Puma and Dua Lipa drop a ’90s-inspired collection
A new Puma capsule dubbed “Flutur” just dropped, and Dua Lipa is behind it. For their first-ever product collaboration, Lipa and Puma created a limited release of ‘90s-inspired apparel and footwear. The first four pieces are available to shop now, with the rest of the collection slated to launch in 2022. The centrepiece of the capsule? A new logo that intertwines the pop superstar’s name with a butterfly.
“For me, butterflies are more than just beautiful creatures. They represent so much, like transformation, hope and metamorphosis. Over this past year the butterfly has become especially symbolic and meaningful to me,” said Lipa in a press release. “The name of the capsule, ‘Flutur,’ is the Albanian word for butterfly. I chose it to pay homage to my heritage while also celebrating this new beginning with Puma.”
Olivia Rodrigo has a collection with Casetify
Lifestyle brand Casetify has partnered with many a celebrity to design its statement phone cases. Now, the brand has tapped Olivia Rodrigo to curate a lineup of cellular protection that represents the juxtaposition of softness and strength. The punk-pop style of Rodrigo’s music and the tough-as-nails protection of these (sustainably made!) cases are all you’ll need whenever things go sour.
Levi’s teams up with Toronto-based design brand
Levi’s and Bentgablenits, a Toronto design brand all about extending the life of garments through artful customization, have teamed up to make vintage Levi’s even more unique. The Fall/Winter collection launched on December 15 and sees hand-embellished vintage Levi’s 501s and Trucker jackets in both indigo and an extremely rare vintage black. To double down on the uniqueness of each piece, no sewing machines were used in the process — the collection is entirely hand-crafted.
Nobis releases a limited-edition parka with NHL’s Duncan Keith
Who better to tackle outerwear than an ice hockey star? This week, Nobis released a new parka co-designed by Duncan Keith, defenceman for the Edmonton Oilers. This winter jacket pays tribute to the city of Chicago, where he played 16 successful seasons with the Blackhawks. With a signature Chicago red lining inside and an accompanying black beanie, the limited capsule offers only 100 units, which can be shopped on nobis.com and in-store at Nobis’s Queen Street location and Henry Singer.
Yeezy Gap launches bomber jacket globally
There’s another new coat in town, this time from the Yeezy Gap collaboration. A shiny exterior is featured on a unique silhouette (we wouldn’t expect anything less) in three colourways: black, blue and red. But do note, the Round Jacket takes four to six weeks to ship.
Frank And Oak’s first-ever sleepwear is scented
On December 14, Frank And Oak launched its first pyjamas, and they smell like roses! Crafted with natural fibres such as hemp and a lightly fragrant rose petal cellulose (the rose scent lasts up to 10 washes), these gender-neutral and Scandinavian-style pj’s have both an adjustable waist and hem, as well as pockets.
Rudsak is striving to brighten Montreal Children’s Hospital patients
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For the second holiday season in a row, Rudsak is on a mission to brighten the lives of Montreal’s sick children. Turning to Rud and Rudy, the brand’s holiday mascots, Rudsak will be selling the fluffy duo for customers to donate to Montreal Children’s Hospital. Also, 100 per cent of funds from every purchase of the mascots will go to the hospital, with a goal of raising $20,000.
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