As we move ever-so deeper into the fall/winter season, more and more items continue to hit the market — all in efforts to keep us stylishly sharp, yet functionally protected from the season’s bitter cold clutch. Very much in line with previous product drop lists, we see some entries this week from some of streetwear’s heaviest hitters, including BAPE, Supreme, KITH and others.
As always, a handful of notable collaborations hit our radar, including a pairing from BEAMS and Champion, a joint venture between The Hundreds and Animaniacs, not to mention a Supreme and Timberland sighting. Here are some noteworthy items in stores now or soon on their way.
Billionaire Boys Club “212” NYC Collection
Billionaire Boys Club chose to celebrate its NYC flagship location with a commemorative collection. Dubbed “212,” the capsule is comprised of activewear-inspired French Terry shirts, hoodies, crewnecks and pants, all of which take on core hues of grey and/or white — reminiscent of the area’s concrete jungle surroundings. Bold branding and varsity letter taglines found throughout add a dose of artistic flair. The collection is available now at the NYC flagship store and online.
HUF “Blackout” Collection
HUF turned back the hands of time to the early ‘80s with its new BMX-inspired collection. The sportswear-driven “Blackout” collection brings to the table an assemblage of racing-style gear — taking the form of hoodies, long-sleeve crewneck tops, caps and socks. Items stick primarily to a neutral color palette of black, white and grey, with select pieces taking on graphic check patterns. The collection is available now via the brand’s online shop.
Kyoto Montsuki Company x wings+horns Collection
Canadian-based brand wings+horns have enlisted the heritage expertise of Kyoto Montsuki Company — a fourth generation formal kimono business — to create a timelessly sharp collection. Items run through the Japanese imprint’s historic dyeing process — creating a monochromatic all-black assemblage. The lineup is made up of lightweight outerwear, crewneck tops and various trouser options. The collection is available now online.
BEAMS x Champion Fall/Winter Capsule
BEAMS and Champion boast a relationship that dates back years, and have once again joined forces to create a new capsule collection for the current fall season. The lineup consists of a button-hoodie and a pair of trousers, both of which are fashioned from Polartec. Items prove its worth functionally — providing its wearer warmth from blistery winds, while also offering protection from damp conditions with its water-repellant properties. The collaborative collection is available now for purchase via BEAMS’ online shop.
BAPE Fall/Winter 2017 “BIG APE” Collection
Streetwear mainstay BAPE has returned to unleash yet another sharp offering for the current fall season. Dubbed the “BIG APE” collection, a swarm of closet staples, namely, overcoats, bombers, hoodies, long-sleeve crewneck tops and basketball-style shorts, take on a wide array of color schemes and prints — creating a collection as loud as is functional. Oversized BAPESTA branding and expressive taglines add artistic flair to the street-ready range. The full collection is available now at participating BAPE stores.
The Hundreds “Animaniacs” Collection
Bobby Hundreds first teased his collaborative effort with the much-loved animation series Animaniacs a few weeks back, however, his streetwear brand The Hundreds, has finally revealed the collection in its entirety. A selection of T-shirts, long-sleeve tops, hoodies and coach jackets spotlight graphics of Yakko, Wakko and Dot, as well as Pinky and the Brain. The capsule collection is available now via the brand’s flagship locations, as well as its online store.
Dime & Alltimers Holiday 2017 Collection
Montreal-based skateboard imprint Dime has aligned with New York’s Alltimers on a holiday collection for fall. The joint offering boasts a full range of graphic T-shirts, packable windbreakers, fleece pullovers and printed hoodies. Rounding out the collection is a choice selection of accessory items, such as caps, beanies and keychains, not to mention the co-designed “Alldimers Beast Scroll” deck. The full collection is available now through Dime’s online store.
Kareem “Biggs” Burke x Urban Outfitters “Reasonable Doubt” Collection
Kareem “Biggs” Burke made considerable noise a few weeks back with his Air Force 1 design he created for Nike’s recent AF100 initiative. The Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder has since teamed up with acclaimed retailer Urban Outfitters on a themed merch drop — paying tribute to JAY-Zs Reasonable Doubt album. The range features T-shirts, hoodies, long-sleeve crewneck tops and a headwear option — each bearing album cover art and/or track lyrics. The capsule collection is available now at participating Urban Outfitters locations.
KITH & nonnative Black Friday 2017 Collaboration
KITH and nonnative have aligned to release a collaborative collection in time for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Aside from incorporating a pair of adidas trainers into the mix, the duo apply military and heritage workwear vibes onto a slew of casual staples. The lineup is comprised of outerwear options, hoodies, crewneck tops and trousers, which do well to blend a variety of textiles, prints and colors. Statement items include the Trooper Boa Shearling Parka, Stroller Pullover quarter-zip and Explorer Zip Shirt, amongst others. The collection will hit all KITH shops on November 24, followed by its official webshop when the clock strikes midnight — helping to close out Black Friday.
Supreme x Timberland Winter 2017 Collection
Supreme has recently released images from its new collaborative project with Timberland. The duo reimagined the outdoor specialist’s iconic 6-Inch Premium Waterproof Boot by applying a series of stars and stripes graphics all throughout the silhouette’s upper. Ready to battle the inclement elements of winter, the item features premium waterproof nubuck, padded leather collars and rope laces, amongst others. Offered in signature tan and black colorways, the boot will be available at Supreme’s online store and physical locations in New York, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, London and Paris on November 24. Japan, on the other hand, will see a November 25 release.
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