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ALD for Kith Miami

01 / 16

On December 3, 2016 Aimé Leon Dore and Kith launched a capsule collection for the opening of Kith’s Miami flagship.

Made in Canada using 16 oz French Terry and 5 oz slub jersey, apparel includes kanga hoodies, crewnecks, long sleeve tees, camper pants and shorts. The collection also features ALD’s Q14 and Q76 Chelsea.

The Aimé Leon Dore x Kith Miami collection releases on Saturday, December 3 at Kith’s new Miami flagship store, Kith Soho and Brooklyn, and will also be releasing online at 11am at kithnyc.com.

Q76 Capsule

01 / 10

On November 25, 2016 Aimé Leon Dore released their Q76 Capsule. The capsule consists of an all-black heavy weight kanga hoodie, mock neck, long sleeve waffle layering thermal, logo camper pant, as well as the introduction to their new footwear silhouette, the Q76 Chelsea.

ALD’s Chelsea Sneaker, dubbed the Q76 Chelsea is the second silhouette from the brand’s Q series. Hand made in Portugal, the Q76 features a black suede upper, natural cow lining and a cow lined footbed with PU reinforcement, a double elastic gore detail, and a suede pull tab. Sitting on top of a white cemented rubber sole, the sneaker is finished off with a gold embossed Aimé Leon Dore logo on the back heel tab.

The kanga hoodie, mock neck and logo camper pant, are all made from 16oz Canadian milled French Terry with 9” Aimé Leon Dore branding in a tonal flock print, and are complemented by a 100% Cotton long sleeve waffle layering thermal. All pieces are available in black.

The Q76 Capsule is available at aimeleondore.com and the Aimé Leon Dore concept shop located at 179 Mott St. New York.

Thank You Mike.

01 / 19

On November 19, 2016 Aimé Leon Dore hosted an outdoor 3×3 single elimination bracket style tournament in Harlem, NY titled, THANK YOU MIKE. – an old – school, pick up ball game synonymous with the nostalgic NYC culture and how that culture translates to Aimé Leon Dore, the brand.

The Thank You Mike. capsule collection consisting of graphic tee’s, hoodies and a water-repellent windbreaker is now available online and in-store at the Aimé Leon Dore Concept Shop. 179 Mott St, New York

“Class Of …” Photo Exhibit

01 / 25

As part of the “Class Of …” Concept Shop, Aimé Leon Dore has also curated a photo exhibit photographed by NYC photographer Andrew Jacobs. The exhibit features objects and product which are nostalgic of an era that has inspired us and our vision.

Photographed using medium format film, the 24”x30” archival pigment prints are limited to 3 per and are available in store, online and can also be purchased with a 30”x36” custom white frame.

“Class Of …” Capsule

01 / 16

November 11, 2016, New York, NY

Aimé Leon Dore opens the doors to its concept shop and photo exhibit on 179 Mott Street in New York.

The minimalist exhibit titled “Class of …”, sets forth an ambiance that compliments the narrative of growing up in NYC in the 90s and will give the consumer a look into what has inspired the brand and how it translates that inspiration into today’s culture and its own art and design direction.

The exhibit, shot by NYC photographer Andrew Jacobs using medium format film, will feature 24”x 30″ prints of objects and product that are nostalgic of an era that has inspired the brand and its vision.

The “Class of …” capsule collection consists of basketball graphic hoodies, crew neck sweaters and t-shirts, wool blocked track jackets, moleskin pants, logo windbreakers, “Class of..” photo t-shirts, footwear and accessories.

The capsule is available for sale in store and online, along with all exhibit imagery. The concept shop and exhibit will be open throughout December and will feature special apparel and footwear releases weekly.

