New Balance Japan has been always on top when it comes to working with smaller brands to create something really cool. Their latest collaboration is with Japanese label Whiz and sneaker store Mita Sneakers for a pair of New Balance P580. The New Balance P580 is rarely used for special projects but the Whiz x Mita Sneakers x New Balance P580 turned out well. The hi-top shoe comes in black and features accents of plaid. The shoes will be available starting Aug 25th at three places; LUMP, Mita Sneakers and Whiz dealers. Retails for 14,490 Yen.
If you can read Japanese, you can check out the interview about the shoes at Mita Sneakers.
Last year was the first time Stussy worked with Baracuta to produce a special edition Stussy x Baracuta G9 jacket. Now once again, they will be working together to create another version of it. The G9 jacket first coming out in 1937 has remained a popular jacket even thought it has not been modified throughout the decades. For the new series of the Stussy x Baracuta G9, there will be five colors available. The black and white ones will be available in late August whereas the olive, navy and red ones will be released in mid September. Each will retail for 38,640 Yen and will be available at Stussy Japan.
The Hundreds, the brand that grew from a blog to a full blown streetwear line, has released their 2007 Fall look book. This season, The Hundreds have kept it simple which seems to be the trend nowadays in streetwear. Their new line is not eye popping with colors but doesn’t lose the flair The Hundreds has built their brand upon. You can check out the look book either after the jump or on thehundreds.com.
Image: Paul Sun / The Social Trust.
September 1st sees the release of the Triumvir Australasian Exclusive Ã¢Â€ÂœVictorian ThievesÃ¢Â€Â T. Coinciding with the Fall 1 drop, will be this special product made for select Triumvir accounts in Australia and New Zealand. The T will be available in Sydney (Espionage), Brisbane (Laced), Auckland (Qubic), and online at FreshIn.com with 12 pieces produced for each store. The concept behind this regional exclusive design is explained by Brandon of Triumvir after the jump.
The Japanese label Bounty X Hunter which is known for their dark designs will be collaborating with their toy making friends, Secret Base, for a set of Bounty X Hunter cross Secret Base “DX Sukerukun” t-shirt and toy set. The “Sukerukun” figure has been a popular figure. Previously Bounty X Hunter even collaborated with artist KAWS for a limited edition Sukerukun. The toy set will cost 17,260 Yen. In addition to the toy set, Bounty X Hunter has released some pieces from their latest 2007 Fall collection. Be sure to check them out after the jump.
A variety of sneakers from the classic brand Fred Perry has recently hit select stores. Utilizing a timeless design each shoe represents very well the simple design philosophy of Fred Perry. Among the different models seen, many utilize a vulcanized rubber design method. Available now at Trust Nobody in Barcelona.