Articles by: John Kim

Nike Brings Back the Air Epic in Four New Colorways

After a fairly prolonged absence, Nike has brought back the Air Epic in a quartet of new colorways, each done up in a traditional mesh and suede build. Originally launched in the ’80s, the archival runner features a perforated suede heel panel, padded nylon collar and a …

HTC Unveils New Desire Smartphone Lineup

HTC has taken the wraps off a quartet of new premium smartphones at an affordable price point: the HTC Desire LTE smartphones, the HTC Desire 626, HTC Desire 626s, HTC Desire 526 and HTC Desire 520. The HTC Desire 626 and HTC Desire 626s both feature a 5-inch screen …

Air Jordan 10 “OVO” Officially Unveiled

Earlier this year, Jordan Brand and Drake’s OVO brand embarked on a stealth campaign to release their special-edition Air Jordan 10s without notice, dropping them through the OVO pop-up shop in Los Angeles. These newly released official images augur a proper release through Jordan Brand retailers, albeit …

Watch the Official Trailer for “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine”

Magnolia Pictures has unveiled the official trailer for Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, a new documentary feature from the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks). The film promises to offer an …

New Balance Unveils MD1500 Deconstructed size? Exclusives

On the heels of last week’s teaser, New Balance has unveiled the MD1500 Deconstructed, available exclusively at size? and offered in a duo of black and white colorways. As the “Deconstructed” moniker suggests, the shoe is a re-engineered interpretation of the 1500, one that strips down the silhouette to …

Afew Teams Up With adidas to Present the Ivan Beslic “Superstar” Exhibition

Next week, Afew partners with adidas Originals to host the “Superstar” exhibition from local artist Ivan Beslic at Afew’s Dusseldorf location. Guests can expect the artwork of Ivan Beslic, inspired by the inspired by the adidas Superstar, as well as the worlds of hip hop, basketball and skate. …

Get an Inside Look at 45 Grand, Nike’s Exclusive New York Fitness Studio

Occupying a SoHo warehouse space in York City, one that formerly served as a metal workshop in past years, sits 45 Grand, the exclusive women’s only fitness studio where VIPs can work out with Nike‘s world-class trainers. Simply named for its address and occupying two floors, the invitation-only facility was designed …

Greats Royale “Natural Selection”

Designed to capture the distinctive personality of the wearer, Greats‘ “Natural Selection” series uses luxurious goat crust leather, tanned but not finished, which will age and develop a beautiful patina over time. For this latest release, it’s the Royale, handmade in Italy, that gets the “Natural Selection” …

Reebok Question Low OG “White/Red”

Even as we get closer to the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Question, the brand continues to churn out retro releases in OG colorways. This one, rendered in the always popular White/Red iteration, appears in the low-cut silhouette that came initially three years following the 1996 launch …