Welcome to Wonder Wardrobe, your monthly guide to what’s buzzing in fashion and retail
Can you believe that we’re already halfway into the year? We’ve clocked in month six of 2022, a far jump from our thoughts that the world would be closing in on itself from the start of the year. We now find ourselves enjoying our own company more, exploring the great outdoors and going on those well-deserved trips. Meanwhile, some are rebuilding their closets as they re-introduce themselves to regularly going out.With Wonder Wardrobe, we bring fabulous footwear options, pieces worth investing in and perhaps some formal wear inspo as seen on the red carpets.
K-Pop Star Jeon Somi Becomes The New Face of Lacoste
The “Anymore” singer brings her best athletic chic foot forward
It seems like uniform-inspired looks continue to break into fashion trends, especially with Lacoste exploring fashion-sport silhouettes. Athletic chic is their current game as the brand uses vibrant colors and softer hues to create unisex pieces best for on and off the court. It just seems fitting to have Somi, whose fashion plays around colorful, chic and functional. In a press release, she shares, “I love the colorfulness of Lacoste. To me, it represents different ages, races, and genders uniting together! We are one. I am really glad that I am able to communicate this story as the brand ambassador and look forward to the exciting journey with Lacoste.”
In the Philippines, Lacoste is distributed exclusively by SSI Life. Shop Lacoste and the brand’s fashion-sport collection in-store or online, through the official website.
Pay It Forward with UNIQLO’s “PEACE FOR ALL” Charity T-Shirt Project
Express your desire for peace through fashion
Top L to R: Haruki Murakami, Ines De La Fressange
Bottom L to R: Kashiwa Sato, Tadao Ando
Fashion, aside from becoming a means of self-expression, also proves to be an avenue for us to support our causes. For UNIQLO, their advocacy includes the need for peace worldwide, so they teamed up with regular collaborators to create a UT line to raise funds. UNIQLO swears that all profits from sales will go to organizations that provide humanitarian aid, especially for those who help victims of poverty, discrimination, violence, conflict and natural disasters. Don designs made by Haruki Murakami, Ines De La Fressange, Kashiwa Sato and more while paying it forward.
Shop online via the UNIQLO App or in-store at the nearest UNIQLO branch.
Givenchy Launches Newest Men’s Ready-To-Wear Collection
This marks Matthew M. Williams’ first standalone fashion show for menswear
Matthew M. Williams joined Givenchy in the thick of the pandemic. His first-ever fashion show with the brand came into fruition last year, a solid mix of women’s wear and menswear. Williams now reaches another milestone with his first standalone menswear show for Givenchy Spring-Summer 2023. The brand’s Creative Director draws influence from the men around him, making wardrobe staples and reimagining them with the help of Parisian craftsmanship. Think: tracksuits, cargo-derived items and coats all peppered with Givenchy’s logo and contrasting metal hardware. Williams shares in a press release, “[The show is] a dialogue with the time and culture that shape the way men dress today and tomorrow: the way new generations embrace and evolve the archetypes and dress codes of the past through their own progressive outlook.”
SSI Life exclusively distributes Givenchy in the Philippines. Shop in-store at Shangri-La Plaza Mall East Wing, Greenbelt 4 or Solaire Resort & Casino. Visit www.ssilife.com.ph or follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.
adidas Teams Up With Gucci and Alessandro Michele for a Kitschy Collection
The luxury brand and sportswear icon come together for this one-of-a-kind lineup.
The luxury label and iconic sportswear brand band together for the first time. The adidas x Gucci collection features items bearing Gucci’s icons and Alessandro Michele’s vibrant aesthetic reimagined for streetwear. Gucci’s iconic GG monogram, interlocking G mix and the adidas Trefoil logo appear in colorful prints. The iconic adidas three-stripe is complemented by Gucci’s green and red web, making a case for a match made in fashion heaven. Aside from men’s and women’s ready-to-wear items, the collaboration includes bags, fabulous footwear, accessories and lifestyle pieces.
Find the collection in designated Gucci stores or online via Gucci.com. In the Philippines, Gucci is distributed by Store Specialists, Inc. Visit its locations in Shangri La Plaza East Wing or Greenbelt 4.
Superga Steps Into Spring-Summer With Emily Ratajkowski
The Italian sneaker brand teams up with the model for a capsule collection.
Step into the summer (and beyond) with footwear brand Superga and Emily Ratajkowski’s new capsule collection. The collection’s designs feature off-white colors and rounded laces, including reimagined silhouettes based on the iconic 2750 shoe. As a long-fan of the brand, wearing their signature shoes to multiple castings and traveling worldwide, the model respects the brand’s Italian heritage by utilizing its timeless silhouette. In a press release, Ratajkowski shares: “I love Superga and their timeless approach to sneakers. I’ve been wearing the brand for years, so this collaboration felt completely natural to me.”
adidas and Beyoncé Reimagine The Iconic Stan Smith and Samba
The iconic Stan Smith shoe gets a remix and a refreshing color combo.
Enjoy the summer with fabulous footwear: the adidas and IVY PARK Super Sleek. This shoe reinvents the classic Stan Smith with a three-strap closure. The Super Sleek references the adidas Samba, as seen with the brown sole forming a platform silhouette and football-inspired Samba tongue. The colorway comes in dusty white tones and green piping. adidas and IVY PARK designed the Super Sleek to bring swag wherever you go, kicking it back at summer parties or enjoying a night out. Elevate your outfit with matching crew socks designed exclusively by IVY PARK.
Spotted: IU Rocks Cannes Red Carpet in Gucci
The K-pop star and actress steals the show at the 75th Cannes Film Festival Closing Ceremony.
It comes as no doubt that everyone adores IU. The K-pop singer-slash-actress made her red carpet debut at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in France for her film, Broker. The film received a 12-minute standing ovation at its premiere, making it a feat for the entire cast. The actress arrives at the Closing Ceremony in style, donning an elegant Gucci tulle gown as seen above. The sage green piece is highlighted by its sheer sleeves, lace petal detail on the cuffs, embellished skirt and ivory belt.
Spotted: GOT7 Sporting Saint Laurent During Their Album Press Conference
BamBam, JAYB and Mark appeared on stage wearing pieces from the luxury brand.
As GOT7 promoted their eponymous album to the press, many noticed the members looked sharp and dapper. It turns out that three members donned key pieces from Saint Laurent. Their stylists put them in single-breasted pinstripe wool blazers and wool and mohair pants for a more sophisticated look. Meanwhile, Mark’s outfit added some flair with the YSL Victorian-frill collared shirt. Safe to say, they all proved to be head turners with their fits.
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