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adidas x KZK x CLOT Superstar 80s 84-Lab – Now online.

January 26th, 2015


The fourth instalment of this on-going collaborative effort, Hong Kong-based creative powerhouse CLOT have again teamed up with heralded Japanese designer Kazuki Kuraishi to produce the adidas x KZK x CLOT Superstar 80s 84-Lab Superstar 80s.

Taking design cues from the military, the Superstar 80s has been reimagined with synthetic nylon uppers which features and overlay print camouflage running throughout.

Keen to keep the integrity of the original design, Kuraishi has left OG where they should be, instead allowing details such as the black three stripes to the side panel, trefoil branded heel tab and the iconic white rubber toebox to shine alongside the busy uppers.

Part of this season’s adidas x KZK 84-Lab collection, the adidas x KZK x CLOT Superstar 80s 84-Lab is now online.

Nike Black History Month 2015 Collection – Part Three

January 26th, 2015


Celebrating history, culture and diversity, Nike present another selection of monochrome iterations of their signature basketball and running styles as part of their Black History Month collection for 2015.

The final instalment takes in two swoosh adorned favourites, namely the Air Max 1 and the contemporary Air Force 1 Duckboot, applying a distinctive black and white make-up to their technically advanced uppers whilst maintaining each shoe’s infamous details to create a highly credible and revered release.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of the 2015 BHM Collection go to the Ever Higher Fund, which supports organisations that leverage the power of sport to maximise the potential of underserved youth. The fund’s mission is to assist communities with knowledge, resources and tools for the next generation of leaders.

Release Information
Name: Nike Air Force 1 Duckboot BHM
Colour: Black/Metallic Gold/White
Style Code: 739390-001

Release Information
Name: Nike Air Max 1 BHM
Colour: White/Metallic Gold/Black
Style Code: 739386-100

The final instalment of the Nike Black History Month 2015 Collection launches Thursday 29th January 2015. For more information, please email us at [email protected].

UNDERCOVER Spring/Summer 2015 Lookbook

January 26th, 2015


Making its debut at END. for the upcoming season, Japanese brand UNDERCOVER are renowned for their technical outerwear and a bold approach to their detail laden casualwear.

Overseen by head designer Jun Takahashi, known most notably for his innovate approach to running apparel with his collaborative GYAKUSOU collection with Nike, UNDERCOVER S/S’15 is awash with often ostentatious graphic prints, solid colour blocking and apparel adorned with the album artwork of New York rockers, Television.

UNDERCOVER Spring/Summer 2015 is due to land at END. February 2015. For more information, please email us at [email protected].

Alden Shoe Company Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

January 23rd, 2015


Much like Northamptonshire is to England, Massachusetts is the home of shoemaking in the USA, with the state, New England in particular, once the home of plethora of skilled shoemakers.

One of New England’s longest standing shoemakers, Alden have seen their industry change and grow drastically in their 130 year history but have managed to maintain their dedication to their craft with a range of much-loved, timeless silhouettes.

Still run by the Alden family and still utilising the shoemaking expertise of their native New England, the Alden Shoe Company continue to produce some of the finest American footwear money can buy.

A true END. stalwart, Alden returns for the new season with a selection of new designs such as the Crepe Sole Plain Toe Boot, fresh re-workings of old favourites like Dark Burgundy Cordovan rendition of the classic Longwing Blucher and collection staples typified none more so than the iconic Indy Boot.

Shop Alden Shoe Company.

Bleu de Paname Spring/Summer 2015 ‘La Vie en Bleu’ Lookbook

January 23rd, 2015


Parisian-based label Bleu de Paname present their Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook showcasing their lighthearted yet considered approach to traditional French workwear and premium basics.

Dubbed ‘La Vie en Bleu’, the new season collection builds upon some of BDP’s collection staples such as the heavy duty cotton twill Counter Jacket, graphic print jersey pieces and contemporary legwear such as the ever popular Leisure Pant.

Melding together beachwear and workwear, the range is a mixture of easy-on-the-eye blue hues prominently complemented by neutral tones such as olive, khaki, red, and white.

Shop Bleu de Paname.

ASICS x mita sneakers Gel Lyte III ’25th Anniversary’

January 23rd, 2015


Teaming up with Tokyo-based retailer mita sneakers, ASICS present this inspired rendition of their classic Gel Lyte III silhouette which celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Utilising the 90′s runner technical make-up, mita lean on their considerable collaborative experience by adding luxury materials such as nubuck and suede to the upper in a tonal blue colourway.

