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A Lot Happened In Fashion For June — Here’s What You Need To Know

From brand campaigns to fashion collabs.

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Valentin Herfray
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It’s safe to say everyone is booked and busy this month. Summer came in full force and with it, travel and OOO season. Indeed, that beach trip you’ve been planning since the beginning of the year is next week. So if you’re currently stressing over what to wear on said excursion, you can rest easy: June’s fashion news is brimming with new must-have products and can’t-miss collaborations that’ll offer you easy outfit ideas and shopping opportunities. Not to mention, there are plenty of cool brand campaigns to draw your next style inspiration from, too.

Even if you aren’t traveling to a faraway sandy shore this month, chances are you’ll need some new swimsuits to wear to the local pool (or, you know, just sunbathing on the lawn). Enter the Summersalt and Diane von Furstenberg collaboration. The capsule collection, which is priced from $60 to $125, fuses the swimwear brand’s best-selling designs with the New York’s designer cheery, feel-good prints. Additionally, Saks exclusive drop with Brunello Cucinelli offers ready-to-wear pieces like a silky striped dress or breezy linen pants for rooftop cocktail hour and boating days alike.

To stay up to date with all the sartorial happenings, keep scrolling below.

Reformation Introduces A Capsule Wardrobe With Laura Vassar

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Reformation collaborated with Laura Vassar, designer and co-founder of Brock Collection, on one of its most luxurious capsules ever: The Collection. Focusing on timeless silhouettes, the 18-piece assortment, priced from $320 to $980, includes dresses and knits. In other words, consider the lavish lineup a one-stop shop for all your summer wardrobe needs.

Ella Emhoff Celebrates Ganni’s Newest Store

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On June 29, fashion girl-favorite label Ganni opened its first store in New York’s West Village neighborhood. To ring in its newest location, the brand tapped tastemaker and local artist Ella Emhoff to create art that will reside in the store. “I look to Ganni for inspiration in a lot of my work and life in general,” she said in the press release. “There’s so much color and energy in the pieces and community that bring a sense of excitement to everything around it. I wanted to really emulate that feeling in these pieces I created for the new store.”

Calvin Klein Drops A New Campaign


For its Spring 2023 campaign, Calvin Klein enlisted a cast of athletes, including Alex Morgan, Chloe Kelly, Kenza Dali, Mana Iwabuchi, and Mary Fowler. Shot and directed by acclaimed photographer Brianna Capozzi, the imagery spotlights each talent in the brand’s signature styles, like cotton underwear, bootcut jeans, and trucker jackets.

Charles & Keith Partners With thredUP

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To propel its message of environmental responsibility, Charles & Keith has partnered with thredUP to launch “RE-Purpose,” an online resale program that allows its U.S. customers to resell gently-worn items for Charles & Keith shopping credit. How it works: customers can visit the site to generate a prepaid shipping label from charleskeith.thredup.com, fill any shippable box or bag with apparel, shoes, and accessories from any brand in their closet, and ship it to thredUP for free. For items that sell on thredUP, customers will then receive credit that can be used both online and in-store.

Bloomingdale’s Celebrates The ‘Barbie’ Movie

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Everyone is excited for the new Barbie movie and Bloomingdale’s wants to tap into that energy with its in-store and online activations. Here’s what you can expect from the retailer: a Barbie Dream House Pop-Up Shop, Barbie window takeovers, and cool fashion collaborations. The first launch is a ready-to-wear drop with AQUA, offering pieces like a sequin dress and pink platform shoes that’ll surely help you master the Barbiecore trend.

St. John Spotlights Jewelry Designer Christina Caruso

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Luxury fashion brand St. John continues its mission to celebrate incredible women and creatives by spotlighting jewelry designer Christina Caruso this month. You can shop the 12-piece collection right now, containing standout pieces like palm leaf motif earrings and timeless gold pendants. “St. John’s legacy is modern, chic, and embodies the ultimate in American luxury,” said Caruso in a press statement. “I’m thrilled to collaborate with such an iconic and timeless brand that pairs so well with our jewelry.”

Marc Jacobs Collaborates With Melissa

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Make some room on that shoe rack because you’ll certainly fall in love with one, or all, of the footwear from Marc Jacobs’ new collab with Melissa. The capsule consists of three styles: The Clog, the Becky platform sandal, and The Slide, which features the signature Marc Jacobs monogram print. The label tapped It-girl Iris Law to showcase the new footwear collab, and naturally she’s also wearing a bodysuit and jeans from the brand’s Pre-Fall 2023 collection.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Is Tiffany & Co.’s New Ambassador

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The model is having quite an eventful month. On the heels of her swimwear collaboration with Hunza G, Huntington-Whiteley just announced another exciting new venture with Tiffany & Co. ICYMI, she is the label’s newest global house ambassador. “It is an incredible honor to partner with such an iconic jewelry with a rich history,” she said in the press release. “I am very proud to be a part of this legacy and the Tiffany & Co. family.”

