Out of the sunny west coast comes the newest menswear brand available at our J2 stores that has been built around making timeless classics with a touch of sophistication. This season takes a turn towards casual everyday classics updated with modern fabrics and cuts. Standouts this season include the cuffed joggers and monochromatic pieces which are available at J2 Metrotown and Richmond in limited quantities. Explore the rest of the collection in-store now.
FRED PERRY x RAF SIMONS: SS14
The seasonal collaborative capsule always brings a range of classics with a twist from Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons. Taking details one step up the collection this season brings out a bevy of checker, floral, faded-gingham and checkerboard patterns with top quality fabrics in a capsule that features less than 30 pieces. The favorite detail as with previous collections is the detachable double collar polo and double brand stiched motif. Available to only a few select stockist worldwide we now have this collection in limited quantities in-store at our J2 Metrotown and Richmond stores.
RVLT | REVOLUTION: OF DENMARK
Another new brand joins our collection from Denmark deeply rooted in street fashion inspired by Scandinavian culture and lifestyle. Taking an approach of creating everyday pieces RVLT looks to re-interpret the past to create new present day classics with a bold attitude. This season's highlighted pieces include a re-worked Khaki fishtail jacket and printed chinos. Explore select pieces from the collection at our J2 stores in Metrotown and Richmond with additional styles arriving soon.
GOURMET x BLACK SCALE: 35 LITE PYTHON Continuing their extensive work with one-of-a-kind materials and upper fabrication Gourmet collaborates once again with Black Scale this season as a follow-up to thier first release last year which introduced the world to the cactus leather upper. This time we see a python inspired upper print that stands out with a subtle raised texture giving an embossed-like effect. Taking it to another level of detailing the release comes complete with spotted rope laces, black scale tag and extra inner padding for added comfort. The Python 35 Lite launched today and is available now at Sneakerbox in limited quantities.
NEW BALANCE 996: SUMMER SOLUTION COLLECTION
Another special release hits our shelves once more from the larger Summer Solution capsule out of the European / Japan collection. This set of 996's features ultra smooth suede and nubuck uppers in softer summer pastel colors. To complete the look, each pair features a subtle gold trimmed N logo and vintage gum outsole. Available now at our J2 and Sneakerbox stores.
GENERAL IDEA: OF NEW YORK
From it's humble beginnings in 2003 General Idea has slowly emerged as a brand that has been driven and shaped out of personal passion and interest in clothing. Breaking barriers as the first Korean designed collection to host a show at NYFW it has grown into one of the most active brands coming out of the city. Having received multiple design awards and recognition, we are excited to have this collection join us this Summer at our J2 Metrotown and Richmond locations. See a few highlights from the runway Spring/Summer runway with a fuller selection in-store now.
NANA AND JUDY OF: AUSTRALIA
This Summer season we'd like to welcome nANA jUDY from Australia into our mix of brands with collections that couldn't be described any better than as being inspired through art, pop culture, vintage reminiscence, and the underground scene building on life experiences, which in turn signify the brands attitude. Bringing together a bit of streetwear culture from down under, we now have the collection for mens and ladies available at J2 Metrotown and Richmond.
NIKE x LIBERTY UK: AIR MAX 1, ROSHE RUN, INTERNATIONALIST
Working together with Liberty London from the UK once again brings us the newest set of high profile collaborative releases from the top tier of Nike. Taking several of Nike's most iconic styles we see Liberty re-work these with three of their custom floral prints from the 1930's and 1970's. Sparring no detail the set features a combination of blue with white uppers combined with coated burlap looking panels and matching extra burlap laces. The entire set of 3 has launched at Sneakerbox in limited quantities.
CHAPTER OF: LOS ANGELES
The inspiration runs deep from down sunny south where we've picked out a new collection from none other than Chapter of Los Angeles. As described in their own words Ch. is stylistically complex, even contradictory in design and movement drawn together as a unified whole. Ch. Manifests a taste of importance with desire to evoke underlying, emotional states of grandeur and visceral appeal focused around the individual man. To put words in to art see the select pieces from the Summer 2014 collection below as we're now excited to announce its arrival at J2 in Metropolis and Richmond.
I LOVE UGLY SUMMER 2014 - TEES, CREWNECKS, HOODIES, PANTS AND JACKETS
Offering up their take on illustrated print, graphics and fashion is this latest collection to join our Summer selection. Not the first out of New Zealand but certainly one of our favorites, ILU takes artist detailing to a whole new level with a remarkable eye for clean aesthetics. Showcasing and piecing each set together as art take inspiration from the key looks below and drop by in-store for a full selection of new summer arrivals at J2 Metrotown and Richmond.
