PUMA and Rihanna’s partnership created the sneaker of the year, the Fenty Creeper. Since its debut the Fenty Creeper has been sought after, selling out quickly. For the last Fenty Creeper drop of 2016, the duo has dressed the silhouette in lush velvet. The burgundy, black and grey color-ways give off luxe vibes. There is gold branding on the burgundy and black, while the grey takes on silver branding, contrasting the tonal sneakers. Waxed laces rounds out the look. These will be available at both rime locations in both women’s and men’s sizes up to a size 11. You can also find them online here.
The Converse Chuck 2 Waterproof Sneaker Boot defies the elements. The shoe has counter climate technology that repels water. It’s made of a Nubuck upper for prime comfort, as the weather resistant neoprene inner sleeve helps block out the elements. Nike Lunation is incorporated for cushioning support, while the gum rubber outsole enhances traction. The gusseted tongue blocks out rain, The Converse Chuck 2 Waterproof Sneaker Boot combines a waterproof upper with a luxe cushioning system, allowing the wearer to bear any weather condition. These are currently available at rime locations or find them here online.
The latest ACG release incorporates comfort, versatility and weather protection, that allows the pieces to seamlessly coordinate with past and future ACG apparel. The Holiday collection stays true and elevates ACG’s outdoor legacy and function-meets-streetstyle aesthetic. There are sportswear innovation on outerwear, like high collars and adjustable hoods on the NikeLab ACG Alpine Jacket and NikeLab ACG Funnel Hoody. Most of the outerwear pieces feature an interior strap system, for a handsfree carry when going from outdoors to indoors. The NikeLab ACG Scaiter, a new silhouette, has a wrap and tuck closing system for adjusting to different temperatures. The NikeLab ACG Metamorphis Jacket offers a zip-in/zip-out system that hooks onto several other ACG pieces, while the NikeLAb ACG Woven Pant offers deep storage, courtesy of the curved pockets. Rounding out the collection is Nike ACG Zoom, which first debut in 2003. The footwear is updated with Nike Flyknit, the combination’s a durable hiking boot with a light-weight trail-running shoe. The pieces are more sports-oriented, making them more accessible.
Pharrell Williams and adidas are back with another addition to the jacquard pack they released last year. The Jacquard Pack 2.0 is inspired by Pharrell’s trip to Marché Saint Pierre fabric boutique in Paris, where one would go to find some of the most extravagant textiles and fabrics. The shop is also known for being a melting pot of cultures, which goes with Pharrell’s passion for uniting the human race, the idea behind the Hu collection. The inspiration is seen in the touch of luxury given by the embroidery. This time around the duo have reworked the Stan Smith mid silhouette to include a luxe upper that features a flower embroidery in two different color-ways, cream and blue. The shoe features adidas branding on the outsole and Pharrell branding on the heel tab, and a custom graphic design on the insole. There’s also a rework of the Superstar backpack made from high quality fabrics and boasts a grand metallic trim, it also features a large front pocket.
Beyonce has winterized her activewear line. The resort performance range for Ivy Park utilizes fabrics to combat the chilly weather. Pieces from the Fall/Winter 2016 collection have been updated in a heavy, brushed wool-mix jersey. The holiday range offers everything from leggings to jogging suits. Stand out pieces include the oversized cropped puff jacket with bonded quilt seams. The oversized branding is seen throughout the range, on everything from pull overs to sports bras. Inspiration is taken from streetwear, as seen in the hoodie and in the monochrome color blocking. The collection has a strong athleisure vibe that can go straight from spin class to brunch.
Supreme is no stranger to collaborations, their latest is with iconic outdoor brand turned streetwear staple Timberland. The capsule collection includes Timberland’s Field Boot silhouette, a hooded sweatshirt and a beanie, all in a variety of colors. The collection is small and simple, yet reliable against the cold. Although a simple collection, but considering how sought after the two brands are, the pieces are sure to sell out. The Field boot is constructed of waterproof snakeskin embossed leather upper, contrasted canvas side panels and a padded suede collar for comfort, the suede also adds a luxe touch. The hoodie and beanie feature vinyl leather appliqué logos.