Featuring classic decals such as the mesh side panel and embroidered call out, the trainer is finished off with red accents to the heel tab and sole unit, contrast stitching, heritage-inspired tongue label, dual branded printed insole and robust rope lacing.

Release Information
Name: ASICS x mita sneakers Gel Lyte III ’25th Anniversary’
Colour: Navy/Blue
Style Code: H50RK-5042
Launch Date: 24th January 2015 (instore only)

For more information, please email us at [email protected].

visvim Spring/Summer 2015 “Dissertation on Product Individuality” Lookbook

January 22nd, 2015


Soaking up a myriad of influences from idyllic Americana ranging from collegiate Take Ivy sportswear, military-informed outerwear and laid-back Hawaiian prints, visvim present this superbly crafted lookbook for Spring/Summer 2015.

Showcasing this stylised rendition of Anytown, USA, Japanese-designer Hiroki Nakamura applies his unique patina-tinged aesthetic to a broad selection of garments, ranging from casual military-inspired jackets, tailored button-ups, thick denim jackets, wool and linen jersey silhouettes.

The bookended by the brand’s highly revered footwear collection including the classic Skagway Hi, as well as the ever-popular Ballistic Backpack in a plethora of retina rattling colourways.

visvim Spring/Summer 2015 will launching early 2015. For more information, please email us at [email protected].

Nike Black History Month 2015 Collection – Part Two

January 22nd, 2015


Following on from the first drop of this annual pack, Nike present another selection monochrome iterations of signature basketball styles as part of their Black History Month collection for 2015.

The second instalment takes in two hardwood favourites, namely the KD7 and the recently released LeBron 12, applying a distinctive black and white make-up to their technically advanced uppers whilst maintaining each shoes infamous details to create a highly credible and revered release.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of the 2015 BHM Collection go to the Ever Higher Fund, which supports organisations that leverage the power of sport to maximise the potential of underserved youth. The fund’s mission is to assist communities with knowledge, resources and tools for the next generation of leaders.

Release Information
Name: Nike LeBron 12 BHM
Colour: Black/White/Metallic Silver
Style Code: 718825-001

Release Information
Name: Nike KD 7 BHM
Colour: Black/Wolf Grey/White
Style Code: 718817-010

The second instalment of the Nike Black History Month 2015 Collection launches Saturday 24th January 2015. For more information, please email us at [email protected].

Y-3 Spring/Summer 2015 ‘Surf Punk’ Lookbook

January 22nd, 2015


Channeling the tone set by the early days of surf subculture with a considered nod to the surf punk theme of escape, the Yohji Yamamoto-design imprint Y-3 present a Hawaii-print infused collection that encapsulates adidas athletic pieces and innovative.

Reference surf iconography of the 60′s and 70′s with the raw, gritty spirit of 80′s punk, the collection utilises Yamamoto’s minimal design ethos as a base, enhancing classic adidas apparel with off-hand contemporary materials and details such as hawaiian-print paneling and pearlescent legwear.

As ever, the brand’s highly regarded footwear complements the range with signature styles such as the Yohji Boost and Qasa High adding a dynamic performance based element to the collection.

adidas Y-3 will be launching early 2015. For more information, please email us at [email protected].
 

Our Legacy SS15 ‘Ignition’ Collection – First Drop Available Online Now

January 21st, 2015


A welcome arrival from one of contemporary menswear’s most fascinating forces, the latest from Our Legacy is available online here at END.

Taken from their S/S’15 ‘Ignition’ collection, this first drop sets up their mission statement for the season, seeing the Swedish brand confidently deploying a variety of left-field materials across a range of their much loved jersey pieces, expert tailored designs and innovative outerwear.

Constantly scouring the globe for fabrics, ‘Ignition’ utilises hemp blend denim sourced from Japan, textured linen blend textiles from Italy and hard wearing cotton twills from Belgium.

Augmenting these already impressive fabrics with a variety of creative finishes and putting them to use in their own idiosyncratic manner, the Swedish label’s reach certainly doesn’t exceed it’s grasp creating a range of truly unique pieces.

Something of a speciality for OL, their shirting never fails to impress and for the new season they have made use some of their most interesting fabrics, with heavyweight towelling terry, highly textured ‘cracked marble’ canvases and subdued painted camo chambrays.

The epitome of the Our Legacy approach, suiting has become one of the strongest elements in each collection, demonstrating a highly wearable combination of luxurious fabrics, nuanced detailing and a real flare for composition. Spring/Summer 2015 sees the brand come back strong with a relaxed unstructured design and two full suits all designed in line with the season’s adventurous approach.

Shop Our Legacy.

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