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SOPHNET. – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Lookbook

Following up on the video lookbook for SOPHNET.‘s Fall/Winter 2014 collection, the Japanese menswear label has unveiled a full look at the comprehensive range. Designer Hirofumi Kiyonaga’s Americana-leaning sensibilities are on full display here, seen in the vintage varsity pieces — including a traditional letterman jacket and … READ MORE

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New Balance – M996PR “Distinct Collection”

The New Balance 996 gets made over as part of the Wild West-inspired “Distinct Collection” (just check out the typeface on the custom New Balance-inscribed sockliner), featuring an upper that loses the traditional mesh and suede build for premium pig skin in a rich beige hue, as … READ MORE

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KeySmart – A Smarter Way To Carry Your Keys

Just over an year ago, KeySmart with just another entry on the crowd funding site KICKSTARTER. Since then, plus some $300,000 in pledge money later, the mere concept by inventor Michael Tunney is now a real product in its 2nd iteration. Handcrafted with aircraft aluminum, KeySmart works … READ MORE

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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star – DC Comics Collection

We’re still a few years away from a Justice League move, but Converse has gathered DC Comics‘ greatest superheroes for a different kind of project: a sneaker collaboration centered around the Chuck Taylor All Star, featuring artwork from DC artists Jim Lee, Jock (Mark Simpson), Andy Kubert … READ MORE

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adidas Originals ZX 500 2.0 “Black Snake”

The adidas Originals ZX 500 2.0 for women is the classic retro runner redux, featuring a sleek one-piece neoprene upper with suede and textured leather overlays. The latter is finished in a glossy snakeskin-like print, adding a distinctive design element to the minimalist build. Mounted on a … READ MORE

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Sneaker Con New York – Exclusive Collaboration Collection

After a trip to Houston, followed by a stop to New Orleans for the NBA All-Star Game, then Washington D.C., San Francisco/Bay Area, Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles, Sneaker Con is finally coming home to New York City, where it all started. To celebrate its homecoming, along … READ MORE

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The Influence of Kanye West

Few figures have had the impact on so many varied sectors of culture as Kanye West. After toppling the rap game, Kanye quickly parlayed his influence to the fashion and sneaker arenas. Kanye burst onto the hip-hop landscape by crafting a signature hip-hop production sound by chopping and speeding up old soul music samples, but… READ MORE

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Nike Air Huarache Light – “Ultramarine”

Nike is set to re-launch the the Air Huarache Light in the OG “Ultramarine” colorway, featuring a build that uses the iconic Air Huarache as a blueprint but stripped of excess weight and materials. The shoe turned heads back in 2004 on the occasion of its first … READ MORE

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A BATHING APE – Glow in the Dark Collection

A Bathing Ape is set to launch a limited-edition capsule collection of full-zip hoodies and crewneck sweatshirts, both models featuring the brand’s signature Shark, Tiger and Panda animal motifs. The goods are finished in basic black with stylized camo patterns in a mix of neutral shades, as … READ MORE

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adidas Originals Womens – Stripes and Leather Capsule Collection

While classic black and white stripes are the prevailing motif for this adidas Originals capsule collection for women, there are also graphic type and numerical PU appliques inspired by a pair of iconic adidas sneakers, the ZX 700 and LA Trainer 84. They’re featured on relaxed cut … READ MORE

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Capsule x New Balance – MT580 “Canadian Tuxedo” | Teaser

Toronto-based sneaker boutique Capsule gives us a sneak peek into its upcoming collaboration with New Balance, featuring the MT580 silhouette built with a full denim-on-denim upper to earn its Canadian tuxedo billing. The light indigo washed upper is complemented with a contrast red “N” logo, dressed in … READ MORE