Spring Warmers, Summer Coolers
We list 6 of the most anticipated drops this week from your most favorited designers and streetwear brands. It’s a busy time of year on the fashion calendar as retailers receive Spring/Summer goodness from the some of the best names in the game, We give you an insight of six latest spring wardrobe fillers to keep you in the loop and looking your best throughout the season.
Alyx x Mackintosh Join Forces For Spring/Summer 18
Mathew Williams and Mackintosh‘s Kiko Kostadinov join forces for their collaborative Spring/Summer 2018 collection. Alyx founder and creative director, Mathew Williams has received an overwhelming following before and after being one of eight LVMH prize finalists in 2016 and obtaining friendly support from iconic fashion names like Kanye West, Ian Connor, Bella Hadid, Virgil Abloah and Luka Sabbat to name a few. LA Native Williams has teamed up with Glaswegian born, formal, outerwear specialists Mackintosh under the creative direction of Kiko Kostadinov, who is also a renowned fashion designer with his own namesake label ‘Kiko Kostadinov’. The new Spring/Summer 2018 collection consists of second to none quality and traditionally, handmade Mackintosh fashion. The unisex collection features Mackintosh’s specialized rubber treated fabric and is given a recognised Alyx rework, three bonded cotton belted coats sit in the collection with two of which receive a unique and industrial Mathew Willaims treatment. The collection also includes a range of accessories such as rockstar rollercoaster belts and four bonded cotton dry bags in beige, black and navy tones and obtain the eye-catching Alyx steel buckle on its handles.
Alyx x Mackintosh Spring/Summer 2018 is available online at Mackintosh’s website and in selected stockists as of this week.
Patta NL Spring/Summer 2018
Dutch residents Patta release their Spring/Summer 2018 Look-book and prove once again that they are still one of few, sportswear meets streetwear originals. Street trendsetters Patta have not only surpassed expectations since its beginnings as a sneaker store but have year after year delivered cool, athletic and timeless street fashion. The brand crossed waters and opened its London store last September in where it’s own branded garments deleted a website only urgency for London locals. The Spring/Summer 18 collection follows suit by delivering bright and technical, athletic street fashion.
A vibrant set of colors are seen throughout the lookbook, you’ll find bold tracksuits, two-toned graphic t-shirts and long sleeves, firm sweatshirts, smart polo shirts and summer-ready shorts with a pair of black or white branded sliders to finish. Patta also showcased a cozy two-tone cream fleece, lightweight windbreakers and a solid, raised collar bomber jacket for the grey and rainy summer days here in London. The Patta Spring/Summer collection was shot by photographer and close friend Menno Kok and is available to purchase online and from both Amsterdam and London stores this Friday 24th Feb.
Thames London Spring/Summer ’18
Is Blondey McCoy London’s busiest man? it’s debatable, however, at 20 years young, Blondey has accomplished being in skateboarding’s history books, founder of the Thames brand, Damien Hirst collaborated Artist and has recently taken the role of a professional model after signing to the prestigious Kate Moss agency earlier this week. London boy McCoy lets his Thames Spring/Summer 18 collection run wild.
Thames SS18 has streetwear essentials paying homage to the Queen with a Warhol Pop Art influenced print and practical spring outerwear collaborating with close friend Shawn Powers on selected items. The collection of nine pieces include a radiant Apricot reversible jacket, warm knitwear tourist jumpers, all over graphic printed trousers and commercial t-shirts with some very London detailing. NYC’s Shawn Powers joins Palace team-mate Blondey on a set of all over graphic printed long sleeves consisting of the Queen’s head on the five-pound note and “adventurous” newspaper prints. See the full collection online at www.thameslondon.com or instore at all supporting skate shops and retailers now.
Daily Paper Spring/Summer ‘18
Amsterdam based label Daily Paper scour the African landscape for a direct influence for their Spring/Summer 18 collection. Daily Paper thrive on a travel concept this season elaborating its message from their fore-seen winter collection in which also gained African tribe references throughout. The look-book follows a similar aesthetic of that seen in a travel brochure and airports although the pieces included throughout confirm a deeper influence. The collection displays a varied color palette of beige and dark green to a vibrant yellow alongside a transparent raincoat. Full of interesting shapes and silhouettes, the collection features a half and half denim jacket that has certainly gained our approval.Colour blocked pieces with an ergonomic style of jackets with tactical outerwear, draped branded detailing and an impressive transparent raincoat are almost available to purchase in the SS18 collection which goes live online and instore on February 24th
Places + Faces “Reflective Pack”
Man about everyone’s town, Ciesay has been working overtime doing pretty much everything. His organisation born from a photography concept, Places + Faces, widely acknowledged for its both equal photography and clothing line. As seen in the coolest of places, worn by the most talked about faces, the unisex fashion brand has gained an overwhelming following and has city kids hungry. The latest collection is appropriately called the “Reflective Pack” and consists of 3M embedded spring essentials including red and black t-shirts, orange and green long sleeves, black and white cotton hoodies, 90’s half zip windbreakers with a spacious kangaroo pouch on the front available in a vinyl black, 3M and red colourway. A Places + Faces drop isn’t complete without accessories either, a selection of three belts with a rotating 3M logo in red, black and ice white accompanied by a black baseball cap with a reflective ” +. ” The freshly released “Reflective Pack” is now available with limited availability on limited sites.
Supreme NYC SS18 (Drop 2)
If you couldn’t get your hands on anything from Supreme NYC SS18 drop one, then today is your chance to get a hold of any restocks and a new range of 90’s streetwear goodies from this season’s second release. To continue from the first drop last Thursday, Supreme deliver timelessly, stylish streetwear including an array of hype talked pieces such as the Gradient Dye Puffa Jacket, Faux fur bomber jackets in two colourways, Plaid flannel hoods and see’s a return of the glow in the dark, Skull pile print alongside numerous activewear gems. The second drop of the season is available from on the Supreme webstore at 11 am (GMT) + (EST) and is available in the brands London and NYC stores.