Hip Hop Style News | Fashion Stories – The Source http://thesource.com Fri, 25 May 2018 17:43:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Source Exclusive: The Shoe Surgeon Schools Us On Custom Kicks, Designing Sneakers for Drake and Teaching a New Era of Shoemakers http://thesource.com/2018/05/25/source-exclusive-the-shoe-surgeon-shoe-school-dominic-chambrone-interview/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/25/source-exclusive-the-shoe-surgeon-shoe-school-dominic-chambrone-interview/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 16:09:39 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=443346 Have you ever wondered what goes into the process of the shoes, sneakers and footwear in general that we rock on a daily basis? For Dominic Chambrone, known in the sneaker community respectfully as The Shoe Surgeon, the step-by-step guide to shoemaking has been etched into his brain for almost two decades now. Here’s the […]

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Have you ever wondered what goes into the process of the shoes, sneakers and footwear in general that we rock on a daily basis? For Dominic Chambrone, known in the sneaker community respectfully as The Shoe Surgeon, the step-by-step guide to shoemaking has been etched into his brain for almost two decades now. Here’s the good news, though: he’s willing to share the knowledge with us all on what it takes to craft a perfect pair of bespoke kicks.

 

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Visiting the NYC stop of Dom’s Shoe Surgeon Shoe School at the Mondrian Park Avenue hotel, The Source got a crash course on how it all comes together. While some lessons are exclusive to the patrons of the class — respect the process! — we were able to show you guys a sneak peek into how the operation goes from seams to sneakers over the span of a weekend. The Shoe Surgeon also sat down to talk about everything from customizing a pair of Jordan 12s for Drake, the role Hip-Hop has played in his creations and ultimately what he plans to accomplish with the school, both stateside and across the globe.

Keep scrolling for a lesson in shoemaking by the coolest guy doing it:

 

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Let’s talk real quick about your beginnings in the game and how you even fell in love with sneakers in the first place.
The Shoe Surgeon: My name is Dominic Chambrone, also known as The Shoe Surgeon. I’ve been a sneaker artist as they say for the past 17 years of my life. You can call me a shoemaker, a designer, a customizer, an artist — I mean, whatever. I don’t really believe in labels. The love for sneakers really started during freshman year of high school, but even before that, a love for making things and being crafty started at a very young age. [I was] building LEGOs, forts in my backyard out of wood, hammer and nails — this was at, like, age 10.

 

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Premium materials students were able to use to customize their own Nike AF1.

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Image: Keenan Higgins/The Source

 

In high school, I had the opportunity to wear my cousin’s original 1985 Jordan 1 “Chicago” [sneakers], and I didn’t know what they were at the time [Laughs]. I was this freshman kid going into school with these dope sneakers that I really didn’t understand what was so cool about. All the dudes were like, “Yo! Where’d you get those?!” and giving me props in the hallways. From there, I started getting Jordans early because I understood that you could feel good just by wearing a pair of shoes and not having to say anything. By junior year, all my friends had the same shoes, and it just wasn’t special anymore. That’s when I picked up an airbrush to an all white pair of Air Force Ones [and gave it] a camouflage print. I went to school the next day and people flipped. Instantly I knew I could get a reaction out of something I created versus getting something early that eventually everyone else would have.

 

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Each student was given the Nike Air Force One — “AF1” for short — to customize in their own way.

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When did the official transition into “The Shoe Surgeon” happen?
The name actually came about [when I was] around 18 or 19 years old — that was around 2006. It was actually me and a friend at the time; he was a friend of mine that was also a DJ. We were trying to do this thing together. We were in NYC at the time, because I lived in Charlotte [North Carolina], and I just felt we needed an alias. After writing so many ideas down it finally just clicked like, “What are we doing?” We’re taking things apart and making them better. That led to “$hoe $urgeonz” — with the money sign and a “z” [Laughs] — but it changed since then. Now it’s just The Shoe Surgeon.

When you approach customizing shoes, what comes first: choosing the silhouette, choosing the colorway or choosing the materials? Or is there another step that comes first?
None of the processes are the same; they just differentiate. Sometimes it’s the shoe first, other times it’s the materials. it just really depends on how I’m feeling that day and how the project comes about. If a client says, “I want a Jordan 1,” then [the process] starts with a shoe and then I start finding the materials I want to use. If it’s something that’s just my vision, it could start off by seeing materials, or just something that I’m inspired by. There’s no set way at all.

