Monthly Archives: October 2013

ORDER Sydney 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

Burgeoning Australian brand ORDER has recently released a lookbook showcasing its line for Spring/Summer 2013. As the Northern Hemisphere braces itself for the forthcoming cold season, other parts of the world are transitioning into the warmer parts of the year. Accordingly, Sydney-based brand will unveil a limited range of lightweight staples, putting a focus on minimal art and functionality. ORDER's spring/summer offerings consist of clean graphic T-shirts, perfectly weighted wovens, and an especially notable coach's jacket. With this being only the second offering from the street-ready brand, ORDER looks to have the right ingredients for a bright future. Look for the full collection on ORDER's web shop.

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Lemar & Dauley 2013 Fall Lookbook

Having remained fairly quiet since the turn of the decade, streetwear brand Lemar & Dauley is back at it with a fresh new crop of garbs featured in its 2013 fall lookbook. Releasing under the self-coined name “Wavetribe,” this subtle collection sees the New York brand sticking to its roots with a slew of graphical arrangements. Yet, L&D also shows signs of maturity in this lookbook, adding varsity-styled jackets and even headwear. Lemar & Dauley’s fall range has already begun to appear at select retailers as well as its own web store.

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Eytys “Marbling and Modernism” Installation @ Dover Street Market London

Throughout the month of November, a brand new installation from footwear label Eytys will be on display at Dover Street Market in London. Entitled "Marbling and Modernism," the installation was created in conjunction with young Stockholm-based interior designer Sara Wetterqvist. A "combination of chemistry, craftsmanship and chance," the display coincides with the release of the brand's Fall/Winter 2013 collection (a range that incorporates unique paper-marbling techniques throughout its packaging) and sees various marbling experimentations across transparent plexiglass, mirrors and plywood - each created by treating the surfaces, water-baths and paints with a variety of different natural extracts and chemicals, including algues and aluminum potassium sulfate. Eytys's Fall/Winter 2013 collection of footwear will soon be available via the HYPEBEAST Store while "Marbling and Modernism" is set to make its way to Tokyo's Dover Street Market Ginza this December.

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Globe Trotter and Maison Martin Margiela Produce Exclusive Luggage Collection

Aligning their rich history in craftsmanship and innovation, Globe-Trotter announces its latest collaboration with the Parisian fashion house of Maison Martin Margiela. Looking at the luggage maker’s early 20th century archives, MMM applies its signature trompe l'oeil print to a three-part collection of large, handmade suitcases. Unfortunately, these items will only be available this December at Margiela’s Isetan Shinjuku store in Tokyo.

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Fredo Santana featuring Kendrick Lamar – Jealous

Chicago sensation Fredo Santana reveals a cut from his Trappin' Ain't Dead project, unleashing the infectious "Jealous" onto the blogosphere today. With a hook centered around every rapper's perpetual problem – an envious inner circle – Santana also recruits the heroics of prolific Compton superstar Kendrick Lamar. While feature verses aren't generally the choice cuts of a rapper's ability, Lamar strings a slew of his styles together to create an engaging contribution to the song. This probably won't be the first time you hear "Jealous," but the first time is always the best. Click the below and enjoy.

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Stone Island 2013 Fall/Winter “Ice Jacket” Video

Italian sportswear stalwart Stone Island has released a video highlighting one of its more technically advanced pieces for Fall/Winter 2013: the Ice Jacket. Using thermo-sensitive materials within the coat, the Ice Jacket changes its color depending on temperature or atmospheric change in a given environment. A polyurethane film is applied over the jacket's polyester mesh base, which has been infused with a myriad of small pigmented molecules and changes color as a chemical reaction. No matter what color the jacket turns though, it also ensures warmth through a specialized polyester fiber quilting within the lining. Enjoy the video above, and head over to Stone Island's website for further information.

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02DERIV. 2013 Fall/Winter “MOUNTOWN” Collection

From the minds behind master-piece comes the latest collection from Japanese imprint 02DERIV.: the Fall/Winter 2013 "MOUNTOWN" range. Inspired by "a vision of huge skyscrapers standing in a row like mountains" and the ever-changing conditions of the urban environment, the collection takes design cues from prototypical mountain wear and appropriates them for added functionality in a harsh urban setting. The results include everything from wools and knits to quilted nylons, wind-resistant synthetics, heavyweight cotton twill, Harris Tweed, GORE-TEX, British Millerain waxing and more - all across silhouettes that are perfectly in line with the aesthetic of contemporary streetwear thanks to streamlined looks evocative of both military and hunting garb. 02DERIV.'s Fall/Winter 2013 "MOUNTOWN" collection is now available at select stockists and online while a corresponding capsule collection crafted in conjunction with METAPHORE will soon be available as well.

