Introducing Similar Styles, a series in which we recommend alternatives to the sneakers and streetwear that we feature that have yet to drop or are simply not within reach.
Featured image: Supreme New York
This week on Similar Styles: shop alternatives to the Supreme x The North Face from Versace, Junya Watanabe, and more.
The much-anticipated Supreme x The North Face capsule collection has already been released in New York and Brooklyn. It drops Saturday, October 21, in Japan.
The five-item collab collection includes a Nuptse jacket, a base camp duffel bag, as well as leather gloves. The collection is priced from US$148 (approx. S$201) to US$1,098 (approx. S$1,493).
Here are some similar styles to shop:
1) Versace Jeans Puffer Jacket in Yellow
S$763 on ASOS
The padded outerwear looks similar to the Supreme x The North Face Nuptse jacket, except that it’s made of polyester instead of leather. Other similarities include a funnel neck design and zippers running through the middle of the jacket.
Shop the Versace Jeans Puffer Jacket on ASOS.
2) “1992” The North Face Nuptse Jacket
S$423 on End Clothing
The North Face Nuptse jacket is an affordable and sturdy alternative to the colorful dual branded Nuptse jacket. Priced at S$423, the jacket comes in black, red, and blue. The jackets are made of polyester instead of leather, but its advantages include a durable water repellent finish.
3) Junya Watanabe x The North Face Quilted Down Jacket
S$855 on Matchesfashion.com
The striking Bottle Green quilted jacket provides just as much color and comfort as the Supreme TNF leather Nuptse Jacket. Released as part of Watanabe’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection, the outerwear comes with a detachable hood for days you don’t want to bundle up. Other features include an internal drawstring waistband that allows for an adjustable fit.
4) Sweet SKTBS x Helly Hansen Duffel Bag
S$181 on ASOS
For a duffel bag of a similar flair to the Supreme x TNF version, look no further than Swedish skate brand Sweet SKTBS. The bright yellow duffel bag comes with water-repellent fabric along with padded shoulder straps.
Priced at S$181, the Sweet SKTBS duffel is much cheaper than the Supreme x The North Face version, which is priced at US$388 (approx. S$527). Alternatively, you could check out the Base Camp Duffel Bag from The North Face, priced at S$226, also on ASOS.
5) Neighborhood x Porter Nylon Waist Bag
S$437 on End Clothing
Porter is known for crafting bags of great quality, and the Neighborhood x Porter Nylon Waist Bag should be no exception. Additional features include an interior velcro pocket and a double zip feature on its main compartment and top.
6) Master-Piece x Nowartt Waist Bag
S$281 on End Clothing
This waist bag from Japanese brand Master-Piece features an outer crafted out of ballistic nylon along with a cowhide leather trim. Other advantages include a rear pocket and a gorgeous bird camouflage print.