November 28th is the set release date for the latest Adidas Originals x Pharrell collection. The Polka Dot Pack features The Stan Smith shoe in six color variations. Three with small polka dots and three with large polka dots. The collaboration will also include three track jackets. Shoes are set to be priced at $120. Available from Adidas and select authorized retailers.
Damien Hirst and Marc Jacobs have teamed up to create this Mickey tee for charity. The shirts will be available at both Marc Jacobs and Other Criteria. Available in black and white, in both kids and adult sizes. Kids will be $58, while the adult shirts will go for $98. Part of the proceeds will go towards helping inner city youths in the UK.
Save up to 25% off at Shopbop. Use the code GOBIG14 on any full priced or sale items. This offer is valid until December 1st.
Black Friday is coming, but I won’t be shopping in stores. Right now, you can shop all the latest and greatest sales of the holiday season. The Kate Spade surprise sale launched today. Save up to 75% off of some of your favorite items from past Kate Spade New York collections. I’m loving the pretzel wristlet and that super cute raccoon hat. You have under five days to shop this sale!
TODAY only, save 20% off your entire purchase at theoutnet.com! The discount is automatically applied at checkout, so no need for a promo code. This discount does not apply to just in items. Also, get free shipping with the promotional code HAPPYHOLS. With items already discounted at 60% off or more, this is a great way to snag some of those almost gone pieces.
Coming December 1st, a Chanel film by Karl Lagerfeld starring Pharrell and Cara DeLevingne. Reincarnated to the modern day Cinderella, Cara and Pharrell also sing for this short film. Music by Pharrell is called CC the World. The film is titled Reincarnation, and coincides with Lagerfeld’s upcoming Paris-Salzburg collection. Watch the trailer below:
MAC Cosmetics x Prabal Gurung has arrived! The collection consists of just ten items, some of which come in several shades. These limited edition items are packaged in luxe gold and range from $20-$70. Since falling in love with MAC lipsticks, the one in ultramarine pink is my favorite from this collection. You can buy the collection at maccosmetics.com.
Alexander Wang x H&M finally came and went faster than you can say WANG. Lines formed around the world for this exclusive, most coveted collection. Shoppers crashed the website, twice might I add, while trying to score some rare pieces. I had planned on going up to the closest H&M in Chicago, but I am glad I did not. People started camping out around midnight for the collection to drop at 8am, some places much earlier. To my demise, I would have left empty handed and very cranky. Knowing the website would crash, I prepared and placed my order by phone when the collection dropped at 10am. With much success and the help of the wonderful customer service at H&M, I was able to order everything I wanted in a mere ten minutes. However, others were not so lucky. By now, everything is sold out and appearing on eBay. If you’re lucky, some stores may have a few pieces left here and there.
We all know that H&M sizing is more true to European sizing, and Alexander Wang fits true to size. Combining the two for a sportswear inspired collection, was all over the place in my opinion. I am normally a size 4 and tend to wear mostly smalls and mediums. With H&M sizing, I tend to wear size 6 or 8. This collaboration I decided to get all size 6 and smalls. The few things that fit normal for me were the logo sports bra, the scuba top that zips up in the back, the v-neck shirt, and the scuba pants.The scuba pants are a size six, but I could have gotten my normal size in a four. The short scuba top was way oversized and fit oddly in the sleeves and back. The fitted dress runs incredibly small with little to no stretch. I could have easily ordered an 8 or 10. Same with the sports bra top. With these two pieces, there could have been a zipper for easier fit. The two pairs of leggings run small as well. I expected more stretch in the material, seeing that this is a sportswear collection. However, I really did love all the items in this collection. They were made fairly well, the materials used are nice quality for the price, and everything was true to Alexander Wang style. The only issues with this collection for me were the sizing and the lack of stretch in some of the materials. I have since parted ways with four items I bought, and put them up for sale on eBay at retail price. A few lucky people have already snagged two of my items close to or at retail. Hopefully with future collections such as this, there can be a more defined sizing guide.