After jumping on a collaboration with ASICS, Vivienne Westwood has returned for a vibrant co-sign, this time with Vans for a footwear capsule dubbed “Anglomania.” Spanning a range of classic silhouettes like Sk8-Hi, Slip-Ons and Old Skools, the assemblage sees a series of bold designs that echo the aesthetic sensibilities of British culture.
Featured are sneakers with punk-inspired 1971 Checkerboard Slip-Ons, Pirate boot Platform Sk8-His, Vintage Style 53s in black suede and other colorful sneakers. One standout piece is a black Sk8-Hi, complete with a wide leather belt strap that goes over the forefoot. The shoe is decked in black all the way from the collars to its tonal midsole, while a bright yellow “Vans” label is sewn over the tongue. Another highlight is a blue Era decorated with Westwood’s logo and multi-colored lightning bolts. More details like crisp white laces, silver-tone eyelets and “V.W.” initials at the rear quarter round up the features of the sneaker.
The Vivienne Westwood x Vans “Anglomania” Capsule is set to release globally on September 20 at vans.com as well as select retailers worldwide for $83 – $153 USD.
Womenswear brand Temperley London has opened its first standalone store outside the South East in Leeds.
The brand launched at Hammerson’s flagship destination Victoria Leeds on 15 November 2019.
The outlet stocks the Temperley London Autumn and Winter 2019
collections, along with a select offering from its Bridal collection.
Iain Mitchell, UK commercial director at Hammerson, said: “Temperley London’s unique design-led products will be a great addition to Victoria Leeds, and will really complement the broader fashion offer at the destination, which includes the likes of Louis Vuitton and Vivienne Westwood Outlet.
“Pop-up stores are a great way for brands to test out their offer in
new locations, and also help us to keep our destinations fresh and
exciting for consumers.
“Across our portfolio, when it comes to fashion, we’re looking for
unique, independent brands that deliver products and an in-store
experience that breaks the mould, and Temperley London is a great
example of that.”
Luca Donnini, chief executive of Temperley London, added: “Temperley
London is aiming to expand its own retail operation in key UK locations
outside London; we have chosen Victoria Gate as a first step.
2This is part of a strategy which aims to give access to a wider
audience in our national market. Leeds will be an important space to
showcase our new product categories launching in 2020, together with the
magic bridal collection.”
Temperley London focuses on women’s ready-to-wear collections, and
offers a comprehensive range of daywear, cocktail and eveningwear. The
brand was founded by Alice Temperley MBE in 2000, and she continues to
head up the creative direction of the business.
It currently has four standalone stores, including its flagship
outlet in Mayfair, and its products are distributed in more than 30
countries across the world.
As we get ready to enter another decade, Vivienne Westwood is restoring a component of her past: the bodice. Not the conventional, rib-squashing kind that ladies were binding themselves into, thinking back to the sixteenth Century – however the engaging, punk-injected adaptation she released in her Harris Tweed assortment in 1987.
The British style fashioner, who originally joined bodices into her punk stylish during the 1970s, reconsidered the article of clothing through a viewpoint of female power, as opposed to mistreatment. Presently, one of her most famous structures is set to make an arrival. Wearing three conceals – ivory, red and dark – Westwood’s exemplary bodice (£1,045) is being reissued temporarily just in stores in London, New York, Paris, Milan and Los Angeles.
Originators from Stella McCartney to Jean Paul Gaultier have explored different avenues regarding the undergarment or bodice like fitting in their structures, however it stays most connected with Westwood, who initially used it while trying different things with obsession wear at Sex, the King’s Road boutique she ran with Malcolm McLaren during the 1970s.
English minister Jill Morris commends the incomparable fashioner Vivienne Westwood Outlet with a private deal at her living arrangement in Rome.
Filtering through sumptuous calfskin totes stepped with the Westwood Orb (which looks like the Sovereigns Orb, one of the British royal gems made for the crowning ceremony of King Charles II), I feel the surge of being in on a mystery.
Maybe I’ve been shipped to an existence where high design is loved and shared. The show halting bordered coat I scored, while tasting a glass of prosecco in the comfortable salon of Villa Wolkonsky, is presently the chicest piece in my storeroom.
Italy is a nation synonymous with style, and the Vivienne Westwood deal gives an Italian lady’s perceiving eye the best in British imagination, quality, and culture. Envoy Morris exquisitely shares her creative mind for intercultural correspondence with the Eternal City, with thanks from Rome’s design insightful customers.
Portions of the income will be given to a philanthropy picked by cheap Vivienne Westwood. This year continues will go to profit Sea Shepherd, which attempts to secure the seas.