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5.9.16 :: Diamond, Shwood, LIFUL

5.9.16 :: Diamond, Shwood, LIFUL

By Peter

Diamond Supply Co. Summer 2016 – The French Riviera serves as the inspiration for Diamond Supply Co.’s latest offerings. The Summer collection bites a piece of the high-life in Monaco with a series of graphic T-shirts and hoodies that feature inviting yachting colors and prints. From the French terry to the packable lightweight parka, the collection pays homage to the partying life in the harbors. Expect this fun collection of streetwear essentials to be available in stores now.

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Jordan Heads Brooklyn x Globe – Skate and sneakers have always been intertwined, and further proof is made with Globe partnering up with Jordan Heads Brooklyn. The skate brand and the consignment shop takes the iconic cement print from the Air Jordan 3 and plasters it beautifully over a fresh skateboard deck. The back graphic pays homage to Brooklyn sneaker enthusiasts, while the front features the recognizable cement print. The decks are made in limited numbers with 23 completes and 85 made to be sold individually.

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Shwood Sea Sunglasses – What started with wood as wood has moved onto concrete, and now Shwood plays with sea shells. The latest set of frames from the Portland-based makers of sunglasses involve creatures from the sea. The all-new “Sea” sunglasses use a frame that uses high-pressure resin to embed seashells into the frames. This special process means there are no two frames alike. Expect this unique casting process to be used across the Canby, Bailey, and Mckenzie silhouettes.

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adidas Primeknit Superstar – The race to adopt knitted uppers across more sneakers is currently being dominated by adidas. The brand with the three marks adds the Superstar to the list of products that will receive the lightweight and breathable textile-knitted upper. The classic shell-toe will remain intact to maintain the iconic silhouette. Expect this updated Primeknit Superstar to arrive in the original black and white, and a hefty retail to boot.

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HP Chromebook 13 – The MacBook Air has set the standard for those that want an affordable ultrabook, but HP comes up with a legitimate Chromebook contender for Spring. This latest premium offering starts at about half the price of the MacBook Air, and a few upgrades quickly gets it into MacBook Pro territory. However, even the most basic version of the new Chromebook 13 comes with an ultra-sharp Quad-HD IPS screen, USB-C connection, and a gorgeous body constructed from lightweight brushed aluminum. With a 45 Wh battery the Chromebook 13 will go nearly 14 hours off of a single charge.

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Supreme x Clarks Originals – The Wallabee has had a huge role in hip-hop, and will be celebrated again by Supreme this season. The cult status of the boot returns this season with a toe-box that has been woven in suede. The Wallabees will be available in high and low-cut versions in three different colors: tan and navy for those that want to ride with classics, and a pink for those dedicated to Killer Cam. The collection drops this Thursday, May 12, and Supreme New York, Los Angeles, and online.

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LIFUL Summer 2016 – Korean streetwear brand LIFUL manages to do something most streetwear brands cannot. For Summer they have brought life back into the T-shirt. Using a thicker construction, an oversized print, fringed and frayed detailing, and a few simple graphics, the T-shirts maintain the traditional silhouette while offering a new and different look. Besides the tees, there will also be a handful of canvas and denim shorts to fill out the rest of the collection. Look for the pieces to be available in LIFUL’s online shop store now.

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ROKIT – With UNION LA’s seal of approval, ROKIT heads to Tokyo, Japan to show off their latest wares for Spring 2016. This young brand is better known for their use of premium materials across streetwear staples, and this season sees the bright orange dot logo across a lightweight hooded windbreaker, canvas dad hats, and over a few new T-shirts. The small collection is available in UNION LA now, and will eventually also be available in the ROKIT online store.

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