The world contains so much inspriation for new designers, fashion history is not limited to retroing “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and “Agassi” style colorways and trends from ‘92. This unpronouncable brand has taken inspiration from classic boarding school blazers, styled together with other products that remind us of the early 70’s. A private school kid, trying to get loose. More British rebellious styles coming out of Japan. Available now at Arknets.
Summertime is full of concerts and music festival’s attracting all sorts of people to Britain, not to mention lots of sunshine. To pay homage to these events, British work wear brand, R.NEWBOLD, run by designer Paul Smith, released a set of Jamesen Etnies sneakers alongside a pair of flip-flop sandals featuring a sunglass all-over print. Exclusively sold at the R.NEWBOLD flagship store in Japan, these are surely a tough find.
Uniqlo’s UT (Unique Tee) project has collaborated with an impressive variety of artists and companies in the past. The latest in the series is with the video game company Sega. The tees come in a variety of colors and designs and feature recognizable characters from the House of the Dead, and Virtual fighter series. The iconic Sega mascot Sonic the Hedgehog is also featured. At 1,500 yen a piece these tees will sure to go fast. No word yet if the tees will reach American or European shores.
To view more designs and purchase the tees visit the Uniqlo Japan Webstore.
Back in February we saw the set of tees made by WTAPS and Bape. Here is a preview of the next set between these two street wear giants. As before, they feature a much different vibe than usual Bape gear. Referring to a much more serious theme, they are executed perfectly. Available now at Cliff Edge
Pharrell Williams and Shay Haley of high profile music group NERD recently held an intimate autograph session for fans at Hong Kong’s flagship BBC | Ice Cream store. The event was marked by the release of an exclusive t-shirt which was then made available for autographs. A special guest appearance also featured Juno of Hong Kong lifestyle brand SiLLY THING. Tomorrow night, NERD will take the stage alongside Kanye West and the Terriyaki Boys for this years World Wide Bape Heads Show.