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2 Aug

Marc Jacobs and Cactus Plant Flea Market Unveil Unexpected Collab

Shortly after revealing an upcoming team-up with Anti Social Social Club, Cactus Plant Flea Market has now revealed an unexpected collaboration with Marc Jacobs. Inspired by the American fashion designer’s iconic tattoos, the special range is comprised of jackets, hoodies, long-sleeve T-shirts, tote bags and a rug. Leading the collaboration are the heavyweight cotton hoodies that sees CPFM designer Cynthia Lu recreate tattoo found on Jacob’s torso in her signature puff print graphic style. Other standouts include the faux fur button-up jackets marked with embedded star designs, similarly decorated tote bags and simple “mj” Star Rug.     Priced between ¥24,000 and ¥50,000 JPY + tax (approximately $226 and $472 USD), the Marc Jacobs x Cactus Plant Flea Market collection is now available for pre-order at Marc Jacobs’ Aoyama flagship store in...
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30 Jul

Goyard Channels Snoopy Prints for 2020 Capsule

Goyard is tapping PEANUTS nostalgia for a brand new bag capsule. The Parisian luxury house has emblazoned boisterous Snoopy prints over a set of bags and wallets.   Highlighted in the range are tote bags colored in green, yellow, black, white and red, stamped with the label’s signature monogram. Each bag is vividly accented with two-toned stripes that cut through the center. Sitting at the top of them are various Snoopy motifs, like depictions of the character taking a nap or reading a book. The bags are trimmed with leather at the edges, complemented by sleek handles, as a final touch to the collaborative designs. A set of Snoopy-clad wallets complete the concise capsule. Goyard’s limited-edition 2020 Snoopy capsule with PEANUTS will be available on August 21 exclusively...
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29 Jul

STARBUCKS JAPAN TAPS FRAGMENT DESIGN TO CREATE EXCLUSIVE TUMBLERS

For its latest collaborative drop, Starbucks Japan has teamed up with fragment design on a selection of new merch for the opening of its new store in Tokyo‘s Rayard Miyashita Park. The exclusive assortment includes bottles, tumblers and graphic tees that arrive in a neutral color palette.   The word “MYST” can be found throughout the beverage containers, which stands for Miyashita Park, along with Hiroshi Fujiwara‘s iconic lighting bolt branding in tandem with Starbucks’ logo. Available in black or white, the tees boast a minimal design and feature co-branding on the front. Take a closer look at the items in the gallery above and peep the new location below. Starbucks’ Rayard Miyashita Park is now open to the public....
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27 Jul

A Closer Look at the Garage Italia x HUBLOT Millennial Pink Big Bang Chronograph

Our latest edition to our Closer Look series takes us to HUBLOT pink Big Bang with Garage Italia. The 42mm case is made with a satin-finished and polished “Millennial Pink” anodized aluminum and is one of the more fun and colorful watches in its price range.   With an extensive background in material technology — it was HUBLOT after all that introduced the rubber strap to the world of luxury watches in the ’80s — HUBLOT furthers its foray into crafting watches that speak more of the individual. From the closer look, we can see the brushed and polished flanks of the case and the contrast between the titanium H screws at the bezel and gray tones offered via the skeletonize dial. Powering the watch is HUBLOT’s newer HUB1280 UNICO manufacture...
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21 Jul

Admire the Clouds With Louis Vuitton’s FW20 Soft Trunk

Delivering its Fall/Winter 2020 offerings, Louis Vuitton has now released Virgil Abloh‘s latest take on its Soft Trunk bag.   Coming in at 9.8 x 7.1 x 3.9 inches, the carrying option is defined by the cloud inspired Monogram print that sees billowy LV initials applied on a sunny sky. The Monogram Clouds coated canvas base is accented by cowhide leather trim that reinforces the luxury fashion house’s legendary trunks. Accompanying details come in the form of LV branded silver-tone hardware. Inside the zipped closure is a matching textile lining marked with a classic leather brand tag. Rounding up the design of the bag is an interior duo flat pocket and an adjustable, removable strap. Priced at $4,100 USD, the FW20 Virgil Abloh-Designed Cloud Soft Trunk is available...
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19 Jul

