Each week, NME chooses the best books, clothes, boxsets, DVDs and more that you need to get your hands on. It could be pretty much anything. This week’s new haul includes Daniel Johnston’s Supreme sweatshirt and a Grace Jones boxset.
SWEATSHIRT: Daniel Johnston For Supreme
The Austin-based artist has teamed up with Supreme to design a range including hoodies, hats and keyrings. This crewneck sweatshirt subtly references the design of Johnston’s 1983 ‘Hi, How Are You’ album.
BUY £TBA, supremenewyork.com
BLU-RAY: Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Brett Morgen’s intimate portrayal of the late Nirvana frontman uses Cobain’s personal archive of art, music and home movies.
BUY £16.99, zavvi.com
SHOES: Vans Old Skool Van Doren Stars/Stripes
Inspired by reissued prints and patterns from the Vans archive, these low top shoes turn America’s flag into something less patriotic.
BUY £44.37, featuresneakerboutique.com
E-BOOK: Bowie On Bowie: Interviews & Encounters
Interviews conducted by the likes of ex-NME and Melody Maker journalists Charles Shaar Murray, Allan Jones and Steven Wells, plus fashion designer Alexander McQueen, reveal all about Bowie’s life and work.
BUY £14.24, amazon.co.uk
BOOK: One Chord Wonders: Power And Meaning In Punk Rock
This book, first out in 1985, was one of the earliest to provide an in-depth study of British punk rock’s glory years. The Adverts’ TV Smith provides the foreword in this new edition.
BUY £12.99, amazon.co.uk
BOXSET: Grace Jones – ‘The Disco Years’
The albums ‘Portfolio’, ‘Fame’ and ‘Muse’ are brought together in this collection, showing off Jones’ era-defining disco sounds. Bonus material includes B-sides, instrumentals and remixes.
BUY £15.99, amazon.co.uk
SWEATSHIRT: Smiley London
Get ready for summer with this bold and bright sweatshirt. Back in the day Smiley’s more subtle designs were worn by the likes of Mick Jagger, while this looks like something MIA would gladly own.
BUY £80, smiley.com