…and other fashion news you missed, including Bella Hadid’s new clothing line and Raf Simons’ ravey, full of rompers London show
HONEY DIJON AND SCHOLL MADE HEELS ORTHOPEDIC PLATFORMS
In an unlikely collaboration, Scholl has teamed up with DJ Honey Dijon to create a range of orthopedic shoes – but there’s no Velcro strap in sight. Instead, the DJ upgraded three classic designs – Scholl’s own Pescura sandal, classic slingback heels and simple slip-on sliders – to create a trio of shoes designed to keep you comfortable all day long. .
UGG LAUNCHES A CLASSIC BOOT MADE WITH REGENERATIVE MATERIALS
UGG is keeping pace with climate change by unveiling its new Classic Mini Regenerate boot this week. The style is designed with materials from Atkins Rancha farm where regenerative and sustainable practices help restore the soil, capture carbon in the soil, and protect the planet for future generations.
CONVERSE TO A NEW CAMPAIGN
The new one from Converse Create now. Then create. The campaign sees the iconic shoe brand collaborate with 20 creatives from around the world – including Honey Dijon, Vince Staples and Reggieknow – to create 20 short films. Each individual film is six seconds long, and together they promote the brand’s commitment to championing youth culture.
MONCLER LAUNCHES AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPEDITION
As part of Moncler’s 70th anniversary celebrations, the brand is staging The Extraordinary Expedition: a multi-city event designed to honor seven decades of creativity. Visitors will be taken on a 360-degree journey, with distinct spaces designed to capture Moncler’s pioneering history and rejoice in the brand’s bright future. Register here.
BELLA HADID IS NOW A DESIGNER
Bella Hadid turned to design – and her first collection with About You is now available. “We spent a year creating this for you, and you know I don’t put my name on anything without being 100% there,” she wrote on Instagram, announcing the release. “I wanted to create easy, chic and comfortable pieces that you can layer, slip on, dress up or dress down.”
THE WORLD OF HERMES IS COMING TO LONDON
Hermès invites the public into its world with the magazine Le Monde d’Hermès, which invites readers to discover the innovative and imaginative world of Hermès. Inspired by Parisian newsstands, the very first Le Monde d’Hermès kiosk opened to the public in Prague in the fall of 2021 before heading to Barcelona, Singapore, Knokke, Rotterdam and Tokyo. It is currently presented in London, from October 13 to 15.
ACNE STUDIOS COLLABORATES WITH KERO
For Fall/Winter 2022, Acne Studios collaborated with historic Swedish brand Kero to create a shoe capsule collection. Founded in 1929, Kero is best known for its iconic Sami beak shoe design. Jonny Johansson, Creative Director of Acne Studios, explained that the branded design on the beaked shoe was inspired by communities in northern Sweden, near where he grew up.
PALACE COLLABORATES WITH GUCCI
After weeks of speculation, it’s finally confirmed: Palace x Gucci is coming. The special collaboration between Alessandro Michele and Palace and his co-founders, Lev Tanju and Gareth Skewis, uniquely blends elements of the Italian luxury house and the quintessentially British streetwear label. The collection is slated for an October 21 launch on Vault.