Plus Stella McCartney presents her fourth Disney collab and Justin Bieber takes over SSENSE Montreal.
Topshop is moving to Nordstrom Canada
The British fast-fashion brand came to The Hudson’s Bay a little over 10 years ago. But when ASOS purchased Topshop in 2021, it pulled it out of the Canadian department store. However, fans can now rejoice because, on April 1, Topshop is marking its triumphant return to Canada, this time at Nordstrom. For anyone looking to get their fill of millennial nostalgia and new Gen Z styles, both Topshop and Topman are now available at Nordstrom’s six Canadian stores and its Canadian e-commerce site.
Justin Bieber is coming to SSENSE
SSENSE and drew house want to invite you into a suburban oasis in celebration of their collaboration. The brand created by Justin Bieber and Ryan Good is taking over SSENSE Montreal from March 29 to April 3 to tease its new styles which are launching in May. The immersive experience is features a sneak peak at a few wishlist-worthy sweaters, hats and home goods.
It’s raining raincoats at Wuxly
Wuxly, the Canadian cold-weather favourite helmed by pro football player James Yurichuk, is set to keep you warm well into the spring season with the March 31 release of its new rainwear collection. The protective shells come with a removable interior vest for an extra layer of warmth during those pesky transitional wardrobe periods; it easily snaps in and out depending on your preference. The final touch? As per the brand’s sustainability ethos, each piece is constructed from recycled plastic bottles.
Levi’s Fresh is an ode to its heritage and vegetables
Denim is making its way from your closet to your kitchen with the release of Levi’s Fresh — a colourful collection of jeans, loungewear and accessories created using natural dyes from fruits, vegetables and minerals. Inspired by the brand’s Fresh Produce capsule collection from the seventies, 2022’s more sustainable styles feature novelty tabs that look as if they belong in a grocery aisle. Whether you wear the pastel pieces and their accompanying accouterments together or separately, there are no bad apples here.
Mejuri says “I do” to wedding bands
Mejuri is getting into the wedding game and looking good doing it. The Canadian jewellery brand is launching their first foray into wedding bands with styles available in recycled 14k white or yellow solid gold and responsibly sourced diamonds. In true Mejuri fashion, all of the rings are effortlessly elegant and perfect for any bride or groom looking for a more minimalist style.
Everlane introduces bags made from cactus leather
To mark the arrival of Earth month, Everlane is releasing a cactus leather capsule collection on April 1. The brand partnered with the founders of the plant-based textile Desserto — made entirely from Prickly Pear cactus — for the handbags, so expect the elevated aesthetic you know and love from Everlane mixed with materials that look good and do good.
Stella McCartney brings the nostalgia with her latest Disney collection
In times of stress, we look for comfort, so the timing couldn’t be more perfect for Stella McCartney’s fourth Disney collaboration, which offers both physically comfortable styles and a new interpretation of the nostalgic comfort movie Fantasia. Sorcerer Mickey is the star of the assortment and can be seen in various forms on sweaters, button-downs and jeans. But for true die-hard fans, there are also some lesser-known moments from the film captured in the clothing, including a rare poster from the ’40s. Look out for these whimsical wares from the British luxury house and the House of Mouse on April 4.
Embrace the clog with Melissa x Simon Miller
What do you get when you combine the minimalism of Simon Miller with the joyful aesthetic of Brazilian footwear label Melissa? You get a fun collection of easy-to-wear clogs and slides ready to be worn in the spring. In line with both brands’ commitment to promoting comfort and sustainability, the shoes are made with 100% recyclable PVC and Melissa’s signature “jelly” technology.
Goodee teams up with Obakki on celestial houseware
Canadian brands Goodee and Obakki have just released a collection of celestial stoneware pottery, and it doesn’t disappoint. The duo worked with Australian ceramicist Bianca Pintan to develop two plates and one bowl that feature organic silhouettes and a high gloss finish reminiscent of a lunar landscape. Fittingly called ‘The Moonstone Collection,’ all styles are available in black and white and are a great statement piece to add to any table.