Like always Copenhagen-based brand Norse Projects has some great pieces to offer for this Spring/Summer 16 season. Norse mixes military-inspired garments and traditional nordic silhouettes with a minimalistic approach. The brand which is renowned for their effortless styling matched with their understanding of functional fabrics like cotton and ripstop, which is perfectly displayed in their latest editorial. The lookbook features pieces from Norse Projects SS16 collection like a lightweight rain coat, military-inspired bomber jackets, an Ultralight packable waterproof jacket, cotton ripstop shorts, reversible bucket hats and foldable 5-panel caps. Check out this short editorial and shop Norse Projects latest pieces instore and online.
Finally, I´ve curated a selection of my favorite trench coats, I tried to stay true to the popular trench coat but you´ll find some variations here and there. I ´ve picked a color theme ranging from sand to beige and light brown. Perfect for summer all coats are lightweight and chosen to fit the upcoming warmer days. You will find pieces from Our Legacy, Reclaimed Vintage, Weekday, Unused, Nanamica and more. Make sure to check out my selection of lightweight summer trench coats above.
New York´s highly anticipated brand Aimé Leon Dore is back presenting their latest range for Spring/Summer 2016, drawing inspiration from Beth Lesser, a Reggae photographer and writer who closely documented the rise of Jamaican culture in the 80’s. The Collection is titled “Kingston, 1983,” and features 36 pieces consisting of trench coats, cotton throw-overs, linen t-shirts and tank tops, polos, a cotton knit cardigan, henley and hoodie, short sleeve mandarins, linen pants, shorts, a fleece hoodie and crewneck, a long bomber and a coach jacket.
With the “visvim ARCHIVES,” Tokyo’s Isetan Shinjuku department store presents an exhibition celebrating visvim’s 15th anniversary. The exhibition features selected from visvim items past collections curated by designer Hiroki Nakamura. Taking place in the seventh-floor art gallery of the Japanese store the exhibition also features a coffee stand manned by Nakamura’s little cloud coffee. Open until April 11 only 100 visitors will be accommodated at a time, so if you are in the Tokyo area make sure to pay this special event a visit.
Copenhagen´s Soulland presents their FW16 collection in this new editorial shot by photographer Sascha Oda. The editorial features selected pieces from the forthcoming collection like leather trim overcoats, turtlenecks, leather blousons, rugged vests, suits, button-downs aesthetically layered to highlight fabrics like croc-embossed leather, faux-shearling and denim.
The Hill-Side teases us with their Spring/Summer ´16 Lookbook offering a glimpse at their latest drop which is now up for sale online and in stores. The line is full of summer-ready pieces and accessories inspired by traditional Japanese tailoring paired with military influences. A major part in the collection plays Indigo and chambray matched with classic patterns like wide stripes, floral prints, and checkers on various pieces like shirts, coach jackets, shorts, vests, and headwear. Alongside their garms and footwear, the brand offers a wide range of accessories including pins, bandanas, pocket squares, neckties, headwear, scarves and socks to round up a cohesive collection for the warmer Summer days ahead. You can now shop The Hill-Sides Spring/Summer ´16 online and in-store.
Each season, the Tokyo-based brand Beams Plus blends a multitude of references ranging from classic Americana to Military-inspired garb with their world-renowned Japanese craftsmanship to produce an offering of staple pieces, infused with subtle nods to military and workwear apparel.