Articles by: John

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UNDEFEATED x ASICS Gel Lyte V “False Flags”

The ASICS Gel Lyte V has seen a number of collaborative releases in 2014, and the year is ending with one more joint effort, this one designed in partnership with the team at L.A.’s UNDEFEATED. Dubbed “False Flags,” the shoe has a colorway that should especially resonate … READ MORE

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Greats Royale High and Chukka – “Natural Selection” Pack

Greats is set to debut the Royale High and Chukka, releasing as part of the limited edition “Natural Selection” pack. Both are made in Italy using luxurious goat crust leather, which is leather that has been tanned but not finished. The natural coloring has the potential for unique aging … READ MORE

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Aimé Leon Dore – 0214 “New York” Collection Editorial | By Justin Chung

Aimé Leon Dore is showcasing its 0214 “New York” collection in a new editorial by photographer Justin Chung. Shot on location in Harlem, New York City, the looks on display feature a masterful blend of the high-and-low thing that’s taken hold of the current menswear firmament, in … READ MORE

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colette x Shinola Runwell Watch

Acclaimed Parisian concept store colette has tapped Detroit’s Shinola for an exclusive version of the Runwell watch. Rendered in a classically beautiful design and engineered to the most exacting standards, the piece features a sapphire crystal, Super-LumiNova printed dial details, and a solid stainless steel case with … READ MORE

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Rihanna Named PUMA Creative Director

PUMA has announced that pop superstar Rihanna has entered into a multi-year partnership with the sportswear giant. Starting in January 2015, Rihanna will take the reins as PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training, becoming the de facto face of that segment of the brand. She will also be installed … READ MORE

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BASE – A New Object Design Brand

Operating out of San Francisco, BASE is a new object design company founded by industrial designer Mark Kelly and DSPTCH founder Richard Liu. Their stated goal is to create new home and office accessories through the combination of unique materials and modern design technique. Each BASE product is constructed from Polystone, a … READ MORE

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fragment design x Carhartt WIP – Fall/Winter 2014 “CAFRGMT” Collection

Carhartt WIP has partnered with fragment design once again, releasing a collection of wardrobe essentials gathered under the “CAFRGMNT” banner. Enhancing the easy wearability of the pieces are the traditional colors used throughout the assortment, highlighted by cotton button-down shirts in standard blue and white. The tops … READ MORE

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Nike WMNS Air Max 1 VT “Wool”

The material program for this women’s Nike Air Max 1 makes a certain kind of sense for the season, especially when you think of wool overcoats and patent leather boots. Of course, the arrangement is inverted here, in which the glossy patent leather occupies the top half … READ MORE

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Bandai – Samurai Stormtrooper Action Figure

Bandai has unveiled official images of its upcoming Ashigaru Stormtrooper, and the collectible looks unabashedly badass.The 7-inch figure will launch in May 2015 and come packaged with an old-school E11 blaster rifle and an even more old schoolKatana. The Samurai connection makes sense when you consider that … READ MORE

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Le French Atelier Suzuki GSX-R 750

Though Le French Atelier may not be a household name among custom bike enthusiasts stateside, the workshop has been steadily producing tracker-style motorcycles the past few years, and with the unveiling of this Suzuki GSX-R the company is sure to win a boatload of new fans. The team overhauled … READ MORE

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Feature x Saucony G9 Shadow 6 “High Roller”

Feature Sneaker Boutique of Las Vegas has teamed up with Saucony for their first ever collaboration, featuring the latter’s G9 Shadow 6.  Dubbed the “High Roller,” the design takes inspiration from Sin City’ second-most popular form of currency, the casino chip, with the upper comprising black suede … READ MORE