Monthly Archives: January 2014

COMME des GARÇONS x Nike Team Defender Jersey

Who better to highlight Dover Street Market New York's latest in-store exclusive than The HYPEBEAST Hundred's own Adrianne Ho? Crafted in conjunction with COMME des GARÇONS, Nike's limited edition take on the Team Defender Jersey features a new slim-cut silhouette while the front mesh panel features CdG's signature polka dot pattern throughout - each hand-customized at CdG's own Tokyo atelier for a one-of-a-kind finish. Retailing for $250 USD, the fashionable football jersey is now available in-store exclusively at DSMNY.

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Staple 2014 Spring Collection

Not to be outdone, New York streetwear heavyweight Staple presents its collection of goods for Spring 2014. The brand appointed the name "Opposites Attract" to its collection this season, reflecting on the mix of materials and patterns that each piece is composed with. Integral too is acclaimed young British artist Jack Stocker, who lent his animation skills to a set of T-shirts that reiterate iconic shoes like the Jordan 1, Air Max 90, and Staple x Nike SB Dunk Low (2005). Peruse the lookbook to get a full sense of the collection, and look for the first delivery to arrive in stores on February 5.

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Wood Wood 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

A hometown hero in its native city of Copenhagen, contemporary label Wood Wood presented its Fall/Winter collection to a crowd of eager Danes recently. The show – fittingly dubbed "Heroes" – was hosted in a new rock climbing center in Copenhagen, which also happens to be one of the world's healthiest cities. These factors play well into Wood Wood's line of sports-inspired garb, which features technical fabrics applied across jackets, slim track-style pants, button-ups and vests. Details such as climbing ropes, taped seams, and polyester hits reinforce this active range of goods. Enjoy this first look at Wood Wood's forthcoming fall/winter collection.

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André Saraiva for EXIT Magazine

Coming soon is the latest issue of EXIT Magazine. In teaming up with French polymath André Saraiva, the latest edition of the publication is covered by Saraiva's signature "Mr. A" character and features pieces with the likes of Mitch Dubrowner, Aitken Jolly, Hugh Lippe, Jeffrey Milstein, Arno Frugier, Inez & Vinoodh, and more. Volume 3, issue number 9 of EXIT will soon be available online and on select newsstands.

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Stance 2014 Spring Video Lookbook

Harboring warm vibes despite a relatively chilly winter, California accessories brand Stance showcases its line for Spring 2014 via a new video. Following up on the technologically-driven releases of the Fusion line, the spring collection from Stance sees the brand integrated paisley, pastel stars and stripes, and subdued aztec motifs to create a distinctly Americana vibe. The video highlights this in the context of carefree springtime indulgences: skateboarding, motorcycle trips with babes, and desert lounging. Enjoy the video above, and be sure to pick up goods from Stance's spring collection on the brand's website.

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Gourmet 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

For its 2014 spring/summer lookbook, Gourmet showcases each of its upcoming footwear drops on the various athletic surfaces that have inspiration them. A comprehensive collection with its full line of silhouettes present, Gourmet applies a plethora of premium materials including blue cactus, pony hair, snakeskin, suede, leather and Italian cork. Furthermore, the color selection ranges from vibrant two-tone options to paint splatters, red checks, and even leopard. Gourmet’s 2014 spring/summer offering will begin retailing in the coming weeks.

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Major Lazer featuring Pharrell – Aerosol Can

Fresh off the news that Major Lazer's upcoming Apocalypse Soon EP would feature none other than Pharrell himself, the project presents the Skateboard P-assisted cut "Aerosol Can." Seemingly a trip back in time, the track sees Pharrell dropping a pair of rap-laden verses over Diplo's drum-driven production. Check out the stream below and look for the five-track EP to drop February 25.

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Herschel Supply Co. “Duck Camo and Paradise” Collection

In today’s “I wish I thought of that” news, Herschel Supply Co. previews its “Duck Camo and Paradise” collection. Using two very ubiquitous menswear prints, each carry-on blends a hand drawn tropical floral pattern in a blue and orange colorway with a subdued duck camouflage, whilst adding brown leather accents to complete the look. Inspired by spring layering, the three-part collection includes a duffle, backpack and tote bag. Be on the lookout for the “Duck Camo and Paradise” bags to hit select retailers in February.

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wjk x VANQUISH M-65 Jacket

This February Japan's VANQUISH and wjk each celebrate their 10-year anniversaries with a collaborative take on the timeless M-65. Updated with a royal blue colorway, this contemporary version of the military classic eschews heavyweight cotton twill in favor of a stretchy synthetic while additional details include flapped patch pockets, adjustable cuffs, a hidden placket, and dual branding patches. Retailing for ¥36,750 JPY (approximately $360 USD), the bright blue M-65 drops February 5 via VANQUISH's own online store.

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Sosh x Desillusion Magazine ‘Let Yourself Go’ Teaser Video

A project based on a road trip to Costa Rica with French skateboarder Samuel Partaix, Let Yourself Go is a moving film captured by the team at Desillusion Magazine and supported by Sosh. Venturing to the road-less-traveled, the team submerse themselves in the sun-soaked costal culture and take on the striking landscapes strung together by big waves, wide country road and miscellaneous skate spots. Enjoy the teaser above and stay tuned for the full film set to be released on Feburary 3.

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wings+horns x Ace Hotel x nanamica Zip Front Hood Parka

Global cultural hubs come together as a three-way collaboration between wings + horns (Vancouver), nanamica (Tokyo) and the Ace Hotel is released. The jacket was created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of wings + horns, with the brand recruiting nanamica's technical outerwear expertise for the structure and design. As both brands have found themselves frequenting Ace Hotel locations for various events, the designers took subtle cues from the hotel bellmen to execute the fit, basing it on how they would wear it. The parka itself is fully waterproof and features a three-layer Gore-Tex® shell, while the hood is lined with premium merino wool. A subtle arm patch commemorates the special relationship between the three entities, adding a finishing detail to the piece. Available in two colors, we are proud to offer this jacket on the HYPEBEAST Store, available now.

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Agenda New York: Publish 2014 Fall/Winter Preview

One of the many brands that caught our eye at the Agenda trade show in New York was Californian lifestyle brand Publish and its 2014 fall/winter offerings. With the name “To Coexist,” its forthcoming collection delivers in blurring the lines of form and function with garments that are casual in nature, yet sophisticated in style. Consisting of a strong array of durable outerwear, premium denim, its signature 5-panel caps, and a new approach to the industry favorite jogger pant, Publish maintains a selection of subdued colors with the addition of subtle pattern embossings and a custom 3M print. Be on the lookout for a closer look at its “To Coexist” 2014 fall/winter collection.

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