Leading sports brand, Skechers, has entered into a new franchise partnership with Trendz 360, a leading distributor and retailer of sports and lifestyle footwear. Together, the two companiesOn April 23, 2018 / By Nookmag
Leading sports brand, Skechers, has entered into a new franchise partnership with Trendz 360, a leading distributor and retailer of sports and lifestyle footwear. Together, the two companies are introducing a new Skechers concept store at Suntec City, designed with greater emphasis on visual merchandising and shoppers’ experience.
Furthermore, Skechers launches its Spring/Summer 2018 collection in the stylish, sleek DLT-A range of athletic footwear, and with it, the appointment of popular host and TV personality, Left Profile Artiste Lee Teng, as Skechers Singapore Brand Ambassador.
New Skechers Store Adopts Visual-Oriented Design, Greater Focus on Apparel
Skechers Singapore’s new concept store at Suntec City West Wing, #01-375, is now officially open to the public. Encompassing over 1,900 sqf, the retail space is specially designed by utilising visual images and clear displays to better emphasize and portray the footwear, inviting visitors in with its modern, neat look.
There are dedicated areas for different categories, including Lifestyle, Performance, the kids’ series, as well as the well-loved Skechers YOU and D’Lites collections. To better segment and highlight each segment, different fixtures are also used to highlight specific parts of the store, such as perforated panels for the Lifestyle section and black, vertical bars to create an industrial look for the Performance section.
Furthermore, the new store features the largest collection of fitness and active apparel yet, reflecting Skechers’ increasing focus on the apparel segment. In the future, Skechers will place more emphasis in apparel and is likewise targeting to increase apparel representation in Skechers stores.
Sneakers from the Spring/Summer 2018 collection of Skechers’ DLT-A series (SGD129) come with air-cooled memory foam technology and includes a super lightweight shock- absorbing athletic midsole signature to the D’Lites series. It has a knitted upper and futuristic wavy line designs on the outsole, scoring points for its sporty style and comfort.
Available at Skechers concept stores in Tampines 1, Jurong Point, NEX, Parkway Parade, Causeway Point, VivoCity, Jem, Bugis Junction, Ngee Ann City, ION Orchard, Junction 8, Compass One, Northpoint City (South Wing) and Suntec City
Ahead of celebrating 90 years of the world’s most iconic duo; Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Onitsuka Tiger brand has stepped into the beloved world of Disney to designOn April 20, 2018 / By Nookmag
Recreating the classic look and feel inherent within the Disney brand, the collection provides a minimal yet modern twist on two of Onitsuka Tiger’s most famous styles. The MEXICO 66 was released in March, with the sketch-inspired grid version set to be released in May.
Inspired by the evolution of Mickey Mouse through the years, the MEXICO 66 is The first to feature the legendary Onitsuka Tiger Stripes, the model was born in 1966 and debuted at the 1968 Games pre-trials in Mexico City. It has since become the brand’s iconic shoes from the lifestyle range. The shoes have stood the test of time 50 years on and have kept as close to the original style and structure as possible; including premium materials, legendary Onitsuka Tiger Stripes and design nods.
Striking a balance between classic and modern is key. The colour variations used mirror the style of Mickey & Minnie Mouse – black, white and red. Creative patterns and shapes synonymous with the Disney brand have been applied to each shoe in a different way, creating classy yet simplistic looks.
The MEXICO 66 will come in three designs. The first drop in March featured the recognisable hand of Mickey Mouse feature alongside the legendary Onitsuka Tiger stripes. The later design – set for May – will include nods to grid drawings, replicating the original sketching’s of Mickey Mouse himself.
Though each unique in their design, the Onitsuka Tiger x Mickey & Minnie Mouse collection is the perfect marriage of classic meets modern. In keeping with both the design principles of ASICS and Disney, the range is a celebration of class and simplicity – presenting Mickey and Minnie Mouse with the 90th-anniversary gift they deserve.
Inspired by the adventurous spirit in everyday travels, Kipling decks out its latest eco-friendly Edgeland SS18 Collection to perk up your day with brand new styles that combine style, playfulness, and practicality. The newOn April 12, 2018 / By Nookmag
Inspired by the adventurous spirit in everyday travels, Kipling decks out its latest eco-friendly Edgeland SS18 Collection to perk up your day with brand new styles that combine style, playfulness, and practicality. The new series features light tones of summer in shades of aged white and aged sand as base colours, making it easy to mix and match with your summer wardrobe.
The new bags incorporate the use of environmentally friendly fabrics with spray-on techniques instead of dye-on colours to conserve water in the colouring process. This unisex collection is imbued with versatility and complements an endless range of looks and styles.
Our favourite is definitely the ART M in aged white (SGD265). Simple and modern, it transforms the zipped tote into a square or triangle silhouette to suit all your storage needs. The front and side zipper compartments, together with the pouch make travel safe and hassle-free. What’s more a simple wipe on the water-resistant fabric keep this trusty tote bag clean and stain-free!
