Here we have an early look at Lanvin’s accessory and footwear lineup from their S/S ’13 collection. The Parisian fashion house offers up an array of product ranging from a derby shoe with reinforced rubber soles alongside boots and single monks to well-made accessories in the form of leather belts, bracelets, camera bags and jewelry. More looks below. (via hypebeast)
For S/S 2013, Maison Kitsuné loosens up and heads out to the West Coast for some fun in the sun and still keep its sartorial roots in tact. The collection mixes casual everyday pieces with fine, luxurious detailing with the driving inspiration behind the season being the West Coast athletic man as an elegant city gentleman.
Highlights of the collection include the one-of-a-kind hoddie made of Jules Tournier fabric, shirts in Japanese and Thomas Mason fabric, jackets and shorts in an array of different fabrics, such as the Japanese check and the Italian seersucker. Maison Kitsuné has also added a 100% cashmere suit, the Parker, which offers the utmost in style and versatility. Summer wedding essential, anyone?
Jay-Z has announced that he will be doing not one, not two, but three shows at the end of September to mark the opening of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the new home of the Brooklyn Nets. The concerts will take place on September 28, 29, and 30th with 7,000 tickets being available for each show. Prices will start at just $30 and will be going on sale this Friday, July 13th through Barclays Center and Ticketmaster.
McLaren sits among a very elite group of carmakers and with this, the MP4-12C Spider, they show us once again why they belong there. The drophead version of their MP4-12C is just as powerful as the original and features a retractable roof to keep things interesting. Power comes from McLaren’s 616-horsepower 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8, which lets this beauty break the 200-mph with a top speed of 204 mph. The top can go up or down in about 17 seconds with a power wind deflector behind the seats to keep the aerodynamics intact even at high speeds and the wind blowing through your hair. The McLaren MP4-12C Spider is priced at $265,750. More images below.
From British coachmaker Aston Martin comes their latest creation — the V12 Vantage Roadster. It takes their widely popular coupe and rips the top while adding some fine touches along the way. The roadster will be powered by the same 6.0 liter V12 that’s in the coupe, delivering 510 horsepower and 470 lb./ft. of torque to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. The roadster also gets a revised read decklid spoiler, a redesigned front air gurney and an enhanced suspension as well. Look for carbon fiber detailing on the outside alongside a few blacked-out elements and newly designed wheels. Reports say only 101 V12 Vantage Roadsters will be made.
Japanese label Markaware unveils its F/W ’12 collection through their seasonal lookbook. With inspiration coming from Claude Lelouch’s 1966 French classic film A Man and a Woman, or Un Homme et une Femme, the collection blends sartorial essentials such as tailored coats, fine suiting in heavier weights for the colder months ahead, and other fine pieces to complement the core offerings such as fitted shirts and pants. More looks can be found below. (via Fashionsnap)
Killspencer introduceds their Precision Pocket Card Carrier for the iPhone 4 and 4S. It features a pretty convenient design as it’s built to protect and give you easy access to your plastic as well. It’s made in the brand’s Los Angeles workshop from premium locally-sourced Rosewood and an Italian-made Alcantara Endoskeleton. Killspencer’s patent-pending Flat Spring Card Lock mechanism ensures the cards won’t fall out.
The card carrier is available now at Killspencer.
With Paris Fashion Week in full swing, Thom Browne put his S/S 2013 collection on display, giving us a strong lineup from the New York designer. Colorful madras and plaid prints adorned the sartorial offerings. The blazers were slightly shrunk while the shorts and trousers were quite fitted as well. Colorful suiting and outerwear was shown alongside Mr. Browne’s accessory pieces as well such as umbrellas and sunglasses.
Here we have Balmain’s S/S 2013 collection was on display over the weekend at Paris Fashion Week. The pieces mix menswear essentials with fine detailing and a sometimes-eclectic color choice. Slim-fitting chinos are shown with blazers and fine leather jackets, both of which are adorned with details. More looks at the offerings below.