MARSHALL ARTIST SUMMER 2014 - JACKETS, SWEATERS, TEES, SHIRTS, SHORTS AND POLOS
The latest shipment to hit our stores from the UK is now in-store at our J2 Metrotown and Richmond locations. Coming all the way from London, we see the latest tech fabrications fused with classic British street casual that features lightweight breathable fabrics that are both comfortable and well taylored. The signature pieces out of this season is the K-Way collaborative jacket which shows off a custom geometric camo print designed by M.A. that comes in an olive and beige color variation. For a few highlighted looks from the collection see below with the fuller collection now showing in store.
NIKE NM ROSHE & AIR MAX 90 "NYC CITY PACK" QUICKSTRIKE
The seasonal city pack offering from Nike is about to hit our shelves in the form of two NYC inspired runners that have been fused with lighter canvas and brighter summer prints for the upcoming warm weather. This limited run series features an all-over polka dot print upper combined with hits of royal blue, punch and taupe topped off with signature city series badges plus a double set of laces. Both styles will be launching this weekend in limited quantities at our J2 Sneakerbox location in metropolis.
RASCALS SPRING/SUMMER '14 - JACKETS, SWEATERS, TANKS, TEES AND ZIP UPS
From Coppenhagen to Vancouver this latest collection from Rascals features signature pieces themed around athletics and it's fusion with streetwear aesthetics. Always taking an eye to local inspired wearable pieces the highlights of the season are the floral mesh shirts and useage of jersey block lettering in both black and white. Going on with their seasonal logo "NH 08" hits are seen through out. Available in limited quantities at J2 Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown now.
JOYRICH HOLIDAY '13 - JACKETS, CREWNECKS, TEES AND ACCESSORIES
Dropping in just before the end of the year is one last collection from LA's finest, Joyrich. Coming to us straight from Hollywood, we've picked out some highlight pieces including the Good Times Bear crew, UFO Studded Jacket and the gold blocked LA RICH Varsity exclusively for our stores. This collection will be dropping Dec 21st at all of our J2 locations.
HOLLYWOOD MADE HWM HOLIDAY '13 - HOODIES, JACKETS, CREWNECKS AND ACCESSORIES
Out from the Joyrich camp comes another collection inspired by humorous takes on trending high-end brands and their designs. Taking a higher end look and feel the pieces from this set feature re-makes of brands popularized by the Hollywood lifestyle of glitz and glamour. This collection hits our J2 stores in Richmond, Oakridge and Metrotown Dec 21st.
NIKE AIR JORDAN XI - GAMMA BLUE LAUNCHING @ SNEAKERBOX
The first new colorway to hit the feet of collectors keeps with the annual tradition of a releasing the coveted Jordan 11 model during the holiday season. With the excitement building up all year long, these Gamma blue Jordans are finally due to release this weekend in limited quantities. Sticking with the popular patent leather, these feature a Gamma blue transluscent outsole, jump man logo and gold accents on the heel side. Strict limit of 1 per customer. Launching Dec 21st @ 10:00am.
NATIVE SHOES HOLIDAY '13 - JEFFERSON IN NAVY POLKA DOT & CAMOUFLAGE
The latest iteration of Native shoes to join the holiday rush are two colorways available exclusively in Canada at our J2 Richmond, Metrotown and Oakridge locations. As one of the first to offer Native shoes hailing also from Vancouver we're excited to have these stocked in limited quantities now a long side our full range of Native shoes.
STUSSY x TIMBERLAND - 6" BOOT IN WHEAT AND BLACK
One of the biggest releases this winter season has hit our shelves from the partnership forged between Stussy x Timberland. Taking one of the most iconic and classic Timberland silhouettes of all time the 6" boot has been customized by Stussy for this limited edition release. Keeping tweaks to a minimum, Stussy has added a gold side zipper to this timeless classic for easier wear and a simple Stussy branded tongue. Waterproof nubuck leather and heavy duty outsole combine for extra durability and resistance. Available in limited quantities at our Sneakerbox location only.
PUMA R698 x BWGH PARIS - BLUEFIELD PROJECT
Coming out of "The List" line-up, Puma's top tier offering, we have the highly sought after and limited run R698 sneaker designed by upcoming Parisian label BWGH. As a prelude to their upcoming partnership for 2014 this first set includes a classic puma runner re-done in shades of blue inspired by the works of Mark Rothko. Available now in limited quantities at Sneakerbox.
THE HUNDREDS x VAN STYLES CAPSULE COLLECTION
The latest feature artist from The Hundreds is a photographer born in NY but raised in LA having worked with numerous celebrities and brand lookbooks. His feature art is now available in a limited quantitity capsule of tees. Available now at J2 stores in Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown.
