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Viberg Boot Mfg. Ltd. Coming Out With Their Own Sneakers

It’s been a long wait, but they’re finally here: Viberg is going to release the Viberg Sneaker. First rumors about this new pair surfaced around five years ago, if you hung around the right circles and knew the right people. Many thought the celebrated bootmaker would never make them, but now that they’ve formally thrown their hat into the ring, everyone better watch out – one of the most respected shoemakers in the world is sure to make their mark on the sneaker game. These will be the only sneakers currently manufactured entirely in Canada. Expect prices to be high (US$500-600), but with quality to match. Think Hender Scheme, but less ridiculous and much more wearable.

 

Black and Seed Italian Horsehide colorways will be available at 12 Noon PDT on Viberg.com.

 


Tanner Goods Releases New “Washed Black” Collection

This new limited collection features a 14oz. mill-washed waxed canvas from Halley Stevensons. Established in 1864, Halley Stevensons are waxed cotton fabric manufacturers and specialists in weatherproofing canvas. We’re big fans of waxed canvas — it’s a hard-wearing, nearly waterproof material that looks good on just about anything you use it for. This new murdered-out fabric has been applied to Tanner Goods’ Voyager Daypack, Wilderness Rucksack, Nomad Duffle, and Drifter Dopp Kit. Tonal matte black hardware and vegetable-tanned leather straps round out the features, and they’re nicely understated, letting the fabric do most of the talking. These would be great for day-to-day use, a short vacation, or even for a serious outdoor camping trip.

The entire collection is available now on the Tanner Goods website.


Air Jordan 3 Retro “Bordeaux” Get Release Date And Official Pics

Ladies, if you like the 3’s, you’re going to want to take a close look at these. Most retro Jordan releases are targeted toward men, so it’s high time sneakerhead girls get some love. The Air Jordan 3 Retro “Bordeaux” comes fully suited in burgundy nubuck with leather overlays, all on top of a clean white sole. The metal jumpman logos on the tongues are also finished in the same burgundy color. We’d be calling these a must-cop even for guys if these came out in mens sizes.

The Air Jordan 3 Retro “Bordeaux” will drop on September 21st for $180. Look for them at selected Jordan brand retailers.


Adidas Skateboarding is Releasing a Multicolor Primeknit 3ST.002

The 3ST line is the brainchild of adidas Skateboarding’s “open source workshop design approach.” They utilize the special TORSION support system for maximal stability and flexibility; breathable, suede-reinforced knit sock uppers; adiTuff technology to guard against severe damage and promote extended durability; and a Geoflex and vulc outsole for optimal board support. This newest colorway of the 3ST.002 uses a semi-translucent mudguard to display the model’s dual-density TORSION system. The rest of the outsole has also been hit with the cloudy treatment, resulting an almost ethereal lightness to look of the the entire shoe.

 

Release dates and pricing haven’t yet been confirmed, but look for these soon on the adidas website and most other adidas Skateboarding stockists.

 


Arc’teryx Veilance Shows Off Its SS19 Collection

Arc’teryx Veilance just revealed pictures of its upcoming Spring/Summer 2019 lineup. Known for being technically-driven yet luxurious, Veilance’s sleek and sophisticated silhouettes make their products just as wearable in the city as in the wilderness. The Canadian brand takes its research to the extreme when it comes to blending aesthetics and function, studying the relationship between movement, the garment, and the environment.

“As we were designing this collection, the question we kept asking ourselves is how do we make it so each piece can do more? Why must every item only serve a single purpose – ‘those shorts are just for running, that jacket is just for rain’ – why can’t each do everything, and look beautiful in the process?,” explained Taka Kasuga, Arc’teryx Veilance’s Director of Design.

We’re particularly interested in the GORE-TEX shake dry running jacket, which looks like a much more fashion-forward version of Arc’teryx’s mainline Norvan SL hoody.

 

The entire collection is scheduled to be released in February 2019. If you can’t wait, the current Spring/Summer collection is available on the Arc’teryx Veilance website now. They only ship to select locations in Northern America and Europe, but we can take it from there—we’ll ensure that your packages are delivered straight to your door from your U.S. or Europe My Shopping Box address.


