The List: October’s Most Important Fashion News

“The List” is PAPER‘s definitive roundup of the most important fashion launches of the month. From store openings to new podcasts, collaborations, initiatives, campaigns, pop-ups, capsules and product releases, we’ve curated the most exclusive and special style announcements from around the world. Scroll through, below, to see what’s in store for October.

Mowalola’s signature “Bundle” bag, a cult-favorite among fashion It-girls (among them Dua Lipa), now comes in a giant oversized version in various colors as well as the iconic green and black cow print. Measuring 14 by 16 inches, the shoulder bag is also the subject of a new editorial unveiled by the designer, Home Garden USA.

Available now on starting from £650 for the Medium bag.

Tamara Mellon Debuts Sophomore Collection With Irina Shayk

Courtesy of Tamara Mellon

Russian supermodel Irina Shayk is once again teaming up with footwear label Tamara Mellon for an edgy Fall/Winter 2021 collection. Three luxurious styles are all iterations of the cold-weather shoe: legging boots, ultra-high platforms, and low-calf chelsea styles prove to be versatile, classic elements to a winter wardrobe.

Available now at

Polo Ralph Lauren Debuts Tokyo-Inspired Capsule

Courtesy of Polo Ralph Lauren

​Paying an homage to Japanese designs and aesthetics, a new collaboration between the acclaimed American label and HIRO is celebrating pop culture from the land of the rising sun. Inspired by Tokyo’s ’90s dance scene and 1992 Olympic Summer Games, the Tokyo Stadium Collection builds upon Polo’s established sporty ethos. In red, white, and blue, the full limited-edition drop features sportswear, utility vests, footwear, and accessories.

Available starting October 21 the Polo App, select retail stores and on GOAT.

Loro Piana Collaborates With Hiroshi Fujiwara

Courtesy of Loro Piana

Loro Piana, the high-end Italian wool and cashmere-focused label is launching a special collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara, designer of Fragment. Composed of 30 genderless products, the 10-look campaign book features Fujiwara’s signature color palette—navy blue, black, charcoal, and white—peaking through in classically-cut garments like bomber jackets, sweaters, and overcoats.

Available now at and worldwide boutiques.

Malone Souliers Creates Digital Made-To-Order Platform

Courtesy of Malone Souliers

Malone Souliers has made their London showroom’s personalization service accessible for everyone across the globe to create their own unique design. Each component of their shoes is customizable with the ability to choose from a variety of fan-favorite styles, materials and colors for the uppers, straps, and heels, and initial monogramming on the sole.

The exclusive Made to Order platform is available at

Mirror Palais Hosts Their First Pop-Up

Courtesy of Mirror Palais

Previously online-only, Mirror Palais has created its first pop-up shop on the Lower East Side. Their sold-out Collection 2, swimwear, and vintage pieces will be available to browse and shop from the coveted womenswear brand. During the temporary brick-and-mortar, designer and founder Marcelo Gaia will be present to aid its shoppers.

The pop-up is located at 27 Orchard Street and will open from October 22nd to November 7th via appointments on

Dior Launches New B30 Sneaker

The B30, a new style designed by Kim Jones for Dior Men Spring 2022 is a flexible and lightweight running-inspired shoe made of technical materials like microfiber and mesh for a sporty yet elegant feel. It has a reflective “CD” logo on each side as well as the sole and heel, and comes in five colors: black, white, olive, beige and lime.

Available starting October 14 on

Away Announces First Designer Collaboration Series

Courtesy of Away

As part of an inaugural designer series, luggage company Away teamed up with Sandy Liang, Tia Adeola, and Ji Won Cho to reimagine three of the brand’s signature silhouettes: the Large Everywhere Bag, Front Pocket Backpack, and Travel Pouch Set. Ranging from airplane essentials to luxurious accessories, the newly-designed series transforms regular travel go-to’s into works of art using floral prints and bright, bold colors.

Available starting October 14 on Away’s website.

Ray-Ban Debuts First Collaboration With Arca

Courtesy of Ray-Ban

Ray-Ban Studios, the music collaboration arm of the eyewear company, is teaming up with Arca on two pairs of limited-edition aviator sunglasses: a classic silver frame with shiny white leather details and gray photochromic lenses and a black frame with shiny black leather details and black lenses.

