Mens Fashion News
American Mens Fashion News for 21 Jan 2017
Temperatures across Paris sit below zero degrees this weekend, and to keep warm, attendees of this year's Paris fashion week are spotted in everything from performance parkas, vintage Tacchini, wools... and oversized coats covered in all-over print. All around vibes this round opt to keep things comfortable with tons of layers, sneakers, and cozy headwear. Head here for more of our Streetsnaps series and if you haven't done so yet and check out the photos above for a closer look at what's going on at the French capital.
With much hype surrounding the adidas EQT line for the upcoming year ahead, many are predicting success levels that will closely rival its NMD counterparts. While we wait to see how it all unfolds,... new releases such as this EQT ADV Primeknit option certainly have the range on the right track. The uppers feature a black and white Primeknit construction with hits of pink landing on the heel stripe and rear sole. With quite a strong showing in 2016 and confirmed drops already in the pipeline for 2017, it's safe to say the Three Stripes EQT family is gearing up for a big year ahead. While no official release date has yet been confirmed, stay tuned for more info regarding its impending drop.
In taking a closer look at what stylish wears hit the streets of the French capital for day two of Paris Fashion Week, we see a cross section of different styles ranging from sportswear, military and... high end luxury. In efforts to keep warm from Mother Nature's frigid chill, we see a duo of puffer coats with some fur and shearling sightings, while trendy seasonal accessories such as beanies and scarves also made timely appearances. Of course no Streetsnaps series would be complete without some obligatory streetwear brand sightings with Vetements, OFF-WHITE and adidas making its rounds. Click here for more on our Streetsnaps series.
With his challenging moves on the court questioning basketball convention, James Harden can be said to be a disrupter on the court. He has also successfully redefined his position in his first season... running with Houston, and to celebrate adidas is launching the Harden Vol. 1 "Disruptor." The striking new colorway features a clean design contrasting a white mesh upper with a stark black leather toe. The use of gold in the branding across the heel, tongue and lace tips symbolizes what Harden's aiming for this season. Catch the new silhouette in stores or online January 28 for $140 USD.
Proving once again of its stylistic reach far beyond just the signature Stockholm raincoat, Swedish luxury label Stutterheim look ahead to the upcoming spring/summer season with brand new styles to... showcase. Looking to cult flicks Dune and Blade Runner for some artistic inspiration, the collection plays into a harmonic color palette to that of a desert landscape as portrayed in Dune, while incorporating deep accents of purple and black reminiscent of Blade Runner. Under the watchful eye of design head Patric Wallertz, two brand new materials were designed -- a lighter weight version of the iconic Stutterheim Rubberized Cotton and a lightweight waterproof and breathable Coated Cotton. Offering exceptional rain protection while still able to cope with seasonal climate changes, Stutterheim's...
Debuting his "For You, The World" 2017 fall/winter collection at Paris Fashion Week, Heron Preston cemented his place in the fashion sphere as a heavy hitter for years to come. Modeled by cyber69_ and... gullyguyleo, a large portion of the collection sports a vibrant orange hue, an equally impressive selection of camo-adorned jackets, pants and hats. Also included in the collection are a plethora of accessories like key chains, clasps and bags. As is the case with any collection, the sneakers and heels are the icing on the cake. Some may remember Preston himself took to social media a while ago and in a series of now deleted posts said, "I'm on my gullyguyleo sh*t, get him on the phone," it looks like he did. Check out all the closer look photos in the gallery above.
Already on shelves in its "Black Ice," "Samurai," and "Warning" colorways, the Nike Kyrie 3 will continue its beginning run with a new clean iteration. This time around the silhouette sports a white... based upper with "Hyper Cobalt," "Chlorine Blue" and "Volt" as its complements. You'll find blue along the sock lining in addition to the sole, which supports a white midsole. Its lateral and medial Swoosh branding is done in contrasting black coloring. Closing the model out, the pair's traction pods found on the sole host numerous colors including black, transitional blue and orange to showcase the special traction pattern. The Nike Kyrie 3 "Duke" is set to hit shelves on February 1 at select Nike Basketball retailers for price of $120 USD
Parisian imprint AppleCore is back with modern takes on classic wardrobe pieces. The brand's 2017 fall/winter assemblage "channels the creative synergy" conjured between brand designers founders... Moriba-Maurice Koné and Steven Alexis. Pieces in the range include turtlenecks, hoodies, jumpers and robes to name a few. All garments are currently displayed in a private showroom in Le Marais, Paris from January 19 to January 25. Take a look at the wares above and stay tuned for more details.
