Focusing on quality design with a minimalistic approach, Vancouver-based fashion imprint Arc'teryx Veilance launches the visuals for its 2014 fall/winter campaign in a similarly toned down, yet refined manner. Seen throughout the visuals is a series of casual insulated jackets, ranging from overcoats to bombers to zip-ups. Adding to the outerwear repertoire are premium fitted blazers, coach jackets, and hooded sport coats. The brand's lookbook, accompanied by an ethereal soundtrack, makes a point to put the emphasis on the quality craftsmanship of its latest apparel. The Arc'teryx Veilance 2014 fall/winter Collection Assembly is available now at its online store.
In the latest installment of Snoop Dogg's GNN show, the hip-hop mogul invited R&B star T-Pain on set. Having left behind his dreads for a new look and a new outlook to music, T speaks on his latest musical endeavors and the reason he fell into hiatus, while also letting us in on his early tenure as a DJ. The two also go back-and-forth, name-dropping entertainers who inspire them past and present, from contemporary acts like FKA Twigs to icons like Richard Pryor. Clocking out to just under 20 minutes, enjoy the latest episode of GNN here and share your thoughts below.
Bodega has captured Japanese-based label Cav Empt's first delivery from its 2014 fall/winter collection and paired it with the latest Raf Simons x adidas sneakers in this "Dystopian" editorial. Combining early computer graphic styles with social commentary, the imagery also includes modern day social tech bytes like emoji graphics, which can be seen on the the sleeves of the Eye Contact shirt, Blank Snap Cap, and Pink Noise Tee. Head over to Bodega to shop the first assortment from the collection and stay tuned for more items to drop within the coming season.
Just in time for the back-to-school season, Nike has worked up this Dunk High Premium QS "Back to School." The shoe draws inspiration from classic school notebooks and features a black leather base with patterned overlays and a ruled paper midfoot panel. Unfortunately, it looks like this Quickstrike release is only available in a small size run. Check out the shoes now at select stockists including Kinetics Tokyo.
Jordan Brand's Vice President of Footwear, David Schechter has announced that the Air Jordan 3 model will go back into the vault, with the "Sport Blue" rendition being the last colorway to drop. While it is unlikely to be a permanent decision, plans for the iconic silhouette will be halted until further notice, perhaps in anticipation for the Remastered line launching in Spring 2015. Although a plethora of variations for the model have released over the past year, news of the sneaker officially being cut will come as a surprise to many, as the signature shoe is one of the more popular silhouettes in the catalog.
Picking up from where the visuals for his track "Often" left off, The Weeknd has now dropped the music video for his second summer single, "King Of The Fall." The "day in the life" theme continues as artist takes his viewers on an early morning tour of Toronto, which later concludes at a late night get together. Check out the video above via HYPETRAK and be sure to catch The Weeknd live this fall when his self-entitled tour stops at a city near you.
After appearing in Pharrell's music video for "Come Get It Bae" back in July, Miley Cyrus returns to our viral pages, this time gracing the cover of V Magazine's latest issue. Shot by none other than Karl Lagerfeld, V's issue 91 cover sees Cyrus sporting a Lagerfeld-designed fur bathing suit while inside the rebellious 21-year-old sits down with the iconic designer/photographer ahead of her upcoming South American tour. V Magazine issue 91 is set to hit newsstands September 10 and can be pre-ordered now online for $10 USD.
It might be hard to believe, but British contemporary label maharishi is fast approaching its 20th anniversary. Moving into the Fall/Winter 2014 season, the brand commemorates this, in part, with the release of a new collection. The "Skeuomimicry R.I.P." collection finds the brand reiterating its central military motifs, reworking vintage pieces from Polish, Czech, Serbian and U.S. armed forces into contemporary wearables. For this, the brand power washes each piece in saffron water and incense to effectively 'baptize' away wartime associations. maharishi also reprises its relationship with Schoeller textiles to create advanced water-repellent jackets. Connecting all of this is the "Pixel Bonsai Forest" pattern, an interpretation of camouflage that infuses designs from Tibetan rugs and tiger stripes. Enjoy this look at maharishi's forthcoming collection, arriving on the brand's web store in the coming days.
Hood By Air's signature avant-garde street styling becomes quite apparent in its 2014 Fall/Winter advertising campaign, a first from the brand. Shot by longtime collaborator Kevin Amato, the accompanying images highlight the New York-label's forthcoming range with a mixture of denim-draped dancers helping to recreate the "vogueing" finale of HBA's runway show from this past winter. Be on the lookout for Hood By Air's 2014 fall/winter collection to soon hit participating stockists around the globe while the label's corresponding seasonal campaign can be seen over at V MAGAZINE's website in its entirety.
A home in which a classic, minimalist aesthetic works around intellectual values, we present a look at the Long Brick House completed by Földes & Co. Architects in 2013. Nestled in the side of the Big-Proud Peak in Pilisborosjeno, Hungary, this home was designed for a couple not only looking to retire from the hustle-and-bustle of Budapest, but also to support their large library of books. While its exterior features a canopy of trees for shade and a spacious terrace with sunset views of the rolling hills, its interior offers 17 meters of books space, a sauna, 50-centimenter thick brick walls created to retain heat, and an empty, well-ventilated attic that behaves as a "buffer zone" that optimizes the inner climate.
