The latest in skincare innovation, FOREO’s ESPADA BHA+PHA Blemish Solution is an expansion of their acne skincare range that is designed to be activated specifically with blue LED light. The concentrated solution is lightweight on your skin and unclogs pores effectively whilst reducing any inflammation or redness to boost your complexion and actively exfoliate for smooth feeling skin – sounds like a miracle elixir, sign us up! Containing salicylic acid, witch hazel, niacinamide, tea tree oil, panthenol and lactobionic acid, the six super ingredient solution will give your skin some extra TLC!
Reliving Our Childhood Hardcore With CASETiFY
Nostalgia, anyone? CASETiFY have just dropped the second half of their Spongebob x CASETiFY collection, with iconic character inspired cases for whether you’re team Spongebob, Patrick or Squidward, there’s a case perfect for you! CASETiFY has also created a special edition airpods case in the shape of Spongebob himself – say less, it’s already in the bag… – alongside special accessories for your cases including a MagSafe wallet, airtags and sponge-shaped initials. The collection retails from £29 ($35 USD) and is available to shop now from the CASETiFY website.
Kemah Bob is Shaking Podcasts The “Foc” Up!
We have some news that is going to be music to your ears! American comedian and TV personality Kemah Bob is hosting their own podcast entitled “Foc It Up with Kemah Bob”, with “FOC” standing for ‘Femmes of Colour’. The podcast celebrates the many perspectives of women, whether they be non-binary, gender non-conforming or trans-masculine… Foc It Up has left no stone unturned and we are here for the inclusivity! Bear with us whilst we just make a note of July 12th in our calendar… that’s the first podcast episode BTW and you do NOT want to miss it.
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