London street culture and the zeitgeist of Britain's working class, Samuel Ross launched A-Cold-Wall* in the fall of 2015 to reflect hegemonic disparities and youth expression in contemporary fashion. The directional aesthetic of Ross' men’s ready-to-wear line is informed by his studies in both graphic design and illustration, and creative work alongside Off-White's Virgil Abloh. His distinctly multidisciplinary vision is present in handcrafted graphic t-shirts and reversible French terry hoodies. Pairing logo-printed pullovers, lounge pants, and hooded jackets, A-Cold-Wall* is the curated product of unconventional tailoring and streamlined design.
A.P.C. is a French ready-to-wear brand founded in 1987 by the Tunisian Jewish fashion designer Jean Touitou in Paris. A.P.C. stands for Atelier de Production et de Création.
Acne Studios emerged in 1996 and stands for "Ambition to Create Novel Expressions". Johnny Johanson is the creative director of this lifestyle brand, first known for their unisex denim and custom developed fabrics that evolved in a desired creative brand. Discover our Acne Studios selection, including the classic denim jackets and jeans, formal shirts and suede boots.
Enliven everyday essentials with Adidas. The collection features technical fabrics, evocative prints and utilitarian details that exemplify the label's directional attitude. Discover smooth athletic pieces with functional touches alongside plush streetwear-inspired designs in a palette of vivid tones.
Adidas by Raf Simons
Adidas by Raf Simons activewear collection brings together Adidas’ sporting expertise and designer Raf Simons’ avant-garde approach. The iconic fashion line features cult sneakers in youthful designs with sharp detailing and rich, vibrant colours.
Adidas Consortium is a network of several shops, which have access to the most unique adidas releases available only at these shops. Adidas Consortium sneakers are very limited in the world and available in only hundreds of items.
Together with Adidas, renowned Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto brings elegance and revolutionary aesthetic to create the future sportswear.
Alexander Wang is a New York based fashion designer best known for his unisex silhouettes and dark urban aesthetic, producing both men’s and womenswear, as well as footwear, handbags and accessories. Wang founded his namesake label in 2004 and debuted at New York Fashion Week in 2007, finding great success his career. The designer received the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2008 and has collaborated with various industry giants such as H&M and adidas Originals over the years. Alexander Wang has also established a sub-label titled T by Alexander Wang, recognized for its off-duty aesthetic.
Alpha Industries is an American clothing manufacturer founded in 1959 in Knoxville, Tennessee and specialized in American military style and fashion apparel. Alpha makes items such as flight jackets and vests, and has made jackets for the military of the United States like the M65 Jacket for over half a century.
AMBUSH® is a contemporary japanese jewelry label founded by japanese designers VERBAL and YOON, in 2008. The label has partnered with a variety of influential street brands and designers including A Bathing Ape®, NIGO, Maison Kitsune, sacai and UNDERCOVER. Additionally, Influencers such as Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, KiD CuDi and Big Sean are viewed as notable fans of the label.
Founded in 2011 by the Parisian designer Alexandre Mattiussi, AMI, meaning 'Friend' in French, offers a stylish and comprehensive wardrobe that blurs the boundaries between both casual and chic.
Founded in 1989, this Canadian high-end clothing and sporting goods company has been taking over the outerwear scene.
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Known to captivate creatives with his anime approach to art and signature “superflat” technique, the world-renowned artist continues his longstanding collaboration with Complex. From creating the cover art for Kanye West's Graduation album to producing famed accessory collaborations with Louis Vuitton, Murakami converges art and fashion in a whimsical and influential way. Since ComplexCon's inception in 2016, Murakami has been heavily involved as an art director and created a series of new pieces that feature his signature Kaikai Kiki characters alongside his mesmerizing 'Flowers' motifs.
In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka began his athletic footwear company (Onitsuka Co., Ltd.) by manufacturing basketball shoes out of his living room in Kobe, Japan. He chose the name ASICS for his company in 1977, based on a famous Latin phrase "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano", which when translated expresses the ancient ideal of "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body." Taking the acronym of this phrase, ASICS was founded on the belief that the best way to create a healthy and happy lifestyle is to promote total health and fitness.
Pioneer of the cocoon coat, balloon skirt, and high-low hem, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s eponymous house was founded in Paris in 1919. Today, under the direction of Demna Gvasalia, the label integrates subversive and experimental designs with iconic house codes. Passionately followed by fashion insiders, Balenciaga continues to introduce new architectural shapes, custom fabrics, and luxe leather accessories.
