By Naomi Bray / @naomicharl
Section Editor – Zahida Khan
GlossiWEAR by Glossier
When: Various drops
Fans of inclusive and innovative beauty brand Glossier should definitely check out the recently launched GlossiWEAR range. Described as a limited edition collection of merchandise ‘designed with you in mind’, the first drop of this diffusion line includes a duffle bag, sliders and hair accessories all branded with the ‘Glossier’ signature. The second drop, planned for September, will introduce new products including a pink logo hoody and a long-sleeved blue tee.
Goodhood x Vans
When: 26th July
Twitter: @goodhoodstore / @VANS_Europe
Instagram: @goodhood / @vans
London-based multi-brand retailer Goodhood is launching its third collaborative release with Vans, the ubiquitous American skate shoe brand. Entitled ‘Love in the Time of Chaos’, the collection features three classic Vans styles designed with the signature Goodhood colourway of black and white. The designs draw on inspiration from Goodhood’s beginnings with punk-inspired graphics, with the retailer explaining that each one is “juxtaposing anarchic imagery with positive energy, created with a full heart and an open mind.” Styles come in both men’s and women’s sizes and range between £70-£80.
Zalando expands sustainable range
Website: zalando.co.uk/women/sustainable (women’s) / zalando.co.uk/men/sustainable (men’s)
Over the coming weeks, online retailer Zalando will be launching a range of additional sustainable brands in response to the increase of search terms such as “organic” or “fairtrade”. The increased demand for sustainable products has already spurred the retailer to introduce brands such as Filippa K, Veja and Patagonia, and now the selection will be expanding with the addition of Ecoalf, Mud Jeans, Girlfriend Collective and Swe-s. You can check out Zalando’s sustainability information here.
Taylor Swift x Stella McCartney
When: 23rd August
Twitter: @StellaMcCartney / @taylorswift13
Instagram: @stellamccartney / @taylorswift
To celebrate the release of her new album entitled ‘Lover’, Taylor Swift has collaborated with sustainable high-end fashion house Stella McCartney to release a fashion line on the same day. No specifics about the designs have been revealed, but fashion insiders think it will no doubt be an eco-friendly collection to keep in line with the designer’s ethos, and suspect it could be rainbow-themed due to Swift’s recent campaigning for LGBTQ+ rights.
Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories
When: Available to pre-order now, official launch in September
Universally loved music artist Lady Gaga can now add beauty entrepeneur to her extensive list of industry achievements. The collection, Haus Laboratories, is infused with Gaga’s signature brand of inclusivity and unconventional style. Ever a champion for truly being yourself and embracing individuality, the brand’s tagline of “Your glam. Your expression. Your artistry.” is reflected by the campaign video, in which she states, “They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but at Haus Laboratories, we say beauty is how you see yourself.” The collection consists of a range of multi-use colour items, inspired by Gaga’s early days as an aspiring singer.