Thom Browne and his self-titled label has been busy of late with several projects including the one at hand with Parisian boutique colette. They have collaborated on this pair of limited-edition shades. The titanium frame complements the gold mirrored lenses, which offer 100% UV protection and fuse the pair’s aesthetic with functionality. These are made by hand in Japan and are limited to a mere 30 pieces. Grab a pair now for a cool $745 USD here.
Vintage Frames Company has released its N#1 collection of snapbacks. The N#1 collection has 2 models, one of which features an embroidered “No. 1″ on the front and “Fuck 2nd Place” on the back. The second model features golden plated metal tags on the front and back of the cap. The first embroidered model is priced at $40.00 USD, and the metal hardware model goes for $100.00 USD in black or white. Both can be purchased at Vintage Frame Company’s website.
The new Nike Air Max Light model from the “Essential” line has been released: “Black Pine” Pictured above, the new kicks feature a classic bright orange and forest green colour combination, which pairs nicely with a “Black Pine” leather mudguard, breathable grey mesh, black suede quarter panels and a white leather swoosh to top it all off. The Nike Sportswear “Black Pine” edition of the Air Max Light Essential is available now at Switzerland’s Titolo for 140.25 EUR.
Japanese singer/songwriter/comedian George Tokoro has recently teamed up with Timberland to release a special edition of its Premium Boot as part of its fall collection. The most notable feature of the new boot is the removal of the leather tongue cover around the back of the boot collar, instead the cover is embroidered with the the word “kutsu” meaning “shoe” and an upside-down Chinese character for “fortune”. These additions combined with the high-contrast charcoal nubuck upper and red accents form a unique and unorthodox boot style that will stand out in a crowd. The George Tokoro & Timberland Premium Boots are available at atmos Tokyo for ¥24,150 JYP (~$240 USD).
Drawing inspiration from French impressionist Claude Monet, Louisiana retailer Sneaker Politics has revealed its latest colourful collaboration in the form of the New Era “Water Color” snapback. The Snapback features a black and white crown with the signature “P” emblem, and of course a multicoloured brim resembling Monet’s painting technique. The Sneaker Politics New Era “Water Color” Snapback is currently available at the Sneaker Politics online store for $28.00 USD.