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Canada Goose Wyndham Parka Camo Slim Fit

The Canada Goose Wyndham Parka In More Detail

Unparalleled in both warmth and practicality, the Canada Goose Wyndham Parka sets the gold standard for contemporary outerwear, and to be totally honest, we can’t recommend the design enough. Designed to survive a range of unpredictable weather in some of the globe’s harshest conditions, this seasonal number is sure to make western winters seem like a total breeze.

Great for those wanting to embrace life out in the open air, the Wyndham Parka from the Canadian outerwear specialist encourages the wearer to brave the elements with a hardy polycotton and 625 fill power white duck down construction that’s designed to withstand temperatures as low as –10/-20°C. The silhouette, which fits slim, is officially marked with a TEI3 (Thermal Experience Index) rating which means that it caters to fundamental warmth fashioned for everyday use.

Canada Goose Wyndham Parka Camo Fur Ruff

Certified water-resistant thanks to Canada Goose’s Arctic Tech® textile, the parka’s exterior provides unmatched durability with a rich colourway that will naturally patina and develop character with each and every wear. Canadian Hutterite down pads out the inner framework of the jacket, this classification of down is commonly considered the highest quality in the world; originating from mature birds that are able to roam freely, Hutterite Goose Down clusters are both large and strong and great for enhancing thermal capacity deep within a jacket’s baffles.

Canada Goose Wyndham Parka

While the build of the Wyndham Parka may be complex, the meticulous craftsmanship doesn’t just stop in its foundations. It’s in the jacket’s finer details that function is truly amplified. At the collar, a removable down-filled hood can be adjusted two ways, supplying versatile element protection. A fur ruff, complete with wire shaping to stand tall against the wind, can also be entirely removed from the coat depending on the wearer’s personal preference. Elsewhere, a chin guard comes fully lined with plush tricot fabric for ultimate comfort while rib-knit cuffs contour the wrists in order to retain body heat.

Storage wise, the Canada Goose Wyndham Parka really cuts the mustard. Six pockets feature in total. We repeat, six pockets! That’s a whole lot of security space for your beloved possessions. Choose to stow away your phone, keys and wallet in one of the design’s four exterior pockets or go even safer with the option of two interior pockets.

Canada Goose Wyndham Parka Camouflage

When it comes down to a winter investment piece, this jacket’s thermal power mixed with its range of pocket space surely tips the scales when deciding on which jacket to give your all to. Browse the Canada Goose Wyndham Parka in camo, black and marine navy, along with a selection of other Canada Goose products, online and in-store now at Aphrodite.

Stone Island Corduroy Overshirt

The Stone Island Cord Overshirt Is Back

Stone Island Cord Overshirt in Antique Rose / Magenta Purple

News just in… Two brand-new Stone Island Cord Overshirts have just landed in our laps. You might remember the Stone Island Cord Overshirt from last season, although you can be forgiven if not, the silhouette sold out quicker than you can say Jack Robinson. We’re expecting these two most recent colourways to fly out too, so if you were late to the party last time, make sure you’re prompt and primed to grab one this season.

Stone Island Cord

Stone Island Corduroy Magenta

You’ll never be dubbed a shrinking violet in a Stone Island Cord Overshirt. Why you ask? Well, the brand’s beautiful blend of striking colours and expert craftsmanship has a lot to answer for. Available now in antique rose and magenta purple, these fresh additions employ thick wale, soft corduroy fabric in their base, offering a warm touch to the skin. On the chest, two buttoned pockets are housed to store all your valuables, while of course, on the sleeve, the iconic Stone Island compass sits in position, geared up to see you through a number of occasions, from match day to weekend beverages…

Get set to command attention in the Stone Island Corduroy Overshirt.

Y-3 Runner 4D IOW White

The Y-3 Runner 4D IOW Arrives in White

Making use of boundary-pushing technology, the Yohji Yamamoto and adidas collaboration delivers yet another innovative offering via the Y-3 Runner 4D IOW. Made with freedom in mind, the design is poised to redefine the running market; comprising two removable neoprene sock inserts that allow for either a low or mid-profile finish, the Runner 4D IOW is a shoe like no other.

Following the release of a black iteration that landed a couple months back, this pure white version promises to turn heads with its complex construction which can be altered at a moment’s notice. Almost like getting two shoes for the price of one, this hybrid design can be worn with or without the neoprene sock liners. Wearing the Y-3 Runner 4D IOW with these in would not only keep your feet feeling fairly toasty but it would also add an extra foundation of comfort to the foot with its supple base while wearing the shoe solo means that you’ll benefit from the breathable mesh fabric situated in the upper.

