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October fashion news: A collection of minimalist designs, advocacies, watches, and more

By Ma. Kristel Aslor Published Oct 18, 2022 7:38 pm Updated Oct 18, 2022 7:40 pm

October is one of the most glamorous months in the world of fashion, producing new sets of trendsetters this year. 

This month, the fashion industry centers on the upcoming cooler season, launching stylish pieces and ensembles as part of its Fall/Winter Collection. UNIQLO and JW Anderson has collaborated on a minimalist turtleneck sweater and track jacket perfect for the upcoming cold season. Monki has also introduced its limited-edition sweatshirts for women empowerment advocacy, while UNIQLO has launched a Furry Fleece Full-Zip Jacket for environmental campaigns. 

There are also other fashion brands that offer interesting and stunning products throughout the month. Check them out below.

UNIQLO and JW ANDERSON debuts Minimalist Fall/Winter Collection 

“Minimalism at its finest” is how shoppers can describe Uniqlo and JW Anderson’s collection for Fall/Winter 2022. 

If you prefer simple yet comfortable attires, then Jonathan Anderson's free-spirited design is for you. Women must check out the collection’s lightweight and high-quality double-faced belted coat, minimalistic-colored turtleneck sweater, or the classy Souffle Yarn Fair Isle cardigan that has chic designs perfect for the vibe of the season. 

Launched on Oct. 14, the collection also includes an Ultra-Light Down parka with quilted stitching, a track jacket, and track pants, offering men comfortable and strong appealing plain-colored styles of wardrobes.  

Designer Anderson also shared that this season's inspiration comes from modern British architecture, particularly those with a stripped-down, minimalist look. Thus, Uniqlo and JW Anderson’s collection for Fall/Winter 2022 season displays strong, chic autumnal tones perfectly fitted in modern, vibrant interiors. 

The full lineup is available at UNIQLO Manila Global Flagship Store and UNIQLO SM Megamall and  

Monki unveils limited-edition sweatshirts for International Girls’ Day  

Ladies, do you want to know a simple way to empower your fellow women? Monki’s October Limited-edition Sweatshirts got you!  

Monki is a purpose-driven brand that also advocates for gender equality and women empowerment – encouraging everyone to speak their minds and break the gender stereotypes set by society. 

Thus, with its partnership with Plan International, they have produced four limited edition sweaters including statements such as “If we don’t speak up, who will?” and “My body isn’t political”. 


These powerful statements deserve a flex by wearing them and allowing people to read them. Plus, these sweaters also have a pleasing color palette and comfortable materials suitable for your fashion taste. 

These limited-edition sweatshirts are available on Monki's stores and website starting October. 

Seiko's opens newest boutique at Power Plant Mall 

 Tik-tok, tik-tok, it’s time to check Grand Seiko & Seiko's Power Plant Mall Boutique located at the R1 Level Expansion of the mall. This newest boutique showcases both Seiko and luxury Grand Seiko collections that will satisfy your eyes and wrists.


This new boutique offers numerous fancy and functional Seiko watches perfect for any day. It also exhibits the Evolution 9 collection, which infuses both traditional and modern designs, inspired by Japanese customs and culture while keeping the contemporary styles and details that are appealing to the younger generation. 

Furla introduces Metropolis Remix

Music listeners, did you know that there are only approximately 20% female music artists globally? Hence, there are some organizations and projects that aim to increase the number of women working in the music industry.

This includes Italian luxury brand Furla's new Metropolis Remix, a bag against gender gap in music, which was recently launched as part of Furla's Fall/Winter 2022 collection.

Furla’s new Metropolis Remix collection showcases elegant bags with classy designs and bright colors that can serve as statement pieces to one’s stunning outfits.  


The Italian luxury brand partnered with Alicia Key's ‘She Is The Music’ organization to sustain its educational programs for women in the music industry. And during Milan Fashion Week, customers and brand supporters contributed by purchasing a Metropolis Remix, with Furla Group pledging to donate equal amount of the sales to the organization.  

Adidas Originals releases the NMD_V3 Silhouette 

After six years since it was first launched, the iconic NMD_V3 has returned dashingly with an updated take on the original cutting-edge innovator. 

This sneaker is perfectly designed for wanderers or those who are always on the move, exploring life in motion. The NMD_V3 features a transparent heel clip, re-engineered mesh that wraps around the foot and BOOST cushioning that is partially coated in a TPU shell.   


This sneaker also has an upper made with a high-performance yarn that is at least 50% recycled polyester and 50% Parley Ocean Plastic, which is plastic garbage that has been recovered from remote islands, beaches, coastal villages, and shorelines. 

So, if you are also captivated by the unique features of the NMD V3, you can check this out at and Adidas outlets, with a retail price of P8,000. 

UNIQLO launches second phase of JOIN: THE POWER OF CLOTHING 

October is the ideal time to show your support for Mother Earth and you can do this by supporting the second phase of UNIQLO’s JOIN: THE POWER OF CLOTHING campaign.

The initiative introduces a basic Furry Fleece Full-Zip Jacket that is made from 100% recycled polyester fabric derived from plastic bottles. This jacket has a simple and small “Doraemon Sustainability Mode” suitable for the taste of minimalist consumers.  

Through this newly launched product and campaign, UNIQLO aims to raise awareness among consumers about world pollution and encourage them to give contributions to making the world a better place to live in.  

Showcasing icons: GAP’s Fall Collection 

If you’re a fan of classic styles, then you should check out GAP’s Fall 2022 collection. 

"Embrace who you truly are and be your truest self" is the core of GAP’s campaign this Fall 2022. Hence, GAP puts the spotlight on icons who embody this mindset like renowned actress Selma Blair and UK performer Labrinth.   

GAP’s latest campaign introduces a collection of classics such as its 90s loose Washwell denim, cargo and flat front Washwell khakis, big white organic cotton shirts, and their classic Gap logo hoodie perfect for generations of culture shapers and those who embrace simplicity. 

To check out their GAP Fall 2022 collection, you can visit their shops located in Glorietta 4, Shangri-la Mall, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, Trinoma, Alabang Town Center, and Abreeza, Davao, or shop online at 

Warming up the ‘ber’ months: FitFlop’s Autumn Winter 2022 collection  

As the Christmas season is approaching, the cold breeze of the season will also be gradually felt in the country. Hence, FitFlop drops a collection of footwear that will give warmth to your feet, along with its classy chic designs. 

FitFlop's Autumn Winter 2022 collection introduces footwear that is beautifully crafted in high-quality materials with refined detailing. The brand brings comfort with exquisite designs made for the upcoming cool weather.  

  So, if you have plans to travel during the holidays, you must check out FitFlop's Autumn Winter 2022 collection in its branches at SM Mall of Asia and SM City Baguio.