The “Class of …” concept shop and exhibit will be open November 11, 2016 through December 23, 2016
179 Mott Street, New York, NY
Store hours: Mon-Fri 11am-8pm / Sat 10am-8pm / Sun 12pm-6pm

ALD Concept Shop & Photo Exhibit

01 / 07

New York City Based Brand, Aimé Leon Dore, unveils a special concept shop and photo exhibit on 179 Mott Street in Nolita (Between Broome and Kenmare) starting Friday, November 11, 2016
 
The minimalist exhibit titled “Class of …”, will set forth an ambiance that compliments the narrative of growing up in NYC in the 90s and will give the consumer a look into what has inspired the brand and how it translates that inspiration into today’s culture and its own art and design direction. 
 
The exhibit, shot by NYC photographer Andrew Jacobs using medium format film, will feature 24”x 30″ prints of objects and product that are nostalgic of an era that has inspired the brand and its vision. 

Exclusive apparel and footwear designed by ALD, including basketball graphic hoodies, crew neck sweaters and t-shirts, wool blocked track jackets, moleskin pants, logo windbreakers, “Class of..” exhibit photo t-shirts, footwear and accessories will be showcased and available for sale along with all exhibit imagery. The concept shop and exhibit will be open throughout December featuring special activations along with apparel and footwear releases weekly. 
 
 
The Aimé Leon Dore pop-up exhibit opens November 11, 2016 – December 23, 2016
179 Mott Street, NY
Store hours: Mon-Fri 11am-8pm / Sat 10am-8pm / Sun 12pm-6pm

FW UNIFORM 01

01 / 03

On Friday October 28th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their FW Uniform 01 Collection. The collection consists of 9oz full zip hoodies and crewnecks, as well as full zip sherpas.

Produced in Canada, both the hoodies and crewnecks are constructed with 9oz 100% cotton French Terry, have gone through a Weather Garment Wash process and will be available in both washed black and royal blue.

Made in New York, the full zip sherpas are constructed with a Japanese Polyester/Acrylic mix, feature an exterior chest pocket, a two way gold zipper and are available in both black and grey.

FW Uniform 01 will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 11am.

ALD Q14

01 / 04

After a preview in Paris during Men’s Fashion Week this past June, Aimé Leon Dore is set to release one of three silhouettes of their first footwear collection on October 21st.
Labeled the Q14, named after a bus that used to run through Queens, the low-top silhouette is hand-made in Portugal and is cut from a mix of Benisa, Evora and Nubuck leathers. Sitting on top of a cup sole unit, the Q14 is finished off with premium cow leather lining and an gold embossed Aimé Leon Dore logo on the back heel tab. Available in three color ways – pearl grey, midnight navy and washed olive, the Q14 will be available on October 21 at 11am exclusively at aimeleondore.com

MUSE

01 / 14

Nicola photographed by Justin Chung

Autumn Winter 16

01 / 28

After previewing it at Men’s Fashion Week in Paris last January, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their AW16 collection on September 16th.

The 37-piece collection is made with an array of Japanese fabrics cut and sewn in New York City and features pieces like airport sweaters, full zip hoodies, double breasted jackets, coach jackets, sherpa bombers, windbreakers, top coats, mandarins, and pleated trousers.

The collection will also consist of Aimé Leon Dore’s Uniform program. Produced in Canada and constructed with 28oz 500 GSM French Terry, pieces include both hoodies and crewnecks with gold embroidery, long sleeve waffle pocket thermals, and camper pants.

AW16 will be available on September 16th at aimeloendore.com, and for the first time, at select retailers worldwide.

0216

01 / 06

On Friday, September 2nd, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their 0216 Collection. The collection will feature – 5oz short sleeve and long sleeve tees, nylon dyed Kingston Jackets, as well as washed denim.

Using 1968 cone denim, Aimé Leon Dore introduces their denim since May 2015. Constructed and washed in New York, the 13.5oz denim features a double ring spun slub pattern, red-casted pure indigo, and Aimé Leon Dore branded hardware.

Both short sleeve and long sleeve tees are constructed with 100% cotton 5oz jersey, feature a raw finish, and are available in grey and white colorways.

While both tees are made in Canada, the Kingston Jackets are produced in New York, constructed with Oxford Dyed Nylon, feature a double zip closure, and a gold anniversary embroidery.

