Articles by: John

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BMW R69S “Voltron” by ER Motorcycles

Most of us probably don’t know much about the country of Slovenia, but thanks to ER Motorcycles, we now know one of the country’s new exports is amazing, custom-built motorcycles. A prime example is this modified BMW R69S, dubbed “Voltron” and featuring an engine, front end and … READ MORE

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New Balance 1500 Made In England – “Gentleman’s Choice” Pack

Last month New Balance released a premium take on its classic 998 model, dressing the upper in genuine Horween Leather for a silhouette that was more bench-made dress shoe than sneaker. Not to be outdone, New Balance’s acclaimed Flimby-based factory is adopting the same approach for the … READ MORE

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LRG San Francisco Pop-up Shop – An Inside Look

We’ve already seen the apparel and accessories stocked at the LRG San Francisco Pop-up Shop currently housed within the TRUE annex on Haight Street, and now we’re treated to an inside look at the actual retail space. True to LRG’s aesthetic, the store has been remade into a … READ MORE

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Packer Shoes x adidas Originals EQT Running Support 93 “SL 80″

In August, Packer Shoes teamed up with adidas Originals to create a special-edition EQT Running Support 93 featuring a colorway inspired by the 30th anniversary of the adidas Micropacer. The two names have come together on yet another edition of the classic EQT model, this time inspired … READ MORE

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Daniel Arsham’s Short Film “Future Relic 02” Starring James Franco | Video

Daniel Arsham has a lot on his plate at the moment. When he’s not overseeing the operation of Snarkitecture — the design firm he co-founded with Alex Mustonen — the New York-based artist is working on a film series, entitled Future Relic, about a dystopian future in … READ MORE

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Converse Breakpoint Ox – size? Exclusive

UK retailer size? is set to launch another exclusive footwear collection, this one centering around the Converse Breakpoint Ox. The low-profile silhouette carries a nicely minimalist build, featuring a hairy suede upper accented with tonal laces and leather tongue tag, as well as Converse’s signature Star Chevron … READ MORE

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The Hundreds x Grizzly Griptape Capsule Collection

The upcoming joint venture between The Hundreds and Grizzly Griptape is one born of friendship. Grizzly brand manager Sean Apgar helped The Hundreds crew move into their first office on Rosewood. Grizzly founder Torey Pudwill’s relationship with The Hundreds’ Scotty Litel goes back even further, as the two … READ MORE

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Medicom Toy x Karimoku Indigo Paint BE@RBRICK | Available

The ongoing partnership between Medicom Toy and furniture manufacturer Karimoku yields a new 400% BE@RBRICK constructed from Tohoku Chestnut wood, featuring an indigo finish inspired by vintage denim. The figure is handcrafted in Japan, with articulated pieces built with the same level of craftsmanship that Karimoku applies to its … READ MORE

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Nike KD7 “On the Road”

As he enters his eighth year in the pros, Kevin Durant has logged roughly 225 hours of playing time in away games, while traveling enough miles to bring him around the world and back multiple times. He’s the consummate road warrior, and the latest colorway of the … READ MORE

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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Ox “Victorian Blue”

A Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sporting a brightly multi-colored knit upper might have you thinking yet another Missoni collaboration, but this is a freestanding model, fashioned in a ’70s silhouette complete with the signature bulky midsole in contrast white. The eye-catching knit upper features a melange … READ MORE

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Saucony Grid 9000 “Spice Pack”

Saucony looks to the spices of the world as the inspiration for its latest offerings of the Grid 9000, each built with a combination of mesh and suede across the ’90s-born silhouette. The individual elements that make up the “Spice Pack” take the form of paprika, cardamom, rosemary, … READ MORE