Snow Peak Accessories

5/10/2018 1:56 PM

Snow Peak Accessories SS18

Japan’s Snow Peak embody all things great outdoors, and their latest accessories keep the camping vibes going with a range of coffee paraphernalia and lights. Suitable for the inside and out, Snowpeak’s range of titanium cups and cafe press will ensure that you get your coffee fix regardless of your location. Coming in two sizes the 300 folding cup, sits alongside a larger single and double walled 450 variation. Crafted from the same heavy-duty titanium the cafe press will come in handy getting those ground beans brewed.

In order to brew all of this coffee, you have to be able to see, and the hozuki lights are perfect portable source of light. Not your average light, the inner LED dims as the sound around quietens down to give you some sensible mood lighting.

The latest ranges from Snow Peak are available in store at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store as well as online.

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

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Kapital SS18

5/4/2018 12:48 PM

Kapital & Kapital Kountry SS18

Japanese label Kapital have delivered a selection of their signature goods and alongside it their re-crafted Kapital Kountry range.

Blending traditional Japanese techniques such as boro patchwork within a selection of their Pojagi Remake Tote, and Milk Bag. The same re-crafting techniques come through the range in the form of their 2 Tone Big Sweats. All three sweats feature a mismatched front and back panelling, giving us a unique finish to the Knit Military, Rayon Quilting, and Denim Patchwork.

Utilising natural indigo dyes and hues, The label dish out some immaculate and unique garments with their Jubbahn Shirts, Hiyoku Cardigan, all ready to be worn individually or layered up for the colder weather ahead.

This season we see the return of Kapital’s signature Ring Coat in a classic rinse washed denim, as well as knit lambswool complete with smile patch. With these the Ringoman Coverall makes an appearance in a richly overdyed indigo.

Lastly, and surely not least, Kapital’s ever-growing range of bandanas feature vibrant winter olympic inspired imagery as well as traditional navajo and patchwork variations.

Head on over after the jump to peer into this season’s looks and head in store to our Level 1/15 McKillop Street location as well as online to look at all of the finer details first hand...

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Engineered Garments X Dr. Marten's 1461 Velcro

Dr. Marten’s and Engineered Garments continue their series of collaborative efforts, giving the British footwear mainstays a subtle twist to go along with any one of your favourite outfits.

Crafted in England each pair is meticulously put together at their North Hampton factory with heavy attention to detail. Giving the ever-classic derby silhouette a velcro strap for a laced or unlaced finish, each pair sits atop a solid Goodyear welted lug sole. A perfect pair to combine with Engineered Garments’ utilitarian workwear sensibilities.

Take your pick of Black, Navy, and Oxblood as they release this Saturday the 28th of April both in store and online. See how they’re paired off with Engineered Garments’ latest arrivals here, and head on over after the jump for the finer details of the collaborative Dr. Marten’s after the jump...

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Engineered Garments Spring/Summer 2018 Delivery II

Everybody's favourite Engineered Garments have delivered their latest selections for the season bringing their perfect blend of menswear and workwear together ready to layer up. From button downs, to jackets, fatigues, and carry-all totes, there's something for everyone within their latest arrivals.

Whether you’re layering up or looking for that special stand alone piece, Engineered Garments and their New York Crafted pieces have everyone covered head to toe. Kicking it all off with their latest outerwear arrivals with the Atlantic Parka, and navy deck jacket inspired NA2 Jacket in Heather Grey Poplin, and Navy Poplin.

Adding to their fleece options for the season, the Short Sleeve Hoody makes an appearance in Olive, and Heather Grey French Terry as well as Gold Diamond Knit. Each of the hoods are ready to be layered up with a long or short sleeve T-shirt, or thrown under a jacket as a middle layer, what more can you ask for?

Keeping your everyday carry in check, Engineered Garments’ signature Carry-All Totes come to us in a wide array of colours from your standard black, and navy, all the way through to some vibrant colours with yellow, royal blue, and kelly green. Why not add some colour to your wardrobe, right?

Of course all of these sit alongside the rest of this season’s button downs, fatigue pants, ground pants, and signature Bedford Jackets, so drop in store to our Level 1/15 McKillop Street location, or hit the online store and shop the seasonal looks below…

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Snow Peak

3/28/2018 4:00 PM

Snow Peak SS18

The brand name of Snow Peak comes from the famous mountain peak of Japan, Tanigawa-dake. Founders Yukio Yamai, and Yukii Yukio began crafting climbing equipment for their experiences atop Tanikawa-dake in 1958. The label has since grown, and evolved into a lifestyle moniker that houses items for the mountains, and items for the everyday whilst maintaining their signature mountaineering and camping style within each range.

It’s quite clear where their foundations lay within each garment and item, combining the perfect mix of outdoor culture with precision craftsmanship, with high functionality, and most important extreme comfort.

Their flexible insulated range allows full head to toe coziness with contemporary cuts atop cardigans, button downs/over shirts, pullovers, and pants. All of which feature polartec alpha fabrics, and windproof outer layers in a mixture of black and olive.

Snow Peak SS18

For their outerwear selections, Snow Peak have on offer the 2L Octa Parka with its lightweight fully insulated body, you can’t go wrong. For those of you seeking more shelter, their 2.5L Wanderlust Jacket features a fully waterproof outer shell with taped seams and specially crafted vents for breathability.

Lastly the range is finished off with complete camping vibes bringing us titanium folded handle mugs, and cafe press for a stylish cup of coffee on the go. Sitting alongside their Signature Hozuki LED Lanterns, and 2 Way Tote Bag to pack it all in to.

