Another installment of our product drops series is here, this time marked once again by a host of standout releases. Leading the list is Palace‘s Fall 2019 Week 2 drop which features its latest collaboration with Reebok Classics.
Other standouts include collaborations from Yohji Yamamoto S’yte diffusion line and Junji Ito and a 90th-anniversary capsule from LUISAVIAROMA and Off-White™. Elsewhere we see Aer‘s X-Pac sailcloth collection, Saint Laurent‘s latest Rive Droite release and NOT APPLICABLE‘s release for Selfridges. Finally, we have streetwear selections from ROKIT and Stüssy for Fall 2019.
Aer X-Pac Collection
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Aer crafted a limited-edition collection utilizing X-Pac sailcloth technology.
Reimagining its signature outdoor and travel styles, the carrying options included in the special range are crafted of Dimension-Polyant’s durable, waterproof laminate textile. Elevating the functionality and performance of the bags, the special range expresses a sleek black tone with a contrasting bright orange interior lining accented by subtle premium details. Notable elevated details found on the X-Pac Travel Pack 2, Duffel Pack 2, Flight Pack 2, Fit Pack 2 and Day Sling 2 include YKK AquaGuard zippers, reflective detailing, heavy-duty adjustable straps, hidden pockets and Duraflex plastic hardware.
Off-White™ Exclusive LUISAVIAROMA Capsule
The unisex range is centered around soft-hued watercolor designs inspired by the Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy. With pastel pink and blue tie-dyed patterns printed on to hoodies, graphic T-shirts and jeans defining the special range. Notable men’s items include a black denim jacket stamped with Off-White™’s arrow emblem on the back, a multicolored version of the brand’s popular webbed industrial belt and a monochrome pair of high-top sneakers. While the women’s offering sees the watercolor treatment applied on a mini flap bag and a “Marble” cotton hat, while a branded lace bodysuit adds a delicate touch.
ROKIT Fall/Winter 2019 Collection
Returning for FW19, Los Angeles-based label ROKIT is back with another range based on influences from basketball and skateboarding. Dubbed “Product of True Stories,” the collection spotlights youth culture to create an array of evocative items.
Expressing nostalgic designs, the range is filled with retro tropes like bold neon hues and faded varsity logos alongside a modern perspective of providing a true story. Items include the “Dropout” varsity T-shirt feature a split graphic, along with the Lava jersey in colors and patterns reminiscent of ’90s and 2000s sports teams. Standout items include the “Cataclysm” Infinite Sound T-shirt, which sports a blazing forest graphic, as well as the selection of split-seam hoodies.
Saint Laurent Drops Rive Droite 007 Collection
Adding to its Rive Droite releases, Saint Laurent is back with another selection of limited-edition T-shirts and lifestyle accessories exclusive to the concept stores.
Named “Paris City,” the items channel the house’s vintage aesthetic across the eight-piece capsule. In Rive Droite 007 you can find a T-shirt featuring a cursive Saint Laurent logo alongside the words “RIVE DROITE / PARIS / 75001,” referencing the concept store’s address, as well as a logo keyring, pin and cocktail stick set. Other pieces include a lighter, a pack of matches and a four-set of coasters featuring a traditional architectural inking of the store, as well as a notepad with a similar design.
Where: Saint Laurent Rive Droite & Saint Laurent
Junji Ito x S’yte Yohji Yamamoto Collaboration
Paying homage to some of Ito’s best-known work, the collaborative effort is comprised of T-shirts and a translucent tote emblazoned with imagery from Tomie and the iconic Uzumaki. Co-branding appears on the rear of the oversized long- and short-sleeved shirts, while the bag emblazons identical imagery on each side of the opaque plastic tote.
Where: Yohji Yamamoto
NOT APPLICABLE Vintage Selfridges Collection
Continuing to explore vintage items, NOT APPLICABLE recently put together an interesting selection of ’90s wear for Selfridges.
Vintage American Thunder and Harley Davidson T-shirts are paired with one-of-a-kind shorts in the brand’s latest collection. T-shirts are emblazoned with bold graphics of animals and brightly colored elements that contrast the dark bases. NOT APPLICABLE also reconstructed collectible beach towels into shorts which sport Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Star Wars references. As always every collection from NOT APPLICABLE aligns with its motto: “Acknowledging the past whilst considering the future.” Seeking designs that inspire modern-day pieces, yet still, retain their originality and rarity.
When: August 14
Where: Selfridges London
Palace Fall 2019 Collection Week 2
Keeping its Fall 2019 offerings coming, this week Palace put together yet another expansive selection of uniquely graphic streetwear for the season. Drop 2 is dominated by an array of tops, some simple bottoms and a range of accessories. Leading the release is the simple Dome Hoodie, Delo-Sportivo Polo, reflective Pimped T-shirt and Tech Bumbag. Other notable accessories include the branded woven cap, Fall Lanyard, Keyring Whistle and Zoot holder.
Rounding up this week’s release is the label’s latest collaboration with Reebok Classics. Comprised of three colorways of the Pro Workout Low silhouette, the collaborative silhouette is adorned with Palace detailing, including the brand’s name inside the side window, as well as Triferg branding on one tongue and “PALACE” and “LONDON” embossed on alternate heels. Other features include a co-branded footbed and subtle reflective detailing on the shoe.
When: August 16
Where: Palace Online & Retail Stores in London, New York, Los Angeles & Japan
Stüssy Fall 2019 Collection
For Fall 2019, Stüssy has put together yet another vibrant collection of streetwear staples informed by the label’s rich Californian heritage.
The latest assemblage is comprised of bold layering pieces, channeling ’90s inspirations with a contemporary twist. From finely cut denim jackets to half-zip fleece pullovers, a well-balanced range of silhouettes are presented, encompassing classic styles and more, functional cold-weather necessities. An array of palettes are mixed with striking prints and patterns like argyle, paisley, tie-dye, checker, and camouflage. Standout include the Panel Track Jacket, Torgue Jacket, Diamond Check Mohair Sweater and Cypress Paisley Shirt.
When: August 16