Articles by: John Kim

The Style of Derek Wong | Shanghai, China

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Derek Wong took a detour away from Asia to attend college at St. John’s University in New York. Afterward, he arrived in Shanghai and ended up at Nike, where he held the title of merchant…

Ronnie Fieg x ASICS Gel Sight “Atlantic” & “Pacific” | A Closer Look

We present a closer look at Ronnie Fieg‘s collaboration with ASICS on the “Atlantic” and “Pacific” colorways of the Gel Sight silhouette. Representing the two prongs of KITH’s latest release, the “Atlantic” pays tribute to the retailer’s New York City roots, featuring a navy microperforated pigskin suede upper denoting …

Reigning Champ Sea to Sky Series Lookbook

Named after British Columbia’s Sea to Sky Corridor — often described as the outdoor capital of the world — Reigning Champ‘s new Sea to Sky series features a tight selection of wardrobe essentials, all crafted from lightweight performance fabrics. The inaugural collection features hoodies, crewnecks and shorts, finished in …

Reebok ZPump Fusion | Teaser

Reebok is set to launch a brand new addition to its historical Pump line. The silhouette, dubbed the ZPump Fusion, is teased through these preview images, showcasing some of the features that have become commonplace on contemporary runners: namely, a lightweight fused upper and a cushioned sole unit marked …

KILLSPENCER Athletics Collection

We’ve already seen the indoor mini basketball kit, and now KILLSPENCER‘s burgeoning athletics collection has added a trio of retro gym fixtures: a heavy rope, medicine ball and heavy bag. The rope is made out of 1.5-inch manila rope with a 9-inch black lash on each handle, and a metal bracket for mounting on the wall. The …

NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas ZX 500 OG “White/Grey”

Originally previewed here, the NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas ZX 500 OG in White/Grey is arriving now at retailers. The classic retro runner carries an exceedingly clean aesthetic, featuring varying light grey shades throughout a mixed-material upper. Rough suede overlays at the heel and toe confer an added dose …

Concepts x Timberland 6-Inch Boot

New England’s Concepts has teamed up with Timberland on the latter’s iconic 6-Inch Boot. The classic 7-hole silhouette is built with a striking purple suede upper, featuring waterproof, seam-sealed construction for protection against the elements. A tonal padded collar is good for added comfort around the ankle, …

Reebok Ventilator “Athletic Pack”

This year the Reebok Ventilator celebrates its 25th anniversary, and in honor of the milestone, the classic silhouette will launch throughout 2015 in a wide array of new looks and materials. First out of the gate is this “Athletic Pack,” featuring a retro twist on the traditional …

END. x Onitsuka Tiger Colorado 85 “Bluebird” | Teaser

UK retailer END. has unveiled the teaser for an upcoming collaboration with Onitsuka Tiger. The silhouette of choice here is the Colorado 85, dubbed “Bluebird” and featuring a bright blue shade across the predominantly suede upper. The kicks are complemented with leather detailing at the heel and …