After last week’s Gosha Rubchinskiy drop, the next seven days is set to see another raft of strong releases across the European continent. This time around it’s looking to be a strong week for understated Scandinavian luxury, with Our Legacy, Acne Studios and Norse Projects all releasing new capsules, backed up with big drops from the likes of Balenciaga, New Balance and maharishi.
The next week is also set to feature a slew of top-drawer collaborations, with cult London store Goodhood teaming up with NEIGHBORHOOD to mark the former’s 10th anniversary and Alexander Wang x adidas Originals dropping the third installment of their rave and cycling-influenced Fall/Winter 2017 collection.
As ever, we’ve put together the ten best drops across Europe — as well as all the information you need to cop.
Balenciaga “SINNERS” Capsule
It might be Balenciaga’s footwear offering that’s dominated the news this season, but the brand has returned to apparel for its new “SINNERS” capsule. The new collection includes staple pieces such as sweatshirts, hoodies and a baseball cap. Elsewhere, the brand brings back its “HOMME” motif on a new sweatshirt and polo. The full collection is available now from MATCHESFASHION.com.
maharishi Reversible “Hokkaido” Jacket
English label maharishi has continued its Japanese-influenced graphics with the new reversible Hokkaido jacket. The piece is a twist on a classic flight jacket silhouette. One side of the jacket is an understated and plain piece, but when reversed the large embroidery on the back and chest become visible. The jacket is available now from maharishi’s web store.
Our Legacy Pre-Spring/Summer 2018 Collection
Swedish label Our Legacy has stuck to its reputation for high-end minimalism with its “Pre-Spring/Summer 2018” capsule. Featuring an array of knitwear, military-influenced shirting and colorful puffa jackets, the new release, the collection also sees the brand unveil its new “Raphael Runner” sneaker with a vibram sole. The full collection is available now from Our Legacy’s web store.
Goodhood x NEIGHBORHOOD “Kendall” Jacket
To celebrate its 10th birthday, London retailer Goodhood has linked up with Japanese label NEIGHBORHOOD to produce a limited-edition reversible jacket. Titled the “Kendall,” the jacket features one side with a plain black finish and another with cheetah printed design. The work jacket is available now from Goodhood’s web store.
New Balance Made in the UK “Modern Gentleman” Pack
Taking inspiration from three different types of gentleman — classic, modern, and country — New Balance offers up luxe takes of three silhouettes. The 991 is wrapped in a navy leather upper, the 1500 gets a brown leather and red suede makeover and the 770 comes in a green and brown colorway. The full back is available now from END. and other select retailers.
Acne Studios “Diner” Capsule
Taking inspiration from classic Americana, Sweden’s Acne Studios has unveiled a graphic-heavy capsule. The collection features sweatshirts, T-shirts and accessories, all of which come with graphic prints of lipsticks, ice cubes, cassettes and a telephone. The collection is available now from the brand’s web store.
Lazy Oaf Holiday 2017 Collection
For its Holiday 2017 collection, British label Lazy Oaf has returned to its roots and, in particular, memories of going to “illegal raves in muddy fields.” The capsule features key cold-weather pieces, such as a branded fleece quarterzip and a colorblocked sweater, as well as basic pieces such as striped T-shirts. The full release is available now from Lazy Oaf’s web store.
Norse Projects Winter 2017 Collection
Copenhagen’s Norse Projects has used an array of luxurious textiles for its minimalist Winter 2017 capsule. With pieces in corduroy, suede and wool and a color palette featuring “Zircon Brown” and “Hermatite Red,” Norse’s latest offering is another collection of elevated basics from Norse. The whole capsule is available now from the Norse Store website.
OLAF HUSSEIN Fall/Winter 2017 Second Drop
Dutch label OLAF HUSSEIN has created its latest Fall/Winter 2017 drop from deadstock fabrics. The repurposed textiles are then used to create pieces such as cotton twill worker jackets, front pocketed crew necks and hoodies. The latest drop also features logo T-shirts and other basic pieces. The full second Fall/Winter 2017 release is available now from OLAF HUSSEIN’s web store.
Alexander Wang x adidas Originals Season Two Drop Three
Despite its disparate themes — raving and cycling don’t always sit next to each other — the second season of Alexander Wang’s adidas Originals collaboration has proved hugely popular. For the third installment, the designer has released athletic-inspired apparel pieces such as the Adibreak snap-away track pants and shorts. In terms of footwear, drop three is also features the Hike Lo and Bball Lo silhouettes. The latest pack is available now from select retailers and the adidas Originals and Alexander Wang web stores.
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