The sustainable sneaker brand set to take over your wardrobe has landed in Sydney

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In an Australian first, sustainable footwear brand Allbirds will be opening a pop up store in Sydney. Partnering with local businesses who share a passion for natural ingredients, sustainable practices, and a love of all things colour, the brand collaborated with Rollers Bakehouse, Handsome Devil’s Co. and Koskela to launch its ‘Allbirds and Sydney’ program. Already open to shoppers, the pop-up, housed within Koskela’s Rosebery store, will stock the limited-edition collection produced as part of the program, with those who walk in store learning of what the brand itself stands for, as well as being able to take part in an Aboriginal weaving workshop in-store, or a baking class at Rollers. Visit the pop up until October 16 at 1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery. [Vogue inbox]

Unisex streetwear brand Ambush has launched exclusively at Harrolds this week. Having collaborated with Dior Men’s Kim Jones on a jewellery line in the past, the LVMH prize-winning brand has grown over the years with designer Yoon Ahn at its helm. Slotting in seamlessly with Harrold’s current contemporary offering, the Tokyo-based brand’s offering contains puffer jackets, fleece sweatsuits and occasion wear, all designed with utilitarian futuristic themes in mind in the colourways of white, silver and blue. [Vogue inbox]

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, luxury Swiss watch brand Tag Heuer has announced it is donating two per cent of all timepieces sold at the brand’s Australian flagship boutiques over the weekend of October 5 to 6 to the McGrath Foundation. Not only is the heritage timepiece brand dedicated to raising funds, it is also working to bring greater awareness to the charity’s work in placing specialist McGrath Breast Care Nurses wherever they’re needed around Australia. [Vogue inbox]

Also in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stella McCartney will release an Adidas by Stella McCartney mastectomy sports bra for post-operation women. Following the loss of her own mother to breast cancer in 1998, McCartney has long been an advocate for education and awareness around the disease. The first of its kind on the women’s intimates market, the sports bra was designed in partnership with Monica Harrington, a lingerie stylist and consultant who works with teenager, post-natal women, transgender women, and women who have had mastectomy surgery. No word yet if the one-of-a-kind bra will be available in Australia, so watch this space. [Vogue US]

Luxury Italian fashion house Fendi has teamed up with rapper Nicki Minaj to release a capsule collection titled ‘Prints On’. Playing on Minaj’s typically flamboyant and ultra-extravagant style, the limited-edition release will include a range of men’s, women’s and kids ready-to-wear and leather goods in vibrant fluorescent pinks and eye-catching metallic silver. Taking a brief pause from her music industry retirement, the rapper has also released a new song in connection with the capsule collection drop, aptly titled Fendi. The Fendi x Nicki Minaj collection will be sold in Fendi boutiques worldwide, as well as on Fendi.com, from mid-October, 2019. [Vogue inbox]

French footwear brand Veja has collaborated with Rick Owens to launch a sneaker collection. Combining the brand’s innovative technologies with Owens’s contemporary creativity, the range—which boasts sleek and minimalist designs—provides both essential elements of performance and design without compromising the environment. Each shoe within the collection has been created with bio-based sole supplements, as well as 3D-knit material made from recycled plastic bottles which allow the shoe to breathe. Available in the colourways of butter, black and grey, the collection is available to shop at veja-store.com. [Vogue inbox]

From October 19 to 20, the ninth annual Garage Sale Trail will be taking place, the weekend being Australia’s biggest community sustainability event. The initiative—which saw 400,000 people finding new homes for 3.2 million kilograms of once-unwanted items last year—works to educate Australians on the importance of reuse, as well as our individual responsibility to recognise the impact of our consumption habits in the hopes of reducing the 67 million tonnes of waste the nation typically produces each year. [Vogue inbox]

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