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 Ferrari campaign, Gucci pineapple and Matthew M. Williams luggage.
Charles Jeffrey, George Cox and Fred Perry had a footwear ménage à trois
Fusing chunky soles, sleek leather and plenty of bold patterns, Charles Jeffrey’s ongoing Fred Perry collaboration has kicked down the doors of iconic London shoemaker, George Cox. Coming together to celebrate British subculture, the D-Ring Creeper splashes Jeffrey’s signature LOVERBOY tartan across the toe, pairing kilt strap fastenings with a slender, brogued tongue. If new-wave, sorry, new-rave isn’t your thing, don’t worry. The understated D-Ring Creeper Boot ditches those bells and whistles in favour of embellished straps and V crepe soles – though we do reckon one on each foot would make for a truly debaucherous fashion statement…
Check out the teasers here
Givenchy’s G Zip arrived
Givenchy’s latest SS22 accessories drop is all about the G Zip. Versatile, strong, and lightweight in nature, the statement menswear accessory was initially teased by Matthew M. Williams back in October, standing out on the catwalk with its voluminous zips – specially developed for unprecedented functionality – and bright, nylon make-up. Four months down the line, the bag shifts from gym bag to carry-all and right back to backpack again in four distinct colourways: ocean blue, lime green, black and vibrant Josh Smith painting.
Shop the G Zip here.
The LVMH Prize announces this year’s semifinalists
Boasting over 1,900 striking submissions, this year’s LVMH prize is brimming with some of the biggest and brightest design talents the fashion world has to offer. From the titan of Cali-cool (ERL) to a handful of names fresh out of Lulu Kennedy’s Fashion East Initiative (GOOMHEO, Maximilian, KNWLS), each of this year’s twenty finalists bring something totally unique to the emerging talent showcase, surely making 2022’s outcome one of the tightest races ever. Have your say when the vote is brought to the public next month (March 4th-9th) on lvmhprize.com.
Until then, discover this year’s shortlist here.
Gucci got fruity with a new pineapple and rose motif
Gucci’s latest menswear campaign has gingham checks, soft pastels and fruity insignia to boot. Constructed through the masterful gaze of Tyler Mitchell, Alessandro Michele’s fits merge the collegiate heritage of old America with a new wave of streetwear in fleece tracksuits, monogrammed knits and striped rugby shirts, all bearing the brand’s newest motif: the pineapple.
View the collection here.
Rocco Iannone continued to blaze Ferrari’s fashion trail
Over in Italy, Rocco Iannone dropped a teaser of Ferrari’s 5th collection ahead of their show at Milan fashion week later this month. Working in tandem with Hugo Comte, the duo create an inviting world united by soft colours, modern cuts and the smouldering stares of Mariacarla Boscono and Fernando Cabral. Think streamlined coats with boxy-shoulders and lightweight finishes, and shimmering nylon shorts in bold, oceanic blues. Someone lock our laptops away, because we’re about to add this ALL to cart.
See the full lookbook here.