Remember the time when wearing jeans and sports shoes were a big fashion no-no? This fashion faux pa extended to the strappy sandals, or worse, sandals with socks. AndOn May 12, 2014 / By Nookmag
Remember the time when wearing jeans and sports shoes were a big fashion no-no? This fashion faux pa extended to the strappy sandals, or worse, sandals with socks. And yet, the style industry has made it possible to rock these no-nos into a big fat Yes! Sports-inspired sneakers are de rigueur and with Teva’s Original Sandals Collection, it’s no surprise if your strappy friends make a comeback.
Teva invented the world’s first sport sandal, the Teva Original. With the latest Original Collection, this icon – known for its durability and versatility – is updated with an infusion of bold colours and styling paired with heritage inspired patterns. Two other lines, Original Universal Sandal and Original Flip, is also making a comeback.
Featuring traditional nylon webbing, a contoured EVA topsole and a durable rubber outsole, the Original Universal is as valuable today as it was on those first days on the river. Those who prefer the basics will love the easygoing and clasic flip-slop sandals.
The Teva Original Collection is available at all World of Sports and World of Outdoors stores. The Original Sandal retails for $59, the Original Universal Sandal retails for $65 and the Original Flip retails for $55.
Kate Moss is one of the most well-known supermodels of all time. Seven years after her first collaboration with Topshop, she does it again with a new Spring/SummerOn May 12, 2014 / By Nookmag
Kate Moss is one of the most well-known supermodels of all time. Seven years after her first collaboration with Topshop, she does it again with a new Spring/Summer collection that shows off how she has evolved as a designer. According to Kate, her taste and choice in clothing has changed since her last collection. She took what she learnt from the first collection in terms of picking out fabrics, the design process, and quality and applied it in the new one.
This Spring/Summer, Kate included Balearic dressing, which is a reflection of her love for the Balearic Islands. This series come with embroidered smock-tops, silk blouses and a white kaftan. She also introduced pajama dressing! Be stylish and comfortable – best of both worlds. Being the style icon that she is, these pajama pieces are carefully designed to look stylish, without skimping on the comfort.
Every fashionista needs the perfect dress for a party. Kate’s collection comes with flirty and sexy cocktail dresses that has intricate beading and opulent trims. While Diane Keaton is always spotted with a tailored female tuxedo, Kate has taken that trend and added her flavour in the classic look that hugs your body at all the right places.
Topshop recently had the media preview for Kate’s new collection at the Knightsbridge outlet. Items in her collection range from $99 for a paisley scarf to $1379 for her jewel beaded dress (only available online at www.topshop.com). Unfortunately, the tuxedo is not yet available in Singapore.
The large-faced watch trend is taking over, with many brands coming up with their own designs. That includes Puma! Just because it’s a brand known mainly for sportingOn May 12, 2014 / By Nookmag
The large-faced watch trend is taking over, with many brands coming up with their own designs. That includes Puma! Just because it’s a brand known mainly for sporting goods, doesn’t mean they forgot about keeping up with the latest timepiece trends.
Puma Time’s 2014 collection introduces the ULTRASIZE Collection. It is laser focused on finding that perfect balance between form and function. Every watch dial layout, technical feature, colour and material selection is designed to express the brand’s sense of cool, relaxed style.
The ULTRASIZE watch speaks to design style and sport enthusiasts alike. It is sleek and simple with the signature leaping Puma logo on the face. The oversized crown matches the 50mm case. Priced from $175-$228, the ULTRASIZE is available in stainless steel, leather and silicone rubber versions in multiple colour ways.
Puma didn’t forget about the ladies! As mentioned before, the large-faced watch trend is really big at the moment, and apparently it has caused women to use their boyfriend’s/husband’s watches! The ULTRASIZE LDS features a 44mm case, with the same cool maximal take on minimalism. Priced from $175-$218, this ladies collection comes in leather, stainless steel and silicone rubber versions in many different colour combinations.
