What’s the latest in fashion?

Welcome back to our bi-weekly edition of Fashion Obsessions, where we show you the latest and greatest style releases and news to keep you updated with the times. This week, we show you what Off-White has in store for its men’s Pre-Fall 2020 collection, luxurious accessories to adorn yourself with from the Atelier Swarovski Autumn/Winter 2020 range, and also some designer Starbucks merchandise. Come check them out with us below.

Rimowa launches its first eyewear collection

What’s synonymous with travelling? Packing your favourite pair of sunglasses, of course. Now you can match your suitcase to your shades, especially if they’re both from Rimowa. The iconic luggage brand is finally expanding beyond its aluminium suitcases and unveiling its first line of unisex sunglasses. 

But the brand isn’t just designing regular shades and calling it a day — the collection is sleek and stylish, offering modern takes on classic silhouettes such as aviators. The sunglasses are also lightweight, which means you can travel around in them all day without feeling the strain. 

The Rimowa Eyewear collection will first launch the Bridge sunglasses and Rim sunglasses, available from July 9th 2020 onwards at selected stores and online.

LeSportSac launches a Hello Miffy and Black Bear range

If you grew up in the magical world of Hello Miffy and Black Bear, you’ll be thrilled to know that LeSportSac is collaborating with their creator, Dick Bruna, for a collection featuring his picture book designs. These prints will be splashed across some of LeSportSac’s popular designs, from the book pouch to the rectangular cosmetic pouch, Carson backpack, and more. 

The Dick Bruna x LeSportSac collection is available online as well as in the Pavilion KL and Isetan Suria KLCC stores from July 6th 2020 onwards.

Atelier Swarovski celebrates design icons this Autumn/Winter 2020

The Atelier Swarovski x Karl Lagerfeld collection.

This Autumn/Winter 2020, luxury label Atelier Swarovski showcases designer collaborations with Karl Lagerfeld and Penelope Cruz in conjunction with the brand’s 125th anniversary. Titled the ‘Icons of Style’ and ‘Icons of Film’ respectively, the ranges explore silhouettes and designs that reflect both personalities.

For Atelier Swarovski x Karl Lagerfeld, you’ll see a 15-piece unisex collection featuring pieces that are chic yet punk rock with blue crystal set on a gunmetal grey base. There are also Art Deco elements incorporated into the design alongside geometric shapes for a modern look.

The Atelier Swarovski x Penelope Cruz collection.

As for the Atelier Swarovski x Penelope Cruz collection, we expect no less than glamorous designs inspired by the actress’ favourite on-screen moments. Perfect for an evening look, these pieces showcase cubic zirconia set on gold-plated brass and gold-plated rhodium in dazzling designs. 

The Atelier Swarovski Autumn/Winter 2020 collection will be available online and in stores from July 2020 onwards.

Be ‘Undefeated’ with this new Starbucks merchandise collaboration

If you’re a collector and you love streetwear, this latest Starbucks collection will definitely entice you. The coffee giant is collaborating with Japanese streetwear brand Undefeated for a Starbucks x Undefeated collection, which will include drinkware, accessories, and stationeries in bold shades of black and lime green. We have our eye on the nylon tote bag and the stainless steel water bottle — what about you?

The designer collaboration collection will be available at selected Starbucks stores from July 8th 2020 onwards in Peninsular Malaysia and July 14th 2020 onwards in East Malaysia. 

The Off-White men’s Pre-Fall 2020 collection is now available

The office uniform gets reinterpreted by Virgil Abloh in Off-White’s Pre-Fall 2020 men’s collection. Titled “PIVOT”, the collection breaks down what it means to have a uniform, taking the work ethic-aesthetic and giving it a new definition. This new phase, says Abloh, is him pivoting the brand and exploring a new direction. “Off-White isn’t the new kid on the block anymore,” he states. 

The Off-White Pre-Fall 2020 collection is currently available in-store at the Suria KLCC outlet. You can also purchase via WhatsApp and Instagram and enjoy free deliveries with a certain purchase amount. 

PohNee Chin
Editor, Kuala Lumpur
Poh Nee is the editor and writes about travel and drinks. When she's not living out her holiday dreams via Google Earth and sipping on an Old Fashioned down at the local bars, you can find her snug at home bingeing on Netflix and mystery fiction.