The BAE Bulletin: Here's When & Where to Cop This Week's Best Releases
Including Prada x adidas’ sneaker and bag collaboration.
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend might be officially over, but with highly anticipated releases like Prada and adidas‘ sneaker and bag collaboration launching this week, you might want to keep your wallet handy.
Apart from the co-branded drop from Three Stripes and the Italian luxury brand, this week, sneakerheads can expect to get their hands on a Miami-exclusive, monogrammed sneaker box by Louis Vuitton. If you’re looking to pick up a fresh pair of winter kicks, Nike is releasing a new Air Force 1 design that features a reflective, 3M makeup.
Continue reading for the rest of this week’s hottest releases in fashion and footwear.
Release Date: December 1
Release Price: TBD, available at Nike retailers.
Coming in white as well as a black colorway, the Nike Air Force 1 Reflective is constructed with an upper that mixes pebbled leather with 3M, making the shoe pop even in low winter light.
Release Date: December 3
Release Price: TBD, available at Louis Vuitton‘s Miami Atelier during Design Miami.
Unveiled at Design Miami, Louis Vuitton’s new Sneaker Box is a smaller version of the French fashion house’s luxurious Sneaker Trunk. The black leather case is completed with a perspex monogram door, while two hidden drawers are built into the box’s interior for storing shoe care tools and other accessories.
Prada and adidas have joined forces to create a limited-edition set featuring the Superstar silhouette and the Bowling Bag. Made in Italy, the sneaker sees a clean, “Optic White” full-grain leather upper and is stamped with co-branding. Complementing the shoe is a sporty and minimalist iteration of Prada’s top handle bowling bag, which arrives in a matching black and white color scheme.
Release Date: December 5 (Japan will see a December 7 release)
Release Price: TBD, available at Supreme’s New York, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Paris stores and online.
Supreme’s latest collection is a tribute to hip-hop duo, dead prez. Featuring artwork from the group’s studio albums, Let’s Get Free as well as Revolutionary But Gangsta, the range is made up of quilted workwear jackets, hoodies, sweatpants, T-shirts, and also accessories such as five-panel caps and bandanas.
In partnership with Palms Casino Resort, Vans and Damien Hirst are launching a collection of sneakers inspired by the artist’s own work. From butterflies to rainbow-colored dots, some of Hirst’s most popular motifs have found home on the skate brand’s Sk8-Hi and Slip-On silhouettes.