Puma Time is available at Clout 9 at Wheelock Place, OG at Orchard Point and People’s Park, Metro at City Square, Robinsons at Raffles City, Tangs at VivoCity, Puma Stores, and all authorised retailers.
Front Row is excited to launch two new brands- Apologie (first time being launched in Singapore) and Veja here in Singapore. Apologie is a brand of shoes, createdOn May 2, 2014 / By Nookmag
Front Row is excited to launch two new brands- Apologie (first time being launched in Singapore) and Veja here in Singapore. Apologie is a brand of shoes, created by Olivia Cognet in 2012, while Veja creates trainers, bags and accessories using exclusively materials from sustainable development and fair trade. These materials includes organic cotton, wild rubber and vegetable tanned leather.
The brains behind Apologie is Olivia Cognet. She is a designer whose style is classic, yet modern, while still being elegant and timeless. The brand boasts an unconventional style, cultured and curious. Apologie’s shoes are manufactured in northern Italy and made by reputable manufacturers. This Fall/Winter line, comes in wintry and intense shades: a mixture leather spattered with gold, deep burgundy, black, navy blues and browns.
For Fall/Winter 14, Veja uses two different prints, the Derlon Print and Banana leaf print. The Derlon print was done in collaboration with Brazilian street artist Derlon de Almeida. He uses symbols from its Northern Brazil culture- in paintings, birds, flowers, snakes, ships or clouds. As for the banana leaf print, it was inspired by how they were used as wallpapers for the world famous Beverly Hills Hotel of Los Angeles.
Apologie shoes retail from $470 while the Veja line retails from $70 and are available at Front Row at #02-09, Raffles Hotel Arcade from June 2014. The store opens from Mon-Sat 12 noon-8pm, Sun 12 noon-5pm. To see the other brands Front Row carry, head over to their website at www.frontrowsingapore.com
Take a trip to the Wyld side. TheWYLDshop.com is an online store that carries Australian brands that provides free delivery/shipping in Singapore! Not only that, they’ve decided toOn May 2, 2014 / By Nookmag
Take a trip to the Wyld side. TheWYLDshop.com is an online store that carries Australian brands that provides free delivery/shipping in Singapore! Not only that, they’ve decided to merge the Australian High Street Style to the Singapore Fashion online marketplace for their summer collection.
For the month of May, the WYLD shop has paired sequins with faux suede textured shorts that is versatile enough to wear with a plain X-back cotton tank. The theme is complete with a 70’s style crepe dress that’s available in bright neon orange and black for the perfect day to night look with an easy change of accessories. In this collection or theme, they’ve also paired contrasting colours and added in black and silver accessories to complete the look. To keep to the summer theme, there are also casual dresses available and floral printed pencil skirts.
In June however, Paint It Red, the WYLD shop’s top selling brand, will release their first instalment of the #hypercolour range that consists of pastel and dark cobalt colours. Their pieces are versatile and give out the summer and relaxed vibe without skimping on the design and colour.
For those of you who would prefer simple pieces, fret not! Playsuits, maxi dresses and black/white/nude nylon basics are WYLD key items for the Singapore summer (Which is 24/7). You can easily get your hands on the WYLD shop’s clothing pieces online at www.thewyldshop.com. Take advantage of it, ’cause let me repeat it again, FREE DELIVERY/SHIPPING FOR ORDERS IN SINGAPORE!
This spring, Vans worked hand in hand with Della, a socially responsible fashion company, to release a line of footwear and accessories. Della works towards empowering the womenOn April 27, 2014 / By Nookmag
This spring, Vans worked hand in hand with Della, a socially responsible fashion company, to release a line of footwear and accessories. Della works towards empowering the women of the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa. The company provides opportunities for women there to build a foundation for better life through jobs, education and skills training. This collaboration between Vans and Della was to create an opportunity to raise awareness of Della and its efforts.
