November has brought a variety of clothing and accessory launches, but many spoke to the same futuristic, cool-girl aesthetic—we’re seeing some our favorite brands innovate in a way that feels elevated and next level. This month brought creativity and out-of-the-box thinking in regards to the latest fashion launches in a way that’s been refreshing to witness.
We’ve also seen brands disrupting the norm of their usual identities to give us sculpted, metallic, elevated pieces that are great for special occasions, but also add a bit of drama to your everyday life. We’re in the age of grandeur and innovation, allowing for back-to-back collections that continue to break the internet. Want to know what launches and campaigns in November stood out? We have you covered with the double-take-worthy drops of the month.
Keep reading for the best new fashion launches this November.
Dezi Eyewear didn’t come to play with their latest sunnies drop. The new style Drippy ($95), was definitely created with the cool girl in mind, and the twisted metal accents are sure to garner some attention. And back by popular demand is the Cuffed style ($85) in a sleek steel colorway with pierced hoop details. Both styles are perfect for adding some edge to your winter staples—but act quick, since they tend to sell out.
Steve Madden is taking shoe lovers on a fantasy getaway to Maddenwood this holiday season, and they brought Chloe Cherry, Latto, and Bella Poarch along for the ride. Each celeb curated a profile of their favorite shoes, accessories, and fashion items from Steve Madden for the campaign. Styled uniquely to their personalities, each star was shot in head-to-toe Steve Madden, but the shoes are definitely the star of the show.
When asked what the Steve Madden brand meant to her, Latto told us, “Steve Madden is the high quality, trendy brand that people can afford. I wasn’t always rich and famous, so I know the importance of this brand for the everyday baddie.”
Converse continues to break the internet with their platform sneaker releases, and that trend doesn’t appear to be stopping any time soon. They recently released their Run Star Legacy CX ($120) in six color options. The futuristic design encompasses a lightweight cloud-like platform, a back bumper for easy removal, and an exaggerated wing tongue for a fresh take on their classic silhouette. The brand that has been around for generation after generation continues to push the envelope with its innovation, while still staying true to its DNA.
Free People x Anna Sui
Free People recently collaborated with iconic American fashion designer Anna Sui. Known for her perfect balance of punk-grunge and femme designs, a Free People collab seems like a match made in heaven. The line features mixed prints, ruffle and raw edge detailing, moody but rich colors and prints, and whimsical fabrications in everything from tights to Sui’s signature baby doll dresses. Ana Sui effortlessly blended her iconic styling with the boho-chic brand for a collection we didn’t know we needed.
Blurring the lines between what is real and what isn’t is what H&M’s Neo Real A/W22 Collection is all about. The line combines minimalism and futuristic glamour in an unconventional yet refreshing way for a much-needed dose of dopamine. The space age-inspired collection brings on the bold colors, sculpted and structured silhouettes, eye-catching metallic sequins, and elevation of everyday pieces. The intergalactic trip that is H&M’s A/W22 collection will make you never want to come back down to earth.
Nike recently collaborated with NFL cornerback Shaquill Griffin on the unisex Show X Rush Sunglasses Collection. Ideal for high-performance training, the shades also hit the recent emerging streetwear trend right on the nose with this wrap-around style. The sporty lenses come in black or two different tint shade options, and black or white frames. So, these shades are a must if you’re looking to keep your sunglasses on while in motion or embody the Y2K aesthetic.
Just in time for the holidays, cool girl-loved brand Cult Gaia just dropped three new sparkle-encrusted purses: the Solene ($398), a mini top handle bag; the Lucinda ($218), a square clutch; and the Lucinda Shoulder Bag ($368), a larger version of the Lucinda with a chain strap. The bags are the perfect finishing touch for any fancy party, but also look incredible with a sweater and jeans for a dinner date or errands.
If you’re a fan of Princess Diana or lurk ThriftTok trying to locate the perfect dupe of her black sheep sweater, Sperry just launched the next best thing. Sperry’s collaborated with Warm & Wonderful, the infamous brand behind the viral jumper, to create a unisex sneaker in the iconic black sheep print. The shoe is offered in a base color of red, blue, pink, or green. Now you can binge-watch the latest season of The Crown with a little piece of Princess Diana.
In perfect stride with the recent temperature drop, GIGI C swim has just released their first-ever recycled cashmere loungewear collection. These cozy and chic sets were crafted with Mongolian cashmere pieces and uniquely designed with the brand’s signature laser cutouts. The lounge sets are offered in a bralette and shorts, sweaters, joggers, and more in black, ivory, and heather gray. GIGI C has seamlessly blended the cross sections of luxury and sustainability with this latest collection.
Savage x Fenty
Bad gal Ri Ri is back with her latest Savage X Fenty Vol. 4 drop on Prime Video. Rihanna described the show and looks as being about personal development and self-expression, which certainly comes through in how the campaign was conceptualized. We even saw some of our favorite faces strutting in the lingerie extravaganza, such as Bella Poarch, Cara Delevingne, Lilly Singh, Marsai Martin, Rickey Thompson, Taraji P., and more. Made to empower from the gym to your weekly grocery trip, this collection elevates everyday pieces with print play, metallics, and rich color. Just when you thought the ultimate cool girl couldn’t get any cooler, she invited all of us to be a part of her vision.
The queen of loungewear, Kim K, has just launched the SKIMS holiday campaign with some notable faces. Landon Barker, Skai Jackson, Larri Merritt (LARRAY), and Suede Brooks were all shot with curated holiday pieces. The holiday gift shop will offer 15 limited edition collections, over 30 new styles, and some revamped faves. “I loved everything I wore and will be the favorite in my family for sure by giving everyone SKIMS this year,” says Skai Jackson of the campaign. So whether you’re hoping to look chic on the slopes or cozy by the fireside, SKIMS holiday collection is the way to go for every occasion.
MadeMe x Paul Frank
The Y2K reign continues, and it shows no sign of stopping. Urban Outfitters’ nostalgic rewind with this MadeMe and Paul Frank collaboration is taking us waaaay back. When you think of the 2000s cool girl aesthetic, Paul Frank, Von Dutch, Ed Hardy, and Juicy Couture come to mind. The throwback collection includes layered printed graphics, zip-up jackets, plaid mini skirts, pajamas, and beanies. Even in 2022, the fever dream that is the late ’90s and early 2000s fashion is still living rent-free in our minds.
Madison Beer is getting us holiday ready with her latest collaboration with Forever 21. The collection is everything you would think it would be and more. Satin, sequins, and fur are in the spotlight for this collection in all your favorite mini and maxi silhouettes. These show-stopping pieces are sure to turn heads at any holiday party. If you have been hunting for the perfect light-catching New Years’ Eve dress, look no further than the Madison Beer Holiday Party Collection.
Cool-girl favorite accessories brand Susan Alexandra just dropped its Judica collection, right in time for Hanukkah. The collection features accessories like necklaces, earrings, and beaded yarmulkes, as well as home accessories like glassware, platters, and cheeky menorahs. “My hope is that in this time, when public figures are perpetuating anti-semitic myths and synagogues are on high security alerts, that we can come together and celebrate the beauty and community of judaism,” says Susan Korn, founder and creative director of Susan Alexandra. “I wanted to create a fun and fresh way to integrate Judaica into your daily life. These pieces can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of their religious affiliation.”
You’re going to want to make some room on your wishlist for Simon Miller’s latest drop, which among neon knits and pillow bags, includes the cult-favorite platform bubble clogs in a brand new Slated Blue shade. The clogs pair perfectly with everything from office dresses to flared leggings, and thanks to the vegan shearling lining, they’ll keep your tootsies warm all season long.