A Good Thing Introduces The Low Brow

New Zealand’s, A Good Thing, introduces an all new silhouette in the form of the Low Brow. With the help of McKinlays Footwear, a family run business with over a century’s worth of experience in shoe manufacturing, the brand has yet again put forth a durable and hard-wearing shoe, all the while maintaining a clean and understated aesthetic. Entirely designed and constructed in New Zealand, the Low Brow features a 100% matte black nubuck leather shell, high tongue and thick layered rubber sole, possessing all the qualities needed for an outlasting pair of shoes. Watch the video, produced by Blake Dunlop, for a closer look into high quality shoe construction. The Low Brow is now available at Good As Gold.

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uniform experiment 12 Ounce Selvedge Cotton Denim Jeans

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Japanese label uniform experiment have recently released this impressive run of denim. The 12 Ounce Selvedge Cotton Denim Jeans are highlighted by a light wash so are timeless while the design is finished with the eu in a circle on the back right pocket. Released in three fits, regular, slim-straight and slim-fit, there is a pair for everyone.

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Eytys x Rhys Coren Sneaker

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Swedish based footwear label Eytys have enjoyed great success over a very short time having only launched the brand last year and this collaboration with Rhys Coren adds to their growing image. Talented multi media artist Rhys Coren whose work is inspired by late 80’s, early 90’s football goalkeeper kit designs and the Acid House scene from the same period. Eytys have turned to Coren because his work evokes bitter sweet memories of candied and colorful Kellog’s cereals, of being ten years old and glued to the TV without a care in the world and the outcome is one to appreciate. Here is a look at one of the designs from the collection that is available now from colette.

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Converse x Hancock Vulcanised Articles First String Jack Purcell

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Converse First String and Hancock have come together to release to a trio of Jack Purcell’s through Hancock’s Vulcanised Articles. Making their way in Blazing Yellow, Chateau Gray, and Dark Navy, the Jack Purcell’s arrive comprised of a waterproof upper in similar fashion to those of brands jackets and outerwear. Each pair features a waterproof siphon elastic bonded rubber outer shell and imprinted lining, embossed with metal Hancock 1843 eyelets and embroidered HVA logos on respective heel pull tabs. Ideal for those unannounced Spring showers ahead, the Converse First String x Hancock VA will be available on March 15th in-store and online at Up There.

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Monitaly Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

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Monitaly (the brand founded by Yuketen‘s Yuki Matsuda) is preparing for Summer, with it’s new surf-and-skate themed lookbook for the season. Given the summer vibrations on show, it’s not surprising to see floral prints, executed across a range of pieces in a vibrant color palette, making up a large part of the collection. Next to the florals, we’re also introduced to unique patterns, lightweight checks, and bright tonal pieces, which come together on vintage-cut garms to create a super fresh representation of Matsuda’s anticipation for Summer — and a nice throwback to the brand’s inspiration, West Coast surfing. As with all Monitaly collections, it’s all in the details.

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C.E Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

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Having already seen the C.E Spring/Summer 2014 Collection through the Japanese labels staple seasonal video, here is a further look at the line. Cavempt aka C.E are at the forefront of the Japanese scene at present with a unique approach that is changing the preface of the scene with work that is relevant for the internet age. Further emphasising their stand alone position is the combination of sic-fi relevant graphics and a more contemporary finish to basic garments.

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