The Vans x Della partnership consists of a six-piece footwear capsule for men and women with matching accessories. Vans tapped into Della’s team of designers to handcraft fabrics through a local batik process to create unique prints that were blended on the Vans classic Sk8-Hi Reissue, Era, Authentic, Sk8-Hi Slim. The two accessories are a large hobo bag and a wristlet. They included colours like blue, yellow, red and green in the collection to bring in the colours of Ghana’s surroundings.
Not all women are given equal opportunities and fair rights. Hopefully through this partnership, it will increase the awareness of Della and what they’re working towards- empowering women. Vans also travelled to Ghana to document an exclusive glimpse at the passionate, talented women behind Della. Watch their journey to West Africa with the Della team on OffTheWall.TV. Click here!
Nautica products have always been known to revolve around the nautical theme colours like blue, red and white. This Spring/Summer, Nautica launched a new line of watches withOn April 27, 2014 / By Nookmag
Nautica products have always been known to revolve around the nautical theme colours like blue, red and white. This Spring/Summer, Nautica launched a new line of watches with refreshing hues. The NSR 103 line comes in green, yellow, and orange.
It features a Japanese date movement with date window at 3 o’clock. Just because this line of watches come in brighter colours, it doesn’t mean that Nautica forgot about it’s signature design elements. These watches have a 45mm brushed silver case that is topped with a rugged black turning top ring. It has luminous hands and markers and is also water resistance.
This line is perfect for those who want a masculine watch, with a hint of colour. The NSR 103 retails for $239 and is available at Tangs Orchard and VivoCity, Metro Compass Point, OG Orchard Point and People’s Park and Nautica Boutiques.
Living in a fast paced environment like Singapore’s requires us to constantly check our watches. We gotta keep track of time! Enter Slow Watch. This unique watch isOn April 25, 2014 / By Nookmag
Living in a fast paced environment like Singapore’s requires us to constantly check our watches. We gotta keep track of time! Enter Slow Watch. This unique watch is simple with a 24-hour dial and singular hand.
The reason behind the creation of this watch is meaningful – especially in the present moment where we’re always rushing for time. It measures time as a 24-hour period, which means time is merely an estimation and this can “simplify our lives; to break away from the pace of constant clock-watching.” This idea was conceptualised by four friends who all recognised the need to enjoy life without letting it rush by: Christopher and Corvin from Germany, and watch designers May and Gabriele from Switzerland.
The Slow Watch bezel is made of brushed stainless steel, encapsulating a K1 mineral glass case over a Swiss-made GMT quartz movement. It has also been made so that it is exactly symmetrical in form when seen at all angles.
You can get your hands on the Slow Watch at Cumulus at Wheelock Place and Fiftyfive at Boat Quay.
Ladies, we’ve all bought shoes that end up hurting our feet at the end of the day. Our heels get a little sore, the arch of our footOn April 25, 2014 / By Nookmag
Ladies, we’ve all bought shoes that end up hurting our feet at the end of the day. Our heels get a little sore, the arch of our foot gets a little bit cramped… That’s because that pair of shoes doesn’t have enough support for your feet!
I know, I know – who would want to wear track shoes all the time and get mistaken for someone who’s going for a workout? Reebok partnered with supermodel Miranda Kerr to come up with a new pair of shoes, Skyscape, that features 360 degrees of foam comfort in a fun, flirty silhouette that pairs perfectly with jeans, skirts or yoga pants.
You must be wondering, why Miranda Kerr? Well, instead of focusing on comfort underneath the shoe, Reebok wanted the user’s feet to be enveloped in comfort. Through the research process, they found inspiration in the home furnishings industry and… lingerie – specifically, moulded foam bras. Furthermore, Miranda Kerr is not only a supermodel who has to keep fit and model sexy lingerie. She’s also a mother to three-year-old Flynn. Running around all day can take a toll on a woman’s precious feet, and Miranda Kerr swears by the Skyscapes.
The upper part of the Skyscape is crafted using the same manufacturing techniques and processes as moulded foam bras, but using materials that have been optimised for the stresses and strains placed on the feet all day. The flirty lace-up silhouette comes in a broad range of colours to match any outfit or mood.