STUSSY x HOLDEN FALL '13 - CAPSULE HOODIES, CREWNECKS, SWEATS, TEES AND BEANIES
The second year running from this once a year winter collaborative effort brings us the latest collection that focus again on items that provide comfort but also outdoor performance. Heavily focused around their collaborative snowboard x bones logo the peices also use a new custom camo print featured on key highlights of the collection. Take a quick peek below at a few items featured in their Hokkaido, Japan trip. Available at J2 stores now.
CLAE FOOTWEAR FALL '13 - OSCAR, STARKS, HAMILTON, MCQUEEN, ELLINGTON, STRAYHORN AND MORE
Casual sophisticated gets another boost from Clae with two new featured styles from the Fall 2013 collection at all of our J2 stores. The first is the Starks featuring a more rugged outdoors look featuring nubuck, leather outter in a mid which sits a top a thicker outsole with larger treads and a heel guard for extra durability through the winter seasons. The second new silhouette fuses the wing tipped look onto a leather boot style shoe toned down with a casual vulcanized rubber sole. For a full look at the complete collection drop in at J2 Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown now.
NIKE AIR JORDAN 5 BEL AIR - LAUNCHING SAT 10/19 @ SNEAKERBOX
The anticipation for the Canadian launch has been building with the late arrival of these 90's inspired Jordan 5's. One of the many Jordan's worn by none other than the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Will Smith during his rise to fame wore a full range of Nike sneakers having favored several colorways of OG Jordan 5's. Paying tribute to this is a new colorway that takes inspiration from the louder neon colorways popular in the 90's Wild Style era of hip-hop, dance and fashion. Available this coming Saturday at 9:30am in very limited quantities. Strict limit of 1 per customer.
The latest Libertine Libertine hits the shelves at our J2 locations featuring a collection that follows from previous seasons that show signs of both bold prints but also simple basics with attention to detail. Highlights include chinos with contrast camo/leopard lining and bold african inspired printed button downs. Straight from Coppenhagen to our stores see this collection now at J2 Metrotown, Oakridge and Richmond.
RETRO SUPER FUTURE FALL '13 - METROPOLIS COLLECTION
With Summer out of the way we have the newest "Metropolis" line of Fall eyewear from SUPER. Drawing from the 1920's Metropolis classic, we have both the sunglass collection featuring sharp metallic finishings and prints as well as the optical collection featuring matte finished frames using natural raw materials to make them smaller, lighter and more comfortable. Available now at Sneakerbox, J2 Richmond and J2 Oakridge.
NIKE AIR JORDAN 3LAB5 - LAUNCHING SAT 10/26 @ SNEAKERBOX
Having been released and sold out instantly first in the US the initial rumor had it pegged as a US only release, however we are excited to annouce these 3LAB5 Jordans from the newly launched Elements series will be available exclusively @ our Sneakerbox location on Saturday 10/26. Kicking off the Elements series this Jordan 5 features the elephant print first seen on the iconic Jordan 3 combined with Gamma Blue accents with a black outsole.
ADIDAS x OPENING CEREMONY FALL '13 - JACKETS, TEES, BUTTONDOWNS, SNEAKERS, SWEATERS
The latest from this capusle collection directly from New York is finally available in store now in limited quantities. Both the basketball and rock climing inpsired collections are showing right now. Paisley prints featured through all the pieces see the classic print replaced by a basketball center, while the iconic Superstar sneaker has been re-worked into a platform shoe while we see the high top Pro Model with a double zip and paisley print. For the Rock Climbing inspired we have printed shirts utilizing a rock iconized print a 2-in-1 jacket vest and a neoprene sock lined sneaker boot. See this amazing collection now at Sneakerbox, J2 Metrotown, J2 Oakridge and J2 Richmond.
SUPREMEBEING FALL '13 - JACKETS, SWEATERS, KNITS, BUTTONDOWNS, TEES AND CHINOS
Another new brand that we have been eagerly waiting to join our ranks is Supremebeing, having started in 1999 in Cambridge, England it echos a tried and tested route of having first been born out of an independant clothing store. As a means to express their culture and love of graphics and streetwear we finally see this brand available in our stores. Be sure to watch the video below for a peek at the current collection available at our J2 stores.
Putting itself a step above the regular collection we always look forward to the newest Stussy Deluxe capsule. Having always been rooted in offering highly wearable pieces constructed with the best sourced materials Made in Japan this collection always offers a subtle but outstanding look for those with attention and appreciation for fine craftmanship, quality and detail. The full collection is available now at our Sneakerbox and J2 Richmond locations.
JOYRICH FALL '13 - JACKETS, CREWS, TEES, BEANIES, SNAPBACKS
Loud and bold as ever, Joyrich is slowly taking over the celebrity world with it's over the top bold prints, crazy colors and heaviliy hip hop inspired looks. Having been spotted often on the likes of Rhianna, Wiz, Omarion, Lil' Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Azaelia Banks, Rita Ora there seems to be no shortage of supporters of Joyrich. If you're looking to stand out be sure to hit the Sneakerbox, J2 Oakridge and J2 Richmond stores for the latest pieces.
