Articles by: John Kim

Carhartt WIP x Slam Jam “Boom Town Slickers” Collection – 3rd Drop “Reflective”

Carhartt WIP and Slam Jam have unveiled the third drop from their “Boom Town Slickers” collection. The capsule continues the mission of exploring Carhartt WIP’s roots, highlighted here by reflective panelling and taping, details commonly used in original Carhartt high-visibility pieces. This new reflective program employs a monochrome color …

Oakley Opens a Creative Hub for Los Angeles Skate Culture

Oakley has launched “Oakley in Residence: Los Angeles,” a community hangout space and pop-up skate park on Melrose Avenue. Free and open the public, the venue is part creative space, part skateboarding destination, offering a weekly schedule of workshops, exhibitions, athlete meet-ups, skate sessions and film screenings. The …

10 Essential Apple Watch Apps

Finding apps to use on the new Apple Watch is a different proposition than locating apps for the iPhone or iPad. This has almost everything to do with the very nature of the Apple Watch. Functionally speaking, these new apps will simply act as an extension of …

Patta Spring/Summer 2015 #SSS Ladies Editorial

Amsterdam’s Patta has once again tapped creative friends Ace Dia and Violette Esmeralda to conceptualize and art direct the latest installment of its #SSS ladies editorial. The layout features pieces from Patta’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection 2015, styled by Jean Paul Paula to impose a distinctly feminine perspective on the brand’s streetwear sensibility. The …

Topshop for adidas Originals Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Teaming up once again are Topshop and adidas Originals, who have come together on a seven-piece collection for Spring/Summer 2015. The capsule features a selection of iconic adidas Originals pieces reengineered by Topshop, resulting in a design sensibility that fuses street style and sport heritage. Standouts include the classic Superstar jacket, …

ICNY Unveils Exclusive Apparel for the Red Hook Crit Fixed Gear Race

What started as an illegal bike race among fifteen or so friends through the streets of Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood has now become the biggest fixed gear race in the world. Tomorrow will see hundreds of competitors from around the world gather for the event, and ICNY is outfitting …

Reebok Classic and Garbstore Return With a Second Drop for Spring/Summer 2015

Reebok Classic and Garbstore have come together to launch a second footwear collaboration from their Spring/Summer 2015 collection. The silhouette of choice this time around centers on the Ventilator Supreme, which arrives in two new distinctive colorways. The shoe’s original technologies remain, but the exterior details take a backseat …

Maiden Noir Summer 2015 “Taking From the Land” Lookbook

Maiden Noir continues its “Taking From the Land” theme with the latest delivery of the brand’s Summer 2015 collection. The goods take inspiration from the stone and mineral mine fields located in the remote mountains of the North, with mining patterns and stark monotone colors  contrasted against the devastation from the act …

Nike Free Flyknit Chukka “Hot Lava”

The popular Nike free Flyknit Chukka has returned for the season, and this new design sticks to the traditional two-tone playbook that Nike has adopted for the midtop silhouette. This latest style sees the Flyknit upper rendered in varying shades of medium grey, with the laces and …