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Staple – Holiday 2014 “Linear Study” Collection Lookbook

New York’s http://staplepigeon.com/” target=”_blank”>Staple has unveiled the lookbook for its Holiday 2014 “Linear Study” collection, featuring a graphics- and print-heavy design motif executed on a number of wardrobe essentials. There are plaid flannels, zip hoodies, varsity jackets and distressed denim jeans, all rendered in a casual outdoors … READ MORE

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fragment design x Nike Collaboration Announcement

Images of the trio of footwear styles that comprise the upcoming http://fragment.jp/” target=”_blank”>fragment design x http://nike.com/” target=”_blank”>Nike collection have been circulating online for a while now, and over the weekend fragment mastermind Hiroshi Fujiwara held a special press event to formally announce the project. Attendees got a … READ MORE

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adidas Originals Superstar 80s – “Night Red”

We’ve seen countless iterations of the classic http://adidas.com/” target=”_blank”>adidas Superstar 80s over the years, and this new colorway showcases a leather upper with a burnished finish that’s seemingly aged as handsomely as the silhouette itself. The “Night Red” colorway evokes premium boot leather, extending to the signature … READ MORE

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Stussy Holiday 2014 Collection Lookbook

Holiday 2014 sees streetwear pioneer http://stussy.com/” target=”_blank”>Stussy drawing on a particularly expansive design well, one that’s evolved over the past few decades while staying true to its roots. It’s no surprise here that prominent branding and bold graphics are a recurring motif, executed on apparel pieces expressing … READ MORE

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Nike KD 7 Lifestyle – White/Ice Blue

It’s been well documented that Kevin Durant’s personal story is intertwined in the designs of his signature http://nike.com/” target=”_blank”>Nike shoes, and this new KD 7 Lifestyle is no different. Featuring a white ostrich leather upper sitting on a blue-tinged translucent sole unit, the kicks celebrate Durant’s rise … READ MORE

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PUMA Suede Angora “Handcrafted” Pack

New this season is a premium take on the classic http://puma.com/” target=”_blank”>PUMA Suede silhouette, offered in a three-piece “Handcrafted” pack. Each pair is made in Japan and features an upper built with American-sourced suede a hairy angora finish. Common details include a white textured midsole, leather lining … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max “Halloween” Pack

We’ve already seen the http://freshnessmag.com/2014/10/23/nike-air-max-95-qs-halloween/” target=”_blank”>Air Max 95 from http://nike.com/” target=”_blank”>Nike’s upcoming Halloween Pack, and now we get a look at the second half of the two-piece holiday treat. Whereas the Air Max 95 features a ghoulish zombie-inspired design, the Air Max 90 takes on the festive … READ MORE

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Quote x Peter O’Toole x adidas Consortium ZX 420 “Quotool”

This special-edition adidas Consortium ZX 420 has its roots in Crooked Tongues’ online forum circa 2005, where freelance illustrator Peter O’Toole and noted http://adidas.com/” target=”_blank”>adidas collector Quote first became acquainted. Their relationship eventually spawned a poster featuring 98 pairs from Quote’s own collection, hand illustrated by O’Toole. It wasn’t long … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “Cristiano Ronaldo”

Following on the heels of the just unveiled http://freshnessmag.com/2014/10/23/nike-mercurial-superfly-cr7/” target=”_blank”>Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 is this Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “Cristiano Ronaldo.” Inspired by its performance counterpart, this special-edition AM1 features a tonal black colorway executed on a combination leather and mesh build. Complementary bright blue elements appear … READ MORE

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The Goodhood Store – Fall/Winter 2014 “In Between Days” Lookbook

London’s http://goodhoodstore.com/” target=”_blank”>The Goodhood Store has unveiled its “In Between Days” Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook, featuring Palace rider Rory Milanes modeling the retailer’s key seasonal items in a series of artfully composed black and white shots. The deliberately curated selection of essential menswear pieces are highlighted by outerwear, … READ MORE

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Nike Air Force 1 Mid – “Wheat”

The “Wheat” colorway has consistently been in demand for a certain segment of sneaker enthusiasts, and http://nike.com/” target=”_blank”>Nike is set to make that particular consumer subset very happy with a number of classic silhouettes draped in the distinctive beige hue. One such model is this Nike Air … READ MORE