"The List" is PAPER's definitive roundup of the most important fashion launches of the month. From store openings to new podcasts, collaborations, initiatives, campaigns, pop-ups, capsules and product releases, we've curated the most exclusive and special style announcements from around the world. Scroll through, below, to see what's in store for June.
Polaroid Partners With Keith Herring For Pride
Courtesy of Polaroid
The camera brand has always been about capturing life's most intimate moments, something the late gay artist Keith Herring knew well. To celebrate this year's Pride, Polaroid is honoring the New York street artist's work with the launch of a new instant film camera. Emblazoned with Herrings signature iconography in white, black, and red, the new camera makes everyone an artist in their own unique way.
The Keith Herring x Polaroid camera and film are available for purchase now on Polaroid's website.
Lola Rykiel's First Pompom Store Is Officially Open
Courtesy of Pompom
Lola Rykiel, granddaughter of the iconic late designer Sonia Rykiel, has officially opened the doors to her first boutique for Pompom, the label she started in 2019 known for its velour athleisure pieces and rhinestoned tracksuits. The 350-square foot space, located in the Saint Germain neighborhood of Paris, was formerly a Sonia Rykiel boutique back in the day and features the "atelier bling" — an area in the back room where customers can personalize their velour with their initials or cheeky motifs like cigarettes, lexomil pills or a pair of cherries.
Pompom is open now and is located at 8, Rue de Grenelle in Paris, France.
Evan Mock Explores New York City in New Film for Rimowa
The skater-turned-model-turned Gossip Girl reboot star has teamed up with Rimowa for an experimental short film, No Where, directed by Luisa Opalesky and cinematographer Steven Rico. Creatively led by Mock, the short film follows the star throughout New York City as he navigates the city and a fleeting European love interest. While Mock explains that the film's voiceover had "nothing to do with what we were shooting," the collaboration highlights "the contrast of having two different things work together." We love a good juxtaposition.
Mock shows off Rimowa's cross-body messenger bag which is modeled after the brand's signature grooved aluminum design. In his signature pink buzz-cut and flowing pleated trousers, Mock is oh-so cool while exploring the local New York City haunts—the subway, the ferry, and the city's sprawling parks.
Chanel and Tribeca Festival Partner for Artistic Collaboration
French luxury fashion house Chanel has teamed up with the Tribeca Festival for a collaboration that celebrates 20 years of the Tribeca Festival Art Awards. Enlisting the help of over 60 creatives, the collaboration titled "Art is New York / New York Is Art" explores the rebirth of New York City post-pandemic through the lens of the city's most talented artists.
In addition to the emotive artwork, the collaboration features a short film with artists Julian Schnabel, Donna Ferrato, and Chuck D discussing their work and intimate bond with New York City. Chanel and the Tribeca Festival's collaboration will culminate in a 25th anniversary screening of Julian Schnabel's remastered film, Basquiat on June 17th.
Maison Kitsuné Releases Pride Capsule Collection
Maison Kitsuné is launching their first-ever gender neutral capsule collection for Pride Month. The range of rainbow-themed t-shirts, tote bags, and baseball hats is meant to express support for the LGBTQIA+ community and features a rainbow version of the brand's iconic fox mascot. 15% of net sales will be donated to The Trevor Project—a nonprofit oranization focused on suicide prevention amongst LGBTQIA+ youth. To culminate a month-long celebration, the brand will also host a "Pride Party '' in New York City to highlight community voices, activists, and artists.
Available starting June 9 at maisonkitsune.com and in select Maison Kitsuné stores.
Rickey Thompson Collabs With Wildflower Cases
Making the case for your most important accessory being your phone, Internet personality Rickey Thompson is debuting a new iPhone case with LA-based label, Wildflower Cases. Headed by socialite sisters Sydney and Devon Carlson, the new tropical orange and blue phone case is giving major coconut girl vibes.
"I've always loved the summer and I really wanted to create something that would give off that fun summer vibe," Thompson said. "I'm obsessed with the colors we used - they were inspired by the 70s."
The Rickey Thompson collaboration is available on Wildflower Cases' webstore now.
Artist and filmmaker Lucien Smith has joined forces with Adidas Originals for a multi-faceted collaboration. Titled "Fire Finder," the comedic short film looks into the world of Smith's nonprofit Serving the People. The film documents a fireman through a series of vignettes, music, and dance and features cameos from Julia Fox, Arsun Sorrenti, and others.
To supplement the enigmatic film, Smith is releasing 200 customized Adidas Forum sneakers crafted using the artist's "rain painting" technique. The proceeds from the sneakers will go directly to the artist's nonprofit that helps young artists navigate the gallery sphere and commercial market.
