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Fashion buzz: Uniqlo joins forces with Bingka KL for a special Malaysia day collection, Gigi Hadid walked barefoot for Marc Jacobs SS20 show, and more

Fashion buzz: Uniqlo joins forces with Bingka KL for a special Malaysia day collection, Gigi Hadid walked barefoot for Marc Jacobs SS20 show, and more

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Text: Stephanie Boey


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Uniqlo joins forces with Bingka KL for a special Malaysia day collection

In conjunction with Malaysia Day, Uniqlo has collaborated with Bingka KL—a local brand known for their Malaysian-themed hand drawn illustrations printed on pouches and bags—for a special sticker series. The capsule collection depicts familiar local delicacies (such as nasi lemak, mee bandung Muar, keropok lekor and more) which can be customised and printed on t-shirts and tote bags. You'll be able to decide on typography, paint, and motifs, too!

The Uniqlo x Bingka KL collection is exclusively available at Uniqlo Fahrenheit 88.

 

Gigi Hadid walked barefoot during Marc Jacobs SS20 show after a wardrobe malfunction

You may have already seen the viral video of Gigi Hadid walking barefoot, tiptoeing at Marc Jacobs SS20 show during NYFW circulating on Instagram. Though, you may not have even noticed she was barefoot because she was working that walk so well! The wardrobe malfunction was a blessing in disguise, paving the way for this iconic moment. The designer Marc Jacobs himself commented on her Instagram post, "What happened with your improv due to a wardrobe malfunction is a testament to your character. Being true to yourself. Able to rise to any occasion and bring joy regardless of the situation. I feel so grateful that this mistake occurred and that it fell into your arms (or feet as the case may be). It's not often one has the great pleasure of experiencing an "honest" moment. Thank you for being the best Gigi I know and sharing yourself with me and the audience!" Keep doing you, Gigi.

 

Virgil Abloh takes a break will miss Off-White show in Paris

Due to health reasons, Abloh will be taking a few months off work. Abloh's team spoke to BoF saying, that the designer will be "shifting gears to a pace less than his usual constant work and travel, for a few months, due to health considerations." Because of this, he will be sitting out from his upcoming Off-White show in Paris. His team continued that Abloh is "designing the Off-White show in Paris to replace his attendance with a creative new approach that will include crowd participation" and "continues to work closely with his teams at Louis Vuitton and Off-White as well as his brands he collaborates with around the world".

News on his health was first reported by Vogue, where he revealed, "I was just tired, so I went to the doctor. Ultimately everything is fine, but the doctor told me ‘this pace that you've sort of pushed your body- to fly all these miles, do all these different projects-is not good for your health." Self-care is important!

 

H&M Conscious Collection for Autumn/Winter 2019 is here

With the ongoing conversation on sustainability, H&M looks to close the loop by using recycled polyester as the key material in the latest Conscious Collection. The collection is pared down and muted, consisting of mostly neutral hues with an earthy colour palette of beige and brown, save for a pop of colour with bright orange. Buro's pick: The double-breasted houndstooth suit that will be prove to be a timeless ensemble. If you're looking to update your key wardrobe staples, this sustainablly made collection should be up on your list.

The H&M Conscious collection is now available at H&M stores and online at hm.com

 


Ralph Lauren release new Stadium capsule collection

Ralph Lauren's iconic Stadium collection from 1992 makes a modern comeback with this latest reissue. The original collection celebrated the 1992 Summer Games, and the latest collection pays homage to that memory by updating the familiar athletic silhouettes with and an indigo dye twist. Familiar sights such as the original Polo Stadium and P-Wing graphics get a 2019 update with the season's tie dye trend, which goes hand in hand with the reissue's vintage aesthetic.

 


Kaia Gerber pays homage to Cindy Crawford during her 18th birthday bash

The young Ms. Gerber threw a kiki to celebrate her big day. Her outfit of choice? A fitted sheer bodice with bondage-style belts with a studded leather mini skirt. The look is a close replica of the dress her supermodel mother wore to the MTV Video Music Awards in 1992. Look out world, here comes Kaia Gerber.

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