Articles by: John

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J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Fighter in “Star Wars: Episode VII” Set Video

As the “Star Wars: Force for Change” contest enters its final week, director J.J. Abrams appeared in a video uploaded today to deliver a new message: in addition to possibly winning a chance to join the cast of the movie, donors will automatically be eligible for an … READ MORE

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adidas ZX Flux – “Weave Pattern” Pack

The latest iteration of the adidas Originals ZX Flux — made up of a trio of styles collected under the “Weave Pattern” banner” — incorporates a woven upper with an all-over graphic, designed to convey an impression of the shoe in motion. The graphic pattern is woven … READ MORE

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KITH x Dover Street Market – “Achromatic” Collection

KITH has teamed up with celebrated retailer Dover Street Market to introduce the “Achromatic” collection, featuring apparel and accessories to complement the Ronnie Fieg x PUMA for Dover Street Market XT-2. The apparel side is highlighted by the short sleeve-pullover Hester Hoody and Rutgers Crew, the former … READ MORE

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Nike+ FuelBox Vending Machine

With no advance notice, Nike summarily dropped the Nike+ FuelBox vending machine in New York City last week. The enclosed Nike goodies — made up mostly of socks, tees and hats — could be had not with cold hard cash (or credit cards) but with the Swoosh’s … READ MORE

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Epaulet Tennis Shoe

New York-based independent retailer Epaulet introduces its own take on the clean leather tennis shoes of the 1960s, featuring an elegantly minimalist build upgraded with premium details. The low-profile lace-ups are handcrafted in Portugal, using full-grain leather from Italy’s acclaimed Gruppo Mastrotto┬átannery and a Margom rubber sole … READ MORE

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Nike Air 180 – “Safari Sole” Pack

Of the various models that regularly get the call-up from the retro Nike Air Max family, the Air 180 is one that’s never in danger of overexposure. This latest release features a pair of designs guaranteed to avoid the risk of being overlooked, with vivid hues complementing … READ MORE

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PUMA – GV Special “Exotic” Pack

Back in 1981, PUMA teamed up with Argentinian tennis great Guillermo Vilas to produce the GV Special, a low-profile silhouette equipped with a cushioned EVA midsole and perforated detailing at the forefoot. The court classic is reworked for PUMA’s “A Touch Of Class” concept, celebrating the brand’s … READ MORE

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United Arrows x New Balance – 25th Anniversary Collection

Japan’s United Arrows is recognizing its 25th anniversary with a number of collaborative special projects. The latest celebratory joint venture finds the retailer teaming up with New Balance on a duo of classic silhouettes to complete a silver and gold color theme. Metallic silver finishes the exterior … READ MORE

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Reigning Champ – Fall/Winter 2014 Core Program | Available Now

Following the unveiling of the lookbook for Reigning Champ‘s Fall/Winter 2014 Core Program, the goods are arriving now at retailers. For the uninitiated, the collection is chock full of wardrobe basics in the highest quality cotton fleece. There are pullover and full-zip hoodies, built with midweight twill … READ MORE

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STAMPD – The Surf Collection

Stampd has teamed up with The Surf Lodge of Montauk, New York, to produce a surf-inspired capsule collection finished in Stampd’s signature black, white and grey color palette. The collection includes shorts, pants, and hoodies — all featuring branded zippers and waxed drawstrings with branded metal aglets … READ MORE

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Outlier Vented Double Hood

Made with premium 17.5 micron merino, the Outlier Vented Double Hood is all about the drape, constructed as a long sleeved cardigan with a convertible vented cowl hood. Additional features include deep side pockets and a custom Mombasa poly button with webbing closure, applied to a long, … READ MORE