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Rimowa’s Tiffany Tie-up, Tiffany in Mexico, Venus et Fleur’s New House – WWD

SOMETHING BLUE: As an alternative of teasing its newest collaboration on social media, Rimowa has hidden it like an Easter egg — in a telltale shade — in a New York exhibition that opens Friday.

The touring showcase, dubbed “Seit 1898,” debuted in Tokyo final June and can occupy Chelsea Manufacturing facility till Sept. 17.

Hype beasts are certain to make a beeline for a show case that’s empty save for a steel Tiffany & Co. — Rimowa model plate, suspended in a blue field. The collaboration is to be unveiled later this month.

A show case at Rimowa’s “Seit 1898” exhibition in New York Metropolis.

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The “Seit 1898” exhibit, “since 1898” in English, options a wide range of Rimowa instances, ads, catalogues and different gadgets that inform the story of the German model’s heritage, applied sciences and aesthetic id in a sequence of diorama shows.

Since LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton acquired the premium luggage-maker in 2017, it has unfurled buzzy collaborations with Dior, Off-White, Supreme, Fendi and Moncler.

Some can be displayed together with cultural artifacts, just like the suitcase from “Mission Unattainable 4,” and baggage owned by the likes of Billie Eilish, LeBron James, Spike Lee, Martha Stewart, Takashi Murakami, Lewis Hamilton and Patti Smith.

The upcoming Tiffany tie-up in all probability took one cellphone name — if that. Alexandre Arnault, government vp, product and communications at Tiffany & Co. since 2021, was beforehand chief government officer at Rimowa after initiating and main LVMH’s acquisition of the corporate.

The New York retrospective, marking Rimowa’s a hundred and twenty fifth anniversary, is open to the general public every day, and is slated to journey to different places in 2024.

Situated at 547 West twenty sixth Avenue, Chelsea Manufacturing facility was initially inbuilt 1914 as a storage for NYC taxis, which certainly carried many Rimowa suitcases within the trunk over time — besides possibly blue ones. — MILES SOCHA

A view of Rimowa’s “Seit 1898” exhibition in New York Metropolis.

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ON THE ROAD: Tiffany & Co. is continuous its “Diamonds and Wonders” occasion idea.

The jewellery model hosted its newest excessive jewellery occasion idea Wednesday night time in Mexico Metropolis, bringing collectively a bunch of celebrities to rejoice a number of Tiffany’s distinctive items.

The occasion was held at Mexico Metropolis’s Campo Marte, an outdated navy equestrian subject, and introduced collectively the likes of Jeff Goldblum, Diego Boneta, Alejandro Fernández, Bárbara López, Juan Pablo Zurita and others. Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra carried out through the occasion. 

Tiffany displayed an array of diamond and gemstone items on the occasion that had been impressed by the “magic of mom nature,” in keeping with the jeweler. On show had been items reminiscent of a cockatoo-inspired Chicken on a Rock brooch designed by French jeweler Jean Schlumberger in 1965 and an emerald-cut aquamarine necklace from Tiffany’s Blue E book Botanica 2022 assortment.

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Jeff Goldblum at Tiffany & Co.’s “Diamonds and Wonders” occasion in Mexico Metropolis.

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That is Tiffany’s newest “Diamonds and Wonders” occasion as a part of the model’s excessive jewellery acceleration plan. Tiffany first launched the occasion idea final March in Park Metropolis, Utah, and later hosted related occasions in Shanghai and Sydney. 

“We mainly took our blue containers to the world,” Tiffany’s chief government officer Anthony Ledru advised WWD in March concerning the jeweler’s excessive jewellery acceleration plan. “In 2021 it was the primary time Blue E book was worldwide [in more than a decade]; it went to Shanghai, which was an enormous success. This yr will probably be again to New York Metropolis [at the company’s renovated Fifth Avenue store] — and will probably be a touring assortment. The world has modified and it’s one thing we are going to proceed to speed up within the coming months.” — LAYLA ILCHI

A NEW HOME: Florist to the celebs Venus et Fleur will unveil its first assortment of house and tabletop gadgets this month. Impressed by the enduring nature of its trademarked Eternity Roses that final for one yr, the brand new assortment options handcrafted, evergreen porcelain adorned with romantic floral motifs and glassware.

Named the The Perennial Assortment, the array contains stemware, coasters, vases, bowls and extra. The decor objects are designed in-house and handmade by craftspeople world wide by artisans — ranging in value from about $48 to $800.

“The road will broaden our model’s current providing into the house and tabletop classes the place the product will deal with make, craftsmanship and serve to enrich our clients’ full life-style. We’re dedicated to high quality and guaranteeing that every piece is handled like a murals, one thing that may be handed down from technology to technology,” Seema Bansal-Chadha, Venus et Fleur’s cofounder, advised WWD. Bansal-Chadha based the agency in 2015 together with her husband, Sunny Chadha. 

Decor from the Venus et Fleur Perennial Assortment.

The model garnered main media consideration when rapper Offset ordered hundreds of {dollars}’ price of Venus et Fleur preparations, with simply three hours discover, for a public, onstage apology to Cardi B in 2018. The flowers spelled out “Take me again Cardi.”

Kim Kardashian, Mark Wahlberg, Paris Hilton, Gigi Hadid and Hailee Steinfeld are among the many celeb followers of its florals, that are sourced in Ecuador and Japan.

