October 18th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
The longstanding Italian athletic brand Ellesse unveiled a new round from their ongoing collaborative capsule last week, wherein five of the world’s freshest retailers each bring forth a unique take on one of their classic silos. Arriving in stores today, the latest Ellesse ‘Fab Five’ collection starts with the Special x Ellesse Assist in Milan, then Eurorails it up to Munich for Amen’s 117, back east to London for the Present Poli, then a trip halfway around the world to Tokyo for atmos’ Marathon ’84 and the most recently unveiled design from this pack, Kin’s Fava lowtops. The designs are quite varied, ranging from playful tennis and Pablo Picasso-inspired designs to classy premium leathers, and you can see all five below before grabbing yours from the 150 pair limited run at the respective retailers.
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October 13th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Italian athletic brand ellesse doesn’t get as much attention as other European brands with similar experience, but recent collaborations have shine some light on some of their classic silos. Following up on last year’s ‘Fab Five’ bringback will continue this momentum, as five more elite retailers lend a hand to styling these mid-October releases. The ellesse 117 returns courtesy of Munich’s Amen, London’s Present presents a Poli, atmos Tokyo rocks the Marathon ’84 and Milan’s Special skate shop tinkers with Natas Kaupas’ notoriously appropriated Assist hightop. A true sequel to last year’s quintet would finish off with the Levanto lowtop, so check ellesse Heritage‘s YouTube channel for the fifth teaser video and expect these at select locations next Thursday, October 18th.
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