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NEED TO MAKE small talk at a fashionable event? Find yourself stumbling over pronounciations — or mixing up Daniel Lee and Daniel Roseberry? Panicking? We’ve got you covered.

Ahead, discover this month’s biggest fashion headlines, and catch up on all of the news the fashion folk are chatting about — in layman’s terms.

Longchamp and… TOILETPAPER team up

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On July 18, Longchamp is set to release its new collaboration with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s mischievous arts publication, TOILETPAPER. For the drop, TOILETPAPER has reimagines the French brand’s iconic Le Pliage with a series playful images; including baguettes, French bulldogs, and the House’s famed racing horse.

“We try to invent, to make life not boring,” says Cattelan.

The collection will be available online from July 18.

Daniel Lee debuts his second collection for Burberry

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Courtesy of Burberry

Off the back of a hit debut last September, Daniel Lee’s second collection for Burberry has arrived. As is quickly becoming his trademark at the brand, the Spring 2024 collection is a summery homage to modern Britain, cementing Lee’s vision for the House as one rooted in heritage, but shaped for modernity.

Saint Laurent supports Cai Guo-Qiang

On June 26, contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang released the daytime firework display When the Sky Blooms with Sakura at Yotsukura Beach in Iwaki City, Japan, as commissioned by Anthony Vaccarello for SAINT LAURENT.

The realisation of Guo-Qiang’s vision saw 40,000 choreographed firework shells launched between into the sky, above the spot which was devestated by the city’s 2011 earthquake anf resulting tsunami. The art project also preceded Guo-Qiang’s solo exhibition Ramble in the Cosmos – From Primeval Fireball Onward, which opened at Tokyo’s National Art Centre three days later.

Jameson and Dickies team up

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He was a “Sk8r Boi!”

On July 6, Jameson Irish Whiskey and Dickies, released their collaboration, Crafted Together, into the world. A tribute to the rich heritage of workwear, the exclusive collection aims to foster a sense of mateship through a series of classic Dickies pieces, reimagined and featuring a new bespoke graphic which references the original Jameson ‘Barrelman’ icon of the 1700s.