For those who like to keep their things neat, look out for the Creativity L pouch. Reinventing the definition of a perfect organizational system with its three compartments, this design is ideal for storing your small knickknacks from small change to keys and makeup.
Other styles include the ADIMUS backpack and the KOUROU crossbody bag.
The Kipling Edgeland SS18 Collection is available in all Kipling stores from 22 April
The Converse One Star continues to show up across global street culture, with celebrated sneaker boutique Sneakersnstuff creating a limited-edition capsule in collaboration with Converse. Fueled by aOn April 9, 2018 / By Nookmag
The Converse One Star continues to show up across global street culture, with celebrated sneaker boutique Sneakersnstuff creating a limited-edition capsule in collaboration with Converse.
Fueled by a desire to modernize the Camo print, a staple on the scene, Converse x SNS introduces a bold twist on ERDL, a print developed by US Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory in the 60s.
The One Star take on the military print comes to life through texture and color. Translating a traditionally graphic application into a unique patchwork of suede and leather into the classic “canteen” palette. The sneaker’s foxing tape features a military laundry tag and heel stay displays a debossed SNS logo. Additional features include goat leather lining, vintage cotton laces, co-branded sock liners, and the silhouette’s iconic star in Nappa leather.
“Camo has always played an important role in fashion and streetwear,” said Erik Fagerlind co-founder of Sneakersnstuff. “We wanted to elevate the print by stitching leather together in a slow, unnatural process. We do not believe in taking shortcuts. This is not fast fashion. The collection is thorough, genuine and displays a high level of craftsmanship.”
Originating in Stockholm circa 1999, Sneakersnstuff brings the latest sneakers to locals and has helped to define street-style through distinct product curation and collaborations ever since.
The Converse x SNS classic “canteen palette will be available starting April 12 at Dover Street Market Singapore
New Balance embarks on a new collaborative effort with internationally renowned sneaker store from Singapore, Limited Edt Vault, to launch the New Balance 574 Sport. Limited Edt VaultOn April 3, 2018 / By Nookmag
New Balance embarks on a new collaborative effort with internationally renowned sneaker store from Singapore, Limited Edt Vault, to launch the New Balance 574 Sport. Limited Edt Vault has reworked the 574 Sport to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their very first New Balance collaboration from 2008. Featuring a premium black and burgundy upper with gold accents reminiscent of the original collaboration, the colorway also pays tribute to the interiors of the Limited Edt Vault store.
Asia-Exclusive Limited Edt Vault x New Balance 574 Sport
The shoe offers a modernized interpretation of the original for today’s style-conscious consumers. The special edition Limited Edt Vault x New Balance 574 Sport comes in an exclusive special packaging and includes Limited Edt Vault branded lace locks, laces, and inserts.
One of New Balance’s best-selling shoes, the 574 debuted as part of the brand’s 500 series of off-road running shoes in the late 1980’s. The launch of the 574 Sport in July 2017 marked the next chapter in the brand’s sports-style category which bridges the gap between performance and lifestyle. The 574 Sport features a sporty yet sleek silhouette with a re-envisioned sole unit including Fresh Foam cushioning and an Abzorb crash pad for a new level of comfort. The non-traditional tongue and bootie construction provides slip-on appeal for on-the-go convenience and comfort.
The Limited Edt Vault x New Balance 574 Sport is also available exclusively at New Balance Experience Store Paragon in Singapore
Besides clinching the Olympic gold medal, 22-year-old Joseph Schooling is now the first Singaporean ambassador for Hugo Boss. The campaign sees Schooling in a range of outfits fromOn March 27, 2018 / By Jochebel Khong
Besides clinching the Olympic gold medal, 22-year-old Joseph Schooling is now the first Singaporean ambassador for Hugo Boss.
The campaign sees Schooling in a range of outfits from formal wear to outerwear against the Singapore skyline and will be starring in the campaign videos that will be released leading up to the re-opening of the Hugo Boss boutique at MBS on 25 May. The full video will be screened on the day itself, alongside the launch of the brand’s capsule collection to mark this collaboration.
“To succeed, you have to be committed in what you do. I take immense pride in all that I do and I give it my all. It is a tremendous honor to be part of such an iconic brand. Being a BOSS brand ambassador is significant to me because the brand’s focus on quality and authenticity resonates with me on a personal level,” shared the young athlete.
From sportsman to classy suits, we think that the charismatic Joseph Schooling is the perfect fit for Hugo Boss.
This season, Pandora taps into nature’s fascinating elements and the sun’s gorgeous glow withPandora Shine. Crafted in 18k gold-plated sterling silver, this collection is the jewellery house’s newOn March 19, 2018 / By Nookmag
This season, Pandora taps into nature’s fascinating elements and the sun’s gorgeous glow withPandora Shine. Crafted in 18k gold-plated sterling silver, this collection is the jewellery house’s new and affordable plated gold collection, made with the same high- quality craftsmanship standards and ethics as the sterling silver and Pandora Rose pieces.
