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2 Aug

Marc Jacobs and Cactus Plant Flea Market Unveil Unexpected Collab

Shortly after revealing an upcoming team-up with Anti Social Social Club, Cactus Plant Flea Market has now revealed an unexpected collaboration with Marc Jacobs. Inspired by the American fashion designer’s iconic tattoos, the special range is comprised of jackets, hoodies, long-sleeve T-shirts, tote bags and a rug. Leading the collaboration are the heavyweight cotton hoodies that sees CPFM designer Cynthia Lu recreate tattoo found on Jacob’s torso in her signature puff print graphic style. Other standouts include the faux fur button-up jackets marked with embedded star designs, similarly decorated tote bags and simple “mj” Star Rug.     Priced between ¥24,000 and ¥50,000 JPY + tax (approximately $226 and $472 USD), the Marc Jacobs x Cactus Plant Flea Market collection is now available for pre-order at Marc Jacobs’ Aoyama flagship store in...
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1 Aug

SAY GOODBYE TO DARK CIRCLES WITH BOBBI BROWN’S NEW VITAMIN ENRICHED EYE BASE

For its latest product launch, Bobbi Brown is set to release a brand new Vitamin Enriched Eye Base inspired by its cult-favorite Vitamin Enriched Face Base. Formulated to nourish, brighten and prime, this eye cream is guaranteed to tackle dryness, puffiness, dark circles and pigmentation.   Key ingredients include caffeine that helps awaken and re-energize the eyes, while the hyaluronic acid boosts the skin’s moisture level around the delicate area of the eye. Additionally, the cream contains Vitamin B, C and E, which work together to brighten your complexion, as well as treat and nourish the undereye skin from external aggressors. Once you incorporate this into your everyday skincare routine, you’ll have a smooth canvas for layering correctors and concealers. Bobbi Brown’s Vitamin Enriched Eye Base retails for £34 GBP (approximately...
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30 Jul

Goyard Channels Snoopy Prints for 2020 Capsule

Goyard is tapping PEANUTS nostalgia for a brand new bag capsule. The Parisian luxury house has emblazoned boisterous Snoopy prints over a set of bags and wallets.   Highlighted in the range are tote bags colored in green, yellow, black, white and red, stamped with the label’s signature monogram. Each bag is vividly accented with two-toned stripes that cut through the center. Sitting at the top of them are various Snoopy motifs, like depictions of the character taking a nap or reading a book. The bags are trimmed with leather at the edges, complemented by sleek handles, as a final touch to the collaborative designs. A set of Snoopy-clad wallets complete the concise capsule. Goyard’s limited-edition 2020 Snoopy capsule with PEANUTS will be available on August 21 exclusively...
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29 Jul

STARBUCKS JAPAN TAPS FRAGMENT DESIGN TO CREATE EXCLUSIVE TUMBLERS

For its latest collaborative drop, Starbucks Japan has teamed up with fragment design on a selection of new merch for the opening of its new store in Tokyo‘s Rayard Miyashita Park. The exclusive assortment includes bottles, tumblers and graphic tees that arrive in a neutral color palette.   The word “MYST” can be found throughout the beverage containers, which stands for Miyashita Park, along with Hiroshi Fujiwara‘s iconic lighting bolt branding in tandem with Starbucks’ logo. Available in black or white, the tees boast a minimal design and feature co-branding on the front. Take a closer look at the items in the gallery above and peep the new location below. Starbucks’ Rayard Miyashita Park is now open to the public....
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28 Jul

GLOW RECIPE’S NEW PAPAYA SORBET CLEANSING BALM WILL MELT ALL YOUR MAKEUP AWAY

Following the release of its Watermelon Glow PHA+BHA Pore-Tight Toner, Glow Recipe has added a new product to its skincare lineup dubbed the Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Cleansing Balm. Formulated to dissolve unwanted makeup, dirt, oil and SPF off of your skin, the balm also smoothens the look of your complexion with its natural papaya enzymes.   Other highlight ingredients in the product include papaya seed oil that keeps the skin hydrated, and the blueberry extract that protects you from environmental stressors. Additionally, this vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free item contains moisturizing camellia seed oil, giving the skin a bouncy and natural glow. Glow Recipe’s Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Cleansing Balm retails for $32 USD, which you can now purchase on Sephora. Elsewhere in skincare, check out Starface’s new Moisture on Mars Hydrating Face Cream....
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27 Jul

