True to brand, Lightning Bolt unveils its Spring/Summer 2015 collection of surf sourced style. Dropping later this year the range features boardshorts, tees, button-ups and a variety of lightweight jackets. Set against a primary color pallet of muted yellows, vibrant indigos and rich reds the line sees ’70s-inspired graphics, organic fabrics including hemp cotton and an overall softness to garments suited for warmer climates. Enjoy the lookbook here… to shop the brand’s current collection visit their website.
Honoring 20 years of innovative brand heritage, Vans Snow introduces the 2014 Mountain Edition hybrid apparel collection. Pulling from the company’s iconic surf and skate styles, the street inspired snow line features climate-friendly material treatments on both the Stinson ($110) and Rutherford ($130) jackets as well as the Tanka ($120 USD) and Cabrillo ($100) woven shirt-jackets. Each classic silhouette showcases Vans’ hollow-yarn fabric construction, an advanced water-repellent finish and the exclusive Mountain Edition logo. The 2014 Mountain Edition collection is available through select retailers and online at here.
Set to officially debut in three months time in Sochi, Russia, Burton unveils the 2014 U.S. Olympic Snowboard team uniforms. Tapped for their third consecutive winter games, Burton partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to once again create a one-of-a-kind uniform designed to represent both the Olympic spirit and America’s longstanding creative heritage. The 2014 competition kit features an inspired American vintage patchwork jacket, showcasing Burton’s never before seen DRYRIDE Vaporshell laminate, as well as off-white corduroy pants, debuting the brand’s weatherproof DRYRIDE Nanonshell laminate. Complimenting the uniforms technical outerwear pieces Burton has additionally designed first-layer bottoms and tops, three unique beanies, gloves/mitts and a mid-weight wool/silk blend pull-over fleece. Below, Danny Davis gives the full kit breakdown at the exclusive 2014 Olympic Snowboard team uniform unveiling from Burton’s Flagship in Soho, NYC.Burton, Olympics, United States
Debuting the brand’s latest comprehensive range for 2013, Nixon unveils the well-worn Gunsmith Collection, an assortment of select watches, wearables and accessories. Featuring clean-cut designs, rich leather construction and a classic rugged finish, the handcrafted line boasts earthy hues inspired by long days of log splitting, fly fishing and game skinning. Available at select retailers and online through the jump.
Debuting it’s latest coordinated accessory release, Nixon introduces The Desert Sand Collection for Spring 2013. Taking a step back from the brand’s usual beach inspired lines, the latest range pulls from a spectrum of dusty colors found throughout California’s picturesque desert country. Featuring a tote, wallet, belt, varsity style jacket and three watches, the collection combines supple suedes, warm brand-centric accents and masculine silhouettes. Available at brand retailers worldwide and online here.
Adding cold weather depth to it’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection, Hawaiian surf brand Lightning Bolt introduces a retro styled Down Bomber Jacket, to suit climates beyond the aloha shores. The weather resistant design features a dual zipper/snap button closure, ribbed collar and cuffs, 90-10% French goose down/feathers, and front pocket rubber print branding. Offered exclusively in blue with contrasting black shoulder panels. The Down Bomber Jacket ($360 USD) is available at select Lightning Bolt stockists.Lightning Bolt
Joining forces for an anticipated Fall 2012 delivery, street icon Stussy and snowboard garment-ier Holden introduce a 5 piece collaborative collection designed for on-the-go functionality. A fashion-focused response to the lifestyle requirements for an active one week road trip, “Stussy by Holden” postures to provide the necessities for a journey from the peaks of the great Northwest to the shores of Southern California. Consistent with Holden’s classic style of understated detail, the line features two military-inspired jackets ($300/400 USD), a pack-able vest ($220 USD), a CPO field shirt ($165 USD), and a field pant ($290 USD) — all constructed with eco-friendlier fabrics, updated tailored fits and technical performance. In correlation with the release, Holden/Stussy chose ten people (three athletes, one filmer, one driver, and five individuals from all walks of media) to embark on an epic journey in March of 2012, pursuing a healthy lifestyle of snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding, fishing, camping, and city adventures, all in the span of one week. The road trip was documented and edited into a very cool video piece, debuted below (1:39). The “Stussy by Holden” Collection drops 10/24, available at select retailers worldwide and online at holdenouterwear.com. See the full range and video lookbook (4:15) below.Holden, Stussy
Reflective of a lifestyle occupied with living, working and surfing in New York City, apparel brand and boutique retailer, Saturdays NYC, debuts it’s highly anticipated Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Recently labeled Best New Menswear Designer of the Year, by GQ Magazine in 2012, the company broadens it’s line for the coming year with slim-fit selvedge denim, a mid-length balmacaan coat, a traditional jean jacket and a fully taped-seam raincoat. In addition to a fresh range of graphic designed slim-fit T-shirts, the 2013 Saturdays delivery introduces three new prints found throughout the collection on oxfords, esquinas, boardshorts and accessories; prints include the Paint Print, Notebook Print and Floral Print. A range of footwear, socks, hats and bags will also be featured in upcoming line. The complete Saturdays menswear SP/SU 2013 collection is expected to drop mid February and will be available at Saturdays’ three flagship stores, the Saturdays online store, MRPORTER.com, Barneys, Colette, Beams, Lane Crawford, and other select locations worldwide. Check out images from the full 2013 lookbook below.Saturdays Surf NYC