Updated: Feb 9
Here's what's got us talking this week...
Paul Smith Debuts Mulberry Collaboration at PFW
Mulberry and Paul Smith debuted their collaboration of unisex bags for autumn/winter 2023 at the Paul Smith catwalk showcase at Paris Fashion Week. The Mulberry x Paul Smith collaboration will launch in autumn with a 10-piece capsule collection that reworks Mulberry’s timeless messenger bag, the ‘Antony,’ with Smith’s colourful signature stripes. The collaboration was born out of a shared approach to heritage style and sustainable innovation while celebrating both the company's British heritage and commitment to craft.
eBay Invests in Luxury Resale Platform Cudoni
Luxury resale platform Cudoni, which aims to simplify the luxury resale process, has raised 7.5 million pounds from eBay’s venture arm and existing investors. Cudoni is a luxury marketplace enabling users to buy and sell pre-owned designer clothing, accessories, and watches. VIP service lies at the heart of Cudoni’s operations model, which arranges for items to be collected from a seller’s home, where they can be authenticated and then list them for sale on its platform, making buying and selling luxury goods easy, convenient and secure.
Cos Unveils Collaboration with Reece Yeboah
Cos is teaming up with emerging London designer Reece Yeboah to launch a limited-edition capsule collection. Entitled ‘Metamorphosis,’ the collection represents the evolution of his brand Yeboah, and captures experiences from his formative years spent in Ghana and the drive to make his mark on the world. The collection is made up of 40 menswear-inspired pieces fusing luxe streetwear with contemporary tailoring, alongside unisex accessories.
The UK’s First Multi-Charity Pop-Up Fashion Store
Wayne Hemingway, founder of British fashion brand Red or Dead and Hemingway Design, and Maria Chenoweth, CEO of sustainable clothing charity TRAID, are launching Charity Super.Mkt, the UK’s first multi-charity fashion store. The pop-up store, described as a ‘department store for second-hand style,’ will open at Brent Cross shopping centre in London, bringing together the best-donated clothing sourced from 10 UK charities under one roof. This launch will be the first time that national and local charities have collaborated on a store.
LoveShackFancy Launches Home Furnishing for Kids and Teens
Womenswear brand LoveShackFancy is expanding its vintage-inspired aesthetic to interiors for kids and teens in collaboration with Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen. The collection is formed from the brand's signature romantic florals, which adorns their elevated furniture so that children and teens are able to bring a piece of the LoveShackFancy spirit into their homes. The LoveShackFancy kids and teen collections are exclusively available at Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen.
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