After launching its Fall/Winter 2014 season just two weeks ago, the ongoing collaboration between Italian designer Andrea Pompilio and Onitsuka Tiger has produced yet another rendition of the Colorado Eighty-Five. This version of the retro runner finds the silhouette done up with a monochrome geometric patterned upper, executed in supple leather. A bold tonal green heel counter contrasts both the upper and the midsole, which features a futuristic dotted motif. A trail-inspired rugged rubber outsole completes this offering from the fourth round of Andrea Pompilio's collaboration with Onitsuka Tiger, available at retailers such as Premier now.
Fresh off the debut of its Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook, SOPHNET. and Nike Sportswear present F.C.R.B.'s first drop for the new season. Marked by vertical stripes and hues of red, blue, black, grey, and white, the football club's first delivery for Fall/Winter 2014 will include this season's game jersey and shorts alongside matching warm-ups, branded hoodies, and corresponding graphic tees. Look for the pieces to hit F.C.R.B. dealers this Saturday, August 30 before making their way to NikeLab next Thursday, September 4.
English label Hentsch Man delivers its latest goods for Fall/Winter 2014 courtesy of a new lookbook. The brand, which thus far has drawn major influence from the tropical isles, here takes a turn towards darker, more mature aesthetics while striving to maintain its ethos. Down to its black, faded floral prints, patterning here is refined to be less ostentatious, while the brand sets its focus on essential silhouettes. Classics such as the plaid peacoat, the color-blocked knit sweater or the Sunday sweat-suit are all aptly represented here, complimented by Hentsch Man's resilient use of blues and greys to create a range of everyday wearables. Check out the Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook from the brand here, which is available in full on Hentsch Man's web shop now.
If you're a cycler in need of some gear for the colder weather ahead, you're in luck as nanamica has dropped a cycling capsule as a part of its collection for the new season. Initially highlighted in the Japanese label's Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook, the release includes a trio of different jackets alongside two different vests and corresponding pants while boasting details like stretch-wool and stretch-denim construction, WINDSTOPPER fabrics, KODENSHI down fills, and a bevy of utilitarian pockets. Appearing in navy, indigo, and grey, nanamica's cycling designs are now available in-store and online
Following its official revealing at the Moscow Motor Show, here's our very first look at the Chevy Niva Concept. For those unaware of the Niva's unique history, this 4WD mini-SUV was originally introduced as the Lada Niva or VAZ-2121 by Russian automaker AvtoVAZ in the late '70s. In 1998, Chevrolet collaborated with AvtoVAZ to create its own version of the off-road vehicle suitable for North American winters. Getting back to its tough-guy routes however, this concept features a bevy of all-terrain upgrades, including rugged BF Goodrich tires, a winch, a snorkel, under-body cladding, tow hooks, integrated lamp guards, auxiliary lighting, a roof rack, signature Chevy details and a rear end that look rather Benz-ish. Be on the lookout for the Chevy Niva to hit showroom floors as soon as 2016.
After a bevy of rumors in recent months, Apple has confirmed industry speculation, officially announcing a special event for September 9, 2014 and sending out invitations to the media. Set to take place that day in the tech giant's hometown of Cupertino at 10 a.m. PDT, the event will see the debut of both the iPhone 6 as well as Apple's first foray into wearables: the long-rumored iWatch.
Vans takes cues from global street fashion this fall as its OTW collection introduces the brand new "Clash" pack. Focusing on juxtapositions of materials and patterns, the pack includes the Tesella, Ludlow, and Prelow, setting a classic camouflage pattern against various embellishments on each. While the Tesella sees a handwoven checkerboard arrangement, the Ludlow sports a combination of tumbled and perforated leathers as camouflage lines the interior of the silhouette. Finally, the lightweight Prelow rocks earth-toned camo quarter panels in conjunction with a blue-hued polka dot print along the tongue and midfoot.
Retailing for between $85 and $100 USD, Vans OTW's trio of "Clash" drops for Fall 2014 can be found now at OTW stockists and the label's own online store.
Aiming to pay homage to its hometown, New York City-based The Meatball Shop released a small, but covetable capsule in collaboration with both SHUT Skateboards and Vans. Since its inception, The Meatball Shop has played a pivotal role in the renaissance of Lower East Side; reclaiming the neighborhood in a radius of hotspots by New York-bred entrepreneurs. There's perhaps no greater emblem of this than SHUT (founded in 1986), which is one of the longest-running independent skateboard brands in the city.
As such, the Steve Ellis-designed deck pays homage to both parties with its vintage meat grinder – a literal nod to The Meatball Shop that also plays on the raw, gritty spirit of New York skateboarding. A surprise collaboration with Vans completes the project, adorned with Guatemalan-sourced fabric from Proud Mary Textiles. Executed in the shop's penchant red-white color palette, the shoe features a branded insert and embroidered heel tab. If you haven't already, head over to The Meatball Shop's web store to pick up these slices of New York history.
Amsterdam-based denim label Olaf Hussein has released its latest lookbook, featuring various pieces of their 2014/2015 collection. With the goal of leaving a strong first impression, the line draws inspiration from the late 50's: the clean aesthetics and razor sharp tailoring can be found throughout the collection. Merging essential elements with contemporary details like bonded fabric, drawstring hems and seams sealing tape, Olaf Hussein is bringing a classic look to modern standards. Shop the collection on their online store here.
Celebrating its 25th birthday this year, the New Balance 577 silhouette receives two new color schemes perfect for the fall season. Available in your choice of green and black or blue and black, both models are made in England with a premium suede and mesh upper, a comfortable ENCAP midsole and tonal stitching throughout. The New Balance M577SGK and M577SBK can be purchased now at COMMONN.