Editor obsessions: Gifts for a great cause and a new way to fuel your shoe addiction
A roundup of the exclusive and exciting releases that got us talking this week.
Burberry releases a new, limited edition poncho
Starting today, you’ll be able to get your hands on a limited edition Burberry poncho, available at just 6 North American stores (Vancouver’s Alberni street is the only Canadian locale). Like the brand’s iconic scarves, the reversible, wool-cashmere blend poncho is made in Scotland, and will also be available for purchase online. Quantities are limited, so consider yourself warned.
Michael Kors releases a new campaign for the holidays
If the holidays send you into a gifting frenzy, you’re not the only one. Watch Nina Agdal pack everything from an iPhone to a turkey in Michael Kors’ new video as part of the brand’s #JustBecause campaign. Watch the full video here.
Shoes.com opens a pop-up shop on Toronto’s Queen Street West
Shoes.com, the multi-brand online footwear mecca, is set to launch their Queen Street West pop-up shop on December 3rd. The storefront carries a curated selection of brands along with styles from in-house brands Hardy Design Works, PIKA, and Richer Poorer Socks. While it runs the pop-up shop, the shoe giant is working to expand and open up a permanent retail store in March 2016. As if you needed another factor to fuel your shoe addiction.
Aviator Nation brings California cool to Toronto
Aviator Nation has brought all things Cali-cool to Toronto via Standard Apparel’s new pop-up shop. Located at 1066 Yonge Street, you can expect to find beach life essentials like vintage-style t-shirts, retro hoodies and beanies. Let’s all imagine laying beachside while listening to The O.C. soundtrack – what winter?
Rudsak teams up with MusiCounts
Music, according to Rudsak’s founder Evik Asatoorian, is in the brand’s DNA, and the latest initiative from the rock ’n’ roll label is a perfect fit. Rudsak has designed a leather bracelet for MusiCounts, a charitable organization that works to provide after-school music programs to Canadian youth. $10 from every bracelet will be donated to the organization’s Band Aid program. Consider the bracelet the perfect stocking stuffer for the audiophile in your life.
Pamela Love’s meaningful collection for eBay
Celebrated jewellery designer Pamela Love has teamed up with eBay on an exclusive rose-gold-plated collection. The pieces are priced under $100, with all of proceeds going to the CFDA’s charitable initiative, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. The collection goes on sale December 1st. Mark your calendar!