Weekly Roundup: August 19th

1)Kenzo x Vans Authentic ‘Grape’ Pack

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Kenzo and Vans release yet another collaborative effort titled the “Grape” pack. Using the Authentic silhouette, the pack consists of both black and white colorways with a multi-colored grape print. White laces, white soles and a co-branded insole round out the details for this ‘fresh’ pack. (via Format)

2)“The Perfect Suit” Infographic by Jake Gilchrist

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Okay, so the ‘perfect’ suit is somewhat sartorially subjective concept up to the individual, but graphic designer Jake Gilchrist didn’t let that stop him from creating this amazing infographic about classic elements that will never go out of style. Working from an extensive GQ profile on what makes the ideal suit, Gilchrist took the often confusing written descriptions of something visual and turned them into an easy to digest design. From where your shoulders should sit to how to accessorize your suit, Gilchrist covers it all with a glance. (via Suitored)

3)Hamilton 1883 For Project Wooster Collection

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Hamilton 1883 has been crafting luxurious and stylish shirting since 1883, so it seems only apropos that they’ve linked up with Nick Wooster and his Project Wooster imprint for a range of items. Comprised of six sportshirt styles – ranging from paneled oxfords to chambrays to Japanese flannels – the gathering is founded on unmatched quality, unconventional style, and a healthy dose of camouflage. (via Definitive Touch)

4)The Sound Of Dust: The Work & Philosphy of Tim Stamps

A beautifully shot short film from Hidden Notice, “The Sound of Dust” is an amazing visual journey through the work and techniques of master surfboard shaper Tim Stamps. The Huntington Beach-based artists speaks about the process of bringing boards to life, utilizing tried and true construction methods with an artful attention to detail.

5) Mark McNairy “Commando Sole” Country Brogue

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Designed by Mark McNairy and made by Sander’s in Northampton, the New Amsterdam collection is a merging of modern with heritage design to great effect. Using the finest materials and incorporating McNairy’s astute eye for detail, this classic English country brogue features waxed leather uppers and a bright contrast commando sole for excellent wet weather traction. (via The Shoe Buff)

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Steve Southon is a Communication Studies graduate and self-proclaimed literary maestro. When he isn’t reading or writing about media theory, you can often find him sampling the latest in indie rock or informing everyone within earshot of where to get a good cup of coffee.
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