So if you’re a busy woman who is in need of a good, trendy and comfortable pair of shoes (or if you want to feel like Miranda Kerr), go get yourself a pair of Skyscapes! The Skyscape collection will be available from Mid-April 2014 in Stadium Takashimaya S.C, and Royal Sporting House: Tanglin Mall, Paragon, Great World City, Vivocity, Parkway Parade, Junction 8, Jurong Point, Tampines Mall, Northpoint, Causeway Point, JEM, NEX, and BHG Bugis Junction. Each pair retails for $99.
Cherry Blossoms… the star of every Instagram picture taken in South Korea and Japan. And possibly, the flower every die-hard romantic wants to be given – apart fromOn April 21, 2014 / By Nookmag
Cherry Blossoms… the star of every Instagram picture taken in South Korea and Japan. And possibly, the flower every die-hard romantic wants to be given – apart from the overrated rose. Or, on the simpler end of symbolism, Cherry Blossoms mean the beginning of Spring.
In celebration of this, New Balance has released two colourways of the 999 model, which draws inspiration from this ushering of Spring by Mother Nature. The soft pink version mimics the colour of the Cherry Blossom flowers, and the mint green version complements the collection by referencing the leaves of the Cherry Blossom tree.
The New Balance “Cherry Blossom” 999 collection retails for $169.00 and come in unisex sizing from US4-12. It launches on 12th April 2014 at all New Balance Concept Stores, Leftfoot and Limited Edt stores.
Converse’s CONS collection gets a new twist to its classic silhouette. The Spring/Summer 2014 CONS Collection features the CONS Star Player and CONS Aerojam in new bold colours coupled withOn April 21, 2014 / By Nookmag
Converse’s CONS collection gets a new twist to its classic silhouette. The Spring/Summer 2014 CONS Collection features the CONS Star Player and CONS Aerojam in new bold colours coupled with eye-catching details. Taking the synergy of creative street culture and translating it into their latest collection means fans get to wear their culture on their feet.
The Lifestyle collection’s Star Player pays homage to the 1977 All Star II sneakers. This time, with extra cushioning for optimum support and comfort. These low-top sneakers that everyone is familiar with also gets a seasonal update with a range of refreshing colour tones for spring – Radio Blue (a snazzy electric blue), Charcoal with a pop of minty blue, and of course the bold Red.
Those who like their shoes high and strong would prefer the CONS Star Player Plus, which channels the resurgence of the 90’s heritage trend and mirrors a few details from the Converse Weapon and Aerojam styles, specifically the Y Bar and molded oversized tongue details. Keeping its sports-driven ethos, the sneaker details include the iconic Star Chevron logo, white toe cap and a padded collar for extra cushioning.
Also available in Radio Blue, the Star Player Plus comes in Mesange, White, and Gray. Another 90s inspired pair is the CONS Aerojam, which takes you back in time with an oversized tongue, removable and reversible lace shroud details, and a sports-inspired aesthetica remastered silhouette – in White,Charcoal, and Red.
Their Skateboarding Collection consists of the CONS Star Player Skate, available in mid and low-top styles. This versatile pair comes equipped with a molded Lunarlon sockliner, CONS traction rubber, perforated memory foam, and a gusseted tongue. The colour range is wide for this one! It comes in Oyster Gray, Ensign Blue, Khaki, Graphite, and Black.
The second pair in their Skateboarding collection is the CONS Trapasso Pro II, named and inspired by Converse Skateboarding Ambassador Nick Trapasso. His lifestyle, personal style, and interests are fused into the shoe’s design. The Trapasso Pro II offers tie-dye suede details and updated seasonal colors. Like the Star Player Skate, it features a molded Lunarlon sock liner, CONS traction rubber and perforated memory foam padding for optimal cushioning. Other colours include Black, Gray, and Graphite.
