It’s the first Friday since the end of Men’s Fashion Week, and we’re so proud of you for making it. If you’ve been feeling out of the loop on all things fashion news related, we’ve got you covered. This week Dior is releasing a skate-inspired chunky sneaker, Jacquemus has a new collaboration, and Crenshaw Skate Club is releasing its Winter 2024 collection. Keep reading to stay in the know.
Jacquemus x Repetto gets a square-toe
The French fashion designer Simon Porte Jacquemus has collaborated with Repetto to reimagine the ballet specialists Zizi show. Part of Jacquemus’ “Les Sculptures” collection, the new Zizi silhouette has been given the trendy square-toe look, reminiscent of ballet flats. Quality craftsmanship can be felt through the signature stitch-and-return technique, developed in Repetto’s workshops in Dordogne, France. Priced at €450, the Jacquemus x Repetto Zizi shoe is now available online.
Valentino drops its bags on PORTER
The Italian Maison Valentino turns to its Spring/Summer 2024 “The Narratives” collection to inform its latest link up with PORTER, and more specifically, its bags. The collaboration blends a Couture background with a utility-first approach. For example, the Valentino Garavani Locò bags have been redesigned with PORTER’s signature nylon, while the PORTER bags adopt Valentino’s monogrammed toile. Head over to Valentino’s website to discover and shop the full collection.
Another sneaker at Dior
Creative Director Kim Jones turned to his love of skateboarding to inspire his latest Dior sneaker silhouette. Chunky and made with wide, monogrammed laces, the Dior B9S sneaker first made its appearance during the Summer 2024 men’s collection, blending luxury with enduring style. The new shows come in six different versions, some in leather, and others in satin, found in both muted and bright tones. If that peaks your interest, head to Dior.com to discover the full offering.
Crenshaw Skate Club presents its Winter 2024 collection
The cult LA-born brand Crenshaw Skate Club is already having a big year, preparing to release its Winter 2024 collection. Graphic elements are plastered onto classic styles, where a varsity jacket sports embroidered branding on its back and a hoodie can be seen sporting the words “CSC for empowerment in South Central,” shouting out the brand’s roots and its community-focused ethos. Speaking on this collection, founder Tobey McIntosh stated “I am honored to be able to continue to expand the range of items that can serve as canvases to display CSC’s message.” Priced between $38 and $500, the CSC Winter 2024 collection drops online tomorrow.
RIMOWA joins the chess club
Who said you couldn’t play chess on the go? RIMOWA is channelling its inner Queen’s Gambit by launching the Attaché Chess, a high-quality chess set tucked into its signature aluminium Attaché briefcase. The chess pieces and board themselves are also found in a silver colour, juxtaposing a lighter and darker version for each player’s set of pawns. Click here to get your RIMOWA chess set, priced at £4,310.
Vans x END. x NOMA t.d is releasing today
The footwear and apparel brand Vans is embarking on a threeway collaboration with END. and NOMA t.d. Utilising the best of all worlds, the collaboration comprises shoes and clothing, all tapping into NOMA t.d’s textile expertise to give the full offering a floral look, inspired by its archival fabrics. The 8-piece collaboration, which is now available on endclothing.com, merges tradition with timeless design, turning to signature Vans silhouettes such as the Slip-On and the Sk8-Mid, as well as classic, everyday wear.
Dr. Martens turns the Western goth in its new collection
Dr. Martens’ latest collection is giving Wild, Wild West if it had an emo child. Distorting the Western cowboy trend we’ve been seeing recently, the British heritage footwear brand are releasing its “Gothic Americana” collection. Classic silhouettes such as the 1460 and Jadon Hi Boot have been decorated with white stitch embroidered details and gunmetal hardware, while the Satchel joins the mix of footwear, made out of black Kiev leather, white stitching details, and Western-inspired bolo tie and buckle strap details. If that sounds like a bit of you, head over to Dr. Martens’ website to check out the new collection.
Timberland celebrates the Lunar New Year
Timberland is getting ready to bring in the Year of the Dragon with a collection of the theme of “Unbreakable Me,” rooted in the spirit of the dragon. The dragon is a spiritual symbol of China and implies wisdom, courage, and unbreakable strength, with the motif applied across three exclusive boots, blending the brand’s classic design with dragon-themed elements. The special edition Timberland Heritage 6-inch Lace-UP Boot is crafted from Timberland premium leather in a striking Chinese red for men and black for women. The capsule will also see a collaborative bomber jacket, crew neck sweatshirt and carpenter pants released too. Shop the collection via the Timberland website.
Stefano Pilati shows Random Identities’ FW24 collection
Random Identities has looked to the British capital for its Fall/winter 2024 collection, titled “Stefano’s London Rendezvous: A Asatorial Ode To Friendship.” Pairing tartan with tailoring, and sophisticated pied de poule overcoats, it blends Pilati’s brand of elevated club kid cool with a London-centric sartorial elegance. The collection balances dark, incognito looks with a bold sense of individuality, seen in dual-collar shirts and rouge socks which peak from tailored shorts.
New Amsterdam Surf Association releases “The Tourist”
Dutch surf label, New Amsterdam Surf Association, has looked to tourism to inspire its latest collection. The campaign sees the team head to the UK, the island that blocks the Dutch surf swell. Shots showcase the collection, which comprises lifestyle pieces such as denim jackets and beach-ready bucket hats worn around Newquay. If this is a bit of you, head to the New Amsterdam Surf Club website to shop the collection.
Goldwin launches its SS24 lookbook
For its Spring/Summer 2024 collection, Goldwin has effortlessly fused minimalism with functionality across Goldwin’s diverse item categories, spanning outdoor, lifestyle and athletic. The campaign is photographed by Mr. Kodai Ikemitsu and styled by Mr. Yuto Inagki, it captures the soulful essence of the outdoors. The collection comprises items crafted from both PERTEX and GORE-TEX across both jackets and pants, offering durable, weather-ready protection. The collection is available to shop now via the Goldwin website.
Main image credit: Jacquemus x Repetto ©
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