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Innovations in Ibiza

May 23. 2018
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By The Nation

Loewe captures the flamboyance of the Balearic Islands with its new Paula’s Ibiza collection, evolving creative director Jonathan Anderson’s graphic use of texture and print by mixing and matching retro beach motifs with the Plumetis, Flags, Mermaids, Circus, and Birds prints.

The end result is a whimsical mix of polka dots, beach flags, mermaids, circus characters, and cartoon hummingbirds in vivid, multi-coloured combinations. Multiple prints clash in single garments, as tiered sun dresses, caftans, peasant blouses and patchwork denim meet fringed shorts, cotton pyjama separates, and terry towel ponchos or hoodies. Bucket hats, beach towels, pareos and silk scarves allow for artful layering on the go. 

See more of the collection at Loewe Pop-up Space in the Hall of Mirrors at Siam Paragon.

Inside out, outside in

Fashion brand Kingkan celebrates its sixth anniversary with a new range of prints hand-drawn by artist Kong Kantapol in playful looks and a new silhouette. The key pieces include a reversible shirt in classic white that can be worn on both sides.

Crystals with a fruity buzz

Like biting into a perfectly ripe piece of fruit, picked at the precise moment of peak flavour, Burt’s Bees, the earth-friendly natural skincare line from the US, introduces its “Flavour Crystals Lip Balm” captures the experience of our favourite juicy summer treats. Packed with small crystals of dried, concentrated juice, the balm is available in three luscious varieties: Fresh Squeezed Orange, Ripe Raspberry, and Tropical Pineapple, all complemented by beeswax, nourishing coconut oil and vitamin E.

Fashion for the face

Cosmetic brand Nars fetes the arrival of the Western summer by collaborating once again with long-time fashion design partner, Erdem Moralioglu. The designer brings his nostalgic romance and dreamlike narrative to beauty with the limited-edition Erdem for Nars Strange Flowers Collection, a custom designed palette of demure and daring shades for eyes, lips and cheeks along with Nars’ first lip powder palette and blotting paper. The highly coveted 13-piece capsule collection is encased in sophisticated soft-touch packaging adorned with one of three original floral prints Erdem created for the collaboration. 


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