Billionaire Boys Club® present an official STARTER® cap, emblazoned with the “Authentic” BBC logo. Available November 27, 2010 at THE ICE CREAM STORE™ TOKYO.
Dickies joins the long list of collaborators of G-Shock. The classic DW-6900 model comes in a strong red colorway with yellow dial, Dickies logo placement on the dial and some further yellow accents on the strap. The watch will be released at Nano Universe December 2010.
Black Scale is celebrating the 1st anniversary of their San Francisco store with some special product. Next to a very solid looking black wool baseball jacket with yellow accents, the brand also presents a really strong graphic tee in two colorways and collaborative t-shirts with Hugh Leeman. Both the jacket and the t-shirts are exclusive to their San Francisco store.
Black Scale has a lot to celebrate these days. This morning we previewed the 1st anniversary items of their San Francisco store and here we preview now the product that will release for the opening of their new New York retail space. Next to SSUR, they also got together with Eiknarf and Knyew on special t-shirt collaborations. Furthermore Eiknarf also designed two posters that will go on sale at the opening today.
The popular range of Comme des Garcons wallets returns for Holiday 2010 in new fluo colors. Several styles from the collection, includng zipper wallets, card cases and document cases, are now available in different fluorescent colors, also mixing several colors on the upper and lining. You can purchase them now from the Dover Street Market online store.
For Black Friday, November 26th, Supra will not only present the Samantha
Ronson collaboration sneaker, but now also presents the limited edition Gum Pack.
“Supra proudly presents the “Gum Pack”, a special limited-edition collection featuring the Skytop, the Vaider and the Cuban. Three of the most popular silhouettes from Supra have been fabricated in three very different material and color palettes and tied together with a natural gum rubber toe bumper. The all-grey Skytop is constructed out of canvas and trimmed with rich wool, the all-black Vaider is assembled with nubuck and trimmed with hairy suede, and the all-navy blue Cuban is made from nylon and trimmed with canvas.”
The pack will be released November 26th exclusively at pickyourshoes.com.
Bounty Hunter reinforces the Japanese obsession with leopard print through their latest release. The reversible down vest is black on one side and leopard on the other. Unlike the Wacko Maria offering, this one forgoes the hair effect for printed nylon.
Vans approached renowned bike saddle maker Brooks to collaborate on a Vault project. As we’ve shown in the past, the result is a pair of leather Era LX sneakers (limited to 2000) and a Brooks Team Pro Saddle (limited to 500), both of which feature an embossed graphic designed by the Vans team. Only available in Vans flagship stores and selected BROOKS Dealers.
Today we can show you first images of the upcoming collaboration between Converse and Stockholm sneaker store Sneakersnstuff. As usual they cooked up something special and in time for winter present the iconic Chuck Taylor Hi sneaker with an entirely knitted upper. The outcome is beautiful and the sneaker has some nice details. The sneakers will be released at Sneakersnstuff on December 3rd.
Bang & Olufsen offers a new audio solution for the younger generation – the BeoSound 8. The new system can be used with iPods, iPads and iPhones and is essentially a dock station for these devices. As usual B&O are not the first to offer this, yet sound quality and design are of course once again exceptional. The BeoSound 8 comes in a series of colorways and will be released next week.
The other day we presented the “Detroit” Collection that Dr. Romanelli developed for Revive. The boutique stays busy and presents today their work with Japanese jewelry brand Ambush by Verbal and Yoon. The capsule jewelry collection consists of the popular POW chain and POW ring, both coming in a camouflage pattern, marking the first time that the pieces feature multiple colors. Each piece has a slightly different pattern, making them all unique pieces. Coming in very limited quantities, they are now available from Revive.
Vans presents the Sk8 Hi Pro “Aloha Parrots” sneakers for Holiday 2010. The high top sneaker comes with a Hawaiian pattern on black upper and features a Duracap sole, the main difference to the regular version of the sneaker. It is now available from Mischief.
For the second time this year, Stussy links up with Japanese brand JAM HOME MADE. For Holiday 2010 they present a series of leather wallets, a wallet chain, belt and a carabiner. All pieces come in black leather or black metal with nice tonal details. The collection will be released on November 26th.
We present the Chrome Hearts Fall/Winter 2010 apparel collection. The brand better known for their jewelry, has also built a substantial apparel offering over the years. Only using the best material, the line sports some great leather jackets. We especially like the styles that are not too heavy in terms of silver applications.