For all of the finer details of the Snow Peak range continue reading after the jump, and head in store and online to check it out first hand.

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Engineered Garments Spring/Summer 2018

Engineered Garments and it’s cult-like status has gone from strength to strength over the past four or five seasons. Continually re-inventing, experimenting and daring to do what many others wouldn’t.

For the brand’s 2018 spring/summer collection, Engineered Garments unveiled a casual collection that went hard on relaxed fits and over the top prints. The latest offering from designer Daiki Suzuki saw him mix his trademark refined cuts and luxury workwear with some louder touches, including a matching patchwork jacket and trousers. The collection’s color palette also featured some bold new additions, with bright yellows, reds and greens sitting alongside subtle and more traditional colors such as navy, black and grey.

The 2018 spring/summer collection is available in-store and online, but never lasts long!

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Adsum Spring/Summer 2018

2/21/2018 5:52 PM

Adsum Spring/Summer 2018

It’s with great pleasure that we welcome our inaugural season from New York natives, Adsum. Founded in Brooklyn in 2015, Adsum is a company focused on high quality manufacturing and design. Constructing products inspired by the cities and countryside of the American Northeast. The result being a unique interpretation of traditional men's staples with a mix of technical outerwear and sportswear.

Adsum’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection features a number of relaxed silhouettes. From minimalistic graphic long and short sleeve tees, to a light ripstop pants featuring a drawstring waist. The pieces have an easy-to-wear aesthetic and can be easily dressed up, or down for that matter. If this first delivery is anything to go by, Adsum will soon become a staple in most peoples wardrobes!

The Brooklyn-based label’s first collection is available now, in-store and online!

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orSlow Spring/Summer 2018

2/21/2018 5:33 PM

orSlow Spring/Summer 2018

Since 2005 Ichiro Nakutsa has developed this beautiful denim and workwear influenced label using his vast personal archive of authentic denim & workwear to inspire each of his collections .Having risen to our preferred maker of all things denim, the Japanese, workwear specialists have dropped off their latest from a consistently solid range.

Receiving a full re-stock of their classic 105 Standard Jean, coming to us in both 2 year and one wash variations. A complete size run of the more contemporary 107 Slim Fit Jean, again in both 2 year and one wash variations. Included in our delivery were some of the brand’s always-popular Vintage Fit Army Fatigue Pants. Made in a heavy cotton canvas. Featuring a button closure and a cinch waist. The wider fitting pant incorporates large front patch pockets and two back flap pockets.

Everything mentioned above, as well as two playful renditions of the US Navy Hat are available in-store and online now!

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Blurhms SS18

1/29/2018 4:08 PM

Blurhms SS18 Lookbook

We’d like to formally introduce you all to Japanese label Blurhms.

What exactly is Blurhms? Well… Blurhms is a slang expression which is combined “blur” and “hmm…”.

The label produces each piece, with heavy though, giving us the best garments possible. Striving to create long life products, the range is crafted from soft, comfortable fabrics, crafted with form and function in mind. Not only are they built and designed to outlast each season, each garment has a comfortable and easy to wear sensibility.

Blurhms SS18 Lookbook

Giving us a selection of outerwear, shirting, tees, and pants for the season, Blurhms brings khaki and military tones to a series of lightweight teflon coated nylons, washed cottons, and silk cotton blends.

Key pieces like their Kendo Jacket, and Utility Shirt utilise the water repellant teflon coated nylons, whilst the likes of the classic Chore Coat and Band Collar Shirt take on soft cupro cottons, and tightly woven light oxfords.

Again thriving off the military theme, these comfy and cozy fabrics run through to the Light Herringbone Field Pants. The rough textured ribbed outer of the Rough and Smooth Tees are met with a soft feel on the inner and a loose fit for extra comfort. If that’s not enough for you, Blurhms rounds out the range with one of the most comfortable if not most comfortable T-Shirts on our shelves with the Silk Cotton Jersey Crewnecks.

For a close look at the entire range, continue reading after the jump, and head in store to our Level 1/15 McKillop Street location to check the range out first hand.

For those of you that can’t make it in-store the full Blurhms range is now available through our online store too!

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Nanamica SS18 One Ocean All Lands

For Spring/Summer 2018 Japanese mainstays Nanamica make their way into our stable of brands here at Up There and Lower Grounds.

Bringing together utility and sports as the key focus for each garment, Nanamica deliver comfortable and meaningful pieces ready for everyday use. Combine this with a heavy focus on technical fabrics and impeccable construction techniques and you’ve got garments that transcend the season in which they were crafted.

This season’s collection ‘One Ocean, All Lands’ brings us key pieces of outerwear, t-shirts, and headwear, created as a standard with advanced functionality to be used anywhere and everywhere by anyone. After all, the ocean is one and the world is connected, why can’t outerwear and garments be a universal language? Pairing this ethos with strong tones from Japan’s surrounding waters of mossy khaki greens, and deep ocean navy, Nanamica gives us two key fabrics across their garments.

Nanamica SS18 One Ocean All Lands

GORE-TEX a standard in ultra-lightweight water repellant fabrics are wrapped around the classic stylings of the parka-esque Shell Coat in Black and Navy.

For a lighter weight and more relaxed finish, Nanamica have developed a water repellant Taffeta Polyester. This fabric has a unique finish that allows subtle peeks of the backing fabric under certain lights. Utilising this technical fabric against Light Khaki and Navy Cruiser Jackets, Crew Jacket, and ever-comfortable Easy Pants.

The collection is now available at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store, as well as online. For all of the finer details from our lookbook, take a peek after the jump...

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