We dig a lot of functional things here at Complex, but undeniably these are rarely priced in the double-digit section. Whether we're thinking about tackling that so-called new year's resolution, copping a new T-Shirt, or furnishing the crib, we can always use a new beanie in our wardrobe rotation. In other words, we have plenty and want to share some our favorites. Here's a round up of our beloved and super affordable beanies in some high-quality fabric knits - no poms included.
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Billionaire Boys Club
Billionaire Boys Club, founded by Pharrell Williams, is a globally recognized clothing and accessories brand whose blend of streetwear and luxury has influenced countless pockets of fashion, music, design and culture. As the company has morphed to continually lead and define fashion, its aspirational motto highlights a brand perpetually focused more on an embrace of originality and self than the direct financial realities of its name: "Wealth is of the heart and mind, not the pocket.”
Founded in a small warehouse in Toronto, Canada in 1957, Canada Goose has grown into one of the world’s leading makers of performance luxury apparel. Every collection is informed by the rugged demands of the Arctic and inspired by relentless innovation and uncompromised craftsmanship. From Antarctic research facilities and the Canadian High Arctic, to the streets of New York, London, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo, people are proud to wear Canada Goose products. Employing more than 2,000 people worldwide, Canada Goose is a recognized leader for its Made in Canada commitment, and is a long-time partner of Polar Bears International.
Founded by Hamilton Carhartt in Detroit, the company started out producing work overalls in 1889. Evolving from the Carhartt legacy, Carhartt Work In Progress (Carhartt WIP) represents the forward-thinking way of living that still encompasses the classic aesthetics of the iconic brand. Carhartt Work In Progress introduced the brand's authentic designs and craftsmanship across Europe in the 1990s.
For over 3 decades, Japanese multinational consumer electronics company Casio has been supplying some of the most popular watches to customers all over the world. From vintage styles to the ultimate toughness of Casio G-Shock, Casio has everything you're looking for in a great watch.
Established in 1919 in Rochester, NY, Champion is a leading light in classic American sportswear. Following partnerships with U.S. colleges and the NBA and NFL, the label’s adoption by emerging icons of 80s hip-hop shaped a new wave of fashion rooted in street culture. Champion collections contain men's essentials boasting the emblematic “C” logo and implement the brand’s vertical shrink-resistant knitting process. Heavyweight fleece crewnecks, hooded sweatshirts, lounge pants, and shorts evoke a modern aesthetic while preserving Champion’s connection to heritage sportswear nostalgia.
CMMN SWDN is a menswear brand with the aim to create a hybrid of quality wardrobe staples and progressive standout pieces. There’s a constant play on contrary elements that are interconnected and combined to create a balance. By fusing the originality and eccentricity of youth subcultures with the sharpness and elegance of classical sartorial menswear, CMMN SWDN proposes a new image of masculinity.
Comme des Garçons
Comme des Garçons is a Japanese fashion label founded by and headed by Rei Kawakubo. It is based in Tokyo and also in the Place Vendôme in Paris, the city in which they show their main collections during Paris Fashion Week and Paris Men's Fashion Week.
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This Japanese fashion label was founded by Rei Kawakubo. Based in Tokyo and Paris, this brand receives extra spotlight during Paris Men's Fashion Weeks.
The design team of Common Projects is inspired by the lines and shapes of everyday objects. Pieces are designed with a tailored eye using the finest materials.
Rep the most relevant brands in Pop Culture, IRL, with merch from Complex, and shows like Sneaker Shopping, Full Size Run, Everyday Struggle, and more.
Converse is best known for its iconic All-Star sneaker, first introduced to the world by basketball player Chuck Taylor. Founded by Marquis Mills in 1909, the American labels popular models include the Chuck 70s, One Star and Jack Purcell, among others. The classic Chuck Taylor All-Star is available in both high top and low top options and receive constant updates each season with fresh colorways, prints and materials suitable for everyday wear. Converse has also collaborated with a slew of influential names such as Off-White™ c/o Virgil Abloh, JW Anderson, Dover Street Market, Coca-Cola and Miley Cyrus, to name a few.
London born designer Craig Green established his namesake label in 2012, upon graduating the Fashion MA at Central Saint Martins. His designs are carried at Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette among others. More recently, the director Ridley Scott tapped him to design costumes for Alien: Covenant.