NIKE’S AIR ZOOM SPIRIDON CAGE 2 GETS DRESSED IN “PISTACHIO FROST”

Following the “University Blue” iteration, Nike has released the Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 in two new colorways. Arriving in “Pistachio Frost” and “Safron Quarz,” these vibrant shades will make your summer outfits stand out this season.   Having launched back in 2003, the silhouette features a blend of old and new details for an elevated look and feel. The upper sports premium suede and perforated synthetic nubuck, while the iconic Swoosh boasts shiny, reflective material. Additional elements include the sneaker‘s signature cage, which is constructed out of TPU, as well as the Zoom Air cushioning unit. Take a closer look at both versions in the gallery above. Nike’s Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 in “Pistachio Frost” and “Safron Quarz” retail for £124.95 GBP (approximately $160 USD) each, which you can now cop via...
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18 Jul

ADIDAS DROPS ECO-FRIENDLY ULTRABOOST IN “PINK TINT”

For its latest UltraBOOST iteration, adidas has given its classic silhouette the “Pink Tint” treatment with hints of “Cloud White.” Continuing its sustainability efforts, the pair is made out of yarn created in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans – a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for the beauty and fragility of the ocean.   Constructed out of the sportswear label’s signature Primeknit material, the running shoe’s upper boasts subtle metallic details on the tongue and heel. For a durable and comfortable run, the sneaker comes with a stabilizing Torsion system, while the midsole contains a responsive Boost unit that gives back the same energy you put in with every step. Take a closer look at the piece in the gallery above. The UltraBOOST in “Pink Tint/Cloud White” is priced at $180 USD and...
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17 Jul

Nicolas Ghesquiere Gives Louis Vuitton Monogram a Fun Makeover

For Nicolas Ghesquiere, who is used to throwing elaborate, buzz worthy fashion shows, this year's Cruise 2021 presentation looked a whole lot different. The designer took the last few months as a reset and used this time to create a paired down, more relaxed collection that put a focus on the everyday aspects of fashion versus the more editorial side. The collection was presented in a series of snapshots at the Louis Vuitton studio in Paris. That being said, no detail was spared as Ghesquiere played with Louis Vuitton’s iconic Monogram motif, mixing colors with the shapes and suits from a deck of cards.   As for the bags, the new handbags for LV Cruise take most of their inspiration from playing...
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15 Jul

Your First Look at Dior Men’s Spring 2021 Bags

Kim Jones departed Louis Vuitton for Dior over two years ago and since then the famed menswear designer has spent his time refreshing Dior Men's. Jones has long been known for his knack for reinventing luxury couture for men, first at Louis Vuitton and now at Dior. Last season, Jones' runway presentation for Men's Fashion week took place in Miami and his collection quite literally stole the show, introducing not one, but two covetable collaborations. The first, with Nike's Jordan Brand and the second with the iconic streetwear brand Stussy. All eyes have been on Jones and Dior Men's, and though this season was a little different as an elaborate runway show was out of the cards and the collection was...
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13 Jul

RIMOWA INTRODUCES NEW “DESERT ROSE” & “CACTUS” COLORWAYS FOR ESSENTIAL SUITCASES

Following a coveted collaboration with Moncler revealed earlier this year, RIMOWA is now introducing two new hues to its collection of seasonal Essential suitcases. Taking inspiration from the colors of the desert, the new “Desert Rose” and “Cactus” additions are a combination of durability and natural beauty.   “Desert Rose” is a dusty pink shade reminiscent of the landscape of the Mojave Desert and its pastel-colored sunset. Meanwhile, “Cactus” is a deep khaki hue that is sampled from succulents found all over the region. In addition to RIMOWA’s Essential line, the two new colorways are also found on a limited-edition sticker set featuring thematic designs. The latest release is available in three suitcase sizes, including the Cabin, Check-In L and Trunk Plus, as well as phone cases for Apple‘s iPhone 11 Pro....
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