Time flies, so to keep you in the loop, we’ve rounded up all the important snippets of fashion news from the past seven days into one neat feature. This week includes a Gucci x Gus Van Sant team-up and a Casely-Hayford London tribute.
Gucci announced a festival and a Gus Van Sant collaboration
Forget Woodstock, here’s Guccifest – a digital event headlined by Gucci’s upcoming collection (formatted as a series of videos created in collaboration with director Gus Van Sant). The line-up also includes fifteen fashion films created by nascent talent chosen by Alessandro Michele. Leave your wellies in the garage, here’s a festival created with ease.
Fred Perry joined forces with Casely Hayford
Yes, two of London’s best-dressed brands have teamed up for a collaboration drawing on British tailoring and British culture. Born and raised in Dalston, East London, designer Charlie Casely-Hayford has reworked key Fred Perry silhouettes with colours and patterns informed by the London borough – for example, the clashing colours and vibrancy of Ridley Road Market.
Burberry announced its support for Marcus Rashford
Following a superb sixteen-minute hat-trick for Manchester United last week, off the pitch, Rashford continued his incredible work to help bridge child poverty by teaming up with Burberry.
The UK brand has added its support to Rashford’s free school meals campaign by donating to a wide selection of international youth charities. Plus, the footballer has penned an open-letter to his ten-year-old self. It makes this writer a very proud red.
Supreme collaborated with Japanese erotica trailblazer Toshio Saeki
Supreme has gone NSFW with a new collection featuring Saeke’s incredible illustrated erotica work. Born in Japan’s underground red light districts, the imagery now finds its way across Supreme garments that you’ll be seeing just about everywhere. Sexy.
Versace are heading home for the holidays (but not really)
For their newly unveiled holiday campaign, Versace are reminding us what this time of year’s all about, with a celebration of Christmas holiday cheer. Shot against wild and snowy backdrops, a cast including Irina Shayk, Adut Akech, Biaggio Ali Walsh and Louis Baines pose on their fantasy home bound journeys, which for a lot of us, may be more spiritual than physical. But according to Versace, that might be the point.