In which is arguably a win for the smaller fish in the pond, hat makers Estate LA are set to open their very first flagship store. In a market largely dominated by New Era, this surely a sign of Estate LA’s development and success. An opening date has been set for Friday, June 13th with a subsequent online store opening to coincide with the shops debut.
Estate LA Flagship Store
1821 Lincoln Blvd
Venice Beach, CA
While the Cordura bags from Visvim are the obvious flagship and front-runners from the brand, Visvim has often released some further bags which feature materials such as canvas and Hypatex. The Basic Rucksack 22 is the latest addition to Visvim’s bag family with its simple demeanor in both white or black. With the ability to hold 22 liters, the bag is a bit more cost effective then some of Visvim’s other products. Available now at Re In Force.
Utilizing a special dyeing process, Schott’s latest t-shirt releases feature a distinct print style. Each print is seen with a distinct pattern and a finish unique to each printed t-shirt. Available now at Figure Shizuoka.
Off the beaten Vans path of Half-Cabs, Chukkas, Eras, Authentics and SK8-HIs emerge these lesser seen models from the historic Vans skate brand. The whole collection of footwear seen here feature some muted colorways on some lesser seen models such as the Cojo, Half Crepe and Sea Captain. On the whole, these are a distinct step away from the classic skate shoe aesthetic into arguably a more refined look. Available now at ripe.
Aside from creating some of the most technologically advanced and respected automobiles in the world, BMW has debuted their latest innovation, the GINA Light Visionary Model. The dynamic model enables a car’s structure to shape and change and reflects an all new way of thinking and approach to the automotive world. The GINA acronym is based around geometry and N for infinite changes which has become embodied as a BMW company wide philosophy to pushing the envelope. The GINA Light Visionary Model’s concept of a skin in a non fixed/ non metal form offers numerous benefits including less energy intensive production. Definitely an interesting concept to see make its way into the general marketplace.