Articles by: John Kim

Très Bien x Haerfest Japanese Nylon Backpack Collection

Along with the retailer’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Très Bien has teamed up Haerfest to release the Japanese Nylon Backpack. The minimalist carryall — finished in olive, navy and black hues — features a Japanese nylon body with traditional top zip closure, leather trim and a reinforced leather bottom. …

ASICS Gel Lyte III – White/Black/Orange

Just ask any San Francisco Giants fan, black and orange make for an unbeatable combo. The complementary hues take center stage on this latest colorway of the ASICS Gel Lyte III, which also features a clean white mesh base, leather side stripes and neutral grey suede overlays. The …

Freshness Curated: 10 Online Destinations for Menswear

A recent study by the research firm IbisWorld indicated that growth in online sales of menswear, covering the period from 2010 to 2015, outpaced all other categories that the analysts examined, which included groceries, computers and tablets, and cameras and camcorders. According to retail industry experts, part …

Nike Basketball “Net Collectors Society” Collection

Nike Basketball‘s “Net Collectors Society” collection honors the March Madness tradition of championship teams cutting down the net after winning the NCAA tournament. The collection features a duo of Nike Basketball silhouettes in the form of the Hyperchase and Zoom HyperRev 2015, along with a matching men’s basketball …

Ronnie Fieg x PUMA “Tokyo Sakura Project” Collection | U.S. Release Info

We present a detailed look at Ronnie Fieg‘s “Tokyo Sakura Project” collaboration with PUMA, centering around the classic R698 and all new RF698 Mid, created by Fieg specifically for the joint venture. Both feature builds that use microperforated pigskin suede, with the R698 showcasing a burgundy toe transitioning to light pink and white, …

Nike Golf Unveils First Major Looks for 2015

On the heels of the unveiling of the Nike Golf Club Collection and the corresponding lookbook, Nike Golf has revealed what its athletes will be wearing during the first Major of the season, the 2015 Masters Tournament. Five players have qualified to compete at Augusta: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Charl …

PUMA Primary Pack Part 2

Following the success of the brand’s first Primary Pack, PUMA is set to launch the sequel through its Fast Track program, once again featuring classic vintage-running silhouettes, reimagined in the basic building blocks of the color spectrum that gives the collection its name. Like the first pack, …

Très Bien Spring/Summer 2015 Lookbook

Swedish retailer Très Bien has carved out a strong identity in the menswear retail landscape by expertly mixing high fashion with edgy streetwear and middlebrow sportswear. That eclectic sensibility is reflected in a burgeoning in-house line of apparel, with a new Spring/Summer 2015 collection unveiled through the following …

Highs and Lows x Reebok Classic Leather “Autumn Leaves”

It’s currently autumn in Australia, a season that’s symbolic of transition and change, so it makes sense that the retailer Highs and Lows utilized an “Autumn Leaves” theme for its take on Reebok‘s Classic Leather silhouette. The shoe represents the first collaborative release from Highs and Lows for …