SSENSE Kids Department Launches + More Fashion News to Know

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Including sustainability-focused drops from both Prada and Reformation, and a size-inclusive swimwear line from Roxy Earle and Joe Fresh.

From launches and collabs to reimagined goods, lots went on in the fashion world this week. Here’s everything you might have missed…

Global fashion retailer SSENSE launches a kids department

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World-renowned fashion platform SSENSE has expanded its offerings to kids, from newborn to age 14, with apparel, shoes and accessories. SSENSE kids department launched on May 5 with over 15 brands and collaborators, including some exclusively designed capsules. Collina Strada, Dime, Museum of Peace & Quiet and Rave Review are some of the labels already available, and new arrivals will be uploaded regularly to eventually include over 80 brands. You can expect to see mainstream high fashion houses like Balenciaga, Gucci, Versace and The Row roll

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Drake Uber Eats Partner to Give Away Candles + More Beauty News

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Bite Beauty’s new whipped blushes are here

Bite Beauty’s first-ever whipped blush has just launched! The Daycation Whipped Blushes feature four super easy-to-apply, buildable shades that promise an irresistible post-vacation glow (whether real or faux). The four shades, Coconut Rum, Watermelon Marg, Melon Mojito and Hibiscus Slush, are a must for summer. Formulated with papaya extract for an added glow, these ultra-comfortable blushes are also vegan, clean and long-lasting.

Merit launches easy-to-use, minimalist Bundle Sets

Everyone’s favourite new minimalist makeup brand, Merit, has just launched a series of Bundle Sets specifically curated to make getting ready in the morning easier than ever. Offering consumers the choice between a Five Minute Morning Kit that includes all seven Merit products (mascara, balm, lip stain and more), a Cheek Kit, Skin Kit, Eye Kit and more, the Merit Bundle

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When Will Stranger Things Season 4 Be Released?

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The clip brings us back into Eleven’s dark childhood at Hawkins Laboratory.

Netflix released its latest teaser for Stranger Things season 4 on May 6, and it looks like we’re going to learn even more about Eleven’s backstory.

The clip takes place at Hawkins Laboratory, presumably when Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) was there as a child. Inside, children in identical hospital gowns are playing together, as eerie music and echoed laughter ripples in the background. Dr. Martin Brenner (Matthew Modine) — who was believed to have been killed in season 1 — enters the room. He announces to the children that he has something “very special planned” for them. We hear someone breathing heavily and the shot pans to a door labelled 11, followed by Hawkins saying, “Eleven, are you listening?” She opens her eyes, and the screen goes black.

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Paris Jewellers has Launched New Pieces to Fight Anti-Asian Racism

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“I’ve learned that through the power of being honest and vulnerable and sharing our story, we can make a difference.”

As director of operations at Paris Jewellers, Chau Lui — who co-owns the Edmonton-based company along with her sister, Trang — has quite a legacy to maintain. The duo’s parents, who moved with their young children from Vietnam to Canada, founded the business after training as goldsmiths once they had arrived in their new home country. Honouring this endeavour, as well as their ancestry, has motivated the sisters to launch The Asian Heritage Hope collection, a new set comprised of stud earrings and a pendant necklace that both boast a rose quartz detail. In an effort to address and quell a surge in anti-Asian racism in the past year, 100 percent of net proceeds from sales

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Suzanne Rogers Donald Trump Photo at Mar-a-Lago Causes Fallout

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Members of the Canadian fashion community reacted with condemnations to Rogers posing with former U.S. President Donald Trump, citing his lack of support for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people.

On the morning of Saturday, May 1, Suzanne Rogers posted an Instagram Story posing with former U.S. President Donald Trump at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. Given that Rogers has positioned herself as the fairy godmother of Canadian fashion, members of that community reacted immediately with condemnations, citing Trump’s lack of support for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people. In 2016, a $1 million donation from The Suzanne and Edward Rogers Foundation established the Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute at Ryerson University to support emerging designers. Last November, the Foundation provided another gift of $1 million to the SRFI. But Rogers’ post seems to have trumped, so to speak, her

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