Plus Skims gets sparkly and Sophia Bille Brahe dabbles in home.
The first week of November brings a chill to the air and with that, even more cold weather-friendly drops. Prada’s ready for the snow, with their Linea Rossa campaign shot in the Swiss Alps while Miu Miu retreats inwards, making the case for a cozy holiday clad in cashmere and sparkles. Speaking of the home, should you be in full nesting mode, Sophie Bille Brahe is offering up elegant Murano vases, ideal for all of the upcoming dinners and cocktail parties. For those looking for a bit of history, Ferragamo is hosting a retrospective in Florence. Read on to see what else you might have missed this week.
Gabriela Hearst Launches an Exclusive Capsule for Net-a-Porter
Fans of Gabriela Hearst’s clean lines will be happy to note that the designer created a 34-piece collection exclusively for Net-a-Porter. Inspired by Orphism, a type of abstract art that’s usually geometric and meant to convey simplicity and purity, the minimalist pieces are elegant and sophisticated. You’ll find chic slips, off-the-shoulder silhouettes, as well as the brand’s signature slinky knits.
Ferragamo Celebrates Their Founder
Running through this weekend, the Ferragamo museum is hosting a retrospective in honor of their founder, Salvatore Ferragamo. 100 years after the designer opened his store in Hollywood, this exhibit covers major moments in his life with artworks, documents, objects, photographs, and videos. For those who love the brand’s shoes, this is a great chance to see how Ferragamo contributed to the rebirth of craftsmanship and the Made in Italy industry by experimenting with unique shapes and bold colors.
Moncler Wants to Keep You Cozy and Bright
Nothing says winter quite like a Moncler puffer and for their holiday campaign, the Italian luxury brand is going all in layering. Full of bright quilted coats, jackets, pants, and even accessories like boots, the images play with the idea of creative ways to keep warm. Not a bad way to brave the elements.
Prada Hits the Swiss Alps
‘Tis the season for luxury brands to release their cold weather capsules and the latest is Prada. Their Linea Rossa campaign was shot by Kris Lüd in the valley of Engadin, Switzerland and features models participating in classic winter sports like skating and snowboarding. Clad in slick and minimal clothes, the pieces are meant for those who prefer to be quietly elegant, even when getting sweaty in the snow.
Miu Miu’s Holiday Campaign is Here
If finding a box full of Miu Miu under the tree is on your wishlist, then look no further than their ads starring Emma Corrin for manifestation inspiration. Featuring the actor reclining at home, the images find them clad in cozy cashmere and glittery accents, precisely what one would want to wear during the holidays.
Sophie Bille Brahe’s Murano Vase Collection
While Sophie Bille Brahe is best known for her elegant diamond jewelry, the Danish designer has been known to dabble in the home realm. This week she launched a limited collection of 10 unique Murano vases. The pearl-shaped designs nod to Bille Brahe’s work, namely her Peggy pearl necklace. There’s also the Cellophane Escargot and Cristal Escargot vases, meant to reflect the spiral shape, another common motif in her jewelry. You can shop the pieces now on her site.
Burberry Teams Up With an Iconic British Brand
For Daniel Lee’s first collection for Burberry, the newly minted Chief Creative Director wanted to acknowledge the brand’s rich British history. And what could be more traditional than working with Tricker’s? The shoe brand was founded back in 1829 and is known for pieces that are made from start to finish at their factory in Northampton. The meticulously crafted designs get a stylish update in the form of brogues, Chelsea boots, and Debys. Combining fashion and function courtesy of rich colors mixed with rugged soles, they finally hit stores and the website this week – just in time for cold weather outdoors explorations.
SKIMS Goes Sparkly
Launching on November 7, SKIMS and Swarovski are collaborating on a collection of body jewelry, intimates, and ready-to-wear. As you’d might expect, it’s full of glittering crystals and slinky silhouettes. There will be chokers, harnesses, bracelets as well as rhinestone encrusted bodysuits, bras, slips, and more, all ideal for whatever holiday parties are on the calendar. Set a reminder on your calendar because these are likely to sell out fast.
Hailey Bieber Stars in the Latest Calvin Klein Ads
Speaking of gifts, Hailey Bieber and actor Brandon Flynn star in Calvin Klein’s festive campaign. Shot by James Brodribb, the mood is celebratory as Bieber wears party-ready minimalist slips while Flynn goes more casual in denim and knits. The pieces featured are a party of the brand’s holiday collection, which also includes coats, underwear, and even a corset.
Sofia Coppola’s Extremely Luxurious Cashmere Collaboration
Whenever Sofia Coppola dabbles in fashion, it tends to sell out. Case in point her namesake handbag with Louis Vuitton back in 2009 or her own line, Milk Fed, which was popular in the nineties. She’s back with a 17-piece knitwear collection with Barrie, a French cashmere manufacturer that joined Chanel’s Métiers d’Art in 2012. The campaign stars Margaret Qualley clad in striped sweaters, onesies, and puffers, all made from the softest yarn you’ll ever get your hands on.