Undercover has slowly be dropping more pieces from it’s Spring/Summer 2016 ‘The Greatest’ collection. The Hypebeast store has picked up some of the most impressive items from it, most notably the tech poncho. Other items of note are the Jack Procell style sneakers and flannels. Shop the items over at HBX and take a look back at the collection lookbook here .
I tend to focus more on the streetwear side of things here but if you’re looking for a versatile boot that you can dress up or down Common Projects delivers just that with these new Chelsea boots. These have been done in seasons past but they return here in 4 colorways. You can find each pair over at END retailing for $429USD.
Film nerds might be familiar with the genre of Italian horror known as Giallo. The stylized horror flicks gained a cult following internationally, with Dario Argento being the best known director in the genre. Italian sneaker brand Diadora teams up with lower east side sneaker boutique Extra Butter on a limited edition N9000 sneaker. Made in Italy, the sneakers feature an orange and purple colorway, mixing suede and leather. The retail is $200USD and they release this Saturday in-store at 11AM and online at noon ET.
For more info check Extra Butter online HERE.
The sock dart re-appears this season in two new versions. One of them is a black/white colorway with a new murdered out adjustable strap. The other is a light ‘hasta’ green version. Both feature speckled midsole and a black outsole. These are some of the best versions of the sneaker to drop in recent memory and will likely move quick. Available now, you can find a pair at Sneakersnstuff and End.
Graphic tees are the cornerstone of streetwear and Undercover has some good ones out this season. The 25th year of UC sees designer Jun Takahashi bring back familar graphics and motifs from past classic collections. Among them are the Star Wars themed graphics such as this Darth Vader joint as well as a couple simpler logo designs.
You can find this crop of tees over at END.
Nike’s high end streetwear branch ‘White Label’ returns as ‘Nike Essentials’. The staples are available include cotton tees, tech fleece sweatpants, crewnecks and these two parkas which are the best part of the collection. Water resistant fishtail parkas with taped seams that come in either black or olive. If you are looking for a minimal tech shell that won’t break the bank, these are a good options.
Available now at Nike.
The Nike Free Mercurial Superfly is one of the best new models from Nike in recent memory. The style returns in a clean black/white colorway that brings to mind the HTM version that dropped in 2015. Black flyknit, a tonal swoosh and a speckled white midsole make this an easy sneaker to wear all summer. Look for these to release on April 7 on Nike.
As part of Uniqlo’s summer 2016 UT (Unique T-shirt) collection, the Japanese fast fashion retailer has teamed up with street artist KAWS on a series of tees printed with iconic graphics by the artist. The graphics include illustrations of the Companion character which serve as the centerpiece of the capsule. Also present are his signature heart and cloud motifs and his xx branding. Mostly a collection of t-shirts, there are also a few tote bags in the mix.
To commemorate the occasion Uniqlo’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Store in New York City will debut the line, with a special presentation of KAWS artwork over the years. Prices for the items range from $14.90 USD to $19.90 USD. The capsule will launch online in the US on April 22.
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The Presto made a return last year and has been released in various forms and colorways since then. With summer around the corner Nike brings back the Presto in fine form, this time in a triple white treatment. If an all white sneaker isn’t your thing, they also have put em out in a murdered out version.
Available now for $120 at Nike.
Sometimes you don’t have to do too much or pay too much to add a little something to your wardrobe. Nike has been around for so long, it’s easy to take it for granted. That being said here are a couple classic pieces that they’ve brought back and are good as they’ve ever been. You can find all three styles over at END.