0216 will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Friday, September 2nd, 2016 at 11am.

SPRING SUMMER UNIFORM 03

01 / 03

On Friday, August 5th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their Spring Summer Uniform 03 Collection. The collection will consist of Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve Pocket Tees, as well as a Classic Script Tee.

Produced in Canada, Uniform 03 is constructed with 100% cotton 7oz jersey, and will be available in white and harvest red colorways.

Spring Summer Uniform 03 will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Friday, August 5th at 11:00AM.

SPRING SUMMER UNIFORM 02

01 / 03

On Friday, July 22nd, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their Spring Summer Uniform 02 Collection. The collection will consist of Reverse Terry Tees, Loose Slub Tank Tops, and Terry Compression Shorts.

Made in Canada, Uniform 02 is constructed with both 14oz French Terry and 8oz Loose Slub Jersey, and will be available in black and navy colorways.

Spring Summer Uniform 02 will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Friday, June 22nd at 11:00AM.

SS17

01 / 06

New York based brand Aimé Leon Dore unveiled its latest collection for the 2017 spring/summer season in Paris during Men’s Fashion Week.

Cut and sewn in New York, Canada & Portugal, the collection features an array of pieces from windbreakers, pop-overs, utility jackets, polos, shorts, trousers, denim, and more. The 150-piece collection comes in a wide range of seasonal colors, and are constructed from light-weight textiles such as linen, cotton, oxford nylon and polyester blends all originating from Japan.

Also featured in the SS17 collection is the brand’s Uniform program. Produced in Canada and constructed with 14 & 16oz slub French Terry as well as 8oz loose slub jersey, Uniform pieces include hoodies, short sleeve and long sleeve tees, crewnecks, reverse Terry tees and shorts, henleys, cardigans, camper pants and tank tops.

Lastly, along with the showcase of their SS17 apparel, Aimé Leon Dore also went on to make its first foray into footwear in a way that channels the same clean, minimal aesthetic the brand is known for while staying true to their New York values. Hand made in Portugal using high grade leather and suede, silhouettes include both high-tops and low-tops, as well as their take on the Chelsea boot.

0116 CREPE CAPSULE

01 / 06

On June 14th, 2016 Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their 0116 Crepe Capsule. Made in New York City, the collection was designed to complement the Spring Summer Uniform 01 collection released on June 3rd and will consist of 8-pieces ranging from Elastic Trousers, Track Shorts, Light Bombers and Trench Coats. Constructed with light-weight Japanese Cotton Dyed Crepe Sateen, the capsule will be available in Slate Grey and Midnight Navy color ways.

0116 Crepe Capsule will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Tuesday, June 14th at 11am.

SPRING SUMMER UNIFORM 01

01 / 04

On Friday, June 3rd, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their Spring Summer Uniform 01 Collection. The collection will consist of Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve Beach Tees, Light-weight Beach Crews and Light-weight Beach Hoodies.

Made in Canada, each piece is gone through a minimum 6-8 hour Weather Garment Wash process, using special pigments to give each piece a worn-in, vintage finish, then washed for comfort. The garments are constructed with luxury cotton jersey, knitted with a slub texture, highlighting the unique specialty wash process.

Spring Summer Uniform 01 will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com, on Friday, June 3rd at 11:00AM.

AIMÉ LEON DORE | CAMINANDO

01 / 02

On May 27th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing a special project in collaboration with Japanese footwear brand, Caminando. The project, inspired by good friends Teddy Santis and Junya Matano, features two penny loafers.

Hand-made in Mexico, both loafers are constructed with high-quality upper leather, suede and an EVA outsole. Available in both black and Carolina blue, the loafers are fitted with a padded insole featuring Aimé Leon Dore and Caminando branding.

Both loafers will be sold on aimeleondore.com with free shipping on Friday May 27, 2016 at 11am EST, in limited quantities.

AIMÉ LEON DORE | TYRSA

01 / 03

On Friday April 29, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing a special project in collaboration with French artist and typographer, Tyrsa. The two-piece collection pays homage to and is a parody of iconic American brands that have inspired the brand and the artist and which have had a great cultural impact globally.

