Uniting for a small collaborative delivery, Brixton and the makers of “The Worlds Highest Standard Stuff,” Poler, join forces to offer a limited edition hat and t-shirt kit. Featuring the Summit six-panel cap with pull down/tie-able earflaps and custom printed lining, offered in black wool and camel canvas, as well as the premium fit Pine tee, available in three distinct colorways. Sold exclusively online at brixton.com and polerstuff.com.
Teaming up on a Winter 2012/13 release, Holden and Herschel Supply Co. have co-brandulated to deliver a bag range designed to pack, hold and organize everything needed for the journey ahead. Constructed using premium wools, genuine leathers, heavyweight cotton canvases and Herschel’s signature fabric liner, the collection boasts timeless style and a double dose of detailed attention to quality. Featuring a four piece lineup, the ‘Holden for Herschel Supply’ collab includes a classic school backpack (Settlement), duffel bag (Journey), vintage-inspired scouting bag (Survey), and a technical backcountry backpack (Caliber 16) – complete with rear horizontal snowboard carrier, full drainable recovery pocket, internal shovel and probe pockets, and fleece lined goggle pocket. Check out a short video of the Caliber 16 in action below. Available at brand accounts worldwide.Herschel Supply Co., Holden
Following the brand’s recent announcement for it’s new ‘Happy Lens’ technology, fusing optic lens design with contemporary human color preference research, SPY Optics releases the Whitewall Series – a line of black and white modern frames with subtle hints of vintage flair. Inspired by timeless fashion moments from the ’40s, ’50s and 60′s, the collection features seven unique frame profiles designed with a classic greaser influence. Consisting of five recognizable SPY styles (Helm, Bowery, Blok, Flynn, Touring) and two new styles (Discord, Stag), each Whitewall silhouette boasts a specially designed emblem stamped onto it’s 100% UV lens, distinct custom packaging, and contrast logo detailing on the frame itself. Lens options include grey/navy spectra, grey/black mirror, grey/blue spectra, grey/light blue spectra and grey/green spectra. Available at SPY retailers and online in mid-November ($120-150 USD).Spy Optics
Celebrating shared Australian roots and an affinity for fringe culture aesthetics, surf clothier Insight and men’s grooming company Uppercut Deluxe partner to release an exclusive co-branded hair product. The result; a collaborative light weight hair wax, equally balancing professional tack with a matte dry finish. Aptly labeled Light Might, goods are available online at insight51.com and uppercutdeluxe.com. Video below by our friends at Monster Children Magazine.Insight, Uppercut Deluxe
Unleashing a collectible rarely seen outside of Major League Baseball, Thrasher Magazine introduces the limited edition Justin “Figgy” Figueroa skateboard bobblehead. Standing 11 inches tall, the animated statue captures the likeness of a long haired, sunglass wearing, skateboard toting, beer hoisting Figgy in action. Falling on the heels of his praised section in Baker Skateboard’s recently released film “Bake and Destroy,” the commemorative piece drops with timely precision. Limited to 500 piece delivery, the Figgy bobblehead ($19.95) is available exclusively at thrashermagazine.com.Justin Figueroa, Thrasher Magazine
Seamlessly fusing style and function, SPY Optics and bagmaker Herschel Supply Co. partner to introduce two collaborative goggle & bag sets for Winter ’12/13. A play on SPY’s popular Platoon and new Marshall model goggles, the co-branded editions feature collab-specific colorways and Herschel’s trademark patch labeling, as well as a red pinstriped strap, matching the company’s signature patterned lining used throughout it’s own bag line. Further supporting the special release is a custom fleece lined hip-pack – designed by Herschel to look like a miniature backpack – with room for goggles, lenses and related goods. Available through SPY retailers worldwide on 10/22 and online here.Herschel Supply Co., Spy Optics
Born from the collective minds of Plan B and Nixon, The Soundclash Project introduces collaborative pro model packs, designed to represent each of the five riders shared jointly between both brands’ high powered skate teams. Featuring Paul Rodriguez, Torey Pudwill, Ryan Sheckler, Danny Way and Colin McKay, each pack includes a pre-applied custom grip tapped deck, matching custom wheels and color updated Nixon TPS (mobile speaker) system. Create in five distinct colorways, differentiating each pro’s pack and personality, the Soundclash is offered in blue (Rodriguez), purple (Pudwill), red (Sheckler), black (Way) and green (McKay). Available in limited quantities, the Plan B x Nixon collab can be found at select retailers worldwide and online here. Images of the full collection and 1:34 promo video below.
Nixon, Plan B
Pairing personal style with international surf travel, Australian tastemaker Dion Agius and sister Jenna introduce the duo’s latest retail project, curating eclectic one-off homewares from far away corners of the world. Sold exclusively online, CNTNR offers customers an ever evolving collection of Agius’ unexpected finds from trip to global trip – collected in a container, shipped to the Gold Coast and sold direct through the brand’s Instagram, Facebook and Gmail accounts. Featuring hand picked wares from recent North American road trips, CNTNR’s initial debut includes patriotic memorabilia, American-Indian inspired textiles, vintage apparel, Middle-America deer antlers, leather boxing gloves, intricately hand stitched bags and more. Check out images from Agius’ last American road trip and some of his related pickups below. Stay up on CNTNR here or follow on Instagram at @CNTNR.CNTNR, Dion Agius
Releasing it’s latest season of lifestyle accessory packs, Nixon introduces the Hudson St. Collection, a present day nod to the quality craftsmanship of generations past. Tagged “new vintage”, the range pays tribute to timeless style and classic appeal, with it’s deliberate selection of premium materials. Featuring the 42-20 Chrono and Monopoly men’s watches, as well as the Divvy women’s watch, all cleanly framed in the new for Fall 2012 ‘Gun n Gold’ colorway, the rustic leather Bolden Belt, Number Three Big Bill Bi-Fold Wallet in aged brown leather, and Nixon’s iPhone compatible Apollo headphone design finished in a simple gold and black. Images of the collection below. Available here.Nixon
Introducing the newest segment to it’s product line, Insight sets to debut Insight Collectables, an extension into handpicked homewares. The culmination of Creative Director Steve Gorrow’s favourite oddities and eccentricities, Insight Collectables begins by offering a range of custom-made candles, cast in the detailed silhouettes of a hand-gripped .45 (Revolution), praying hands (Peace), tibia bone (The Tibia Bone) and “FU-CK” (FUCK). The first of Insight’s ongoing collection is available Fall 2012 at insight51.com.Insight