Soft honey hues and royal, vibrant yellows have never looked this stunning; the Pandora Shine Collection premieres with the Rays of Sunshine and Bee Mine jewellery series, as well as iconic Pandora Signature designs.
Pandora Shine is part of the Pandora Spring 2018 collection, which is the debut collection from Pandora’s new Creative Director duo Francesco Terzo and A. Filippo Ficarelli. Inspired by the gorgeous glow of the sun, the beautiful golden tone of Pandora Shine highlights the personality and uniqueness of its wearer, letting women feel creative in their self-expression and shine from the inside out.
The Pandora Shine Collection is now available at Pandora stores and eStore; prices start at SGD39.
Deemed as one of the most iconic New Balance models, the 574 was first launched 30 years ago, in 1988. The 574 has endured the test of timeOn March 16, 2018 / By Nookmag
Deemed as one of the most iconic New Balance models, the 574 was first launched 30 years ago, in 1988. The 574 has endured the test of time and captured the hearts of enthusiasts as one of their favourite pair of New Balance sneakers. Its timeless design has allowed the 574 silhouette to remain relevant, cementing itself into the modern sneaker culture.
New Balance 574 ‘Classic Grey’
In 1982, during a time when neon tones and bright colours dominated the sneaker industry, New Balance took a bold direction with its latest running shoe and presented its high- performance offering in a clean grey suede colourway. Since then, the colour grey has held great significance in New Balance’s heritage. More than a hue, grey represents the fearlessly independent state of mind and has come to define the understated design philosophy that anchors New Balance footwear.
New Balance honours The Legacy of Grey with an exhibition that pays tribute to the brand’s heritage and spirit – Grey Day 15.03, and with the release of the 574 in three distinct grey styles – 574 ‘Original Grey’, 574 ‘1300JP’, and 574 ‘Classic Grey’.
New Balance 574 ‘Original Grey’
The 574 ‘Original Grey’ resembles the original colour palette of the New Balance 990 that transformed the industry when it was first released in 1982; while the 574 ‘1300JP’ takes inspiration from the legendary 1300JP in the grey/blue colourway. The limited edition 574 ‘Original Grey’ and the 574 ‘1300JP’ are available exclusively at Limited Edt and Leftfoot from today.
The third – the 574 ‘Classic Grey’ is a true embodiment of New Balance grey colourway that is synonymous with the brand since its inception. The 574 ‘Classic Grey’ is available at all New Balance Experience stores, and at Limited Edt, Leftfoot and AW Lab from today.
Get your grey on from today to 18 March as New Balance stages a design + art event, Grey Day 15.03, to celebrate the timeless tonality of classic running. The exhibition highlights the brand’s independent spirit since its beginning and the enduring design of the 574 that have beaten trends and obsolescence to become a new form of timeless art expression.
In celebration of the transcendent nature of grey, New Balance invited four local independent artists, Kelly Limerick (kllylmrick), Koh Dawn (Ektory), Tell Your Children, and Streething to build a conversation between the brand’s emblematic ‘N’ and the colour grey in direct dialogue with their imaginative and ingenious art forms.
Unique collectibles such as The Grey Foliage by Koh Dawn, Crochet dolls by Kelly Limerick, and collaborative tee by Tell Your Children, will be available for pre-order on New Balance E-commerce store from today to 31 March.
Members of the public are invited to celebrate Grey Day 15.03 with New Balance on Saturday and Sunday, 17 & 18 March, from 11.00am to 7.00pm at Miaja Gallery.
Snap a photo in grey at Grey Day 15.03 and hashtag #NBGreyDay #NewBalanceSG on Facebook or Instagram; and stand a chance to win a pair of New Balance 574 Classic and exclusive New Balance Tote Bag
Launched in 1974, One Star was put off a year later due to its relative underachievement. Straying from its origins as a shoe constructed for the basketball court,On March 8, 2018 / By Jochebel Khong
Launched in 1974, One Star was put off a year later due to its relative underachievement. Straying from its origins as a shoe constructed for the basketball court, One Star re-emerged later as a favorite amongst the American grunge and skate scene.
Comparatively different from the popular Chuck Taylor All Star, the One Star sets a new benchmark in street style that doesn’t care about clichés, approvals or being celebrated.
It’s not about checking all the boxes or coloring within the lines. It is for celebrating the square peg in a round hole – the fearless and audacious youth who walks defiantly and are unafraid to be different.
In celebration of the latest Converse One Star Spring collection, Converse puts the spotlight on four anti-heroes – Jade Sparkle, Xavier Ong, Nathanael Ng and Germaine Cheong AKA XiaoMei who carry the spirit of individualism and fearless determination of living their dreams.
This season, Converse rolls out a number of unique iterations for those with the same spirit. For those who love soft-pastels, embrace the One Star Peached Canvas and Premium Suede for elevated comfort.