Last on the Skateboarding range is the CONS KA-II sneaker, which is also a representation of Converse Skateboarding Ambassador Kenny Anderson. It features a camouflage printed suede and molded Lunarlon sockliner, memory foam and gusseted tongue for a customized fit. Additional details include CONS Traction Rubber fused with the Flex Rubber Cup Sole for increased board grip. This comes in Camouflage, Black, Gray, and Navy.
The Converse CONS collection is available nationwide at selected Converse boutiques. Prices range from $69.90 to $109.90.
SWANK’s Spring-Summer collection, entitled ‘Murder, She Said’, aims to bring back its roots: dark, satyr, yet playful design with high quality craftsmanship. SWANK created a (fictional) storyline forOn April 20, 2014 / By Nookmag
SWANK’s Spring-Summer collection, entitled ‘Murder, She Said’, aims to bring back its roots: dark, satyr, yet playful design with high quality craftsmanship. SWANK created a (fictional) storyline for their Spring-Summer collection – a story of a mistress who killed her man and then concealed it with layers and layers of lies.
This collection consists of many ready to wear pieces such as playsuits, jumpsuits, matching sweater and sweatpants, sheer pieces and volume skirts in comfortable fabrics, perfect for hanging out with friends. Because of the nature of this collection (keywords: dark, crime, murder), the apparel’s colour palette revolves around black, white and grey. However, it’s still a Spring-Summer collection (and that calls for colour!), so SWANK added in a splash of vibrant pink embroidery on some of the pieces.
Summer is here! Well, technically it’s summer all year round in Singapore. All the more we should protect our eyes from the harmful UV rays. What better way toOn April 18, 2014 / By Nookmag
Summer is here! Well, technically it’s summer all year round in Singapore. All the more we should protect our eyes from the harmful UV rays. What better way to do that than by putting on a stylish pair of shades. Le Specs and MINKPINK have come up with their new line of shades revolving around thick frames and mirrored lenses.
Le Specs’ Summer line, Paradise, aims to allow the wearer to stand out from the crowd with its bold shaped, printed frames. If you’ve been looking for a pair of cat eye shaped sunglasses, look no further. Le Specs has a range of cat eye shaped frames that goes from subtle to extreme. Priced at $79, the Hatter Black (right) is one of the subtle cat eye shaped frames, while Tweedledee, $109, has a much more prominent cat eye shape.
The Paradise line also has a series of circle frames for those Beatles, John Lennon, or Harry Potter fans. Here is where it gets interesting. Le Specs has fused the feline, the wayfarers and the circle shaped lenses to create a pair of unique shaped frames, like that of the Cheshire, priced at $99.
If you’re a bigger fan of coloured and mirrored lenses, perhaps MINKPINK’s Summer line would suit your bill. The line brings together the classic wayfarers and aviators with coloured frames and mirrored lenses.
Unlike the typical black Ray Ban wayfarers, MINKPINK’s Say Anything – Milky Aqua (left), $49, has not only one – but two pops of colours! The milky green frame and the mirrored blue lenses would give any simple outfit that ‘oomph’ factor. Dusk Till Dawn – Gold Dust, $65, also gives another spin to the original aviators, with a slick satin gold dust metal frame and pink mirrored lenses.
Who says you can only be flashy and stylish with jewellery, when you can also do so with a unique pair of shades? Le Specs and MINKPINK’s summer line is available from 21 March 2014 onwards, at PLAYLAB at L4, TANGS Orchard and www.ashop.asia. You can also get Le Specs and MINKPINK sunnies at www.thewyldshop.com.
Ladies, if you’re getting bored of your plain, dull-looking watches, consider the Superdry AURORA collection. This collection features a luxurious butter soft calf leather strap, a solid colouredOn April 18, 2014 / By Nookmag
Ladies, if you’re getting bored of your plain, dull-looking watches, consider the Superdry AURORA collection. This collection features a luxurious butter soft calf leather strap, a solid coloured dial and magnified date view detail. The coloured numerical display gives the timepiece a splash of colour without it being too over-the-top.
The AURORA collection retails for $199 each and comes in three different colour combinations – a white dial with lilac numerals, a white dial with baby blue numerals and a back dial with hot pink numerals.
