Despite the timeless nature of the Fedora, Hong Kong’s Know1edge has revisited this once essential form of headwear in their Spade fedora. From afar, the hat’s qualities and highlights are difficult to see. However, upon closer inspection details include leather band detailing and a spade seen on the top of the hat. A tentative release date for the hat has been set for 2008 holiday to coincide with an upcoming Methamphibian collaboration.
With the recent addition of a new Chrome Hearts flagship store in Tokyo, the high-end Gothic and motorhead inspired brand created by Richard Stark has released a look into their latest items. The continual dark theme is seen across some expensive fare including boots, a wallet chain, wallet and belt. Prices range from a paltry ¥155,400 JPY for a wallet to ¥609,000 JPY for the boots (approximately $1,437 USD to $5,630 USD).
Continuing with their own personal commentary from a distinct LA Lakers stand point, the West Coast orientated UNDFTD has created the “Triple Double” t-shirt. Utilizing the Lakers’ classic yellow and purple, the shirt features the bold slogan “LAST WEEK FUCKED AROUND AND GOT A TRIPLE DOUBLE” with U-Man making an appearance. The shirt will release on Tuesday, June 17th at UNDFTD Santa Monica/Los Angeles locations and online at cart.undftd.com.
In watch maker Citizen’s latest time-telling initiative, the watch maker founded the Real Scale collection. Marked by a series of collaborations with non-traditional watch designers such as accomplished Japanese musician Koichiro Yamamoto, the projects inject new life and interest into world of watches. This particular Yamamoto designed piece is sleek in nature with an all black theme and a free-flowing and smooth shape. Available later this month with a suggest price of ¥29,400 JPY (approximately $271 USD).
The giant ongoing collaboration t-shirt project set forth by Beams has brought a wealth of talented designers from numerous walks of life together on a simple t-shirt canvas. Teaming up with the Fuji Rock Festival ‘08, some interesting artists have joined the latest Beams cause including Disney inspired BLOC28, OVER THE STRiPES, Palm Graphics and Stanley Maus. The music festival is set to take place July 25th through 27th at the Naeba Ski Resort. For more information check smash-uk.com/frf08.