Nov 01, 2017 | By Greer Hughes
As Menswear continues to influence Skate (see CCS x Rad Collector), Supreme takes center stage this week, releasing its first ever capsule collection of suits. After successfully tackling woven, button-front shirts, with Thom Browne last year, Supreme instinctively tapped NYC based designer, Adam Kimmel — whose work is sold at high-end retailers like Bergdorf Goodman in New York and Colette in Paris– to create the collection. The suits will be released on March 31st at Supreme’s New York and Los Angeles locations as well as its online store, followed by its Japanese outposts on Saturday, April 2nd.
Images via Freshness
The slim-silhouette suits, available in navy blue and black, are made in Italian cotton twill. They feature a low-profile notched lapel and breast pocket, perhaps for a bandana or pocket square. God knows, you are going to need something to wipe your brow with after attempting to skate in a suit.
Almost two decades after skate/street culture erupted in NYC and Tokyo, Supreme in 1994 and Bathing Ape in 93, the original crew of tastemakers that spearheaded this movement are in their 30s now, looking to wear mature pieces that embody a distinct style, and maintain some OG street-credibility.
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