It’s perfect for every day wear and to add a pop of colour to any outfit. Superdry’s AURORA line is available at TANGS Playlab at VivoCity, Aptimos: Bugis Junction, Lucky Plaza, Wisma Atria, OG: Orchard Point and People’s Park.
Two universally recognised icons join forces to release a footwear capsule, and it’s a must have. Vans and The Beatles will soon be available, in the best OffOn April 17, 2014 / By Nookmag
Two universally recognised icons join forces to release a footwear capsule, and it’s a must have. Vans and The Beatles will soon be available, in the best Off the Wall fashion, for your sneaker collection.
The collection of footwear showcases the artwork from the legendary Yellow Submarine album and film. Released in 1968, Yellow Submarine is hailed as the representation of good music and unique art. Now showcased on four original Vans Classics, the collaboration is the first of its kind and delivers an offering of artwork and colours taken directly from the album cover.
Yellow Submarine is based on a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. It tells the tale of peace, love, and hope – themes propelled by Beatles songs like “Eleanor Rigby”, “When I’m Sixty-Four,” and “All You Need Is Love,”. The film, also a legend, was recognised as the bridging of a freestyle approach and innovative animation techniques.
The Beatles Yellow Submarine by Vans is an exciting collection that will highlight the group’s global influence on music, art and pop culture. The footwear capsule drops in Vans stores in May.
Looking for your luggage at the collection belt of the airport can be quite stressful, especially when it seems like everyone has a black bag just like yours.On April 16, 2014 / By Nookmag
Looking for your luggage at the collection belt of the airport can be quite stressful, especially when it seems like everyone has a black bag just like yours. Quite a fair bit of concentration is needed to make sure you get the right bag!
EASTPAK’s Tranverz line of luggage has made a comeback with bold new prints and colours that would definitely make it easier to spot your luggage on the belt even before it gets to you. The double layer bag provides ample storage for your necessities while travelling. It has a smooth wheel system that makes it easy for you to push or pull it around even the busiest of cities. This luggage line comes in three sizes and weight; Tranverz S at 2500g, Tranverz M at 3160g, and Tranverz L at 3640g.
The collection includes Shuffled Daisy in Tranverz S, designed for those with a penchant for floral designs. Designed with women who seek a simpler design (without skimping on style) is the Blackout Pink, aptly named for its bright pink zippers and handles.
For the jet setters who prefer a bigger volume, the Tranverz M and L come with two designs each as well. The Cassette is a unique print that takes us back to the good ol’ days – those without CDs and MP3 players. Nostalgia works! The Wet Whale on the other hand, is a striking yet minimalistic option, perfect for the fuss-free traveller.
EASTPAK’s Ship Shape print for the Tranverz range has more of a rugged feel perfect for, well, a rugged male. The Blackout Silver, which holds a similar concept to its feminine counterpart Blackout Pink, is classy with a hint of silver and grey.
The new Tranverz Spring/Summer line definitely caters to all frequent travellers with its different prints, and colour accents to suit each jet setter’s personality. Tranvers S retails for $299, Tranvers M for $325, and Tranvers L for $349. The EASTPAK Tranverz Spring/Summer line is available at World of Sports and EASTPAK outlets.
Combining innovation and the classics can be a tricky thing. How do you retain the rugged and classic features of bags and luggages loved by generations, while creatingOn April 9, 2014 / By Nookmag
Combining innovation and the classics can be a tricky thing. How do you retain the rugged and classic features of bags and luggages loved by generations, while creating a bag representative of today’s style? J. Panther Luggage Co. has no problem drawing upon the standards and construction methods of the pre-1950s U.S and fusing it with our modern lifestyle.
Innovation and classics take the form of functionality – the label makes their luggages suitable for folks who like to cycle, walk, or travel frequently, as well as those who simply wish to make a stylish statement. Luggages are often a lifetime investment after all, so it better be versatile!
Get yours now at Fiftyfive, 55b Boat Quay Road, Singapore.
