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TT Vol. 63
90's Jewelry, Collared Knit Dresses, Jil Sander FW21 Campaign, Nike x Ambush Campaign & The White Lotus
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In the accessories world, we’re seeing 90’s jewelry coming back. We mentioned Homer last week, which is Spencer’s Gifts at a luxury price point. But there are also friendship bracelets and chokers, like these from Ian Charms:
We’re seeing lots of collared knit dresses popping up for FW21. There’s this one from David Koma:
And this one from Bottega Veneta:
These are all super comfortable to wear around the house for calls, and for going out after WFH is over. Transition wear! People are looking for items that can do it all.
Shot in Tuscany in April, it’s too good not to include a few photos from the campaign here. We have a soft spot for both Italy and Luke and Lucie from Jil Sander, so this one spoke to us.
Somehow I missed this campaign, but really enjoyed everything about the recent Ambush campaign for Yoon Ahn’s recent Nike project.
It has an A-list celeb attached to it (Megan Thee Stallion), an excellent color story and an amazing assets. I wonder if that motorcycle actually works.
While Nike is excellent at churning out special product, this release somehow feels more elevated and differentiated. It’s like a fun, less serious version of the ninja meets BDSM of Matthew M. Williams for Nike. Rarely does the the apparel component of a Nike release outshine the footwear, but here it does.
Side note: I came across this via Jing Daily, an English language newsletter that focuses on the “business of luxury in China.”
We started watching White Lotus, a new HBO series that debuted a few weeks ago. It’s set at an expensive hotel in Maui (filmed at the Four Seasons Wailea), and follows the interactions between the wealthy guests and the staff. Everything from the watercolor graphics in the introduction, to the choral Hawaiian music, is well done.
The tone is really unique: hilarious dialogue pared with a really creepy, dark undercurrent to the plot. Everyone hates each other, but it’s all below the surface and most interactions among the guests and staff are pleasantly benign until things boil over. Jennifer Coolidge’s character is the exception here, who is on a completely different wavelength than everyone else.
The books that the two teenager girls read by the pool and on the beach have attracted their own coverage. I know we are always squinting and pausing to look at the titles. We were dying laughing listening to them trash talk the guests on the boat ride in to the resort.
There is a lot going on beneath the surface here, and we’re looking forward to seeing how this wraps up at the end of the season.
Chris & Raquel
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