Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Soulland has licensed imagery from our favorite elephant-centric cartoon to create a nostalgic capsule collection of button-ups, t-shirts, sweatshirts and shorts. The capsule collection consists of graphics and prints from Jean de Brunhoff’s Babar Series. “Babar Meets Soulland” does a great job in fusing the children’s characters with cut and sew fashion pieces.
The collection will be available at Opening Ceremony (New York and LA), The Goodhood Store (London), Hunting & Collecting (Brussels), SOTO (Berlin) and Voo (Berlin) in mid-April.
Available for pre-order now from The Goodhood Store.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Every season Visvim makes a great selection of pieces that blend an American influence with Japanese design and attention to detail. The American Flag has been a recurring image in Visvim’s latest collection. They have done an excellent job utilizing it on scarves and again on their Star & Stripes Flag Tee. The t-shirt looks like a simple white tee from the front and features a contrasting back hem detail.
Available at Tres Bien Shop.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The latest collaboration between Supreme and Comme des Garçons SHIRT launches tomorrow and will undoubtedly be sold out in a matter of minutes. This collection has been extremely well received and has been getting maximum online coverage. Supreme fans, Comme des Garçons fans and re-sellers will converge on the selling points to buy whatever they can get their hands on.
Here are some of your options to own a piece of the capsule collection:
Supreme New York: The Supreme store on Lafayette will have a good amount of stock to sell, but only to those dedicated to line up long before opening. From previous experience, these lines may begin forming on Wednesday evening. The store will open at 11am on Thursday in which customers will be ushered in a handful at a time to make limited purchases.
Supreme Online: The online store will be refreshed with new product at 11am on Thursday. Your best bet is to be on the store page a few minutes before, clicking refresh to make an attempt at purchasing at the earliest moment. Remember, you are not allocated the item until you have checked out. The common sizes will be gone in seconds, the whole collection in a few minutes.
Dover Street Market Online: Our best guess is that the DSM E-shop will be refreshed at 11am in London which is 7am EST. The physical store opens at 11am (London time) and will likely experience similar lines and dedicated fans as the Supreme stores in New York, London and Japan.
eBay: Items from the collection will be up on eBay soon after people make their online purchases. Based on the last collaboration, items will sell for 2 – 4x the retail price.
Some of our favorite pieces are pictured ahead. Best of luck tomorrow!
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Our Legacy has become well known for their exceptional basics amongst their Ready To Wear collection every season. One of our go to pieces from the brand is their crew-neck sweatshirts which are available in a range of colors. This Spring they have offered a playful departure from their blanks with the Reversible Smile Sweatshirt.
Inline with the recent movement of 90s resurgence, the sweatshirt features a big smiley face in red on the chest. If you feel like playing it down, take advantage of the fact that the piece is reversible and features a grey melange on the flip side.
Available at Tres Bien Shop.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Maison Martin Margiela has become well known for their High Top Sneakers. The shoes have been created in homage to well made designs of the past; upgraded with Italian workmanship and premium leather. The Sneakers from Line 22 of Maison Martin Margiela feature tonal stitching on the upper combined with a contrast sole and laces. The shoes are fully leather lined with a patch logo and the signature Margiela stitch on the heel.
Available online and in store at Maison Martin Margiela.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Elongated cuts and layering have been a trend in collections for Spring/Summer 2013. We have seen a handful of designers do it exceptionally well such as Alexander Wang, Comme des Garçons and 3.1 Phillip Lim. The Navy Pullover does an excellent job with balancing a dark and layered aesthetic with a cut for warmer weather. The short-sleeve sweatshirt has been constructed from a soft French terry and upgraded with a poplin shirt tail sewn in at the waist.
Available at Hypebeast.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Alexandre Mattiussi’s brand, Ami, has been catching our attention for the last two seasons. After working at Givenchy, Dior and Marc Jacobs, in 2011 Mattiussi started his own brand. Ami creates some exceptional pieces for men to wear everyday. The brand also takes a conscious effort to leave no room for pretention in their experience.
For Spring/Summer 2013, Ami’s collection includes their Bird Print Motif which can be seen on a range of clothing and accessories. We especially like the shorts and certainly support going all out with the whole matching outfit.
Ami’s Bird Print Shorts and matching button up shirt are available at Roden Gray.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
We recently visited the Comme des Garçons New York store to experience their range of collections and brands including Junya Watanabe, Homme Plus, BLACK and SHIRT. Amongst a range of inspired pieces, the Patchwork Print t-shirt from Comme des Garçons SHIRT was one of the standouts that combines a unique design with an everyday silhouette. The t-shirt has been crafted in France with an all-over patchwork print combined with a striped fabric at the bottom.
Available now at Tres Bien Shop.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Nomad, one of our exceptional stockists, recently sat down with AJ from HNDSM to talk about the brand and their recent collaboration. The interview goes into the history of the brand, the inspirations for design and what it means to sell alongside your role models.
Read the interview in full at Nomad.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Common Projects continues to inspire us through their existence as well as with the introduction of new models every season. A new and understated option for SS13 is the Tennis Shoe. It is slim and clean; similar to the Achilles Low while providing a nice contrast of materials and tonal stitching in off-white.
Available now at Dover Street Market.