Tag Archives: Spring Summer 2012

Dries Van Noten Canvas/Leather Sneaker

Dries Van Noten makes use of an interesting textile for its latest Spring Summer 2012 Canvas Sneakers. As the straightforward moniker implies, the pair sports a brown canvas upper that is juxtaposed against a dark navy blue vinyl on the toecap and heel. The off-white rubber outsole is rounded out by an interior tan leather lining, black shoe laces and brushed metal hardware. Available here

Barbour Colour Reborn International Jacket Collection SS12

Credited with the creation of the original waxed waterproof polyester motorcycling jacket, Barbour is an iconic British label with a historically rich pedigree dating back nearly 120 years. Their most classic piece has become the standard for waxed jackets with Spring Summer 2012 seeing Barbour giving two of their most technical and iconic jacket styles a healthy dose of color (including the belted A7-inspired jacket popularized by Steve McQueen). You can browse the International collection here

Kate Moss x Supreme T-Shirt Spring Summer 2012

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Following the Kate Moss posters that have been strewn across a range of city walls, Supreme advances its latest graphic T-shirt with none other than Kate Moss. Seeing a return, the close relationship between Moss and the New York label comes to shape via a solid white T-shirt with a printed graphic of the model emblazoned front and center in an expected leopard top. The T-shirt will release alongside the Supreme Spring/Summer 2012 collection.

Marni x H&M Men’s Collection

After showing you the men’s collection lookbook earlier, we now take a closer look at all the product that will release from the Marni at H&M Collection in the coming weeks.

The collection is rather big and it looks really nice, especially with summer in mind. The shirting with great prints and paneling is among out favorite, but the outerwear, shorts, pants, and accessories also look great. The collection features sunglasses, sneakers, sandals and some very solid looking bags.

“Marni’s collection for H&M is all about freedom and experimentation, Marni prints and colours intended to mix and match together in a playful way. Everything goes with everything, making African prints the perfect companion to Bauhaus modernity, and sporty silhouettes sitting with more feminine shapes. The collection also includes a full range of shoes, bags and charming accessories to create a total Marni look at H&M. Meanwhile for men, Marni offers a fresh take on menswear staples, with a subtle use of print and a softened use of colour.”

The Marni at H&M Collection will be released on March 8, 2012, at select H&M stores around the globe.

 

Gourmet Spring Summer 2012 Collection

Gourmet released their Spring/Summer 2012 Collection today which makes use of their unique silhouettes and great color palette. As they are still a relatively new footwear brand, they’ve done a great job of re-imagining what a modern day sneaker can look like. For this season a lot of models return in bright and muted colors with some usage of Camouflage and Leopard Print. My personal favorite if not only for originality is the newly released Dignan in a great polka dot/patent leather mix.

 

Stussy Eye Wear Spring Summer 2012

Here is the most complete look at Stussy eyewear for Spring 2012. Hand crafted with premium cellulose acetate or tri-blend alloy, each possess CR-39 lens with 100% protection from UVA and UVB rays. Styling-wise, the streetwear pioneer covered all bases with designs that are both classic, like aviator inspired Frankie and Vinnie, to a blend of originality like Rocky and Terry frames.  All are now available at your nearest  Chapters storefronts and its Stussy.com online store.

Ransom By adidas “Alan Crepe”

Ransom by adidas welcomes back the Alan Crepe sneaker model this Spring/Summer 2012 season. The basic silhouette comes in two colorways of black and tan, both featuring a soft crepe sole for long lasting use. The shoe’s upper includes oiled leathers and minimal branding only seen on the tongue. Look for the Alan Crepe, as well as other Spring/Summer 2012 offerings, at Ransom by adidas retailers worldwide starting this month.

Comme des Garcons PLAY Collection Spots & Stripes

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The popular Comme des Garcons PLAY Collection returns in Spring/Summer 2012 with new looks. For the season they present polka dot and striped designs, both very typical for the Japanese brand. Of course all of them come with the iconic heart logo that is found on all PLAY garments. You can purchase all polka dot and striped t-shirts now in the Dover Street Market online store.

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Stone Island Orange Hydrophobic Jacket 15615 64052

Stone Island has researched into impregnating waterproofing, oil-proofing and stain proofing treatments resulting in this hydrophobic treatment that is applied by dipping the garment. The structural arrangement of the molecules on the treated material means that they repel contact with water, without altering the hand of the material… Basicly speaking this lightweight jacket is manufactured from a cotton jersey fabric more commonly used for tees and sweats, which has been treated to produce a water repellent finish, whilst retaining the luxurious soft handle of the fabric. Just another example of Stone Island leading the way in technology of outerwear. Buy here

 

Stone Island Ventile Ghost Jacket 561543531 – V0001

Stone Island presents the Ventile Ghost Jacket, a new outerwear piece that is part of the brand’s intriguing Ghost series. This exclusive lineup is based on the concept of camouflage, an attempt to achieve a monochromatic effect to all detailing found on one piece. Developed during the period of war, the utilitarian Ventile fabric utilized provides an unparalleled protection and pertinent comfort against elements as the natural product comes neither uncoated nor non-laminated. Made in Italy, this jacket in the white colourway features two large flap-snap frontal pockets with subtle zip, buttons and tapes. Now available here