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Wednesday Briefing: CLOT x Polo Ralph Lauren, BAPE x Levi's, Notre x Nike, Concepts x Converse and more

News recap from January 12 to January 19
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Today is a welcome day in the United States as the 46th President, Joe Biden, has been sworn into office. With this new administration, he's promised to do everything he can to fight global warming and climate change, racial injustice and bring the deadly pandemic under control. We await to see if these promises have any results but it's definitely a positive change that every industry is looking forward to. Let's recap some of the biggest news from the last week.

CLOT x Polo Ralph Lauren release info

Just in time for Chinese New Year, CLOT has teamed up with Polo Ralph Lauren to re-imagine classic pieces with a Chinese twist. The tradition button-up shirt is given a frog button makeover along with the polo while tie dye covers a long-sleeve shirt offering. This collaboration will drop on January 27 at JUICE stores worldwide and via juicestore.com.

Release Date: 1/27/21 (Wednesday)

Notre x Nike Dunk High release info

Chicago-based boutique Notre has teamed up with Nike to celebrate bringing the community together with two colorways of the Dunk High. Featuring a scruffy suede, a left-side tongue tab, triple stitching and dual-colored laces on both the tan and navy offerings, these keep it simple while bringing that Windy City grittiness. The tan pair will be exclusive to Notre on January 21. A wider release on January 23 will take place on SNKRS for the navy pair.

Release Dates:
1/21/21 (Thursday) - Notre
1/23/21 (Saturday) - SNKRS

Concepts x Converse "Southern Flame" collection release info

To celebrate the rich history of basketball that started in Massachusetts, Converse and Concepts have teamed up on two pairs of sneakers. Selecting the All Star BB Evo and Chuck 70, the duo have used Dr. James Naismith's peace baskets from his early basketball goals as a source of inspiration. The orangey fuzz and the green used represent the fruit when it's ripe and just before it's ripe. Both pairs will drop on January 28 via cncpts.com, in Boston and NY Concepts stores and at select retailers.

Release Date: 1/28/21 (Thursday)

adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 700 "Sun" release info

adidas is ready to drop the latest colorway of their YEEZY BOOST 700 model this week. Arriving in "Sun," this yellow and orange variation gives everyone the perfect color boost in the middle of winter. Separating the yellows and oranges is a black and blue mid-panel, truly giving off vibes from the sun. Head over to adidas.com/yeezy on January 23 to cop for $240.

Release Date: 1/23/21 (Saturday)

BAPE x Levi's capsule collection release info

BAPE has come together with Levi's to create a capsule collection that features embroidery to convey their usual CAMO design. This global launch will have five different Split Trucker Jackets and is a continuation of their Dubai launch in 2019 and Miami drop in 2020. Additionally, items like a BE@BRICK set, shirt, 6-panel cap and bandanas will also release. Shop the pieces on January 30 via BAPE stores across the world. Head over to bape.com to learn about regional exclusives.

Release Date: 1/30/21 (Saturday)

CLOT x Air Jordan 14 "Terracotta" release info

Following up on their 2019 "Terracotta" Air Jordan 13 release, CLOT and Jordan Brand bring us an AJ14 iteration. The familiar earthy tones cover the upper while a blush pink accents the midsole and small detailing runs across the sides. We expect that Edison Chen and company will give us more news in the coming weeks but for now, we know that the release date will be February 8.

Release Date: 2/8/21 (Monday)

Ageless Galaxy x Jeff Staple capsule collection release info

Following the opening of their flagship store, Ageless Galaxy has teamed up with Jeff Staple for a capsule collection. Infusing the culture of Jakarta with the NYC hustle, this collection has multiple graphic tees that sport AGLXY's space ethos along with Staple's famed pigeon mascot. The collection is available now via both aglxy.com and staplepigeon.com.

Dr. Martens 1461 "Chinese New Year" release info

The Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Ox for 2021 and Dr. Martens is the latest to join in the festivities. Using their 1461 silhouette as a canvas, they've incorporated the traditional Chinese jewelry material jade into the eyelets as all as added a jade charm. A commemorative red and gold packaging and jade laces finish off the design. These are available now at drmartens.com for $130.