This installment of our weekly product drops is led by a Nike collaboration from Supreme accompanied by an unexpected team up with art duo Gilbert & George. and the fourth delivery of its Spring/Summer 2019 collection. The rollouts feature eight releases comprised mostly of collaborations, seasonal collections and special capsules. Between Supreme’s Week 4 release and Palace’s Week 5 release, this week we have a wide array of unique street staples and an assortment of sure to be sought-after accessories.
Additional collaborations come in the form of a soccer-inspired union between BAPE and F.C. Real Bristol, along with BEAMS‘s tribute to Larry Clark. KAWS‘ KAWS:HOLIDAY Plush Set and SSENSE‘s A-COLD-WALL* collection serve as the exclusive releases of the week. While ADER error‘s Spring/Summer 2019 “Arrow” collection and nonnative‘s SS19 “BLACK PACK” seasonal ranges round up the selection of offerings.
Key items this week include Supreme’s director’s chairs, Palace’s Reacto jacket, KAWS’ KAWS:HOLIDAY Plush Set and the BAPE x F.C.R.B. jerseys.
ADER error Spring/Summer 2019 “Arrow” Collection
South Korean-based brand ADER error has dropped off a selection of casual new offerings for its Spring/Summer 2019 collection and lookbook, titled “Arrow.” The unisex assortment was inspired by archival pieces, while futuristic themes were infused throughout. Key items include wide-legged track pants, baggy hoodies and crewnecks, graphic T-shirts and long-sleeved tees designed under the theme of “directionality.”
Where: ADER Error
A-COLD-WALL* SSENSE Exclusive Collection
Comprised of a utility vest, T-shirts, a turtle neck, a hoodie, shorts and the label’s unique bucket hat, the range of basic garments are adapted in with Samuel Ross signature aesthetic. The standout piece of the collection is the turtle neck, which features an array of industrial references such as silver reflective trim, silver zipper hardware and a velcro-attached sleeve logo. Another notable piece is the bucket hat complete with all of ACW’s typical branding patches and prints, along with bracket-logo branded bungee-style drawcords.
KAWS KAWS:HOLIDAY Plush Set
The plush KAWS Companion set incorporates three pieces that encompass the artist’s signature color palette of black, white and brown. Each doll features bendable appendages, which can be arranged in different pose options. The capsule is limited to 2000 units, with each model coming packaged in a special numbered KAWS:HOLIDAY Hong Kong box.
When: March 21
Where: Ding Dong Takuhaibin
nonnative Spring/Summer 2019 “BLACK PACK” Capsule
nonnative recently returned to deliver a new SS19 capsule, dubbed ”BLACK PACK.”
The new selection of items is fittingly comprised of blacked-out iterations of nonnative staples, blending the Japanese label’s SS19 safari inspiration with the ease of the jazz musician’s uniform. Detailing throughout the range is expressed via collarless shirting, henley shirts and tapered, cropped pants. Other items include lightweight, semi-technical anoraks sport hoods, comfy sweaters and matching pants.
When: March 21
Larry Clark x BEAMS Spring/Summer 2019 Capsule
Larry Clark rejoins BEAMS T this season to continue their collaborative partnership. Clark’s iconic filmography provides the inspiration and graphics for the release, with this assortment focusing on his Marfa Girl, Ken Park and Wassup Rockers works. Images from risqué posters and sex scenes from Marfa Girl make up standout prints on T-shirts and hoodies, which are accentuated with logos from both BEAMS T and Clark Films. Meanwhile, the bomber jacket in the range features a plain black outershell while a collage of images makes up the interior lining. Accessories including branded totes and caps round out the pieces.
When: March 23
Supreme Spring/Summer 2019 Collection Drop 4
For Week 4 of SS19, Supreme is back with a duo of collaborations and an accompanying range of sure-to-be-coveted streetwear essentials. This week we finally receive the highly-anticipated Supreme x Nike Air Tailwind IV and a team up with artists Gilbert & George.
Available in two colorways, the latest take on the’90s-era silhouette features a combination of bouclé and suede throughout the uppers and is highlighted by iridescent piping. The limited Gilbert & George capsule collection is comprised of hoodies, T-shirts and skate decks centered around the duo’s 27-piece series, 1984 Pictures. Items come emblazoned with prints taken directly from the bold photo montages that confront issues of the human experience, involving topics of religion, race, corruption, illness, sex and death.
If that wasn’t enough, Drop 4’s accompanying range is led by the Reversible Faux Suede Leopard Coat, Playboy Crew Jacket, City Arc T-shirt and Diamond Plate Bandana. This week’s boldly branded accessory come in the form of the sure-to-sell-out director’s chair in ubiquitous red and black.
When: March 21
Where: Supreme Online & Retail Stores in NY, Brooklyn, London, France & Japan
Palace Spring 2019 Collection Drop 5
The leading item of the drop is the heat-reactive hooded Reacto jacket, which is coming in blue, grey and pink. Aside from that, the quarter-zip polo shirt, bucket hats and bag pieces ranging from the reflective “Sling Sack” to a sealable pouch are also sure to garner sizable attention. This week’s graphics include the “Londinium” print, as well as the collection’s “Safe” motif and the “Pro Tools” pieces referencing the members of Palace’s skate team.
When: March 22
BAPE x F.C.Real Bristol Capsule
BAPE has officially unveiled the full capsule of its highly-anticipated collection with F.C. Real Bristol. The range is comprised of football-inspired T-shirts and Shark hoodies, coated in a multi-colored BAPE camo pattern. Black and white are offered as neutral color options for the pieces. As for branding, hits from F.C. Real Bristol (a badge on the left chest), BAPE (an APE Head on the right chest) and the two labels combined (“F.C.R.BAPE” on the center) provide clear logo markers.
- Contributing Editor
- Nia Groce