Timberland taps Veneda Carten, there’s a new Dr. Martens x Rick Owens collab & more

Timberland taps Veneda Carten, there’s a new Dr. Martens x Rick Owens collab & more

by Ollie Cox
10 min

It’s Friday, and that means you need to sort yourself out with everything you need to know for the weekend. Timberland and Veneda Carter have got together for a lovely link-up, Chet Lo has looked to porn for inspiration, and Salamon is celebrating the Speedcross 3. On top of that, there’s another devilishly good Dr. Martens collab on the way, so strap in for your Friday Roundup below. 

Timberland linked up with Veneda Carter
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Back again after a first collaboration in 2022, Timberland and LA-based stylist and all around it girl Veneda Carter are launching another set of footwear, tapping into the bold and the innovative. A six-inch glossy heel comes in a Black and Wheat colourway, as well as a patented boot, merging Timberland’s classics with Carter’s forward-thinking aesthetic. Speaking on the Zip Boot heel, Carter stated “I feel it’s a seamless blend of sport with elegance, to me it’s the Ferrari of Timberland.” Head over here to grab a pair before they’re all gone.

Future just dropped the mic for Lanvin Lab

Future’s final collection in his collaboration with Lanvin Lab just dropped, and it’s clear he’s finishing on a high. Grammy-winning rapper, Future has made it clear he’s finishing his Lanvin Lab collab on a high, evident in the release of his final drop this week. Inspired by a blend of streetwear and luxury brand Lanvin‘s couture heritage, the collaboration utilises symbols of space exploration, seen on pins and appliqué patches.  Check out the campaign for Future’s final collaboration with Lanvin Lab, featuring Future and Amelia Gray, and the collection itself on Lanvin’s website now.

Aries and Fila are back for another round 
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Aries and Fila have collaborated before and now they’re back for more. The aim of its latest get-together is to bring a sense of Italian-ness to a palette of soft pastel pinks and greens. The collection comprises zip-up jackets, jumpers, long-sleeved tees, trousers,tube socks, and caps. A mega highlight is a mini-skirt inspired by the handle of a tennis racket. The collection is available now – so do yourself a favour and head to the Aries website or store.   

Boiler Room turns to its community for Spring/Summer 2024
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Boiler Room isn’t only known for its banging roster of DJs and eventful gigs that follow, but also for its dedicated community. For Spring/Summer 2024, it’s that very community that Boiler Room is paying homage to, with self-referential graphics that read “no posers” and “stay hydrated,” key mottos for hardcore ravers. If this sounds like a bit of you, head over to Boiler Room’s website to cop a piece. 

Chet Lo turns to porn for inspiration
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The London-based designer Chet Lo is getting raunchier by the minute, and we’re so here for it. His latest campaign title says it all, being “HAAM4 SAP1 SALTY: PORNOGRAPHIC: DIRTY.” Ancient Chinese erotic art and the Japanese artform of Shunga are summoned up in the PDA-heavy imagery, exploring sexuality in all its forms, dressed in Lo’s classic spikey garments, of course. Fantasy meets fashion in this campaign, empowered by all things Lo grew up thinking was taboo, in a celebration of freedom.

Dior has its Charm – no, literally
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First introduced during the Summer 2024 men’s collection by Kim Jones, the Dior Charm bag merges the Creative Director’s utilitarian approach to fashion and the Maison’s historic and enduring style. The atelier’s commitment to high-craftsmanship is clearly proved through the laser-created cutouts seen on the bag’s leather, where the silver buckle adds that distinguishable Dior signing. The Dior charm is now available for purchase, in a grey, black, and cognac colourway. 

Dr. Martens x Rick Owens has a second drop coming
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Rick stans arise, there isn’t one, but two new silhouettes from the latest Dr. Martens x Rick Owens architectural collaboration. First released last month, this collab builds on Rick’s signature glunge (grunge-glamour) aesthetic, further pushed with this new drop. The two new styles are a 1460 Jumbo Lace, exaggerated in size, and the 1918 boot, with dramatic metallic eyelets, both finished off with Rick’s recognizable lacing. Both new pairs are now available on Dr. Martens’ website and Rick Owens’ website.

Berluti unveils its B-Volute accessories
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Berluti took inspiration from its 90s archives, specifically the belt offering, and rejuvenated its B-Volute design and plastered them on bags and loafers. The two self-facing, looped B’s find themselves on the capacious Croisée and the messenger Spiral men’s bags, with the B-Volute metallic detail serving as the magnet lock buckle. If this hits the spot for you, head to Berluti’s website to grab a B-Volute branded piece. 

Salomon relaunches its SPEEDCROSS 3 sneaker
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The Salomon Speedcross 3 looks as good on the performance-rooted sneaker that packs on a punch. Initially released in 2011 in the “Sulphur” colourway, it’s making its debut comeback with the same bold colours it hit the market with: Sulphur Spring / High Risk Red / Black. You know you want them. Head to the Salomon store, and sort yourself out. 

END. x HOKA unveils its debut collab

HOKA  and END. have united for the first time, collaborating on a HOKA Mafate Speed 2 and Kaha Low silhouettes chosen for the styles’ rugged characteristics synonymous with the world of overlanding. Each shoe features co-branded detailing throughout and a Vibram® megagrip sole. Go on, treat yourself and get online or to your nearest END. store on March 8. 

Happy centennial to Umbro
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Umbro has a super sportswear legacy of more than 100 years, and to celebrate it has launched a centennial campaign which serves as a love letter to the brand’s home in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. To celebrate the vibrant relationship between the brand and the city, the campaign paints a poignant portrait of an area defined by innovation, constant renewal and cultural relevance. The Umbro Centenary collection is set to launch on Thursday, January 29, online and in select retailers.

New Era debuts a womenswear collection on International Women’s Day

It’s a first for New Era, which is releasing its debut womenswear collection, just in time for International Women’s Day. For this collection, New Era builds on its sports-infused history, bringing in Varsity jackets and collegiate-graphic hoodies into the mix. Of course, because it’s New Era, caps are also added into the offering, notably the 9FORTY and 9TWENTY, as well as an open-back 9FORTY cap. 

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