As the end of May vastly approaches taking us into the prime months of the season, the summer vibes keep rolling in as do the daily drops of must-have essentials. Last week we saw the highly-anticipated Supreme collaboration featuring the King of Pop, Michael Jackson as well as BAPE’s ode to the Alien franchise. Collections from streetwear heavyweights HUF and UNDEFEATED were also present along side Yung Lean‘s Sad Boys Entertainment merch re-release and pre-orders for OFF-WHITE‘s new industrial belts. This week’s drops include a football-injected collaboration between Ronnie Fieg‘s brainchild KITH and sportswear giants adidas, Nike’s LGBTQ “Be True” collection and Raf Simons’ 2017 fall/winter up for pre-sale. Check out the drops below and get ready for the lineups.
Carrots by Anwar Carrots 2017 Spring/Summer Collection
For the 2017 spring/summer season, Carrots by Anwar Carrots unveils a range of graphic T-shirts, printed sweatshirts and branded hoodies found in seasonal colors of white, yellow, pink and red. While the ubiquitous carrot logo and brand name make their way onto an assemblage of tops, Carrots by Anwar Carrots also apply animated illustrations as can be seen on some T-shirt designs. The collection is available now over at Carrots by Anwar Carrots’s online store.
New Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Merch Pre-Order
Back by popular demand, Top Dawg Entertainment has dropped a new round of Kendrick Lamar DAMN. merchandise. The drop consists of restocked items along with new pieces including a pair of hoodies and a cap featuring the album titled emblazoned on the front. The items are available now for pre-order through TDE’s website with shipping set for June 16.
MIDNIGHT STUDIOS for Black Scale 2017 Collection
Shane Gonzales acts as a guest designer for Black Scale’s 10 year anniversary. The MIDNIGHT STUDIOS for Black Scale collection features denim jackets, hoodies, sweaters and T-shirts which blends Gonzales cult aesthetic inspired by Punk sensibilities with Black Scale’s street styling. The MIDNIGHT STUDIOS for Black Scale collection is available now at Black Scale flagship locations and online.
Raf Simons’ 2017 Fall/Winter Collection Pre-Order
For 2017 fall/winter, Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons offers up a range inspired by the Big Apple. Pieces in the collection include an oversized jumper with a distorted ‘NY’ logo and hoodies with ‘Thank You’ repeated three times and a ‘DETLEFE81′ print hoodie. Raf Simons’ 2017 fall/winter collection is available now for pre-order from Antonioli’s web store.
Thames’ Third 2017 Spring/Summer Drop
Blondey McCoy‘s London-based label Thames is back with its latest drop for 2017 spring/summer. As previous drops focused on hooded sweatshirts and crewnecks, this collection is perfect for summer, with pieces including short sleeve and long sleeve T-shirts and a pair of printed shorts. Graphic prints and motifs take centerstage such as the all-over Eros print and the ‘How To Pick Up Girls’ slogan from previous seasons. The third Thame 2017 spring/summer drop is available now from Thames’s web store, as well as Palace’s London and New York locations.
United Colors of Benetton for ADAM ET ROPÉ 2017 Capsule
United Colors of Benetton gets a warm welcoming at Toyko’s ADAM ET ROPÉ for the very first time. According to the Japanese retailer, the range of tees and sweatshirts channel the theme of “nostalgia and newness.” Featuring vibrant stripes, large logos, and striking hues, the United Colors of Benetton for ADAM ET ROPÉ is available now at ADAM ET ROPÉ.
Carhartt WIP x JOURNAL STANDARD 20th Anniversary Collaboration
Japan’s JOURNAL STANDARD has teamed up with Carhartt WIP to mark the legendary chain’s 20th anniversary. The collection includes both short-sleeve and long-sleeve T-shirts, coming in neon colors and reflective materials, as well as four different sweatpants. The Carhartt WIP x JOURNAL STANDARD collaboration will hit select JOURNAL STANDARD stores on June 1.
