Articles by: John

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adidas Originals Superstar 80s – “Night Red”

We’ve seen countless iterations of the classic adidas Superstar 80s over the years, and this new colorway showcases a leather upper with a burnished finish that’s seemingly aged as handsomely as the silhouette itself. The “Night Red” colorway evokes premium boot leather, extending to the signature shell … READ MORE

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Stussy Holiday 2014 Collection Lookbook

Holiday 2014 sees streetwear pioneer Stussy drawing on a particularly expansive design well, one that’s evolved over the past few decades while staying true to its roots. It’s no surprise here that prominent branding and bold graphics are a recurring motif, executed on apparel pieces expressing a … READ MORE

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Nike KD 7 Lifestyle – White/Ice Blue

It’s been well documented that Kevin Durant’s personal story is intertwined in the designs of his signature Nike shoes, and this new KD 7 Lifestyle is no different. Featuring a white ostrich leather upper sitting on a blue-tinged translucent sole unit, the kicks celebrate Durant’s rise to … READ MORE

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PUMA Suede Angora “Handcrafted” Pack

New this season is a premium take on the classic PUMA Suede silhouette, offered in a three-piece “Handcrafted” pack. Each pair is made in Japan and features an upper built with American-sourced suede a hairy angora finish. Common details include a white textured midsole, leather lining and … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max “Halloween” Pack

We’ve already seen the Air Max 95 from Nike‘s upcoming Halloween Pack, and now we get a look at the second half of the two-piece holiday treat. Whereas the Air Max 95 features a ghoulish zombie-inspired design, the Air Max 90 takes on the festive side of … READ MORE

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Quote x Peter O’Toole x adidas Consortium ZX 420 “Quotool”

This special-edition adidas Consortium ZX 420 has its roots in Crooked Tongues’ online forum circa 2005, where freelance illustrator Peter O’Toole and noted adidas collector Quote first became acquainted. Their relationship eventually spawned a poster featuring 98 pairs from Quote’s own collection, hand illustrated by O’Toole. It wasn’t long before adidas … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “Cristiano Ronaldo”

Following on the heels of the just unveiled Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 is this Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “Cristiano Ronaldo.” Inspired by its performance counterpart, this special-edition AM1 features a tonal black colorway executed on a combination leather and mesh build. Complementary bright blue elements appear at … READ MORE

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The Goodhood Store – Fall/Winter 2014 “In Between Days” Lookbook

London’s The Goodhood Store has unveiled its “In Between Days” Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook, featuring Palace rider Rory Milanes modeling the retailer’s key seasonal items in a series of artfully composed black and white shots. The deliberately curated selection of essential menswear pieces are highlighted by outerwear, knits … READ MORE

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Nike Air Force 1 Mid – “Wheat”

The “Wheat” colorway has consistently been in demand for a certain segment of sneaker enthusiasts, and Nike is set to make that particular consumer subset very happy with a number of classic silhouettes draped in the distinctive beige hue. One such model is this Nike Air Force … READ MORE

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UNDEFEATED – Fall 2014 Collection Delivery 2 Lookbook

L.A.’s UNDEFEATED has launched Delivery 2 of the brand’s Fall 2014 collection, once again showcasing heavily branded sportswear pieces with an appealing throwback sensibility. The following sun-drenched lookbook features mesh basketball and football jerseys, cotton fleece varsity jackets and sweatpants, and simple graphic tees in basic black … READ MORE

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Nike Air Huarache Light – size? Exclusive

UK retailer size? presents a brilliant take on the Nike Air Huarache Light, featuring a distinctive colorway that instantly evokes the iconic Nike ACG Air Mowabb. The build uses a bright blue mesh upper with a suede mudguard, resting on a speckled midsole in contrast black. Complementary hits of … READ MORE