Seattle based label Maiden Noir debuts their Spring 08 collection, expanding their on theme of “the son of the seventh” in exploring the turbulent time of 1968. The focus is on the detailing, tailoring and materials paying tribute to a heritage of vintage silhouettes and a more refined, classic look. For Spring, some highlights consist of light cotton twill jackets, military inspired shorts and cotton twill denim available a variety of cuts. The colors are in tones of grey to black with accents of color in plaids. The collection will be available this weekend at a handful of select shops around the world including Union, Goods, HUF, Haven, Commonwealth, Bodega, and WoodWood. You can view the entire lookbook exclusively at Shop Gentei.
Incorporating themes of the carnivorous venus fly trap, English street artist Jon Burgerman set forth in creating a related pack of seven sneakers for Nike. The seven different designs are seen over various lifestyle models from classic and popular running models like the Air Max 1/90 to lesser seen derivatives of the Air Max LTD and Shox NZ. Available now at Foot Locker Europe, but no word yet on worldwide availability.
The trucker cap fad was huge in the States years ago thanks to celebrities like Ashton Kutcher. Eventually the trucker cap was replaced by the Fitted Caps and this style of headwear is still going strong in the States. However in Asia, the trucker caps paint a different story. Although the Fitteds have slowely emerged into the Asian market, majority of hat wearers still go for the trucker. So to satisfy both fitted and trucker cap fans, New Era has decided to team up with UNDFTD to create this Strikes Trucker Ball Cap giving you the best of both worlds. This cap will be available in four colors and will be released in Japan at Undefeated stores on March 8th.
Last week a party was held to debut the all new denim collection from adidas Originals & Diesel. Filled with ample amounts of Hong Kong celebrities and models, the night was marked by performances by both 24Herbs and Subcrew’s Sam Lee. The adidas Originals x Diesel collection is available in stores now.
Lakai’s 2008 Spring collection is an eclectic mix of sub-collections featuring everything from The Recycled Program, Limited Edition models and the What Would Carrol Do? collection. The WWCD? collection pays tribute to one of this generations greatest skaters with three models each directly coming under his influence. These include the mash-up Howard Hi, the Manchester and the Carroll 4.5. Available now at Lakai dealers.
The Futura x Stash retail space Recon has quickly become a big-time stop for sneakers not to mention producing their own collection of apparel from the dynamic duo of the graf world. Here’s a look at a collection from their 2008 Spring collection with designs including their classic Barb design, Batter Up tee and Souled Out tee.