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SKIMS Announce Velour Collection
SKIMS announce the launch of their latest Velour collection. The early-2000s iconic trend is reinvented through an assortment of soft velour styles, designed for comfortable lounging everyday. The Velour collection features 7 interchangeable styles, allowing for endless mix-and-match fun. Coming in a variety of neutral shades, the range maintains SKIMS size inclusivity from sizes XXS through to 4X. Velour is definitely making a comeback this season!
Urban Outfitters Brand Opens First Standalone Store
Urban Outfitters brand, Iets Frans opens its first ever standalone store in Carnaby Street, London. The store will include many exclusive product drops, a variety of unisex apparel designs, as well as protective face masks and accessories. Iets Frans has risen in success since its launch in 2017. The brand is widely known for its vintage-inspired, oversized sweats and casual aesthetics.
We have seen a continued desire for self – expression. iets frans oversized sweats and go-anywhere street wear allow our audience to be unconstrained & themselvesEmma Wisden, Urban Outfitters Managing Director
Reebok X Cardi B
Channel your inner Cardi B as Reebok collaborate with the rapper on a limited edition sneaker design. Celebrating her birthday in style, the Club Cardi Club C sneaker combines the rapper’s unapologetic boss attitude with a classic Reebok design. With a bold transparent sole, the singer was inspired by the iconic fashion moments throughout her career.
Marks and Spencer Introduce New Lingerie Brand Boutique
Marks and Spencer introduces Boutique, a brand new lingerie brand offering modern and confident lingerie options. Designed with flattering shapes, cups and details to elevate your everyday underwear wardrobe. The brand’s collection features delicate lace, feminine florals and luxury satins; accompanied by a soft colour palette and hints of contemporary colour.
Boutique is an exciting new lingerie sub-brand, thoughtfully designed by our talented in-house design team. We’ve loved creating this brand which is designed to add a contemporary, playful and fun aesthetic to our lingerie collections.Soozie Jenkinson, Head of Lingerie Design
NastyGal Launch Denise Bidot Collection
Nasty Gal launch collaborative edit with Denise Bidot, the first plus size model to walk the New York Fashion Week catwalk. This edit is designed to make you feel good about your body, with silhouettes that hug your figure in all the right places. Full to the brim of leopard print pieces, from mini dresses to faux fur coats and blazers. The edit also features pops of colour, such as soft yellows and hues of rose. We are particularly loving the warm chocolate shades featured throughout, which are perfect for this season’s wardrobe.
PrettyLittleThing Launch First Modern Modest Wear Collection
PLT reveal their latest collection of Modest Wear, with aims to increase diversity, cater to all shapes and sizes to a vast international audience. From everyday staples to special occasion, statement pieces, there is something to suit everyone’s needs. The range of modest dresses include maxi lengths and long sleeves, perfect for that effortless chic covered up look.
Our ethos of ‘EveryBODYinPLT is extremely important to us, so it’s been amazing seeing such positive customer feedback and working with models who represent all of our customer basePLT
Organisation Red Carpet Green Dress Launch A Series of Sustainability Workshops
Red Carpet Green Dress announce the launch of a series of workshops focused around sustainability, after the success of the first edition. Hosted by the brand’s CEO Samata Pattinson, the workshops are designed for beginners, or those who are simply curious to learn more about how to be sustainable. Taking place on October 29 and December 10, the series will feature a range of guest appearances and cover key topics including: sustainable design, responsible consumption and size and price inclusivity.
Marchon Eyewear X Eastman
Marchon Eyewear announce an industry-first partnership with Eastman, allowing the eyewear company to produce frames using a fully sustainable material. The two brands will work to lower Marchon’s carbon footprint, reduce their landfill waste and use recyclable materials, making Marchon Eyewear a more sustainable brand. The environmentally-friendly frames will mirror those that the brand are currently selling.
As the first eyewear manufacturer to collaborate with Eastman, this relationship will be beneficial for us, as it will significantly reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions, while maintaining our commitment to safety and sustainability without compromising the quality of our framesNicola Zotta, President and CEO of Marchon Eyewear
The British Fashion Council Announce The Fashion Awards 2020
The British Fashion Council announces a new format to this year’s Fashion Awards, which will take place digitally on December 3. The Fashion Awards 2020 will celebrate and honour creatives who have made positive change within the fashion industry this year. From those who overcame this challenging period with proactive responses to the global pandemic, to the ones who stood up against prejudice within the fashion industry and fight for change.
It is more important than ever to recognise those in the fashion industry who played an important role in this extraordinary year, proving the compassion and resilience of our industry.Stephanie Phair, Chair of BFC
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