Needles SS18 Lookbook

Needles has spent the last couple years clarifying the vision of designer Keizo Shimizu. He has always brought together influences from across different genres including vintage workwear, military surplus and sportswear. While the ever-popular tracksuit and pants return, there’s plenty of new stuff to see as well. There’s pieces influenced by vintage western wear and even loose-fitting casual 70s suiting. The overall effect is relaxed and personable. With so many expressive pieces and creative styling throughout the looks, there is plenty here for pretty much everybody who is a fan of Needles.

Look for items to start dropping at retailers including Union Made in the Fall.

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Needles Fall/Winter 2017 Lookbook

The Fall/Winter collection Needles has a bohemian feel throughout. There’s plenty of eclectic looks in here that feature plenty of patterns and wide silhouettes. As to be expected from Needles, the clothing has a vintage Americana feel exemplified in pieces like the oversized leather coach jacket, argyle mohair cardigan and the flared pleated pants.

Look for the items in shops including Union Made and END.

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Nepenthes SS15 ‘My Grand Tour’ Editorial

It’s no surprise that the team at Nepenthes has assembled another winning editorial highlighting a selection of spring/summer items from the likes of Needles, South2West8 and Engineered Garments. This editorial provides solid inspiration for dressing in hotter weather with fits that manage to work in a variety of pieces from top Japanese labels. The looks here styled by¬†Naoki Ikeda capture the feeling of exploring the Japanese countryside and offer a textbook example of how conversation pieces can be toned down and made to be easily wearable. If you’re into any of the brands mentioned above , do yourself a favor and click through to see the rest of the editorial.

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Nepenthes FW14 Editorial ‘Spirit of Place’

Nepenthes releases it’s second editorial of the season ‘Spirit of Place. Styled by Yohei Usami, the looks emphasize layering and colder weather dressing. Look include¬†items by¬†Needles, Engineered Garments, Sonic Lab,, The Soloist, and South2 West8 and more.

 

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Nepenthes FW14 Editorial

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Nepenthes puts together an outdoor themed editorial styled with key items from a wide range of Fall/Winter 2014 collections. The photo set features its own collaborations with George Cox as well as pieces from NEEDLES, Engineered Garments, Sonic Lab and Sasquatchfabrix. Head over the Nepenthes site to get more information about availability and stockists.

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NEPENTHES SS13 ‚ÄúPattern Chasing‚ÄĚ Lookbook

NEPENTHES kills it with this Spring/Summer 2013 lookbook. The Japanese-based consortium incorporates their (Engineered Garments, Needles, and Sonic Labs et al) into this inspired take on Spring. Pattern heavy and brightly colored , the styling displayed here is some of the best I’ve seen thus far this year. Bright greens, blues, and stripes are paired with floral,¬†Hawaiian,¬†¬†camo and ¬†paisley prints. It’s nice when a lookbook inspires you to re-invent your wardrobe to match the changing seasons. If you want to ‘pattern chase’ the items found here, keep an eye out for drops at the New York and Japan Nepenthes locations.

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