Vetements Snoop Dogg – If you’re down to pay $300 for a DHL shirt, then you’re going to love what’s next from Vetements. The Gvasalias’ luxury streetwear brand reappropriated Snoop Dogg merchandise from 1993. The T-shirts look eerily familiar to pieces from the Beware of Dogg tour and features the Long Beach rapper’s mug printed across an oversized tee. Dig through your local swap meet, or expect to pay $924 for this latest project from Vetements, the buzzing brand that had a whites-only recent runway show.
Anwar Carrots for StreetX – The streetwear scene in Australia has a broad range, but down in Perth it has consistently been StreetX. The store/brand has enlisted Anwar Carrots for a capsule collection this Summer and among the co-branded T-shirts are mesh Champion shorts, athletic hoodies, and an array of strap-back caps. This exclusive capsule collection is available at StreetX now.
Nike Free Huarache Carnivore – The Nike Air Carnivore was an odd-looking sneaker with a load of Velcro straps, but it worked. The high-top sneakers were worn by basketball players to those who needed a reliable cross-trainer. The original color scheme and design is back, and used across the Nike Free. With a Huarache sockliner and a teal base and marble midsole this latest release from NikeLab is dropping for Spring 2016.
IKEA Chain-Less Bicycle – In their effort to promote a greener lifestyle, the Swedish furniture brand introduces a low-cost bicycle. The SLADDA is a low-maintenance bike with a sealed gear hub in the rear wheel and a corrosion and rust-proof cogged drive belt in lieu of a metal chain. These little updates mean the bike is able to travel for 9320 miles without a tune-up. Priced at approximately $797, the SLADDA has won the Red Dot Design Award and is ready to replace your car for those short rides.
Stance x Big Sean – Big Sean proves its more than music in his genes as he works with Stance to design his personal collection of socks. The “Anthem” collection is marked for a Summer delivery with Big Sean electing to use barbed wire and camouflage prints across the popular tube socks. The collection features a special Big Sean embroidered logo and is available in Stance stores now.
Amazon Kindle Oasis – Ten years ago, there were a dozen e-readers on the market, but as time passed, the Amazon Kindle has proven to be king. The latest edition turns up on the tech by being 20% lighter and 30% thinner than any other previous Kindle. The new Oasis fits neatly in the palm, dedicated buttons for page turning, 300 ppi screen, and 10 LED backlights. Priced at $290, this flagship e-reader also has a battery that can last months.
Outlier Tracksuit – Menswear’s renewed fixation with track suits has turned from color-blocked taffeta jumpsuits to beautifully-tuned sportswear. Outlier leads the charge with a tracksuit made from Ultralight Doubleweave fabric. The textile has a four-way stretch, UPF 50+ sun protection, and a NanoSphere treated surface that is resistant to water and stains. But, beyond the fancy fabric is the clean and minimal cut of the jacket and the sharp silhouette of the matching pants.
BAIT x adidas – With 4/20 only a week away, BAIT announces a marijuana-themed sneaker with the help of adidas. The base silhouette is the Stan Smith with uppers made entirely of hemp. BAIT elects to use an all-over print that resembles ashes and a comes with a medical marijuana prescription tab stitched across the tongue. Look for this exclusive to drop next Monday, April 18.