Engineered Garments

8/22/2019 4:17 PM

Engineered Garments FW19

Everybody's favourite New York label Engineered Garments have delivered their initial offerings for the season. Designer Daiki Suzuki gives us yet another taste of his signature patchwork heritage garments with a Heavy Twill Logger Jacket and matching Fatigue Pants, as well as a mix matched double cloth and corduroy Bedford Jacket perfectly paired off with Corduroy Painter Pants in both tonal Black or Navy finishes.

The Gun Club Check returns this season with a Tan Green Woollen take on the Andover Jacket and Pants. Key shirting staples also return for the season with both the 19th Century Button Down, and Work Shirts coming in an array of cotton twill plaids, and subtle narrow stripes.

Touching on outerwear for this season's first delivery Engineered Garments give us the Madison Parka in Navy Cotton Double Cloth. Perfect as a stand-alone jacket, or paired off atop this season's Bedford Jackets.

To round out the delivery, Engineered Garments' collaborative efforts with Vans come in an asymmetrical offering of tonal black or white. Each utilising a mix and match across leather, patent leather, suede, and pony hair.

Head in store to our Level 1/15 McKillop Street location to see the ranges first hand, and keep up to date with all the latest from Engineered Garments through our online store...

Don't forget to continue reading after the jump for a closer look at this season's styles and looks...

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Anonymousism Socks

4/1/2019 2:05 PM

Anonymousism Socks SS19

Japanese sock specialists and in-house favourites Anonymousism have delivered their latest seasonal assortments. From patchwork, to spots/dots, and even som hand-dyed indigo numbers, they've well and truely got your feet covered.

These season's selections sees the return of the Patchwork Crew in Ivory, Black and Navy. Some new contendors bring a selection of dots in Black, Gold, and Off-White, and Welcome Crew in Black, Blue, Off-White, and Red. Rounding it all down for the season, Anonymousism present a series of hand-dyed inigo Shibori Tye-Dye in a trio of light and dark shades with Indigo, Navy, and Violet.

Pair them off with your latest pick-ups from our selections at Lower Grounds in store and online now!

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Kapital Fall/Winter 2018 Delivery II

Hailing from the jean capital of Japan, Kojima, Kapitals' mastery of denim and menswear has ensured its stance as a formidable player within the menswear scene since its inception in 1984. The label reimagines mid-century Americana, utilising heritage production techniques to create designs which invoke an authentic workwear feel.

It is the brands unique approach to reimagining a time which has since passed us by, which so uniquely allows it to bring an eclectic aesthetic, and modern feel, to their meticulously crafted range of menswear.

With durability, and a want to be worn, at the surface of everything the brand produces, it is inevitable that pieces from the brands latest offerings will capture the attention of all — a mission they have successfully accomplished. Bestowing upon us an exquisite range of outerwear, alongside a head-turning tote bag, Kapital has left little doubt surrounding its ability to capture the attention of any, and all, fortunate enough to see their products.

Paying homage to the ancient indigenous people of Japan, Kapital makes an immediate splash this season with a pair of ‘Attus Kakashi Shirts’, both featuring the traditional AINU patch. This offering has landed on the Up There shelves in both a 10oz variety, proudly displaying a red Ainu patch, upon the beautifully curated Indigo Japanese Denim. The piece is also offered in an 8oz version, which features an overdyed AINU patch.

With reimagined notions of authentic workwear guiding the Kapital image, ‘The Lining Deck Jacket - Indigo’ represents the brands take on the traditional deck jacket. Featuring a soft feel 8oz denim, a purposefully irregular button pattern, and a number of playful touches, the jacket is completed by an ultra cozy quilted lining, and interior pocket.

Never one to dismiss accessories, Kapital rounds out this seasons collection with their renowned ‘Canvas Milk Bag - Black’. Providing the perfect combination of unique styling, durability, and practicality, for those searching for the bag to last a life time, the brands most recent foray into the luggage category has certainly caused a commotion, and left us here at Up There very envious of those fortunate enough to purchase it.

Kapital can be both found online and in store at Level 1/15 McKillop Street. For all of the finer details of their latest arrivals, continue reading after the jump.

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Kapital

9/17/2018 9:28 AM

Kapital FW18

Hailing from the jean capital of Japan, Kojima, Kapital’s mastery of denim and menswear has ensured its stance as a formidable player within the menswear scene since its inception in 1984. The label reimagines mid-century Americana, utilising heritage production techniques to create designs which invoke an authentic workwear feel.

It is the brands unique approach to reimagining a time which has since passed us by, which so uniquely allows it to bring an eclectic aesthetic and modern feel to its meticulously crafted range of menswear.

With durability, and a want to be worn, at the surface of everything the brand produces, it is inevitable that pieces from the brands latest offerings will capture the attention of all who have the opportunity to see and interact with them.

Pieces such as the ‘Ringoman Cargo Pants’ and ‘Ivy Western Shirt’ borrow heavily from the brands affinity for reimagined pieces from a time gone by, sat alongside for innovative designs in the form of the ‘IDG Fleecy Knit Sweat Pants’ and Kapital’s ever reliant ‘Katsuragi Napped Cotton Ring Coat,’ little doubt exists that the brand is perfectly suited to not only keeping you cozy through the colder months, but also ensuring that any, and all, fortunate enough to purchase one of their pieces will be turning heads out on the streets.