RASCALS FALL '13 - TEES, HOODIES, CREWNECKS, JACKETS
Another of our favorites has finally joined our fall collection taking inspiration this time from 80/90's hip hop culture. With hip hop always having been a driving force in the streetwear community it comes as no surprise, this Coppenhagen born brand is taking the elements of splatter paint and neon aesthetic to their newest pieces. The collection is now available at our J2 stores.
GOURMET FALL '13 - THE CORK PACK
Inspired heavily by luxury appeal this LA based brand has dropped an amazing collection of footwear for this Fall season starting with the new experimental Cork pack featuring dashes of colors throughout. Exploring with the latest in material fabrication on the outer, the Gourmet collection gives off a high end look and feel but not at celebrity price ranges. See these sneakers exclusively at our J2 locations now.
MUNSOO KWON FALL '13
Munsoo Kwon's latest 3rd collection has been inspired by the theme of Kidult. Having worked with the likes of Robert Geller, Helmut Lang and Thom Browne he now brings his own signature tailored looks to his own collection. With a hint of a twist his neutral tones are smartly mixed with vibrant colors and witty details to provoke childhood nostalgia. Easy-to-wear-colors such as black, charcoal, dark grey, and navy are used for his outerwear pieces, while more vivid colors like red, white, indigo and pale blue are used in other categories of the collection in order to visually reflect the sensibility and reminiscence of kidults. We're excited to present Munsoo Kwon's collection for the first time in Vancouver exclusively at our J2 stores. For a small preview watch the lookbook video below.
RAF SIMONS x FRED PERRY FALL '13 - LAUREL WREATH COLLECTION
With an exciting line up of Fall pieces and new brands hand picked for our collection this year we have just a touch of whats to come. This partnership forged in 2008 has brought forward trendy designs to the Fred Perry heritage look and continues with a Mod/Americana inspired collection this season. Raf Simons branded logos, double collar detachable polos and a heavy wool leather varsity complete this exclusive set of pieces available at our J2 stores now.
VANS VAULT x WTAPS FALL '13 - SK8-HI
Since it's inception the WTAPS x VANS collaborative series has always been part of the Syndicate offering which has been geared heavily around Skateboarding. For the first time we see WTAPS work on the more fashion explorative line which is the Vans Vaults. Already having been seen on the feet of Kanye West these WTAPS x VANS keep within their militaristic inspiration as we see a simple tonal olive beige hi top and a tonal navy hit up with a subtle but impactful red vans tab on the heel and higlighted by WTAPS tongue decals. The wait is finally over and these will be releasing 9/13 @ our J2 Sneakerbox location.
ZANEROBE FALL '13 - JACKETS, KNITS, CHINOS, TEES AND SHIRTS
The newest Australian line to join our collection this Fall has been quickly breaking through the doors of the best retailers worldwide. Pushing forward this season is their cropped chino pant with elastic banded cuffs for a true blend of trendy casual. And darker warmer colored prints used boldly on both the knitwear and button downs make for beautiful winter layering pieces. See a few selected looks below and the full collection at J2 Oakridge, Richmond and Metropolis locations now.
HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. FALL '13 - BAD HILLS, STUDIO AND CLASSIC COLLECTION
Right before the back-to-school rush hits we've received our full selection of Herschel bags in all of our favorite colorways and styles. Inspired again but the pacific northwest this fall collection features new rugged materials such as corduroy, heavy canvas and new weather repellant coating for those looking for protection from the elements. We've brought in the little america, settlement, heritage, pop quiz, scout and more in the complete range of colors. See the full collection at all of our J2 stores now.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE SUMMER '13 - NEW BRAND HITS OUR SHELVES TEES, TANK TOPS AND CREWNECKS
Out from the UK comes a new line to hit our mens and women's collection featuring East London inspired youth and street style. Already favored by the likes of Beyonce and Rhianna this summer features bold prints, logo plays on YSL, Supreme and Chanel which highlight this collection. Available now at all J2 locations.
NIKE SUMMER '13 - BARKLEY POSITE ONE MAX "GALAXY" METALLIC / GAMMA BLUE
Finally the wait is nearly over, arguably our favorite colorway to drop from the series, this is the closest we\'ve seen to a galaxy print since the Area 72 release. This Barkley Posite features a metallic chrome foamposite with black galaxy speckled upper, matching galaxy speckled midsole and glow in the dark outsole. Available June 1st 10:00am at SNEAKERBOX. Strict limit of 1 pair per customer.
DIAMOND SUMMER '13 - YACHT COLLECTION
Summer is just around the corner and we're excited to see this next diamond collection featuring lighter pieces including tank tops and tees hit our shelve of all our stores. The nautical inpiration is going strong again this season. See the full colection available at J2 stores.