 

A wall full of shoelaces in a vibrant array of colorways — all available to the students for customizing.

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Image: Keenan Higgins/The Source

 

I like how you have things coming full circle today, as you’ve got students in the class customizing the sneaker that you originally started with. How did you even get the idea to create something as clever as a Shoe Surgeon Shoe School?
The school came about around two years ago, but it took me personally 15 or 16 years to really learn the knowledge on my own. There was a lot of trial and error, a lot of [investing] my own money and messing things up, learning shoe repair and traditional shoemaking and then just learning how production works. When I mixed all that into one, the school came about. I got the opportunity to teach in Brooklyn for the first time two years ago. I was a little hesitant about [taking on the role], but I did it and it was so personally fulfilling. Other people are so passionate about learning what it took me years to learn, so why not give them the proper tools to learn it in four to five days? Of course they’ll have to refine it and learn, since that’s the way this craft is, but if you can give someone the “cheat book” right away, that next shoe will be all the more better. The goal is to push the craft and push shoemaking overall. It’s really to inspire others and give people the opportunity to become happier by creating something on their own. I rather have them make it right then make it wrong; it’s more frustrating when you do it wrong and have to do it again. Then, if they want to do it for business, i’d rather have them make a good product. I don’t want crap work out there, at all.

 

A student hard at work on the sewing machine at the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School in NYC’s Mondrian Hotel.

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Image: Keenan Higgins/The Source

 

This is a global effort, too. Was it always in the plan to do the school on more than just a regional platform, especially for international sneakerheads to be able to experience this?
The way the world works now, everybody sees everything on the Internet and Instagram. Everyone wants to be a part of it, so we found it best to travel the world. We’ve done classes in Amsterdam, New York, L.A. and Chicago, so we want to continue taking it across the globe — Toronto, Tokyo and Dubai, too. I like to meet the people that see me from the lens of the Internet. That’s really the key.

Jumping away from kicks for a bit, I have to ask since The Source is a Hip-Hop magazine: what are you listening to right now?
All I’ve got to say is Drake, man [Laughs]. I used to hate Drake’s music, but then again I used to hate Nike, just being young and naive. If an artist can make good-feeling music then cool, but I like a person’s story more than anything. When Drake first started, i was like, “Oh, I don’t like this,” but he’s consistent and I like his work ethic. It reminds me of myself. Other music I’m listening to right now is, like, PARTYNEXTDOOR, The Weeknd, that new “OTW” song with 6LACK, Ty Dolla $ign and Khalid, Giggs, and GHOST LOFT is dope too, although he’s not exactly Hip-Hop. Throughout my career of making shoes, Hip-Hop has always been part of the creative process. When I was in my parent’s garage trying to make shoes for weeks and get through projects, I’d be listening to albums. Now that I’m making shoes for a lot of Hip-Hop guys now, I feel honored because I used to listen to their music to get better at making stuff. It just feels like a transfer of energy. Lil John got a pair of shoes, and I told him this story in Vegas. I really fucked with his music, so it felt like we kind of gravitated towards each other naturally.

 

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A student in the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School celebrates being the first to complete a design, as his fellow peers cheer him on.

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Do you have a favorite sneaker creation that you’ve created for a rapper?
Yeah, it would actually be the Drake x OVO x Stone Island [Air Jordan] 12s. That one was fun. It was dope too because he didn’t commission me to do those; it was just something I wanted to create. Usually when that happens the product comes out better. Then I got to meet him and he’s a super dope dude.

When it comes to the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School, where do you see yourself taking and ultimately expanding the brand?
I just want to continue to have it grow and build. Like I said before, [I want to] build an army of other shoemakers, creators and people that just want to grow and feel really good about being part of something greater. The goal is definitely to make it something bigger than just a shoe school — maybe bags or full-out design could be next. I’m not really into the ways of traditional school, so it’s like, “How do I create my own trade school?” From The Shoe Surgeon brand itself, we’re looking to get into a bigger space and create this experience for clients. For me, personally, I want to continue building my original brand.

 

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Sneaker influencer Racks stops by the school to show support to the homie Dominic.

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In progress: one of the standout custom designs from a student in the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School in NYC.

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Neil Caro, a former student at the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School, is now an instructor for new students taking the class


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Dominic Chambrone (The Shoe Surgeon) teaching shoemaking skills to students at the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School in NYC.

