Articles by: John Kim

Nike Hypervenom II

Following up on the groundbreaking Hypervenom soccer boot launched in 2013, Nike is now set to release the sequel. Improving upon the original was a tall order for the Nike design team of Nathan VanHook, Phil Woodman, Max Blau, and one of the first enhancements developed in the …

Patta x Gumball 3000 Capsule Collection

The Gumball 3000 2015 tour kicks off this Saturday in Stockholm. The rally will roll through Amsterdam on its way to Las Vegas, with some of this year’s notable participants including F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, actor David Hasselhoff and hip hop artist Bun B. …

Disney x UNIQLO “Mickey Plays” T-Shirt Collection

UNIQLO has teamed up with Disney to produce a line of tees featuring a “Mickey Plays” theme. As the moniker suggests, each tees depicts Mickey Mouse on the front as either a professional tennis player or golfer, assuming the signature stance of UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassadors like Novak Djokovic, …

Emotionally Unavailable x United Arrows x BUSCEMI 100MM

“Military” and “luxury” are typically diametrically opposed themes, but they come together in a new project brought to life by United Arrows, Emotionally Unavailable and BUSCEMI. Poggy of United Arrows, Kyubum Lee (KB) of Emotionally Unavailable and Edison Chen had wanted to develop a new interpretation of …

Freshness Curated: 10 Shops to Visit While in London

London has always been one of the most stylish cities in Europe. In addition to Savile Row, where crisply tailored suits with ticket pockets have always been in fashion (just ask Ralph Lauren), the British capital is home to a vast network of stores that offer something …

Nike Kobe X Mid EXT

With a Mid EXT treatment, this Nike Kobe X is transformed into an eye-catching silhouette designed for everyday wear. The attention grabbing details on an otherwise clean white leather build include neat rows of Xs adorning the upper, as well as metallic gold detailing on the eyelets and …

Pixels Official Trailer 2 | Video

The latest trailer for the Chris Columbus film Pixels is much like the first: it shows what happens when the planet is attacked by an alien horde who take the form of classic video game characters. Earth’s last line of defense is introduced in this latest clip, …

adidas Originals “Made in Germany” Black Pack

With the upcoming “Made in Germany” pack, adidas Originals salutes domestic manufacturing with the release of these matching Stan Smith and ZX 500 OG silhouettes. Each sports a luxurious black suede upper, contrasted with undyed perforated leather across the interior. There are off-white D-ring eyelets on the ZX …

Reebok Classic “Teasle Suede” Pack | size? Exclusive

The latest size? exclusive comes courtesy of Reebok Classic, who’s released a duo of vintage silhouettes built with a combination of off-white teasle suede and breathable mesh, conferring a distinctive, textured look to the low-profile kicks. The aptly named “Teasle Suede” pack comprises the Classic Leather and the …