Mr. Porter's 80-piece offering for Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a marvellous example of curation and escapism that provides a virtual shop-window onto classic British styling, craftsmanship and labels. Brands involved include Smythson, Drake's, Mackintosh, Turnbull & Asser, Cutler & Gross, George Cleverly, Bremont and Globe-Trotter. A companion collection of Americana styles and brands to be curated under the "Statesman" label is still to be released.
Nespresso's Second Life Collection celebrates 25 years of Swiss recycling with limited edition, all-Swiss hardware from Zena & Victorinox, both realised in Nespresso's Arpeggio theme. The aluminium parts are recovered from recycled capsules – hard evidence of the coffee brand's drive towards sustainability.
I'm really rather envious of the role that hometown pride plays in the American psyche and the way that the major leagues are able to tap it in a less tribal way than European football. This MLB license brings together '47 (vintage sportswear) and Carhartt (workwear) to explore the nostalgic link between baseball & honest labour. Fittingly, the 3-year collaboration + license launches with capsules dedicated to the brands' hometown teams: Boston & Detroit
Lululemon's First Shoe Collaboration Is the Stuff of Fashionista Athleisure Dreams
Lululemon x APL
Vuarnet x Eastpak
VIBRAM COLLECTION by Carmina Campus - a collection constructed from Vibram sole factory offcuts