G-Star RAW Aitor Throup’s “Raw Research II” Collection
Described as “design DNA in its purest form,” G-Star RAW’s Aitor Throup “Raw Research II” collection holds to a bevy of innovative pieces and concepts from outerwear to streetwear staples. Such standout items include the “Motac-X” jean, combining motocross garment construction with classic denim design.“Raw Research II” will also include footwear and accessories in the lab’s latest effort to change the way we perceive denim. The “Raw Research II” collection will be available worldwide at select retailers including Dover Street Market in London, Tokyo and New York starting June 1.
Nike LGBTQ “Be True” 2017 Collection
What started out in 2012 as a grassroots effort led by passionate Nike employees to connect with the LGBTQ community, has been met with great success since its inception. For this year, Nike’s “Be True” collection will house an array of goodies all bearing a vibrant rainbow and other prominent symbols of Pride, including the color pink and the triangle. A range of tees, tanks and socks can be found in the capsule, along with the Flyknit Racer, Air VaporMax, Air Zoom Pegasus 34, and a Classic Cortez silhouettes. Nike’s “Be True” collection will hit key cities globally and online starting June 1.
Supreme x The North Face Part II Week 15 Drop
According to Supreme Hustle, this week’s Supreme drop will include the soon-to-be sought after denim jacket featuring Jim Krantz’s iconic photography. Summer shorts and tees along with bright caps round out the collection. A restock on Supreme’s tool boxes are also rumored to drop along with a tape measure and magnet. Also included are more pieces from The North Face x Supreme collaboration in the form of bags. Expect line-ups on June 1.
UNDERCOVER RECORDS 2017 Collection
UNDERCOVER has created merchandise for German rock band CAN and fictional band PUNK FLOYD under its equally fictitious record label UNDERCOVER RECORDS.The CAN merchandise consists of a coach’s jacket, T-shirt and a vinyl record, while the PUNK FLOYD line consists of jackets, waist bags, T-shirts and a sweatshirt. All the pieces use UNDERCOVER’s signature usage of motif-heavy design detailing, with the standout piece being the coach’s jacket created for CAN. The UNDERCOVER RECORDS 2017 collection will be available at UNDERCOVER retailers starting June 1.
adidas Originals ’70s JPN OG Tracksuit Re-Release
adidas Originals‘s legendary JPN OG tracksuit will soon be up for grabs once again. Straight from the 1970s, the re-release is set to commemorate the brand’s iconic style and mark on the fashion world for over 40 years. Crafted from polyester, tencel and cotton which aid in breathability and comfort. adidas’s Three Strips logo can be found on the sleeves, while the Trefoil logo can be found on the left chest. Decorated in a “Legend Ink/Bold Orange” colorway, the JPN OG tracksuit is limited to 2,000 units only and includes an exclusive box and inlay card. The adidas Originals JPN OG tracksuit will be available at select adidas Originals locations on June 2.
KITH x adidas Football 2017 Collection
KITH has teamed up with adidas Football on a multi-dimensional offering that places emphasis on KITH’s own football clubs: the Cobras and Flamingos. Both teams are presented with a unique range consisting of on and off-pitch apparel, home and away kits plus footwear prepped for the streets, turf and grass. KITH’s hometown Cobras sport a black, white, red and yellow colorway with a snakeskin pattern added as an extra touch. For the Miami Flamingos, a soft color palette of mixed pinks, greys and slate is used. Included in the footwear lineup for the Cobras is the COPA 17 Cleat, Mundial Team TR and COPA 17 UltraBOOST. For the Flamingos, the ACE 17+ Cleat, ACE 16+ UltraBOOST and ACE 17 TR1 are featured. The upcoming KITH x adidas Football Collection will be available at all KITH stores and online on June 2.
BAPE Tiger Camo 2017 Summer Collection
Revered Japanese streetwear brand BAPE recently unveiled its full Tiger Camo collection for 2017 summer. Full of a wide assortment of summer staples, the range sees the statement print taking on a classic green and muted beige colorway on a mis-mash of polo tops, T-shirts, shorts and headwear items. The BAPE Tiger Camo 2017 summer collection will be available at BAPE retailers and online June 3.