Plus Gucci’s 100th birthday celebration at Holt Renfrew Vancouver.
Canadian Dancer Donté Colley Stars in New Pandora ME collection
To relaunch its Pandora ME collection, the jeweller has enlisted Addison Rae, Charli XCX, Beabadoobee, Cecilia Cantarano, and home-grown talent Donté Colley to star in their new campaign. Gen Z influences abound with unique metals, freshwater pearls, and emoji-like motifs, as Pandora clearly took a “more is more” approach to their styling. If you’re looking to add a little sparkle to your step, be sure to check out these gems, which launched on September 30th.
Michael Kors features employees in its Watch Hunger Stop 2021 campaign
In a refreshing twist, employees are at the heart of Michael Kors’ latest campaign, Watch Hunger Stop. Inspired by the success of last year’s images, the luxury designer once again turned to its community of workers to star in the brand’s long-running philanthropic initiative in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The special-edition apparel, which can be seen in the ads, ranges from $30 to $78 and all profits will go to WFP in honour of World Food Day on October 16.
The Gucci 100 pop-up comes to Holt Renfrew Vancouver
In honour of Gucci’s centennial birthday, the Italian luxury house is hosting a celebratory pop-up at Holt Renfrew Vancouver. The Canadian exclusive installation promises to wow as dedicated window displays and in-store visuals embrace creative director Alessandro Michele’s unconventional approach to luxury fashion. With the Gucci 100 collection combining the brand’s penchant for logomania and love of music, expect the pop-up to follow suit.
Zvelle’s best selling pumps are back and now in suede
Calling all shoeaholics: Zvelle’s best-selling Rayna pumps are back, and this time they come in suede. Thanks to Canada’s first female finance minister Chrystia Freeland (who wore a pair during her historic budget presentation), the Canadian brand has made its way onto every “must-have” list, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do the heels feature an upside-down heart motif, but the soles are decorated with the empowering message “walk how you want.” Many reasons to celebrate, indeed.
DIFF Eyewear’s second Star Wars collab is here
Whether you’re a Jedi, Droid or Sith Lord, there’s a pair of sunglasses for everyone in the DIFF Eyewear x Star Wars collaboration. Released on September 29, each pair of sunglasses from the 2.0 collection embodies an iconic persona from the original trilogy — Darth Vadar, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, Chewbacca and a Stormtrooper — without venturing too far into costume territory. Bonus: Each pair of sunglasses also includes a character-themed case and cleaning cloth.