MESS out of Beijing are set to release their first series of New Era 59FIFTY fitted caps. Two caps were created, however the white one was produced strictly as a friends & family only release limited to 30 caps. The cap itself was themed after Chinese history. The front embroidery represents prosperity, fortune and luck. The side embroidery features two overlapping coins. These style of coins were the common currency in the past China. The silk underbill references China’s history with silk and the Silk Road. Available on October 1st, the National Day in China.
To coincide with photographer Shawn Mortensen’s book Out of Mind, legendary label FUCT are set to release two t-shirts. Over his illustrious career, Shawn Mortensen has had an innate ability to photograph some of our generation’s greatest performers in some of their best light. The two shirts seen here include Snoop Dogg & Notorious B.I.G, both taken back in the early 1990s. To get a more in-depth look at some of Shawn Mortensen’s works, check out The Hundreds store at the beginning of November as his works go on display. These limited t-shirts will release October 1st at select FUCT dealers.
American textile makers Pendleton is in the center of a new collaboration between the Nano Universe and United Arrows. With a storied history that begins all the way back in 1863, Pendleton has achieved fame and success as creators of timeless fabrics which have been sourced for a variety of different purposes (i.e. Pendleton Vans). The Nano Universe x Beauty & Youth United Arrows x Pendleton boasts a variety of simple garments utilizing Pendleton’s high quality fabrics and timeless prints as the defining point of each piece. Available now through Zozotown.
Japanese toymaker Medicom has unveiled a look into their upcoming set of Bearbrick collaborations. Among the preview of co-branded Bearbricks you will find a pair of Juventus FC 100% Bearbricks, 100% 10th Anniversary Tonibrick, a pair of 100% Appleseed Ex Machina Bearbricks, two 25th Anniversary Fumiya Fuji 100% Bearbricks and a 400% glow in the dark Nort Bearbrick designed by Stash. Rounding out the releases are a second round of 100% Transformer Bearbricks and the seasonal release of 100% Christmas Bearbricks. Stay tuned for more details and release dates.
Swedish label Cheap Monday are perhaps best known as the purveyors of inexpensive raw denim. The popular Scandinavian brand has just released a classic parka perfect for the upcoming colder months. A nylon shell offers protection against the elements with a quilted lining. The rest of the jacket offers great convenience with a large variety of pockets (including inner iPod and wallet pockets). An over-sized hood can customized with a strap and button on the top. Three different colors, black, brown and blue are available now at Caliroots.
Two Hong Kong brands, NSBQ and We Are Gang have teamed up for this latest t-shirt. We Are Gang bases their theme around using your own strengths to achieve greatness to open up your own opportunities. On the other hand, NSBQ are always looking to convey meanings within their products. This collaboration also includes a mock AK-47 key-chain and bag. Stay tuned for more details regarding its release.