Articles by: James

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BODEGA x Saucony GRID 9000 Elite

Saucony and bdgastore.com/”>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 http://air-tokyo.com”>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 nexus7vn.com/”>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 http://freshnessmag.com/2011/07/28/ken-block-x-ford-the-hybrid-function-hoon-vehicle/”>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 http://braun.com”>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 http://freshnessmag.com/2009/10/21/new-balance-x-nonnative-h710/”>H710 hiker in FW2009, and http://freshnessmag.com/2010/12/07/nonnative-x-new-balance-cm1500-coyote/”>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 – http://worldaidsday.org/”>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.com/en_us/sportswear”>Nike Sportswear will drop solid outerwear pieces every year as temperatures drop. But after last winter – with the overwhelming (ubiquitous) presence of http://freshnessmag.com/?s=nike+the+destroyer”>The Destroyer jacket, and all of it’s countless iterations – plus the relatively high profile of the … READ MORE

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Marvel’s Captain America Vehicles | By Daniel Simon

Marvel’s Captain America has been available on DVD for several weeks now – more than enough time to scrutinize and pick apart every aspect of the movie’s production. One thing that fans of the genre are sure to be paying attention to are the vehicles – submarines, … READ MORE

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The Google+ Homecoming Tour

After an amazing amount of social networking hype, things have cooled significantly for https://plus.google.com”>Google+; the would-be Facebook competitor, having opened the doors wide to all users (now including corporations), has been a bit relegated to “oh, yeah…” status. But it’s still Google, which thankfully means there is … READ MORE