Photography courtesy of Versace
Plus, Tanya Taylor returns to Canada and Jennie Kim teams up with Calvin Klein
Date May 5, 2023
Dua Lipa is Versace’s newest guest designer
Dua Lipa walking the Versace Spring 2022 runway. Photography courtesy of launchmetrics.com/spotlight
Singer, songwriter, Met Gala co-chair — is there anything Dua Lipa can’t do? Versace certainly doesn’t think so, as it has enlisted the star to co-design its high summer collection “La Vacanza.” While not much has been revealed, the show will take place on Tuesday, May 23, in Cannes, France, with the entire assortment immediately available online. With Dua Lipa and Versace at the helm, expect the unexpected!
Tanya Taylor comes home
Photography courtesy of Tanya Taylor
Welcome home, Tanya Taylor! The Toronto-born, New York-based brand hasn’t returned to its hometown since before the pandemic, so to kick off its 10th anniversary, it’s hosting a pop-up at TNT on May 11 and 12. Expect romantic dresses, bold patterns and smile-inducing colours. Moreover, ten per cent of sales will go to SickKids.
Jennie Kim creates a capsule collection for Calvin Klein
Photography by Hong Jang Hyun
Looking for some spring outfit inspiration? Look no further than Blackpink’s Jennie Kim’s capsule with Calvin Klein. The collection ranges from $25 to $150 and features a selection of underwear sets, denim, tees, fleece and knits infused with the South Korean superstar’s style. Available on May 10, this is one date you’ll want to bookmark.
Mimi So paints the town red
Photography courtesy of Mimi So
What is a paint brush if not a universal symbol for the artistic community? In collaboration with celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin and pianist Chloe Flower, notable jewellery brand Mimi So has unveiled an 18k gold ring, shaped like a paint brush and stamped with the words “paint your dreams.” Available as of May 4 for a limited time, the trio is working to raise money for Apex for Youth, a charity that empowers AAPI youth in New York City.
You can now pre-order Christopher John Rogers’s Resort 2024 collection
Photography by David Bechtel
Christopher John Rogers is Hollywood’s best worst-kept secret. He dressed Anne Hathaway at the beginning of her style renaissance. He created one of Jodie Turner Smith’s most memorable red carpet looks. And he’s made a fan-girl out of Tracee Ellis Ross. So if you’re eager to hop on this fashionable bandwagon, you’re in luck because the American designer’s Resort 2024 collection is on pre-sale now. Our top pick? This blue knit jacket.