Gucci’s SS ’19 campaign
Alessandro Michele never lets it get boring. His latest campaign is inspired by cult classics such as ‘An American in Paris’ (1951), ‘The Band Wagon’ (1953), ‘Cover Girl’ (1944), ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’ (1954), ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ (1953) and ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ (1952), conjuring up images of Hollywood in the 50s. Shot and directed by Glen Luchford, the campaign delivers maximum glitz and glamour, with models wearing pink fur coats, green power suits, dramatic headpieces, and everything harking back to the golden era of the silver screen.
Raw Mango launches 10 limited edition objects to commemorate a decade of the brand
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Sanjay Garg has become synonymous with Indian textiles, design, and motif, and has single-handedly managed to keep the essence of his brand alive for the past decade. To commemorate a decade in fashion, he launched 10 limited edition objects, a series that has the theme of nostalgia attached. From a track list inspired by old Punjabi folk songs, to medicinal ‘churans’ which were consumed in every Indian household as digestives, to metallic serveware, various objects sought to define how he sees India. A performance by folk artists from Rajasthan added to the occasion, which saw attendance by designers Aneeth Arora, Suket Dhir, and Gaurav Gupta.
Superdry’s first exclusive sports store, Superdry Sport
Good news for all those who prefer easy, sporty silhouettes – British brand Superdry is all set to expand in India, and has opened its first exclusive sports store ‘Superdry Sport’ at DLF Promenade, Delhi. A brand worn by Saif Ali Khan, Aditi Rao Hydari, Yami Gautam, and Vicky Kaushal, it is known for its craftsmanship and for creating items made with sports fabrics but designed more to turn heads. Think geometry and pop grid structures complemented by layered mesh weaves. Its sports range comprises of highly technical pieces featuring compression fits and engineered ventilation designs.
Saint Laurent will showcase its men’s show in Los Angeles in June
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Los Angeles is set to become the new fashion capital. A favourite of Tom Ford, Burberry, and more recently Rodarte, it was recently announced that Saint Laurent will also be showcasing its menswear in LA come June. Anthony Vaccarello, who has helmed Saint Laurent since 2016 and has showcased a completely new version of the brand with his sleek and sexy, short dresses, is known for creating spectacles (he showcased the Spring 2018 line right beneath Eiffel Tower), and with this recent announcement, loyalists are gearing up for another visual treat.
Adidas launches its W.N.D jacket
Fusing function and style, Adidas recently launched its new W.N.D jacket. Equipped with a protective top layer for flexibility, the jacket has a lightweight, warm lining for ultimate comfort that makes it perfect for chilly winters. It also features a two-way zipper, providing the perfect fit. Just in case you thought sportswear couldn’t translate into leisurewear, this jacket’s striking aesthetics might just prove you wrong.