The week's top stories in fashion news.
In addition to SAD—Seasonal Affective Disorder—it's not uncommon this time of year to suffer from KCF—Kanye Collaboration Fatigue. This week, the rapper announced his departure from Nike and anew venture with Adidas. The same day,Drake announced at a concert in Portland that he'd inked a new deal with Nike's super lucrative Jordan brand. Let the sneaker wars begin. (Forbes)
Good news for worshipers of the Marni cult: the brand is making a major push for its menswear this year, starting with the overhaul of its Meatpacking store. The odd, triangular space, which once housed Yohji Yamamamoto, currently stocks the house's lower-priced "Edition" collections, but will be a resplendent menswear paradise early next year. (Racked)
Gentleman, lets get cozy. Club Monaco tapped Reigning Champ to create a small collection of super snuggly fleece essentials, including a zip-front bathrobe, sweatpants, and a fleece blanket. Our favorite detail? The revived Club Monaco logo from 1985. (Complex)
Dapper dudes everywhere will want to make a special trek to the West Village this season to peruse gentlemanly wares at Robert Graham's swanky new shop. The 1,260-square-foot space stocks a selection of sportswear, outerwear, and premium denim along with a curated mix of furnishings and accessories. (Robert Graham)
What to give the cyclist who has everything? Probably a pair of Zackees, a new techie exercise accessory dreamed up by aformer Google Earth engineer. The gloves come with built-in turn signals, so your biker buddy stays safe on the road while still looking slick. Of course, they could also just learn how to do hand signals like everybody else. (Zackees)
—Blair Pfander. Follow her at @blairpfander.
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