The Drop June 2021: The Hottest Fashion Launches To Know This Month
Kicking off June is month-long celebration of Pride, with Michael Kors, Versace and many more brands set to release exclusive capsules in support of LGBTQIA+ communities. But that’s not forgetting the many exciting new launches that are heading to stores as well this month: summer-ready capsules like Dior’s Dioriviera collection are making their retail debut, while collaborations like Supreme x Emilio Pucci—an unlikely partnership, if there ever was one—is set to drop later this month. Stay tuned as we update you about all the latest fashion drops, collaborations and launches right here.
BRB, HEADING TO THE DIORIVIERA
What: Launch of the Dioriviera capsule collection
Why: Trust Maria Grazia Chiuri to come up with the perfect summer capsule. For her latest Dioriviera collection, the designer refreshed the house's iconic Toile de Jouy print in luscious raspberry and citrusy chartreuse for both ready-to-wear pieces and a selection of bags such as the Book Tote, Lady D-Lite and the Dior Caro.
In addition to the ready-to-wear capsule, the brand is also releasing an exclusive collection of summer essentials for the home and the outdoors, such as surfboards, parasols, hammocks and cushions.
When: Available in stores now
SUPREME AND EMILIO PUCCI TEAM UP
What: Collaboration with Emilio Pucci
Why: Eagle-eyed fans would have noticed the rumours of a possible collaboration between the two brands floating around on social media weeks ago, but it's finally official: Supreme and Emilio Pucci have collaborated on a capsule collection. The surprising partnership has produced a—dare we say?—covetable line of hoodies, tracksuits, shorts, T-shirts and more, reinterpreted with Pucci's instantly recognisable prints, sourced directly from the brand's archives.
When: Available from June 10
VERSACE PARTNERS WITH LADY GAGA FOR PRIDE
What: Collaboration with Lady Gaga in support of the Born This Way Foundation
Why: In honour of Pride month, and to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Born This Way, Lady Gaga and Donatella Versace have collaborated on a capsule collection to benefit the singer's Born This Way Foundation, a charity that focuses on mental health support for young people, especially those in the LGBTQIA+ community. “Versace has always been a leader. Since Gianni, Donatella, Allegra, and still now they have celebrated the beautiful colours of love we have within us to offer each other. We were all more different, and different is beautiful. Thank you Donatella for supporting LGBTQ+ mental health and the Born This Way tenth anniversary,” Gaga wrote on her Instagram post announcing the partnership. The collection comprises of T-shirts with the Born This Way logo and Versace's rainbow logo, as well as a beret with both insignias as well.
When: Available online now
LOEWE PAULA’S IBIZA GETS FRUITY
What: Release of Loewe Paula’s Ibiza’s fruit-inspired capsule
Why: What's summer without the promise of juicy fruits? Loewe is dropping its fruit-inspired capsule from the Loewe Paula’s Ibiza collaboration and we can't wait to get our hands on it. The capsule contains ready-to-wear pieces with humorous graphics of summertime, tropical fruit, including watermelon, pineapple and kiwi. This has extended to the brand's leather bags and accessories as well, with mainstays such as the Puzzle being given the irreverent fruit-inspired treatment using the brand's signature leather intarsio technique to make them look like cross-sections of fruit.
When: Available in stores from June 10
MICHAEL KORS LAUNCHES PRIDE 2021 COLLECTION
Who: Michael Kors
What: Launch of the Pride 2021 collection
Why: To celebrate Pride month, Michael Kors is releasing a capsule collection of shorts and sweatshirts with rainbow heart patches, along with accessories and outerwear in an all-over rainbow striped design. It will also feature a special-edition Pride T-shirt with a rainbow Michael Kors logo patch, of which the profits from the sale of this T-shirt will go towards OutRight Action International, a global human rights organisation fighting for the rights of LGBTIQ+ people around the world.
When: Available in stores and online now