Pherrow’s ‘Bakapile’ Collection from Japan

A raw cotton look, dip-dyed in indigo, make for a summery outfit

Meguro, Tokyo-based casual sportswear brand Pherrow’s turned 25 this year, and they’ve dedicated the SS16 season to all things “Blue.” Though known for their American-inspired denim (with back patches displaying “Japan’s Magnificent Garment”), Pherrow’s Bakapile capsule offers some awesome vintage vibes for this summer. Each 100% cotton henley, hoodie and more has a raggedy, terrycloth/chenille texture to it and available in a few different colors. …

New Balance Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea

Subtle nautical influences and Horween leather accents mark the footwear brand's four new styles

Taking inspiration from national parks, mid-century modern design and vintage skiwear, Boston-based New Balance‘s Made in USA series pays tribute to the country’s history and culture with its thematic releases—while emphasizing its efforts in domestic production. (They own five factories in New England and make or assemble more than four million pairs of shoes per year in the US). There are three different Made in …

Hayley Elsaesser SS16: Carnival of Curiosity

The designer channels the sickly sweet with fun prints of poodles, Grim Reapers in bumper-cars and more

Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser knows how to have fun. In past seasons of her eponymous label (there are only a few, as she just graduated in 2012) you can spot Magic 8 Balls wearing cowboy hats, sunglasses “oozing” slime, unisex neon camo overalls sporting serpents and more. Elsaesser’s upcoming SS16 collection, themed “Carnival of Curiosity,” features the Grim Reaper driving a bumper-car, slushees resembling skulls, …