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Casket’s Clothing’s ‘Coke Wave’ capsule collection hit the net at the top of the month just in time to get your spring wardrobe looking spiffy. The five piece collection includes tees, bandanas, jackets, hoodies, and snapbacks. Be sure to cop a few pieces here.
Hit the jump for more pics.
Shot by FrameLab Films
Upon the release of his sophomore effort, Acid Rap, Chano took to Jugrnaut for the official listening party. Everyone and their mom came out to show love as the line to get in wrapped around the block. Unfortunately, everyone couldn’t get in but to the waiting crowd’s pleasure Chance himself announced a show May 26th at the Metro alongside Rockie Fresh and Sir Michael Rocks.
I don’t know if Mother Nature is confused, upset, or maybe a combination of both. No worries, though, as St. Alfred delivers the first batch of their spring collection for when the weather decides to get its act together. Pieces include new additions in tees, raglans, snapbacks, 5 panels, and pins. Slide through the store to pop a few tags or cop online here.
More flicks after the jump.
Interview by Leland Bonner (LelandBfresh). Shot and edited by FrameLab Films.
For the third installment of our Getting To Know series, we caught up with the brains behind two of Chicago’s favorite brands: Vita-Morte & dope.boy.magic. You’ve likely spotted Terrell Jones and Joe Freshgoods around the city at various events, but you probably didn’t know that they’re behind some of your most cherished apparel in your closet. From weekly events like Feed The Homies and Project Fun, these two know how to keep the good times rollin’ and keep us fresh at the same damn time (yes, a pun was intended).
In this interview, we get acquainted with both Terrell and Joe. They touch on everything from how they met, how both brands got started, and a few other topics. Tune in above.
Directed by Jay Caves
Malcolm spits some late night confessions in the first visual from his forthcoming project Off The Ave. His newest project is slated to drop May 30th so keep your ears open for more from him.
After releasing countless colorways for the signature shoe, today adidas unveils the final colorway in the 3.5 line. With the playoffs steadily approaching, it’s not looking too good for a return from D. Rose this season, but the merch keeps on rolling in.
The tonal iron metal and black colorway features course, tough materials on the toe box to represent the basketball mentality of DRose. The black SPRINTFRAME is pearlized and the midsole features a black and maroon speckled pattern to stand out on the court.
You can check out more pics after the jump and cop a pair here.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere over the last few months, I’m sure by now you’re familiar with #TheHat. The now storied beanies made their way around Chicago pretty quick when they released back in November, but with spring temps hopefully making it to Chicago soon it’s only right that the fellas over at DBM unveil the ‘I Wanna F*** Rihanna’ snapback.
The snapback is the first piece from the brand’s upcoming spring/summer collection that’s slated to drop sometime next month. In the meantime, you can cop the snapback online or in-store at Leaders 1354.
adidas unveils a hometown colorway for the newest addition in the D. Rose 773 family. The shoe sports a ventilated upper along with black and red accented accenting highlights around the shoe. Peep more pics after the jump.
Look for these to hit shelves in the very near future.
Directed by DGainz
R&B songstress Assata Jones links with D.Gainz for her second official visual, “I Can Love You Better”. The two worked together a while back on Assata’s “Blame Game” and seem to be a winning combo. This time they take it to the roller rink for a love showdown and Ms. Jones has something to prove. Know better, do better. Right?
Download the mp3 below and keep on the lookout for more from Ms. Jones.
Shot by CREATV Media. Edited by Johnny Castle.
The fellas over at Ends/Wealth Corp. took it to Lumen for the second installment of their The Art of Love and Death fashion show. The Hennessy sponsored event brought out the best of Chicago’s art and fashion scene and showcased a preview of their upcoming spring collection set to drop soon.