Been Trill x Hood by Air – Don’t adjust your monitors. That blur is an intentional design from the latest collaborative project between Hood By Air and Been Trill. These New York bases brands have enjoyed success in the past and the “Emoji 100” T-shit uses a pixelated graphic across the front and back. In addition to the blurry print is a crisp and clean Been Trill logo on the right sleeve. Look for the tee to be available in select retailers very soon.
NOOKA 3D Timepieces – New York based NOOKA has always been ahead when it comes to design, but now their knack for innovation moves to manufacturing. Look for the accessories company to work closet with 3D Systems to produce a series of printed watch straps. The watch base will be the popular Zub 40 while the simple plastic strap is replaced by an intricately printed bracelet. Look for a fun range of pieces to be available in stores now.
Adidas “D Rose 4.5” – Derek Rose’s season as a Chicago Bull may be over, but adidas will continue to design upon the successful “D Rose 4.5.” The ultralight basketball sneaker arrives in orange with complimentary black stripes. Cushioning and comfort for this performance basketball sneaker is provided by the innovative asymmetrical engineered molded EVA collar and GEOFIT technology. This latest edition in the signature Derek Rose line will be available on January 30.
KITH “Bleeker” Sweatpant – KITH’s is bringing back the look and feel of their popular “Mercer” pant in the new “Bleeker” sweatpant. Made from 320 GSM 100% French terry cotton the pants are intended to be ultra soft, while being incredible durable. The “Bleeker” features a nylon waistband, functional button fly placket, two YKK zippered asymmetrical hip pockets, and ribbed ankle cuffs. Look for the pants to arrive with a matching hoodie. All the pieces will be available today at KITH stores, along with their online shop.
COMME des GARCONS Spring/Summer 2014 “Play” Collection – The “Play” collection is an affordable approach to Japan’s COMME des GARCONS. The Spring and Summer collection has just hit stores and it brings with it the trademark Filip Pagowski-designed iconography. Look for this logo to appear over a range of cardigans, T-shirts and button-ups; casual basics that add a bit of flair. The entire collection is available in stores now.