Local clothing brand Current Nostalgia will open a Camp North End store

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Current nostalgia was created by Charlotte-native Dylan Foster-Smith as a streetwear retailer in 2020. Since then, he has reached a global audience, selling in over 40 countries.

The The 950 square foot store is expected to open by late fall 2022 or early 2023.

Why is this important: Current nostalgia offers something Foster-Smith says Charlotte lacks access to global streetwear brands.

Details: The store, located at 701 Keswick Avenue Suite 103 at Camp North End will have an industrial interior design style with leather furniture, concrete flooring and exposed piping.

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Founder/Owner Dylan Foster-Smith in a Dime t-shirt. Photo courtesy of Cordrell Colbert

What to expect: High quality shoes, clothing and accessories, with selected global brands and the Current Nostalgia line.

  • They feature household names like Supreme, Nike, Adidas, and Yeezy.
  • You’ll also find niche brands, such as Dutch brands Patta and Parra, Dime — a Montreal brand — and Stüssy – “the original streetwear brand” – according to Foster-Smith.
  • Prices range from $42 to$528, for all of one Patta Wallet at rare Nikes.

“We’re really looking for a global audience,” Foster-Smith told Axios. An audience, in part, inspired by their own travels.

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Photo courtesy of Cordrell Colbert

To note : Everything sold at Current Nostalgia is very selective and comes directly from the manufacturers to avoid dupes and counterfeits.

And after: As the brand grows, Foster-Smith says they will reach out to the brands Current Nostalgia currently sells, to establish accounts with them. “Nike, for example, will only give an account if you have a brick and mortar,” he explained, making this store the obvious next step if they want to collaborate with the brand to make their own shoe, for example.

  • Foster Smith too wants to collaborate with local artists and hopes to organize events and pop-ups in the new location.
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