As we reach the middle of the week once again, we have a new list of notable product drops to keep an eye on. This week’s drops features six releases comprised of collaborations, seasonal collections and noteworthy special capsules for Chinese New Year and the upcoming NBA All-Star Game. Leading the set of weekly offerings is Virgil Abloh‘s inaugural Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2019 collection and RIMOWA‘s new line of Apple iPhone cases.
Standout partnerships include an interesting collaboration between CLOT and A-COLD-WALL*‘s CLOTTEE and POLYTHENE* OPTICS sister label, along with the “Modern Office” capsule from MR PORTER and Off-White™. Rounding things up are the aforementioned Baby Milo and AAPE Chinese New Year limited edition items and the jerseys from Mitchell & Ness‘ NBA All-Star Pack.
Key items this week include LV’s classic Keepall Bandouliere 50 Bag and 1.1 Millionaire Sunglasses, the Off-White™ “23” Logo-Print Loopback Cotton-Jersey Hoodie and the CLOTTEE x POLYTHENE* OPTICS Target Bomber.
Spring/Summer 2019 Louis Vuitton Collection
The Yellow Brick Road Hand-Knitted Crewneck, Poppies Dorothy Graphic Windbreaker and colorful Calfskin Cut Away Vest serve as notable garments from the collection. Standout carrying options include the iridescent take on the classic Keepall Bandouliere 50, Soft Trunk Messenger Bag, Mini Polochon Messenger Bag and a host of holster-style utility pouches. Rounding things up is Virgil’s take on LV’s iconic Millionaire Sunglasses, early Jordan Brand model-inspired LV Trainer Sneakers, and the LV Creeper Ankle Boot Timberland homage.
Where: Louis Vuitton
RIMOWA Aluminium Groove Apple iPhone Case
Available for XR, XS, and XS Max Apple iPhone models, the cases are centered around the German suitcase purveyor’s classic aluminum suitcases with recognizable grooved designs. The Aluminium Groove Cases are constructed out of the same lightweight aluminum used on RIMOWA luggage and come complete with a shockproof TPU perimeter band for enhanced grip and protection.
Mitchell & Ness NBA All-Star Pack
Celebrating the league’s biggest names, including Allen Iverson, Scottie Pippen, Penny Hardaway and more. Each player is spotlighted with a vintage Swingman jersey, matching satin jackets, shorts and caps. Aside from being dressed in ’90s color schemes, respective player’s numbers, historic All-Star Game appearance date and a retro Mitchell & Ness tag also decorate the jerseys.
Where: Mitchell & Ness
Baby Milo & AAPE Chinese New Year With Limited Edition Items
This year, the Baby Milo mascot is given a red Lion Dance costume and a set of five plush Daruma dolls complete with a wooden display tray. A Bathing Ape‘s diffusion line AAPE put together a red color-heavy range comprised of a pullover jacket, hoodie, crewneck, tees and boxer briefs. Rounding things up is a waist pouch and red lucky envelopes.
MR PORTER x Off-White™ “Modern Office” Capsule
Titled “Modern Office,” the 44-piece collection is inspired by a new generation of workers, with influence coming from both traditional and modern sportswear tied to Chicago. Some notable items include the Faux Shearling-Trimmed Cotton-Corduroy Jacket, “23” Logo-Print Loopback Cotton-Jersey Hoodie and “Red/White” Off-Court Nubuck And Canvas High-Top Sneakers.
Where: MR PORTER
CLOTTEE x POLYTHENE* OPTICS Capsule
The joint range features a bomber jacket, sweatshirts, T-shirts and shorts inspired by traditional East Asian materials and the manufacturing process. Key detailing comes in the form of satin and silk panels, which are stitched onto pieces throughout the collection. Other forms of decoration include graphics, like a target motif and a specially-designed combination of both brands’ logos.
When: January 24