The spotlight was on both the old (but gold) and the bold the past week, which was filled with new launches and comebacks alike.
COUNCIL OF FASHION DESIGNERS OF AMERICA (CFDA) AWARDS
June 5 | Manhattan, New York
Recognizing the finest in American fashion design, the CFDA Awards was held last June 5 at The Manhattan Center in New York. Raf Simons for Calvin Klein won big, bagging both the Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the Year, while Stuart Vevers for Coach received the Accessory Designer of the Year. The newly introduced Swarovski Emerging Talent Award was given to Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim of Monse, and the Swarovski Award for Positive Change was honored to Kenneth Cole. Demna Gvasalia of Vetements and Balenciaga, meanwhile, received the International Award.
UNIQLO SPORT SPRING/SUMMER 2017 COLLECTION
June 7 | Taguig City, Metro Manila
The latest line-up of Uniqlo Sport pieces were put to test during a boxing class at Flyweight in Bonifacio Global City. The spring/summer collection was about everyday apparel that can double as activewear, sure to be wardrobe staples for people who like a more seamless transition between their time for leisure and for physical activity. Highlights of the collection were the Dry-Ex t-shirt in mesh mapping that gives increased breathability, and the Dry-Ex shorts, also in mesh, that has improved quick-drying capabilities.
GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY X BURBERRY
June 9 | Saint Petersburg, Russia
Gosha Rubchinskiy launched his first collaboration with British brand Burberry alongside his sportswear and rave-themed spring/summer 2018 collection. The eight-piece collab was all about coats (one came in half-khaki and half-black), the shirt-and-shorts pairing with the signature Burberry check, and bucket hats.
NIKE AIR JORDAN 13 CHUTNEY LOW COMEBACK
June 10 | www.nike.com/snkrs
Michael Jordan’s 13th signature piece is back on the shelf after nearly two decades. Inspired by the black cat, the original colorway Chutney makes a comeback with the addition of iconic Jumpman logo in metallic gold. These low-tops are available in select Jordan Brand retailers worldwide and at Nike’s online store for $175.