#HauteList: The Best Fashion Launches Of June 2016
Every day is a new and stylish day in the fashion biz. In fact, it is never far from surprising, sometimes wow-worthy and other times sigh-inducing. From changing and reviving trends to fresh fashion collaborations, funky new launches or even relaunches, or even shocking disclosures of designers quitting storied labels for new ones, there’s so much buzz on a day-to-day basis. But while some of the information is noteworthy, there are the BIG scoops that shape the future of the industry. And that’s exactly what we’re here to share with you. In our monthly Best of Fashion series, we round up some of the best new releases, collabs, launches, and the works of fashion. This is everything you NEED to know.
1. Longchamp Comes To India
This French handbag brand has officially made it to India’s capital. Made mostly out of nylon, canvas, and soft leather, Longchamp bags are known for their style, quality, and durability. If you’re looking out for chic travel accessories, this once-utilitarian now-fashionable brand is where you’ll find it.
2. Fashion App Roposo Turns One, Launches Men’s Platform
In the list of fashion social networks, Roposo is one of the fastest growing platforms. And as the social network for all things fashionable turned one this month, they’ve have now included men in their social network too, giving them a platform to not just shop but also discover trends and styles.
3. Kendall + Kylie launch swimwear collection
All you beach bums who can’t get enough of their summer vacay, here’s a chance to update your swimwear collection. Kendall + Kylie have now launched an all-new swimwear collection for Topshop, and it’s got an array of options that are stylish and sexy all at once. Looking for classic pieces or one-of-a-kind options? Here’s where you need to shop.
4. Italian fashion brand Cadini comes to India
Launching its first flagship in Mumbai is Cadini — a brand that is known for its premium menswear offerings. The menswear label has expanded in India as part of the global venture of Siyaram. Cadini will open 10-15 stores in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata.
5. Jodi & The Sole Sisters Collab For The Bali Collection
The fashion and lifestyle brand created by Elle India stylists-turned-designers Gauri Verma and Karuna Laungani have partnered with Chondamma Cariappa’s footwear label The Sole Sisters to create a capsule shoe collection. Titled The Bali Collection, this features both slides and slingback styles made out of leather and with hand-blocked print, and is perfect for the tropical weather. Shop here.
6. Olivier Rousteing collaborates with NikeLabs on a Football Nouveau line
In the second installment of NikeLab’s Summer of Sport series, the brand has partnered with Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing to design a special collection for both men and women. Launched in Paris, the collection includes sports-inspired clothing and accessories like track pants, warm-up jackets, sneakers, and more. While most of the products feature Rousteing’s signature black and gold color, the Flyknit will for the first time have embroidered patterns.
7. Hunkemoller Now In Mumbai
There’s so much buzz in the fashion scene as of now, with so many international brands making their way to India. One such label adding to that enormous list is European brand Hunkemoller. The international lingerie label has opened its store in Mumbai’s Palladium mall at Phoenix Mills. Looking for some fashionable solutions when it comes to nightwear, hosiery, swimsuits, and accessories, Hunkemoller is your answer.
8. Vans Sneakers Get A Cool Update
If you love Vans sneakers, this is a big one! Two of the most popular Sk8-Hi Decons and Classic Slip-Ons have now got a chic revision for the season. The iconic shoe brand has added laser-cut detailing to the two silhouettes, making it a perfect accessory for the “it” girl! The styles are available both online and in stores.