Articles by: John

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Nike Zoom Hypercross Trainer “Midnight Navy”

This season the Nike Zoom Hypercross Trainer returns in a Midnight Navy colorway featuring an eye-catching graphic, one that draws inspiration from the natural phenomenon of solar winds colliding with electric-charged elements. (Odds are good that the “Galaxy” descriptor will come into play among prospective buyers.) Up top is … READ MORE

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New Balance US574 – Black Friday Edition

This Black Friday, shoppers in New York and Boston can reward themselves for braving retail stores bursting at the seams with fellow value-minded bargain hunters: the New Balance Boston and New York stores will be releasing a limited-edition US574 for Black Friday. The colorway is inspired by rugged … READ MORE

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SSUR*PLUS Holiday 2014 Collection Lookbook

As evidenced by its new Holiday 2014 collection, SSUR*PLUS is a sub-brand of Russ Karablin’s SSUR streetwear empire, featuring a design aesthetic imbued with distinct military undercurrents. Those markers are seen in the various military-inspired outerwear and hats, as well as a graphic tees and fleece hoodies emblazoned … READ MORE

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Nike SB x Poler Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

Nike SB and heritage wilderness brand Poler celebrate their common Oregon roots with the Nike SB x Poler Fall/Winter 2014 collection, the followup to 2013’s inaugural joint effort. Made up of apparel, accessories and a quartet of sneaker silhouettes, the collection at large features an autumnal color palette … READ MORE

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Solebox x adidas EQT Running Guidance 93 | First Look

Berlin’s Solebox has released enough joint-venture sneakers that fans know what to expect whenever co-owner Hikmet Sugoer announces a new project. More often than not, the shoe is a retro silhouette that stays true to the spirit of its origins, with color blocking that can veer on audacious … READ MORE

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Aimé Leon Dore – 0214 Collection and Concept Shop Preview

NYC-based menswear brand Aimé Leon Dore is set to launch its highly anticipated third collection, entitled 0214 “New York,” beginning November 20th. As this teaser image suggests, the goods will be heavily inspired by the Big Apple of the early ’80s New, paying homage to the the … READ MORE

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LeBron James Covers Sneaker News Volume One

Exciting news from our sister site Sneaker News: the inaugural issue of their new magazine will feature none other than LeBron James on the cover. Inside Volume One, readers can expect an exclusive interview with King James, featuring a sneaker-heavy discussion spanning personal insights from his signature Nike line to his … READ MORE

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Nike Free Inneva Tech

Nike has bestowed a subtle revision to the Nike Free Inneva, appending a “Tech” designation to the shoe’s name while adding reflective elements to the toe area of the woven upper. The craftsmanship that goes into each pair is highlighted by the unique nylon webbing, interlaced by … READ MORE

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Staple x Naturel Holiday 2014 Collection

In keeping with the brand’s tradition of supporting and showcasing artists within their line, the Staple crew announces a new collaborative capsule featuring the artwork of Naturel, an up-and-coming artist from Washington D.C. known for his neo-cubist style, as well as novel interpretations of street culture references. His visual iconography … READ MORE

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Tony Hawk Rides World’s First Real Hoverboard

Last month we got a first look at the Hendo Hoverboard, the world’s first real hoverboard, created by a Los Gatos, California, startup whose Kickstarter page for the project is going strong. And who better to take a ride on the pioneering invention than a genuine skateboard … READ MORE

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The City of Gods – Fall 2014 Collection Lookbook

Emerging NYC-based steetwear label The City of Gods is the latest project from design and lifestyle branding mastermind Dice, an industry veteran whose resume includes partnerships with the likes of Nike, ALIFE and 40oz NY (not to mention his notorious “Bible Study” parties). The City of Gods’ Fall 2014 collection is … READ MORE