Drawing once again from a lifestyle of design, surf, travel and festivals, Barney Cools continues to blend contemporary streetwear and beach vibes with a slew of new arrivals for Spring/Summer 2015. The Australian brand’s latest garments are pitch-perfect for summery, aqua-submerged lifestyles and its latest releases span the spectrum from surf-ready beach shorts to breezy button-downs. Among the highlights are pieces such as the floral print Cabana S/S Shirt, graphic tees, logo sweats, the B.Cause cardigan-style hoodie and two-tone Zip Spray Jacket, while nylon snapbacks and patterned 17″ board shorts are tailor-made for sun-filled days on the coast. Designed for individuals who play as hard as they work, Barney Cools’ Spring/Summer 2015 new arrivals are available now at the HYPEBEAST Store.
What to Wear Today: A crisp white shirt, a simple suit, and a poppin’ tie.
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After making its inaugural debut in New York City, it looks like Jordan Brand’s Flight23 by Footaction is gearing up to open its second location. Taking its talents out West, the Jordan-only retail space will be taking its Jumpman-exclusive glory to Las Vegas. With its doors set to open on April 24th, at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops, ‘heads will certainly be in for a treat as there will surely be a grand opening restock. Peep a preview of the previously mentioned store both above and below the jump and be sure to keep your browsers locked to Nice Kicks for more.
Australian label ZANEROBE continues to follow an understated aesthetic in 2015 with the presentation of a Spring/Summer 2015 collection dubbed “Movement.” Offering a vast assembly of muted, street-ready staple items including cuffed trousers, distressed denim, button-down shirts, lightweight crewneck sweaters, short-sleeve hoodies, shorts, T-shirts and shoes, each piece maintains a slim silhouette and structured design that allows the brand to transcend the confines of the category ‘streetwear.’ Presented in a predominantly monochromatic color palette, these pieces can be styled in a way that makes them multi-occasional, from casual-wear to semi-formal with a touch of streetwear flair. Look for the collection over at the HYPEBEAST Store.
What to Wear Today: Gray something with chocolate brown shoes. Never fails.
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The latest installment in the Jordan Elements series, the Air Jordan 11LAB4 is getting ready to deliver some DNA-swapping flavor to retailers this Saturday. Boasting a shiny Air Jordan 11-inspired black patent leather makeup, a dash of white is featured on the midsole. Finished with blackened accents and branding adding the final tonal touches, fans of this Air Jordan 11LAB4 will be able to pick these joints up online at Nike.com and at select Nike retailers for $ 250 on April 25th.
Air Jordan 11LAB4
Style #: 719864-010
Release Date: April 25, 2015
Price: $ 250
Following the release of its “Taking From the Land” collection last month, Seattle and Tokyo-based Maiden Noir has teamed up with street culture publication Sneeze for a capsule range of hats and tees. The four piece includes two monochromatic iterations of the Japanese poplin shirt with tonal Sneeze branding at the hem, and two variations of hats in black, and green and yellow that feature embroidery and a leather strap. Check out the San Francisco shot lookbook above and head over to Sneeze‘s website or Maiden Noir’s online store to purchase any pieces.