We love new shoes, and New Balance seems to have a stream of newcomers this year. Spring welcomes a collaboration with Nice Kicks, a pair of kicks christened 1600On April 8, 2014 / By Nookmag
We love new shoes, and New Balance seems to have a stream of newcomers this year. Spring welcomes a collaboration with Nice Kicks, a pair of kicks christened 1600 “Grand Anse”. Inspired by Nice Kicks founder, Matt Halfhill’s youth growing up in Grenada, the Nice Kicks X New Balance 1600 “Grand Anse” have been released, though in a limited quantity.
Here’s the story behind the Grand Anse. Matt Halfhill, founder of Nice Kicks, moved to the beautiful Carribean Island of Grenada – with little background information. He arrived at the island and heard waves breaking on the beach, “a beach that would become one of the most impactful places in his life”. Inspired by this beach, the Nice Kicks X New Balance 1600 “Grand Anse” is a reflection of nature, the calypso rhythms that make up the island, and the soft white sand.
The Nice Kicks X New Balance 1600 “Grand Anse” includes a royal blue and aqua pig suede and mesh upper representing Granada’s shallow waters. White leather accents on the upper resemble the sails of boats, and the sandy, light grey midsole symbolises the sandy beach. Lastly, the style includes an ice rubber sole to represent the warm water of Grand Anse Bay. Additional details include a Nice Kicks signature full-reflective tongue; reflective laces; an ice rubber bottom; and, sea crystal hangtag. The Nice Kicks X New Balance 1600 “Grand Anse” features also ABZORB® technology providing a cushioned midsole and insert for added comfort and support.
The Nice Kicks X New Balance 1600 “Grand Anse” will retail exclusively at Limited Edt Vault @ 313 Somerset for $229 from March 29 onwards.
Cumulus has got a new brand in town. Joining their carefully picked range of carryalls is Defy Bags, a made-in-USA collection headed by former art director Chris Tag.On April 8, 2014 / By Nookmag
Cumulus has got a new brand in town. Joining their carefully picked range of carryalls is Defy Bags, a made-in-USA collection headed by former art director Chris Tag.
Chris spent quite a bit of time making his own bags out of tarpaulin, seatbelts, and steel buckles. With the support of a crafts and design team, the headquarters in Chicago now produces a collection of sturdy and durable backpacks, messengers, and accessories.
The skill and thought behind every bag drive the brand.Each Defy bag is made up of heavy-duty vinyl or canvas tarpaulin, solid steel and brass AustriAlpin Cobra Quick Release buckles (same as those used in the military), Horween leather, waterproof RiRi zips and seatbelt strapping. All in all, this is the process that lives up to its Defy or Die motto.
Find these bags at CUMULUS, 501 Orchard Road #02-14,Wheelock Place.
Reebok and LES MILLS wants you to be comfy while you workout. To reinvigorate their fitness apparel and footwear, Reebok took inspiration from LES MILLS instructors, churning outOn April 7, 2014 / By Nookmag
Reebok and LES MILLS wants you to be comfy while you workout. To reinvigorate their fitness apparel and footwear, Reebok took inspiration from LES MILLS instructors, churning out stylish products that suit the athletic demands of workout enthusiasts.
Design, technology, and fabrication elements are utilised to provide maximum support, ventilation and mobility. The functional SS14 collection does not compromise on style and features bold colours, graphics and prints paired with sleek, dynamic silhouettes to ensure the participant stands out in class. The collection complements LES MILLS programs including the world famous BODYPUMP and BODYCOMBAT, with dual branded apparel and footwear.
Style wise, the collection is inspired by basketball trends, but maintain the raw, martial arts energy with mesh and gold highlights. Technical fabric selection and design is of utmost importance, and only those that maximise freedom and movement while drawing moisture away from the body have been chosen.
The Reebok x LES MILLS collection will be available from Mid-April 2014 at Stadium Takashimaya S.C, and Royal Sporting House Great World City, Tampines Mall, JEM, and Novena Square.