Top Fashion Stories of the Week: November 4
Fashion has made progress this week, both commercially and sartorially. Among the many highlights, Ricardo Tisci unveiled her first design under her eponymous fashion label in 17 years,
Below, Hypebeast has rounded up the best fashion stories of the week so you can stay up to date on industry trends.
Riccardo Tisci unveiled his first design under his eponymous label in 17 years
Ricardo Tisci reopened his eponymous label, 17 years after closing it. At the London premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Thursday, Michaela Coel walked the red carpet wearing a custom dress by the designer.
The actress donned Tisci’s all-black silk bodysuit, with a lace skirt that wrapped around her waist and dainty floral tights that exude class. The romantic set was designed in collaboration with Tisci, Coel and her mother, Kwenua Osborne, according to fashion company.
“We knew this premiere in London – a city so close to both of us – would be the best time to bring our conversations to life in a very special way,” Tisci said of the bespoke dress debut in a statement. . “It was the perfect time to celebrate Riccardo Tisci, the house that brought me so many opportunities and led me to where I am today.”
Harry Styles ran his own campaign for Gucci HA HA HA
Gucci unveiled on HAHAHA campaign, offering a whole new look at what’s on the horizon for Harry Styles and Alessandro Michelecollaborative capsule.
For HA HA HA (a nickname that merges the first initials of Harry and Alessandro), Gucci brought in Mark Borthwick not only to capture photography and videography, but also to direct the music for the video component. The whimsical campaign shows off the collection that debuted in June. The line includes gingham suits featuring playful graphics, quirky reimaginings of the signature Gucci Bamboo 1947 bag, teddy bear necklaces, bow ties and more.
During the campaign, Styles said, “I’m so happy to finally see this project come to life. I have known Alessandro for years now, and he has always been one of my favorite people. I’m always inspired to see him work, so doing this collaboration with my friend was very special to me.
Kering reportedly in advanced talks to acquire Tom Ford
French luxury conglomerate Kering would be in advanced talks to acquire Tom Ford. According to the wall street journalthe luxury giant competes with the beauty company Estee Lauder for the company, although Kering would be the favorite.
fashion company reports that Tom Ford has been looking to potentially sell since this summer. In August, Estée Lauder was reported to be in talks about buying the company in a deal that valued Tom Ford’s footprint at US$3 billion.
Kering has not yet commented on the possible acquisition of Tom Ford.
Bottega Veneta launches a lifetime guarantee for its bags
Bottega Veneta announced a new lifetime warranty program for its line of premium bags. Titled the “Certificate of Craft” program, the launch offers protection for the brand’s distinctive accessories through complementary services.
With the warranty, customers can request free refreshes and repairs to ensure the longevity of their investments. “Bottega Veneta is extraordinary craftsmanship with exquisite design and creativity. The certificate of craftsmanship was born from the desire to offer our customers a superior service for the long-term preservation of their products,” said Leo Rongone, CEO of Bottega Veneta, in a statement regarding the Certificate of Craftsmanship program, “Our vision remains consistent with that of our founders. They wanted Bottega Veneta to represent the highest and finest form of luxury. We are counting the days, not the hours, to make our products.They are designed to last forever.
Starting in November, each bag purchased from Bottega Veneta will arrive with a physical and digital card that includes a unique serial number to be included in the program.
A$AP Nast has teased a collaboration between Stüssy and Dries Van Noten
Earlier this week, A$AP Nast took to his Instagram Stories to reveal a selection of items from an upcoming collaboration between Stüssy and Dries Van Noten.
The rapper shared photos of a hoodie decorated with spray-painted designs and enlarged double iconography embroidery. There was also a khaki green cap bearing an eight-ball patch, with similar co-branding on the back, and a matching gray denim jacket and jeans covered in all-over neon graphics.
Stüssy and Dries Van Noten have yet to make an official announcement regarding the collection. Stay connected for more news.
Balenciaga and adidas unveil their SS23 campaign
Presented for the first time during a showcase inspired by the stock market, Balenciaga and adidas presented their Spring/Summer 2023 campaign this week, featuring international Mavericks in Manhattan offices.
In the skyscrapers of New York, actresses Isabelle Huppert and Han So Hee appear on break, and boxer Jermell Charlo stands next to Khadim Sock and Bella Hadid, who wears the collection’s debossed Balenciaga football shirts and signature Three Stripes wide-leg track pants. Elsewhere, the campaign includes mock neck tees, layered crewnecks, branded puffer jackets, matching tracksuits, leather goods and more.
The collection is available for sale now via both brands websitesin-store at select adidas and Balenciaga stores globally, and in exclusive pop-ups in Bangkok, Dubai, Los Angeles, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Toronto.
Pharrel’s first JOOPITER auction Son of a pharaoh Achieved $5.25 million in sales
Pharrell Williams’ first digital auction house JOOPITER announced the results of its first auction on Wednesday, Son of a pharaoh. After the auction closes on November 1, the newly created entity reported a total of $5.25 million in sales.
The figure exceeded the high sales forecast of around US$3.2 million, after around 94% of the 47 lots sold, with almost 66% selling for more than expected. The auction featured a collection of personal artifacts from Pharrell’s career, including his Blackberry 18K which appeared in his legendary freestyle on BET, a golden Sony PlayStation PSP, a Louis Vuitton Steam chest with “black/multicolor” monogram and more.
Among the most expensive items, the Jacob & Co. NERD character pendant chain sold for an impressive US$2.184 million, more than nine times the high estimate for the iconic personalized chain.
In particular, part of the profits from JOOPITER’s inaugural action will benefit Black Ambition’s work to fund bold ideas and organizations led by Black and Latino entrepreneurs.
Jacquemus has announced a series of surprise dates for the rest of the year
jacquemus took to Instagram to share a list of surprise announcement dates throughout this year.
Among them, one Tekla collaboration will arrive on November 30, a new colorway for the Jacquemus x Nike Air Humara LX will land on December 5, a surprise show entitled “Le Raffia” will take place on December 12, the “Le Bisou” bag will be released on December 13, and the brand will close the year with a surprise Christmas delivery on December 25.
See the full announcement below.
Rihanna dropped the official Savage x Fenty Show, Vol. 4 Trailer
Rihanna dropped the official trailer for their upcoming Savage x Fenty Show, Vol. 4.
The show will include performances by Anita, Burna Boy, Don Toliver, and Maxwell, plus special appearances by Ángela Aguilar, Avani Gregg, Bella Poarch, Cara Delevingne, Damson Idris, Irina Shayk, Joan Smalls, Kornbread, Lara Stone, Lilly Singh, Marsai Martin, Precious Lee, Rickey Thompson, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Simu Liu, Taraji P. Henson, Taylour Paige, Winston Duke, Zach Miko and many more. As always, Rihanna serves as executive producer and creative director of the show.
by Rihanna Savage x Fenty Show, Vol. 4 will be presented exclusively on First video November 9. Fans can expect the new collection to include “disparate textures, unexpected details and unconventional proportions.” Sizes range from XS to XXXXL. Watch the trailer above.
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