As winter is officially here, we're embracing a more relaxed style. Plain yet simple, comfortable cotton staples like sweatshirts, sweatpants and T-Shirts (paired with some fresh sneakers) are an arsenal must as well as parkas. Ultimately, does well-manner style have to be so buttoned-up? This season, the latest assortment of on-point sweatshirts from Acne Studios and Undercover are modern renditions of the classic gym class pullovers complete with unique details like arm graphics, pouch pockets and artwork. Get your layered fix and scroll down for our picks below.
Diamond Supply Co.
Diamond Supply Co. was founded in 1998 when Nicholas Tershay (AKA Nick diamond) created a skateboard hardware line from his one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco. In 2000, Nick began building the brand in Los Angeles with skateboard legends Mike Carroll and Rick Howard, soon growing Diamond Supply Co. into a full blown brand with a strong aesthetic and a commitment for creating high quality goods.
Since its beginnings in 1922, every piece of Dickies workwear has stood for the quality, toughness, and pride that embodies the spirit of the American worker. Dickies now offers garments ranging from its staple work pants and work shirts to items such as women's workwear, chore coats, and denim jeans.
Drôle de Monsieur
Drôle de Monsieur is based in France and was created in 2014 by two friends with the will to create in a modern and minimalist perspective.
Each week we share with you our handpicked favorite items —your one stop shop for consistently fresh styles to add to your wardrobe arsenal. As always, we laced the coolest options for the week in one area so you can have them in hand by the weekend.
We can't deny that it's brick out and you're contemplating between rocking only a hoodie outside because you're not ready to break out the heavy parkas just yet? Opt to bundle up in a comfy fleece. From Nanamica to Aimé Leon Dore, fleece jackets are all you need to layer up this season while channeling those cozy boy vibes.
Études represents a global experience of visual culture. Established in 2012, the brand operates across platforms ranging from mens and womenswear to publishing, at once reflecting and engaging the contemporary landscape through diverse but distinct content. This hybrid practice is guided by a strong emphasis on experimentation, collaboration and the group’s collective vision translated through a fluid merging of reference, method and medium.
FACETASM was founded by designer Hiromichi Ochiai in 2007. The brand follows the concept of ‘expressing the air of Tokyo street culture in a free and fun way’, whilst representing a variety of perspectives. Its collections are known for their signature playful explosion of prints, materials, and colors in endless combinations, and their unconventional gender-free forms.
Faculty Department focuses on the lives, spaces, and stories of creative individuals worldwide.
Faculty Department began with a curious eye and a desire to document the lives of people influential people in the life of author Justin Chung.
First We Feast
First We Feast is where food and pop culture collide.
Given the particularly challenging weather we've had recently, it's become increasingly important to us to dress warmly yet comfortably during the weekend. As always, we aim to look effortlessly fresh while instilling quiet confidence in our fits and to champion that purpose, we scoured for the coolest fleece pants on the market right now. Paired with a solid beanie and steezy parka, it's about elevating and embracing every journey, even if it's a Sunday stroll to the bodega to cop your coveted carton of oat milk.
Gifts for Her
Fellas, if you want to please that special lady in your life the best way to do that is to buy the indulgent pieces for her, yourself. Granted, it's not the cheapest gift to give: those Margiela Tabis and Saint Laurent wallets might be on the pricey side, but the thought carries more weight than you think. However, your thoughtful gift will reap many rewards in the long term. Whether it's for your girlfriend, fiancé, wife, ma dukes, trust - she knows how much these things cost and she'll love you for it.
Gifts Under $200
Doing some last minute shopping? No matter what your checklist consists of, you can't do without that perfectly price friendly item. You gotta stock up on a fresh jacket or wallet, to make it through the season of gift giving. From a heavy duty Chore Coat from Carhartt WIP to an embossed leather card case from Saint Laurent, here are some options for you—all under $200, so you won't be breaking the bank.
Italian fashion house Gucci was founded in Florence in 1921. Alessandro Michele has been designing for Gucci since January 2015 and is redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing Gucci's position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Explore our curation of Gucci pieces including men's sneakers and embroidered jackets
Established in 1986, Austrian designer Helmut Lang's namesake label came to define the stripped-down, post-grunge luxury of the 90’s. A pioneer in minimalism, artist collaborations, and challenges to industry orthodoxy, the label and its signature denim, deconstructed tailoring, and high-tech fabrics became the uniform of the decade’s creative class.
Heron Preston debuted his first collection, "For You, The World" under his own name in Paris for Fall Winter 2017. The New York City designer is known for his singular pieces and collaborations. Heron is dedicated to becoming part of the solution in a wasteful industry and inspiring the next creative directors to understand that the potential is limitless.