"Euphoria's" Sydney Sweeney Stars in Parade’s New Campaign
Sydney's collaboration with the indie underwear brand is what Gen-Z dreams are made of. Acting as the first celebrity face of the Forbes-highlighted lingerie company, Sweeney stuns in Parade's newest campaign for their latest Silky Mesh collection. Featuring genderless bottoms and supportive tops, Parade has no-doubt been changing the intimates game across social media for the last few years, donating $20,000 to Planned Parenthood of New York for this drop.
You can shop Parade's latest Silky Mesh drop on their website now.
Saks Honors Stonewall Inn For Pride
Located in the heart of Manhattan, Saks Fifth Avenue Department Store is another cultural touchstone alongside the iconic Stonewall Inn. In honor of Pride, the luxury shopping center is partnering with Stonewall's charity endeavor, the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, to transform both insides and outsides of the store. Throughout June, two interactive exhibits inside the store focusing on the history of the 1969 riots and allyship will be available for customers to walk through. Saks' signature window displays will also be transformed for Pride, showcasing never before seen archival images of the Queer rights movement. The celebration continues online, with Saks featuring prominent LGBTQIA+ artists and activists on social media and on The Edit.
You can view Saks Pride Month windows now at the flagship store through Wednesday, June 23. The "History Experience," and "Allyship Experience," exhibitions are set to open Monday, June 21.
Helmut Lang Collaborates With Hank Willis Thomas
Helmut Lang has enlisted the help of artist Hank Willis Thomas for a limited-edition collection of ready-to-wear titled "It's Not About You." Toying with the artist's text-based work "It's All About You," the 10-piece unisex collection similarly explores several printing techniques. Photographed by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., the collection is an authentic exploration of community and perception. 15% of proceeds from the collaboration will benefit the Incarceration Nations Network which concentrates on global prison reform initiatives.
Available now at HelmutLang.com
Bottega Veneta's Williamsburg Pop-Up
Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Bottega Veneta's pop-up store includes a bevy of the brand's most sought after handbags, shoes, and ready-to-wear pieces. Built during the end of the 19th-century, the pop-up space was originally used as a bank and later, a creative studio and artist space. The brand's padded cassettes and luxurious leathers look even better against the cold interior of the space—we love a good juxtaposition. Mixing elements of old and new, the pop-up store wholly embodies the ethos of Bottega Veneta
The store, located at 33 Grand Street, will be open until the end of September.
Ludovic de Saint Sernin Collaborates With Jack Taylor Lovatt
Courtesy of Ludovic de Saint Sernin
Following the brand's Spring/Summer 2021 "Don't Ruin my Fantasy" collection, Ludovic de Saint Sernin unveiled an equally emotive collaboration for Pride Month. Designed in partnership with London-based artist Jack Taylor Lovatt, the collaboration explores themes of intimacy and freedom. A portion of the collection's sales will be donated to a charity—handpicked by Lovatt— benfiting LGBTQIA+ community.
Jacquemus x Mytheresa Capsule Collection
Just in time for the summer months, French label Jacquemus has released a captivatingly colorful collection in collaboration with luxury retailer Mytheresa. The 13-piece capsule collection features iconic house codes and colors—lots of pinks, reds, and Summer-ready silhouettes. Incorporating clean-cut lines and subtle design details, the capsule collection perfectly embodies the breezy origins of Jacquemus. And yes, the collection includes the famed Bambino and Chiquito bags.
Available now at MyTheresa.com
Dioriviera Pop-up Boutique in Montecito, California
Rosewood Miramar Beach is the site of the French maison's latest pop-up experience. Located in the heart of Southern California's luxurious Montecito shores, the high-end boutique experience celebrates the label's Dioriviera summer capsule. Three distinct bungalow suites transport guests into a tropical paradise with the brand's signature toile de Jouy prints for purchase on ready-to-wear garments and home goods accessories like folding chairs. It's giving ultimate Big Little Lies vibes.
The Dioriviera pop-up is open now at the Rosewood Miramar Boutique in Montecito, California until September 6.
Anna Sui Launches Mesh Capsule with Neiman Marcus
Celebrated New York-based designer Anna Sui is launching a limited-edition capsule collection of mesh pieces. The garments, a grunge, rock-band take on summer florals, include skirts, dresses and blouses. Her last mesh collection sold out almost instantly with long waitlists, so eager fashionphiles must make sure to act quick this time around.
The New York-based jewelry brand, a favorite among gift-giving romantics, is celebrating connection, joy, and emotion across all gender expressions and sexualities. With their latest video campaign for Pride Month, "Stand For Love," Tiffany sits down with New Yorkers to get raw and real about the things that matter most to them. Recognizing that LGBTQIA+ love has no set month timeframe, the jewelry brand has donated to both the Ali Forney Center and SAGE.