Including a special 80th birthday collection for an eccentric designer.
It’s time for my celebration.
The rumors are true; Zellers is returning to Canada. The beloved destination for family shopping trips, quick pickups and Hilary Duff-inspired finds closed most of its locations a decade ago, but it’s still one of the few Canadian retailers that inspires nostalgia across generations. With this 2023 relaunch, store-within-a-stores are slated to open in select Hudson’s Bay locations across the country. The brand will also launch an eCommerce site for the first time. A big thank you to all those Zellers fan accounts and #answerers hashtags for working their magic.
Louis Vuitton has relaunched the Empreinte collection.
Looking for a jewelry collection with a sense of adventure? See more from Louis Vuitton’s latest release, the Empreinte collection. In the year Released in early 2004, Emprinte is an ode to travel that takes inspiration from the Maison’s iconic luggage – from trunk styles to rings and bracelets that resemble leather straps on travel cases. Designed by Francesca Amphitheater, Artistic Director of Jewelery & Watches, this collection features bold style, contemporary shapes and unique details. From LV’s initials to iconic monogrammed flowers, there are many symbols that nod to the heritage of the French fashion house.
Betty Johnson uses fashion to celebrate an event
Designer Bessie Johnson turns 80 this year and her namesake label is celebrating big with an 80th birthday collection. For the capsule, the New York-based OTT style connoisseur draws from her heritage in the fashion industry and her “cool and punk” aesthetic. Discover reissues of her 80s and 90s bestsellers with colorful prints on ready-to-wear pieces, handbags, jewelry and shoes.
RW&CO collaborates with Thyme Maternity.
This week Tyme Maternity’s first collection was released on RW&CO.’s website and will be on shelves across Canada this September. The purpose? To help moms-to-be feel better before fall. The drop includes a wide variety of styles—workwear and basics for casual wear and intimates—for every activity. Thyme Maternity and RW&CO in designing the collection. They had the goal of supporting and empowering their community at every stage of life, including the journey to modern parenthood and travel.
Parisian jewelers want to top off your ring stack
The Canadian-Vietnamese sister-owned Paris Jewelers Company has released a diamond everyday stack of bands. Finely crafted in 10 and 14 karat gold with ethically sourced diamonds, each of the 12 rings in the collection offers the highest quality, elegant sparkle at a great value. The beauties are the perfect choice for anyone starting their jewelry collection or perhaps looking to refresh their everyday ring stack.
Vancouver-based Indochino launched a women’s clothing line
15 years after its launch, Vancouver-based Indochino has sold one million garments and is now expanding into womenswear, a global leader in custom apparel. The proprietary system for best-in-class and made-to-measure clothing now offers women’s base designs that accommodate a variety of body shapes and popular silhouette trends in the market. Ladies, it’s time to agree.