A Closer Look at the Garage Italia x HUBLOT Millennial Pink Big Bang Chronograph

Our latest edition to our Closer Look series takes us to HUBLOT pink Big Bang with Garage Italia. The 42mm case is made with a satin-finished and polished “Millennial Pink” anodized aluminum and is one of the more fun and colorful watches in its price range.   With an extensive background in material technology — it was HUBLOT after all that introduced the rubber strap to the world of luxury watches in the ’80s — HUBLOT furthers its foray into crafting watches that speak more of the individual. From the closer look, we can see the brushed and polished flanks of the case and the contrast between the titanium H screws at the bezel and gray tones offered via the skeletonize dial. Powering the watch is HUBLOT’s newer HUB1280 UNICO manufacture...
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25 Jul

LANEIGE ADDS NEW “GUMMY BEAR” SCENT TO LIP SLEEPING MASK RANGE

Building on its popular lip care range currently arriving in four scents, K-beauty label Laneige is now adding a new “Gummy Bear” iteration to the collection. The new version of the Lip Sleeping Mask and Lip Glowy Balm is set to drop as a limited edition.   For those unaware, Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask has been one of the brand’s all-time bestsellers. The leave-on mask, which features Moisture Wrap technology, maintains a moisturizing layer over the lips with ingredients like hydro-ionized mineral water. Meanwhile, the Lip Glowy Balm is a similar formula designed for daytime use, packaged in a small tube for added convenience. Currently available in “Berry,” “Vanilla,” “Apple Lime” and “Sweet Candy” iterations, the new “Gummy Bear” scent is infused with a Berry Mix Complex that...
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24 Jul

AUSSIE HAIRCARE BRAND EVO LAUNCHES NEW CURL-CENTRIC PRODUCTS

Dedicated to making a change within the hair industry, Australia-based haircare brand evo has added new vegan and cruelty-free products to its lineup specifically created for those with curly hair. The collection consists of five items including a deep clean rinse, co-wash, curl treatment, curl balm and curl definer.   The Heads Will Roll Co-Wash is a low-foam cleansing conditioner that removes build-up, moisturizes the hair and improves the manageability of your curls. The Springsclean Deep Clean Rinse is a deep cleaning rinse that has been formulated to support your natural curl shape and also helps reduce frizz. To help repair your curls, the Baby Got Bounce Curl Treatment is an intense rinse-out treatment that supports your curl pattern and prepares them for easier styling. As for the Total Recoil Curl Definer, this product activates your...
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23 Jul

Braindead Bottles Shroom Cola Scent as Unisex Fragrance and Hand Soap

Kyle Ng‘s label Braindead found that customers really appreciated its hand sanitizer, and so the brand has now decided to release a unisex fragrance and a hand soap that captures the Shroom Cola scent.   The smell combines woodsy mushroom notes with a soda pop hit of sweetness, and has now been produced and bottled by Maak Lab of Portland for Braindead. The fragrance comes in two sizes, a tester of 2ml or a full 50ml bottle; the latter of which is presented in a glass bottle that’s printed with a design penned by Kogan Cult, and is topped with a beeswax lid. Braindead’s hand soap takes on a similar aesthetic. The liquid is presented in a brown glass bottle that’s also pad printed with a custom branded design, and...
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21 Jul

Admire the Clouds With Louis Vuitton’s FW20 Soft Trunk

Delivering its Fall/Winter 2020 offerings, Louis Vuitton has now released Virgil Abloh‘s latest take on its Soft Trunk bag.   Coming in at 9.8 x 7.1 x 3.9 inches, the carrying option is defined by the cloud inspired Monogram print that sees billowy LV initials applied on a sunny sky. The Monogram Clouds coated canvas base is accented by cowhide leather trim that reinforces the luxury fashion house’s legendary trunks. Accompanying details come in the form of LV branded silver-tone hardware. Inside the zipped closure is a matching textile lining marked with a classic leather brand tag. Rounding up the design of the bag is an interior duo flat pocket and an adjustable, removable strap. Priced at $4,100 USD, the FW20 Virgil Abloh-Designed Cloud Soft Trunk is available...
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