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Find out more information on the Shoe Surgeon Shoe School — maybe even join and create some heat yourself? — by visiting the official website.

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Every brand in the fashion world right now is relying heavily on retro inspo, and the latest Nike ACG collection does exactly that with extremely impressive results.



This collection looks like it would’ve thrived in 1995 — the year that clearly inspired all these pieces — and with the current ’90s revival going on it’s highly possible these will sell out fast. Colors ranging from purple and green, all the way to lighter hues of pink and yellow, make it onto this set of sportswear. Windbreaker-style jackets and headwear are some of the key standouts, but it’s definitely the footwear that takes the cake here.

Pick up the Nike ACG Spring/Summer 2018 collection beginning next Friday (June 1) at select spots like Japanese retailer BEAMS.

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G-SHOCK Goes for the Gold With Its Latest GA700 and GA800 Models http://thesource.com/2018/05/23/g-shock-gold-accent-collection-ga700-ga800/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/23/g-shock-gold-accent-collection-ga700-ga800/#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 21:55:46 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=443097 G-SHOCK is without a doubt the authority for dope timepieces that also utilize amazing tech specs. With the brand’s latest set of digital watches, the popular GA700 and GA800 models get reworked with a super clean, eye-grabbing gold finish. The appropriately-titled Gold Accent Collection features a muted-out black base that allows for the gold & […]

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G-SHOCK is without a doubt the authority for dope timepieces that also utilize amazing tech specs. With the brand’s latest set of digital watches, the popular GA700 and GA800 models get reworked with a super clean, eye-grabbing gold finish.



The appropriately-titled Gold Accent Collection features a muted-out black base that allows for the gold & rose gold accents to really pop. With the GA700 models — the GA710B-1A9 comes in gold and the GA710B-1A4 in rose gold — feature a variety of cool built-in technology, including 200M water and shock resistance, five-year battery life and Hand retract function among other specs. The GA800 also has two offerings, with the GA810B-1A9 incorporating gold accents and the GA810B-1A4 getting the rose gold treatment. The specs on this one are similar to the GA700, but also include 20 LAP memory and dual time display.

All four timepieces in G-SHOCK’s super luxe Gold Accent Collection will go for $130 USD when they arrive at the beginning of June. See more pics of each model below:

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ALIFE Summer 2018 Capsule Collection Lookbook http://thesource.com/2018/05/23/alife-summer-2018-capsule-collection-lookbook/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/23/alife-summer-2018-capsule-collection-lookbook/#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 20:52:07 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=443049 Streetwear lifestyle brand ALIFE is in the right frame of mind with its latest selection of offerings, presenting us with a look and style that captures the perfect “summer in the city” vibes we’ll all be chasing for the coming months ahead. Playing on the brand’s downtown/Lower East Side aesthetic that’s become the cornerstone of […]

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Streetwear lifestyle brand ALIFE is in the right frame of mind with its latest selection of offerings, presenting us with a look and style that captures the perfect “summer in the city” vibes we’ll all be chasing for the coming months ahead.



Playing on the brand’s downtown/Lower East Side aesthetic that’s become the cornerstone of New York culture, this set is comprised of an impressive 50-piece capsule. Standouts include everything from graphic tees and pre-shrunk fleece all the way to jerseys and headwear, which should definitely come in handy when it comes to blocking sun rays.

The new ALIFE capsule collection for summer 2018 is set to drop tomorrow (May 24), both online and at the legendary ALIFE Rivington Club in the L.E.S. (158 Rivington Street, New York, NY).

Peep the full NYC-inspired lookbook below:

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KYLE and Joe Freshgoods Put a Stylish Spin on Sprite With “That’s the MIX” Capsule Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/22/kyle-joe-freshgoods-thats-the-mix-capsule-collection-mix-by-sprite-mcdonalds/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/22/kyle-joe-freshgoods-thats-the-mix-capsule-collection-mix-by-sprite-mcdonalds/#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 00:21:02 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442905 Emerging rap sensation KYLE and streetwear designer Joe Freshgoods come together with two brands that’ve definitely replenished your thirst (and your bellies!) at some point or another: McDonald’s and Sprite. The super duper partnership arrives in the form of a “That’s the MIX” campaign to help launch the new MIX by Sprite™ Tropic Berry beverage, […]

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Emerging rap sensation KYLE and streetwear designer Joe Freshgoods come together with two brands that’ve definitely replenished your thirst (and your bellies!) at some point or another: McDonald’s and Sprite.



