It’s no secret I’m a fan of Jun Takahashi’s creations, be it under his Undercover label or the unmatched technical-wear from the Gyakusou collaboration with Nike. His unique approach merges aesthetic and functionality as few others, often tweaking otherwise ordinary garments. For Undercover’s latest lookbook, named “Season #1″, Takahashi tapped none other than Radiohead’s Thom Yorke to sport his pieces while cruising Japanese backgrounds.
Sam Lambert and Shakah Maidoh need no introduction by now, as their creative collective Art Comes First keeps on delivering some of the most exclusive and coveted pieces on the market. Besides the ongoing flow of collaborations with brands such as Fred Perry, Sam and Shakah present outstanding seasonal collections merging a variety with influences with a punk approach to tailored garments.
For SS17 they reinvented some of the trademark pieces with the superb saying “Leader of the Pack”, while bringing a playful tone by adding ethnical patterns to the mix, all beautifully worn by brothers Armando and Fernando Cabral.
Yes, they’ve done it again. Japanese brand Visvim delivers two exclusive down jackets for the season with exclusive being the word of order here - the patchwork on each jacket is unique and differs from one to the next. Due to the vintage fabrics reminiscent of bandanas, blankets and African prints, no jacket is the same, adding a whole new meaning to the uniqueness Visvim is known for.
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