END. x Saucony – After the successful release of the “Burger” Saucony Shadow 5000, END. is teaming up with Saucony again. The Grid 9000 has been elected and END. has chosen to use several different woven textiles to give the runner a unique look. From the charcoal wool to the nylon ripstop, the classic running sneaker has a distinct patterns that allows it to be dubbed “White Noise.” Another nice touch is the Yeezy-like diamond-rope shoelaces.
Vans Vault x The North Face Nuptse Jacket – The Nuptse jacket from The North Face has been a staple in the company’s illustrious history from the start. The down-fill winter jacket is ready for anything and Vans Vault gives it a splash of style for their recent collaboration. The usual color-blocked shoulder and collar is replaced with a wild geometric print to give the durable parka an adventurous and varied look.
Good Worth x Playboy – Supreme isn’t the only brand working with the infamous bunny this Holiday season. Good Worth also sees their way into a collaborative session with the adult magazine. The collaboration starts off with a few co-branded graphic T-shirts and hooded sweatshirts, and then moves onto accessories. Using the Playboy keys from the Playboy Clubs of the early seventies are a handful of novelty keys and keychains, money clip, Ebbets Field cap, and pins.
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Burton x NEIGHBORHOOD – One of the best collaborations resulting from the temperature change is from Burton and NEIGHBORHOOD. The Japanese streetwear brand’s pursuit for authenticity if fully involved in this project, and greatly benefits from Burton’s knowledge of technical textiles. Instead of a bunch of co-branding, this collection is a meeting of two worlds where custom designed patches are met with triple layer breathable Gore-Tex. The jackets all begin with the durability that is at the heart of Burton’s brand, and from there NEIGHBORHOOD takes the reigns to throw in their version of Americana. The resulting collection is a feast for the eyes, and is on their way to select stores now.
Lexdray 2015 Winter “The Symmetry” Collection Drop 1 – Justifying a backpack that cost more than a $100 is hard, but Lexdray makes a strong argument with their dedication to new textiles. For this new collection, the brand uses a custom fabric that weaves rip-stop nylon with heavy-duty mesh. The gags have a diamond-shaped pattern that serves as the inspiration for the “The Symmetry” collection title. This first drop sees a trio of previous favorites, and two new bags. The Whistler Pack and the Toronto are made for cold winter adventures, and feature the wind and water resistant treatment that Lexdray fans have come to expect. Each piece is limited to 500 numbered pieces, and are available at select retailers now.
Cole Haan x Mountain Hardware – Cole Haan is entering into a large scale project with trusted outfitter Mountain Hardware. The new Zerogrand Outerwear collection blends the technical expertise of Mountain Hardware with the sophisticated and minimal look that Cole Haan has attempted to purvey. Using outdoor sports like skiing, hiking, and climbing as inspiration, the jackets are heavily insulated and come with waterproof zippers and sealed-seams. In addition to the durable winter jackets is a series of shoes and daypacks.
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Tanner Goods x PF Flyers – Tanner Goods is back again and this time they’re teaming up with PF Flyers. The classic silhouette of the Center Hi was originally released in 1930s and it returns now in beautiful Horween leather. The famous Chicago tannery offers a thick and gorgeous indigo leather from the Legacy series. With all the premium materials, expect this collaborative Center Hi to retail for $240, and be made in very limited numbers.
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Mighty Healthy x KITH – Mighty Healthy pulls out an old design to team-up with another stalwart in New York design. KITH elects the popular mirror “New York” and “Brooklyn” logo and sets it atop a luxurious leather snapback. Using an all-black premium calfskin, the snapback pays homage to cities that Mighty Healthy and KITH adore. Both snapbacks are available for $100 each, and available now exclusively through KITH.