The super duper partnership arrives in the form of a “That’s the MIX” campaign to help launch the new MIX by Sprite™ Tropic Berry beverage, available exclusively at McDonald’s. Complete with an exclusive track and music video from KYLE, and a capsule collection from Joe Freshgoods, it’s looking like things are getting wavy at your local Micky D’s pretty soon. Standouts from the gear include a wool-and-leather Varsity Jacket, long-sleeve and short-sleeve T-shirts, and some socks to swag out in among other items.

Fans in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York will have the chance to visit select McDonald’s locations this Friday (May 25) when both the capsule collection and music video will drop. Find out all the details of how and where to cop by clicking here.

See the full lookook below:

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Supreme x Levi’s Spring 2018 Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/21/supreme-x-levis-spring-2018-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/21/supreme-x-levis-spring-2018-collection/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 20:00:11 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442739 Supreme is known for keeping a handful of ongoing collaborations on deck that make it into each one of the brand’s seasonal drops. Levi’s just so happens to be one of them, and it’s usually a clear standout amongst the bunch. Thankfully, spring 2018 doesn’t disappoint. As expected, denim is the focal point of their […]

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Supreme is known for keeping a handful of ongoing collaborations on deck that make it into each one of the brand’s seasonal drops. Levi’s just so happens to be one of them, and it’s usually a clear standout amongst the bunch. Thankfully, spring 2018 doesn’t disappoint.



As expected, denim is the focal point of their latest collaborative effort, with this collection in particular incorporating pinstripe designs and a color palette of pink, stonewashed black, and classic blue. While the set is small in size — custom fit stonewashed pinstripe Trucker Jackets and matching stonewashed pinstripe 550 Jeans are the only items available — each piece makes for a suitable addition to your spring and summer wardrobes.

Pick up Levi’s “exclusively made for Supreme” Trucker Jacket and 550 Jeans beginning this Thursday (May 24) both online and in-store at the NY, Brooklyn, LA, London, and Paris locations. Pieces will begin arriving in Japan the following Saturday (May 26).

Take a look at the collection below:

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Shop Now: adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2018 Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/19/adidas-originals-by-alexander-wang-spring-summer-2018-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/19/adidas-originals-by-alexander-wang-spring-summer-2018-collection/#respond Sat, 19 May 2018 23:38:10 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442512 Designer Alexander Wang is already in his third season of collaborating with adidas Originals, and the second delivery of the new collection is filled with all sorts of fresh stuff to sift through. Each piece in this set is inspired by workwear, highlighted by a unique spin in the detailing that shows off Wang’s high-fashion […]

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Designer Alexander Wang is already in his third season of collaborating with adidas Originals, and the second delivery of the new collection is filled with all sorts of fresh stuff to sift through.



Each piece in this set is inspired by workwear, highlighted by a unique spin in the detailing that shows off Wang’s high-fashion touch. The work theme comes full circle both in the lookbook (starring models Binx Walton and Gaby Odiele in a shoot clearly inspired by The Office) and clothing design, with some pieces even incorporating “Quality Control” motifs that you’d find on machinery and cables in a typical workspace.

Shop the adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2018 collection right now at select retailers, adidas Originals flagships, Alexander Wang stores, and online.



Images: Brianna Capozzi/adidas Originals x Alexander Wang

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Wakanda Forever! ‘Black Panther’ Mania Is Still Going Strong With New Era, MIZIZI and LRG Collabs http://thesource.com/2018/05/18/black-panther-collaboration-new-era-mizizi-lrg/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/18/black-panther-collaboration-new-era-mizizi-lrg/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 21:00:32 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442487 To say Black Panther had a successful run at the box office this year is an extreme understatement. The Marvel superhero flick not only broke box office records across the globe, but it created a fan culture that will have people screaming “Wakanda Forever!” for the rest of the year. Let’s just call it “Black […]

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To say Black Panther had a successful run at the box office this year is an extreme understatement. The Marvel superhero flick not only broke box office records across the globe, but it created a fan culture that will have people screaming “Wakanda Forever!” for the rest of the year. Let’s just call it “Black Panther Mania.”

Now, with the film making its way onto Blu Ray and DVD earlier this week (May 15), we’re seeing even more love for the film by way of three apparel collaborations.


