The latest fashion news from Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade and more

Here’s the latest in fashion, in case you missed it. From new drops to campaigns and presentation news, we have all the fashion news ready for you to read.

This month, Dior unveils a splendid campaign featuring dazzling It-girl Ji Soo in the Spring-Summer 2022 collection. Presenting its Fall 2022 collection, Valentino will hold its Haute Couture show in Rome on July 8th. Recently, Kate Spade New York showcased her Fall 2022 collection at SoHo’s iconic 214 Lafayette townhouse with actresses Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story”), Katie Holmes, Rosario Dawson (“DMZ,” “Dopesick”) , and many others. If you’re on the hunt for new eyewear designs, check out Hailey Bieber’s stunning collaboration with Vogue Eyewear. Get ready to rock the colors this season with the latest Adidas x Marimekko collab and Vans’ Eco Positivity collection. Check out our guide below to spot your favorite pieces.

The latest fashion news for April 2022:

Dior

Kicking off our April 2022 fashion news is Dior’s Spring-Summer 2022 campaign starring It-girl Ji Soo. As Dior’s global fashion and beauty ambassador, the BLACKPINK star continues to shine in ’60s-inspired Dior designs from Marc Bohan’s iconic Slim Look archives. This season’s designs are bold and flirtatious, filled with boxy, clean silhouettes. Our favorite fashion moment is spotting Ji Soo in a matching bright yellow suit with matching Lady Dior bag.

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Valentino

Valentino returns to the city of Rome. The Fall/Winter 2022-23 Haute Couture collection will begin on July 8, 2022 in two emblematic locations: Piazza Mignanelli and Trinità dei Monti. During the Fall/Winter 2021 Haute Couture show, striking hues and sartorial elegance played an important role in the collection. Creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli expresses: “Roma is the place where everything begins, life, people, our stories and our identities are here. We belong to this place as much as this place belongs to the world and to Valentino.

As we eagerly await Maison Valentino’s tribute to the wonders and beauty of Rome. Stay connected for more news.

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Fendi

Celebrating the iconic Fendi Peekaboo bag, the brand collaborated with renowned director and longtime friend of the House, Luca Guadagnino. This partnership resulted in a short film, depicting Adwoa Aboah reincarnated on screen as a superwoman, levitating above Roman rooftops before arriving at Fendi’s Palazzo della Civilta Italiana.

“My mother wore Fendi in the 70s and 80s, so the Fendi logo, type of materials, quality and design have always been part of my imagery,” said the filmmaker. Watch the campaign video here.

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Coach

In a love letter to New York, international fashion house Coach launches its Spring 2022 collection. Filled with retro vintage prints, houndstooth prints from Bonnie’s archives and Big Apple icons , Stuart Vevers’ vision for the house pays homage to the shared progressive attitude of its first chief designer, Bonnie Cashin.

“Spring presents my vision of a new vocabulary of American fashion. It’s also a celebration of the colorful and upbeat optimism of Coach’s first designer, Bonnie Cashin,” said the creative director.

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Louis Vuitton

Photo credit: Louis Vuitton

So where is Louis Vuitton taking us for its next presentation? Today, the Maison announced the venue for its Cruise 2023 collection, which will be held at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, San Diego County, California on May 12, 2022.

The institute is a famous treasure trove of modern and brutalist architecture designed by the Estonian-born American architect, Louis Kahn, in collaboration with its namesake and founder, Dr. Jonas Salk, a scientist who left his indelible mark on the scientific community by discovering the first safe and effective polio vaccine. On another historical note, this will be the very first fashion show to be held at the Salk Institute.

Stay tuned for the show.

Kate Spade in New York

If you love Kate Spade New York’s SS22 collection, wait until you see what’s in store for Fall 2022. The brand showcased its dazzling Fall 2022 collection at the iconic 214 Lafayette townhouse in SoHo, New York. Inspired by the comforts of home, the presentation evokes a sense of comfort with rose-covered wallpaper, a cozy throw, and the crisp fold of a lampshade to match the collection’s silhouettes and tones. Along with the dream collection, the brand has also released its latest coffee table book, “Celebrate That! Occasions. The new book features a collection of essays to inspire readers to celebrate every meaningful moment, whether big or small. .

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Adidas x Marimekko

Inject colors and prints into your everyday wardrobe with Adidas x Marimekko. The two powerhouses are back with a third collection for Spring/Summer 2022. True to the brand’s aesthetic, you can spot the signature Unikko print on tracksuits, leggings, tank tops, sports bras, accessories, etc The cheerful print is splashed across the UltraBOOST 22 and the UltraBOOST 5.0 too. If you’re feeling daring, flaunt a head-to-toe Unikko print outfit. We recommend the Light Support bra and training tights. Once you’re done sweating, put on the Marimekko Hoodie.

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Hailey Bieber x Vogue Glasses

Looking for the perfect sunglasses? Don’t miss Hailey Bieber’s collaboration with Vogue Eyewear. As Global Ambassador, Hailey launches a stunning range filled with eye-catching shapes in earthy tones. The eight-piece collection includes four optical and four sunglasses. The campaign offers a glimpse into the model’s glamorous life to reflect her playful personality as she displays her stunning creations. Each design includes the signature logo on the temple and a tailored carry pouch. Our top picks are 0VO5438S and 0VO5440S. Discover the collection here.

earth day

Celebrate Earth Day with the Vans Eco Positivity collection. To spread awareness, the range incorporates elements of organic and recycled materials. The flagship product, Circle Vee, is created with 48% organic cotton, 47% hemp and made from 70% bio-based foam. The rubber outsole is also made with sustainably sourced natural rubber. Apart from the shoes, the clothes are also created with eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton and natural dyes with positive phrases displayed: “We Bloom Together”, “Make a Difference” and “Be The Change, Act Locally”. With this collection, Vans hopes to inspire youth culture to move towards a greener future. Discover the collection here.

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All images credited to respective brands. Hero image credit: Fendi; Featured image credit: Dior

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Kuala Lumpur.

James T. Quintero