Blending wearability with affordability, General Assembly delivers this tweed blazer at a price that won’t break the bank. It features notched lapels and two button closure as well as two front flap pockets, single chest pocket and two inside pockets. It’s single vented and features a modern fit to give it some versatility.
Though we haven’t seen too many varsity jackets for Fall 2011, this wool-blend variety from rag & bone is definitely one of the better ones. It features a wool-blend body and leather sleeves and is fitted with nylon lining. The ribbed striped collar, cuffs and hem contrast well with the grey shell. It’s made in the USA and comes in a slightly more relaxed fit to give room for layering.
Acne takes a unique approach to the college sweater. These long sleeve cotton pullovers feature a shuffled printed front with a play on classic souvenir sweaters. Images from some of the world’s most renowned places and iconic symbols, like the Eiffel Tower or the Statue of Liberty, are the backdrop for mixed city names thus placed out of context, but always with Sweden as a subtitle. They’re actually pretty amusing and the colors are really wearable for the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
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We’re used to seeing anniversary celebrations take place on the regular in this space but they’re usually in the three to five year range. Brands loving celebrating their annual birthdays and use it as a marketing tool ever too often. We’ve rarely been able to witness a brand hit anything beyond ten years and to see a retail shop hit twenty is downright remarkable. They’ve been blessing Stockholm with the finest since the early 90s and their collaborative effort with Stone Island may be one of their best releases to date.
This parka features a broken-in design and features a waterproof shell and an orange detachable wool lining. The engineered hood has inserts in stretch jersey at the sides and drawstring while there are two windproof pockets on the front and two diagonal pockets on the chest with jersey inlay.
Introducing Outlier’s Pivotal Bomber, a versatile softshell jacket that’s ready to take on anything mother nature has to throw against it. Outlier’s known for their innovative fabrics and construction and this jacket brings forth the brand’s latest and greatest. A rugged nylon twill on the outside adds durability and water resistance while a soft three-dimensional latticework on the inside maximizes breathaiblity and comfort. Outlier’s 4Season Doubleweave Twill fabric features four way stretch, self-cleaning NanoSphere treatment and pivot sleeve construction. There’s also a gusseted cigarette pocket with self locking clasp.
Part of the Modern Classics by Ben Sherman line, this British-style parka features a shell made from traditional waxed 100% cotton fabric from Millerain. It’s also detailed with corduroy trimmings and is fitted with a hood that’s lined with soft plaid cotton, as is the body. For added insulation, there’s a zip closure as well as a leather buckle at the neck.
Here we have a look at the new Hybrid Jacket from BEAMS. This piece is from their Fall 2011 collection and features effortlessly blends a great design with performance and functionality. The two-tone colorway has some fine details and features, further adding to this distinct jacket. It is available now through BEAMS stores in Asia, including their Hong Kong chapter. (via hb)
From White Mountaineering comes their Jacquard Nordic Knit sweater. It features a button up front closure and alpaca wool construction. The fit is relaxed to the right point and the fabric and print choice is nothing short of exceptional. Look for this at the WTD & W/E Concept shop for approx. $409 USD.
With the winter weather almost here, everyone’s on the hunt for a well-constructed varsity jacket in a modern fit. Well, Monsieur Lacenaire has their rendition that’s knitted from Alpaca wool. It’s got all the proper detailings of a classic varsity jacket like a ribbed collar, cuffs and hem and features cable knit weave on the spine. The navy shell with contrasting white/cream throughout is remarkable as are the wooden buttons. Classic American sportswear meets timeless luxury.
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.