Aloha Rag | Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook

Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook by Aloha Rag

Aloha Rag has taken the liberty of crafting a lookbook for Rick Owens’ S/S 2012 collection. The styling is in-line with the labels style ethos — a bit of edge and a ton of luxury. The Italian-made pieces themselves are exceptionally crafted as always and feature some amazing textures this time around, including snake skin leathers. Some styles from the women’s line are showcased throughout the lookbook as well.

Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2012 can be found now at all global stockists including Aloha Rag.

Our Legacy ‘Splash’ Collection

Our Legacy 'Splash' Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Our Legacy has unveiled their “Splash” capsule collection for S/S 2012. The lineup plays as the Stockholm-based label’s mid-season injection of vibrant colors, patterns, and prints. There’s a good mix of classic and simple garments, made from high-quality garments. A favorite of many is the Constellation zip shirt, which features a Riri half-zip and shawl collar. More looks from the exclusive spread on Dazed Digital below.

Profound Aesthetic Amongst Mankind Collection

Profound Aesthetic Amongst Mankind Collection - Spring 2012

Profound Aesthetic has dropped new offerings for Spring 2012 and we’re pretty psyched to present the goods to you. Dubbed the “Amongst Mankind” collection, the pieces range from visually profound tees to some really solid hoodies with an amazing range of leather wristwear to round out the offerings. The elbow-patched hoodies really stood out from the pack as did the well-detailed leather bracelets. All-in-all, the product here just makes us anticipate the warmer days of summer that much more.

We’ve got more images of the season’s lineup from Profound Aesthetic below though we suggest making your way over to their online store ASAP if you want a chance at grabbing your favorite pieces.

In Stock | visvim Spring/Summer 2012

visvim Spring/Summer 2012 at Union LA

Union LA continues to take stock of some solid pieces from visvim, this time getting their hands on a wider of ranger product. They’ve now gotten the Sashiko L/S Shirt, the Palimpsest Crew as well as four different colors in the Slim Chino in Giza cotton. The Cornell Slack is also available now through Union and will make for a more dressier piece. Shop the goods at Union LA and check all the new stock below.

ODIN New York Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook

ODIN New York Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook

New York-based retailer ODIN has dropped styled looks for the several collections they’ll be carrying for the spring and summer seasons. Among them is Thom Browne, Todd Snyder, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Burkman Bros., White Mountaineering, rag & bone, Shipley & Halmos, Creep, Richard Chai and a few others. You can shop the offerings now at the ODIN New York boutiques while some of the pieces will also be available through their online store.

Introducing | Balibaris Made in Europe

Balibaris Menswear Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

We were recently turned to French menswear label Balibaris. They launched about a year ago and have been making some really timeless pieces ever since. Some of the product available to the European market only (for now) include long-sleeve marinière tees, red selvedge jeans sourced from Japan as well as a host of mid-weight and lightweight outerwear pieces. The classic cashmere sweatshirt and French-made basic tees really stood out to us as well. The collection is exclusively crafted in Paris, with high quality European fabrics -except for the Japanese raw denim — and entirely produced in France and Europe.

Scroll below to see some of the pieces available from Balibaris for Spring 2012 as well as a short video which highlights the making of their marinière tees.

Left Field Denim 2012 Lookbook

Left Field Denim 2012 Lookbook

Left Field sent over some shots of their 2012 denim collection in action. The all-black everything look never gets old and this lookbook is a testament to that. It was shot in Greenpoint, Brooklyn by photographer Liz Brinkley, and includes all of this year’s denim styles, including the $175 Cone Mills Greaser Jean, the Heavy Nisshinbo Greaser Jean, and the brand new Collect Sulfur-dyed Black Greaser Jeans. Each pair is handcrafted to perfection in the good ol’ US of A and priced well at $175 a pair. Shop the complete denim lineup at Left Field.


SUPER OPTICAL Line Spring/Summer 2012

SUPER, known for their modern sunglass designs, have released their OPTICAL line, their first ever range of eyeglasses. They’ve essentially taken some of their top silhouettes and reworked them into eyeglasses, offering up some really diverse pieces. This introductory season we are launching the Basic, Ciccio, Flat Top Small, People, America, Paloma, giaguaro, 49er, Panama all of which have been chosen based on fit, size and weight. Their available in three different colorways — havana, black, and panama havana blonde — and are fitted with fine details of gold or silver metal and hardware.

SUPER eyeglasses are available now.

MR PORTER | Sterling Work

MR PORTER | Sterling Work, Mad Men Inspired Looks

With Mad Men back on our screens, the folks at MR PORTER just couldn’t help but do another 1960s style tailoring story. With much inspiration taken from the hit AMC drama, be sure to browse through the looks on The Journal. We’re sure you’ll find something you like, we definitely did — AMI trench, Lanvin tie clip, Gucci suiting, Church’s footwear. We can keep going. Head on over to MR PORTER to see the beautiful imagery and read the words of Mansel Fletcher as well.

Maison Martin Margiela 10 Sheer Knits

Maison Martin Margiela 10 Sheer Knits

Maison Martin Margiela drops these knits made from a super soft, lightweight and technically advanced locknit fabric that feature a see thru effect revealing a stripped pattern on the inside, being actually composed of two different pieces which are only attached at the collar and hem. Something so soft should not be reserved for your lady friends. We like nice things, too. Available now at Por Vocacao.