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It’s the weekend, baby!
And boy, did it fly by. We saw Drake and Kanye reunite, Harry Styles’ beauty brand Pleasing sold out in less than a week, the Grammy Award nominees were announced, and Nike is having some supply chain issues.
The Woolmark Prize Finalists were announced, Marcus Rashford teamed up with Burberry to distribute books to children, and Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers were found guilty.
As December is right around the corner, brands are getting ready for the holiday season in full swing. Balenciaga dropped bedsheets and Christmas ornaments, and Gucci released a $600 pen that’s the ultimate stocking-stuffer.
On the footwear side, Nike revealed the Air Jordan 1 Low “Carnivore,” Levi’s and Woolmark made renewable a boot, and Vans x Ray Barbee x Leica created a three-way collection.
Finally, we asked whether the new MacBook Pro is really worth the money, and had a brutally honest conversation about Black Friday.
Catch up on everything you might have missed below.
The Bike Is Fashion’s New Favorite Accessory
“You get a bike! And you get a bike! That’s basically what the past year in fashion has looked like.”
Lebron James X Liverpool Is Coming & It Might Be Just the Beginning
“A potential merchandise tie-up between Nike, LeBron James, and Liverpool has been in the offing for the past two years or so. According to new reports, we could be seeing it shortly.”
Arc’Teryx’s Alpha SV Might Be Overkill, but Who Cares?
The Alpha SV, an Arc’teryx flagship product, is probably overkill for day-to-day use, but who cares? It’s still one of its best.
Apparently, It Took Activism to Squash Kanye & Drake’s Beef
“Of all the people who’ve suffered the brunt of Kanye’s ire, though, few have taken it to the chin like Drake: from disses to doxxes, Drizzy’s weathered it all. So when news broke of the forthcoming Kanye & Drake concert, fans were understandably baffled by the sudden change of heart.”
Equating ‘DONDA’ Vests With Birkin Bags at Christie’s
“We caught up with Caitlin Donovan, Christie’s American Head of Department VP for Handbags & Accessories, to break down some of the best bits from “Handbags x HYPE.”
Justin Bieber’s Latest Style Inspo? The Backstreet Boys
“For his wife Hailey Bieber’s birthday, Justin got dressed in a white tee, long leather jacket, black trousers, and a beanie – and he looks straight out of the Backstreet Boys. If you photoshopped him onto the cover of Backstreet’s Back, or even Backstreet Boys, we are sure nobody would be able to tell.”