Pala Sunglasses is one of a growing number of brands that are placing altruism at the heart of their business. Every pair of sunglasses sold helps support projects in Africa offering eye care to those who need it most. Its packaging too supports African communities with the cases created from discarded and recycled plastic bags by the weavers of Bolgatanga.
The range is available at ASOS and on the Pala website; we talk through its story with founder John Pritchard.
Topshop will make part its Unique catwalk collection available to buy as soon as it is shown at London Fashion Week on Sunday 18 September.
Kenzo creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim will release their first perfume for the Paris house, created in collaboration with legendary perfumer Francis Kurkdjian, next year. To mark the occasion Kenzo has teamed up with director Spike Jonze to create a film reflecting the “irreverent and lively” fragrance.
The autumn/winter campaigns leave the classic and the traditional behind with an energy burst and a feel for the eccentric.
Itâ€™s not only collections that are big news nowadays. Ad campaigns are too. Theyâ€™re released with (almost) as big a fanfare as the clothes themselves and more often than not feature the model/photographer/stylist/art director/city backdrop of the moment.
Thereâ€™s big change due at Prada. The company that was always known for being ahead of trend has finally discovered that new-fangled thing called the internet and has a bold new strategy to make the most of this great innovation.