Hey FROW Fam! Happy Friday, we hope you are adjusting well to being back at work and getting back into your routine, and for those of you who aren’t back yet, we’re incredibly jealous 😢 Soak up the last of your holiday whilst you can! Now, the weather outside might still be frightful – looks like 2023 hasn’t got the memo yet 🌧 – but we’re ready to keep you cosy and warm with this week’s roundup of the latest news! Speaking of, whose ready for Love Island to start taking over the headlines next week (🙋🏼♀️), although we think it’ll be a while before it knocks the Prince Harry and Golden Globes talk off the top spot – have you read Spare? and can we just take a moment to admire some of those red carpet looks 🤩
Let’s dive in with an all new collection from RE/DONE, exclusive beauty and wellness products from Harvey Nichols (seriously, you’re gonna’ want to know about this one ), and a luxury candle brand making this Veganuary the most aesthetic one of them all. IKR! Christmas might be over, but FROW News is the gift that keeps on giving! 🎁
Feeling Blue For All The Right Reasons With adidas
Designed for a new tomorrow but we want them today – adidas releases yet another rendition of the classic Stan Smith Millencon shoe and also adds the Stan Smith Relasted to a chunkier leather midsole. But this isn’t just your regular footwear news – The Blue Version apparel collection debuts; taking us back to the 70s. This new SS23 collection takes signature looks and reimagines pieces, such as the matching sequin track top and shorts.
RE/DONE Makes Us Feel All-White
This collection came white on time. RE/DONE drops an exclusive 6-piece capsule – WHITEOUT, taking away the pigment but keeping the vibes. For all you Vintage collectors out there, this drop sees three rare upcycled Levi pieces – featuring a new colour way of the 60’s v-neck cardigan! As well as an exclusive baby tee and baseball cap brandishing the classic RE/DONE “Girl” graphic. The first drop is available now, but don’t worry, you won’t have to wait long to shop the entire collection – lands in stores February 2nd, prices starting from £150!
M&S Keeps Us Moving Good
When you look good, you feel good and when you feel good you perform better! M&S have released another instalment of their GoodMove Collection for Spring ’23, featuring a variety of practical pieces to fight off the early April chills. Warm, waterproof, stretchy and stormproof – these pieces will make your trip to the farmers market or browse around town a comfortable (and stylish) endeavour! Whether you’re dressing it up with a puffer coat or parka, or keeping it comfortable with vibrant vests and crop tops. We think it’s time for a payday treat.
A Boot Made For Grafters
Cat Footwear are honouring the history behind both their brand and the artistry behind individual crafts passed down from generation to generation in their latest campaign. Shining the spotlight on five ‘Grafters‘, with different hobbies and occupations; the campaign offers a personal insight into their fields, showing us the true impact family can have on creatives and their legacy! The iconic Colorado 2.0 silhouette features in two colour ways: Honey reset and Black – developed with comfort in mind, with a clean aesthetic inspired by Cat’s workwear heritage.
Lace Up Your Boots For Man City And Puma
The New Year has passed but Chinese New Year is right around the corner and PUMA and Man City are preparing to celebrate. The duo unveils a new collection for the year of the Rabbit featuring a limited edition jersey and a variety of track pants and tees. The jersey is designed with gold details and moon-inspired print acting as a tribute to China’s 2013’s successful lunar rover, the”Jade Rabbit”, landing. Dedicated to the City fans living in China, staying loyal to their team near and far with the badge close to heart.
Keeping It Bold With Timberland™
The iconic Timberland™ boot is having another makeover and we aren’t complaining. Stepping into 2023, we see two new colourway editions of the Heritage Boot added to the Footwear Giants range – preparing you to be one step ahead of the unpredictable weather with seam-sealed waterproof protection, Primaloft™ insulation and durable outsoles so you won’t lose traction on any adventures! The monochromatic colour palette blends easily into any look and moves flexibly to both support and flow with your foot. We spy a new favourite pair of footwear in our collection 👀
A Box Full Of Wellness
New year, new you? We’re sure you hear this every year, but this time Harvey Nichols has something to keep that mindset going. The Wellness Beauty Box, packed with seasonal must-haves from Kate Somerville, Sunday Riley, OTO and Neom, is worth £300 (but is only £85… gasps). Whether you’re looking rejuvenate or rest up, we’re sure this box sounds like a dream!
The Ultimate Serum Changing the Anti Ageing Skincare Game
What is this sorcery? Short answer – Jojoba Oil. The biodesigned formula uses a vegan collagen to help target signs of ageing; increasing the elasticity and youthfulness of skin. The Jojoba Company Ultimate Serum (£48) aims to provide visible results after just ten days of usage, with a reduction in fine lines, wrinkles and skin pigmentation. Rivalling its skincare competitors, Vitamin C who? 🍊 This product is flying off the shelves, so why not put the oil to the test yourself, and maybe walk into 2023 looking a few years younger!
