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Silvia Tcherassi Launches Bridal Capsule Collection

Silvia Tcherassi Launches Bridal Capsule Collection

Silvia Tcherassi Launches Bridal Capsule Collection

Who: Silvia Tcherassi

What: Bridal Capsule Collection

Where: Available online at silviatcherassi.com and in-store at the Silvia Tcherassi Boutique in Miami and Colombia.

Why: Silvia Tcherassi has been in the bridal business for nearly 20 years, having launched her first collection for brides back in 2005. Now, the designer has dropped her third-ever bridal capsule collection, featuring 16 pieces that blend “Victorian-era” influences with “avant-garde elements.” Many of the designs incorporate florals and pearls, as well as brocades and laces for “modern yet minimalist silhouettes,” per the brand.

Loewe Drops ‘I Told Ya’ Collection

Loewe Drops ‘I Told Ya’ Collection

Loewe Drops ‘I Told Ya’ Collection

Who: Loewe

What: “I Told Ya” tees and sweatshirt collection

Where: Online at loewe.com and in select Loewe boutiques worldwide

Why: It’s been a long time coming, but Zendaya’s highly anticipated turn as tennis star Tashi Duncan in Challengers finally hits theaters tomorrow, April 26. Loewe creative director Jonathan Anderson did the costume design for the movie, including this vintage-style tee (pictured here) that Zendaya sports onscreen. Now, it can be yours—on or off the court.

David Koma Introduces Let’s Swim

David Koma Introduces Let’s Swim

David Koma Introduces Let’s Swim

Who: David Koma

What: Swimwear brand launch, Let’s Swim

Where: Online at letsswim.co

Why: David Koma’s penchant for slick and sexy, ’80s-inspired runway silhouettes is now being brought to the fantastic world of swimwear, with the debut of his new brand, Let’s Swim. The focus is on providing timeless styles in striking colors that will last you a lifetime, and won’t harm the oceans. In fact, 96 percent of the collection is made with responsible fabrics, and the designer’s love for sharks means working closely with conservationists and charities to ensure our ocean friends will live to see many more days.

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Khaite Creates Exclusive Capsule for MyTheresa

Khaite Creates Exclusive Capsule for MyTheresa

Khaite Creates Exclusive Capsule for MyTheresa

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Who: Khaite

What: Exclusive capsule for MyTheresa

Where: Exclusively online at mytheresa.com

Why: Khaite’s easy, breezy springtime dressing is the wardrobe solution for the girl on the go. Now, creative director Catherine Holstein is doubling down on the aesthetic by teaming up with e-tailer MyTheresa on an exclusive capsule of 15 pieces, including this printed midi skirt in Yves Klein blue whose femininity is countered by the leather jackets and bold accessories the brand has quickly become known for.

Mango Taps Victoria Beckham for Summer Capsule Collection

Mango Taps Victoria Beckham for Summer Capsule Collection

Mango Taps Victoria Beckham for Summer Capsule Collection

Who: Mango and Victoria Beckham

What: Collaborative capsule collection

Where: Online at shop.mango.com and in Mango stores

Why: If your summer fever hasn’t kicked in yet, let this collab from Mango and Victoria Beckham seal the deal. The British superstar brought her sensibility for easy tailoring and summer dresses to a very chic capsule, which is priced for all Posh fans to enjoy. Expect roomy blazers, tailored pants with a hint of sparkle at the waist, and sheer pastel dresses to wear all summer long.

Catbird Collaborates With J.Crew

Catbird Collaborates With J.Crew

Catbird Collaborates With J.Crew

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Who: Catbird and J.Crew

What: Collaborative jewelry collection

Where: Online at jcrew.com

Why: J.Crew is no stranger to collaborating with the best in the industry. Take, for example, its iconic linkups with Liberty and Union LA. Now, the New York-based brand has joined forces with someone local: beloved Brooklyn jeweler Catbird. The exclusive new capsule is made of 100 percent recycled gold and ethically-sourced pearls, combining the best of both aesthetics to result in delicate chains with a preppy, J.Crew-esque nautical touch.

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Rixo Opens New York City Pop-Up

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Who: Rixo

What: New York City pop-up shop

Where: 19 Prince Street, New York City

Why: PSA: London-based cool-girl brand Rixo has officially landed in New York City. The new pop-up shop in Soho will house its SS24 collection and exclusive pieces only available at that location, along with special programming, styling sessions, and panels in the outdoor courtyard—a rarity downtown.

Sarabande Hosts ‘What Now?’ Masterclass

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Who: Sarabande and The Standard Hotels

What: “What Now?” event

Where: The Standard, East Village on Tuesday, May 7

Why: The Sarabande Foundation will be hosting a “What Now?” masterclass at The Standard, East Village, giving attendees the opportunity to meet with—and learn from—some of the fashion industry’s top talent, including professionals from Thom Browne, Gabriela Hearst, and Burberry. The aim is to provide students, recent graduates, and emerging creatives with the tools needed to take the next steps in their careers. First established by the late Lee Alexander McQueen and now led by his friend and collaborator Trino Verkade (pictured here), Sarabande assists up-and-coming artists by offering mentorship, scholarships, and subsidized studio space. Those interested in attending the free May event can still sign up here.

Alaïa Launches ‘Dialogues’ Series

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Who: Alaïa

What: Dialogue 1 at Crazy Horse Paris

Where: Online at alaia.fr

Why: Pieter Mulier is taking Alaïa global with his newly announced “Dialogues” series, which brings his creative vision for the iconic French house to an array of different cultures. “Each will act as a reading of Alaïa’s creations through other forms of art,” he says in a press release. “Culture, art, music, photography, dance, design, architecture, literature, even food. This approach is deeply rooted in the identity and history of the house. It’s a tradition.” It will kick off at none other than the legendary Parisian cabaret Crazy Horse, which Mulier believes embodies the Alaïa woman: strong, flexible, sensual, ready to perform and allure with shape and movement. The campaign was shot by Sam Rock on 11 regular dancers wearing a classic high-neck Alaia body-con dresses and matching Le Teckel bags.

