This week’s list of weekly product drops begins our transition into outerwear, all the while maintaining staples like the T-shirt and cap. Interestingly enough, The late Notorious B.I.G. is represented in two drops, seen in the Patta x Roma Publications ‘Tupac Biggie’ homage T-shirt, and Versace’s re-issue of one of Biggie’s most treasured sunglasses. Palace and Supreme continue to release a steady stream of tees and hoodies but mix in a number of nylon jackets along with beanies. For those looking for more of a traditional coat with a twist, clothsurgeon and Monkey Time work with British textiles manufacturer Dormeuil for unique overcoats, vests, and bombers.
Key items this week include the Napa by Martine Rose’s T-Emin jacquard jacket, Supreme’s studded hoodie, GORE-TEX Court Jacket, and Loro Piana wool coat. Followed by the two accessories in the form of the Fendi vintage-style belt bag and the Versace Notorious B.I.G. sunglasses.
nanamica Fall/Winter 2018 Collection
Following up an initial Fall/Winter 2018 collection first look, Japanese label nanamica has now released its latest versatile full seasonal range. Continuing its unique technical design sensibility, this time around, the Eiichiro Homma-helmed label utilized an array of functional fabrics that replicate the look and feel of natural materials. The most notable pieces from the collection are the five-piece setup suits specifically tailored to suit changing weather conditions. Key pieces from these suits include a lapel jacket with stitch design — which is made from a synthetic material with the texture of well-worn canvas – as well as a three-piece suit consisting of a dock coat with corduroy collar, short jacket and dock pants made from a lightweight, water-repellent polyester.
Where: nanamica Official Webstore
Palace Autumn 2018 Collection Drop 9
Palace is back for the ninth drop of its Autumn 2018 collection, offering more British streetwear fare and cheeky graphics prints. Last week‘s outerwear focus extends to this round with a handful of hoodies, pullovers and fleece pieces. Returning graphics such as the “Palace Cup” and soda-sipping “P” mascot get refreshed on crewnecks and caps, while a new illustration of a “P” smoking piece arrives on a selection of hoodies. Rounding out the release is a handful of Palace’s signature striped staples, tartan pieces and branded accessories.
When: October 12
Where: Palace’s Web Store and London/NY Flagships
Versace Notorious B.I.G. Sunglasses
Bringing things back to the ’90s, Versace recently announced that it will be releasing an updated take on its iconic Biggie Frame, made popular by Notorious B.I.G. Aside from being known for his witty wordplay and sharp lyrical flow, the late rapper made a mark on the fashion front as well, introducing many to COOGI sweaters and his signature Versace shades. The modern rendition of the frames features a contemporary low-lens front shape with unmistakable wide-style temples, complete with luxurious gold metal Medusa medallion embellishments.
When: October 8
Napa by Martine Rose’s FW18 T-Emin Jacquard Jacket
Rolling out their Fall/Winter 2018 collection, Martine Rose and Napapijri recently released the T-Emin Jacquard Jacket from their latest statement outerwear filled collaborative range. Part of the growing Napa by Martine Rose line, the mock neck zipped jackets are offered in both blue and brown, draw creative inspiration from decades past, as the floral patterns expressed lean heavily on Eastern European heritage interiors. The textile composition of the T-Emin Jacquard Jacket is inspired by the functional designs of archival Napapijri pieces.
Supreme Autumn 2018 Collection Drop 8
Fall weather is in full effect and Supreme is looking to keep fans warm with its extensive GORE-TEX range this season — the brand has those lucky enough to cop covered with outerwear pieces as well as pants. The floral option out of the lot is the standout that will add some flavor to any winter wardrobe. Additionally, there are the sleek trench coats for a more subdued look. In the accessories side, branded hats and headbands will sure to be a quick hit as will the Pilot markers for those artistically-inclined.
When: October 11
Where: Supreme Online and Retail Stores in NY, Brooklyn, London, France, and Japan
clothsurgeon x Monkey Time Fall/Winter 2018 Capsule
Continuing its string of collaborations, clothsurgeon recently joined forces with Monkey Time of United Arrows for an all new capsule collection. Paying homage to traditional menswear, the Fall/Winter 2018 collection primarily uses British tweeds and suiting textiles from fabric makers Dormeuil. The collaborative capsule is comprised of tweed overcoats, utility vests and smock hoodies, with some patchwork pinstripe bombers appearing alongside the plain tweed items.
Where: Monkey Time Official Webstore
Patta x Roma Publications ‘Tupac Biggie’ T-Shirt
Looking to chronicle the visual history of Biggie and Tupac, Patta and Roma Publications recently unveiled their latest project, Tupac Biggie. Utilizing images from acclaimed Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg, the unique look at the late rappers was put together by graphic design duo Mevis and Van Deursen, and casts a spotlight on a set of images commissioned by VIBE magazine. The book release will be accompanied by a special reversible design T-shirt, which features subtle branding on the front with notable images of Biggie and Tupac emblazoned on the back. Moreover, Patta Soundsystem’s Vic Crezée created a mixtape of music and soundbites from each icon to go with the shirt.
When: October 11
Where: Exclusively at GRIMM Gallery
Fendi Vintage-Style Belt Bag
Looking to ride the monogram trend taking over the fashion world as of late, Fendi recently put together an overbranded take on the popular waist bag for Fall/Winter 2018. Made in Italy and crafted from premium leather, Fendi’s famed “FF” motif in dark brown is repeatedly expressed overtop a lighter shade across the entirety of the bag. Rounding up the design of the carryall accessory is a main zip closure and a black adjustable waistband.
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