Adidas Releases Glitch 2.0 Pack for the World Cup

With the World Cup just days away there’s no better time to hype up football fans with a new set of sick boots to kick around in. The Adidas Glitch 2 Russia 2018 pack is split between two themes: two skins inspired by Russia and three skins for the three Adidas Glitch countries: England, France, and Germany. Adidas has also decided to give the Glitch football boot a general update—both parts of the modular Glitch boot, both inner shoe and skin, have undergone several changes. The inner shoe has been improved in order to allow greater ease of getting in and out of the boot. Additionally, fit and snugness has been improved with a new Techfit cage construction.

The Adidas Glitch 2 World Cup skins will be available to buy on the Glitch app soon.


The North Face Draws Inspiration From Himalayan Prayer Flags With Its “Khumbu” Pack

The North Face’s new “Khumbu” Pack draws its cues from the prayer flags of the Himalayas. The collection’s tagline is “Inspired by the mountains, made for the wanderers.” The following images are from the pack’s lookbook which was shot on the streets of Kathmandu. Among the items featured is the 1990 Mountain Q Jacket, which looks to be one of the most desirable outer shells available this season. The rest of the collection features bold, bright colors, and the expected TNF attention to detail and high quality materials.

The “Khumbu” Pack is currently available from The North Face UK’s online store and other selected European retailers—a perfect chance to use your My Shopping Box EU address.


H&M Launching Pride Out Loud Collection Featuring Gus Kenworthy, Aja, and More

H&M recently announced a new line of clothing they will be selling in stores across the United States. The new capsule line features LGBTQ-themed attire for those wanting to celebrate Pride month in June, marking the first time the company has marketed clothes specifically in support of the LGBTQ+ community. This collection is releasing just in time for Pride Month, which is celebrated annually each June.

H&M has teamed up with OUT Magazine and multiple LGBTQ influencers to model their clothes. The “Pride Out Loud” campaign features pop singer Kim Petras, Olympic free skier Gus Kenworthy, Drag Race alumna Aja, model Shaun Ross, and more.

Spokesperson Emily Scarlett stated, “Equality, diversity, and inclusivity have been deeply rooted in our values for a long time” and explained that the pride collection would simultaneously celebrate diversity and “the joy of fashion.”

The collection will be available on May 31 from H&M stores around the U.S. and the H&M online store.


Kiriko and Red Clouds Collective Release Boro Backpacks

Kiriko have come together with fellow Portland natives Red Clouds Collective to release their Boro backpacks. Boro, a traditional patchwork style, was originally borne out of necessity due to the rarity of affordable textiles. Any garment that started to fray would be patched up with a small piece of scrap fabric and sashiko stitching. Eventually some pieces are so covered in scraps that it becomes impossible to figure out where the original garment ends and the scraps begin. The word Boro means “ragged” or “tattered,” and the style fell out of popularity once modern industrial production became more common. Kiriko is one of a few brands that specializes in using this kind of tactile history in their garments.

Combining this aesthetic with a vintage rucksack style and quality construction is the job of Red Clouds collective, and it seems that they’ve succeeded—the bags have a heavy 14oz. cotton canvas body that’s patched over and sashiko-stitched with Japanese Boro from Kiriko. The rest of the details are all appropriate and well-considered: antiqued brass rivets and buckles, YKK snaps, and vegetable-tanned leather straps.

Three styles of the Boro backpack are available now at Kiriko. Their previous collaboration in sashiko style is also still available.


Suicoke X Wacko Maria Collab Unveiled, Release Scheduled for May 26

Currently only two styles have been shown—a simple thong sandal (TYPE-1) and a somewhat more ergonomic velcro-equipped slide (TYPE-2). Both feature Suicoke’s typical Vibram soles and rubber footbed. Other features include the Wacko Maria patch on the straps, and Wacko Maria’s signature leopard print.

Both models will be available at selected retailers worldwide and Wacko Maria on May 26.