Jason Peterson is a a proper multi-hyphenated creative. He is the current COO (chief creative officer at award winning advertising agency Havas Worldwide) and a renowned photographer in his own right. He recently held a photo exhibition of his helicopter photography at Soho House Chicago and built up a huge instagram audience of over 600,000 followers. His speciality when it comes to photos is beautiful black and white aerial shots. I picked Jason’s brain on his visual style and some of his inspirations behind his work as well as having him share some of his favorite images.
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Indonesia may not be known as a fashion or streetwear hotbed, but there are interesting labels coming out of the region. Dominate Jakarta is one such brand that focuses on a heavy military inspired gear. From rugged BDUS and cargos to more relaxed fitting short sleeve shirting and tees, the label’s current offerings are part of it’s upsetter / marauder collection. You can find more info and shop the collection on the Dominate Jakarta website.
Japanese publication GRIND Magazine regularly features Neighborhood in their editorials and in their latest issue they style pieces from their Spring/Summer 2016 collection. The editorial photographed by Kazuki Nagayama blends together looks from the warm weather collection that really capture the essence of where NBHD is at currently.
If you ask anyone who’s into sneakers chances are the Jordan IV is one of their favorite models. The basketball sneaker with it’s distinctive netting, high tongue and back heel design is one of the most popular in Jordan brand’s archive. While the white cement IVs were recently retro’ed in 2012, they return this year with some slight differences. Most notably they brought back the original Nike Air branding on the back. While these are a wide release that should make been available through major stores including Eastbay, Foot Locker and Champs Sports be ready for a near instant sell-out in-store or online. These release this Saturday, Feb 13 and should be available that morning online through Nike.
One of the most prominent marketplaces for men’s clothing Grailed has been making big moves of late. They launched an app earlier this month and today they launched a the Grailed 100. The Grailed 100 is a curated selection of diverse clothing, shoes and accessories from some of the most sought after labels today. Everything from Rick Owens, to Saint Laurent to older tees from streetwear stalwarts like C.E, Supreme and Palace. Some items have already sold out but there’s still plenty of items at various price points. Check it out over at the Grailed 100.
New York based GHSTS is making it’s debut this year with their first collection for Fall/Winter 16. While the brand dropped a few select pieces in the past, the line has expanded past t-shirts to a collection with gear for both girls and guys.
The designers Joseph Keefer & Samantha McElrath are based out of LA where the clothing is produced utilizing premium Japanese, Italian, and American fabrics. The A/W 2016 Nothing/Nowhere is inspired by punk and hardcore of the 80s, Ed Ruscha’s irreverent use of typography, the color palettes of Helen Frankenthaler’s moodier pieces, and the ideals of Dieter Rams. All this comes together in a clean collection with subtle detailing that focuses on core pieces – hoodies, crewnecks, tees and bombers. Check the lookbook after the jump and visit their website for more info.
Engineered Garments designer Daiki Suzuki makes clothing that can blend into almost any guy’s wardrobe. The New York based label has had a storied track record of making garments that can compliment the full gamut of menswear styles. Looking ahead to the Fall/Winter 2016 season, layering and utility rule the day. Heavy outerwear and coating is combined with cardigans, plaid shirting and workwear pieces. While items like the long anorak style parka and the distressed leather jacket steal the show, they are compliment by solid staples including wool pants, plaid trousers and even velour pieces.
John Elliot (formerly John Elliot Co) is best known for men’s basics; the crux of which have been his hoodies, sweatshirts and crewnecks. Styles such as the Villain hoody, Escobar Sweatpants, and Mercer tees have gained a dedicated following and helped propel the brand’s growth to new markets. For Fall/Winter 2016 , the label aims to established a broader scope, bringing in new pieces like a shaggy fleece pullover (which resembles vintage Patagonia), quilted down pieces and heavier wool and leather outerwear pieces. The show was sequenced and styled by color, going from clinical all-white looks to greys, olives and finally deep burgundy. Time will tell if guys will snap up the more elaborate pieces as quickly as as the basics but look for the items to be available this summer through their official site and stockists.
Summer time is peak Cozy Boyz season and I Love Ugly has put together a collection catering to just that sensibility. The brand is probably best known for it’s comfortable range of joggers (sweatpants) but a new focus is the denim in the collection. Light neutrals and tans are mixed in with patterns like camo and wrinkled fabrics and fuzzy knits. Look for the items available in-store at I Love Ugly stores in LA , Australia and New Zealand or via their online store.
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London based boutique sneakersnstuff was given the opportunity to create their own Adidas Ultra Boost. Part of the ‘tee time’ pack the shoe sold out almost instantly when it dropped there. Today the wider release takes place with select boutiques around the world releasing the minimal sneaker. White and black knit upper is complimented with a clean white back heel and a golf hole’ inspired detail on the tongue.