The collection features the brand’s signature 28oz 500 GSM French terry hoodies, in colors red and white, with the Aimé logo, specially calligraphed by Tyrsa.

All product will be sold at aimeleondore.com and Colette Paris on Friday April 29th at 11am EST, in limited quantities.

*Aimé Leon Dore makes no claim of association with or endorsement by any brand as a result of this project. 

SS16 – KINGSTON 1983

01 / 14

On Friday, April 8, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their SS16 collection entitled -‘Kingston, 1983’. The 36-piece collection consists of trench coats, cotton throw-overs, linen t-shirts and tank tops, polos, a cotton knit cardigan, henley and hoodie, short sleeve mandarins, linen pants, shorts, a fleece hoodie and crewneck, a long bomber and a coach jacket.
The concept takes inspiration from Beth Lesser, a Reggae photographer and writer who closely documented the rise of Jamaican culture in the 80’s.
All product will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com, on Friday, April 8th at 11:00AM.

TWO YEARS LATER

01 / 07

On Thursday, March 3, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing an eight-piece collection titled Two Years Later, honoring their two-year anniversary. The all black collection will feature a nylon bomber, a tech popover jacket, nylon track pants and boxer shorts, both long sleeve and short sleeve micro crochet layering pieces, as well as two 28oz French Terry hoodies –  their classic script logo and limited-edition Anniversary Hoodie.
Two Years Later will be sold exclusively at aimeleondore.com on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 11am EST and will include free shipping worldwide

AIMÉ LEON DORE | PARIS 2016

01 / 06

Photography by Derek Balarezo

WINTER DROP 2

01 / 06

On February 5th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing Winter Drop 2. The capsule collection will consist of a 28oz French Terry vintage red hoodie & crewneck, a camel coach jacket, a Sherpa trim bomber and a double breasted topcoat, as well as the introduction of their waffle pocket tee.
All items will be sold exclusively on aimeleondore.com on Friday February 5, 2016, at 11am EST.

AW16 PREVIEW

01 / 04

On January 20th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be previewing their AW16 collection in Paris.

47th St

01 / 05

On January 16th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be introducing their first women’s collection entitled 47th St. The 40-piece collection features an array of Japanese and Canadian milled fabric, cut and sewn in New York City’s Garment District. Silhouettes include – shawl coats, a biker jacket, rib knit sweaters, fleece hoodies, coats and more.
The 47th St collection will be available exclusively on aimeleondore.com on Saturday, January 16th at 11am EST.

WINTER DROP 1

01 / 04

On January 8th, 2016, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing Winter Drop 1, their first release of 2016. The capsule consists of dark navy hoodies & crewnecks made from 28oz 500 GSM Canadian milled French Terry, along with two half zip Sherpa hoodies in both cream and olive color ways constructed with Japanese fabric and features a kangaroo pocket and gold RiRi hardware.
All items are available exclusively on aimeleondore.com on January 8th, 2016, at 11am EST.

0415 | 35TH ST

01 / 05

On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their latest collection entitled 0415 | 35th St. The 37-piece collection features an array of Japanese fabrics, cut and sewn in New York City. The 0415 | 35th St collection consists of a cowhide biker jacket, wool and tweed shawl coats, Japanese rib knit sweaters, wool trousers, sherpa vests and hoodies, and more.
The made to order collection will be sold exclusively on aimeleondore.com on December 15th, 2016, at 11am EST.

ALD CAPSULE

01 / 03

On Friday, October 9th, 2015, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their latest capsule entitled ‘ALD’. The four piece made in New York City collection is an early preview for whats to come in the months ahead. Both the crewneck and turtleneck are made using Canadian-milled vintage loop french terry, in two color-ways, white and navy.
All product will be sold exclusively on aimeleondore.com.

