Photo courtesy of Knix
In addition, Mariah Carey and Fendi’s Chopard collaboration opens its first boutique in Canada.
By Annika Lautens
Knix x The Birds Papaya redesign their fan-favorite leggings
Photo courtesy of Knix
When Canadian intimate apparel brand Knix first collaborated with content creator Sarah Nicole Landry of The Birds Papaya in 2020, the Knix x The Birds Papaya collection sold out in just 27 minutes! The most coveted item? The Papaya Leggings, which have just been relaunched. The Papaya Sculpt Ultra High-Rise Shiny Coated Leggings promise to live up to their new name and redesign with new bonded panels at the back to “lift and shape” and a compression panel at the waist to “support you all over.” the right places.” and complement the curves of your body.”
Mariah Carey brings drama to Chopard
Photography by ©Federal Studio for Chopard
Mariah Carey is anything but dramatic, and you can be sure her Chopard collaboration Happy Butterfly is appropriately over-the-top and studded with diamonds. The “Always Be My Baby” singer co-created a butterfly-inspired diamond jewelry set that includes a necklace, a pair of earrings and a ring in Fairmined certified ethical gold. Whether worn together or separately, the entire collection has us singing “All I want for your Christmas is you.”
David Dixon Launches Arthritis-Friendly Capsule Collection
Photography by George Pimentel
This week marked the debut of renowned Canadian fashion designer David Dixon’s collaboration with the Arthritis Society Canada, called Fashion on Fire. Inspired by his niece, who has lived with arthritis pain since she was 14, Dixon created seven red dresses without small buttons or back zippers to allow those with the condition to dress with ease. Additionally, the designer teased that he has more surprises in store for this fall.
Fendi opens its first independent boutique in Canada
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It has been a great week for Fendi. First, the 25th anniversary of its iconic Baguette bag and now the opening of its first Canadian store in Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall. While the Italian luxury brand has been available at Holt Renfrew for years, this new boutique features 174 square meters of immersive Fendi finery, including the latest Ready-to-Wear collections, shoes, accessories and leather goods for women and mens.
This new Louis Vuitton book pays tribute to Virgil Abloh
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Few designers have made their mark as successfully as Virgil Abloh. Nearly a year after his death, his legacy is preserved in the beautiful new book Assouline Louis Vuitton: Virgil Abloh. Within the anthology pages, fans will be delighted to discover an intimate portrait of a man born to break boundaries, plus an inside look at his eight menswear collections for the French house and a full catalog of the designer’s sneakers.
Jewelry designer Marla Aaron arrives at Holt Renfrew
Photo courtesy of Holt Renfrew
If jewelry designer Marla Aaron isn’t on your radar yet, she should be. The New York City-based brand produces chunky, fashion-forward pieces using various metals, stones, and techniques and has quickly garnered the attention it deserved. Now Canadians can see the creations for themselves on September 22 at Holt Renfrew’s Toronto Bloor Street location. The main exhibit is open from 11 am to 6 pm and Marla is taking individual appointments.