The all encompassing French label Kitsune recently opened the doors to their very first flagship store. Located on 52 Rue de Richelieu in Paris, the shop will be the epicenter of Kitsune products including everything from their mens and womens collections to special collaborative projects they’ve maintained including products from Pierre Hardy, Commuun, James Heeley and above all else their music.
52 Rue de Richelieu
75001 Paris, France
p: +33 (0)1 42 60 34 28
The creative London duo known conveniently as Kai & Sunny has produced another stunning collection for their clothing label Call of the Wild as it previews their 2008 Fall/Winter collection. Subtle pop inspired prints are at the center of many of the cut & sew pieces which centers around 1950s American college wear. Stockists for Call of the Wild include oki-ni and Colette.
Despite the debut of a special collection of bags with fashion designer Raf Simons, business is as usual for the first bag makers to utilize Cordura in their construction. A look at their collection for spring includes a series of printed bags. Upon Eastpak’s foundation, they were among the first to delve in unconventional prints and colorways. Almost 50 years since its inception, things are pretty much the same. Each of the bags are backed by a 30 year “Built to Resist” warranty. Among the releases is a special joint project with French artist Genvieve Gauckler who’s other projects include works with Medicom Toys among others. Available now at Hong Kong’s D-Mop.
In a recent blog post from TK (of Hong Kong lifestyle group SiLLY THING), he speaks of an upcoming Medicom Toy Bearbrick exhibition set to take place in China’s capital next month. Maybe its something Olympic related? The only detail TK revealed was a blank Bearbrick template however the concept seems similar to the project initiated by Nike South East Asia to commemorate the Windrunner. Stay tuned for more details on this artist exhibition.
Despite many Air Jordans holding the role of lifestyle products in their own right rather then their original designation as a performance basketball shoe, Jordan Brand has ensured the brand is seen as more diverse than the Air Jordan models of the past which has paved its way to success. With items like the Spiz’ike being held in relatively popular flavor, the PHLY joins the ranks with its Air Jordan inspirations. Two colorways seen here have immediate reference to the AJIII. These are set to enjoy a small ten store release before a full roll out is expected for the summer. Available Saturday, March 15th at Philadelphia’s Ubiq with a price of $85 USD.