While the past seven days saw the arrival of Pharrell’s hiking-inspired adidas collaboration and a whole slew of high-profile link-ups, the next week is set to be equally packed with must-cop releases. Arguably the stand-out is the latest joint project from Goodhood, as the London-based store continues its 10th birthday celebrations by working with Kyle Ng’s Brain Dead. Elsewhere, Swedish footwear giant Eytys makes the move into denim, while Iceland’s 66°North releases its latest heavy-duty outerwear as the cold nights draw in.
Other key releases over the next seven days include a winter-ready capsule of scarves from Acne Studios, the second half of Aries’ hugely popular Vans capsule and the long-awaited arrival of the GORE-TEX iteration of adidas Originals’ NMD CS1 sneaker. As always, we’ve put all the best drops of the week in one place, as well as all the relevant information for how and where to get your hands on them.
Goodhood x Brain Dead
The past few weeks have seen London store Goodhood celebrate its 10th anniversary with a series of collaborations. First up was a capsule with NEIGHBORHOOD, which was followed by a joint release with Dr. Martens. The latest collab sees the store work with L.A.-based brand Brain Dead on a graphic T-shirt. The tee is available now from the Goodhood store, but is strictly limited to 100 editions so you’ll have to act quickly.
66°North Tindur Down Jacket
Icelandic label 66°North was founded to create heavy duty pieces for the nation’s fisherman, and 90 years later its still turning out high quality and hard wearing outerwear pieces. The latest addition is the Tindur Down Jacket, which is made from tough nylon and comes with goose-down insulation. The coat is available now from 66°North’s web store, with each jacket costing €750 EUR (approx. $890 USD).
Eytys’ Unisex Denim Collection
Chunky-soled footwear specialist Eytys has branched out into the denim world, with three new jean silhouettes. The Swedish brand has unveiled the “Cypress” (slim-fitting with a medium-high waist and contrast stitching), the “Benz” (baggy, to be worn long and loose) and the “Boyle” (a baggy and cropped style). For this release, Eytys mixed traditional Japanese denim with other materials such as heavy wool twill and workwear-influenced nylons. The full collection is available now from the Eytys’ web store.
Acne Studios Fall/Winter 2017 Scarf Collection
Acne Studio’s scarves have become one of the Swedish label’s most iconic pieces, with them becoming a must-have accessory across the world. For Fall/Winter 2017, the brand has reworked the item with a range of new patterns such as tartan, tie-dye and logo prints as well as a huge variety of different colors. All of the scarves are available from Acne Studios’ web store.
ASICS x Woei GEL-Lyte III
To celebrate its 10th birthday, Rotterdam-based retailer WOEI has teamed up with ASICS on a special edition sneaker. Taking on the GEL-Lyte III silhouette, the collaboration comes in an “Apricot Nectar/Black” colorway. The sneaker is then finished with detailing such as WOEI’s logo on the heel tabs, and materials such as premium suede and vintage nylon. The sneaker is available now from END. and other stores.
Karim Bakhtaoui’s Jewelry Collection
London’s Karim Bakhtaoui is best known as a skater for Palace, but that hasn’t stopped him branching out into the jewelry world. His debut collection sees 10-pieces, such as detailed rings and necklaces that pay tribute to classic jewelry shapes. The collection is heavily influenced by Bakhtaoui’s own memories, with pieces positioned alongside stories from his father or memories of watching Goodfellas. The collection is available now from Bakhtaoui’s web store, and check out our recent interview with the designer/skater if you want to learn more.
Good Measure “Flower Power” Capsule
It can be hard to find high-quality basics, but Manchester-based Good Measure have earned a reputation for their sweatshirts. The latest capsule sees the brand take inspiration from the 1960s California, with a release of brightly-colored sweats. The floral color palette sees pieces in “Acacia,” “Forget Me Knot” and “Peony,” as well as an accompanying collection of similarly themed graphic tees. The collection is available now brand’s web store, with each sweatshirt costing £100 GBP ($131 USD).
Aries x Vans Second Drop
London label Aries revealed its graphic-focused collaboration with Vans back in September, with the first two colorways dropping that month. The brand has now returned with the black and red pieces in the pack, both of which feature the cartoon tiger motif that has also appeared in previous collections from Aries. The second half of the collaboration is set to drop on November 21 via the brand’s web store.
adidas Originals NMD CS1 GORE-TEX Pack
Since it was announced, hype has been growing around the GORE-TEX version of adidas Originals’ NMD CS1 silhouette. The sneaker comes in two colorways –“white/grey” and “core black/white.” Other features include Primeknit construction, a GORE-TEX shell for harsh weather protection, EVA plugs, BOOST cushioning, and heel pull tabs. The sneakers are set to drop via retailers such as Germany’s Afew on November 23.
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