10 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
A colorful assortment of pieces for your warm-weather roster.
The highlight of Supreme Spring/Summer 2018‘s 12th drop is the Fox Racing collaboration, which is a vast range of motocross apparel and accessories including everything from jersey tops to hand grips. The collection’s flagship piece, however, is the V2 helmet, which is offered in three colorways emblazoned with the famous Supreme logo. Supreme’s mainline release also brings the heat this week with items such as the Bandana track jacket, the NY tapestry denim chore coat, and the Devil Rayon shirts featuring original artwork by Daniel Johnston.
Other streetwear heavyweights went down the classics route. Palace‘s second Summer 2018 drop offers tonal and color-block staples in both neutral and bold hues, and BAPE channels its roots with a 1ST CAMO kimono shirt range. More casual staples come by way of Richardson and Awake NY, while A-COLD-WALL* and Prada fill out the more luxury bracket. Finally, the merchandise category put forward the TDE x Nike collection and the Dragon Ball Z x Primitive Skateboarding range.
Supreme Spring/Summer 2018 Drop 12
Supreme Spring/Summer 2018 Drop 12 sees a number of simple items mixed in with a strong assortment of graphic must-haves. Overshadowing the tonal tees, twill crusher bucket hats and camp caps is the New York tapestry Denim Chore Coat, in 13 oz denim with woven artwork depicting an old NY skyline; the Devil Rayon Shirt, featuring original artwork by Daniel Johnston; and finally, the Bandana Track Jacket, an all-over print outerwear staple in choice of red, baby-blue, and black. The most crucial drop this week, however, is the Supreme x Fox Racing collaboration — a complete collection that encompasses everything from bike accessories to riding protection.
When: May 10 — 11:00 am GMT (for London), 11:00 am EST (for NYC)
Where: Supreme NYC, LA, European locations and online at Supreme’s web store
Palace Summer 2018 Collection Drop 2
Last week, Palace debuted its new Summer 2018 range with a new Juergen Teller-shot lookbook and the official launch of the label’s Japan web store. The inaugural Palace Summer 2018 drop offered allover print hits such as the beach wave hoodie, Repeater Denim jacket, disc print bowling shirts and camo Moorish shell pieces. This week, the London-based skate imprint returns with gear that caters to more classical tastes. Drop 2’s bolder options include the color-blocked metric T-shirts, cross crew neck sweaters, zip-up hoodies and striped velour zip-up jackets, whereas the more low-key highlights include the F-Light jackets and pants, the collared work shirts and the Palace rib hoodies.
When: May 11 (Japan 11:00 a.m. JST; London 11:00 a.m. GMT; New York 11:00 a.m. EST)
Where: Palace’s web store, Japan online store, London flagship and New York store.
SSENSE x Prada x Arca Exclusive Capsule Collection
If you’ve seen the name Arca circling around lately, it’s probably because the artist recently staged an intensive performance to celebrate SSENSE’s new physical space in Montreal. A three-way Prada x SSENSE x Arca collaborative capsule is the bonus icing on the cake. The capsule packs a concise range of black nylon pieces like the track pants with velcro cuffs, a cap and a minimal fanny pack. One standout piece is a white T-shirt that reads “Tormenta” in front with Prada branding at the back — A reference to the name of the transgressive performance.
Dragon Ball Z x Primitive Skateboarding Collection
LA-based imprint Primitive Skateboarding’s latest collaboration is sure to be a hit with skateboarding and anime fans alike. Teaming up with Shonen cult-favorite Dragon Ball Z, the skate brand has released a collaborative range of tees, skate decks, caps and home accessories — all featuring key characters like Frieza, Vegeta, SSJ3 Goku and Shenron The Eternal Dragon. Act fast as these items, which range from $15 to $65 USD, have only just arrived at Primitive’s online store.
Where: Primitive Skateboarding’s web store
Awake NY Spring/Summer 2018 Collection
Gearing up for yet another hyped release, Awake NY recently unveiled the official lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2018 collection. In addition to bringing back archive pieces, the New York-based label also reworked signature logo-printed hoodies and T-shirts with new color combinations. Familiar staples such as caps and accessories prove to be timeless classics, while new items such as the tartan plaid sweatshirt, basketball-inspired “Awake NYC” T-shirt, Frida Kahlo T-shirt and ultra branded logo print long sleeve give this SS18 range some fresh heat.
When: May 14
Where: Awake NY’s web store
TDE x Nike Official Championship Tour Capsule
Top Dawg Entertainment has linked up with Nike for the official “Championship Tour” merchandise collection, which consists of The TDE x Nike collaboration consists of features a Cortez Kenny III sneaker model and a matching apparel line comprised of long-sleeve shirts, hoodies and hats — all of which sport the same red/black/white color palette and reflective 3M detailing. The TDE crew, which consists of Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy W, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR and Lance Skiiiwalker — will be going on tour from May 4 in Vancouver to June 16 in Pittsburgh. You’ll be able to purchase the TDE x Nike collection at all tour locations and online.
When: Beginning May 9
Where: TDE’s web store and pop-up locations.
A-COLD-WALL* Spring/Summer 2018 Accessories
Samuel Ross‘ A-COLD-WALL* recently dropped a brand new range of accessories part of its Spring/Summer 2018 range. Staying true to the British label’s industrial aesthetic, the latest set of items focuses on singular tones, trimmed cuts and impeccable functionality. Accenting the brutal cuts that define the range are tones of red, yellow and natural canvas, which offer striking splashes of graphic and typography detailing. Some highlight accessories include the heavy-duty nylon Storm Resistant Hat, industrial grade Embroidered Singular Tone Belt and A-COLD-WALL*’s now signature Tri-Pocket Canvas holster.
Where: A-COLD-WALL*’s web store
BAPE 1ST CAMO Kimono Shirts
A Bathing Ape’s latest outerwear release is a nod to the brand’s place of birth, Japan. Choosing the traditional Japanese kimono, BAPE incorporates its signature 1ST CAMO print along with hand-stitched detailing. As this is a Spring season release, the 1ST Kimono Shirt takes on a much lighter fabric compared to traditional kimonos for warmer weather comfort, while also incorporating two large front pockets for utility. Those interested can pick the 1ST CAMO Kimono Shirt for ¥22,800 JPY (approximately $210 USD).
When: May 12
Where: BAPE’s web store
Richardson Spring/Summer 2018 “Origami” Collection
Hot off the heels of releasing a heritage work shirts and bag range, Richardson is back with another Spring/Summer 2018 collection, this time inspired by Japanese origami. The latest “Origami” drop features signature hoodies in red, navy and white options, all featuring the Richardson “R” logo in an origami paper print. The collection’s highlight pieces, however, are the silky white and black Glyph bowling shirt and the Shibari tea towel, offering something especially appropriate for the warmer season.
Where: Richardson’s web store