Articles by: James

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BODEGA x Saucony GRID 9000 Elite

Saucony and BODEGA certainly have a synergy, and whether it’s based on shared Massachusetts roots or not, every collaboration that sneaker fans get from these two has cohesive appeal, whether from a strong theme influence, or just unique color schemes matched to construction blends that speak to … READ MORE

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NEXUSVII – 10th Anniversary “DECADANCE” Party | Video

It’s no surprise when an avant garde fashion-related event in Tokyo pushes boundaries, and if it takes place at AIR, a Tokyo venue dedicated to psychedelia-inspired laser effects, things are sure to be on the cerebral side. Which was a perfect backdrop for NEXUSVII to celebrate the … READ MORE

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Ken Block x Ford Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle – A Day on the Streets of L.A. | Video

If the latest Gymkhana video of Ken Block getting sideways and smokey in his Ford seems a bit like a car commercial, there’s a reason. In exchange for Ford’s deep support of Block’s drift rocket adventures, Block has been a very willing spokesman for the company; this … READ MORE

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Cyclepedia: A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs | Book

Bikes are among the most humble of transportation, but the bicycle has also long been an objet: a medium for industrial designers and their fans to push and blur boundaries between art and utility. And in the past decade, this appreciation and fetishization of the bicycle has … READ MORE

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Caterpillar x Martine Rose

In the US, Caterpillar is one thing: heavy machinery. In other parts of the world, though, the CAT footwear subdivision has attained an almost Timberland-like status, being a construction-site staple that also makes a street statement. And if rugged CAT footwear hasn’t had much chic appeal stateside, … READ MORE

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BRAUN Sport Watch Mod 111

German company BRAUN may be best known for a long history of making high quality electronic goods – but the company has also been a aesthetic inspiration to some of the most influential post-War designers around – including none other than Undercover’s Jun Takahashi, who took a … READ MORE

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nonnative x New Balance CM997

nonnative has included New Balance footwear in a number of past seasons’ releases, including the H710 hiker in FW2009, and last fall’s CM1500, both done in rich, earthy-toned suede. For this fall, nonnative – the Japanese label that has carved out a niche with elegant interpretations and … READ MORE

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Product (RED) x Nike Sportswear NSW Melton Destroyer Pea Coat | Available Now

Product(RED), the corporate-backed conglomerate aimed at AIDS awareness and eradication, has been the foundation for plenty of interesting products, done with it’s various partner brands. And today, December 1st – World Aids Day – sees the release of a striking Product(RED) Destroyer Pea Coat by Nike Sportswear. … READ MORE

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Nike Sportswear Sideline Jacket

It’s been a pretty safe bet that Nike Sportswear will drop solid outerwear pieces every year as temperatures drop. But after last winter – with the overwhelming (ubiquitous) presence of The Destroyer jacket, and all of it’s countless iterations – plus the relatively high profile of the … READ MORE