Originally from New York, graffiti artist Crash and his label Brook Avenue by Crash has collaborated with the recently reopened Stüssy Ikebukuro Chapter on a series of t-shirts. The t-shirt is available in three different colors, white, black and blue and features a Crash tag over the familiar Stüssy logo. Other store exclusive items will also go on sale alongside these limited t-shirts. The newly opened store is located on the B1F (same floor as the recently relocated XLarge store) of P’ARCO Ikebukuro.
Daylife has just revealed a further glimpse into Visvim’s 07-08 Autumn/Winter Catalog. Some of the new items include a pair of the Sorel-esque winter boots and a look at some updated versions of the Skynyrd. The Skynyrd model follows a similar pattern as the recently seen Visvim FBT with the use of cow inspired materials. The product shots are complimented with landscape nature shots of Alaska. Look for the upcoming models to release soon.
Jacket customizer Dr. Romanelli is set to release some of his trademark jackets exclusively at Sophnet. in Japan. These jackets are not DRx’s first collaborations with Sophnet. as he has designed other pieces for the retailer as well. Under the theme of Surgical Strike, these jackets include a mixture of technical fabrics alongside leather accents. Available only at Sophnet. with a retail price of Ã‚Â¥231,000 JPY (approximately $2,004 USD).
Offspring and New Balance have teamed up to produce a limited edition run of 576’s created with Harris Tweed uppers. The 1980’s silhouette of the 576 and its Harris Tweed upper produce a great colorway for the upcoming winter months. Interestingly enough, the 576 was a byproduct of excess stock from the 675 model. This upcoming release adds to a long list of exclusive 576’s developed in partnership between Offspring and New Balance. Set to release September 15th at Offspring stores, only 60 pairs of each color will be available.
Within a short period of time, Virgina based retailer Shmack has expanded from a small operation among a group of friends to the beginnings of a worldwide brand. Within 8 months of existence, Shmack had already entered the Japanese market. With a desire to keep itself at the forefront of the creative track, Shmack are continually trying to push the envelope.
Here’s a look at their 2007 Fall Collection which includes a variety of sweaters and zip-up hoodies as well as denim and flannel. Seen here are the Veni Son jacket, Brawny flannel, Covert crewneck, Plaidcal hoodie, Utility Raw Selvedge denim, Tiger hoodie, Bobcat crewneck, Cardigan and Cloak backpack. Look for these to hit shops in the next few weeks.