Articles by: John

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SALT Surf NYC – Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

Billed as the brand that’s “made for the New York City surfer,” SALT Surf is based out of the Big Apple but founded by a Native Californian, Nabil Samadani. SALT’s surfboards are made in collaboration with Mauricio Avila, an established board shaper based out of California, while the label’s … READ MORE

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PUMA by Mihara Yasuhiro MY-72

The collaborative MY-72 style from PUMA and Japanese fashion designer Mihara Yasuhiro is a true hybrid design, featuring a traditional black brogue combined with a PUMA Disc silhouette. The shoe sits on a traditional stacked-heel leather sole, with an upper built with black leather and mesh. Replacing … READ MORE

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Nas “Illmatic XX” Album Stream

Starting today, a special 20th anniversary edition of Nas‘ 1994 debut album, Illmatic, is available for purchase. Dubbed Illmatic XX, the deluxe reissue features remastered versions of the ten original tracks, as well as a second disc of remixes, previously unreleased demos and promotional singles. Those bonus … READ MORE

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Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle

The J1 Electric Motorcycle from Austrian company Johammer has an aesthetic that’s retro and futuristic at the same time, but whatever its influences, the design is like nothing else you’ll see on the street. Power is delivered from an 11 kilowatt hub-mounted motor, good for 14 horsepower on … READ MORE

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Porsche 918 Spyder Hot Lap | Video

Professional race car driver Patrick Long, winner of multiple auto racing events and the lone American employed as a Porsche factory racing driver, recently got behind the wheel of the new plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder in Austin, Texas. He took the vehicle – powered by a 4.6-liter direct-injection … READ MORE

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BEAMS x Incase – Pack 3 | Available Now

Originally previewed here last winter, the BEAMS x Incase Pack 3 is now available for purchase. Built with nylon twill reminiscent of the material found on a traditional flight jacket, the daypack features a subtle tonal pattern and a reinforced leather bottom panel. The interior is equipped … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 11 Low – “Nightshade”

While all eyes are on the upcoming May 3rd release of the Air Jordan XI Low “Concord,” Jordan Brand will drop another Air Jordan XI Low two whole weeks in advance of that highly anticipated pair. This one does away with the patent leather mudguard and opts instead … READ MORE

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Sneaker Con San Francisco/Bay Area – April 2014 | Event Recap

Like its various professional sporting franchises, the Bay Area’s thriving sneakerhead community doesn’t get enough national attention, but the world’s premier sneaker event righted that wrong this past weekend with a stellar outing in Richmond, California. This was the first Sneaker Con in the Bay Area — … READ MORE

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Alexander Wang Announces H&M Collaboration

Last Saturday night, designer Alexander Wang hosted a party a few miles away from the Coachella music festival in Indio. Considering the invitations were for an “H&M Loves Music” event, attendees naturally expected some sort of Coachella off-shoot, but it turned out the occasion was set up … READ MORE