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The BAE Bulletin: Here’s When & Where to Cop This Week’s Best Releases

From Nike’s latest collaboration with Off-White™, to a new JJJJound x New Balance design, the end of July is marked by a series of hotly anticipated sneaker launches. In this week’s BAE Bulletin, we are breaking down these upcoming footwear releases, as well as a number of new product drops from beauty and lifestyle brands.Virgil Abloh and Nike have joined forces once again to craft a limited women’s exclusive Air Jordan 4 arriving in “Sail.” Other minimal styles dropping this week include JJJJound and New Balance’s collaborative 992, as well as A-COLD-WALL* x Dr. Martens’s revamped boot.On the clothing side of things, Jordan Brand is delivering new items for women that range from jackets to cycling shorts. IKEA is venturing into apparel with logo-heavy tees, while Abloh has dressed a selection of T-shirts and shorts in cotton candy pink for a Singapore-only release. Elsewhere, Rihanna is opening early access sign-ups to her gender-neutral skincare line Fenty Skin, set to launch on July 31.Scroll down below for some of the best drops this week.JJJJound x New Balance 992 in GreyRelease Date: July 24Release Price: TBC, available at JJJJound’s web store.Following a series of teasers revealed earlier this year, JJJJound has announced the release date for its latest New Balance collaboration. Crafted with a suede upper, the 992 silhouette arrives in a grey colorway. The versatile design is completed with cream-shade shoelaces.Jordan Brand “City Utility” CollectionRelease Date: July 24Release Price: TBC, available via Jordan Brand’s website.One of Jordan Brand’s three capsule collections for the fall season, the “City Utiliy” range features lightweight materials in the form of jackets, bike shorts and fleece styles.Jaden Smith x New Balance Vision Racer “Wavy Baby Blue”Release Date: July 24Release Price: $150 USD, available at New Balance’s online store.Taking inspiration from his two favorite sneakers, the 1700 and X-Racer, Jaden Smith has teamed up with New Balance to design a new silhouette. Dubbed Vision Racer, the shoe receives a “Wavy Baby Blue” treatment all over, while details like “((VISION))” branding are seen on the translucent outsole. Featuring an eco-friendly component, the upper is crafted with recycled polyesters from post-consumer plastic, while the insoles are crafted with castor bean oil, recycled foam and rubber along with virgin polyurethane.A-COLD-WALL* x Dr. Martens 1460 RemasteredRelease Date: July 25Release Price: TBC, available over at Dr. Martens’ web store.Continuing the 1460 Remastered project for its 60th anniversary, Dr. Martens has tapped A-COLD-WALL* to craft a pair of boots boasting traditional British elements of architectural tailoring and workwear. The minimal design sports deconstructed details, including a dual-branded silicone zip pull instead of shoelaces.Off-White™ x Air Jordan 4 “Sail”Release Date: July 25Release Price: $200 USD, available Nike’s website and select online retailers like Stadium Goods.Virgil Abloh is continuing his partnership with Nike for a women’s exclusive Air Jordan 4 colorway dubbed “Sail.” Arriving in limited quantities, the shoe is a tonal beige design features Off-White™’s signature text branding above the Air unit on the midsole. Rounding off the design is a zip-tie, Jumpman tongue tag and hangtags all dressed in the same “Sail” shade.Fenty SkinRelease Date: July 31 (Early access begins on July 29)Release Price: TBC, early access sign-up available at Fenty Beauty’s website.Making headlines in the beauty industry, Rihanna’s Fenty Skin will finally arrive this week. As seen in the latest campaign visuals featuring the likes of A$AP Rocky and Lil Nas X, the label caters to both men and women. “Everything starts with the foundation that is your skin and we all know how obsessed I am with beautiful, healthy skin – so whether you want to wear makeup, or no makeup at all, there’s always glowing skin underneath,” Rihanna commented in an Instagram post, after sharing that she had been working on the line for the past two years.IKEA “EFTERTRADA” Capsule CollectionRelease Date: July 31Release Price: TBC, pre-sale available at IKEA Japan’s web store and Harajuku location.Venturing into apparel and accessories, IKEA has revealed its “EFTERTRADA” line featuring wardrobe staples like hoodies and T-shirts, as well as tote bags and water bottles. Each item is branded with the Swedish company’s signature blue and yellow logo, as well as a barcode graphic. Apparel and tote bags are made of eco-friendly cotton, while the water bottles are made to help reduce plastic waste.Off-White™️ “PARAGON” Singapore CollectionRelease Date: July 31Release Price: $820 to $1,350 SGD (approximately $590 to $970 USD), available at Off-White™️’s concept store in Paragon, Singapore.Virgil Abloh has designed an exclusive capsule collection dubbed “PARAGON” for Off-White™️’s Singapore store. Taking inspiration from the interior of the boutique in Paragon, a cotton candy pink shade is splashed on tees, shorts and more. The summer-friendly items are emblazoned with signature branding like Abloh’s crossed arrows. The range is completed with a pair of Swarovski waterfall earrings and a mini flap bag.Click here to view full gallery at HYPEBAE

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