Articles by: John

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Herschel Supply Co. – Holiday 2014 Buffalo Plaid Collection

A primer on the classic print known as buffalo plaid: As legend has it, the familiar layout of intersecting black and red blocks was the signature tartan of a 17th century clan from the Scottish Highlands, which made its way to the U.S. when a transplanted descendant would use woven … READ MORE

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Converse First String – All Star Chuck ’70 Down

Under its premium First String imprint, Converse is set to launch the All Star Chuck ’70 Down, a winterized version of the iconic sneaker silhouette that boasts the functionality of a utilitarian outerwear staple. The monochromatic nylon upper is finished in a diamond quilted style reminiscent of a luxury down jacket, padded … READ MORE

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Nike x Mo’Wax Capsule Collection

Nike introduces a capsule collection with Mo’Wax, the legendary London-based record label founded in 1992 by James Lavelle that would quickly give rise to new expressions in music and design, and a subsequent underground movement spearheaded by artists like Futura, Gio Estevez, and Ben Drury. The centerpiece of the collection is … READ MORE

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Lexus LF-C2 Concept

At this week’s L.A. Auto Show, Lexus took the wraps off the LF-C2 concept, a 2 + 2 roadster and “luxury Grand Touring concept” based on the RC Coupe. Notwithstanding the Japanese automaker’s checkered history when it comes to convertibles, the LF-C2 is resolutely topless, fronted by the signature Lexus spindle … READ MORE

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Nike Lunar TR1 “Oregon”

Equipped with Dynamic Flywire and a Lunarlon midsole, the Nike Lunar TR1 offers plush cushioning and multi-surface traction, making it the ideal training shoe for any variety of running, speed and skills training drills. This upcoming colorway pays tribute to the annual clash between the Oregon Ducks … READ MORE

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2015 Chrysler 300

Chrysler has taken to the L.A. Auto Show to debut the 2015 Chrysler 300, featuring a design meant to recapture the spirit and attitude of the original 2005 model. Consequently, there’s a new grill (bigger by about 30%), an upgraded cabin with a seven-inch display as standard, and Chrysler’s eight-speed Torqueflite … READ MORE

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Sneaker Con Houston – Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Sneaker Con arrived in Houston back in January 2014, and the premier sneaker event is bookending the year with another H-Town engagement, this time setting up shop in the George R. Brown Convention Center downtown. Attendees can expect over 130 sneaker, apparel and accessories vendors to be … READ MORE

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Aimé Leon Dore 0214 Collection Lookbook

Hot on the heels of a brief preview video, NYC menswear brand Aimé Leon Dore offers a comprehensive look at its soon-to-be released third collection, entitled 0214 “New York.” Comprising 14 pieces, including outerwear, shirting, jeans, trousers, sweats and accessories, all of which were handcrafted in New York’s historic Garment District, 0214 … READ MORE

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Sneaker Freaker x Mr. Black “Midnight Express” Sneaker Cleaning Kit

As the crew at Sneaker Freaker puts it, they’ve gone “all-out” for this “Midnight Express” box set, made in collaboration with the fellow Aussies at Mr. Black, the purveyor of fine garment and sneaker cleaning solutions. The contents of the kit include a custom wooden brush, a bottle … READ MORE

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UNDEFEATED Holiday 2014 Collection Lookbook

L.A.’s UNDEFEATED has unveiled the Holiday 2014 lookbook for the retailer’s steadily reliable in-house brand. It’s no surprise that a heavily branded cotton fleece program is a dominant segment of the collection, featuring zip-up hoodies, crewnecks and sweatpants adorned with various UNDEFEATED trademarks, including the signature Five-Strikes … READ MORE

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Mophie Powerstation Plus With Built-In Charging Cable

Mophie has won both acclaim and industry awards for its portable batteries, and the company’s next evolution in universal batteries for mobile devices adds convenience to go along with their reputation for reliability. The Mophie Powerstation Plus feature an anodized, soft-touch aluminum casing and a hinged top plate that hides … READ MORE