September 1, 2009
A look into the September roster of releases from Casio G-Shock offers a peek into a new DW-6900 timepiece, alongside premier street label LRG. The watch follows a two-tone yellow/green colorway with hints of white on the backing and detailing. The watch is a perfect way to stand out this fall season.
Though I was not expecting a collaboration between Casio and LRG anytime soon, I am pleased with the product certainly. By now, we all know my infatuation with Casio’s G-Shock watches, especially their DW-600 model, so when a look into their September releases dropped, I had to showcase them here. Personally, I love the DW-6900, especially in this colorway. Thoughts?
August 27, 2009
Today marks the release of A Bathing Ape’s latest Casio G-Shock collaboration. The “Black Rainbow” DW-6900 features a predominately black body with the classic G-Shock logo done in a colorful multi-colored rainbow motif, along with iconic Bape Head when the backlight is lit up. While this watch will be available at Bape Shop NYC on August 25th, the web-release is slated for today, Wednesday, August 26th.
Two of my favorite companies collaborating? Yes. A Bathing Ape and Casio have teamed up again to produced one of the summer’s hottest G-Shocks to date. The “Black Rainbow” takes on the classic DW-6900 model, which happens to be my favorite G-Shock model. Thoughts? Personally, I love the matte black with the rainbow-esque G-Shock logo.
August 25, 2009
The prolific Nike Blazer profile dating back to the 1970s is given a modern design treatment. Building on the original silhouette with a grey textile upper, tonal piping and contrasting white swoosh and laces, Nike presents a sneaker defined by clean lines and simple styling. The Nike Blazer Mid Textile is now available at the Nike Store.
I do not know what it is about these sneakers, but they have caught my eye and I cannot stop staring. I love the pure simplicity of the sneaker, along with the usual Nike aesthetics and design. I appreciate the sneaker taking on the original silhouette, all the while adding modern design techniques. Would I wear ’em? Yes.
August 21, 2009
With their new Elite Ceramic collection for this upcoming fall, Nixon has yet to impress. Entirely Swiss made, they present the 51-30 divers watch and the Player model with complete ceramic cases. The 51-30 comes in two sizes in all white, featuring a ceramic bezel and strap. The Player comes in black and in white, with the watch case and strap coming in ceramic. Obvious other features include the scratch resistant saphire glass, Swiss movement and much more. Though there is not a set price, expect to pay at least 2,000 for each timepiece.
Though Nixon’s Rubber Players are some of my all-time favorite watches, these Elite Ceramics are truly one of the best watches Nixon has put out to date. Aesthetics, check. Design, check. Sleekness, check. Simple, yet bold, check. Price, uncheck. Thoughts on these timepieces?
August 19, 2009
A brand that has made interesting deliveries as of late, thanks to collaborations on a street level, including footwear with Nike Sportswear, and now Super, Britain’s Liberty & Co. and their well-known floral patterns and prints make the jump to eyewear form. Seen in three different patterns, the eyewear is available exclusively at the Liberty & Co. flagship store.
I love seeing Liberty & Co. venture into new territory by creating a collaborative eyewear frame with Super. Seeing these two groups come together and add their own expertise is something that all eyewear consumers can be excited for.
Check out more detailed shots and colorways after the break.
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August 16, 2009
Joining the recent trend in combining technical materials with classic silhouettes, we take a glimpse into some of the fall/winter offerings from Penfield. The Anoka and Peacoat both bring to the table a 3-layer Black Bear 5000/5000 fabric with taped seams and waterproof, breathable characteristics. Though this is just a preview, stay tuned for more details from the upcoming Penfield collection because we can only expect perfection for this camp.
I have always been a fan of Penfield, regardless of what they have put out, simply because they utilize style, design, comfort and a one of a kind look. Personally, I am more of a fan of the anoka, but the peacoat gives me equal pleasure. Thoughts?
August 16, 2009
Finally seeing an official release, is the collaborative project between premier footwear specialists, Common Projects, who have since begun producing accessories, including eyewear, and the leading eyewear team, Moscot. Taking on the classic wayfarer look, these shades feature a matte black finish with glossy tonal detailing and the minimalistic branding usually associated with Common Projects. These glasses are now available through Oki-Ni,with a retail price tag of $361.
With a simplistic marketing tactic, Common Projects releases some of the summer’s best eyewear pieces. I love the simplicity of the matte black sunglasses, along with the classic wayfarer aesthetics.
Check out another shot of the sunglasses by Common Projects after the break.
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