The BAE Bulletin: Here’s When and Where to Cop This Week’s Best Drops
Including these Rick Owens x Birkenstock sandals.
Another week, another batch of covetable collaborations is releasing. With Coachella Weekend One setting the mood for the festival season, fashion and beauty brands alike are beginning to heat things up by launching their Spring/Summer 2018 collections. From Alexander Wang‘s third capsule collection for adidas Originals, to NICOPANDA‘s makeup collaboration with MAC, style lovers can expect to get their hands on a bunch of new, hot releases this week.
Read on for our latest BAE Bulletin roundup, prepare your wallets and get ready to shop.
The classic Birkenstock sandals have received its most stylish update yet. Tapping designer Rick Owens, the footwear brand is releasing a lineup of summer-ready silhouettes crafted with ultra luxe materials and avant-garde details — think textured pony hair finish and elongated, buckle straps. Arriving in a neutral color palette of earth tones and grey hues, the collection is extremely versatile and is a must-have in your spring wardrobe.
Release Date: April 18
Release Price: $18-50 USD, available to shop online and in-store at MAC
Fashion designer Nicola Formichetti is branching into the beauty category this season with the release of the NICOPANDA x MAC makeup collection. Staying true to the brand’s playful aesthetics, the co-branded range features a lineup of lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows and more in eye-catching, vibrant shades. There are even makeup brushes adorned with the brand’s signature panda head logo. Take a look at the campaign images above for some festival beauty inspo.
Release Date: April 19 (online), April 20 (in-store)
Release Price: $4-60 USD, available at Uniqlo’s web store and retail locations
Following a well-received first collaboration, JW Anderson and Uniqlo have linked up once again to debut their Spring/Summer 2018 range. Inspired by Britain’s picturesque Brighton Pier, the new range is filled with romantic, nautical motifs. Standout items include striped tees and button-up shirts, a colorblock windbreaker, a denim jacket as well as matching bucket hats. Preview the unisex collection by scrolling through above.
Kat Von D Beauty is about to release its biggest brow collection ever. Featuring three new products, including the 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade, Brow Struck Dimension Powder and Signature Brow Precision Pencil, the release promises to help you achieve the perfect brow no matter what your preference is. In particular, the brow pomade arrives in 16 different shades ranging from neutral hues to fluorescent colors, and can even be mixed to create your ideal shade. Feast your eyes on the entire range above.
Release Date: April 21
Release Price: TBC, available at select PUMA stockists like Size?
PUMA and artist Shantell Martin have teamed up for the second drop of their Spring/Summer 2018 collection. As a continuation of their first capsule, the new range is characterized by whimsical doodles and the use of unexpected materials. The Clyde Clear, which is crafted with a see-through upper, is sure to become a popular silhouette among sneaker-loving ladies. Check out the Basket, the Platform X and the Leadcat slide as well in the gallery above.
Following the release of their Season 2 range from last year, Alexander Wang and Three Stripes are set to launch their third capsule collection this season. This time around, the designer has looked to factory errors and inconsistencies for inspiration, creating apparel, footwear and accessories that are equal parts sporty and offbeat. Mark your calendars, because the 13-piece line is sure to fly off the shelves quickly.