After the preview of H&M’s Spring 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, here’s a look at the behind-the-scenes style video showcasing key looks from the upcoming collection for both women and men. For women, the collection included tough and edgy tones with bohemian styles inspired by Parisian cool pioneers Jane Birkin and Francoise Hardy. The downtown assortment grounded itself with Patti Smith inspired tomboy accents, leaving a lasting impression of fresh and modern pieces to choose from. H&M’s Spring 2014 collection will hit stores on March 6, 2014 and will be sold in H&M stores worldwide and online. Stay tuned for more updates on the Spring 2014 collection. Check out the men’s lookbook video after the jump. [See More]
Previewed earlier in the day, Cambridge-based Concepts has officially unveiled its Ugly Sweater collaboration with Nike SB. Consisting of two colorways of the Dunk High Pro and several apparel pieces, the pack goes heavy on the Christmas-themed graphics. First up is the black colorway of the Dunk High Pro SB, which is exclusive to Concepts, and features a black fleece upper with ugly Christmas sweater decorations, gold patent leather Swoosh, black nylon tongue, Concepts-branded tongue label and insoles, special lace locks, and a transparent outsole with gold specks. The black colorway comes in a special tin package with a Concepts ornament and coozie. [See & Read More]
It seems like everywhere you look, someone is sporting some sort of Beats device — whether it's a pair of headphones, earbuds, or portable speakers — but none of them look quite like the Beats by Alexander Wang Collection ($150-$450 USD). This very limited edition takes three of these devices and coats them in matte black with pale gold accents, making them truly stand out. They include the Beats Pill portable speakers, Ur Beats ear buds, and Beats Studio headphones, and each comes in an Alexander Wang embossed glossy stingray case with a zipper and clip. Each one is available in limited amounts in a pre-sale event, but won't be for long.
Christmas is coming soon, and if your hands are still unprotected while navigating your smartphone in the frigid elements, you can still snap up a pair of Glove.ly Touchscreen Gloves ($19 USD) from these New York innovators (so they know a thing or two about extreme cold weather). Designed to act as a second skin that still insulates, the gloves still harness the conductive elements of your skin, thanks to a clever silver-coated nylon knit throughout the glove. Glove.ly's are warm and soft, but gets out of your way so that you can answer calls, snapchat, take selfies, and send a quick message without taking your gloves off. The gloves also include maglove™, small but strong hidden magnets inside the logo of each glove to always keep your gloves together. Checkout more photos after the jump and look for Glove.ly in our upcoming print issue. [See More]
Woolworths is a renowned chain of food and clothing stores based in Australia. The South African division of the label taps the native Candice Swanepoel for its latest lookbook showing off the latest clothing and accessories designs. The blonde model, known for her association with Victoria's Secret, wears the grunge and edgy inspired youthful designs of denim jeans and shorts, cropped tops, studded jackets, sequinned and printed designs, casual tops, and formal bandage dresses. The lookbook also gives a peak at stacked bracelets in beaded and vintage style, and suede boots. [See More]
Inspired by speed and torque measuring instruments, lifestyle brand Nixon presents the 48-20 Chrono in a brand new colorway this season. Modeled after the brand’s 51-30 Chrono, the 48mm case is the perfect size and proportion for any occasion. Delivering a stainless steel case with hardened mineral crystal and dial accents, the Nixon 48-20 Chrono in all gold is available at Nixon for $500 USD.
Brazilian model Daniela Braga is enlisted by Los Angeles based fashion retail label Lovers + Friends for its collaboration with celebrity based stylist Monica Rose. The capsule collection shows off winter 2013 looks of jumpsuits, dresses, leather pants and skirts, printed blouses, and chiffon tops. Sleek and stylish accessories accompany the looks, and a selection of modern footwear is also included in the collection. The collection is now available at Shopbop and Neiman Marcus. [See More]
Offering a fresh take on the classic varsity jacket, Leeds-based MKI Black has released its fall/winter series of apparel. Offering up seven pieces in total, the Varsity Jacket Collection works with a muted color palette of blacks, greys, reds and navy blues, with contrasting panels at the sleeve and pocket detail further accented by its leather trim. Also part of the series is the raglan varsity jacket, available in burgundy and grey, which features zipper closures and zipper accents at the pocket, as well as ribbed details at the hem, collar and cuff. Check out the collection above and head to their web store for more. [See More]
Nike and Hasbro have teamed up to honor Calvin Johnson be releasing a limited edition 3-shoe pack, which also includes an action figure. This marks the "first ever Hasbro TRANSFORMERS action figure designed for an athlete in conjunction with a shoe release," according to Nike, Inc. Johnson is widely known for his MEGATRON nickname, which Nike things coincides perfectly with his game. "Calvin Johnson, Jr. has redefined the wide-receiver position and become an un-guardable force with a powerful nickname - MEGATRON. [See & Read More]
The latest release from Miami-based Del Toro Shoes arrives in the form of a special Carbon Fiber iteration of the brand’s popular Alto Chukka. Offered in two colorways, the pair features a dual paneling execution with carbon fiber along half of the shoe with the remaining upper being characterized by suede or nappa leather. The shoe is finished off with a special margom outsole and leather laces. The pair is now available via the Del Toro Shoes webshop here and through their Wynwood Boutique.