Or make a statement and do it your way with styles such as pinstripes, piping and molded stars where the retro look of the sneaker is reinterpreted.
The Converse One Star Spring 2018 Collection is available at all Converse Stores
Elaborately designed, expressive and vivid in color, Thomas Sabo’s Spring Summer collection will be focusing on the iconic design language of the Sterling Silver Collection with an unprecedentedOn March 6, 2018 / By Nookmag
Elaborately designed, expressive and vivid in color, Thomas Sabo’s Spring Summer collection will be focusing on the iconic design language of the Sterling Silver Collection with an unprecedented intensity of colour and an individual look. The range extends from artistic, tropically mythical motifs through to edgy wearable hinged hoops, as new style codes of the season. This creates a diverse collection whose contrasts combine to form a treasure of richly detailed jewellery items of 925 Sterling silver. 18k yellow gold plating is the new en-vogue precious metal of the season.
Filigree, handcrafted statement pendants enchant as a highlight. The parrot and the sunstone amulet sparkle with their vibrant colours, Aztec-inspired patterns and filigree decoration. In addition, long necklaces with swinging feathers as well as rings, earrings and bracelets impress in individual jewellery creations. The THOMAS SABO Snake fascinates for the first time as a ring, pendant, bangle or single earring in a green and turquoise look.
The Mediterranean attitude towards life is reflected in the Riviera Colours series. Its casual Boho style appears in filigree-classic bracelets, ear studs, necklaces and rings, in which turquoise-coloured, red and green stones casually coalesce. The long and short necklaces really come into their own in the en- vogue layer look.
To complement this fun-loving design, the starfish in the Ocean Stars series is experiencing a revival and, especially as a statement ring in an extraordinary starfish shape, becomes a truly maritime eye- catcher.
As an antithesis to the Avant-Garde series, the urban-inspired Classic Silver series inspires with its reduced minimalism. The clear style statements of the jewellery items are transformed by individual combinations into multifaceted creations and strong two-tone looks, whose geometric-graphic design codes stand for the new coolness. En-vogue jewellery for the ear is in focus. With hinged hoops with various pendants and sizes, wearers can give their creativity free rein and draw attention to the ear with their own creations.
The Rebel at heart line impresses with the Pyramid Studs series. Cross pendants and bangles with rock’n’roll rivet look will from now on supplement the expressive THOMAS SABO design language. Chokers and bracelets for which hand-cut, classic stones and Sterling silver are joined in an elaborate tying process become the basis of new, powerful looks with rebel attitude for her and him.
Triple Rings are the styling talents and secret tips for the new season. They are unique, multifunctional ring designs, which can be worn differently according to taste and always symbolise a bond.
Worn in a classic way, the rings decorate one finger and thus create an eye-catcher on the hand. The Triple Ring extends over two to three fingers as an absolute it-piece that draws all eyes to it. Whether with vibrant hot-pink-coloured stones and a romantic heart in the middle ring, or very simple with three rings of Sterling silver, partly with yellow and rose-gold plating – the rings always perfectly express your own style.
In Singapore, Triple Rings are only available in the ION ORCHARD store.
Thomas Sabo presents a new generation of timepieces. Women’s watches incorporate subtle Rock ‘n’ Roll elements: In a reflection of the new feminine power, the rivets on the bezel and crown break with convention, but without skimping on elegance. The specially developed stainless-steel bracelet in the elaborate pyramidal look sets the tone.
Rebel at heart Men timepieces are captivating with the balance of their shapes and proportions: With high-quality bracelets in stainless steel or vintage leather, the classic structure and the minimalist design in retro style harmonise with a wide variety of fashion styles.
Thomas Sabo’s Spring/Summer Collection 2018 is available now in all THOMAS SABO shops
Situated at the heart of Singapore’s premier shopping belt, Orchard Road, the 4,030sf flagship store of the Korean fashion leader at [email protected] is set to excite local fashionOn February 16, 2018 / By Nookmag
Situated at the heart of Singapore’s premier shopping belt, Orchard Road, the 4,030sf flagship store of the Korean fashion leader at [email protected] is set to excite local fashion lovers with its wide range of affordably-priced, trendy, Korean-runway inspired apparels and accessories. Local shoppers can look forward to over 400 styles catering to both women and men introduced at TWEE, first flagship store in Singapore every month.
TWEE features fashionable and diverse collections all year round, designed by Korean designers, and is well-loved for its trendy chic meets street-style apparels, catering specially to Asian women and men. Designed for daily wear, the fashion at TWEE is suitable for any occasion, taking you from day to night, and from work to play. The fashion brand also offers a Singapore-only exclusive Party Collection of premium dresses that are complemented with trendy accessories including bags, eyewear, and footwear.
