Month: August 2013

fall 2013

Play Cloths AW 2013 Presentation

Launched in 2008 by Pusha T, Play Cloths is a progressive street wear brand, focusing on high-quality, fashionable clothing without compromising on practicality. On August 7th, Play Cloths presented 16 looks from their up-coming collection at West Village in New York. In an interview with The Crosby Press, Pusha T stated that he wanted his collection to move away from “this gothic hip-hop nasty look that happens. It’s like a big uniform that everyone wears”  And the 16 Looks that were showcased certainly delivered on this count. The collection builds upon the staple street wear items of bomber jackets, snapbacks, joggers and tees. Keeping their signature edge, Play Cloths mixed up these designs with whole outfits of abstract prints, which have become extremely popular in street wear, and photographic designs with an eclectic array of  Egyptian, industrial and galactic themes. The inspiration from both the Historic Renaissance period and the galactic themes suggests Play Cloths affiliation with tradition and the history of street wear, combined with their signature progressive twist.   “The Fall Collection is …

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Fashion from the OVO Fest

The OVO Festival is a hip-hop event, organised by Drake, and hosted in his hometown of Toronto annually. lt is now in it’s fourth year, and with the likes of The Weeknd, Wale, P Diddy, Lil Wayne, Miguel, TLC (and Frank Ocean had he not been ill and had to pull out) hitting the stage on August 4th-5th, we took a look at some of this year’s fashion. DRAKE: Drake hosted OVO in a number of outfits, and his own brand, October’s Very Own, appeared several times. Similar styles, including the below, are available at the official October’s Very Own website, but, likely due to the OVO Fest, the style you see below is currently sold out. This baseball jersey also made an appearance.. A similar Baseball Jersey is available from authentic baseball brand Majestic Athletic: Available at: http://shop.mlb.com/product/index.jsp?productId=12758049 Drake also wore this Metallic Bomber Jacket from the Highland SS 2014 Collection: It’s a brand Drake’s been wearing a lot of lately, it appears again on his Instagram here : http://instagram.com/p/csYoHNDQOH/). As it is part …

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FASHION NEWS: OVO Collaborates With New Era for OVO Fest

Drake’s October’s Very Own have collaborated with popular urban brand New Era to create the limited edition OVO X Toronto Blue Jay x New Era 59 Cap.   The caps were designed in two colours, and feature both the Blue Jays famous logo on the front, and OVO’s own on the side. The caps were originally going to be available exclusively at the OVO Festival. However, the  caps are now available on a limited basis in the New Era Flagship in Toronto, and in NYC.