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The first of the three is a set of New Era snapbacks, each utilizing graphics and themes synonymous with the overall look and plot of Black Panther. The collaboration with LRG (seen above) is more of a tribute to the original comic book series, using an animated style of T’Challa that visually just looks amazing. Last but not least by a long shot is a baseball jersey with MIZIZI, which holds extra significance since the brand is based out of Africa.

Shop the New Era x Black Panther merch right now at Foot Locker, and grab the MIZIZI x Black Panther jersey in the brand’s web store. Those looking to cop the LRG x Black Panther tees will have to wait until next Friday (May 25).

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10 Best Pieces at PRIVILEGE New York Still Available to Cop Right Now http://thesource.com/2018/05/18/10-best-pieces-privilege-lafayette-new-york-spring-summer-2018-collection-available-now/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/18/10-best-pieces-privilege-lafayette-new-york-spring-summer-2018-collection-available-now/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 18:00:35 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442417 New York City’s Lower East Side neighborhood is without a doubt the mecca for creatives, and PRIVILEGE New York sits in the heart of it all on Clinton Street. The relatively new streetwear shop, which houses the latest pieces from its parent brand Lafayette New York, is always stocked up with some of the illest […]

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New York City’s Lower East Side neighborhood is without a doubt the mecca for creatives, and PRIVILEGE New York sits in the heart of it all on Clinton Street.

The relatively new streetwear shop, which houses the latest pieces from its parent brand Lafayette New York, is always stocked up with some of the illest gear for the summer season ahead. From hoodies to tees, and even a few collaborations thrown in regularly, PRIVILEGE definitely has you covered if you need some fly apparel this weekend.


Take a look at 10 of the best pieces available at the shop right now, featuring Vashtie’s VIOLETTE brand, a New Era Cap collab and a classic “New York, New York” tee that might look a bit familiar if you party in the area:


LAFAYETTE YORKTOWN ALL OVER SHORTS

$120.00 USD


LAFAYETTE COTTON STRETCH JOGGER PANTS “NAVY”

$120.00 USD


VIOLETTE VASHTIE BOOTLEG TEE “BLACK”

$40.00 USD


LAFAYETTE BANDANA EASY SHORTS “BLACK”

$130.00 USD


LAFAYETTE ADULTS ONLY TEE “DARK GREEN”

$36.00 USD


PRIVILEGE NYNY S/S TEE “HEATHER GREY/RED”

$32.00 USD


LAFAYETTE X NEW ERA LOGO 9FIFTY TRUCKER CAP “BLACK”

$60.00 USD


LAFAYETTE US COTTON RAGLAN CREWNECK S/S SWEATSHIRT “BEIGE”

$140.00 USD


LAFAYETTE NATIVE PATTERN LOGO PULLOVER SWEATSHIRT

$200.00 USD


LAFAYETTE X FILA MINDBREAKER 2.0

$110.00 USD


Also, peep the full Lafayette Spring/Summer 2018 lookbook below:

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COMME des GARÇONS Debuts CDG Line With Vibrant ‘Breaking News’ Capsule Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/17/comme-des-garcons-debut-cdg-line-breaking-news-capsule-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/17/comme-des-garcons-debut-cdg-line-breaking-news-capsule-collection/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 00:04:00 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442242 COMME des GARÇONS is one of those brands that needs no real description — three letters is just enough to get people interested. Now we’ll be seeing that signature CDG logo arrive on a full collection for the first time ever. Congratulations to CDG! Come together to celebrate. Tomorrow @doverstreetmarketlondon #dreamlandsyndicate #commedesgarcons #cdg #collaboration #doverstreetmarket […]

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COMME des GARÇONS is one of those brands that needs no real description — three letters is just enough to get people interested. Now we’ll be seeing that signature CDG logo arrive on a full collection for the first time ever.



The premiere “Breaking News” capsule by CDG is a smaller drop that will spearhead an even wider release happening later this year. Hoodies, T-shirts and lightweight jackets are the focus of this set, highlighted by a special set of six collaborative tees featuring art designs by Adam Lucas (aka HANKSY), Anti Social Social Club, Better Gift Shop by Avi Gold, Brain Dead, Cactus Plant Flea Market and Dreamland Syndicate.

You can shop the debut CDG “Breaking News” capsule right now, priced between $50 USD and $800 USD, at COMME des GARÇONS and Dover Street Market locations. Also, sign up for details on the full CDG collection over on cdgcdgcdg.com, arriving in Japan on July 20, the new Dover Street Market LA store on September 1 and worldwide on October 17.

