With the World Cup at an end and that weird mid-Summer vibe in the air – unwanted thoughts of shorter days and colder weather creeping in, what better way to distract yourself then a good old-fashioned end of the week round-up. As ever we bring you the best of a busy seven day, famous faces made an appearance including Chloë Sevigny and Jerry Seinfeld, COS produced a pair of gallery-friendly shoes and we got up close with some fresh sweats via Aimé Leon Dore. Read on.
Paris-based footwear brand, Piola, give us a sneak peak at their Spring/Summer 2015 collection, focusing primarily on contrasting colors and materials. With each model paired up with some sharp leather lacing, these bad boys make for a slick Summer option.
A nice treat for Fall/Winter 2014, Stone Island bring us this crisp video showing off their latest pieces. Packed full of advanced technical fabrics being put to use in a handful of parkas, field jackets and top trenches, the Italian brand is still going strong for a reason.
Offering up proof that this man can make anything lust-worthy, Alexander Wang brings us his fifth collection revolving around everyday objects. Making up the line are an aluminium water bottle with leather strap, lizard leather mousepad, a hefty silver padlock and carabiner equipped with key ring and bottle opener.
Showing us how good partnerships are done, Hobo release three new collaborative footwear options for Fall/Winter 2014. A sheepskin-lined ‘Curling Boot’ and a smart leather cap toe model with Sanders grabs our attention. And we wouldn’t recommend missing the nubuck leather sneaker done from Diemme either. Brilliant.
Nobody does wearing lingerie whilst looking a bit tortured like Chloë Sevigny. The go to lady when it comes to mystery-drenched fashion films, this latest short for SSENSE and System Magazine is no exception. Just don’t ask us what it’s all about.
Photographer Andrew Kovalev sets his lens on the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen in Paris, a sprawling weekend flea market thought to be one of the biggest in Europe. From creepy taxidermy to art deco furniture, ’60s Brazilian design to relics of twentieth century Americana, sellers pose with their treasured finds in classical style.
COS once again get involved with the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Hyde Park, producing two pairs of shoes for their Summer 2014 Park Nights program, simple black lace-ups, one for the ladies and one for the gents.
Rapha produce this excellent volume, the Kings of Pain hardback, with original text by Philippe Brunel, 160-pages charting the brands development and rise, “from Fausto Coppi in his pajamas to Bernard Hinault sulking on the train.”
Simple sweats and basics, that’s what Teddy Santis’ label Aime Leon Dore is all about. Parkas, crew-necks, rugbys, t-shirts, shorts, sweatpants, baseball caps and tank tops in a slimmer fit featuring top fabrics such as terry cloth and waffle knits. Styled to perfection in their Pre-Fall 2014 lookbook.