April 24th, 2014

South African sneaker boutique Shelflife have tapped local designer Dr. Z for its latest collaborative project: the “City of Gold” New Balance 574. Inspired by the city of Johannesburg, the release showcases South Africa’s largest metropolis to sneaker aficionados across the globe by taking cues from the city’s gold trade, local train system, “Parktown Prawn” king cricket, and African tribal art and applying them throughout. All of these colours are set across a slew of premium leathers, suedes, nubucks, meshes, and of course a hint of 3M reflective across the heel panel. Throw in a set of removable a set of replaceable signature N’s before finishing it all off atop a golden sole complete with golf flecked midsole.

This latest collaboration will available this Saturday the 26th of April at our Melbourne CBD location. Pairs will release from 11am in store, with remaining pairs releasing online from 12pm the same day. Mens sizes US5 through to US12 will be available, with retail set at $150. Remember to get in quick as numbers will be extremely limited, so until Saturday we’ll leave you with all of the details after the jump.

Posted by uptherestore  |  24 April 2014  |  



April 24th, 2014

After giving us their Coin Pouches from their first delivery yesterday, Leather Ateliers Roberu have delivered a set of their signature iPhone cases to accommodate your 5 or 5S series phones. Available in Black, Brown, Camouflage, Grey, and Navy, each of the cases feature cutouts for both speakers, charging and audio-out cables and for those that do make use of it, cutouts for the iPhone 5s’s fingerprint sensor where the home button would be on other models. Crafted out of an elastic rubber to wrap the phone as well as a particularly thin layer of leather to keep the device light and unobstructed, each case is stitched together in japan using Roberu’s timeless techniques. For all of the finer details of the cases continue reading after the jump, and head in store and online now to see them first hand. 


April 23rd, 2014

Japanese leather ateliers Roberu join the latest additions to the shelves here at the store with a series of their wallets and accessories. Each piece is crafted with pride from quality leather hides, with every detail down to stitching, hardware, and embossing, ensuring each piece endures the lifetime of use ahead of it. The first pieces to make their way onto our shelves come in the form of the Coin Pouches in Black, and Natural. Each wallet features a lush grained leather body, with heavy-duty brass hardware, when unzipped reveals an inner pocket separating the two sides of the wallet, with detailed signature embossing. Finished off with a care note, each of Roberu’s latest pieces are now available in store and online, with the finer details after the jump.


April 23rd, 2014

Toy Plane continue to deliver this season, delivering their latest take on the classic wardrobe staple with their Star Oxford Shirts. Available in Sax, and White, each star oxford features a richly textured Japanese cotton oxford body, complete with single chest pocket, tonal stitching, and pearlescent buttons. Each Shirt is finished with a patterned Star printed onto the left panel of each shirt in an accenting navy. Both shirts are now available in store and online alongside the rest of this season’s selections from Japan’s Toy Plane, with all of the finer details after the jump.


April 22nd, 2014

Hancock have been at it again, delivering their latest Vulcanised Article just in time for some wet weather. Available in Summer Yellow/Mastic Grey, Article No. 11 is constructed from Hancock’s signature bonded and rubberized cotton shell, leaving the siphonia elastic to repel water regardless of the situation. Of course it doesn’t just end at the outer shell, the rubberproofed fabrics continue on the inner of each jacket, with finger pressed and hand rolled seams for a watertight seal. Add in the accenting Mastic Grey cuffs, and Hancock’s signature engraved buttons, and you’ve got the perfect collared piece of outerwear ready to keep you dry on wet days like these. Available in store and online now, continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details of Article No. 8.


April 22nd, 2014

After a well rested long weekend, Mr. Mannequin is back in action, putting together a combination of layers to keep him dry and warm, as the weather cools down, and starts getting wetter. Kicking it all off, this week he’s opted for Norse Projects’ collaborative Elka Four Pocket Raincoat in Grey, Monsieur Lacenaire Knitted Varsity Jacket in Navy/Ecru, and our Up There Oxford Shirts in White. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, Mr. Mannequin has opted for a pair of Noir’s Broken Twill Selvedge Denim in Black, finishing the outfit off with our latest delivery from Converse with their Crepe Soled Jack Purcell in Navy. Has he outdone himself this week, continue over the jump for all of the finer details and judge for yourselves.


April 17th, 2014

With a simple philosophy to construct premium yet functional garments for the urban landscape, Toy Plane reworks classic American silhouettes for the modern man. With founding designer Key Nakano’s background extending a life into the automobile industry as well as being a stunt pilot during his time in the US, the brand naturally draws inspiration from his past whilst bringing classic tailoring to more contemporary fits from a curated selection of premium Japanese fabrics. The First piece to make its way onto our shelves from the range is their Hooded Stan Coat in Beige. The Hooded Stan coat features a long mac styled silhouette with removable hood, and a three front pocket combination before been finished off with smokey pearlescent buttons. Each garment is constructed from Japanese materials and craftsmanship, and is available in store and online now.


April 17th, 2014

Los Angeles natives and leather goods ateliers Parabellum have been hard at work, stitching and combining their signature Bison hides with their contemporary designs. Their latest pieces to hit our shelves come in the form of the Card Case. Available in Black, Brown, Burgundy, and Pumpkin, each card case is the perfect simple wallet, featuring a combination of free range Bison leather, and Kevlar lining for an enduringly strong finish. Each wallet comprises of two card slots, with an additional double card centre pocket before been finished off with a clean hand skived and painted edges. These latest additions to the Parabellum range are now available in store and online, with all of the finer details after the jump.


April 16th, 2014

Our Up There button down shirts shirts have returned to our shelves this season in a series of wardrobe classics. Available in White, and Navy, each Up There Oxford Shirt features a richly textured Japanese cotton oxford across a perfectly tailored button down silhouette. Available in Indigo, each Up There Chambray Shirt features a natural Japanese indigo chambray body. All three shirts feature Japanese craftsmanship, along with a single chest pocket, and button down collar making each shirt the perfect wardrobe staple ready to be buttoned up or down regardless of the occasion at hand. This latest delivery of our in house shirting is now available both in store and online, with all of the finer details of each shirt after the jump.


April 15th, 2014

Rounding off the French deliveries for today, we’ve got Le Coq Sportif’s latest rendition of their signature Flash silhouette. Available in a White, Black, and Dynasty Green colour combination, the Flash silhouette combines a slew of premium suedes, and meshes, before been embroidered with Le Coq Sportif’s signature rooster emblem and sat atop and clean white and black outer sole. This classic Flash is now available in store and online alongside the rest of this season’s selections from Le Coq Sportif.

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