The Saucony Jazz Vintage returns in two upbeat colourways to finish off the SS17 season. Saucony celebrate the return of the Jazz from the year 1981 in a Yellow / Orange and a Sky Blue / Navy colourway. This time round Saucony duplicate original features and detailing on one of their most loved silhouettes. Exact similarities can be found via the authentic mesh toe box, the unlined tongue, bespoke sock liners, weathered upper and off white midsoles. The final reference to the Saucony archive is the original shoe box design from 1983. Each shoe proudly boasts Saucony signature branding to the heel counter, tongue and side panel. The Saucony Jazz Vintage is online now.
New Balance pay tribute to the quintessential British surroundings of its Flimby factory with the Made in UK ‘Cumbrian Pack’. The story is told via three silhouettes; the often hard to come by 770, the classic 1500 and the CT300 court shoe. The colourways are inspired by the quintessential British countryside and the Cumbrian flag using royal blue, white and forest green throughout with precise detailing to the tongue and insole graphic. New Balance continue on with their tradition of storytelling through a premium product and this pack doesn’t let up. The New Balance Made in UK ‘Cumbrian Pack’ is online now.
The second drop of the season has landed from Amsterdam-based streetwear brand Patta. Included in the latest offering is a mix of high-summer appropriate wears including shorts, vests and t-shirts featuring the signature Patta branding on every piece. For us, SS17 Drop 2 is one of their strongest line-ups to date with bold colours and heavy graphics aplenty. As is often the case with Patta, lines tend to go pretty fast so view the full collection whilst it’s all still here.
Next up for the New Balance 247 silhouette is the Luxe ‘Dawn til Dusk Pack’ in 4 tonal colourways. This brand new silhouette has proven to be a huge success since launching at the start of the year and these pastel inspired colourways are just perfect for the summer. The shoe is lightweight, flexible and with the REVlite technology in the midsole, it’s guaranteed comfort from day to night. The clean, classic look makes this your next go-to shoe and has been designed with the sole focus on keeping up with your demanding life, for everything.
The New Balance 247 Luxe ‘Dawn til Dusk’ Pack is launching online on 01/07/17.
Once again Patta and Diadora have collaborated on another iconic running silhouette from the Diadora archive. This time round the S8000 silhouette receives a vibrant makeover with accents of blue and turquoise that sit on an upper of all natural grey tones with purple and light brown details to finish. It’s been Made in Italy using only the best suede and nylon mesh materials finished with embossed and embroidered branding to the tongue and heel. The Patta x Diadora S8000 is online now.
You know summer is around the corner when you start thinking about getting the short sleeve shirt out. For us, this modest item of clothing is a highly essential summer staple and can be worn on its own or over a plain t-shirt on the cooler days. The short sleeve enthusiasts amongst us will be happy to learn that our new season offering Portuguese Flannel has arrived. These guys craft their shirts using the best materials and make it all in their own back yard.
The Portuguese Flannel SS17 delivery is online now and we advise you check it out whilst you still can.
Saucony is giving 2 of it’s best silhouettes a luxurious brown leather make over – the Shadow 6000 and GRID 8000. Both receive a full covering of vegetable tanned leather along with tonal laces for a premium finish. Available online and instore now.
Worn famously by John Lennon in the 60’s – the Spring Court started life as a breathable tennis shoe. It was recognised by its four distinctive ventilation holes in the midsole. During this time, this iconic shoe diverted from the playing field to become a symbol of renewed urban culture.
This season the classic silhouette has been updated in khaki green, burgundy red and pastel yellow and pink. Shop the range at The Hip Store now.
Whether you’re looking for the humble Oxford shirt or something a little fancier, our summer shirt offering is the real deal. From checks, to denim or terry towelling – long sleeve / short sleeve / collared or collarless – the possibilities are endless.
Literally every shirt you could ever have possibly wished for we’ve probably got it. It’s all online now too so what’s stopping you?
Engineered Garments have come through with their latest offering for SS17. Quite typically the delivery features their distinctive American / Japanese charm in the form of contemporary casualwear. All of their wears are handcrafted in the USA using a combination of unique materials that really come together to make something extraordinary. The new collection features the Field Shirt which is just ideal for the summer months ahead as well lightweight outwear options and t-shirts. Engineered Garments continue to deliver the best blend of workwear and utilitarian style pieces crafted with pride direct from Manhattan, NYC. Their new update can be found online and instore now.
Along with our SS17 Delivery of Cape Heights we’ve had a special addition of another collaborative piece between us and the New England brand; a spring version of the Hyak Shirt. The piece showcases the best of the American outdoors brand, effortlessly mixing style and substance. Made from 100% cotton this limited edition release has been presented in a rich indigo denim. With a classic pop-over style the short sleeve Hyak is ideal for the warmer months, it comes with a buttoned pouch and discreet side zip pocket.
Author of ‘A Lovers Guide to Football Shirts’, Neal Heard, has recently launched his own dedicated Youtube Channel all about trainers. For the first episode they visited Wimbledon’s LTA Archive and A shoe museum. Watch the first episode below.