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As we head further into fall and inch closer to winter, our wardrobes are getting bulkier and, yes, cozier. Fortunately, this month is rife with fantastic fashion news, curated below for your reading (and shopping) pleasure. Keep scrolling for this month’s hottest drops, launches, and collaborations.


Moose Knuckles and Jennifer Meyer Release Outerwear Collection

Who: Moose Knuckles and Jennifer Meyer

What: Holiday 2021 outerwear collection

Where: Online at, in Moose Knuckle stores, and at select retailers including Neiman Marcus and Holt Renfrew

Why: An outerwear collection combining the Canadian craftsmanship of Moose Knuckles with Jennifer Meyer’s eponymous fine jewelry brand has launched new styles to protect you from the cold with a polished vibe. The range consists of 18 pieces that breathe life into the dead of winter with a chic modern flourish. And in the true spirit of giving, a portion of

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Top fashion designer Virgil Abloh, the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection, died on Sunday at the age of 41 from cancer, the fashion and luxury house’s French owner LVMH has announced.

Abloh, the American-born son of Ghanaian immigrants who became fashion’s highest-profile Black designer, also worked as a DJ and visual artist and had been at Vuitton since March 2018. He also founded the Italian luxury streetwear label Off-White, in which LVMH took a 60 percent stake earlier this year, and was a former collaborator with rapper and fashion designer Ye, formerly known as Kanye West.

“We are all shocked by this terrible news,” LVMH chief executive Bernard Arnault said in a statement.

“Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, but also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom.”

Born in 1980 near Chicago, Abloh and his sister were brought up in Rockford, Illinois.

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Opinion | Fashion writer Ines Fressynet details her personal experiences with the fast-fashion brand Shein in this review.

Colleagues and friends had warned me “you won’t receive all your orders at once, and some of the packages may get lost in the mail.” Apparently, it’s common knowledge that buying from online retailer Shein is always a gamble. But who cares, when you pay less than £20 for a dress, right?

Wrong. One evening in September as I was endlessly scrolling the internet in search of the perfect outfit to wear at a wedding, I accidentally ended up on Shein. Weird, as I don’t usually browse on fast fashion sites, but this time they found me, through the beauty of targeted Facebook ads. At first, I couldn’t believe it. The prices were ludicrous – £8.99 for a blouse, £9.99 for a maxi dress, £22.99 for a coat…the list goes on.


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This week, designer Virgil Abloh’s final menswear collection for Louis Vuitton debuted at Miami Art Basel. The show came just days after Abloh’s sudden death of cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. He was just 41.

The son of Ghanaian immigrant parents to the US, Abloh studied engineering and architecture before finding fame as Kanye West’s creative director. Over the course of his career, Abloh dabbled in music, art, architecture and design. But he’s perhaps best remembered for redefining luxury fashion to include chic hoodies and highly covetable sneakers. Senior Guardian fashion writer Lauren Cochrane tells Nosheen Iqbal Abloh’s influence can be seen in the way all of us dress.

Abloh also mentored a generation of black designers; British fashion designer Samuel Ross was one of them. When Ross was just embarking on his career, there were few black role models in the industry. On a whim, he reached

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Since the announcement of her pregnancy, Jennifer Lawrence has yet to disappoint when it comes to serving stylish looks. If anything, she’s been amping it up—whether it’s in an effortlessly chic ensemble by The Row for the daytime, or a shimmering Dior gown for the premiere of Netflix’s Don’t Look Up. The latest on her roster of fashionable maternity looks? A head-turning polka-dot number by Oscar de la Renta.

Spotted on the streets of New York City before her appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the 31-year-old actress looked stunning in a black long-sleeve silk dress adorned with white polka dots all over by Oscar de la Renta design duo Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia. The look was made all the more elegant by her long blonde hair, styled in cascading ringlets, as well as sizeable pearl earrings, a pearl necklace to match, and sleek

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Kim Kardashian accepted the 2021 People’s Choice Award for fashion icon of the year from 2020’s recipient, Tracee Ellis Ross. “From one Balenciaga-lover to another,” Ross began as she introduced Kim, who strutted down the stage to give her speech in an all-black, body-conscious, jacquard corseted Balenciaga outfit reminiscent of the infamous incognito sheath she wore to perfectly coincide with the 2021 Met Gala theme. For this event, however, Kim selected geometric sunglasses that covered half her face, making a major statement before she even reached the microphone (as she is known to do).

“I started off as a closet organizer and a stylist, so the fact that I’m winning a fashion icon award is like a pinch-me moment,” Kim said, taking the time to thank designers Riccardo Tisci, who created her Givenchy wedding dress; Olivier Rousteing of Balmain; and Zac Posen, who took her to her first CFDA Fashion

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The biggest color trends of 2022 are rooted in optimism, warmth, growth and excitement as we head into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Color authorities and trend forecasters like Pantone, WSGN and Etsy have started releasing their color predictions for next year, many of which are bright hues that give a jolt of energy during the bleakness of the pandemic.

Pantone today revealed that Very Peri, a blue-purple hue, is its color of 2022. The shade is described as a “warm and friendly blue hue with a carefree confidence and joyful attitude.” Very Peri is just one shade of blue Pantone predicts will be big next year. It’s also anticipating Spun Sugar (a pastel blue), Glacier Lake (a powdery blue), Skydiver (a bright blue) and Harbor Blue (a dark blue-green) will resonate with many next year.

Like previous years, many of the colors of 2022 are again rooted

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Gap adds to large selection of fall fashion essentials | CNN Underscored

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Last December, a prominent spot on Yerevan’s central Abovyan Street was home to an outpost of the Turkish fast-fashion chain Mavi. 

But following a ban on Turkish imports into Armenia, a reaction to Turkey’s extensive support for Azerbaijan in last year’s war, Mavi is gone, replaced by a homegrown substitute: Prime, a new Armenian label selling hipster reinventions of everyday basics. The store is packed with sweatshirts, jeans and T-shirts of all shapes and sizes. A selection of accessories – handmade by one of the salespeople – hangs on the wall. 

Before the ban, clothing comprised the single largest category of Turkish imports to Armenia. Local production of textiles had been slowly growing for years, but has been kickstarted by the embargo.

“The ban helped a lot,” said Elen Manukyan, the co-founder of the Fashion and Design Chamber, a non-profit aimed at supporting and promoting Armenian designers. As

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The latest drop from intimates company Parade is the brand’s Summer Daisy collection. It’s filled with ethereal and whimsical daisy emblazoned bras and underwear as well as summery pastels to properly celebrate the end of the season. Plus, the collection is entirely carbon offset.

Parade Fairy Garden mixed fabrics bundle



Parade Summer Daisy silky mesh bundle



Photo: Courtesy of Hunter

Hunter’s latest collection of boots are made from natural vegan rubber while utilizing Hunter’s best-selling Balmoral all-weather innovations. Both the “tall boot” and Chelsea styles can easily be dressed up or down for more strenuous forest hikes or Sundays strolling in the park.

Hunter women’s Balmoral hybrid tall rain boots in black



Hunter women’s Balmoral hybrid Chelsea boots in dark olive



New York-based brand JOEYBABY just released their latest collection

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