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Hautebeast: New Moncler x Kith collection

Moncler x Kith exemplifies “hautebeast”, a phenomenon where hypebeasts incorporate an increasing amount of luxury

Jan 03, 2018 | By LUXUO

The “luxification” of streetwear continues with New York streetwear boutique Kith collaborating with luxury down haberdasher Moncler. While the Moncler collection of hoodies, sweatpants and tees are par course, what really got Luxuo’s attention was the triple brand mash up, joining the sneaker talents of Asics with Moncler and Kith.

Hautebeast: New Moncler x Kith collection

It’s a brand collaboration which exemplifies what Luxuo recognises as hautebeast, a phenomenon where hypebeasts adopt an increasing amount of luxury. Moncler, short for Monestier-de-Clermont, an Alpine town near Grenoble, France, was founded in 1952 by René Ramillon as an outdoor-gear company, producing sleeping bags, tents, and other mountain-climbing necessities.

Today, the French-Italian label is best known for its lightweight, super-warm quilted down jackets, as well as ready-to-wear and accessories stylish yet hardy for the great outdoors and the judgemental streets of Paris and the hypebeast proclivities of Kith

Kith x Moncler Hoodie – Made in Italy, this cotton fleece fabric hoodie is executed in a traditional Kith fit. Featuring a hood with drawstrings, kangaroo pockets, ribbed cuffs, a ribbed waistband, and stylish all-over co-branding. $995 USD.

Kith x Moncler Logo Sweatpant – These slim-fitting sweatpants were made in Italy and featured a cotton fleece fabric. Featuring a ribbed waistband and cuffs as well as two front jersey lined hand pockets. Other elements include – the chain-stitched Moncler logo on the left leg, and lastly a rear right patch pocket with a co-branded chenille logo patch. $375 USD.

Kith x Moncler L/S Tee – Made in Italy this slim-fitting cotton jersey fabric long sleeve tee features a ribbed collar and cuffs. Other elements include – flock / embroidered chain stitched co-branding on front and rear and a Moncler flock print logo on the rear lower body. $495 USD.

Kith x Moncler Tee – This cotton jersey fabric tee was made in Italy and features a slim fit. The ribbed collar provides classic elements of a tee while the plastisol and flock printed co-branding on the chest ensures added style. $295 USD.

Kith x Moncler Decon Wool Cap – This deconstructed cap features a comfortable cotton fabric accented with a wool liner. Other elements include – the embroidered co-branded logo on the front and a dual button snap closure on the rear accented with metal hardware. $160 USD.

Kith x Moncler x Asics Gel-Lyte III – This Gel-Lyte III silhouette takes on a premium nubuck upper accented with a pigskin suede toe box and fully breathable perforations throughout the upper. This model features a stylish split tongue accented with a rubberized co-branded logo and a comfortable shearling lining. Other elements include tri-color flat cotton laces with metal aglets, co-branded embroidered patch on the insole, tri-color heel pulls, debossed Gel-Lyte III branding, asymmetrical toe box stripes, TPU heel counter, all atop a rubber midsole and a stylish translucent rubber outsole with all-over co-branding. $225 USD.

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