Underfoot, stability and impact absorption are promoted through precisely coded performance zones. These zones are expressed in the adidas 4D midsole and articulated on the outer with cutout detailing at the forefoot. You’ll also reap the rewards of exceptional traction thanks to the sportswear heavyweight’s Continental™ Rubber outsole.

Sturdy, striking, and on-style, what more could you want from the Y-3 Runner 4D IOW?

Grab yourself a pair when the silhouette launches 15/10/2021 @ 9am at Aphrodite in-store and online.

Barbour Beacon Quilted Jackets AW21

Bundle up in Barbour Beacon Quilted Jackets

In terms of the perfect warmth to weight ratio, quilted jackets trump most outerwear options out there. Where billowy down jackets rely on bulk and rain coats lean on light, waterproof shells, the quilted jacket meets somewhere in the middle, seamlessly fusing the two.

Linked closely to the countryside and often the first choice of equestrians, the quilted jacket has more recently enjoyed a return to the limelight within a streetwear capacity. Brands across the board have been reaching for the faithful silhouette to combat temperamental weather without compromising on style. So whether it’s chucking it down outside, gale-force winds, or somewhat mild, this midweight silhouette is suited to the lot.

Not to be biased but we reckon Barbour Beacon’s quilted jackets are particularly special. Not only are they super practical but they’re also peppered with parent company Barbour’s iconic design cues which are equal parts identifiable as they are desirable. Coming in a range of styles and colourways, Barbour Beacon has ticked every box with its latest quilted jacket collection. Read on to take a closer look…

Two top choices from the range are the Barbour Beacon Starling Quilted Jacket in black and the Barbour Beacon Starling Quilted Jacket in olive – twin styles presented in contrasting shades. The latter option feels quintessentially Barbour, it’s whipped up in an earthy green which really feels suited to adventures in the great outdoors. The body of the garment, as you’ve probably already guessed, is completely quilted showcasing a classic diamond pattern throughout. The fill in the jacket’s baffles subtly bulks it up, making it slightly puffier than your standard jacket all while boosting its heat retention capability.

The black iteration is constructed in the exact same manner, boasting the same contemporary hip-length, tonal corduroy collar, easy snap fastening and spacious bellow pockets. The Barbour Beacon logo also features at the bottom half, symbolising the jacket’s origin from the youthful sub-label and the brand’s overall ties to the north east of England, and more specifically, the Beacon Lighthouse in its native South Shields.

Here the Starling Quilted Jackets are layered with the Barbour Berber Fleece Liner and the Barbour Beacon Twill overshirt respectively. Both are available at Aphrodite now.

Certainly no one trick pony, the quilted jacket oozes versatility and can be donned all year round. Therefore, if you were looking for an investment piece you may have just stumbled across a winning style here. In fact, we know you have. Don’t hang about and shop Barbour Beacon Quilted Jackets in-store and online at Aphrodite.

Moncler Grenoble Mazod Jacket White Black

All You Need To Know About The Moncler Mazod Jacket

Spanning every category, from skiwear to metropolitan clothing, luxury label Moncler was born in France in 1952 and now proudly resides in Italy where it continues crafting premium apparel. Combining the most extreme needs for outerwear with everyday urban life, Moncler prides itself on creating products that are authentic in style, substance and character.

One of those products is the Moncler Mazod Jacket from the Grenoble diffusion line. Expertly filled with goose down and feathers to create a cosy, insulating feel, this design is perfect for winter days and yet is still light enough to introduce some form of exercise – in other words, the bulk is not too bulky.

Moncler Mazod Jacket Grenoble

Currently available in black and white colourways at Aphrodite, the Moncler Mazod Jackets are cut from a synthetic blend and feature a central zip fastening, a hooded neckline to shield you from the elements and thumbhole cuffs to keep the fit of the silhouette as close to the body as possible, retaining heat and contouring to your physical frame. The design is finished with an array of zipped pockets allowing security of your possessions while you manoeuvre through the city; there’s also an internal mobile phone holder which brings next level practicality to your look.

Most striking on the surface is the label’s bold branding, contrasting callouts are scripted on the black version above the heart and on the sleeve while on the white version they’re situated on the front, and again, loudly on the reverse. These credentials are designed to seem like they have been applied with a paintbrush.