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The Weeknd Extends His Marvel Deal Into Clothing With “Vol. I Issue 1” Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/17/the-weeknd-x-marvel-xo-vol-i-issue-1-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/17/the-weeknd-x-marvel-xo-vol-i-issue-1-collection/#respond Thu, 17 May 2018 22:24:23 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442212 Pop superstar(boy) The Weeknd turned heads last year when he unveiled plans to debut an official comic book in partnership with Marvel, but it’s looking like his animated hero will be jumping off the pages in a way nobody saw coming. pic.twitter.com/scRkJuzFu6 — The Weeknd Fan Merch (@theweekndmerch) May 16, 2018 The new Marvel x […]

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Pop superstar(boy) The Weeknd turned heads last year when he unveiled plans to debut an official comic book in partnership with Marvel, but it’s looking like his animated hero will be jumping off the pages in a way nobody saw coming.



The new Marvel x XO collection is comprised of a handful of streetwear essentials, including hoodies, sweats, jackets and T-shirts. Each piece incorporates artwork, characters or graphics that relate to the first issue of Starboy, hence the “Volume I Issue One” tagline that’s heavily used throughout in the detailing.

Look for The Weeknd’s Marvel x XO “Vol. I Issue 1” collection to arrive tomorrow (May 18) in his web store for USA and Canada shoppers only.

Get a look at the product shots below for a better view of the entire set:

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Peep the New Louis Vuitton 2018 FIFA World Cup Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/16/louis-vuitton-2018-fifa-world-cup-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/16/louis-vuitton-2018-fifa-world-cup-collection/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 23:20:44 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=442012 Louis Vuitton is continuing their longstanding relationship with FIFA by releasing a new set of gear to commemorate the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The leather goods accessories — each piece in the set is officially licensed product — is inspired by the 1970 FIFA World Cup, mainly with the design of the Keepall and Apollo […]

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Louis Vuitton is continuing their longstanding relationship with FIFA by releasing a new set of gear to commemorate the 2018 FIFA World Cup.



The leather goods accessories — each piece in the set is officially licensed product — is inspired by the 1970 FIFA World Cup, mainly with the design of the Keepall and Apollo bags. LV adds its signature touch with the Epi leather construction, which is designed to resemble the hexagons on a soccer ball. There’s also a “Made-to-Order” Keepall available as well, featuring colors that could relate to most national flags.

Check for the Louis Vuitton 2018 FIFA World Cup collection starting June 15 at select LV stores and online, but don’t sleep; the limited run ends on July 15.



Source: Highsnobiety

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HUF Hits the Road For Summer With ‘The Last Resort’ SS’18 Lookbook http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/huf-summer-2018-the-last-resort-collection-lookbook/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/huf-summer-2018-the-last-resort-collection-lookbook/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 22:30:27 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441809 Skate-centered streetwear brand HUF is moving full speed ahead with their latest collection for the spring/summer 2018 season.     Utilizing Willie Nelson’s classic “On The Road Again” vibe, HUF’s new “The Last Resort” campaign is inspired by open highways and the feeling of exploration they tend to bring. Of course, a new set of […]

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Skate-centered streetwear brand HUF is moving full speed ahead with their latest collection for the spring/summer 2018 season.

 

 

Utilizing Willie Nelson’s classic “On The Road Again” vibe, HUF’s new “The Last Resort” campaign is inspired by open highways and the feeling of exploration they tend to bring. Of course, a new set of clothing and footwear for the trip doesn’t hurt either. T-shirts that play on resort logos and tourist tees are just some of the pieces drive the theme all the way home, and a new silhouette called The Clive makes for an appealing standout, too.

Get your hands on the new HUF Spring/Summer 2018 “The Last Resort” Collection this Thursday (May 17) online.

Images: Ryan Allan/HUF

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All Shade: Supreme Debuts Spring 2018 Sunglasses Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/supreme-sunglasses-spring-2018-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/supreme-sunglasses-spring-2018-collection/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 19:14:16 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441752 Supreme is always looking out when it comes to fresh streetwear, and now they’re adding a few sunnies into the mix of spring 2018 offerings. Five frames make up the roundup of the new Supreme Sunglasses collection, including The Plaza, The Royale, The Exit, The Astro and The Booker. Each frame came handmade from Italy, […]

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Supreme is always looking out when it comes to fresh streetwear, and now they’re adding a few sunnies into the mix of spring 2018 offerings.