Crooks is making it rain with this latest collaborative series featuring the iconic board game Monopoly. Famed for re-working luxury logos and this series is no exception. Available at J2 Metrotown, Oakridge and Richmond locations now.
NIKE SUMMER '13 QUICKSTRIKE - AIR TRAINER MAX '91 NFL "BO KNOWS" SAT. MAY 25TH @ SNEAKERBOX
Things are really heating up this month with our sneaker collection. Bo Jackson makes a big come back in the form of this re-release '91 Air Trainer; celebrating him as the first modern era professional athelete to play both football and basketball. With the new Nike and NFL partnership we see this sneaker suit with some new detailing including a Raiders logo drop on the back, 3M reflective outter and a "Bo Knows" outter strap. Available May 25th @ 10:00 exclusively at Sneakerbox. Strict limit of 1 pair per customer.
NEW BALANCE SUMMER '13 - 574 "YACHT PACK"
We couldn't be more excited to see this limited run Yacht inspired pack drop in at our J2 stores today. Continuing on the Nautical theme that has been going strong for the several Summers we have two heritage boating colorways that make use of lighter Spring/Summer fabrics like breathable mesh, seersucker lining and suede side panneling. Available now at all J2 and Sneakerbox locations.
After seeing our last release from the Area 72 All-Star pack in all it's wild detail this latest colorway is equally as flashy while paying tribute to legend Charles Barkley's long running history with the Phoenix Suns. The details put into these are second to none and feature a purple outer with crocodile print, mesh inner sleeve, orange mid sole, speckled air sole and glow in the dark outsole. Available now at SNEAKERBOX. Limit of 1 pair per customer.
SPECTRE BY SUPRA SUMMER '13 - LIL WAYNE'S CHIMERA LAUNCHING SAT. MAY 18TH
The anticipation has been building for months and finally the release of Lil Wayne's first silhouette from his new line of SPECTRE sneakers will be available exclusively at J2 Sneakerbox, Oakridge and Richmond this May 18th long weekend. Limited quantities for all 3 colorways, black/red, grey/teal/pink and white/red. Pre-release video and pictures below!
NIKE SUMMER '13 QUICKSTRIKE - HOMETURF SERIES "LONDON" AIR MAX 1 HYPERFUSE, AIR MAX 90 HYPERFUSE AND AIR MAX 95
Just as the Milan hometurf series sold out the London pack makes a timely appearance at our J2 stores. This set of limited edition air max sneakers follows with the color and design inspriation of iconic european cities this time pulling from the grit and luxury of modern London. Blue and white with hits of red, orange and pink highlight the set of three and represent the traditional colors of London's public transport system. Available at Sneakerbox, Richmond in limited sizes now.
NIKE SPR '13 - AIR MAX 1 FB "YEEZY" FRESH MINT, BLACK AND PINK
Inspried by the Nike Football FC247 Collection these Tinker Hatfield classics have arrived at our Sneakerbox and Richmond stores in limited quantities. With the obvious color similarities to the Yeeze these are Air Max 1's feature a 3M reflective Nike swoosh, pink air bubble with hits of pink on the underside of the outsole and a fresh mint black upper.
SUPRA SPR '13 - OWEN MID "YEAR OF THE SNAKE"
SUPRA continues the commemoration of Year Of The Snake with this new Owen Mid which features an upper constructed of replica snakeskin leather, black diamond mesh, black jersey mesh, and red accents. The mid top also has black rope laces, reflective nylon lace hoops, a black TPR heel cup, padded red mesh lining, and it all rests on a sea green SUPRAFOAM sole with black and red traction pods. The Owen Mid is available at J2 and Sneakerbox stores now.
PENFIELD SPR/SUM '13 - "SUMMER IN SAG HARBOR" COLLECTION - TEES, SHIRTS, CREWNECKS, JACKETS, SHORTS AND PANTS
We couldn't wait for the latest Penfield collection of lighter spring summer gear to drop in at J2 Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown. Heavily influenced always by the rugged outdoors this collection showcases the lighter weight offerings from Penfield, featuring camo print wind breakers and rain coats together with floral prints and bold patterned button ups. For a few quick looks see the collection below or drop in at any location now.
NIKE SPR '13 "HOME TURF MILAN PACK" - AIR MAX 90, AIR MAX 97 AND AIR MAX 1
The Milan pack plays off of the big success the legendary AIR MAX has had in the famous Italian city since being released in 1987. Each of the 3 air max styles uses premium suede outers in gray tonal with a subtle contrasting color in the lining and outsole. Each represents the Italian tradition of fine craftsmanship, premium leather and subtle but not over powering detailing. This exclusive collection is available now at all J2 locations, Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown.
