As we teeter on the precipice of a new season, we bit adieu to winter and make space in our lives to greet the warmer weather. The fashion industry is doing the same, gearing up for spring and summer, announcing new launches, global ambassadors and unveilings that encompass occasion wear, luxurious watches, colognes and football jerseys.
To get across all your fashion news for the week, we've rounded up the important fashion moments from the week for you below.
SIR. launch 'Occasion Wear' collection
If you were fawning over founder Sophie Coote's bridesmaids looks, you can now shop them on the SIR. website, where they have just launched the designs as part of their 'Occasion Wear' collection.
Expanding on the SIR. evening repertoire, the bold colours and contemporary aesthetics are married across seven gowns – each named after the muse and bridesmaid they were first worn by.
Calvin Klein release their Fall 23 campaign
Calvin Klein have released imagery from their Fall 2023 campaign, featuring a couple of new members of the CK universe, Euphoria's Alexa Demie, rapper Kid Cudi, who join a cast of familiar faces, including the likes of model Kendall Jenner, BLACKPINK and The Idol star JENNIE, and of course BTS singer Jung Kook.
The collection doubles down on the Brand's classic minimalist design codes across underwear, jeans and apparel.
YSL Beauty announce Austin Butler as new global ambassador
YSL Beauty have announced that Oscar-nominated Elvis actor Austin Butler is the newest global ambassador for the Brand, and the new face of their mens fragrance MYSLF.
"I was honoured to be asked to join the YSL Beauty family," said Butler. "Over the last few years, I’ve spoken with people who knew M. Saint Laurent. He broke through labels. He was a rebel, and I love that about him. I feel privileged to be a part of the heritage he set in motion.”
As part of the role, Butler will front a short film directed by Julia Ducournau, released on 22 August on YSL Beauty's Instagram.
Nike tap 13 emerging designer to reimagine Nike Federation jerseys
Nike have tapped 13 emerging, diverse designers to help co-create and reimagine 13 of their Nike Federation football jerseys, mentored by the creative director and stylist iJana Bartolo. Building original creations inspired by their cultural identity, each designer was tasked with demonstrating how they see the future of jersey culture, showcasing their creations at an event last Friday called 'Nike FC Presents: Kit Couture'.
The jersey designs will be available for public viewing at the Ultra Football Store in Alexandria, Sydney until the end of the FIFA Women's World Cup tournament this weekend.
Luther Vandross x Waterford crystal collection launches
Waterford has partnered with the Luther Vandross Estate and Primary Wave Music to launch a special Luther Vandross x Waterford crystal collection inspired by the lyrics of Luther’s famous 1981 Platinum single, Never Too Much.
The design of the crystal cuts references the song’s lyric “A Thousand Kisses From You Is Never Too Much" and will be available to purchase in Australia from David Jones and Waterford.com from 11 September.
adidas celebrates unveiling of OCEAUNZ Final Official Match Ball
adidas unveiled the final match ball for the grand final of the FIFA Women's World Cup, a design inspired by the sunset hues of Sydney's skyline and enclosing Connected Ball technology that will help to referees to make quicker decision mid-game, and to provide statistics.
ŞENER BESIM invites Oigåll Projects to curate an installation
To celebrate the launch of the 'Spear Series' luxury jewellers ŞENER BESIM invited independent gallery Oigåll Projects to curate an in-store installation of contemporary designer furniture. The Brand's Armadale store will display the exhibit until 10 September, signalling their continued fascination with the art, architecture and ornamentation of the ancient Ottoman Empire.
Friends with Frank Spring Summer 23 collection
Shot in Paris by Ellie Coker, Friends With Frank's SS23 collection is now available in store and online, featuring soft, tailored and easy-to-wear styles that deliver all the hallmark design codes they've become known for.
Longines Master collection welcomes new small seconds models
The traditional watchmaking skills and classic designs that have defined the Longines Master collection has now been applied to two striking new versions.
Distinguished by their comfortably-sized 38.50 mm stainless steel cases and their small seconds subdials, the first of the new models features a sandblasted silver-coloured dial, blued steel hands and engraved anthracite Arabic numerals. The other model is highlighted by a stunning grained anthracite dial with hands and engraving in a 5N red colour.