December is finally here! With the festive spirit around the corner and anticipation of the New Year in the air, the month should be an interesting one in the realm of fashion. We are sure that many major fashion houses will compete to release their latest collections before the year ends. Meanwhile, we can also expect some surprises, be they in the form of new collaborations, collections or fashion items. ‘Tis a magical season after all…
Do come back every Thursday to keep up with what you might have missed!
Harry Halim Paris' Jakarta Flagship Store
Earlier this week, Indonesian-born designer Harry Halim opened his first Harry Halim Paris flagship store in Jakarta. Located in Cipete, Kemang area, the store embodies Harry Halim's dark romantic and poetic aesthetic, which has been the strong signature of the Paris-Jakarta based house that became the first Indonesian brand to be included in the official Paris Fashion Week calendar. The new store also carries Harry Halim’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection "Les Fleurs du Mal”.
Style File: Kate Mara x Dior
Actress Kate Mara showed up with Jamie Bell at British Independent Film Awards in a gorgeous Dior black cotton plumetis gown and a Dior minaudière in aged gold tone metal and deep blue velvet lambskin embroidered with “Flash of lunar phases” pattern.
Style File: Sonam Kapoor x Chopard
What a babe! Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor showed up in a stunning dress paired with equally enchanting Chopard’s earrings in 18ct white gold set with pear-shaped diamonds (11.45cts) and diamonds (6.2cts).
Bulgari x Manohlo Blanik
In celebration of Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes exhibition, Bulgari and Manolo Blahnik have co-designed an exclusive opulent pair of shoes: a pair of striking green silk satin pumps with ultra-precious ankle straps and pink hued gems in the shape of Peperoncini from Bulgari’s Festa collection. The exhibition will run from November 28th to March 8th at Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas.
Christian Louboutin x Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Following the successful collaborations with The Walt Disney, Christian Louboutin once again launched another movie-themed shoe to commemorate Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The ‘Space Shoe’ boasts a breathtaking 6’’ heel inspired by the famous Ballerina Ultima, plus four exclusive custom shoe styles. The shoes will be auctioned on chari-tybuzz.com/StarWars from December 7 - 20, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Starlight Children’s Foundation on behalf of Star Wars: Force for Change.
Dior Homme’s Teddy Bear
Dior Homme recently unveiled its new Teddy Bear accessory collection for 2018. The new collection features a necklace coupled with a hardier medallion and a keyring that can be worn on a belt or a bag. The teddy bear accessories also comes in matte black finish and is decorated with contrast striped ribbing detail, created by Kris Van Assche.
Optik Seis x Victoria Beckham
Optik Seis has good news this holiday season! The local eyewear brand will bring Victoria Bechkam’s latest eyewear collection, including loop round style: a rounded aviator made from silver or gold metal frames, signature V tips, tortoiseshell temples, and in luna pink, powder blue, forest green, rose bleu, aurora grey-green and rainbow mirrored lenses, among others. Victoria Beckham’s new collection is available in every Optik Seis stores around Indonesia.
Kylie Jenner’s New Lipstick
Social media star Kylie Jenner has recently announced a range of traditional bullet lipsticks from her Kylie Cosmetics for this holiday season. The new line is called Silver Series and will feature 20 shades of highly pigmented and hydrating with a creamy satin finish.
Mugler x Casey Cadwallader
French fashion house Mugler has appointed a new artistic director for its label. Casey Cadwallader will join the fashion house and replaced David Koma, who has worked for four years before. Meanwhile, Cadwallader was previously handling womenswear at Loewe, Narciso Rodriguez and Acne Studio.
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