Cartier recently published a book called “les must de Cartier” that comes in a leopard skin case and bounded in maroon leather with an embossed Cartier logo. The book showcases Cartier’s history with 400 pages of images demonstrating the process of Cartier’s revitalization of luxury at a time when luxury was seemingly dead. This limited-edition book is currently out of stock.
Alife just released a good collection of new t-shirts for 2008 Summer. Majority of the tees are logo-based, with Alife’s usual signature lettering. A number of them focuses on the theme of eyes with literally eye-popping graphics while the rest features polka dots or fun characters. Available now.
As part of their 2008 Delta collection, Neighborhood just came out with a variety of pieces including a beanie, three t-shirts, and a plaid button-down. The beanie comes in black or white, with different color combination stripes and a subtle tag. The tees all feature different graphics that keep in line with the Delta collection and the usual Neighborhood quality. The short-sleeve plaid shirt comes in 4 colorways including red, blue, gray, and white. Available now at Cliffedge.
Upon Ferrari Murakami’s recent trip to Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, he unveiled a preview of what appears to be an upcoming Nike SB Air Trainer II. With the largely conservative colors emanating from the Nike SB camp recently, these seem slightly out of the ordinary relative to what we’ve seen in the last few months. No word yet on a release date.
Famous English graphic designer, Peter Saville, designed a limited-edition Zune player for Microsoft to celebrate the DVD release of “Joy Division”, the critically acclaimed documentary. Joy Division tells the story of the seminal post-punk band through the perspective of surviving members and the people who worked with them during the short-lived high power existence.
The limited-edition players will come pre-loaded with the documentary and will be etched with a reinterpretation Saville’s artwork for Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasure” album. Only 500 will be made and will be available the same date as the DVD release, June 17th.
Vans is putting a new twist on one of their classics, the Era. This new edition of the Eras will come with very subtle, embossed crocodile skin on the sides. It will come in many colorways including blue, green, red, yellow, espresso, and black. These are set to release around June.