• ARKET and Morjas Put a Scandi Spin on the Loafer

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    For its Fall/Winter 2020 collection , Swedish label ARKET put Nordic traditions at the forefront by focusing mainly on both simplicity and function. In-keeping with the scandinavian theme, the label has now linked up with fellow Swedes Morjas for a limited-edition footwear release. Sharing an appreciation for archetypal design and contemporary aesthetics, the brands have teamed up to develop their own interpretation of one of the icons of modern footwear: the penny loafer. Handcrafted in Almansa, Spain - a region with a tradition of shoemaking dating back to the 18th century - each pair...
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  • A Kind of Guise Goes Knitwear Heavy For FW20

    A Kind of Guise Goes Knitwear Heavy For FW20

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    In stark contrast to its bold, Ghana-inspired summer collections , German label A Kind of Guise returns for Fall/Winter 2020 with a knitwear-heavy, more traditional offering. Combining workwear silhouettes and detailing with cosy flannels and classic patterns, FW20 draws on inspiration from Irish craftsmanship. Based on the shores of Dublin Bay, the merchant company Global Odyssey Ltd has been trading around the world for centuries. Today they continue to cater the continents with the finest Irish products: the soft wool, irish whiskey and array of seafood, in exchange for exotic spices...
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  • HAVEN Debuts Handcrafted 2020 Eyewear Collection

    HAVEN Debuts Handcrafted 2020 Eyewear Collection

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Candadian retailer HAVEN has just unveiled its 2020 eyewear collection, adding yet another new lineup to its expansive in-house catalog. Like the imprint's Fall/Winter 2020 collection from back in August, the assemblage combines modern craftsmanship with classic design. The collection was made in Sabae, Japan, the same region eyewear manufacturer LIGHT Co. is based in. From wide hexagonal cuts to slimmer rectangular shapes, the frames of each eyewear in the range is handcrafted using plant-based cellulose acetate. Each piece in the lineup features a metallic hexagon motif at the end...
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