Staff Writer, Complex Style. @Lei_Takanashi
Did you just make a sale on Grailed? If you did, you should probably empty your Paypal balance into your savings account like a responsible adult. But that’s not as fun as spending all that cash on some of the best new style releases this week. Supreme teams up with Rimowa to release suitcases covered in spider webs, Virgil Abloh brings in a former Kanye West collaborator for ‘Figures of Speech’ merch exclusive to the High Museum of Art, Neighborhood is set to release a porcelain incense burner with an legendary graffiti artist. Polo Ralph Lauren also re-imagines pieces from its archives for a limited edition collection inspired by the great outdoors.
Find out about how to buy these releases and about releases from other brands like Aimé Leon Dore, Carhartt W.I.P., A.P.C., and more below.
Supreme x Rimowa
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Release Date: Nov. 12 Where to Buy It: Supreme stores, supremenewyork.com , and RIMOWA New York at 8:30AM on Saturday, Nov. 16 Price: TBD
Supreme teams up with the luxury German luggage company Rimowa with a collaboration that references one of Supreme’s oldest graphics. The “spider web” pattern was previously printed on hoodies for Supreme’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection. Although the price point for the Rimowa suitcases will likely cost over $1,000, last year’s Supreme x Rimowa collaboration resells for nearly double than on StockX. Consider yourself lucky if you get it for retail. For those who aren’t looking to buy clouty luggage, Supreme’s capsule collection with Martin Wong is also dropping this Thursday.
MR PORTER x Noah Capsule Collection
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Release Date: Available Now Where to Buy It: MR PORTER Price: $25-$1,400
MR PORTER has just released an exclusive capsule with Noah. Items include “Rose Logo” T-shirts, embroidered corduroy baseball caps, striped logo hoodies, corduroy suits, and more. Standouts include Noah’s corduroy “Cross Country” parka, which is available in an exclusive grey colorway.
Neigborhood x Futura Incense Chamber
Release Date: Nov. 16 Where to Buy It: Neighborhood store in Harajuku, Japan and online at neighborhood.jp Price: TBD
Neighborhood has always been known for making sick porcelain incense chambers. The adidas Superstar and BAPE Shark Hoodie chambers are two excellent examples. This weekend, Neighborhood is collaborating with Futura to release an incense chamber shaped like the “Pointman,” one of Futura’s most iconic characters. It is limited to 100 pieces worldwide. This is destined to become a coveted collector’s item one day.
X-Girl x Be@rbrick
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Release Date: Nov. 15 Where to Buy It: XLARGE/X-Girl stores in Japan and online retailers Price: TBD
X-Girl will drop this adorable collaboration with Be@rbrick this week. XLARGE/X-Girl stores in Japan will sell clear Be@rbricks with colorful X-Girl blocks inside the belly. The Be@rbricks will be available in 1000%, 400%, and 100% sizes. Bear themed X-Girl merchandise will also be available.
Ralph Lauren Polo Sport Outdoors Collection
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Release Date: Nov. 14 Where to Buy It: Polo App in North America and the United Kingdom. Opening Ceremony, Fred Segal and Bodega stores in North America. Select global Polo Ralph Lauren flagship stores and select retail partners. Price: $98-$1,298
Ralph Lauren revisits its iconic Polo Sport and Polo Sportsman lines with an 11-piece “Polo Sport Outdoors” capsule. The collection includes hiking sneakers, utility vests, sunglasses, utility pants, backpacks, booney hats, graphic print jackets, knit sweaters, caps, and more. Although the collection is inspired by ’90s Polo, almost all the pieces are completely new and re-imagined designs. Standouts include a patchwork anorak featuring an iconic Polo Sportsman “magazine” print, and a knit sweater with a built-in bag.
Virgil Abloh x Cali Thornhill Dewitt ‘Figures of Speech’ Atlanta Merch
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Release Date: Available Now Where to Buy It: High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia. Price: TBD
It was speculated that when Virgil Abloh moved the ‘Figures of Speech’ exhibition to the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, new merch would also be released. The exhibition just opened yesterday and photos of the exhibit have already made their way onto Instagram. For the exhibit’s Atlanta run, Abloh teamed up with artist Cali Thornhill Dewitt on T-shirts, hoodies, and sweatpants. Dewitt previously collaborated with Off-White and with Kanye West for The Life of Pablo merch.
A.P.C. x JJJJound
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Release Date: Nov. 14 Where to Buy It: A.P.C. stores worldwide and online at apc-us.com Price: TBD
Apart of A.P.C.’s ongoing “Interaction” series, the French brand’s fourth collaboration is with the legendeary internet fashion tastemaker JJJJound. The collection will include denim jeans, T-shirts, crewnecks, hoodies, tote bags, backpacks, candles, notebooks, and keychains. On drop day, A.P.C. fans in New York City can also visit the store on Mercer St. to hear a discussion between A.P.C.’s founder Jean Touitou and Justin Saunders (JJJJound).
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance
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Release Date: Nov. 14 Where to Buy It: Aimé Leon Dore flagship and online on Nov. 15 at aimelonedore.com Price: TBD
Aimé Leon Dore teams up with New Balance for a collection that includes sneakers, fleece scarves, fleece jackets, hoodies, joggers, crewnecks, long sleeves, T-shirts and more. Standouts include a graphic pocket T-shirt and two versions of the New Balance 990 (V2 and V5).
Motown x Carhartt W.I.P.
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Release Date: Nov. 14 Where to Buy It: Carhartt WIP stores, carhartt-wip.com, and select retailers worldwide. Price: TBD
In celebration of Motown Records’ 60th anniversary, Carhartt W.I.P. is releasing an exclusive collection with the legendary Detroit record label. The collaboration features bomber jackets and graphic T-shirts that pull archival images from Motown artists such as Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson. A special pair of headphones by Japanese manufacturer Phonon and a record weight are also available.
BAPE x Big Sean
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Release Date: Nov. 16 Where to Buy It: BAPE New York City Store on Nov. 15, select BAPE retailers and online on Nov. 16 Price: TBD
A Bathing Ape has teamed up with Big Sean for an exclusive capsule collection that includes T-shirts and long sleeves. The BAPE x Big Sean pieces feature Ape Head graphic stylized like Big Sean, Baby Milo graphics, and first camo options. For BAPE heads in New York City, the first 100 customers to purchase this BAPE tee at a pre-release event this Friday will be able to attend an exclusive meet and greet with the Detroit rapper.
Babylon LA Winter 2019
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Release Date: Nov. 14 Where to Buy It: Online at babylon.la and select retailers worldwide Price: TBD
Right after dropping an exclusive collaboration with the graffiti legend MQ, Babylon LA returns with another drop for Winter 2019. The brand’s latest drop includes graphic T-shirts, hoodies, dyed long sleeves, selvedge denim jackets, and custom cut & sew pieces. Standout pieces include a chain stitched wool bomber jacket, and a waxed duck canvas parka with removable patches.
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