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The Highsnobiety inboxes are inundated on a daily basis with new brands vying for a piece of the spotlight. So, to help you show off your vast knowledge of obscure fashion labels, each month we take a moment to introduce you to a fresh batch of upcoming talent.

If your label wants to be considered for future posts then, by all means, get in touch. Meanwhile, for more undiscovered talent, check out the rest of our Under the Radar series.

This week we’re featuring some brands with military-inspired streetwear, ethically-repurposed deadstock and a high-fashion Los Angeles anarchy.

COBRA S.C.

From: New York, USA

In a Nutshell: Classic menswear staples with some contemporary detailing, also produces a very nice/unconventional lookbook.

Key Pieces: Long-sleeve leopard print shirt for some jungle steeze.

Blackfist

From: Los Angeles, USA

In a Nutshell: Life sucks, but it doesn’t mean you have to look bad.

Key Pieces: 100% cotton Donald Trump ‘TYRANT’ graphic tee is a state of the times.  

Kamo

From: Denmark

In a Nutshell: Made out of deadstock, each Kamo item is durable, extremely limited and based around the idea of corporate sustainability and responsibility.

Key Pieces: Hooded jacket in desert camo print is great and super-ethical. 

Carlo Carlo

From: Hong Kong

In a Nutshell: Minimalist meets underground with a signature stripe down the back of every garment.

Key Pieces: Black sleeveless vest jacket for all year-round layering. 

1kcorp

From: New York, USA

In a Nutshell: Militia-inspired streetwear with excellent silhouettes. Very New York.

Key Pieces: Super loose-fitting pants with the extended drawstring.

BBoys Don’t Drive

From: Toronto, Canada

In a Nutshell: Expanding the niche of stereotypical “car guys”, BBoys Don’t Drive is inspired from the Frank Ocean zine ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ (the extra ‘B’ stands for Bleeker street, the notorious area where designer Xylk comes from).

Key Pieces: Graphic car tee.

Walkers Appeal

From: Spain

In a Nutshell: Led by three creative directors in Spain, Walker’s Appeal reinvents classic items with unconventional patterns and premium materials.

Key Pieces: 100% wool white jacket with red/blue vertical stripes.

Words by Max Grobe
Associate Fashion Editor
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