ADIDAS x OPENING CEREMONY SPR '13 - LIMITED COLLECTION NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT J2 OAKRIDGE, RICHMOND, METROTOWN
STUSSY x MASTER-PIECE JAPAN SPR '13 - BACKPACK, DUFFLE, WALLET, KEY CHAIN AND POUCH COLLECTION
Continuing it's lasting partnership with Osaka, Japan’s Master-piece for Spring 2013, Stussy presends a fresh new lineup of goods including bags and accessories. This highly durable and functional collection features sophisticated styling synonymous with Stussy Deluxe, with the unmatched craftsmanship of Master-piece. Each accessory features familiar detailing such as leather trim throughout, plus silver buckles and fasteners applied to Master-piece items. Known for their durability, qualitily and attentnion detail these accessories are top notch and made to last a lifetime. All crafted in Japan and now available at all J2 locations, Oakridge, Richmond and Metrotown.
STUSSY x BE POSITIVE SPR '13 - LIMITED EDITION CAMO DERBY SHOE AND POLKA DOT LEATHER SNEAKER
New Be Positive x Deluxe Camo Shoe partnership with Italian footwear brand features a one of a kind derby style shoe decked out in classic woodland camo colors. Other features include a matching olive neoprene tongue, Stussy branding on the heel, a Goodyear welt, and a durable outsole. The craftsmanship on these is exactly what you would come to expect from both Be Positive and Stussy Deluxe. The Be Positive x Deluxe Camo Shoe is made in Italy out of 100% printed cotton and is available now at J2.
The second set in this premium collection features a pair of chukka inspired double eyelet mid hi sneakers in all over polka-dot suede. Built upon a durable rubber outsole, these are sure to last. The Be Positive x Deluxe Dot Shoe is also made in Italy out of 100% leather and available at J2 now.
First seen on Penny himself in 2011 during the dunk contest at Memphis these were orginally made as 1 of 1's for himself. After much speculation and demand they've finally dropped in store. Availble only at our Sneakerbox location at Metrotown center. Limited sizing and a strict limit of 1 pair per customer.
STUSSY x TIMBERLAND SPR '13 - MOC TOE SHOE IN KHAKI SUEDE AND BLUE SUEDE
Continuing on the success of their previous combined efforts the latest to drop from these two heavy weight brands is a low cut spring inspired Moc Toe shoe with updated Stussy detailing on a true Timberland classic. Both colorways feature contrasting white sole and laces plus an extra durable outsole giving it extra durability and ruggedness in typical Timberland fashion. And to cap things off Both Stussy tag and Timberland imprint on the upper. Available at all J2 locations now.
STUSSY x HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. SPR' 13 - LIMITED EDITION ALOHA COLLECTION BAGS
For Spring 2013 we've just picked up this limited range of surf inspired bags from two of our favorite brands. These seasonal bags come in a range of colors including khaki,navy and black. We have the Tote, Heritage and Duffel bags available now at our J2 Oakridge Metrotown and Richmond locations.
NIKE QUICKSTRIKE SPR '13 - AIR JORDAN 3 - RETRO '88
The most anticipated and important release for 2013 has finally dropped in store ONLY at our Sneakerbox location in Metrotrown. Complete with the original "Nike Air" logo on the back heel these gems haven't been seen since back when Jordan free-throw jammed his way to the most memorable slam dunk win ever, period. These shoes have a special place in history and will be released in limited quantities. Strictly 1 pair per customer on a first come basis. Update: Sold out, thank you to all those patient enough to line up.
The premium collection from Stussy has arrived at all of our J2 stores and features a full set of luxury pieces using high grade materials and prints exclusive to the Deluxe set. For a closer look at some styled up outfits get inspired from the pictures below and see the full collection in store.
BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB SPR '13 - HOODIES, SWEATS, PULLOVERS, CREWNECKS, TEES AND DENIM
Exploring the more wild and experimental side of streetwear with bold colors and gradient tie dye denim this collection features some one of a kind pieces like the white tiger camo denim shown below. Full of brighter colors for the spring they've also introduced the retro space man logo for the spring tees. Be sure to see the full selection at J2 Metrotown Oakridge and Richmond in limited quantities.
SUPRA x LIL' WAYNE SPR '13 - VICE PACK: VAIDER, SKYTOP LITE, SKYTOP III
These special edition Supra sneakers inspired and designed by Lil' Wayne just dropped in at all of our J2 locations. Three models each representing 3 different vices.
Vaider Lite "Candy" features red nylon, nylon with sublimated candy image, purple and yellow accents, padded nylon lining with sublimated candy image, yellow SUPRAFOAM sole with green, red, and purple traction pods.
S1W "Trees" features nylon with sublimated tree image, black and orange accents, padded black mesh lining, orange cup sole, and translucent traction pods with tree image beneath.