Moncler Grenoble

On the whole, the Moncler Mazod Jacket is a great investment piece for your seasonal collection. Insulating and waterproof, it’s full to the brim with function and the use of monochrome colours provide flexibility for your ensembles, meaning you can wear your favourite colour sweatshirts and run no risk of clashing.

Shop the Moncler Mazod Jacket in white and the Moncler Mazod Jacket in black. Take a close look at the Moncler Mazod Jacket in the video below.

The North Face Himalayan Parka Black White

The North Face Himalayan Parka ft. Works of Shantell Martin

The North Face has revealed its collaboration with London-born, New York-based artist Shantell Martin who creates iconic art, and now iconic apparel, including The North Face Himalayan Parka. Shantell is famed for her freestyle drawings in which abstract lines meet all kinds of surfaces. The original print on this parka symbolizes the movements of humanity, climbing walls and overcoming challenges.

The North Face Himalayan Parka Shantell Martin Art

The Shantell Martin x The North Face collaboration draws inspiration from TNF’s Search and Rescue archive. Martin’s instantly recognisable art is featured throughout the capsule, she says: ‘The specific drawing I have done for this, it’s about the idea of challenging yourself and climbing and expressing yourself in life’ Martin then goes on to say, ‘Searching is such a huge task, but also, I think, is rescuing. Rescuing is unveiling, is making things transparent, and is making things accountable. It’s seeing things as they are and accepting what they should be.’

Evolving from the Himalayan suit that took mountaineers to the peak of Everest, The North Face Himalayan Parka, and other items in the collection, have become streetwear staples since their debut. Not only that, they have conquered some of the harshest mountaineering conditions out there. A mountaineer was quoted saying: ‘This product did not simply protect me from the cold. It guaranteed my survival in the coldest and highest places on the planet, where everything seems inhuman and impossible.’

Shantell Martin The North Face Himalayan Parka Black White

The North Face Himalayan Parka x Shantell Martin Toggle

The North Face Himalayan Parka is eye-catching with clashing black-and-white tones that are both playful and fun, but also examine much deeper themes of identity, conveying important messages behind the aesthetically pleasing lines. Martin’s prints denote not only the importance of overcoming challenges, but humanity’s desire to connect, create community, and yet still remain individual.

TNF Himalayan Parka White / Black

The North Face Himalayan Parka is made from nylon containing recycled down filling, presenting a striking retro look that is also eco-friendly. Featuring zipped sized pockets, an adjustable hood, and velcro adjustable cuffs to ensure comfort and heat retention through cold conditions. Vibrant hits of yellow surface on the silhouette in the form of toggles at the hood and reverse neck, plus in the lining meaning every time you open the jacket you’re in for a colourful surprise.

Martin uses drawing as a medium to explore the interaction of social processes within physical spaces, and as a tool to explore identity and intersectionality and she has done just that with the Himalayan Parka.

Nudie Jeans Repair Event Sunderland

Nudie Jeans Mobile Repair Station : Coming Soon

Repair. Reuse. Reduce.

Sustainability and Nudie Jeans are like two peas in a pod. You see, one of them can’t function without the other one. The beauty of Nudie Jeans products is that they’re built to last, meaning you can wear them religiously, which translates to less money spent re-buying denim and less impact on the environment. However, this doesn’t mean that they’re not susceptible to everyday wear and tear. Even if you’re leaving months in-between washes, *a well-known Nudie Jeans prerequisite*, raw and selvage denim styles are not armor and will eventually break down at some level.

Luckily though, every Nudie Jeans purchase comes with the promise of free repairs and we’re pleased to let you know that there’s a pop-up Nudie Jeans repair station coming to Sunderland soon…

Nudie Jeans Repairs

If your Nudie Jeans are suffering the strain of everyday wear and tear, take note of the event details below. P.S. there’s a DJ booked in and free beers to be sunk on both event days… Why wouldn’t you pay us a visit?

Event:

Nudie Jeans Mobile Repair Station

Location:

Aphrodite Clothing, 8 Vine Place, Sunderland

Date:

October 8th & 9th

Duration:

9am – 5:30pm (both days)

Suitable For:

Anyone who needs their Nudie Jeans repairing

Extras:

A DJ belting out tune after tune + free beers!

Let us know that you’re attending the Nudie Jeans Mobile Repair Station and click ‘going’ on our official Facebook event which you can find here… https://fb.me/e/1CsV5Cagl. Feel free to drop off your jeans anytime before the event, just ask a member of our in-store team for assistance.

Hopefully see you there!

