Articles by: John

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Nike Lunar Force 1 Sneakerboot – “Barkroot Brown”

Nike‘s latest colorway of its fall-ready Lunar Force 1 Sneakerboot takes on a rustic “Barkroot Brown” hue, perfectly suited for the colder temps ahead. Accompanying the warm tones of the sneakerboot hybrid are a wealth of weather resistant properties, including a virtually seamless tough leather upper and … READ MORE

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Leica X “Edition Moncler” Digital Camera

Moncler is famous for its stylish and weather-resistant outerwear, and the luxury performance brand has partnered with Leica to produce a special edition of the Leica X (Typ 113) with the same level of rugged durability. The alumimun/magnesium body is wrapped in Moncler’s signature red, white and blue coloring, with … READ MORE

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Converse Jack Purcell Mid – “Moto Jacket”

The venerable Jack Purcell silhouette from Converse gets a stylish update this season, featuring a Moto Jacket aesthetic bolstered with a host of premium materials and detailing. Keeping the signature Jack Purcell smile, the mid-top kicks are built with tonal leather uppers in a stark white or black … READ MORE

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Reebok GL 6000 Mid & Workout WW – “Black Winter” Pack | size? Exclusive

Reebok‘s previous collections for UK retailer size? showcased a pastel theme highlighted by Purple Oasis and Seaglass motifs, and this upcoming exclusive release goes in the opposite direction. The duo of footwear styles comprise the GL 6000 Mid and Workout WW, both collected under the “Black Winter” banner … READ MORE

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Peanuts x Coach Leather Collection

Leather goods specialist Coach has teamed up with Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts gang for a capsule collection of accessories and apparel. The color palette here is confined to black, white and Woodstock yellow, applied to bags and accessories built with Coach’s original glove tanned leather. Key pieces from … READ MORE

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Nike Launches Air Max and Roshe Run “Breathe” Collection

As a global powerhouse, Nike has markets that extend far past North America, including our neighboring continent to the South, just now entering the spring season. To help the populations below the equator beat the heat, the Swoosh is set to launch the Breathe collection, featuring the … READ MORE

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adidas D Rose 5 Boost – “The Lake”

adidas has pulled the covers off the latest edition of the D Rose 5 Boost, nicknamed “The Lake” and featuring a colorway inspired by Lake Michigan and its prominence as a major Chicago landmark. The upper features a metallic teal finish on a synthetic tumbled leather upper, … READ MORE

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Alexis Ross x VANS Syndicate Authentic Pro CV “S”

Artist Alexis Ross takes inspiration from the deeply rooted and rich traditions of the mass of Los Angeles’ largely overlooked communities and economies. It’s a sensibility that’s on full display through this upcoming project with Vans Syndicate, featuring an OG Authentic Pro CV “S” featuring a “Chinese Laundry”-bag … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals – Perforated Leather Track Jackets | Unveiled

The latest apparel segment from the adidas Originals = Pharrell Williams collection takes the form of the Superstar Track Jacket, updated in a micro-perforated Nappa leather build accented with white leather 3-stripes down the arms. The silhouette is refashioned with a slight crop, updated sleeves and a modern bomber … READ MORE

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The Quiet Life Fall 2014 Collection – Delivery 2 Lookbook

One normally associates urban sprawl and freeway culture with the city of L.A., but larger Los Angeles County is home to a number of picturesque desert vistas, including Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park. The area is the setting for the Delivery 2 lookbook for The Quiet Life‘s … READ MORE

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Number (N)ine x atmos x Onitsuka Tiger “Tiger Alliance”

A trio of Japanese labels — Number (N)ine, Onitsuka Tiger and atmos — have joined forces on a new joint venture, one that sees a low-profile runner dubbed the “Tiger Alliance” carrying a nylon base embellished with a subtly ornate print. Additional details include grey suede overlays, white … READ MORE