Killer collabs #35
By Davide Fioraso
BELIN CONCEPT X MELKIO PESCATORE COLLECTION
Everything comes from a desire: showing the beauty of Liguria in a modern and innovative way, through creative languages declined into craftsmanship and accessories. Belin Concept presented the new capsule collection designed by Luca Melchionda, for all Melkio, a Genova artist who works in the world of design, storytelling and photo post production. Exclusive products, entirely created in Italy.
ALPINE DIVISION X NUZZI SKATE BAG
The first ever collab of Alpine Division, the famous duck brand, comes from Portland, Oregon. This skateboard bag is born from the meeting with the professional skater Spencer Nuzzi and it is made with two water resistant 1000D nylon compartments that will survive to all your falls. Velcro straps, YKK zippers, padded mesh back and lots of pockets. Also available in the camo version.
ORU KAYAK X INFLATABLE SOLAR LIGHTS
Oru Kayak, a brand born in 2012 from a Kickstarter campaign, has now become an absolute leader in the world of foldable kayaks. It offers a customized version of Luci, the first inflatable solar-powered lamp. Compact and compressible, it provides a clean and reliable source wherever you need it. 100% solar-powered, thanks to its 4 lighting modes it can last up to 24 hours.
CLAE X SON OF COBRA RETRO FISH SURFBOARD
Clae, a casual footwear brand founded in 2001 in Los Angeles, has now collaborated with the shaper Paul Lefèvre, aka Son of Cobra, for a collection of limited edition sneakers featuring an exclusive marbled print. In addition there is also a Retro Fish with generous volumes that will make your head spin in and out of the water. Available in white or black and in five different sizes from 5.2” to 5.10”.
ADER ERROR X MAISON KITSUNÉ ZIP-UP SPORTSCOAT JACKET
Maison Kitsuné’s orange fox, the fashion house born from the homonymous record label, once again joins forces with the South Korean brand Ader Error for a new collection of athletic-inspired garments entitled The Blue Fox Family. This streetwise jacket is equipped with a comfortable flap pocket on the chest, ¼ zip closure and drawstring on cuffs and hood.
REIGNING CHAMP X ASICS GEL-KAYANO 25
Asics has collaborated with the Canadian brand Reigning Champ, releasing a unique and complete capsule collection. In the Kyoto Edition you will find also a pair of Gel-Kayano 25 characterized by an iconic 90s look with a perforated mesh upper and synthetic leather overlays, inspired by the look of classic running shoes. FlyteFoam technology in the midsole and Ortholite insole.
OUTDOOR VOICES X TEVA HURRICANE XLT2 SANDAL
Together with the debut of the new H2OV water sports collection, the activewear brand founded by Ty Haney collaborated with Teva to launch the iconic Hurricane XLT2 sandal in three vibrant colors: Dark Denim for men and Fusion Coral or Shaded Spruce for women. It features an EVA foam midsole for enhanced cushioning, a durable rubber sole and a comfortable quick-dry footbed.
GIRO X LUCAS BEAUFORT EMERGE MIPS HELMET
Born in Cannes in 1981, Lucas Beaufort is a visionary artist and illustrator, immersed in a world full of imaginary characters and creatures. Raised in the recent skateboarding scene, he is very close and also present in the world of snowboarding, surfing and fashion. In this new collaboration with Giro he shares his style on the Emerge MIPS helmet. A cast of extravagant creatures, called Gus Gus Family, that can be also found in the matching Axis goggles.
PANNIER X VOILE 20” STRAP
For some years now the Pannier’s guys have been among the most popular storytellers in the world of adventure cycling, but the Voile strap history is still much longer. Invented more than 30 years ago to meet the simple need to tie skis together, it has since then evolved into an incredible accessory to gather and repair anything. In your bikepacking kit, these 20” straps are the only item you should never forget.
HYDRO FLASK X NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION 32 OZ WIDE MOUTH
Hydro Flask collaborated with National Park Foundation, the official charity of the American parks, in the shared mission to help to protect these special places. The new Limited Edition collection for Parks for All includes the Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, Yellowstone, Olympic and the Great Smoky Mountains. Construction in 18/8 Pro-Grade stainless steel and TempShield insulation.
FILSON X MOSSY OAK CAMO TIN CLOTH SOFT-SIDED LUNCH COOLER
A thermal bag with insulating lining covered with Shadow Grass camouflage water repellent fabric by Mossy Oak, a West Point company by Haas Outdoors. The nylon folding shoulder strap and small size make it easy to carry everywhere and in any situation. Rustproof brass hinge closure and two removable mesh pockets. The structured base keeps the bag upright even if empty.
SATISFY X SALOMON RUNNING SONIC RA MAX
The French brand Satisfy joined forces with Salomon to rework in a fashion key the silhouette of the Sonic RA Max, a reactive and comfortable street shoe for runners asking for greater support in training. The model has been revisited drawing inspiration from the bond that unites the race world with the ones of fashion, design and music. It is characterized by a monochrome upper available in three colorways: Clear White, Silver and Black.