The BAE Bulletin: Here's When and Where to Cop This Week's Best Releases
Including the coveted Nike Dunk High “Panda.”
Arriving at the top of July, Jil Sander‘s FW21 collaboration with Birkenstock comprises of four sandal silhouettes — familiar and new — designed in neutral colorways with exaggerated features. Nike’s Dunk High launches in “Panda,” a classic black and white style, while adidas Originals’ Superstar is reimagined in a new collaboration with LEGO. More special-edition releases, including a Tiffany & Co. sports capsule and a Chanel collection that celebrates the brand’s beloved N°5 scent, round out this week’s BAE Bulletin.
Read on for the release details of the best new drops this week.
Release Date: June 29
Release Price: TBC, available at Chanel Factory 5 pop-ups in cities including Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul and more.
Chanel has launched a line of 17 beauty products, including bath tablets, a body cream and a shower gel, that riff on the house’s famous N°5 fragrance. Dubbed “Factory 5,” the collection releases with the opening of global pop-ups that offer an immersive experience.
One of the buzziest footwear collaborations of the season, Jil Sander and Birkenstock’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection gives three existing silhouettes, namely Arizona, Milano and Berlin, a stylish update. An all-new style called Velan features a closed-toe silhouette, and is adorned with romantic wrap-around straps made of soft nappa.
LEGO fans and sneakerheads alike will enjoy this crossover between the toy company and adidas Originals. The partnership puts a playful spin on the iconic Superstar, as the shoe features LEGO-like details on the toe box, the heel and the Three Stripes branding on the lateral. Accompanying the drop is a LEGO model of the sneaker — the collectible decor piece will be available for purchase separately.
Release Date: July 2
Release Price: ¥41,800 – 69,300 JPY (approximately $380 – 630 USD), available at the Tiffany & Co. Cat Street concept store in Tokyo.
Located in Tokyo, Japan, the Tiffany & Co. Cat Street store will launch a sports activation with an exclusive capsule of sporting goods. The limited-edition release includes a Spalding basketball and soccer ball, a Gilbert rugby ball and two skateboard designs, all dipped in the luxury brand’s signature blue hue.
Release Date: 10 a.m. EST on July 3
Release Price: $110 USD, available at Nike online.
The latest women’s exclusive release from Nike, the Dunk High “Panda” comes in a versatile black and white colorway. A bold red logo on the tongue tag adds a touch of color to the otherwise monochromatic high-tops.