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LOEWE GOES FOR NMIXX
Members of the seven-piece K-pop group NMIXX were this week announced as the new global ambassadors for Loewe. The announcement came with an accompanying campaign, which saw the band dressed in Jonathan Anderson’s SS23 collection, including paper cut-out dresses bearing their own faces. See more of that here.
Y/PROJECT BLOWS UP ITS JELLY SHOES
Having already collaborated with Melissa on a jellied mule – designed to look like Cinderella’s glass slipper – Glenn Martens has just released his third capsule with the Brazilian label: a low-heeled and transparent wellington boot that makes its wearers look as though they’ve shoved their hooves inside a jug of water. Head here to see more.
BURBERRY GIVES BACK
This Christmas, Burberry has partnered with OnSide, a charity committed to empowering young people with safe and nurturing spaces to pursue their passions. Alongside donations to global food charities FareShare and The Felix Project, Burberry will provide a lump sum to OnSide, ensuring its Youth Zones can stay afloat – helping to provide at least 5,000 young people with a free cooked meal, warmth, and access to training schemes. Read more about that here.
PUMA PERKS UP
Perks and Mini – Australia’s gorpcore, cold brew fashion brand – has collaborated with Puma on a 20-piece capsule collection made up of fleece jackets and sweaters, cargo trousers and polo shirts, hoodies and jackets. Each style has been realised in lavender, green, and earthen coppers, including running shoes, clogs, and classic sneakers. The collection also marks the launch of PAM/PUMA/BIOVERSE: a charitable project aimed at protecting some of the most endangered ecosystems on the planet. Click here to see more from the PAM x Puma collection.
ROTTINGDEAN’S BIZZARE NEW BOOKS
The designers who make knitwear from dried macaroni, sticky labels, and old tools have collaborated with Thames and Hudson on a campaign to promote its Catwalk series. Crafting stick men and dolls houses from coffee table tomes, Rottingdean Bazaar have transformed the fashion book into a fashion image. See more of those portraits here.
PUMA KISSES AMI
This week, Puma and AMI unveiled their second collaborative collection. Fronted by GIVĒON, the capsule comprises brushed, utilitarian outerwear in bolshy shades of tangerine, baby blue, and pink – all fleece jackets, bucket hats, hoodies, and Rider sneakers. “It’s all about softness, oversized volumes, layering and draping with outdoors and hiking-inspired elements, which creates a certain sense of chic, but also a feel-good sensation,” said Heiko Desens, the creative director at PUMA. Click here to see more of what’s on offer.