Nonnative released images of their AW14 collection today. The reliable japanese label outdoes their respectable spring collection with some great cold weather coats and several well thought out complete looks. I enjoyed the monochromatic styling which pops up throughout the collection . Nonnative doesn’t strive too far outside the comfort zone for most men but it has presented some solid pieces here that should be worth investing come Fall. For a brand taking on men’s staples it’s nice to see that they’ve considered usability and made items that are stand above the typical lame basics that countless brands are currently churning out. See more on their website and all the looks after the jump.
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4dimension may not be a familiar brand outside of Asia but the brand has been growing a niche audience from it’s home base of Taipei. The Taiwanese label was launched in 2013 and recently released images of its Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection ‘Big Data. The collection is inspired by duality of our public online and offline personas in the current hyper-connected digital age.
The collection has a utilitarian mix of greyscale technical garments and accessories. While many brands are making currently pushing a similar techninja aesthetic, I do appreciate the amount of restraint shown in the product design. You can grab one of these pieces and easily work into many different looks. I’m particularly interested in the trousers and outerwear from this collection which I feel are some of the standouts. It’s also a nice touch that the footwear choices in the lookbook are on point ranging everything from Air Maxes to Rick Owens Adidas.
While there’s nothing in here that comes out of left field , the pricing seems to be reasonable given the fit and apparent quality of the garments. I haven’t had the chance to handle them in person so I can’t vouch for the durability and feel of the garments but it seems like 4dimension is worth investing in and at the very least keeping an eye on from here on out. You can shop the SS14 collection (including sale items) on their international order friendly webstore. See all the looks after the jump.
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