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Dover Street Market Is Holding a Huge Sample Sale in London

Dover Street Market London has announced the Dover Street Market Market Walls and Statues event, a huge sample sale and shopping festival. The event will be constantly restocked with a curated selection of archive pieces from all the COMME des GARÇONS brands including Gosha Rubchinskiy, COMME des GARÇONS HOMME Plus, COMME des GARÇONS PLAY, COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT, […]

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See How Soy Sauce Has Been Made for 750 Years

In 1254, a Buddhist monk returned to Japan from China and settled in Yuasa Town in the Wakayama Prefecture — he brought back with him new skills including a process for making miso. The liquid byproduct of the miso-making process would turn out to be modern soy sauce — consisting of soy beans, wheat, salt […]

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adidas Resurrects David Beckham’s Iconic “Champagne” Predators

Today marks David Beckham’s 41st birthday and, to celebrate, adidas has unveiled plans to bring back one of the most iconic football boots of all-time: Beckham’s “Champagne” Predator Mania. Originally worn by Beckham in 2002 in his final season at Old Trafford before moving on to the Bernabéu, the champagne-colored kicks became an instant classic […]

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visvim Drops Leopard-Spotted Takes on the FBT & CHRISTO

As if the FBT and CHRISTO weren’t eye-catching enough already, Hiroki Nakamura and company have gone ahead and given the two silhouettes bold leopard-spotted makeovers for Spring/Summer 2017. In both cases, visvim’s moc-style sneaker and strapped slides make use of Italian vegetable-tanned goat leather, which comes covered with a leopard-spotted motif throughout. Joining the premium […]

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The Proper Sneaker Adds High Quality, Minimalist Footwear to Your Collection

Camille Tanoh has launched The Proper Sneaker, after first premiering it back in 2014. Tanoh used his experience working with the likes of Balenciaga to create a premium-level sneaker that was significantly cheaper than the luxury alternatives while using the same materials. Tanoh is selling these shoes via crowdfunding, allowing the user to either pledge […]

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Take a Look Inside the fragment design x Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Store in London’s Harrods

The fragment design x Louis Vuitton world tour continues this week, turning up in London’s Harrods store. Last week the pop-up location was unveiled and now we can take you through the space itself. The pictures show off just some of the goods available from the boutique, including the ready-to-wear, leather goods. The selection includes an […]

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Grind London’s New Lookbook Shows off the ‘Haves of the Have Nots’

Grind London’s latest lookbook, for its 2017 spring/summer “Euro Trash” collection, shows some of the collection’s key pieces in luxurious settings. The contrast of trash and luxury is a key theme for this collection, with Grind describing its seasonal theme with phrases including “the desires of the common man,” “to flaunt what you have – even if you […]

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Sects Shop Looks to Punk & Grunge for Its 2017 Spring/Summer Collection

Singapore-based Sects Shop unveils its 2017 spring/summer lookbook collection titled “alternative streetstyles,” which proves heavy with punk accents, goth elements and sports luxe cues in a defiant seasonal collection. Opting for oversized fits, elaborate accessory use and contrasting styles, the streetwear purveyor carves out its own distinct niche electing to do away with the conventional […]

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Here’s What Frank Ocean, Jaden Smith & Rihanna Wore to the 2017 Met Gala

For its annual celebration, celebrities, designers and fashion industry insiders descended upon The Met for the Met Gala. This year’s theme centered around Rei Kawakubo and her influential COMME des GARÇONS brand and attendees were encouraged to wear styles inspired by the theme. Rihanna wore a gown straight from the designer herself, featuring an elaborate melange […]

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FILA & Akomplice Pay Homage to the Yucatan of Mexico

FILA recently aligned with streetwear label Akomplice to rework the classic Original Fitness silhouette. In a move that respectfully pays homage to the Yucatan region of Mexico, each aspect of the shoe’s design draws inspiration from the picturesque surroundings of the area’s locality. For instance, the light green tint found on the insole, tongue tag […]

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JJJJound Teams up With Vans on a Throwback Collection

Vans has teamed up with Montreal-based creative Justin Saunders, better known as JJJJound on a collection of Old Skool LXs. For the design inspiration, JJJJound took on three themes: greenhouses and plants; art canvases and tote bags; and woodworkers and furniture. Featuring simple colorways, the elevated pack features premium materials such as 8-ounce canvas, cork footbeds, […]

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