With another week we have yet another installment of our product drops series, this time marked by a host of standout releases. Leading the list is Cav Empt‘s inaugural Spring/Summer 2020 drop and Stone Island‘s latest Ghost range.
Standout collaborations includes C2H4 x mastermind WORLD Made by Alpha Industries capsule, the HBX x retaW “MUK” capsule, Explorer Puff Jumper Denali from nonnative and WILD THINGS, along with Wisdom‘s military wear-inspired collection with illustration work of artist Ming Yu. Rounding up this week’s product drops is Hyein Seo‘s Fall/Winter 2019 “Save Yourself” collection and Off-White™‘s aptly-titled “LUNAR NEW YEAR” collection.
Stone Island Ghost SS20 Collection
Continuing to release SS20 offerings, Stone Island is now back with its latest Ghost range. Focusing on monochromatic camouflage, the range utilizes a newly developed Poliestere Stretch 5L fabric composed of a double layer of ultra-fine polyester. The material is also paired with a breathable, water and wind-proof performance membrane; along with a PrimaLoft layer that provides insulation on colder days and nights.
Standouts include a variety of utilitarian jackets and a vest utilizing the Poliestere Stretch 5L material. Available in “Blue,” “Military Green,” ‘Black” and “Natural White” garment-dyed colors, the outerwear options feature a plethora of pockets placed at the front and to the sides, with the zip-up jacket featuring a stow-away hood at the collar. Other notables include a crewneck knit in the aforementioned colors, as well as an overshirt, shorts, and pants. Each item is finished with the iconic Stone Island Badge and branded hardware.
Where: Stone Island
Cav Empt SS20 Collection Drop 1
Kicking off SS20, Cav Empt has just released the first drop of its latest seasonal range. The inaugural drop is comprised of casual staples expressing rich Earth tones, dark shades and bold graphics.
Leading the assemblage is the reversible PSI Zip Jacket, coming in a sleek water repellent coating, graphics depicting black frequency waves are emblazoned over large grids across the jacket’s elongated silhouette. A slightly raised collar, raglan sleeves, central two-way zippers and welt pockets are found on the lightweight Thinsulate padded reversible outerwear option. Another highlight is a pair of wide chino pants that have been paneled by three colors: brown, dark teal and pumpkin, and subtly marked by a graphic patch at the rear. Rounding up the range is a flight jacket, strapback hat, mesh pouch and socks.
Where: Cav Empt
C2H4 x mastermind WORLD Made by Alpha Industries Capsule Collection
The special range is led by bomber jacket defined by a color-blocked left sleeve, D-ring neck detail, mastermind skull and crossbones print at the rear and C2H4 logo on the right sleeve. Hoodies and T-shirts found in the capsule also express the “Black/Orange,” “Black/Red,” “Black/Pink” color blocking, with the macabre motif appearing on the hood of the hooded sweater.
Rounding up the capsule is a set of five-pocket sweatpants with elastic cuffs, elastic waistband with hidden drawstring and zip fly. Decorative detailing on the bottoms comes in the form of color blocking on the right leg, a bomber style zip pocket on the left leg, D-ring details at the front and a crossbones print at the rear.
nonnative x WILD THINGS Explorer Puff Jumper Denali Jacket
Drawing from their shared affinity for technical fabrics, the jacket utilizes eVent® Nylon Tusser, a breathable yet fully waterproof nylon membrane fabric. Available in turquoise, black and taupe, the outerwear options feature a 3-layer expanded PTFE laminate “Direct Venting” system and taped seams to remain water-resistant but allow sweat escape. PRIMA LOFT®GOLD filling and heat-retaining DICROS fabric lining assist the redesigned pattern for enhanced insulation. Rounding out the design of the jacket is tonal WILD THINGS branding on the chest.
Hyein Seo FW19 “Save Yourself” Collection
Dubbed “Save Yourself,” Hyein Seo‘s Fall/Winter 2019 collection sees the established South Korean label focus on uniforming. Preppy schoolboy and schoolgirl outfitting is defined by cropped blazers, oversized dress shirts, high waisted pleated skirts, billowy trousers and more.
To combat the cold-weather season, Hyein Seo has also prepared outerwear options like a down-padded Bomber Duffer Jacket, Smoker’s Duvet Coat and Fishtail Parka with a detachable bag. The label’s signature logo hardware cigarette pocket detail is utilized throughout the collection, offering garments a tinge of rebellious edge. Rounding up the range are accessories like a leather belt with a cigarette holder, cinched detail protective sleeve, scarf bag and bolo tie.
Where: Hyein Seo
Ming Yu x Wisdom “WISE BUT TROUBLED” Collection
Dominated by army green and black tonal looks, the collection features functional fabrics that are windproof, warm and lightweight throughout. Garments are left loosely tailored and feature multiple storage configurations, including a technical jacket with four oversized pockets at the front and the brand’s interpretation of cargo pants. Yu’s contributions come in the form of labels printed with smiley faces and small pins.
Off-White™ “Lunar New Year” Capsule Collection
Comprised of womenswear, menswear and accessories, the special range is cloaked in shades of black and red as a nod to the signature color of the festivity. Aside from the usual arrows and quotation mark decorations, hoodies, crewnecks, T-shirts and jeans are also marked with playful illustrations of rats in order to pay homage to this year’s spotlighted zodiac symbol. Pink floral imagery and “GOOD LUCK” text is also applied to touch on the auspicious nature of Chinese New Year. Bucket hats, scarves, wallets, leather bags and socks are also similarly marked to round up the special range.
When: January 8
HBX x retaW MUK Capsule
Coinciding with the reopening of its Hong Kong outpost, HBX has collaborated with Japanese label retaW on a scent capsule. Dubbed “MUK,” the joint effort features a trio of products for dispensing the fragrance: a candle, room spray and car tag.
“MUK” is an exclusive scent defined by delicate blend of woodsy notes; these include top notes of Bergamot, lemongrass and lemon, set above middle notes of pine needle, lilac and coriander and base notes of cedarwood, vetiver, musk, amber and vanilla. The result is a balanced, pleasant scent that won’t overwhelm, appropriately underlined by the minimalist cream hues that inform the candle, spray and tag containers.
When: January 8