...and more fashion news you missed this week
London Fashion Week Men’s is officially off the agenda
...for January at least. Menswear designers will be invited to go co-ed at the beginning of February, as LFW returns with a largely digitally-led schedule.
Craig Green launched a new collection
As styled by Dazed family member Robbie Spencer and photographed by Amy Gwatkin, the London designer’s SS21 images feature more of his signature sculptural garments alongside more wearable pieces that are unlikely to see you wedged between the Tube doors.
Indie knit label HADES collabed with The Cure's Robert Smith
Having previously created collections inspired by Joy Division and X-Ray Spex, for AW20 the label turned its attention to The Cure. Working closely with frontman Robert Smith on a series of sweaters bearing iconic lyrics, the offering is worn by true fans of the brand in the accompanying campaign – with OG London club kids Princess Julia, Scarlett Cannon, and more on the line-up. Wondering what Smith himself has to say about the line? “I have always loved my jumpers” and we mean… year fair, you have. Shop here.
Alexander McQueen’s latest it-bag landed
Gucci presented Epilogue
Just a few weeks on from dropping a truly iconic tailoring campaign featuring Iggy Pop, Tyler, The Creator, and A$AP Rocky, Gucci were back to do it all over again this week. This time around, the Italian house debuted new images of its recent Epilogue collection – and yes, plenty of cute animals were featured.
A sneaker design competition got underway
The brains behind rising fashion label NASASEASONS launched a new competition, inviting young talents to design their own original sneaker. With the likes of Sean Wotherspoon, Shane Gonzales, Emily Oberg, and colette co-founder Sarah Andelman on the judging panel, prizes include a shot at internships at soon-to-be-revealed big brands and mentorship from iconic designer Jeff Staple. Head here to get involved.
...and Maria Grazia was busy too
The Italian Dior designer debuted a new 2021 Cruise campaign, which saw choreographer Sharon Eyal and director Fabien Baron turn out a beautiful short film. Watch it here.
Ray-Bans dropped a new collab
...joining forces with Berlin-based DJ and artist Patrick Mason on a special, limited edition frame. The style comes in a bag shaped like an egg, so not only do you get a chic pair of sunnies, you can also skip round town like Björk at the 2001 Oscars to your heart’s content. More here.