Wednesday Briefing: CLOT x Nike Air Max 1, Supreme SS21, READYMADE x Nike Blazer, Stella Artois x Palace and more

News recap from February 9 to February 16
Author:
Updated:
Original:
wednesday-briefing-2-17-21

Lunar New Year is over, Valentine's Day is over, and the Trophy Room x Air Jordan 1 drama is over (although some people still haven't let it go). As the weather starts to improve, brands are readying their latest collaborations and collections for the Spring/Summer 2021 swing of things. So let's take a look at some of the biggest developments from the last week.

Supreme Spring/Summer 2021 collection lookbook and preview

Supreme brings logomania and florals back into the fold for their SS21 collection along with artist and brand collaborations. Some of the names that are collaborating with the brand this season include Sean Cliver, Vanson, Polartec, GORE-TEX, KAWS, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Nike, Akai, Sea-Doo and more. Below is the lookbook and you can see the full preview here. Select items from the collection will release tomorrow, February 18 in-store and online with a Japan release taking place on February 20.

Release Dates:
2/18/21 (Thursday) - US/Europe/Online
2/20/21 (Saturday) - Japan

UNDERCOVER x Nike Overbreak release info

The latest Nike and UNDERCOVER collaboration will release this weekend. Highly sought after just like previous releases, Jun Takahashi's latest footwear masterpiece continues his "CHAOS" and "BALANCE" theme on the toe box of the sneaker while a rose is embroidered above the side panel Swoosh logo. Four colors of the sneaker have been shown by the UNDERCOVER IG account but it looks like select retailers are only releasing the black and sail versions so far. Head over to DSM locations, UNDERCOVER stores and your local shops on February 19 to cop.

Release Date: 2/19/21 (Friday)

PORTER x Vault by Vans capsule collection release info

PORTER has done footwear collaborations in the past but for 2021, they're partnering with Vans for the first time. Under the Vault by Vans label, the duo have created a range of footwear and accessories with a classic checkerboard pattern in olive as well as a floral graphic. The range includes the OG Sk8-Hi LX, OG Old Skool LX and OG Classic Slip-On LX as well as a messenger bag, wallet and ID holder. The entire selection will start hitting retailers on February 20.

Release Date: 2/20/21 (Saturday)

CLOT x Nike Air Max 1 "Kiss of Death" retro release info

CLOT is giving fans what they've wanted as they bring back the "Kiss of Death" Nike Air Max 1 after 15 years. The retro version will have all the same elements we adored on the first pair including the translucent outsole with acupuncture points, the red snakeskin Swoosh and tongue as well as the clear toe panel. The sneaker will arrive on February 27 via JUICE locations and special pop-up locations listed below. We wish everyone the best of luck trying to acquire these a second time around.

Release Date: 2/27/21 (Saturday)

READYMADE x Nike Blazer Mid release info

READYMADE founder Yuta Hosokawa is a master at transforming things through deconstruction. Taking the iconic Blazer Mid silhouette, he's create two colorways that not only show off upcycling techniques but brings out materials like foam on the collar and tongue, multiple laces, and Nike Grind on the outsole. The contrasting black and white colorways will both be available on February 27 via SNKRS app, NikeLab MA5, DSM Ginza and READYMADE stores for $160.

Release Date: 2/27/21 (Saturday)

Stella Artois x Palace capsule collection release info

In an unlikely pairing, Stella Artois has teamed up with Palace on a capsule collection. Celebrating European heritage, specifically the pub. The duo have utilized Stella's visual identity and paired it with beer's natural role in the community on a range of apparel that includes shirts, jackets, jeans, headwear and accessories like towels and bags. The entire collection will be available on February 19 at Palace stores and DSM locations. A limited number of Palace Artois chalices will be available too via shopbeergear.com.

Release Date: 2/19/21 (Friday)

BAPE x Kid Cudi capsule collection release info

Following the release of his signature sneaker with adidas Originals, Kid Cudi returns to BAPE for a new collaborative capsule collection. The collection plays on his "MOON MAN" nickname and offers 20 pieces. Items will include outerwear, tops, bottoms, and headwear with BABY MILO, Kid Cudi ENTERGALACTIC CAMO, CUDI STA, A TO Z, APE FACE STA, SHARK and TIGER motifs. There is also a collaborative G-SHOCK watch. All items will drop via BAPE stores on February 20.

Release Date: 2/20/21 (Saturday)