Hello once again, FROW Men! Dust down those weekend blues and kick your week off by getting up to date with the latest news in the world of men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle. This past week, we were saddened at the tragic losses of Takeoff, rapper and 1/3 of the group Migos, and Aaron Carter, singer and younger brother of Nick Carter from the Backstreet Boys – our condolences go out to their families 🕊️✨🕊.
Last night marked the start of I’m a Celeb, with the lineup leaving people furious that former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is flying out to Australia to take part, whilst James Corden found himself in hot water once more for stealing a Ricky Gervais joke on his US chat show, and the release date for the TV adaption of the hit video game ‘The Last Of Us’ was finally confirmed to be coming to our screens on January 15th 2023. November also marks Men’s Mental Health Month, with great causes like Movember well underway – show us your stache over on our socials (@frowmen_)!
Anwar Carrots And Arvin Goods’ Team Up For Responsibly Made Collaboration
Arvin Goods just dropped a new collection with emerging streetwear brand, Anwar Carrots. Known for his dynamic approach to aesthetics in both personal style and creative output, Carrots has become one of the biggest streetwear names in L.A. Using discarded fabric scraps, the new collaboration offers soft and responsibly made socks and headwear that match sustainability with modern versatility. With no harmful chemicals or dyes, the collaboration has earned them Amazon’s Climate Pledge Certified badge, meaning the product is made with 50% or more organic materials. The only thing better than improving your style is improving your style in an eco-friendly manner!
Winter Is Coming & Dr Martens Are Back With A Technical Boot
It feels like we’re talking about Dr Martens every week but when all their drops are this fire, we simply can’t leave them out! Since the first 1460 boot rolled off the production line over 60 years ago, the iconic footwear brand has been evolving and improving, and their newest addition of The Trinity Boot is here to conquer the winter weather.
Constructed from Kaya Nubuck leather and held fast with Marten’s signature yellow stitch welt, this silhouette is designed for you to stay warm in cold conditions with WarmWair – an insulated fleece lining within the shoe, locking in heat when you need it most. Crafted for all-day, everyday comfort, the boot is also cushioned with a SoftWair sockliner and padded collar. Priced at $240.00, if you’re needing a new pair of shoes to help combat the cold weather or you feel like upgrading your footwear collection, the Trinity Boot might just be for you.
The Duo Are Back Again! Nike And Supreme Release Their Latest Collab
They’re back and it’s like they’ve never been away! Two of the biggest players in men’s fashion, Nike and Supreme, have dropped a new version of the Air Max 98 TL for Fall. The sneaker, made exclusively for Supreme, showcases a synthetic leather and knit mesh upper with reflective TPU overlay, rubber outsole and a foam midsole, coming in an offering of four colourways: pink, brown, black and white. For all you sneakerheads wanting to show off the two brands they also arrive co-branded at the footbed with reflective logos at the tongue, side and heel. Our shoe game is about to level up!
Adidas x Balenciaga Are A Match Made In Heaven
This drop is too stylish to ignore! Balenciaga and Adidas are combining elements of sportswear and luxury fashion once again, with a collection that sees activewear reimagined as business attire. Tracksuits, athletic equipment, and iconic sneakers are reinvented as hybrid products; whilst also dressing T-shirts, relaxed-fit jeans, and signature Balenciaga jewellery styles with the Three Stripes. After this drop, we’re entering a new world of workwear!
Stussy’s Signature Eight-Ball Logo Takes Centre Stage In The Latest Collaboration With Converse
After the success and popularity found in previous Converse collaborations, after working with the likes of Comme Des Garçons, A-COLD-WALL and CLOT, the iconic Boston brand hopes to keep up its creative momentum as they now link up with California streetwear label, Stüssy. The duo’s collaboration features Converse’s iconic One Star and the Chuck 70 Hi shoes, both of which are ornamented with Stüssy’s iconic eight-ball logo. Converse’s traditional logo makes way for the pool table-inspired icon which is present on the quarter panels of each shoe. The One Star comes in a striking suede green while the Chuck 70 Hi sports a navy suede, with both shoes coming with black laces to match. If you’re as interested in copping a pair of the Stussy x Converse collection, the pairing will be available worldwide online from Converse on the 15th November – or from Stüssy now!
Say A Final Goodbye To Reebok and Pyer Moss Collaborations
For their fourth and final collection, Reebok and Pyer Moss have revealed ‘The Last Reebok by Pyer Moss Collection Ever,’ marking the end of the fruitful collaborative period. According to a message, from Pyer Moss’ Creative Director Kerby Jean-Raymond, posted on the label’s Instagram account, the final collection will include apparel and three new colourways of the Experiment 4 sneakers. As the two brand’s five-year working relationship comes to an end the collection stays true to its sportswear heritage with hoodies, joggers and buttoned jackets. The ‘Last Reebok by Pyer Moss Collection Ever’ will be made available from the 12th of November live on the Pyer Moss website, so make sure you don’t miss out on grabbing a piece of history!
Kérastase Is Working To Strengthen Your Hair This Winter
Whether you’re spoiling your nearest and dearest with a Christmas gift or wanting to improve your own hair texture, strength, and volume, Kérastase‘s new products infused with Creatine and Ginger Root have been specifically designed for weakened hair, prone to thinning. Retailing from $36-$39, the collection consists of four products. As an everyday purifying shampoo, the Bain de Force Quotiden works to gently clarify the scalp, hair, and beard for a deeply cleansed feel. Looking for a thickness-boosting shampoo? The Bain de Masse Épaississant contains a gentle clarification formulation working to improve texture, volume, and hydration. Kérastase’s Genesis Homme Spray de Force Épaississant thickens hair providing 24-hour volume and root texture. Finally, the Cire D’Épaisseur Texturisante aims to leave you with a healthier-looking do, providing a matte finish and a medium hold.
Stormzy And Adidas Team Up To Form Merky FC
It’s been quite the past few weeks for Grime icon Stormzy, with his album due at the end of this month, a BBC special airing this week and now the birth of Merky FC. Calling all football fans, Stormzy’s latest partnership with the iconic sportswear brand Adidas, is seeking to create leadership position opportunities within the football industry for the Black community. The multi-year career programme will create the chance for those who may not have the same access to get into the industry as others. Adidas and Stormzy are at the forefront of the initiative but aren’t alone as the likes of Manchester United, Fulham and Sky Sports are among a few of the 11 major brands that are teaming up with the duo. Stormzy said, in an interview with Sky Sports: ‘It’s been years in the making, it’s taken a lot of planning and preparation from ourselves and from Adidas who have been amazing.’
Applications to secure placement opportunities are open now, with roles starting from January 2023.
A Scrum-sational New Rugby Book Coming In 2023
Return To Pandora With The New Avatar: The Way Of The Water Trailer
The full trailer for James Cameron’s Avatar sequel, The Way Of The Water was released last week, giving us a two-and-a-half-minute teaser of the return to Pandora, 13 years after the ground-breaking original film was released. Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana reprise their roles as Jake and Neyitri Sully, with the trailer introducing us to their children. Taking us below the ocean waves and filled with unique, fantasy creatures, the sequel promises to be as much of an experience as the first. The film deserves to be seen on the biggest screen possible; it comes to cinemas everywhere on December 16th.
If you haven’t seen the latest trailer then check it out here below!
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