Akomplice announces the release of “The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword” collaborative endeavor with Masta Killa of the Wu-Tang Clan.
A perfect example of the inherent truth behind the saying “The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword,” Masta Killa has traveled the globe and made a living demonstrating the strength of the written word. The collaboration includes both a t-shirt and a pen, and will be a limited one-time release, available worldwide at many fine Akomplice retailers.
Be sure to check out Masta Killa’s “Things Just Ain’t The Same,” the first single off the upcoming album “Loyalty is Royalty.”(iTunes)
Cool Cats gets together with Alpha Industries to collaborate on the brands’ original MA-1 Jacket. Enhanced with a series of colorful patches created by Ed Banger Records creative director and artist So Me, the jackets get a nice twist. The jackets come in 3 classic colorways, each limited to 35 pieces. They are now available here.
Selectism presents a new video. “Hilton’s Tent City on Friend Street in Boston has been in the business of selling work, wilderness, outdoor, and camping gear since the 1940’s. The multi-story building is crammed with gear from years past. We take a look.”
Japanese label Head Porter, and it’s higher-end Head Porter Plus offshoot, present a lookbook outlining key items from their current FW10 collection. Both men’s and women’s looks are represented with an emphasis on how the company’s most coveted product – the bag – fits in with the range of outerwear and heavier garments.
Artist Steph Cop gets together with K.Olin to bring his Aro character to life in porcelain. We have reported before about the artist and his collaboration with sneaker brand Feiyue. This marks the first collaborative work by K.Olin, specializing in porcelain creations. Limited to 250 pieces and priced at 145 Euros, the porcelain sculpture is now available from K.Olin.
Nike has yet another special waiting for you for 2010’s Black Friday shopping day – the Nike Sportswear AF1 Destroyer Black Pack, releasing exclusively at 21 Mercer in NYC.
“In celebration of the years’ most anticipated shopping day, Nike Sportswear brings together its most coveted icons remixed through design and personalization all under one roof. Available exclusively at Nike Sportswear’s New York hub, the NSW Destroyer Jacket and the Air Force 1 will make their debut as an extremely limited pack available one-time-only on November 26th, Black Friday.
In the tradition of varsity sports, Nike Sportswear’s twist on the classic letterman jacket has undergone a unique design process and will feature such treatments as cashmere patches sewn on the back, hand chainstitch where your name can be applied on the chest along with custom Air Force 1 and NYC buttons. From NIKEiD Bespoke the undisputed icon of the street, the Air Force 1, is fashioned from premium leathers and materials meticulously selected from Nike’s design heritage. Available for pre-order in limited quantities with additional personalization options offered on site, The AF1 Destroyer Black Pack will arrive five weeks from the date of order packaged in a black chest created exclusively for this release laser etched with your name.”
Good product with some nice quality customizations. Make sure to come early tomorrow.
In time for the rain and snow days, Billionaire Boys Club releases two new waterproof balaclavas. They come with a forest and a climbing camo all-over pattern and will drop November 25th in Japan.
Be@rbrick is onto their 21st series of blind-packed designs. This time around the toys feature officially licensed graphics from The Prodigy (”Invaders Must Die”), TRON: Legacy (Daft Punk), Twin Peaks, Barbie, DC Comics (Batman), Karel Capek (Bee), HAZE and Harry Potter alongside a Mexican flag, and some standard Be@rbrick styles.
In an unexpected collaboration Supra has teamed up with Samantha Ronson on a special limited edition colorway of the Supra Skytop II, entitled the “Lil Red”.
“SUPRA is proud to present the “Lil’ Red” Skytop II, a collaborative effort with DJ Samantha Ronson. The “Lil’ Red” is constructed entirely of red, white and black premium full-grain leathers, features waxed black laces and comes with a custom Samantha Ronson hangtag. Only 413 units of the extremely limited-edition Skytop II were produced worldwide and will be available this Friday, November 26th.”
While some of you may not stand behind the collaboration, we do recognize the good choice of colors and materials on the sneaker. These will be available this Friday from Factory 413, Foot Patrol London and colette Paris.