The Tubular was a progressive silhouette at its time of debut in the 90s. The running shoe was recognized for its technical innovation and design. Now the Tubular has become a street-wear staple and adidas has modernized its look. The sock like construction of the upper is made of Primeknit, for an enhanced breathable and flexible fit. Embroidered overlays and textile winning are also details on the upper, as well as suede at the sides and toecap. The EVA outsole for lightweight flexibility and grip, along with the the textured ripple details on the tube inspired midsole rounds out the look of the sneaker. These are currently available at rime locations.
Following up their recent collaboration, Stussy and GORE-TEX are back for another cold weather collab. The range includes outerwear and caps. There’s a new take on the Mountain Parka elevated by bold GORE-TEX lettering on the back, which is sure to be a stand out in the bright pink color, the parka also comes in black. Also included in the range are Fishtail Parkas in olive and black. The adjustable caps are in a black or pink color-way. All of the products are made of waterproof, windproof and breathable GORE-TEX fabric to stay warm and dry in the colder months. The outerwear also has dual branding on the inside.
Canada Goose has rise from their Toronto start sixty years ago into on of the world’s leading makers of luxury apparel, specifically their coats and jackets. The appeal is rooted in the company’s volume-based down filling, which resulted in the brand’s outerwear being the go to for scientists in Antarctica and film crews on cold-climate sets, even having cameos in blockbuster films like The Day After Tomorrow and National Treasure. The brand’s namesake and reputation has lead to star collaborations with other brands. Below are a few of Canada Gooses’ best currently available at rime locations, you can also find them here at rime’s website.
The men’s Macmillan Down Parka is made for warmth and styled for everyday, city-ready use. The outer textile is proven to withstand extreme climates and conditions, staying dry in the rain or snow fall. Cut slim, the Macmillan isn’t a bulky coat. Details like the stylized curved hem with side slits and extended back panel aids in better coverage and protection. The tunnel hood is adjustable both horizontally and vertically. other features include a brushed tricot chin guard for comfort, secured zippers and pockets, exterior fleece-lined hand warmer pockets and heavy duty ribbed cuffs to keep out the cold.
The Women’s Chelsea parka is slim fit, filled with duck down, with a removable coyote fur ruff on the hood. The hood is removable, with an adjustable opening and a bracing wire is in the hood to stay in place for protection in windy conditions. Other details include two-way locking zippers, interior shoulder straps for hands free carrying, exterior fleece lined pockets to keep hands warm, interior security pockets and heavy duty rib-knit cuffs to keep out the cold.
The men’s Banff Parka is inspired by the Arctic and made to endure everyday chill. In a slim, mid-thigh cut, the parka is filled Canada Goose’s signature duck down. It has an adjustable drawcord on the inside, which provides added warmth by sealing out the cold and leather trim detailing under the upper and lower pocket flaps, cuff edges and under collar. Other details include removable coyote fur ruff on the tunnel hood, a storm flap over the heavy duty front zipper with military button closure, reinforced elbows for durability and ribbed cuffs.
The Macmillan Parka Fusion Fit is cut slim, it’s an ideal fit, comfort and protection for smaller body frames. Like the Macmillan, it has rounded side slits and an extended back panel for better coverage. The hood and other details are also similar to the the Macmillan.
The Women’s Trillium is a regular fit, mid-thigh length parka with an interior elastic drawcord, adjustable at the waist. The hood is removable with adjustable bracing wire for super protection on windy days. Other features include interior shoulder straps, storm flaps that are secured with snap buttons, fleece lined pockets with embossed snaps. There’s an interior media pocket for an easy access opening for headphones and the ribbed cuffs to keep the cold out rounds out the details.
Nike Sportswear is back to keeping your feet comfy-cozy and warm in the colder months with a fleece constructed Sock Dart. The in demand lifestyle sneaker debuted in fleece las winter, and they’re back again. The Sock Dart SE in navy is streamlined by the hues of blues sitting a top a clean white sole, while allowing the protruding heel piece, done in a khaki, to stand out. These are currently available at both rime locations.