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After a brief quiet spell, EYES & SINS returns with an immaculate outerwear line ‘PROTOTYPE-ZERO / 零式’.
The small range is a logical evolution from the graphic tees released in the past. The line once again draws inspiration from military items, utilizing details such as buckles/fasteners and multifunctional compartments that contribute to both the form and functionality of the garments.

This is an impressive first foray into more elaborate items from the GFIRMG family. The 「14F-ES-JM01」RE-REPRODUCTION 01 BOMBER (see the Third Looks Best MA-1 Feature) has some great details including Articular sleeves, darting/stitching details and numberous functional zippers and pockets that should help users carry around daily essentials. Also of note is the 「14F-ES-AV01」ENGRAM MULTI-CHAMBER
which operates as a vest with multiple Pockets / compartments.

Three of the items are available now online with more to drop soon. Looking forward to seeing more on the trench and pants in the collection personally. I’m excited to see the GFIRMG team transition from leather goods to graphic tees and now a full fledged cohesive collection.

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Japanese menswear specialists Beauty & Youth serves up a timely Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook entitled ‘Find your Outerwear’. True to it’s name of the images focus around key jackets and coats from the range. The styling is well executed with a laid back nondescript feel. If you’re ready to step up from A.P.C wearing masses Beauty & Youth features a wide enough product assortment that you should be able to find things that work with what you own. Some of the most interesting items are the suede motorcyclce jacket and the collaborative Canada Goose Parka more after the jump or head over to zozotown to shop the current season. 

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By H is a New York based label which begun in 2013.  The line makes subtle minimal clothes in neutral color palettes (read mostly black). Common details on the garments include raw edges, double zippers and asymmetrical hems. The latest lookbook from the brand highlights key staples including hoodies, bombers, tees, shorts and sweatpants. The clothing can be purchased directly on their webstore with pricing that ranges around $100-400.

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Japanese label Facetasm showed their Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Tokyo Fashion week. The label is known for it’s wild takes on streetwear with exaggerated color palettes and shapes.  Designer Hiromichi Ochiai wanted to achieve a balance between ‘dressing up and dressing down’ for this fashion week outing and he is successful in  blending a mix of wilder pieces with more basic items that regular guys can feel comfortable adding to their closets.

Much of the styling here plays around the length of garments, with many looks featuring several different lengths overtop slim tapered pants or baggy more playful shorts. If you found past Facetasm collections a bit too intimidating to wear but still had an appreciation for the aesthetic of the brand , you should be able to find more low-key items this time around. On the contrary if you are looking for the wild and crazy stuff there’s plenty of it here including crossed lapel tuxedos and wide ponchos.

If you are fiending for current season product you can find it at over at H.Lorenzo.

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Through his design career, Takahiro Miyashita has returned to Western motifs time and again. It seems he’s also simplified many of his designs to key silhouettes and patterns. Gone are some of the more ornate details of older Soloist collections and personally I feel they are a bit missed here. On the positive side, the selection of light outerwear, oversized shirting and denim found in the Spring/Summer collection should be easy to incorporate into your wardrobe.

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Nike returns with another Gyakusou collection slated to arrive October 23. The clothing here continues the trend towards functionality and away from the more stylized looks of past seasons. There’s no prints this time around, just clean muted colors, articulated joints and selective screen-printed branding.  Jun Takahashi set out to create single-layer garments he could run and the emphasis on utility shows in the designs.

Among the more innovative pieces are the Utility Long Tights which seamless blend running shorts with tights.  Engineered Sleeve Composite Jacket, which should keep wearers dry and warm in most environments.  I get the impression that Undercover fans who have intend to wear the gear more casually will be disappointed but hardcore runners should once again find plenty to love this time around. Get the collection online or at Nike LAB stores worldwide.

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Larose Paris presents its Fall/Winter 2014 collection with photography by Laurent Humbert. The hats come in sensible colors and silhouette and have you can see the apparent quality of the materials in these shots. Made in France, the brand is now worldwide stocked at a diverse list of top stores including LN-CC, Gentry, Barney’s and United Arrows. Visit their website for more information and a list of stockists.

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Buzz has been circulating around Void Main since the website launched several weeks ago. Today marks the official launch of  the webshop and the release of the first official lookbook from the label. The graphic based designs draw from varied references from within internet culture, video games and comics. The styling of both the lookbook and video ‘Eternity Glitch, Transhuman warrior’ play with the themes of anonymity, technology, banality with a good dose of genuine weirdness thrown in. The whole presentation of the brand feels refreshingly detached from most of what is going on in fashion and/or streetwear.

Videography by Diego Enrique Flores
Music by GILA MONSTA
Model: David Kresses
Edited by Shane Farrel

As a special treat for Third Looks readers, you can enter promo code ‘THIRDLOOKS’ on the Void Main webstore and save yourself $15 off any item.

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nepenthes 2014 fall winter merkmal editorial 1 NEPENTHES FW14 “MERKMAL” Editorial

NEPENTHES has had a great track record with their editorials and they keep the streak going with this Fall/Winter 2014 editorial ‘Merkmal’. As always their aesthetic is carefully crafted and harmoniously blends together their family. The shoot directed by Keita Izuka incorporates the Engineered Garments, Needles, Sonic Lab and South2 West8.  Check out more images from the editorial and see it paired with sound over on the NEPENTHES blog.

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North Face Purple label is the sartorial equivalent of those elusive Japanese Green tea or Red Bean Kit-Kats. While North Face’s reputation in the states is mainly based on it’s ability to deliver functional garments in a variety of challenging environmental  conditions, Purple label is it’s more exclusive and refined sister label.

As in the past few lookbooks, the collection is presented with format with looks for both genders that are consistently on point. I also have to note that the model in this is a dime and a far cry from countless basic bitch still rocking those North Face fleeces with UGGs. The garments themselves are mostly navy, tan or olive and in terms of the men’s pieces there’s a great variety of things here. From what looks to be a gore-tex fur-lined hooded parka to an easy grey crewneck/suitpant combination. The mix of proportions and textures really give some solid inspiration for how to dress for colder days ahead. See all the looks after the jump and hit nanamica to cop.

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