Tag Archives: 2018

Taka Hayashi & Vans Vault Reconnect for Special Spring 2018 Capsule

Vans Vault continues its longtime partnership with Japanese craftsman Taka Hayashi for a new special footwear capsule. The Spring 2018 offering is comprised of nine pieces spanning Sk8-Hi 75 LX, Chukka 75 LX and Classic Slip-On 66 LX silhouettes. Each model features three unique takes, spotlighting the brand’s heritage motifs suc…


Bodega’s Spring/Summer 2018 Delivery 1 Lookbook Channels ’90s Attitude

To kick off its Spring/Summer 2018 releases, Bodega recently unveiled a catalog-style lookbook for its first seasonal delivery.

Channeling the attitude of the ’90s, the new lookbook captures a time when alternative music and hip-hop broke into the mainstream and pop culture went into overdrive. Playful takes on retro…


RHUDE’s Punk & Grunge Influences Are Highlighted in Spring/Summer 2018 Editorial

To jump-start its output for 2018, RHUDE partnered with Japan-based fashion curator NUBIAN for a grunge- and motocross- inspired release. Now, RHUDE resurfaces with a new editorial from Feature.

Directly following the recent “Sinner’s Club” capsule with Mitchell & Ness, Feature breathes life into RHUDE’s Spring/Summer 2018 r…


VIER Goes Gritty With New Muay Thai-Inspired Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

This time last year, Need Supply Co. added Raf Simons’ favorite skate shop, VIER, to its roster. Since its inception back in 2010 by founders Bob Follens and Giancarlo Angeletti, the skate shop has encompassed up-and-coming streetwear brands to high end sportswear and has been decorated as one of Antwerp’s best shops.


MIDIUMISOLID Offers Vibrant Floral Garments for Spring/Summer 2018

Mother Industries director Nobuaki Sasano and TAKK designer Morikawa Tsubuseno return with a new Spring/Summer 2018 collection for their joint imprint, MIDIUMISOLID.The assemblage spotlights patchwork long coats in tonal white, typewriter cloth coats, linen suiting with subtle painted detailing, a short-sleeved button down shirt with floral prin…


F.C. Real Bristol Drops Camo Sportswear for Spring/Summer 2018

Just in time for us to move our clocks an hour forward in the U.S., F.C. Real Bristol drops its third installment for Spring/Spring 2018. Although not disruptively imaginative, the collection sees tasteful color-infused camo patterns. Highlights include the two-toned “VENTILATION HOODY” and “CAMOUFLAGE PISTE.”

If you’re ready for a few pick-up games or t…


The Finalists for the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Have Been Announced

With all the hoopla currently going down in L.A. for the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, those in attendance and the many tuned in at home get the chance to see some of the game’s brightest stars battle it out in a series of fan-favorite challenges. The brief three-day event, however, also serves to commemorate some of the very best from seas…


Habanos Showcases an Eclectic Heritage-Tinged Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

Returning for Fall/Winter 2018, Japanese label Habanos recently dropped yet another eclectic collection filled with unique garments informed by heritage wear.

For the collection designer Akio Mitobe took an in-depth look at the aesthetic codes found in workwear, military wear and surfwear. Choosing to inject distinct element…


CIVILIZED Brings Monochrome Minimalism to Techwear for Fall/Winter 2018

Back in December of last year, Japanese brand CIVILIZED delivered an impressive, monochrome range of minimalist activewear for its Spring/Summer 2018 lineup. Focused on experiment, forward-thinking tailoring and an exceptional attention to detail, CIVILIZED founder, creative architect and lead designer Satoshi Okugawa emphasized “design over trends” …