Faraway Hotels & Saks Debut A Pop-Up Space

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From July 8 to August 6, Faraway Hotels’ Nantucket location will host a pop-up with Saks, called the Fifth Avenue Club Suite. The space will offer personal styling by appointment, fun events, and even fashion trunk shows. In other words, book that trip to Nantucket STAT.

MATCHES Drops An Exclusive Capsule With Missoni

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If you’re jetting off somewhere tropical this month, pack a piece (or a few) from MATCHES’ exclusive capsule with Missoni, which is available to shop now, along for the journey. The genderless assortment of swimsuits, kaftans, dresses, and other resort wear looks is splashed with an exclusive Missoni zigzag motif reimagined in feel-good, bold colors like tangy orange and fiery red.

GANNI & Ester Manas Release A Size-Inclusive Collection

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On June 16, Scandi brand GANNI and Belgium-based label Ester Manas will drop a size-inclusive collection, which was initially teased during the latter’s Fall/ Winter 2023 runway show. Inspired by the beach, the assortment features four dresses, four swimwear styles, and two T-shirts. “Both brands share a vision of designing for the confident and powerful woman,” Ditte Reffstrup, creative director of GANNI, said in the press release. “The collection we created together celebrates femininity and inclusivity. We are excited to share it with the world this summer.”

Splits59 Partners With Ballet Dancer Isabella Boylston

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Balletcore continues to pick up speed this summer, thanks to activewear brand Splits59’s latest partnership with ballet dancer Isabella Boylston. The label’s first ballet-inspired collection, which is priced from $58 to $158, includes studio-ready leggings, jumpsuits, bras, and tees.

Sporty & Rich x Adidas Drop Their Second Collection

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Didn’t get your hands on Sporty & Rich x Adidas’ first collaboration? Well, it’s your lucky day because the two cult-favorite brands are dropping their second capsule collection on June 15. The buzzed-about assortment will consist of the iconic Samba Sneakers in three colors (white, blue rush, and cream white), as well as a T-shirt, soccer jersey, V-neck sweater, and shorts.

Siedres & Arizona Love Launch A Sandal Collaboration

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Celebrate sandal season with a new statement-making pair from the Siedres and Arizona Love exclusive collection. Together, the brands introduced fresh, playful iterations of Arizona Love’s signature Trekky sandals. Pro tip: Don’t wait too long to purchase them, as they’ll inevitably sell out.

Nordstrom’s New York City Flagship Store Introduces “Il Terrazzo by Nordstrom”

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Next time you dine out, consider making a reservation at Nordstrom’s outdoor pop-up Il Terrazzo by Nordstrom, which is located at the retailer’s New York City flagship store in Manhattan. Open until Labor Day, the limited-time space offers a spritz menu and small bites like polenta fries and calamari. Yum is right.

Tiffany & Co. Unveils Blue Book 2023: Out of the Blue

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Tiffany & Co. debuts the Blue Book 2023: Out of the Blue, the latest installment of Tiffany’s much-loved jewelry collection. “As the first Blue Book collection designed by Nathalie Verdeille, Tiffany & Co. Chief Artistic Officer of Jewelry and High Jewelry, the extraordinary designs celebrate Jean Schlumberger and his fascination with the sea’s fantastical creatures,” the press release said. “With geometric and stylized aesthetics, each masterpiece draws inspiration from the legendary designer’s imagination and design philosophy — perpetuating and reinventing Schlumberger’s enigmatic symbols of the sea.”

With a focus on aquatic life, the collection will launch in two phases during 2023. First, the summer lineup hones in on seven themes: Shell, Coral, Jellyfish, Pisces, Starfish, Sea Star, and Star Urchin. In other words? Channel your inner mermaid with a piece from the ocean-inspired collection.

The RealReal Launches Pride Month Curation With CULTUREEDIT

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Popular consignment retailer The RealReal partnered with CULTUREEDIT, a hybrid concept store that excels in queer fashion, art, and erotica, to launch a Pride Month edit and store installation. The curation, which is available online and at The RealReal’s West Hollywood boutique, includes over 200 luxury second-hand men’s and gender-fluid pieces.

Fleur du Mal x Marilyn Monroe Estate Debuts An Exclusive Lingerie Capsule

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On June 1, lingerie brand Fleur du Mal debuted a special collaboration with the Marilyn Monroe Estate to celebrate the legendary actor and model’s 97th birthday. The collection, which was shot at famed photographer Bert Stern’s home in Sag Harbor, emanates romance and playfulness.

