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07/07/2017

H&M and Collete's Collab

Naomi Campbell Named British Vogue's Contributing Editor; H&M and Collete's Collab

Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss Named Contributing Editors of British Vogue

Edward Enninful, who was announced as the new editor-in-chief of British Vogue in April, has recruited supermodels Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss as contributing editors for the U.K. glossy. Moss has previously served as the magazine's contributing fashion editor and appeared on the cover 38 (!) times. Campbell is regularly featured in the publication and a longtime friend of Enninful. The ladies will be joined by English filmmaker Steve McQueen and Vogue creative director at large Grace Coddington, who have also been appointed contributing editors. The announcement comes on the heels of fired Vogue fashion director Lucinda Chambers airing the mag's dirty laundry in an interview with Vestoj.

H&M and Colette Partner on Capsule Collection

Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M and Parisian concept store Colette are teaming for a nine-piece H&M Studio capsule collection, comprising of a navy and vibrant blue A-line anorak-poncho hybrid, a high-neck chiffon mini-dress with ruffled cuffs and ruffled hem and a fit-and-flare knee-length yarn-dyed checked dress with long sleeves. The collab will available in store and online at Colette starting Aug. 21 for two weeks before being released globally on Sept. 14.

Melania Trump Arrives in Poland in an Emerald Green DVF Coat

Melania Trump arrived Wednesday in Warsaw, Poland, in a striking emerald green Diane von Furstenberg trench coat, which she paired with with a scarf and black pointy heels. The outerwear is already sold out at dvf. The first lady then changed into a colorful scuba-knit Delpozo dress in Hamburg, Germany, where President Donald Trump will be attending the G20 summit on Friday and Saturday. Unlike her first international trip, Melania added more color to her wardrobe this time around.

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05/07/2017

Local Prints and Florals

Vania Romoff’s Latest Collab Is a Celebration of Femininity via Local Prints and Florals

Filipino designer Vania Romoff collaborated with Plains & Prints for another capsule collection. Known for her romantic and feminine designs, the brand reached out to Vania to inject her style onto the collection.

“After working with so many designers in the past, we wanted a different approach,” said Roxanne Farillas, vice-president of Plains & Prints. “Vania’s known for her femininity. It’s still a mix of Plains & Prints, but you’ll still see her style in the collection. You’ll really see her personality in it.”

The 12-piece collection features functional clothing for the everyday woman. When we got a first look of the collab, I saw romantic blouses, airy day dresses, lightweight trousers, and vibrant pieces inspired by local influences. It was like seeing our version of springtime, especially with the floral prints. Even those who aren’t into feminine pieces might be drawn to them.

When asked how it’s different from her previous capsule collection with Plains & Prints, Vania said the designs are pulled from local influences.

“[I was] inspired by local flora and art work. There are also batik and ikat prints, and the bougainvillea is also evident in a lot of the pieces,” Vania explained. “A lot of it has a happy vibe. It’s very relaxed, wearable, and fun. It’s a very lighthearted collection.” And, as Roxanne said, you’ll see Vania’s penchant for dainty ribbons and delicate embellishments, and a hint of drama with how the fabric moves.

“The general feel of my collection is always feminine. I like to do a lot of skirts and flounces, always accentuating the waistline,” Vania said. “I don’t make dresses that are too avant-garde, they’re made for every type of woman. They’re not too sexy and not too complicated.”

The Plains & Prints x Vania Romoff collection will launch in select stores and online (their website, Zalora PH, and Amazon US) starting July 6. It’ll be available nationwide on July 15.

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03/07/2017

Ellery’s First Jewellery Line is Turning Heads

Ellery’s First Jewellery Line is Turning Heads

Being at the top of Australian fashion is one thing. Launching a jewellery line in a competitive market is another. Kym Ellery has pulled it off, foraying into accessories for her pre-fall, ready-to-wear 2017 collection.

Ellery has experienced rapid global growth, from delivering its latest collection to Hong Kong’s Lane Crawford, to securing Matches, Net-a-Porter, MyTheresa, Browns, Selfridges, L’Éclaireur, Dover Street Market (both London and New York), Maxfield and more.

The collection walks the line between form and function with accessories that are easy to layer; with the same architectural shapes as Ellery’s clothing. The pieces are inspired by Nina Simone’s big band; jewels that almost resemble brass instruments such as trumpets, saxophones and horns.

The jewellery is done in plated gold and silver, alongside mottled resins in nude, blood red and burnt orange. Pair gold tasselled earrings with one of her bell-sleeve blouses, or her sharply cut flares and you’re channelling the ’70s to big effect. Chunky hoops come in tortoise-shell and fasten in silver, alongside chokers adorned with a pearl (which would go well with any of her pearl-encrusted coats). There are spiral-coil earrings, chandelier chokers (reminiscent of the fringed coats) and simple coil rings, which are the perfect wink on the hand. Invest in jewels to brighten up your wardrobe this winter.

The jewellery collection is available to buy in Ellery stores and online.

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