It’s that time of the week again where we’ve rounded up the hottest drops from the worlds of fashion, music, culture, and arts… This week we have releases from major fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Gucci to ensure you’re travelling in style this summer, as well as local events for those who want to take advantage of the London sun!
Nike Chilli Con Carner Summer Cookout
Celebrating the Women’s Euro 2022 tournament final in London Nike are bringing us a Never Done Before Cookout with Chilli Con Carner – a cooking school for young people with ADHD founded by Loyle Carner and GOMA projects who for the past 6 years have shown the youth the beauty and importance cooking can have on their neurodiversity.
Step correct in a pair of Air Max and indulge in the good food and even better vibes! Sign up via app.
Available – now
Adidas x Gucci Summer Collection
Expanding on their initial collaboration that dropped earlier this year, the latest offering from Adidas and Gucci sees the “GG” and “Trefoil” logos coming together for a standout effect.
Highlights of the additions include leather bowling bags, bucket hats with super-wide brims to offer that all important UV protection, as well as platform slides so we can see over the crowds this festival season!
Available – now
Louis Vuitton Mahjong vanity trunk
Louis Vuitton created its first mahjong travel trunk in the 1950s featuring satin-lined interior compartments that held the game’s full set of 144 tiles with five extras, four wooden rulers, dice, wind indicator and sticks. The streamlined six-drawer box set is trimmed in natural cowhide, rich pine green lining, monogrammed canvas exteriors, and gold brass fasteners. The trunk is finished with carved tiles consisting of stone and American walnut and are hand-painted with elements of LV’s signature floral motifs.
Will you be travelling in style this summer?
Available – now
Nike Cortez x Union
Nike and UNION LA team up on another iteration to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cortez, reimagining it as an expression of Los Angeles’s cultural diversity – this time in colours of the rainbow!
Subtle yet impactful updates like its woven textile underlays, thick suede overlays and rubberised toe pay tribute to the vibrancy of Angelenos and the rich history the icon has within the city. Meanwhile, the Crater Foam midsole and Nike Grind outsole both deliver a fresh lens for the modern generation as the overall look keeps you rooted to the original from ’72.
Available – July 28th
END x Adidas Forum
Whether the name END Clothing fills you with joy or disappointment from the countless sneaker raffles in the last few years, it’s undeniable that the brand has been a prominent name in the streetwear scene. Following their 2020 collab combining adidas’ sporting expertise with END.’s luxury expression, the duo are back.
This varsity-style pair feature period-correct hues of white, yellow and dark green throughout and sit atop an off-white cushioned sole. To add to the collaborative look, tonal debossed branding details the tongue, while the brand’s signature 3-Stripes and Trefoil logo adorns the sidewalls. With a low, low advance and high releasing there is definitely something for everyone.
Available – July 30th
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