Silent Ventures Pop-Up Store, London

Silent Ventures Pop-Up Store, London

Silent Ventures is a new independent British menswear label that looks to highlight local and European manufacturers and mills that seldom get noticed. The products are offered in small quantities with a high level of detail and attention and offered up at a competitive price. The aesthetics are simple yet refined and are primarily based on traditional American sports and workwear but with a contemporary twist. Look for the goods to be available through the Silent Ventures website, temporary stores and select retailers.

Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique Opening with Dwayne Wade

Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique Opening with Dwayne Wade

Earlier this week, Hublot held an event at Miami’s Club 50 at the Viceroy Hotel, celebrating the official opening of the Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique opening. Dwayne Wade was on hand, sporting is own creation — the Hublot King Power “D-Wade”. Dwyane made his mark as a designer in creating his very own limited edition watch in collaboration with Hublot. “The elements reflect my personal style and love for basketball”, he said of the watch which features his jersey’s #3 and a bball net design on the strap.

Wade enjoyed the soiree with girlfriend Gabrielle Union and Hublot Managing Director Ricardo Guadalupe while guests danced to tunes spun by DJ Khaled. Proceeds from the Hublot King Power Dwyane Wade watch will go to support the Wade World Foundation in its efforts to promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations.

Park & Bond x Nepenthes Shop-in-Shop

Park & Bond x Nepenthes Shop-in-Shop

Park & Bond continues to deliver some really exclusive product, this time partnering up with Nepenthes, a New York shop with roots in Japan that carries brands like Engineered Garments and South2 West8 as well as a plethora of goods from Japanese labels that you won’t find anywhere else. The Nepenthes shop-in-shop that’s now live online at Park & Bond continues this trend as there’s a good mix of brands, giving the consumer a complete feel for what they could potentially find in their Garment District boutique. (via GQ Eye)

Inside Look | The Bureau Belfast Shop Video

Inside Look | The Bureau Belfast Shop Video

Like us, we’re sure many of you have visited The Bureau’s online shop and have been impressed by their offerings and vision. And like us, we’re sure many of you have never seen the inside of their actual storefront located in Belfast. They’ve dropped a short video that gives highlights of the products on hand and gives us a look at the inside of their shop.

Context Clothing Fall/Winter 2011 Editorial

Context Clothing Fall/Winter 2011 Editorial

Context Clothing drops their seasonal editorial featuring styled looks of their offerings. The goods for the colder months ahead are looking tremendous, with a solid mix of mid-layer pieces and a promising outerwear selection. Brands on deck include White Mountaineering, Nigel Cabourn, Monitaly, Folk Clothing and a few others.

Stone Island x Nitty Gritty Store 20th Anniversary Parka

Stone Island x Nitty Gritty Store 20th Anniversary Parka

We’re used to seeing anniversary celebrations take place on the regular in this space but they’re usually in the three to five year range. Brands loving celebrating their annual birthdays and use it as a marketing tool ever too often. We’ve rarely been able to witness a brand hit anything beyond ten years and to see a retail shop hit twenty is downright remarkable. They’ve been blessing Stockholm with the finest since the early 90s and their collaborative effort with Stone Island may be one of their best releases to date.

This parka features a broken-in design and features a waterproof shell and an orange detachable wool lining. The engineered hood has inserts in stretch jersey at the sides and drawstring while there are two windproof pockets on the front and two diagonal pockets on the chest with jersey inlay.

Now Open | Thom Browne Online Store

Now Open | Thom Browne Online Store

Thom Browne is only available through a select number of outlets but now the New York designer has officially launched his online store, allowing you to buy the goods directly from the source. This helps the label in many ways but the most important will be in terms of their bottom line. As for the product, we’ve highlighted some of their goods in for fall in the past few weeks and expect to see more here as we begin to dig into the newly launched online store.

Shop the site at thombrowne.com.

Dockers x Urban Outfitters Mobile Shop

Dockers x Urban Outfitters Mobile Shop

Urban Outfitters is taking their store on the road to visit four cities over the next four weeks. The fully functioning mobile mini store is made from two 20′ x 8′ shipping containers and will be stocked with a little bit of everything. Dockers joined the project by helping to create a mobile art gallery, which is headlined by South Caroline based artist Hollis Brown Thornton, alongside four up and coming artists from the Southeast. The Gallery showcases each artist’s version of khaki using raw Dockers ‘Alpha’ Khaki material.

Throughout October, the store will be traveling 928 miles across the Southeast United States with stops in Columbia, SC, Athens, GA, Tallahassee, FL and Knoxville, TN.

Now Open | Uniqlo on Fifth Avenue NYC

Now Open | Uniqlo on Fifth Avenue NYC

We’re just days away from Uniqlo opening the doors to their second flagship store, this time invading Fifth Avenue in New York City. The 89,000 sq. ft. space is vast and will look to further advance the brand’s progress here in the states. Uniqlo will be unveiling new partnerships and activities in the weeks ahead to celebrate the opening. We’ve already heard about their outdoor roller skating rink in Meatpacking and we’re sure there will be other events of the sort coming up as well. The store opens on October 14 (this Friday), while Uniqlo is opening their third American store at NYC’s 34th Street just a week later on October 21st. (via GQ)

Drakes London at No. 3 Clifford Street

Drakes London at No. 3 Clifford Street

Back in May, the first ever Drake’s shop was opened, with a distinct location in Mayfair at No. 3 Clifford Street. The store carries everything you’re accustomed to seeing on the British label’s online shop and offers up exceptional service to boot. Bespoke services are offered as well as Drake’s provides an unequalled array of the finest neckwear fabrics, and all of Drake’s ties are meticulously handmade in their own Clerkenwell workrooms. Selectism recently took a visit to the store, be sure to check out some of the images below.

Now Open | Hickoree’s in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Now Open | Hickoree's in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A move that’s long overdue, The Brothers Corsillo have finally taken their highly successful Hickoree’s online shop and opened their first brick and mortar establishment. Situated in the South Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY, the shop is a floor under their office where brothers Sandy and Emil have run both Hickoree’s as well as The Hill-Side over the past few years. The product’s as diverse as it is online with everything from wiffle ball bats and Blue Cow soap to parkas from Owner/Operator and new packs from Epperson Mountaineering. The shop recently collaborated with Fair Ends for two wool caps, both of which are available in-store now. (via Secret Forts)