Soulland x Nike SB and Eight Other Key European Drops This Week
Alongside new releases from Patta, Dior Homme and Slam Jam.
After last week was dominated by new special edition Balenciagas, the next seven days are set to see a whole raft of sneaker collaborations dropping across Europe. Starting with a joint effort from Scotland’s Hanon and adidas Originals, this week is also set to feature hyped releases from Patta x Vans, Slam Jam x Converse and Soulland x Nike SB. Elsewhere, there’s a new Dior Homme collection to keep an eye out for, as well as a limited edition link up from Stüssy and London-based publisher IDEA Books.
We’ve compiled some of the best drops taking place across Europe, as well as all the information that you’ll need about how and where to cop.
Hanon x adidas Originals New York
Scottish sneaker store Hanon has once again worked with adidas Originals, this time taking on the New York silhouette. The sneaker features a fader pattern in woven jacquard, as well as a Dellinger webbing midsole and a soft leather interior. The Hanon x adidas Originals New York is inspired by Scotland’s “three-seasons-in-a-day” weather, and is available now from the store’s online shop.
Dior Homme “Black Carpet” Collection
While the headline news from Dior Homme has been the branded BMX, the Kris Van Assche-helmed label has also recently revealed its latest “Black Carpet” collection. The formal capsule features everything from tail coats and cummerbunds to jackets with feathers and sequins. The full collection is available now from select retailers.
ASHISH x KM20
The latest in KM20‘s string of collaborations sees the Moscow store team up with London-based brand ASHISH for a black long sleeve. The piece is finished with the phrase “Your place or mine” across the chest in Swarovski crystals. The KM20 x ASHISH release is available now in store at the Russian retailer and via its online shop.
Size? x adidas Originals Handball Top
Recently, British sneaker retailer Size? has been turning out a string of high profile footwear collaborations. The latest sneaker to get the treatment is adidas Originals’ Handball Top silhouette, which comes with a light blue colorway and gum sole. The Size? x adidas Originals Handball Top is available now from all of the store’s locations.
A-COLD WALL* x NikeLab Air Force 1
Having dropped at a London pop-up earlier this year, the Air Force 1 collaboration between NikeLab and Samuel Ross’ A-COLD-WALL* label is set to get one last release. The deconstructed sneaker comes in a tonal colorway, and is available via a raffle. Sign-ups for the raffle are in person only, at NikeLab’s 1948 store in London until December 3.
Patta x Vans Sk8-Hi
Having worked together on the cult favorite “Mean Eyed Cat” capsules, Amsterdam-based Patta and Vans have taken on another silhouette this time around. The resulting capsule sees the Sk8-Hi come in either “Langoustine/Black” or “Hydro/Black” with a design that also features Patta’s script logo along each shoe’s midsole. The sneaker’s are available now from Patta’s London and Amsterdam stores, and will drop online on December 4.
Slam Jam x Converse
Converse’s latest collaboration sees it work with Italian retail giant Slam Jam, for a pack that encompasses apparel and two takes on the ‘70 silhouette. Designed by Cali Thornhill Dewitt, the collection features the text “Your silence gets you nothing” as well as a range of images of animals. The collection has already dropped at Slam Jam, but will drop again on December 5 at END. and other retailers.
Soulland x Nike SB “FRI.day Part 0.2”
After last year’s FRI.day release, Soulland and Nike SB have rekindled their collaboration for part “0.2.” The collection features a selection of apparel and two different Dunk silhouettes — the Dunk Low Pro and the Dunk High Pro — that have been reworked and deconstructed, with new features such as a second Swoosh added. The collection is set to drop on December 8 at Soulland and colette, before getting a wider release a week later.
Stüssy x IDEA Books
Californian label Stüssy has once again worked with London’s IDEA Books — the last time was on a 240-page anthology of the brand’s archives. The latest collaboration sees the two collaborate on a black cap that features Stüssy’s interlocking ‘S’ branding on the front, with the IDEA logo on the back. Initially released as part of Dover Street Market London‘s Open House, the cap is set to get a wider release on December 8.