The Drop: Tatler’s list of the best fashion launches in May 2021
By Pakkee Tan
May 27, 2021
Everything you need to know about the latest fashion news, collaborations and launches this month
New season, new collections to covet and get your hands on. From Prada’s Timecapsule series to Balenciaga’s coveted latest bag, stay tuned for all the latest and most desirable upcoming product launches and releases here.
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JIMMY CHOO LAUNCHES ITS HIGH SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION
Summer is not canceled – and neither is summer style. Jimmy Choo brings idyllic Miami glamor to the world with his latest High Summer 2021 collection. Featuring a range of sculptural heels, languid sandals and bold, summery bags, it’s an ode to the unique visual aesthetic of the seaside town.
âHigh summer for me is the sun, the sea and the blue sky – an escape, to have fun and not be weighed down. I wanted to drown in warmth, be exhilarated by the colors and a sense of freedom, which naturally led me to Miami, âsaid Sandra Choi, artistic director of Jimmy Choo. âUnlike anywhere else in the world, this is an incredibly exciting city with a dose of sophistication and a vibrant art deco scene. We thought we would merge all these ideas through unexpected finishes, sensuality in forms, from day to night, and warmth in colors. This collection is synonymous with pleasure and pleasure, to feel the heat and to be kissed by the sun. “
DIOR BRINGS A TOUCH OF STYLE TO YOUR HOME
With most of us spending our time indoors these days, indoor clothing has never been more essential. But according to Dior Men’s Kim Jones, you can do it in style. Discover the first Homewear kit for men from the luxury brand.
The four-piece set includes a sleeping mask, silk-lined slippers, a cashmere blanket and a pocket to store all items, decorated with the House’s signature Dior Oblique print. Now you can really tell it is a luxury to stay at home.
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MONCLER PRESENTS TWO CAPSULES READY FOR SUMMER
Are you ready for a hot and hot summer? Moncler launched two new âthemesâ (as they call it) just in time for the season: Exploring Coastlines for men and The Freshener for women.
Both have their unique catches for the summer. The Freshener is a clean, crisp collection of monochrome pieces, while Exploring Coastlines features vibrant colors of red, off-white, and navy blue. It’s the perfect wardrobe refresh for people who want to make the most of the sunny weather in style.
APPLE LAUNCHES THE NEW APPLE WATCH PRIDE EDITION RANGE
Just in time for Pride Month, Apple is unveiling a new Apple Watch Pride Edition bracelet and dynamic face, which includes a larger set of colors taken from various Pride flags representing LGBTQ + communities. The woven band features the colors of the original Pride rainbow flag, with the addition of black and brown colors representing the Black and Latinx communities, in addition to those who have died or are living with HIV / AIDS, while blue clear, pink, and white represents transgender and non-binary individuals.
âOn many fronts, Apple supports the ongoing and unfinished work of equality for diverse and intersectional communities, and we want to provide every opportunity to celebrate and honor this story during Pride Season,â said Tim Cook , CEO of Apple. It’s time to put your pride on your wrist!
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LOUIS VUITTON COLLABORATES WITH THE NBA
Taking sportswear to the next level, Louis Vuitton’s latest capsule collection must not be missed by basketball fans. In its second collaboration with the NBA, the collection pays homage to the basketball mania of the ’90s, translated into shirts and shorts that take their graphic cues from colorful basketball jerseys – what’s more, variations of fonts on the pieces. of ready-to-wear refer to the typeface of an NBA team: leather bags with a grain reminiscent of a basketball and jewelry inspired by those worn by basketball players in the 90s .
For the first time ever, diehard fans will also be able to purchase Louis Vuitton’s very first basketballs in a life-size 29.5-inch version, made in partnership with official game ball supplier Wilson Sporting Goods Co. say these are limited editions. and highly collectable.
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MOSCHINO TAKES US TO SESAME STREET
The iconic children’s show gets a facelift with this kitsch collaboration with Moschino. Creative Director Jeremy Scoot reinvents all of our favorite characters – Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Grover, and Bert and Ernie – on iconic Moschino pieces including a biker jacket, tracksuits, shoes and more again.
Singer Kasey Musgraves is also starring in the campaign, who has described herself as a longtime fan and even appeared on the show as a guest star.
Available at moschino.com and in Moschino stores around the world.
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SHANGHAI TANG JOINS THE FORCES WITH YUNI AHN
Known for his deep appreciation of Chinese culture and heritage, Shanghai Tang harnesses the refined sensibilities of designer Yuni Ahn for his pre-fall 2021 collection. Ahn has serious design chops, having honed his craft at Maison KitsunÃ© and CÃ©line, and this is evident in the desirable collection of sleek, streamlined bags and minimalist ready-to-wear that allude to the lines of the qipao.
Patterns such as the lattice of traditional Chinese windows, bamboo and the moon are skillfully worked into the collection’s design, reinforcing its tranquil allure.
DIOR DEPOSITS ITS AUTUMN 2021 COLLECTION IN STORES
It’s the start of a new season (at least in stores) and Dior has beaten most brands to the punch by launching their latest fall 2021 collection in store. Presented just a few weeks ago in Shanghai, the collection gives pride of place to the new Mizza print – which can be seen on key items such as the Bar jacket, Saddle bags, Lady D-Lite and Dior Book Tote. – a fabulous PVC raincoat splashed with the Dior Oblique print, and the outrageous metallic coats and skirts.
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RALPH LAUREN WORKS WITH MLB
Ralph Lauren has hit a home run with his latest collaboration. Teaming up with Major League Baseball to celebrate the beauty of the game, the signature American brand’s capsule collection pays homage to some of baseball’s most recognizable clubs, including the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cubs of Chicago and the St. Louis Cardinals, with an eye to expand to other teams in the future. For now, get your hands on baseball jackets and polo shirts (among other must-haves) in stores and online now.
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BALENCIAGA UNVEILS THE GROCERY BUYER
With sustainability becoming an increasingly important factor in consumers’ buying habits, Balenciaga contributes to its own efforts to make the world a better place. Introducing the Grocery Shopper, a reusable and collapsible shopping bag that makes full use of recycled materials in its production.
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ZEGNA PRESENTS ITS SUMMER SHOES
Step into summer in style with Zegna’s new Triple Stitch sneakers and Valencia espadrilles. Designed with warm climates in mind, the lightweight fabrics and rich colors evoke a simplicity that will go perfectly with the sunnier days to come.
LOUIS VUITTON PROVIDES AN OFFICIAL TROPHY TRAVEL KIT FOR THE MONACO FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX
True to its heritage as chest makers, Louis Vuitton has long created special safes for some of the world’s most iconic sporting events. This year, the French luxury house is teaming up for the first time with the Monaco F1 Grand Prix to specially design a trunk to house and display the trophy that was awarded to the winner of the racing competition on May 23.
VALENTINO LAUNCHES THE SNEAKER ONE STUD
Part of the house’s Roman Stud family, the oversized stud takes pride of place in the new style of sneakers that Valentino is launching as part of its fall 2021 collection. The sneaker is available in two styles (a high and low version). ) and three colors with accents in white, black and red.
PRADA LAUNCHES THE FIFTH TIMECAPSULE SERIES
Available for 24 hours on the first Thursday of each month, the Prada Timecapsule series is always a coveted drop of limited edition products. One of this month’s highlights includes a classic Prada boxy shirt with a reinterpretation of the company’s triangular logo bearing the month of the drop.
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