Pinch, punch, first of the month – we’re one day into September and we’ve already got a jam-packed Friday roundup for you, following on from Tremaine Emory exiting Supreme with drops such as Kiko Kostadinov’s new OTTO ASICS, to J.Lindeberg announcements and much more.
That’s right, there’s plenty going on in the world to see you through. Palm Angels have teamed up with the Moneygram Haas F1 team for a collection that feels only appropriate to be soundtracked by Charlie XCX’s “Vroom Vroom,” and SANDRO and Wrangler have dropped some great cowboy-inspired clobber. Whether you’re going hard, wholesome or a bit of both, start your weekend off right with our Friday roundup.
Adidas and Y-3 fuse avant-garde with athletics
For the second drop of Y-3’s Adizero performance running line, Yohji Yamamoto shows us that you can look good while giving it some. The collection reimagines classic adidas running products through Yamamoto’s forward-thinking and original perspective. Lightweight polyamide fabrics work with the body to offer heightened support and comfort while running. The collection, featuring a full men’s and women’s look, is available through adidas.com/y-3, and on CONFIRMED, in-store and at select retailers.
ASICS and OTTO 958 collaborate on the Gel-Flexkee 958
Flappy-tongue fever is still at large, and the new Kiko Kostadinov co-signed OTTO 958 is the latest shoe to fan the flames. OTTO 958 is the amorphous project between the Kostadinov fashion house and international art gallery Morán Morán. For the Gel-Flexkee 958, the athletic movements of skateboarders were analysed at the ASICS Sports Engineering Laboratory. As part of this focus on functionality, a separated forefoot area offers comfort for heavy wear. The release arrives in two initial colourways, “Gunmetal/Black” and “Hunter Green/Black,” on September 7, with a third colourway releasing later this year, so keep your eyes peeled.
TTSWTRS launches collection dedicated to Maria Prymachenko
Ukrainian label TTSWTRS (which stands for TATTOOSWEATERS) has worked with the Prymachenko Family Foundation to create a collection dedicated to the legacy of Maria Prymachenko. Prymachenko was an icon of Ukrainian art, a local from the Kievan village of Bolotnia whose natural talent, paired with her quest for beauty and sense of reality, made her one of the most revered painters from her home country. The collection is divided into multiple series, named after one of Maria Prymachenko’s paintings, each delving into her life and creativity to bring it to life in each piece.
ENIS releases Debut, ‘E01 demo collection’ EP
Kurdish-Danish Alt R&B artist and creative director ENIS has released his debut EP, E01 Demo Collection. The project is an autobiographical body of work that confronts the internal battles he has faced with his sense of self-worth. The EP arrives in the wake of singles, ‘Fadeaway,’ ‘If I Want To’ and ‘Drunk for Dinner,’ which were received with open arms by fans and critics alike. The album drops on September 1, so do your ears a favour and give this a listen.
J.Lindeberg Signs Markéta Vondroušová as New Brand Ambassador
J.Lindeberg, the Swedish fashion known for bridging the worlds of fashion and sports has announced Czech professional Tennis sensation Markeéta Vondroušová as its latest brand ambassador. Set to make her J.Lindeberg debut during next week’s tournament in the US, the sports star has signed a multiyear contract with the brand. The collaboration has brought together two strong forces in the worlds of fashion and music, and we can’t wait to see what it brings.
Kelvin Krash announces debut album Harsh
Kelvin Krash, the musician, visual designer, producer and all-round creative mastermind, is releasing his debut album on September 29, with guest spots from A$AP Rocky and COUCOU CHLOE. The album will be released via his own platform, Krashed, an online platform home to all his creative projects, including his Discord. In the meantime, he has released the fourth single from the HARSH ‘WE CAN GO (BUCK SHOTS 2)‘ for your listening pleasure.
Channel your inner cowboy with SANDRO x Wrangler
Luxury French design studio SANDRO Men has partnered with Wrangler for a collection inspired by the iconic Western films of the late ‘60s and ‘70s. These distinct aesthetic codes fit perfectly with Wrangler’s heritage, a brand that designed jeans for Rodeo use in the 1940s. The collection comprises 10 pieces inspired by vintage cowboy looks, with each design intended to be a versatile addition to men’s and women’s wardrobes. Shop the collection on the SANDRO webstore.
Pip Millett finds her superpower with Timberland
Pip Millett is one of the most exciting artists to emerge from the UK. The Manchester native moved to the capital to study music, where she found her voice and passion as a singer-songwriter. The singer is known for her style, incorporating vintage Timberland into designer looks. For the ‘Find Your Superpower’ campaign, Pip will unleash her secret to finding your super power through a footwear and apparel collection released this autumn.
Palm Angels x Moneygram Haas F1 team join forces for second collection
A shared performance-driven goal has led to Palm Angels and MoneyGram Haas F1 joining forces to create a special collection, fusing the worlds of motorsports and fashion. Releasing in time for the Milan Grand Prix, Palm Angels and Moneygram Haas F1 team has worked on outerwear, T-shirts and a sweatshirt featuring an emblem combining the Palm Angels monogram with the Moneygram Haas F1 team emblem. To celebrate the launch is a single-seater racing car “set” in the centre of Milan, so if you’re in the city, keep an eye out for this.
Ed Hardy taps it loyal fanbase for FW23
To celebrate the launch of its FW23 collection, members of the Ed Hardy community were invited to take part in the campaign, styling the collection in their own way, with couples and friends coming together for their love of the brand (wholesome, we know). The collection features a range of debut exclusive knitwear alongside DNA Ed Hardy classics such as printed mesh dresses, classic motor and trucker jackets, denim maxi skirts and embroidered denim. Drop one has launched online, and a second September drop is coming soon.
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