Articles by: John Kim

adidas Stan Smith Vulc – Black/Black-White

Its classic lines makes the Stan Smith one of the most versatile silhouettes in the adidas canon, allowing the former tennis shoe to transition easily into the world of skate. This latest Black/Black-White colorway of the adidas Stan smith Vulc accentuates the model’s low-profile aesthetic, featuring a SPRINTSKIN single-layer synthetic …

Air Jordan 4 Retro Laser | Release Reminder

Laser-etched designs aren’t a new theme for the venerable Air Jordan 4. The iconic silhouette, appearing in a duo of limited OG-inspired colorways, received the laser treatment back in 2005, automatically catapulting the shoes into the rare air of grail-status Jordans. Now, a new Air Jordan 4 …

Triumph Salt Racer

Behold the Triumph Salt Racer, a customized 2008 Triumph Thruxton purpose built to set a new DLRA (Dry Lake Racers Australia) record at Lake Gardiner in South Australia at the end of the month. Heading up the project were Triumph Australia and Ross Osborne from Supacustom, who with other team …

Herschel Supply Womens for Liberty of London

Herschel Supply Co. has partnered with Liberty of London for an exclusive collection of women’s backpacks, each featuring designs drawn from Liberty’s extensive archive of distinguished prints and fabrics. The individual models take the form of the Ware, Hanson and Dawson backpacks, crafted from lightweight, soft-touch fabrics finished in Liberty’s Donna …

Air Jordan 10 Retro OG “Double Nickel” | Detailed Look

Originally previewed here in January, the Air Jordan 10 Retro OG “Double Nickel” is one of the more anticipated retro releases of 2015. The appeal lies in the classic Chicago Bulls colors, as well as the shoe’s place in Jordan lore: these were the kicks Michael wore 1995, …

Outlier Spring 2015 Lookbook

Known for blending superior functionality with fits and fabrics that you’ll actually want to wear, Brooklyn’s Outlier has unveiled its Spring 2015 lookbook, featuring key pieces for the warm months ahead. Highlights include the Mojave Pivot Shirt, featuring a breathable cotton, linen and ramie blend fabric woven in …

New Balance 998 OG “Bringback”

A stalwart in the Made in USA lineup of New Balance classics, the 998 “Bringback” arrives in stores this season in the OG grey colorway. In terms of build, the vamp and collar are fabricated in high-quality mesh, while the tonal overlays are constructed from buttery pigskin suede. Additional details …

Freshness Curated: 10 Online Destinations for Skateboarding

Supporting local skate shops is a central tenet among the global skate community, but for those who don’t have a neighborhood shop to call their own, there are several online options that function as the next best thing. And just as aesthetics and attitude are as integral …

New Balance M996JFB

There are certain design hallmarks typically associated with the New Balance 996 silhouette that the brand’s loyalists look for in a new release. This upcoming M996JFB style neatly fulfills all those criteria: a traditional mesh and suede build, a made in the U.S.A. pedigree and a refined two-tone …