Outfit Of The Week 01/05/2017

5/1/2017 11:26 AM

Mr. Mannequin’s out and about exploring the streets of Melbourne in our latest selections from Engineered Garments, Norse Projects, Indigo Robes, orSlow, and Clarks Originals. Kicking it all off this week with a layered selection of Engineered Garments’ Dark Navy Coverall Jacket, paired off with an Indigo Robes’ Badger Shirt whilst keeping his head warm with Norse Projects’ Norse Beanie in Edge Yellow. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, and Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of orSlow’s One Wash 105 Standard Denim before finishing it all off with a freshly laced pair of Clarks Originals’ Wallabee Boot in Multi Splatter.

Has he outdone himself this week? Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details, and head in store and online for all of the individual pieces, and later arrivals…

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adidas Originals have taken the traditional EQT and given it a subtle redesign with the ‘Refined’ series. The subtle changes are minute, but bring give an even more contemporary shape and finish to the classic silhouette. The latest collection from the Equipment range takes on the RF silhouette wrapped in adidas’ signature primeknit upper. Knitting the EQT’s panelling in a selection of four colourways. The three-stripes lacing system remains weaving through the primeknit lacing up each colourway before sitting atop either a torsion or ultra boost sole unit.

All four colourways will release this morning the 1st of May from 11am at Lower Grounds, Basement 15 McKillop Street. Any remaining pairs will release online later the same day. For a closer look at all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump…

EQT Support RF PK White & Green - US7 through to US13 (including some half sizes) - $240
EQT Support Ultra RF PK White & Yellow - US7 through to US13 (including some half sizes) - $300

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Lower Grounds Opening Party

4/27/2017 3:09 PM

To celebrate our grand opening, we’ve come together with adidas Originals, New Balance, and Sneaker Freaker Mag for a dope charity raffle.

An entry could win you a pair of Yeezy Boost 350V2’s, Sneaker Freaker x Diadora Taipan’s, New Balance Sneakers + 247 Bomber Jackets, Lower Grounds Tees, and some other special contraband in each pack.

Tickets are $2, unlimited entries allowed and are available from Lowergrounds Store at Basement 15 McKillop Street store from today until the end of the opening party. Winner will be drawn via instagram with all proceeds are going to the @movember foundation.

The Lower Grounds Opening Party will kick off this Friyay the 28th of April, 6pm until 8pm. We’ll see you there. Basement Level 15 McKillop Street, Melbourne 3000.

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Ground-breaking designs that have left adidas fans captivated, the EQT Support series freshly reinterprets a slew pre-loved silhouettes and brings them, well and truely, in-line with today’s street fashion. Elevated through features such as graphic embroidered stripes on the pixelated knit uppers, premium nubuck panels and a striking contrast between the minimal black uppers and stark white midsoles.

All four silhouettes will be available at Lower Grounds, Basement 15 McKillop Street on Friday 28th April from 11am. Any remaining pairs will be available through our online store at a later date. So stay tuned!

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adidas Originals have delivered the latest variation of their slip-on style of the winterised adidas NMD City Sock. The adidas Originals NMD City Sock 'Gum Pack' takes the less is more approach with an all white make-up including the subtle, but ever present ‘The Brand With The Three Stripes’ branding on the heel tab. Paired with a clean white boost midsole, which is nicely contrasted by a classic gum outersole. The NMD City Sock 'Gum Pack' also comes to us in a Core Black rendition where the Primeknit upper’s unique woven pattern is more readily apparent. Which pair do you prefer?

Both colour-ways of the City Sock are available now at Lower Grounds, Basement 15 McKillop Street, for $250. Pairs are also available in our online store now, so jump on it before they're all gone for good!

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Vans Vault X Taka Hayashi

4/27/2017 12:58 PM

Vans Vault have come together with Taka Hayashi with another of his inaugural collaborative collections. The revered veteran of Van’s design team brings his commitment to craftsmanship and unique designs giving the classic silhouettes a whole new persona.

The collection features the SK8-Nomad LX that takes on a lush hairy suede and nubuck combination in both Blue and White colourways. These sit alongside the collaborative Mountain Edition in Grey, and White. The Grey colour way sports a premium suede, whilst the White combines both nubuck, and canvas. Rounding out the collection Hayashi has put his spin on the reversible military MA-1 flight jacket. The ‘Paradise Lost’ features a military green with velcro embroidered patches and on the flip side a ‘sukajan’ styled souvenir jacket embroidery.

The collection can be seen throughout the collaborative Lower Grounds & Up There store lookbook combining pieces from the stores ranges as well as the collaborative capsule collection. Head over after the jump for a full look at the ranges, and head in store this Saturday the 28th of April to grab pieces from the range. Available in store this Saturday at Lower Grounds Basement 15 McKillop Street store from 11am. Remaining pieces will be available online later the same day.

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adidas Originals have delivered another range of their coveted NMD R2’s for the ladies with a duo of primeknit goodness. Coming to us in Linen, and Utility Ivy, both pairs feature an intricately woven primeknit upper with a tonal raindrop camo wrapping the upper. White leather details adorn both pairs amidst the tongue, and heel counter before a hit of fluorescent pink hits the heel tab. Of course the NMD R2 sits atop its signature boost sole unit complete with cushioning blocks hidden within and pink stabiliser block accenting the instep.

Both pairs will release tomorrow Thursday the 27th of April from our Lower Grounds store from 11am. Any remaining pairs will be available online later the same day. Women’s sizes US5 through to US10 (including half sizes) will be available for $240. Until tomorrow we’ll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump.

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Surprise, surprise we’ve got another special one for you with the latest Ultra Boost LTD from adidas. Available in store and online now, the latest iteration of the Ultra Boost takes on a white, grey, and silver knit for the upper. Pairing off the knit with an iced out cloudy white cage, and white heel counter before sitting atop a silver boost sole unit and white outer sole.

Get in quick you can one of the limited pairs in store at Lower Grounds located in the Basement Level of our 15 McKillop Street store and online now. For a closer look at all of the finer details continue reading after the jump…

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Outfit Of The Week 24/04/2017

4/23/2017 2:56 PM

Mr. Mannequin’s back in action, piecing together another of his weekly outfits with our latest arrivals from Engineered Garments, Kapital, Indigo Robes, orSlow, Converse, and Maple Co. Kicking it all off this week with a layered combination of Kapital’s Broad Cloth Anorak Shirt, layered over Indigo Robes’ Selvedge Oxford BD Shirt. Throwing in some accessories from Maple Co with their Silver Bolo Necklace, and Engineered Garments’ Khaki Poplin Bucket Hat to finish off the upper half of this weeks’ outfit. Heading down to the lower half, and Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of orSlow’s Baggy Fit Denim Pants before finishing it all off with a freshly laced pair of Converse’s Vintage One Stars in Khaki.

Has he outdone himself this week? Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details and head in store and online to check the individual pieces out first hand…

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Le Coq Sportif Omnicron

4/23/2017 2:44 PM

Le Coq Sportif have delivered their latest selection of footwear, with the Omnicron. The latest addition to the Le Coq Sportif ranges, takes the long line of heritage runner to another level with a mixture of technical fabrics wrapped around a mid-cut silhouette before running into a sock-like lining. The Black/Olive colourway takes on a mixture of ripstop nubuck, and fused neoprene whilst it’s Dress Blue counterpart takes on a series of suede, chambray, and fused neoprene panelling.

Both colourways of the Le Coq Sportif Omnicron are now available in store at Lower Grounds located in the Basement Level of our 15 McKillop Street store as well as online. For a look at all of the finer details continue reading after the jump…

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