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Nocs NS900 Headphones

Known for its sleek design aesthetic, premium materials and superior tuning, Swedish brand Nocs presents its NS900 headphones. The culmination of more than two years of development and offering a suite of features perfect for audiophiles and professional DJs, the NS900 incorporates custom 40 mm state-of-the-art titanium-coated drivers with closed, dynamic, clean and well-balanced sound optimized for club environments. Pairing comfy ear cups with interchangeable cushions, the design features PVD-coated stainless steel construction with an internal headband - secured by steel hex screws - and an adjustable slider for the perfect fit. Complete with a trio of interchangeable cables, the headphones offer three different remote/mic options - thus making them compatible with just about any device imaginable. The Nocs NS900 will soon be available via the HYPEBEAST Store for $249 USD.

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maharishi x G-SHOCK “Pacifist Preppers: Part 1” Video

Known for its militaristic influences and polarizing use of camouflaged prints, maharishi teams with Casio G-Shock to create a timepiece inspired by the modern day pacifist prepper. These self-sustaining individuals, or survivalists, are actively preparing for a possible disruption in the social or political order in which our basic food, medical, energy and defense needs may not be provided by the state or private enterprises. Based on the prepper’s strong will, the two labels chose to rework the GW9400 Rangeman watch that was specifically designed for first-response professionals and combatants. The collaborative GW9400J features solar power functionality, a compass, atomic timekeeping, a Super Illuminator LED backlight, a thermometer, a barometer, an ultra-rugged casing and so much more. To commemorate the release of this limited-to-20 joint effort that also includes a USB drive and protective cloth, maharishi employed the talented Norbert Schoerner to direct a short film highlighting the English brand’s G-Shock creation as well as its fall/winter clothing collection. The maharishi x G-SHOCK Pacifist Preppers GW9400J is currently available at maharishi’s London flagship as well as online for £350 GBP (approximately $562 USD).

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Barnes & Noble Introduces the Nook GlowLight

The tech boom of recent years has turned nearly every industry a competitive landscape. Publishing is not exempt from this, highlighted by the bevy of tablet readers released in the last couple of years. Barnes & Noble's Nook is a frontrunner in its class, presently getting an upgrade in the form of the Nook Glowlight. This light, versatile tablet comes outfitted with a 6" display, a battery life extended to around 8 weeks, and a high-resolution E Ink® display – which renders digital pages as close to the real thing as possible. The Nook Glowlight also allows users to adjust text sizes, and of course has access to Barnes and Noble's three million-title library. Look for the Nook Glowlight on Barnes and Noble's website for a very reasonable $119 USD.

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2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Ahead of its Tokyo Motor Show-scheduled announcement, Porsche reveals the latest version to its luxury sports sedan in the Panamera Turbo S. Having already received a facelift for the 2014 year, the Panamera’s new performance model boasts a 4.8-liter twin turbo V8 engine that delivers 570 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque – both of which show an improvement from last year’s numbers. Despite the performance upgrade, Porsche has clocked the 2014 Turbo S at reaching 60 mph in 3.6 seconds – matching latest year’s time. It’s top speed however, is up two points reaching a lightning fast 192 mph. Additional features include carbon-ceramic breaks, 911 Turbo wheels, an exclusive new colorway and so much more. Available in both a standard edition as well as a long-wheelbase Executive version, the Porche Panamera Turbo S is set to come with a price tag of $180,300 USD or $200,500 USD respectively, making it the most expensive and the most powerful Porsche you can buy after the 918 Spyder.

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FUET Magazine Issue 1

Created, or rather, cooked out of two publishing professionals' insatiable love for food and its culture, FUET Magazine is now set to deliver its first issue. What was originally supposed to be a drool-inducing fan-made magazine has evolved into something more robust, as founders Eduardo García (of Fucking Young!) and María Arranz (of Le Cool Madrid) are poised to explore life through the lens of cooking. Accordingly, the inaugural issue will focus on the ideas of rituals within food, a special interview with Catalan artist Antoni Miralda, and even the magic secret behind love potions. The first issue is available to purchase now on I Love Paper for approximately $14 USD.

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