Launches You'll Love: May 2013
Launches You'll Love: May 2013
A.L.C. and Frends' Headphones for Intermix
To celebrate Intermix's 20th anniversary, A.L.C. partnered with luxe earphone brand Frends to create two limited-edition headphones decked out in quilted leather. Now that's one way to turn up the volume on your high-fashion style choices!
A.L.C. and Frends' Headphones for Intermix, $225-$275
Ben Affleck's Eastern Congo Initiative for TOMS
Ben Affleck’s organization, the Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), teamed up with TOMS to create a limited-edition collection for men and women inspired by traditional Congolese textiles. Not only will TOMS donate a pair of shoes to a child in need in accordance to the company’s one-for-one model, $5 from each sale will be donated toward ECI’s programs for youth and families in the region.
ECI Stripe Women's Classics, $59; toms.com.
Ella Moss Intimates, Underella
The Ella Moss clothing line is taking its ultra-feminine approach to an even more personal level with the launch of Underella, its first intimates collection. And with bras, bottoms, camisoles, chemises, and rompers covered in whimsical patterns and fresh colors, they'll have you feeling pretty from the inside out.
Underella, $22 to $82; Neiman Marcus stores neimanmarcus.com.
Nikki Reed's Mattlin Era Jewelry for 7 for All Mankind
Nikki Reed teamed up 7 for All Mankind to create a five-piece accessory collection inspired by the theme of the brand’s spring line, love and connectivity. “It feels very natural,” Reed told InStyle.com. “Love is very much on my mind. All the music that amp#91;Paul and Iamp#93; are writing is very love inspired so it’s easy to connect with that kind of theme.” The mixed-metal pieces include bangles, statement necklaces, and earrings.
Starry Night Earrings, $48;
Pickwick & Weller's Silk Tops
Basic tees are getting sexier thanks to Pickwick amp Weller, the made-in-Los Angeles tee company founded by Ryan Donahue, Matt Rowe, and all-around all-star Ashton Kutcher. May marks the launch of their new silk tees and tanks, which use silk sourced from a family-owned mill in New Jersey. “Our new silk tees are so soft, they feel like home,” Kutcher told InStyle.com. “It will not only be the shirt you want to put on, it will be the one you don't want to take off.”
Tees and tanks starting at $72; visit
Sam & Libby for Target
Treat your tootsies without breaking the bank. Sam and Libby Edelman roll out 20 styles of splashy sandals, strappy flats, and printed wedges exclusively for Target, starting at just $25. Shop the collection starting May 5.
Kelly wedge, $35;
Topshop's Unique Black
For your next soirée, slip into one of Topshop's 20 evening essentials in clean, tailored silhouettes and textured fabrics. A dress with sexy, sheer paneling will give your look a flirty edge. Go on: Dare to be sorta bare!
Dress, $350; 212-966-9555.
Stella & Dot Totes
Add a burst of bright color to your weekend getaway with Stella & Dot's latest eye-catching carryalls. To keep your smallest essentials in order, snag a jewelry roll or a cosmetics case too.
Jewelry roll, $39, and tote, $98; stelladot.com.
Armani Exchange Color Flash
Dial up the fun of your arm party with a neon-faced time-piece from the retailer's Color Flash capsule. It'll keep you stylishly on time all season long! The collection also includes funky sunglasses with mirrored lenses and matte frames.
Color Flash watches, $100 each; armaniexchange.com.
Saint James for Coach
Just in time for summer, the knitwear giant brings adorable Breton stripes to Coach with a collection of nautical separates for men and women.
Bikini, $128; coach.com.
The Italian company, known for its signature chevron stripes, unveils a trio of structured styles accented with the rust hue of its logo and embroidered with—ah, there it is!—zigzag stitching.
Satchel, $2,120; at Missoni boutiques.
10 Crosby Accessories
SNEAK PEEK! Derek Lam expands the reach of his diffusion line with geometric, jewel-toned shoes and handbags that have a cool, down-town vibe. Find the line in stores May 25.
Val heels, $295; at Barneys New York.
Michael Kors and the World Food Programme
The designer is helping kids in need with four stainless steel watches designed especially for the Watch Hunger Stop campaign. For each one sold, 100 children will receive a nutritious meal.
Watch, $295; michaelkors.com.
Guess Summer Revival
Recalling the free-spirited feel of the season's biggest music festivals, the American lifestyle brand débuts bohemian graphic Ts, camo-embroidered denim shorts, and billowy tunics.
Lace top, $79;