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5 Apr

Inside the Newly Opened BAPE Store COMME des GARÇONS in Osaka

Today, A Bathing Ape has opened its BAPE Store® COMME des GARÇONS in Shinsaibashi, Osaka. With its interiors designed by world renown fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, the new store marks the first time a retail space for BAPE has launched at COMME des GARÇONS. Upon entering, visitors are met with the familiar APE HEAD and BAPE CAMO on the store’s walls. Contrasting with the print’s bold greens, browns and yellows, natural wooden shelves house the lineup of co-branded goods — the first collaboration between the two brands.   BAPE Store COMME des GARÇONS Osaka embodies a design that contrasts with previous BAPE stores, offering a distinctive interior based on white. The space, which boasts frame-like fixtures and curved white walls, is a combination of BAPE’s traditional...
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3 Apr

G-SHOCK Teams up With Jahan Loh for GM-6900 Animation

G-SHOCK Singapore has teamed up with the Lion City’s home-grown contemporary artist Jahan Loh for its new GM-6900 accompanying animation, dubbed “There is No Planet B.” An extension of Loh’s “Intergalactic Dreams,” his body of work that encourages conversation about global warming, “There is No Planet B” is set in the year 2069 (a nod to the GM-6900), and tells of a possible future where Earth is soon becoming uninhabitable, and space reconnaissance troopers are sent out scouting planet after planet for mankind’s new home.   In the video, a spaceman is 70,000 light years from Earth. Now on Planet M30 in the Sagittarius Dwarf Spherodical Galaxy, he runs to return to his ship, and on his wrist is the new metal-forged G-SHOCK GM-6900: featuring a gold-colored...
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2 Apr

NEW BALANCE TO SCALE ITS PRODUCTION OF MASKS

Less than a week ago, New Balance produced its first face mask prototype as part of its COVID-19 initiative to aid healthcare front liners in the United States. The sportswear label has now announced that its goal is to make up to 100,000 units weekly by mid-April at its Lawrence, Massachusetts and Norridgewock, Maine factories combined.   According to a press release issued by the brand, New Balance is simultaneously advancing its current design and materials used to “ideally meet FDA requirements and achieve a product that can be confidently used by frontline medical staff who require those criteria.” In terms of distribution, the company will be working with a “combination of direct medical facility coordination and communication at the Massachusetts and Maine state levels” to...
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31 Mar

10 Bag Brands That Need Your Support

During these scary times health is at the forefront of everybody's mind, but what a lot of people haven't considered is the economic hit a lot of small businesses and indie brands have taken, worldwide. A lot of brands are close to collapse and as artists and creators continue to struggle to make ends meet we will soon go without the people that inspire us most. Now more than ever they need our support, so if you are in a position to buy at the moment. Dauphinette Playful, soft, and sweet, Olivia's brand Dauphinette is the perfect embodiment of romance. Her bags are unique, often containing vintage components as well as fun unusual design elements such as pressed...
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29 Mar

SAMMY JO DROPS VIBRANT TIE-DYE NIKE SOCKS JUST IN TIME FOR SPRING

If you’ve been looking for the perfect way to add color to your outfits this spring, Sammy Jo is back with another selection of customized tie-dye Nike socks – this time in a low-cut model. The Spectrum Low collection includes a six-pack of various colorways, all independently customized, meaning that no two pairs are the same. Ideal for mixing and matching, or adding an eye-catching touch to a minimal outfit, the socks are easy to wear and are made of Nike’s signature performance cotton material, meaning that you could also spice up your workout with some colorful Dri-Fit accessories.   If you’re looking to add the colorful Nike logo socks to your rotation, head over to the Sammy Jo website where a six-pack of socks retail...
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26 Mar

Louis Vuitton Drops Colorful Jumbo Monogram Windbreaker

Louis Vuitton has just released a colorful windbreaker for the Summer season. Previewed earlier with its SS20 Taïgarama collection, the lightweight jacket features large pastel takes on the house’s iconic monogram pattern, all applied using the Ikat dyeing technique. The jacket also sees water-repellent fabric, front pockets, hook-and-loop detailing at the cuff, and a high-collar hood. Made in Italy, the Louis Vuitton Multicolor Monogram Windbreaker can be found now over at LV’s online store for a price of $2,900 USD. In other fashion news, Net-a-Porter and MR PORTER temporarily close online shops in the U.S. and Europe....
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24 Mar

Audemars Piguet Updates Retro Elegance With [Re]master01 Selfwinding Chronograph

Since 1875, Audemars Piguet has crafted watches of unmatched quality, with each timepiece pieced together by hand until the mid-20th century. The company’s [Re]master01 Selfwinding Chronograph watch is a salute to its constant attention to detail and the designs of yesteryear, combining classic aesthetics with contemporary technology. Drawing from Audemars Piguet’s original chronograph wristwatch from 1943, the [Re]master01 timepiece brings timeless design elements into the current-day with subtle enhancements. For instance, the dial has been slightly revised to increase legibility and the watch now boasts a glareproof sapphire crystal caseback. However, other features, including the two-tone steel and pink gold case with champagne dial, are borrowed directly from the now-collectible original model. Further heightening the lavishness are two accompanying straps, offering both hand-stitched...
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22 Mar

BOTTEGA VENETA’S SS20 ZEBRA PRINT POUCH IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

Bottega Veneta has introduced its best-selling pouch handbag in several new colorways for the Spring/Summer 2020 season. Arriving in vibrant orange, neutral brown “Moutarde” and graphic black and white zebra print, the slouchy clutch is updated with a chunky chainlink strap that can be slung over the shoulder. Constructed of a magnetic frame supporting a calf leather body, the bag features a more linear shape than previous iterations. The bag’s signature soft folds contrast against the polished metal strap. Additional SS20 colorways include off-white “Plaster,” amber “Ocra,” deep brown “Fondente” and classic black. Bottega Veneta’s SS20 chain pouch starts at $3,600 USD and is available for pre-order now through the Bottega Veneta website....
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20 Mar

THE NORTH FACE JAPAN UNVEILS ITS URBAN EXPLORATION “MOUNTAIN OFFICE” CAMPAIGN FOR SS20

Operated by sportswear label Goldwin, The North Face Japan has released its latest Urban Exploration campaign for Spring/Summer 2020. Inspired by the collection’s “Mountain Office” theme, the shoot took place at a sunny mountaintop featuring the range’s sleek outerwear pieces. Garments include weather-fighting parkas, breathable trench coats and belted climbing-style trousers that come in a neutral color palette. Highlight items like the unisex double-breasted Desert Trek jacket and matching Desert slacks are made out of water-resistant stretch polyester. Rounding out the line are the Cozy Light Half-Zip and Nuptse slide sandals, both perfect for spring. Take a look at the entire campaign in the gallery above. The North Face Japan’s Urban Exploration “Mountain Office” SS20 collection is now available on Goldwin’s site and domestic stockists. In case you missed it, The North Face x Supreme...
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18 Mar

DIOR X NIKE’S AIR JORDAN 1 HIGH LAUNCH HAS BEEN POSTPONED

In response to global concerns surrounding the outbreak of novel coronavirus, Dior and Nike have decided to postpone the launch of their collaborative Air Jordan 1 High. The buzzy silhouette was scheduled to release through a draw system at the end of March.The international draw was also set to include exclusive access to a number of global Dior pop-up locations, whose openings have also postponed. An official statement released by Dior reads, “A new date for the Air Dior launch and for the pop-ups dedicated to this unique collaboration will be announced in function of how this situation evolves.”   Stay tuned for further updates from Dior and Nike....
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