TWEE, which means cute and lovely in Korea was launched in 2009 with the aim to offer shoppers trendy, stylish, yet affordable fashion. Locally, the Korean retailer will carry a wide variety of easy-to-coordinate apparels, accessories, and footwear in its flagship store. Through its business model of bringing in fast and fashionable merchandise, TWEE has grown to be the best SPA (Specialty Store Retailers of Private Label Apparel) brand in Korea with plans to expand its reach and market in Singapore and other parts of Asia.
SUPERFACE Cosmetics – Exclusively at TWEE
TWEE’s flagship store in Singapore also features a beauty range from Korean cosmetic brand, SUPERFACE, and a make-up counter for customers to receive makeovers complementing their outfits by TWEE’s in-house make-up artists. SUPERFACE is the first ever cosmetics designed by TV industry directors – award-winning Larry Shiu from Hong Kong and Jung Son from Korea. Taking inspiration from their years of filming experience, SUPERFACE understands the power of makeup, and when applied well, allows anyone to achieve a superface like a movie star.
SUPERFACE features 46 powerful ingredients, including double vita serum, vitamin E and C, which illuminate your skin, enhance skin firmness, while deeply moisturizes it. SUPERFACE creates a highly edited collection of modern staples reflecting how you get ready every day, focusing on back to basic routine. Currently, SUPERFACE is only available in Korea, New York, and Japan, making Singapore the fourth country to carry the award- winning Korean cosmetic brand.
TWEE currently operates over 40 stores in Korea, with 11 stores outside of its home market including nine in China, one in Malaysia, and the latest addition in Singapore. Plans are underway to launch new stores in Tokyo and Shanghai later this year. TWEE is a global leading Korean fashion brand awarded by the Korean Fashion Association, and Department of Trade and Commerce of Korea.
Asian online fashion brand, Pomelo is proud to present its 2018 Lunar New Year collection, just in time for the forthcoming festivities. With its sophisticated silhouettes and daintyOn January 26, 2018 / By Nookmag
Asian online fashion brand, Pomelo is proud to present its 2018 Lunar New Year collection, just in time for the forthcoming festivities. With its sophisticated silhouettes and dainty floral prints, the collection will definitely make for the perfect festive look during the Lunar New Year celebrations. The special edition collection is available from now to fashion fans worldwide including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Sleek with a touch of street-chic, the 54-piece exclusive collection is blooming with dainty floral prints to cast a sense of delicate femininity. The Lunar New Year collection infuses both traditional and contemporary elements in every piece, incorporating oriental-inspired details in a parade of knot buttons, mandarin collars, and striking embroidery. Whether it is created from classic shapes or contemporary street-style designs, expect versatile pieces that can be easily styled for both day-to-day and special occasions.
With over 50 items including dresses, tops, bottoms, outerwear, jewelry, and bags to choose from, Pomelo aims to satisfy a wide range of style preferences this festive season. Key pieces include the Drawstring Waist Flounce Crop Top, Mini Mandarin Floral Satin A-Line Dress, Tie Waist V-Neck Cropped Jumpsuit, Mini Plunging Surplice A-Line Dress, and Mini Round Neck Sleeveless Lace Dress. From family gatherings to reunions with friends, dress up for any festive occasion in style with Pomelo’s 2018 Lunar New Year Collection.
To reward customers this festive period, Pomelo will also be launching the Ang Bao Mystery Game this month, where customers can win up to 40% off their entire purchase. The game will be hosted on Pomelo’s website where customers can participate by simply clicking on virtual ang baos to reveal attractive deals. More information will be revealed on Pomelo website. Full terms and conditions apply.
Explore the 2018 Lunar New Year collection at POMELOFASHION.COM and on the Pomelo mobile app. Pomelo now delivers to over 50 countries globally. Shipping is fast and free over a minimum spend.
Tyler, the Creator is audacious. He is loud. He is particular. And 2017 was a big year for the artist. He received his first Grammy nomination for hisOn January 18, 2018 / By Nookmag
Tyler, the Creator is audacious. He is loud. He is particular. And 2017 was a big year for the artist.
He received his first Grammy nomination for his album fourth studio album Flower Boy, and a series of collaborations with Converse, ranging from a creative interpretation of the One Star to the release of his own GOLF le FLEUR sneaker, were largely regarded as some of the most unexpected, and refreshing.
Jump into 2018, and the 26-year-old shows no signs of this vibrant energy burning out. Neither does the GOLF le FLEUR.
After much anticipation, dropping worldwide today is the GOLF le FLEUR collection, which features three new bright pastel colorways of the One Star Silhouette, with the iconic flower motif on the sides. Tyler, the Creator’s signature suede sneaker comes in Geranium Pink, Bachelor Blue, and Jade Lime.
The collection also continues to see apparels such as the Essentials Tees (SGD59.90) and Essentials Hoodies, which channels similar bold, bright aesthetics as the sneakers. The classic French Terry Converse Essentials Hoodie (SGD129.90) sees iterations in Jade Lime, Peach Pearl, Clearwater Blue and Egret, while Cotton Jersey Converse Essentials tees see Hawaiian Ocean Blue, Black, Peach Pearl, and White.