AIMÉ LEON DORE 0315 PRE-FALL

01 / 06

On May 19th, 2015, New York brand Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their new 0315 Pre-Fall collection. The 22-piece collection consists of mesh lined trench coats, water repellent popovers, field jackets, hoodies, crewnecks, button downs, french terry tees, jeans, chino pants, sweat pants, shorts, baseball caps and Panama hats.
Made in New York City, the collection was designed to complement the Aimé Leon Dore for Puma project released on May 16th. Colors used include navy, heather grey, camo, olive, white and tan, while fabrics and materials used include vintage loop french terry, poly tricot mesh, selvedge denim, RiRi zippers and gold hardware.
All product is Made To Order in NYC and will be sold exclusively at AimeLeonDore.com.

AIMÉ LEON DORE FOR PUMA

01 / 04

On May 16, 2015, New York brand Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their latest collaborative project with Puma.
Using air mesh, Nano Glide technology and luxury athletic leather, ALD has transformed Puma’s classic ‘State’ sneaker into the perfect summer shoe. The sneakers come in two colorways – Cool Grey and Oxblood, with a third colorway, Cream, available exclusively for friends and family. Features include a rubber-injected logo, signature woven label, and two sets of laces (leather or wax).
Sneakers will be available 05.16.15 starting at 11am EST exclusively on AimeLeonDore.com

NY NAVY CONCEPT SHOP

01 / 06

Aimé Leon Dore has officially opened the doors to their NY NAVY concept shop, located at 179 Mott Street. Set against a white space with exposed brick walls which evokes an atmosphere reminiscent of the old-world military, the brand’s second ever retail experience houses the entire 22-piece NY NAVY collection. The shop will be open through Sunday, April 12th from 10am to 8pm. The collection will also be available on the ALD webshop on Monday, April 13th.

AIMÉ LEON DORE ‘NY NAVY’

01 / 06

On April 9th, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their latest collection, entitled NY NAVY. The 22-piece collection consists of flight jackets, bomber jackets, waffle t-shirts, graphic t-shirts, popovers, crewnecks, hoodies, cargo pants, twill pants, twill shorts, sweat shorts, and beanies. Made in New York City, the collection is heavily influenced by the military and more specifically, the Navy.
A concept which took shape last year, ALD founder and designer Teddy Santis decided to create a collection which drew upon the extreme parallels between his place of birth, New York, and the United States Navy. The NY NAVY collection demonstrates Aimé Leon Dore’s emphasis on quality, comfort and functionality, while introducing innovative new designs, like the ribbed cargo pant. Colors used include navy, heather grey, olive and cream, while materials used include Canadian milled french terry and waffle, along with an array of Japanese fabrics including nylon, canvas, cotton twill, and satin.
All product will be sold exclusively at the Aimé Leon Dore concept shop at 179 Mott Street in NYC from April 9 – 13, open from 10am – 8pm. The collection will go on sale online at AimeLeonDore.com on April 13th.
NY NAVY Trailer

AIMÉ LEON DORE ‘IN THE POCKET’

01 / 01

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their most multi-dimensional project to date. Titled ‘In The Pocket,’ the project is centered around a photograph by 23-year-old New York-born Derek Blu. Along with the Made-In-New-York apparel collection which features the image, Leon Dore will be releasing a 3-track EP featuring YL – a New York City MC and the younger brother of Derek Blu.
Listen to the ‘In The Pocket’ EP here

AIMÉ LEON DORE LEON CAPSULE

01 / 10

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing an 8-piece capsule collection commemorating their one-year anniversary.
Featuring a comfortable and minimalistic line of crewnecks, hoodies, waffle knit thermals, wool pants & stonewashed denim, the collection was produced exclusively in New York City and serves as the brand’s second offering of 2015, a year shaping up to be very busy for the NYC label.
The full capsule collection will be available exclusively at the Aimé Leon Dore webshop.

