15 July 2022

HUNGER’s MVP of the week

Welcome to HUNGER’s Most Valuable Player, the place to find the best things to buy, watch, do or listen to each week. Forget about the hype, we want to separate what’s hot, what’s not, and what needs to be on your radar…

To kick this week’s MVP off we have yet another sleek from New Balance, who can’t seem to put a foot wrong at the moment. Collaborating with multi-talented artist Donald Glover a.k.a Childish Gambino, New Balance are building up an unstoppable celebrity roster already including stars like Jack Harlow and Aminé. The new collaborative shoe was revealed in a short film shared to the Atlanta native’s Instagram. The shoe itself puts a contemporary spin on New Balance’s classic track shoes and features colourways Golden Hour and Sea Salt.

Next up is Dua Lipa’s summer rave ready Puma collaboration. The pop icon’s drop is dubbed Flutur 2 and according to Lipa takes heavy inspiration from old school rave-culture. One of the major focuses of the collection is a butterfly that Lipa had a personal connection to after seeing it on a rave flyer. Matching the energy of the seemingly never ending UK heatwave, the collection is dominated by blinding oranges and radiant purples.

Speaking of the heatwave, if you haven’t already, you’ll probably be making a trip to the beach at some point. That’s where this week’s MVP comes in. For all of those upcoming sunbathing sessions you’ll need something to keep you entertained, so why not give Nilopar Uddin’s breathtaking debut novel The Halfways a read? An epic family drama that spans four decades, the novel showcases a multigenerational story of two sisters who return home after their fathers death. However, after the reading of a devastating secret in his will, the sisters’ lives change forever. Purchase Uddin’s unforgettable debut here.

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