With another week, we have another installment of our product drops series this time led by Supreme‘s collaboration with longtime collaborator Playboy and McDermott. Leading the latest release is a Leisure Zip-Up Top and matching Shorts marked with Playboy’s iconic motif, while McDermott crafted a high-end pool cue emblazoned with Supreme’s unmistakable red branding. Accompanying Supreme’s Week 12 drop, this week we have an impressive array of powerhouse team-ups, seasonal offerings and special drops that make up a selection of must-have street staples.
Standout collaborations start off with a duo of watches from BEAMS and Casio G-Shock and a FWRD exclusive Off-White™ “Graffiti” capsule. Seasonal releases come in the form of M+RC Noir first Spring/Summer 2019 drop, ROKIT‘s 2019 Summer collection and the EMP T and CUBE E C T T-shirts from Cav Empt. While Fendi‘s special “FF Roma Amor” capsule and the exclusives found at THE SOUVENIR SHOP by TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist. New York City pop-up round up this week’s drops
Key items this week include the Playboy x Supreme Leisure Zip-Up Top and matching Shorts, Cav Empt EMP T T-shirt and the BEAMS x Casio G-Shock “Clear Skeleton” DW-5600SK.
THE SOUVENIR SHOP by TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist. Exclusive Items
Designer Takahiro Miyashita and his longtime international director Al Abayan recently teamed up to open an exclusive filled New York pop-up.
Dubbed THE SOUVENIR SHOP by TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist., the special retail experience features items centered around Miyashita’s intrigue with souvenir shops he’s passed through in cities he’s visited. Reworking the “I AM THE SOLOIST. SINCE 2010” tagline, “RE:AL IS THE SOLOIST. SINCE 2018” decorates an assortment of exclusive paper wallets, key chains, lighters, hats, beach towels, flip-flops, T-shirts, Sweatshirts and more, alongside reworked archive designs and special edition items created from the same SOL survival fabric from TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist’s FW18 collection.
Where: THE SOUVENIR SHOP by TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist.
BEAMS x Casio G-Shock “Clear Skeleton” DW-5600SK & DW-6900SK
Coming together once again, BEAMS and Casio recently released two special collaborative G-SHOCK watches. The “Clear Skeleton” the DW-6900 and DW-5600 feature a two-toned design with a metallic watch face that’s joined by a smokey-translucent G-SHOCK body. Technical functions found on the watches come in the form of a built-in stopwatch, multi-alarm capabilities, an automatic calendar, EL backlighting, and of course, a high level of shock and water resistance.
Fendi “FF Roma Amor” Collection Spring/Summer 2019
Looking to add some fluorescent vibrancy to its SS19 offerings, Fendi recently dropped its “Roma Amor” capsule collection.
Linking up with British graffiti artist Pref, the special range is centered around vivid graphics of the label’s signature logos. Fendi’s “FF” emblem and “Roma Amor” verbiage get reworked with neon details and curved designs to create a colorful offering of ready-to-wear options for its men’s, women’s, kid’s and accessory ranges.
Where: Fendi & Select Retailers
FWRD Exclusive Off-White™ “Graffiti” Capsule
Continuing to deliver exclusive releases, Off-White™ has created a limited range for Elyse Walker’s FWRD.
This time around, the exclusive range is comprised of 10 menswear wardrobe items marked with tweaked branding and cues from graffiti culture and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Standouts include a belted trench coat, rubber logo hoodies, “OFF” marked jeans and simple slides.
Cav Empt Spring/Summer 2019 EMP T & CUBE E C T T-Shirt
Keeping the SS19 releases coming, Cav Empt dropped two monochromatic T-shirts emblazoned with evocative graphics in line with the aesthetic of the Japanese imprint.
The white EMP T, depicts a faded silhouette of a woman’s face with darkened hand figures layered with digital mapping. Cav Empt logos and upside down crosses applied to the top regions of the front and back round up the design of the shirt. The accompanying black CUBE E C T features a front chest pocket and a rear print made up of “C” and “E” computing cell cubes.
Where: Cav Empt & Select Retailers
ROKIT 2019 Summer Collection
Back with another warm-weather ready release, ROKIT recently dropped a new Summer 2019 collection centered around vibrant hues and retro cult film references.
Titled “That Was On TV Last Night,” the selection is comprised of hoodies, Hawaiian shirts, graphic T-shirts, chinos and sweat shorts. Notable items include a tri-color tie-dyed hoodie and all over collage print Hawaiian shirt with a pair of matching shorts.
Supreme Spring/Summer 2019 Collection Drop 12
For Week 12 of its SS19 releases, Supreme has teamed up with longtime collaborator Playboy and Wisconsin’s McDermott for a duo of collaborative offerings. Leading the drop is a Leisure Zip-Up Top and matching Shorts marked with Playboy’s iconic motif, while McDermott crafted a high-end pool cue emblazoned with Supreme’s unmistakable red branding.
The accompanying SS19 Drop 12 features standouts like the New York Painted Trucker Jackets, GORE-TEX Court Jackets and the Salvador Dali work-inspired The Persistence of Memory Silk Shirt. Along with the pool cue, this week’s accessories and lifestyle items include the 24K gold plated Fronts Keychain and original Andy Howell artwork dressed Molotov Kid Skateboards.
When: May 16
Where: Supreme Online & Retail Stores in NY, Brooklyn, London, France & Japan
M+RC Noir Spring/Summer 2019 Drop One
Returning for SS19, M+RC Noir is now gearing up to deliver its first drop of the season. Keeping with its expanding aesthetic of technical casual wear, themes of the latest offering include 3M fabrication and perspex fabrications.
Keeping things light, the first drop is centered around a fully 3M two-piece nylon tracksuit comprised of pants and a zip-up jacket. Both pieces sport toggle fixtures around the legs of the pants and on the hem and hood of the jacket. Additional detailing comes in the form of perforated panels and a left chest stripe printed with the word “PERFORMANCE.”
When: May 16
Where: M+RC NOIR