 

Marni AW21

Introducing Marni AW21 Menswear Collection

Here at Aphrodite, we’re no strangers to an Italian fashion house, we have a range of the country’s finest exports already dominating our roster, including DSquared2, Stone Island, and C.P. Company, and this year we’ve added another lauded Italian label to our collection. Going by the name of Marni, this ‘90s born, family-ran empire is rapidly changing the status quo of Milanese fashion and we’ve just buckled in to enjoy the ride.

Marni Menswear

Founded by Swiss designer Consuelo Castiglioni in the year of ‘94, Marni first set up shop in Milan – the home of Castiglioni’s husband (and now Marni CEO) Gianni Castiglioni. For a good few years the womenswear division at Marni made up much of its inception and it wasn’t until 2002 when Marni’s menswear department finally arrived. Since 2012, the imbalance between womenswear and menswear has been rectified. Only The Brave (Marni’s International Holding Group) acquired a greater degree of power over the business, resulting in the menswear division racking up a larger capacity within the core focus.

Unlike its Italian counterparts, Marni does away with ‘trend fashion’, choosing instead to experiment with colour and fabrication. In other words, this brand does not play it safe. Rejecting the mainstream is a brave move for any fashion brand but for this nineties baby, it sure has paid dividends. Billowy silhouettes, plush materials and an exaggerated colour palette blend to bring together the modern-day Marni aesthetic.

Marni Knitwear

The Marni AW21 Menswear Collection is awash with fuzzy fabrics thanks to creative director Francesco Risso; brushed alpaca and mohair both make their way into the accessories and knitwear offerings. Shopper bags are larger than life, available in glazed cherry hues and glossy blacks, go ahead and transport your goods in serious style when you purchase one of those nifty storage solutions. Tops are hooded and overtly slouchy, meaning they’re instantly street-approved – throw-on and enter urban dimensions.

Shop the Marni AW21 Menswear Collection in-store and online now at Aphrodite.

Autumn With Patagonia

Ringing In Autumn With Patagonia

We’re very sad to say so but t-shirt weather will soon slip away, and although this changing of seasons always feels a little grim, it’s much easier to embrace cool breezes when you’ve got Patagonia knocking up fire autumnal fits for fun. However, if the jury in your head is still out on the matter, let us convince you with a series of shots from our latest Patagonia editorial.

We Mackems are very lucky to live by the beach and with access to sandy shores that stretch for miles and miles what better location is there to head to for an Aphrodite photoshoot? The eroded clifftops and grassy vistas of tourist spot, The Souter Lighthouse, made for quite the backdrop on this occasion. With a fitting location boxed off, there was the small matter of three Patagonia looks to nail, and not to sound conceited but this we did.
Fleece ran rife in the lineup chosen by our stylist, but we wouldn’t expect anything less when working with a brand like Patagonia, the two are a match made in heaven. First into the spotlight was a patchwork half zip, formally named the Patagonia Synchilla Anorak and with dominant colours of brown and teal running throughout. This was married with the Patagonia Insulated Quandary Jacket in a complementary shade of mulch brown, the Brodeo Beanie and finally the Arbor Lid Pack (28L iteration). What I take from this outfit, and I’m sure what the wearer would take from this look is function first and foremost. The outfit feels primed for whatever the weather could throw your way with waterproof properties, fuzzy fleece, and wool in the mix, it covers all bases.

Patagonia Insulated Quandary Jacket

We chose to layer down for the second look in the hopes that the good old British weather might suffice, opting for the Patagonia Retro Pile Fleece in smolder blue which was simply paired with a staple short-sleeved tee, while on the bottom, the Patagonia GI Trousers offered an outdoorsy touch thanks to their cotton twill shell, buckle belt and range of pocket space. The overriding feeling when it comes to this fit is its ability to do both, you could sport this ensemble in the city streets and then wander off-trail for a hike if you fancied it. No one would bat an eyelid.

Patagonia Retro Pile Fleece
The third and final look from the lineup gears up for the city, harmonising equal amounts of form and function to satisfy the wearer’s style while making sure they’re shielded from the elements too. At the core of the outfit is the Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Jacket, guaranteed to promote warmth and add bulk to your outfit while underneath a classic flannel shirt brings a dose of longevity. The Aeon Trainers from Axel Arigato have been placed on foot to keep it contemporary, bringing both comfort and class.

Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Jacket
And if all the above weren’t enough, you can bet big on the fact that most of the garments featured are eco-friendly in true Patagonia style. Whether they’re made from recycled fishing nets or post-consumer plastic, start browsing all of these styles with a clear conscience.

Shop Patagonia new arrivals now.