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TT Vol. 73
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, CFDA's, Jil Sander+ x Arc'teryx, Tiffany & Co. x Supreme & Daniel Lee
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We saw some images this week of Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, the oldest of the Angela Jolie and Brad Pitt’s biological children. She looks exactly like both her parents, it’s uncanny.
She’s 15 year old, and have to imagine she is going to take the Lily-Rose Depp route and start modeling pretty soon.
The second biggest collab of the week was Jil Sander+ and Arc’teryx linking up. We love how utterly superfluous the whole collection is; is there really a customer for a $2600 Gore-Tex Ski Overall with an offset zipper? Well maybe, since it’s already sold out. In fact, most of the collection is sold out.
Projects like this are a great excuse to push price point and silhouette, and like that the brands went really hard into technical outwear.2
The product itself was not the most exciting - a pearl necklace was maybe the most unique piece, and is commanding a high price on the secondary market. We would have liked to have seen Supreme’s take on a diamond ring - a lost opportunity to emulate the likes of up-and-coming brands like Seb Brown or Bleue Burnham.
Most interesting here is the positing of a hard luxury “drop” - not something you see from brands like Cartier, Van Cleef or Bulgari. It’s more familiar in the watch space, but less so for jewelry. We see this as a bid for Tiffany & Co. to reach a younger customer who may be priced out of its diamond product.
Bottega Veneta’s dynamo creative director will be leaving the brand immediately. Lee famously resuscitated the house when he joined in 2018, replacing Tomas Maier who had been creative director for 17 years. Sales quickly sky rocketed once Lee was running the show, and it seemed like he had free reign to do as he pleased. This shoot certainly exuded confidence.
If you own any Lee-era Bottega, hold on to it as everything is immediately a collector’s item. Think Phoebe Philo-era Celine.
Raquel & Chris
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Best guess? Lee wanted more power and control than Kering was willing to give. See his so-so show in out-of-the-way Detroit.
Probably starting his own line - he should have no trouble finding investors.