Coffee Talk for 24 March – Trending – Frame, Gisele Bündchen, Doutzen Kroes

Photo: holt renfrew

What a busy week! Not only did we officially enter spring, we – our New York Team – got hit with a snowstorm. Yes, this week was one wild ride. Now, it’s time for Coffee Talk!

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Doutzen Kroes has teamed up with Canada’s Holt Renfrew to bring awareness to the Elephant Crisis Fund in a new Knot My Planet campaign.

Holt Renfrew commented, “The #knotonmyplanet campaign began as a social media call to action to bring awareness to the ivory poaching crisis by paying homage to one of the elephant’s key characteristics: their memory. To remember something, we traditionally tie a knot, and the campaign turned this practice into a pledge asking everyone to tie knots as a way to remember the elephant.”

The Candian retailer continued, “It also encouraged everyone to donate money to the Elephant Crisis Fund, a joint venture between the Wildlife Conservation Network and Save the Elephants. Together, we can ensure this crisis does knot continue to happen on our planet.”

The campaign was captured by Chris Colls with makeup by Sil Bruinsma, hair by Panos Papandrianos and the elephant brooch by Tiffany & Co..

Photo: holt renfrew


We have been keeping an eye on footwear brand Beek for some time, and they have unveiled their first collaboration, which is with Vitamin A.

The California-based brand shared, “We’ve teamed up with fellow Southern California brand Vitamin A Swimwear, to create a collection of sandals perfect for the pool, beach and all of your warm weather adventures.”


Frame has launched swimwear! The LA-manufactured brand has unveiled swimwear in bikinis and one pieces, in both solids and prints.

“Frame loves tan lines in spring,” the brand shared. “A healthy tan in the middle of March might just be the ultimate status symbol. It means one thing – you had access to a heightened dose of vitamin D while your colleagues and friends maintained their pallid tones.”

Photo: frame


Eberjey has collaborated with Rebecca Taylor on their second lingerie capsule collection.

“Our second limited edition capsule with Rebecca Taylor delivers wearable styles for the modern woman, fusing the sophisticated silk styling and nostalgic design elements of Rebecca Taylor with our easy-to-love signature style,” Eberjey noted. “A vintage-inspired floral print reminiscent of the English countryside and soft pink solid infuse the season’s intimates and sleepwear with beauty, romanticism and feminine spirit.”

Photo: eberjey x rebecca taylor


Aerie has shared their swimwear collection, which features model Nina Agdal in an an unretouched shoot.

Photo: aerie


Gisele Bündchen took to social media to announce her newest venture – a book!

“I´m excited to announce the publication of my book, ‘Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life.’ Looking back on some of the experiences I have lived through these past 37 years, what I’ve learned, the values that guided me and the tools that have helped me become who I am, has been a profound and transformative experience. I’m happy I get to share with you my journey through many of the ups and downs that made me who I am today!”

Photo: gisele/instagram


Mr Turk is collaborating with Jonathan Adler on a spring swimwear collection, according to WWD.

Jonathan Skow, the Los Angeles-based designer of the Mr Turk collection, shared with WWD, “Jonathan Adler is a good friend of mine and like me, an avid swimmer. Whenever we’re on vacation together, a good portion of the time is spent talking about beaches, swimming and swimsuits. Last year when we were visiting his beach house on Shelter Island we came up with the idea to collaborate on a capsule swimwear collection.”

Photo: mr turk x jonathan adler

Skow added, “We came up with some sensational suits that will be sure to get you noticed at the pool party, beach or barbecue.”


Naomi Campbell has been named CFDA‘s 2018 Fashion Icon. The model took to Instagram to share her appreciation.

“I am truly honored and grateful to be the 2018 #CFDAAwards Fashion Icon honoree.”

Orlebar Brown has collaborated with Australian Formula 1 racing driver Daniel Ricciardo on a capsule collection.

“Inspired by Daniel’s sunny attitude, this exclusive three-piece collection of printed Bulldog shorts feature some of his favourite destinations, Monaco and Austin,” the swimwear brand shared.

Photo: orlebar brown


Anne Vyalitsyna celebrated a birthday on Monday! The Russian model, simply known as Anne V, took to Instagram to share a note.

“Thank you all for the most beautiful birthday wishes. I felt incredibly loved today by all of my family, friends and fans. Thank you! I’m so beyond lucky and grateful to have all of you in my life!”

Photo: annev/instagram

Until next time…