Articles by: John

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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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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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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

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Atypical x Deus Ex Machina Skateboard Decks

For its latest collaborative project, Deus Ex Machina taps Atypical, the Italian indie manufacturer founded in 2012 that specializes in handmade cruisers, to create a duo of skateboard decks. One features a graphic design in yellow/grey, the other in green/grey, with both designs taking inspiration from one … READ MORE

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Aimé Leon Dore x Frank Clegg Collection

As part of its stellar Pre-Fall 2014 range, Aimé Leon Dore presents a limited-edition joint venture produced with the storied American leather bag maker Frank Clegg. Crafted by hand in the USA, the goods comprise the Travel Pack and Tall Tote, both featuring 22oz natural canvas, RiRi … READ MORE

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Vans Syndicate – Rapidweld “S” Pack

Vans Syndicate kicks off Fall/Winter 2014 with the Rapidweld “S” Pack, made up of a duo of footwear styles featuring an advanced stitchless upper combined with Vans’ legendary vulcanized outsole. The silhouettes take the form of the Mt. Edition Mid Rapidweld “S” and Seylynn Rapidweld “S,” both … READ MORE