While Converse sneakers are staples for everyday wear, the GOLF le FLEUR collection takes making a statement another notch higher.
Get your pair of sneakers (SGD169.90) from the GOLF le FLUER collection today from Limited Edition Vault, DSM Singapore and Converse Ngee Ann City. The Converse GOLF le FLEUR apparels are only available at Converse Ngee Ann City.
Continuing to push the limits of performance and style, global athletic product company, New Balance launches the eighth iteration of Fresh Foam 1080, pushing the boundaries of cuttingOn January 17, 2018 / By Nookmag
Continuing to push the limits of performance and style, global athletic product company, New Balance launches the eighth iteration of Fresh Foam 1080, pushing the boundaries of cutting edge innovative technology, designed for maximized performance.
New Balance Women’s Fresh Foam 1080v8
The new and improved Fresh Foam 1080 uses data-driven input to deliver premium underfoot support. This model improves upon its predecessors with newly reconfigured flex grooves on the blown rubber outsole. A breathable engineered mesh upper with a moulded foam collar and a no-sew bootie fit offers an extra snug- feel, and the brand’s signature Fresh Foam midsole technology provides advanced cushioning mile after mile. In addition to the advanced cushioning built into the midsole, the running shoe also ships with an Ortholite insert to add an extra layer of support.
New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v4
Lightweight and highly versatile, the improved design of New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v4 continues to deliver a sleek silhouette, and an ultra-lightweight and supportive ride. Designed with your ultimate finish line in mind, the running shoe features engineered design elements built for high speeds, including a no-sew bootie-fit enhanced with HypoSkin and signature Fresh Foam midsole cushioning. Mile after mile, the Fresh Foam Zante v4 offers a superior fit and feel for runners seeking a swifter pace.
New Balance 574 Classic
For more than three decades, the New Balance 574 has been one of the industry’s most revered sneakers. The epitome of the iconic New Balance design, the 574 Classic is equipped with optimum durability and support. The stylish kicks are packed with performance and ageless style, an excellent choice for wearers of all ages.
The 574 Classic features slight updates for a new-and-improved silhouette including a reduced toe height for a sleeker look; a simplified seam construction; a one-piece lining for improved on-foot comfort; and a new last shape for a better all-around fit including improved heel shape.
The premium materials and craftsmanship you expect from New Balance come together to create this sophisticated new version of its iconic 574. With an upper constructed from a stylish combination of suede, leather, canvas and nylon, the 574 Classic is made with premium materials and performance refreshed with a synthetic leather design and today’s comfort technology.
Unaffected by trends, the New Balance 574 represents the classic running silhouette – a timeless, utilitarian design which legacy spans generations, revitalized by the independent spirit within each era.
New Balance 574 Classic for Kids
Kids’ active schedules call for a sneaker that’s stylish enough to help them meet each day with confidence and a little swagger, plus comfortable enough for all-day wear throughout the week. The New Balance 574 for kids delivers classic athletic style in a lightweight, flexible shoe that stands up to active play. The 574 Classic for kids is available in four colours here – black, blue, grey, and maroon.
Usher in the auspicious year of the dog with limited-edition New Balance 574 Sport and 247 Chinese New Year Edition. The lightweight and flexible sneakers are the perfect modern interpretation of the iconic shoe. The New Balance 247 features a clean profile and a lightweight leather and mesh upper add sporty style to your look, while supportive midsole cushioning makes this versatile shoe the perfect fit for the demands of modern life.
The men’s 574 Sport features a minimalist profile with geometric accents and a lightweight synthetic and mesh upper. Fresh Foam midsole cushioning provides ultra-plush support to navigate through the day effortlessly. Both the 574 Sport and 247 Chinese New Year Edition comes in auspicious red and sophisticated black for an added touch of prosperity this festive season.
New Balance latest collections of athletic and lifestyle footwear are now available at all New Balance Experience Stores island-wide.
January 2018 marks the eagerly-awaited debut of the new MEXICO 66 SD, featuring innovations based on the MEXICO 66. This new model will impress wearers with an improvedOn January 16, 2018 / By Nookmag
January 2018 marks the eagerly-awaited debut of the new MEXICO 66 SD, featuring innovations based on the MEXICO 66. This new model will impress wearers with an improved performance and utility based on technology, a reflection of the brand philosophy.
The MEXICO 66 SD retains some of the elements of the classic MEXICO 66, like the thin sole, the Onitsuka Tiger stripe, and iconic heel flap. However, the new model uses a new last for a slimmer, more modern silhouette. The sole in particular has been improved for better performance by combining multiple materials. Though the changes may not be apparent at first glance, wearers will feel the difference with the MEXICO 66 SD.
