Karhu Fusion 2.0 ‘OG’ Ultramarine

The latest release from the Finnish footwear giant Karhu sees the Fusion 2.0 re-release in the original colourway, white and ultramarine green. Notable features that mirror the ’96 design include the printed lycra fabric at the tongue and around the ankle collar, shortened webbing tape at the side walls and red Karhu branding at the […]

The latest release from the Finnish footwear giant Karhu sees the Fusion 2.0 re-release in the original colourway, white and ultramarine green. Notable features that mirror the ’96 design include the printed lycra fabric at the tongue and around the ankle collar, shortened webbing tape at the side walls and red Karhu branding at the heel tab.

The trainers arrive in a presentation box alongside a limited-edition sports towel that has been made in collaboration with Finlayson. Finlayson is Finland’s leading homeware store and this one-off towel features the brand’s classic ‘Coronna’ print in the Fusion 2.0 ‘OG’ colours, a gift that’s included with every purchase.

The Karhu Fusion 2.0 ‘OG’ is launching at The Hip Store on 29/06/18. Online at 08:00 and available in Leeds from 09:00.

 

Birkenstock

In the sandalsphere there is not a single name that can compete with Birkenstock. After a two-year hiatus, the family-run German brand returns to The Hip Store with the all-time classics. Birkenstock has been around since 1774 and its foot-shaped midsoles and timeless design has stood the test of time, making them the ultimate sandal […]

In the sandalsphere there is not a single name that can compete with Birkenstock. After a two-year hiatus, the family-run German brand returns to The Hip Store with the all-time classics. Birkenstock has been around since 1774 and its foot-shaped midsoles and timeless design has stood the test of time, making them the ultimate sandal maker.

Birkenstock sandals offer unreal comfort and unbelievable value whilst also promoting healthy living via the orthopaedic design. Every Birkenstock sandal is still made in Germany using carefully selected materials with a fit that aids circulation and naturally moves with the mechanics of your feet.

Our SS18 collection features easy-wearing styles including the Arizona, Zurich, Boston and Arizona EVA. Online now and available in both our Leeds and Nottingham stores.

 

New Brand: Wacko Maria

Established by two former J-League footballers, Wacko Maria started life as a Tokyo-based record store with an in-house cocktail bar. Keiji Ishzuka and Atsuhiko Mori made their first Wacko Maria lines in 2005 and the brand quickly became a popular name in Japan. The duo take inspiration from American art, film and music as well […]

Established by two former J-League footballers, Wacko Maria started life as a Tokyo-based record store with an in-house cocktail bar. Keiji Ishzuka and Atsuhiko Mori made their first Wacko Maria lines in 2005 and the brand quickly became a popular name in Japan.

The duo take inspiration from American art, film and music as well as ‘friends, wine and women’. Everything this vibrant pairing create has a sense of glamour and romance offering a fresh take on the classic streetwear silhouettes.

With a care-free attitude, high-end fabrics and Japanese craftsmanship, Wacko Maria is a real contender. It is a new brand to The Hip Store for the SS18 season and the opening delivery includes accessories, t-shirts, sweats, jackets and shirts.

Wacko Maria is online now and available from our Leeds store.

adidas Originals Continental 80

The adidas Originals ‘Yung Series’ continues with the re-release of the Continental 80 on the 20/06/18. This low-cut tennis silhouette is a like-for-like re-issue of the original version from back in the 80s. Returning in the original colourway the Continental 80 features a soft French terry lining, a lightweight EVA midsole, supple leather uppers, perforated […]

The adidas Originals ‘Yung Series’ continues with the re-release of the Continental 80 on the 20/06/18. This low-cut tennis silhouette is a like-for-like re-issue of the original version from back in the 80s.

Returning in the original colourway the Continental 80 features a soft French terry lining, a lightweight EVA midsole, supple leather uppers, perforated detailing, a diagonal two-tone stripe along the side panel and a Trefoil logo window below the lace panel on the side wall finishing things off nicely.

The adidas Originals Continental 80 is launching online on 20/06/18 at 23:00. Available at our Leeds from 09:00 on 21/06/18.

adidas Originals Yung 1

Inspired by a 90s adidas archive runner 20/06/18 sees adidas Originals launches its ‘Yung Series’ with the Yung 1 arriving in two colourways, orange/navy and red/navy/white. This trainer is based on the Falcon Dorf which is a vintage runner from 1997. The Yung 1 is a modern take of this silhouette with an exaggerated and […]

Inspired by a 90s adidas archive runner 20/06/18 sees adidas Originals launches its ‘Yung Series’ with the Yung 1 arriving in two colourways, orange/navy and red/navy/white. This trainer is based on the Falcon Dorf which is a vintage runner from 1997. The Yung 1 is a modern take of this silhouette with an exaggerated and oversized aesthetic.

The timing couldn’t be better as the ‘ugly sneaker’ trend continues to flourish and the Yung 1’s chunky midsole with layered uppers are very in vogue. The Yung 1 is packed full of classic adidas Originals features including Torsion System technology, a lightweight EVA midsole with Trefoil and 3-Stripes branding.

The adidas Originals Yung 1 launches on 21/06/18. Online at 08:00, available at our Leeds store at 09:00.

Statement Shirts

This season’s shirt selection is that good that it’s hard to know where to start. Wacky prints, silky fabrics and relaxed cuts from some of the best names in the business. Whether you go Universal Works or A.P.C. it’s about time you got involved. Here are some of our favourite statement shirts. Within A.P.C.’s SS18 […]

This season’s shirt selection is that good that it’s hard to know where to start. Wacky prints, silky fabrics and relaxed cuts from some of the best names in the business. Whether you go Universal Works or A.P.C. it’s about time you got involved. Here are some of our favourite statement shirts.

Within A.P.C.’s SS18 collection is the Cippi Shirt that is a slim-cut short sleeve shirt with an all-over, half-moon print. It is made from a nimble Italian cotton that is lightweight making it perfectly formed for the summertime.

The Ananas Shirt by mastermind shirt maker Portuguese Flannel involves a seasonal pineapple print that is 100% viscose, 100% ‘Made in Portugal’ and 100% tropical.

Universal Work’s Congo Stripe Road Shirt is straight out of the 50s, made from a textured cotton fabric with a mid-century inspired geometric weave. A boxy, slightly-cropped fit with a Cuban collar and a single chest pocket, it’s top drawer.

American shirt supremo Gitman Vintage take inspiration from two Japanese icons in producing the Fuji Crane Camp Shirt. This shirt has been made in its Pennsylvanian factory from a cotton poplin weave with a geographical pattern that features the Japanese red crane and a snow-covered Mount Fuji.