Once again nanamica has successfully blended technicality into a wide range of classic contemporary garments. Under the theme of “One Ocean, All Lands”, the 2013 Spring Collection predominately consists of a blue, grey and white colour scheme. As nanamica is known for its usage of functional fabrics, materials such as GORE-TEX®, COOLMAX®, PERTEX®, and 3XDRY® can be found in a variety of pieces from this collection. The 2013 Spring Collection will be available shortly at HAVEN just in time for the rainy seasons.
Technical apparel brand Acronym released their second video installment of “Acronymjutsu” for the Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Head designer Errolson Hugh and Sarnai Manschuk demonstrate some of the technical and functional features of this seasons Acronym pieces. The video is intended to show the viewer some of the more complex components that the Acronym pieces are known for and the amount of technicality put into each item. The Fall/Winter collection from Acronym is available online and in store at HAVEN.
In celebration of their 7th Anniversary MAIDEN NOIR introduces their much anticipated “Rise of the Seventh” collection. To mark the occasion they have collaborated with a number of brands such as NEXUSVII, New Era Japan, Challenger, Porter, Stussy Deluxe, Skookum and Timberland. MAIDEN NOIR will also be hosting a travelling POP UP SHOP in various cities around the globe as follows:
MAIDEN NOIR “Rise of the Seventh” Pop-up Shop Schedule
Tokyo: 9/15 ~ 9/30 at Stussy Harajuku
New York: 10/5 ~ 10/14 at Stussy NYC
Toronto: 10/19 ~ 11/4 at HAVEN Toronto
Los Angeles: 11/2 ~ 11/24 at OUR FAVORITE SHOP
Seattle: 11/16 ~ 12/2 at TOTOKELO
Please SAVE THE DATE as HAVEN Toronto will be hosting the the POP UP shop North of the border starting October 19th – November 4th. We will be throwing a LAUNCH EVENT, with details to be provided shortly. Also be on the lookout for exclusive MAIDEN NOIR x HAVEN Collaborative products that will release exclusively at HAVEN in the upcoming weeks.
In anticipation please enjoy their Fall/Winter collection lookbook that will be arriving very shortly.
Sister brands Neighborhood and WTAPS have always been two of the most versatile brands at HAVEN; with styles drawing influence from various cultures and muses. This edition of Shop Looks highlights this fact with Rex wearing two very contrasting looks from the famous Japanese labels.
Rex is wearing:
+ Neighborhood Cooper / C-Shirt . LS Olive Drab
+ Neighborhood Shemagh / S-Scarf
+ Neighborhood Deer . Savage . Narrow / 14ox-Pt Black
+ Neighborhood Bucket / C-Butt Bag Black
+ WTAPS Gasket / Beanie COPO Black
+ NEXUSVII x Timberland Mil-5H Gore-Tex® Boots Navy
+ Master-piece Sensible Zip Wallet Black
Rex looks a little more cleaned up and dapper for our second look.
We have Rex wearing:
+ Neighborhood Channel 7 / C-Shirt . LS Black
+ WTAPS Khaki. Tight / Trousers. COPO. Twill Brown
+ Comme des Garcons Shirts x The Generic Man Suede Chukka Black
+ wings + horns Selvedge Check Hankerchief
The first drop of the season from White Mountaineering is here and it looks dope. This look features some of the highlights from the delivery including jackets, hats and the always popular jacquard cardigan. Tim outfit shows off some of the intricate patterns and textures unique to White Mountaineering. Mixing distinctive patterning with functional materials and technology White Mountaineering once again reminds us why its one of the most highly sought after brands coming out of Japan.
Tim is wearing:
+ White Mountaineering Cotton Linen Work Cap Black
+ White Mountaineering Pertex® Yarn Dyed Check Mix Hooded Jacket
+ White Mountaineering Multiple Tissue Mix Flap Pocket Western Shirt
+ White Mountaineering Yarn Dyed Herringbone Shirring Pants
+ Diemme Roccia Vet Temola Tomahawk Yellow
For his second look Tim is wearing:
+ White Mountaineering Leather Combi Jacquard Border Rib Blouson
+ White Mountaineering Mesh Jacquard Border Raglan Cardigan
+ White Mountaineering Print S/S T-shirt