Skytop III "Drank" features Styrofoam white Satin TUF, purple TPR cage and heel pull with image of drink and ice cubes, padded nylon lining with sublimated drink image, white SUPRAFOAM midsole, and translucent purple outsole with drink image beneath.
HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. SPR '13 - EXCLUSIVE BAD HILLS COLLECTION FEATURING THE "BIRD PRINT"
We here at J2 simply cannot get enough of Herschel and the amazing new suble and bold additions added to their expanding collection each season. As always the Badhills collection is available in limited quantities at J2. Each of these limited pieces also comes with a special bird print dust bag. Available now at J2 Oakridge, Metrotown and Richmond.
HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. SPR '13 - INVITATIONAL COLLECTION FEATURING THE "TENNIS PRINT"
For Spring 2013, Herschel Supply presents the first seasonal theme from their new Studio Collection – “The Invitational”. This limited release capsule collection pays homage to the competitive spirit years past when tennis legends used to use wooden racquets. With all-over prints making big statements in modern apparel it comes as no surprise to see the sewn tennis racquets blend perfectly with this collection. These bags also feature cordura branded fabric for extra high durability and quality. You can pick up this collection at our J2 Richmond, Oakridge and Metrotown locations now.
ADIDAS JEREMY SCOTT SPR '13 - CNY EASON CHAN INSPIRED JS WINGS
Known for his inventive and at times outlandish designs for adidas, Jeremy Scott has collaborated with Cantopop singer Eason Chan for a take on the JS Wings for the forthcoming season. Paying homage to the upcoming Chinese New Year, the shoe features oriental-inspired embroidery, bright colors, and many more faint details that hint at a commemorative release including an embroidered rose across the heel. The Eason Chan x adidas Originals Jeremy Scott JS Wings is available now at J2.
MARSHALL ARTIST SPR '13 - LATEST BRAND FROM THE UK TO JOIN OUR MENSWEAR COLLECTION
Emerging in 2001 from the UK, M.A. has often been acknowledged as one of UK's best loved upcoming menswear brands with a simple motto of "Modern Tailoring for Modern People". The spring collection which has just hit our shelves at J2 features one of a kind light tailored vests and button down shirts that can be used as centerpieces for spring layering outfits. This particular collection looks to bring together remarkable UK tailoring while exploring mature japanese street style full of unique fabrics and one-of-a-kind prints. See our pick-ups at all your J2 locations now.
RASCALS' SPR '13 - NEW STREETWEAR ESSENTIALS FROM COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
As always a new brand brings new excitement to our streetwear collection and this capsule spring offering hits just in time for the soon to come sun and warmer weather. Based out of Denmark this little known brand prefers no introduction but simply lets it's collection speak for what it is; inspired by real people. The crewnecks, tanks and tees that we've added feature hawaiian print logo tees, paisley print and leopard print. For those looking for a new inspiration and some rare finds, be sure to drop by either Oakridge, Richmond or Sneakerbox.
NIKE SPR '13 - JORDAN STEALTH PACK, AJ1, AJ3, CP3 AND MELO M9
This quickstrike Nike release hit our shevles in a big way. This stealth inspired set of sneakers feature integrated UV ink on the outter which if put under black light illuminate and glow. The highlight has to be the AJ3 still going strong since first debuting in 1988. All of these Jordan brand sneakers feature glowing laces, electric green detailing and matching purple/black voilet outsoles. We are sold out of the AJ III's! The AJ1, CP3 and M9 are still available at J2 stores in limited quantities now.
CONVERSE SPR '13 - CHINESE NEW YEAR COLLECTION, CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR PREMIUM LEATHER
With the celebration of CNY a full range of snake stylized chuck taylor hi tops have arrived at all of our J2 stores. These one of a kind offerings come in 3 different colors and designs all featuring snakeskin like texture and print on the outter. Take a quick peek at the photos below for a detailed view or drop in at either of our Oakridge, Metrotown or Richmond stores.
MINIMUM SPR'13 - TEES, CREWNECKS, SHORTS, SHIRTS AND JACKETS
We'd like to introduce the latest scandanavian brand to our spring collection with a collection of looks mixing and matching pieces all available at our J2 locations now. With a minimalistic approach to young scandinavian style Minimum balances a style of casual denim intermixed with designer fashion cues. Take a first look at this latest offering at either of our Oakridge, Richmond or Metrotown stores.
NIKE '13 BHM PACK - KD5 AND LEBRON X - LAUNCHING JANUARY 26TH
We're excited to announce the launch of the 2013 BHM collection on January 26 at J2 stores. A consistent design aesthetic weaves through each shoe, with a color palette including black and grey highlighted in orange. The color orange is particularly meaningful with its bold hue and tie to Nike’s DNA since its 1972 inception. Both these shoes will be available the morning of the 26th with a limit of 1 per customer.