With stand out items in this season's offerings coming in the form of the ‘Kamakura Anorak Blouson 60/40 Cloth’ Jacket — a piece designed to be tailored and utilised in a multitude of forms, and fashions to suit the preference of its user — and the beautifully minimalistic ‘Jubbahn Shirt’ — which brings together a range of beautiful details including a dyed corduroy collar, and meticulously intricate sewn patches — we here at Up There are particularly excited by what Kapital has to offer, and buoyed by the opportunity to share the brands aesthetic and craftsmanship with you.

Ps. Take the time to check out this true masterclass in practicality showcased through the versatile ‘Kamakura Anorak Blouson 60/40 Cloth’ Jacket.

Kapital can both found online and in store at Level 1/15 McKillop Street.

For all of the finer details of their latest arrivals, continue reading after the jump.

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Nike Easter Quickstrike Air Force 1 + Blazer

It looks like the Easter Bunny was a little late this year, don’t worry though he’s got us all sorted with some pastel Air Force and Blazers. Coming to us in a patchwork variation of the traditional Blazer, this latest quick strike takes on a pastel blue, purple, and pink all mixed together with off-white panelling. Much the same, the Air Force 1 also gets the patchwork treatment with pastel mixed top to bottom.

Both colourways are now available in store and online with all of the finer details after the jump!

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Converse X Sneakers N Stuff One Star

Converse and Sneakers N Stuff have come together to celebrate all that is the disruptive pattern of camouflage. Rendering the classic military pattern into a layered patchwork of premium suedes, leathers, and nubuck in an array of woodlands colours.

The patchwork camouflage One Stars will release this Friday the 13th of April at our Lower Grounds store Basement 15 McKillop Street, Melbourne, 3000.

Releasing from 11am in store with remaining pairs online shortly after.

Sizes US7 through to US12 (whole sizes only) for $160.

Until Friday, we’ll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump...

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French contemporary workwear specialists Bleu De Paname have delivered their latest selections for the season. Giving us a series of wardrobe staples mixed with archival classics and a little hint of that signature ‘Bleu’ we’ve come to know and love from the label. This season starts it all of with the wardrobe classic Chemise Bureau, coming to us in a rinsed Indigo Chambray alongside a classic White Oxford. Sitting alongside the shirting selections are an archival take on a classic 1950’s naval pant with the Suedois. The pants come to us in Bleu, and Olive with the relaxed cut taking shape with a dual pleats, and triangular pocket flaps before running through a rinsed wash to finish the fabric off.

A little bit of indigo makes its way into the collection with a series of patchwork workwear staples. The Veste Standard, and Pant De Travail takes on an over-dyed hue of deep blue merging the mixture of fabric panels in a series of shades, textures, and patterns in a marriage of contemporary and classic. Finishing off this season’s selections, Bleu De Paname have collaborated with French graffiti artist Pablo Cots for a series of lightweight cotton tees and crewneck sweats. Each of the prints draw inspiration from French artist and illustrator Francisque Paulbot blending his rose cheeked characters in ‘Teddy Boy’ fashions.

The full selections from this season’s Bleu De Paname collections are now available in store at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store as well as online. For a closer look at each piece, head on over the jump for detailed imagery…

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Kapital

12/15/2016 5:13 PM

Hailing from the ‘Jean Capital’ of Japan, we’d like to formally welcome Kapital to the shelves here at the store. Based out of Japan’s old merchant town Kojima Kurashiki, Kapital strive to craft materials and garments that pay homage to their town’s heritage. Tying in a pertinent blend of vintage american workwear with remade, and reworked garments crafted at the hands of skilled artisans at their home base in Kojima.

This season’s range ties in classic ‘Sashiko’ stitching with the Century 5 Pocket Denim, and Century Westerner Denim Jacket. Covering the 12oz grey denim with an accenting straight indigo stitch ready to be worn in and worn out for years to come. A series of remade garments come in the shape of the Katmandu Patch Shirt, and Denim Western Shirt. Each shirt washed, and worn in before subtle pieces are shifted around each garment and patched in as a homage to the ‘boro’ technique of yesteryear. The patchwork themes continue Tugihahi Football Jersey blending patterned indigo fabrics with a charcoal melange cotton jersey.

Not forgetting Kapital’s signature Ring Coat, this season’s variation comes to us in a Khaki Katsuragi Cotton. This oversized piece of outerwear brings several garments together, and thanks to a number of buttons, ties, and fasteners, this innovative coat can be worn in more ways than one. Last but certainly not least, Kapital have delivered a selection of their Selvedge Bandanas with a Thunderbird and Concho designs subliminally printed on the classic fabric squares.

This season’s ranges from Kapital are now available in store at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store as well as online. For a closer look at all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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Anonymousism Socks

8/15/2016 4:57 PM

Japanese sock craftsmen Anonymousism have delivered their latest selections. Welcoming the brand to our shelves with a series of uniquely woven socks crafted with passion and pride in Japan. Their first range includes a series of their 5 Colour Mix Socks blending a hearty cotton of varied yarns into eye-catching Blue, Olive, and Orange melanges. The Tweed Nep Crew Socks come to us in a two-toned Black, Navy, and Wine with each of the woollen blends featuring accenting toes, heel, and cuff. Lastly but certainly not least, Anonymousism throw a little patchwork and Indigo together for a unique twist on the wardrobe staple.

All of the selections from Anonymousism’s range of socks are now available at both McKillop Street and Little Collins Street stores as well as online. For all of the finer details continue reading after the jump.

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