Five frames make up the roundup of the new Supreme Sunglasses collection, including The Plaza, The Royale, The Exit, The Astro and The Booker. Each frame came handmade from Italy, and also incorporates anti-reflective lenses that provide protection alongside a super fresh eyewear steez.

Get a quick breakdown of each frame below:



The Royale: Large frame; all-over small metal star accents

Available Colors: Lime Green, Black, Red, Tortoise




The Booker: Large frame; angular, rigid molding

Available Colors: Blue, Black, Neon Yellow, Tortoise




The Plaza: Oval frame; Versace-inspired metal accents on the temple

Available Colors: Fuchsia, Black, White, Tortoise




The Astro: Slim frame; acetate build that features wraparound width.

Available Colors: Red, Blue, Black, White, Yellow




The Exit: Thin frame; rounded all-metal construction

Available Colors: Gold, Silver, Black



The Supreme Sunglasses 2018 Collection arrives online and in-store at the NY, Brooklyn, LA, London and Paris locations starting this Thursday (May 17). The set arrives in Japan the following Saturday (May 19).

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Big Sean and PUMA Come Together For Another Round Of Footwear and Apparel http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/big-sean-x-puma-sude-puma-clyde-second-collection/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/15/big-sean-x-puma-sude-puma-clyde-second-collection/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 17:21:58 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441723 With the success of the first PUMA x Big Sean collaboration last year, we were already prepared for something dope in the follow-up collection, and the Detroit MC sure didn’t disappoint. The Hip-Hop steez synonymous with Sean’s other 9-to-5 pairs together with PUMA’s standard sportswear style with a seamless ease, which even seems to play […]

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With the success of the first PUMA x Big Sean collaboration last year, we were already prepared for something dope in the follow-up collection, and the Detroit MC sure didn’t disappoint.



The Hip-Hop steez synonymous with Sean’s other 9-to-5 pairs together with PUMA’s standard sportswear style with a seamless ease, which even seems to play out in the colorways as well. The Suede and Suede Mid bring us vibrant “Jelly Bean” and “Melon” hues, compared to the Clyde in this set that boasts a clean black premium leather build. The footwear portion comes complete with a full set of matching apparel, including hoodies, jackets, shorts and T-shirts that incorporate a “D” logo to pay homage to Big Sean’s love for his home city.

The second Big Sean x PUMA collection hits retailers and online starting on May 26. Check it out in the lookbook below, modeled by the rapper himself:



Source: Sneaker News

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Stüssy Summer 2018 Lookbook http://thesource.com/2018/05/14/stussy-summer-2018-lookbook/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/14/stussy-summer-2018-lookbook/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 03:43:01 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441627 After dropping a preview of the upcoming season not too long ago, Stüssy is finally ready to give us a full dose of its Summer 2018 collection. It’s never easy to pinpoint one piece or even a handful of items that stand out in a Stüssy drop, mainly because the wide variety of options they […]

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After dropping a preview of the upcoming season not too long ago, Stüssy is finally ready to give us a full dose of its Summer 2018 collection.




It’s never easy to pinpoint one piece or even a handful of items that stand out in a Stüssy drop, mainly because the wide variety of options they offer are just that good. Sweaters, button-up shirts and lightweight outwear get reworked with an array of materials and designs, ranging from unique dying techniques all the way to velour polos. Major props to the Stü tonight for this hot drop.

The entire Stüssy Summer 2018 collection is available right now, both online and in-store.

Peep the lookbook below to get a preview of the pickings:

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Mitchell & Ness Links With Just Don For a “No Name” Jersey Collection http://thesource.com/2018/05/14/mitchell-ness-x-just-don-the-no-name-collection-capsule/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/14/mitchell-ness-x-just-don-the-no-name-collection-capsule/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 00:01:02 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441597 Ever had a hard time choosing a favorite player to rep from your favorite team? If so, Mitchell & Ness is literally eliminating the middle man with a new set of jerseys in collaboration with designer and Team YEEZY-affiliate Don C. With “The No Name Collection,” jerseys from your respective basketball squad — options are […]

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Ever had a hard time choosing a favorite player to rep from your favorite team? If so, Mitchell & Ness is literally eliminating the middle man with a new set of jerseys in collaboration with designer and Team YEEZY-affiliate Don C.