The New York Metropolis-based agency will host an occasion to fete the brand new assortment on Sept. 13 in New York Metropolis. The gathering can be obtainable on-line and in Venus et Fleur shops beginning Sept. 19. — SOFIA CELESTE

FIELDS PLAY: Reebok has signed Justin Fields, quarterback for the Chicago Bears, as an envoy.

The long-term deal signifies the start of Reebok’s technique to rebuild its place in group sports activities, one that can embrace additional growth of its athlete roster, a better presence inside sports activities tradition and the introduction of recent efficiency footwear and attire choices for the sector, court docket and past, the corporate mentioned. Through the years the model has had relationships with everybody from Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

As a part of the cope with Fields, the athlete can be featured in a wide range of digital and social content material, and within the spring, he would be the face of the FloatZig 1, Reebok’s new operating shoe.

“As a model with such a novel and wealthy heritage in sports activities, we’re thrilled to be returning to our roots, and embark upon a long-term technique that can have us reclaim our rightful place within the sports activities world as soon as once more,” mentioned Todd Krinsky, Reebok’s chief government officer. “Justin’s authenticity, excessive vitality and risk-taking mentality as a pure chief on and off the sector instantly stood out to us. He exemplifies who we’re and the way Reebok will present up in sport tradition within the years to come back — daring and unapologetic. We’re thrilled to welcome Justin to the Reebok household as we shepherd in a brand new period.”

The partnership features a charitable part as effectively. Reebok just lately participated within the Justin Fields Youth Camp, a youth soccer camp for kids within the Higher Chicago space. As well as, Reebok has pledged to evolve and broaden its Human Rights Now platform, a long-term dedication designed to encourage human rights and human motion for everybody.

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Justin Fields would be the face of the FloatZig 1, Reebok’s new operating shoe.

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In his first two skilled seasons, the 24-year-old Fields has been singled out for his velocity and vitality on the sector. He holds the document for single sport speeding by a quarterback.

“Reebok holds an unbelievable legacy within the sports activities world that has all the time impressed me,” Fields mentioned. “Not solely have they launched iconic choices with legends like Allen Iverson and Shaq that formed sports activities tradition within the ‘90s, however additionally they have the perspective and vitality to reshape the way forward for sport as soon as once more. I’m excited to hitch Reebok and assist kick off this subsequent nice chapter.”

Reebok is now a part of Genuine Manufacturers Group, which bought the corporate in March 2022 from Adidas for two.1 billion euros. — JEAN E. PALMIERI

FASHION SOUNDTRACK: Spotify is entering into the style week swing.

On Thursday, Spotify will launch “The Soundtrack Behind the Runway,” a brand new in-app vacation spot that includes playlist takeovers from new and established designers and inventive administrators set to be the soundtrack for the upcoming fall trend weeks.

To kick off New York Style Week, Spotify has partnered with the Council of Style Designers of America to introduce the primary official playlist of New York Style Week, completely on Spotify.

“There’s one thing particular concerning the relationship between music and trend that involves life yearly throughout trend week. Whether or not it’s inspiring collections or sound monitoring runway walks, music is the backdrop for therefore lots of trend’s largest moments — and now we have over 630,000 fashion-related playlists on Spotify to show it,” mentioned Dustee Jenkins, chief public affairs officer for Spotify. “That feels very true right here in New York, the place trend is likely one of the largest industries and the place Spotify has its largest world workplace.”

“The Soundtrack Behind the Runway” will deliver collectively curated playlists from New York, London, Milan and Paris trend week innovators.

In New York, for instance, from Thursday by way of Sept. 13, the Spotify x CFDA’s “New York Style Week Official Playlist” celebrates the colourful artistic neighborhood in New York Metropolis on the intersection of trend and music, together with tracks which have impressed designers reminiscent of Et Ochs, Kim Shui, Mara Hoffman, Staud and others. New Yorkers will have the ability to simply pay attention alongside to what’s inspiring the runway with Spotify’s out-of-home billboard in Instances Sq. going stay on Friday.

All through NYFW, the billboard will function a QR code driving to the playlist. Keith Herron, founder and inventive director of Advisry, is launching his Counter/Tradition mixtape, that includes songs that formed his view of the world.

“Music performs an integral position to the designer’s artistic course of, culminating within the trend present. The CFDA is worked up to companion with Spotify on the Official Playlist of New York Style Week, which can deliver the thrill of American trend creativity to a worldwide viewers,” mentioned Steven Kolb, chief government officer of the CFDA.

Raul Lopez, founder and inventive director of Luar and 2022 recipient of the American Accent Designer of the Yr award, takes over the Style Ahead playlist the place music and trend collide. Songs embrace “America Has a Downside” by Beyoncé with Kendrick Lamar, “Nookie” by Limp Bizkit and “Punto 40” by Rauw Alejandro and Child Rasta.

Luar's Fashion Forward playlist cover.

Luar’s Style Ahead playlist.

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In London from Sept. 15 to 18, Skepta, founder and inventive director of Mains, takes over WWB x Mains playlist, the U.Ok.’s number-one vacation spot for Black music tradition, with a teaser playlist forward of his first London Style Week present.

In Milan, from Sept. 19 to 25, Giuliano Calza, founder and inventive director of GCDS, takes over the Italian Sundown playlist for a summer-in-the-city feeling. Marco de Vincenzo, artistic director of Etro, takes over the Runway playlist, with indie beats for strutting the runways.

In Paris, from Sept. 25 to Oct. 3, Julien Dossena, artistic director of Paco Rabanne, takes over the Match Examine playlist, bringing an eclectic combine from French faucet bangers to worldwide classics. — LISA LOCKWOOD

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