The toe and heel portions are made of cushioning material fuzeGEL, developed by the ASICS Institute of Sport Science. Precise placement of the gel along the midsole improves cushioning and resilience. The MEXICO 66 SD retains the MEXICO 66’s unique thin sole style while improving performance. Cushioning and fit are also better, with the addition of OrthoLite that offers excellent resilience in the insole. The rubber outer sole promises better grip- which is excellent on wet surfaces and improves the benefits of a town sneaker.
The upper is available in two materials- high-quality leather and suede with more texture. The leather upper comes in vaporous grey and yellow, with the retro Onitsuka Tiger-stripe, as well as single tones cream and black, with the feel of leather in the front. The suede upper model is available in smoke light blue and coral cloud (launching in April), which are lighter shades for spring and summer that also give a sense of texture, providing trendy spring and summer styles that begin with the feet up.
The Mexico 66 SD (SGD199) is available from today at AW LAB, Limited Edt (select stores), Pacific Sports SG, Pedder Group, Robinsons at The Heeren, The Social Foot (select stores) and Sole Central.
The French designer, Christophe Lemaire’s collection of Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 collection will launch on 26 January. This is the fourth Uniqlo U collection, which embodies the UNIQLOOn December 13, 2017 / By Nookmag
The French designer, Christophe Lemaire’s collection of Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 collection will launch on 26 January. This is the fourth Uniqlo U collection, which embodies the UNIQLO LifeWear philosophy of creating high-quality clothing that is universal in design and comfort, and made for everyone, everywhere. The new collection features reinvented basics from the design team at the UNIQLO Paris R&D Centre.
The full Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 collection will be available exclusively at the UNIQLO Global Flagship Store at Orchard Central and online. In addition, selected pieces from the collection will be available in the following UNIQLO stores – Bugis+, JEM, ION Orchard and Suntec City.
Prices range from SGD14.90 for a U Crew Neck T-Shirt to SGD199.90 for a BLOCKTECH coat.
Uniqlo U takes the LifeWear range further towards tomorrow by bringing new ideas to design, patterns, fabric development, and sewing techniques. The latest Uniqlo U collection features brilliant hues inspired by nature in slightly oversized styling for effortlessly relaxed silhouettes, and it comprises 50 items for women, 38 for men and eight accessories.
Featuring Blues and Greens, Stripes and Borders
Key colors in this collection include variations of blues and greens, such as sea blue, sky blue, forest green and grass green. Orange and red accents, stripes and borders, as well as other elements are also incorporated into the collection to broaden wardrobe flexibility. An exciting addition to the Women’s line this season is the Open Collar Shirt featuring thick stripes while the highlight of the Men’s range is the Colour Block T-Shirt, which employs heavyweight cotton.
Men’s Colour Block T-Shirt and Women’s Open Collar Shirt will be available in March-April 2018.
BLOCKTECH Coats Offering Outstanding Performance
This season’s line will incorporate coats that offer exceptional functions – water-resistant, windproof, and breathability. The Women’s BLOCKTECH Short Coat is both comfortable and stylish as townwear, employing a drawstring waist and a matte finish. The new Men’s BLOCKTECH coat employs chambray twill fabric that is water-repellent and windproof, combining a clean silhouette with excellent all-weather protection.
Women’s BLOCKTECH Short Coat will be available in March-April 2018.
Seamless, Comfortable Knits Employing WHOLEGARMENT Technology and Seamless Swimwear for Women
Fall/Winter 2017 items made with 3D U-Knit three-dimensional weaving technique proved incredibly popular, employing WHOLEGARMENT technology to enhance fit and comfort. The new range enhances the look and feel by adopting high twist cotton fabric in two new Women’s items: one is the 3D Ribbed Balloon Sweater, with distinctive cuff and waist styling, and the other is the 3D Crew Neck Balloon Dress, whose fit and flare silhouette enhances femininity.
Later in the Spring/Summer 2018 season, UNIQLO plans to launch six new swimwear items that minimise seams to enhance comfort. They include a bandeau bikini with removable straps, a halter neck bikini for easy movement, and a bi-color bikini.
Aiming to bring new inspiration and excitement to the consumers who appreciate craftsmanship and lasting quality, Timberland is excited to announce its first-ever collaboration with Porter, the mainOn December 12, 2017 / By Nookmag
Aiming to bring new inspiration and excitement to the consumers who appreciate craftsmanship and lasting quality, Timberland is excited to announce its first-ever collaboration with Porter, the main brand under Japanese bags manufacturer Yoshida & Company, who has a long history in luggage design and craftsmanship with a commitment to making products exclusively in Japan following the motto ‘heart and soul into every stitch’.
The collaboration represents an authentic exchange of different traditional craftsmanship skills and ideas between Timberland and Porter – the collection comprises 2 pairs of Premium 6-inch boots made by Timberland and 4 bags made by Porter, all items are crafted with the mix of Timberland’s iconic nubuck leather and Porter’s iconic flight satin nylon fabric, manifesting that this collection is a true collaboration but not simply putting two brands’ logos together.