Skincare Fit for a Samurai
Christmas might be over, but Aman Essentials is still feeling generous – introducing Essential Skin; a five product skincare range comprising of deeply hydrating and functional products that slip seamlessly into your daily skincare routine. Developed and produced in Japan, the formulas contain a blend of herbs, skin actives and two key ingredients; purple rice bran extract and indigo extract – which possess antioxidant properties that support the production of collagen. Featuring a Clarifying Milk Cleanser ($80), Skin Activating Toner ($95), Rejuvenating Face Serum ($170), Radiance Face Cream ($250) and an Illuminating Eye Cream ($270), you have your pick of the bunch to give your skin that extra little (Samurai approved 🥷🏻) boost!
80 Shades of the Perfect Pout, Thank You Estée Lauder! 💋
Estée Lauder pulled off the perfect soft launch for their newest (but not yet released) collection of lipstick’s – inspired by the original Estée Lauder products from the 1960’s – that’s due to land on beauty counters nationwide on the 1st March, all 80 shades 😲 The formula aims to be long-wearing and moisturising, so we can kiss bye-bye to split lips and hello to the perfect pout! Ana de Armas modelled the shade Stolen Heart, a matte rosy-mauve, during the Golden Globes – and can we say, it did just that. We’re marking this product launch down on our calendars, don’t want to miss this!
PATTERN Make Waves (and Curls and Coils) In the Heat Category
Tracee Ellis Ross has come through once again, announcing the launch of her haircare brand’s first heat tool, designed with four attachments. The blow dryer comes equipped with a durable motor, for faster drying without risking heat damage on textured hair with three heat settings. Embrace the versatility of your coils, curls or tight texture with the Diffuser, Wide Tooth Comb, Brush and Concentrator Nozzle attachments – for a salon style blow dry from the comfort of your home. Alongside the blow dryer, the brand have also released a Heat Protectant and Shine Spray to give you that extra layer of protection, and increase luminosity and radiance ofc!
Leaving our Nail Techs in Last Year with Ardell Play Pens
Ardell are making nail art easier than ever with their new Play Pens! We can now bring our wildest nail art fantasies to life with the fine tip applicators, and array of 8 vibrant colours for the ultimate creative freedom! With long lasting brightness and increased durability – you can maintain and show off your vivid (or subtle) designs for longer. The water based formula glides seamlessly onto the nails, and makes for easy removal when you fancy a colour change, we can’t wait to try!
Spring has Sprung Already at H&M Home
Organic shapes, soft hues and exciting new patterns is the vibe for this Spring – from blue to soft beige, with pops of colour and abstract designs; the H&M home collection breathes new life into each and every room. The launch features an array of exciting new designs such as statement ceramic mugs perfect for stacking, striped bedding sets, colourful lamps and lampshades as well as a refreshing assortment of rounded and shaped vases. With prices ranging from £3.99, It’s out with the old and in with the new, its time for a real Spring clean!
Doing Veganuary the Right Way with Melted Flames!
Hand poured, vegan candle brand Melted Flames are here to make a fiery statement! If you’re partaking in Veganuary this year, why not go a step further and bring some vegan products into your home as well? The brand’s eco-friendly and sustainable candles aren’t only good to our planet, but they are also good to our minds! Promoting self love and encouraging female empowerment – especially with their best selling Torso Collection! Fragranced with a selection of Jasmine and Patchouli, Cassis and Fig, Velvet Vanilla and Thai Lime and Mango; not only will you be filling your home with the most soothing of scents, but you will also be seriously upping your aesthetic game! These look too good to burn! 🕯
The Ugly Butterfly Serves Up a Masterchef Storm
Ugly Butterfly is bringing the world of Masterchef to the coast of St. Ives on the 21st of January. Adam Handling is welcoming four Masterchef Professionals finalists to his kitchen to present a dinner menu you will never forget. The incredible standard and individual style of chef’s; Charlie Jeffreys, James Checkley, Nikita Pathaji and Jamie Park will all be brought together on a one-off night of fine dining, infused with the very best flavours of authentic British ingredients. With a variety of stand out dishes, and breathtaking views of the bay, why not treat yourself to this experience with tickets at £120 per head!
We’re Keeping on Top of the Chaos with The Creator’s Planner
Our New Year’s Resolution? Get. More. Organised. Let’s leave the chaos in the past and make life more efficient with The Creator’s Planner. Founded by Flavia Benko, the planner acts as a way to make organising day-to-day tasks much easier; the planner is available in four designs – black, sand, brown and camel. The minimalist aesthetic makes it easier than ever to truly make it your own; with vision boards, monthly overviews, goal lists, content ideas and much more – you can be sure you’ll use this planner to the fullest, with all the tools you need to operate at your maximum performance!
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