In fashion, you keep up with trends, and the headlines. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of what the world of fashion delivered in November 2020:
Louis Vuitton pledged US$1 million to UNICEF for children in need
November 20 marks World Children’s Day, first established by the United Nations in 1854 to mark the anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. For the past five years, Louis Vuitton has been working with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), raising over US$13 million (approximately RM52.9 million). Each sale of its Silver Locket pendant and bracelet equals US$200 to be donated to UNICEF. The House has announced just recently its pledge this year of US$1 million (approximately RM4.07 million) to children in need.
Gucci streamed a mini-series to launch its new collection
Gucci had its own announcement, the build-up to the release of its collection titled OUVERTURE of Something that Never Ended with a seven-part series. These mini episodes were screened during GucciFest, a digital film festival that took place late November. Guest stars of the series included Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Sasha Waltz and Florence Welch, who join actress, artist and performer Silvia Calderoni in takes of her daily life. You can watch them all here.
Khoon Hooi’s Lifestyle Collection welcomed new releases
Keeping with the times, Khoon Hooi has released new designs for his lifestyle collection. The designer shared: “Each piece has been carefully thought. Indulge in a range of luxury 100% silk loungewear that you can dress down to keep things casual at home and style up when you have to step out. Keep things practical with yoga mat bags constructed using up-cycled fabrics, and discover basic tees made from breathable mercerised cotton that are sure closet staples.” Items to add to your wishlist include the Alice Face Mask and Gilligan Bucket Hat, each available in various patterns.
Hatta Dolmat unveiled a sustainable collection
Celebrating 15 years in the fashion industry, Hatta Dolmat has decided on a sustainable path for his HD Monogram RTW collection during KLFW Digital 2020. The collection comprises of oversized clothing and accessories like boots and bags in HD Monogram motives. Going eco-friendly was a decision the designer says was his responsibility as a fashion designer. “”Fashion industry is the second largest waste contributor in our country and in the world next to the Petroleum industry. We have been struggling with uncontrollable plastic waste management for decades and now textile waste are taking in place,” said Hatta Dolmat. “This (collection) means a lot to me as a local designer and as a Malaysian, as we are moving to be a better nation and prove to the world that Malaysia can do this.”
FENDI displays its festive windows across the world
This year’s theme for FENDI holiday decor: the FENDI Pack, an ironic collection to resemble the brand’s packaging. Think shopping bags and boxes in yellow and pink. FENDI Palazzo is always the highlight with lights and a Murano glass Chandelier, not forgetting of course, the decorations set up for boutiques in Tokyo, Paris, Seoul and Hong Kong.
(Main image credit: Khoon Hooi)