With “The No Name Collection,” jerseys from your respective basketball squad — options are currently limited to the Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns — are all redesigned with a “nameless” theme. The NBA team names are also removed too, so these are definitely reserved for the “I-just-like-the-team-for-its-colors” fans out there.

Pick up the Mitchell & Ness x Just Don “The No Name Collection” capsule for $400 USD each starting tomorrow (May 15).

Check out the lookbook below:

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UNDEFEATED Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook http://thesource.com/2018/05/11/undefeated-spring-summer-2018-lookbook/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/11/undefeated-spring-summer-2018-lookbook/#respond Fri, 11 May 2018 21:00:48 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441312 UNDEFEATED has always incorporated a signature sportswear influence when it comes to their seasonal drops, and this latest set of apparel continues that aesthetic with premium quality results. Shorts, tees, lightweight outerwear and hoodies make up the bulk of staple pieces here, with many items featuring UNDEFEATED motifs in a variety of typeface designs. From […]

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UNDEFEATED has always incorporated a signature sportswear influence when it comes to their seasonal drops, and this latest set of apparel continues that aesthetic with premium quality results.



Shorts, tees, lightweight outerwear and hoodies make up the bulk of staple pieces here, with many items featuring UNDEFEATED motifs in a variety of typeface designs. From the “Swim and Tennis Club” to the Athletics Council, you’ve got a few good options (or clubs we should say) when it comes to representing the legendary L.A.-based brand. There’s even a few pocket towels thrown in the mix to stay dry and fly all summer. Major props on that addition!

The new UNDEFEATED Spring/Summer 2018 collection is out right now over in the brand’s official webstore.



Images: UNDEFEATED

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The Hundreds Preps For a Hot California Summer With Latest SS18 Lookbook http://thesource.com/2018/05/10/the-hundreds-summer-2018-lookbook/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/10/the-hundreds-summer-2018-lookbook/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 17:54:43 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=441113 The Hundreds is a brand that’s always shown pride in its roots — proudly representing for the West Coast — and their latest drop this season is a complete ode to the hot and hazy vibes of a California summer. The new Summer 2018 offerings were constructed from lightweight fabrics, like the muslin cotton “Playa” […]

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The Hundreds is a brand that’s always shown pride in its roots — proudly representing for the West Coast — and their latest drop this season is a complete ode to the hot and hazy vibes of a California summer.



The new Summer 2018 offerings were constructed from lightweight fabrics, like the muslin cotton “Playa” anorak and assortment of graphic tee options. Also included in this season-appropriate set is a range of outwear, pullovers that are a bit print-heavy, and sweat shorts that are essential to keeping perspiration in control.

Cop the full range of The Hundreds’ Summer 2018 collection beginning today at the brand’s Los Angeles flagship and online. Take a look at the Cali-themed lookbook below:



Images: The Hundreds

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Migos Go Global With Stadium Goods and Bravado on a ‘Culture II’ Capsule Drop In China http://thesource.com/2018/05/09/migos-goes-global-with-stadium-goods-and-bravado-on-a-culture-ii-capsule-drop-in-china/ http://thesource.com/2018/05/09/migos-goes-global-with-stadium-goods-and-bravado-on-a-culture-ii-capsule-drop-in-china/#respond Wed, 09 May 2018 21:00:48 +0000 http://thesource.com/?p=440983 Just a few days after showing off some serious steez at the Met Gala earlier this week, Migos takes their fashion brand global with the announcement of a new merch deal overseas. With their lucrative Culture II-themed apparel, all three Migos compadres have signed a new deal with Bravado to sell the merch exclusively through […]

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Just a few days after showing off some serious steez at the Met Gala earlier this week, Migos takes their fashion brand global with the announcement of a new merch deal overseas.

With their lucrative Culture II-themed apparel, all three Migos compadres have signed a new deal with Bravado to sell the merch exclusively through Stadium Goods’ Tmall storefront in China. The move marks Bravado’s first venture into the Chinese retail market, so we’re hoping nothing but success for our international homies. The “Versace” hitmakers are the first music artists to partner with Stadium Goods’ Tmall store, offering a set of hoodies, hats and tees that remind us of how much the world loves to turn up to these guys’ music.

Check all the Culture II merchandise out right now at StadiumGoods.Tmall.hk.

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