Welcome to our weekly streetwear apparel roundup — a little late this time around (sorry ’bout that). At this point, with all the great drops coming from our favorite brands, we’re not sure if it’s the changing of the seasons that are warming up the weather or all the heat coming from labels like NOAH, UNION LA, Supreme, KITH, and the Y2K-inspired House of Finesse. Okay, that’s a horribly bad joke, sure, but after a transition-season lull, things have really picked up. Does that mean this article contains pieces for your first post-vaccine spring hangout? We’re going to go ahead and guess yes, they’re that good!
If you need a pair of kicks to complete your fit — who doesn’t? — be sure to hit up our weekly sneaker roundup, which features brand new Jordans, Yeezys, and a seriously dope Sean Wotherspoon Adidas collaboration. For now, let’s jump into last week’s best streetwear!
NOAH x Union LA 30th Anniversary Collection
Los Angeles-based label Union has been dropping a grip of notable sneaker collaborations since last year, but this week they’ve linked up with New York streetwear label NOAH to drop an exclusive capsule collection that expertly combines both brand’s iconography. Released in celebration of Union’s 30th anniversary, the collection features dual-branded t-shirts, and hoodies, as well as a collection of shirts that pay homage to historical figures like Alexandre Dumas, Shakespeare’s Dark Lady, and the composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
If you’re scratching your head over the inclusion of German composer Beethoven, there has been serious debate over whether the composer was actually Black since 1907 when British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor started the speculation. Union and NOAH attempt to settle the debate with a dope graphic t-shirt.
KITH Women’s Spring 2021 Collection 2nd Drop
Following up KITH Women’s February release, this week brings the 2nd drop from KITH Women’s Spring 2021 collection. While February’s range of apparel fit comfortably in the winter season with lots of layer-able essentials, this second drop keeps things much lighter. Consisting of 29 different pieces, this collection features utilitarian jumpsuits, crop tops, light sweaters, and biker shorts.
The Lina Boiler Suit is definitely the collection’s highlight and is constructed from a sandwich Jersey fabric with roll collar construction, and double-needle topstitch detailing. It’s easily one of KITH’s best pieces and a highlight of this season.
The 2nd KITH Women’s Spring 2021 collection dropped on April 16th online and at KITH physical stores.
RHUDE Spring/Summer 2021
Los Angeles-based luxury-meets-streetwear label RHUDE has just launched their Spring/Summer 2021 collection and they’ve recruited trap superstar Future to model the stylings. Scoring Future as their model is a big pull, not just because it’s Future, but because this signifies that the brand is getting even bigger, as this is their first-ever official seasonal campaign.
The collection is pretty extensive, featuring everything from leather jackets to club-ready bomber jackets (handcrafted in Italy), eyewear, and patterned handbags, each of which Future manages to make look like — excuse the pun — future classics in the brand’s catalog.
The RHUDE Spring Summer 2021 collection dropped last Friday at the RHUDE webstore.
Girl’s Don’t Cry Spring Apparel And Accessories Collection
It’s been a minute since we’ve heard anything from Verdy’s Girl’s Don’t Cry label, but the famed graphic artist returns this week with a new collection of apparel and accessories. This capsule collection consists of pastel-toned crew neck sweaters, graphic t-shirts, a dope-as-hell leisure suit, hoodies, and a collection of PVC bags featuring the Girl’s Don’t Cry logo.
In addition to the wavy font Girl’s Don’t Cry graphics, a few of the pieces feature a cherub cupid print or butterfly graphic.
The Girl’s Don’t Cry Spring Apparel and Accessories collection is out now. Shop the full collection at Dover Street Market.
Supreme Spring Summer Drop 8
Would it be a streetwear apparel roundup if we didn’t highlight Supreme? The famed skatewear label has unveiled its eighth drop of the Spring Summer 2021 collection. Featuring a collection of statement jackets, hoodies, and sweaters (and a seriously weird Che Guevara set), this new Supreme drop fears geared toward the nightlife, which we appreciate as things start to open up and we actually, you know, begin to have a life again.
The eighth Supreme Spring Summer 2021 drop is out now. Shop the looks at the Supreme webstore.
Finesse — Arlene/Queen/Vylette
Our favorite AI-generated all-inclusive fashion house is back with a new set of wild Y2K-inspired club fits. This time the label collaborated with TikTok star Arlene Lee to put out the Arlene set, a mix of plaid skirts and fishnets that looks straight out of a scene from Euphoria or the music video of a pop star we don’t know about yet. If you’re looking for something a little more fit for the poolside or a beach hang, be sure to check out the Queen Set, which features a sheer dress slip over matching tops and bottoms, or the spring-centric two-piece baby blue Vylette.
Shop Finesse’s latest collections at the Finesse webstore.