The BAE Bulletin: Here's When and Where to Cop This Week's Best Releases
Including collabs from Simone Rocha x H&M, as well as CdG PLAY x Nike x Converse.
As we head into the warmer seasons, brands are rolling out hot releases spanning ready-to-wear apparel, swimwear, makeup and more. Our favorite drops are dominated by anticipated collaborations featuring the likes of Simone Rocha x H&M and COMME des GARÇONS PLAY x Nike x Converse.
The Swedish retailer has joined forces with the Irish designer for a romantic collection of puffed-sleeved dresses, as well as coats and skirts. In streetwear, CdG PLAY has created co-branded hoodies and tees with Nike and Converse, while Palace is continuing its adidas partnership with a mini capsule.
Elsewhere, Frankies Bikinis has enlisted Hailee Steinfeld for a series of swimwear and apparel for the summer. Yixi Chen-helmed C2H4 is expanding its womenswear offerings with the “Case #R003 ‘My Own Private Planet’” range. Rounding out our list are Pat McGrath Labs and Fenty Beauty with their splurge-worthy makeup goods.
Scroll down for some of the best releases of the week.
Release Date: March 5
Release Price: TBC, available at C2H4’s website.
Los Angeles-based C2H4 has revealed its newest womenswear offerings featuring loose-fitted suits and monogram knit tops. The chic styles are adorned with silver hardware, with standouts including chain tie tacks. In addition to the “Case #R003 ‘My Own Private Planet’” collection, the label is also introducing the Badged Mini Guitar Bag, which can be worn cross-body or as a backpack.
Release Date: March 5
Release Price: TBC, available at Pat McGrath Labs’ website.
Pat McGrath Labs is bringing back the LiquiLUST Liquid Lipstick, one of its most popular makeup products. The formula boasts a matte finish with long-lasting pigments that keep the lips moisturized throughout the day. A teardrop-shaped applicator allows for even application. Newly added shades include burgundy, fuchsia, fire red and more.
Getting ready for the hot summer days, Rihanna is introducing a blurring body tint dubbed Body Sauce for Fenty Beauty. The sweat-resistant product is a gel-cream that improves the appearance of any blemishes and imperfections on the skin, and arrives in seven shades catering to diverse skin tones.
COMME des GARÇONS PLAY has teamed up with Nike and Converse for its “PLAY TOGETHER” wardrobe essentials. The CdG PLAY line’s signature heart motif can be found on gray hoodies, striped shirts and white tees alongside the American brands’ logos.
Release Date: March 5 at 11 a.m. GMT in the UK, and 11 a.m. EST in the U.S. March 6 at 11 a.m. JST in Japan, and at 11 a.m. CST in China.
Release Price: TBC, available at Palace’s online store, and via WeChat in China.
For its fourth spring release, Palace has created everyday basics with vibrant graphics. In addition, the London brand has partnered with adidas for select apparel items. The collection is rounded out with Leaning Tower of Pisa-themed crewneck sweaters, as well as corduroy shirts adorned with animal graphics.
Release Date: March 9
Release Price: TBC, available at Frankies Bikinis’ web store.
Taking inspiration from ’70s vintage prints, Frankies Bikinis has crafted a swimwear and apparel collection with Hailee Steinfeld. Bright colors and groovy patterns take over bikinis, halter dresses, button-down shirts and more. Keeping sustainability in mind, the chiffon garments are made with 100 percent viscose.
Release Date: March 11
Release Price: TBC, available at H&M’s website.
One of the most anticipated collaborations of the season, the Simone Rocha x H&M range features puffed sleeve looks signature to the designer’s romantic collections. Fusing high fashion with high street, the duo has created an array of designs ranging from dresses and coats, to necklaces and headbands.