Patta x BEAMS x Vans – Patta has its roots firmly cemented in sneaker culture, and their recent collaboration has them working with another renowned sneaker brand all the way from Japan. BEAMS and Patta lead the charge with a special project with Vans on the classic Old Skool silhouette. The low cut skate shoe has an iconic shape that is enhanced by an old Johnny Cash song. “Mean Eyed Cat” serves as the inspiration for the shoe’s stealthy black uppers and typography on the outsole. Other details include the loud “Patta” brand across the quarter panel, and additional branding on the laces in insole.
Baracuta for J.Crew – Both the legendary icon Steve McQueen and skater Jason Dill have rocked the G9 Harrington Jacket. This classic windbreaker from the United Kingdom has gone nearly unchanged for half a century, and most recently they have been brought into the J.Crew fold. Baracuta contributes three colorways to J.Crew’s Fall menswear collection complete with the ribbed cuffs, slim tailoring, and the iconic Fraser tartan interior lining. Available in a faded black, beech olive, and a J.Crew exclusive rust orange the G9 Harrington is available in select J.Crew stores for $390.
Action Bronson x Stance – Mr. Wonderful aka Bronsolini links up with Stance to create a whimsical pack of decorated high-cut crew socks. The Flushing, Queens native is transformed to a cartoon caricature across three different wild and colorful pints. The socks are set to retail for $16 a pair, and are available now at select Stance stockists.
adidas Originals by NEIGHBORHOOD – One successful project deserves another as adidas Originals teams up with NEIGHBORHOOD again for Fall and Winter 2015. For this round, the German powerhouse and Japanese brand are inspired by the counter-culture style of bikers. Using a solid palette of black, white, and tan, the collection borrows from American biker culture with leather jackets, co-branded coaches jackets, and sneakers with a hiking boot twist. Look for the collection to drop this Saturday, August 29.
HEAD PORTER Savile Row Collection – The fashion elite on London’s Savile Row serve as inspiration for HEAD PORTER’s latest series of bags. The collection draws on traditional men’s suiting to create bags made from a light grey thick Cordura cotton. The bags have also been treated to be water-repellant, and are made to look slick, but extra durable. The collection is made up of four differently-sized bags, and is available now in the HEAD PORTER online shop.
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Volcom x New Era x Tilly’s – This latest three-way project between Volcom, New Era, and Tilly’s dives into skate culture in a flurry of floral prints. The “Future Athletics” collection pays tribute to Volcom’s auspicious 1991 starting date, with proceeds going to benefit the Sheckler Foundation. Comprised of essentials like the graphic T-shirts, raglan baseball 3/4 sleeve, athletic hoodie, and a New Era snapback.
Converse x Stussy – With Stussy reaching a 35 year milestone, the SoCal based brand gets a little help from Converse. The all-American sneaker comany lends their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star for customization. Stussy uses a unique “Tom Tom” print across both the high-cut and low-top model with wavy, dottede, and zig-zag lines. Available in black and blue, the collaborative shoes are due in stores Friday, August 28.
Olympus E-M10 Mark II – There’s a lot of camera options out there, but one that kicks ass in the looks department is the E-M10 Mark II. This second iteration of the best selling micro 4/3 camera is a good looking devil. The camera is completely digital, but it has a vintage aesthetic that can appease even the most devoted enthusiasts. Inside the killer design is a 16 megapixel sensor, five-axis image stabilization, Wi-Fi, and a sweet electronic view finder.