Additionally, the Chopard collaboration of Mariah Carey and Fendi opens its first boutique in Canada.
Knix x The Birds Papaya Revisit Their Fan-Favorite Leggings
When Canadian lingerie brand Knix first collaborated with content creator Sarah Nicole Landry from papaya with birds in 2020, the Knix x The Birds Papaya collection sold out in just 27 minutes! Most coveted item? The Papaya Leggings, which has just been released. The shiny coated ultra-high waist Papaya Sculpt Leggings promise to live up to their new name and redesign with new bonded back panels to “lift and shape” and a compression waistband panel to “support you in all the right places and complement your body’s curves “.
Mariah Carey brings drama to Chopard
Mariah Carey is anything but dramatic, and you can be sure her collaboration with Chopard, happy butterfly, is rightly overdone and dripping with diamonds. The “Always Be My Baby” singer co-designed a butterfly-inspired diamond set that includes a necklace, a pair of earrings and a ring in Fairmined-certified ethical gold. Whether worn together or separately, the entire collection makes us sing “All I Want For Your Christmas Is You”.
David Dixon launches arthritis-friendly capsule collection
This week marked the start of renowned Canadian fashion designer David Dixon’s collaboration with The Arthritis Society of Canada, called fashion on fire. Inspired by his niece, who has suffered from arthritis since the age of 14, Dixon created seven red dresses without small buttons or zippers at the back to allow people with the disease to dress easily. Additionally, the designer teased that he has more surprises in store for later this fall.
Fendi opens its first stand-alone Canadian store
It’s been a big week for Fendi. First, the 25th anniversary of its iconic Baguette bag, and now the opening of its first canadian store at Yorkdale Shopping Center in Toronto. While the Italian luxury brand has been available at Holt Renfrew for years, this new store offers 174 square meters of immersive Fendi finery, including the latest women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections, shoes, accessories and leather goods.
This new Louis Vuitton book pays tribute to Virgil Abloh
Few designers have left their mark as successfully as Virgil Abloh. Nearly a year after his death, his legacy lives on in the beautiful new Assouline book Louis Vuitton: Virgil Abloh. Inside the anthology pages, fans will be delighted to discover an intimate portrait of a man born to break boundaries, as well as a look at his eight men’s collections for the French house and a full catalog of the sneakers of the Creator.
Jewelry designer Marla Aaron arrives at Holt Renfrew
If jewelry designer Marla Aaron isn’t on your radar yet, it should be. The New York-based brand produces chunky, on-trend pieces using a variety of metals, stones and techniques and has quickly garnered much-deserved attention. Now Canadians can see the creations for themselves on September 22 at the Holt Renfrew store on Toronto’s Bloor Street. The trunk lounge is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Marla makes individual appointments.