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Gucci Lands connected Long Island, Hermès Gets Sporty, and Louis Vuitton Celebrates a Bicentennial
Published on: August 3, 2022
Photo courtesy of Gucci
A large portion of our jobs successful the goop manner section is getting distracted. It’s encouraged. That’s due to the fact that sifting done the latest and top successful art, culture, travel, and—of course—fashion is however we support inspiration levels high. We created this file to stock up-and-coming collaborations, exhibitions that deed a spectrum of taste touchpoints, notable store openings, and thing other we anticipation gets you arsenic excited arsenic it gets us.
In this edition: an East Hampton soiree to observe Gucci’s caller edifice collection, a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk for the astrologically inclined, workout classes featuring Hermès accessories (yes, really), and more.
GUCCI IN THE HAMPTONS
Open for its 2nd summertime arsenic a imperishable outpost, the Gucci store successful East Hampton—all ocean-blue walls, plush velvet armchairs, rattan furniture, and gorgeous brass fixtures—is stocked with everything you request to soak up each past spot of the season. You’ll find monogrammed bucket hats (how cute?), a red-white-and-blue two-piece cleanable for Labor Day play (it is, aft all, the summertime of the matching set), and chevron-striped formation totes finished with affluent leather trim and location-specific tags. It’s each portion of the brand’s resort collection, which it celebrated with a nothing-short-of-fabulous soiree astatine the location of stylist Elizabeth Saltzman. Mark Ronson DJ’ed. Local vino from Wölffer was flowing. The Richard Meier–designed modernist operation connected the spot was lit up aft dark. Like we said: fabulous.
FASHION MEETS FITNESS
Three luxury brands task into the workout world.
Earlier this month, Hermès took implicit the Hollywood Athletic Club for a four-day lawsuit dubbed HermèsFit. The space—which featured a climbing wall, a boxing ring, and branded seat presses and kettlebells—was wholly reimagined successful the maison’s iconic orange. Also on-site: a photograph booth, caller juices, and workout classes featuring Hermès accessories (think stretching with H belts, kickboxing with bangles). Lighthearted? Yes. Luxe? That too.
Leave it to Miuccia Prada to bring backmost the tennis skirt. In the brand’s autumn 2022 ready-to-wear collection, we saw pleated minis and matching polos styled arsenic mundane deterioration with socks, loafers, scarves, and coats. “It’s truthful chic,” says Ali Pew, goop’s originative and editorial manner director. “I emotion that you could deterioration these pieces to the bureau and, hypothetically, spell consecutive from your past telephone to the court.”
GUCCI X ADIDAS
While this collab isn’t precisely breaking quality (it launched backmost connected June 7), we thought it deserved to beryllium included because, well, it’s iconic. It started with Gucci’s originative director, Alessandro Michele, riffling done the adidas archive—and ended with a monolithic postulation of clothing, shoes, bags, and accessories, each cobranded with the adidas trefoil and Gucci GG’s.
NEW JEWELRY HITS THE GOOP SHOP
Our buyers are perpetually connected the lookout for the coolest brands crossed each category. This month, they struck gold.
After earning her creation past grade and interning astatine some Christie’s and Sotheby’s, Cece Fein Hughes started designing jewelry successful 2018. Her hand-enameled pendants and signet rings—inspired by the painted armor of Celtic warriors and the gilded headpieces of Byzantine princesses, on with her emotion of fairy tales and carnal totems—are ethereal and profoundly symbolic.
If you’re looking for unsocial pieces that won’t interruption the bank, the British marque Daphine does not disappoint. Each item—from the bezel-set tennis necklace to the chunky sunburst ringing to (our favorite) the red-tourmaline-embellished charm bracelet—is sustainably crafted from 18-karat-gold-plated recycled brass. Meaning arsenic agelong arsenic you debar swimming oregon showering successful it, you’ll beryllium capable to bask it for seasons to come.
Yvonne Léon grew up successful a household of jewelers, truthful becoming 1 herself seemed astir similar an inevitability. The Parisian autochthonal finds inspiration each astir her—at flea markets, museums, vintage shops, adjacent successful her grandmother’s jewelry box—and creates delicate, whimsical designs for the modern woman. We’re particularly fond of her chains, which play with nexus sizes and mixed metals to delightful effect.
LOUIS VUITTON X SUSAN MILLER TRUNK
Anyone with adjacent the mildest involvement successful astrology knows Susan Miller and has apt visited her obsessed-over tract Astrology Zone (and its offshoot apps, books, et al.) for celestial insight. For this project, Miller contextualized Monsieur Vuitton’s life’s enactment with 1 of her signature prima charts—a fascinating read. Then she re-created what the star strategy looked similar connected the greeting helium was born, 200 years ago, and enactment it inside—what else?—a trunk. The portion is portion of a traveling exhibition of 200 trunks designed by visionaries from Frank Gehry to Gloria Steinem (there’s adjacent 1 designed by LEGO). Next stop: Beverly Hills.
DROGHERIA CRIVELLINI FOR ATTERSEE
Some of our favourite collaborations are the unexpected ones. Case successful point: Attersee, a newcomer from NYC with a penchant for linen, stripes, and Gustav Klimt, and Drogheria Crivellini, an Italian shoemaker with a heavy committedness to sustainability and a past that dates backmost to 1955. The postulation of slip-ons and Mary Janes stays existent to some brands—and looks insanely cute doing it.