AIMÉ LEON DORE FOR KITH

01 / 07

On Friday, January 9, 2015, Aimé Leon Dore and Kith NYC will be releasing their first collaborative collection. Featuring crewnecks, hoodies, pants, robes and beanies in both black and oxblood colorways, the collection shows off signature elements from both New York based brands.
As good friends and company founders, Teddy Santis (ALD) and Ronnie Fieg (Kith) explored the concept of perseverance in extremely competitive environments, eventually finding an analogy between the world of fashion and professional boxing. Inspired heavily by Muhammad Ali and other fighters of his respective era, a boxing theme is carried on throughout the collection.
The full 10-piece collection will be available exclusively at KithNYC.com and the Kith Manhattan store located at 644 Broadway, New York, NY beginning January 9th.
Watch Aimé Leon Dore for Kith Trailer

AIMÉ LEON DORE WINTER HAT CAPSULE

01 / 01

Aimé Leon Dore has released their 0214 Winter Hat Capsule collection featuring a variety of fedoras and wool baseball caps. The fedoras are available in black, navy and camel while baseball cap colorways include navy and heather grey. All hats are made in New York.

JUSTIN CHUNG FOR AIMÉ LEON DORE

01 / 17

NYC based lifestyle brand Aimé Leon Dore has teamed up with photographer Justin Chung for a new editorial. Shot entirely in Harlem, New York, the photoset features Leon Dore’s recently released 0214 New York collection.
GQ Exclusive | Justin Chung for Aimé Leon Dore

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AIMÉ LEON DORE NYC CONCEPT SHOP

01 / 04

On November 20th, New York lifestyle brand Aimé Leon Dore opened the doors to its first ever Manhattan concept shop, located at 179 Mott Street.
The shop served as an official retail location for the full 14-piece 0214 ‘New York’ collection, inspired heavily by the early 90s in NYC.
Open from November 20th through the 23rd, the concept shop is a glimpse of things to come heading into 2015.

AIMÉ LEON DORE 0214 NEW YORK

01 / 04

On November 20th, NYC-based menswear brand Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their third collection, entitled 0214 ‘New York.’
0214 is inspired by the New York that was, and the New York that is; a city where inspiration lies around every corner and the grandest ideas can become reality.
The collection consists of 14 pieces, including outerwear, shirting, jeans, trousers, sweats and accessories, all of which are handcrafted in New York’s historic Garment District. Limited to four colors – navy, heather grey, camel, and cream – the range has a uniform and clean look, while the materials used, including Italian wool, donegal tweed, french terry, cable knit, selvedge denim and waffle thermal, give both comfort and functionality to each garment.
The 0214 Collection will be available exclusively at the Aimé Leon Dore Concept Shop located at 179 Mott Street in NYC from November 20 – 23. The collection will then be available via AimeLeonDore.com starting November 24th.
Watch 0214 New York Trailer

AIMÉ LEON DORE CONCEPT SHOP EVENT

01 / 11

To celebrate the release of 0214 ‘New York,’ ALD hosted an event on November 19th at the Aimé Leon Dore concept shop located at 179 Mott Street in Manhattan.
The venue, which will serve as a retail space from the 20th – 23rd, will showcase the full 14-piece ‘Made In New York’ collection, inspired heavily by the early 90s in NYC.
Photos courtesy of Highsnobiety

AIMÉ LEON DORE 0114 PRE-FALL

01 / 05

On July 14th, New York based brand Aimé Leon Dore will be releasing their second collection, entitled 0114. The 10-piece pre-fall collection consists of parkas, hoodies, crewnecks, rugby shirts, t-shirts, tank tops, sweat pants, sweat shorts, chino shorts, and baseball caps.
The collection is heavily inspired by late summers months throughout the world, as pieces can be worn in a variety of climates and temperatures – from hot and humid, to cool and breezy. Colors used include navy, heather grey, oxblood and cream, giving the collection a uniform and clean look. Materials used include french terry, nylon, lightweight cotton denim, chino, canvas and waffle – emphasizing comfort and functionality in each garment.
All product will be sold exclusively on AimeLeonDore.com. Along with apparel, expect to see much more content from ALD, including a newsletter, Aimé Armée, set to debut later this month.