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Apple Opens New Photography Exhibition in Seoul

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Who: Apple

What: “I Remember You” exhibition

Where: Mother Offline gallery in Seoul, Korea on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12

Why: Apple’s iPhone cameras are getting so good that photos taken with them are currently being displayed in art galleries around the world. Case in point: “I Remember You,” the tech giant’s Paris exhibition that’s made its way to Seoul, Korea. At Mother Offline, you can see everyday moments transformed into fine art, courtesy of the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Fendi Offers Customizable Peekaboo Bags

Fendi Offers Customizable Peekaboo Bags

Fendi Offers Customizable Peekaboo Bags

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Who: Fendi

What: Make Up Your Peekaboo customization program

Where: Online at fendi.com and in-store at Fendi boutiques worldwide

What: Fendi’s latest offering will appeal to even the pickiest customer—the one who simply only wants things their way. Make Up Your Peekaboo gives clients the option to customize their petite or medium bags to their liking, with several strap, handle, and leather coloring combos that amount to over 200 ways to make your Peekaboo your own. If you can’t choose just one, we won’t blame you for customizing two.

Esteban Cortázar Introduces Donde Esteban

Esteban Cortázar Introduces Donde Esteban

Esteban Cortázar Introduces Donde Esteban

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Who: Esteban Cortázar

What: New lifestyle brand, Donde Esteban

Where: Online at dondeesteban.co

Why: Beloved Colombian fashion designer Esteban Cortázar is expanding his horizons with Donde Esteban (translation: At Esteban’s), a new line of resortwear essentials inspired by his lifetime of travels through Ibiza, Paris, Cartagena, and Miami. “It is about giving my community a true image of who Esteban is as a person, where he comes from, who his family, his friends, his community are, and the places that have shaped him, all into one concept and platform that goes beyond fashion, lifestyle and culture,” Cortázar says in a press release. The brand delivers on the coziness of finding home wherever you roam, with prints created in collaboration with his father.

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Gianvito Rossi Celebrates 10 Years of the Portofino Sandal

Gianvito Rossi Celebrates 10 Years of the Portofino Sandal

Gianvito Rossi Celebrates 10 Years of the Portofino Sandal

Who: Gianvito Rossi

What: The 10-year anniversary collection of the Portofino sandal, Portofino X

Where: Online at gianvitorossi.com and in Gianvito Rossi boutiques and retailers

Why: Gianvito Rossi’s most iconic sandal, the Portofino, has been worn by the likes of Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence, and the Kardashians. Its sleek buckle strap and comfortability make it a street style staple, and it’s celebrating a decade of dressing the world’s chicest women with Portofino X. The sandal is being remade in 10 shades, offering something for everyone, from shiny copper to bold magenta.

P.F. Flyers Drops Desert Adventure Collection on Revolve

P.F. Flyers Drops Desert Adventure Collection on Revolve

P.F. Flyers Drops Desert Adventure Collection on Revolve

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Who: P.F. Flyers

What: Desert Adventure Collection

Where: Exclusively online at revolve.com until Earth Day (April 22), when it will become available on pfflyers.com while supplies last

Why: P.F. Flyers, the official sneaker of this year’s Revolve Festival taking place on April 13 in Palm Springs, Calif., has partnered with the retailer on a timely shoe collection inspired by the desert. The high- and low-top styles come in dusty, neutral shades designed to create a “sun-faded look” ideal for sprinting across the field from set to set. Because heels would pose a challenge.

Brunello Cucinelli Introduces Eyewear

Brunello Cucinelli Introduces Eyewear

Brunello Cucinelli Introduces Eyewear

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Who: Brunello Cucinelli

What: Eyewear collection

Where: Online at shop.brunellocucinelli.com and in select Brunello Cucinelli stores worldwide

Why: Brunello Cucinelli has dipped their toes into the eyewear space before, collaborating with Oliver Peoples on a special capsule in 2021. They then signed a deal with fellow Italian craftsmen EssilorLuxottica to create sunglasses exclusively for the brand. For their introduction to this exciting new space, Cucinelli came up with four different categories that span optical and sunglasses, but all have the unmistakable through-line of top-tier quality that the brand is known for.

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Louis Vuitton Unveils New High Watchmaking Novelties

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Who: Louis Vuitton

What: 2024 High Watchmaking Novelties

Where: More information at louisvuitton.com

Why: Each year, Louis Vuitton reimagines iconic watch shapes in its repertoire with the help of renowned artists that each bring their personalities to the finest timepieces in existence. The latest assortment includes a Sakura Vivienne Slim, adorned with Japanese blossoms, plus this special-edition Escale Cabinet of Wonders inspired by a snakeskin. You can’t add to cart online, but can take in the awe-inspiring craft and check them out in select stores.

CAS&Kera Releases Luxury Earbuds

CAS&Kera Releases Luxury Earbuds

CAS&Kera Releases Luxury Earbuds

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Who: CAS&Kera

What: Luxury earbuds launch

Where: Online at casandkera.com and exclusively in-store at H. Lorenzo in Los Angeles

Why: CAS&Kera founder Helena Barton felt that the ever-present white earbuds sometimes drew attention away from her chic looks. Enter earKrön. Here to save to your ear stack this spring, the new headphones combine form and function to exist somewhere between technology and jewelry. They’re crafted out of ceramic and 18k gold, allowing the wearer to adjust the fit, and sit right outside the ear tunnel for optimal listening without the pain of in-ear buds.

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