Earlier this January, mastermind JAPAN teased photos of a brand new footwear collaboration with Converse Japan. This time around, the Japanese streetwear mainstay took to Instagram to offer a full... look at the co-branded Chuck Taylor Hi models: the ALL STAR 100 HI and the ALL STAR 100 HI Z. Both pairs come in a dominating deep black color scheme and of course, are embellished with Honma Masaaki's signature skull and bones insignia. When it comes to detailing, the kicks are given studs, chrome eyelets and rear-entry zippers. Expect the 100 HI model to release at Amazon Kicks in Japan while the Z variant will see an exclusive rollout at BLACK SENSE MARKET this January 21. Both pairs will run you approximately $225 USD. Take a look at the photos above and let us know if they're worth copping.
In October 2016, progressive Argentinian designer, Aitor Throup, took the creative reins over at G-Star RAW. Since then, Throup tirelessly added his touches on the brand's experimental offshoot called... Raw Research. This past Thursday, a fortunate few were given a preview of the futuristic denim wares at this year's Paris Men's Fashion Week. The subsequent range marked Throup's first ever collection for RR--purveying a total of 20 monochromatic pieces that were constructed out of high quality, synthetic fabrics. Standout pieces consist of the Rackam 3D Tapered jeans and a complementing bomber, the Strett Parka with a detachable backpack, as well as a T-shirt emblazoned with Dutch artist Hans Bollongier's Floral Still Life painting which he created in 1639. As far as color options go, the...
In 1991, the Boston Celtics' Dee Brown wowed the crowd at the NBA Slam Dunk Contest with an impressive win. In preparation for his "No Look" dunk, Brown made sure his kicks were right with just a few... pumps of Reebok's then-innovative feature. Last seen in 2013, the Reebok Pump Omni Lite OG will be making a suitable return, just in time for this year's All-Star festivities. Better known as "The Pump," the upcoming launch hosts its classic black coloring throughout with contrast branding along the tongue and heel sides. Orange trims round out the pair, but the highlight of course is the Pump Technology, which appropriately looks like a basketball. The Reebok Pump Omni Lite OG will officially make its return on February 17 at select Reebok retailers.
Yohji Yamamoto unveils his latest adidas creation dubbed the Y-3 Kozoko Low. Nestled atop the Three Stripes' proprietary BOOST sole, this style-centric runner features a sleek single-piece sock upper... with a supportive leather sidewall and TPU cover. The result, is an elevated alternative to the ever-popular UltraBOOST. Cop the Kozoko in black or steel grey here for $350 USD per pair.
To celebrate his brands tenth anniversary, Juun.J reimagines some of his favorite pieces from the past decade for Fall/Winter 2017. The result is a collection that he has aptly dubbed "Archive." "It's... not the same as what we've done over the past decade, but it pulls from it," the Seoul-based designer told Vogue. Juun.J's latest Paris Fashion Week showing also premieres the brands first dedicated womenswear capsule, although he did admit women have been buying his clothes for some time now. On top of it all, the cold-weather range aligns with the brand's signature use of oversized and elongated silhouettes on contemporary clothing. The best example of this are the handful of MA-1 jackets you see towards the end.
After revealing last week that a UGG x 3.1 Phillip Lim collaboration is on the way, 3.1 Phillip Lim gives us a look at the complete 2017 fall collection. Aside from the collaborative UGGs, the... assemblage highlights the "Romancing Reality" brand mantra with pieces that strip away "smoke and mirrors" and connects the modern man with his clothing. Lim invited his friend Paolo Roldan to not only model, but to also be the muse and stylist. Roldan styles the collection and looks as he would his own personal wardrobe and the results are the lookbook you see above. "I wanted to bring the clothes closer to the man, so I asked Paolo to just 'go for it,' free reign. He has such an instinctual spontaneity in the way he connects to clothes, a unique perspective that brings out a fresh, sophisticated...
Creative Director Sebastien Meunier took to Paris Fashion Week to unveil his Fall/Winer 2017 collection for the esteemed Ann Demeulemeester label. This range returns to the brand's hallmark... black-and-white color palette after playing with a midnight navy hue for spring/summer. The clothing itself seems to mix-and-match elements from Victorian era fashion and punk culture cues from decades ago, be it the inclusion of lace and ruffles, or the ill-proportioned leather waist- and frock-coats, all of which are presented in dissolved outfits.