English shoemaker Tricker’s has made an exclusive pair of brogue boots for BKc of New York. They’re handmade in England and come in two Limited Edition finishes. The uppers come in brown or black, both a fresh mix of grain leather and smooth calf leather. The storm welt and Dainite rubber sole complete the dress boot to stand up in any weather condition. They’re up for pre-order now through The Brooklyn Circus.
I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Grenson and Barbour, two of the UK’s finest brands, have teamed up for a capsule collection for the ages. To start things off, Grenson has produced a limited range of footwear that focuses on quality and aesthetics over quantity. This collaboration represents the hundreds of skilled hand operations that go into both a pair of hand crafted shoes and a Barbour jacket. Look for the offerings to be available through a select number of retailers in extremely limited numbers.
DQM has teamed up with Seattle’s Crescent Down Works for this amazing remake of their Montagne Parka. The shell is made from Martexin Original Wax cotton and is lined with the Crescent Down Works’ signature streak free nylon. Look for zipper and leather enforced button closure plus additional leather detailing on the drawstring hood. The jacket will be available in two colorways — black/orange and tan/navy — through DQM’s online shop come October 3rd but can be grabbed now at The Vans DQM General Store.
Copenhagen’s Norse Projects and Manchester-based retailer Oi Polloi have teamed up for this burnt orange military inspired anorak. The detailed shots below highlight the jacket’s waterproof shell and just make us want this jacket more than we already do. Find the jacket at Shelta and Oi Polloi.
Ace Hotel, Wings + Horns and BEAMS recently teamed up to create a capsule collection built around Wings + Horns’ iconic fleece with the sport of boxing as the primary source of inspiration. The video below showcases the collection in the most fitting of settings — Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn. Look for the collection at Ace Hotel, Roden Gray and BEAMS.
Boglioli teams up with Kolor for these jackets to help the victims of the 2011 Japanese earthquake. The two-piece capsule collection features garment dyed jackets, available in cashmere and high performance cotton, bridging fine Italian tailoring, innovative fabrics research and garment treatments Boglioli is known for with Kolor’s conceptual and deconstructed designs for the sophisticated, fashion-forward consumer.
Featuring a limited production of only 600 pieces worldwide, all proceeds from the sale of the two jackets will be donated to Save the Children Japan. Por Vocacao will be one of the few shops who will be carrying this when the pieces land in late October.
Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen happens to be one of our favorite labels right now as the designer offers up wearable pieces at an affordable price point time and time again. They’ve teamed up with Ronnie Fieg’s new store, Kith, to make this cotton baseball jacket that features a navy body with sleeves and pocket detailing that match Fieg’s “Salmon Toe” ASICS. Only 54 jackets were made and will release on September 30 at 11 am EST to coincide with the release of the “Salmon Toe” ASICS. 24 of the pieces will be available in-store at Kith, while the remaining 30 will be up for grabs online at kithnyc.com. It’s priced at $220 USD.
Italian jewelry manufacturer BVLGARI celebrates its 125th anniversary with an infamous collaboration with sparkling mineral water maker San Pellegrino. This one-of-a-kind gemstone label will be sold at BVLGARI’s international touring exhibition in Paris, which is running through January 2012. Folks will be able to get their hands on the signature collaboration at many of the top eating establishments in “La Ville-Lumière.”
This season’s New York Fashion Week brought along several milestones, most notably Fashion’s Night Out ever-growing success and Tumblr’s expanded participation in the slew of shows and happenings across the city. To take things to new heights, the Hudson Hotel played host to the Tumblr community’s top 20 fashion and style bloggers, affectionately referred to as the “Tumblr 20″. Through this non-paid partnership, Hudson created a cross-platform opportunity that seamlessly integrated content generated by bloggers during New York Fashion Week into the hotel’s physical spaces to create a unique experience for the hotel guests and visitors.
Nigel Cabourn collaboration with Eddie Bauer for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2011 seasons was one of the most sought-after collections from this past January’s Pitti Uomo. The collaboration pieces have been designed alongside Cabourn, drawing on their archive classics and produced in Canada using the techniques and experience used back in the day.
The final product is very limited but we’ve sighted the first batch in the form of EB’s Canadian vest at Superdenim. Available in both an orange check and olive, the Canadian vest is based on a military design. The olive shell features a lightly waxed cotton outer that’s hand filled with goose down and packed tight to give amazing insulation and quality finishing with Tweed details and a Coyote fur collar to finish things off. The orange check comes with a Harris Tweed outer and cotton quilted inner with fine details like the calf skin shoulder yolk and a Coyote fur collar similar to that of the olive shell to complete the piece.