Articles by: John

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DENHAM x CONVERSE Jack Purcell – “Scissor Face”

For its latest joint venture centering around its venerable Jack Purcell silhouette, Converse has called on Dutch denim brand Denham for two new colorways of the classic canvas lace-up. The duo of styles carry duo-tone black and white color schemes, one featuring a black canvas upper with … READ MORE

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Nike+ Fuel Lab Launches in San Francisco

Representing what Nike calls “the center of the evolving digital landscape for athletes worldwide,” the Nike+ Fuel Lab has set up shop just north of Silicon Valley in San Francisco. The facility will continue the mission of the 2013 Nike+ Accelerator program, in part by driving Nike’s digital services … READ MORE

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BUGATTI Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse | Black Bess Edition

Bugatti has taken the wraps off the fifth special edition Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse from its “Legends” series, this one paying tribute to the pre-war Type 18 “Black Bess,” at the time the fastest road-legal car. Powering the vehicle was an inline-four 5.0-liter engine, good for a top … READ MORE

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COLDSMOKE Kunnak Shirt Jacket

The Kunnak Shirt Jacket from SoCal-based Coldsmoke is the perfect weight for in-between weather, in which temperate spring days give way to crisp evenings. The hybrid soft-shell garment is built with Japanese-made water-resistant Amaterrace fabric, providing light and durable protection against the elements. Details include a flip-up soft … READ MORE

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Nike Flyknit Racer – Summer 2014 Releases

New colorways of the Nike Flyknit Racer have been MIA for a few months now, but it would appear the absence isn’t any indication of an imminent retirement. Instead, the first-gen Flyknit model is set to return in a duo of contrasting hues, one featuring a teal … READ MORE

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fragment design x Nike Benassi Slide SP

Fresh off a special collaborative Blazer for the Pool Aoyama, Nike and fragment design have teamed up yet again for an entirely unexpected footwear silhouette — namely, the Nike Benassi Slide P. The black-hued post-game sandal is built with a textured massaging footbed with an injected phylon … READ MORE

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Classic Music Album Covers Seen Through Google Street View

The concept is as simple as it is novel: namely, using Google Street View to revisit the modern-day settings formerly showcased via iconic album covers. The result is a series of visual mashups, captured by The Guardian‘s Halley Docherty, that depicts “the world’s cities through the lens of famous … READ MORE

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Jerry Buttles, the Photographer Behind Aimé Leon Dore’s Debut Lookbook

Earlier this year, Aimé Leon Dore unveiled its debut collection with the promise that its new site would become a hub for exclusive content. The New York-based brand has made good on its word, offering a feature via Aimé Armée on photographer Jerry Buttles, who shot ALD’s first ever … READ MORE

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Nike’s Aero-Static Dome for Milan Design Week 2014

To commemorate the unveiling of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM during Milan Design Week, Nike tapped the services of Arthur Huang — co-founder of Taipei-based MINIWIZ — to create the stunning Aero-Static Dome, a large floating structure tethered by multicolored Flyknit strands. The floating design, inspired by the aerodynamics … READ MORE