Property Of… introduces a new bag into their collection this Holiday season – the Roy Day Bag. The simple shoulder bag is made of coated heavy cotton canvas and features heavy leather trim details. Priced at 145 Euros, the bag is now available in two colorways.
Neighborhood will be releasing some new online exclusives today. Among the drop you will find the Original C-Crew longsleeves and matching mesh caps, both coming in two colorways.
We get a first look at two sneaker styles from the Martin Margiela Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. Their classic low top military trainer returns in three colorways, all having a mixed leather/suede upper and gum outer sole. Furthermore they present the Nubuck Leather Hi Trainer in three colorways, featuring a thick velcro ankle strap. You can pre-order the sneakers now from Oki-Ni.
By now most of you should know that Alexander McQueen has made the skull a trademark of his, featured on clothing, footwear, as well as accessories. As part of the Fall/Winter 2010 Collection the brand has released skull cufflinks, coming in black, silver and gold, with all skulls featuring rhinestone eyes. These are now available in the official Alexander McQueen online store.
This weekend NSW 21 Mercer will be dropping 6 shoes that make up the 2010 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection. On Friday the ZM Paul Rodriguez 2.5, Air Force 1 ‘07 LE, Wmns Free Run+, and Air Zenyth drop, while the Air Jordan III and Wmns Zoom Vomero+ 5 will release on Saturday. Each of these shoes was designed by a patient at the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, with all proceeds going back to support the facility.
One of the most classic boots to ever have been released by Polo Ralph Lauren, got a remix for Holiday 2010 by New York designer Ronnie Fieg. The boots come in a dark burnt red premium leather with tonal branding. An unusual, yet solid looking color for a winter boot, it will be released this coming Friday, November 26th, at David Z. on Broadway and Davidz.com.
In their latest collaboration In4mation teams up with iconic strip club Rock-Za on Hawaii. This is only the first release in a series of t-shirts and coasters, featuring some of the fine women of the club. In4mation will be celebrating the collaboration tomorrow night with an event at Rock-Za.
We gave you a small preview of the collection a while back and now that it has released, we can take a more detailed look at the bags by Fred Perry and Japanese brand Master-Piece. The line-up consists of backpacks, tote bags, carabiner pouches and waist bags, each coming in three colorways.
“In this exclusive short film, Rapha founder and CEO Simon Mottram talks to Sir Paul Smith about the celebrated designer’s love of cycling… A revealing and engaging portrait of one man’s enduring passion for the sport, Paul Smith recalls his days as a young rider sneaking home copies of the ‘exotic’ newspaper, L’Equipe, the heroes that inspired him, and his father’s bemusement at the very un-English sport of road racing.” via Selectism
Rad Collector has a first look at the latest P-Rod 2.5 colorway. “While we’re really waiting for the V-Rod’s to drop, we don’t mind being temporarily placated by this new black and red colorway of the P-Rod 2.5. These are sure to be a holiday hit amongst skateboarders, sneaker heads, and Bloods alike. Cop them from Flatspot.”
Premium footwear brand Foot The Coacher worked with Porter on two collaborative pieces for Fall/Winter 2010. The collaboration spans over a technical large size backpack and a smaller waist bag, both coming in black nylon with black leather accents and subtle gold branding. The two pieces are now available from Ark.
“Introducing to you the NSW Crew, a group of young creative athletes representing New York. They all come from different backgrounds, but they all embody the Destroyer spirit. Following the launch of the ISSUE 1 Journal, this black and white video brings the pages to life. Directed by Kai Regan.”
In celebration of Motivation’s 3 Year Anniversary, Mishka has collaborated with them on a set of t-shirts and a snapback hat. Motivation is located on the University of Michigan’s campus, and the designs take influence from the rich college football tradition of the school – with a unique Mishka twist. The ‘Scum Bowl’ pits Motivation against Mishka’s Death Adders in a battle for The Best of the Worst. The t-shirts and hat release in limited quantities on Saturday November 27, 2010 at Motivation.
Stussy’s Paul Mittleman gives us a detailed look at the winning color from the forthcoming Stussy x Nike release. Besides the blue canvas uppers the “Mysto” All Court Mid is done in the exact same make up as its black leather counterpart – monotone uppers, white rubber midsole, snakeskin detailing and special collaborative Stussy/Nike logos. Further details unseen in previous shots are the “…Past Present Future…” behind the tongue and the “XXX” print insole.