Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Ghost by Represent Collection

British luxury streetwear label Represent Clothing presents its new The Ghost by Represent collection. Created to fit and flow with the body's movements, all the tops from the collection are crafted with high-grade stretch cotton sourced in the U.K. The tops are crafted with a focus on fit and cut and are designed to be layered together. The collection also sees the brand extend into denim and waxed denim with its new mid-skinny fit jeans which taper down for a streamlined fit. Rounding out the collection is a selection of accessories including python skin pouches, backpacks, and duffle bags, along with gold-plated lanyard key rings and keys.  The Ghost by Represent collection is available now from here.

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CM | GOLD by Larsson & Jennings

Anglo-Swedish watchmaker Larsson & Jennings recently launched their new Chain Metal line of Swiss-made unisex watches. This fresh addition to the series is a nod to both urban and refined aesthetics, and features a 40mm case with a 316L bezel and a lightweight 2mm stainless steel Milanese mesh strap with a clasp fastener. Both the case and strap are gold-plated, though the timepiece is also available in a choice of black and silver colorways as well. The watch face is kept simplistic with the hours marked in gold and the minutes in black set against a white backdrop. The watch is powered by a Ronda 762 Swiss Movement and is water resistant to 50 meters. HYPEBEAST readers can take advantage of the free global shipping offered by Larsson & Jennings when they purchase the £215 (approximately $348 USD) watch from the brand website and enter 'STHLM13' upon checkout (valid until January 15). For more updates from Larsson & Jennings, check out their dedicated pages over at Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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HSTRY x Grungy Gentleman 2013 Fall/Winter Collection

Created as an extension of fashion house Grungy Gentleman, Nas's luxury streetwear label HSTRY has released its 2013 fall/winter apparel offering. Maintaining its signature use of quilted premium leather, the fall/winter collection introduces a selection of flannel shirts with leather accents at the pocket and elbow, while the gentleman vest showcases quilted leather accents upon the chest and back and denim style jacket portrays a wider use use of the material. Check out the series highlights above and head to the HYPEBEAST Store for more.

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Porter x Levi’s 140th Anniversary Commemorative Capsule

Porter and Levi's celebrate the 140th anniversary of Levi's through a series of denim bags and accessories -- the obvious strength of the Japanese bag brand. Combining classic denim derived from Cone Denim Mills with a modern touch of Cordura for durability, the collection includes totebags, backpacks and waistbags. Each style features both raw and washed variants and will be available in a limited run of 501 pieces at Levi's Shinjuku, Levi's Shibuya and LEVI'S E-SHOP in Japan.

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Fabian Oefner Blows Up Classic Sports Cars

Swiss artist Fabien Oefner has brought his signature work to the world of cars with his two latest projects, "Disintegrating" and "Hatch." Showing at the MB&F M.A.D. Gallery, "Disintegrating" depicts various classic sports car, including a Jaguar E-type, Mercedes-Benz 300SL, and a Ferrari 330 P4, being disintegrated and illustrates the complexity of the pieces that go into making a car. The "Hatch" series plays on the idea of cars being born and features a Ferrari 250 GTO breaking out a shell. Check out the video below to see how the artist was able to create these incredible images.

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burn’s Youtube Channel Provides Visuals Into the its Athletes and the Official Energy Drink of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Serving as the official drink sponsors for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, energy drink burn captures the intimate experience of its athletes in a bid to discover their world leading up to the 2014 games. Presented through burn's "Ride Again" short movie and the campaign, we're able to fully immerse ourselves into the art of snowboarding through these athletes -- namely Stale Sandbech, Sven Thorgren and Arthur Longo -- with spectacular visuals of epic freestyle and terrain performances, plus insights into the highs and lows of being a passionate professional in the sport.

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Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle “Work Hard, Play Hard”

Up next for LeBron James's lifestyle shoe, the Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle, is this "Work Hard, Play Hard" colorway. Inspired by LeBron's two homes, Akron and Miami, this version of his lifestyle shoe features a brown leather upper inspired by the work boots and construction jackets of Akron. The pops of pink on the laces and sole represent the bright neon lights of Miami and the city's flamboyance. Flat gold on the tongue and midsole offer a regal finishing touch for King James's lifestyle shoe. The "Work Hard, Play Hard" colorway will be available at select accounts including Kinetics Tokyo starting December 7.

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Nike “Play Russian” Commercial Celebrates the Cold and Ice

Nike's new seasonal campaign for the winter months has the sports giant in support of Russians "who embrace winter as their playground and challenges the world to #playrussian." Part of the "Just Do It" umbrella, the new campaign, aptly named "Play Russian," has a slew of Russian athlete heavyweights showcasing what it means to defy the cold through hardcore feats of finesse and athleticism. Ranging in sports from ice hockey to running to skateboarding, with Russian sports names including ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, long jumper Darya Klishina, footballer Alexander Kokorin, snowboarder Denis Leontyev, skateboarder Egor Kaldikov and figure skater Adelina Sotnikova, the campaign -- created in partnership with Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam -- aims to show the world that winter doesn't necessarily mean staying indoors.


Marcelo Burlon 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

Milan-based polymath Marcelo Burlon presents a look at his forthcoming Spring/Summer 2014 collection by way of a brand new lookbook and stylish video. Marked by the Italian designer's signature audacious and intricate motifs, the new range sees Burlon's graphic tees joined by lightweight outerwear, shorts, bags and more. Marcelo Burlon's Spring/Summer 2014 collection will be available at select stockists in the months ahead. In the meantime, be sure to check out the lookbook's accompanying video.

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Premiere Edition

As seen previously with the C7 Corevette, Chevorlet has announced that its 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible will also debut with a Premiere Edition in limited production. The iconic American automaker will create 550 models of the special release, offered in a custom Lime Rock Green paint job with a contrasting beige hood. At the interior, interested parties can expect luxurious suede upholstery, carbon fiber trims, and unique sill plates. Underlining the car's touring heritage is a five-piece luggage set from Thule, which is included in the package. Boasting a Z51 performance package under the hood, the car will go on sale early next year for a cool $77,450 USD.

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Kanye West’s adidas Deal Reportedly Worth $10 Million USD

The story surrounding Kanye West and Nike's divorce continues to unravel as news has broken surrounding the artist's new contract with adidas. New York City's Daily News has reported that West's deal with the three stripes is worth about $10 Million USD, which also includes royalties from his forthcoming project. This news seems only the beginning for West's agenda as reported on Hot 97's Angie Martinez Show, who recently cited feeding his family as his chief priority. Look for more news on this interesting relationship as it develops.

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