Saks and Thom Browne unveil exclusive California-inspired capsule collection

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Saks and Thom Browne unveil exclusive: Saks Fifth Avenue and Thom Browne have created a stir with the launch of an exclusive capsule collection, a unique collaboration inspired by the essence of California.

Available online at Saks.com and in select Saks Fifth Avenue stores, the capsule showcases a range of ready-to-wear garments, footwear, and handbags that reimagine iconic silhouettes from Thom Browne’s archive in fresh fabrications and vibrant color palettes.

A highlight of the collaboration is the introduction of a new tweed fabric specially developed for this collection. Inspired by the lace ribbon tweed originally debuted in Thom Browne’s Fall 2018 Runway collection, this intricate fabric features 13 different yarns and was meticulously handcrafted by a skilled team of artisans at ACT3, a fabric manufacturer situated in the picturesque Jurançon region of Southern France.

The capsule collection is a treasure trove of variety, featuring uniform tailoring, polo shirts, cropped varsity jackets, mini skirts, and iconic accessories such as the Mrs. Thom handbag, the Hector baguette handbag, and pebble grain brogue heels.

Tracy Margolies, Saks’ Chief Merchandising Officer, expressed excitement about the collaboration, stating, “We are thrilled to partner with Thom Browne to launch this exclusive capsule and bring the collaboration to life across the Saks Fifth Avenue ecosystem.” Margolies emphasized Saks’ commitment to offering unparalleled fashion experiences and praised Thom Browne’s creativity and innovation in the industry.

For a truly immersive experience, Thom Browne has curated special offerings and visual installations at Saks Fifth Avenue Beverly Hills. Running until April 22, the experience includes a captivating secret garden-themed exhibit on the main floor, inspired by Browne’s SS20 men’s show in Paris. Shoppers can also participate in a made-to-order animal handbag activation, where they can customize their own version of Browne’s iconic Hector dachshund bag and other animal handbag styles.

Further enhancing the retail experience, additional pop-ups are situated on the third floor, housing designer ready-to-wear, and on the fifth floor within the Fifth Avenue Club.

In conjunction with the physical retail experience, Thom Browne and Saks’ Fashion Director Roopal Patel will host a virtual event on April 5, providing viewers an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into the brand’s evolution over the past two decades.

Thom Browne expressed his excitement about the collaboration and installations at Saks, noting that they perfectly complement the ambiance of the new Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills. He lauded Saks’ unique approach to storytelling and product curation, emphasizing the blend of his signature aesthetic with the timeless allure of old-school Hollywood. Browne expressed gratitude for collaborating with Saks to bring his creatovbring to life.


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