Articles by: John

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adidas Unveils Customizable Energy Boost ESM

The adidas Energy Boost has been reworked with both aesthetic and functional details, featuring a new upper made from seamless engineered stretch mesh, combined with Techfit layers that hug the foot. The revamped upper is mounted on a midsole providing superior cushioning and unmatched energy return, via … READ MORE

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visvim Skagway Slip-On – Summer 2014

For Summer 2014, visvim presents its Skagway Slip-On in two-tone designs, featuring lightweight denim on the forefoot portion of the upper, paired with soft suede paneling bringing up the rear. Details include a leather lined interior, contrast white rubber Dainite sole unit (lightly distressed for a one-of-a-kind … READ MORE

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Concepts x Clarks Sportswear Tawyer

Concepts teams up with Clarks Sportswear on the brand’s mid-cut Tawyer, a modern spin on classic silhouette. Featuring a red suede upper with precision cut perforations throughout the side panels, the lace-up features a reinforced collar, leather lining and a contrast white Vibram sole unit. Waxed rope … READ MORE

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SVDDXNLY – A$AP Rocky Documentary Trailer | Video

Hailing from Harlem, New York, A$AP Rocky emerged in 2011 as a forerunner in the post-regional age of hip-hop, melding far-flung sonic influences from the West Coast as well as the Dirty South to create music that was self-assured, progressive, universal. The rapper’s rise to stardom is … READ MORE

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ETQ Eyewear Collection

While we’ve gotten to know Amsterdam’s ETQ through its line of premium footwear, the brand adds to its product offerings with a collection of handmade sunglasses. Comprised of four individual styles, each is built with high-quality acetate with exposed hardware. Vintage-inspired silhouettes are finished in timeless finishes, … READ MORE

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Ronnie Fieg x PUMA for Dover Street Market XT-2 “Achromatic”

We present a detailed look at the Ronnie Fieg x PUMA for Dover Street Market XT-2, the joint footwear venture to complement the KITH x Dover Street Market “Achromatic” apparel collection. In formulating the design for this special edition of the XT-2, Ronnie took the achromatic concept … READ MORE

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Vans California Collection – Material Mixup Pack

For Fall 2014, Vans California Collection debuts new menswear-inspired colorways of the Old Skool Reissue CA and Slip-On 59 CA. Mixed material combinations cover the uppers of both, with suede and corduroy featured on a duo of Old Skools, plus two additional styles using suede and a … READ MORE

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Nike Lunar TR1 – “Beast Mode”

Marshawn Lynch — the star running back from the Seattle Seahawks — has been sporting a moutful of gold since 1998, and since then he’s cultivated a reputation as something of a grill connoisseur, developing his decorative dental covers from scratch. It’s Lynch’s affinity for grills that … READ MORE

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wings + horns Leather Hi-Top Sneaker – Fall/Winter 2014

For its 10th-anniversary Fall/Winter 2014 collection, wings + horns unveils an all-black version of its premium leather hi-top sneaker. Featuring a tastefully executed minimalist design, the shoe is made in Italy with an exacting attention to detail, seen in the leather toe cap, military-inspired stitching and padded … READ MORE

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Skully AR-1 – World’s First HUD Motorcycle Helmet

The Skully AR-1 motorcycle helmet is the first of its kind, offering heads-up display (HUD) with a 180-degree rear camera view, as well as navigation maps and turn indicators, music controls, weather alerts, and incoming call notifications via Bluetooth connection to your smartphone. The DOT-certified helmet can … READ MORE

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Sneaker Freaker x Nike – “Genealogy of Innovation” Book

Sneaker Freaker has teamed up with Nike to produce a hardcover compendium celebrating the Swoosh’s history of footwear design. Entitled the Genealogy of Innovation, the retrospective clocks in at 240-plus pages, beginning in 1971 with the release of the first Nike shoe to carry a Swoosh. From … READ MORE