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Furla launches an adorable capsule collection with Line Friends that features prominently three characters on its bags and small leather items. The main character, Brown, known for his unceasingly sincere heart, is joined by his dear girlfriend, Cony, who is bright, cheerful and passionate. The third character is the cute, larger-than-life Sally who brings joy to her companions.

Colour my world

Louis Vuitton’s capsule collection for 2021 is a homage to the colours of the Venice Beach area, with Hawaiian shorts and shirts, Japanese denims and monogrammed cottons with watercolour hues. The designs are environmentally friendly as 100% of the brand’s products will commit to an eco-design strategy by 2025. The colour palette was specifically conceived without chlorine or metals. Cottons used are certified by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) or the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), and the wool of some designs, by the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS), while other fabrics are recycled, including the nylon of windbreakers.

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Frame up

Gentle Monster X Sankuanz launches an eyewear collection in different styles. For example, the Cilice is a cat-eye frame crafted from acetate and designed in collaboration with Sankuanz. The sunglasses feature a unique hexagonal frame front with metal details, fitted with 100% UV- protected black Zeiss lenses. Cilice is a tool that was used as a self-imposed means of repentance. The collection expresses the consistent battle between internal peacefulness and human desire, worship and forgiveness as well as a yearning to run from modern temptations.

Stay calm

What is clary sage? It is a rare plant with beneficial and soothing properties known to calm the skin. Clarins has found a way to extract a purified molecule from the flowers and leaves of the plant to create a new line of skincare, Calm Essentiel. The range was developed with essential ingredients to calm and increase skin tolerance, as well as a light scent to soothe the mind during application.

The great escape

Staycations are here to stay in the short term and Loewe Paula’s Ibiza 2021 collection embodies the spirit of a carefree beach holiday. New shapes are introduced, such as a deconstructed blazer for men and an array of dresses and tops mixed with trousers for women. Relaxed silhouettes are adopted such as sweatshirts, drawstring shorts and loose trousers. Prints used feature parrots, doves and flowers like crocuses.

Beyond conventional

Photographers Thue Nørgaard and Lee Wei give us their interpretation of the Rimowa collection that highlights the brand’s philosophy to go beyond conventional boundaries of luggage innovation. Each visual captures the finest moments of Rimowa’s iconic pieces such as the Never Still, Personal and Original. Making an appearance in Nørgaard’s shots is the all-time favourite Original Cabin luggage — a quintessential suitcase of Rimowa. Switzerland-born photographer Lee continues to show his prowess in photography, delivering rich imaginative powers in every shot he takes.

Designer home

If you love your Versace, you will love the new home collection that features the brand’s DNA. The colours, prints and iconic symbols are given a contemporary treatment and translated into interiors. Versace’s unmistakable style is brought into bedrooms, living and dining rooms, as well as outdoor areas. Versace Home’s partnership with Lifestyle Design further enhances the brand’s vision — fusing the recognisable design with the incredible savoir-faire and years of furniture-making experience.