Need the lowdown on the latest in the fashion biz? Our curated guide will make you crave these pieces in your everyday ensembles.
Things are picking up again here in KL, and while we’re still adhering to the SOP and the “new normal”, the fashion industry seems to be riding on the wave with the latest releases. New collections from various brands are blooming to make you crave for what they have to offer.
You’ve got exciting collaborations between Berluti and ceramic artist, Brian Rochefort, Heron Preston with Calvin Klein, Uniqlo and JW Anderson, and other superb releases. Scroll down below to see what you can add to your wishlist.
Dreaming of a beach getaway? Kim Jones’ Beachwear capsule collection is a crossroad between vintage-meets-modern with its joyful retro collection. Take a peek at the collection, and you’ll notice an ode to the ‘60s and ‘70s with aquatic creatures in Pop colours as the range takes inspiration from the iconic Viva Mare Viva painting. You’ll find retro tees, polo shirts, shorts and bathrobes injected with the signature Dior Oblique motifs in beautiful two-tone effects with refined elegance. If you’ve had the Dior Atlas sandals on your wishlist, you’ll be thrilled to know that it comes in a white version for that classy look.
The collection is now available in the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur outlet.
Want to know what happens when art merges with fashion? You’ll get a killer collaboration. Berluti has collaborated with ceramic artist, Brian Rochefort for an eye-catching collection. If you’re familiar with his work, you’ll instantly recognise his well-known artwork as a print on a series of tees and shirts. As Brian takes inspirations from volcanoes and exotic plants, you’ll easily find the blend of natural textures and colours on the beautiful craftsmanship.
Head over to the Suria KLCC store to have a feel Berluti x Brian Rochefort pieces.
We’re sure you’ve heard of the amazing collaboration between the eponymous label, Heron Preston with Calvin Klein that’s buzzing around by now. With minimalism, sensuality and youth as the core of Calvin Klein’s brand, Heron has adapted these essences with a modern approach as trusted wardrobe staples to have. Inspired by traditions of utility and performance, Heron has taken signature pieces by evolving into something new with gussets detailing, raised ribbing and 3D-like stitching finishes, along with utilitarian workwear elements. From bodysuits and bralettes to denim jackets and hoodies, and sweatpants and more, it’s going to be hard not to invest in these everyday staples when they look oh-so-good.
The Heron Preston x Calvin Klein collection is available in stores and online.
Here’s what happens when you merge the art of tailoring with classic sportswear: you get a BOSS x Russell Athletic collection. Currently available at Pavilion KL, the collection features comfy unisex pieces in gorgeous pastel tones with neutral touches to go with the brand’s iconic aesthetics with Boss’s tailored approach. If sporty sets and everyday tees are your go-to these days, it’s worth checking out the latest collection today. Drop by the store, and you’ll see the store converted into a basketballer’s playground to meet the Russell Athletic ambience.
Here’s a toast to the brighter days, and Uniqlo’s collaboration with JW Anderson is worth checking out. As a celebration of the Spring season, the Threads in Bloom collection brings simplicity and easy-breezy silhouettes with the designers signature craftsmanship and heirloom charm – peep the sophisticated embroidered blooms on the separates. We took one glimpse of the collection and could immediately imagine wearing this to a park or on a stroll with friends while embracing the sun – whip out the Uniqlo x JW Anderson baseball cap with you, and you’re set to go.
Here’s something good for the sole. This season, Versace releases a new signature sneaker inspired by the fashion House’s Greca pattern. Designed with a minimal approach with an array of shades in black and white, to blue, red, purple and pink, there’s always something for someone. You’ll have options to choose from the high-top designs with an appliqued Medusa badge to low top sneakers with mini logo accents. If you’re on the hunt for something bold, the Barocco print is also available to cater to your style. Consider these the perfect everyday sneakers to wear for a clean and understated look.
Fans of Virgil Abloh are going to love what Louis Vuitton has to offer. The Pre-Fall 2021 collection blooms dashingly with a relaxed sartorial feel. The collection brings wardrobe staples catered to any men’s needs from outerwear to suits and accessories. While it’s always best to stick to the classics, Louis Vuitton’s collection introduces it in a modernised touch filled with prints in galaxy and Damier salt prints with monochrome tones. Whether you’re looking for a suit that works for a gala night or as the perfect investment to your everyday style, this new release will be a great addition to your collection. We have our eye on the matching galaxy-print bucket hat and jacket.
The collection will be available on the 30th April 2021.
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