By The Nation
The cases are engraved with the “Die Mannschaft” official logo in the frame on the back as well as four stars representing the 1954, 1974, 1990 and 2014 World Cup wins on the zipper slider. The Lite-Box suitcases in the sporty and elegant Eclipse Grey colour are ultra-light and durable and come with colour-coordinated laptop cases from the Samsonite Openroad collection. They too are embellished with the logo of the National Team. And now you too can own the “Die Mannschaft” special edition. Check it out on the Samsonite website, in Samsonite shops, and in selected dealerships.
Clothes that score goals
Blackbarrett by Neil Barrett is another brand making the most of the World Cup with a themed active collection. Integrated with graphic design, the style is modern and sporty and the patterns are inspired by the ball and goal net. Based on a palette of white on black and dark blue, the collection includes a windbreaker with an attached lanyard, shorts over leggings, tees, sweaters and sweatpants.
Walks on the wild side
Wild checks and wild stripes representing the rough feel of wild animal fur make up the theme of the new Homme Plisse Issey Miyake Yasei collection. Guys can walk on the wild side in outfits boasting a camouflage design of owls and bears concealed in the woods, opt for the stripe in handcrafted herringbone or choose kagami, a dynamic circle pattern inspired by bronze mirrors. Pleats reminiscent of wild animal fur complete the fashions for the autumn/winter season along with totes and mini-shoulder bag versions of the Flat Bag series.
Keds gets lively
Keds iconic Champion lace-up sneakers have made the perfect blank canvas for the footwear brand’s collaboration with Rifle Paper Co’s Lively floral print. The artistic and on-trend floral twist on the canvas sneaker upgrades all your favourite casualwear, but also plays nicely with more dressed up pieces. Every casual outing turns into an Instagram-worthy moment with the Triple Decker in Rifle Paper’s Juliet floral print. Pair these stunning canvas slip on shoes with your favourite denim, summer whites, or sundresses and bring a shine to your walk.