Adopting the color scheme of Porter’s iconic TANKER ORIGINAL bags series – Olive and Black with contrast Orange lining, the Timberland x Porter Premium 6-inch Boots come in an Olive nubuck body x Black nylon collar colorway (to highlight, the olive nubuck is newly developed for Porter) as well as a Black nubuck body x Orange satin nylon collar colorway. The boots have incorporated Porter bags’ details such as grey painted eyelets, grey taslan shoelaces and Porter brand tag on the boots’ side panel, and are completed with a Vibram® lug outsole for extra durability.
Also available in an Olive and a Black colorway, the Timberland x Porter bags come in the popular Daypack and 2-Way Boston Bag silhouettes. All bags are made by Porter’s signature 3-layer insulated flight satin nylon fabric with a contrast orange lining which is inspired by the MA-1 flight jacket, with the additional handle, side pocket panel and bottom details made with Timberland’s iconic Wheat nubuck leather. The bags also feature the quad-stitches detail – an iconic detail Timberland uses to make its boots waterproof.
The Timberland x Porter capsule collection will hit on December 14 at Timberland Raffles City, Vivocity, ION Orchard, [email protected], Bugis+ and Robinsons The Heeren.
After 9 years, Timberland is so excited to team up with WTAPS once again to launch a Premium 6” Boot. Since WTAPS has unveiled their Fall/Winter 2017 lookbook,On November 28, 2017 / By Nookmag
After 9 years, Timberland is so excited to team up with WTAPS once again to launch a Premium 6” Boot. Since WTAPS has unveiled their Fall/Winter 2017 lookbook, the grey boots are being highly anticipated. What’s more exciting is this collaborative boot will be available at selected Timberland doors worldwide for the first time!
Timberland has long been well known for its quality boots. Crafted with premium nubuck leather and quad-stitch waterproof construction, WTAPS has infused its signature military aesthetic into the grey monotone 6” boot. With scrupulous details like grid emboss pattern on the quarter panel, an appealingly designed dog tag and a signature WTAPS woven label on the boots’ tongue, they take the classic 6” boots into a whole new level! To make it looks more interesting, the GPS coordinates of WTAPS headquarter “35d40.33NL 139d42.42EL” is embossed on the boot’s collar. This collaborative boot complements WTAPS’s contemporary military outfits seamlessly and is definitely a staple for stylish gentlemen’s wardrobe.
The Timberland x WTAPS 6-inch Premium Boots is available in an EXTREMELY LIMITED QUANTITY at Timberland Raffles City at SGD439.
For Autumn 2017, Lacoste has given carte blanche to the duo of graphic artists Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, alias M/M paris. Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Lacoste’s artistic director,On November 15, 2017 / By Nookmag
For Autumn 2017, Lacoste has given carte blanche to the duo of graphic artists Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, alias M/M paris. Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Lacoste’s artistic director, had been dreaming of combining the iconic crocodile with the talent and the very special world of these two artists. “I admire their work, which I find very personal and rich. I like the alchemy which takes place between their freedom of tone and the strictness of their creations,” he explains.
For three decades, M/M paris has embodied the best there is in the field of signs and visual identity. Among the most innovative designers of their generation, the pair have marked the era with their artistic creations based on thinking which is always profound and often political.
The alphabet is undoubtedly the favourite area of expression of Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, who have had fun redefining the outline of the brand name from “A to Z”. Graphically redesigned according to the geometry of the letters composing the brand’s name, the L stylises the crocodile’s tail while the E represents its open mouth.
For the limited edition, the famous French graphic studio has dreamt up a “days of the week” version of the unisex polo: 7 letters for LACOSTE and one outsize letter for each of the 7 polos always emblazoned with the embroidered word LACOSTE. A heather grey or plain black hoodie and a graphic poncho combining the alphabet print and the M/M (Paris) print complete this limited edition. The added accessories are a pair of white L.12.12 sneakers decorated with the LACOSTE patch and fitted with a red sole.
This collection will be available from 15th November in the following Lacoste stores: Paragon, Wisma Atria and [email protected] (only carry footwear)
Japan’s fragment design has teamed up with Converse to give the Jack Purcell silhouette a fresh new look. Through the fragment brand, designer Hiroshi Fujiwara continues to reimagineOn November 12, 2017 / By Nookmag
Japan’s fragment design has teamed up with Converse to give the Jack Purcell silhouette a fresh new look. Through the fragment brand, designer Hiroshi Fujiwara continues to reimagine mainstream design in subversive minimalist ways. With the Jack Purcell x Fragment design, Fujiwara reinterprets the classic court shoe to remarkably lightweight, modern results.
Constructed with a 12 oz. organic canvas body, the sneaker features a lightweight, color-blocked Phylon midsole. Converse and fragment design co-branding is stamped at the heel and sockliner. The classic sneaker (SGD209.90) also comes in three colorways: black, white and navy.
The fragment design x Converse Jack Purcell will be available at DSM today.