Available now between $329–$359 at

Cartier Exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is opening a new exhibition from October 21, 2021 to February 20, 2022 titled Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity which shows the influence Islamic Art has had on the high jewelry brand in its designs from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. More than 500 pieces from the Cartier Collection, private and public loans, drawings, books, photographs and archival documents trace the origins of the brand’s interest in Oriental motifs.

Alexander McQueen’s Tread Slick Photography Series

Alexander McQueen’s ongoing Tread Slick project sees a new group of photographers based all over the world capturing the house’s signature Tread Slick boot while taking inspiration from the natural world. Their photographs were shot in an environment that means something to them personally.

Charlie Gates – Images were shot in Hackney, East London

Gwen Trannoy – Images shot in East London

William Waterworth – Images shot on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset

Max Farago – Images shot on Rock, Leo Carillo Beach in Malibu

Katie Burnett – Images shot in Brooklyn, New York

Malick Bodian – Images shot in Lac rose, Sénégal

Pyer Moss Debuts Sculpt Sneaker in Red and Black

Courtesy of Pyer Moss

Kerby Jean Raymond’s brand is set to release its latest color variation of “The Sculpt” shoe. Previously coming in black and yellow, white and yellow, and black and blue, the fourth will come in red and black. To accompany the launch, Pyer Moss created a short filmed titled Sculpt Live by THANKYOUSNAPGOD.

Available October 9th on

Rag & Bone Opens a Pop-Up at Saks Fifth Avenue

Courtesy of Rag & Bone

Rag and Bone opened an outerwear and utilitarian accessories destination shop at Saks Fifth Avenue. With cold weather just around the corner, the pop-up includes winter essentials of versatile outdoor garments of puffers, nylons, wool scarves, ponchos, and beanies. A curated selection of menswear outerwear and water-resistant boots are also available for the next nature adventure.

The pop-up is available to shop in person at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship and on until October 18th.

Mattel Announces a New Cadillac Designed by Gucci

Courtesy of Mattel

As part of Gucci’s 100th anniversary, the fashion house has tapped Mattel and Hot Wheels to pay homage to the original collaboration with General Motors in the 1970s. The limited-edition scale model is a new Cadillac Seville designed by the luxury house. Featuring an interlocking double G crest, a gold Gucci hood ornament, gold Gucci emblem on the wheels, and Gucci Web strips on the rear, the collaboration is an Italian twist on the Detroit automobile.

The collaboration is available on October 18th on and

Roxanne Assoulin Introduces Customized Bracelets

Courtesy of Roxanne Assoulin

Putting the custom in customization, Roxanne Assouline’s newest jewelry line is RA Your Way bracelets. The collection offers 40 different colored tiles in the shape of squares, rectangles, and skinny rectangles, the alphabet, numbers, 11 symbols, and 11 flowers to choose from to make one of a kind piece of accessories.

Available now at

Bonobos Chinos Get An Upgrade

Courtesy of Bonobos

A Bonobos best-selling pants is now new and improved. With four-way stretch, secret zip-pocket, moisture-wicking, and no-iron tech, the Stretch Washed Chino 2.0 still have the fan-favorite curved waistband and interior back pocket. Coming in a variety of fits—slim, slim taper and athletic—the perfect pants are ready for heading back to the office.

Available now at

Y-3 Launches Adidas Terrex Capsule Collection

Courtesy of Y-3

For Adidas’ Y-3 capsule collection, blends together Yohji Yamamoto’s renegade aesthetic with functionality for an outdoor-ready attire and shoes. Keeping in mind with protection from the elements, the avant-garde and waterproof collection features two jackets and two color combinations for the new Y-3 Terrex Swift R3 GTX sneaker.

Available on October 14th at

L’Agence Debuts Spring 2022 Collection

L’Agence digitally unveiled their new collection titled “Champ de Fleurs.” Combining West Coast laid-back attitude with Parisian elegance, the hues of neon green, lilac, and salmon accompanied cobalt blue hues. With a focus on feminine silhouettes, creative director Jeff Rudes created day-to-night wear with its occasion-wear. Denim styles, crushed velvet, and structured silk all came together to round out the collection.

Kith’s 10-Year Anniversary Fall Collection and Russell Athletic Collab

Kith is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an extensive 30-piece collection that draws inspiration from its archives. It features a palette of 30 of its most-used colors and brings back many of the brand’s iconic staple pieces. For Fall 1, Kith collaborated with Russell Athletic to bring back Classics silhouettes and craft them in colors from their signature palette.

Available now in all Kith shops and

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