For S/S 2013, the folks at Woolrich John Rich & Bros. have dropped a collection that looks to explore the origins of the modern outdoors, classic American style and innovations in aesthetic fabric design through two themes: Stone Masters and The New Journalists. Both sets of offers, though distinct in their own right, blend effortlessly to define what Woolrich John Rich & Bros. has stood for over the years.
D.A. Wallach and Maxwell Drummey of Chester French have dropped their sophomore album. Dubbed, MUSIC 4 TNGRS, the 11-track LP comes two years after Love the Future, and features guest appearances from Travis Barker, Pusha T, & Pharrell. The refreshing sound Chester French brings to the industry is heard throughout the album and gives us something we don’t get from other artists.
MUSIC 4 TNGRS can be had through Chester French.
The folks at A King of Guise give us a much-welcomed preview of their “Viva la Mexico” collection. The offerings are influenced by the Mexican artifacts found at the Weltkulturen Museum of Frankfurt and feature some of AKOG’s finest pieces infused with new fabrics and colorways. We spied the label’s reversible bomber in a rich tan finish that looks like a must-have. Expect the collection to release through AKOG’s webstore soon.
Our friends at Gear Patrol turn us to Japan-based grooming brand retaW (that’s Water backwards) and their new MOOD* Denim Fragrance Liquid. The purpose of the spray is to make your perfectly broken-in denims smelling fresh without you throwing them in the wash or reigniting the stiffness that comes from drying them. GP also informs us that this bottle of goodness won’t harm the color or fabric of your jeans. The spray can be had at retaW for $24.
Terry Richardson was commissioned by the folks at GQ to shoot Kate Upton for their July 2012 issue. Ah, Kate Upton. What can be said about here that we or any other publication out there hasn’t already. Bottom line is that she’s owning 2012 and will own our visual memories for quite sometime as well after we look this spread over in its entirety. There’s a July 4th theme flowing throughout the feature by way of Kate’s bathing suit. Check out more of the shots below.
Here we have a look at Eastpak’s collaboration with Wood Wood for Spring 2012. Dubbed, “Desertion”, the collection features a strong military influence It’s done right here and we wouldn’t mind having a few of the pieces in our closet. The bags come in a range of styles, all offered up in a desert canvas finish.
From Jan-Jan Van Essche comes the designer’s third collection, and an impressive one at that. There’s an unparalleled comfort to the offerings, though it doesn’t come at expense of quality or detail. Van Essche makes it look quite effortless and the styling throughout the preview shots is really well done as well. Look for Jan-Jan Van Essche‘s “In Awe” annual collection to launch on June 29th 2012.
Italian label Marni drops styled looks of their upcoming Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The offerings are balanced and well-designed with fit and precision defining the lineup. Dark colors lead the charge though there’s a hint of color seen through shirting and accessories.
We’ve got looks from CAMO’s S/S 2013 collection courtesy of the folks at We Are The Market. Italian designer Stefano Ughetti has crafted another phenomenal lineup, this time delivering lightweight suiting as well as a few other pieces on a more summer appropriate color palette. “Stripes punctuate the collection, and bold red highlights update the looks. Tailored cargo shorts hit a new high note, and ties are worn throughout.” More looks can be found below.
Rumors began to swirl and before you know it, H&M had dropped the official news that they had locked in another high-end label collaboration. For Fall 2012, they’ll be joining forces with Maison Martin Margiela. The Swedish label’s released a short teaser which gives us a look one of the central pieces of the collection — the car coat. The collection is set to drop on November 15th.