Fashion socialite, Harry Brant, dies at 24, Valentino does card games, and more

Fashion socialite, Harry Brant, dies at 24, Valentino does card games, and more

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Text: Emily Heng

Fashion socialite, Harry Brant, passes away.

News reports confirm that he died of an accidental drug overdose. His family has since released a statement pertaining the tragedy. "Our hearts are shattered," they wrote. "We will forever be saddened that Harry's life was cut short by this devastating disease." Sources claim that Brant was days away from re-entering rehab to cope with his addiction.


Valentino has teamed up with card game, We're Not Strangers, to create a new deck.

These swanky new cards have the V Logo Signature emblazoned upon them, and will be available in Valentino boutiques worldwide. Inspired by "introspection" as well as a need to "develop meaningful dialogue," it is said to invoke emotions of empathy, individuality, and positivity during play — all of which are cornerstones of both Valentino and We're Not Really Strangers. Deal us in.


Converse confirms an upcoming collaboration with Telfar.

Alongside other brands in the vein of Kim Jones; Tyler the Creator; and Commes des Garçons, we might add. No word yet as to when we'll be seeing these partnerships happen, but we expect that it'll be some time soon.


Dior reveals their team-up with painter, Peter Doig, at their AW21 show.

The Scottish-born, Trinidad-based painter was responsible for the mesmerizing, swirling motifs throughout the collection. He also made the backdrop for the runway, and was supposedly involved in the entire garment manufacturing process. According to Dazed Digital, Creative Director Kim Jones even sent him off to work with milliner Stephen Jones on a series of hats.


Jackson Wang has released an all-velvet collection.

Seriously. Its full-line up comprises 11 distinctive velvet pieces, including puffer jackets, vests, baseball hats, and more. All apparel is adorned with the Team Wang logo and is now available for purchase. Our only source of confusion? The fact that the range has been dubbed Cookies. Uh, okay...?


Lila Moss announces that she will be walking the Fendi show.

That's the one taking place 27 January in Paris. Moss made the reveal via Instagram, showing off an image of her sporting 1920's inspired waves and elaborate earrings. Intriguing, alright. Fellow models Adwoa Aboah and Thatcher Thorton are also set to star in the show.


Stella McCartney taps several activists to be a part of her campaign with Adidas.

In an unprecedented move, the collab is fronted by feminists, environmentalists, and artists such as Lourdes Leon and Georgia Moot. McCartney then stepped forward to explain her decision in a statement. "I love seeing how each individual is working to protect the planet or their community in their own way," she stated, "and how they've each captured the collection in settings that celebrate their environment - serving as another reminder as to why it's so important we strive to protect it."


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