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Bodega x Reebok InstaPump ‘Full Contact’ Fury OG April 17th, 2014

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Insta Pump Fury, lifestyle brand Bodega presents the “Full Contact” edition of one of the oddest silhouettes to be dubbed classic by sneaker lovers around the globe. Taking a maximalist approach, the The Bodega x Reebok Insta Pump Fury features a printed dot pattern on its inflatable cage, a multicolor palette that includes tan, yellow, and blue, and an animal print insert with the phrase “Contact Sports.” The result is a beast of a trainer, ready to go toe to toe with the rest of the co brands coming out this year.

With only 300 pair produced, the Bodega x Reebok Insta Pump Fury retails at $200 USD and will be available On line (bdgastore.com) at 12:01am EST on the morning of Saturday 4.19 and in-store at Bodega (6 Clearway St. Boston MA) on Saturday 4.19 at 11am. Limited size runs will also be available at select Reebok Certified retailers world wide on 4.19. For more looks, continue on… Read the rest of this entry »

A Bodega Exclusive: Interview with Han Kjøbenhavn April 7th, 2014

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Han Kjøbenhavn, coming all the way from Copenhagen, Denmark has been making some serious waves here in the U.S. With the release of their Spring/Summer ’14 line we’ve begun to see some of the most innovative and creative product yet. Block patterning, mesh overlays, ribbed cuffs and unique color pops constitute the new collection’s aesthetic. We had the pleasure of sitting down with the founders to talk about the brand and their latest offering. Click below for the full interview and some detailed imagery.

>>SHOP Han Kjøbenhavn HERE<<

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a bodega piece: Cav Empt April 1st, 2014

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A play on nostalgic tech, this piece captures the essence of the unique Japanese label that is Cav Empt. Featuring new arrivals and a few past season gems, this editorial showcases some of what Bodega has to offer from the brand. Hit the jump for more looks and to browse the full range of goods from C.E that are available at Bodega, shop the collection here. Read the rest of this entry »

Bodega Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook March 21st, 2014

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Tailored updates of sportswear classics are the focus of Bodega’s Spring Collection.  Recently debuted at Bodega + And A’s Tokyo Pop Up Shop, the line reconfigures wardrobe staples with subtle details contrasted by bold color blocked pieces.   The line will be available to the rest of the world in-store and online on Saturday, March 22. For a complete look at the Bodega Spring/Summer Collection, hit the jump.

A Bodega Exclusive: Interview with Côte&Ciel February 28th, 2014

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-”In progressive shapes that embody modernity, simplicity and style, our travel goods are made from innovative materials that feel personal and offer durability so you can keep them close and for a long time.”

Parisian label, Côte&Ciel, meaning coast and sky strives to create products that are as functional as they are stylish. Aiming for the nomadic and adventurous type, Côte&Ciel develops travel goods that balance modern fabrics with architectural shapes, to make bags, rucksacks and sleeves that complement your lifestyle and also protect your devices. We had the pleasure of speaking with Côte&Ciel Commercial Director, Monica Salmaso. Click below for the full interview and some imagery of their latest line of backpacks.

>>SHOP Côte&Ciel HERE<<

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A Bodega Exclusive: Interview with Weekend Offender February 11th, 2014

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UK based brand, Weekend Offender, largely known for their quirky and vibrant deigns has yet again produced a seasonal line that absolutely kills the game. Influenced by a range of subcultures such as terrace casuals and the acid house scene, the brand strives to produce innovative products that keep in line with what inspires them the most; music, film and fun.

The brand ethos states that anyone can be Weekend Offenders and so the designs and the brand continue to evolve with these elements in mind. Their most recent line features an array of well crafted products such as lambswool knit hoodiessimple pocket tees and multicolor woven button ups. We had the pleasure of speaking with WO’s company director about their newest collection. Click below to see the full conversation and a detailed look at their full line.

>>SHOP WEEKEND OFFENDER<<

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Bodega x Granted Malcolm X Sweater February 5th, 2014

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Working with the esteemed Canadian sweater company Granted – we created a truly beautiful 100% hand knit wool sweater with an iconic portrait of Malcolm X, in honor of his legacy. Due to the hand knit processes- no two pieces are truly identical and with only about 20 manufactured, the sweater will be available exclusively through Bodega [in-store and online at bdgastore.com]. Retail is set at $500 and the release is set for Saturday, February 8th at noon EST. For more detailed photos hit the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

Bodega x Mark McNairy New Amsterdam “Camo Toe” January 16th, 2014

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On our most recent collaboration we linked up with world renowned designer, Mark McNairy, for another go at creating a product that stays true to us.  The “Camo Toe” features the classic cap toe boot silhouette with a gray and black suede upper coupled with camouflage accents on the toe and heel. The lower retains a smooth rubber sole along with a quality Goodyear welt, giving the boot a subtle color pop. The Bodega x Mark McNairy “Camo Toes” will be available this Saturday January 18, 2014 online and in store at 11 am EST for $450 USD. Click on for more imagery.

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Sneaker Freaker x adidas Consortium Torsion Integral S Pack December 19th, 2013

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Following their most recent collaboration with Puma, the iconic sneaker magazine, Sneaker Freaker, isn’t letting up on the collab game. Now teaming up with adidas consortium, the Sneaker Freaker brand shows off its talent once again.  Designing two Integral S silhouettes, the sneakers feature a unique combination of mesh, leather and microfiber overlays. Coming in two colors, mint green and black, and a light tan and pink ,the duo features speckled mid soles, mesh toe boxes, and an extra pair of insoles. The pack will be available this Saturday December 21, 2013 online at 12:01 am EST and in store at 11 am EST for $140 per pair. Peep some more imagery below.

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A Bodega Exclusive: Interview with Fuji of MANASTASH December 11th, 2013

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                                            “Functional, stylish and earth-friendly clothing based
on the free wheeling lifestyle”

 

Formerly based in Washington state, Manastash, named after a trail located in the Cascade Mountains, aims to create products that appeal to the stylish but outdoorsy type. Although the brand is now under Japanese ownership, Manastash’s motto hasn’t changed: ”To create functional, stylish and earth-friendly clothing based on the free wheeling lifestyle.”

The Manastash brand goes hard, incorporating sustainable materials into their products such as hemp and recycled fleeces. Coupling sustainability with incredible design, the brand uses unique block patterning, bright-contrasting color schemes and super soft fleece to create unique and long lasting products with minimal impact on the environment.

The Manastash Fall/Winter 2013 offering is something we are proud to carry. The pieces range from waterproof PAI TEX panel jackets to fleece parka zip ups and animal print vests. We had the luxury of talking with the Manastash brand manager, Takehiro Fujitsuka AKA Fuji, about the brand and their newest collection. Continue on for the dialogue and photographs of Manastash’s latest collection. Read the rest of this entry »

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