Boatbookings took to the streets today to scout out the most captivating fashion garments and accessories that are gracing the windows of Cannes’ most elite designers for the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival. Every year all eyes are on the VIPs and celebrities that come from far and wide to shore-up their luxury super-yachts next to the Palais des Festivals, and dress to the nines in the most fabulous gowns that are at the very height of fashion.
Out with the bikinis and sunglasses, in with the capes, fur and christmas gifts. The sun is quickly disappearing in the Mediterranean but do not fret; good things appear in winter! Here are some trends and news everyone has their eyes and ears on at the moment; from a Harrods hamper and a Stella McCartney pop up shop, to Chanel purchasing a vineyard!
In August we are noticing an overflow of luxury nautical trends all based around our favourite yachting hotspots. Kiton has included a nautical theme with their collection, Fabergé has a new French Riviera timepiece and POPS champagne lollies are being served at yachting events around the world.
This summer the ‘nautical’ look is making it’s mark. Here are some quirky and questionable trends that we have noticed are very popular in the French Riviera.
Is green the new black? Adidas are striving to save the seas by creating trainers made using garbage from the sea. This innovative design is partially made from waste materials; the sole of the sneaker from sustainable materials whilst the upper part is from recycled ocean waste. The trash was collected whilst on a mission to monitor illegal poaching, hence the colour of the shoe stemming from the green fishing nets used in the expedition.