• BEAMS Plus Inverts Trad Style for Spring/Summer 2018

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Japanese retailer BEAMS offers several different clothing lines under its menswear umbrella, with BEAMS Plus reigning as its most popular international label. For Spring/Summer 2018, the label blends Ivy League suiting with preppy staples, updating Trad gear with effortless Japanese style.
    Northeastern sensibilities inform the range, evoking classic preppy looks; Boxy suiting, Americana basics and pleated slacks are all on hand. Shorts are cut above the knee, pants are cropped and collars are wide, undermining any sense of stoicism or stiffness, while layers range from plaid anoraks to...
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  • Metallica & Vans Present Its Spring/Summer 2018 Capsule

    Metallica & Vans Present Its Spring/Summer 2018 Capsule

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Vans has once again teamed up with the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Metallica for an exclusive collection of footwear and apparel. This marks the third collaboration between the two, which highlights a Sk8-Hi Reissue with a full grain leather upper, tonal deco-stitched Sidestripe with an etched Metallica logo on the sidewall and a wrapped version on the quarter panels.
    It also features a Classic Slip-On with an all-over Metallica logo print, as well as a short sleeve T-shirt and trucker hat to round out the offering. The Metallica x Vans collection will be available to...
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  • Kaptain Sunshine Hits the Beach for Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook

    Kaptain Sunshine Hits the Beach for Spring/Summer 2018 Lookbook

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Japanese imprint Kaptain Sunshine readies a disparate array of hot weather goods for Spring/Summer 2018. Taking cues from retro European style, the label offers a host of long, relaxed shorts and breezy layers.
    While Fall/Winter 2017 saw the label continuing to mine its preferred vein of workwear-inspired style, Spring/Summer 2018 represents a slight shift from tradition. The clothes are still inspired by rugged, hard-wearing gear, but transition to a sleeker range more akin with vintage European items. Work jackets, knit beanies, loose shorts, extended shirting and slouchy harringtons...
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