“It was such a delight for us to draw inspiration from Marilyn Monroe ... and interpret it into this capsule collection,” Fleur du Mal Founder’s Jennifer Zuccarini said in a press release. She was an advocate for women’s independence — Marilyn was ambitious and fearless about pursuing her dreams. We referenced some of her most iconic looks, but imagined in our Fleur aesthetic. You might not recognize the reference immediately, but we tried to capture her essence in every piece.”

Réalisation Par Introduces Its First Sunglasses

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The Los Angeles-based brand made its first foray into eyewear on June 1. “Following the undeniable success of their covetable ready-to-wear pieces, Réalisation wanted to add the ultimate accessory to the world of Réal with go-to sunglasses for every dream girl and dream boy,” the press release said. Réalisation Par’s inaugural style is The Mulholland, a subtle cat-eye shape that's available in a black acetate frame as well as a vintage-inspired tortoiseshell style. The frames are currently out of stock; however, you can join the waitlist here.

Monica Rich Kosann Drops Its Infinite and Boundless Collection

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Jewelry connoisseurs, check out Monica Rich Kosann’s new Infinite and Boundless Collection, which launched earlier this month. The wide range of timeless pieces hone in on the infinity symbol motif, and a few standout looks include pearl necklaces, diamond-encrusted huggie earrings, and stackable rings.

Gigi Hadid Stars In Miu Miu’s New Handbag Campaign

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If you’re eyeing a new bag for this month, turn your attention to Miu Miu’s new Arcadie style. It comes in both a matelassé and sleek smooth leather design, as seen on campaign star Gigi Hadid. The model, styled by Lotta Volkova, of course also rocks iconic pieces from the house like its viral pleated miniskirt, which you might be inclined to add to cart, too.

Swarovski Debuts Its Metamorphosis Campaign

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Swarovski’s Metamorphosis campaign brings together a bevy of talent: fashion photographer Steven Meisel shot the images, Dame Pat McGrath oversaw the makeup looks, and, of course, the brand’s Creative Director Giovanna Engelbert conceived the concept that celebrates joyful self-expression. According to the press release, the imagery draws on Swarovski’s Austrian heritage for inspiration, taking its cues from the magical garden rooms created by Empress Maria-Theresa at Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace in the Eighteenth Century.

“Maria-Theresa’s garden rooms are populated from her dreams. They are fantastical spaces painted with murals of exotic flora and fauna from around the globe that would never naturally share the same habitat. In the same way, I wanted to create an enchanted crystal garden that does not exist in nature but still brings the same joy,” said Engelbert in a statement. Indeed the butterfly and parrot motifs in this jewelry drop help to accomplish that mission.

Saks & Brunello Cucinelli Drop An Exclusive Sailing Capsule

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If your vacation plans involve a trip to the Amalfi Coast or South of France, you’ll need to check out Saks latest capsule collection with Brunello Cucinelli. The exclusive drop consists of sailing-approved breezy skirts, versatile pants, and dresses that channel the effortless, quiet luxury trend.

MCM Releases Its New Maxi Monogram Collection

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For those who are over the IYKYK aesthetic, dive right into the logo mania look for the season. MCM just released a brand new assortment of accessories embellished with re-vamped, large-scale monograms from the label, which will surely be right up your alley.

Summersalt & Diane von Furstenberg Team Up Again

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Speaking of the aforementioned swimsuit collab, we simply can’t resist the adorable and colorful prints on the new Summersalt and DVF pieces. Whether you’re drawn to the ruffle one-piece or prefer to stick to a classic bikini, you’ll surely stand out in the new styles at the pool and beach this summer. Shop the seven-piece collection right now.

Bucherer Reopens Its Flagship Store In Las Vegas

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Taking a trip to Las Vegas this month? Make sure to check out Bucherer’s new flagship store at The Forum Shops at Caesars, which has now reopened after a year and a half of renovations. The space plays home to the brand’s finest curations of watches, fine jewelry, and art. Alongside the opening, Bucherer will release a new haute joaillerie collection called Inner Fire and Masterworks, a special curation of haute horology pieces from both niche and established brands, with limited-edition and one-of-a-kind pieces by Girard Perregaux, H. Moser, Hautlence, Jacob & Co, and Ulysse Nardin.

Filippa K Celebrates Its 30 Anniversary

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To commemorate its 30th anniversary, Scandi label Filippa K is launching a new monogram, which pays tribute to its founding tenets. “A departure from its sharp serif logo, the 93 Monogram depicts the brand’s first year, 1993, with a sense of effortless sensuality,” the press release said. “The rounded edges embody Filippa K’s natural approach to design, balanced by a refined symmetry that communicates the house’s signature take on Scandinavian minimalism.”

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