Burgeoning street fashion label Rare Panther© delivers its latest goods for Spring/Summer 16′. The Bay Area brand presents a range of minimalist graphic T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats, each twisted with a flair of throwback Japanese streetwear. Rare Panther©’s animated head logo and camo print tie the collection together.
For Autumn / Winter 2016, RAINS draws inspiration from the concept of ’layers’. With a growing individualism and cultural diversity occurring in our societies, it is only natural that we embrace and adopt new lifestyles, especially within fashion.In AW16 the concept of layers is an inspirational source, that can be viewed from many perspectives. Wearing layers of clothing with rainwear is common in the cold north, and an ambition is to create a global awareness of this possibility. Using jackets upon jackets calls for a consideration of the spaciousness of the styles, which is why a new range of oversize jackets has entered the collection. On another level, the new color range draws inspiration from the more ethnic layers of our nordic societies, realizing that rainwear is needed all across the world.
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, has collaborated with one of America’s most maligned underground artists, Robert Williams, to bring his psychedelic artwork to life in a limited edition Vault by Vans capsule, introducing a striking trio of classic footwear, deluxe shirts, and a very special Fender Stratocaster Guitar. With an approach that celebrates Vans’ 50th anniversary, the Vault by Vans x Robert Williams collection sustains the design elements of past Robert Williams partnerships by showcasing Robert’s intense creativity and imagination across Vans iconic forms.
The Sk8-Hi 38 Decon LX, a deluxe version of Vans’ iconic high-top silhouette, reveals Robert’s intricate line art from the “Flaming Cobras” painting, which has been adapted to the shoe’s upper and lining. The panels of the Authentic 44 Reissue LX are covered with Robert’s “Malfeasance” and the outsole displays its central theme exposed through clear rubber. The Slip-On 98 Reissue LA “Jalapeña” features one of Robert’s iconic works from the 1980s. The bold colors and heavy textural brushwork are featured on the toe and heel, while black leather is featured on the quarter panels and sockliner top sheet. All three styles feature an illustration printed under a unique clear rubber sole for an understated simplicity.
Throughout Michael Jordan’s career, he has competed and won in countless categories including NBA Finals, MVP honors, scoring titles, and so on. The ‘Metallic Pack’ pays homage to yet another staple of His Airness’ resume – Olympic medals. The first of the three Olympic medal inspired Air Jordan 5’s is a sure fan favorite, representing the silver medal.
Designed for urban exploration without boundaries, the NMD fuses iconic adidas Originals DNA with breakthrough technology from today. For Pharrell Williams’ Hu NMD, an energy-returning white boost™ midsole meets a breathable and flexible Primeknit upper in yellow featuring a split ‘Human Race’ graphic resulting in a bold visual language.
This unisex model features a newly designed lace system, which goes through the cage of the stabilizer to create a moccasin type of feel, giving support as well as freedom right where it is needed. The result is a fearless updated shape for Pharrell Williams’ Hu NMD.
Hu is the beginning of a new creative concept for Pharrell Williams and adidas. Hu represents the idea of boundless strokes of humanity. The introduction of the yellow Hu NMD is an extension of Pharrell Williams’ vision to connect all people through adidas Originals with the common line of love, passion, excitement, energy and color.
Hu = Human Being, Human Race, Human Kind, Human Species
Only available in limited quantities this latest model from Pharrell Williams and adidas is completed by two sets of laces and an insole with a graphic designed by Pharrell Williams as well as the trefoil logo on the right heel tab and the partnership’s equal sign on the left heel tab.
As a creative platform without parameters, BHW represents a constant state of innovation. It is a place where artistic ambition is interwoven with the limitless potential of technology. As a result of revolutionary manufacturing, Herschel Supply introduces an exclusive Apexknit material derived from intricately woven high-tensile yarn, form-fitted and bound into concise silhouettes. virtually seamless, each piece offers a unique spectral and textural mosaic. Welcome to the dynamic evolution of the esteemed BHW Collection.
OG White” NMD Runner PK
Sporting a breathable Primeknit construction, the sleek design is detailed with its signature technical welded tape overlays on the side panels, as it all rests atop a matching full-length sole unit with its distinctive blue and red EVA plugs.
Black NMD City Sock
Having received a multitude of colorways this year already, in addition to an upcoming Trail sneaker version, this latest rendition of the NMD is part of the City Sock series and thuBs is taller than the original. Constructed of black Primeknit, this particular model’s upper rests atop the brand’s proprietary Boost sole unit and is accented by blue tabs.
adidas embraced the future of running with the introduction of UltraBOOST Uncaged, a shoe inspired by fans and perfected by the innovation experts of adidas Running. This time around dropping another 3 colorways; All Black, All Scarlett, and an all White. Still Featuring its adidas Primeknit upper, an internal support system and unique tiered lacing system, UltraBOOST Uncaged is engineered for maximum performance. Alongside its new innovations, UltraBOOST Uncaged also maintains its signature UltraBOOST features. A supportive heel counter showcases the iconic embossed UltraBOOST name and keeps the foot locked in place for additional stability; a full length BOOST midsole provides industry leading Energy Return and a Stretchweb Continental Rubber™ outsole flexes naturally for superior traction with every step. Be on the look out for all 3 colorways dropping this Saturday 7/16 at our Moreland Ave location.
In following up on last year’s Blaze of Glory release, Limited Edt presents Chapter II and Chapter III from their collaborative efforts alongside PUMA. This time around they have chosen to work on the Disc Blaze, dropping the laceless sneaker in two colorways.
All in all, the sneaker trilogy draws inspiration from Singapore’s momentous journey from port town to modern metropolis, while the Chapter II Disc Blaze specifically focuses on the founding of modern Singapore by the British and its development into a strategic port of call. In turn, Limited Edt references the sea that surrounds the island by implementing a gradient blue glow-in-the-dark upper, a translucent PUMA Disc knob, icy blue cage panels, and a reflective speckled midsole.
The Chapter III Disc Blaze then represents modern Singapore as we know it today. In looking to the island nation’s concrete jungle, the shoe makes use of various shades of grey, in addition to tree bark camouflage. A reflective speckled midsole, toe guard and cage panes depict Singapore’s famed Marina Bay cityscape in a nighttime sky.
This time around, adidas has teamed up with Paris’ Starcow sneaker boutique on a elevated version of the European favorite, the Samba—This particular shoefeatures a suede and leather upper, complete with waxed laces, copper-yarn detailing along the shoe’s heel tab, and a gum outsole. Dual branding appears on the tongue, while the side of the sneakers read “Starcow”. Keep an eye out for this shoe dropping on July 17th at our Moreland Ave location.