It’s Monday, and the temperature isn’t the only thing that’s dropped this week. There’s loads of interesting stuff coming your way, from Acne Studios blessing us with new scarves, Represent dropping formalwear, and Satisfy Running releasing its PB-smashingly sick hydration vests for your Viccy Park 10k. Dior has nodded to its founder’s love of board games, and Hennesy is hotting things up with cHip sHop Brixton. If that tickles your fancy, keep reading and find out more in Culted’s Monday Briefing.
Hennessy Launches First Henny Hot Wings in Partnership With Chip Shop Brixton
Hennesy has teamed with Brixton’s cHip sHop to launch its first Henny-infused hot wings collaboration, coming as part of hip-hop’s 50th-anniversary celebrations. The saucy link-up sees the iconic chicken wing sauces paired with Hennessy’s signature Cherry Rewind cocktail, a refreshing blend of their signature V.S. cognac, Ice Cider, lemon, and cherry soda served with cherries on top, with vegetarian options available too. The event will run between now and November 5 and will also see some of UK hip-hop’s biggest stars pull up for one-off shows.
Represent Makes its Foray Into Formal Wear
Represent is dropping its Represent Tailoring Package on October 18, which will mark the brand’s first venture into formalwear, reflecting maturity and an elevation of style. As part of the eight-piece collection, the fundamentals of British tailoring will be reflected through two double-breasted overcoats, two double-breasted blazers, a smart jacket, wide-fit tailored trousers, and two footwear silhouettes, specifically a Chelsea boot and a derby. Each piece can hold its own, but work well together all while remaining true to the Represent brand.
Acne Studios Drops FW23 Scarves
For FW23, the Swedish label has dropped its statement scarves in pastel pink, maroon and muted brown and cream colourways. These stylish scarves, or Broadway Market blankets as we like to call them, are available to shop now on the Acne Studios webstore.
notwoways Introduces New “Matter” Silhouette
notwoways, the East London-based sneaker brand launched over three years ago, has released its latest muted, all-black “Matter” silhouette. Crafted from a durable nubuck and boasting a cushioned heel lining and arch support, the pair also comes with a removable velcro strap that ensures a secure fit. The all-black colourway is perfect for maintaining stealthy, all-outfit wearability. These will be available on October 19 exclusively through early access and main release raffles.
Satisfy Running Reveals Cordura 5L Hydration Vest
In recent years, Satisfy Running has become a staple in the stylish runner’s wardrobe, with a few Our Legacy WORK SHOP collaborations only helping with the brand’s cult appeal. Its latest release sees the French label drop the New Justice Cordura Five Litre Hydration Vest, engineered for longer duration activities and ultra-endurance events. A combination of Justice fabric and a reinforced multilinear stretch accommodates dynamic movement even against bare skin. Head to the Satisfy Running webstore to revamp your running rotation.
Dior Pays Homage to its Founder’s Love of Card Games
Dior has paid homage to its founder Christian Dior’s love of games as part of the latest Dior Maison release. Two exclusive decks of cards adorned with a design by Pietro Ruffo depict the facade of the iconic boutique at 30 Montaigne in Paris, reflecting a unique heritage of exceptional skills. These creations come packaged in an embossed leather box that’s embellished with the Dior Oblique motif. Make your coffee table the talk of the town and head to the Dior website to grab yours.
Davide Renne is the New Creative Director of MOSCHINO
Davide Renne has been appointed as the House of MOSCHINO’s newest Creative Director. Having previously designed collections for Gucci – eventually becoming Head Designer of Womenswear – Renne will oversee women’s, men’s and accessories at MOSCHINO mainline. His first collection for the House will debut for Fall/Winter 2024 during February’s 2024 Milan Fashion Week.
LEN Embarks on his Headline Tour
UK rapper LEN brought the London energy to Birmingham for the second leg of his “LEGOLAND Tour.” London streetwear label Trapstar has teamed up with the musician to showcase his artistic vision and musical prowess. At the heart of the partnership is a custom-wrapped tour van channelling the bass-driven energy of LEN. The immersive tour will head around the UK, so keep your eyes peeled for the show in a city near you.
Berlin’s 44 Label Group Links up With ANYMA
Teaming up for a five-piece capsule collection is Berlin-based 44 Label Group for a fashion-meets-music fusion. 44 Label Group is the brainchild of the Berlin-born and based DJ, entrepreneur and label owner Max Kobosil, whose time on the dancefloor has informed his designs. ANYMA is the creative project of Matteo Milleri, who is one-half of the electronic duo TALE OF US. The collection consists of a typically Berlin dark colour palette complete with graphic prints perfect for a Berghain bender. Head to 44 Label Group’s website to shop the collection.
Shaquille O’Neal Named Reebok’s President of Basketball
Reebok has announced the former basketball player and legend of the sport, Shaquille O’Neal, as the President of Reebok Basketball, as part of the sportswear brand’s strategy to remerge into team sport. In his role, O’Neal will cultivate partnerships with athletes and organisations. Allen Iverson will be joining O’Neal as Vice President, who will drive player recruitment alongside grassroots and community-based activities. Both O’Neal and Iverson bring a wealth of experience to their roles, which is likely to boost Reebok’s basketball strategy.
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