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From Daniel Arsham’s Pokémon x UNIQLO T-shirts to Jennie’s Gentle Monster sunglasses.
Quarantine is affording us ample opportunities to online shop, a pastime that hasn’t been lost on brands such as YEEZY, UNIQLO and adidas Originals, all set to release anticipated collaborations and collections in the coming weeks.
Kanye West and adidas Originals will introduce a new YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 colorway, “Linen.” The Three Stripes brand has also teamed up with NIGO of HUMAN MADE for an update on the Superstar 80s. As for apparel, artist Daniel Arsham will kick off his collaboration with Pokémon with a range of UNIQLO UT T-shirts featuring illustrations of beloved characters Pikachu, Jigglypuff and Mewtwo.
Beauty lovers can look forward to the launch of Dior Makeup‘s “Color Games” collection full of electric, statement shades perfect for experimenting with at home. For those wanting to recreate a sun-kissed glow indoors, ILIA Beauty has introduced a range of vegan bronzers and highlighters.
Keep reading for the best product releases this week.
Release Date: Available now
Release Price: $34 USD, available at ILIA Beauty’s website.
The DayLite Powder, a highlighter, and NightLite Powder, a bronzer, arrive in two shades each and boast vegan, cruelty-free formulations. Infused with pearl pigments, both products are easily buildable for natural to dramatic finishes.
Release Date: April 18
Release Price: Approximately $220 USD, available at the Dover Street Market website.
Kiko Kostadinov and ASICS have joined forces once again for a new colorway of the GEL-Kiril, this time in “Ice.” The collaborative sneaker overlays a bright blue diamond-pattern upper atop a yellow mesh base, making for a color combination that packs a visual punch.
Kanye West and adidas Originals’ latest iteration of the YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 arrives in “Linen,” a fresh colorway constructed of a neutral beige Primeknit upper accented with a grey Monofilament side stripe. Coordinating grey trim lines the collar while a beige BOOST midsole matches tonal rope laces.
Release Date: April 21 at 12 p.m. EST (9 a.m. PST)
Release Price: $26 to $42 USD, available at the SKIMS website.
Kim Kardashian‘s latest SKIMS release introduces essential underwear and loungewear in comfortable ribbed nylon. Thongs, briefs, sports bras and bike shorts arrive in off-white “Bone,” military “Slate Green” and deep brown “Soot.”
Release Date: April 21
Release Price: $130 to $260 USD, available at Gentle Monster’s website.
K-pop star Jennie of BLACKPINK updates Gentle Monster sunglasses and eyewear accessories with her own unique flair. Frames range from wire-rimmed oval to rectangular tortoiseshell while glasses chains are rendered in delicate silver and chunky chainlink.
Release Date: April 24
Release Price: Approximately $10 to 13 USD at the UNIQLO website.
For his latest project, artist Daniel Arsham imagines popular Pokémon characters including Pikachu and Jigglypuff in the style of his famous crystallized statue series. Arsham’s renderings are printed on a range of T-shirts, the first installment of the his partnership with Pokémon set to run throughout the entire year.
Release Date: April 24
Release Price: $140 USD, available at HBX.
HUMAN MADE, the Japanese brand helmed by streetwear legend NIGO, has collaborated with adidas Originals on three versions of the Superstar 80s. Arriving in all-white, black-white and white-black, the sneaker touts the phrase “GEARS FOR FUTURISTIC TEENAGERS” and is branded with HUMAN MADE’s heart emblem at the heel.
Release Date: May 1
Release Price: $40 to $107 USD, available at all Dior Makeup counters (excluding Sephora).
Inspired by the world of sports, Dior’s upcoming “Color Games” makeup collection includes eyeshadow palettes, eyeshadow sticks, bronzer and lip gloss in a range of vibrant shades. The 5 Couleurs Color Games eyeshadow palette in “Dive” offers electric blue and pink alongside eggplant purple while “Spirit” features warmer shades including orange, chocolate brown and rosy pink.