Articles by: John

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adidas ZX Flux – “Seoul”

Last week adidas Originals opened a flagship store in Shanghai, an occasion marked by the release of a special city edition of the ZX Flux. Just five days later, adidas is set to do it all over again, this time in Seoul, South Korea. The new space … READ MORE

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Karl Lagerfeld Kurator Watch

Fall 2014 sees the inauguration of men’s styles to designer Karl Lagerfeld‘s signature line of watches. Leading the charge is the Kurator chronograph, combining an edgy black and white design and refined knurled hardware. Features include a 41.5mm stainless steel case with black matte detailing, housing a … READ MORE

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A BATHING APE x mita sneakers x Reebok Instapump Fury

This year’s spate of sneaker collaborations has been riddled with special releases celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Instapump Fury, and the classic sneaker silhouette is getting even more exposure with yet another high-profile joint venture, this one featuring the combined forces of A BATHING APE … READ MORE

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Reebok Classic Reflective Pack

As its name suggests, the Reflective Pack from Reebok Classic has a mission to shine bright, featuring a common and simple design utilized on a trio of retro silhouettes. They comprise the Reebok Classic Leather, Reebok Workout Plus and Reebok NPC II, executed in black leather uppers … READ MORE

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Nike KD7 “Global Game”

The Nike KD7 is built for performance innovation, with considered color blocking, graphics and textures symbolizing Kevin Durant’s journey on and off the court. This upcoming Global Game edition — dressed in Durant’s favorite color — recognizes the player’s international travels, featuring a globe graphic on the … READ MORE

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adidas Originals Shield Pack

adidas Originals‘ “Cage” concept is the dominant motif in the Shield Pack, comprising the Samba and Superstar 80 models in a brand new form. The former comes in two variations, featuring either premium black leather or burgundy suede across the shoe’s upper, while a duo of Superstar … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 6 Retro – “Spizike”

Red sneakers are having a bit of moment right now, but in the event you haven’t succumbed yet to scarlet-sneaker fatigue, you can add another pair to your vivid hued rotation, thanks to this upcoming Air Jordan 6 Retro “Spizike.” The shoe features an all-leather upper, carrying … READ MORE

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The Bike Design Project by Oregon Manifest and Levi’s

Put together by Oregon Manifest and Levi’s Commuter, The Bike Design Project has a fairly simple mandate: to create the ultimate urban utility bike. Undertaking the mission are five teams from five different cycling-centric cities (Chicago, New York City, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle), all charged with … READ MORE

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Harman – Infinity Reference Series Loudspeakers

Harman has unveiled its new Infinity Reference Series of loudspeakers, winners of the iF Product Design Award for 2014. And while the aeronautical-based design is always an attractive selling point, the main draw here is the state of the art audio, propelled by Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm … READ MORE

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Packer Shoes x Saucony Grid 9000 “Snow Beach” – Preview | Video

Packer Shoes has launched a video preview for its upcoming Saucony Grid 9000 collaboration, featuring a “Snow Beach” design theme that all vintage Ralph Lauren aficionados are intimately familiar with. The clip stars Just Blaze, wearing the iconic Polo half-zip anorak, who heads to the studio as … READ MORE

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Etonic Akeem the Dream – Release Info

Etonic is reaching back to the ’80s, re-connecting with basketball legend Hakeem Olajuwon to resurrect the big man’s Akeem the Dream signature shoe (minted before the Hall of Famer added the “H” to his name). The retro release features original materials, colors and construction, showcasing the trademark … READ MORE