Also, don’t miss the new Moose Knuckles x Post Malone collab!
Karl Lagerfeld is the theme for the 2023 Met Gala
On Friday, September 30, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the theme for the 2023 Met Gala will be the late, great designer Karl Lagerfeld. Aptly titled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” the Costume Institute exhibit will celebrate the icon and the work he created for his own label, as well as Chanel, Fendi, Balmain, Patou, Chloé and more. Again. At the accompanying Met Gala, we expect to see a variety of vintage looks and odes to quintessential “Karl-isms.” So mark your diaries as the event will return to its original date, the first Monday in May.
Camouflage has never been so cool thanks to Moose Knuckles x Post Malone
You clearly can’t hold back Post Malone. A few days after being hospitalized with stabbing pains and difficulty breathing, the rapper not only returned to his tour, but he also released his collaboration with the Canadian outerwear company Moose Knuckles. The 10-piece gender-neutral capsule collection features a custom camo print and offers the brand’s best cold weather protection rating. Talk about a “wow” moment.
Simone Rocha launches menswear at SSENSE
Simone Rocha is known for many things: pink, pearls and puff sleeves. But menswear? Not really. That’s what makes these debuts so exciting. Celebrating its Fall 2022 collection, the British brand has launched a new offering for men exclusively in Canada SSENSE. Think whimsical details mixed with preppy silhouettes like an Oxford shirt with a giant textured heart pattern.
Get your tickets to MODECANADAROCKS
If MODECANADAROCKS Renaissance + Reunion isn’t on your radar yet, then it should be. Promising to be “an epic party and fashion musical,” the Toronto event will feature diverse talent from across Canada and will be held at Exhibition Place on October 7. Model, actor and Indigenous activist Ashley Callingbull and music superstar Kardinal Offishall will host the entire evening, so expect tons of energy and a night full of fun. Best of all, all ticket sales will go to support homeless youth. For more information, visit modecanadarocks.com.
Reformation launches a vintage collection
A little known fact about Reformation is that around 2-5% of their clothing is made from vintage clothing. But this time, instead of repurposing their consigned finds, they launched a curated collection online. The 82-piece collection includes a mix of unique items from designers including John Galliano, Missoni, D&G, YSL and many more. It is likely to sell out quickly, so we recommend check as soon as possible.
The Bay launches The Blanket Fund
Everyone knows the iconic Hudson’s Bay blanket, but now there’s even more reason to love it. This week, The Hudson’s Bay Foundation announced that it will be partnering with the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund to launch Oshki Wupowane | The global fund. Beginning September 30, 100% of sales will be used to support Indigenous cultural, artistic and educational activities to further highlight the stories of these communities. Sarah Midanik, President and CEO of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, also added in the press release, “This work helps to further recognize and share HBC’s instrumental role in colonization and is a step significant forward on the way to truth. and reconciliation.