Air Max 95s have been a solid summer footwear option since they originally released. Nike has started to bring out a remixed version of the sneaker featuring flywire technology. The flywire cables are integrated with the laces to dial in a snug, custom fit. The light off-white colorway is really clean and versatile especially given the grey offsole. You can find the sneaker over at END and Nike.
Based in Seoul, IISE has released it’s second collection of clothing entitled ‘002’. The brand constructs its clothes using a variety of Korean fabrics, mixing the traditional with the modern. This season Korean naturally-dyed fabrics for its apparel line, having first used them for its bags last season. Utilizing ingredients such as natural indigo, charcoal and ash, the fabrics offer interesting textures with each piece unique. Check out the collection on their website.
WTAPS released this baseball jersey this season. There’s always been a close association between streetwear and sportswear and for those who aren’t trying to rep any particular team, WTAPS does a good job of re-creating a 1950’s style American baseball jersey.
It’s available at END.
Windbreakers have long been a staple in sportswear and Adidas one of the primary purveyors. Adidas collaborated on this high-tech take on the design with Kolor. Kolor designer Junichi Abe brings his brand of distinctive patterning to this piece. Slightly oversized fit, in nylon with a silver rear zip pocket.
Available at Haven.
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 .
Levi’s is a brand that needs no introduction. As the worldwide leaders in denim, they need no introduction. The team over at Heddels visited the Levi’s Archive Vault in San Francisco.
The Levi’s archives there house thousands of items from the brand’s nearly 150 year history including jeans and apparel, marketing materials, textile samples, packaging, promotional items, and much more. The red tab’s reproduction line, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, draws upon numerous vintage pieces in the archive to make their seasonal collection. Heddel’s explored the design office and archives to preview the current Spring/Summer 16 line that takes inspiration from the Levi’s company baseball team, “Elesco” (a phonetic pronunciation of “L.S.&Co.”). Elesco games date back to 1886, and Senior Designer Paul O’Neill based this collection upon a single photograph of the company team from 1913.
Outlier has been one of the best American brands when it comes to producing a tech pant that is suitable for the office and everday life. The brand’s new lookbook showcases different silhouettes on some of their pants and items for the warmer weather. The 60/30 Big Blazer is based off of the brand’s signature 60/30 Blazer, this time with a loose cut flow for breathability. To complement the blazer are two pairs of pants — the 60/30 baggies, which are a wide-legged classic and the 60/30 de Campos, a loose but tapered pant.
Check out the rest of the images after the jump and hit their site for more info.
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.