Plus Banana Republic embraces its preppy heritage and WANZE releases its first collection.
Jimmy Choo launches a jewellery collection
Just when you thought Jimmy Choo couldn’t get any more glamorous, it goes and launches a jewellery collection. The perfect extension of its iconic shoes, the selection features lots of sparkly embellishments, pearly accents and monogram moments. But the true stars are the literal star pieces shaped to resemble the signature Jimmy Choo emblem and are adorned with Swarovski crystals.
Banana Republic embraces its preppy heritage
Calling all wannabe polo players — Banana Republic’s new gender-inclusive collection, ‘BR Athletics,’ is for you. Preppy blazers, stripes and sweater vests abound in this assortment that appears as if it came right out of the 1920s and would look very at home in a posh country club. Available in sizes XS-XXL, this is one athletic uniform we can get behind.
Canada’s Tanya Taylor teams up with Neiman Marcus
What do you get when you combine Canadian designer Tanya Taylor with luxury department store Neiman Marcus? A limited-edition spring capsule collection that is sure to give you a much-needed serotonin boost. The six-piece offering is exactly what we’ve come to expect from the brand: bright colours, feminine florals and an effortlessly easy approach to dressing.
WANZE releases its first collection
Mark our words, Wanze Song is a designer to watch. After being selected as a fellow at the Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute at Ryerson University and then working at Vejas, the Canadian talent is now launching her first collection WANZE. Our favourite piece so far? The Dumpling Bag, which looks exactly like it sounds, but more elevated.
Naghedi comes to Holt Renfrew
Welcome to Canada, Naghedi! The American accessories brand is making its Great White North debut at Holt Renfrew this March, and it brought the cutest woven bags with it. Each piece is created entirely by hand by skilled weavers and designed to last for years. There are six different styles to chose from which are great for a casual romp around the city or a summery picnic.