NIKE '13 BHM PACK - S. WILLIAMS NIKE DUNK SKY HI LAUNCHING JANUARY 26TH
Tennis legend Serena Williams represents Nike Women’s with a special edition Nike Dunk Sky Hi. Williams’ provided creative inspiration for the Nike BHM Dunk Sky Hi which features a special pattern consisting of a tennis ball emanating with lighting bolts, showing how she empowers young women, especially through the secondary school she helped build in Kenya. The Nike Dunk Sky Hi is a classic Nike style reinvented. Taking the iconic Nike Dunk off of the court and into the streets, the Nike Dunk received the wedge treatment for the girl looking for a little lift in her step. Nike classics are reinvented and reworked to reflect modern day demands. Nike Designers took great care in preserving the classic silhouette of the Nike Dunk inserting a slight wedge while staying true to the original lines and panels that make the Nike Dunk an icon. Available January 26th at all J2 locations.
HERSCHEL RE-STOCK AND SPRING '13 PREVIEW - LITTLE AMERICA, HERITAGE, POP QUIZ, SETTLEMENT SCOUT AND MORE
We've just recieved our latest re-stock on all of your previously sold out herschel styles. The full selection is available at all J2 locations starting today. We are also expecting the first batch of new colorways and materials for the Spring 2013 collection soon. In the mean time take a sneakpeak preview of what's to come in the video below.
NEW BALANCE '13 - YEAR OF THE SNAKE "ML574" PACK
Quickly coming upon us is the celebration of the current zodiac year of the snake. Following suit is New Balances' tribute to this years celebration of the serpent coming in 3 unique incarnations available at all J2 locations starting today. Working the the famed "574" model New Balance reworks the same model this year with 4 unique color schemes. The highlights include snakeskin panelling, gold Chinese characters on the tongue and heel, multicolored weaved laces, 2013 year of the snake insert and gloss scale logo. We have in-store the red, black, and multicolor variation.
NIKE '13 - AIR MAX 1 PIMENTO PACK RED SUEUDE AND BLACK SUEDE
Bringing back this ’87 runner in a tonal red suede upper as well as an all over black suede variation has never looked so good. This pimento pack release features a red lined air bubble, 3M reflective Nike swoosh complete with matching red laces. The black on black variation of this release also features the 3M reflective swoosh with black suede outer and blacked out sole. Released today in store at all J2 locations.
JOYRICH LADIES SPRING '13 - WILDLIFE MOTO JACKET, FLORAL BACKPACK, TEDDY SWEATS AND MORE
Introducting their newest collection out of LA dubbed “Luxury Back Street” Joyrich features Jasmine Sanders in a few of the highlight pieces for the Spring 2013 drop. The collection is a marvelous mixture of 90′s luxury street fashion, floral print varsity jackets and pants, leather snapbacks and shorts, graphic prints that have a graffiti type feel to it and a trend that has been going strong, sheer tops. The featured candy colored snake skin moto jacket comes in black, teal and pink complete with "Rich" studded on the back. See the collection in detail at all J2 locations now.
NIKE SPRING '13 - AF1 DOWNTOWN LOW PYTHON
Nike‘s ongoing celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Air Force 1 continues with this latest Downtown release at all of our J2 locations. You'll find the slimmed down AF1 silhouette finished in an allover python skin print. The pattern extends even to the abbreviated midsole, stacked atop a translucent outsole with cutout detailing for a premium look. Additional flourishes include brown full-grain leather at the eyestay, tongue and heel tab, as well as a complementary dull silver Swoosh. Waxed laces and metal AF1 lace locks round out the details. See this one of a kind release at all locations.
NIKE SPRING '13 QUICKSTRIKE - AF1 DOWNTOWN LOW ZEBRA
The second from Nike Sportswear this early 2013 at J2 stores is the Zebra edition of NSW’s slimmed-down Air Force 1 Downtown. Pairing a reworked Air Force 1 upper with a lower profile sole, this bold edition of the kicks sees zebra-striped quarter panels alongside black patent leather on the toe box, tongue, heel tab and Swoosh. Completing the look for these limited edition quickstrike are purple accents on the lining, contrast stitching and translucent rubber sole.
PUMA SPRING '13 - BLAZE LTWT
Introducting a revamped version of its original ’91 Blaze of Glory sneaker, PUMA drops a new running sneaker in the form of the Blaze LTWT. Much lighter than its predecessor, the Blaze LTWT features a unique plastic tab lacing system over a one-piece sock-like neoprene upper. Equally apt in performance or lifestyle contexts, the Blaze LTWT is both ventilated and lightweight thanks to weight-saving materials and a more minimalist outsole. Coming in two colorways, teal with neon accents and grey with royal blue and red accents this limited release Puma is now on the shleves at J2.