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 Saint Laurent piled high and Amiri’s new incubator prize.
Paris Hilton fronted Lanvin‘s new campaign
Yes, the OG socialite queen Paris Hilton appeared across Lanvin’s latest campaign imagery. Wearing a collection inspired by 1950s portraits of NYC society women, Lanvin designer Bruno Sialelli chose Hilton as a contemporary interpretation – and we love it.
Amiri launched its own incubator prize for young talent
Offered to fledgling US talent, founder and artistic director Mike Amiri has conceived a special annual prize that platforms nascent brands, offering them funds and a year-long mentorship, carving an inclusive route for those finding their feet within the industry.
AMIRI SS20 / photography by Sara Cimino
Saint Laurent piled its products into sculptures
Decorating the house’s Rive Droite stores in Paris and LA, Anthony Vaccarello has turned sneakers, basketballs, boxing gloves, cups and tennis balls into angular arrangements that bring to mind Frank Gehry architecture and Tetris freezeframes.
Dickies reimagined their archive
Dickies latest collection has seen the brand look close to home: the Texan city of Fort Worth where their HQ is based. Celebrating their native city, Fort Worth prints and lettering underscores a collection that reimagines core workwear pieces as an ode to the heritage fabrics and detailing that Dickies thrives on – expect lots of denim, overalls, sweats and blue-collar shirting.
Jonathan Anderson made merino wool blankets
Continuing his commitment to artistic collaboration while keeping us warm and cosy, Anderson has collaborated with ceramicist Dame Magdalene Odundo DBE and performance artist Shawanda Corbett on six beautiful blankets translated from paintings.